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Department of Engineering and Physics uses lab to produce 3D printed masks and face shields for Unity Health

May 19, 2020 | Department of Engineering | In mid-March, the University engineering and physics department received a call from Unity Health anesthesiologist Dr. Vernon Brewer asking if they would be willing to design masks and face shields in case of a PPE (personal protective equipment) shortage in Searcy. Rich Wells, assistant professor of engineering, assembled a small team to work on designing, manufacturing and
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Carion Wind Quintet brings classical music to life in Arts and Life performance series

Feb. 25, 2020 | Arts and Life | Harding University will host the Carion Wind Quintet Thursday, Feb. 27 as part of the 2019-20 Arts and Life Performance Series. The event begins at 7 p.m. in the Administration Auditorium and is one of many performances in the Quintet’s first United States tour. Based in Denmark, Carion brings a unique and innovative chamber music experience to
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Women for Harding hosts annual princess and superhero event

Jan. 31, 2020 | Women for Harding will host the eighth annual Princess and Superhero Party from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8 in the Heritage Auditorium of the David B. Burks American Heritage Building. The party will begin with a princess and superhero parade of characters on stage. Children are encouraged to come dressed in their favorite costumes to enjoy snacks, crafts and other
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Arts and Life Performance Series to host gourmet Valentine’s dinner and jazz concert

Jan. 24, 2020 | Arts & Life | The Music Department and Arts & Life Performance Series will host a Valentine’s dinner and concert Tuesday, Feb. 11. Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. in Cone Chapel of the David B. Burks American Heritage Building followed by an Arts and Life Performance Series concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Administration Auditorium. Dinner will include a
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CPE partners with JCPenney to host “Suit Up” event

August 29, 2018 | CPE | On Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in partnership with Harding’s Center for Professional Excellence, JCPenney will be closing their doors to the public and opening their doors to the Harding community for the evening. From 6-9 p.m., Harding students, faculty and staff will be able to “Suit Up” at the local JCPenney location in Searcy with a 40 percent discount
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College of Allied Health appoints new chair

March 23, 2018 | The Harding University College of Allied Health has appointed Dr. Melanie Meeker chair of the department of communication sciences and disorders effective July 1, 2018. Meeker, assistant professor of communication sciences and disorders, has been with the University since 2008. She has been a part of both the graduate program in speech-language pathology and undergraduate majors in CSD. Meeker has served
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HU presents annual Spring Sing performances March 29-31

March 19, 2018 | Spring Sing | Students, alumni and friends of Harding University are coming together March 29-31 for the 45th annual Spring Sing. The musical variety show will feature more than 1,000 students involved in eight performances, plus 20 ensemble cast  members and four hosts and hostesses accompanied by the Harding University Jazz Band. According to Dr. Steven Frye, Spring Sing director for
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Stevens Art Gallery to feature free photography exhibit by Ellie Hamby

March 14, 2018 | The Stevens Art Gallery at Harding University will feature Ellie Hamby’s photography show titled “Seven: Continents, Wonders, Faces and Places.” The show opens Monday, March 19 and will run through Wednesday, April 18. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and admission is free. The exhibit documents Hamby’s journey across the globe spanning 105 countries and all
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Harding University receives Arkansas FIRST Volunteer of the Year Award

March 12, 2018 | Harding University received the Volunteer of the Year Award at the 2018 Arkansas Rock City Regional FIRST Robotics Competition on Friday, March 9 at the Barton Coliseum on the Arkansas State Fairgrounds. Harding President Bruce McLarty accepted the award on behalf of the University. “By sponsoring events, providing volunteers and partnering with FIRST Robotics, Harding University has demonstrated a strong commitment
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Steven’s Art Gallery features Black History Month photography show

Feb. 13, 2018 | Art and Design | The Stevens Art Gallery at Harding University is featuring a Black History Month photography show titled “Expressions: Someone in History.” The show is currently on display on the Catwalk Gallery and will run through Friday, March 2. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and admission is free. The photography exhibit primarily contains
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