In Memoriam: Dr. Luz Marina Quiroga

The UHM LIS Program is sad to announce the passing of our former colleague Associate Professor Dr. Luz Marina Quiroga who taught at UH from 2000 until 2019 in areas related to Information Retrieval, Databases, Library Systems, and website design. She was born in 1947 in Manizales, Colombia, and earned a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering […]

New Hui Dui website!

While we’ve all got some free time on our hands, why not check out the newly revamped Hui Dui website? Hui Dui Officers and members Mandi Hull, Katherine Lang, Nargis Sultana, and Leticia Sisior decided to undertake this reconstruction as part of LIS 650 Management of Libraries & Information Science under Dr. Andrew Wertheimer. The […]

Congratulations to the HLA 2020 Scholarship Winners!

Congratulations to LIS student Minyoung Chung and LIS alumna Gailyn Bopp, winners of this year’s Hawaii Library Association Student and Professional Scholarships! This announcement would normally be made at the HLA Spring Meeting, but due to COVID-19 concerns, this year HLA has opted to share a short bio and information about the award for each […]

Coping with COVID-19 (LIS Update)

Prospective Students The deadline for Fall 2020 admissions applications has been extended to Aug. 1, 2020. Please review Graduate Division’s updated policy regarding submission formats due to stay-at-home orders. Please be aware of possible delays in the review of your application due to faculty working from different locations due to stay-at-home orders. If you are interested […]

Cheri Ebisu named LIS Program Coordinator

We are very happy to announce that LIS alumna Cheri Ebisu will begin as LIS Program Coordinator May 1, 2019, and in lieu of a formal press conference :), she was kind enough to respond to a few questions: How did you discover the LIS Program initially? I am sure Google was involved initially, but […]