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Alternative Break trip an education of a different kind
Alternative Break trip an education of a different kind

Aug 23, 2019

Senior Penelope Christian – like many students who take a leap to study abroad – had a great experience when she traveled to Nicaragua through Outreach360 to volunteer on an Alternative Break trip in March 2018. She is hoping to start her own non-profit one day, so it was the perfect way to serve others, which is her life goal.

“It was an amazing experience,” Penelope said. “I went to educate the students but they don’t realize how much they’re educating us on humanity and life.”

FLC leads faculty to enhanced classroom experiences
FLC leads faculty to enhanced classroom experiences

Aug 22, 2019

The Center for Teaching Excellence has completed its second annual summer Faculty Learning Community project, and nine full-time faculty members are ready to take their research, collaboration and new ideas into the classroom.

Heidelberg Theatre season: Get ready for ‘Sex, Love and Monsters’
Heidelberg Theatre season: Get ready for ‘Sex, Love and Monsters’

Aug 20, 2019

The Heidelberg University School of Music & Theatre will take audiences on a wild ride during its 2019-20 theatre season, recently announced by Director Stephen Svoboda.

Theatre takes on Edinburgh
Theatre takes on Edinburgh

Aug 13, 2019

This week, audiences at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival are enjoying the international premiere of Stephen Svoboda’s original play, “The Penguin Tango.” The Heidelberg cast and crew of 25, accompanied by five faculty members and about a dozen friends and family, are in Scotland for six performances and to experience the single biggest celebration of the arts in the world. Sophomore theatre major Riley Gibson gives us a first-hand account of the experience in this blog.

Young alum, BBC journalist to give Convocation keynote
Young alum, BBC journalist to give Convocation keynote

Aug 12, 2019

When she was a student at the Berg, Hannah Long-Higgins got a lot of time in front of people. She competed as a member of the Speech Team and a delegate at the Model United Nations conferences. She also performed with the improve comedy group Make A Scene.

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