According to university administrators, one factor in the recent success in enrollment is EAB, a nationally recognized student recruitment company.
Associate Professor Arancon is well known on the south side of campus for his lively horticulture classes and his pioneering research in soil ecology. But on the north side of campus, around the old gym and the Performing Arts Center, he is better known for performing in campus musicals and events as a “triple threat” (accomplished singer, dancer, and actor).
An article recently published in the online journal Nature Astronomy applauds the ability of ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center to intersect indigenous knowledge with astronomy.
At UH Hilo 2019 Fall Commencement, approximately 170 students received degrees and/or certificates from UH Hilo’s six colleges.
The students collected two barrels of food, which were delivered to UH Hilo’s on-campus food pantry.
UH Hilo Chancellor Bonnie D. Irwin will deliver the keynote address at the university’s 2019 Fall Commencement; student speaker is poly-sci major and Vulcan athlete Gabriela Aguilar Lawlor.
“This achievement brings our School of Nursing closer to realizing its mission of elevating healthcare throughout Hawaiʻi and the world,” says Jim Beets, interim dean of the UH Hilo College of Natural and Health Sciences.
For the innovative research, scientists examined magma in near real-time during the eruption at Kīlauea Volcano’s lower east rift zone in May 2018. The collected data proved invaluable to both the scientists and emergency response teams on the ground.
Alex Bischer is in the professional master’s internship track of the tropical conservation biology and environmental science graduate program at UH Hilo. His palila work is designed to prepare him to actively contribute as a scientist in environmental and conservation fields.
A research team of UH Hilo staff, faculty, and students, along with community experts, are carrying out qualitative and quantitative research across the seven UH community colleges to evaluate gender equity in STEM. Survey results thus far show salaries and wages are insufficient, but coaching and mentoring is effective in helping new faculty navigate the system.