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Broadcast journalism students appear on Fox 16

March 31, 2016 | Communication | Broadcast journalism students appeared on Fox 16’s “Good Day, Arkansas” Thursday morning. Josh Robinson and Kelly Christopher prepared and presented a behind-the-scenes feature of the University’s newscast HU16 “Live at Five.” Both Robinson and Christopher are part of the University newscast team as anchors and have served in other capacities, such as reporter or producer, in past semesters. “Live
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Pharmacy professor publishes breast cancer research on drug and gene interaction

March 31, 2016 | Pharmacy | The Journal of Clinical Pharmacology recently accepted and published a research manuscript by Dr. Landry Kamdem, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences at Harding University, and his team. In this research, titled “Impact of UGT2B17 Gene Deletion on the Pharmacokinetics of 17-hydroexemestane in Healthy Volunteers,” Kamdem studied how a drug prescribed for breast cancer patients reacted in people with a
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Students rebrand local business

March 29, 2016 | Art & Design | Business | Stevens Art Gallery is featuring an exhibit this week by graphic design, interior design and marketing students highlighting projects students created to rebrand the Searcy restaurant Pasta Grill. Groups formed by students from each major worked with the restaurant on a marketing report and plans for interior and exterior of a new space. They also
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Math department hosts third Pi Day

March 24, 2016 | Math | The department of mathematics celebrated Pi Day on Monday, March 14 with several events on campus. Proceeds from T-shirt sales went to fund an aspiring math teacher’s education for a year at George Benson Christian College in Namwianga, Zambia. In addition to selling Pi Day T-shirts and writing 1,200 of the endless digits of pi in chalk on the
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Two administrative promotions announced

March 9, 2016 | Academics | President Bruce McLarty today announced that Dr. Marty Spears will become the school’s new provost, and Dr. Julie Hixson-Wallace will become vice provost for accreditation. Both appointments will take effect June 1. Spears will succeed Dr. Larry Long, the current provost, who is retiring at the end of the 2015-16 school year. Long has been an administrator and faculty
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Psychology professor discusses research on NPR

February 9, 2016 | Psychology | On Tuesday, Feb. 2, Dr. Jeremiah Sullins, assistant professor of behavioral sciences at Harding University, spoke on UALR Public Radio, the Arkansas branch of National Public Radio, about research that he and his students are doing on human perception of political figures. In the interview segment, titled “The Psychology of Voters Deciding Who to Support for President,” Sullins discussed
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U.S. News ranks Harding University among South’s best for 22nd year

September 9, 2015 | About Harding Harding University has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best universities in the South for the 22nd consecutive year. The rankings are in the magazine’s 2016 Best Colleges guidebook, which hits newsstands Sept. 29. The University ranked 22nd this year and was the only Arkansas institution included among the top 25 regional universities in the
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HU named among top schools in Southeast

August 27, 2015 | About Harding Harding University is one of the best colleges in the Southeast, according to the nationally recognized education services company, The Princeton Review. Harding is one of 140 institutions the organization recommends in its “Best in the Southeast” section of its website feature “2016 Best Colleges: Region by Region” that was posted Aug. 5, 2015, on PrincetonReview.com. The Princeton Review
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HU hosts 59th National Leadership Forum

June 8, 2015 | Approximately 200 delegates from around the South are currently on the Harding University campus June 7-12 for the 59th Annual National Leadership Forum. The program, designed for students entering grades 9-12, teaches students the characteristics of leadership and familiarizes them with the American scene, encouraging pride in our nation’s traditions and principles. Each delegate must demonstrate character and leadership ability. The
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Students become alumni

May 15, 2015 | Approximately 850 graduates received diplomas at Harding University commencement exercises Saturday, May 9. Ceremonies were held at 9 a.m., 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the University’s George S. Benson Auditorium, which seats approximately 3,600. The morning ceremony was for students in the Carr College of Nursing and the College of Sciences. In the noon ceremony, students graduated with degrees from
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