Hope College News

2017 Nov

  1. Student Research Honored at National Engineering Conference

    For the second consecutive year, a Hope College student won a first place award at the Annual Meeting and National Student Conference of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). A total of seven Hope College students who participated in research this past summer had their work selected for presentation during the conference, and an eighth student attended as a co-author of one presentation.

    Student Research Honored at National Engineering Conference
  2. Student Film Wins IES Study Abroad Film Festival Grand Prize

    A film by Hope College senior Ismael Byers of Grand Blanc about spending the spring semester in Santiago, Chile, has won the grand prize in the 2017 IES Abroad Study Abroad Film Festival.

    Student Film Wins IES Study Abroad Film Festival Grand Prize
  3. Reflecting on Faculty-Student Collaborative Research at the Library of Congress

    Posted by Mandy Stephenson

    Last Fall 2016, students Sara Plohetski (Spanish Ed.), Brian Molhoek (Sociology/Spanish) and I applied for a library Library of Congress Faculty Student Research grant with the purpose of creating a digital map showcasing the myriad of ways in which three of the most culturally productive Latin American cities –Buenos Aires, Mexico City, and Rio de … Continue reading Reflecting on Faculty-Student Collaborative Research at the Library of Congress

    Reflecting on Faculty-Student Collaborative Research at the Library of Congress
  4. The New York Times Democracy Forum

    Posted by Mellon Scholars Program

    Philadelphia to Athens. Seven hours of sitting. “There’s no way this is actually my life,” I thought to myself, plugging into an album of podcasts I’d downloaded for this very long, transatlantic flight. I was about to embark on possibly the most influential, formative week of my life. This year was the first year the … Continue reading The New York Times Democracy Forum

    The New York Times Democracy Forum

2017 Oct

  1. Lydia Berkey Doesn’t Shoot for the Stars, She Builds Her Own Ladder to Them

    Posted by Hope Potgiesser

    Lydia Berkey’s first three years at Hope College have been stuffed to the brim with her involvement on campus. She brings her leadership abilities and inspirational spirit to every project she undertakes. Now in her junior year, Lydia is the Vice President of Student Congress, and has previously been involved in the Student Activities Committee for two years. She works in the Bultman … Continue reading Lydia Berkey Doesn’t Shoot for the Stars, She Builds Her Own Ladder to Them

    Lydia Berkey Doesn’t Shoot for the Stars, She Builds Her Own Ladder to Them
  2. Study Abroad Highlight: Tom Ritzman ’18

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    Spending 7 months in France taking classes, working as an engineering intern for an international corporation, and enjoying new people and a new culture sounds like a rewarding and life-changing endeavor. This experience describes the past spring semester and summer for Tom Ritzman, who is in his fourth year as an engineering major pursuing the … Continue reading Study Abroad Highlight: Tom Ritzman ’18

    Study Abroad Highlight: Tom Ritzman ’18
  3. THE ‘KERK!

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    “And the winner of the 2017 Nykerk Cup Competition is…” Those words will inevitably ring through DeVos Field House in just three short weeks, the night of October 28th to be exact. But, the words that will follow this red-underlined-incomplete-sentence are yet to be fought, rehearsed, sang, played, spoke, and deliberated over. The ultimate question … Continue reading THE ‘KERK!

    THE ‘KERK!
  4. Hope Computer Science students win best poster competition at conference

    Posted by Ryan McFall

    Students Amber Carnahan and Jori Gelbaugh won the best poster award at the 2017 Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges (CCSC) Midwest annual conference, held on September 26-27 at Calvin College. Amber and Jori’s poster summarized their work on Articulus.  On their page at the Google Chrome Web store, Amber and Jori describe purpose of Articulus: Articulus … Continue reading Hope Computer Science students win best poster competition at conference

    Hope Computer Science students win best poster competition at conference
  5. Find Your Home

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    By Rourke Mullins, Hope College Senior Here it is, you’re 18 years old and the moment in life has come where you are asked to answer one of the most important questions of your life, “where are you going to college?” It’s a daunting question that for myself, created a pit in my stomach. I … Continue reading Find Your Home

    Find Your Home
  6. Online Resources for Students

    Posted by Kelly Arnold

    The first few weeks of classes have come and gone and we’re officially immersed in the 2017-2018 academic year. Running from classes to extra-curricular activities, both students old and new are starting to settle into their rhythm for what’s to come as the year progresses. But what if I told you there are more ways … Continue reading Online Resources for Students

    Online Resources for Students
  7. Student Film Is National Finalist; Public Vote Will Determine Winner

    A film by Hope College senior Ismael Byers of Grand Blanc about spending the spring semester in Santiago, Chile, is one of only three finalists in the fourth-annual IES Abroad Study Abroad Film Festival.

    Student Film Is National Finalist; Public Vote Will Determine Winner
  8. Odd Year Wins Again!

    The freshman Class of 2021 won the Pull tug-of-war on Saturday, September 30, with a gain of 6 feet, 2 inches. This is the second consecutive win for the Odd Year.

    Odd Year Wins Again!
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