UA Little Rock students lead Arkansas students in a virtual reality summer camp.

Students Create Immersive Games During Virtual Reality Camp at UA Little Rock

About a dozen junior high and high school students spent a week learning how to create immersive games and virtual reality content for Meta during a virtual reality summer camp held Aug. 1-5 at UA Little Rock. Continue reading “Students Create Immersive Games During Virtual Reality Camp at UA Little Rock”

Philip Huff, left, and Sandra Leiterman, right, head the UA Little Rock CyberGym. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock, Innovation Hub to Host Women in Cybersecurity Event

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Cyber Arena is partnering with the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, with support from the Arkansas Department of Education, to host an “Empowering Women in Cybersecurity” event in celebration of International Women’s Day. Continue reading “UA Little Rock, Innovation Hub to Host Women in Cybersecurity Event”

Philip Huff, assistant professor of cybersecurity, and Sandra Leiterman, managing director of the UA Little Rock Cyber Gym

Arkansas Teachers Learning to Educate Students in Cybersecurity from UA Little Rock and ADE

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock, along with Arkansas Tech University (ATU), has been selected as a co-host for the 2022 Arkansas Computer Science and Computing Educator Academy (CSCEA). Continue reading “Arkansas Teachers Learning to Educate Students in Cybersecurity from UA Little Rock and ADE”

Philip Huff, left, and Sandra Leiterman, right, head the UA Little Rock CyberGym. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock Will Offer Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Education Through National Cybersecurity Teaching Academy

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $750,000 grant from the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity, located within the National Security Agency, and will be one of the first universities in the country to offer a graduate certificate in cybersecurity education through the National Cybersecurity Teaching Academy.
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The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is partnering with a higher education consortium led by the University of Louisville to offer an online Cybersecurity Workforce Certificate program funded by the National Security Agency (NSA).

UA Little Rock will offer cybersecurity certificate through higher education partnership

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is partnering with a higher education consortium led by the University of Louisville to offer an online Cybersecurity Workforce Certificate program funded by the National Security Agency (NSA). Continue reading “UA Little Rock will offer cybersecurity certificate through higher education partnership”

The university’s Emerging Analytics Center will host the camp for students in grades 7-12 from noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 2-6 at UA Little Rock. Students will spend an action-packed week creating a virtual reality tour for the Oculus Quest or Oculus Quest 2.

UA Little Rock to Host Virtual Reality Summer Camp Aug. 2-6

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a virtual reality summer camp in August for junior high and high school students. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to Host Virtual Reality Summer Camp Aug. 2-6”

Philip Huff, left, and Sandra Leiterman, right, head the UA Little Rock CyberGym. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock to host first ever NSA GenCyber Cybersecurity Camp in Arkansas

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will hold a prestigious, nationwide summer camp for junior high and high school students who want to learn the latest skills in the high-demand field of cybersecurity. The camp is offered at no-cost to students. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host first ever NSA GenCyber Cybersecurity Camp in Arkansas”

February 11 is International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

UA Little Rock Celebrates International Day of Women and Girls in Science

In celebration of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, UA Little Rock has highlighted some of the women in science at UA Little Rock, their amazing research, and their journeys to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields.

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Philip Huff, left, and Sandra Leiterman, right, head the UA Little Rock CyberGym. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock Cyber Gym dispatched in 80+ high schools in Arkansas

More than 450 students across over 80 high schools in Arkansas are learning about the in-demand field of cybersecurity through the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Cyber Gym Continue reading “UA Little Rock Cyber Gym dispatched in 80+ high schools in Arkansas”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a virtual Community Night of Coding from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15.

UA Little Rock to host Community Coding Night Dec. 15

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a virtual Community Night of Coding from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host Community Coding Night Dec. 15”