University of Hawaii System newsletter

Fall 2010 Enrollment Reaches All-Time High

The fall 2010 opening enrollment for the UH System reached an unprecedented 60,231, the highest in the institution’s history. It surpasses fall 2009’s record enrollment of 58,157 by 3.6 percent.

University Sells $293 Million Bonds to Finance Construction

The University of Hawaiʻi sold $293.425 million of University Revenue Bonds, Series 2010A&B, which included both traditional tax-exempt bonds and taxable Build America Bonds.

Clayton Receives Prestigious Book Prize

Mānoa Professor Cathryn Clayton’s new book Sovereignty at the Edge: Macau and the Question of Chineseness was awarded the Francis L. Hsu Book Prize

Thanh Truc Nguyen Named Emerging Leader

Mānoa Assistant Specialist Thanh Truc T. Nguyen is one of Phi Delta Kappa International’s 2010–11 Class of Emerging Leaders

Hui Po’okela Mortar Board Chapter Receives National Award

Mānoa has one of the country’s most outstanding chapters of Mortar Board

UH Happenings This Week

Events include Lyon Artobetum’s fall classes, Leeward’s fall buffet, Mānoa’s Chinese concert and more.


Announcements include Water Resources Research Center grant available and Campus Source meeting.

University Honors Faculty and Staff

The university honored more than 50 faculty and staff with various teaching, research and service awards at the Convocation Awards Ceremony on Sept. 14. See the gallery for more photos.

Higher Education Summit a Success

Proceedings from E Kamakani Hou, the University of Hawaiʻi’s higher education summit, have been posted online

UH Team Studies Impacts of Tsunami Debris

An international team of researchers led by Manoa Professor H. Ronald Riggs was awarded a $965,000 grant by the National Science Foundation for a three-year study to improve the understanding of the effects of tsunami-driven debris

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