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 […]

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. 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 […]

Reaching Those Who Served

The UH Mānoa LIS Program is one of three Library & Information Science graduate programs participating in the Reaching Those Who Served research project. Reaching Those Who Served is a 3-year Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) grant-funded research project recruitment of military veterans to library and information science graduate programs. The grant enables […]