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NSA-Funded Virtual Cybersecurity Lab to Improve Cloud Networking Security


A University of Arkansas at Little Rock researcher is creating a virtual lab to address issues related to cloud-based computing environments and to help students practice networking and cyber defense skills. The program's modules will be part of a...
18-Jul-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Law Student, Grandfather Land Deal to Bring Daisy Rocket Shot to Stores


An Arkansas law school student and his 85-year-old grandfather have reached a licensing deal with Gamo Outdoor to bring their invention, the Daisy Rocket Shot, a child-friendly product that shoots aluminum cans into the air that can be shot with an...
16-Jun-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Professor Awarded $1.5 Million Grant to Research Methods to Fight Cyber Propaganda Campaigns


A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has received more than $1.5 million to research ways to aid U.S. military forces in the fight against cyber propaganda campaigns. The Office of Naval Research awarded Dr. Nitin Agarwal, the UA Little...
13-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tomatoes on Mars? Student’s genetic research could one day help space travelers

Genetic research by a University of Arkansas at Little Rock student that could one day aid Mars colonists was one of only 10 student projects highlighted during a national NASA Space Grant conference.
12-May-2017 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Arkansas Professor Addresses NATO Meeting on Dangers of Information Disseminated by Botnets


A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor advised members of NATO about the danger of false information distributed online through botnets, a network of computer programs that act autonomously on social media platforms such as Twitter and...
5-May-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Arkansas Professor and Student to Lead NATO Training Course on Social Media Analysis


Dr. Nitin Agarwal, Jerry L. Maulden-Entergy chair and professor of information science at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and his doctoral student, Nihal Hussain, will conduct a four-day social media analysis training course for NATO...
17-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Experts to Discuss Trolls, Bots, and Fake News at South Big Data Hub Roundtable

Four experts will participate in a roundtable discussion that will be broadcast as a free webcast on March 9 and explore how trolls, bots, and fake news are shaping conversations and shifting public discourse in an online environment.
8-Mar-2017 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

From Bovines to the Battlefield: New Bone Regeneration Technology Has Wide-Ranging Benefits


A nanomaterial-based bone regeneration technology developed at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock already proved effective in saving a prized bull. In the future, it could help everyone from patients to soldiers to car crash victims more...
6-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EST 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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