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Sequoyah National Research Center website commemorates American Indians, Alaska Natives in WWI

In commemoration of the centennial of the World War I, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Sequoyah National Research Center has published the website “American Indians in World War I” in partnership with the United States World War I...
7-Jan-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


UA Little Rock researchers discover locations of missing Elaine 12 graves

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock history professor and his graduate students are making headway into a mystery 99 years in the making. Dr. Brian Mitchell and his graduate students in the Intro to Public History Class have followed a trail of...
9-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


UA Little Rock researchers receive 20k grant from Google to study artificial intelligence

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor and doctoral student have received a $20,000 Google AI research grant for their research in artificial intelligence and machine learning. Dr. Xiaowei Xu, professor of information science, and...
8-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Research shows that bots may have less influence on people than previously thought

New research at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock digs into assumptions about the influence of bots on people’s opinions. 
24-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


UA Little Rock gamers create app for Clinton Presidential Center exhibit

Members of the Little Rock Game company have created an app for an exhibit at the Clinton Presidential Center exhibit, “White House, Green Building."
2-Oct-2018 11:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Professor receives 188k grant to research new methods to create optoelectronic materials

A chemistry professor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received $188,863 from the National Science Foundation to study experimental methods of developing organic optoelectronic materials. Dr. Noureen Siraj, assistant professor of...
1-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


College Volleyball Player Surprised by Unique Proposal From Boyfriend Disguised as Mascot

One University of Arkansas at Little Rock student-athlete got the surprise of her life when the Trojan mascot she was taking a picture with turned out to be her sneaky boyfriend successfully pulling off an unforgettable marriage proposal.
26-Sep-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NuShores Biosciences receives $1.7 million grant to study bone regeneration technology

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock spin-off company, NuShores Biosciences, LLC, has received a $1.7 million grant to study how NuShores’ bone regeneration technology can be applied in craniofacial tissues. The National Institute of Dental...
21-Sep-2018 11:05 AM 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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