Social media, disinformation the topic of next UA Little Rock Downtown lecture

The UA Little Rock Downtown Lecture Series continues on Wednesday, March 13, with a talk on “Deviant Mobs of the Internet: Bots, Trolls, and Misinformation” by Nitin Agarwal, Maulden-Entergy Endowed Chair and Distinguished Professor of Information Science and Director of COSMOS (Collaboratorium for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies). Continue reading “Social media, disinformation the topic of next UA Little Rock Downtown lecture”

Adewale Obadimu, a fourth-year computer science doctoral student from Nigeria, has been selected for the 2019 URMD Grad Cohort Workshop March 22-24 in Waikoloa, Hawaii.

UA Little Rock doctoral student selected for prestigious computer science research workshop

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock doctoral candidate has been selected for a prestigious workshop designed to prepare graduate students for careers in the computer science industry.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock doctoral student selected for prestigious computer science research workshop”

Rick Galeano, an online Ph.D. who live in South Carolina, visited with members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Federation at Alice Drive Middle School in Sumter, South Carolina, on Feb. 1.

UA Little Rock doctoral students mentor middle school gaming club in South Carolina

A husband and wife team, who are both pursuing a Ph.D. in information science at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, are mentoring middle school students by sharing their love of games with a science fiction and fantasy club in South Carolina. Continue reading “UA Little Rock doctoral students mentor middle school gaming club in South Carolina”

Social media researchers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have been recognized with the best paper award at an international conference for their research on the behavioral analysis of digital societies formed on the video-sharing platform YouTube.

UA Little Rock researchers win best paper award for research on YouTube’s digital societies

Social media researchers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have been recognized with the best paper award at an international conference for their research on the behavioral analysis of digital societies formed on the video-sharing platform YouTube.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock researchers win best paper award for research on YouTube’s digital societies”

UA Little Rock Downtown lecture series kicks off Feb. 6

UA Little Rock Downtown kicks off its lecture series on Wednesday, Feb. 6, with Chancellor Andrew Rogerson giving the inaugural lecture. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Downtown lecture series kicks off Feb. 6”

UA Little Rock Downtown opens, announces lecture series

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock celebrated the opening of UA Little Rock Downtown on Wednesday, Jan. 16, with a reception and unveiling of the historic Joe Jones’ 1935 mural, The Struggle in the South. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Downtown opens, announces lecture series”

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”

UA Little Rock’s Agarwal named Arkansas Research Alliance Fellow

Dr. Nitin Agarwal, a distinguished professor of Information Science Department and head of the university’s Collaboratorium for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies (COSMOS), was one of six new Arkansas Research Alliance Fellows announced Thursday, Dec. 13, during a news conference at the Arkansas State Capitol. Continue reading “UA Little Rock’s Agarwal named Arkansas Research Alliance Fellow”