Viswanath Venkatesh, distinguished professor in the Department of Information Systems and holder of the George and Boyce Billingsley Chair in Information Systems at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, has been recognized with two major honors by the Association for Information Systems.
The Information Technology Research Institute, an Academic Alliance member of the National Center for Women & Information Technology, is accepting applications from female high school students for the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing. The application deadline is Nov. 7.
The Information Technology Research Institute will present an IT Executive Forum for college students Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 3 p.m. in the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development auditorium.
Twelve high school students from groups underrepresented in technology fields got the opportunity to learn about career opportunities open to them during the 17th Technology Awareness Program at Walton College.
Leaders from J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., visited the business information systems class at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas to stress to students how business decisions are enabled and empowered by information systems and technology.
Ron Freeze’s career began in the auto industry, where he oversaw assembly line equipment and made sure production rolled at a steady pace. A lot could go wrong – a conveyor belt chain could break or a tool misfire – and Ron’s responsibility was to make sure that never happened.
Amr Adel Soror, who earned a Ph.D. at the Walton College in 2015, is settling in as an assistant professor in information systems and decision sciences at California State University, Fullerton, and its Mihaylo College of Business and Economics.
The Information Technology Research Institute at the Sam M. Walton College of Business hosted a Girls in IT event in Little Rock on Dec. 4 to introduce information technology careers to high school girls.
Tracy Sykes, an assistant professor in the Department of Information Systems at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, was recognized in three separate business journal lists as the most productive researcher in the world among all information systems assistant professors earning a Ph.D. in or after 2000.
“The TAP program is designed to encourage women and minorities to seek out lucrative careers in the information technology industry,” said Eric Bradford, managing director of the Information Technology Research Institute.
He worked as a journalist in his native China, sold ads and devised business strategies for a company as an intern in New York City. Xiao Ma Assistant Professor Department of Information Systems Yet Xiao Ma knew he’d rather work with computers. He also knew where he would like to be. “Over time, I realized … Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Xiao Ma→
Three Walton College students have been elected as Associated Student Government officials for the 2015-16 academic year. Elections were conducted March 9-12 and have been certified by the ASG Judiciary.
Hua Wang has experienced much in his five years in the United States. He has mastered the English language, played French horn with the University of Arkansas band and earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the Sam M. Walton College of Business in addition to his music degree.
On Nov. 19, more than 100 young women in high school and junior high school networked with professional women currently working in the field of information technology during the 2nd annual Girls in IT event held at the Sam M. Walton College of Business to learn about industry careers, courses, and needed skills.
Autumn Parker, associate director for undergraduate recruitment, and Barbara Lofton, director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, have announced the 27 members of the 2014-2015 Dean’s Student Advisory Board for Walton.
Tom Bohannon, an analytical consultant for SAS Institute, will present to Sam M. Walton College of Business faculty and Ph.D. students about SAS Visual Analytics on Wednesday, Nov. 5. Bohannon will give an overview of SAS Visual Analytics to all faculty and doctoral students from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Willard J. Walker Hall room 331. He … Continue reading Presentation Highlights SAS Visual Analytics→
“Walton College is one of the best business schools, so where else would I go?” Jackie Sandoval Junior Economics and Finance Major Accounting and Information Systems Minor Jackie Sandoval had to go to a meeting. She found the room, saw some familiar faces and a place to sit. But once the session began, Jackie quickly … Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Jackie Sandoval→
Even Down Under, Dr. Hartmut Hoehle knew the Sam M. Walton College of Business would be a great place to work. He visited in September 2011 and enjoyed his visit, so when there was an opening for an assistant professor in the Department of Information Systems, he knew he had to apply for it.
“Because of my experience in the Walton College, I now look at the world through a marketing lens.” Hannah Hobson Senior Marketing Major Enterprise Resource Planning Minor Beginning a new school and an entirely new era in your life is both thrilling and intimidating as you enter your freshman year in college. Fortunately, the Sam … Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Hannah Hobson→
Chris Moon 2011 Information Systems and German Major Chris Moon chose the Walton College of Business because of its excellent reputation and the opportunities it offered. Now a senior majoring in information systems and German, Chris has taken challenging classes, studied abroad twice, and met with representatives from some of the biggest technology companies in … Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Chris Moon→