News & Events

  • CIS 720 Seminar with Ji Young Kim

    Please join us on Monday at 4:30 back in 3F, Hamilton Library, for a talk by Dr. Ji Young Kim of the School of Communications. Dr. Kim studies strategic communications, agenda setting, and framing and has been studying the implications of social media platforms in these areas, along with many other topics. You can learn more about her here: http://www.communications.hawaii.edu/ji-young Looking forward to seeing you!

  • CIS 720 Seminar- Dr. Kim Binstead on HI-SEAS project

    Please join us on Monday for an update by Dr. Kim Binstead on her HI-SEAS project (Hawai’i Space Exploration Analog and Simulation). See you at 4:30 in HL 3G (if the projector is working), 2K if it’s not — look for a room sign in HL basement.

  • CIS 720 Seminar- Preparing to Teach Online

    Please join us on Monday at 4:30, in Hamilton Library, room 3F, to hear the talk named: Preparing to Teach Online: Tips and tales from educators and instructional designers. This topic will be presented by CIS students and Ph.D. candidates: Pam Estell, Kelly Holden, Kelsea Hosoda, & Dean Lodes.

  • CIS 720 Seminar- Jennifer Beamer on Merging Science and Cyberinfrastructure Pathways

    Please join us on Monday to hear Jennifer’s talk on her summer internship project. 4:30 Hamilton Library 3F  I Know What You Did Last Summer: My Internship with the NSF Award#1541450,  Merging Science and Cyberinfrastructure Pathways Information ScIence Working Group.  Abstract: Whole Tale is a collaboration led by the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, in collaboration with partners at the University of Chicago, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of California, Santa Barbara, and the University of Notre Dame.This past summer I was selected as the intern from 60 applicants to the NSF-funded project that will enable researchers to examine, …more

  • CIS 720 Seminar- Dr. Lipyeow Lim on Blockchain Applications beyond Cryptocurrency

    Please join us at 4:30 in HL 3F for a talk on Blockchain Applications by Dr. Lipyeow Lim of the ICS Department.   Blockchain is viewed as a revolutionary and transformation new IT — come learn about its possible application.   Title: Blockchain Applications beyond Cryptocurrency   Speaker: Dr. Lipyeow Lim, ICS Dept.   Abstract:   Blockchain technology has graduated from supporting cryptocurrency to many other fields. There is an explosion of blockchain proof-of-concepts in the financial sector and beyond. In this talk, we will NOT dive into the technical details of how blockchain works, we will, however, explore how …more

  • CIS720 Seminar- Dr. Edoardo Biagioni on Peer-to-Peer network

    Please join us for a talk by Dr. Edoardo Biagioni (aka “Edo”) of the ICS department on his research on peer-to-peer networks.     Monday Sept 18, 4:30 – 5:30 Hamilton Library 3F   Networking for All (AllNet): networks by and for people Electronic communication generally uses wires or fixed infrastructure. However, most networking technology is also designed to support peer-to-peer communications.  AllNet is a study in using such technology to support communications both using but especially going beyond the centralized network. Like many networking technologies, AllNet benefits from network effects — the network is designed to be most useful the …more

  • CIS 720 Seminar- Kathleen Luschek on Open Access and ORCID

    Please join us on Monday, September 11th at 4:30 PM in Hamilton Library to hear a talk on establishing academic identity via ORCID and on open access by Kathleen Luschek, who is an educational specialist, technical writer and a librarian specializing in scientific publications, working in Desktop Network Services department of Hamilton Library, University of Hawai’i at Manoa. Except for giving an overview of ORCID and its importance in the scholarly landscape, Kathleen will show some of its features, including creating a profile and how to import existing publications. Participants of the seminar are encouraged to bring their own devices, in case you are interested …more

  • CIS 720 Seminar- Conference Paper “Slam”

    Please join us for Monday’s CIS720 seminar on 8/28/2017 (Hamilton Library 3F at 4:40 PM). During this seminar several CIS students will present their experiences and accomplishments gained on the conferences they attended this year. The students who will be presenting in the spirit of “slam” (maximum 5 minutes each) are: Wiebke Reile- with the presentation Television Debate Response Network on Twitter: Exploring #equalpay, presented at International Communication Association Conference, San Diego, California. Nyle Sky Kuawelowa- with the presentation on Collegiate E-sports: As Work or Play, presented at 1st Joint International of DiGra and FDG. Christina Higa- with the presentation Building Healthier Communities: Value Co-Creation within the Chronic …more

  • CIS Student Sky Kauweloa wins Award for Excellence in Teaching

    The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Graduate Council has selected CIS student and School of Communications TA Sky Kauweloa to receive the Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching for Graduate Teaching Assistants. This highly competitive award honors the top teaching assistant at UH Mānoa. Sky’s accomplishment highlights the many outstanding teacher-scholars present in the CIS program. He will be honored during the Mānoa Awards Ceremony in Orvis Auditorium on May 1, 2017, at 4 pm.   A description of the award, from the Office of Graduate Education: Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Graduate teaching assistants …more

  • CIS 720 seminar by Dr. Katrina-Ann Kapā Oliveira

    Please join us for Monday’s CIS720 seminar on 3/7/2017 (Hamilton Library 3f) by Dr. Katrina-Ann Kapā Oliveira.   She will speak about her research and the development of her book, entitled Kanaka ʻŌiwi Methodologies: Moʻolelo and Metaphors. Dr. Oliveira is an Associate Professor in the Kawaihuelani Center for Hawaiian Language within Hawaiʻinuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge.