Hope College News

2020 Oct

  1. Campus Life

    Retired Religion Professor Robert J. Palma Dies

    Dr. Robert J. Palma of Holland, Michigan, a professor emeritus of religion who retired in 1994 after teaching at Hope for 28 years, died on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. He was 86.

  2. Academics

    July Graduates With Honors

    Below is a list of recent Hope College graduates who have been awarded graduation honors for outstanding academic accomplishment during their four years of study.

  3. Academics

    Corporate Tax Rate Report


    Herb Martin, Associate Professor Emeritus of Accounting, discusses the country's current corporate tax system.

  4. Academics

    Research Students Met Future Nobel Laureate

    Hope students not only participate in collaborative research with faculty mentors, but often attend — and make presentations at — national and international conferences that provide a chance to engage with professionals from around the world. Sometimes that even means meeting a Nobel Prize winner.

  5. Academics

    Lecture and Panel to Explore Pathways to an Anti-Racist Future

    The Second Annual Green Lecture on Faith, Race and Community at Hope College will explore “To Achieve Our Country: Pathways to an Anti-Racist Future” on Thursday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. The event will be available for viewing via Zoom at hope.edu/green-lecture.

  6. Academics

    Two Hope Profs Among Co-Authors of New Statistics Textbooks

    Todd Swanson and Jill VanderStoep of the Hope College mathematics and statistics faculty are among the co-authors of a new intermediate statistics textbook and the new second edition of the introductory textbook that preceded it.

2020 Sep

  1. Arts

    Hope College to Present Gala Concert on Oct. 2

    The Hope College Department of Music will be presenting its annual Gala Concert as a livestreamed event on Friday, Oct. 2, at 7:30 p.m. The concert can be viewed online at hope.edu/live.

  2. Campus Life

    Break Day Photo Gallery

    Students were invited to hang out on campus on Wednesday, Sept. 16 for the first scheduled break day of the semester. It was a fun day to meet new friends, play games, relax and enjoy campus life, while still playing it safe.

  3. Academics

    Biography Published by Van Raalte Press Wins State History Award

    A biography published by the Van Raalte Press at Hope College about Zeeland native Dr. Paul de Kruif, whose 1926 book “Microbe Hunters” became an international bestseller, has won a 2020 State History Award from the Historical Society of Michigan.

  4. Academics

    Retired History Professor William Cohen Dies

    Dr. William Cohen of Holland, Michigan, a professor emeritus of history who retired in 2001 after teaching at Hope for 30 years, died on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020. He was 84.

  5. Campus Life

    Francisco Jiménez to Present Hispanic Heritage Month Lecture Sept. 23

    Dr. Francisco Jiménez, professor emeritus in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Santa Clara University, will discuss his autobiographical book “The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child” on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at 4 p.m. virtually with Hope College.

  6. Arts

    Virtual Exhibition Explores Race through Alternative Latinx Narratives

    The De Pree Art Center and Gallery at Hope College will be featuring the virtual exhibition “Luis Sahagun: Lo Que Grita Mi Piel” (“That Which My Skin Screams”) on Tuesday, Sept. 15, through Thursday, Oct. 15, in conjunction with National Hispanic Heritage Month.

  7. Academics

    NSF Grant Supports Scholarships and Programs for Engineering Students

    A major, multi-year grant to Hope College from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will help meet the national demand for engineers by providing scholarships and supplemental programs for academically talented students with high financial need who plan to pursue careers in engineering.

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