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Mānoa Rebounding: Growth and the Path Ahead

Venue/Location

Zoom: Online

Date

Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Details

Join us for the ninth installment of the UH Community Conversations series. In this webinar, Provost Michael Bruno and Associate Professor of American Studies Robert Perkinson will discuss progress the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa has made in the last year, opportunities for further growth and what’s in store for UH Mānoa’s future.

Space is limited. Meeting ID and password will be emailed upon registration. Questions for the speakers can be submitted on the registration page.

Questions? Please contact the UH Office of Alumni Relations at contact@uhalumni.org.

About the speakers

Michael S. Bruno is the Provost at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Prior to his appointment, he was UH Mānoa’s Vice Chancellor for Research. Before joining UH, Dr. Bruno was the Dean of the School of Engineering and Science, and Professor of Ocean Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey. He was also the Director of the Center for Maritime Security, a Department of Homeland Security National Center of Excellence. Dr. Bruno is a Visiting Professor in Mechanical Engineering at University College London.

His research and teaching interests include ocean observation systems, climate change, and community resilience. He is the author of more than 100 technical publications in various aspects of these fields, including the book, The Urban Ocean, published by Cambridge University Press in 2018.

Robert Perkinson is an Associate Professor of American Studies at University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. He serves as the coordinator of the UH Better Tomorrow Speaker Series.

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