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Future veterinarian getting great hands-on experience

Oct 20, 2017

Ever since she was a little girl, Andrea Russell has dreamed of being a veterinarian, partly because she enjoys interacting with animals and partly because she believes they deserve a voice.

“I’m a huge animal rights believer,” says Andrea, a junior biology major and chemistry minor from Athens, Ohio. “They don’t have a voice to speak for themselves. They live their lives loving us, so we need to give back to them.”

Multiple benefits of summer science research

Sep 29, 2017

Five Heidelberg students who are majoring in the natural sciences had unique off-campus experiences to conduct and present their research through summer experiences. In their own words, the students describe their research projects, the outcomes and the impact on their classes and their future careers.

Gaining experience from the OAC to the NFL

Sep 28, 2017

Senior Marin Schaffner and Greg Raimondo, ‘17, each spent their summer working with National Football League teams as athletic trainers. Though over 2,000 miles apart, both gained valuable experience in their summer internships.

Trip reveals perfect merging of art and science

Sep 7, 2017

There is a strong need for an understanding of science when dealing with the preservation and conservation of art. Eleven students and two chemistry professors, Dr. Nate Beres and Dr. Aaron Roerdink, explored the connection during a 10-day excursion to Amsterdam in May.

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.”

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