Thursday, April 25, 2024
University of Hawaii at Manoa
University of Hawaii System
College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources


1. Take a page in landscape page set-up and divide into two columns. Then fold the paper into half. This will make four half pages (both sides) from a standard A4 size paper. You may use a slightly thick paper.

2. Write your announcement in the format shown in the attached page. Briefly, in the front page, write your dissertation/thesis title, your name etc. In the second page, write the names of your committee members, your publications and future plan. In the third page, provide an abstract of your dissertation/thesis. You may include manuscripts in preparation also under your publications.

3. Prepare this at least one week before the presentation, get your major advisor's approval and send three copies to the Graduate Chair.

4. If you would like Graduate Chair to send these copies to your previous mentors and your biology or chemistry teachers who helped you to come to the MBBE Graduate Program, please provide their addresses.

5. Print the announcement flyer and post it on notice boards, send it to different people as invitations, and distribute copies at the time of presentation. Send copies to all those people whom you acknowledge in your dissertation/thesis.

Sample Announcement Flyer

Department of Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering
1955 East West Rd.
Agricultural Sciences 218
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-8384
Fax: (808) 956-3542

Department Chair
Dr. Dulal Borthakur

Graduate Chairs
Dr. Pratibha Nerurkar
Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering

Graduate Program Info
Proposal Seminar
Defense Seminar
Announcement Flyer

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