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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 16, 2016

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This is the UH Hilo Report. News about people, events and programs at the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

Registration is now open for non-credit summer programming at the North Hawai’i Education & Research Center in Honokaa. Course offerings range from Sanskrit, Japanese, to painting, hiking in Hamakua and diversified farm design.

NHERC’s Heritage Center will be active with exhibits at many of the great activities going on this summer, including Western Week, the Harvest Festival and the Kalo Festival. Come by and celebrate North Hawaii’s history while enjoying these fun events.

The Center is also preparing its fall lineup for students interested in attending UH Hilo classes in Honoka’a. NHERC staff will be at First Friday in Honoka’a during the summer to answer questions and help students pursue their college careers.

For more information about credit or non-credit opportunities in North Hawai’i, or the Heritage Center, contact NHERC at (808) 775-8890. For more news about the University, visit hilo.hawaii.edu. That’s the UH Hilo Report. I’m Ken Hupp.

May 09, 2016

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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 Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy will mark a new historical milestone when it awards its first Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences degrees to two students during spring commencement. Susanne Youngren-Ortiz and Mayuramas “Jan” Sang-ngern will be among 632 students who have petitioned for a total of 855 degrees and/or certificates from the five colleges.

Charles "Chipper" Wichman, Jr., president and chief executive officer, National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) will deliver the keynote address. Carrie Soo Hoo, a Marine Science, Psychology and Communication major, will represent the graduating class as student speaker. She is also set to receive certificates in Educational Studies and STEM Honors.

Spring commencement will be held on Saturday, May 14 at 9:00 a.m. 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 27, 2016

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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 Gender and Women Studies program has added a new Bachelor of Arts degree in Gender and Women Studies. The program is an interdisciplinary degree with courses offered in various disciplines, including Anthropology, English, History, Geography, Philosophy, and Sociology. The B.A. in Gender and Women Studies investigates the status and leadership of women, the construction of gender and sexualities, and feminist analysis of popular media and literary texts, often alongside another major.

Students who enroll in the program develop a diverse set of skills that speak to a growing multicultural and gender diverse society. Career paths include government and politics, business ownership, public administration and a host of careers that support gender justice.

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

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