Thompson Describes Life as ‘Triple Threat’ of being a Black Female Police Officer

Throughout almost three decades in law enforcement, Sgt. Marilyn Thompson has often felt conflicted about how gender and race have impacted her career as a police officer.  Continue reading “Thompson Describes Life as ‘Triple Threat’ of being a Black Female Police Officer”

Dr. John Kirk

Kirk Edits Landmark New Book on Civil Rights Movement

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has edited a new book on the civil rights movement that uses primary sources to highlight its important themes, issues, and figures. Continue reading “Kirk Edits Landmark New Book on Civil Rights Movement”

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UA Little Rock to host the Public History Graduate Student Research Forum

The University History Institute at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will continue their 2020-2021 virtual Evenings with History lecture series by hosting the Public History Graduate Student Research Forum at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 9. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host the Public History Graduate Student Research Forum”

UA Little Rock graduate student Adeola Adesoba was one of 40 national winners of the New Face of Tech Scholarship. The $1500 scholarship is intended to fund and fuel the aspirations of talented female college students pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, arts and math.

Adesoba selected as New Face of Tech Challenge Winner

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student is one of 40 women from across the country that was recognized as an up and coming female professional in the technology industry as a winner of the New Face of Tech Challenge Continue reading “Adesoba selected as New Face of Tech Challenge Winner”

UA Little Rock visitors tour the UA Little Rock Cyber Gym, which opened in December 2019. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock Partners with Forge Institute to Grow Skilled Cybersecurity Workforce

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the Forge Institute have partnered to strengthen the cybersecurity workforce development in Arkansas by providing academic credit for those who complete professional development courses in cybersecurity at the Forge Institute. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Partners with Forge Institute to Grow Skilled Cybersecurity Workforce”

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

Social Media Expert Nitin Agarwal to be featured in Jan. 29 Arkansas Research Alliance talk

Dr. Nitin Agarwal, Jerry L. Maulden-Entergy endowed chair and distinguished professor of information science and director of the Collaboratorium for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies (COSMOS) at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will be featured in a Jan. 29 discussion of science and discovery with the Arkansas Research Alliance (ARA).  Continue reading “Social Media Expert Nitin Agarwal to be featured in Jan. 29 Arkansas Research Alliance talk”

Esther Mead

Graduate Spotlight on Esther Mead

Esther Mead is graduating from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock this month with a Ph.D. in integrated computing with an emphasis in information quality as well as post-doctoral research position to continue her research at UA Little Rock’s Collaboratorium for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies (COSMOS). Continue reading “Graduate Spotlight on Esther Mead”