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 […]

NEH Summer Stipend Pre-Proposal Deadline Extended to 1 June 2020

Hope College is now soliciting pre-proposals for faculty nominations to the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipends Program.  The Summer Stipends Program supports individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both.  The deadline to submit pre-proposals has been extended to 5 pm on Monday 1 June […]

Debra Swanson receives Great Lakes Colleges Association/Library of Congress Award

Debra Swanson, Professor of Sociology, received a Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA)/Library of Congress Faculty-Student Research Program Award for the project titled Cloth and Clay: Understanding and Exhibiting African Art through an Anthropological Lens. Joining Dr. Swanson in this project are students Maddalena Frissora, Trinity Frye, and Elizabeth Gomez. This project will use faculty-student collaboration […]

Claudia Andre receives new Great Lakes Colleges Association award

Claudia Andre, Professor of Spanish, received an $8,885 award from the Great Lakes Colleges Association Global Crossroads Initiative for the project titled Rethinking borders through a gender lens in Latin America. Cheryl Martens of the University San Francisco de Quito will serve as co-principal investigator on this project. Drs. Andre and Martens will develop a […]

Lisa McGunigal receives a Fred W. Smith National Library Fellowship

Lisa McGunigal, Viisting Assistant Professor of English, received a one month $3,000 residential fellowship at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon for the project titled Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association: Restoring and Changing the 19th Century Patriotic Landscape. This project will compare the formation of the Mount […]