Christian Gibson receives new Michigan State Police award

Christian Gibson, Victim Advocate / Prevention Educator, recently received a $17,028 award from the Michigan State Police Fiscal Year 2020 Campus Sexual Assault Program for the project titled Hope Campus Leadership Team to End Sexual Violence. Additional project personnel include Sarah Kornfield, Associate Professor Communications and Women and Gender Studies and Trainer on Rape Culture; […]

Training Opportunities for Spring 2020 Remain Available

Due to the campus closure, the regularly scheduled Office of Sponsored Research and Programs sessions scheduled for March and April will be moved to Zoom.  Because these sessions are moved to Zoom, the previously imposed registration limits are no longer relevant.  If you considered participating in one of the sessions below, but could not as […]

Impact of COVID-19 on Proposal Submissions and Awards

With COVID-19 impacting nearly every facet of life, proposal submissions and awards are no different.  Below are some items to consider as many of our sponsors shift to remote operations. Please note the Office of Sponsored Research and Programs has shifted to remote operations.  Please feel free to contact the Director via email ( or […]

Susan Ipri Brown receives new NOAA award

Susan Ipri Brown, Director of ExploreHope, recently received a $79,971 award from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Great Lakes Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program for the project titled Prep for Day 1: K-12 Students Jump into West Michigan Watershed. The project period is 1 March 2020 through 31 August 2021. Michelle Gibbs […]

NSF Offers Information to Proposers and Awardees on the Impact of Coronavirus

With the cancelation of a major academic conference this week (APS in Denver), NSF recognizes the impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on proposal and award activity. To assist proposers and awardees in assessing impact, please see NSF 20-053: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) for National Science Foundation (NSF) Proposers […]

Anna-Lisa Cox Continues Her Press Tour for Acclaimed Book

Anna-Lisa Cox, Visiting Scholar in the History Department, continues her press tour to support her book The Bone and Sinew of the Land: America’s Forgotten Pioneers and the Struggle for Equality. This book explores the history of black pioneers in the Northwest Territory–which became Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin–and how these families were making […]

Anita Esquerra-Zwiers receives new award from Sigma Theta Tau Kappa Epsilon at-Large Chapter

Anita Esquerra-Zwiers, Assistant Professor of Nursing, received a $1,500 award from the Sigma Theta Tau Kappa Epsilon at-Large Chapter for the project titled Accuracy and Precision of Infant Test Weights for Breast Milk Bottle Feeding. Students Anastasia Perecki and Kesline Senesca will be joining Anita as co-investigators on this project. This project will assess the […]

HSRT receives new National Endowment for the Arts award

Congratulations to Hoper Summer Repertory Theatre (HSRT) for receiving a new National Endowment for the Arts award! This Challenge America Grant will support the production of Children of a Lesser God, which will run from 29 May 2020 through 6 June 2020. Learn more about HSRT’s latest award from Hope’s Public Affairs and Marketing. Congratulations […]

Benjamin Meagher receives new award from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship

Benjamin Meagher, Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology, recently received a $17,784 award from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Teacher-Scholar Vital Worship Grant for the project titled The physical ecology of religious worship, identity, and emotional experience. The project runs from 1 March 2020 through 30 June 2021. Drs. Courtney Peckens and Marsley Kehoe will […]

Hope College has a 7/5 business day requirement for proposal submissions

The completed proposal is due to the Office of Sponsored Research and Programs (OSRP; seven business (7) days before the sponsor deadline. The Principal Investigator (PI) has five (5) of these seven business days to finalize the scientific and/or programmatic components of the application.   “Proposal” is defined as an application to an external sponsor […]