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NSF Grant Funds New Cyber Security Education Platform

The $276,424 grant enables the team to develop PROMISE, a Platform for Competition and Education in Cyber Security. Led by Associate Professor of Computer Science Dr. Mengjun Xie, the researchers will create a cohesive system of free resources designed for multiple levels of cyber security learners. As a designated National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cybersecurity Education, UALR is well-equipped to launch the platform. Xie is joined by co-principal investigator Dr. Kenji Yoshigoe, Professor of Computer Science; Dr. Chia-Chu Chiang, Professor of Computer Science; Dr. Shucheng Yu, Assistant Professor of Computer Science; and Dr. Amy Sedivy-Benton, Assistant Professor of Teacher Education. Read more…

Arts & Letters Radio Show Receives Funding for Another Season

Whoever said radio’s dead has never listened to Dr. J. Bradley Minnick’s show Arts & Letters. Now on its third year, this innovative celebration of the humanities in Arkansas has just won a $9,000 grant from the Arkansas Humanities Council (AHC) to fund another year of programming. This is AHC’s second year in a row to sponsor Arts & Letters. Read more…

Agarwal Receives New Grant Funding for Cyber Campaign Research

UALR’s Dr. Nitin Agarwal is taking the social media research world by storm, fueled by the support of the university and external sponsors. The Jerry L. Maulden-Entergy Endowed Chair Professor of Information Science just received a $186,692 grant from the U.S. Office of Naval Research to fund his exploration of cyber campaigns—his fourth major grant in the last academic year. Read more…

Grant to Support Pollution Prevention Internships for UALR Students

With the support of a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), four UALR students will have the opportunity to intern with a local industry partner this summer. The internships will focus on pollution prevention. The students will shadow and assist engineers, scientists, and other personnel at local participating industries, including North Little Rock’s L’Oréal USA manufacturing facility, Little Rock Wastewater, and Alcoa Inc. Read more…

CAHC Launches Multi-Part Political Cartoon Project

The UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture (CAHC) has received a $10,424 grant award from the Arkansas Humanities Council to launch a multi-part project that focuses on the intersection of politics and cartoons in Arkansas, titled No Laughing Matter: Political Cartoons and the Arkansas Historical Perspective.  Read more…

 

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