Laila Brown Defends Thesis

Congratulations to Fall 2018 semester LIS student Laila Brown on her successful thesis defense! Title Enacting Critical Feminist Librarianship: Examining LIS Book Clubs as a Means of Collaborative Inquiry and Professional Value Formation Abstract This master’s thesis presents an examination of the meaning and significance of dialogic exploration of texts in book club settings among […]

Moniz & Slaughter Receive 2018-19 H.W. Wilson Scholarships

The LIS Program is pleased to announce that Hauʻolihiwahiwa Moniz and Stefannye Slaughter were selected as recipients of the H.W. Wilson Scholarship for academic year 2018-19. The scholarship is generously funded by the H.W. Wilson Foundation. Both recipients shared the following about themselves with the LIS Program: Hauʻolihiwahiwa Moniz: As a native Hawaiian scholar, I […]

Lori Chun Receives ADK Award

Lori Chun, librarian at Kaimuki High School and an alumnus of the UHM LIS Program, is being awarded an Excellence in Education Award by Alpha Delta Kappa (ADK). She will be recognized at the ADK Northwest/Southwest Regional Conference in Anchorage, Alaska, in July. ADK is a national organization of women educators dedicated to educational excellence, […]

Dr. Jacsó Named Professor Emeritus

We are happy to announce that Dr. Péter Jacsó, author of over 800 papers in LIS research areas such as bibliometrics and database content evaluation, has been named Professor Emeritus. From the UH System policy page: “The emeritus/emerita title is an honor bestowed by the Board of Regents, upon recommendation of the President, to UH […]

LTEC Award for MB Ogawa

Congratulations to Dr. Michael-Brian Ogawa, ICS associate faculty specialist, who was honored as one of 50 distinguished alumni by the College of Education’s Department of Learning Design and Technology. The special recognition ceremony that was held on August 5, 2017, was part of the LTEC Department’s 50th anniversary in which they honored “50 distinguished alumni […]

Promotion for Dr. Gazan

Congratulations to our own Dr. Rich Gazan on his recent promotion from Associate Professor to full Professor! A list of recent UH promotion and tenure recipients is available online at: