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It’ll be like Christmas in August for students enrolled in Dr. Sarah Lazzari’s introductory sociology classes. Last spring semester, Sarah entered a contest with textbook publisher FlatWorld to win free textbooks for her students for a year, and she won! This fall and spring, about 90 students who enroll in the introductory courses will receive
Heidelberg University’s transformational Academic Comprehensive Campaign for Excellence (ACCE) has reached its conclusion with record-breaking results, exceeding its $75 million goal. On Saturday, President Rob Huntington announced during Alumni Weekend that donors have contributed and pledged a total of $75.3 million toward four key strategic ACCE
One day after President Biden signed legislation to make Juneteenth a federal holiday, Heidelberg University continued to “build on a sense of belonging on our campus and in the Tiffin community” during a rain-soaked Juneteenth flag-raising ceremony Friday. The new law enshrines June 19 as the national day to commemorate the end of slavery in the
For someone interested in working on climate issues, Flagstaff, Arizona is the ideal place to be. That’s certainly the case for Jillian Goulet, ’19, who turned a post-graduation AmeriCorps experience into employment a year later. She’s also pursuing her master’s degree in climate science at Northern Arizona University. Jillian had a fantastic
The days and hours leading up to graduation can be a bit chaotic. So much to do, to plan for and to wrap up. ’21 grad Gillian Duer, an environmental science major from Yorktown, Virginia, had to deal with an unexpected snag on her graduation day. But never fear. This story has a serendipitous twist and a heartwarming ending. In preparing to move
Susan McCafferty recalls her Harvard Law School days when finances were so tight that she kept a hot plate in her dorm room and used it to cook spaghetti-o's and hot dogs for dinner on more than one occasion. “It was very expensive,” she recalls. “My first year, I paid my entire tuition, room and board from my earnings as a waitress. … Yet, money
Theatre professor Stephen Svoboda and Heidelberg will be the featured university at an upcoming Council of Independent Colleges webinar on course sharing. The webinar, titled “Online Course Sharing 2.0,” will be held at 2 p.m. ET on June 22, and will showcase how institutions partner to expand access to flexible course options, address scheduling