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Thursday, May 13, 2021
Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (PREL), in collaboration with Mentor Interactive, has released Cosmos Chaos! an educational game for the Nintendo DS console that targets vocabulary learning in science, social studies and mathematics. Resulting from a U.S. Department of Education grant focused on the development, delivery, and evaluation of a supplemental vocabulary instructional game for Nintendo DS, this digital game-based vocabulary enrichment program is designed to increase 4th grade struggling readers’ word knowledge and use of word learning strategies to help improve comprehension.
Scholar's App, an end-to-end virtual scholarship platform serving students, schools, and scholarship programs, announced last week that it was expanding from the Hawaii market to the entire country. The national launch follows a major milestone for...
More than 20 million people in the U.S., and many more worldwide, who have been exposed to asbestos are at risk of developing mesothelioma, a malignant cancer of the membranes that cover the lungs and...
Although UH Esports did not bring home a tournament title, it is still a major accolade to compete against and be recognized by some of the top esport colleges nationwide.
NASA has announced the selection of seven science instruments to be included on the Mars 2020 rover. Three scientists from the University of Hawaii at Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) -- Sarah Fagents, Shiv Sharma and Anupam Misra -- will be members on the instrument teams to conduct unprecedented science and exploration technology investigations on the Red Planet. The new rover will carry sophisticated hardware and instruments to perform geological assessments of the rover's landing site, determine the potential habitability of the environment, and directly search for signs of ancient Martian life.
The Onizuka Day of Exploration offers more than 100 games, activities and exhibits, both indoors and out.
A feasibility study to determine if vog forecasts are achievable and useful is being made available to the public through a new website hosted by the School of Ocean and Earth Sciences and Technology (SOEST) at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa. The website is a product of the Vog Measurement and Prediction (VMAP) project. Principal investigator for the VMAP project is Steven Businger, who along with lead vog modeler Roy Huff are members of UH Mānoa’s Department of Meteorology.
Margaret McManus
Professor Margaret Anne McManus is the first female appointed as chair of the Department of Oceanography in the University of Hawaii at Mānoa’s School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST). McManus, who was nominated and elected by the faculty of...
The three-story building, situated at the eastern end of McCarthy Mall near Kennedy Theatre, features 21 state-of-the-art teaching and research laboratories, and will be able to serve more than 500 students daily when it opens for instruction this fall.
University of Hawaii community college students watched their scientific payload spin into space today when a two-stage Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket was launched around midnight Hawaii time from NASAʻs Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The UH...