UA Little Rock researcher awarded nearly $25,000 to monitor Earth’s atmosphere

Dr. Yupo Chan, a professor in the Department of Systems Engineering at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has received $24,900 from NASA to measure the earth’s atmosphere to monitor its health and future climate.   Continue reading “UA Little Rock researcher awarded nearly $25,000 to monitor Earth’s atmosphere”

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Nature Conservancy director to discuss Arkansas conservation projects in next EARTHtalk! lecture

The director of The Nature Conservancy in Arkansas will talk about conservation and restoration projects in Arkansas during the next UA Little Rock Department of Earth Sciences EARTHtalk! lecture series on Wednesday, Oct. 17. Continue reading “Nature Conservancy director to discuss Arkansas conservation projects in next EARTHtalk! lecture”

In the upper right photo, Noureen Siraj works in her chemistry lab. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock professor receives 188k grant to research new methods to create optoelectronic materials

A chemistry professor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received $188,863 from the National Science Foundation to study experimental methods of developing organic optoelectronic materials.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor receives 188k grant to research new methods to create optoelectronic materials”

PiLog Group gifts UA Little Rock $52,000 to fund assistantships

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology (EIT) has received a $52,000 gift to fund two graduate assistantships in the Information Quality Graduate Program from PiLog Academy, a group that has been a long-time supporter of EIT. Continue reading “PiLog Group gifts UA Little Rock $52,000 to fund assistantships”

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UA Little Rock awards funding to six projects in Seed Grant Competition

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has awarded funding to six research projects by UA Little Rock faculty members through the 2018-19 Seed Grant Competition.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock awards funding to six projects in Seed Grant Competition”

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Kanekar to present webinar as part of Blackboard’s Innovative Teaching Series

Dr. Amar Kanekar, a graduate program coordinator of the Health Education and Promotion program at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will present a webinar on service learning in an online course as part of Blackboard’s Innovative Teaching Series.  Continue reading “Kanekar to present webinar as part of Blackboard’s Innovative Teaching Series”

Muhammad Nihal Hussain, a fifth-year doctoral student in information science, is the lead author for the paper.

UA Little Rock paper wins award at international conference for research on tracking disinformation campaigns through social media

A UA Little Rock research paper on strategic integrations of social media platforms received the Challenge Problem Runner Up award at the 2018 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, and Prediction and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation this summer.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock paper wins award at international conference for research on tracking disinformation campaigns through social media”

Students Ian Wren (right) and Maddie Burke (middle) are shown with their advisor, Dr. Casey Rockwell. 

UA Little Rock students selected as finalists in national legal writing competition

Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock students were selected as finalists for a national legal writing competition held by the Academy for Legal Studies in Business.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock students selected as finalists in national legal writing competition”