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No total eclipse here, but still a first for many

Aug 18, 2017

The viewing deck atop Gillmor Hall might be a bit crowded on Monday. As we know, a large swath of the U.S. will experience a total solar eclipse. Physics professor Dr. Steven Velasquez plans to take in the phenomenon on the roof with special solar binoculars and a telescope.

“For many students in the area, it’ll be a first,” he said. “With eclipses, there’s actually a lot of science going on that people don’t realize. It’s pretty cool.”

New deans, new school names

Aug 16, 2017

The new academic year will bring some exciting changes in academic leadership for several senior faculty members along with the restructuring of academic divisions into schools.

The changes represent the first big phase of ASIIP – the Academic Strategic Initiatives for Improvement Plan, according to Provost Dr. Beth Schwartz. The entire faculty was involved with major research, planning and development of recommendations for ASIIP over the past 18 months.

‘Berg couple finds support during health crisis
‘Berg couple finds support during health crisis

Jun 13, 2017

Last summer, Dr. William Bradley had just been hired for a one-year appointment as the coordinator of Heidelberg’s Writing Center. Although he knew there was a lot of work ahead to publicize and promote the center as an excellent resource for ‘Berg students, he was thrilled about the opportunity.

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