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Upcoming Events

  • Spring Semester, 2016, Active Learning Lunches: This group led by Vicki Isola will meets bi-weekly over lunch to implement ideas from the text: "Scientific Teaching." At each lunch a chapter of the book is discussed, and an active learning activity used in a class is shared. Check the calendar for the next lunch.

  • January, 2016 Newsletter

Past Events:

Regularly Scheduled Deadlines

  Award applications:

  • Hughes Research Scholars nominations: March 14, 2016
  • Hughes Research Scholars signed contract and award agreement form: April 15, 2016

  Report deadlines:

  • HHMI Research Scholar reflection essays: July 31, 2016
  • Faculty Research Award Annual reports: October 1, 2016
  • CRE Award Annual reports: September 15, 2016
  • Faculty Research Award Final reports: September 15, two years after initial award.
  • CRE Award Annual reports: September 15, two years after initial award.

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Annual Reports



Hope HHMI in the News

Grant to Fund Air Quality Project between Hope College and Holland High School Students

Susan BrownGrant funds awarded to Hope College in February by the Michigan Space Grant Consortium will fund a research project between the Center for STEM Inquiry, Holland Christian High School and Holland Public Schools. Susan Ipri Brown, Engineering, quoted in article about air quality project: “We aim to provide innovative, real-world based STEM programs for area students, and this focus on air quality allows the students to get excited about an impact of science and engineering in their own lives. Personal engagement with a topic is an extremely important factor in motivating students to want to study science and engineering careers.” more »

Emilie Dykstra Goris wins $50,000 two-year grant

Emilie Dykstra GorisEmilie Dykstra Goris, Nursing, wins the Outstanding Dissertation Award by the Physiology, Behavior, Genomics & Society Research Section of the Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) for work that she conducted while in graduate school. During the next two years, she will continue her research through a $50,000 grant she recently received from the Kenneth H. Campbell Foundation for Neurological Research.


Carl Deeg of Zionsville, Ind., Wins First Place for Research Poster

Hope College sophomore Carl Deeg of Zionsville, Ind., won first place for a research poster presentation during a national symposium held earlier this summer.more »

HHMI Grant to Expand Research Experience as Teaching Tool

A major grant to Hope College from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) will help the college develop new ways to educate students in the natural and applied sciences through its nationally acclaimed model of teaching through participation in original research.more »

Sophomore Maria Equiluz Chosen for National Research Program

Hope College sophomore Maria Eguiluz of Redford has been chosen to participate in the national “Exceptional Research Opportunities Program” (EXROP) of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). more »


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