Monthly Archives: July 2011

Jonas Umlauft: Soaring on Court and in the Classroom

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By: Eric R. Matsunaga,  Marketing and Public Affairs Director, College of Engineering On any given night at a UH Warrior men’s volleyball match, it quickly becomes evident that the player wearing the number 10 jersey possesses a special skill set and mastery … Continue reading

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“Warriors To Asia”

The University of Hawai’i men’s basketball team plans a goodwill tour to Asia this summer. The 15-day “Warriors To Asia” tour will include stops in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing in China and Tokyo and Osaka in Japan. The team … Continue reading

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The Parvin Fellowship Program in Journalism Studies

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The Parvin Fellowship Program in Journalism Studies builds international understanding through journalism training, advanced studies and U.S. cultural contacts for journalists from the People’s Republic of China. University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Chancellor Virginia Hinshaw recently traveled to China with … Continue reading

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Hawai’i Natural Energy Institute

The Hawai‘i Natural Energy Institute (HNEI) was established to undertake and coordinate research and development of the island’s renewable energy resources. HNEI has an exceptional record of achievement, including spearheading the discovery and use of geothermal power in Hawai‘i, developing … Continue reading

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Asian Theatre Program

The UH Mānoa Department of Theatre and Dance is home to the largest university-based Asian theatre program in the world and is renowned for its training programs.  With roots that reach back to 1923, the Asian Theatre Program today offers … Continue reading

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The Confucius Institute

“The verdant Hawai‘i Islands in their mid-Pacific location have for over two centuries played a siren song to travelers from the greatest land mass in East Asia. The earliest Chinese emigrants landed on Hawai‘i’s shores beginning in 1789, and built … Continue reading

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Feature: Our aging planet

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Can we afford to grow old?  And will society be bankrupted by the high cost of supporting our rapidly growing elderly population?  In Japan, for example, the proportion of the population ages 60 and older has nearly doubled over the … Continue reading

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Feature: The piano and the professor

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According to her piano teacher, the magnitude of what Mari Yoshihara did this spring is a feat akin to a novice runner who has never before run a 10k—who goes on to finish a marathon.  What did the University of … Continue reading

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