Lilia Anderson-Murray is on her way to Australia and Jessica Valdez to England. The scholarship was founded by Audrey Furukawa, a retired administrator and educator who served at UH Hilo for 30 years.
Students at UH Hilo, among others, will have the opportunity to do research with new cutting-edge technology at the UH 2.2-meter telescope on Maunakea.
The intensive postgraduate program based at James Cook University, Australia, is part of a multinational project aimed at producing professionals in sustainable biological, social, and economic resilience.
Graduate student Koa Matsuoka was awarded Honorable Mention in the category of Graduate Student Oral Presentation; Matthew Dye received Honorable Mention in the category of Undergraduate Student Poster Presentation.
At the 42nd Annual HOSA – Future Health Professionals International Leadership Conference, Daniel Kimura received Top 10 honors in Medical Terminology. Travis Taylor was one of the first finalists to receive Top 20 honors for his work in Human Heredity.
Noted accomplishments for the year: the university launched a new certificate in data science, established a new aeronautical sciences degree program, and the doctor of nursing practice program was granted permanent status.
As a teacher at Ke Kula Kaiapuni o Lahaina at Lahaina Intermediate, she’s proud to teach ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi on the campus she once attended.
In this week’s Volcano Watch, a weekly activity update written by USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists and colleagues, a geophysicist writes about how local high school students enrolled in the UH Hilo Upward Bound program scientifically monitored the 2018 eruption of Kīlauea Volcano. “All it took was a bit of knowledge, support, and passion.”
Devyn Hanselmann wants to empower UH Hilo students to preserve the community’s resources and to find sustainable solutions to challenges faced by the campus.
The 2019 spring semester was packed with achievements at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo. Here are a few of the top stories.