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Wade Murphy (’00) helps endow the Humanities Institute with $1 million gift

Wade Murphy (’00) helps endow the Humanities Institute with $1 million gift

Maria Henson ('82)


In February, Wade Murphy (’00), executive vice president of Marmik Oil Co. in El Dorado, Ark., made history as the only person under 35 to make a single seven-figure gift in the University’s history. Murphy, a member of the College Board of Visitors, donated $1 million to the Humanities Institute. In 2010 the National Endowment […]

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Inside Out

Inside Out

Allison Cacich ('13), Intern


At the end of the Fall 2012 semester, sophomore Lindsay Hudson Ortyn stumbled across a 24-minute video that she couldn’t keep to herself. The clip was from a March 2011 TED conference, dedicated to promoting “ideas worth spreading,” and it featured independent graffiti artist JR talking about his new project, “Inside Out.” Hudson Ortyn, fascinated […]

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