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Arthur Brooks

March 31, 2022 | The Harding University American Studies Institute hosted Harvard professor, bestselling author and The Atlantic columnist Arthur Brooks Thursday, March 31 at 7:30 p.m. in the Benson Auditorium to discuss his research on the “science of happiness.” Brooks teaches public leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School and management practice at the Harvard Business School. Before joining the Harvard faculty in July 2019,
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Tim Tebow

Jan. 18, 2022 | The American Studies Institute hosted NCAA champion and Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, for the spring presentations of its distinguished lecture series. While I hope you leave encouraged, I would rather you leave inspired. What inspire means is to fill someone with the urge or ability to do something. I’d rather be someone who does something
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Mike Huckabee

Nov. 16, 2021 | The American Studies Institute featured Mike Huckabee, the 44th governor of Arkansas, as part of their distinguished lecture series on Tuesday, Nov. 16. Huckabee originally spoke on campus in 2001 in the wake of 9/11. During his 2021 lecture he shared the changes he had seen in the last two decades and what he had learned through his own path in
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The Water Purification Project: Real-world application for engineering students at Harding University

Oct. 26, 2021 | Engineering | Picture it: you’ve been training for years to become an astronaut and contribute to the world’s knowledge and advancement of outer space. The big day has finally come, and you take that first victorious step onto the launchpad where the rocket awaits. Your main mission is clear: land at the International Space Station and work with the team to
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Student media outlets receive regional, national recognition for 2020-21 school year

National and regional competitions recognized Harding University’s student media outlets — HU16, The Bison newspaper and the Petit Jean yearbook — for their work this year. HU16  HU16, the University’s student-run television station, won the grand prize in the public affairs and interview program and live production categories at the National Electronic Media Association’s National Undergraduate Student Electronic Media Competition for the production of “Harding
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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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