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NFL Hall of Fame coach Tony Dungy to conclude lecture series

March 21, 2019 | The American Studies Institute at Harding University will host Tony Dungy, former head coach of the 2007 Super Bowl Champion Indianapolis Colts and football analyst for NBC Sports, for the fourth presentation of its 2018-19 Distinguished Lecture Series at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28 in Benson Auditorium. “While Coach Dungy is a Super Bowl winning coach and a respected and widely
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University student dies following car crash

March 16, 2019 | Mary Joy Uebelein (20), a student at Harding University, died Saturday morning, March 16, 2019, from injuries sustained in an automobile crash. The accident occurred on March 8 about 7 p.m. on Highway 67 east of De Soto, Missouri, about an hour from home. Mary Joy, along with sister Rachel Uebelein, who is also a University student, was driving home for
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HU announces scholarship in memory of Botham Jean

March 5, 2019 | Harding University, in cooperation with PwC, formerly known as PricewaterhouseCoopers, and the family of Botham Jean, has established the Botham Jean Memorial Scholarship Fund. Jean, a 2016 alumnus of the University, was tragically killed Sept. 6, 2018, at his home in Dallas. “The tragic death of Botham Jean has been the most defining event of this school year,” said Dr. Bruce
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Creating connections and conversations

Communication | When Makayla Twigg, a senior broadcast journalism major from Buffalo, New York, transferred to Harding as a sophomore because of her family ties to the university, she found her family in the Black Student Association (BSA). “When I met the group from BSA, it was the first year it started,” Twigg said. “They just became my family immediately as soon as I met them.
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President plunges for Special Olympics Arkansas

Feb. 20, 2019 | University President Bruce McLarty plunged into the fountain in front of the McInteer Bible and World Missions Center on campus on Feb. 20 following chapel at 10 a.m. in front of students, faculty and special olympics athletes as a part of the Special Olympics Arkansas Polar Plunge. “Special Olympics has a special place in my heart and in the collective heart
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Award-winning poet Sidney Wade to present poetry reading

Feb. 18, 2019 | English | The Harding University English department will host award-winning poet Sidney Wade as part of the Visiting Writers Series at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21 in Cone Chapel. Admission is free. Wade is the author of six volumes of poetry, including “Stroke,” “Empty Sleeves” and “Straits & Narrows.” Her most recent work, “Bird Book,” has received rave reviews. Wade’s publisher,
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Harding presents concert of Chinese folk music

Feb. 14, 2019 | The Harding University Department of Music is hosting three internationally renowned Chinese musical performers: Xiang Liu, Yang Liu and Xie Jun. They will be accompanied by Harding student Yingying Chen and assistant professor of music Lis Jones. The concert will be at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18 in the Reynolds Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public. “It’s
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Theatre department presents comic tales in ‘Check on Chekhov’

Feb. 13, 2019 | Theatre | The Harding University Department of Theatre will present “Check on Chekhov” in the Ulrey Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Feb. 15-16 and 21-23. The production is based upon material by Anton Chekhov with additional material by professors Dr. Michael Claxton and Robin Miller. The show is directed by Miller. The production is comprised of three comic tales by
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