In identifying the oyster, the students did all the research from start to finish: DNA extraction, amplified a gene that’s typically used for DNA barcoding, did the analysis, and then wrote a report on what they found.
Most classes at UH Hilo move online today through the end of the term in response to the coronavirus. Some classes have components which cannot be conducted online and will meet in person.
The newly established working group is identifying additional resources and best practices on how to teach students remotely during the COVID-19 health crisis.
Embedded within all the work of Professor of Education Michele Ebersole—administrative, teaching, research, community outreach—is the professor’s personal and profound infusion of aloha: love, compassion, and kindness.
Assistant Professor Justina Mattos’s passion about educating students—from grade school to university—has brought her recognition from the Chancellor’s Executive Council as a UH Hilo Quintessential University Citizen.
“Exhibiting is one of the important aspects of being a student artist and the Honolulu printmakers exhibition is a great opportunity for our students to show their work alongside professional artists,” says UH Hilo master printer Assoc. Prof. Jon Goebel.
The American Kinesiology Association’s Inclusive Excellence Award recognizes academic programs that exemplify the core principles of inclusive excellence and diversity. The 2019-2020 award honors the commitment of the UH Hilo program to inclusiveness through its recruitment, retention, hiring, curriculum development, and administrative structure.
At UH Hilo 2019 Fall Commencement, approximately 170 students received degrees and/or certificates from UH Hilo’s six colleges.