Hope College News

2017 Feb

  1. Hope College to Host Events Exploring Islamophobia

    Hope College will host two events on Thursday and Friday, March 2-3, aimed at exploring the recent resurgence in Islamophobia in America as well as thoughts for local residents to consider as they shape their own feelings regarding Muslims.

    Hope College to Host Events Exploring Islamophobia
  2. Hope College to Present Dance 43 on March 3-4 and 9-11

    The Department of Dance at Hope College will present Dance 43/”Open Stage” on Friday and Saturday, March 3-4, and Thursday-Saturday, March 9-11, at 7:30 p.m. at the Knickerbocker Theatre in downtown Holland.

    Hope College to Present Dance 43 on March 3-4 and 9-11
  3. Poets Vievee Francis and Matthew Olzmann to Read on Feb. 28

    The Jack Ridl Visiting Writers Series of Hope College will feature poets Vievee Francis and Matthew Olzmann on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. in the John and Dede Howard Recital Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Poets Vievee Francis and Matthew Olzmann to Read on Feb. 28
  4. “Hope for Restoration: Radical Hospitality and Prison Reform”

    The Saint Benedict Institute is hosting “Hope for Restoration: Radical Hospitality and Prison Reform,” a day-long conference on restorative justice, on Saturday, March 4, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Maas Center at Hope College.

    “Hope for Restoration: Radical Hospitality and Prison Reform”
  5. Address to Examine “South China Sea: Clash of Strategies”

    Hope College will feature the address “South China Sea: Clash of Strategies” by John Adams, retired brigadier general of the U.S. Army, on Monday, Feb. 27, at 1 p.m. in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall through the Great Decisions Global Discussion Series of the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan.

    Address to Examine “South China Sea: Clash of Strategies”
  6. Retired Senior Foreign Service Officer to Discuss “Nuclear Proliferation: New Worries”

    Hope College will feature the address “Nuclear Proliferation: New Worries” by Jack Segal, the former National Security Council director for nonproliferation, on Monday, Feb. 20, at 1 p.m. in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall through the Great Decisions Global Discussion Series of the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan.

    Retired Senior Foreign Service Officer to Discuss “Nuclear Proliferation: New Worries”

2017 Jan

  1. Seven Things to Keep in Mind About Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

    Posted by Eva Dean Folkert

    Dr. David Ryden, professor of political science and chair of the department, is an oft-sought-after national expert on the Supreme Court and the presidency. His scholarship on the topic has been cited on CNN, in The Christian Science Monitor, U.S. News and World Report, and The New York Times. He is also the author of The … Continue reading Seven Things to Keep in Mind About Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

    Seven Things to Keep in Mind About Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee
  2. Trump Picks Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court

    U.S. News and World Report

    President Trump has nominated Neil Gorsuch to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia. Dr. David Ryden, professor of political science, weighs in on what may happen next.

    Trump Picks Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court
  3. Edye Evans Hyde to Receive Giants Award

    Edye Evans Hyde of the Hope College music faculty will receive the Ethel Coe Humanities Award during the 35th annual Giants Awards and Banquet Ceremony at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids on Saturday, Feb. 4.

    Edye Evans Hyde to Receive Giants Award
  4. Chapbook of Poetry by David James Published

    The newest chapbook of poetry by David James of the Hope College English faculty, writing as D.R. James, reflects life as transition, from boyhood to middle age.

    Chapbook of Poetry by David James Published
  5. Winter Happening is led by Hope faculty

    Holland Sentinel

    Multiple general-interest seminars led by members of the Hope College faculty, music and sports are featured in the college's annual Winter Happening on Saturday, Jan. 28.

    Winter Happening is led by Hope faculty
  6. Fall 2016 Dean's List Announced

    The Registrar’s Office is pleased to announce Dean’s List recipients for the fall 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. This list is complete as of January 23, 2017. Students who receive grade changes after this date that result in being added to the Dean’s List do not appear on this list. This list also does not include students who have requested confidentiality of their information under FERPA. Congratulations on your accomplishments! We are so very proud you.

    Fall 2016 Dean's List Announced
  7. “Great Decisions” Series to Address Topics of Global Importance

    Global health issues, nuclear proliferation, and the complexity of U.S.-Saudi and U.S.-China relations are a few of the dynamic topics that will be explored at Hope from February 6 through April 3 through the college’s ongoing partnership with the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan.

    “Great Decisions” Series to Address Topics of Global Importance
  8. Presentations on Feb. 3 to Highlight Arts and Humanities Programs

    Prospective students and all who are interested will have the opportunity to attend Arts and Humanities Day, where they can explore the various opportunities offered through the arts and humanities at Hope College on Friday, Feb. 3, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Presentations on Feb. 3 to Highlight Arts and Humanities Programs
  9. Film Screening of “Liberating a Continent: John Paul II and the Fall of Communism” on Jan. 28 at Knickerbocker Theatre

    The Saint Benedict Institute and the Markets and Morality student organization at Hope College will host a free film screening of “Liberating a Continent: John Paul II and the Fall of Communism,” on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 7 p.m. at the Knickerbocker Theatre in downtown Holland.

    Film Screening of “Liberating a Continent: John Paul II and the Fall of Communism” on Jan. 28 at Knickerbocker Theatre
  10. Finding Myself Through My College Major

    Joshua Kam, New York Times

    Joshua Kam, a junior at Hope, answers the question "Where are you from?" with the help of his major.

    Finding Myself Through My College Major
  11. “The Catholic Priesthood: Why Is It Reserved for Men?”

    The Saint Benedict Institute will explore “The Catholic Priesthood: Why Is It Reserved for Men?” on Thursday, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m. in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall at Hope College.

    “The Catholic Priesthood: Why Is It Reserved for Men?”
  12. Annual Provost’s Recognition Event Honors Faculty

    Hope College honored faculty and staff members for service to the college and other professional activity during the annual faculty recognition event coordinated by the Provost’s Office and held at the Maas Center auditorium on Tuesday, Jan. 10.

    Annual Provost’s Recognition Event Honors Faculty