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2018 Steel-Hendrix Awards and Willson Lecture set for March 12

Three Arkansans to receive honors; Dr. Teresa Fry Brown to deliver lecture

Hendrix College Choir to Tour in Dallas, Little Rock

Candlelight Carol Service ushers in Christmas season for more than 1,000 attendees 

Hendrix Director of Bands to Conduct River Valley TubaChristmas

Dr. Gretchen Renshaw James to conduct Van Buren’s celebration of worldwide holiday event

Student and Alumni Playwriting Contest Deadline is December 8, 2017

Remember to submit your plays to this year’s Hendrix-Murphy Foundation Playwriting Contests by midnight Friday, December 8.

Hendrix Brings Home Honors from 2017 American Model UN

Five of 20 Hendrix students attending earn Outstanding Delegation Awards

President Tsutsui on Tax Reform’s Impact on Higher Education

Tax bill’s potential effects on colleges and universities cause concerns

Japan Spring Break Program Open to 23 Hendrix Students

Nine-day trip includes visiting Tokyo, Hiroshima

Hendrix Odyssey Program Announces Funding for 22 Projects

Students, staff, faculty receive a total of more than $45,000 for research, learning, exploration; total program grants approaching $3.8 million

Hendrix Chamber Players in Concert November 19

Recital to include chamber music, new compositions

English Composer Wins 2017 Candlelight Carol Competition

Janet Wheeler’s ‘Behold, I Come’ selected from more than 65 submissions

From Chocolate to Peyote: Hendrix Professor Co-edits New Book on the Desire for Ingestible Commodities

‘Substance & Seduction’ provides interdisciplinary look at the pleasures and perils of consumption

Hendrix Chamber Orchestra Presents Thanksgiving Concert

Ferrer appears as featured soloist in November 20 performance

Robson to Present Guest Recital at Hendrix

ASO Associate Conductor to perform in Reves Recital Hall November 19

Hendrix Players Present ‘Uncle Vanya’

Adaptation of Chekhov play comes to Hendrix College’s Cabe Theatre November 8-11

Chatting With Virginia Woolf About War

Dr. Pat Hoy to lead discussion on role of war in Woolf’s life, fiction

Wind Ensemble Presents Fall Concert: ‘A Night at the Movies’

November 13 performance to include film backgrounds, multimedia extras

Retired Economics Professor Continues to Publish, Teach, Lecture

Dr. Tom Stanley delivers keynote in Germany, co-authors paper on bias in research

Traveling Exhibit on Arkansas in World War I Makes Stop at Hendrix College Library

Displays sharing Arkansas and Hendrix perspectives on the Great War open to the public throughout November

Hendrix Mock Trial Teams Shine at Blues City Tournament

Teams bring home top witness and attorney awards; two students named MVPs

Hamer Receives Hendrix Odyssey Medal

AEDC’s Director of International Business Development honored for Global Awareness at October 25 reception

Poet Claudia Rankine to Visit Hendrix College Campus

Poet Claudia Rankine will visit Hendrix College as the 2017 Murphy Visiting Poet on November 2, 2017.

Newest Murphy Scholars Inducted

Hendrix students recognized at October 17 ceremony

Hendrix Students Present Biomedical Research at IDeA Conference

Undergraduates’ poster presentations receive honors at regional gathering

A Better Way to Pursue Happiness? Lecture, Workshop October 25

Hendrix Well-Being Initiative hosts Dr. Lahnna Catalino

Concert to Commemorate All Souls’ Day October 30

Hendrix Chamber Orchestra and guests present musical meditation

KIPP Blytheville Becomes Hendrix College’s Newest Aspire Scholarship Partner

Aspire Scholars Program increases accessibility to Hendrix among Arkansans

Inaugural Mellon Scholar, a Hendrix Alumnus, Speaking October 18

Dr. GerShun Avilez ’02 to lecture on literary culture and civil rights reform

Opening Reception for Two Pacific Northwest Artists October 19

Works by Roxanne Everett, Maria Michaelson on display October 16-November 10

Hammond Joins Hendrix in Office of Development

Assistant Director of Annual Giving began work in September

Hendrix President Named to EIIA Board of Directors

Nonprofit insurance, risk management provider dedicated to higher education

Steel Center at Hendrix to Host Philosophy Conference

South Central Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy set for November 17-18

Griebling Concert to Feature Music from Two New CDs

October 9 faculty recital followed by CD release party

Hendrix Cuts the Ribbon on New Dawkins Welcome Center

College cuts ribbon on new “front door” for visiting students and families

Conway ArtsFest to Include Hendrix Composers, Performers

October 7 events feature chamber orchestra, opera, dance performances involving faculty, alumni, students

Hendrix Fall Family Weekend Concert Set for October 7

Includes performances by College Choir, Chamber Orchestra, and Wind Ensemble

Director of Undocumented Migration Project to Give Public Lecture October 5 at Hendrix

Dr. Jason De León to discuss human smuggling, gangs that profit, role of photography

Hendrix rises 20 spots in overall Forbes ranking

College honored in multiple categories, including Private Colleges, Liberal Arts

Constitution Day Forum at Hendrix College September 18

Discussion of upcoming Supreme Court case to include religious liberty, LGBTQ rights

Hendrix College Welcomes New Trustee Chair, Board Members

Braunfisch takes board’s helm; Evans, Malone join as two newest members

Hendrix College Among Best National Liberal Arts Colleges

76th among nationally-ranked peers; #7 on “Most Innovative” list for 2018

Jessica Pettitt to Present “Conversations that Matter” September 14

Class of ’96 alumna, world-renowned speaker to deliver first Senate Jennings Lecture

Vietnam War Documentary Preview Screening September 13 at Hendrix College

Latest project from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick; panel discussion follows

Sculptor Ron Isaacs to Speak at September 14 Exhibit Opening

Artist’s trompe l’oeil constructions on display at Hendrix through October 6

Hendrix Welcomes New Director of Alumni Engagement

Jenny Kyle joins Advancement division’s Office of Alumni and Constituent Engagement

Dramatic Reading of Award-Winning Play at Hendrix College

September 8 Playwright's Theatre features reading of alumna Allison Price's work

Hendrix College Hires New Associate Vice President for Enrollment

Jeremy D. Dickerson ’04 named Associate Vice President for Enrollment

Hendrix to Honor Distinguished Professor at August 31 Convocation

Dr. Stella Čapek to be installed as Distinguished Professor of Sociology

Hendrix Names Coordinator of Community Partnerships

Newly-created role to deepen central Arkansas connections, enhance student experience

New Hendrix Faculty, Staff Announced

List of faculty and academic staff changes for 2017-18 academic year

Hendrix To Celebrate Three Momentous Milestones September 9

40 years of Cabe Theatre and Hendrix-Murphy Foundation; Henenberg’s 80th birthday

UAMS Summer Symposium Gives Hendrix Students Opportunities to Share Research

24 students attend Central Arkansas Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium

Arkansas Policy Program report explores teacher recruitment, retention, quality

Sexton’s work notes disparities, makes recommendations for change 

Hendrix Welcomes Class of 2021

353 new students arrive to kick off 2017-18 academic year 

Saxophonist Barrick to perform at Hendrix

Recital set for August 31, 7:30 p.m., Reves Recital Hall

Religious Life at Hendrix announces new structure

Williamson named Interfaith Initiative director

Hendrix Featured in Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018

College highlighted for Odyssey program, accessible faculty

Poverty, Homelessness at Center of Student-Faculty Experience in D.C.

Students, recent grads, professors engage with nonprofits and congressional offices during Miller Center trip

Hendrix-in-Bonn provides immersive student experience

Students combine intensive German, contemporary Germany studies on four-week trip

2017 Summer Internships

Hands-on experiences take Hendrix students across U.S. and beyond

Hendrix Research Team Calculates Cost of Habitat Loss at Fracking Sites Across the U.S.

Moran, McClung, three students calculate $1.4 billion impact

Retired Hendrix Professor Publishes Third Novel

Dr. Ian King uses fiction to explore the War on Terror

Hendrix Alumnus Awarded Extension for Research Fellowship

Star City native Chad Binns ‘13 working to improve molecular imaging

Dining Services Wins Three Top Awards in University Food Services Competition

National Association for College and University Food Services honors Hendrix

Hendrix Staff Awards 2017

Staff recognized for service to the campus at end-of-year celebration

Students Serve in Birmingham on Miller Center Service-Learning Trip

10 students spend a week in Alabama on service-learning trip

Hendrix Hires New Communications Director

Amy Forbus ’96 to join the Marketing Communications team in June

Spring 2017 Dean’s List

246 Hendrix students made all A’s for the Spring 2017 semester

Hendrix Adds Four New Faculty Positions

Four tenure-track professors join Hendrix faculty

Dr. Stella Čapek Named Elbert L. Fausett Distinguished Professor of Sociology

Sociology professor Dr. Stella Čapek honored for distinguished teaching, scholarship, and service

Hendrix Faculty Members Receive Tenure and Promotion

Ten Hendrix professors receive tenure and promotion

Hendrix Composer’s Latest Project Now Available

Dr. Karen Griebling’s Fractal Heart out now on Centaur Records

Emerita Professor to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Rosemary Henenberg to be honored at 2017 Conway Arts Awards on April 13

Mel Gill, Printmaking

Gill, Melissa

Associate Professor of Art

Office: Art Department A
Phone: (501) 505-1562
E-mail: gill@hendrix.edu
Website: www.melgillart.com

Matthew Lopas, Drawing and Painting

Associate Professor of Art

Office: Art Department A102
Phone: (501) 450-1262
E-mail: lopas@hendrix.edu
Website: www.matthewlopas.com

Erik Maakestad, Ceramics and Sculpture

Maakestad, Erik

Associate Professor of Art

Office: Art Department A105
Phone: (501) 450-1264
E-mail: maakestad@hendrix.edu

Dr. Rod Miller, Art History

Miller, Rod

Professor of Art

Department Chair, Art

Office: Art Department A101
Phone: (501) 450-1423
E-mail: miller@hendrix.edu

Maxine Payne, Photography

Maxine Payne

Associate Professor of Art

Office: Art Department A107
Phone: (501) 450-4587
Fax: (501) 450-1473
E-mail: payne@hendrix.edu
Website: www.maxinepayne.com

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