Advancing IT Research, Interest and Interaction
The Information Technology Research Institute is a nationally competitive research center serving Arkansas and the world. Learn more.
Sunday, June 18 - Thursday, June 22, 2017
Technology Awareness Program (TAP)
The program is designed to encourage women and minorities to seek out lucrative careers in the information technology industry. The ITRI funds, establishes and coordinates the Technology Awareness Program (TAP) in partnership with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the Information Systems Department at the Sam M. Walton College of Business. Learn More
March 3, 2017
Newport High School
The ITRI held an IT Day for student in Newport, Arkansas. Approximately 115 9th - 12th grade students from Newport, Bradford, Tuckerman and Cedar Ridge attended this five-hour event focusing on information technology careers. Students participated in activities that build leadership, business and entrepreneurial skills as well as a Q&A session with a panel of area technology executives. Read more about his event!
April 11 & 12, 2017
Reynolds Center Auditorium
The 2017 Women in IT Conference was held on April 11th with the NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Award dinner. Celebrating the achievements of technologically inclined young ladies is the perfect introduction to a day of exhilarating education sessions, panel discussions with technology executives, motivating keynote speakers and peer networking on April 12th! Learn more.
April 11, 2017
Willard J. Walker Hall
The ITRI announced the winners of the 2016-2017 National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Aspirations in Computing Award. On Tuesday, April 11th, 22 young women in high school were recognized for their accomplishments and aspirations in the field of technology as part of the 2017 Women in Information Technology Conference. Learn more.
New & Noteworthy
You Asked. They Answered.
ITRI Board members offer their personal industry insights into information technology careers, workplace diversity, being connected to the University of Arkansas, and why information technology is important to business!
Through resources and partnerships available via the Sam M. Walton College of Business as well as the University of Arkansas, the Information Technology Research Institute strives to:
- 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.
- Facilitate the exchange of information between the academic and business communities.