Coleman was a strong advocate for increasing Hawaiian participation in the sciences and worked tirelessly to bridge the astronomy and Hawaiian communities.
The program began at UH Hilo in 2012 and provides training for students to become family nurse practitioners—FNPs are considered primary care providers with global prescriptive authority.
The College of Natural and Health Sciences will create new educational and research opportunities for students, foster greater interdisciplinary teaching, and lead to new and improved career pathways.
UH Hilo has been analyzing lava flow samples from Kīlauea since 2013 but the composition barely changed. Then came May 2018 and a dramatic change.
Kathryn Strong was awarded $2,000, and Amanda Alvarado, Kaylee DeCambra, Liesl Nayeli, and Kaimalie Zierker each received $1,000 awards.
The students will embark on their journey Sept. 9 from Hamburg, Germany, and disembark on Dec. 23 in San Diego, California. They will traverse 11 different countries and four different continents: Europe, Africa, Asia, and North America.
Graduating students at UH Hilo met the challenge of finals during an erupting volcano, proving nothing can stop these extraordinary future leaders of our island communities and the world. I mua!
Most UH campuses will begin implementing the new two-diploma practice in 2018. All campuses will be issuing two diplomas as a standard practice by the 2018–19 academic year.
“Adopt–a–Beehive with Alan Wong” program recognizes students, donors.
The existing academic units—natural sciences, nursing, kinesiology and exercise science, to be moved into the new college July 1—will have better representation of student, faculty, and budget issues.