Photo of Dr. Arya Basu by Ben Krain

Basu Joins UA Little Rock as Computer Science Professor, Emerging Analytics Center Fellow

Dr. Aryabrata Basu, an expert in virtual reality and digital visualization, has joined the University of Arkansas at Little Rock as an assistant professor of computer science and research fellow for the Emerging Analytics Center, the university’s premier research center for virtual/augmented reality, visualization, and interactive technologies. Continue reading “Basu Joins UA Little Rock as Computer Science Professor, Emerging Analytics Center Fellow”

UA Little Rock students lead Arkansas students in a virtual reality summer camp.

Students Create Immersive Games During Virtual Reality Camp at UA Little Rock

About a dozen junior high and high school students spent a week learning how to create immersive games and virtual reality content for Meta during a virtual reality summer camp held Aug. 1-5 at UA Little Rock. Continue reading “Students Create Immersive Games During Virtual Reality Camp at UA Little Rock”

High School teachers from around the state participate in a cybersecurity workshop at UA Little Rock. A lab portion of the 3 day workshop uses virtual reality devices to visualize a cyber attack from inside a network system.

UA Little Rock to Host Community Coding Day Dec. 4

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a free Community Coding Day on Saturday, Dec. 4, to encourage members of the community to learn more about computer science education and innovations in Arkansas.

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Sen. John Boozman visits with the employees and students in the Donaghey College of Science, Technology, Education, and Mathematics.

U.S. Sen. John Boozman Visits UA Little Rock, NuShores Biosciences

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and its spinoff company, NuShores Biosciences, received a visit from Sen. John Boozman Oct. 29 to check out the ongoing research and scientific advancements at the institutions. Continue reading “U.S. Sen. John Boozman Visits UA Little Rock, NuShores Biosciences”

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”

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”

Tuja Khaund

Khaund to begin new career as senior data scientist at Walmart

After studying at UA Little Rock as an exchange student in 2013, Tuja Khaund, a native of Dibrugarh, India, couldn’t stay away.  Continue reading “Khaund to begin new career as senior data scientist at Walmart”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a virtual Community Night of Coding from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15.

UA Little Rock to host Community Coding Night Dec. 15

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a virtual Community Night of Coding from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host Community Coding Night Dec. 15”

Women in Cybersecurity Virtual Event

UA Little Rock to host Women in Cybersecurity Virtual Event

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Emerging Analytics Center is teaming up with Girls of Promise and the Museum of Discovery to host a Women in Cybersecurity virtual event from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, to celebrate Cybersecurity Awareness Month and International Day of the Girl.

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