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Out of the valley

Hayley Ford is a cognitive neuroscience major from Memphis, Tennessee.  Ford was living in Searcy in the summer of 2018 when she got a call from her mom informing her of the diagnosis.  “When I found out that my mom had cancer, I was living here in Searcy,” Ford said. “I got a call from my mom saying it was stage four breast cancer, and
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Ramen Doodles

John David Stewart, integrated marketing communication major from Searcy, Arkansas, started doodling while he was sick at home, but had no idea that it would turn into a well-known brand on campus — Ramen Doodles. “The summer after I graduated high school, I got strep throat, and I got very bored. I started doodling these cats, and I did not think anything was gonna come
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Elizabeth Fouts

The integrative studies program gave Elizabeth Fouts even more control over combining her interests in multiple areas of study into one degree plan.  “I have always been interested in several areas of study, especially in the humanities,” Fouts said. “I was excited to learn that I could sculpt my own major to be exactly what I wanted with classes in several colleges.” Through the diverse
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Marlee Scaife

In the midst of searching for the right academic program to maximize her time left at Harding, Marlee Scaife found the integrative studies major. Marlee began her undergraduate career as an education major, but didn’t find the right fit. After looking into law school, she declared integrative studies as her major. “I was wanting to find a major that would allow me to maximize the
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Easton Davis

Before becoming an integrative studies major, Easton Davis was a molecular and cellular biology major, but he wanted to study how these scientific studies relate to people and society. “I have always loved learning about biology and living things, especially how they pertain to human health,” Easton said. “Harding offers amazing science courses that dive deep into the biological sciences and their effect on our
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Students selected to represent Arkansas at national Space Grant Consortium event in Washington, D.C.

Feb. 14, 2020 | A group of Harding University students has been selected to represent the state of Arkansas in Washington D.C. for the 30th anniversary of the Space Grant Consortium. The students selected, Abby Bankhead from Franklin, Tennessee, Sidney Brandon from Russellville, Arkansas, Hannah Smith from Searcy, Arkansas, Parker Pruitt from Beebe, Arkansas, Elizabeth Reed from Mount Pleasant, Texas, and faculty advisors Dr. Dennis
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Lighting Spring Sing

In the midst of Spring Sing’s hosts and ensemble productions, Levi Mason, senior mathematics and computer science major, serves as the light designer for Spring Sing’s club shows.   About two months before the production, Mason gets lyrics and storylines from the club show directors. Once he has familiarized himself with the shows, he attends rehearsals with Steve Frye and Cindy Stockstill, directors of Spring
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Creating connections and conversations

Communication | When Makayla Twigg, a senior broadcast journalism major from Buffalo, New York, transferred to Harding as a sophomore because of her family ties to the university, she found her family in the Black Student Association (BSA). “When I met the group from BSA, it was the first year it started,” Twigg said. “They just became my family immediately as soon as I met them.
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An artist’s dreams

  Art & Design | Raeanne Kiihnl, a fine art major from Searcy, found artistic inspiration in studying abroad and self-reflection. After spending a semester in Italy on the Harding University in Florence (HUF) program, she fell in love with Renaissance art. “Something about classical art and Renaissance art is just foundational in my sense of aesthetic or beauty, as it is for many, unconsciously,
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Solo collaboration

Student spotlight | Art & Design | At the end of each semester, you can walk in to the Stevens Art & Design Center’s gallery and find a collaboration of work from the senior class. Instead of collaborating with other students, Jake McCoy, a senior graphic design major from Beloit, Wisconsin, had the opportunity to combine his passions into an independent show featuring a collaboration
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