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Saturday, October 25, 2014
UH Law School again tops nation as 'Best Environment for Minority Students'
By News Release @ 12:09 AM :: 2948 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...the Law School on the UH Mānoa campus was named fourth in the country for “Most Diverse Faculty,” and seventh in the nation as the law school “Most Chosen by Older Students.”....

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Colleges Refuse to Renew Institutes That Spread Chinese Government Propaganda
By Heritage Foundation @ 6:02 PM :: 2700 Views :: Higher Education

... but not UH Manoa ....

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Tuesday, October 07, 2014
UH Manoa Grad Students: No Confidence in Lassner, BoR
By News Release @ 10:09 PM :: 2248 Views :: Higher Education

Both resolutions passed with an overwhelming majority (82% and 87% respectively)....

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Monday, October 06, 2014
Abercrombie Appoints Four to Board of Regents
By News Release @ 6:40 PM :: 2344 Views :: Higher Education

...Simeon Acoba, Dr. Dileep Bal, Peter Hoffmann and Helen Nielsen....

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Ethics: Contractors Give Free Golf to Dozens of State Employees
By News Release @ 4:52 PM :: 3975 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Higher Education

...Some of the Settling Employees appeared to have accepted free golf on numerous occasions over a period of years....

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Thursday, September 25, 2014
Imua Manoa Demands Apple Reinstatement
By News Release @ 6:20 PM :: 2823 Views :: Higher Education

...The advocacy group I Mua Mānoa formed in the immediate aftermath of the Apple crisis....

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Saturday, September 20, 2014
New UHM Chancellor orders 'Review' of Cancer Center
By News Release @ 3:28 PM :: 2795 Views :: Higher Education

...The review shall clarify and identify the requirements for near-term renewal and long-term designation as an NCI Cancer Center....

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Thursday, September 18, 2014
Public school students earning AP honors at all-time high
By News Release @ 4:04 PM :: 3562 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

Hawaii's AP test-taking rate and passing rate has significantly increased in recent years. The number of students receiving AP honors has steadily risen since 2012, when 385 students were named scholars.....

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
UH Board of Regents Nominees Announced
By News Release @ 12:05 AM :: 2658 Views :: Higher Education

...The Candidate Advisory Council (CAC) for the University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents has presented a list of candidates to Governor Neil Abercrombie....

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Tuesday, September 02, 2014
UHPA Approves Abercrombie $32M Gift Contract with 99% 'Yes' Vote
By News Release @ 2:52 AM :: 3319 Views :: Higher Education, Labor
(Flashback June 27, 2014: Abercrombie Rewards UHPA's Campaign Support with $32M -- 'Unprecedented' Early Contract)
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Sunday, August 31, 2014
Mauna Kea Audit: UH Lacks Critical Rules
By News Release @ 4:58 AM :: 4044 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...UH lacks critical rules but progress has been made on other prior recommendations....

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Friday, August 29, 2014
Aloha Chancellor Apple Rally Today
By News Release @ 2:33 PM :: 2504 Views :: Higher Education

The rally is to be held at 1pm at the lawn in front of Hawai’i Hall....

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Survey: 79% of UHM Faculty Disturbed by Apple Firing
By News Release @ 8:58 PM :: 2755 Views :: Higher Education

The Faculty Senate Executive Committee met with incoming Interim Chancellor Bley-Vroman on Monday, August 25th and is optimistic about working with him in the coming year....

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Friday, August 22, 2014
Overlooking Wreckage, UH Regents Claim to Take Responsibilities Seriously
By News Release @ 3:23 AM :: 2834 Views :: Higher Education

...we received substantial input on the substantial level of churn among the senior system and campus administration over the past decade....

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Friday, August 15, 2014
Report: 14% of Hawaii HS Grads Leave State Within 12 Months
By Selected News Articles @ 2:40 PM :: 3490 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...four members of the Western collaborative -- Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon and Washington -- agreed to share educational and workforce data....

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Saturday, August 09, 2014
Dobelle Sued for Personal Use of School Funds
By News Release @ 5:21 PM :: 3200 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education

...Evan Dobelle Allegedly Spent Close to $100,000 on Personal Purchases and Family Vacations....

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Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Candidate Forced by UH to Take Leave Without Pay
By Selected News Articles @ 10:05 PM :: 5434 Views :: Higher Education, Labor, Politicians

...J N Musto, Executive Director of UHPA indicated that they had been fighting the contract language for 30 years and did reach an agreement that UH professors could maintain their position while campaigning....

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Saturday, August 02, 2014
Apple Unredacted: Did Attack on Carbone's $300K 'Assistant' Precipitate Removal of UHM Chancellor?
By Andrew Walden @ 5:23 PM :: 6384 Views :: Higher Education

"You have mentioned this frequently as a reason for loss of confidence in me from you and the Board."

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Friday, August 01, 2014
Report: Dobelle Could Face Criminal Charges for Theft from Mass. College
By News Release @ 5:45 AM :: 2876 Views :: Higher Education

...Dobelle spent 171 days in San Francisco.  The trips frequently coincided with the Bohemian Club’s “Spring Jinks” gatherings in late May and its two-week “Encampment” in July – cost the school $63,000....

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Thursday, July 31, 2014
Apple Given One Hour Deadline, Accepts Termination Package
By News Release @ 5:13 AM :: 2520 Views :: Higher Education

I had previous provided Dr. Lassner with my rebuttal of his allegations of unsatisfactory performance....

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Lassner: We Must Polish the Jewel, not the Apple
By News Release @ 10:14 PM :: 2318 Views :: Higher Education

"At this time we all need to focus on polishing our crown jewel...."

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Sunday, July 27, 2014
UH Manoa's Apple to be Chopped?
By News Release @ 5:45 PM :: 4191 Views :: Higher Education
Lassner has held confidential performance assessment discussions with all the individuals who report to him....
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Sunday, July 20, 2014
HB2427: One Stroke of the Pen
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:01 AM :: 3542 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Higher Education, Labor

...the CLEAR facility is located at UH West Oahu, and that campus testifies that it is okay with scrapping the CLEAR fund....

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Saturday, July 12, 2014
Call for nominations for the UH Board of Regents
By News Release @ 5:35 AM :: 2024 Views :: Higher Education

...including four seats for immediate appointments....

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Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Abercrombie Jets off to Yacht Club to Sign Bills
By News Release @ 4:48 PM :: 2380 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Higher Education

In another first, Gov. Neil Abercrombie today at Hilo Yacht Club enacted measures....

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Tuesday, July 01, 2014
After Win at UH Hilo, Free Speech Lawsuits Hit Campuses Nationwide
By News Release @ 11:12 PM :: 3539 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

The filings launch FIRE’s new Stand Up For Speech Litigation Project, a national effort to eliminate unconstitutional speech codes through targeted First Amendment lawsuits....

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Friday, June 27, 2014
Abercrombie Rewards UHPA's Campaign Support with $32M -- 'Unprecedented' Early Contract
By News Release @ 5:11 PM :: 5296 Views :: Higher Education, Labor

...the agreement would cost $32 million over two years, a cost that needs to be approved by the Legislature.....

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Monday, June 09, 2014
Court: No EIS Required For Haleakala Telescope
By Robert Thomas @ 9:12 PM :: 3473 Views :: Environment, Higher Education

...In Kilakila O Haleakala v. University of Hawaii the Hawaii Intermediate Court of Appeals rejected a challenge under Hawaii's environmental review statute....

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Monday, June 09, 2014
Stevie Wonder ‘blunder’ case takes Hawaii law enforcement to Spain
By Malia Zimmerman @ 2:31 PM :: 3040 Views :: Higher Education, Law Enforcement

Two of Hawaii’s top law officers are headed to Palma Mallorca, Spain, this week for the so-called “Stevie Wonder Blunder” case....

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Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Richardson is fifth least expensive among top law schools in the U.S.
By News Release @ 12:30 AM :: 2474 Views :: Higher Education

The report found that the 2013 graduates who borrowed to attend Richardson carry an average debt load of $70,263....

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014
War and Democide Author Rudy Rummel Remembered
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 4:25 PM :: 3470 Views :: Higher Education

Rudy was internationally known and respected for his war and peace modeling....

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Thursday, May 22, 2014
It's Time to End Public University Speech Zones
By Selected News Articles @ 11:04 AM :: 3132 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 :: 2621 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 :: 3304 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 :: 4690 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 :: 2980 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 :: 4256 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 :: 3301 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 :: 2586 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 :: 3865 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 :: 3550 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 :: 7393 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 :: 3366 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 :: 4147 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 :: 3252 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 :: 3829 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 :: 2996 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 :: 3370 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 :: 2462 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 :: 3204 Views :: Higher Education, Military

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

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