Rolf Wigand

UA Little Rock remembers Professor Emeritus Rolf Wigand

Dr. Rolf Wigand, professor emeritus of information science, business information systems, and management at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, passed away Sept. 25.

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Team Face-to-Face consists of Thomas Marcoux, a doctoral student in computer and information science from France, and Joseph Kready, a senior computer science major from North Little Rock.

UA Little Rock team wins $10,000 in Arkansas Governor’s Cup

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock team won $10,000 and third place in the Walton Family Foundation Graduate Division of the Arkansas Governor’s Cup for their business plan pitch for a technology that creates Avatar-based chatbots. The awards were announced during a virtual awards ceremony on April 9. Continue reading “UA Little Rock team wins $10,000 in Arkansas Governor’s Cup”

William "Cody" Decker

Decker named Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs at UA Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has named Dr. William “Cody” Decker the permanent vice chancellor of student affairs, effective April 1. Continue reading “Decker named Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs at UA Little Rock”

Dr. Rolf Wigand

Wigand recognized for lifetime achievement by Association for Information Systems

The Association for Information Systems recognized Dr. Rolf Wigand, professor emeritus of information science, business information systems, and management at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, with the Distinguished Member Cum Laude award Dec. 15, 2019, at the association’s annual conference in Munich, Germany. Continue reading “Wigand recognized for lifetime achievement by Association for Information Systems”

Karen Watts DiCicco is graduating with a master's degree in information science. Her master's thesis researches how blockchain is used in Arkansas's agricultural operations.

UA Little Rock grad explores use of blockchain for state’s agricultural operations

Picking out the best fresh produce can be a difficult task for many shoppers looking for the best food for their families, but a University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate student is researching ways to make the process much easier for shoppers and local food producers.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad explores use of blockchain for state’s agricultural operations”

Zachary Stine, a research assistant in computer and information science, is examining the influence of bots on users of social media. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock research produces quantitative portrait of legislative change in Ukraine

Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock researchers have used a novel approach to quantitatively portray legislative change in Ukraine to provide a view into the larger political dynamics of the country.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock research produces quantitative portrait of legislative change in Ukraine”

Nitin Agarwal. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

UA Little Rock to research smart health in Arkansas, West Virginia with NSF grant 

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is one of five institutions sharing a $4 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a multi-scale integrative approach to digital health. This collaborative, multi-institution grant will be used to promote smart health in Arkansas and West Virginia.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to research smart health in Arkansas, West Virginia with NSF grant “

Dr. Xiaowei Xu. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock professor selected for DeepLearn 2019

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has been selected as one of the pioneers in the field of deep learning who will teach the subject during a prestigious international summer program in Warsaw, Poland, from July 22-26.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor selected for DeepLearn 2019”

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”