Harding University hosts PovertyCure founder Michael Matheson Miller at distinguished lecture series


The Harding University American Studies Institute will host PovertyCure founder Michael Matheson Miller for the first spring presentation in its Distinguished Lecture Series at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, in the Benson Auditorium. Matheson’s lecture is titled “Charity, Justice and Human Flourishing.”

Miller is a senior research fellow at the Acton Institute and director and producer of the award-winning documentary “Poverty, Inc.,” PovertyCure DVD series, The Good Society series and The Gospel Work. He is the founding director of PovertyCure, which promotes entrepreneurial solutions to poverty in the developing world. Miller also is the host of “The Moral Imagination” podcast and an author of multiple books. Miller holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and graduate degrees from Nagoya University Graduate School of International Development in Japan, Franciscan University and Thunderbird Graduate School of Business.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit harding.edu/asi or call 501-279-4497. For other Harding events and free and low cost services available to the community, visit harding.edu/community.

Harding University is a private Christian, liberal arts university located in Searcy, Arkansas. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, it is the largest private university in the state. Harding’s student body represents students from across the U.S. and more than 50 nations and territories. The University offers more than 110 undergraduate majors; 14 preprofessional programs; more than 40 graduate and professional programs; as well as numerous study abroad opportunities including locations in Australasia, Peru, England, Greece, Italy and Zambia. For more information, visit harding.edu.

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