Hope College News

2018 Oct

  1. campus-life

    Hope’s Formula SAE Team Competes in National Autocross Event


    Members of Hope College’s formula SAE team recently returned to Lincoln Airpark in Nebraska,  which was the site of their 11th place finish in the June, 2018 FSAE competition. This time they were in Lincoln to participate in the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) Solo Nationals competition. The SCCA competition attracted nearly 1,400 drivers … Continue reading Hope’s Formula SAE Team Competes in National Autocross Event

2018 Sep

  1. Campus Life

    Death of Emeritus Physics Professor Peter Jolivette

    Dr. Peter Jolivette, who retired as a professor emeritus of physics in 2001 after teaching at Hope for a quarter century, died of a gall bladder infection on Friday, Sept. 21, at age 77. He was a 20-year survivor of angiosarcoma cancer, and for the last five years was the longest-lived survivor in the United States.

  2. campus-life

    “Writing Basically Constantly”: Alumni Interview with Matthew Baker ’08


    Matthew Baker ’08 is coming to town, and the English department snagged an interview with our New York City-dwelling Hope alum and ascendant professional writer. Baker’s works include the middle-grade mystery novel If You Find This (2017) and the story collection Hybrid Creatures (2018), from which he’ll be reading at JRVWS on Thursday the 27th. … Continue reading “Writing Basically Constantly”: Alumni Interview with Matthew Baker ’08

  3. Campus Life

    Jim and Martie Bultman Student Center Earns LEED Gold Certification; Wood from Storm-Felled Trees Links Past and Present

    Organizations seeking LEED certification for their construction projects have many ways to earn it, including by using regional materials. In developing the Jim and Martie Bultman Student Center, which recently received LEED Gold certification, Hope College integrated a meaningful resource from mere yards away: wood saved from venerable campus elms that were felled by a storm.

  4. campus-life

    Campus Safety Hosts a Second Torch Run for Special Olympics


    For the second year in a row, the Campus Safety Department organized and hosted a Torch Run at Hope. Held on Wednesday, Sept. 12, the event not only raised money for Special Olympics, it also brought Hope students, local law enforcement, and Special Olympians together to run a 2.6-mile trek through campus, starting and ending at DeVos Fieldhouse. The Law … Continue reading Campus Safety Hosts a Second Torch Run for Special Olympics

  5. campus-life

    To China with Hope


    This past spring, for the first time in Hope’s history, not one but two May Term classes traveled to China. In “China’s Modern Growth,” students examined the nation’s economic policies and business development while touring four major cities as well as Hong Kong. In “China: Land, Wildlife and Culture,” students explored the ecosystems of China’s … Continue reading To China with Hope

  6. Hope College Students Day of Service


    Nearly 250 first-year Hope students participated in “Time to Serve,” reaching out to the Holland and Zeeland area communities in a spirit of service.

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