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Warren Stephens

April 13, 2021 | The American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series featured Warren Stephens, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Stephens Inc., a privately-owned diversified financial services firm headquartered in Little Rock, for its final event of the year. Stephens discussed his role as chairman, president and CEO of Stephens Inc. as well as the extensive renovations at the Arkansas Arts Center, now known
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Temple Grandin

March 16, 2021 | The Harding University American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series featured Temple Grandin, American doctor of animal science and bestselling author. The lecture titled “Developing Talents: Utilizing the Skills of Different Kinds of Minds” highlighted her own experience with autism spectrum disorders and her professional career. She spoke on how to nurture and turn talents and special interests into paid work, jobs
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Dr. Michael Lindsay

Feb. 22, 2021 | The American Studies Institute hosted award-winning sociologist and educator Michael Lindsay, the eighth president of Gordon College and an expert on religion, culture and leadership, for a closed event on Monday, Feb. 22. Lindsay’s lecture, View from the Top, was titled after his latest book, the University’s Harding Read, and featured personal stories and powerful findings from the Platinum Study, a
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Benjamin Watson

Nov. 9, 2020 | The American Studies Institute hosted Benjamin Watson, former New England Patriots tight end, for a virtual lecture event on Monday, Nov. 9 as part of its American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series. Watson’s lecture featured his book “Under Our Skin: Getting Real about Race — and Getting Free from the Fears and Frustrations that Divide Us.” The event was a closed
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Jerry Mitchell

September 8, 2020 | The Harding University American Studies Institute, in partnership with its Honors College L.C. Sears Collegiate Seminar Series, hosted alumnus, author and investigative reporter Jerry Mitchell for a virtual lecture event at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sep. 8. Mitchell’s presentation featured his most recent book “Race Against Time,” which was released through Simon and Schuster on Feb. 4. Reena Evers-Everette, daughter of civil
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Chartwells Higher Education to introduce new campus dining experience at Harding University

May 29, 2020 | Following a comprehensive review of its food service strategy and an extensive vendor evaluation process, Harding University has announced Chartwells Higher Education will be the new campus dining service provider effective May 26, 2020. Chartwells, under the name Harding Dining, will transform the on-campus dining experience in partnership with Harding University to create a premier food service program that emphasizes quality,
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Harding Students design, present 2020 branding project for city park

May 28, 2020 | Department of Communication | College of Art & Design | Twenty-eight Harding students within the College of Art & Design and Department of Communication worked in teams to develop designs, branding and promotions for a theoretical park experience near the Little Red River in Searcy, Arkansas. The students met and collaborated with an advisory group made up of civic and business
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Faculty members dedicate to improving while transitioning to online education 

May 20, 2020 |  Without knowing how the academic year was going to unfold, approximately 40 Harding faculty members from across campus dedicated time to improve their courses and teaching methods through Harding’s new partnership with the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE). The program provides faculty members with the opportunity to learn and implement evidence-based teaching practices into their classrooms over the course
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Scarlett Leckie’s Experience at HUG

What made you decide to participate in the HUG program?  I have always had a passion for traveling, and I liked the variety of places included in the specific program.  What was it like attending HUG and living in Greece?  Attending HUG felt like a dream; going to new countries every other week was so fun. Living in Greece was a great learning experience. I
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Alex Wolf’s Experience at HUG

What made you decide to participate in the HUG program?  I had always wanted to study abroad, but due to my major, I could only go abroad during the summer semester. My options were Florence and Greece, and there was no doubt in my mind that Greece was the best choice for me. Florence had some very cool things going for it, but I thought
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