Tonia Sutherland Appointed as LIS Assistant Professor

The LIS Program is happy to announce the appointment of Dr. Tonia Sutherland as Assistant Professor, starting Fall 2018. Tonia comes to us from the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Alabama, where she is currently an Assistant Professor. Tonia’s research and teaching interests include Digital Culture and Communication, Critical Studies […]

Meera Garud Appointed as LIS Instructor

The LIS Program is happy to announce the appointment of Meera Garud as a full-time Instructor. Meera will be focusing on children and youth services and digital instruction, as well as coordinating activities for the school library media specialization. During the 2018-19 academic year, she will be jointly teaching courses with Dr. Violet Harada, before […]

Dr. Irvin’s IMLS Grant

The Library and Information Science Program at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa has been awarded a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The $249,330 grant award will fund a 3-year professional development program involving collaborative projects with LIS (part of the Department of Information and Computer […]

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: https://www.hawaii.edu/news/2017/07/11/uh-2017-tenure-and-promotion-list/