2022 Newsletter Editions

Guest Column: February 2022

IT TAKES A VILLAGE When it comes to data science education, we can’t stop at the students Stephen Addison, Ph.D., Professor of Physics, Dean, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics University of Central Arkansas LAST MONTH IN this newsletter, Dr. Karl Schubert of the University of Arkansas spoke about the DART (for “Data Analytics that …

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Director’s Chair: February 2022

IT’S NO COINCIDENCE that Black History Month includes the birthdates of Abraham Lincoln (February 12) and that of Frederick Douglass (February 14). Black communities in the U.S. have celebrated those leaders together since the late 19th century. At ACDS, Diversity and Inclusion are two of our core values, and I know that means we must …

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This Month’s Q & A: January 2022

Karl Schubert, Ph.D., FIET, Professor of Practice and Associate Director of the Data Science Program for the College of Engineering, the Sam M. Walton College of Business, and the J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences, University of Arkansas WHAT WOULD YOU do if it was your job—one of your jobs—to create a statewide …

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ACDS Extra

RINGING IN THE NEW Welcome to ITArkansas Magazine, 2022 Edition James Morgan, Editor JANUARY MARKS BOTH a New Year and a new issue of ITArkansas Magazine, the guide to “all careers tech” for young up-and-coming tech talent in the Natural State. As a reminder, ITArkansas is a joint project of ACDS, Arkansas Times, and East …

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Director’s Chair: January 2022

GOOD MORNING, AND here’s wishing you a happy and healthy 2022. You know that ACDS exists as a part of Governor Hutchinson’s vision of filling our IT workforce gap with trained Arkansans. Toward that end, in this month’s newsletter we’re introducing Edition 2 of ITARKANSAS Magazine. This publication has something for everybody, but its main …

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Data in the News: January 2022

DATA IN THE NEWS Resolutions for a healthier tech life in 2022…Alexa goes to the moon… Ready for a four-day work week? Check it all out right here.

Data in the News: February 2022

ATA IN THE NEWS Meta schmeta—analyzing the “Metaverse” hype…1700 leaders weigh in on where digital transformation can take a company…Tom Brady’s astounding career stats. Check it all out right here.

Q & A with Eric Wall: November 2022

Eric Wall, Chief Information Security Officer, University of Arkansas System WAY BACK IN March of 2019, we at ACDS published our very first newsletter. The interviewee for Volume 1, Number 1 was Eric Wall, then sitting in a windowless basement office at UAMS watching over their internal tech security. In that interview, he talked about …

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