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Student Spotlight: Kristine Balslev

A Rock Lover Comes to America Meet Danish ASH student Kristine Balslev, a geology major from the University of Copenhagen who also composes and performs rock music. Home School: University of Copenhagen in Copenhagen, Denmark. Home Town: Copenhagen, Denmark Major: … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Brooklynn Cookson and Emily Ishihara: Southern Connection

Hometown and Home School Brooklynn: I’m from Tahlequah, Oklahoma and attend the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Emily: I’m from Andover, Massachusetts but I attend Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. Favorite UH Class Brooklynn: “Drugs and Society”; I like everything … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Rachel Durkan

Meet Rachel Durkan, a super-energized student who goes all-out in everything she does! Home School: Virginia Tech Home Town: Malvern, Pennsylvania Major: Horticulture Favorite UHM Class: Herbs and Spices. It’s a super interesting and chill class. We recently took a … Continue reading

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How I Met Felix Xie: Student Spotlight

Get to know Felix Xie, a wonderfully typical college student who chose the University of Hawai‘i for a study away experience. Home School: Bates College in Lewiston, Maine Home Town: Skowhegan, Maine Major: Environmental Studies Favorite UHM Class: Painting Favorite … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Laura Butler Shines with the Stars of Hawai‘i 5-0

Communications major Laura Butler produces her own ticket to Hawai‘i by creating an internship with television show Hawai‘i 5-0. Home School: Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY Home Town: Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ Favorite UHM Class: Hawaiian Studies. I’m learning different things and … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Two Mid-Westerners Fly Out of the Polar Vortex and Dive Into the Waves of the Pacific Ocean

Get to know Samantha Mathes, a biology major from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater and Erin Walsworth, an environmental geoscience major from DePauw University. Favorite UH Class Sam: “Cell and Molecular Biology”. I like this class because it’s interactive, … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Two football players from Bates College take the off-season to study in Hawaiʻi

Get to know Brian Carilli, a politics major and Josh Freedland, a psychology major, who traded the snow and cold of the infamous winter of 2014 for the sun and adventure of the tropics.   Favorite UH Class Brian: “Political … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: On the Run with Cara Bennet

Vassar student Cara Bennet brings a love of running to her study away in Hawai‘i. Home School: Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY Home Town: Bethesda, Maryland Major: History, with a minor in Native American Studies Favorite UHM Class: Hawaiian Studies. … Continue reading

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Waiting for Spring Semester 2014

January in Hawaii can’t come sooner for this semester’s ASH students! They are flying in from some of the coldest places in the US, having endured this past week’s polar vortex! Students  hail from Bates, Ithaca, and Vassar Colleges in … Continue reading

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Fall Semester 2013 Media Contest

The results of the Fall Semester 2013 Media Contest are in! This time we left the contest open-ended, meaning video, stories, pictures, text, and anything else that falls in the category of web-worthy would be accepted. Hence the name “Media” … Continue reading

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