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Walton College Information Technology Research Institute

The Information Technology Research Institute will advance the state of research and practice in the development and use of information technology for enhancing the performance of individuals and organizations, provide a forum for multi-disciplinary work on issues related to information technology, promote student interest in the study of information technology, and facilitate the exchange of information between the academic and business communities.

Upcoming Events


Big Data Webinar - April 29, 2014 : 10:00am - 11:30am


Technology Awareness Program (TAP) - Sunday, June 22 - Friday, June 27 2014



Hotels of Northwest Arkansas

Check out the Sit With Me Campaign video from the 2013 Women in IT Conference! 

  • AT&T Gift Benefits Information Technology Talent
    AT&T is contributing $20,000 to the University of Arkansas in support of the Technology Awareness Program, or TAP, which seeks to increase the number of minority students entering the university who wish to pursue a degree in information technology. The program is housed in the Walton College under the direction of Barbara Lofton, director of the office of diversity and inclusion, and runs annually in the summer.
  • Big Data Webinar
    You've heard the hype about Big Data. Now join the Information Technology Research Institute to hear case studies on how Big Data is being used to solve real business problems.
  • Walton College Again Ranked in Top 50 by Businessweek
    The Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas ranks in the top 50 among public undergraduate business programs in the 2014 report from Businessweek.

Upcoming Events:

Big Data Webinar: Spring 2014

 TAP program: Summer 2014


New Working Papers Available



Information Technology Research Institute
227 N Harmon Ave., Ste. 404
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 575-5291  p
(479) 575-3460  f