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Passion into action: Leading refugees to safety

Mar 17, 2017

Michael Kim gave up a promising financial planning business in Chicago to pursue his passion: helping North Korean refugees escape a life of oppression.

New Year’s Day in 2003, when Kim left the U.S. with two duffel bags and a one-way ticket to China, he began his journey to lead the refugees – and especially victims of sex trafficking – to safety and freedom.

Restructured Alumni Council ‘going very, very well’

Mar 14, 2017

After deciding the Alumni Council could use a jolt of energy and a new purpose, President Kim Newman and the Office of Alumni Engagement decided to take a year off and do their due diligence about how best to revitalize the organization.

“The Alumni Council was not really moving forward and it was going to cease to exist if we didn’t change it,” said current President Kim Newman, ’90, who spearheaded the transformation, along with Ashley Helmstetter and Bob Youngblood.

’Berg students become STNAs, serve elderly residents

Mar 9, 2017

Junior Tyler Hunter has his sights set on working in geriatrics as a career, having experienced the challenges of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in his family. A new opportunity this semester has provided a strong foundation toward his goal.

Heidelberg business conference to bring entrepreneurs together

Mar 3, 2017

Entrepreneurs, innovators and Heidelberg University alumni will come together on March 23-24 for the School of Business’s Conference on Fostering Entrepreneurship. Guest presenters over the two-day event will actively engage students in the exploration of the venture creation process.

The on-campus conference also will feature Heidelberg alumnus Dr. Raul Cuero, a researcher, scientist and inventor, as the spring Entrepreneur-in-Residence.

Heidelberg guest composer challenges musical boundaries

Mar 3, 2017

Stanford University composer Mark Applebaum – known for challenging the conventional boundaries of musical ontology and tradition – will be the guest composer-in-residence for the Heidelberg University School of Music & Theatre’s New Music Live! Series on March 23-24.

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