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”

Ethan O'Leske

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”

Chance Melby recently won second place in the university’s Student Research and Creative Works Expo for one of the educational projects he’s developed for the Cyber Arena, “UA Little Rock Classified: An Intentionally Vulnerable Web Application Focused on Teaching K-12 and Undergraduate Students about Web Application Security.”

Graduate Chance Melby Has Provided Cybersecurity Education for Hundreds of Arkansas Students

Chance Melby, a Donaghey Scholar from Cabot, first got hooked on cybersecurity when he interned with the Cabot Public School District Technology Department during high school.  Continue reading “Graduate Chance Melby Has Provided Cybersecurity Education for Hundreds of Arkansas Students”

Uchenna “Uche” Umoga graduated this spring with a master’s degree in computer science. Umoga's dream however is to play professional soccer for Nigeria, where he is from . Umoga currenty plays semi-professional soccer for the Arkansas Wolves FC and on UA Little Rock’s intramural soccer team. Photo by Ben Krain.

GRADUATE SPOTLIGHT ON UCHENNA “UCHE” UMOGA

Uchenna “Uche” Umoga graduated this spring with a master’s degree in computer science. He worked with Dr. Nitin Agarwal in COSMOS (Collaboration for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies). 

Continue reading “GRADUATE SPOTLIGHT ON UCHENNA “UCHE” UMOGA”

UA Little Rock visitors tour the UA Little Rock Cyber Gym, which opened in December 2019. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock Partners with Forge Institute to Grow Skilled Cybersecurity Workforce

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the Forge Institute have partnered to strengthen the cybersecurity workforce development in Arkansas by providing academic credit for those who complete professional development courses in cybersecurity at the Forge Institute. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Partners with Forge Institute to Grow Skilled Cybersecurity Workforce”

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

UA Little Rock Cyber Gym dispatched in 80+ high schools in Arkansas

More than 450 students across over 80 high schools in Arkansas are learning about the in-demand field of cybersecurity through the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Cyber Gym Continue reading “UA Little Rock Cyber Gym dispatched in 80+ high schools in Arkansas”