Memberships and Affiliations

CASC logo  Coalition for Academic Scientific Computation

The Coalition for Academic Scientific Computation is an educational nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with 91 member institutions representing many of the nation’s most forward-thinking universities and computing centers. CASC is dedicated to advocating for the use of the most advanced computing technology to accelerate scientific discovery for national competitiveness, global security, and economic success, as well as develop a diverse and well-prepared 21st century workforce.

The Carpentries logo  The Carpentries

The Carpentries project comprises the Software Carpentry, Data Carpentry, and Library Carpentry communities of Instructors, Trainers, Maintainers, helpers, and supporters who share a mission to teach foundational computational and data science skills to researchers. The Carpentries builds global capacity in essential data and computational skills for conducting efficient, open, and reproducible research.

The Carpentries now has more than 70 member organisations in 10 countries. The UofA currently has 6 certified Carpentries instructors that have collectively provided workshop instruction for over 100 faculty, staff, and students to date.

GPN logo  The Great Plains Network

The University of Arkansas connects to Internet2 through the Great Plains Network. In addition to serving as a regional GigaPoP for Internet2, GPN offers a regional cyberinfrastructure interoperability capability and Virtual Organization support environment based on Shibboleth through which computational services and storage resources are made available to GPN member institutions.