The Information Technology Research Institute at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas is accepting applications from female high school students in Arkansas for the 2017-2018 National Center for Women & Information Technology Aspirations in Computing Award.
The atmosphere was just like working for a company. In fact, when Ashley Collins began her first career job after graduation, she was grateful that her classes at the Sam M. Walton College of Business mirrored a work environment – one that prepared her to develop software for a large company.
Blockchain technology is like rocket fuel for Zach Steelman. It’s the way of the future. It has the potential to shake things up just as much as the Dot-Com Boom did in the 1990s. Students are eager to learn more, and Steelman’s eager to accommodate. He loves talking about it.
Sixty-five students from across the University of Arkansas each worked more than a dozen hours to push the limits of blockchain technology and propose creative and imaginative solutions for six use cases posed by Northwest Arkansas industries.
Three faculty members in the Department of Information Systems at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas have been recognized as top researchers in the field using the h-index measurement of research and its worldwide impact.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The Information Technology Research Institute is hosting an IT Executive Forum for College Students on Wednesday, Sept. 20, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development auditorium at the Sam M. Walton College of Business on the University of Arkansas campus.
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.