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”

Girls learn tech skills at Windstream Girl: CODE Camp

Sixteen rising eighth- and ninth-grade girls just spent a week at UA Little Rock learning coding skills that will come in handy for future STEM careers. Continue reading “Girls learn tech skills at Windstream Girl: CODE Camp”

Haller finds her place in a new city

It’s hard to believe that junior web design and development major Leslie Haller ever found it difficult to find her place at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. As an ambassador for the university’s George W. Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology, it’s hard to miss her on campus today. Continue reading “Haller finds her place in a new city”

Kim Tran

UA Little Rock grad researches validity of patient data found on social networks

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student who is graduating on Dec. 15 is making it easier for medical researchers to validate patient data found on social networks that can be used to make important decisions about what medical products are advanced for future development. Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad researches validity of patient data found on social networks”

UA Little Rock awards $100,000 to students for research, creative works

More than 100 undergraduates at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will receive $1,000 grants to conduct original research, creative works, and community service projects this year as part of the university’s Signature Experience Award Program. Continue reading “UA Little Rock awards $100,000 to students for research, creative works”

Two UA Little Rock programs earn accreditation

Two programs from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology have received accreditation from ABET. Continue reading “Two UA Little Rock programs earn accreditation”

Researchers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock are studying how social bots influence the delivery of news via social media during major disasters.

Social bots disrupt online communication about natural disasters

Researchers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock are studying how social bots influence the delivery of news via social media during major disasters.  Continue reading “Social bots disrupt online communication about natural disasters”

Dr. Carolina Cruz-Neira

Cruz-Neira named new member of the National Academy of Engineering

Dr. Carolina Cruz-Neira, director of the Emerging Analytics Center and interim chair of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has been elected as a new member of the National Academy of Engineering for her contributions to immersive visualization. Continue reading “Cruz-Neira named new member of the National Academy of Engineering”

Dr. Carolina Cruz-Neira

Virtual reality innovator Cruz-Neira demonstrates how VR is changing the world at Consumer Electronics Show

Dr. Carolina Cruz-Neira, director of the Emerging Analytics Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, demonstrated how innovative virtual reality technology is changing the world for the better at Dell’s Jan. 10 VR for Good event at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Continue reading “Virtual reality innovator Cruz-Neira demonstrates how VR is changing the world at Consumer Electronics Show”