News@UH

University of Hawaii System newsletter

Hilo Begins Chancellor Search

Hilo announced it will begin its search for a new chancellor. Chancellor Rose Tseng will step down at the conclusion of her term of appointment on June 30, 2010.

Okimoto Receives Telecommunications Award

System Director of Academic Technologies Hae Okimoto was honored with the Richard Jonsen Award for Service to the Educational Telecommunications Community.

Managing Disaster

The university was selected by the Department of Defense to negotiate a new cooperative agreement as the managing partner for the Pacific Disaster Center on Maui.

Internet Task Force Created

The UH System announced the creation of the Hawaiʻi Internet Protocol version 6 Task Force in partnership with the global IPv6 Forum.

Kudos

Kudos for Hilo’s Todd Belt and Walter Dudley.

Celebrating Voices of Hawaiian Culture

Mānoa’s Curriculum Research and Development Group published Hāpai nā Leo, edited by Education Associate Bill Teter. From the powerful opening words of the Kumulipo to the propulsive rhymes of contemporary slam poetry, Hāpai nā Leo celebrates a diverse range of voices that explore, carry and regenerate Hawaiian culture.

UH Happenings This Week

UH events include Mānoa’s Hubble telescope lecture, Windward’s astronomy event and more.

Announcements

News@UH announcements include Mānoa Spring 2010 Faculty and Staff Tuition Waivers, Mānoa Spring 2010 Tuition Payment Deadline–Dec. 18, Sinclair Library Closure During Winter Interim and Windward&#8217’s Star Poets 2010 Call for Entries

Mānoa Journal Recognized

The Gates of Reconciliation: Literature and the Ethical Imagination issue of UH Press’s Mānoa: A Pacific Journal of International Writing was named one of the Notable Special Issues of 2008 in The Best American Essays 2009.

Examining Childhood Curiosity

Mānoa Assistant Professor Brandy Frazier researched curiosity in preschool-aged children, focusing on their “how and why” questions.

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