The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has selected Drs. David Briscoe, Nitin Agarwal, and Bronwyn MacFarlane as the 2021 winners of the Faculty Excellence Awards. 

UA Little Rock Honors Briscoe, Agarwal, and MacFarlane as Top Professors of 2021

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has selected Drs. David Briscoe, Nitin Agarwal, and Bronwyn MacFarlane as the 2021 winners of the Faculty Excellence Awards.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Honors Briscoe, Agarwal, and MacFarlane as Top Professors of 2021”

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UA Little Rock online graduate programs listed among the nation’s best by U.S. News and World Report

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been recognized as having some of the best online programs in computer information technology in the country. U.S. News & World Report ranked UA Little Rock 19th in its 2021 ranking of “Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs.”  Continue reading “UA Little Rock online graduate programs listed among the nation’s best by U.S. News and World Report”

Nitin Agarwal. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Social Media Expert Nitin Agarwal to be featured in Jan. 29 Arkansas Research Alliance talk

Dr. Nitin Agarwal, Jerry L. Maulden-Entergy endowed chair and distinguished professor of information science and director of the Collaboratorium for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies (COSMOS) at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will be featured in a Jan. 29 discussion of science and discovery with the Arkansas Research Alliance (ARA).  Continue reading “Social Media Expert Nitin Agarwal to be featured in Jan. 29 Arkansas Research Alliance talk”

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Graduate Spotlight on Esther Mead

Esther Mead is graduating from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock this month with a Ph.D. in integrated computing with an emphasis in information quality as well as post-doctoral research position to continue her research at UA Little Rock’s Collaboratorium for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies (COSMOS). Continue reading “Graduate Spotlight on Esther Mead”

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UA Little Rock researchers investigate information campaigns designed to influence 2019 Canadian election

A group of researchers from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have published an article that examined the possible use of online media campaigns orchestrated to influence the 2019 Canadian federal election.

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Nitin Agarwal. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

UA Little Rock makes COSMOS a designated research center

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Collaboratorium for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies (COSMOS) Lab has received approval from the Arkansas Division of Higher Education (ADHE) to become an established research center on campus.

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Nitin Agarwal: Flattening the Misinformation Curve — the internet, the virus and digital forensics

Americans may not remember where they were the first time they heard “flattening the curve,” but they’ll forever remember the reason — COVID-19. There’s an information curve that follows this epidemiological one like a shadow. It’s less predictable, but treatable, and University of Arkansas Little Rock Prof. Nitin Agarwal and his students are experts. Continue reading “Nitin Agarwal: Flattening the Misinformation Curve — the internet, the virus and digital forensics”

Team Face-to-Face consists of Thomas Marcoux, a doctoral student in computer and information science from France, and Joseph Kready, a senior computer science major from North Little Rock.

UA Little Rock team wins $10,000 in Arkansas Governor’s Cup

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock team won $10,000 and third place in the Walton Family Foundation Graduate Division of the Arkansas Governor’s Cup for their business plan pitch for a technology that creates Avatar-based chatbots. The awards were announced during a virtual awards ceremony on April 9. Continue reading “UA Little Rock team wins $10,000 in Arkansas Governor’s Cup”

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Kready accepted into 2020 Social Networks and Health Fellowship Program

Joseph Kready, a senior computer science major at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has been selected for the 2020 Social Networks and Health Fellowship program at Duke University.  Continue reading “Kready accepted into 2020 Social Networks and Health Fellowship Program”

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”