Harrison Middleton University believes that the study of the liberal arts is both timeless and timely because it focuses on the persisting questions of human existence and bears directly on the problems we face today. At a time when more and more adults are recognizing the benefits of lifelong learning, the Great Books of the Western World provides the medium in which to search for fundamental knowledge and unifying ideas.
Harrison Middleton University is a great books, great ideas, great conversations, distance learning university that offers undergraduate and graduate education in the humanities with concentrations in imaginative literature, natural science, philosophy and religion, and social science.
Harrison Middleton University promotes student-faculty scholarship through research, discussion, and the development of collaborative publications.
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2015 Academic Calendar
Harrison Middleton University is closed on the following dates:
|January 1, 2015||New Year's Day|
|January 2-3, 2015||Winter Recess|
|January 17-19, 2015||Civil Rights Day Recess|
|February 14-16, 2015||President’s Day Recess|
|May 23-25, 2015||Memorial Day Recess|
|June 27-July 3, 2015||Summer Recess|
|July 4, 2015||Independence Day|
|September 5-7, 2015||Labor Day Recess|
|October 10-12, 2015||Columbus Day Recess|
|November 11, 2015||Veterans Day|
|November 25-28, 2015||Thanksgiving Day Recess|
|December 24-30, 2015||Winter Recess|
|December 31, 2015||New Year's Eve|
Upcoming Event: Please join us for the next Quarterly Discussion scheduled for Thursday, January, 29th and Saturday, January 31, 2015. The January Quarterly Discussions will focus on Natural Science. If you are interested in participating or would like more information please email Alissa Simon (firstname.lastname@example.org).
HMU: Dialogues: Harrison Middleton University’s bi-annual publication shares information about student graduations and publications, and celebrates student, faculty, and staff achievements! Click here to read the current edition of HMU: Dialogues.
HMU News: Please join HMU tutors and staff in congratulating Dr. Richard B. Bilby and Dr. James Thurman on successfully earning their Doctor of Arts degrees! Dr. Bilby submitted the following applied project in partial fulfillment of his Doctor of Arts degree requirement, titled: “A Soldier’s Guide to Shakespeare’s English Histories.” Dr. Thurman created two college level courses for Central Wyoming College, in partial fulfillment for the requirements of the Doctor of Arts degree. We wish Dr. Bilby and Dr. Thurman all the best in their future endeavors!
Classical Pursuits Upcoming Events: Thoughtful Vacations for Inquiring Adults with The world's best literature, art and music as our guides (www.classicalpursuits.com/travel-pursuits/)
Great Books Events & Regional Councils
Click here for a list of Great Books regional councils.
HMU Press Release: Harrison Middleton University earned continued accreditation from the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC - www.deac.org) (formerly the Distance Education and Training Council- DETC). At its January 11, 2013 meeting, the Distance Education Accrediting Commission approved continued accreditation, with no conditions, of Harrison Middleton University through January 2018. Please take time to read the Press Release.
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