Leading one of 32 projects across the country funded by a NOAA grant to boost aquaculture, UH Hilo aquaculturist Maria Haws will head the Hawai‘i effort to assess the feasibility of forming a cooperative or other employee-owned corporation.
The new program will help produce a generation of big data scientists. This story is part of a series on curriculum and projects at UH Hilo focusing on sustainability issues.
Rose Hart, a second-year graduate student at UH Hilo was recognized for her research using small unmanned aerial systems to map shoreline change at Hapuna State Beach Park.
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.
UH Hilo offers two teacher credentialing programs: the School of Education and Kahuawaiola Teacher Education Program.
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.
UH Hilo ranked 66 among Best Regional Universities West, placing it in the top 47 percent in the category.
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.
New faculty and staff were welcomed to the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo campus at the 2017 Campus Fall Welcome event Sept. 6.