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Celebrating 10 years of the Lichtman-Behm Genocide Lecture Series
Celebrating 10 years of the Lichtman-Behm Genocide Lecture Series

Feb 15, 2021

In 2010, Holocaust survivor Jimmy Lichtman and liberator and ‘Berg alumnus Don Behm, class of ’51, came face to face on the Heidelberg campus to share their harrowing yet inspiring stories. After that, the university created the Lichtman-Behm Genocide Lecture Series in their honor and to create an important awareness around the theme of “never again.”

On Tuesday Feb. 23 at 6:30, Heidelberg and the Together We Remember Coalition will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Lichtman-Behm Genocide Lecture Series with a virtual program. Everyone is invited to participate.

Young alumni celebrate women in science with Tri Beta
Young alumni celebrate women in science with Tri Beta

Feb 12, 2021

February 11 marked International Day of Women and Girls in Science and Tri Beta, a biology honorary society at Heidelberg, celebrated accordingly with a professional development series focused on female alumni in the science field. 

Alumni Melanie Cohn ’19, Rachel Raimondo ’18,  and Bri Casement ’20 joined a virtual panel with biology professor Dr. Pam Faber, Tri Beta President senior Christina Mealwitz and 11 other Heidelberg students studying science. 

'Berg alum, future MD learning the business of medicine
'Berg alum, future MD learning the business of medicine

Feb 11, 2021

When one door closes, another one opens. That was the case for ’19 alum Caleb Gerber, a biology major who’s full swing into his first year of medical school. Like many people who apply to professional school, he didn’t get in on his first try. So he got creative. And he stayed persistent.

The Path of an Olympian's Dream
The Path of an Olympian's Dream

Jan 28, 2021

Briana Scurry is widely recognized as one of the best women’s soccer players of all time who, as one of the first African American professional female soccer players, helped diversity the sport. But it wasn’t always easy.

English class gets cool nod in Singaporean novel
English class gets cool nod in Singaporean novel

Jan 28, 2021

A group of Heidelberg students from Barry Devine’s “The Empire writes Back” literature course back in 2019 have left their mark halfway around the world in Singapore. 

One of the novels the class read was “If We Dream Too Long” by Goh Poh Seng. It was written in English, and is considered to be the "first Singaporean novel" and is now a classic in Asian literature. 

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