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2011 Promotion and Tenure List

The 2011 tenure and promotion list is now available.

Maui Awarded Learning Challenges Grant

Maui College has been awarded a major grant from Next Generation Learning Challenges, a new initiative focused on identifying and scaling technology-enabled approaches to dramatically improve college readiness and completion, especially for low-income young adults, in the United States.

Hawaiʻi’s Role in Emergency Management Examined

West Oʻahu Professor Ross Prizzia examines the strategic role of Hawaiʻi-based government agencies in disaster preparedness and emergency management in the Asia Pacific region in his article “Disaster Management in the Asia-Pacific Region: The Role of Hawaiʻi.”

Language Learning and Technology Journal Ranked

Language Learning and Technology, an online-refereed journal published by Mānoa’s National Foreign Language Resource Center, ranks third nationally among education journals, according to the latest Thomson Reuters Journal Citations Report.

AIDS Researcher Named Scientist of the Year

Cecilia Shikuma, professor and director of the Pacific Center for AIDS Research at Mānoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine, was named the 2011 Scientist of the Year by the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Honolulu Chapter.

Mānoa Faculty Awarded Fulbright

Mānoa’s Linda Duckworth and Vanessa Chong-Kuna have been selected to participate in the 2011 Fulbright Program for International Education Administrators.

In Memoriam

Mānoa remembers Jeff Bitterman, Peter Rappa and Are Hjorungnes.

Student Kudos

Mānoa’s microrobotics team finishes second in international competition and a Hilo student earns coveted academic award.

UH Happenings This Week

Mānoa’s KIDS FIRST! Film Festival, Hilo’s Big Island Taiko Festival and more.

Noreen Yamane Appointed Hawaiʻi Chancellor

The Board of Regents approved the appointment of Noreen Yamane as chancellor of Hawaiʻi Community College.

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