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

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.

The Dreaded Earworm

Mar 13, 2017
University of Arkansas

Elizabeth Margulis, professor of music and director of the Music Cognition Lab in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, discusses how we make sense of music through repetition.

Food Scarcity in Northwest Arkansas

Feb 20, 2017
University of Arkansas

Kevin Fitzpatrick, director of the Community and Family Institute at the University of Arkansas, talks about his recent study on food security and health among high school students in Springdale, Ark.

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