Stephen Scogin and Susan Brondyk receive new award from the Outdoor Discovery Center

Stephen Scogin, Associate Professor of Biology and Education, and Susan Brondyk, Irwin B. and Margie E. Floyd Associate Professor of Education, recently received a $9,965 award from the Outdoor Discovery Center.  The purpose of this project is to investigate school-based, elementary outdoor educational programming in West Michigan.  Congratulations, Stephen and Susan, on your new award!

Reagan Chesnut and Erik Alberg receive new National Endowment for the Arts award

Reagan Chesnut, Associate Managing Director of the Hope Summer Repertory Theatre (HSRT), and Erik Alberg, Director of Design and Production for the Performing Arts, recently received a $10,000 award from the National Endowment for the Arts Grants for Arts Projects Program.  The project is titled To support the purchase of sound amplification equipment and administrative […]

Susan Ipri Brown receives new award from the Perrigo Company Charitable Foundation

Susan Ipri Brown, Director of ExploreHope and Assistant Professor of Engineering Instruction, received a $4,000 award from the Perrigo Company Charitable Foundation Grants Program.  The project is titled ExploreHope College Preview. Through this award, ExploreHope will provide the transportation and tuition for low-income high school sophomores and juniors to attend a week-long summer program at […]

Alyssa Cheadle and Amy Osterbaan receive new Psi Chi award

Alyssa Cheadle, Assistant Professor Psychology, and Amy Osterbaan, undergraduate student, received a $1,240 award from the Psi Chi Undergraduate Research Program.  The project is titled The Impact of Religious Disaffiliation on Health Behaviors and Health Outcomes.  The purpose of this project is to expand the research on religious disaffiliation with regard to health behaviors and […]

Natalia Gonzalez-Pech receives new National Science Foundation award

Natalia Gonzalez-Pech, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, has received $321,363 award from the National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program.  The project is titled MRI: Acquisition of a Field-Emission Scanning Electron Microscope for Multidisciplinary Research Needs with Undergraduates at Hope College.  Benjamin Kopek, Associate Professor of Biology, Jeff Christians, Assistant Professor of Engineering, and Michael […]

Brooke Odle receives American Society of Biomechanics Up and Comer Award

Brooke Odle, Assistant Professor of Engineering, has been named an American Society of Biomechanics (ASB) Up and Comer!  The purpose of the ASB Up and Comer award is to recognize outstanding faculty in the field of biomechanics—not only their past contributions but also their strong potential to influence the field.  With this award, Dr. Odle […]

Jeff Christians receives new National Science Foundation award

Jeff Christians, Assistant Professor of Engineering, has received a $238,828 award from the National Science Foundation.  The project is titled RUI: Exploring Nonperorskite Phase Growth Mechanisms in Halide Perovskites.  The purpose of this project is to explore how to better develop halide perovskites for long-term durability for use in the next generation of photovoltaics.  This […]

Roger Baumann receives new award from the Social Science Research Council

Roger Baumann, Assistant Professor of Sociology, has received a $17,960 award from the Social Sciences Research Council Religion, Spirituality, and Democratic Renewal Fellowship Program.  The project is titled American Evangelicals, Islam & the Competition for Religious Authority. This project will analyze evangelical Christian leaders and their positions on Islam and Muslims and how they are […]

Charlotte Witvliet featured on The Hidden Brain

Charlotte Witvliet, the Lavern ’39 and Betty DePree ’41 VanKley Professor of Psychology, was recently featured on The Hidden Brain! Dr. Witvliet was featured due to her research on the benefits of forgiveness, for both your mind and body. To listen to Dr. Witvliet’s episode, titled The Power of Mercy, please visit: https://open.spotify.com/episode/5EqtCJlhcnSlPhOjxs9CRm?si=WaCLkk5STW-uryECATOUKg&dl_branch=1. KUDOS on […]

Trygve Johnson receives new award from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship

Trygve Johnson, The Hinga Boersma Dean of the Chapel, has received a $12,150 award from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship 2021 Worshipping Communities Grant Program.  This project will explore the content and metaphor of spiritual friendship as it relates to worship practices and justice in order to promote continued spiritual growth for our student […]