Congratulations to Dr. Lauren Weisenberger, a graduate of UH Botany’s PhD program, on being awarded the David Given Award for Excellence in Plant Conservation for her exceptional contributions to conservation of rare plants in Hawaiʻi! Dr. Weisenberger was presented with the global award on September 2, 2016 at the 2016 International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) meeting, held in Honolulu. She is currently employed with the Oʻahu Army Natural Resources Program, Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit of the University of Hawaiʻi.
Please join us on September 8th from 12-1pm in St. John 007 for our first Botany seminar of the new academic year! Dr. Heather Spalding (postdoctoral fellow, UHM Botany) will be giving a talk entitled “MESOPHOTIC MACROALGAE ACROSS THE HAWAIIAN ARCHIPELAGO: DECIPHERING THE DIVERSITY AND DISTRIBUTION OF DEEP LIMU”. See you there!
Hau‘oli Mau Loa Foundation, CNS, and SOEST are pleased to announce the availability of three graduate assistantships for local students dedicated to careers in natural resource management in the state of Hawai‘i. Download more information on our graduate application pages.
The UHM Department of Botany has awarded $115,600 of Endowed Scholarships, Fellowships, and Graduate Research Assistantships for 2015/2016 to the following Botany Undergraduate and Graduate students.
THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS DONORS AND CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR EXCELLENT STUDENTS!!
Beatrice Krauss Fellowship Fund in Botany
Gioconda Lopez Vargas
Isabella Aiona Abbott Endowed Undergraduate Botany Fund for Excellence
Torrey-Degener-Rock Scholarship Endowed Fund
Charles H. Lamoureux Fellowship in Plant
Winona Pi’ilani Char Scholarship
G. P. Wilder Endowed Graduate Research Assistantship
Declared Ethnobotany majors: Please keep in mind that SHOULD you decide to change your major OUT of Ethnobotany after April 7, 2015, you will not be allowed redeclare Ethnobotany.
The University of Hawai‘i Professional Assembly of Honolulu is honoring UH alumna, innovative researcher and UH educator Dr. Lani Stemmermann through a $204,000 pledge to create the Dr. Lani Stemmermann Endowed Fellowship. This endowment will support graduate students pursuing their Ph.D. degree in Botany, in the Department of Botany University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa College of Natural Sciences.