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Put Some Respect on Haiti's Name

Sep 8, 2021

Haiti may be considered the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere and a country we Americans only hear about when there's a massive earthquake or political turmoil. But Haiti is a nation with tremendous legacy. Haiti was a nation that beat three European empires to become a free nation. Haiti was the first nation to ban slavery. It was the first nation in Latin America and the Caribbean to achieve independence. And so much more. Our guest today is Obed Lamy, a Haitian scholar, journalist, and filmmaker. 

University of Arkansas

Shannon Servoss, associate professor of chemical engineering, and Now Diagnostics received an emergency use authorization for their rapid Covid-19 test kit.

On our premiere episode of Undisciplined, we discuss the begininnings and impact of the study of African and African American Studies in higher education. Our guest is Dr. Scot Brown, an associate professor of African American studies and History at the University of California, Los Angeles. We also spend time understanding and discussing critical race theory, and how it is being perceived in our current culture.

Re-thinking the Fearsome Tyrannosaurs

Aug 10, 2021
University of Arkansas

Celina Suarez, associate professor of geosciences, discusses recent findings on the social habits of tyrannosaurs.

Introducing Undisciplined

Aug 6, 2021

Undisciplined is a podcast produced in collaboration with the African and African American Studies program with the University of Arkansas and KUAF Public Radio. Hosted by Dr. Caree Banton, this podcast will push the confines of your traditional academic disciplines and unveil how the objectives of African and African American studies can be found in the everyday if you just look.

Jordan Blair Woods, associate professor of law, argues that separating traffic enforcement from critical police functions will prevent minority groups from being disproportionately questioned, searched and arrested during traffic stops.

Professor Discusses Winning Grammy

Jun 1, 2021
University of Arkansas

Jeffrey Murdock, associate professor of music education and winner of the 2021 Grammy Music Educator Award, discusses his teaching philosophy.

University of Arkansas

Jeff Gruenewald, associate professor and director of the Terrorism Research Center in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, discusses the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

University of Arkansas

Shannon Servoss, associate professor of chemical engineering, worked with Now Diagnostics in Springdale to develop a rapid test kit that detects coronavirus antibodies.

In a major study of the so-called “Big 4” auditing firms, Liz Cowle, accounting doctoral candidate the Sam M. Walton College of Business, determined that the firms increase audit attention and improve audit quality when their work is covered by the media.