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Susie Lin, Eija Rissanen, editors

 

HPU debate team takes on Superferry

Members of the HPU debate team argued the Superferry controversy in their first intermural event of the year at Don Ho’s, in the Aloha Tower Market Place, Sept. 26. Two teams of two debators each participated in a limited-preperation debate in which each team has five minutes to prepare on a topic and then present a speech. The parties take turns until each team member has spoken. [More]


The HPU debate team, with Honolulu Harbor and the Superferry. L. to r. back row: Cody Corcelius, Matt Talley, team coach Tom Dowd; front row: Craig Ursuy, Summer Cavasso, Debra Pruitt.

Photo by Franziska Roessy

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CGAS corner
Graduate & Adult Services
wih Norma Kop

Life as a graduate student at HPU is exciting, and the folks at at the Center for Graduate and Adult Studies hope your fall semester is going well and that you are having lots of opportunities to meet and network with other students, faculty members, as well as people in the larger community. [More]

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Divorce takes cooperation
Insights from the Psychology Symposium

HPU’s psychology department kicked off its fall 2007 Symposium series with “The Paradox of Divorce: It Takes Cooperation.” Dr. Craig H. Robinson, Ph.D., clinical psychologist and divorce mediator, clarified the paradox—if you could cooperate, why would you divorce?—for a large audience of HPU students and faculty in the First Hawaiian Tower Sept. 19. Robinson, who earned his degrees at the University of Hawai‘i, focused on how mediation affects the process. [More]


Dr. Craig H. Robinson
shares divorce statistics and
ways to cooperate in a
marriage at the psychology
department’s first fall 2007
symposium, held in Firts
Hawaiian Tower.

Photo by Susie Lin

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VP elected leader of two educational associations

Dr. Alissa Arp, HPU vice president for research and dean of the College of Natural Sciences, was this summer elected chair of the Women Leaders in Higher Education (WLHE) Hawai‘i Chapter and appointed president-elect of the Hawai‘i Academy of Science (HAS). [More]

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MBA student represents Hawai‘i at Model Congress

Say “Georgia,” and most U.S. college students would think of the American state that is home to delicious peaches and the Atlanta Falcons. However, HPU graduate student Shota Mkheidze calls Georgia—the country—his home. [More]


Shota Mkheidze
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“RAC” up the fun with Haunted Halls at HPU

Some 200 students live in HPU resident halls on the Hawai‘i Loa campus (HLC), where the beautiful scenery provides a calm, serene environment that some residents sometimes find too quiet. [More]

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On-campus residence halls get health advice

Hawai‘i Loa campus residents, starting fall 2007, have the opportunity to consult an Advice Nurse if they aren’t feeling well or need advice on a health issue. Nurse Laura, assistant Professor of Nursing Laura Dower, M.S.N. A.P.R.N. F.N.P., is available to see residents two days a week, Mondays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in an office space in Lehua Hall on the Hawai‘i Loa campus. [More]

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Club Carnival, fall 2007 [More]

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