Hope College Receives 18 New Michigan Space Grant Consortium Awards

Faculty, staff, and students from Hope College received 18 new Michigan Space Grant Consortium (MSGC) awards totaling $78,485 for 2021-2022!  Details regarding the individual projects appear below.  MSGC creates, develops, and promotes programs to reflect the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) strategic interests and support cooperation between academia, industry, state and local governments in […]

Erika Calvo-Ochoa receives new Kenneth H. Campbell Foundation award

Erika Calvo-Ochoa, Assistant Professor of Biology and Neuroscience, has received a $20,000 award from the Kenneth H. Campbell Foundation Research Grants Program.  The project is titled Establishment of a novel model of retrograde degeneration in zebrafish to study olfactory dysfunction in Parkinson’s Disease. This project seeks to establish a novel model of retrograde neural degeneration […]

Susan Ipri Brown, Fonda Green, and Kate Lozon receive new Community Foundation of Holland-Zeeland award

Susan Ipri Brown, Director of Explore Hope, Fonda Green, Director of Children’s After School Achievement (CASA), and Kate Lozon, Step Up Coordinator, received a $10,000 award from the Community Foundation of Holland-Zeeland Endowment. The project is titled Youth Expression of Diversity. This project will provide a literacy-focused summer program for CASA and Step Up students […]

Mihyun Han receives new Community Foundation of Holland-Zeeland award

Mihyun Han, Visiting Assistant Professor of Education, has received a $20,000 award from the Community Foundation of Holland-Zeeland COVID-19 Community Stabilization Fund. The project is titled English Language Learner Tutoring Program in partnership with the OAISD. This project will fund a collaborative project between Dr. Han and Pam Schwallier at the Ottawa Area Intermediate School […]

Stephanie Edwards and Dyana Harrelson receive new Mathematical Association of America award

Stephanie Edwards, Professor of Mathematics, and Dyana Harrelson, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, have received a $5,000 award from the Mathematical Association of America Dolciani Mathematics Enrichment Grants Program. The project is titled Integration of Vertical Mentoring into the Black River Public School Math Teams. This project is a collaboration between Black River Public School (BRPS) […]

Lindsey Hanson receives new Calvin Institute of Christian Worship award

Lindsey Hanson, Assistant Professor of Dance, has received a $16,310 award from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Teacher-Scholar Grant Program. The project is titled Sanctuary. This project is a cross-disciplinary collaboration of dance, architectural design, and film within a worship space culminating in a site-specific, multimedia dance performance titled Sanctuary. Set at Redeemer Presbyterian […]

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 […]