Katrin Galeano

UA Little Rock researchers investigate information campaigns designed to influence 2019 Canadian election

A group of researchers from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have published an article that examined the possible use of online media campaigns orchestrated to influence the 2019 Canadian federal election.

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UA Little Rock to host Cybersecurity Summit for junior high and high school students

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a virtual event for junior high and high school students who want to learn more about the rapidly growing field of cybersecurity.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host Cybersecurity Summit for junior high and high school students”

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AEDI creates new COVID-19 Initiative to track virus’s social and economic impact on Arkansas

The Arkansas Economic Development Institute (AEDI), based at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has developed an interactive COVID-19 data dashboard that tracks the social and economic impact of COVID-19 on Arkansas.

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NuShores CEO Sharon Ballard holds a piece of NuCress bone void filler scaffold. Photo by Ben Krain.

NuShores Biosciences receives $2.8 million contract for intelligent manufacturing automation of NuCress medical devices

NuShores Biosciences, a spin-off company of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has received a three-year, $2.8 million contract from the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC), a biomedical technology consortium associated with the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command.

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UALR sign at the entrance on S. University Dr near University Plaza on January 28, 2016.

UA Little Rock receives $300,000 grant to create statewide economic recovery plan

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration. The two-year project will include the creation of an economic recovery plan as well as the development of a history of the economic impact of COVID-19 on the state.

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Karen Watts DiCicco is graduating with a master's degree in information science. Her master's thesis researches how blockchain is used in Arkansas's agricultural operations.

UA Little Rock doctoral student recognized for innovative contributions

Karen Watts DiCicco, a doctoral student in computer and information science from Bryant, recently won an Award for Innovation at the National Extension Technology Community (NETC) 2020 Conference.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock doctoral student recognized for innovative contributions”

NuShores CEO Sharon Ballard holds a piece of NuCress bone void filler scaffold. Photo by Ben Krain.

Military medical sponsors award manufacturing development contract to NuShores Biosciences

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received state and federal approval to award a services contract to NuShores Biosciences LLC for Generation 1 manufacturing of the NuCress bone void filler scaffold products. This contract is funded by a $5.6 million grant awarded by the Department of Defense to UA Little Rock in 2019. Continue reading “Military medical sponsors award manufacturing development contract to NuShores Biosciences”

Dr. Mary Yang.

UA Little Rock receives nearly $450,000 to develop deep learning methods to identify cells that advance complex diseases

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has received a $443,854 grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop unique deep learning methods to identify key cell networks in complex diseases.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock receives nearly $450,000 to develop deep learning methods to identify cells that advance complex diseases”

The facemasks Maroo is printing using a 3D printer.

UA Little Rock engineering student using 3D printer to make masks for healthcare workers

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student is putting his engineering skills to good use by printing face masks to protect healthcare workers who are battling COVID-19. Continue reading “UA Little Rock engineering student using 3D printer to make masks for healthcare workers”