A collaboration with UA Little Rock, UA Pine Bluff, the Forge Institute and Axiom was announced at a press conference Wednesday to establish the Consortium for Cyber Innovation with the purpose of developing and aligning cyber education and growing applied research capabilities in the state.

UA Little Rock, Forge Institute, and UAPB Announce Creation of Consortium for Cyber Innovation

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has partnered with the Forge Institute and the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff to establish the Consortium for Cyber Innovation (CCI) to meet the country’s growing need for skilled cybersecurity professionals. Continue reading “UA Little Rock, Forge Institute, and UAPB Announce Creation of Consortium for Cyber Innovation”

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Profiles in Cybersecurity: Zachary Long

To celebrate Cybersecurity Awareness Month, UA Little Rock is profiling students studying cybersecurity. Meet Zachary Long, a graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in computer science. Continue reading “Profiles in Cybersecurity: Zachary Long”

UA Little Rock’s Cybersecurity Club Highlighted in Celebration of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

UA Little Rock’s Cybersecurity Club was established in 2014. Although it was originally founded so members could compete in an annual competition called the Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC), it has become a club that prides itself on community and friendship since its founding. Continue reading “UA Little Rock’s Cybersecurity Club Highlighted in Celebration of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month”

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UA Little Rock to Host Cybersecurity Panel Discussion Oct. 21

In celebration of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will hold a panel discussion with the top cybersecurity experts at the university. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to Host Cybersecurity Panel Discussion Oct. 21”

Philip Huff, left, and Sandra Leiterman, right, head the UA Little Rock CyberGym. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock Will Offer Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Education Through National Cybersecurity Teaching Academy

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $750,000 grant from the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity, located within the National Security Agency, and will be one of the first universities in the country to offer a graduate certificate in cybersecurity education through the National Cybersecurity Teaching Academy.
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UA Little Rock students hanging out on campus by Cooper Fountain. Photo by Ben Krain.

U.S. News and World Report Recognizes UA Little Rock for Social Mobility

Several academic programs at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have made the grade by earning a spot in U.S. News and World Report’s 2022 Best College Rankings. Continue reading “U.S. News and World Report Recognizes UA Little Rock for Social Mobility”

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UA Little Rock Researchers Accepted to NSF I-Corps, Delta I-Fund Entrepreneurial Programs

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock doctoral student and professor have been accepted into two early-seed entrepreneurial programs that will help support the commercialization of new technologies in Arkansas. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Researchers Accepted to NSF I-Corps, Delta I-Fund Entrepreneurial Programs”

The university’s Emerging Analytics Center will host the camp for students in grades 7-12 from noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 2-6 at UA Little Rock. Students will spend an action-packed week creating a virtual reality tour for the Oculus Quest or Oculus Quest 2.

UA Little Rock to Host Virtual Reality Summer Camp Aug. 2-6

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a virtual reality summer camp in August for junior high and high school students. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to Host Virtual Reality Summer Camp Aug. 2-6”

Philip Huff, left, and Sandra Leiterman, right, head the UA Little Rock CyberGym. Photo by Ben Krain.

Forge Institute Partners with UA Little Rock’s Cyber Arena to support NSA-sponsored Cybersecurity Summer Camp in Arkansas

The Forge Institute has announced a partnership with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Cyber Arena, the cybersecurity-focused lab within the Department of Computer Science. The initiative will support the first National Security Agency (NSA)-sponsored GenCyber Summer Camp in Arkansas for 7th-12th graders. Continue reading “Forge Institute Partners with UA Little Rock’s Cyber Arena to support NSA-sponsored Cybersecurity Summer Camp in Arkansas”

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Internet Safety Month Student Profile: Ethan O’Leske

In celebration of Internet Safety Month, UA Little Rock is profiling students researchers working in this area. Continue reading “Internet Safety Month Student Profile: Ethan O’Leske”