Hope College News

2020 Mar

  1. Campus Life

    Dance Marathon 2020 Photo Gallery

    For a 21st consecutive year, hundreds of Hope College students putt their time and talents into the campus-wide Dance Marathon fundraiser.

  2. Arts

    Wind Ensemble to Perform on March 11

    The Hope College Wind Ensemble will perform on Wednesday, March 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

  3. Campus Life

    Canceled Event: Former Hope Professor to Present Annual César Chávez Lecture

    Dr. Lorna Hernandez Jarvis, a former member of the Hope College psychology faculty who is now chief diversity officer at Whitworth University, will present the address “Migrant workers’ tale: Chavez and Huerta’s legacy of courage and persistence” as this year’s annual César Chávez Lecture at Hope College on Wednesday, March 25, at 5 p.m. in the Schaap Auditorium on the lower level of the Jim and Martie Bultman Student Center.

  4. Campus Life

    New Campus Ministries House Earns LEED Certification

    The Campus Ministries house that opened at Hope College this past fall has been recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council with LEED v4 certification based on the sustainability of its materials, systems and utility use.

  5. Academics

    December Graduation 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.

  6. Academics

    Poetry Chapbook “Flip Requiem” by David James Published

    In his latest chapbook of poetry, “Flip Requiem,” David James of the Hope College faculty, writing as D.R. James, takes a playful approach to form in exploring topics ranging from aging, to the arrival of spring, to Vincent Van Gogh’s 1886 painting “La Guinguette” and Miles Davis’s 1959 song “So What.”

2020 Feb

  1. Arts

    Hope College Opera Workshop to Take Place March 5

    Multiple Hope College voice students will perform a variety of works through the college’s Opera Workshop on Thursday, March 5, at 6 p.m. in the John and Dede and Howard Recital Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

  2. Academics

    Lecture to Consider Compatibility of Free Market and Christian Concern for the Poor

    Ways in which a free-market economy can be compatible with Christian concern for the poor will be the focus of an address at Hope College by the Rev. Dr. Richard Turnbull, who is director of the Centre for Enterprise, Markets and Ethics based in Oxford, England, on Wednesday, March 11, at 7 p.m. in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall.

  3. Arts

    Hope College to Host Piano Festival Concerts on March 4 and 5

    Hope College will feature concerts by two pianists on two consecutive nights, including the highly regarded Fabio Bidini on Thursday, March 5, and HyeJin Kim on Wednesday, March 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

  4. Academics

    Lecture Will Focus on 19th Century Ojibwe Writer Jane Schoolcraft

    Dr. Robert Dale Parker of the University of Illinois English faculty will present the address “Who Was Jane Schoolcraft?,” about the first known American Indian literary writer, who was from Michigan, on Thursday, March 5, at 7 p.m. in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall as the annual Clarence DeGraaf Lecture at Hope College.

  5. Campus Life

    Hope College hotel, conference center getting $7.5M renovation


    Funded in part through a donation from Haworth Inc., Hope’s Haworth Inn and Conference Center is getting a makeover. The hotel’s guestrooms and conference rooms will be renovated, and the lobby will be rebuilt and outfitted with a new coffee shop.

  6. Campus Life

    Address on March 4 to Focus on Asian American Activism and Advocacy

    Writer and speaker Kathy Khang will present “Raise Your Voice: Asian American Activism and Advocacy” as the 2020 Asian Heritage Lecture at Hope College on Wednesday, March 4, at 5 p.m. in the Schaap Auditorium on the lower level of the Jim and Martie Bultman Student Center.

  7. Campus Life

    Western Theological Seminary to Host Gregory Lee on Feb. 27

    Dr. Gregory Lee who is associate professor of theology and urban studies at Wheaton College and a core faculty member for Wheaton in Chicago will present “An Augustinian Theology of Mass Incarceration” on Thursday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. at Western Theological Seminary in Mulder Chapel.

  8. Academics

    Careers with a bachelor’s degree in psychology

    American Psychological Association

    Russell Houpt '18 is one of 13 psychology majors interviewed about how they prepared for their careers, are using their psychology degrees in their day-to-day work, and what advice they have to offer psychology majors.

  9. Academics

    Forward in Forgiveness


    Charlotte vanOyen-Witvliet, professor of psychology, discusses in a podcast about the increased health benefits of forgiveness.

  10. Campus Life

    Haworth Inn and Conference Center Undergoing Complete Renovation

    Hope College’s Haworth Inn and Conference Center, adjacent to downtown Holland, is undergoing a complete renovation that will debut in just a few months. The transformational project includes all conference and hotel rooms, rebuilding the lobby and creating a full-service coffee shop that will be open to students and the public. This project is made possible through a gift from Haworth and has been led by Patricia Urquiola, an award-winning designer and architect based in Milan, Italy, who has worked with the company for several years.

  11. Campus Life

    Biography Highlights Life of Paul de Kruif, “Microbe Hunter and Activist”

    Dr. Paul de Kruif, a Zeeland native whose 1926 book “Microbe Hunters” became an international bestseller and inspired a generation of scientists and medical professionals, and who had a major influence on the healthcare issues of his day, is himself the subject of a new book. “A Constant State of Emergency: Paul de Kruif, Microbe Hunter and Health Activist,” by Dr. Jan Peter Verhave, has been published by The Van Raalte Press at Hope College as number 98 in the Historical Series of the Reformed Church in America.

  12. Academics

    Deirdre Johnston Represents Hope During Meeting of Global Liberal Arts Alliance

    Dr. Deirdre Johnston, who is interim associate dean for global education and a professor of communication at Hope College, was among representatives of colleges and universities around the world who met in Saudi Arabia earlier this month through their institutions’ partnership in the Global Liberal Arts Alliance.

  13. Arts

    Great Performance Series to Feature Los Angeles Theatre Works

    The Hope College Great Performance series will present the Los Angeles Theatre Works in “Seven” on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Knickerbocker Theatre. Due to strong advance ticket sales, limited seating is available.

  14. academics

    Going Home: Its Complexities and Possibilities


    by Ernest & Ernesta Cole As the airplane began its final descent into Banjul International Airport, I was overcome by a feeling of nervous excitement. I was excited at the prospect of coming back to my adopted home, the place where my wife and I sought refuge at the height of the civil war in […]

  15. Athletics

    Men’s Lacrosse Tops MIAA Preseason Coaches Poll

    A three-peat bid for the Hope College men’s lacrosse team starts with the Flying Dutchmen as the preseason favorite in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Preseason Coaches Poll.

  16. Academics

    Lecture on Feb. 17 to Consider How to Use and Preserve Liberty

    Dr. David Paul Deavel, who is editor of “Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture” and a visiting professor at the University of St. Thomas, will present “Taking Advantage of Freedom: What to Do with Liberty When You Have It” on Monday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. at Hope College in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall.

  17. Arts

    2020 Musical Showcase Photo Gallery

    Hope College students took the stage for the 32nd annual Musical Showcase, this fast-paced, musical spectacular, during which audience members heard everything from opera to jazz was presented on Friday, Jan. 31, at 7:30 p.m.

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