A delegation from UH Hilo and Hawai‘i Community College visited The Evergreen State College in Washington state to talk about modeling an indigenous arts program after Evergreen’s Indigenous Arts Campus and Native Programs curriculum.
The Tea Ceremony or Chado was hosted by a class studying East Asian history, culture, and civilization including East Asian Zen Buddhism and the development of tea culture and tea ceremony.
Throughout her academic journey, Lauren Domingo has held on to her aspirations of working in the healthcare sector, and upon graduating from the UH Hilo pharmacy college she hopes to find her passion in the pharmacy field.
Rebekah Loving is researching RNA-Seq, and her work is getting noticed. The UH Hilo senior is one of 41 finalists for a prestigious Hertz Foundation Fellowship and has received acceptance letters offering full funding to doctoral programs in biostatistics, computational biology, and computer science from a veritable “who’s who” of top research universities.
The students are using data from the natural sciences to create interactive and immersive data visualizations to promote public awareness of environmental issues facing Hawaiian ecosystems.
Tifaine Crivello hopes that applying tradition and culture to modern medical practices will help preserve and honor her heritage.
The inaugural event was planned by women students in the sciences, and the discussions were led by accomplished women scientists, administrators and staff who know a thing or two about the challenges women face in advancing their STEM careers.
Prof. Barkhoff was honored for his great contribution to curriculum development in the UH Hilo kinesiology and excercise sciences program and for inspiring dozens of undergraduates to collaborate in sports science research. His papers at conferences in Polynesia have introduced the integration of kinesiology in the context of island cultures and in particular indigenous and Native Hawaiian knowledge and belief systems.
Living the dream: UH Hilo pharmacy student Nina Cardoza dreamed of becoming a pharmacist and returning to her home town to establish a pharmacy for her beloved community.
The unique format of course delivery is a hybrid featuring online, in person, and live video conferencing sections. This type of continuing education allows for direct workforce development, say organizers.