Karen Watts DiCicco is graduating with a master's degree in information science. Her master's thesis researches how blockchain is used in Arkansas's agricultural operations.

UA Little Rock grad explores use of blockchain for state’s agricultural operations

Picking out the best fresh produce can be a difficult task for many shoppers looking for the best food for their families, but a University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate student is researching ways to make the process much easier for shoppers and local food producers.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad explores use of blockchain for state’s agricultural operations”

Karen Watts. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

UA Little Rock grad is taking the Information Technology world by storm

As a sophomore information science major at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2010, Karen Watts of Bryant faced a difficult choice.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad is taking the Information Technology world by storm”

8 UA Little Rock students reached the hackathon's finals, including (from L to R): Ian Thompson, Michael DiCicco, Karen Watts, Brock Butler, Aaron David, and Hunter Wright

UA Little Rock students reach hackathon finals

University of Arkansas at Little Rock student teams took two of the nine final spots at the UA BlockChain Hackathon at the University of Arkansas held Sept. 28-29. Continue reading “UA Little Rock students reach hackathon finals”

UA Little Rock student hackers win big in Alabama

Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock information science students won Best Use of Amazon Web Services for their project, “Atrocious Apartments,” during the 2017 CrimsonHacks event March 25. Continue reading “UA Little Rock student hackers win big in Alabama”