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Heidelberg launching Writer’s Series

Oct 10, 2018

Two award-winning authors will be on campus to help Heidelberg University’s School of Communication, Humanities & the Arts launch the Jean Warren Gekler Writer’s Series. As part of the series, the public is invited to an open reading from the authors’ recent works.

On Monday, Oct. 15, Heidelberg will welcome Hilary Plum, whose novel Strawberry Fields was the winner of the Fence Modern Prize in Prose (2018). She also received the 2018 GLCA New Writers Award for her nonfiction work Watchfires.

Heidelberg Athletics partners with BSN Sports and Nike

Oct 8, 2018

The Heidelberg University Athletic Department announced that it has entered into a five-year partnership with NIKE through BSN SPORTS. The agreement is part of BSN SPORTS Collegiate Select program, which aims to make BSN SPORTS a one-stop provider for all collegiate athletic, intramural, club and staff apparel and equipment to all D1, DII, D3, NJCAA and NAIA schools.

Student leaders take Marching Band to next level

Oct 4, 2018

When Marching Band Director Jon Waters approached junior Paul Reese last year to help organize logistics for the band and develop student leadership, Reese responded with his usual “Put me in, Coach. I’m ready to play” enthusiasm.

“Last year, we developed some student leadership positions to test the waters, and Paul and a few others emerged,” Waters said.

Heidelberg on international stage for TNU’s 60th anniversary

Oct 3, 2018

For 33 years, Tianjin Normal University and Heidelberg University have enjoyed a collaborative and productive exchange – a “jewel of a relationship” which has brought TNU professors to Heidelberg’s campus annually to teach Chinese language and culture.  ‘Berg faculty – and in recent years, students – in turn travel to TNU’s campus to teach English to TNU students and educators in the summer.

’Berg show choir hits ‘Hei-Notes’ with new name

Sep 27, 2018

The Singing Collegians show choir was formed on a strong foundation over half a century ago. But the name and the concept had become a bit outdated. This summer was the perfect time for the ensemble to do a reboot, to become a little sharper, a little edgier.

“The name Singing Collegians wasn’t resonating as a contemporary show choir among today’s students,” said Dr. Carol Dusdieker, director of the School of Music & Theatre and associate professor of voice.

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