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Students present Irish novel research at national conference
Students present Irish novel research at national conference

Oct 21, 2019

Seven students from Dr. Barry Devine’s spring semester literature course, “Studies in the Irish Novel,” had an opportunity typically afforded to faculty and grad students when they participated in the Midwest Regional American Conference for Irish Studies Oct. 10-12.

'15 alum, photojournalist says 'yes, and' to opportunities
'15 alum, photojournalist says 'yes, and' to opportunities

Aug 30, 2019

The Class of 2023 is ready to rock it. New and returning students and faculty officially kicked off the 2019-20 academic year – the 170th in Heidelberg’s history – during Opening Convocation on Thursday.

Provost Beth Schwartz began Convocation with four pieces of advice for new students: Stay focused on your goal (graduation!), find your voice and define who you are, take action by being part of a community with incredible opportunities, and find your mentor.

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.

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.

Students make meaningful connection with author
Students make meaningful connection with author

Apr 15, 2019

Social media sometimes gets a bad rap for all its negativity, but here’s a really great outcome.

When English professor Dr. Barry Devine was contemplating which books to incorporate into his Studies in the Irish Novel literature class this semester, he posted a photo of a stack of potential selections. Among them was “The Cruelty Men” by Emer Martin.

Emer herself saw the Instagram post, recognized her book in the stack and commented, “teaching my new novel? U made my day.”

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