Hope College News

2018 Dec

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    “A Gesture, A Face, A Life”: A Faculty Feature from Natalie Dykstra


    I am terrible with good-byes.  When I used to spend the summer on my uncle’s Iowa farm, feeding calves, mowing the large swaths of grass, driving tractor for the hay balers, I would hide in the barn when it was time to return with my parents to a Chicago suburb.  I didn’t want to say … Continue reading “A Gesture, A Face, A Life”: A Faculty Feature from Natalie Dykstra

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    Juried Art Show Provides Hope Students With Invaluable Experience


    The annual juried art show opened in the DePree Gallery on Monday, November 19th.  Twenty-eight students have work in the show, including painting, sculpture, works on paper, textiles, new media, and installation art.  This year the guest juror is Patrick Earl Hammie, a professor of art at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champlain. People may wonder … Continue reading Juried Art Show Provides Hope Students With Invaluable Experience

2018 Nov

  1. academics

    Familiar Faces


    The last couple of weeks of my semester I was blessed to have my parents come and visit. Although FaceTime is a wonder and I’ve been able to talk to my parents face to face throughout this semester, it was so good to have them here in person. I loved being able to show them … Continue reading Familiar Faces

  2. Academics

    Superman May Inspire Altruistic Behavior

    Pacific Standard

    People exposed to images of Superman are more likely than others to engage in selfless behavior. That’s the finding of Dr. Daryl Van Tongeren, associate professor of psychology, who led a research team focused on virtue and altruism.

  3. Academics

    Student Wins Research-Poster Award

    Hope College senior Clare Da Silva of Danville, California, received a poster-presentation award during this year’s Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), held in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Wednesday-Sunday, Nov. 14-18.

  4. Academics

    Student Research Honored at National Engineering Conference

    For the third consecutive year, a Hope College student won an award at the Annual Meeting and National Student Conference of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). A total of six Hope College students who participated in research this past summer had their work selected for presentation during the conference.

  5. Academics

    Original Dance Piece by Matthew Farmer Earns Finalist Recognition

    Choreographer Matthew Farmer of the Hope College dance faculty has earned recognition as a finalist for the 2018 Arlin G. Meyer Prize in Performing Arts sponsored by the Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts for his original work “Dieser Ort.”

  6. Academics

    Local startups bring innovation to Holland

    Holland Sentinel

    Since the inception of its SURGE program in 2017, Lakeshore Advantage has served 94 local startups. Two of those startups, Park Shark and Wedge, were developed by Hope College student-entrepreneurs.

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