Monthly Archives February 2018

By the numbers — Brackett library

375,136 | Number of print books and microform titles 3,823 | Number of pages in the library’s longest book, AHDS Drug Information 2017 4 | Ranking of the Harding Read selection, The Hiding Place, in the fall semester’s top books checked out 1664 | Year of publication for the library’s oldest book, Compendium locorum theologicorum ex Scripturis Sacris, Et Libro Concordiae … collectum / opera
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Categories: Around Campus.

By the numbers

130 | Tackles by junior linebacker Sam Blankenship, the most by a Harding player in a single season since the NCAA standardized tackle stats in 2000 30 | Conference championships won by men’s cross-country. No. 30 came this season as the Bisons defeated six other teams to win their second Great American Conference championship and first since 2013. 8 | Number of women’s cross-country runners
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Categories: Sports.

24 HoUrs

FIVE PHOTOGRAPHERS CAPTURE IMAGES OF ONE DAY IN THE LIFE | The day that was Nov. 9, 2017, looked similar to many others on campus. With a high of 63 and a low of 38, even the temperature was close to normal on this sunny fall day. As the sun rose at 6:36 a.m., the campus slowly came to life. Later as the day grew
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Categories: Features.

Connections: Winter 2018

1949 Stephen Eckstein has taught a class on a spiritual A-bomb, an outgrowth of an article he wrote in regard to the A-bombs of 1944, at Green Lawn Church of Christ in Lubbock, Texas. He served in World War II. (2605 N. County Road 1700, Lubbock, TX 79416) 1959 Lewis (’57) and Charlene Stewart celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary June 1, 2017. They are both
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Categories: Connections.

Passages: Winter 2018

Geraldine Richards Jameson (’45), 93, of Bald Knob, Arkansas, died Oct. 2, 2017. She was a member of the United Methodist church. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Jr. She is survived by three children, Ken, Gary and Beth Carty; and eight grandchildren. Joe Shaver (’46), 91, of San Antonio, died Aug. 6, 2017. He earned his bachelor’s from the University of
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Categories: Passages.

NSF grant awarded

Dr. James Huff, assistant professor of engineering and director of engineering assessment, and Dr. Jeremiah Sullins, associate professor of behavioral sciences, collaborated on a project titled “Inclusion, Exclusion and Socialization in Engineering Programs — Investigating Key Affective Socio-psychological Mechanisms in Professional Formation,” that has been awarded nearly $500,000 by the National Science Foundation. This is a three-year collaborative project between the University of Georgia and
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Categories: Around Campus.

Top 10 rankings given by Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal named Harding in a list of top 10 schools for engagement and a list of top 10 schools for inspiration. The Wall Street Journal and the Times Higher Education College Rankings publish annual college rankings based on surveys that ask college students across the country about their learning and living environment. According to the Wall Street Journal, 20 percent of a
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Categories: Around Campus.

HUBrave hosts sexual assault panel discussion

In October, HUBrave hosted a panel discussion titled “Truth vs. Myth: An Honest Talk About Sexual Assault” for the campus community. It was the first event as an official campus organization for HUBrave, which stands for “Bisons Responding and Advocating for Victim’s Empowerment.” Speakers included HUBrave co-sponsor Stephanie O’Brian, Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science Sam Jeffrey, Associate Professor of Social Work Kim Baker-Abrams, Associate Professor
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Categories: Around Campus.

Arkansas’ brush with the Beatles

It was 53 years ago that Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, met four mop-topped boys from Liverpool. In 1964, the Beatles came to America, and they appeared on “The Ed Sullivan Show” on Feb. 9. More than half of the American population watched the Beatles’ performance that night, and that’s what pretty much single-handedly launched Beatlemania in the United States. Later that year in the first week
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Categories: End Note.

Beloved librarian

Written by Winnie Bell, Brackett Library director from 1975-90 When Annie May Alston Lewis moved in 1962 to Memphis, Tennessee, to be librarian at the then Graduate School of Religion, Shirley Birdsall was chosen to be the new head librarian at Harding, and I was her assistant. Shirley had experience as a law librarian in Louisiana. She moved into Sewell Hall apartment building where my
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Categories: Passages.