Karthik Gowda

UALR student wins award for research into environmentally friendly concrete mixture

A civil engineer who traveled from India to study at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is researching a way to lower the cost of concrete and to save the environment from the harmful effects of quarry dust and fly ash.

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Dr. Cang Ye head shot

UALR researcher Cang Ye involved in development of robotic walker

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock researcher is part of a team working to improve the lives of millions of senior citizens and others with mobility challenges.

With funding from a more than $1 million National Institutes of Health grant, the researchers are developing a quadrupedal human-assistive robotic platform, or Q-HARP, a support device that could help seniors stay active and live independently.

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Researcher receives grant to further study ‘deviant’ social media behaviors

A new grant from the Department of the Navy, Office of Naval Research (ONR) will help a University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor further establish himself as a leader in social media research.

The grant, which builds on a previous ONR-funded project that Dr. Nitin Agarwal conducted, enables him and his team to dig deeper into the organized use of social media by deviant groups to spread misinformation, stoke violence and panic, and conduct recruitment and radicalization campaigns.

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American Chemical Society student chapter wins national award

The American Chemical Society (ACS) student chapter at UALR has been selected to receive a Commendable Award for its activities conducted during the 2013-14 academic year, placing the chapter in the top 10 to 20 percent of student chapters nationwide. Continue reading “American Chemical Society student chapter wins national award”

Turkish foods showcase rich culture

A showcase of Turkish culture and foods was held near the Donaghey Student Center. Continue reading “Turkish foods showcase rich culture”