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Scholars News

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Honour Booth graduates with her ASNS and is one of fifty Udall Scholarship Honorable Mentions nationwide.

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Tatiana Oje interns at Hawaiian Dredging learning building information modeling.

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Andrea Unzueta Martinez heads to KAUST Red Sea Summer Program and starts graduate school at Northeastern!

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Mikayla Jones presents her research at the MOP Symposium.

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California hālau visits Honokea Lokoi‘a, hosted by Kamala Anthony and other fishpond managers.

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Diamond Tachera will join UHM’s graduate program to study groundwater geochemistry with HGGRC.

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Jazmine Panelo wins PYSO internship to work at NOAA this summer.

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C-MORE Scholars Projects

  • Fall 2016–Spring 2017

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Check out these student-produced videos on the C-MORE Scholars program

Preview of C-MORE Scolars slideshow.

Meet the 2015–16 C-MORE Scholars” by Tatiana Oje and Kirena Clah (May 2016)

Preview of C-MORE Scolars slideshow.

“Why become a C-MORE Scholar?” by Kirena Clah (Dec 2015)

Preview of C-MORE Scolars slideshow.

“Learn about sewage pollution” by Devon Aguiar (Nov 2015). Includes narration so be sure to have your speakers on.


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The C-MORE Scholars program provides hands-on, closely mentored research experiences for full-time undergraduate students within the University of Hawai‘i (UH) system who are interested in ocean and earth science-related careers. Students, especially underrepresented students such as Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, from all UH campuses are encouraged to apply. Three levels of awards are offered, depending on the student’s skills, knowledge and experience. All Scholars receive guidance and help from a mentor who is an ocean or earth scientist. Mentors can be chosen by the student, or we can help find a mentor based on the student’s interests. In addition to conducting research, all Scholars attend monthly meetings on professional development, participate in educational outreach and present their research results at the end of the year.

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The Fall 2015-Spring 2016 C-MORE Scholars & Affiliates. Front row, left to right: Diamond Tachera, Lisa Hall, Jazmine Panelo, Andrea Unzueta Martinez, Tati Oje, Barbara Bruno (Program Director). Second row, left to right: Jennifer Wong-Ala, Honour Booth, Crispin Nakoa, Devon Aguiar, Melanie Keliipuleole, Mikayla Jones. Third row, left to right: Heidi Needham and Sherril Leon Soon (Graduate Student Program Assistants). Not shown: Kamala Anthony, Kirena Clah, Stephanie Matthews. (Click on the image to see a larger version.)

Learn about the The Fall 2016-Spring 2017 C-MORE Scholars here.

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