Stasha Gardasevic places third in UH Venture competition

CIS PhD candidate and LIS Graduate Teaching Assistant Stanislava (Stasha) Gardasevic was awarded third place in the 2023 University of Hawaiʻi Venture Competition (UHVC) for LocaLinQs, a social and academic platform adapted from her dissertation research study that aggregates crowdsourced information and student and faculty publication data from multiple sources. Stasha’s team includes Valerie Iinuma, […]

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LIS 659 Students Process JCCH Papers

Jill Sommer’s students in LIS 659: Archival Access, Representation and Use processed papers from the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i’s Archives. The class is shown with JCCH Archives Manager Gail Kuroda and Adjunct faculty Jill Sommer after making their final presentations. Students made recommendations for preservation, privacy protection, and how these collections could be used […]

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Wertheimer Presents at Association for Asian American Studies

Dr. Wertheimer gave a paper at the Association for Asian American Studies 2023 conference in Long Beach, California. His paper, “The Issei Role in Fostering a Prewar Nisei Leadership: The Fushimi Memorial Scholarship Society in Nikkei Hawaiʻi” explores the prewar Japanese American association that established the Fushimi Memorial Scholarship Society for Nisei to study at […]

Stanislava Gardasevic Presents Research Forum on Community Design of a Knowledge Graph

The LIS Research Forum continues with a presentation by Stanislava Gardasevic, a Communication & Information Sciences PhD candidate and a LIS Teaching Assistant and Course Instructor titled “Community Design of a Knowledge Graph to Support Interdisciplinary PhD Students”. How do PhD students discover the resources and relationships conducive to satisfaction and success in their degree […]

Rich Gazan re-elected LIS Program Director 

After serving seven years as LIS Program Chair, the LIS faculty unanimously elected Professor Rich Gazan to continue in the same role with a new title, LIS Program Director, in the new School of Communication and Information in the College of Social Sciences. “My vision for LIS is not to inflict any single vision of […]