Hope College News

2016 Jul

  1. MIAA Honor Roll

    A league-high 230 Hope College student-athletes have made the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Academic Honor Roll for the 2015-16 school year.

    MIAA Honor Roll
  2. Hope College students create budgeting app for Ready for Life students

    Hope College's Computer Science professor, Mike Jipping, and some students created a budgeting and money management app for Ready for Life students. Ready For Life is Hope's program for college-age adults with developmental disabilities.

    Hope College students create budgeting app for Ready for Life students
  3. Knickerbocker Theatre to Show Three James Bond Films in August

    The Knickerbocker Theatre at Hope College will show three James Bond films during its “Super Spy” series every Friday from August 5 to August 19 at 7:30 p.m. In addition, each film will be preceded with commentary and poetry from Bond aficionado Michelle Disler.

    Knickerbocker Theatre to Show Three James Bond Films in August
  4. Knickerbocker Theatre to Show Four Films Featuring Marilyn Monroe

    The Knickerbocker Theatre at Hope College will show four films featuring Marilyn Monroe during its “One Night Only” series every Monday from August 1 through August 22 at 7:30 p.m.

    Knickerbocker Theatre to Show Four Films Featuring Marilyn Monroe
  5. H2 Dance Co. Participating in Festival Fringe in Scotland in August

    The H2 Dance Company of Hope College is journeying from the West Michigan stage to the global stage in August, as a participant in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the largest arts festival in the world.

    H2 Dance Co. Participating in Festival Fringe in Scotland in August
  6. 7 Most Beautiful Christian College Campuses

    Hope College is recognized as one of the most beautiful Christian colleges in the United States, in part for our exquisite Dimnent Chapel.

    7 Most Beautiful Christian College Campuses
  7. The ABCs Of Hope College

    A Hope student offers her alphabetized list of the many wonderful things that make Hope College, Hope College.

    The ABCs Of Hope College
  8. Department of Chemistry to Hold Research Symposium on July 15

    The Department of Chemistry will hold its annual Research Symposium at Hope College on Friday, July 15, from 10:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the atrium of the A. Paul Schaap Science Center.

    Department of Chemistry to Hold Research Symposium on July 15
  9. New Lessons in Old Norse

    Posted by Eva Dean Folkert

    Few graduate schools in the U.S. teach Old Norse, an ancient language with Germanic origins, and fewer liberal arts colleges offer it still. But this past academic year, Dr. Lee Forester brought the language of Vikings and Icelanders and even Tolkien fans to a Hope classroom, using modern techniques to teach age-old, runic vocabulary and grammar.

    New Lessons in Old Norse
  10. Cecchetti Summer School to Present Performances on July 23

    For a 22nd year, young dancers are spending two weeks at Hope College advancing their artistic talent through the International Summer School of Cecchetti Council of America.

    Cecchetti Summer School to Present Performances on July 23
  11. One Artist, One Faculty, One Question

    Posted by Eva Dean Folkert

    Numerous professional visiting artists come to campus each academic year to both display their creative talents and impart their expressive wisdom to the Hope community. They show and tell us, by virtue of their displayed talents and spoken wisdom, that the arts are important to our collective communities because they require response and engagement, making us … Continue reading One Artist, One Faculty, One Question

    One Artist, One Faculty, One Question
  12. Hope Women's Golf Pair Named Scholar All-Americans

    Hope College golfers Britni Gielow and Nicole Meyer have repeated as winners of top academic honors from the Women’s Golf Coaches Association of America.

    Hope Women's Golf Pair Named Scholar All-Americans
  13. Book Celebrates President Calvin VanderWerf’s Impact on Hope

    A new book by former faculty member Dr. Douglas Neckers celebrates Hope’s eighth president, Dr. Calvin VanderWerf, for enabling the college not only to survive in the research-focused era of Sputnik, but to become the nationally recognized institution which continues to thrive today.

    Book Celebrates President Calvin VanderWerf’s Impact on Hope
  14. Kirk Brumels Contributes Chapter to Athletic Training Book

    Dr. Kirk Brumels, who is a professor of kinesiology and chairperson of the department as well as a member of the athletic training staff at Hope College, is among the authors who contributed chapters to the book “Workplace Concepts for Athletic Trainers.”

    Kirk Brumels Contributes Chapter to Athletic Training Book

2016 Jun

  1. “Inventing America” to Be Broadcast Nationwide

    A “live” interview filmed at Hope College with four of the nation’s Founding Fathers filmed will be featured on PBS stations around the country during Fourth of July weekend.

    “Inventing America” to Be Broadcast Nationwide
  2. What the city's 6-to-4 rule could mean for Holland's housing market

    In an effort to curb the growth of private rental properties in the Hope College neighborhood, the city created a difficult-to-enforce law that creates hurdles for landlords across the city.

    What the city's 6-to-4 rule could mean for Holland's housing market
  3. Four Hope Swimmers & Divers Honored For Academic, Athletic Successes

    Four members of the Hope College women’s swimming & diving team have been recognized by the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America for their successes in and out of the pool: Sarah Sheridan, Elizabeth Fris, Molly Meyer and Jorgie Watson.

    Four Hope Swimmers & Divers Honored For Academic, Athletic Successes
  4. HSRT’S Children's Performance Troupe Brings Dr. Seuss's Classic Children's Book To Life To Inspire Awe And Wonder

    When boredom strikes Sally and her brother while their mother is away, it seems as though there is nothing to be done to brighten up the rainy day. Then in barges a mischievous cat wearing an unforgettable hat who brings enormous amounts of entertainment to the two children.

    HSRT’S Children's Performance Troupe Brings Dr. Seuss's Classic Children's Book To Life To Inspire Awe And Wonder
  5. A Re-Awakening

    Aaron Goodyke ’16 recounts his experience as an intern with Awakening, a week-long youth event of prayer and worship at Hope College.

    A Re-Awakening
  6. Hope's Boone Marois Given MIAA Deal Male Scholar Award

    Hope College’s Boone Marois made the most of every step he took during his college experience, whether sprinting down the track, studying or assisting others.

    Hope's Boone Marois Given MIAA Deal Male Scholar Award
  7. Lighting Replacement in DeVos Fieldhouse a Bright Idea

    Hope College has replaced all of the lights high above the courts and concourse in the Richard and Helen DeVos Fieldhouse, a large-scale project that will have an even bigger impact on the environment and in enhancing the college’s stewardship of the resources entrusted to it.

    Lighting Replacement in DeVos Fieldhouse a Bright Idea
  8. Oedipus, The Origins Of Drama As We Know It, Explores Identity Through Community And Truth

    As individuals, we are each connected through community. Ideally, we feel the responsibility to pay homage to our history, while looking forward to the potential of our future. Hope Summer Repertory Theatre presents Oedipus—an exploration and discovery of identity through community and truth—part of the 45th season playing at the DeWitt Theatre from June 24–August 10. With this production, we are committed to providing the audience with the genesis of theatre. While Oedipus lies within the origins of drama, it is still relevant to our community just as it was 2,500 years ago.

    Oedipus, The Origins Of Drama As We Know It, Explores Identity Through Community And Truth
  9. Monograph Explores Missionary Couple’s Service in Iraq in the 1940s

    A monograph by Dr. Donald Luidens of the Hope College faculty depicts a region in transition as it chronicles the experience of two young missionaries beginning their career in Iraq during the closing months of World War II.

    Monograph Explores Missionary Couple’s Service in Iraq in the 1940s
  10. Cross-Cultural, Bilingual Exhibit “After the Rupture” to Open in the Kruizenga Art Museum on August 30

    A new exhibition opening at the Hope College Kruizenga Art Museum on Tuesday, Aug. 30, will showcase work by Mexican artists who broke away from the Muralist School and explored a wider range of styles and subjects between the 1960s and the 1980s. These artists came to be known as the Rupture Generation and helped Mexican art evolve in new directions that are still playing out today.

    Cross-Cultural, Bilingual Exhibit “After the Rupture” to Open in the Kruizenga Art Museum on August 30
  11. Peregrine Perseveres

    Traverse City Record Eagle

    It took a tremendous amount of perseverance for Traverse City Central’s Kelly Peregrine to land a spot on the Hope College women’s cross country team next fall.

    Peregrine Perseveres
  12. Book Chapter Examines “The Greatest High School Basketball Game Ever”

    As a basketball player since childhood, coach and sport historian, Dr. Chad Carlson of the Hope College kinesiology faculty found much to admire in the legendary 1965 match-up between DeMatha Catholic High School of Hyattsville, Maryland, and Power Memorial Academy of New York City.

    Book Chapter Examines “The Greatest High School Basketball Game Ever”
  13. Maura McAfee Claims BCAM Academic Honor

    Hope College’s Maura McAfee has been chosen one of five student-athletes to the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan’s 2016 College Academic-Athlete Women’s Team.

    Maura McAfee Claims BCAM Academic Honor
  14. Rare underwater drone inspired by Michigan lake

    Detroit Free Press

    Aerial drones have found a huge market, but three recent Hope graduates are breaking rare ground with their underwater drone.

    Rare underwater drone inspired by Michigan lake
  15. Hope Summer Repertory Theatre Launches Into The 60s With The Musical, Hairspray

    Hope Summer Repertory Theatre launches its 45 eight-time Tony Award-winning musical based on the 1988 film. On Friday, June 17 p.m. at the DeWitt Theatre, we welcome you to Baltimore, 1962. Kids tune in to variety shows, do their homework with a pencil and paper, and jumpers and rompers are the height of fashion, but segregation still prevails through schools, shops, and even television shows.

    Hope Summer Repertory Theatre Launches Into The 60s With The Musical, Hairspray
  16. Share Your Hope Experience at Summer Send Offs

    Posted by Chanda Slenk

    Each summer Hope alumni, students and parents meet members of the incoming class and their families at a series of welcome events. You are invited to help welcome the Class of 2020! Connect with Hope alumni, parents and students at a Summer Send Off event near your and share your Hope experience with students just … Continue reading Share Your Hope Experience at Summer Send Offs

    Share Your Hope Experience at Summer Send Offs
  17. Hope Student-Athletes Enjoy Rewarding Challenges At Athletics In Action Camp

    Nine Hope College student-athletes enjoyed a rewarding challenge to their physical capabilities and Christian faiths last month while participating in Athletes In Action’s Ultimate Training Camp in Denver, Colorado.

    Hope Student-Athletes Enjoy Rewarding Challenges At Athletics In Action Camp
  18. 2016’s Best Cities for Soccer Fans

    WalletHub

    Steven Smith, professor of kinesiology and head coach of men’s soccer, provides expert commentary on the state of soccer in the United States.

    2016’s Best Cities for Soccer Fans
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