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Getting Started in the Digital Liberal Arts

CONWAY, Ark. (February 5, 2013) - Hendrix College will host Chronicle of Higher Education columnist Dr. William Pannapacker on Thursday, Feb. 14 at 11:10 a.m. in Mills Library for a discussion titled "Getting Started in the Digital Liberal Arts."

Dr. Pannapacker is an English professor at Hope College, where he directs the Mellon Scholars Program, a three year program from sophomore through senior year that emphasizes collaborative research with faculty mentors in the humanities through the use of digital technology.

Besides his work at Hope College, Dr. Pannapacker also serves on the Digital Humanities Council of NITLE and is a columnist for the Chronicle of Higher Education.

The program is sponsored by the Hendrix College Office of Technology Services. For more information, contact Timothy A. Lepczyk, fellow in digital humanities and pedagogy, at (501) 505-1578 or

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country's "Up and Coming" liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit