September 2014 (Archives)

Science’s Sexual Assault Problem

A. Hope Jahren, a faculty member at UH makes the point that in encouraging girls to go into science we ignore the downsides that women in science frequently experience. "They need to know that daring to act upon their dreams of science can be both a beautiful and a dangerous thing." Read the article

2014-09-24T12:28:21-10:00September 24, 2014|Commentary|

Mark Takai Sign Waving/Canvassing Schedule

Come out and show your support for Mark’s Campaign for Congress. Sign-waving this Saturday, October 25, at the UH Football Game from 2 to 5 pm. Location: the corner of Salt Lake Blvd and Kahuapaani Street. Right near Aloha Stadium Click here for a listing of times and locations of his other upcoming sign waving and canvassing events. Mahalo for your continued support!

2016-06-08T13:14:37-10:00September 22, 2014|Archived Endorsements, Political|

Marilyn B. Lee for State House District 36

As the mother of a college professor who works at a public university, I understand many of the issues facing University faculty. The University of Hawaii is vital to the prosperity of our state, and to the preparation of informed, involved citizens. The University is first and foremost an academic institution. If elected, I will do all I can to support and strengthen the University’s faculty, particularly in the area of salary. Institutional resources must be committed to incentive programs, which support [...]

2016-06-08T13:15:25-10:00September 18, 2014|Archived Endorsements, Political|

UH West O‘ahu Assistant Professor Wins the UH Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching Award

Richard Jones is an assistant professor in elementary education at UH West O‘ahu and serves on the UHPA Board of Directors. A true believer that science is everywhere, he adapts and modifies numerous lessons, labs and activities to use local data, local geomorphology and local issues to which the students can directly relate. Prior to joining UH West O‘ahu, Jones was a science teacher in Montana and Kaua‘i. He also worked at the U.S. Department of Energy as an Albert Einstein Distinguished [...]

2014-09-18T08:55:41-10:00September 18, 2014|Academic, BOD, Campus Specific, Frontpage|
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