Annenberg Foundation’s $100,000 Award Supports Groundbreaking Research at Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology Gates Coral Lab
Building on its commitment to funding innovation and solving global challenges, the Annenberg Foundation donated $100,000 to support the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology Gates Coral Lab at the University of Hawai‘i.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has awarded $150,000 to the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene (SONDH) to support the Future of Nursing Scholars program at UH.
The Native Hawaiian Organization Alaka‘ina Foundation recently contributed $500,000 to establish the Alaka‘ina Foundation UH Community College Technical Education Scholarship.
More Hawai‘i Island schoolchildren are receiving an opportunity to benefit from curriculum-related field trips to the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center during the 2018-2019 academic year, thanks to a gift from the Japan Foundation for Promotion of Astronomy through Subaru Telescope.
Lumina Foundation has awarded the University of Hawai‘i $400,000 to support adults who want to earn college degrees, certificates, and other quality credentials. To date, Lumina has invested nearly $6.5 million in the Adult Promise effort nationwide.
Tim Dolan named University of Hawai‘i’s Vice President of Advancement and Chief Executive Officer of the UH Foundation
Following an international search, the University of Hawai‘i Foundation (“Foundation”) and the University of Hawai‘i are pleased to announce the selection of Tim Dolan as the University of Hawai‘i’s new vice president of advancement and chief executive officer of the Foundation, effective February 1, 2019.
First Insurance Company of Hawai‘i (FICOH), the oldest and largest insurance company headquartered in Hawai‘i, has donated $500,000 to fund a second faculty endowment at the UH Mānoa Shidler College of Business.
A team from the Tropical Conservation Biology and Environment Sciences program (TCBES) and Biology Department at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo(UHH)is the latest recipient of support from the Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) for its work to promote successful conservation of the critically endangered ʻAlalā or Hawaiian Crow.
The University of Hawai‘i Foundation is delighted to welcome Dr. Jocelyn Romero Demirbag, Ed.D. to the advancement team where she will serve as director of development for the University of Hawai‘i Maui College. In this role, Romero Demirbag will expand fundraising efforts and broaden philanthropic support for students and programs at the college.
The University of Hawaiʻi is delighted to announce that the Paul H.I. Coleman Scholarship fund is now more than halfway to the goal of raising a $100,000 endowment to support local high school graduates who choose to study astronomy at UH.
Shidler College of Business alumnus Christopher Helm and wife Debra have established a $100,000 endowment through the Helm Family Trust to endow the David Bess Leadership Award. Each year, the award is presented to a promising student leader during the college’s Business Night event.
This will be the first time an entire watershed, ridge to reef, has been studied to map its microbial communities and their ecosystem processes.