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Everyday Student: Aliyah Muhammad

By Katie Clement Sophomore biochemistry major Aliyah Muhammad wants to bring confidence to others’ smiles. A PLACE TO CALL HOME Aliyah Muhammad, a sophomore from North Little Rock, Arkansas, grew up hearing it was great to be at Harding. “I grew up hearing former youth group members talk about how great Harding was, and I denied the fact that it could be that great. Junior
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Preaching was his passion

Jimmy Allen | 1930-2020 By Jerry Jones, Bible department chairman 1974-83 The trajectory of Jimmy Allen’s life was decided a few months after he arrived on the Harding campus and was baptized. At that point the desire to preach the gospel truly began to burn in his bones. Graduating from Harding in 1952, he began his preaching ministry in Arkansas. By the end of his
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Honors College names new leadership

Dr. Kevin Kehl has been selected dean and Dr. James Huff and Dr. Jim Miller have been chosen as faculty fellows following a leadership restructure in the Honors College this summer. Huff, recently promoted to associate professor of engineering from the College of Sciences, and Miller, associate professor of communication from the College of Arts and Humanities, have been named the first two-year appointees as
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Degree programs expanding

The University has increased its undergraduate and graduate school offerings in Fall 2020. Fifteen new programs were approved within the Colleges of Allied Health, Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, and Sciences, along with the Graduate School of Business and the College of Education Department of Mental Health and Wellness. These new programs include dual/accelerated degrees, interdisciplinary and innovative bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and certificates. Many
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My view: Getting back to normal

In March, many Americans started spending more time at home than anywhere else. While separated from friends, family and regular day-to-day activities, the thing at the top of everyone’s to-do list was social distancing. On April 16, the White House unrolled a three-phase strategy for opening the country. We talked with Dr. Kwame Yeboah, associate professor in the College of Pharmacy, about his view on
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By the numbers — spring stats

100 — Percent of May candidates in the speech-language pathology master’s program who passed licensure exam on first attempt 14 — Articles in first digital edition of student-run Bison newspaper, published April 2 21 — Students, faculty and staff who spent spring break helping with Middle Tennessee tornado disaster relief, some of whom joined as a result of an international mission trip cancellation 200 —
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Heard in chapel

Jan. 14, 2020  “I pray that during your time here you will come to love and respect this chapel hall. I pray that you will feel the presence and love of God here in a more personal way. I hope that you will never forget that chapel is the most important thing that happens here.” John Smith, guest speaker Feb. 17, 2020  “If you want to
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Harding Network offers alumni new communication channel

University alumni can now connect with each other in a new digital space through Harding Network, built through a University partnership with the digital company Graduway. The Office of Alumni Relations launched Harding Network in May at network.harding.edu as a tool for alumni to communicate with each other and stay up to date on what’s happening at Harding. “Alumni involvement and engagement are vital components
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Newsmakers: spring 2020

Admissions Emily Conner joined the Office of Admissions in December 2019. She serves as an admissions counselor recruiting prospective undergraduate students from Northwest Arkansas and Missouri. Athletics Zach Beasley was appointed assistant baseball coach in December 2019. Before filling this role, Beasley served as assistant football coach and head baseball coach at Hazen High School.  Center for Charitable Estate Planning Ken Bissell was named director
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Coming together as one

In February, President Bruce McLarty announced the University will be returning to one chapel beginning this fall. One chapel assembly is familiar to many alumni as it was the norm from 1979 through 2005. However, in 2005 student numbers required Harding to begin offering two chapels during the fall semester, and eventually, in 2013, both fall and spring semesters. Due to the size of recent
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