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A Hendrix Professor's Experience In Her Own Words

Dr. Laura J. MacDonald '09 appears in Chronicle of Higher Education piece on pivotal moments in teaching

Two Hendrix Projects Receive Continued Support from ACS Mellon Grants

Funds will maintain programs for faculty of color, awareness of diversity

Hendrix Candlelight Carol Service to Reach Beyond Campus with Streaming Nov. 30 & Dec. 1, Tour Stops Dec. 13 & 14

Choir’s performance ushers in Christmas season for more than 1,200 attendees 

Hendrix College Model UN Team Named ‘Best Overall Delegation’

Five students bring home Outstanding Delegation Awards

Trustee, Alumnus Goyne Honored by AJC Dallas

Recipient of the 2018 AJC Dallas Human Relations Award a ’69 Hendrix graduate

Hendrix Alumni Help Shape Success of Little Rock Startup

Apptegy appreciates graduates’ familiarity with teamwork and problem solving

2018 Candlelight Carol Services to Feature Two World Premieres

Choir to debut pieces by Charles West and Timothy Allen; reservations open Nov. 19

Opioid Abuse Crisis Forum Set for November 13 at Hendrix

Three panelists to share experiences, perspectives on drugs’ impact in Arkansas

Hendrix Students and Faculty Present Research at 2018 Arkansas INBRE Research Conference

Detar, Jenkins, Gilmour, and Velazquez bring home awards

Hendrix Named to Washington Monthly 2018 Best Colleges Guide

Guide features first-ever rankings of best colleges for student voting 

New Arkansas Policy Program Report Examines Civic Health Among Arkansans

Campbell’s research highlights potential for increased community involvement 

Latest Class of Murphy Scholars Inducted

October 16 ceremony welcomed 30 students in a variety of majors

2018 Civil Rights Trip

Mid-October journey took students to sites of historical significance

Clark to Lead United Methodist Foundation of Arkansas

Hendrix development officer to head private foundation supporting UM ministry

LULAC Arkansas Council Becomes Hendrix College’s Newest Partner in Aspire Scholarship Program

Aspire Scholarship increases accessibility to Hendrix for Arkansas Latinx community

Hendrix Wind Ensemble Collaborates with Printmaking Students for ‘Images’ Concert

November 15 performance emphasizes interplay between sight and sound

Steel Center to Host Dr. Julianne Chung

November 8 and 9 events to include public lecture, discussion

2019 Willson Lecture and Steel-Hendrix Awards set for April 1 and 2

Dr. Alyce McKenzie to deliver lecture; three to receive honors at banquet

Hendrix to Host Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar November 15

Brandeis University professor Birren to lecture on neuroscience

Organ Recital at Hendrix Features Halloween Theme

October 30 program by Timothy Allen to include spooky classics of the season

Hendrix to Award Odyssey Medals to Guinn, Nichols, Robertson

October 25 reception to highlight achievements of three alumni

‘Know Your Ballot’ Event at Hendrix October 29

Barth to guide overview of candidates and issues, followed by candidate meet-and-greet

Genetic Research Program at Hendrix Featured in Science Outreach Publication

Description of research led by Duina appears in ‘Scientia’ for audience beyond the scientific community

Hendrix to Make Significant Investment in Student Living

Five heritage dorms to undergo major upgrades in multi-year project

Hendrix Professors Collaborate on Statistics Study Guide

Kennedy, Peszka, and Zorwick develop companion to 12th edition authored by Spatz

Center for Calling and Christian Leadership at Hendrix Hires Program Coordinator

Englert-Jessen ’12 joins staff in role made possible by UMFA grant

Hendrix Team’s Research on Bison Published

Results suggest that bison wallowing helps maintain diversity of insects and spiders

Seraph Brass to Perform, Teach at Hendrix College October 23

Quintet of top female brass players counts Hendrix professor among its members

KHDX Celebrates 45 Years in Campus Radio

College Radio Day 2018 to feature special guests and shows on Arkansas’s oldest continuously operating college radio station

Hendrix College Expands Popular “Advantage” Program

New Advantage Plus to help even more high-achieving students

Writer Deb Olin Unferth to Visit Hendrix College Campus

Free event part of Hendrix-Murphy Foundation’s Visiting Writer Series

Psychologist Kicks Off Sexual Assault Prevention & Education Speaker Series

Dr. Renee McDonald to discuss ‘Challenges and Opportunities for Reducing Sexual Assault on College Campuses’ September 27

Arkansas Regional Law School Fair at Hendrix College October 22

Open to the public; representatives from 36 law schools attending

‘The Body of Empathy’ Exhibit Opens September 19 in Ellis Hall

Works by six artists on year-long display in Hendrix College’s religious studies and philosophy building

Singhal to Deliver Mellon Lecture October 4

Leading scholar and author on Positive Deviance approach visiting Hendrix

Hendrix Among the Best in National Liberal Arts Colleges

Highlighted by U.S. News & World Report for value, innovation, standing among national liberal arts institutions

Hendrix Players to Present ‘Driving’ September 21 and 22

Play by Werner Trieschmann ’86 examines a search for courage

Dramatic Reading of Award-Winning Play at Hendrix College

‘Had Orion Loved’ by Brian Earles ’18 chosen for September 7 Playwright’s Theatre

New Textbook by Campbell Covers Number Theory

Hendrix professor’s teaching approach leads to published curriculum

Dawkins Welcome Center Achieves LEED Certification

Building continues trend of environmentally friendly choices by Hendrix

Hendrix to Honor Distinguished Professor at August 30 Convocation

Dr. Lyle Rupert ’82 to be installed as Cabe Distinguished Professor of Economics & Business

Hendrix Welcomes Class of 2022

325 new students arrive to begin the 2018-19 academic year

Dr. Deniece Dortch to Speak at Hendrix College September 13

Scholar-activist to deliver the 2018 Senate Jennings Lecture

New Hendrix Faculty, Staff Announced

List of faculty and academic staff changes for 2018-19 academic year

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