Jim Mellon, Director of International Student Services & Intercultural Education: My experience in working with international students at UH Hilo over the past month has been one of witnessing remarkable adaptability and resilience.
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.
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 conference’s theme, “Educate to Empower: Uplifting All Women in STEM,” was prominent in the panel discussions and various workshops offered throughout the day.
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.