Maryam Maleki

UA Little Rock Grad Investigates Spread of Misinformation Through Social Media

During her time at UA Little Rock, Maryam Maleki has been involved in high-profile research investigating the spread of misinformation across social media. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Grad Investigates Spread of Misinformation Through Social Media”

Dr. Nitin Agarwal

UA Little Rock Awarded $165K Grant to Support Research Efforts to Monitor Cyber Warfare Tactics on Social Media

Dr. Nitin Agarwal, Jerry L. Maulden-Entergy endowed chair and distinguished professor of information science at UA Little Rock, has received a grant for $165,540 that will support research efforts to monitor cyber warfare tactics through social media. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Awarded $165K Grant to Support Research Efforts to Monitor Cyber Warfare Tactics on Social Media”

Billy Spann

Graduating Student Spotlight: Billy Spann

Billy Spann will graduate May 14 with a Ph.D. in Computer and Information Science and an impressive research resume from his time as a researcher with the Collaboratorium for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies at UA Little Rock. Continue reading “Graduating Student Spotlight: Billy Spann”

Faculty Excellence nominee Nitin Agarwal. Photo by Ben Krain.

COSMOS Researchers Win Best Paper Award for Research into Australian Blogosphere

UA Little Rock researchers at the Collaboratorium for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies (COSMOS) received the Best Paper Award for the paper, “Developing Situational Awareness from Blogosphere: An Australian Case Study,” from the 11th International Conference on Social Media Technologies, Communication, and Informatics held in Barcelona, Spain. Continue reading “COSMOS Researchers Win Best Paper Award for Research into Australian Blogosphere”

Faculty Excellence nominee Nitin Agarwal. Photo by Ben Krain.

COSMOS Researchers Win Best Paper Award for Research into Dynamics of COVID-19 Misinformation Themes

Researchers at UA Little Rock’s Collaboratorium for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies (COSMOS) won the Best Paper Award for their paper studying the dynamics of COVID-19 misinformation themes using topic streams. Continue reading “COSMOS Researchers Win Best Paper Award for Research into Dynamics of COVID-19 Misinformation Themes”

Faculty Excellence nominee Nitin Agarwal. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock Expert Nitin Agarwal Featured as Leader in IT Arkansas Magazine

Dr. Nitin Agarwal, Maulden-Entergy Chair and Distinguished Professor of Information Science at UA Little Rock, has been featured in the latest edition of IT Arkansas magazine for his expertise in analyzing social media, misinformation campaigns, and emerging cyber threats. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Expert Nitin Agarwal Featured as Leader in IT Arkansas Magazine”

Dr. Nitin Agarwal

UA Little Rock Receives DoD Grant to Research Covert Online Information Campaigns

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Collaboratorium for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies (COSMOS) has received a multi-year grant from a Department of Defense (DoD) initiative to study covert online information campaigns in the Indo-Pacific region. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Receives DoD Grant to Research Covert Online Information Campaigns”

Sen. John Boozman visits with the employees and students in the Donaghey College of Science, Technology, Education, and Mathematics.

U.S. Sen. John Boozman Visits UA Little Rock, NuShores Biosciences

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and its spinoff company, NuShores Biosciences, received a visit from Sen. John Boozman Oct. 29 to check out the ongoing research and scientific advancements at the institutions. Continue reading “U.S. Sen. John Boozman Visits UA Little Rock, NuShores Biosciences”

Thomas Bunton in IT Services

UA Little Rock to Host Cybersecurity Panel Discussion Oct. 21

In celebration of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will hold a panel discussion with the top cybersecurity experts at the university. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to Host Cybersecurity Panel Discussion Oct. 21”

Angie Faller

Faller Earns National Awards in 2021 National Federation of Press Women Conference

A UA Little Rock communications professional was one of many Arkansas professionals who received national awards from the National Federation of Press Women’s 2021 communications contest.  Continue reading “Faller Earns National Awards in 2021 National Federation of Press Women Conference”