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National chemistry conference full of opportunities, learning

Apr 25, 2019

A dozen ‘Berg students spanning various science majors traveled to Orlando March 30-April 4 to participate in the American Chemical Society spring national conference. On Tuesday, the students gave a presentation that focused on the benefits of attending a national conference and the learning experiences they brought back to campus.

After life-saving gift, sibling bond plays out at Heidelberg

Apr 23, 2019

Miracles do happen. Just ask the Arellano family. When their youngest child, Asia, was about a year old, she had a troubling, persistent rash. A week after an initial doctor visit, she was taken in for blood work. A day later, her parents, Sandy and Matt Arellano, received a phone call that would rock them to their core.

“Mom got a call to bring Asia back to a hospital immediately because they feared she had leukemia,” recalls Heidelberg University junior basketball player Alex Arellano, the middle of three Arellano children.

Honors students off to cool adventures

Apr 18, 2019

It’s thought that only through challenges can you become stronger. The Honors Program has empowered students to be flexible and creative, step outside of their comfort zone and develop and grow their abilities and interests beyond Heidelberg.

Through seminars, extra-curricular activities and collaboration with faculty members on coursework and research, Honors students are demonstrating their learned knowledge and skills with placement in prestigious grad schools, study abroad, service and internships.

Campus plans 3rd annual It's On Us week

Apr 17, 2019

For the third year, the Heidelberg University community will bring awareness to the topic of sexual assault prevention during the annual It’s On Us Sex Week April 22-25. The week incorporates student and staff groups, most notably the Heidelberg University Center for Survivor Empowerment.

Students make meaningful connection with author

Apr 15, 2019

Social media sometimes gets a bad rap for all its negativity, but here’s a really great outcome.

When English professor Dr. Barry Devine was contemplating which books to incorporate into his Studies in the Irish Novel literature class this semester, he posted a photo of a stack of potential selections. Among them was “The Cruelty Men” by Emer Martin.

Emer herself saw the Instagram post, recognized her book in the stack and commented, “teaching my new novel? U made my day.”

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