The nursing programs at Kauai, Maui and at Mānoa have joined forces to help more students graduate with a bachelor’s degree, and put more nurses to work on the neighbor islands.
The University of Hawaiʻi Foundation received a $1,634,025 bequest from the estate of the late Isamu Shinshiro to create an endowment establishing the Isamu Shinshiro Scholarship for Sustainable Technology Education and Training Fund.
NASA has awarded Mānoa and five U.S. institutions a $4.6 million grant for the Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna experiment. Mānoa, the lead institution, will receive $1.4 million.
The Mānoa Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research and Education was blessed at a ceremony on Oct. 25 to celebrate the completion of a new research facility. The building will support the missions of C-MORE, a National Science Foundation-sponsored Science and Technology Center.
UH officials were joined by state and national lawmakers, hospital executives and cancer survivors in breaking ground for new University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center research facilities adjacent to the John A. Burns School of Medicine in Kakaʻako on Oct. 28.
Astronomer Alan Tokunaga was honored with 2010 Harold Masursky Award from The Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society
Mānoa Assistant Professor Brian Bingham was selected as one of the nations most innovative young engineering educators by the National Academy of Engineering.
Retired Hawaiʻi bank executive Howard H. Karr has been re-elected to serve for a one-year term as chair of the Board of Regents, and engineer Dennis I. Hirota has been re-elected to serve as vice chair.
Leeward Associate Professor Juliet S. Kono publishes her first novel Anshu: Dark Sorrow.
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