Advancing IT Research, Interest and Interaction
The Information Technology Research Institute is a nationally competitive research center serving Arkansas and the world. Learn more.
September 1, 2016 - November 7, 2016
The Aspirations in Computing Award honors high school women who are active and interested in computing and technology and encourages them to pursue their passions.
Do you know a young woman with demonstrated interest and achievements in computing, proven leadership ability, academic performance and plans for post-secondary education? Learn more.
October 31, 2016
Willard J. Walker Hall Atrium
What is IT? What is the day in the life of a business analyst, IT manager, database administrator, computer systems administrator or an information security analyst like? Professionals in these fields will be on hand to demystify IT. Come to the IT showcase, learn and enter for a chance to win lunch with an IT professional. Popcorn and cotton candy will be served! Learn more.
Friday, December 2, 2016
The ITRI will host a Girls in IT event on Friday December 2nd from 9:00-2:00 pm for young women in the 9th - 12th grades. The event will be held at and is sponsored by Tyson Foods, Inc. corporate offices in Springdale, AR. This program is designed to encourage women to seek out lucrative careers in the information technology industry.
The desire is to have 150 young women from Arkansas high schools in attendance. Learn more.
New & Noteworthy
We see a world where computing helps solve tomorrow’s problems – where we use our knowledge and skills to advance the profession and make a positive impact. Learn more...
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.