Kristin Dittenhafer-Reed receives new National Science Foundation award

Kristin Dittenhafer-Reed, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, received a $320,498 award from the National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation Program for the project titled MRI: Acquisition of a High Resolution LC/MS/MS to Enable Undergraduate Chemical and Biochemical Research Across Six Disciplines in the Natural and Applied Sciences at Hope College. Co-principal investigators on this project include […]

Deborah Van Duinen receives new award from the Michigan Humanities Council

Deborah Van Duinen, Associate Professor of Education, received a $15,000 award from the Michigan Humanities Council for the project titled The Little Read Lakeshore. This award will support The Little Read Lakeshore events in November 2020, held in conjunction with The Big Read. Little Read Lakeshore events focus on creating and fostering a culture of […]

Kelly Ronald receives new award from the Christian Scholars Foundation

Kelly Ronald, Assistant Professor of Biology, received a $20,000 award from the Christian Scholars Foundation for the project titled Noisy and Bright: How sensory pollution of urban areas affects the auditory and visual processing of a songbird. This project will examine the sensory processing of songbirds to determine how the sensory environment (e.g., noises, lights, […]

Office of Sponsored Research and Programs Remote Operations for 2020-2021

During the 2020-2021 academic year, the Office of Sponsored Research and Programs (OSRP) will continue to provide remote operational support to faculty and staff in order to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.  Below are updates on how to reach us during this period.  Office HoursOSRP operating hours remain unchanged.  You may continue to reach […]

Lynn Japinga receives new award from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship

Lynn Japinga, Professor of Religion, received a $18,000 award from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Teacher-Scholar Program for the project titled Divorce in the Reformed Church in America.  Dr. Japinga will explore the history of policies and practices regarding divorce in the Reformed Church in America and whether growing acceptance of divorced people resulted […]

Jonathan Peterson receives new Macatawa Area Coordinating Council award

Jonathan Peterson, The Lavern ’39 and Betty DePree ’41 Van Kley Professor of Geology and Environmental Science, received a $6,000 award from the Macatawa Area Coordinating Council for the project titled Sample Collection of Aplodinotus grunniens (Sheephead) in Lake Macatawa, Holland, Michigan: Summer/Fall 2020. Dr. Peterson and his students will collect Sheephead from Lake Macatawa […]

Pamela Koch receives new American Sociological Association Award

Pamela Koch, Associate Professor of Sociology, received a $2,500 American Sociological Association Carla B. Howery Teaching Enhancement Grant for the project titled All students (should be able to) Write and Research. Joining Dr. Koch on this project are Debra Swanson, Professor of Sociology, and Aaron Franzen, Associate Professor of Sociology. The purpose of this project […]

Office of Sponsored Research and Programs Transitioning to Digital Signatures/Approvals

Effective Thursday 11 June 2020, the Office of Sponsored Research and Programs (OSRP) will be transitioning to the use of DocuSign to handle signatures and approvals on outgoing proposals, awards, and associated compliance documents.  For principal investigators, expect to begin receiving DocuSign materials via email for the following approvals: Cost-share or course release commitments; Award […]

Sophia D’Agostino receives new Early On Faculty Grant

Sophia D’Agostino, Assistant Professor of Education, received a $7,000 Clinton County Regional Educational Service Area Early On Faculty Grant Award for the project titled Compassionate Care Practices within Caregiver Coaching. This project will explore the experiences and perceptions of early intervention service providers and caregivers regarding the use of compassionate care practices during caregiver coaching. […]

Joanne Stewart’s NSF Project featured in STEM for All Video Showcase

Joanne Stewart, Elmer E. Hartgerink Professor of Chemistry, recently had her National Science Foundation (NSF) funded project featured in the NSF 2020 STEM for All Video Showcase! The Showcase, which runs from 5 May 2020 through 12 May 2020, features over 170 federally-funded projects that highlight innovations in STEM education. The video features the work […]