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This Month’s Q & A: November 2021

Nitin Agarwal, Ph.D., Maulden-Entergy Chair and Distinguished Professor of Information Science, Director, Collaboratorium for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies (COSMOS), University of Arkansas at Little Rock WHEN DID SOCIAL media become anti-social media? And how? And why? For insights into the phenomenon that increasingly shapes what passes as “the public discourse” these days, we

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The WBL Chronicles: November 2021

A FEEL-GOOD, FEEL-BAD, FEEL-GREAT STORY Who says the tech world doesn’t have heart? Kristen Shryock Work-Based Learning Manager and Senior Talent Recruiter, ACDS IT’S ALL ABOUT the attitude. The nuts and bolts of being a recruiter of talent can be eye-glazingly tedious if you let it—all those resumes washing across the desk! Or it can

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Data in the News: October 2021

DATA IN THE NEWS Want a new house? Just print it… how to safely recycle or repurpose e-waste… embrace your laziness to beat your burnout. Check it all out right here. Want a new house? Just print it…| New York Times How to safely recycle or repurpose e-waste…| Washington Post Embrace laziness to beat burnout

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This Month’s Q&A: August 2021

John Chamberlin, Tech Entrepreneur, Teacher, & Cheerleader for Arkansas’ Computing History, Part 2 JOHN CHAMBERLIN, FOUNDER (in 1975) of Arkansas Systems, Inc., is a diehard promoter of this state’s long, impressive, and generally underappreciated history of technological expertise and accomplishment. In last month’s newsletter, Chamberlin recounted how he, James Hendren, and their team turned Arkansas

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Arkansas Summer Research Institute overcomes pandemic challenges by going virtual

Originally featured on: AEDC , March 9th 2021 Arkansas NSF EPSCoR funds collaborative research and education at colleges all over the State. Due to the nature of our work, the pandemic has presented a number of challenges for our program, but also some unique opportunities. Participants were unable to carry out normal research activities on

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Happy Holidays – 2020

I’ll BET MOST of us know the words to “The Spirit of Christmas”—because we’ve watched Christmas Vacation so many times: Christmas is the time of yearFor being with the ones we loveSharing so much joy and cheerWhat a wonderful feelin’ Those poor Griswolds! But their story got us to thinking about Christmas traditions and how

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