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Scanning Electron Microscope images, collected at UH Hilo, showing a fragment of lava collected from the Puʻu ʻŌʻō lava pond in November 2013. The bar scale at the right is 300 microns (0.012 in). The mostly uniform light gray is basalt glass and darker gray crystals are olivine (left) and pyroxene (right). Both crystals contain melt inclusions comprised of light gray glass. The polished, 1-inch-round acrylic disk (upper-right) contains fragments of Puʻu ʻŌʻō lava (top row ) and Pele’s tears and hairs from Halema`uma`u (bottom rows) ready for analysis.

Volcano Watch: UHH is part of the HVO team monitoring Kīlauea eruptions

Under the direction of Dr. Cheryl Gansecki, students and staff at UHH have been trained in HVO’s protocol for the processing and preparation of lava samples.

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Governor releases $58M for UH system facilities

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has released more than $58.4 million to the University of Hawaii system for capital improvement projects at various campuses that will further energize our growing construction industry to help sustain our economy. “A majority of these funds are going to improvements at our community colleges, which make up the largest [...]

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Second CREST grant awarded to UH Hilo

MEDIA RELEASE The University of Hawaii at Hilo’s Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science (TCBES) Program has been awarded a second $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) CREST (Centers for Research Excellence in Science and Technology) Program. The award represents Phase II funding of the original $5 million grant received in 2009, [...]

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Frank Schowengerdt (1937 – 2014)

MEDIA RELEASE Frank Schowengerdt brought space research, education to Hawaii Dr. Franklin Dean Schowengerdt, UH-H professor and former NASA program director, died of cancer Feb. 12 in Alexandria, Va. He was 77. Schowengerdt was a physics professor at Colorado School of Mines for 30 years. There, he founded a NASA-funded combustion research center and served [...]

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UH-Hilo dorm project and administrator cleared of wrongdoing

The University of Hawai’i has received the final report on the Department of the Attorney General investigation of the University Village Phase I dormitory project at UH Hilo. The university had requested this independent investigation after public allegations were made last year regarding the project.

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UH-Hilo Pharmacy’s Dean John Pezzuto receives top research award

The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy has selected John M. Pezzuto, dean of the University of Hawai`i at Hilo Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy, to receive their top research award.

Pezzuto receives the 2014 Volwiler Research Achievement Award for his outstanding research and contributions to the field of natural product drug discovery.

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Free admission to Vulcans games for youth organizations

The University of Hawaii at Hilo athletic department is offering free admission to youth organizations for the 2014 home baseball and softball seasons.

Children 12- and-under wearing team or organization uniforms may enter home games for free. Organizations invited to participate include youth sports teams, boy and girls scouts, etc.

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UH-Hilo to host soccer camps in March

A trio of soccer camps is scheduled for March as University of Hawaii at Hilo Director of Soccer Lance Thompson, Assistant Coach Gene Okamura and the soccer programs begins their camp series.

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New home for College of Hawaiian Language opens

MEDIA RELEASE Cultural tradition and modern architectural design were on display this week at the bilingual blessing and official grand opening of Haleolelo, the new home of the University of Hawaii at Hilo’s Ka Haka Ula O Keelikolani College of Hawaiian Language. The ceremony featured a formal Oki Piko ceremony, which symbolized the cutting of [...]

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UH Hilo, Thai university expand pharmacy research, education

MEDIA RELEASE An agreement between the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy (DKICP) at the University of Hawaii at Hilo and Rangsit University (RSU) in Thailand will allow students and faculty more freedom to exchange ideas and experiences. The U.S.-THAI Students and Pharmacists/Faculty Members Exchange Program will give students in the fourth year of pharmacy [...]

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John A. Burns School of Medicine

‘May your Body Thrive’ (Jan. 4)

MEDIA RELEASE The first year class at John A. Burns School of Medicine and the University of Hawaii Cancer Center host the Annual Celebration of Health and Well-being: I Ola No Ke Kino, “May your Body Thrive,” 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4.

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Zane to keynote UH Hilo fall commencement (Dec. 21)

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Island artist, dancer, cultural practitioner and clothing designer Sig Zane delivers the keynote address at the University of Hawaii at Hilo’s fall commencement at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 21 in the UH Hilo New Gym. Students have petitioned for a total of 262 degrees and/or certificates from the colleges of Arts and [...]

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