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The deadline for all applicants is February 1, 2019, for fall admission.

For more information on admission requirements please visit Office of Graduate Education, Prospective Students web page and Application page.

News & Events

Dr. Brian Butler

CIS Welcomes Dr. Brian Butler as Our Seminar Speaker

We are very pleased to have Dr. Brian Butler as our seminar speaker. Please join us on Sept 24 (Mon) at 4:30 pm. It is sure to be a thought provoking and interesting talk! We will have very light pupus in the LIS cafe after Brian’s talk so you can get to know him a […]

Welcoming New CIS PhD Students

We are happy to announce that CIS program is having five new Ph.D. students this Fall.  Please join us in welcoming them on Thursday, Aug 16th.    The orientation for the students will be in the Hamilton Library 3F from 1:30 – 2:30.   All fellow CIS Ph.D. students are invited to join us at […]

Philipp Jordan Awarded with Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

Philipp Jordan, CIS Ph.D. candidate has been awarded a 2018 Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship by Beta Phi Mu, the International Library and Information Studies Honor Society.   No more than six recipients are selected for this prestigious award each year. The fellowships ($3,000 each) are awarded to promising doctoral students who are working on their dissertations in […]

CIS 720 Seminar- talk by Nalani Balutski on Indigenous Research Methodologies

Please join us this Monday at 4:30 in HL 3F for the 3rd in a series of presentations on Indigenous Research Methodologies. The presentation will be by Nalani Balutski, who a Research Assessment Specialist at the School of Hawaiian Knowledge, UHM, and co-author of the article, “Kanaka ‘Ōiwi Methodologies”. More about our speaker is available […]

       CIS Alumni Testimonials

  • Trisha Tsui-Chuan Lin, 2007 CIS Alumna

    Associate Professor, Department of Radio & Television, National Chengchi University, Taiwan “ CIS has equipped me with fundamental capabilities to cope with future challenge in teaching and research.”   In the digital age, the converging phenomena among media, computer technology, and telecommunication infrastructure shape societies significantly […]

  • Salvatore Aurigemma, 2013 CIS PhD Alumnus

    Assistant Professor School of Accounting and Computer Information Systems, University of Tulsa Thanks to my interdisciplinary CIS roots, I am able to collaborate from my business school position across campus with different academic disciplines. My CIS PhD enabled me to study in areas and topics […]

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