Cybersecurity Summit

UA Little Rock to host Cybersecurity Summit for junior high and high school students

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a virtual event for junior high and high school students who want to learn more about the rapidly growing field of cybersecurity.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host Cybersecurity Summit for junior high and high school students”

Andrew Bomberger

Profiles in Cybersecurity: Andrew Bomberger

To celebrate Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is profiling those in the Trojan community who are involved in cybersecurity. First up is future cybersecurity professional Andrew Bomberger, a senior majoring in computer science from Hot Springs who works as a student researcher and developer in the Cyber Gym. Continue reading “Profiles in Cybersecurity: Andrew Bomberger”

Cyber Gym

UA Little Rock to offer new bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is introducing a new four-year degree program in cybersecurity in the fall 2021 semester to help meet the rising demand for cybersecurity professionals.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to offer new bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity”

Heather Lageman, a summit participant and executive director of leadership development at Baltimore County Public Schools, uses an educational augmented reality application targeted to art museums.

Computer Science Education experts visit Emerging Analytics Center

Attendees of the first-ever National Computer Science Summit for State Leaders in Arkansas toured the Emerging Analytics Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on June 10 to learn about the latest innovations in virtual reality and computer science.  Continue reading “Computer Science Education experts visit Emerging Analytics Center”

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”

The UA Little Rock Geology Camp participants (L to R) include: Front row: Geology camp instructors Elizabeth Haralson and Calie Pace and students Michelle Jones, Caroline Nalumansi, and Kaitlyn Gill. Back Row: Faizan Parray, Luigi Cutolo, Sreevatsav Seenivasan, Blair King, Jodi Williams, staff member, Insherah Qazi, and Maranda Geoffrion, staff member.

Applications available for UA Little Rock’s free EIT summer camps

Every summer, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock George W. Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology hosts free summer camps to enrich the minds of middle and high school students through summer camps that are focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).  Continue reading “Applications available for UA Little Rock’s free EIT summer camps”

Dr. Xiaowei Xu. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock researchers receive 20k grant from Google to study artificial intelligence

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor and doctoral student have received a $20,000 Google AI research grant for their research in artificial intelligence and machine learning.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock researchers receive 20k grant from Google to study artificial intelligence”

John Burgess, president and CEO of Mainstream Technologies, shakes hands with Dr. Lawrence Whitman (right), dean of the College of Engineering and Information Technology. Photo by Ben Krain.

Mainstream Technologies sponsors upgrade of computer forensics lab

Mainstream Technologies is making an investment in the future by donating funds to upgrade a computer forensics lab at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock that will teach students invaluable skills for their future careers.  Continue reading “Mainstream Technologies sponsors upgrade of computer forensics lab”

Bolt researching how to create virtual computer monitoring system

For those who have seen Tony Stark effortlessly controlling virtual computer screens in the “Iron Man” and “Avengers” movies, you have seen Zack Bolt’s vision for his research.  Continue reading “Bolt researching how to create virtual computer monitoring system”