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.
Hinaikawaihiʻilei Keala is the 2021 recipient of the Josephine Forman Scholarship sponsored by the General Commission on Archives and History of the United Methodist Church, in cooperation with the Society of American Archivists (SAA). The $10,000 scholarship provides financial support to minority students pursuing graduate education in archival science, encourages students to pursue careers as archivists, and promotes the diversification of […]
Sidney Louie, a graduate student in the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa Library and Information Science Program, is the 2021 recipient of the Donald Peterson Student Travel Award given by the Society of American Archivists (SAA). The award supports students and recent graduates from graduate archival programs within North America to attend SAA’s Annual Meeting. The goal of the […]
Alita Charron and Phuong Nguyen are the spring 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 awardees based on high academic standing and strong evidence of professional leadership. Completing […]
On December 5, 2020, 18 UHM LIS students, along with 10 LIS professionals from academic, school, public, and special libraries on Oahu, participated in a virtual speed networking event. Students had an hour to move among Zoom breakout rooms, in the hopes of connecting with as many professionals as possible in a meaningful way. UH […]
Students in Dr. Gazan’s Fall 2020 course LIS 694 Visions of the Library were asked to tell the story of how an LIS student or professional found their way into the field. Building on a 60-second Zoom interview with their subjects, students used edits, images, graphics, transitions and sounds to create short digital videos, and […]