Jeff Johnson and Jason Gillmore receive renewal of our Beckman Scholars Program

Jeff Johnson, Professor of Chemistry, and Jason Gillmore, Professor of Chemistry, received the NINTH renewal of our Beckman Scholars Program from the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation. Read more about our latest award in the official press release. Congratulations, Jeff and Jason, on the renewal of our program!

Susan Ipri Brown receives new award from DiscoverE

Susan Ipri Brown, Director of ExploreHope and Assistant Professor of Engineering Instruction, has received a $720 award from the DiscoverE Engineers Week Outreach Grant Program. The project is titled Remote Engineering in the Classroom. The puropose of this project is to develop design kits for delivery to local classrooms ahead of Engineering Week activities. Because […]

Kate Finley receives new award from Blueprint 1543

Kate Finley, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, has received a $14,644 award from TheoPsych/Blueprint 1543.  The project is titled Mental Disorder & Faith. The purpose of this project is to explore the relationship between mental disorder and religious faith.  Specifically, this project will explore an often ignored facet of this relationship—how and why mental disorder may […]

Deborah Van Duinen receives new award from the Lilly Fellows Network Exchange Program

Deborah Van Duinen, Associate Professor of Education, has received a $25,000 award from the Lilly Fellows Network Exchange Program via Valparaiso University.  The project is titled Literature-based programs at church-related colleges/universities.  This award will support a three-day network exchange workshop in November 2021 for 12 faculty members from the Lilly Network of church-related colleges and […]

Michelle Gibbs receives new award from the Environmental Protection Agency

Michelle Gibbs, Director of the Office of Sustainability, has received a $32,476 award from the Environmental Protection Agency Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Trash-Free Waters Program via the Macatawa Area Coordinating Council (MACC).  The project is titled West Michigan Beach and River Cleanup Coalition. Through this project, Hope College will participate in coalition partner meetings, schedule […]

Hope Summer Repertory Theatre receives a Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs grant

The Hope Summer Repertory Theatre (HSRT) received a $24,000 grant from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) to support the 2021 season!  Funding will support the seven show season from May through August 2021, with performances of Little Shop of Horrors, Every Brilliant Thing, Little Women the Musical, The Importance of Being […]

Aaron Best, Ben Kopek, Brent Krueger, and Mike Pikaart receive new award from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy

Aaron Best, the Harrison C. and Mary L. Visscher Professor of Genetics and Biology Department Chair, Ben Kopek, Associate Professor of Biology, Brent Krueger, Professor of Chemistry, and Mike Pikaart, Associate Professor of Chemistry, received a $493,605 award from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) for the project titled Implementation of […]

Funding Opportunities for Digital Humanities Projects

The Office of Sponsored Research at Hope College is excited to host the virtual visit of Sheila A. Brennan, PhDSenior Program OfficerOffice of Digital Humanities (ODH)National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) on Thursday, Nov. 5, 11:30am-12:30pm EST. Dr. Brennan will provide an overview of funding opportunities for Digital Humanities projects at the NEH followed by a […]

Charlotte Witvliet receives new award from the Fetzer Institute

Charlotte Witvliet, the Lavern ’39 and Betty DePree ’41 VanKley Professor of Psychology and Psychology Department Chair, received a $8,970 grant from the Fetzer Institute for the project titled Accountability: Connecting Spirituality to Civic Life. This project will utilize the Study of Spirituality in America survey to examine the results associated with accountability with greater […]

Heather Cornell of the Dance Department featured on the New York Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center

Heather Cornell, a new addition to the Dance Department as an Assistant Professor of Dance Instruction, completed an oral history with the New York Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, which chronicled her life’s devotion to tap dance. Interviewed by Anthony Morigerato, himself a tap dancer, producer, director, content creator, writer, and Emmy-nominated […]