Hope College News

2018 May

  1. Jacob Nyenhuis Honored through Book of Tributes and Reflections

    Dr. Jacob (Jack) E. Nyenhuis, whose career in teaching and administration at Hope College has spanned more than four decades, has been honored with a book celebrating his career, character and impact.

    Jacob Nyenhuis Honored through Book of Tributes and Reflections
  2. Spring 2018 Dean's List Announced

    The Registrar’s Office is pleased to announce Dean’s List recipients for the spring semester. The Dean’s List is awarded to full-time, degree-seeking students who have received grades for all courses in a given semester (no incompletes) and have a semester GPA of 3.50 or above. Hope College Registrar’s Office considers this a significant achievement.

    Spring 2018 Dean's List Announced
  3. Graduating Seniors and Recent Graduates Initiated into Phi Beta Kappa

    A total of 66 of Hope College’s graduating seniors and recent graduates were initiated into the Zeta of Michigan chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest scholastic honorary society, on Saturday, May 5, in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Graduating Seniors and Recent Graduates Initiated into Phi Beta Kappa
  4. Research Project Wins Hope Social Sciences Young Investigators Award

    A collaborative faculty-student research project that studied the accuracy of a commercially available, wrist-worn, heart-rate monitor has won Hope College’s annual “Social Sciences Young Investigators Award.”

    Research Project Wins Hope Social Sciences Young Investigators Award
  5. Personal Essay by Hope Senior Wade Hoag Published in “The Sun” Magazine

    A personal essay by Hope College senior Wade Hoag that began life in an introductory course has been published in the April 2018 issue of “The Sun,” a monthly magazine that features essays, interviews, photography, poems and short stories.

    Personal Essay by Hope Senior Wade Hoag Published in “The Sun” Magazine

2018 Apr

  1. Honey Batcher wins West Michigan pitch competition

    Holland Sentinel

    Hope College students David Wang and Timothy Doorenbos, and their idea the Honey Batcher, were awarded the $5,000 grand prize at the MWest Challenge in Grand Rapids.

    Honey Batcher wins West Michigan pitch competition
  2. Faculty Feature: The Emotional Responsibility of a Historian

    Posted by Raquel Niles

    At a time when the humanities appear to be in a crisis mode, with declining enrollment numbers across campuses, I want to share my thoughts about how, from a faculty’s perspective, the work I do in history relates back to the core issue of what it means to be in touch with my humanistic outlook. … Continue reading Faculty Feature: The Emotional Responsibility of a Historian

    Faculty Feature: The Emotional Responsibility of a Historian
  3. Interning Abroad

    Posted by Emily Downs

    During my semester in Freiburg, I have the chance to do an internship. The IES staff helped me to write up a German resume and send it to local businesses and organizations that fit my interests. I’m not being paid, because I’m getting credit instead. However, with my student visa, I’m also allowed to work for a … Continue reading Interning Abroad

    Interning Abroad
  4. Students Honored At Annual Ceremony

    Awards and recognitions were presented to Hope College students during the annual Honors Convocation at Dimnent Memorial Chapel on Thursday, April 27, 2017

    Students Honored At Annual Ceremony
  5. “The Art of Attention and a Hope Education”: A Faculty Feature from Alex Mouw (’14)

    Posted by Alex Mouw

    During the spring of 2014, I’d walk into the south entrance of Lubbers Hall and pass the oil painting of President and Mrs. Lubbers playing a diligent game of chess. I’d round the corner onto the stairs and proceed to the second floor where a cross listed English and philosophy course on Existentialism met each … Continue reading “The Art of Attention and a Hope Education”: A Faculty Feature from Alex Mouw (’14)

    “The Art of Attention and a Hope Education”: A Faculty Feature from Alex Mouw (’14)
  6. Nonprofit works with college on framework to measure soft skills

    EdSurge

    Education Design Lab recently released a toolkit to help colleges set up badge-offering efforts, which it created in partnership with a dozen higher ed institutions, including Hope College.

    Nonprofit works with college on framework to measure soft skills
  7. Hope Researcher Awarded Grant to Study Accountability

    Dr. Charlotte vanOyen Witvliet of the Hope College psychology faculty has received a research grant as part of a multi-institution study of accountability that has been awarded major support from the Templeton Religion Trust (TRT).

    Hope Researcher Awarded Grant to Study Accountability
  8. Hope Names Two Students as 2018-19 Beckman Scholars

    Hope College has named sophomores Alicia Bostwick and Skylar Sundquist as 2018-19 Beckman Scholars through the college’s newest — and record eighth — Beckman Scholars Program award from the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation.

    Hope Names Two Students as 2018-19 Beckman Scholars
  9. Nicole Flinn Named Dance Teacher of the Year

    Nicole Flinn, associate professor of dance at Hope College, has won the 2018 Touchstone Award for Dance Teacher of the Year from the Michigan Dance Council.

    Nicole Flinn Named Dance Teacher of the Year
  10. Senior Emma Nyhof of Holland to Present Economics Research Conducted as a Recipient of a Nationally Competitive Scholarship

    Hope College senior Emma Nyhof of Holland will be traveling to Washington, D.C., on April 20 to present research in economics that she has been conducting as one of only six students nationwide to receive a competitive 2017-18 Values & Capitalism Young Scholar Award.

    Senior Emma Nyhof of Holland to Present Economics Research Conducted as a Recipient of a Nationally Competitive Scholarship
  11. Remembering the life, the death, and the legacy of Dr. King

    Posted by Charles Green

    Dr. King was assassinated 50 years ago today, on April 4, 1968.  I was eleven years old and living in Holton, Kansas.  I don’t remember a thing about it. I remember 1968.  I remember the North Vietnamese Tet Offensive, and Lyndon Johnson’s announcement that he would not seek re-election.  I remember the assassination of Bobby … Continue reading Remembering the life, the death, and the legacy of Dr. King

    Remembering the life, the death, and the legacy of Dr. King
  12. Hope Shares New Approach to Student Teaching at National and State Conferences

    Two spring-semester professional conferences have been providing an opportunity for Hope College’s Department of Education to share a new approach to student teaching that it has been developing to better prepare its graduates for careers as outstanding educators.

    Hope Shares New Approach to Student Teaching at National and State Conferences
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