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Sep 12, 2019
When you get a surprise opportunity to do something you love halfway around the world, you jump on it! That was the case for women’s lacrosse player Angela Lulejian.
Angela, a junior exercise science major from Glendale, California, was recruited to join an all-star lacrosse team to experience international competition for two weeks in June. The team traveled to Australia, playing against three different teams, including the Australian national team and a couple of club teams.
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.”
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.
Jul 16, 2019
During the 60th anniversary of the American Junior Year (AJY) program last month in Heidelberg, Germany, the many levels of passion for the program shined through – from current students and administrators to ‘Berg representatives President Rob Huntington and Dean Bryan Smith, who were on hand to celebrate the longevity and partnership of this enduring study abroad program.
Jun 27, 2019
A group of 21 from Heidelberg spent last week with ARISE in south Texas, working with the organization’s summer children’s program and experiencing the hospitality of three small Mexican immigrant communities there.
The trip is the culmination of the NDI 345 course on “Service Learning on the U.S./Mexico Border,” developed in 2006 by Spanish Professor Dr. Cindy Lepeley.