Short Talks From the Hill

online as a podcast
  • Hosted by Matt McGowan

Short Talks From The Hill is a podcast highlighting research and scholarly work at the University of Arkansas campus. Each segment features a university researcher discussing his or her work.

For more information: researchfrontiers.uark.edu

What is Dumpster Honey? Find Out In These Poems by Davis McCombs

Oct 2, 2017

Davis McCombs is a poet, professor and director of the program in creative writing and translation at the University of Arkansas. In this episode of Short Talks From the Hill, McCombs will read selections from Lore, his most recent book of poetry.

 

Studying the Impact of Invasive Pythons

Sep 1, 2017
University of Arkansas

J.D. Willson, assistant professor of biological sciences in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, studies the impact of invasive Burmese pythons in the Florida Everglades.

Evolution's Bite

May 22, 2017
University of Arkansas

Peter Ungar, Distinguished Professor of anthropology in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, reads excerpts from Evolution's Bite, his newly released book about fossil teeth and the diet of human ancestors.

Graphine, a 2-Dimensional Powerhouse

May 1, 2017
University of Arkansas

Paul Thibado, professor of physics in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, discusses graphene, a two-dimensional material that is a mere single atom in thickness, and its potential role in the development of next-generation of electronic devices.

LBJ and The Great Society

Apr 10, 2017
University of Arkansas

Randall Woods, Distinguished Professor in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, talks about his latest book: Prisoners of Hope: Lyndon B. Johnson, the Great Society, and the Limits of Liberalism.

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