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New hands-on course guides UH community college students to Mānoa

A new oceanography course is being offered this summer in the Department of Oceanography at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST). SOEST Mauka to Makai is a six-week bridge program that... Continue Reading →

PCATT to participate in 9th Hawai‘i STEM Conference

Hawaiʻi’s largest showcase of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math or STEM education convenes on April 10 and 11 for the 9th annual Hawaiʻi STEM Conference at the Hawaiʻi Convention Center on Oʻahu. It’s aim: To empower, inspire and celebrate Hawaiʻi’s... Continue Reading →

Fashion Update: Sustainability

All professions and industries are coming to grips with environmental needs and requisite changes in how they operate. The field of Fashion Technology is no exception. Production of textiles is a major source of emissions, entails intensive agricultural practices (e.g.... Continue Reading →

UH West Oʻahu Team Takes Second in National Cyber Security Competition

A team of University of Hawaiʻi-West Oʻahu cyber security students placed first in their bracket in the Fall 2017 National Cyber League Season, helping to propel it to an overall second place out of 184 teams nationally. The 10-student team... Continue Reading →

UH Community College students prepare to launch payload from NASA flight facility

Editor’s Note (August 14): The Project Imua payload was successfully launched Sunday, August 13 at 5:30 a.m. EDT. According to Honolulu Community College mentor William Smith, the sounding rocket went about 96 miles high and returned down into the Atlantic... Continue Reading →

HonCC-UH West Oʻahu Cyber Team Does It Again

For the fifth year in a row, a team of students from the Computing, Electronics & Networking Technologies (CENT) program at Honolulu Community College (HonCC) and the University of Hawaiʻi at West Oʻahu, placed within the top three of the... Continue Reading →

CENT Students Receive Top Honors at Hawai’i Annual Code Challenge

Solutions tackling state challenges involving homelessness and jail facility visitation received top honors at the Hawai‘i Annual Code Challenge (HACC) Judging and Awards Ceremony, held on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at the Aloha Tower Marketplace.  The event was the culmination... Continue Reading →

Project Imua payload successfully launched

Editors Note, August 17, 2016: NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility said in a statement following today’s launch, “Data was received from most of the student experiments. However, the payload was not recovered as planned. NASA will investigate the anomaly.” A Terrier... Continue Reading →

Engaging Aspiring Engineers through Summer Academy

Imagine you are trapped on Mars with only scant materials available to you to figure out a way home. Engineers face these kinds of seemingly impossible tasks on a daily basis. For 44 high school students, including two from American... Continue Reading →

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