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Odyssey Project Motivates Aspiring Healthcare Professionals to Explore the Kidney Transplant Field

Hendrix students spent time exploring aspects of healthcare in Nicaragua

Spring Jazz Ensemble and New Music Recital set for April 22

Program to feature works of student composers

Faculty Recital by Violinist Ryszkowski set for April 29

Program to include works by Kreisler, Beethoven, Franck

Hendrix Sends Delegation to Arkansas Academy of Science Meeting

Students make presentations, bring home awards

Hendrix Odyssey Program Announces First Grants of 2018

Students, faculty receive awards for 40 projects; total funding since program’s inception approaching $4 million

Four Seniors Selected for the Japan Exchange Teaching Program

Students invited to work as assistant language teachers after graduation

Chemistry Students Present Research in New Orleans

Hendrix sends 14 students to American Chemical Society’s 2018 national meeting

Hendrix Student Selected to Participate in Bucknell Seminar for Undergraduate Poets

Ellie Black ’18 to spend three weeks learning from established poets

Hendrix College to Participate in Nationwide MLK Remembrance

Tolling of 39 bells, one for each year of Dr. King’s life, to mark 50 years since the Civil Rights leader’s assassination

‘Concert in the Park’ by Hendrix Wind Ensemble April 16

Program to feature living American composers

Hendrix College 2018 Commencement Set for May 12, Includes Honorary Degree for Jo Luck ’63

Former leader of Heifer International to receive Doctorate of Humane Letters; President Tsutsui to address grads

Psi Chi Hendrix Chapter Welcomes New Members

Honor society for psychology students inducts 23 from Hendrix

Group from Hendrix Visits Japan During Spring Break

Exchange trip part of project that brought Japanese students to Arkansas in February

Hendrix Group Spends Spring Break in France for Service-Learning

Pilgrimage to Taizé part of Hendrix Odyssey Program

April 7 Japanese Festival at Hendrix Open to All

Free community event at Brick Pit co-hosted by Hendrix, UCA, Arkansas Tech

Hendrix Student’s Short Story Recognized by AWP

Peyton Coffman ’19 receives honorable mention for ‘Bird of New York’ 

Hendrix Students Attend Southeastern Regional Yeast Meeting

Four Hendrix undergrads receive awards for genetic research

2018 Senior Seminar Presents ‘This Random World’

Senior theatre performances of Steven Dietz’s play set for April 19-21

2018 Brass and Percussion Showcase

Central Arkansas musicians to perform April 2 in Staples Auditorium

Spring Dance Concert by Hendrix Dance Ensemble

March 30 and 31 performances to feature Hendrix-made choreography, music

Hendrix Alumni Association Announces Award Recipients

Four to be honored at April 21 awards brunch

Playwright and Screenwriter Tony Kushner to Visit Hendrix College Campus

Free event April 10, with reception and book signing to follow

Two Screenings of Feature Film by Alumnus Set for March 31

Justin Warren ’09 returns for Then There Was Joe, post-screening Q&A, reception

Hendrix College to Offer New Minor in Data Analytics

Program to begin in Fall 2018; expected to complement a variety of majors

Hendrix College & SMU’s Perkins School of Theology Provide Streamlined Path to Seminary Study

Early admission agreement to benefit Hendrix students pursuing ministerial vocations

Hendrix Team’s Genetic Research Published

Professor, students collaborated for years on project funded by NSF, Odyssey

Hendrix Students Participate in Research Event at State Capitol

Biology, chemistry majors presented at event that focused on STEM fields

Professor-Student Research on Voter Turnout Published

Study examines relationship between private political funding and turnout

Take a ‘Road Trip’ with the Hendrix College Wind Ensemble

March 8 concert to feature composers from across the country

Hendrix College Students, Literary Magazine Honored by Southern Literary Festival

Students will travel to festival to read their works

Writer Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith to Visit Hendrix College Campus

March 1 lecture is free and open to the public

Professor Emeritus Stephen Kerr ’76, 1954-2018

Retired professor and Hendrix alumnus remembered for his support, influence, humor

Visiting Composer Wharton Featured in Two Concerts at Hendrix

February 26 and 27 events part of the Harold Thompson Recital Series

Physics, Chemical Physics Majors Return from 2018 Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics

Odyssey endowment funds enabled 10 students to attend Kansas gathering

Hendrix Players Present ‘Wet or, Isabella the Pirate Queen Enters the Horse Latitudes’

Ashlie Atkinson ’01 guest-directs play by Liz Duffy Adams February 21-24

Hendrix Odyssey Professorships Awarded to Three Faculty

Endowments support professors in creating engaged learning opportunities for students

Faculty Garden: A Reading by Creative Writing Faculty

Free and open to the public; Hendrix Creative Writing faculty to read from and discuss their work 

Waltz Night 2018 at Hendrix to Benefit Arkansas Youth Orchestra

Open to the public; Rockefeller String Quartet featured as guest musicians

Hendrix Students Visit Ferguson for Service-Learning Experience

Group explored challenges of racial, economic injustice

Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Lecture Set for February 12

Author, professor Dr. Price Fishback to speak on social welfare spending trends in U.S. and Nordic countries

Hendrix Named a 2018 ‘Best College Value’ by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

Criteria include affordability, remarkable academic quality

Hendrix College Launches New Career Term

College first to devote intersession period to career preparation

Fall 2017 Dean’s List

227 Hendrix College students earn 4.0 GPAs in Fall 2017 semester

Hendrix Awarded National Science Foundation S-STEM Grant

$650,000 grant to support development of future scientists

Hendrix Highlights of 2017

Top stories of the fall semester at Hendrix College

Hendrix College to Build Miller Creative Quad in 2018

Mixed-use facility to bring creative arts, new residences to heart of campus

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

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

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

View the Faculty Art Gallery