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”

Zachary Stine, a research assistant in computer and information science, is examining the influence of bots on users of social media. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock research produces quantitative portrait of legislative change in Ukraine

Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock researchers have used a novel approach to quantitatively portray legislative change in Ukraine to provide a view into the larger political dynamics of the country.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock research produces quantitative portrait of legislative change in Ukraine”

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 “

Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock students are in awe over all the support shown for their dog rescue shelter simulation game, whose $16,000 fundraising campaign on Kickstarter was reached in just over 48 hours.

‘To The Rescue’ game designers break fundraising goal in just two days

Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock students are in awe over all the support shown for their dog rescue shelter simulation game. Their $16,000 fundraising campaign on Kickstarter was reached in just over 48 hours. Continue reading “‘To The Rescue’ game designers break fundraising goal in just two days”

Professor Mariofanna Milanova teaches a workshop for students and faculty on deep learning. Photo by Ben Krain.

Milanova named NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute University Ambassador

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has been selected as a teaching ambassador and has been granted essential resources and tools to teach deep learning skills to students, researchers, and professors in Arkansas.  Continue reading “Milanova named NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute University Ambassador”

Suzan Anwar is a graduate student researching real-time facial recognition and eye-gaze estimation. Photo by Ben Krain.

Doctoral student creates software that can detect emotions

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate has created a computer program that can identify emotions on a person’s face in real time.  Continue reading “Doctoral student creates software that can detect emotions”

UA Little Rock commencement set for May 11

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host three Spring 2019 commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 11, in the UA Little Rock Jack Stephens Center, located at South University Avenue and 28th Street. Continue reading “UA Little Rock commencement set for May 11”

Andrew Cherry, a senior mechanical systems engineering major, has been researching how to improve the lift capability and takeoff of quadcopter drones for commercial use. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock student researches how to improve lift capabilities, flight times in drones

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student has been experimenting with drone design in hopes of making current drone technology more viable for commercial ventures.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock student researches how to improve lift capabilities, flight times in drones”

UA Little Rock students won first place in the Sustainability Competition for their build of this sustainable dog house.

UA Little Rock students win first place in sustainability competition

A team of University of Arkansas at Little Rock students brought home first place in the Sustainability Competition at the American Society of Civil Engineers Deep South Student Conference for their design and build of a sustainable doghouse. Continue reading “UA Little Rock students win first place in sustainability competition”