Hope College News

2018 Nov

  1. 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.

  2. 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.”

2018 Oct

  1. Year five of Big Read Lakeshore kicks off

    Holland Sentinel

    The Big Read Lakeshore kicked off on Oct. 30 at Hope, launching a monthlong focus on this year’s book, “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel.

  2. Academics

    Speaker to Explore Pulitzer-Winning Hip Hop Artist Kendrick Lamar’s Urban Theology

    Guest lecturer Dr. Davia J. Crutchfield will discuss her research on Pulitzer Prize-winning hip hop artist Kendrick Lamar, presenting “Faith, Intersectionality and Black Masculinity: Kendrick Lamar’s Urban Theology,” on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 3:30 p.m. at Hope College in the Fried/Hemenway Auditorium of the Martha Miller Center for Global Communication.

  3. academics

    For the Love of Trees


    Sophomore Katelyn DeWitt was a literal tree hugger for ten weeks during the summer of 2018. She inventoried and measured the trunk diameters of nearly half of the tree population found on public property in the City of Holland for The Holland Tree Project.

  4. Academics

    Lecturer to Discuss Influence of Conflict and Reconciliation Work in Northern Ireland

    Jon McCourt, who has been a peace activist in Derry, Northern Ireland, for more than 30 years, will present “The Force of Argument is Greater Than the Argument of Force: How 40 Years of Conflict and Community Reconciliation Work in Northern Ireland Influenced Government” on Monday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m. at Hope College in room 102 of VanderWerf Hall.

  5. Academics

    Department of Education Grant Supports Hope Faculty in Expanding Use of Free LibreTexts Online Textbook Platform Nationwide

    The Department of Chemistry at Hope College has a long history of pioneering teaching at the undergraduate level, excellence that has been incorporated into a national coalition of colleges and universities sharing a major, first-of-its-kind grant from the U.S. Department of Education to expand LibreTexts, a free online textbook network that is estimated to have already saved students more than $30 million.

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