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Short Talks From the Hill
online as a podcast

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

Latest Episodes
  • Caleb Rawson, assistant professor of accounting, discusses his research on corporate insiders, China and the timing and impact of firms' strategic communications.
  • Patrick Stewart, professor of political science, discusses his book on presidential debates.
  • Jennifer Acuff, assistant professor of food microbiology and safety in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences and researcher and scientist with the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station, the research arm of the U of A System Division of Agriculture, discusses her research on food safety, including the new, popular cooking method.
  • Mary Beth Brooks, director of the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center at the University of Arkansas, discusses how the center helps small businesses.
  • Erica Westerman, associate professor of biological sciences and self-described “integrative animal behaviorist," discusses the visual systems of butterflies.
  • University of Arkansas Distinguished Professor Alan Mantooth defines semiconductors and discusses why the university is uniquely positioned to be a semiconductor research and fabrication hub in the heartland of the United States.
  • Renae Merrill, doctoral student in the public policy program at the U of A, discusses the association between social media use, personality structure and depression.
  • Jill Wieber Lens, professor and associate dean for research and faculty development at the University of Arkansas School of Law, discusses legal ramifications of pregnancy loss, including abortion.
  • Jason Burrow, associate professor of musical theater, discusses being on tour with the musical Hamilton.
  • Curt Rom, interim dean of the Graduate School and International Education, discusses the impact of the Distinguished Doctoral Fellowships and Doctoral Academy Fellowships.