An outstanding student, Anne Rivera is highly active in assisting new students at the university and is a writing intern in the Office of the Chancellor. She aspires to be a communication professor.
Travis Mandel came to UH Hilo to help design a new data science program. His long term goal is to have UH Hilo stand out on a national level.
UH Hilo student Alexis Stubbs was motivated to create the project because landfill space on the island is limited and composting is an important part of achieving sustainability on campus.
Jonathan Koch was bit by the entomology bug while an undergraduate at UH Hilo. Now he’s back at the university with a PhD and a passion for pollinators.
The panel made clear that conversing about the social issues facing the LGBTQ community raises awareness and solidifies that these issues are dynamic, real, and relevant.
The Students of Sustainability club at UH Hilo takes seriously its mission to stimulate new ideas for “green” initiatives on campus.
UH Hilo is a leader in sub-metering and baseline data recording, bi-level lighting, energy requirements in design contracts, reinvestment account, and Hawai‘i Energy Rebates. By Anne Rivera. This story is part of a series on curriculum and projects at UH Hilo
Planners are working on a model for a sustainability certificate program that complements current campus curricula: 29 courses have been designated as focusing on sustainability, a couple of dozen more are under evaluation.
UH Hilo has three learning gardens on campus where students apply what they are learning in a class on sustainable agriculture.
Students learn the scientific concepts behind climate change and then analyze current and future impacts, challenges, and opportunities.