University of Hawaii System newsletter

Spring Enrollment Reaches All-Time High

Opening enrollment for the University of Hawaiʻi System for the spring 2011 semester reached an all-time record of 56,716 students, the highest spring enrollment in the university’s history.

Reduced Tuition Rates Offered for 2011 Summer Session

Hawaiʻi resident undergraduates attending Hilo, West Oʻahu and the seven community colleges will benefit from a reduction in the 2011 summer session tuition schedule recently approved by the Board of Regents.

Mauiʻs Sakamoto and Johnson Honored by HDA

The Hawaiʻi Dental Association recognized Maui Chancellor Clyde Sakamoto and Associate Professor Nancy K. Johnson for outstanding contributions in the promotion of dentistry and the improvement of oral health in Hawaiʻi.

Botanical Collaborative Receives $1.4 Million Grant

Mānoa’s Department of Botany received $1.4 million from the National Science Foundation to develop a Consortium of Pacific Herbaria.

Lyon Arboretum Receives $600,000 to Rescue Threatened Plants

The Hauʻoli Mau Loa Foundation has pledged $600,000 to support the Harold L. Lyon Arboretum’s Micropropagation Lab capital improvement project.

Ocean FEST and Nā Pua Noʻeau Form Partnership

Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Sciences and Technology’s Ocean FEST (Families Exploring Science Together) and Hilo’s Nā Pua Noʻeau has formed a new partnership to bring hands-on science to the Native Hawaiian community.

Student Kudo

Niegel Rozet, a marine science junior at Hilo, received invitations to make presentations at two international events on the research he conducted in his marine science class

UH Happenings This Week

Mānoa’s Dancing Greener performance, Honolulu’s 90th anniversary retrospective and more.


ITS offers free training for faculty and staff

Regents Extend President Greenwood’s Appointment

The Board of Regents extended President M.R.C. Greenwood’s appointment for an additional three years, to run through July 31, 2015.

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