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Spring 2012 Alumni Social Recap

The LIS Alumni Group held its Spring Alumni Social on April 22nd at the McCully-Moiliili Public Library to commemorate National Library Week. Alumni, current students, and friends reconnected and caught up with each other as they enjoyed popcorn and other goodies and a showing of “The Librarian: Quest for the Spear” starring Noah Wyle and […]

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Dr. Sarah K. Vann Tribute Page

Dr. Sarah K. Vann, professor emerita in the University of Hawaii’s Library and Information Science Program, passed away at the age of 96 on May 25, 2012, at Hi‘olani Care Center of Kahala Nui. To read more about her passing, please see the announcement on the UH LIS program blog. The LIS program has also […]

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Join our LinkedIn Group

We’ve created a group on LinkedIn to help graduates network! Use the following link to request membership — be sure to include your UH LIS affiliation in the Education section of your LinkedIn program so we know to let you in the group. https://www.linkedin.com/groups/UH-LIS-Alumni-Group-4400037/about

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ALISE 2012

  Dr. Wertheimer of the LIS program wrote in to say: The UH LIS Program will have a table at the ALISE / Cooperative LIS Alumni Reunion on Sunday, June 24, 2012, 5.30 pm – 7.30 pm at the Disneyland Hotel, Magic Kingdom Ballroom. If you’ll be there, stop in and say howdy!

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“Holding Fast The Dream” on DVD

Miles M. Jackson wrote to alert us that “Holding Fast the Dream” is now available for purchase on DVD: “Holding Fast The Dream: Hawaii’s African American Experience” chronicles their compelling stories: a young Black researcher whose scientific breakthrough in treating Hansen’s Disease was stolen, and who then died in obscurity…the tragedy of racism in a […]

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