Sarah Arzate and Lauren Nielsen are the fall 2021 recipients of the Robert and Rita Blair Memorial Award. This coveted award is presented to graduating students who show special promise in providing library services to children and youth. The LIS faculty select the awardees based on high academic standing and strong evidence of professional leadership. […]
Dr. Tonia Sutherland has joined the team of AfterLab, along with the University of Washington’s iSchool’s Anna Lauren Hoffman, Marika Cifor, and Megan Finn. AfterLab, a new research group at the iSchool, is dedicated to thinking about what happens after — the aftermath of disasters, afterlives of personal data, after careful attempts at ethical governance […]
Congratulations to CIS Doctoral Candidate & LIS Adjunct Faculty Stanislava (Stasha) Gardasevic, this year’s recipient of the Dan J. Wedemeyer Excellence in Teaching Award administered by Graduate Division! This award honors a doctoral student who has demonstrated outstanding teaching skill and concern for student learning. The award is named in honor of the late Emeritus […]
Congratulations to our LIS alumna Wrayna Fairchild, who has recently received a $2K Voya Unsung Heroes grant for her converted STEM lab that “encourages collaboration and gives students the space they need to design innovative solutions to real-world problems.” We’re so proud of you! From the Honolulu Star-Advertiser: A Honolulu STEM coordinator and coach at […]
Congratulations to our own Dr. Tonia Sutherland, who has been awarded a 3-year $357,000 grant from the US IMLS Laura Bush 21st Century Librarianship Grant program to study Redescription as Restorative Justice in American Archives! Under this grant, Dr. Sutherland will “seek to identify existing—and make recommendations for future—professional practices for culturally responsive decision making […]
A belated congratulations to our student, Jade Sunouchi, for receiving the 2021 HLA Student Scholarship! Jade is studying to become an academic librarian and serves as an officer for the student chapter of ALA. HLA awards one $1,000 student scholarship annually, with one year free membership to HLA.