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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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Wind Ensemble to perform benefit concert

Nov. 13, 2017 | Music | TheWind Ensemble will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16 in the Administration Auditorium. The wind instrument ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Mike Chance, is made up of more than 50 musicians performing on instruments such as flutes/piccolos, clarinets, bass clarinets, oboes, bassoons, saxophones, trumpets, horns, trombones, euphoniums, tubas, harp, piano, and percussion. The concert will feature guest
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Jeff Morgan named as Harding’s next athletic director

Nov. 10, 2017 Head men’s basketball coach Jeff Morgan will be Harding University’s new athletic director. University President Bruce McLarty announced that Morgan, who will continue coaching basketball, would add the athletic director duties starting August 2018. Morgan will replace Greg Harnden, who is retiring after 21 years as athletic director and 31 years at the University. “Coach Morgan brings to this position a tremendously
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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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HU invites area schools and libraries to join literacy project

Oct. 24, 2017 | Harding Read | Harding University has teamed up with libraries and schools across central Arkansas to expand the impact of its annual campus literacy project, Harding Read. The expanded program, “Join the Harding Read,” invites students in surrounding communities to read this year’s selection, Corrie ten Boom’s The Hiding Place, along with the Harding community of students, employees, alumni, parents and
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