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Poet And Memoirist Garrett Hongo comes to Hendrix: Public Reading

CONWAY, Ark. (August 21, 2023) – Poet, memoirist, and audio writer Garrett Hongo will read and discuss his work on Thursday, October 5, at 7:30 p.m. in Reves Recital Hall on Hendrix College campus. A reception and book signing in Trieschmann Gallery will follow the reading, and WordsWorth Books of Little Rock will sell select …

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Murphy Visiting Writer Mark Vanhoenacker: Public Reading

Mark Vanhoenacker is a commercial airline pilot for British Airways and the author of the international bestseller Skyfaring: A Journey with a Pilot and How to Land a Plane. A columnist for The Financial Times and a regular contributor to The New York Times, he has also written for The Times, The Atlantic, Wired, and the Los Angeles Times. Born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Vanhoenacker trained as …

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Hendrix College Among Money’s Best Colleges in America 2023

Hendrix rated for education quality, affordability, and student outcomes CONWAY, Ark. (August 18, 2023) — Hendrix College is rated among the “Best Colleges in America 2023” according to Money’s analysis of more than 700 four-year colleges, focusing on quality of education, affordability, and student outcomes. According to a news release from Money, college costs remain …

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Hendrix College Announces New Village at Hendrix Market in Conway

The Village at Hendrix Market to hold first event Wednesday, May 31 CONWAY, Ark. (May 25, 2023) – Hendrix College and the Village at Hendrix neighborhood will host the first Village at Hendrix Market on Wednesday, May 31, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. This outdoor, evening market will be held on the Village Green near …

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An Evening With Murphy Visiting Poet Sharon Olds

CONWAY, Ark. – Hendrix-Murphy Visiting Poet and Pulitzer Prize winner Sharon Olds will read and discuss her work on Thursday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m. in Staples Auditorium on Hendrix College campus. A book signing in Mills Lobby will follow the reading, and WordsWorth Books of Little Rock will sell select titles of Olds’ work. This …

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An Evening with Murphy Visiting Poets Ilya Kaminsky & Katie Farris

CONWAY, Ark. (March 1, 2023)- Hendrix-Murphy Foundation’s Visiting Poets Ilya Kaminsky and Katie Farris will read and discuss their work on Tuesday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Reves Recital Hall on Hendrix College campus. A reception and book signing in Trieschmann Gallery will follow, and WordsWorth Books of Little Rock will sell select titles …

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Geoffrey Levin to Deliver Altheimer Lecture on Judaism and Civil Rights at Hendrix College

Discussion on related topics to follow Wednesday afternoon, March 1 CONWAY, Arkansas (February 24, 2023)—Hendrix College welcomes Dr. Geoffrey P. Levin on Tuesday, Feb. 28, to deliver the 2023 Ben J. Altheimer Lecture on Judaism and Civil Rights. The lecture begins at 7 p.m. in Worsham Hall South, on the first floor of the Student Life …

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Hendrix Players Present ‘The Hope Hypothesis’ February 22-25

Student production led by visiting director and Hendrix alumnus William Ragsdale ’83 CONWAY, Arkansas (February 13, 2023)—The Hendrix Players and the Hendrix College Department of Theatre Arts and Dance present four performances of Cat Miller’s dark comedy The Hope Hypothesis in Cabe Theatre on the Hendrix College campus, 1600 Washington Avenue in Conway. Performance times are 7:30 …

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Dr. Karen K. Petersen Named 13th President of Hendrix College

Petersen to begin June 2023, following retirement of W. Ellis Arnold III CONWAY, Ark. (January 9, 2023) — The Hendrix College Board of Trustees has named Dr. Karen K. Petersen to be the 13th President of Hendrix College, beginning in June 2023. Petersen will succeed W. Ellis Arnold III ’79, who will become President Emeritus …

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