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Thursday, May 22, 2014
It's Time to End Public University Speech Zones
By Selected News Articles @ 11:04 AM :: 2890 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

Several recent news stories highlight the troubling irony of so-called free speech zones....

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Mercado Kim vs Regents on Reopening UH Presidential Search
By News Release @ 5:13 PM :: 2439 Views :: Higher Education

Finding the best candidates far outweighs the Regents excuses for why they are only left with two candidates....

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Friday, May 16, 2014
Squeezed by Lawsuit, UH Hilo adopts interim policy on speech and assembly
By News Release @ 3:40 AM :: 3020 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

The University of Hawai'i at Hilo is implementing an interim policy on speech and assembly while the university explores permanent changes to the policy....

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Monday, May 12, 2014
Hawaii’s Schatz among U.S. senators hogging federal earmarks, report says
By Malia Zimmerman @ 5:59 AM :: 4346 Views :: National News, Higher Education, Politicians

Since fiscal year 1997, the East-West Center has received 11 earmarks totaling $109.7 million....

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Thursday, May 08, 2014
DoE: Hawaii public school students continue to increase readiness for college and careers
By News Release @ 6:28 PM :: 2731 Views :: Education K-12, Higher Education

The report indicates improvements by public school students at every step of the college-readiness pipeline....

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Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Earmarks: East-West Center Stars in 2014 Congressional Pig Book
By News Release @ 12:43 PM :: 4017 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Higher Education

The 2014 Congressional Pig Book Summary gives a snapshot of each appropriations bill and details the juiciest projects culled from the complete Pig Book....

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Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Saiki to UH Hilo Chancellor: Uphold Students’ First Amendment Rights
By Pat Saiki @ 4:14 PM :: 3030 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...students had been exiled to a “free speech zone” in a remote area of the campus....

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Sunday, May 04, 2014
Full Text: UH Presidential Selection Committee final report
By News Release @ 4:18 AM :: 2404 Views :: Higher Education

UH Interim President David Lassner and Retired Lt. General Francis Wiercinski....

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Thursday, May 01, 2014
Audit not Random: Feds Target UH Manoa in Sexual Violence Investigation
By News Release @ 3:34 PM :: 3589 Views :: Higher Education, Law Enforcement

...according to the Feds, Apple's 'random audit' story is bunk....

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Lawsuit: Bungling UH Construction Management Behind Delays, Change Orders, Cost Overruns
By News Release @ 7:10 PM :: 3343 Views :: Higher Education

...$6M of added work due to unidentified utilities, design changes and added work scope....

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Friday, April 25, 2014
Lawsuit: Students Ordered to Stop Handing Out US Constitution at UH Hilo
By News Release @ 2:58 AM :: 7092 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

A student ordered by administrators to stop handing out copies of the U.S. Constitution at the University of Hawaii at Hilo has filed a lawsuit today in federal court....

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Friday, April 18, 2014
Al Gore in Hawaii: Carbon Polluters 'Immoral, Unethical, Despicable'
By Heritage Foundation @ 5:46 PM :: 3076 Views :: Energy, Higher Education

The reception afforded Gore baffled David Kreutzer, who writes about related misconceptions and myths....

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Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Hawaii Educational Results Broken Down by Ethnic Background
By News Release @ 2:28 PM :: 3854 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

In this policy report, the Annie E. Casey Foundation explores the intersection of kids, race and opportunity....

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Tuesday, April 01, 2014
UH first state department to adopt electronic payroll statements
By News Release @ 12:55 PM :: 2976 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Higher Education

...The new (to the State) application is expected to save money, improve security, and enhance sustainability (everybody else has been doing this for years, but hey) ....

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Saturday, March 29, 2014
Hawaii Legislative Watch: Education
By Rachelle Chang @ 3:58 AM :: 3511 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii State Government, Higher Education

...highlighting education proposals, spending, and reforms....

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Friday, March 14, 2014
UH College of Education Ranks 74th in Nation
By News Release @ 4:41 PM :: 2755 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

For more than a decade, the college has made it into the top 50 to 100 teacher preparation schools....

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Thursday, March 13, 2014
UH Law School Drops Sharply in National Rankings
By News Release @ 4:21 AM :: 3130 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

The Richardson Law School was ranked in 100th place among 146 law schools... Richardson was tied for 80th last year ....

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014
UH medical school moves up in Best U.S. Medical Schools rankings
By News Release @ 2:09 AM :: 2279 Views :: Higher Education
JABSOM’s primary care program is ranked 57, jumping up nine places from 2013 rankings. Research earns the 78 spot, up four places....
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Friday, March 07, 2014
UH Manoa to host veterans conference
By News Release @ 4:22 AM :: 2924 Views :: Higher Education, Military

March 19 and 20 in the UH Mānoa Campus Center Ballroom....

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Thursday, March 06, 2014
Income Share Agreements for Student Loans
By NCPA @ 1:51 PM :: 1982 Views :: Higher Education

Income Share Agreements are better tools for student financing than traditional student loans....

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Wednesday, March 05, 2014
AG Decides to Claim Deficiencies, but no Criminal Activity in UH Project Management
By News Release @ 10:15 PM :: 2284 Views :: Higher Education

"...and we are very pleased to have Brian Minaai return to his full duties...."

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Friday, February 21, 2014
Free Speech on Campus? Grassroot Institute Interviews FIRE
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:39 PM :: 2277 Views :: Higher Education

The issue of free speech on campus has gained attention in Hawaii recently, following a controversy over the right of students to distribute copies of the Constitution on the campus of UH Hilo....

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Thursday, February 20, 2014
Abercrombie Names UH Regent Nominees
By News Release @ 10:14 PM :: 2354 Views :: Higher Education

Abercrombie today announced the nominations of Jeffrey S. Portnoy, Dr. Lee Putnam, Michelle Asprer Tagorda and Stanford B.C. Yuen to the University of Hawaii Board of Regents....

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Thursday, February 20, 2014
A Major Hurdle for Student Veterans
By Selected News Articles @ 8:01 PM :: 3256 Views :: Higher Education, Military

SB2131 covers veterans' college tuition at the UH’s colleges and universities up to the in-state tuition amount...

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Tuesday, February 18, 2014
UH Med school leads nation in funding
By News Release @ 4:41 PM :: 2055 Views :: Higher Education

For the third year in a row....

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Monday, February 17, 2014
Survey: UH Manoa Offers 13th Best Return on Investment in US West
By News Release @ 8:49 PM :: 2755 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education
In State 30 Year Net ROI: $442,600
Out of State 30 Year Net ROI: $383,700
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Saturday, February 15, 2014
13 Nominated for UH Board of Regents
By News Release @ 1:47 PM :: 2451 Views :: Higher Education

The Candidate Advisory Council (CAC) for the Board of Regents of the University of  Hawai’i has presented a list of candidates to Governor Neil Abercrombie to fill three City & County of Honolulu seats and one Student seat....

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Wednesday, February 05, 2014
UHPA Files 'Prohibited Practice' Charges Against UH Administration
By News Release @ 2:11 AM :: 2882 Views :: Higher Education, Labor

UHPA has taken a two-pronged approach to preserve faculty rights. In December 2013, the union filed a prohibited practice charge....

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014
P-20 Partnership Pushes 55 in ‘25
By News Release @ 8:12 PM :: 2847 Views :: Higher Education

Hawaii P-­‐20 Council established a goal for 55 percent of Hawaii’s working age adults to have a two-­‐ or four-­‐year college degree by the year 2025....

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Saturday, January 25, 2014
Auditor: State Laws Sufficient to Protect Against Diploma Mills
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 3:25 PM :: 2795 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Higher Education

House Bill No. 1200, House Draft 2, is not needed to comply with the Higher Education Act of 1965 and other flaws in the bill do not warrant its enactment....

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Wednesday, January 22, 2014
UH West Oahu to refund certain student fees
By News Release @ 2:34 AM :: 2202 Views :: Higher Education

...approved fees were charged for services before the services existed....

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Thursday, January 16, 2014
Former Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle Returns to CSUN to Teach
By News Release @ 3:33 PM :: 3353 Views :: Higher Education, Politicians, Republican Party

“I want my students to be effective public policy makers,” Lingle said....

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Tuesday, January 14, 2014
How the College Bubble Will Pop
By NCPA @ 1:48 PM :: 1899 Views :: Higher Education

...the earning differential between college and high school graduates fell 11 percent for men and 19.7 percent for women....

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Thursday, January 09, 2014
Cancer Center Plan: Another Dubious Expensive Band-Aid for UH Administrators?
By News Release @ 11:13 PM :: 2703 Views :: Higher Education

Over the last weeks there has been considerable public discourse about the Center.  Rather than looking backwards, we would like to share the specific steps we are now taking....

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Thursday, January 09, 2014
Rep Ward: Eliminate Prepaid College Tuition
By News Release @ 5:03 PM :: 3165 Views :: Higher Education

In lieu of paying tuition or fees, students would enter contracts to pay back the university a certain percentage of their income after graduation....

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Wednesday, January 01, 2014
Drones may be buzzing Hawaiian skies soon
By Malia Zimmerman @ 4:48 PM :: 2813 Views :: Higher Education, Small Business

The FAA this week that the University of Alaska is one of several educational institutions selected to test drones, and Hawaii and Oregon are included in the university’s plan ....

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Thursday, December 19, 2013
Budget: UH Rewards Mitsunaga, Abercrombie Rewards UH
By News Release @ 10:16 PM :: 3412 Views :: Higher Education

News Release from University of Hawaiʻi Dec 18, 2013 (With explanatory notes added to enhance accuracy.)....

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Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Hawaiian Pacific Health Survey will Sample 4,000 Households
By News Release @ 9:25 PM :: 2955 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Higher Education

U.S. government that it is taking steps to improve the collection of health data for Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders....

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Tuesday, December 03, 2013
University of Hawaii honors Wounded Warriors and US service members
By Selected News Articles @ 10:35 PM :: 2890 Views :: Higher Education, Military

...the Black Knights from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point played the University of Hawaii Warriors, Saturday, Nov. 30....

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Saturday, November 23, 2013
Jeffrey Portnoy appointed to UH Board of Regents
By News Release @ 1:11 AM :: 2767 Views :: Higher Education

He assumes one of the board’s Honolulu seats, an interim position until confirmed by the state Senate....

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Saturday, November 23, 2013
UH task force on veterans affairs formed
By News Release @ 12:40 AM :: 3069 Views :: Higher Education, Military

A UH systemwide task force to work on improving services for student veterans has been formed and held its organizational meeting on Friday, November 22....

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Friday, November 22, 2013
Informational Briefing to Consider UH Budget
By News Release @ 4:37 PM :: 2014 Views :: Higher Education
  • DATE: Friday, December 20, 2013
  • TIME: 9:00 a.m.
  • PLACE: Conference Room 309 State Capitol
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Friday, November 22, 2013
Student Rally to Protest UH Funding Cuts, Tuition Hikes
By News Release @ 1:15 AM :: 2317 Views :: Higher Education

...rally in protest of the $250 million loss of state funds in 5 years which has resulted in tuition increases.... 

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Thursday, November 21, 2013
Mitsunaga's Abercrombie Releases $83.9M for UH Maintenance Projects
By News Release @ 10:48 PM :: 2385 Views :: Higher Education

Abercrombie today announced the release of $83.9 million for capital improvement projects at University of Hawaii campuses....

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Thursday, November 14, 2013
CAC Presents Nominees for Board of Regents
By News Release @ 9:18 PM :: 2444 Views :: Higher Education
  • Peter S. Adler
  • Jeffrey S. Portnoy
  • Stanford B. C. Yuen
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Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Free Tickets: Ethics Commission Rebukes UH Regents
By News Release @ 1:59 AM :: 2690 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education

...anonymous 'Informal Advisory Opinions' which clearly refer to questions raised over the practice of giving UH Regents free athletic tickets....

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Thursday, October 31, 2013
Ken Schoolland Talks to Grassroot Institute
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:17 AM :: 2618 Views :: Economy, Higher Education

Schoolland discusses the importance of economics education as a way to understand how the world works....

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Searching for the Searcher: UH Regents to Interview Presidential Search Firms
By News Release @ 3:21 AM :: 2153 Views :: Higher Education

The three firms will be invited to make presentations to the committee within the next two weeks....

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Legislative Briefing to Examine UH Research Corp
By News Release @ 3:57 PM :: 1699 Views :: Higher Education
  • DATE: Thursday, October 31, 2013
  • TIME: 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.
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Friday, October 18, 2013
Hawaii Student Veterans Make Case for In-State Tuition
By News Release @ 5:00 PM :: 8644 Views :: Higher Education, Military

...student veteran leaders representing chapters of Hawaiʻi Alliance of Student Veterans (HASV) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa and Leeward Community College, testified in front of the University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents in an effort to spark dialogue over the idea of amending tuition waiver regulations....

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