An iron worker handles an iron beam during the construction of the Windgate Center of Art + Design building at UA Little Rock. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

UA Little Rock offers new graduate certificate on estimating management

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has launched a new graduate certificate program in a growing field in the construction industry.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock offers new graduate certificate on estimating management”

Samer Al-Khateeb

UA Little Rock doctoral student presents research on social cyber forensics

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student has presented his research on how social cyber forensics can be used to track how online deviant groups use social media to spread propaganda and misinformation at several major international conferences this summer.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock doctoral student presents research on social cyber forensics”

George W. Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology

EARTHtalk lecture to discuss geology of Arkansas

Dr. Thomas Colby, visiting assistant professor in the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Earth Sciences, will discuss the geologic history of Europe and Arkansas and their relation to the construction of Pangea, during his EARTHtalk lecture Wednesday, Sept. 20. Continue reading “EARTHtalk lecture to discuss geology of Arkansas”

Dr. Elizabeth Pierce

Pierce will speak on future of information science during EIT Colloquium Series talk

Dr. Elizabeth Pierce, chair of the Department of Information Science at UA Little Rock, will present a colloquium talk about the challenges facing higher education as well as the opportunities available for the success of universities, students, and faculty members. Continue reading “Pierce will speak on future of information science during EIT Colloquium Series talk”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Summer camp encourages girls to pursue careers in computer science

Looking over a room filled with 15 bright Arkansas girls who are raptly focused on designing websites with the computer coding skills they learned during an all-girls coding camp is a beautiful sight to Thomas Wallace. Continue reading “Summer camp encourages girls to pursue careers in computer science”

Dr. Mengjun Xie, who is developing a cybersecurity lab.

NSA funds UA Little Rock cybersecurity lab project

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock researcher has received funding from the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) to improve cybersecurity skills for students and the general population.

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Dr. Bernard Harris Jr. Photo courtesy of The Harris Foundation.

Former astronaut to visit ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp Tuesday, May 11

The first African American to walk in space will speak at the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp Tuesday, July 11, at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Continue reading “Former astronaut to visit ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp Tuesday, May 11”