University of Arkansas at Little Rock

UA Little Rock honors employees, departments making a difference in students’ lives

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock recognized 57 faculty and staff members as well as 24 departments and programs who have made an impact in the lives of graduating students.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock honors employees, departments making a difference in students’ lives”

UA Little Rock students present research at the College of Engineering and Information Technology Open House on April 27.

College of Engineering and Information Technology announces award winners

The George W. Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock honored nearly 100 awards winners during the college’s annual awards ceremony on April 27.  Continue reading “College of Engineering and Information Technology announces award winners”

Emerging Analytics Center Student Researcher Ramiro Serrano Vergel dissects a virtual corpse on the Immersive virtual reality table at the EAC center. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Volunteers sought to test virtual cadaver program

Students at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock are helping to test a new program in development at the Emerging Analytics Center that lets users conduct basic anatomy training in a virtual environment.  Continue reading “Volunteers sought to test virtual cadaver program”

Cybersecurity student team

UA Little Rock takes fourth place in cybersecurity competition

A team of computer science majors from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock finished fourth out of 21 teams during the Shell on the Border cybersecurity competition Jan. 26-28 at Fort Smith.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock takes fourth place in cybersecurity competition”

Dr. Carolina Cruz-Neira

Cruz-Neira named new member of the National Academy of Engineering

Dr. Carolina Cruz-Neira, director of the Emerging Analytics Center and interim chair of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has been elected as a new member of the National Academy of Engineering for her contributions to immersive visualization. Continue reading “Cruz-Neira named new member of the National Academy of Engineering”

Team COSMOS wins Best Paper Award at conference

A group of University of Arkansas at Little Rock students has won the Best Paper Award from the International Academy, Research, and Industry Association (IARIA) for their paper studying blogs’ effect on the information flow of Venezuelan migration. Continue reading “Team COSMOS wins Best Paper Award at conference”

Dr. Elizabeth Pierce. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Pierce to be inducted into Arkansas Academy of Computing

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor will be inducted into the Arkansas Academy of Computing for her career contributions to computing in Arkansas.  Continue reading “Pierce to be inducted into Arkansas Academy of Computing”

Nine college students from India completed six-week internships in cutting-edge research areas at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock this summer. The students also visited Gov. Asa Hutchinson at the Arkansas Governor’s Manson in Little Rock. Pictured, from left to right, are Yash Dutt Sharma, Yashshree Anil Patil, Tanya Gupta, Rajeev Sugandhi, Shubham Gupta, Sachin Sharma, Gov. Asa Hutchinson, Seshadri Mohan, Rahul More, Rahul Sharma, Vatsal Gala, Mohan Patle, and Varad Anil Deshpande.

Indian students complete summer research program at UA Little Rock

A group of nine students from India completed internships in cutting-edge research areas at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock this summer.  Continue reading “Indian students complete summer research program at UA Little Rock”

Facebook launches campaign at UA Little Rock to promote computer science education in Arkansas

Facebook has inspired the next generation of technology industry leaders in Arkansas with the launch of the “Tech Take Over” campaign at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “Facebook launches campaign at UA Little Rock to promote computer science education in Arkansas”