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.

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Er-Gene Kahng, graduate chair of violin in the Music Department, discusses her work on the Florence Price Preservation Project, which aims to bring the previously overlooked composer’s works to a wider audience.

Searching for Planet X

Dec 1, 2017

Daniel Whitmire, an instructor in the Department of Mathematics and a retired astrophysicist, discusses his theory for the existence of Planet X.

Activism as a Vehicle for Change on College Campuses

Nov 1, 2017

David Tolliver, a doctoral student in public policy in the College of Education and Health Professions, talks about his recently published book, Student Activism as a Vehicle for Change on College Campuses.

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.