UH Mānoa Media Log
“UH-Manoa in the news”
Media log for January 22 (Mon.) - January 28 (Sun.)
Monday, January 22
KGMB-TV airs Chancellor Konan comments on State of the State regarding support of UH technology programs on its 5 pm newscast.
UHM suffers problem of retaining students; report suggests improvements; frustrated ex-UH student Wayne Adams is interviewed. Ka Leo
UHM academic advising now available on-line; Ron Cambra is quoted, says new system may help improve Manoa retention rates. Advertiser
Tuesday, Jan. 23
KHON-TV story interviews UH-M professors critical of budget cuts that reduce new book purchases – Profs. Kathy Ferguson, Karen Peacock and Michael Shapiro are interviewed; Asst. Librarian Schwarzwalder says book purchases have not stopped.
UH to offer degree in Travel Industry Management in Singapore TIM Dean Jamieson is interviewed. Star-Bulletin
Democrats react to State of the State – Senate President Hanabusa expects Governor to offer other public employees less than the 9 and 11% raises given to UHPA. Star-Bulletin
Maui News editorial praises Governor's proposal to build technology-based economy around the UH.
Newly crowned Narcissus Queen is UHM student Jessica Lau. Star-Bulletin
Wednesday, Jan 24
UH receives OK to import avian flu virus for research - Star-Bulletin – similar article in ADVERTISER and stories on KHON, KITV and KGMB.
Ex-UH scientist Ed Lu has plan to avert asteroid collision – coverage of astronaut’s UH forum. Advertiser
Announcement of UH Law Prof. Hazel Beh's appointment as Associate Dean of the Law School. Advertiser
Wednesday, Jan. 24
Kokua Line reader suggests marking parking stalls on all streets around Manoa campus; City says residents have to support it. Star-Bulletin
Thursday, Jan. 25
Commentary by Sen. Gene Ward criticizes state Education Dept. – cites UH Pres. McClain’s testimony that 60% of UH students need remedial reading classes. Star-Bulletin
FEMA totals damages of Oct. 15 earthquake – UH bill is $2.5 million. Star-Bulletin
Friday, Jan. 26
Famed geneticist Craig Venter meets with UH researchers, says he's impressed; UH oceanographer David Karl is interviewed. Star-Bulletin
Protestors speak out against Pan-STARRS telescope project at Big Island hearing. Advertiser
Saturday, Jan. 27
KHNL-TV story on UH book budget cuts – VC Smatresk is interviewed.
Political battle looms over UH Regent selection panel. Star-Bulletin
Sunday, Jan. 28
UH President McClain appears on the Advertiser Hot Seat – Q and A with readers. Advertiser Editorial Page
City's Medical Examiner trained at UH Medical School, still teaches pathology there. Star-Bulletin
Debate over proposed food irradiation facility in Honolulu – notes that feds removed radioactive cobalt-60 from UH in 2005. Star-Bulletin
Bill to protect UH Foundation donors from disclosure laws is unlikely to pass. Star-Bulletin
Guest commentary by Hawaii Biotech’s David Watumull stresses importance of UH, especially JABSOM in training future biotech researchers. Star-Bulletin
UH Foundation sponsors kimono-dressing for girls at UH Lab School. Star-Bulletin