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Hawai‘i Sustainability in Higher Education Virtual Symposium, Feb. 8-9

University of Hawai‘i at Hilo faculty, staff and students can participate in two days of the Hawai‘i Sustainability in Higher Education Summit through a Virtual Symposium.

Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018
9:30-10:30 a.m.: Opening Plenary Session
10:30-11:30 a.m.: Panel on “Climate Change and Our Futures”
UH Hilo CyberCANOE, Mookini Library, LRC 350

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Friday, Feb. 9, 2018
8:00-11:00 a.m.: Panel on “Grand Challenges of Water”
11:00 am-1:00 p.m.: Panel on “Meeting of Wisdoms”
UH Hilo Campus Center, 301

Learn more about the summit.

6th Annual Hawai‘i Sustainability in Higher Education Summit, Hawai‘i Island, Feb 8-10

Delegations from all 10 UH campuses will gather to learn together.

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The Annual Hawai‘i Sustainability in Higher Education Summit serves as a cornerstone event to advance the University of Hawai‘i Executive Sustainability Policy EP 4.202 strategic sustainability initiatives from year to year. Delegations from all 10 UH campuses gather to learn together from local practitioners, national subject matter experts, and each other, and to set the action agenda for implementation of strategic initiatives each year.

The theme of this year’s summit is, “Exploring the meeting of wisdoms between indigenous ancestral knowledge systems and western empirical sciences.”

The summit will be held at three locations on Hawai‘i Island:

Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018
Hawai‘i Community College Palamanui-Kona

Friday, Feb. 9, 2018
UH Hilo

Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018
Student Sustainability Summit
Kilauea Military Camp, Volcano

Planned events on the UH Hilo campus, Feb. 9:

Virtual Symposium
Time: 8:00-11:00 a.m.
Location: Campus Center 301
A virtual symposium featuring interactive online presentations exploring lessons learned while teaching to the Grand Challenges of Water.

Panel: “Meeting of Wisdoms” with Pualani Kanakaʻole Kanahele, Christian Giardina, Luka (Kanakaole) Mossman, Kealakaʻi Kanakaole, Ulumauahi Kealiʻikanakaʻoleohaililani. Moderated by John DeFries.
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Campus Center 301
Panel will explore the meeting of wisdoms between indigenous ancestral knowledge systems and western empirical sciences.

Informational Session: Data Governance and Information Security at UH, Feb 16

A session on “Data Governance and Information Security at UH” will be presented by the UH System Office of Technology and Academic and Policy and Planning.

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Information security incidences at colleges and universities have doubled in the past two years. Academic institutions are targets because their networks have access to large amount of private information, including educational and medical records, and employees’ personal data.

A session on this topic will be presented by the University of Hawai‘i System Office of Technology and Academic and Policy and Planning.

Session

Title: Data Governance and Information Security at UH: How it Impacts YOU.
Date: Feb. 16, 2018.
Time: 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Location: University Classroom Building, room 127, UH Hilo.

Speakers

  • James “JT” Ash, HIPAA Compliance Officer, OVPIT & CIO.
  • Sandra Furuto, Director of Data Governance, OVPAPP.
  • Jodi Ito, Chief Information Security Officer, OVPIT & CIO.

Summary

This session will provide an update on the UH policies related to the UH Data Governance and Information Security Programs. Highlighted will be the recently revised UH Executive Policies: EP 2.215: Institutional Data Governance and EP 2.214 Institutional Data Classification Categories and Data Security Guidelines; and new policy EP 2.217: UH HIPAA Policy; and new procedure AP x.xxx: Mandatory Training and Continuing Education Requirements for Data Users. This session will highlight recent information security incidents at UH and discuss how these policies and procedures protect the university’s sensitive information and other critical information assets. This session will also discuss upcoming regulations that may impact UH.

Job announcement posted for position of UH Hilo chancellor, continuous recruitment underway

Review of applications to begin on February 28, 2018.

Aerial view of the campus.The job announcement for the position of chancellor of the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo has been posted. Go the UH Hilo Chancellor search website for more information and complete position description. Continuous recruitment; review of applications to begin on February 28, 2018.

For background, see Search begins for UH Hilo chancellor (Dec. 19, 2017, UH Hilo Stories).

Nominations now being accepted for 2018 UH Hilo awards, deadline March 2

UH Hilo seal, red lettering University of Hawaii and the state motto.Nominations are being accepted for the following 2018 University of Hawai‘i at Hilo awards:

KOICHI AND TANIYO TANIGUCHI AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE AND INNOVATION: Recognizes creativity in teaching, scholarship, and artistic production at the UH Hilo. Any full-time UH Hilo faculty or staff member is eligible. Teams consisting of two or more faculty or staff may also be nominated. (Students may be part of teams led by faculty or staff.)

EXCELLENCE IN BUILDING & GROUNDS MAINTENANCE AWARD: Presented to a building or ground maintenance employee who has made significant contributions to UH Hilo.

EXCELLENCE IN SERVICE AWARD: Presented to a faculty or professional staff member who provides service related professional skills to UH Hilo and their community.

PULAMA IKE AWARD: Presented to an individual who has made a significant contribution to developing and promoting the mission and spirit of UH Hilo.

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD FOR IMPROVING STUDENT LIFE: Presented to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to student life beyond the boundaries of their official responsibilities.

Nomination instructions and forms are on the awards website.

The deadline to submit all nominations is Friday, March 2, 2018, to the Office of the Chancellor, Attn: 2018 Faculty and Staff Awards Committee.

Contact

Gail Makuakane-Lundin.

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