University of Hawaii Hilo Newswire

University of Hawaii Hilo Newswire

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  1. UH-Hilo launches 'sticky' retention initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | West Hawaii Today

    The University of Hawaii at Hilo kicked off a new effort this semester designed to help manage student enrollment and boost retention. The effort is called "Opihi," named after a limpet "famous for its tenacity" and known to remain "stuck to rocks despite crashing waves and rising tides," according to a recent campus newsletter.

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  2. Survey gauges sex harassment, gender-based violence among UH studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | West Hawaii Today

    More than one in 10 University of Hawaii at Hilo students say they've been sexually harassed at some point as a student, and more than 18 percent have experienced dating and domestic violence while enrolled, according to a survey released Monday by the UH. The goal of the first-ever systemwide survey was to gauge the prevalence of sexual harassment and gender-based violence among UH students both on and off campus.

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  3. Men's college basketball: Urban Knights stymie VulsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 6 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    With a chance to rise near the top of the Pacific West Conference, the shots didn't drop for UH-Hilo.

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  4. Pharmacy dean represents UH-Hilo at national meetingRead the original story

    Friday Jan 5 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    University of Hawaii at Hilo Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy Dean Carolyn Ma was one of 42 leaders nationwide recently selected to advocate interprofessional education projects among pharmacy, nursing, occupational therapy/physical therapy, social work and public health in Washington, D.C.

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  5. College basketball: Vulcans shoot down Notre Dame de NamurRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    First appearing well-rested, then rusty, the 2018 version of UH-Hilo, riding defense and 3-point shooting, finally looked ready to roll.

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  6. Take negotiation, communication skills to next level: Facilitator to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    The University of Hawaii at Hilo, UH-Hilo Women's Center, Hawaii Women's Leadership Forum, YWCA of Hawaii Island and Ku - ikahi Mediation Center are collaborating to present negotiation and communication workshops in East and West Hawaii.

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  7. UH-Hilo pharmacy study could have nationwide impactRead the original story

    Monday Jan 1 | West Hawaii Today

    A University of Hawaii at Hilo study designed to decrease medicine-related re-hospitalizations of older adults is garnering national attention. The "Pharm2Pharm" study has been chosen as a featured presentation at next February's Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Quality Conference in Baltimore.

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  8. Hackers are here. Are you ready? UH-Hilo professor to discuss internet security measuresRead the original story

    Friday Dec 29 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    The United Nations Association-USA Hawaii Island Chapter, in collaboration with University of Hawaii at Hilo International Student Services, presents at a talk by Shawon Rahman, an associate professor of computer science and engineering at UH-Hilo, at 5 p.m. Jan. 18 on campus.

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  9. UH-Hilo pharmacy study could have nationwide impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    A University of Hawaii at Hilo study designed to decrease medicine-related re-hospitalizations of older adults is garnering national attention.

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  10. 'Phased' UH-Hilo reorganization plan moving forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 23 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    The University of Hawaii at Hilo will move forward with a "phased" plan to reorganize its largest academic college, interim Chancellor Marcia Sakai said Friday.

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  11. UH-Hilo emeritus professor named AAAS fellowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 22 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    Dr. Ron Amundson, emeritus professor of philosophy at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, was named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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  12. Hawaii launches campaign to prevent spread of rat lungwormRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 20 | NewsOK.com

    Almost 94 percent of rats in the Hilo region are infected with the parasite that causes rat lungworm disease, a recent study on the meningitis-like disease showed. The most recent case came out of Hilo, where a resident contracted the disease in late November.

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  13. Search begins for permanent UH-Hilo chancellorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 20 | West Hawaii Today

    The campus said in a news release Tuesday that it selected a 16-member committee to begin the search process, which will take place locally, nationally and internationally with help from a professional search firm. The committee will begin screening applicants and nominees by the end of February, according to the release, and will host on-campus visits with finalists in late April.

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  14. Blame the schedule not the fans for UH's meager hoops attendanceRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 20 | West Hawaii Today

    Sunday night's frenetic finish to the University of Hawaii's 70-69 victory over Utah Valley was the kind that, once upon a not-so-distant time, used to make things deafening inside the Stan Sheriff Center. UH said there were 2,827 on hand, which, this year, constitutes a "crowd" in an arena that has sometimes been two-thirds to nearly three-quarters empty.

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  15. Astronaut landing at UH-Hilo for Onizuka dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 20 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    NASA astronaut Jack Fischer, who logged 136 days in space in 2017 aboard the International Space Station, will be the featured speaker Jan. 27 during the 2018 Astronaut Ellison Onizuka Science Day at the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

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  16. UH Hilo chancellor search beginsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 19 | PressReleasePoint

    The University of Hawai i 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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  17. UH Hilo research shows risk of RLW disease greater than expected; legislators vow to aid in fightRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    A University of HawaiE i at Hilo research group supported by Hawai'i Island legislators is urging more control measures be taken to lower the risks of the spread of rat lungworm disease. Findings of a study headed by the Rat Lungworm Working Group at the UH Hilo Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy are described in a paper entitled "High prevalence of Angiostrongylus cantonensis on eastern Hawai'i Island: a closer look at life cycle traits and patterns of infection in wild rats" published in the journal PLOS ONE.

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  18. Study sheds light on rat lungworm prevalenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    New research released Monday shows that almost 94 percent of rats in the Hilo region are infested with Angiostrongylus cantonensis , the parasitic nematode that causes rat lungworm disease in humans. The study, the largest of its type conducted in Hawaii, sheds light on how common the disease is in rats, said lead author Sue Jarvi, a professor at the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

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  19. Fujikawa finds his groove, gets second Hawaii State Open titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    Tadd Fujikawa earned an early Christmas gift on Sunday. It was one he already had, but in this case, he won't mind having two and will not be returning it anytime soon.

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  20. Golf: Mason, Suppa battling atop the leaderboard at Hawaii State OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    KOHALA COAST - Former University of UH-Hilo golfer Nick Mason is still atop the leaderboard after the second day of competition at the Hawaii State Open at Mauna Lani, but he is no longer alone.

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