Advancing IT Research, Interest and Interaction
The Information Technology Research Institute is a nationally competitive research center serving Arkansas and the world. Learn more.
April 17, 2018
Willard J. Walker Hall
Winners Announced for the 8th Arkansas Affiliate National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Aspirations in Computing Award. The award recognizes young women in high school for their achievements, aspirations, and interest in computing and technology, and encourages them to peruse their passion. See who will be recognized.
April 17 & 18, 2018
Reynolds Center AuditoriumThe 2018 Women in IT Conference will kick off April 17th with the 8th NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Award dinner. Celebrating the achievements of technologically inclined young ladies is the perfect introduction to the conference followed by a day of exhilarating education sessions, panel discussions, motivating keynote speakers on April 18th! Learn more.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Reynolds Center Auditorium
The Executive Forum for College Students provided a unique chance for students to meet with executives from top companies: Acxiom, J.B. Hunt, Walmart, Tyson, FedEx and more. Executives representing the Information Technology division of the aforementioned corporations shared personal experiences about their role as an IT executive and talked to students about specific career opportunities. Learn more.
Thursday, September 21, 2017, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Reynolds Center Auditorium
The Executive Forum for High School Students offered an opportunity for students to meet with executives from regional companies like Acxiom, J.B. Hunt, Walmart, Tyson, FedEx and more. Information technology leaders answered questions and discussed areas of study conducive to a career in technology. Learn more.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
from 10:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Bud Walton Arena Concourse
Make personal connections with over 150 local and national employers. Investigate internships and full-time employment options while promoting your qualifications and interests. Chart your path to success. Learn more.
Sunday, June 18 - Thursday, June 22, 2017
A program designed to encourage women and minorities to seek out lucrative careers in the information technology industry. The ITRI funds, establishes and coordinates the 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
The ITRI held an IT Day for students 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. 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.