Nitin Agarwal head shot

Researcher part of $7.5 million project to track politically motivated online factions

Dr. Nitin Agarwal, a University of Arkansas at Little Rock information science professor and highly sought social media researcher, will collaborate on a five-year $7.5 million project.

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UA Little Rock student Diamond McGehee presents her research at a 2017 NASA conference in Washington, D.C.

Tomatoes on Mars? Student’s genetic research could one day help space travelers

Genetic research by a University of Arkansas at Little Rock student that could one day aid Mars colonists was one of only 10 student projects highlighted during a national NASA Space Grant conference.

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Dr. Alexandru Biris, director of the UA Little Rock Center for Integrative Nanotechnology Sciences, who helped develop a nanomaterial bone regeneration technology

Nanomaterial bone regeneration technology has wide-ranging benefits

Advanced materials are revolutionizing our daily lives — from clothing to clinics to … cattle?

A nanomaterial bone regeneration technology developed at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock helped save a valuable animal’s life. In the future, this technology could help people suffering from a variety of severe injuries and ailments.

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University of Arkansas at Little Rock

UALR Middle Eastern Studies program seeking grant applications

University of Arkansas at Little Rock faculty and students are invited to apply for grants to support activities and scholarship in Middle Eastern studies.  Continue reading “UALR Middle Eastern Studies program seeking grant applications”

Scott Parazynski

Former astronaut serves as keynote speaker at international virtual reality conference

Scott Parazynski, a decorated physician and astronaut recently inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame, will be the keynote speaker of an international virtual reality conference Dec. 7-9 at the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock.  Continue reading “Former astronaut serves as keynote speaker at international virtual reality conference”

STEM Starters+ researchers including from left Dr. Jill L. Adelson, external evaluator, University of Louisville, Kristy Kidd, project director, Jodie Mahony Center, University of Arkansas at Little Rock Dr. Ann Robinson, principal investigator, Jodie Mahony Center, School of Education, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

STEM Starters+ finds engineering lessons help first-graders

After extensive investigation through the STEM Starters+ program, researchers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock found that even at the first-grade level, students can benefit from engineering lessons.

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Dr. Carolina Cruz-Neira

Carolina Cruz-Neira recognized as virtual reality innovator

Dr. Carolina Cruz-Neira, director of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s George W. Donaghey Emerging Analytics Center, has been recognized as one of the greatest innovators in virtual reality by two publications.   Continue reading “Carolina Cruz-Neira recognized as virtual reality innovator”