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A splash of resistance: Conducting students practice in the pool

Sep 14, 2018

As the saying goes, resistance is futile. Or is it?

In the world of instrumental conducting, resistance is imperative in teaching would-be conductors the proper billowy physical motions of the baton. The feeling is similar to buoyancy or weightlessness.

It’s a difficult concept to demonstrate, so Professor Jon Waters took an unconventional approach. For two class sessions recently, the pool at the Tiffin Community YMCA became a classroom for Jon and his seven students, who learned that water naturalizes the motion of conducting.

HYPE’s Brett Culp: ‘Do something extraordinary together’

Sep 14, 2018

Independent filmmaker Brett Culp has worked with high-profile celebrities throughout his career. But the people who have impacted his life the most those we’ve never heard of – ordinary people who’ve done extraordinary things to uplift humanity.

Empowering students to find their unique path to leadership, Culp kicked off the third year of the HYPE Career Ready® program with a keynote talk on Thursday that inspired the heroic spirit in all of us.

Board extends Heidelberg president’s contract

Sep 13, 2018

The Heidelberg University Board of Trustees has announced that, in accordance with terms of President Robert H. Huntington’s 2018-2023 employment agreement, his contract has been extended an additional year.

Heidelberg to host immigration discussion

Sep 12, 2018

Heidelberg University’s Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, in collaboration with the Latinx Unidos student organization and Tiffin City Schools’ International Cultural Center, will host “Pathways to Citizenship: Examining U.S. Immigration Policy” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, in The University Commons on campus.

‘Berg sophomore golden in Special Olympics

Sep 12, 2018

There’s a national champion athlete among us here at Heidelberg, and he is so unassuming that you wouldn’t even know it.

The first week of July, sophomore Zachary Cotton, 20, competed in the 50th Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle. Actually, he did more than compete; he brought home some shiny hardware.

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