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Kūpono Fall 2021 Issue cover: Professor Philippe Binder and his dog, Peppers

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Wackers give $250,000 to UH RISE project as demolition begins

  • Rendering shows UH Mānoa’s Residences for Innovative Student Entrepreneurs (RISE) project in the morning.
The gift from Rich and Eileen Wacker will help fund furnishings, equipment, programs and scholarships at UH Mānoa’s Residences for Innovative Student Entrepreneurs (RISE) project, which is under construction on the site of the former Atherton YMCA.

UH Hilo professor bridges language gap for science

  • Dr. Philippe Binder of the University of Hawaii, Hilo, with his dog, Peppers.

Philippe Binder, a professor of physics in the College of Natural and Health Sciences at UH Hilo, is working on creating a lexicon of terms that will allow students to learn introductory physics terms in their indigenous languages.

UH Mānoa Nursing alumna Nancy Atmospera-Walch makes lasting impact on Hawaiʻi

  • Dr. Nancy Atmospera-Walch

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa is renaming the School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene to the Nancy Atmospera-Walch School of NursingNancy Atmospera-Walch is a UH Mānoa Nursing alumna who has made a transformative gift to the school that will have an enduring impact on the quality of nursing education, student success, community service and the nursing profession. 

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