The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has selected Drs. David Briscoe, Nitin Agarwal, and Bronwyn MacFarlane as the 2021 winners of the Faculty Excellence Awards. 

UA Little Rock Honors Briscoe, Agarwal, and MacFarlane as Top Professors of 2021

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has selected Drs. David Briscoe, Nitin Agarwal, and Bronwyn MacFarlane as the 2021 winners of the Faculty Excellence Awards.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Honors Briscoe, Agarwal, and MacFarlane as Top Professors of 2021”

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”

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”

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

UA Little Rock makes COSMOS a designated research center

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Collaboratorium for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies (COSMOS) Lab has received approval from the Arkansas Division of Higher Education (ADHE) to become an established research center on campus.

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Adewale Obadimu, a fourth-year computer science doctoral student from Nigeria, has been selected for the 2019 URMD Grad Cohort Workshop March 22-24 in Waikoloa, Hawaii.

Obadimu lands new career at Linkedin

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock doctoral student has been recruited to begin a new career in engineering and operations at Linkedin.

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Dr. Nitin Agarwal

UA Little Rock researchers help identify COVID-19 misinformation and myths in new public website

A research team at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is working to warn the public about the dangerous spread of misinformation and scams surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Dr. Nitin Agarwal

Nitin Agarwal: Flattening the Misinformation Curve — the internet, the virus and digital forensics

Americans may not remember where they were the first time they heard “flattening the curve,” but they’ll forever remember the reason — COVID-19. There’s an information curve that follows this epidemiological one like a shadow. It’s less predictable, but treatable, and University of Arkansas Little Rock Prof. Nitin Agarwal and his students are experts. Continue reading “Nitin Agarwal: Flattening the Misinformation Curve — the internet, the virus and digital forensics”

Joseph Kready

Kready accepted into 2020 Social Networks and Health Fellowship Program

Joseph Kready, a senior computer science major at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has been selected for the 2020 Social Networks and Health Fellowship program at Duke University.  Continue reading “Kready accepted into 2020 Social Networks and Health Fellowship Program”