Dr. John Kirk

Kirk’s New Book Chapter Explores Sweet Willie Wine’s 1969 Walk Against Fear

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock history professor has written a new book chapter that explores how Black activism in Arkansas changed between the Elaine Massacre in 1919 and Sweet Willie Wine’s Walk Against Fear in 1969. Continue reading “Kirk’s New Book Chapter Explores Sweet Willie Wine’s 1969 Walk Against Fear”

Maryam Maleki

UA Little Rock Grad Investigates Spread of Misinformation Through Social Media

During her time at UA Little Rock, Maryam Maleki has been involved in high-profile research investigating the spread of misinformation across social media. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Grad Investigates Spread of Misinformation Through Social Media”

Dr. Nitin Agarwal

UA Little Rock Awarded $165K Grant to Support Research Efforts to Monitor Cyber Warfare Tactics on Social Media

Dr. Nitin Agarwal, Jerry L. Maulden-Entergy endowed chair and distinguished professor of information science at UA Little Rock, has received a grant for $165,540 that will support research efforts to monitor cyber warfare tactics through social media. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Awarded $165K Grant to Support Research Efforts to Monitor Cyber Warfare Tactics on Social Media”

Billy Spann

Graduating Student Spotlight: Billy Spann

Billy Spann will graduate May 14 with a Ph.D. in Computer and Information Science and an impressive research resume from his time as a researcher with the Collaboratorium for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies at UA Little Rock. Continue reading “Graduating Student Spotlight: Billy Spann”

Meaghan Herbold, a senior physics major, constructed these massive 14-foot-long red wings made of poplar wood, bamboo, faux fur, and goose feathers for her project “Applied Physics for the Design and Construction of Articulated, Electronic Wings.”

Graduate Finds New Love for Astrophysics Research at UA Little Rock

Meagan Herbold, who will graduate in May, chose the University of Arkansas at Little Rock because she wanted to stay close to home and save money for graduate school. She ended up finding a tremendously supportive campus community as she pursued her undergraduate degree in physics. Continue reading “Graduate Finds New Love for Astrophysics Research at UA Little Rock”

Faculty Excellence nominee Nitin Agarwal. Photo by Ben Krain.

COSMOS Researchers Win Best Paper Award for Research into Australian Blogosphere

UA Little Rock researchers at the Collaboratorium for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies (COSMOS) received the Best Paper Award for the paper, “Developing Situational Awareness from Blogosphere: An Australian Case Study,” from the 11th International Conference on Social Media Technologies, Communication, and Informatics held in Barcelona, Spain. Continue reading “COSMOS Researchers Win Best Paper Award for Research into Australian Blogosphere”

Daniel Littlefield sits among boxes of files at the UALR Sequoyah National Research Center, which will soon be home to one of the largest public collections of Alaska Native videos in the world.

UA Little Rock to Host April 7 Presentation on History of Trail of Tears in Arkansas

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock historian will give a presentation on the history of the Trail of Tears and the Federal Indian Removal Act in Arkansas on April 7. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to Host April 7 Presentation on History of Trail of Tears in Arkansas”

exterior photo of UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law

UA Little Rock Bowen School of Law Announces Financial Gift from Walmart to Create Enhanced Community Policing Project

The UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law’s Center for Racial Justice and Criminal Justice Reform announced that Walmart Inc. has contributed $210,000 to the Center to develop an enhanced community policing project. The program aims to foster greater collaboration between local law enforcement and the communities they serve and protect. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Bowen School of Law Announces Financial Gift from Walmart to Create Enhanced Community Policing Project”