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Student Senate encourages involvement in clubs, orgs
Student Senate encourages involvement in clubs, orgs

Sep 10, 2020

Being a member of a student organization – or multiple organizations, as is the case for many ‘Berg students – provides a place to gain new experiences, learn new skills and meet new people.

“It adds so much to the ‘Berg experience, giving us something to look forward to outside of the classroom and another reason to return back to campus,” says junior Noah Kennard.

Noah is actively involved in Greek Life, Student Senate, Chem Club, BEC, men’s tennis and as an Orientation leader in the summer.

Convocation goes virtual; Class of '24 officially welcomed
Convocation goes virtual; Class of '24 officially welcomed

Sep 10, 2020

Although it’s one of Heidelberg’s many long-standing traditions, this fall’s Opening Convocation – the official beginning of the 2020-21 academic year – was like no other in history.

Like so many other events during the pandemic, Convocation shifted to virtual, presented to incoming students during their AIM Hei classes this morning and simultaneously during “watch parties” in Wickham Great Hall and Herbster Chapel.

NCWQR key player in H2Ohio wetlands monitoring program
NCWQR key player in H2Ohio wetlands monitoring program

Sep 10, 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Heidelberg’s National Center for Water Quality Research will play a key role in the H2Ohio Initiative, a comprehensive, data-driven approach to improving Ohio’s water quality.

H2Ohio has enlisted the Lake Erie and Aquatic Research Network (LEARN) to partner with ODNR on the H2Ohio Initiative’s wetland monitoring plan. The group will assess the effectiveness and future role of implemented and planned wetland restoration projects under the H2Ohio Initiative.

'Berg theatre actors explore struggles of growing up
'Berg theatre actors explore struggles of growing up

Sep 9, 2020

Nothing is conventional during the pandemic, but the shows must go on for Heidelberg University Theatre.

COVID-19 has presented extraordinary challenges for Heidelberg’s growing theatre program, primarily, “How do we produce theatre while also keeping everyone safe,” noted Theatre Director Stephen Svoboda. Despite the challenges, ‘Berg Theatre is forging ahead with an exciting 2020-21 season, albeit with a number of safety precautions in place. This year’s season will feature five productions and “9 to 5,” a bonus holdover from last spring.

Students: 'Campus atmosphere is incredible'
Students: 'Campus atmosphere is incredible'

Sep 3, 2020

Reunions with friends, teammates and professors … in-person classes … seeing familiar faces on campus … some sense of normalcy. Heidelberg students seem overjoyed to be back for the fall semester, even as they navigate flex classes, wearing masks and social distancing and new ways of interacting with each other.

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