As a Murphy Scholar, Samantha Broussard ’24 was able to explore her passion for creative writing through a trip to AWP. Read about her experience in the Program
23 days ago, Hendrix-Murphy
Samantha Broussard in graduation cap and gown
Murphy Scholar Gabrielle Lefear ’24 used her Murphy Scholar travel-funds to study abroad in Spain and deepen her Spanish skills. Read about her experience in the Program
about 1 month ago, Hendrix-Murphy
Murphy Scholar Gabrielle Lefear in graduation cap and gown on Hendrix College Campus
We’re delighted to share the news that Carmen Maria Machado will visit Hendrix College this October! Mark your calendars for Machado’s public event on Wednesday, October 23. Stay tuned for event details and the full line-up of our upcoming Distinguished Visitors.
about 2 months ago, Hendrix-Murphy Foundation
Carmen Maria Machado author photo
This spring the Hendrix-Murphy Foundation awarded $114,237 in grants for 17 student cocurricular projects, 2 faculty-led campus projects, and 3 faculty-led study-travel projects. Read about these exciting and immersive experiences here:
about 2 months ago, Hendrix-Murphy Foundation
student jumping with butterfly net in Costa Rica
This May the seventh cohort of Murphy Scholars graduated as a part of the Hendrix College Class of 2024. Visit for a complete list of Scholars along with their achievements and accolades in the Hendrix-Murphy Program and their wider academic careers.
about 2 months ago, Hendrix-Murphy Foundation
Marcia Williams in graduation gown
AR Kids Read is seeking volunteer reading tutors for a 7-week summer reading program at Faulkner County Library. Volunteers are needed on Tuesdays from 4:00-5:00 pm. Visit to learn more about this opportunity!
2 months ago, Hendrix-Murphy
Yellow graphic requesting tutors for AR Kids Reads
Congratulations Murphy Scholar Campbell Christensen ’26!
3 months ago, Hendrix-Murphy Foundation
Join us on Friday, 4/26 at 12:10 p.m. in Bates Dining Hall for Literature and Language over Lunch! Hope Coulter will talk about the creation of the Poetry Sidewalks. Tell the front desk you are attending the Murphy lunch so that Murphy can pay for your meal.
3 months ago, Hendrix-Murphy
Join us on Thursday, April 25 at 4:30 p.m. in the Murphy House for the release of the Aonian, Hendrix’s annual literary magazine. Contest winners will read and discuss their work. Snacks and copies of the Aonian provided. All are welcome!
3 months ago, Hendrix-Murphy
Join the Horror in Hispanic Literatures and Cinemas class for a thrilling midnight reading of horror short stories! The event will start at 11:50 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24 at a mystery, on-campus location. Horror stories can be in any language. To register contact Dr. Ruth Yuste-Alonso at
3 months ago, Hendrix-Murphy
midnight reading
Join us on Thursday, April 18 at 5:00 p.m. on the Murphy Patio for the Senior Word Garden Potluck! Grace Epperson, Elliot Jackson, Colin Jenkins, Drea Ortega, Grace Peterson, Sam Pierce, Drew Skelton, and Sophie Yarbrough will read from their Creative Writing Senior Theses. Side dishes are appreciated but not necessary. Bring a blanket and a friend! All are welcome.
3 months ago, Hendrix-Murphy
Word Garden Potluck
Join us Thursday, April 11 from 9:45-11:00 a.m. in the Murphy Seminar Room for writer Vince Granata’s ShopTalk: Writing from a Distance in Creative Nonfiction. All are welcome!
4 months ago, Hendrix-Murphy
Vince Granata
Welcome Murphy Scholars Class of 2027! Read about the students selected and see photos by Mike Kemp:
4 months ago, Hendrix-Murphy
Murphy Scholars Class of 2027
Join us on Thursday, 4/4 at 8:00 p.m. in the Murphy House for Word Garden! Senior Creative Writing majors will read from their theses. All are welcome!
4 months ago, Hendrix-Murphy
senior word garden
Project proposals for the next funding cycle are due Monday, April 1 by 5:00 p.m.! Visit our About Hendrix-Murphy Funding page for details on what qualifies for funding and how to apply.
4 months ago, Hendrix-Murphy Foundation
Odyssey and Murphy Project Funding Deadline Poster
Join us for the Hispanic Horror film series, dedicated to a selection of Spanish-language horror movies from the Hispanic world! Screenings will be in Spanish with English subtitles and are open to the Hendrix Community and the public at 7PM in the Hundley-Shell Theatre.
5 months ago, Hendrix-Murphy
Film Series
Where do you turn when life abroad doesn’t look like the glowing images in the brochures? Join Bergen Franklin ‘24, Bauer Lee ‘24, and Shermar Simmons ‘25 on Friday, March 1 from 12:10-1 p.m. in Bates Dining Room for a discussion on coping with the unexpected when overseas.
5 months ago, Hendrix-Murphy
Hendrix-Murphy Visiting Writer Mark Vanhoenacker will be in Conversation with Foundation Director Hope Coulter on 3/13, at 7:30 p.m. in Reves Recital Hall at Hendrix. Followed by a reception and book signing, this event is free and open to the public.
5 months ago, Hendrix-Murphy
Mark Vanhoenacker
What is a prose poem? And what’s it like to write in a form that’s resistant to definition? Join us Wednesday, February 28 from 4:15-5:30 p.m. in the Murphy Seminar Room for writer Marianne Chan’s ShopTalk: Prose Poem as Shapeshifter and Rebel. All are welcome!
5 months ago, Hendrix-Murphy
Earn a Global Awareness Odyssey credit exploring Mexico City with Drs. Pruneda Sentíes and Brandner this summer! Attend the informational session on Thursday, February 22 at 3:00 p.m. in the Murphy House to learn more.
5 months ago, Hendrix-Murphy