Short Talks From the Hill

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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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Schaefer-Whitby Discusses the Delta Autism Project

Jan 31, 2020
University of Arkansas

Peggy-Schaefer Whitby, special education professor in the College of Education and Health Professions, discusses the Delta Autism Project, an initiative she started to ensure that children and families in southeast Arkansas receive state services for autism.

University of Arkansas

Celina Suarez, assistant professor of geosciences, recently received a grant to study how climate and tectonic changes affected the flora and fauna in the Late Cretaceous, 90 million years ago.

Carl Drexler, assistant research professor and station archeologist with the Arkansas Archeological Survey, discusses last summer's work at Lockesburg, an ancient Caddo site with a modern, infamous history.

University of Arkansas

Shirin Saeidi, assistant professor of political science in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, talks about challenges and rewards of her research on citizenship and gender roles in the Middle East.

University of Arkansas

Michael Plavcan, professor of anthropology in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, discusses the importance of the discovery of Nanopithecus browni, a new species of monkey.