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”

Faculty Excellence nominee Nitin Agarwal. Photo by Ben Krain.

COSMOS Researchers Win Best Paper Award for Research into Dynamics of COVID-19 Misinformation Themes

Researchers at UA Little Rock’s Collaboratorium for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies (COSMOS) won the Best Paper Award for their paper studying the dynamics of COVID-19 misinformation themes using topic streams. Continue reading “COSMOS Researchers Win Best Paper Award for Research into Dynamics of COVID-19 Misinformation Themes”

Faculty Excellence nominee Nitin Agarwal. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock Expert Nitin Agarwal Featured as Leader in IT Arkansas Magazine

Dr. Nitin Agarwal, Maulden-Entergy Chair and Distinguished Professor of Information Science at UA Little Rock, has been featured in the latest edition of IT Arkansas magazine for his expertise in analyzing social media, misinformation campaigns, and emerging cyber threats. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Expert Nitin Agarwal Featured as Leader in IT Arkansas Magazine”

Dr. Nitin Agarwal

UA Little Rock Receives DoD Grant to Research Covert Online Information Campaigns

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Collaboratorium for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies (COSMOS) has received a multi-year grant from a Department of Defense (DoD) initiative to study covert online information campaigns in the Indo-Pacific region. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Receives DoD Grant to Research Covert Online Information Campaigns”

Rick Galeano

Cybersecurity Student Profile: Lt. Col. Rick Galeano

In honor of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, UA Little Rock is profiling student researchers who are studying the rapidly growing field of cybersecurity.

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Faculty Excellence nominee Nitin Agarwal. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock Joins DOD-Funded International Research Project to Investigate Covert Online Influence

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is part of an international research cohort that has received about $2.35 million in funding from the Department of Defense to investigate the use of social cyber forensics to understand covert online influence. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Joins DOD-Funded International Research Project to Investigate Covert Online Influence”

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 for data science internship at IBM

Adeola Adesoba, a graduate student at UA Little Rock, has been selected for a competitive summer internship with IBM.  Continue reading “Adesoba selected for data science internship at IBM”

Oluwaseun “Seun” Johnson is graduating this month from UA Little Rock with a master’s degree in information science and a new career at Intuit, Inc.

International Student Seun Johnson Earns Master’s Degree and New Career at Intuit

After traveling from Nigeria to earn a graduate degree at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Oluwaseun “Seun” Johnson is graduating this month with a master’s degree in information science and a new career at Intuit, Inc.  Continue reading “International Student Seun Johnson Earns Master’s Degree and New Career at Intuit”