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The UH Hilo Report, a new feature program about the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo can now be heard daily on Big Island radio stations during the academic year. Tune in to 670 AM KPUA, 94.7 FM KWXX, or B97 FM for news on topics like research projects, new degrees and programs, expansion plans and outstanding students or faculty. Listen to the latest program here.

May 14, 2018

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This is the UH Hilo report. News about people, events and programs at the University of Hawai'i at Hilo.

UH Hilo honored members of its faculty with excellence in teaching awards during spring commencement held on May 12.

Dr. Steven Lundblad, professor of geology, received the UH Board of Regents Award for Excellence in Teaching. Lundblad is recognized as a popular and creative teacher, a remarkable mentor and a resource for students, who not only produces better students, but better scientists.

The Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching was presented to Dr. Patricia Hensley, assistant professor of nursing. Hensley has earned a reputation as a dedicated nurse, educator and student advocate, with a passion for teaching what she loves to do to her students.

And the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching was awarded to Lisa Parr, instructor in marine science. Parr is committed to ensuring every student achieves their highest potential, and adapts her lessons and teaching to fit each class dynamic.

For more news about the University, visit hilo.hawaii.edu. That’s the UH Hilo Report. I’m Ken Hupp.

May 07, 2018

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This is the UH Hilo report. News about people, events and programs at the University of Hawai'i at Hilo. A group of students will be marking personal educational milestones when they receive their degrees at this year’s spring commencement.

Students have petitioned for nearly 900 degrees and/or certificates from the five colleges. The graduating class also includes 19 candidates for various post-graduate credentials.

Addressing the graduates as this year’s keynote speaker is Dutch-born video game entrepreneur and leading clean energy advocate Henk Rogers, who founded Blue Planet Foundation. Matthew Ruiz Jr., a Sociology major who hopes to teach at the elementary school he once attended on Maui, represents the graduating class as student speaker.

Spring commencement will be held on Saturday, May 12 at 9 am, at Edith Kanaka’ole Stadium. For more news about the University, visit hilo.hawaii.edu That’s the UH Hilo Report. I’m Ken Hupp.

April 23, 2018

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This is the UH Hilo report. News about people, events and programs at the University of Hawai’i at Hilo.

The Kinesiology and Exercise Sciences (KES) Program is one of the largest on campus, offering a major focused on the health, physical activity and overall well-being of the human body. Students study a wide range of areas including health promotion, nutrition, biomechanics, motor behavior and learning, sport psychology, performance and health research, strength and conditioning, and are introduced to various allied health professions. KES also offers a variety of fun, physical activity classes, such as surfing, stand up paddle boarding, table tennis and weightlifting.

The KES faculty has created an engaging, diverse and unique learning environment that supports student growth, and prepares graduates for a variety of healthcare, fitness, industry, and physical education settings, as well as graduate school.

For more news about the University, visit hilo.hawaii.edu. That’s the UH Hilo Report. I’m Ken Hupp.

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