Hope College News
Emeritus professor Dr. James Dyke van Putten Jr., who as a longtime member of the physics faculty helped launch Hope’s engineering program, died on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. He was 84.
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.
A new grant from the Department of Energy is enabling Dr. Stephen Remillard of the Hope College physics faculty to explore how microplasmas function — understanding that is meant to improve their value in applications ranging from the design of small radio components, to plasma display panels, to surgery.
Dr. Jonathan Hagood, who was associate dean for teaching and learning and served in a variety of roles at Hope College, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Sept. 18. He was 43.