Dr. Carolina Cruz-Neira

Cruz-Neira named new member of the National Academy of Engineering

Dr. Carolina Cruz-Neira, director of the Emerging Analytics Center and interim chair of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has been elected as a new member of the National Academy of Engineering for her contributions to immersive visualization. Continue reading “Cruz-Neira named new member of the National Academy of Engineering”

Team COSMOS wins Best Paper Award at conference

A group of University of Arkansas at Little Rock students has won the Best Paper Award from the International Academy, Research, and Industry Association (IARIA) for their paper studying blogs’ effect on the information flow of Venezuelan migration. Continue reading “Team COSMOS wins Best Paper Award at conference”

Luke Johnson and Mike Powell work on a physics project in Ottenheimer Library.

Undergraduate Research Signature Experience recipients announced

Seventy-nine University of Arkansas at Little Rock students have been selected as the inaugural recipients of the Undergraduate Research Signature Experience Awards for spring 2018. Continue reading “Undergraduate Research Signature Experience recipients announced”

Nitin Agarwal. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Agarwal honored as international IARIA fellow

Dr. Nitin Agarwal, Jerry L. Maulden-Entergy endowed chair and information science professor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, was recently honored for a prestigious international fellowship for his achievements in social media and technology research. Continue reading “Agarwal honored as international IARIA fellow”

Dr. Elizabeth Pierce. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Pierce to be inducted into Arkansas Academy of Computing

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor will be inducted into the Arkansas Academy of Computing for her career contributions to computing in Arkansas.  Continue reading “Pierce to be inducted into Arkansas Academy of Computing”

Samer Al-Khateeb

UA Little Rock doctoral student presents research on social cyber forensics

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student has presented his research on how social cyber forensics can be used to track how online deviant groups use social media to spread propaganda and misinformation at several major international conferences this summer.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock doctoral student presents research on social cyber forensics”

Dr. Elizabeth Pierce

Pierce will speak on future of information science during EIT Colloquium Series talk

Dr. Elizabeth Pierce, chair of the Department of Information Science at UA Little Rock, will present a colloquium talk about the challenges facing higher education as well as the opportunities available for the success of universities, students, and faculty members. Continue reading “Pierce will speak on future of information science during EIT Colloquium Series talk”