The theme of the 16th Annual Transcultural Nursing Symposium was “Culturally Congruent Communication,” and student actors had already created and filmed several educational skits that worked perfectly for the switch to the virtual format of this year’s event.
The dean of the College of Business and Economics praises Helen Tien as organized, knowledgeable, proactive but consultative, going above and beyond the call of duty to get things done.
Members of the local community have come together—people from public and private industry, and UH Hilo—to create 3D printing prototypes of reusable masks and face shields, just in case personal protective equipment might be needed during the coronavirus health crisis.
The budding scholar says her return to academic study was brought on by an intense desire to grow and push herself intellectually. Her academic journey as an English major at UH Hilo is giving her that chance.
In response to the stay-at-home order, the science fair, an annual event that draws hundreds of students from across the state, went virtual on the website Student Corner, the brainchild of UH Hilo computer science student George Donev.
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.
“So, day to day life for me is a little different than how it would be in the United States.” —Sienna Wareham, on life in South Korea during the coronavirus pandemic.
Francis Ray Cristobal is recognized by the UH Hilo Chancellor’s Executive Council as a Quintessential University Citizen. Currently, he’s helping the university switch to online teaching during the coronavirus health crisis.