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Students lead launch of first 'Berg literary magazine
Students lead launch of first 'Berg literary magazine

May 6, 2021

English professor Dr. Barry Devine was looking for the perfect person to oversee the launch Heidelberg’s first-ever literary journal. There were a lot of decisions to be made: format, look, timeline, soliciting entries, article selection, editing, communication … and organizing all of that. He found his person in senior philosophy major Em Swain.

Series explores John Quinn's influence on modern art, literature
Series explores John Quinn's influence on modern art, literature

Mar 9, 2021

John Quinn grew to international fame as a lawyer and collector of literature and art. At the time of his death in 1924, Quinn had amassed the largest collection of modern art in the world, counting writers and artists like James Joyce, William Butler Yeats and Pablo Picasso among his friends. He alone purchased more than 50 of Picasso's paintings.

John Quinn was born in Tiffin.

Humanities Symposium pivots to online journal
Humanities Symposium pivots to online journal

Jan 7, 2021

English 290 – Sophomore Studies in English – is tasked annually with producing Heidelberg’s Humanities Symposium. Launched in 2016 as a way to showcase academic excellence by students from the English, History and Religion, the symposium is a collaborative effort to celebrate and promote student research projects.

This year’s symposium took on a different look because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the outcome was just as rewarding.

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.

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