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News & Events

CIS 720 Seminar – Dr. Kevin Kawamoto’s Presentation on “Contact Tracing, Technology, and Privacy During a Pandemic: Emerging Issues.”

Please join us at the CIS 720 Seminar this Monday, September 14 (4:30p-5:30p) for Dr. Kevin Kawamoto’s presentation on “Contact Tracing, Technology, and Privacy During a Pandemic: Emerging Issues.”   Abstract  Contact tracing is a public health strategy used to control the spread of an infectious disease. It involves government surveillance of individuals who pose […]


CIS 720 Seminar – A Talk on Media Accessibility

Dear CIS Community, on Monday (April 27) at 4:30pm, Sajja Koirala will conduct the public presentation related to her customized secondary exam on media accessibility. Topic: Sajja’s customized exam involves conducting a literature review of audio description, contextualizing it in the larger media accessibility research literature, and conducting a campus-needs assessment of UH Manoa to […]

CIS 720 Seminar – A Talk on Online Behavioral Advertising

Dear CIS Community, This Monday (April 20, 4:30-5:30pm HST) Stacia Garlach will discuss her dissertation progress at our 720 seminar. Stacia is working on data analysis for her research on the usability of tools for setting preferences about targeted online advertising. She’ll talk about the winding road from proposal defense to final defense—which she’s still on.  […]

Interdisciplinary Conference on Advances in Communication and Information Sciences

April 24, 2020 University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI Since the first communications satellites heralded global communication in the late 1960s, numerous academic disciplines have been challenged by the rapidly changing impacts of information and communication technologies (ICTs). Since 1986, the Interdisciplinary CIS Program at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa has been characterized […]

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