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ASI associate executive director named

April 7, 2015 | Senior Vice President Jim Carr announced Kim Kirkman as the new associate executive director of the University’s American Studies Institute effective July 1. Kirkman replaces Dr. Bob Reely, who has held the position for 26 years. Reely will be returning to the classroom full time in the Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration after spending the fall 2015 semester as
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College of Bible and Ministry to host Darrell L. Bock

March 13, 2015 |   The College of Bible and Ministry will host Dr. Darrell L. Bock of Dallas Theological Seminary Thursday, March 19. Bock will give three lectures surrounding the theme “Scripture in an Age of Doubt.” Bock, who is executive director of cultural engagement and senior research professor of New Testament studies at Dallas Theological Seminary, graduated from University of Texas in 1975
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HU & Searcy High School to host USAF Band of Mid-America

March 12, 2015 | Harding has partnered with Searcy High School to host the United States Air Force Band of Mid-America March 18. The concert will be held at the Searcy High School Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Begun in 1942, the USAF Band of Mid-America represents Air Mobility Command and is based at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois. The group, featuring 45
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Ebola survivor to continue ASI distinguished lecture series

March 10, 2015 | The American Studies Institute will host Dr. Kent Brantly March 17 as a part of the 2014-15 Distinguished Lecture Series. Brantly will present in Benson Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. A family medicine physician, Brantly has served as a medical missionary at ELWA Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia, since October 2013. He received his Medical Degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and
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HU to hold vigil and chapel service in memory of student

March 10, 2015 |   The University will hold two memorials next week to honor and remember Nicholas Smith, a senior at the University who died March 7, 2015, in an automobile accident. Student-led candlelight vigil Wednesday, March 18 9 p.m. Outside on the steps in front of Benson Auditorium Chapel memorial service Thursday, March 19 Two service options at 9 and 10 a.m. Benson
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Details develop in fatal student accident

March 8, 2015 | More details have developed surrounding a fatal car accident that killed one University student and injured two others early Saturday morning, March 7. Eleven University students were caravanning in four separate cars to Syracuse, New York, for a mission trip when one of the cars carrying three passengers was involved in a multiple-car accident. Nicholas Smith (21), a senior, was driving
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Student killed in car accident

March 7, 2015 | Nicholas Smith (21), a student at Harding University, died early Saturday morning, March 7, 2015, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. The accident occurred on Interstate 71 just outside Louisville, Kentucky. Smith was traveling for a student organized mission trip to Syracuse, New York, where he was to be a summer youth intern. Smith, originally from Buford, Georgia, was a senior
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Aquila Theatre’s “The Tempest” continues concert series

February 18, 2015 | Harding University hosted Aquila Theatre Monday, Feb. 23 as part of the University’s 2014-15 concert series. The traveling troupe performed William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” at 7 p.m. in the Administration Auditorium. Believed to be Shakespeare’s final play, “The Tempest” shares the story of Prospero, the Duke of Milan, who was exiled by his brother and stranded on an island with his daughter.
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Archie Manning continues ASI Distinguished Lecture Series

February 19, 2015 | The third presentation of the 2014-15 American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series was held Thursday, Feb. 19 featuring Archie Manning.   Manning’s presentation was titled “Leadership Lessons I’ve Learned as a Player, a Businessman, and a Father.” He shared stories from his past about his family and career and experiences in professional football that taught him more about what it means to
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Stevens Art Center presents joint exhibit of artwork

February 3, 2015 | The Stevens Art Center is hosting a joint exhibit of artwork by professors Ron and Faye Doran. The exhibit includes drawings, weavings, ceramics and fiber art by Faye and photographs and ceramics by Ron. The couple’s exhibit will be on display in the Stevens Art Center gallery until Feb. 20. The exhibit features photographs from Ron, who is also a botanist,
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