Pūʻeo ʻo Kū STEM Journal

About Pūʻeo ʻo Kū STEM Journal

Pūʻeo ʻo Kū STEM journal is a biannual publication featuring the undergraduate research writing of Kapiʻolani Community Collegeʻs Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) and Health Sciences programs. Pūʻeo ʻo Kū is published by the Board of Student Publication at Kapiʻolani Community College University of Hawaiʻi and highlights the noteworthy student research pioneered on the Kapiʻolani Community College campus.

Established in August of 2005, the KapCC STEM program aims to improve the quality of education in the fields of STEM through various initiatives, including undergraduate research projects, peer mentoring and summer bridge programs. This effort has initiated an increased number of KapCC students transferring to four-year degree programs and is the educational foundation preparing students for careers in STEM disciplines.

Submit your work

Pūʻeo ʻo Kū is currently accepting submissions for the Spring 2018 publication.

Students interested in submitting their work to Pūʻeo ʻo Kū STEM journal, may do so online by visiting the Board of Student Publications website and filling out the online submission form.

Submission Criteria:

All work must be:

  • Produced at KapCC during the following semesters: Spring 2016, Summer 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Summer 2017, Fall 2017
  • Featuring coursework in the STEM and Health Science fields
  • Submitted by the respective student author
  • Submitted digitally as a project poster formatted in .ppt or .pptx ONLY!  (File size should not exceed 8 MB)

Students may submit more than one work as it applies to the submission criteria. All submitted work will undergo a peer reviewing and rating process. Top rated research projects will be selected for publication in the STEM journal.

The deadline for Pūʻeo ʻo Kū STEM Journal 2018 submissions is Friday, December 1st, 2017. Submissions received after that date will be applied to the following Pūʻeo ʻo Kū STEM Journal set to publish in Spring 2020.

Join the Pūʻeo ʻo Kū Team

Pūʻeo ʻo Kū is currently hiring for the following student positions: (click on position title for link to application)

For more information about Pūʻeo ʻo Kū STEM Journal contact: Keo Eaton, STEM Outreach Coordinator at ksleaton@hawaii.edu or (808) 734-9262.

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