Archives for ASI Lectures

Time magazine’s Michael Duffy adds intrigue to ASI lecture series

Sept. 22, 2016 | ASI | The American Studies Institute will host Michael Duffy for the second presentation of its distinguished lecture series Monday, Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. Duffy’s presentation will cover his most recent book, The Presidents Club: Inside the World’s Most Exclusive Fraternity. Co-authored with Time’s Nancy Gibbs, The Presidents Club is the first history of the private relationships among modern American
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Wal-Mart CFO begins ASI Distinguished Lecture Series

Sept. 9, 2016 | Business Administration | ASI | The American Studies Institute hosted its first event of the year Thursday, Sept. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in Benson Auditorium. Brett Biggs, executive vice president and chief financial officer for Wal-Mart, spoke as part of the 2016-17 Distinguished Lecture Series. Moderated by President Bruce McLarty, the presentation allowed Biggs to cover a number of topics, including
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Wal-Mart CFO to begin ASI distinguished lecture series

Aug. 29, 2016 | ASI | The University’s American Studies Institute will begin its distinguished lecture series with Brett Biggs Thursday, Sept. 8. His presentation on capitalism and the free market is in conjunction with the Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration, which will be dedicating the Waldron Center for Entrepreneurship and Family Business Friday, Sept. 9. Biggs, executive vice president and chief financial
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ASI announces 2016-17 Distinguished Lecture Series

Aug. 16, 2016 | ASI | The 2016-17 American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series will kick off in September with Wal-Mart Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Brett Biggs and will conclude in February 2017 with civil rights icon Ruby Bridges. Brett Biggs Sept. 8, 2016, 7:30 p.m., Benson Auditorium Brett Biggs, executive vice president and chief financial officer for Wal-Mart, is responsible for
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David Barton concludes ASI distinguished lecture series

March 31, 2016 | ASI | The American Studies Institute concluded its distinguished lecture series with David Barton on April 7. Barton heads WallBuilders, an organization aimed at educating people about the moral foundations of our country, promoting legislation reflecting the nation’s constitutional heritage, and encouraging Christian involvement in the civic arena. A best-selling author and expert in historical and constitutional issues, Barton serves as
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ASI panel explores race relations

Feb. 10, 2016 | ASI | “Good evening, and welcome to our American Studies Institute conversation tonight on the always important, sometimes painful, frequently controversial and persistently delicate issue of race relations in America,” said President Bruce McLarty to begin the ASI Distinguished Lecture Series program Feb. 9. The presentation, a panel discussion, sought to break down barriers and start a conversation about race relations.
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ASI lecture series continues with panel discussion

Jan. 3, 2016 | ASI Harding University will host a panel discussion titled “Exploring Race Relations: An Honest Conversation” on Feb. 9 as a part of its 2015-16 American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series. The panel will feature Fred Gray, former attorney for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks; Anastasia Pittman, Oklahoma state senator; Howard Wright, 1968 alumnus and member of the Harding University board of trustees;
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ASI announces spring 2016 distinguished lecture series events

January 7, 2016 | ASI | The American Studies Institute has announced its spring 2016 events for the 2015-16 Distinguished Lecture Series. ASI will host a panel discussion titled “Exploring Race Relations: An Honest Conversation” on Feb. 9, and David Barton, founder and president of WallBuilders, will speak April 7. The panel will feature Fred Gray, former attorney for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and
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Wes Moore continues ASI distinguished lecture series

November 5, 2015 | ASI Approximately 700 people attended the second presentation of Harding University’s American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series Tuesday, Nov. 3 with author Wes Moore. The message of his presentation, titled “Potential of Education for Transformational Impact,” encouraged students to use their skills, knowledge and passions to make a difference in the world. “’What is your major?’ is not the most important
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AR governor to kick off ASI Distinguished Lecture Series

August 25, 2015 | ASI The American Studies Institute has announced Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson will speak Sept. 22 to kick off the Distinguished Lecture Series. Hutchinson was sworn in as the 46th governor of Arkansas Jan. 13, focusing on bringing more jobs and economic growth to Arkansas. He has worked to lower taxes and to create a more business-friendly climate, and he has forged
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