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2024 Jun

  1. Academics

    Acclaimed Biography Examines Life of Revered Museum Founder

    As she visited Boston’s famed Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Dr. Natalie Dykstra of the Hope College English faculty couldn’t help but wonder about the founder for whom it’s named. Who was the person who did something that for a woman in 1903 was almost unthinkable: design, build, fill and endow a museum for the public to enjoy in perpetuity?

  2. Academics

    Stop Counting Screen Time

    Time

    Tracking screen time is like counting calories: It is partially accurate but misleading states Kendra Thomas, associate professor of psychology.

  3. Academics

    Economist Stephen Smith Appointed to Endowed Chair

    The name of the endowed position held by economist Dr. Stephen Smith of the Hope College faculty has changed by just one word, but the difference reflects a major new way for Hope to honor and support professors who have leadership responsibilities along with their roles as teachers and scholars.

2024 May

  1. Campus Life

    Milestone Weekend Photo Gallery

    The new Milestone Weekend on May 16-18 provided an opportunity to experience talks by alumni and faculty on topics ranging from mountain climbing around the world, to human services in South Africa, to brain-regeneration research at Hope, as well as campus tours and updates about the college.

  2. Academics

    Spring 2024 Dean's List Announced

    The Registrar’s Office is pleased to announce Dean’s List recipients for the spring semester. The Dean’s List is awarded to full-time, degree-seeking students who have received grades for all courses in a given semester (no incompletes) and have a semester GPA of 3.50 or above. Hope College Registrar’s Office considers this a significant achievement.

  3. Academics

    Kary Bosma Named Co-Director of Hope-Western Prison Education Program

    After a nationwide search, Kary Bosma has been named co-director of the Hope-Western Prison Education Program operated by Hope College and Western Theological Seminary to provide a Christian liberal arts education to incarcerated men at Muskegon Correctional Facility.

  4. Campus Life

    May 16-18 “Milestone Weekend” to Feature Multiple Presentations Open to All

    The new Milestone Weekend at Hope College will provide an opportunity to experience talks by alumni and faculty on topics ranging from mountain climbing around the world, to human services in South Africa, to brain-regeneration research at Hope, as well as campus tours and updates about the college.

  5. Campus Life

    Retired German Professor Sander de Haan Dies

    Dr. Sander de Haan, who retired from Hope as a professor of German and Dutch in 2018 after nearly 40 years on the faculty, died on Tuesday, May 7, 2024, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 78.

  6. Campus Life

    Baccalaureate and Commencement 2024 Photo Gallery

    Approximately 680 graduating seniors participated in the ceremony, held on Sunday, May 5 at Ray and Sue Smith Stadium. The class consisted of students from across the United States and around the world.

  7. Campus Life

    Spring Fling 2024 Photo Gallery

    The final day of classes for the spring semester was celebrated with a variety of activities in the Pine Grove

  8. Campus Life

    Hope College 2024 Commencement Address

    “It is Finished” By Rev. Shomari Tate Chaplain of Discipleship at Hope College Sunday, May 5, 2024 Ray and Sue Smith Stadium Holland, Michigan

  9. Campus Life

    Speakers Share Lessons of Faith with Hope Graduating Class

    With Hope College’s Commencement marking both an ending and a beginning for the Class of 2024, featured speaker the Rev. Shomari Tate reflected on four lessons revealed by Christ’s life, sacrificial death and the transformational beginning that Jesus made possible.

  10. Campus Life

    2024 Baccalaureate Address

    “I’ve got this! … No you don’t” By Dr. Vicki-Lynn Holmes, Associate Professor of Mathematics and Education at Hope College Sunday, May 5, 2024 Dimnent Memorial Chapel Holland, Michigan

  11. Arts

    Hope College Knickerbocker Theatre Announces Spring Films

    The Hope College Knickerbocker Theatre in downtown Holland will feature films from four different countries from May 13 through June 8, featuring food, fun, love and a monk with a gun. All films begin at 7:30 p.m.

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