and interdisciplinary doctoral programs in Conservation Biology and Communication and Information Science.
ARCS Foundation is a Star Donor for a Stellar University
Former Honolulu Chapter President Cheryl Ernst joined University of Hawai‘i President David Lassner at a Hōkū (Star) Society event for the University of Hawai‘i Foundation’s most exclusive group of philanthropists. Since 1974, ARCS Foundation Honolulu Chapter has provided more than $2 million of support for UH Mānoa doctoral candidates in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and health disciplines.
Classified as a research university (very high research activity) by the Carnegie Foundation for Advancement of Teaching, UH Mānoa annually brings in about $400 million in extramural research and training grants, placing it on par with members of the prestigious Association of American Universities.