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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.

November 17, 2014

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

The public is invited to join the University community at the inaugural Holiday Lava Run/Walk on Saturday, December 6. The 5K course is designed to give participants of all ages the chance to explore the UH Hilo campus in a family-friendly, festive run/walk. Registration begins at 6:30 am at the Campus Center Plaza, with the race kicking off at 8:00 am.

The run will be followed by a health and fitness fair, holiday costume contest, and prizes for the top individual and team finishers.

Registration is $25 and includes a limited edition t-shirt, race bag, water and snacks. Entry forms are available at hilo.hawaii.edu/alumni/funrun.php, or by calling the Marketing and Alumni Office at (808) 932-7672.

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

November 10, 2014

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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 Political Science Department is accepting applications from students interested in studying politics at the local, national, and international levels. Students can choose among four undergraduate programs, including the Political Science Major and Minor, the Administration of Justice Major and the International Studies Certificate.

Classes are small and focused on critical thinking, civic engagement and social justice as students and faculty examine how cultural, economic, and legal forces affect political change.

The faculty includes leading academics and researchers with expertise
in areas ranging from domestic policy, to geopolitical conflicts, international laws and treaties, and political ideologies.

Political Science graduates can be found in leadership positions in government, education, law enforcement and public service as well as careers involving post-graduate education and law school.

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

November 07, 2014

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This is the UH Hilo report; news about people, events and programs at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo.

A select group of students has embarked on an exciting journey into the world of advanced science and modern technology, with their admission to the new STEM Research Honors Certificate program. The program is designed to promote academic excellence and provide opportunities for exceptional math and science undergraduates to take part in collaborative research or conduct their own under the guidance of an academic mentor.

The students will be required to maintain a 3.75 GPA throughout the program, and take a variety of demanding courses including Calculus I and II, up to 8 core major credits, two upper level Directed Studies and deliver a 20- minute presentation after completing the STEM Honors Research Seminar.

Applications for the next STEM Honors Program are now being accepted. For more information, contact Dr. Raina Ivanova at rivanova@hawaii.edu
For more news about the University, visit hilo.hawaii.edu. That’s the UH Hilo Report. I’m Ken Hupp.

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