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The zigs and zags of a career in research

Apr 10, 2019

There may just be a discrepancy between what people think researchers do vs. what they really do. But it all boils down to learning critical skills and diverse perspectives that can position students for just about any career.

Dr. Julie Reynolds, who is on the faculty of the Biology Department at Duke University, shared her sometimes messy and chaotic but always fun and exciting path as a participant and mentor in research as the keynote speaker for today’s Minds@Work Student Research Conference.

Alumna inspires campus during PALS

Apr 5, 2019

Becoming only the second Heidelberg alumna to be a keynote speaker for the Patricia Adams Lecture Series, Beth Shissler, '90, spoke to a packed Seiberling Gymnasium on Thursday night.

Distinguished alum, judge to give Commencement address

Mar 28, 2019

President Rob Huntington has announced that distinguished alumna, the Honorable Judge K.J. Montgomery of the Shaker Heights Municipal Court, will deliver the keynote address at Commencement on May 12.

Human trafficking survivor breaks her silence

Mar 22, 2019

Mother’s Day 2017 holds great significance for 37-year-old Lindsay. It was the day she began her new life free from human trafficking.

On Thursday, Lindsay broke her silence for the first time publicly, sharing the events that led up to a traumatizing seven years as a victim of sex trafficking. Her talk at Heidelberg was the final event in Human Trafficking Awareness Week.

Suicide survivor tells HYPE audience: ‘Be Here Tomorrow’

Mar 22, 2019

Storyteller, author, filmmaker, suicide survivor. The dynamic Kevin Hines was on campus Thursday to share his story of hope, healing and recovery from the mental anguish that almost cost him his life. Hines was the final keynote speaker in this year’s HYPE Career Ready® Program.

“I have now lived 15 years past the day I was supposed to die,” said Hines, who in 2004 jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge in an attempt to take his life. That suicide attempt followed years and years of burying the lethal emotional pain that was ruling his life.

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