Projects ranging from eating patterns in social environments, to phosphates in the Lake Macatawa watershed, to the 16th-century missionary Francis Xavier, to teaching dance to learners with autism were highlighted during the annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creative Performance at Hope College on Friday, April 12,

The event featured more than 220 projects conducted by hundreds of Hope students and their faculty mentors. The students and their projects represented all of the college’s academic divisions: the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural and applied sciences.