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Biochem major lands NIH internship to study kidney cancer

Mar 25, 2019

During her on-site interview for a summer internship at the National Institutes for Health (NIH), junior biochemistry major Amanda Sugrue spoke in depth about her current research – a kinetic study that examined an enzyme found in beef heart. In a stroke of luck, the interviewer, Dr. Sameer Isaaq, is studying the same enzyme and the role it plays in kidney cancer.

Human trafficking survivor breaks her silence

Mar 22, 2019

Mother’s Day 2017 holds great significance for 37-year-old Lindsay. It was the day she began her new life free from human trafficking.

On Thursday, Lindsay broke her silence for the first time publicly, sharing the events that led up to a traumatizing seven years as a victim of sex trafficking. Her talk at Heidelberg was the final event in Human Trafficking Awareness Week.

Suicide survivor tells HYPE audience: ‘Be Here Tomorrow’

Mar 22, 2019

Storyteller, author, filmmaker, suicide survivor. The dynamic Kevin Hines was on campus Thursday to share his story of hope, healing and recovery from the mental anguish that almost cost him his life. Hines was the final keynote speaker in this year’s HYPE Career Ready® Program.

“I have now lived 15 years past the day I was supposed to die,” said Hines, who in 2004 jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge in an attempt to take his life. That suicide attempt followed years and years of burying the lethal emotional pain that was ruling his life.

Education Summit: STEAM’s ‘ah-ha’ moments

Mar 15, 2019

Two years ago, Heidelberg’s Education Department and professors Dr. Stacey Pistorova and Dr. Lindsey Haubert created a blossoming partnership with one Tiffin City Schools teacher, Jennifer Gressman, who collaborated to offer a STEAM curriculum to her Krout Elementary School third-graders. Today, the partnership has grown to eight teachers, and the sky’s the limit.

Ohio Poet Laureate visits campus for Writer's Series

Mar 14, 2019

The Heidelberg campus welcomed Dave Lucas, author of Weather and the Poet Laureate of the State of Ohio, on Wednesday for the Jean Warren Gekler Writer's Series. The series gives students an opportunity to hear from and network with local, regional, and national authors multiple times a semester. It has featured award-winning authors who interact in open workshops and perform readings of their work.


 

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