Charlotte Witvliet receives new award from the Fetzer Institute

Charlotte Witvliet, the Lavern ’39 and Betty DePree ’41 VanKley Professor of Psychology and Psychology Department Chair, received a $8,970 grant from the Fetzer Institute for the project titled Accountability: Connecting Spirituality to Civic Life. This project will utilize the Study of Spirituality in America survey to examine the results associated with accountability with greater […]

Heather Cornell of the Dance Department featured on the New York Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center

Heather Cornell, a new addition to the Dance Department as an Assistant Professor of Dance Instruction, completed an oral history with the New York Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, which chronicled her life’s devotion to tap dance. Interviewed by Anthony Morigerato, himself a tap dancer, producer, director, content creator, writer, and Emmy-nominated […]

2020-2021 Office of Sponsored Research and Programs Training Schedule

The Office of Sponsored Research and Programs (OSRP) is pleased to offer the following training opportunities for 2020-2021. Registration for each session will close one week prior to the scheduled session. Sessions will be provided online via Zoom; attendees must register in advance and will be provided the link to participate at least two days […]

Susan Ipri Brown receives new award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Susan Ipri Brown, Director of ExploreHope and Assistant Professor of Engineering Instruction, received a $5,000 award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Environmental Systems Division for the project titled Experimental Design: Hands on Environmental Immersion for Students. The purpose of this project is to provide a middle and high school students with a project-based […]

Jason Gillmore and Jeff Johnson receive new award from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement

Jason Gillmore, Professor of Chemistry, and Jeff Johnson, Professor of Chemistry, have received a $12,000 award from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement Cottrell Instrumentation Supplements Award for the project titled Into the Future – Updating a GC and GC/MS Instrumentation Suite at Hope College to Extend Instrument Life and Improve Network Security. This project […]

Courtney Peckens receives new award from the National Science Foundation

Courtney Peckens, Associate Professor of Engineering, has received a $999,061 award from the National Science Foundation Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) Program for the project titled Scholarships, Services, and a Framework of Programmatic Belonging Cues to Improve Undergraduate Student Success in Engineering Majors.  Co-Principal Investigators on this project include Gerald Griffin, Associate […]

Angela Carpenter receives new award from the John Templeton Foundation

Angela Carpenter, Assistant Professor of Religion, has received a $113,977 award from the John Templeton Foundation (via Villanova University) for the project titled Collaborative Inquiries in Christian Theological Anthropology. For this project, Angela will examine Reformed theology, evolutionary anthropology, and affective neuroscience to develop a theology of graced identity, with the primary outcome a new […]

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, […]