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, 2018 - November 5, 2018
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.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
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.
Thursday, November 1, 2018, 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.
Friday, November 2, 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.
Sunday, June 10 - Friday, June 15, 2018
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
April 17 & 18, 2018
Reynolds Center AuditoriumThe two-day 2018 Women in IT Conference took place April 17th & 18th. It started with the 8th NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Award dinner on the 17th, celebrating the achievements of technologically inclined young ladies was the perfect introduction to the conference followed by a day of exhilarating education sessions, panel discussions, motivating keynote speakers on April 18th! 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.