Judy Williams (left) and Klansee Tozer (right) from the Office of Communications and Marketing celebrate their 10-year work anniversaries at UA Little Rock.

Staff members honored for achievements

University of Arkansas at Little Rock staff members were honored during the April 20 Staff Achievement Awards Ceremony at the Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology.  Continue reading “Staff members honored for achievements”

John Talburt, left, introduces the members of the Information Quality Graduate Program Founder's Panel, including Dr. Mary Good, Charles Morgan, and Dr. Richard Wang.

UALR information quality graduate program celebrates 10 years of success

When Acxiom executives agreed to help sponsor the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s new graduate program in information quality 10 years ago, they had no idea how successful the program would become. 
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George W. Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology

Information quality graduate program celebrates 10th anniversary Sept. 30

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology (EIT) will host the 10th anniversary celebration for the world’s first graduate program in information quality on Friday, Sept. 30. Continue reading “Information quality graduate program celebrates 10th anniversary Sept. 30”

Dr. Lawrence Whitman, announces the creation of the Institute for Chief Data Officers at the opening session of the MIT Chief Data Officers and Information Quality Symposium on July 12. Pictured, from left to right, are Dr. Richard Wang, executive managing director of the institute; Dr. Larry Whitman; Dr. Elizabeth Pierce, chair of the Department of Information Science; and Dr. John Talburt, UALR campus director of the institute.

UALR, MIT create first institute for chief data officers

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have partnered to create the first academic institute devoted solely to the professional development of chief data officers.

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Dr. Nitin Agarwal's student research team has been studying the social media output regarding NATO Operation Brilliant Jump. Shown, from left to right, are Samer Al-khateeb, Muhammad Nihal Hussain, Mainuddin Shaik, Mohammad Nooman Shiblee, Nitin Agarwal, and Abu Fahad Siddiqui. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UALR Communications.

UALR professor monitors anti-NATO narratives for Operation Brilliant Jump

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor and his team of student researchers are investigating how groups are using social media to respond to NATO exercises.

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‘Big Data’ conferences attract reps from 25 countries

Representatives from 25 countries, 63 companies, and 20 educational institutions from around the world are at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock this week during two back-to-back major international conferences focused on data science. Continue reading “‘Big Data’ conferences attract reps from 25 countries”

UALR to host two international conferences on ‘big data’ & analytics

Two back-to-back major international conferences focused on data science and the information it can provide business, education, and healthcare leaders will bring global attention to Little Rock in early November. Continue reading “UALR to host two international conferences on ‘big data’ & analytics”

STEM Students: Connecting Science, Community

Two students from the UALR George W. Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology, Daniel Pullen and Anthony Keener, recently demonstrated two essential strengths in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics field – conducting original scientific research and communicating that research to a diverse audience.

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EIT Alums Tie for International Award

Two scholars from UALR’s Information Quality Graduate Program tied for second place for the 2012 Donald Ballou and Harold Pazer Information Quality Dissertation Award from the International Conference on Information Quality (ICIQ).

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