UA Little Rock staff join donors and community leaders in a dedication ceremony for the university’s new AGC of Arkansas Building Information Modeling Lab. Those pictured, L to R, include Dr. Lawrence Whitman, dean of the College of Engineering and Information Technology, Chancellor Christina Drale, Roger Marlin, immediate past president of AGC Arkansas, Dr. Hollis “Hank” Bray, chair of the Department of Construction Management and Civil and Construction Engineering, and Ben France, vice president of economic development at Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock dedicates building modeling lab in honor of AGC Arkansas

The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Arkansas has donated $30,000 to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to establish a fund to support the Building Information Modeling (BIM) Lab for construction management and engineering students.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock dedicates building modeling lab in honor of AGC Arkansas”

Dr. Rolf Wigand

Wigand recognized for lifetime achievement by Association for Information Systems

The Association for Information Systems recognized Dr. Rolf Wigand, professor emeritus of information science, business information systems, and management at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, with the Distinguished Member Cum Laude award Dec. 15, 2019, at the association’s annual conference in Munich, Germany. Continue reading “Wigand recognized for lifetime achievement by Association for Information Systems”

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UA Little Rock graduate programs listed among the nation’s best by U.S. News and World Report

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been recognized as having some of the best online programs in computer information technology in the country. U.S. News & World Report ranked UA Little Rock 19th in its 2020 list of the “Best Online Master’s in Computer Information Technology Programs.” Continue reading “UA Little Rock graduate programs listed among the nation’s best by U.S. News and World Report”

UA Little Rock's robotics team, "Just a Prototype."

UA Little Rock wins Design Award in robotics tournament

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock robotics team won the Design Award in the VEXU Robotics Competition held Dec. 7 at UA Little Rock.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock wins Design Award in robotics tournament”

UA Little Rock students demonstrate the university’s new cloud-based cybersecurity lab, the CyberGym.

UA Little to develop free cybersecurity curriculum for Arkansas high school students through new partnership with Arkansas Department of Education

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will help create a free cybersecurity curriculum for Arkansas high school students as part of a new partnership announced Dec. 9 at UA Little Rock’s College of Engineering and Information Technology.  Continue reading “UA Little to develop free cybersecurity curriculum for Arkansas high school students through new partnership with Arkansas Department of Education”

Karen Watts DiCicco is graduating with a master's degree in information science. Her master's thesis researches how blockchain is used in Arkansas's agricultural operations.

UA Little Rock grad explores use of blockchain for state’s agricultural operations

Picking out the best fresh produce can be a difficult task for many shoppers looking for the best food for their families, but a University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate student is researching ways to make the process much easier for shoppers and local food producers.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad explores use of blockchain for state’s agricultural operations”

Students present their research projects during the Research and Creative Works event.

UA Little Rock announces 2019-20 Signature Experience Awards

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has selected nearly 125 students as recipients of 2019-20 Signature Experience grants.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock announces 2019-20 Signature Experience Awards”

Dr. Mary Good

Founding Dean Dr. Mary Good left lasting legacy in Arkansas 

Dr. Mary Lowe Good, founding dean of the Donaghey College of Engineering and Technology (EIT) at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 20, in her sleep. Funeral services will be Nov. 25 and 26 at Pinecrest Funeral Home and Memorial Park.  Continue reading “Founding Dean Dr. Mary Good left lasting legacy in Arkansas “

UA Little Rock George W. Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology

UA Little Rock Engineering and Information Technology programs receive accreditation

Five University of Arkansas at Little Rock degree programs from the George W. Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology have earned accreditation this fall. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Engineering and Information Technology programs receive accreditation”

UA Little Rock College of Engineering and Information Technology building

UA Little Rock Association for Computing Machinery to offer game development workshop

The UA Little Rock Association for Computing Machinery student chapter will host a game development workshop for teachers, high school juniors and seniors, and adults from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 21, at the College of Engineering and Information Technology building room 217. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Association for Computing Machinery to offer game development workshop”