English Department News

02/21/2014 - Spotlight on student research
There were 118 presentations over four and half hours at Heidelberg’s 21st annual “Minds at Work” Student Research Conference. Faculty, staff, parents, and community members were in attendance to watch students present their research projects. The event not only highlights student...

02/04/2014 - Speech team scores big at state
Congratulations to Heidelberg's Speech Team, which placed second at the Ohio Forensics Associations State Tournament last weekend at Ohio University in Athens. Four students returned home with first-place trophies: Dinah Adams in Persuasive Speaking, Bethany Beaver in After-Dinner Speaking, and...

09/23/2013 - Letters from Senior Writing Majors to Their Younger Peers
The Hunting of the Snark Last year the English Department started a tradition (Can it be a tradition if we've only done it twice?) in the Senior Seminar in Writing of having the seniors write an open letter to the other students in the department, offering advice on how to get the most out of their...

05/07/2013 - Dr. Wahlstrom will retire from Heidelberg on a talkative note
by Laura Van Valkenburgh After 43 years of teaching at Heidelberg University, Dr. Ruth Wahlstrom, professor of English, has decided to retire after this academic year. The English students will no longer study for hours on end for the “Wahlstrom exam” they experience every few weeks in...