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”

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

UA Little Rock to research smart health in Arkansas, West Virginia with NSF grant 

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is one of five institutions sharing a $4 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a multi-scale integrative approach to digital health. This collaborative, multi-institution grant will be used to promote smart health in Arkansas and West Virginia.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to research smart health in Arkansas, West Virginia with NSF grant “

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

UA Little Rock researcher receives $2.4 million for cybersecurity research

Dr. Nitin Agarwal, director of the Collaboratorium for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies (COSMOS) at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has been awarded a $2.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to develop ways to track emerging cyber-social threats and strengthen social cybersecurity research infrastructure.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock researcher receives $2.4 million for cybersecurity research”

Dr. Nitin Agarwal

Social media, disinformation the topic of next UA Little Rock Downtown lecture

The UA Little Rock Downtown Lecture Series continues on Wednesday, March 13, with a talk on “Deviant Mobs of the Internet: Bots, Trolls, and Misinformation” by Nitin Agarwal, Maulden-Entergy Endowed Chair and Distinguished Professor of Information Science and Director of COSMOS (Collaboratorium for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies). Continue reading “Social media, disinformation the topic of next UA Little Rock Downtown lecture”

UA Little Rock’s Agarwal named Arkansas Research Alliance Fellow

Dr. Nitin Agarwal, a distinguished professor of Information Science Department and head of the university’s Collaboratorium for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies (COSMOS), was one of six new Arkansas Research Alliance Fellows announced Thursday, Dec. 13, during a news conference at the Arkansas State Capitol. Continue reading “UA Little Rock’s Agarwal named Arkansas Research Alliance Fellow”

A group of researchers from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock are studying how the mass migration of refugees from Middle Eastern and North African countries into Europe has created a shift in the migrant narrative in online communication.

Research explores how online narratives on refugees shift over time

A group of researchers from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock are studying how the mass migration of refugees from Middle Eastern and North African countries into Europe has created a shift in the migrant narrative in online communication.  Continue reading “Research explores how online narratives on refugees shift over time”

Dr. Amit Saha and Dr. Nitin Agarwal

Professors publish book studying online support communities for autism

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has co-authored a book with a UA Little Rock graduate analyzing how online communities and social media can provide stress relief for families and individuals with an autism spectrum disorder. Continue reading “Professors publish book studying online support communities for autism”