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ASI presents bestselling author Eric Metaxas

Jan. 4, 2017 | ASI | Harding University’s American Studies Institute will host New York Times best-selling author Eric Metaxas for the third presentation of its distinguished lecture series Thursday, Jan. 12, at 7:30 p.m. Metaxas’ presentation will cover his recent book, Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery. Amazing Grace is the 2016-17 campus-wide Harding Read. The Harding Read program
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Michael Duffy continues ASI lecture series

Oct. 6, 2016 | ASI | The Harding University community gained a fascinating insight into the presidents club from Michael Duffy, deputy managing editor of Time magazine, on Monday, Oct. 3 in the Benson Auditorium as part of the American Studies Institute (ASI) distinguished lecture series. Duffy introduced segments from his book The Presidents Club in which he investigated the relationships between former presidents through
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Time magazine’s Michael Duffy adds intrigue to ASI lecture series

Sept. 22, 2016 | ASI | The American Studies Institute will host Michael Duffy for the second presentation of its distinguished lecture series Monday, Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. Duffy’s presentation will cover his most recent book, The Presidents Club: Inside the World’s Most Exclusive Fraternity. Co-authored with Time’s Nancy Gibbs, The Presidents Club is the first history of the private relationships among modern American
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Wal-Mart CFO begins ASI Distinguished Lecture Series

Sept. 9, 2016 | Business Administration | ASI | The American Studies Institute hosted its first event of the year Thursday, Sept. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in Benson Auditorium. Brett Biggs, executive vice president and chief financial officer for Wal-Mart, spoke as part of the 2016-17 Distinguished Lecture Series. Moderated by President Bruce McLarty, the presentation allowed Biggs to cover a number of topics, including
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Wal-Mart CFO to begin ASI distinguished lecture series

Aug. 29, 2016 | ASI | The University’s American Studies Institute will begin its distinguished lecture series with Brett Biggs Thursday, Sept. 8. His presentation on capitalism and the free market is in conjunction with the Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration, which will be dedicating the Waldron Center for Entrepreneurship and Family Business Friday, Sept. 9. Biggs, executive vice president and chief financial
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ASI announces 2016-17 Distinguished Lecture Series

Aug. 16, 2016 | ASI | The 2016-17 American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series will kick off in September with Wal-Mart Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Brett Biggs and will conclude in February 2017 with civil rights icon Ruby Bridges. Brett Biggs Sept. 8, 2016, 7:30 p.m., Benson Auditorium Brett Biggs, executive vice president and chief financial officer for Wal-Mart, is responsible for
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Arkansas State Youth Conference holds race relations panel

July 12, 2016 | Events | Arkansas State Youth Conference presented a panel discussion titled “The Struggle Is Real — Police and the Black Community” in the Heritage Auditorium Friday, July 15 at 7:30 p.m. The panel was a part of a three-day conference for high school students sponsored by McAlmont Church of Christ in North Little Rock, Arkansas. Conference panel discussions usually center on
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ASI hosts 60th annual National Leadership Forum

June 6, 2016 | National Leadership Forum | Approximately 200 students are on campus for the 60th annual National Leadership Forum June 5-10. The program, designed for students entering grades 9-12, teaches student characteristics of leadership while also familiarizing them with American heritage and principles. Through labs, lectures, films and discussion, participating students will become better prepared, confident and equipped with the necessary tools to
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Governor addresses Arkansas Girls State

June 3, 2016 | Gov. Asa Hutchinson addressed the 74th session of Arkansas Girls State Wednesday evening. This is the 26th consecutive year the University has hosted the event, which began May 30 and will conclude June 3. Girls State is a program coordinated by the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Arkansas to provide a week’s training in government, leadership and good citizenship to outstanding
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