Featured in this week’s issue of Ha‘ilono o UH Hilo (News of UH Hilo): Sadie Nguyen, Michelle Shuey, Marianne Takamiya, Annie Bunker, Raisa Ancheta, Brendan Sagara, Kevin Tamura, and more!
In fall and spring, this newsletter is a weekly e-blast of news and information for faculty and staff, produced by University Relations, University of Hawai‘i at Hilo.
What does #VulcanPride mean to you?
Continue to stay informed through the UH Hilo COVID-19 webpage and UH Hilo Quarantine FAQ page for up-to-date information and advisories, which now includes the Student Fees Information for 2020 Fall Semester. Information can also be found on the UH System COVID-19 page.
Chancellor Bonnie D. Irwin’s November column: In appreciation.
The Long Range Budget Planning Committee has deliberated the data sets and considerations that are being used to assess academic programs in light of budget reductions. No decisions have been made at this time. Programs/units with questions should discuss with their respective deans/directors over the next two weeks for additional discussion with the vice chancellor for academic affairs. Comments may also be sent to the LRBPC via the UH Hilo Program Data Comment Form.
Long Range Budget Planning Committee meeting notes are available here. Log in required.
Supporting Student Success
Faculty are asked to encourage their students to watch the new weekly video series by StudentLingo, brought to UH Hilo by the Division of Student Affairs. This week’s topic is “Maximizing Your College Experience.” To watch, register here for a free account.
Operations and Services
Sodexo’s Family Dinners are now available Tuesdays-Fridays! Use GET app or email to place orders; phone orders are no longer accepted.
“AI Applications for Sustainability” by Peter Sadowski, assistant professor of information and computer sciences, UH Mānoa, Friday, Nov. 6, 3 p.m., via Zoom. Passcode: AI. Presented by UH Hilo Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science Graduate Program.
UH Data Governance and Information Security Webinar, Monday, November 9, Noon – 2:00 p.m., via Zoom. Registration required. Topics include current threats and vulnerabilities, policies and regulations, Zoom guidelines, open records, and ADA updates. Email email@example.com with any questions.
For more news and events, see the UH Hilo Calendar of Events.