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 recent Hōkū (Star) Society event for the University of Hawai‘i Foundation’s most exclusive group of philanthropists. ARCS Foundation Honolulu Chapter has provided more than four decades and close to $2 million of support for UH Mānoa doctoral candidates in STEM 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.