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News & Events

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 […]

Kelsea Hosoda’s article on Native Hawaiian Methodology

    CIS Ph.D. candidate Kelsea Hosoda writes about Native Hawaiian culture and it’s place in the scientific discourse in Hawaii Bussiness Magazine.     Papaku Makawalu is a methodology for teaching and understanding Hawaiian culture, including Hawaiian knowledge and values, and Kelsea shows examples of possible usage of this approach in different disciplines.    Read this inspiring […]

Philipp Jordan’s research featured in MIT Technology Review

The research by CIS Ph.D. candidate Philipp Jordan gets featured in MIT Technology Review article, the section dedicated to Emerging Technology from the arXiv.   The research by Jordan and his colleagues shows the way researchers involved in human-computer interaction use science fiction in their work.  For more information, please read the full article:   

       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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