EIT Assistant Dean Vernard Henley takes a pie in the face during a fundraiser for the Society of Women Engineers. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

EIT employees take pie in the face to support women engineers

Vernard Henley, assistant dean of the UA Little Rock College of Engineering and Information Technology, grudgingly agreed that taking a pie in the face in front of a cheering crowd of UA Little Rock students and employees on Pi Day was worth it to support female engineering students.  Continue reading “EIT employees take pie in the face to support women engineers”

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.

UA Little Rock doctoral student selected for prestigious computer science research workshop

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock doctoral candidate has been selected for a prestigious workshop designed to prepare graduate students for careers in the computer science industry.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock doctoral student selected for prestigious computer science research workshop”

Rick Galeano, an online Ph.D. who live in South Carolina, visited with members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Federation at Alice Drive Middle School in Sumter, South Carolina, on Feb. 1.

UA Little Rock doctoral students mentor middle school gaming club in South Carolina

A husband and wife team, who are both pursuing a Ph.D. in information science at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, are mentoring middle school students by sharing their love of games with a science fiction and fantasy club in South Carolina. Continue reading “UA Little Rock doctoral students mentor middle school gaming club in South Carolina”

Social media researchers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have been recognized with the best paper award at an international conference for their research on the behavioral analysis of digital societies formed on the video-sharing platform YouTube.

UA Little Rock researchers win best paper award for research on YouTube’s digital societies

Social media researchers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have been recognized with the best paper award at an international conference for their research on the behavioral analysis of digital societies formed on the video-sharing platform YouTube.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock researchers win best paper award for research on YouTube’s digital societies”

Tim Hill

Hydrogeologist will detail results of hypothetical study of chemical resolvent spill

Tim Hill, principal hydrologist and director of environmental services for ATOKA, Inc., will give the next UA Little Rock Department of Earth Sciences EARTHtalk! lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 20.  Continue reading “Hydrogeologist will detail results of hypothetical study of chemical resolvent spill”

UALR sign at the entrance on S. University Dr near University Plaza on January 28, 2016.

UA Little Rock’s online master’s program in information science ranked among best in nation

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s online master’s degree program in information science has been ranked among the best in the nation for the second time in 2019. Continue reading “UA Little Rock’s online master’s program in information science ranked among best in nation”

Karen Watts. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

UA Little Rock grad is taking the Information Technology world by storm

As a sophomore information science major at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2010, Karen Watts of Bryant faced a difficult choice.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad is taking the Information Technology world by storm”

UA Little Rock awards $100,000 to students for research, creative works

More than 100 undergraduates at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will receive $1,000 grants to conduct original research, creative works, and community service projects this year as part of the university’s Signature Experience Award Program. Continue reading “UA Little Rock awards $100,000 to students for research, creative works”