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The Pied Pipers present free annual Christmas show

 Dec. 5, 2017 | Harding University’s improvisational children’s theatre troupe, The Pied Pipers, performed its annual Christmas show at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 in the Ulrey Performing Arts Center. Directed by Assistant Professor of Theatre Dottie Frye, the Pied Pipers use a combination of fairy tales, Aesop’s Fables, poems, songs, audience participation and modern stories in their shows. “Our purpose is to entertain children
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CAB to host Judah & the Lion on Dec. 2

Nov. 29, 2017 | CAB | The University’s Campus Activities Board will host Judah & the Lion at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2 in the Administration Auditorium. The members of the band, Judah Akers, Brian Macdonald, Spencer Cross and Nate Zuercher, moved to Nashville, Tennessee after college and formed Judah & the Lion in 2011. The band released its first record in 2014 and its second album, “Folk
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Theatre presents ‘The Boys Next Door’

Nov. 30, 2017 The theatre department presented Tom Griffin’s “The Boys Next Door” at 7 p.m. Dec. 7-9 in the Ulrey Performing Arts Center. The show was directed by Assistant Professor Dottie Frye. “The Boys Next Door” is a comedy-drama that gently depicts life in a New England group home for the developmentally disabled. The play focuses on four young men, played by junior Jacob McAlister, sophomore Cordell
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Campus lighting ceremony set for Nov. 27

Nov. 21, 2017 | Lights at Harding | Harding University invites the local community to join in for the beginning of its holiday season activities with the annual campus lighting ceremony. The ceremony begins at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27  on the front lawn near the David B. Burks American Heritage Building. President Bruce McLarty will lead the crowd in a countdown and turn on
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Harding University hosts TEDxHardingU

Nov. 14, 2017 | Harding University hosted its first ever TEDxHardingU event on Tuesday, Nov. 14 in the Reynolds Recital Hall on Harding campus. The theme for the event was “Vision for the Vulnerable,” and it consisted of seven speakers who presented in two segments with an intermission for networking and sharing. Presentations included: “From Ferguson to Memphis: Reversing Separatism to Improve Social Justice,” Chris
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Clara Campbell Christian to continue Arts and Life Concert Series

Nov. 2, 2017 | Arts & Humanities | Harding University will host pianist Clara Campbell Christian at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10 in the Administration Auditorium, 915 E. Market Ave., Searcy as the third performance of this year’s Arts and Life Concert Series. Christian is a professor of piano at College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, Missouri. She has a D.M.A. in piano performance
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ASI to host Breakfast with a Veteran on Friday, Nov. 10

Oct. 31, 2017 | ASI | The American Studies Institute (ASI) will host Breakfast with a Veteran at 7:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 10 in Cone Chapel in the David B. Burks American Heritage Building on Harding’s campus. All veterans are invited to attend and will be provided with a complimentary breakfast for themselves and a guest. According to Austin Yates, ASI member and past president,
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Holocaust survivor and forgiveness advocate Eva Kor to speak Nov. 7

Oct. 30, 2017 | ASI | The University’s American Studies Institute will host Holocaust survivor and forgiveness advocate Eva Kor for the second presentation of its Distinguished Lecture Series at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7 in Benson Auditorium. Kor is one of the survivors of the medical experiments on twins supervised by Nazi doctor Josef Mengele at Auschwitz. Her account of surviving the Holocaust offers many relevant lessons
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Eighth meeting of A Night at the Round Table

Monday, Oct. 16, students from nine health care disciplines met in the David B. Burks American Heritage Building for the eighth gathering of A Night at the Round Table. This interdepartmental event challenged students from different programs to work together through ethical case studies. These cases simulate scenarios students may encounter in their respective fields and allows them to experience how they will interact with
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Harding University hosts annual Relay for Life

Oct. 25, 2017 | Harding University is hosting its annual Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society (ACS) Friday, Oct. 27 through Saturday, Oct. 28. The theme of the event is “Cancer Is No Game.” “Relay for Life provides hope to people who have cancer, and the ACS is doing incredible research to find new treatments and provide cures,” said Lisa Bryant, assistant professor of education and Relay for Life advisor. “I think it is an important
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