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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

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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

Facebook Launches Campaign to Promote Computer Science Education in Arkansas

Facebook has inspired the next generation of technology industry leaders in Arkansas with the launch of the “Tech Take Over” campaign at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. “Tech Take Over” is part of the TechStart Partnership between...
3-Oct-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Professor Receives $230,000 to Assist U.S. Department of Defense in Social Bot Detection

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A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has received $230,000 to help defend the United States against the use of social bots. Dr. Nitin Agarwal, Jerry L. Maulden-Entergy Endowed Chair of Information Science, received the grant to develop...
2-Oct-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Arkansas University Joins New Department of Homeland Security-Funded Consortium

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The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been named a priority partner in a new Department of Homeland Security-funded national consortium. The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate will award the consortium a $3.85...
18-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Arkansas Professor Assists Group Working to Standardize Chinese Sign Language Education, Begin Interpreter Education Programs

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A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor traveled to China this summer on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to advise a group of hearing impaired Chinese professors who are working to standardize Chinese Sign Language and start interpreter...
13-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Arkansas Professor Researches Enhanced Cancer Therapy

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A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor is making strides toward developing an effective cancer treatment without the severe side effects of traditional therapies. Dr. Darin Jones, UA Little Rock associate professor of chemistry, envisions...
13-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Khodakovskaya Co-Edits Book on Benefits of Nanotechnology for Crops

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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