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

UA Little Rock receives NSF grant to host free virtual cybersecurity camp

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a grant from the National Science Foundation that will allow students in grades 7-12 to attend a virtual cybersecurity summer camp in July for free. Continue reading “UA Little Rock receives NSF grant to host free virtual cybersecurity camp”

Jan Springer

Springer named director of UA Little Rock Emerging Analytics Center

Dr. Jan P. Springer, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science, has been named the new director of the George W. Donaghey Emerging Analytics Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

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Cyber Gym

UA Little Rock to offer new bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is introducing a new four-year degree program in cybersecurity in the fall 2021 semester to help meet the rising demand for cybersecurity professionals.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to offer new bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity”

UA Little Rock students demonstrate the university’s new cloud-based cybersecurity lab, the CyberGym.

UA Little to develop free cybersecurity curriculum for Arkansas high school students through new partnership with Arkansas Department of Education

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will help create a free cybersecurity curriculum for Arkansas high school students as part of a new partnership announced Dec. 9 at UA Little Rock’s College of Engineering and Information Technology.  Continue reading “UA Little to develop free cybersecurity curriculum for Arkansas high school students through new partnership with Arkansas Department of Education”

Philip Huff (right), UA Little Rock assistant professor and research fellow at Emerging Analytics Center, leads a cybersecurity workshop for high achool teachers from around the state. Photo by Ben Krain.

Google grant allows UA Little Rock to provide free cloud-based cybersecurity labs for Arkansas students

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has received a $10,000 Google grant that will help provide free cloud-based cybersecurity labs for junior high and high school students in Arkansas. Continue reading “Google grant allows UA Little Rock to provide free cloud-based cybersecurity labs for Arkansas students”

Heather Lageman, a summit participant and executive director of leadership development at Baltimore County Public Schools, uses an educational augmented reality application targeted to art museums.

Computer Science Education experts visit Emerging Analytics Center

Attendees of the first-ever National Computer Science Summit for State Leaders in Arkansas toured the Emerging Analytics Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on June 10 to learn about the latest innovations in virtual reality and computer science.  Continue reading “Computer Science Education experts visit Emerging Analytics Center”

High School teachers from around the state participate in a cybersecurity workshop at UA Little Rock. Photo by Ben Krain.

Emerging Analytics Center hosts teacher workshop to promote cybersecurity education

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Emerging Analytics Center hosted a three-day workshop for secondary education teachers who teach cybersecurity in Arkansas June 5-7.  Continue reading “Emerging Analytics Center hosts teacher workshop to promote cybersecurity education”

International STEAM delegates to visit UA Little Rock

An international delegation of eight women — all successful in their respective STEAM fields — will visit the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on Monday, Nov. 5, as part of a “Hidden No More: Advancing Women in STEAM Fields” program. Continue reading “International STEAM delegates to visit UA Little Rock”