Ten astronomy students at UH Hilo went on a lab field trip to Maunakea where they practiced their astrophotography skills and captured spectacular photos of the night sky.
Current undergraduate Rosie Lee and recent graduate Keelee Martin spent a month as part of a NOAA research team studying the effects of climate change on the reef and fish populations in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.
For his final exam in an introductory theatre course, Randon Jack did a performance piece about the threat of rising sea levels on his homeland atoll of Majuro that brought tears to his professor’s eyes.
While at the summit, held at UN Headquarters in New York, the administration of justice major was given the opportunity to share her experiences and thoughts on children’s fundamental rights in Timor-Leste on behalf of her homeland.
University officials are hoping that the three renovated classrooms will spark discussions regarding what kind of technology, flexible furniture, and writing surfaces will cultivate collaboration and active learning.
The new spectrometer is the only one in the region and substantially increases research and student training the UH Hilo Analytical Laboratory can support in and out of state.
A flag display has been set up at UH Hilo to give viewers a visual of national assault statistics if applied to the UH Hilo student population.
Each semester a scholarship of $500 will be given to several students enrolled in one of the college’s degree programs who have been accepted into an internship program.
During the eight-month fellowship in Washington, DC, Prof. Belt will evaluate political humor in the context of presidential campaigns and its influence on the information environment available to voters.
Students are analyzing past and present cosmologies, discussing relationships between astrophysical and non-astrophysical perspectives, and placing them into historical, cultural, and personal context.