School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology

SOEST Bulletin

Vol. 25, No. 38, September 22, 2014

Calendar of Events

Monday, September 22

No events.

Tuesday, September 23

Hawaii Space Lecture Series: Andrew Howard, Assistant Astronomer, UHM Institute for Astronomy, Earth-like Exoplanets, POST 544, 7:30 p.m. For more information please go to the NASA Pacific Regional Planetary Data Center website.

Wednesday, September 24

No events.

Thursday, September 25

Dept. of Oceanography seminar: Katie Barott, Visiting Researcher, Hawaii Inst. of Marine Biology, Can Reef-Building Corals Cope with Ocean Acidification? Insights from pH Sensing and Regulatory Pathways, MSB 100, 3:00 p.m.

Friday, September 26

Dept. of Geology and Geophysics TGIF seminar: James Natland, Research Professor, University of Miami, TBA, POST 723, 3:30 p.m.

Sunday, September 28

Hanauma Bay Educational Lecture Series: Michelle Barbieri, DVM, MS, Conservation Veterinarian, NOAA Fisheries & the Marine Mammal Center, The Apocalypse Scenario: Foreign Disease Introduction into Hawaiian Monk Seals and Vaccination Efforts to Prevent Extinction, Hanauma Bay Education Center, 3:00 p.m. Public parking is $1.00/vehicle. Admittance to the lecture presentation will begin at 2:45 p.m. outside the entrance to the Education Center by the benches. Those who are attending the lecture presentation ONLY and are admitted at this time by the Education staff will bypass the admission window. Please do not arrive earlier than 2:45 p.m. Patrons attending ONLY the Educational Lecture will be given a special red "Hawaii Sea Grant" hand stamp that will allow access into the education alcove for the lecture but no access to the beach itself. The lecture will begin promptly at 3 p.m. Please note: anyone who wishes to go to the beach before the lecture, will be processed through the regular admission line and shall pay the admission fee of $7.50 (if you are not a Hawaii resident). These education programs are supported and funded by the City and County of Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation. For more information on UH Sea Grant Hanauma Bay Education Program events and activities, go to the online Calendar of Events.


Message from Dean Taylor: The Aloha United Way campaign 2014 begins Monday, Sept. 15th and continues until Friday, October 17th. The AUW provides for many in our community, and for some it is a principal source of hope and for their making it through the year. As part of your portfolio of philanthropy, please join with me in giving generously to this important health and human services fund raising effort. There are several options for specifying recipient programs if you so chose. Your generosity continues to make a real difference to many who are less fortunate. Mahalo and aloha for your support.

Last Chance to Order SOEST 25th Anniversary T-shirts: The SOEST Ambassadors and the SOEST Club will offer one final opportunity to order highly desired SOEST 25th Anniversary t-shirt in navy blue. Price is $15 each. Please fill out an order form and bring cash or check to HIG 135 by September 30.

Sea Grant College Program Request for Proposals: The University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program is requesting preliminary proposals for funding available beginning February 1, 2016 and ending January 31, 2018. Application deadline is November 3, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. HST. For more information please visit their website for complete details.

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