University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Athletic Director Pat Guillen started up some friendly cooking competition with his fellow athletic directors (AD) from the Hawaiʻi universities.
The geology department at UH Hilo hosted a virtual graduation party that was attended by graduates and their families, current students, faculty, staff and alumni.
The ceremonies will be held on Zoom and also be livestreamed on the program’s YouTube channel and recorded for those who cannot attend.
At a symposium with an expert panel held in early March, anthropology students also gave presentations on the status of women in museums in Hawai‘i, Oceania, and the USA. Among their findings: representation of women in museums is increasing, but their pay still lags behind men.
3/17 PROGRAM UPDATE: Because of the coronovirus situation, all remaining Womenʻs History Month events have been cancelled and will be rescheduled for a future date yet to be determined.
The conference’s theme, “Educate to Empower: Uplifting All Women in STEM,” was prominent in the panel discussions and various workshops offered throughout the day.
Niemah Nefertiti Royal, a motivational speaker known as “Dr. Niemah,” presented, “The African Origins of Goddesses,” covering African origins of goddesses from around the world and women erased from Black history.