Short Talks From the Hill

What Would Happen Here

Mar 14, 2019
Whit Pruitt

John Brooks, criminology instructor in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, discusses his experience working on the production of True Detective, the HBO crime drama.

Deep Revolution in the Arkansas Ozarks

Jan 30, 2019
Russell Cothren

Jared Phillips, instructor in international studies in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, discusses his upcoming book, Hipbillies: Deep Revolution in the Arkansas Ozarks.

Dendrochronology in the Amazon

Jan 2, 2019

David Stahle, Distinguished Professor of geosciences, explains dendrochronology and talks about climate change and his work in the Amazon.

Climate Change's Effect on Organisms

Dec 3, 2018

Adam Siepielski, assistant professor of biology in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, discusses evolution, climate change and animal mass die-offs.

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, 200 Years Later

Nov 5, 2018

Lissette Lopez Szwydky-Davis, assistant professor of English in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, discusses her research on the enduring nature of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.

Taking the Pulse of the State

Oct 1, 2018

Janine Parry, professor of political science, is the director of the Arkansas Poll. Since 1999, this poll has provided insight into Arkansans’ opinions on policy and politics.

Making Rice Farming More Sustainable

Sep 4, 2018

Benjamin Runkle, assistant professor of biological and agricultural engineering, is helping Delta rice farmers use less water and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

The Role of Special Collections

Jul 30, 2018

Joshua Youngblood, research and outreach services librarian, discusses the role of Special Collections at the university and for the state of Arkansas.

Researchers Use DNA to Study Wildlife

Jul 9, 2018

Marlis and Michael Douglas, professsors of biological sciences, talk about the role of DNA testing in studying wildlife biology.

How Much Water Should We Drink?

Jun 4, 2018

Stavros Kavouras, professor in the College of Education and Health Professions and director of the Hydration Science Lab, discusses his research on hydration.

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