Short Talks From the Hill

Dowling Lays Out the Facts about Chiggers and Ticks

Apr 30, 2018

Ashley Dowling, associate professor of entomology for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture and the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, discusses chiggers and ticks.

Terhune Discusses Research at Romanian Fossil Site

Apr 6, 2018

Claire Terhune, assistant professor of anthropology in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, discusses her research on the temporomandibular joint and important fossil sites in Romania.

Lynn Jacobs, a Distinguished Professor of art in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, discusses the development of triptychs – paintings that have three panels and are hinged together so they can fold – in Germany during the 15th century.

Jamie Brandon, UA Fayetteville station archeologist and research professor in the Department of Anthropology, explains the Arkansas Archeological Survey and discusses Leetown, an important archeological dig at Pea Ridge National Military Park.

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.

Evolution's Bite

May 22, 2017
University of Arkansas

Peter Ungar, Distinguished Professor of anthropology in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, reads excerpts from Evolution's Bite, his newly released book about fossil teeth and the diet of human ancestors.

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