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Chartwells chosen culinary provider

As part of ongoing efforts to increase food quality and improve student satisfaction, University leadership decided to evaluate dining services providers. In November 2019, a Request for Proposals was issued to seven vendors. Incumbent vendor Aramark and six others participated in the bidding process, a standard practice for colleges and universities. A selection committee made up of faculty, staff and student representatives evaluated each provider
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Everyday student: John Lim

Junior John Lim from Singapore, an interdisciplinary studies major studying ministry by focusing on Bible, communication and English, is well-known for his leadership in chapel and amiable personality. WHY HARDING “I was certain I wanted to do ministry, and Harding started sending summer interns to my congregation through Global Outreach. Along with stories from the alumni in my congregation, I realized that this was a
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Delta Gamma Rho social club dedicates seat, honors Uebelein

Women’s social club Delta Gamma Rho dedicated a seat in the Rhodes-Reaves Field House to former member Mary Joy Uebelein Feb. 20. Uebelein, a big fan of Harding basketball, died March 16, 2019, from injuries sustained in a car accident March 8. DGR member and fellow St. Louis resident Emma Vaughn was the driving force behind the seat dedication, wanting to find a way to
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Kendall, Cone Halls in transition

The University is implementing some housing changes on campus to provide room for growth while improving facilities, student experience and educational offerings. The first change, announced in February, is a new vision for Kendall Hall. Located just off the front lawn, Kendall has been a women’s residence hall since 1961. However, while evaluating women’s spaces in need of renovation, it was  determined there was enough
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NASA collaboration continues

NASA Chief Technologist Douglas Terrier, the highest ranking NASA technology official and first NASA chief technologist ever to visit Arkansas, was the featured speaker Jan. 27 when the departments of engineering and physics and chemistry hosted NASA Day at Harding.  In recognition of Dr. Terrier’s visit, Gov. Asa Hutchinson proclaimed Jan. 27 NASA Day in Arkansas. Throughout the day, Terrier held meetings with and made
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Bible offers dual-degree program

The College of Bible and Ministry and Harding School of Theology have launched a dual-degree program for undergraduate students combining their B.A. in Bible and ministry with a Master of Divinity. The program will make it possible for qualified students to earn a B.A. and M.Div. in six years.  “Traditionally, both degrees would require seven years, four on the B.A. and three more for the
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Putting it into OverDrive

Harding School of Theology recently initiated an electronic book collection through the digital reading platform OverDrive, accessible to all current HST students and alumni at no cost. Known for having one of the largest, strongest theological collections in the Southeast, HST has been looking for a way to share its resources across the globe. This platform was made possible by the sizable endowment gifted to
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Student Publications podcasting

Historically comprised of The Bison newspaper and Petit Jean yearbook, student publications added a digital production team to their staff in fall 2018. This year, the team branded themselves with their own image and unique content apart from the other publications, spending most of their time on a weekly podcast. Senior public relations major Hannah Wise is the editor-in-chief of the digital production team for
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‘Once Upon a Time’ Spring Sing story

Students, alumni, families, friends and guests of the University will come together April 9-11 for the 47th annual Spring Sing. The musical variety show will feature more than 1,000 students. The theme for this year’s show is “Once Upon a Time.” Juniors Maxwell Ross, Julie Goddard, Holden Montgomery and senior Ava Galyean were selected hosts and hostesses for this year’s musical extravaganza.  “This year’s Spring
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Newsmakers: Winter 2020

BRACKETT LIBRARY Jean Waldrop, Brackett Library director, received the Suzanne Spurrier Academic Librarian Award from the Arkansas Library Association during the Arkansas Louisiana SELA Conference in September 2019.  COLLEGE OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES Kim Laing, assistant professor of history, was awarded best presentation by the Association of Arkansas College History Teachers at the AACHT Conference in October 2019. The title of her presentation was “You
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