News Archive Page 5

Climate change focus of 2019 Paul Chung Memorial Lecture

September 11, 2019

The 2019 Dr. N.H. Paul Chung Memorial Lecture and Luncheon was held on August 27 at the Prince Waikiki Hotel. The lecture focused on climate change and featured keynote speaker Admiral Paul Zukunft, U.S. Coast Guard (retired).

Shidler Day 2019 kicks off another school year

September 9, 2019

The Shidler College of Business welcomed new and returning Shidler and pre-business students to the 2019-20 school year during its annual Shidler Day event on September 5. 

Visitor industry leader Keith Vieira donates $1 million to Shidler College for scholarships

September 5, 2019

Former Starwood Hotels & Resorts Executive Keith Vieira donates $1 million to Shidler College to fund scholarships for Hawai‘i students.

University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s Shidler College of Business joins forces with School of Travel Industry Management

August 29, 2019

Tourism is the biggest industry in Hawaiʻi, and the TIM School can be one of the best

Latest Dine Around draws largest crowd yet

August 27, 2019

The Shidler Alumni Association’s (SAA) annual Dine Around event was attended by nearly 100 alumni and friends on August 21 at the International Market Place in Waikiki. The unique networking event is an opportunity for alumni and friends to mix and mingle in a casual environment, as well as make new meaningful business connections.

Ten student-led ventures approved for takeoff in the 2019 Summer Startup Launchpad

July 3, 2019

On Thursday, June 20, 2019, ten teams of founders graduated from the 2019 Summer Startup Launchpad, presented by the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship (PACE) at the Shidler College of Business. Each team made 7-minute presentations to a panel of entrepreneurship and innovation experts, and received certificates for completing the rigorous requirements of the 6-week program. The celebratory event also selected two teams, which were voted by their peers “Most Likely to Orbit,” based on the founders’ progress during the program. All teams received claps and cheers from their cohort mates.

Northwestern Mutual Hawai’i creates $50,000 scholarship at Shidler College

June 24, 2019

Northwestern Mutual Hawai’i has committed $50,000 to establish an endowed scholarship to support full-time undergraduate students at the Shidler College of Business at UH Mānoa.

Will Weinstein returns for his 16th Ethics Conversation Series

June 21, 2019

The former securities executive Will K. Weinstein is returning to the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa to moderate his annual Ethics Conversation Series. The series features an impressive lineup of knowledgeable professionals to examine ethical issues in business, law, medicine, sports and politics as part of his summer course, “Integrity and Ethics in the Real World.”

Christine Camp Featured at Flores Real Estate Lecture

May 28, 2019

Real estate developer Christine Camp was featured at the 3rd annual Flores Real Estate Lectures Series on May 9 at the Waialae Country Club.

Business Community Helps Raise Funds for the School of Accountancy

May 24, 2019

Over 200 professionals and students gathered at the inaugural School of Accountancy (SOA) Alumni & Friends Lunch at Pacific Club on May 16th to raise funds for the School of Accountancy Advancement Fund.

Donors Honored at Faculty Endowment Luncheon

May 20, 2019

Donors and Shidler faculty gathered at the Pacific Club on April 29th to celebrate the accomplishments of the college's endowed faculty members.

HiBEAM donates $25K to UH Business Plan Competition in honor of venture capitalist pioneer Billy Richardson

May 16, 2019

HiBEAM funds a $25,000 UH Business Plan Competition Award in honor of well-known lawyer, entrepreneur and educator Billy Richardson, the son of the founder and namesake of the William S. Richardson School of Law.

“Business Night” fosters student and professional interactions

May 10, 2019

The 58th Annual Shidler College of Business premier student event “Business Night” drew over 500 business professionals and students to Sheraton Waikiki on May 2nd for an evening of networking, learning and sharing.

City Mill Company, Ltd. / Chung Kun Ai Foundation establishes scholarship endowment

May 10, 2019

The City Mill Company, Ltd. / Chung Kun Ai Foundation has made a recent donation to elevate their longstanding, annual scholarship to an endowment to support full-time, undergraduate students at the Shidler College of Business in perpetuity.

Idea for Innovative Mobility Device, Inspired by a Founder's Brother, Wins 2019 UH Business Plan Competition

April 30, 2019

The Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship (PACE) is pleased to announce that a team of biology, business and mechanical engineering students received first place honors in the 2019 UH Business Plan Competition.

Shidler Team Takes First Among U.S. Schools and Third Overall in Milgard Competition

April 11, 2019

Undergraduate students from the UH Mānoa Shidler College of Business competed at the Milgard Invitational Case Competition on corporate social responsibility.

Lead by Choice: A talk by Sheena Iyengar

March 18, 2019

Sheena Iyengar, one of the world’s foremost expert on choice and author of the award-winning The Art of Choosing, presented “Lead by Choice” to a capacity crowd on the UH Mānoa campus.

HICSS - Where ideas meet and science speaks

January 29, 2019

More than 1,200 of the world’s top academics, researchers and practitioners in the computer science and information technology field gathered on Maui for the 52nd Annual Hawaiʻi International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) from January 8-11.

Unique Gait Trainer wins UH Breakthrough Innovative Challenge

November 16, 2018

On Thursday, November 15, the Shidler College of Business’ Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship (PACE) conducted the final round and announced the winners of the 2018 University of Hawaii (UH) Breakthrough Innovation Challenge.

Shidler Team Takes Second In International Business Competition

November 14, 2018

Braving the Nor’easter weather, Shidler College of Business undergraduate students traveled to Boston to participate in the 9th Annual CUIBE (Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education) International Business Case Competition held at Northeastern University D'Amore-McKim School of Business from October 25 - 27, 2018.

Shidler College awards 360 scholarships totaling $1.1 million

November 13, 2018

Nearly 350 donors and students attended the UH Mānoa Shidler College of Business Scholarship Luncheon at the Hilton Hawaiian Village and Resort. The annual event honors scholarship donors and their student recipients, and allows them to meet one another.

First Insurance Company established second $1 million professorship at Shidler College

October 22, 2018

First Insurance Company of Hawai‘i (FICOH), the oldest and largest insurance company headquartered in Hawai‘i, has donated $500,000 to fund a second faculty endowment at the UH Mānoa Shidler College of Business.  The First Insurance Company of Hawaii Distinguished Professorship in Insurance will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the college for a total endowment value of $1 million.

Shidler College inducts five distinguished alumni into its Hall of Honor

October 16, 2018

Five distinguished alumni were honored at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Shidler College of Business annual Hall of Honor Awards fundraising dinner on October 11, 2018, at the Sheraton Waikiki.

Dr. Tae-Ung Baik discusses human rights in the Asia Pacific at the Paul Chung Memorial Lecture Series

August 7, 2018

Dr. Tae-Ung Baik discusses human rights in the Asia Pacific at the Paul Chung Memorial Lecture Series