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U.S. Census Records Lead to Search to Identify Victims of Elaine Massacre

In 1919, one of the deadliest racial conflicts in the country occurred in Elaine, Arkansas. Historians still do not know how many people died during the Elaine Massacre. Barclay Key, associate professor of history at the University of Arkansas at...
23-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Blog Tracking Research Tool in Development for Public Use

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is among the very few universities in the country with a team and projects dedicated to researching blogs. Blogtrackers, a tool designed to track and analyze blogs and gain insights from the blogosphere, is...
21-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


New Book Researches Online Support Communities for Autism

A new book analyzes how online communities and social media can provide stress relief for families and individuals with an autism spectrum disorder.
21-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UA Little Rock Team Attends Global Clinton Initiative University

Three University of Arkansas at Little Rock students attended the Clinton Global Initiative University Oct. 13-15 at Northeastern University in Boston to discuss their design of a water pump to provide clean drinking water to a rural village in...
14-Feb-2018 9:35 AM EST Add to Favorites


Researchers Save Baby Alpaca Through Device to Speed Bone Regeneration

Researchers at the Center for Integrative Nanotechnology Sciences at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, helped saved the life of an injured baby alpaca using the NuCress™ scaffold, a...
11-Dec-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Arkansas Researchers Looking Into How Opinions Are Formed, Manipulated in Artificial Population

Researchers from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock are investigating how opinions are formed and manipulated in an artificial population. They set up a simulation demonstrating how the opinions of the artificial population are driven by...
6-Nov-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


University Institute Fills Chief Data Officer Role for State of Arkansas

The Institute for Chief Data Officers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will fill an important role to help protect and maximize big data owned by the state of Arkansas. The Arkansas Department of Information Systems has contracted the...
3-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Donors Establish Innovative Workshop to Promote Transportation and Telecommunications Research

A recent anonymous donation to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will fund a workshop designed to promote academic breakthroughs and career counseling for academics studying the intersection of transportation and telecommunications research.
3-Oct-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Khodakovskaya Co-Edits Book on Benefits of Nanotechnology for Crops

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Biology Professor Mariya Khodakovskaya, her collaborators, and her graduate students are among a handful of scientists around the world pioneering research on the potential benefits of nanotechnology for crops....
2-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EST


Little Rock University Tabs Native of Great Britain for Institute on Race and Ethnicity Post

A native of Great Britain who has written numerous books on the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement in the United States and Arkansas is the new director of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Institute on Race and...
11-Sep-2015 12:05 PM EDT


Professors Contribute Collaborative Model for European Union

A $7.5 million European Union-funded research project of more than four years proposes new public-private partnerships between government and private businesses that enhances security and controls and also employs intelligent software tools to...
12-May-2015 10:05 AM EDT


National Museum Showcases Art From Dr. J.W. Wiggins Collection at UALR

Dr. J.W. Wiggins, the collection manager and curator for the Sequoyah National Research Center (SNRC) at UALR, has in-depth knowledge of Native American artists and their works. Curators and artists alike seek his counsel and occasionally request...
11-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST


What Online Gaming Can Tell Us About Organizational Trust

Dr. Rolf Wigand's article, “The Dynamics of Shared Leadership: Building Trust and Enhancing Performance,” was published as the lead story in volume 99, issue 5 of the Journal of Applied Psychology. The article’s publication is a direct result...
24-Nov-2014 1:00 PM EST


Atmospheric Mercury Review Raises Concerns of Environmental Impact

The UALR Professor and Chair of Chemistry examines the cycling of mercury through soil and water as it impacts atmospheric loadings in a recently published peer-reviewed journal article.
28-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Professor Mines Social Media for Insight on Ukraine

A UALR assistant professor has received military grant funding that could provide insight into the crisis in Ukraine, using social media tracking tools
5-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

The Upshot of 'Heartbleed'? Jobs

The Internet bug "Heartbleed" was a stark reminder of how vulnerable our information is on the web, but also a sign that future job growth is rooted in securing that information. Higher education plays a significant role in helping fill these jobs.
18-Apr-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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