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Alumnus, Professor Brings Psycho Western Band to Capital City

Danny Grace ’77 & The Frontier Circus perform May 26, 9:30 p.m., Little Rock

Alumnus Joins Development Team as Leadership Gifts Officer

C.J. Sentell ’03 joins Hendrix Development staff as Leadership Gifts Officer

Dining Services Wins Five University Food Services Awards

Dining Services wins 3 golds and 1 silver University Food Services Loyal E. Horton Awards

Alumnus Named Distinguished University Professor at Ohio State

Dr. John C. Byrd ’87 receives university’s highest honor 

Odyssey Awards Support 30 Projects in April Grant Cycle

$92,295.30 in Odyssey grants to support 30 hands-on learning projects

Spring 2016 Dean’s List

241 Hendrix students snag all A’s in spring 2016 semester

Full Text of Commencement 2016 Address by KIPP Delta Director Scott Shirey

KIPP Delta Public Schools founder inspires Class of 2016 at 132nd Commencement

So Long, Class of 2016!

Hendrix celebrates 270 undergraduate, 11 graduate students at 132nd commencement

Hendrix College Class of 2016 Graduates

270 undergraduate, 11 graduate students celebrate at 132nd commencement

English Major Wins Arkansas Poets’ Roundtable Collegiate Poetry Contest

Annie Criswell ’16 wins first place in inaugural state collegiate poetry competition

Phi Beta Kappa Initiation 2016

Twenty-seven Hendrix College students were initiated April 27

Hendrix Sophomore Selected for Amgen Scholars Program at Caltech

Katie Wendover ’18 accepted for a competitive summer undergraduate research internship

Festival of Winds Honor Band Concert

90 high school students will perform, May 7, 7:30 p.m., Staples Auditorium

Students Invited by Arkansas Audubon Society to Share Research Results

Anna Claire Atkins '17 and Charlotte Marchioni '16 share undergraduate research at spring convention

Hendrix Adds Two New Aspire Scholarship Partners

College signs scholarship agreements with Episcopal Collegiate School and Pulaski Academy

Campus Kitty 2016

Hendrix students donate $38,080.73 to 10 local nonprofits

Two Hendrix Seniors Selected for Teach For America

Jessica Amos ’16 and Audrey McMillion ’16 to serve Teach For America following graduation

Five Physics Students Share Research Results at National APS Meeting

Hendrix students join physicists from around the globe at annual meeting

Honors Day 2016

Hendrix students recognized for scholarship, citizenship, and service

Hendrix Seniors Inducted into French National Honor Society

Gretchen McCarthy ’16 and Mackenzie Theall ’16 inducted as members of La Société d’Honneur Française

Four Hendrix Students Win 2016 Letters to an Elected Official Competition

Students advocate privacy for juveniles charged as adults for crimes

Two Student Groups Present Sociology and Anthropology Research

Hendrix students share research at ASAA Undergraduate Symposium and Applied Anthropology Conference 

Hendrix President Appointed to NCAA Minority Opportunities and Interests Committee

President Tsutsui to champion diversity and inclusion among NCAA student-athletes

Alumni Donate Classmate’s Art Work to College Collection

Rebekah Beal ’78 and Danny Grace ’77 share work by David Jones ’76

Hendrix Senior Duo Share Research at UCA Symposium

Gretchen McCarthy ’16 and MacKenzie Theall ’16 present papers at student symposium

Hendrix Alumnus to Receive Honorary Doctorate at 2016 Commencement

Dr. Aubrey J. Hough, Jr. ’66 to be honored May 14, 9 a.m., Wellness and Athletics Center

Education Students Attend ARTful Teaching Conference

Four students, future teachers explore ways to integrate arts in the classroom

Hendrix Sophomores Share Research at ASGC Symposium

William Gardner ’18 and Ryan Tumminello ’18 present at Arkansas Space Grant Consortium

Hendrix Celebrates 125 Years in Conway (Rain Location: Reves Recital Hall)

College celebrates move from Altus to Conway, April 15, 3 p.m., Reves Recital Hall

Hendrix Alumni Masters Class 2016

Inaugural speaker series feature alumni in broadcasting and publishing April 16, 3 p.m., Mills C

Students Receive Arkansas Academy of Science Research Awards

17 students attend 100th AAS meeting in Fayetteville

Concert in the Park

Hendrix College presents a Concert in the Park, April 18, 5:30 p.m.

Alumna Joins Hendrix Board of Trustees

Odyssey Medal winner Wendy R. Anderson ’93 named to Hendrix College Board of Trustees

Hendrix Dance Ensemble to Perform at Dance ImpACT

Dance ensemble performs April 9 at Argenta Community Theater, North Little Rock

Hendrix Senior Spreads Affordable Housing and Bike Advocacy

Emily Kleinfelter ’16 to ride across country this summer with Bike & Build

Hendrix Senior Publishes Economics Research in the Journal of International Studies

William O'Brochta’16 publishes senior research thesis in peer-reviewed academic journal

Hendrix Students Share Undergraduate Research at National Meeting

Lauren Dickinson ’17 and Alex Jones ’17 present research posters at ASBMB meeting

Hendrix Hillel Students Attend Middle East Conflict and Crisis Program

Students learn about Middle East crisis from Woodrow Wilson Center scholar

Two Hendrix Students Receive Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships

Megan Hull ’16 and Grace Oxley ’16 to teach English in Germany, India

2016 Hendrix College Senior Art Show

Senior art majors show their work April 11-May 14

Hendrix Dance Ensemble Ended Year with 2016 Spring Dance Concert

Hendrix Dance Ensemble end season with last performance April 1-2

Hendrix Choir Spring 2016 Concert Features Full Performance of Carmina Burana

Hendrix Choir, Hendrix Chorale, and guests perform April 28, 7:30 p.m., Staples Auditorium

Sixteen Students Elected to Psychology Honor Society

Hendrix Psi Chi chapter elected 16 students at annual ceremony

Hendrix Alumna's Senior Thesis Published in Prestigious Medical Journal

Shelby Massey ’15 finds that the ‘patch’ might not help smokers to quit

Hendrix Junior Receives Goldwater Scholarship

Chemistry major Sydney Fobare ’17 named Goldwater Scholar

Hendrix Alumna Receives National Public Health Pharmacy Award

Erin Buford Puryear ’98 receives 2016 Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Award

Odyssey Awards Support 42 Projects in February Grant Cycle

$143,183.91 in Odyssey grants to support 42 hands-on learning projects

Theatre Professor Brings Psycho Western Band to Capitol City

Danny Grace ’77 and The Frontier Circus live in Little Rock, April 8, 9 p.m.

Senior Art Majors Host 2016 Capstone Exhibit

Opening reception on April 14, 4 p.m., Trieschmann Gallery, Exhibit up through May 11

Hendrix among 2016 America’s Best Value Colleges

Hendrix recognized by Forbes for value and quality in national ranking

An Evening with Murphy Visiting Poet Kevin Young

Award-winning author and Murphy Visiting Poet appears April 14, 7:30 p.m., in Reves Recital Hall  

Hendrix College Commencement 2016

College to celebrate the Class of 2016 at 132nd Commencement, May 14, 9 a.m.

Alumni Gift to Support Hendrix Student Pep Band

Carolyn L. Miller ’76 and David B. Miller Family Foundation to underwrite new student ensemble

Hendrix Junior Receives American Association of Cancer Research Science Education Award

Sydney Fobare ’17 honored by AACR for summer research with Dr. John Byrd ’87

English Professor Receives NEH Folger Shakespeare Library Fellowship

Dr. Debapriya Sarkar to study at D.C. Shakespeare Library

Dr. Peg Falls-Corbitt Named Pittman Distinguished Professor of Philosophy

Philosophy professor passionate about church-related liberal arts education, interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary teaching

Hendrix Senior Receives Research Fulbright Award

Rachel Zweig ’16 to work with Spanish National Research Council in Madrid

Hendrix Senior Honored for Research Talk

Jacob Pierce ’16 received Outstanding Talk Award at 23rd Annual Southeastern Regional Yeast Meeting

Eighteen Students Present Chemistry Research at National ACS Meeting

Hendrix science students share undergraduate research with peers 

Coulter Named Full-Time Director of the Hendrix-Murphy Foundation

Writer Hope Coulter to lead historic literature and language program into new era

English Professor Receives NEH Grant for Community Outreach Program

Dr. Alex Vernon to lead veterans’ program in Central Arkansas Library System

Hendrix Professor to Chair ISA Human Rights Section

Dr. Daniel J. Whelan elected chair of International Studies Association Human Rights Section

Hendrix to Offer Peace Corps Prep Program

Hendrix one of 60 partners to offer certificate program for service learning

Statement about tragic events in Brussels

Eight Hendrix students studying in Belgium are safe

Harold Thompson Concert Series with Olivier Latry

Olivier Latry will perform April 15, 7:30 p.m., in Greene Chapel

Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra Spring Concert

Soledad presented by the Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra April 25, 7:30 p.m. in Reves Recital Hall

Faculty Trumpet Recital

Dr. Stephen James will perform April 12, 7:30 p.m., Reves Recital Hall

Hendrix Student to Intern with Amgen Scholars Program at Harvard

Lauren Dickinson ’17 lands biotechnology research role for the summer

Hendrix to Celebrate 125 Years in Conway

College celebrates move from Altus to Conway, April 15, 3 p.m., Simon Park 

College Calls for Nominations for Steel-Hendrix & Youth Minister Honors

Awards recognize religious education, social awareness, youth ministry

Hendrix Senior Awarded Thomas J. Watson Fellowship

Jessa Thurman ’16 to explore ethnoentomology in Australia, Thailand, Brazil, Peru, and the U.K.

Chemistry Professor Receives ACS Award for Undergraduate Research

Dr. Thomas E. Goodwin earns national honor for advocating undergraduate research

Hendrix Alumnae Collaborate on New Online Gift Business

Ashley English Vickers ’04 and Christa Smith Berry ’04 celebrate women and support small businesses with The Charmed Root

Two Hendrix Student Teams Advance in Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup

EcoForYou and Demetrix among 20 semi-finalist and finalist teams in collegiate business plan Competition

Raney Building Brick Project to Benefit Annual Fund and Scholarships

Bricks from longtime philosophy and religion home on sale now

Hendrix Announces New Four-Year Guarantee

New program spotlights high four-year graduation rate to save students time and money

Hendrix Alumni Win 2016 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase

The Uh Huhs take top prize at annual music competition 

Hendrix Music Department Presents “Shakespeare: Songs, Sonnets, & Scenes”

Hendrix Choir and guests honor the Bard on March 8, 7:30 p.m. Reves Recital Hall

Students Receive Scholarships to Study in Oxford

Laela Zaidi ’18 and David Tate ’18 to study at St. Peter’s College

Hendrix’s Arkansas Policy Program Publishes Report on State of Legal Aid Access in Arkansas

Nigel Halliday ’16 examines access to Arkansas legal assistance needs

Hendrix Mock Trial Team Competes at AMTA Regional Tournament

Rowan Bond '16 and Hannah Burdette '19 earn individual honors

2016 Career and Internship Fair

Hendrix College Career and Internship Fair, Thursday, March 3, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Hendrix Students Participate in 2016 Arkansas Intercollegiate Band

Four Hendrix College Wind Ensemble students chosen to participate in Arkansas Intercollegiate Band

Alumna Discovers Joy of Teaching as Arkansas Teacher Corps Fellow

ATC Fellow Isabel Anderson ’13 teaches and tutors low-income students

Four-Hands Piano Duo to Perform at Hendrix

Paolo Alderighi and Stephanie Trick perform March 29, 7:30 p.m., Reves Recital Hall  

Hendrix to Celebrate Longtime Professor during Alumni Weekend 2016

College plans events, projects to honor the late Dr. James Jennings April 16

Hendrix Names New Odyssey Leaders

Dr. Jay Barth ’87, Dr. Anne Goldberg to lead College’s engaged learning program

Religion Professor to Lead Vocations Initiative

Dr. Robert Williamson named new director of Miller Center for Vocation, Ethics, and Calling

An Evening with Hendrix Creative Writing Faculty Hope Coulter, Jessica Jacobs, and Tyrone Jaeger

Hendrix English department presents Hope Coulter, Jessica Jacobs, and Tyrone Jaeger, March 1, 7:30 p.m., Reves Recital Hall

Hendrix Players Present Measure for Measure

Theatre students, visiting director Melora Kordos stage Shakespeare February 24 – 27, Cabe Theatre

2016 Hendrix College Alumni Association Awards

Alumni Association to honor five at awards brunch, Saturday April 16, 10 a.m., Worsham Performance Hall

Hendrix Controller, Student Accounts Director to Present at NACUBO Conference

Shawn Mathis & Chris Simon discuss “Student Retention from a Financial Perspective and Beyond”

Senior Publishes Report on Mental Health Care Access in Arkansas

James Owen ’16 authors new study for Arkansas Policy Program

Hendrix Student Named Girl Scouts Woman of Distinction

Kaersti McLellan ’19 honored as role model and exemplar of Girl Scouts’ mission

Hendrix Student Physics Society Named Distinguished National Chapter

Student physics club honored for breadth and depth of campus activities

Alumnus Named Director of Institutional Research

Randolph L. Peterson ’89 to take on College’s institutional research role

Local Artists Recognized by Conway Alliance for the Arts

Awards ceremony and reception scheduled April 5 at 7 p.m.

Hendrix College Wind Ensemble Concert

Hendrix College Wind Ensemble performs 2016 Winter Concert, March 14, 7:30 p.m., Staples Auditorium

2016 Festival of Winds Honor Band

Hendrix College Wind Ensemble will host the 2016 Festival of Winds Honor Band May 7, in Staples Auditorium

Waltz Night 2016

Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra presents Waltz Night, Feb. 15, 7:30 p.m., Trieschmann Gallery

Betty J. Courtway (1929 – 2016)

Hendrix community saddened by loss of friend and longtime supporter

Biology Professor Invites Entries to State Science Academy Annual Meeting

Arkansas Academy of Science’s 100th annual meeting an opportunity for undergraduate researchers

Student Literary Magazine Wins First Place at Southern Literary Festival Contest

Aonian honored at 2016 Southern Literary Festival Undergraduate Writing Contest

Hendrix Junior Wins Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Fellowship

Chirag Lala ’17 to study statistics, mathematical economics, and policy analysis at the University of Michigan 

Hendrix Names New Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion

Dr. Dionne B. Jackson ’96 to lead College’s diversity and inclusion mission

Hendrix Hosts 2016 Gill Preaching Workshop

Dr. Tom Long will lead the 2016 John and Marjem Gill Preaching Workshop at Hendrix College April 11 – 12

Writing Professor to Release First Short Story Collection

Dr. Tyrone Jaeger’s So Many True Believers out February 16 on Queen’s Ferry Press

Hendrix Professor Named ENACT Faculty Fellow

Dr. Jay Barth ’87 named to national civic engagement program

Hendrix Composers Featured in Conway Composers Guild Concert

Compositions and music performances featured February 7, 3 p.m., FUMC Conway

2016 Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Lecture

Dr. David Grusky visits Hendrix College Monday, March 7, 6 p.m., in Mills B

Hendrix Students Serve Homeless, Food Insecure in California

Ten students work with LA nonprofits on Miller Center mission trip

Writer Sarah Manguso to Deliver 2016 Drake Lecture

Manguso to discuss “Writing and Desire” February 4, 7:30 p.m., Reves Recital Hall

Campus Opening Delayed Two Hours 1.22.16

Administrative offices will delay opening until 10 a.m.

The Village at Hendrix CEO to Step Down

Ward Davis to co-develop northwest Arkansas traditional neighborhood project

Hendrix Students Help Out at Camp C.A.M.P.

Ten students help special needs program during holiday

Four Hendrix Seniors Named Fulbright Semifinalists

Students to be considered for Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships, Study/Research Grants

Spring 2016 Art Events

Spring 2016 Art Gallery Schedule announced

Hendrix Alumna Appointed to Statewide Council

Kasey Hodges ’13 named to Governor’s Developmental Disabilities Council

Fall 2015 Dean’s List

209 Hendrix students earn all A’s in fall semester

Hendrix Announces Two New Associate Provosts

Dr. Leslie Templeton and Dr. Peter Gess to lead Faculty Development, Engaged Learning initiatives

Alumna Named Project Director for New Hendrix Youth Institute

Michelle Moore ’06 to help high school youth discern call to ministry

Hendrix to Co-Host 2016 Arkansas Rwanda Scholars Conference

Program to celebrate unique Arkansas-Rwanda connection January 6-7 in Little Rock

Seven Faculty Members Awarded Hendrix Odyssey Professorships

Faculty to share four professorships to support engaged learning opportunities

Hendrix Students to Spend Summer in Cancer Research Lab

Five students to work with Dr. John C. Byrd ’87 at OSU this summer

2016 Steel-Hendrix Awards

Trio honored for religious education, social justice and youth ministry

Mel Gill, Printmaking

Gill, Melissa

Associate Professor of Art

Office: Art Department A
Phone: (501) 505-1562

Matthew Lopas, Drawing and Painting

Associate Professor of Art

Office: Art Department A102
Phone: (501) 450-1262

Erik Maakestad, Ceramics and Sculpture

Maakestad, Erik

Associate Professor of Art

Office: Art Department A105
Phone: (501) 450-1264

Dr. Rod Miller, Art History

Miller, Rod

Professor of Art

Department Chair, Art

Office: Art Department A101
Phone: (501) 450-1423

Maxine Payne, Photography

Maxine Payne

Associate Professor of Art

Office: Art Department A107
Phone: (501) 450-4587
Fax: (501) 450-1473

View the Faculty Art Gallery