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Search for new UH Hilo chancellor is extended

The search for the next chancellor of the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo is now expected to be completed by the end of 2018, with the new leader in place in spring 2019. The initial goal of the search committee, formed in December 2017, was to have the new chancellor by fall 2018. The timeline […]

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Rat Lungworm (Angiostrongylus cantonensis)

College of Pharmacy at UH Hilo to receive $300K for rat lungworm research

The House Finance and Senate Ways and Means conference committees announced today the release of $300,000 in recurring funding to the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo for programs, studies, and activities related to the prevention and eradication of rat lungworm disease.

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Dr. Bryan Kim

UH Hilo’s Kim selected as editor of a psychology journal

Dr. Bryan Kim, a professor of psychology and director of the Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology (Specialization: Clinical Mental Health Counseling) at the University of Hawai’i at Hilo, has been named Editor of The Counseling Psychologist.

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UH Hilo led algae research may produce energy with negative CO2 emissions

Researchers from the University of Hawaii at Hilo, in affiliation with Duke and Cornell Universities, have authored a study that suggests making croplands more efficient through algae production could unlock an important negative emission technology to combat climate change.

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Figure 2: The first wave of LVT(A)s move toward the invasion beaches, passing through the inshore bombardment line of LCI gunboats, 15 September 1944. Cruisers and battleships are bombarding from the distance. The landing area is hidden bu dust and smoke. Photographed from a USS Honolulu (CL-48) plane. NARA 80-G-283533

UH-Hilo team to research historic World War II Pacific battlefield

A postdoctoral researcher and a graduate student from the University of Hawai’i at Hilo embark on an expedition in early April to study a forgotten World War II battlefield in the Western Pacific.

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UH Hilo S-STEM Program accepting applications

The Scholarships for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM) Program at the University of Hawai’i at Hilo is currently accepting applications for the 2018-2019 academic year. The S-STEM Program supports academically talented and highly motivated students from economically disadvantaged families to complete STEM degrees in Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Geology, Marine Science, […]

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Search for UH-Hilo chancellor begins

The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Chancellor Search Advisory Committee has been appointed, and the committee will begin meeting immediately. A local, national and international search will be opened with the assistance of a professional firm, and the committee hopes to begin screening applicants and nominees by the end of February 2018.

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Rat Lungworm (Angiostrongylus cantonensis) lifecycle.

Study shows almost 94 percent of rats in Hilo are infected with Rat Lungworm

UH Hilo research shows risk of RLW disease greater than expected; legislators vow to aid in fight

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Chad “Kālepa” Baybayan

Master Navigator Baybayan to keynote UH-Hilo Fall Commencement

Polynesian voyaging navigator and educator Chad “Kālepa” Baybayan delivers the keynote address at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo’s Fall Commencement, scheduled for Saturday, December 16 at 9 a.m. in Vulcan Gym.

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UH System awarded $1M to support STEM education

Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) announced Thursday (Aug 4) that the National Science Foundation has awarded $1,099,959 to the University of Hawaii (UH) to support the advancement of women and minorities in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields at its seven community colleges.

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Dying Ohia Trees from Rapid Ohia Death (ROD). Photo courtesy of DLNR.

Researchers develop portable tool to detect Rapid Ohia Death pathogens

Researchers have developed a new, more efficient tool for detecting the pathogens believed to be the cause of Rapid `Ōhi`a Death (ROD), according to a recently published study by the Hawai`i Cooperative Studies Unit at the University of Hawai`i at Hilo, the USGS Pacific Islands Ecosystem Research Center (PIERC), and USDA Agriculture Research Service (ARS).

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Scholarships for STEM program being offered by UH-Hilo

The Scholarships for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM) Program at the University of Hawai`i at Hilo is currently accepting applications through March 15, 2017 for the 2017-2018 academic year.

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UH-Hilo adds Thailand university to list of collaborators

The Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy (DKICP) at the University of Hawai’i at Hilo will expand collaborative academic and research projects in Thailand with a new exchange program agreement, made effective February 8.

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UH-Hilo science and technology program receives $1M in funding

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has released $1 million from the Centers for Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) program to fund the fourth year of a climate change research project being undertaken by the University of Hawai’i at Hilo’s Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science (TCBES) Program. The funding is part of a […]

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