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President provides Heidelberg campus projects update

May 3, 2019

Over the past few weeks and months, we’ve watched the progress of two very visible construction projects (The HeidelBean! and Sarah Street). Two others inside Saurwein Health & Wellness Center (Exercise Science lab and a new fireplace) are almost finished. The coming weeks and months will bring the start – and in some cases, the completion – of several important and exciting projects that will improve the campus by providing more and better learning, living and engaging spaces.

After life-saving gift, sibling bond plays out at Heidelberg

Apr 23, 2019

Miracles do happen. Just ask the Arellano family. When their youngest child, Asia, was about a year old, she had a troubling, persistent rash. A week after an initial doctor visit, she was taken in for blood work. A day later, her parents, Sandy and Matt Arellano, received a phone call that would rock them to their core.

“Mom got a call to bring Asia back to a hospital immediately because they feared she had leukemia,” recalls Heidelberg University junior basketball player Alex Arellano, the middle of three Arellano children.

Honors students off to cool adventures

Apr 18, 2019

It’s thought that only through challenges can you become stronger. The Honors Program has empowered students to be flexible and creative, step outside of their comfort zone and develop and grow their abilities and interests beyond Heidelberg.

Through seminars, extra-curricular activities and collaboration with faculty members on coursework and research, Honors students are demonstrating their learned knowledge and skills with placement in prestigious grad schools, study abroad, service and internships.

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.

Making math fun for kids

Apr 9, 2019

From Thailand to Tiffin, Math Camp 2019 has a group of Heidelberg students and more than 30 local fourth- and fifth-graders super excited about math.

On Saturday, March 30, 27 ‘Berg education and math majors, under the leadership of students Jenn Thayer, Noah Messerall, Lauren Nichols, Lindsey Robinson, Anna Cavanaugh and Samantha Bennet, conducted a day of fun and interactive math-related activities for the students at Noble Elementary School.

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