UH Hilo Happenings (January 31-February 1, 2020)

UH Hilo Happenings (January 31-February 1, 2020)

Aloha Scholars!

Hohonu, UH Hilo’s Journal for Academic Writing, is sending out a call for submissions. This is a unique opportunity for undergraduate students to be published. Not only is this great experience, but it looks excellent on your resume or graduate school application. Hohonu does not limit submissions to undergraduate students, also welcomes research projects from graduate students. We are accepting all work completed in the Spring, Summer, or Fall 2019 semesters. Submitting your work is fast and easy. Just click on the link below and follow the instructions. https://hilo.hawaii.edu/campuscenter/hohonu/ Don’t let your hard work go to waste! The final deadline is January 24, 2020 so submit your essay or research paper today!

Important Dates

Friday, January 31, 2020

Spring 2020 Graduation-Final Deadline
Location: UH Hilo Cashier’s Office, Office of the Registrar
Student application with payment must be received or postmarked by today to apply for Spring 2020 graduation. If problems are encountered after this deadline with application or payment, graduation will not be processed. Application and fee to be turned into the UH Hilo Cashier’s Office (Cash Taken) or Office of the Registrar (Cash not Taken) Degree/Certificate Application can be found at the Office of the Registrar or online at:
hilo.hawaii.edu/registrar/documents/registrar/GraduationApplication_uhhroGradForm.pdf . Payment form can be found at: hilo.hawaii.edu/registrar/documents/registrar/CreditCardGraduationApp_uhhroGradForm.pdf . For more information, contact: uhhro@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7447

Last Day for Credit/No Credit Option
Location: Office of the Registrar, SSC Room E-101
Today is the last day to turn in Credit/No Credit forms to the Office of the Registrar.
Form can be found at: hilo.hawaii.edu/registrar/documents/registrar/CreditNoCredit_uhhroRegForm.pdf . For more information, contact: uhhro@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7447

Last day to Submit Auditor’s Form
Location: Office of the Registrar, SSC Room E-101
Today is the last day to submit an Auditor’s Form to the Office of the Registrar. Form can be found at: hilo.hawaii.edu/registrar/documents/registrar/AuditorsForm_uhhroRegForm.pdf . For more information, contact: uhhro@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7447


Monday, January 27, 2020

Relay for Life: Team Captain Meeting
4:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: Campus Center 306
Calling all UH Hilo Relay for Life Team Captains! It is time to start planning for this year’s annual Relay for Life event on campus! Colleges Against Cancer will be hosting Team Captain meetings every week to help team captains plan for the event. Anyone who is interested in Relay for Life is welcome to attend. Relay for Life is an overnight fundraiser in which all proceeds go towards funding the American Cancer Society. UH Hilo’s annual Relay for Life will take place on March 6th to 7th, 2020, in Campus Center Plaza. For more information, please contact uhhccs@hawaii.edu. For disability accommodations, please contact Maile Boggeln at (TTY) at boggeln@hawaii.edu or 808.932.7796 (TTY) at least ten business days in advance. For more information, contact: uhhccs@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7796

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Mindfulness w/ Devi
11:00am – 11:30am
Location: Student Services Center, Counseling Center Room E-203
This weekly session will help students learn simple practices to relieve stress, increase focus, and experience peace in your everyday life. Free to all students, faculty and staff. Hosted by Devi Stone, certified mediation teacher for 6 years. Drop-ins welcome. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a pillow or mat (if available). Contact SHWP@hawaii.edu for disability accommodations. Hope to see you there! For more information, contact: shwp@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7460

Moʻokūʻauhau of Maunakea
12:30pm – 1:45pm
Location: Rose and Raymond Tseng Terrace (UCB 127)
Join Manaiakalani Kalua for the first of the Spring 2020 Eia Hawaiʻi lectures – a monthly lecture series aimed at developing a Hawaiian worldview at UH Hilo. This presentation highlights the connections between the ʻāina and kanaka to emphasize our responsibility as stewards of this land, particularly of Mauna a Wākea. For more information, contact: kipuka@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7418

Mindfulness w/ Michael
5:00pm – 6:30pm
Location: Campus Center Room 306
Mindfulness offers ways to calm our mind and reduce stress, enabling us to enjoy life more fully. This weekly session will explore a variety of mindfulness and meditation techniques, including seated and walking meditation, mindfulness readings and group discussions around weekly topics. Learn or hone breathing skills, body scanning and many other methods for achieving a calm and peaceful body, mind and spirit. Event will be held in Campus Center, Room 306 beginning at 5pm. This is a 90 minute session. Hosted by Michael Donenfeld who has practiced meditation with and received training from Vietnamese poet Thich Nhat Hanh. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a pillow or mat (if available). Contact SHWP@hawaii.edu for disability accommodations. Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Relaxation Station featuring the Lōkahi Wheel
11:00am – 2:00pm
Location: Library Lanai
Student Health & Wellness Programs invites you to find balance in your life through the creation of a Lōkahi Wheel specific to your needs, goals and lifestyle. We’ll review the 6 facets of life to see where you may be out of balance and brainstorm ideas to gain alignment within those areas. For Disability accommodations, please contact SHWP at 932-7460 (V), 932-7002 (TTY) or email: shwp@hawaii.edu. For more information, contact: shwp@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7460

How to Write Effective Personal Statements
4:15pm – 5:30pm
Location: Kilohana Writing Center (1st floor Mookini Library )
UH Hilo and Hawai’i Community College students applying for scholarships are invited to attend a workshop designed to identify how you can improve personal statements that often accompany these applications. Facilitators are members of the American Association of University Women, Hilo Branch who regularly review scholarship applications. Special Restrictions: Seating is limited to 25 and no RSVP is required. For more information, contact: karlah@hawaii.edu 8089327287

Black History Month Documentary Series: Episode 1 of 6
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: UCB 100
Black History Month Documentary Series
The African-Americans: Many Rivers to Cross
PBS Documentary Series with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
6 episode series over 6 Wednesdays starting January 29th and running through March 4th.

Episode 1: The Black Atlantic (1500-1800)
University Classroom Building (UCB) 100
Doors open at 6pm, screening starts at 6:15pm
Popcorn/Snacks provided, while supplies last

Hosted by the Black History Month Committee, the Office of Equal Opportunity, The History Department and the History Club.
Open to the public. For disability accommodations, please contact eeoaa@hawaii.edu or (808) 932-7642 at least seven (7) business days in advance. This is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution, the University of Hawai’i at Hilo is a campus of the University of Hawai’i System. For more information, contact: eeoaa@hawaii.edu Jennifer Stotter

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Kanilehua Submissions Close Today
Kanilehua will be accepting submissions of visual art (photography, paintings, drawings, sculpture) and literature (short stories, flash fiction, poetry, plays) until January 30th, 2020. Visit our website to submit. We look forward to seeing your work! Special Restrictions: Must be a current UH Hilo student to submit For more information, contact: uhhkani@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7370


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