Hope College News

2019 Jul

  1. Academics

    Why Is It That Some People Can Never Be Satisfied?

    Psychology Today

    Research by Hope faculty is cited in this article on chronic dissatisfaction and lack of gratitude. In their research, Dr. Charlotte Witvliet, professor of psychology, with alum Fallon Richie and colleagues Dr. Lindsey Root Luna and Dr. Daryl VanTongeren, found that people who gratefully remembered a past hope that was fulfilled increased their present happiness and hope for the future.

2019 May

  1. Academics

    Church, couch, couple: Social psychological connections between people and physical space

    American Association For The Advancement Of Science

    Dr. Benjamin Meagher, visiting assistant professor of psychology, argues that the space people shape, also shapes the individual, and that social psychology must take an “ecological” view of people in their environment. His work appears in a recently published paper in “Personality and Social Psychology Review.”

  2. Academics

    Saying Thank You

    The Capital Journal

    A study co-authored by Hope psychologist Charlotte vanOyen Witvliet is referenced in a column on gratitude published on May 28 in the CapJournal Bureau of The Capital Journal of Pierre, South Dakota.

  3. Academics

    Hope Psychology Students Win Regional Research Award


    A Hope College student-faculty collaborative research project earned a regional award for excellence from the Midwestern chapter of Psi Chi – The International Honor Society in Psychology.

  4. Campus Life

    Hope Graduation Address Links Lessons to Life as a Good Global Neighbor

    As the members of Hope College’s graduating Class of 2019 prepared to cross the stage during Commencement on Sunday, May 5, featured speaker Dr. Kristen Gray reflected on ways that their lessons had prepared them to travel from the campus community to living in the larger neighborhood of the global village.

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