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Honors Media and Culture explores the stories of people and cultures around the state

June 21, 2017 | Summer Academic Institute | For the fourth year, the Department of Communication, in conjunction with the Honors College, is hosting Honors Media and Culture. This two-week academic program challenges rising high school seniors to explore the power of media, examine cultural narratives, and tell stories while finding their own. Katie Ramirez, instructor of communications and director of student publications, is directing
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Carr College of Nursing receives new accreditation

June 16, 2017 | Nursing | Harding University Carr College of Nursing received accreditation for several programs from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) in May. The CCNE accreditation includes bachelor’s and master’s nursing degrees as well as a post-graduate certificate program. “This accreditation communicates that the nursing administration and faculty are accountable for quality student outcomes and program effectiveness,” said Dr. Susan Kehl,
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Upward Bound funded through 2022

June 13, 2017 | Upward Bound | The University’s Upward Bound program was awarded continued funding by the U.S. Department of Education in May.  The five-year grant will ensure funding for the program, serving 65 high school students each year, through 2022. “We are excited and relieved to receive the continued funding,” said Katrina Smeltzer, director of Upward Bound. “There are numerous students in our
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Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre 2017 begins 35th season

June12, 2017 | SSDT | Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre began its 35th season with “Til Beth Do Us Part” in the Ulrey Preforming Arts Center at Harding University. The season, themed “Marital Messes,” includes three shows this summer. In “Til Beth Do Us Part,” career-driven Suzannah Hayden needs a lot more help on the home front than she’s getting from her husband. Beth Bailey, Suzannah’s new assistant, a gregarious,
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National Leadership Forum celebrates 61st year

June 9, 2017 | Nearly 200 students from nine states were on campus this week as part of the National Leadership Forum, a program that began 61 years ago under the direction of former Harding President George Benson. Today, the event continues as a leadership development program that brings students together for a week of labs, lectures and open discussion sessions that strengthen leadership and
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Categories: Recent Events and University.

Students discover real-world applications of biochemistry research in Florence, Italy

May 30, 2017 | International Programs | Most science majors at Harding will complete their required biochemistry lab on campus in the Pryor-England Center for Science and Engineering. But for some students this summer, they will complete that lab more than 5,000 miles away in Florence, Italy. Led by Dr. Dennis Matlock, professor and chair for the department chemistry and biochemistry, nine students will conduct
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HU hosts Special Olympics Arkansas summer games

May 31, 2017 | Harding University hosted the Special Olympics Arkansas summer games May 25-27, marking the 24th consecutive year the event has been held on the University’s campus. University President Bruce McLarty welcomed athletes and guests at the opening ceremonies Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Opening ceremonies kicked off at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 25, and activities lasted through closing ceremonies at 1 p.m. Saturday,
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University announces new medical humanities degree program

May 26, 2017 | Faculty members in the College of Sciences and the College of Arts and Humanities have joined forces to create a new major that brings the two colleges together. Medical humanities, which will be available as both a major and minor, will launch fall 2017 and will feature classes from eight different academic departments across campus. The aim of the new major
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Hannah Wood receives archivist certification

May 24, 2017 | Brackett Library | Harding’s Brackett Library is home to more than 20,000 digitized archives — photos, scrapbooks, yearbooks, etc. — that take up more than one and a half terabytes, which is equal to over one and a half million megabytes, of storage. Hannah Wood, archives and special collections librarian, manages the thousands of archives that come from all areas of
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