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Campus lighting ceremony set for Nov. 27

Nov. 21, 2017 | Lights at Harding | Harding University invites the local community to join in for the beginning of its holiday season activities with the annual campus lighting ceremony. The ceremony begins at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27  on the front lawn near the David B. Burks American Heritage Building. President Bruce McLarty will lead the crowd in a countdown and turn on
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Harding University hosts TEDxHardingU

Nov. 14, 2017 | Harding University hosted its first ever TEDxHardingU event on Tuesday, Nov. 14 in the Reynolds Recital Hall on Harding campus. The theme for the event was “Vision for the Vulnerable,” and it consisted of seven speakers who presented in two segments with an intermission for networking and sharing. Presentations included: “From Ferguson to Memphis: Reversing Separatism to Improve Social Justice,” Chris
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Clara Campbell Christian to continue Arts and Life Concert Series

Nov. 2, 2017 | Arts & Humanities | Harding University will host pianist Clara Campbell Christian at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10 in the Administration Auditorium, 915 E. Market Ave., Searcy as the third performance of this year’s Arts and Life Concert Series. Christian is a professor of piano at College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, Missouri. She has a D.M.A. in piano performance
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ASI to host Breakfast with a Veteran on Friday, Nov. 10

Oct. 31, 2017 | ASI | The American Studies Institute (ASI) will host Breakfast with a Veteran at 7:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 10 in Cone Chapel in the David B. Burks American Heritage Building on Harding’s campus. All veterans are invited to attend and will be provided with a complimentary breakfast for themselves and a guest. According to Austin Yates, ASI member and past president,
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Holocaust survivor and forgiveness advocate Eva Kor to speak Nov. 7

Oct. 30, 2017 | ASI | The University’s American Studies Institute will host Holocaust survivor and forgiveness advocate Eva Kor for the second presentation of its Distinguished Lecture Series at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7 in Benson Auditorium. Kor is one of the survivors of the medical experiments on twins supervised by Nazi doctor Josef Mengele at Auschwitz. Her account of surviving the Holocaust offers many relevant lessons
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Eighth meeting of A Night at the Round Table

Monday, Oct. 16, students from nine health care disciplines met in the David B. Burks American Heritage Building for the eighth gathering of A Night at the Round Table. This interdepartmental event challenged students from different programs to work together through ethical case studies. These cases simulate scenarios students may encounter in their respective fields and allows them to experience how they will interact with
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Harding University hosts annual Relay for Life

Oct. 25, 2017 | Harding University is hosting its annual Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society (ACS) Friday, Oct. 27 through Saturday, Oct. 28. The theme of the event is “Cancer Is No Game.” “Relay for Life provides hope to people who have cancer, and the ACS is doing incredible research to find new treatments and provide cures,” said Lisa Bryant, assistant professor of education and Relay for Life adviser. “I think it is an important
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HUBrave hosts sexual assault panel discussion

Oct. 25, 2017 | HUBrave hosted a panel discussion for the campus community Tuesday, Oct. 24 in the Administration Auditorium. The event, titled “Truth vs. Myth: An Honest Talk About Sexual Assault,” was the first for HUBrave as an official campus organization. “I have found in terms of the conversations I have had on this campus with students, faculty and staff that a lot of
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Brian Owens to perform free concert Oct. 19

Oct. 12, 2017 | CAB | The University’s Campus Activities Board will host a free concert with Brian Owens at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19 in the Administration Auditorium as part of the annual I Heart HU week. Owens was first recognized as one of the lead singers in the Air Force band Sidewinder that became a YouTube sensation performing covers songs such as “Rolling
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Theatre presents Homecoming musical ‘Annie Get Your Gun’

Oct. 7, 2017 | Homecoming | Theatre | The Harding University theatre department will present its annual Homecoming musical Oct. 20-21 at 8 p.m. in Benson Auditorium. This year’s production is Irving Berlin’s “Annie Get Your Gun,” which is a fictionalization of the life of sharpshooter Annie Oakley. The show follows backwoods gal Annie Oakley as she’s discovered by Buffalo Bill and joins his Wild
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