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Hendrix to Host 2017 Festival of Winds Honor Band

Honor band event brings 90 high school students from 26 schools, May 6

Hendrix Computer Science Duo Shares Research at Mid-South Conference

Eric Huynh ’18 and Lj Leuchovius ’17 present at Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges Mid-South Conference 

Hendrix Computer Science Students Receive Acxiom Diversity Scholarships

Patrick Niyongabo ’17 and Olivier Kwizera ’18 receive scholarships from data marketing company

Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra Spring Concert

Chamber Orchestra Spring Concert, April 24, 7:30 p.m., Reves Recital Hall

Hendrix College Choir Spring 2017 Concert

Hendrix Choir explores social justice issues in spring performance, April 27, 7:30 p.m., Staples Auditorium

Hendrix Student Headed to Nepal for Summer Internship with U.S. State Department

Sarah Logan ’18 off to Katmandu for internship at U.S. Embassy

Hendrix Hosts Arkansas Sociology and Anthropology Undergraduate Research Symposium

Six sociology/anthropology department students share research at state symposium

Hendrix Assistant International Programs Director Wins Fulbright Award

Claudia Courtway honored with International Education Administrator Seminar Award

Hendrix Chamber Players, Jazz Ensembles, and Composers Forum

Jazz and chamber performances, including three student composition premieres, April 23, 7:30 p.m., Reves

Ten Politics and International Students Share Research in Chicago

Seniors from Department of Politics and International Relations at MPSA annual conference

Concert in the Park

Hendrix College Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band presents Concert in the Park, April 17

Hendrix Students Share Chemistry Research at National ACS Meeting

23 chemistry students present at national ACS meeting in San Francisco

Hendrix Students Travel to Belize for Marine Biology Odyssey Project

Brandon Cathey ’18 and Olivia Sims ’17 investigate coral growth

Hendrix to Award Honorary Degree to Bridge2Rwanda Founder

Dale Dawson to receive honorary doctorate for Rwandan education initiatives   

Hendrix to Host World Labyrinth Day Walk

International event commemorated May 6, 1 p.m., at campus labyrinth  

Alumni Weekend 2017

Last lectures from retiring faculty, theatre, math symposium & more, April 21-24

Hendrix Science Students Share Research at State Science Meeting

Students give oral and poster presentations of undergraduate research at AAS meeting

Murphy Residency Leads to Collaborative Collection of Essays

Hendrix, UA-Fairbanks MFA students publish place-based essays

Hendrix Psi Chi Elects 12 New Members

11 students, 1 alumna new members of national psychology honor society

Hendrix Hosts Anthropologist and Afro-Brazilian Expert

Dr. Stephen Selka to discuss “Spiritual Pilgrimage as Time Travel” April 11, 6:30 p.m., Mills B

2017 Senior Seminar presents The Contemporary American Theatre Project: Proof

Senior theatre performance of David Auburn’s award-winning play, April 20-22, Cabe Theatre

Emerita Professor to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

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

Hendrix College Names New Vice President of Marketing Communications

Rob O’Connor ’95 to lead College marketing communications team

Hendrix Students Take Top Honors in State Collegiate Poetry Contest

Poems by Ellie Black ’18 and Anushah Jiwani ’17 take first, third prize at state competition

Two Hendrix Mathematics Teams Take Top Honors at State Contest

Students extend College’s dominance in state math competition

Dr. Alexander “Eric” G. Binnie (August 26, 1938 – March 16, 2017)

Hendrix community mourns loss of longtime faculty member and friend

Hendrix Alumna, Watson Fellow Named Fulbright U.S. Award Winner

Jessa Thurman ’16 follows Watson Fellowship with Fulbright grant

40 Odyssey Projects Awarded Funding in February 2017 Grant Cycle

Odyssey project funding passes $3.65 million mark 

Hendrix Picked for Travel + Leisure List

Hendrix on magazine’s most beautiful college list by state

Hendrix Radio Station KHDX Part of New Arkansas College Radio Association

KHDX one of seven charter ArkCRA members in new state support network

Hendrix to Host Dr. Graham Banes for Lecture on Red Ape

Dr. Graham Banes presents "In the Realm of the Red Ape: Among Borneo's Last Orang-Utans" March 13, 7 p.m., Mills A

Hendrix Biophysics Research Chosen for Virtual Issue of Journal

Professor, students co-author article picked for journal’s collection

Master Class with Metropolitan Opera’s Heidi Skok

Metropolitan Opera’s Heidi Skok presents Master Class, March 16, 3 p.m., Reves Recital Hall

Hendrix Wind Ensemble Spring Concert

Hendrix Wind Ensemble Spring Concert, March 13, 7:30 p.m., Staples Auditorium

Brass and Percussion Showcase

Brass and Percussion Showcase, March 6, 7:30 p.m., Staples Auditorium

Solo Art Show by Carey W. Roberson

Hendrix hosts Carey W. Roberson’s solo show March 6 — March 31

Economics Professor Delivers Lectures in Australia and Japan

Dr. Tom Stanley shares meta-regression analysis with international scholars

Hendrix Student Selected for NASA Summer Research Program

Ryan Tumminello ’18 to take part in eight-week Student Airborne Research Program

2017 Career and Internship Fair

Office of Career Services hosts Career and Internship Fair, March 2, 11:00 a.m., in Worsham 

Hendrix Creative Writing Students Win Southern Lit Fest Honors

Student writers honored in creative nonfiction, poetry and print publication

2017-2018 Hendrix Student Senators and Executive Members

Student government officers selected for 2017-2018 academic year

Hendrix Mock Trial Teams Break Records at Tournament

Blue, Red team members find success at weekend tournament

Hendrix Named a Top Producer of U.S. Fulbright Students

Hendrix among Chronicle of Higher Education’s top Fulbright producer list

Nominations for Steel-Hendrix & Youth Minister Honors Open

College calls for nomination for annual Steel-Hendrix honors

Hendrix College Alumni Association Awards

Alumni Association Brunch honors three at Alumni Association Awards Brunch, April 22

Biology Professor Publishes Science Fiction Novel

Dr. Matt Moran releases first fiction work, The Stars of Eridani

Live Performance of Hendrix Music Professor’s Opera Released

Dr. Karen Griebling’s third opera “Richard III” out now on Centaur Records

Hendrix Biology Professor and Student Publish Research in Video Journal

Dr. Andrea Duina and Claire Turkal ’18 share results in Journal of Visualized Experiments

The Arts of Interfaith Leadership Workshop with Sophia Said

Learn to become an interfaith leader with Sophia Said, Saturday, Feb. 25

An Artist’s Sense of Purpose: Art, Activism, and Community in Conway

Hendrix, UCA Commemorate 75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066 and Japanese-American Internment 

Hendrix Awards Odyssey Professorships to Eight Faculty Members

Faculty receive support to create new hands-on learning opportunities for students

Chemistry Students Co-Author Recently Published Article

Undergraduate research by Faizan Khan ’17 and Dylan Rogers ’16 appears in Journal of Physical Chemistry

Hendrix Students Share Research at National Physics Meeting

Physics trio presents research at APS meeting in Washington, D.C.

Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra's Concerto and Aria Competition

Students compete with concerti and arias to perform with Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra

2017 Waltz Night Benefit

Waltz Night Benefit, Feb. 13, 7:30 p.m., Trieschmann Gallery

Writer Eula Biss to Present 2017 Drake Lecture

Award-winning author to deliver annual lecture February 2, 7:30 p.m., Reves Recital Hall 

Seven Science Students Attend Women in Physics Conference

Hendrix group attends regional conference for women in physics

Waltz Night 2017

Hendrix Chamber Orchestra & Dance Ensemble perform February 13, 7:30 p.m., Trieschmann Gallery

Hendrix Biology Professor and Students Publish Ponderosa Pine Research

Dr. Ann Willyard and student researcher’s publish manuscript in American Journal of Botany

Hendrix College Vice President for Marketing Communications to Retire

Helen S. Plotkin to retire after 22 years of service to Hendrix

Hendrix Named #11 for Best College Food

Hendrix Dining Services recognized for quality and cost

Five Hendrix Faculty Members to Retire this Year

Longtime Hendrix professors to retire by year’s end

2017 Harold Thompson Recital Series

Baritone Paul Rowe and pianist Martha Fischer perform February 9, 7:30 p.m., Reves

Student Mock Trial Team Successful at Crimson Classic Tournament

Student Red Team earns top attorney, witness honors and winning record

Ten Students Spend Winter Break on Service Learning Trip to Eleuthera Island

Miller Center sends student group to serve before spring semester starts

Hendrix Players Present 'The Sparrow'

The Sparrow comes to Hendrix College Feb. 22-25, Cabe Theatre

2017 Conway Composers Guild Concert

Annual concert highlights Hendrix, UCA composers, performers

Hendrix Alumna Named Chief of Operations for Peace Corps Volunteer Recruitment and Selection

Erin R. Gibbs ’98 to lead operations for international volunteer agency’s largest office

Hendrix Receives $500,000 Grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Mellon grant to support College’s diversity and inclusion initiatives

Executive Vice President for Enrollment to Retire

Karen R. Foust announces retirement after 14 years as Hendrix’s chief enrollment officer

Hendrix Art Professor Part of New Butler Center Exhibit

Artist Maxine Payne featured in Arkansas Committee Scholars Exhibit Jan. 13 – Feb. 10

2017 Steel-Hendrix Awards

Three to be honored at 2017 Steel-Hendrix Awards, April 25, Worsham Performance Hall, 5:30 p.m.

Hendrix Named 2017 Kiplinger’s Best Value College

Hendrix earns kudos for value in financial magazine’s annual list

Hendrix, Philander Smith Present “Faith in Black and White” Series on Church & Race

Arkansas United Methodist colleges collaborate on public programs on race, ethnicity, and religion

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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