The Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2018 Almanac ranks the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo as the most diverse four-year public university in the United States.
Planner and builders of the new rec area had a lot of motivation to complete this and other summer projects prior to the start of fall semester, knowing that the end result was for the students.
At UH Hilo, the Nā Pua Noʻeau-Hilo team will be integrated into the Kīpuka Native Hawaiian Student Center and Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikolani College of Hawaiian Language.
The Benjamin H. Gilman International Scholarship supports American undergraduate students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad.
The National Indian Education Association awards the William Demmert Freedom Fighter award to Ke Kula ‘O Nāwahīokalani‘ōpu‘u immersion school.
Registrar Chelsea Kay-Wong, Associate Professor of Psychology Sunyoung Kim, and Director of Campus Recreation Tim Moore will be working with 24 other PELP cohort members to tackle challenges facing higher education.
Kirsten Paxton and Patrick Hart have started a study funded by the National Science Foundation to research the effects of Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death on animal communities in Hawaiʻi.
Led by biologist Jolene Sutton, assistant professor at UH Hilo, the research team created a genome assembly that provides critical insights into inbreeding and disease susceptibility of the ‘alalā.
Geneviève Blanchet was awarded Outstanding Graduate Student Oral Presentation, and Koa Matsuoka was awarded Outstanding Graduate Poster Presentation.
Coleman was a strong advocate for increasing Hawaiian participation in the sciences and worked tirelessly to bridge the astronomy and Hawaiian communities.