LIS Adjunct Faculty Stasha Gardasevic receives Dan J. Wedemeyer Excellence in Teaching Award

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 […]

LIS Alumna Wrayna Fairchild Receives $2K Voya Unsung Heroes Grant

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 […]

Dr. Sutherland Receives $357K IMLS Laura Bush 21st Century Librarianship Grant

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 […]

LIS Student Jade Sunouchi Receives 2021 HLA Scholarship

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 Receives Josephine Forman Scholarship from Society of American Archivists

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 Receives Donald Peterson Student Travel Award from Society of American Archivists

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 […]