The half-million dollar award to Travis Mandel will have a major impact on research and educational activity on Hawai‘i Island and grow UH Hilo’s expertise and curriculum in the field of data science.
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.
The exhibit is curated by Lamerol Gatewood and features artists Danny Simmons, Gail Shaw-Clemons, Garry Grant, and Lisa Corinne Davis.
Findings from Tonga’s research will contribute vital information to climate adaptation efforts in Pohnpei and other tropical Pacific island nations, allowing them to better manage their coastal waters, improve water quality, and reduce damage to coral reefs in the face of climate change in the region.
One campus community, two nights of song and dance from around the world!
In less than two years, new Library Director Joseph Sanchez is already making a big impact on campus with a
Five short and sweet plays themed around love were presented on Valentine’s Day at the Mookini Library Lanai, UH Hilo. The 10-minute performances were billed as “sweet, silly, sad, sexy, saucy, we have a little bit of everything!”
For her master’s thesis, nine-year ‘Imiloa veteran Emily Peavy conducted research on the efficacy of two different styles of teaching the public in a planetarium setting: interactive with a presenter, and passive with a movie. Participants in the study rated the educational and entertainment value of these two forms of programming.