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Moved to action: Holocaust survivors’ grandson remembers
Moved to action: Holocaust survivors’ grandson remembers

Sep 26, 2019

When you’re the grandson of four Holocaust survivors, the weight of that legacy could overwhelm you. Or, it could motivate you to action to help put an end to human atrocities. David Estrin, whose grandfather, Jimmy Lichtman, is the namesake of Heidelberg’s annual Lichtman-Behm Genocide Lecture Series, was the keynote speaker for the series on Tuesday.

R&D scientist receives Alumni of Distinction award
R&D scientist receives Alumni of Distinction award

Sep 25, 2019

Dr. Jeff Bricker, ’79, says he owes a great deal of his career achievements as a research scientist to the excellent foundation he received at Heidelberg from iconic professors such as Mel Casler, Dr. Ray Wise, Dr. Richard Cordell, the late Dr. Martin Reno and the late Dr. John Groce.

Families & Fellows: Making opportunities possible
Families & Fellows: Making opportunities possible

Sep 24, 2019

The dynamic father-daughter duo of Dave and Allison Krebs did a great job expressing the value of their Heidelberg experiences, although in different generations, at the annual Families & Fellows dinner on Saturday. 

“I found Heidelberg through the love of my parents,” said Allison, who told the crowd of about 300 ‘Berg students and families and about 100 members of the Fellows Organization that her parents, Dave and Kim, met at Heidelberg.

Judge & professor: Shuff talks Constitution during court
Judge & professor: Shuff talks Constitution during court

Sep 23, 2019

On a day when he’d usually sit behind the bench to hear common pleas cases, Judge Steve Shuff took on a second role this morning: professor.

As he does every fall, Judge Shuff, a ’75 ‘Berg grad, brought his Seneca County Common Pleas Court to campus in recognition of Constitution Day. Students, faculty and staff gathered in Herbster Chapel to witness actual court hearings over which the judge presided.

How to live your dream, according to 'The Onion' co-founder
How to live your dream, according to 'The Onion' co-founder

Sep 19, 2019

Unlucky does not mean improbable.

If you examine the history of The Onion and the life of its co-creator, Scott Dikkers, those words ring true. Dikkers came to Heidelberg on Thursday to kick off the fourth year of the HYPE Career Ready® program as the keynote speaker.

In 1988, Dikkers launched The Onion, the original “fake news” platform that has grown into one of today’s most recognized satirical comedy brands. The back story: The Onion “started out as a joke but has become the most trusted news source in America,” he joked.

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