Sherry Li had one word to say when she first laid eyes on the Walton College’s Behavioral Business Research Lab: “Wow!” Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Sherry Li
Daniel Villanova observed college faculty life from an early age.
His mother taught criminal justice and took her students to state prisons to help them better understand the culture behind bars. His father taught management. Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Daniel Villanova
When Amber Young taught advanced calculus and physics classes to high school students in rural Oklahoma, they struggled to see systems of equations as 3D objects. Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Amber Young
Xi Li doesn’t consider himself to be much of a risk taker – unless a good opportunity presents itself. And those don’t usually happen but every few years. Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Xi Li
Between the time Hyunseok Jung earned his economics degree and was employed by the South Korean government, he worked for 2½ years at a fire station. Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Hyunseok Jung
Jialie Chen came to the United States fully prepared to enroll in a doctoral program with a concentration on economics.
Then he discovered marketing. Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Jialie Chen
Caleb Rawson spent much of his childhood at his father’s builders supply store.
While customers walked down the aisle, picking out fixtures for their home or office, young Rawson was behind the scenes, stocking inventory and doing different tasks. Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Caleb Rawson
When Mary Lacity was a college student, she wanted to mathematically model the universe. If she could just figure out every motion of the atom, so much of life’s questions could be answered. Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Mary Lacity
Logging into Facebook, downloading music or posting an image on Instagram are activities easily taken for granted. Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Sebastian Schuetz
Now through Nov. 5, the Information Technology Research Institute at the Sam M. Walton College of Business on the University of Arkansas campus is accepting applications from Arkansan female high school students for the 2018-2019 National Center for Women & Information Technology Aspirations in Computing Award.
The award recognizes high school women who have demonstrated interest and achievements in computing, leadership and academics and who plan to pursue a post-secondary education.
The Information Technology Research Institute will host a dinner to recognize the winners in April 2019 as part of the Women in Information Technology Conference. Winning students will receive an award for themselves and their school and will have the opportunity to receive scholarships, internships and access to a peer network. To apply, students should visit the program’s website.
The program is also accepting applications to recognize high school educators, counselors, mentors and influencers who support high school women’s computing and technology programs. Applications for educators will be accepted at through Nov. 12.
For additional information, visit the Information Technology Research Institute website.