It’s this early roundball history, when college basketball was fresh-faced and growing, that Dr. Chad Carlson recounts in his new book out today titled “Making March Madness: The Early Years of the NCAA, NIT and College Basketball Championships, 1922-1951.”
President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed it a national holiday in 1914, and it didn’t take long thereafter for Hallmark Cards to make it a national celebration. Today, Mother’s Day is the third-leading retail holiday in the country, according to the National Retail Federation. Consumers will spend close to $24 billion on flowers, cards, jewelry and other bric-a-brac […]
Dr. David Ryden, professor of political science and chair of the department, is an oft-sought-after national expert on the Supreme Court and the presidency. His scholarship on the topic has been cited on CNN, in The Christian Science Monitor, U.S. News and World Report, and The New York Times. He is also the author of The […]
Inaugurations become history and marches end, but as Beard and her students in D.C. see it, the love and grace of Jesus must abide.
When Dr. Kirk Brumels looks at his Llewellin setter, Dixie, he not only sees a beloved family member, he also sees an athlete. The kinesiology professor, athletic trainer and avid upland bird hunter in him can’t help but recognize both bonds with his dog.
New year. New semester. New classes. New start. The bisected rhythm of an academic year is something special. It affords faculty, staff and students two yearly markers for two new beginnings that most other entities and professions do not. In academia, new starts come at the end of summer (and the official start of a […]
Now that fake news has gotten the spotlight in real news, (ie, the recent Pizzagate fiasco), research librarian Jessica Hronchek wants students – all of us really – to remember what we search for and read on the internet, especially on social media, is often precisely what we want to search for and read. It is this “filter bubble” that is at the heart of why fake news finds a footing on any of our newsfeeds at all.
Hope’s Dr. Daryl Van Tongeren hopes to understand how survivors find meaning after natural disasters strike and how those events affect their views and relationship with God, all with the help of $1.8 million in funding from the John Templeton Foundation and colleagues at Wheaton College, Georgia State University, and the University of North Texas.
A team of Hope and Calvin professors and students presented their research on sporting rivalry at the Inaugural Global Congress on Sport and Christianity at York St. John’s University in York, England during the summer of 2016. What they learned in the collaborative effort gets at the heart of Christ as well as their own.
A newly released book featuring the wisdom of two of the world’s greatest spiritual leaders – Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu of South Africa and the Dalai Lama of Tibet – cites research on forgiveness by Dr. Charlotte van Oyen Witvliet of the Hope College psychology department.