Led by UH Hilo graduate student Lisa Mason, an innovative STEM program engages local high school students in scientific inquiry to light the first sparks toward careers in science here in Hawai‘i.
Panel: Without analyzing the intersectionality of species’ relationships to all environmental factors, including invasive species, restorative practices can be skewed.
The conference panels, with local women scientists, focused discussion on the scientific work as women, especially where there is involvement with the local community.
Associate Professor of Education Tobias Irish educates his students to be culturally responsive teachers in Hawai’i schools.
At the foundation of Stan Nakanishi’s teaching and research is an ethos of always connecting culture and community in his work. “There are lots of interconnections among people, ideas, and goals. Just acknowledging and appreciating those connections has some benefit.”
Miriam Mobley Smith is here to help UH Hilo’s pharmacy college transition between deans and envision the future.
Associate Professor Cherie Chu was the first UH Hilo pharmacy alumni to sign on as full faculty and is the first to receive tenure.
Associate Professor Ayers-Kawakami says transcultural communication and responsiveness are at the core of her work at the university. As director of the UH Hilo nursing program, she is focusing on advancing teaching and ensuring the success of the school’s diverse student body.