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UH Mānoa honors recipients of its 2012 Teaching, Research & Service Awards

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
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Posted: May 2, 2012

UH Mānoa Chancellor Virginia S. Hinshaw congratulates the following 2012 award recipients on their achievements in teaching, research, mentoring and service. 
 
Regents' Medal for Excellence in Teaching
 
·         Tod Aeby, Assistant Professor, John A. Burns School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women's Health
·         Patricia Espiritu Halagao, Associate Professor, College of Education, Department of Curriculum Studies
·         Reece Jones, Assistant Professor, College of Social Sciences, Department of Geography
·         Peter Leong, Assistant Professor, College of Education, Department of Educational Technology
·         Matthew Romaniello, Assistant Professor, College of Arts & Humanities, Department of History
·         John Zuern, Associate Professor, College of Languages, Linguistics, & Literature, Department of English
 
Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Research
 
·          Roger Ames, Full Professor, Philosophy
·          Christopher Bae, Assistant Professor, Anthropology
·          Aaron Ohta, Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering
 
Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
 
·         Ku‘ualoha Ho‘omanawanui, Assistant Professor, College of Languages, Linguistics & Literature / Department of English
 
Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching for Graduate Teaching Assistant
 
·         Sean Trundle, Graduate Teaching Assistant, College of Arts & Humanities / Department of American Studies
 
Peter V. Garrod Distinguished Graduate Mentoring Award
 
·         Robert Toonen, Associate Researcher, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology
 
Robert W. Clopton Award for Outstanding Service to the Community
 
·         Todd Sammons, Associate Professor, College of Languages, Linguistics & Literature, Department of English
 
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Chancellor's Citation for Meritorious Teaching
 
·         Henri Casanova, Associate Professor, College of Natural Sciences, Department of Information & Computer Sciences
·         Thomas Jackson, Specialist, College of Arts & Humanities, Department of Philosophy
·         Scott Rowland, Specialist, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, Department of Geology & Geophysics
·         Eirik Saethre, Assistant Professor, College of Social Sciences, Department of Anthropology
·         Maureen Shannon, Associate Professor, School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene, Department of Nursing
·         Patricia Steinhoff, Professor, College of Social Sciences, Department of Sociology
 
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Chancellor's Awards for Outstanding Service
For Administrative, Professional & Technical
 
·         Roxanne Adams, Interim Director, Buildings & Grounds Management
·         Shawn Kyono, Associate Director, Office of Student Life & Development, Student Union & Campus Life Services
 
For Buildings & Grounds Maintenance
 
·         Russell Kihara, Janitor, Buildings & Grounds Management
·         Kim Nishimura, Janitor, Buildings & Grounds Management
 
For Civil Service
 
·         Marla Acosta, Secretary, School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene
·         Kathleen Kamiya, Secretary, College of Arts & Humanities / Department of Music
  
The annual System Awards Convocation ceremony is scheduled for September 13, 2012 – more information to follow from the UH System.
 
Congratulations to all award recipients.