Hope College News

2018 Sep

  1. 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.

  2. Research

    Catherine Mader Working with National Effort to Bolster Underrepresented Students in Physical Sciences Graduate Programs

    Dr. Catherine Mader of the Hope College physics faculty is part of a collaboration led by the American Physical Society (APS) that has received a grant from the National Science Foundation to create and administer a nationwide, five-year effort that seeks to increase participation in careers in the physical sciences by women and underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities by helping more pursue graduate education.

  3. Academics

    NSF Grant Supports Research on Treatment of Phantom Limb Pain

    Dr. Katharine Polasek of the Hope College engineering faculty has received a major grant from the National Science Foundation for her continuing research into developing a non-invasive way to help amputees who are experiencing pain in limbs they no longer have.

2018 Aug

  1. Campus Life

    Hope College Opening Convocation Address

    President Voskuil, Provost Short-Thompson, Dean Johnson, Colleagues, family, friends, and most of all, students of the incoming class of 2022—welcome to this convocation.

  2. Campus Life

    The Aspirational Christian College

    Prepared remarks by Rev. Dr. Dennis N. Voskuil, excerpted from the President’s Address, Pre-College Conference, August 23, 2018.

  3. Arts

    Exhibition “Living Tradition: Contemporary Ethiopian Christian Art from the Sobania Collection” to Open on Sept. 21

    A new exhibition opening at the Hope College Kruizenga Art Museum on Friday, Sept. 21, explores the beliefs and practices of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church as they are reflected in contemporary paintings, icons, liturgical objects and other works of art. The 67 artworks in the exhibition were collected and donated to the Kruizenga Art Museum by Dr. Neal Sobania, a Hope alumnus from the Class of 1968 who was a Peace Corps volunteer in Ethiopia and later went on to make Eastern Africa the focus of his academic career.

  4. Campus Life

    Class of 2022 Generational Students

    This year 108 incoming new Hope College students have alumni generational ties. If the information is incomplete or if we have missed someone, please send an email to alumni@hope.edu.

  5. Campus Life

    Hope/Holland Community Day Will Be Aug. 31

    A traditional picnic featuring live music on the Hope College campus, home competition in men’s soccer and football, and the sights of Windmill Island Gardens will all be among the features of the 53rd annual Hope/Holland Community Day on Friday, Aug. 31.

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