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TMT Partners Commit to Helping Hawaii's Youth Reach for the Stars
June 10th, 2015 Education & Outreach

“Today, it is with enthusiasm and excitement that we announce the intent of our partner universities to establish scholarships, summer internships, graduate program fellowships, and research assistantships in the areas of science and technology for Hawaii’s students," - says Henry Yang, Chair of the TMT International Observatory Board

UH Implementation Plan for Improved Stewardship of Maunakea
June 1st, 2015 TMT Partners News

Read statement from UH President David Lassner and UH Hilo Chancellor Donald Straney

Caltech Submillimeter Observatory in Hawaii to End Operations
May 28th, 2015 TMT Partners News

[From Caltech Submillimeter Observatory] - After almost 29 years, the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) will end operations of the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory (CSO) in Hawaii in September, 2015.

Hawaii Governor David Ige Announces Major Changes in the Stewardship of Mauna Kea
May 26th, 2015

[From the Office of the Governor: HONOLULU] – Governor David Ige today announced his proposed way forward for the stewardship of Mauna Kea.

TMT Background - Get the Facts
April 13th, 2015

TMT has launched an informational microsite. The website provides additional background on the project, gives answers to the most frequently asked questions, and provides a listing of some balanced news stories. The site can be accessed at: www.MaunakeaandTMT.org.

TMT Scientists Discuss Serious Science and Classroom Fun During Journey Through the Universe 2015
February 28th, 2015 Education & Outreach

TMT will participate again at this year's Journey Through The Universe's Family Science Day and Astronomy Educators in the Classroom.

THINK Fund at the Pauahi Foundation Scholarship Applications Now Available
February 14th, 2015 Education & Outreach

The THINK (The Hawaii Island New Knowledge) Fund application at the Pauahi Foundation opened on February 4, 2015. This is a new, multi-year scholarship fund for the Pauahi Foundation.

TMT Launches The Hawaii Island New Knowledge (THINK) Fund - $1 Million Annually to Benefit Hawaii Island Students Pursuing STEM Disciplines
November 13th, 2014 Education & Outreach

The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) has launched THINK (The Hawaii Island New Knowledge) Fund to better prepare Hawaii Island students to master STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and to become the workforce for higher paying science and technology jobs in Hawaii’s 21st century economy. TMT’s founding gift of $1 million marks the beginning of the construction phase of astronomy’s next-generation telescope on Mauna Kea, Hawaii.

On-Site Construction Begins on the Thirty Meter Telescope in Hawaii; Watch Worldwide by Webcast
October 3rd, 2014 Engineering & Technology

On October 7, 2014, a groundbreaking and blessing ceremony for the next-generation Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) will launch a multi-national $1.4 billion project near the summit of Mauna Kea, Hawaii.

Next-Generation Thirty Meter Telescope Begins Construction in Hawaii
July 28th, 2014 Engineering & Technology

Following the approval of a sublease on July 25 by the Hawaii Board of Land and Natural Resources, the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) announces the beginning of the construction phase on Hawaii Island and around the world throughout the TMT international partnership. Contingent on that decision, the TMT International Observatory (TIO) Board of Directors, the project's new governing body, recently approved the initial phase of construction, with...

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