LIS student Wrayna Fairchild was one of ten educators nationwide to be selected by The Henry Ford organization as recipients of the Teacher Innovator Award. The award recognizes educators who are inspiring innovation, creativity, problem solving and critical thinking among their students.
LIS student Meera Garud is participating in a study abroad program, Developing Services for a Knowledge-Based Economy through Namibian Libraries, through the University of Maryland’s iSchool. She and four other LIS graduate students from UMD, Drexel University, and the University of Rhode Island will spend two weeks meeting Namibia’s leaders in library development, higher education […]
On August 1, 2014 at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa – Hamilton Library, the first ever Hawaii Digital Resources Symposium was held. Many of the presenters were our own UH LIS graduates and current students! The presenters were Keikilani Meyer (current MLIS Student) and Loko’olu Quintero for the Ulukau Hawaiian Electronic Library, Keau George […]
Tori Ann Ogawa received a $500 scholarship from the Hawaii Association of School Librarians this semester. She was recognized at the HASL Conference held at Kamehameha Schools in March. Tori serves as secretary for both the ALA Student Chapter and Hui Dui. Along with being an active LIS student, Tori is a part time teacher […]
Congratulations to Shavonn-haevyn Matsuda and Keahiahi Long on taking first place in SLA-ASIST’s Student Chapter Poster Mini-Conference with a prize of $100.00 for their poster “Conceptualizing a Hawaiian Digital Library.” This session took place December 7 in the Heritage Reading Room at Sinclair Library. All students from LIS, ICS, and CIS were welcome to present their […]
Sarah Vornholt received funding from the UHM Graduate Student Organization to attend the Summer Education Institute for Visual Resource Management at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, June 19 through 22. The GSO awarded Sarah $595 to cover the institute’s fee. The institute is being sponsored by the Visual Resource Association and the Art […]