Claiming My Education: Defining Mental Health–Disability or Debilitating? (Student Feature)

Claiming My Education: Defining Mental Health–Disability or Debilitating? by Makenna Clarke “Student Feature” is a new addition to the WGS blog. Student-scholars enrolled in WGS courses have consented to share their experiences inside and outside the classroom with the Hope community. Today, the “Student Feature” features  WGS 200 student-scholar Makenna Clarke. On February 22, 2019, […]

Claiming My Education: Cry It Out (Student Feature)

This is the third installment of “Student Feature”–a new addition to the WGS blog. Student-scholars enrolled in WGS courses have consented to share their experiences inside and outside the classroom with the Hope community. Today, the “Student Feature” focuses on WGS 200 student-scholar Kelly Gotham’s experience watching Cry It Out! Claiming My Education: Cry It […]

Claiming My Education: Women’s March Grand Rapids (Student Feature)

Claiming My Education: Women’s March Grand Rapids by Hannah Weller “Student Feature” is a new addition to the WGS blog. Student-scholars enrolled in WGS courses have consented to share their experiences inside and outside the classroom with the Hope community. Today, the “Student Feature” focuses on WGS 200 student-scholar Hannah Weller and her participation in […]

Claiming Our Education–The Vagina Monologues (Student Feature)

Claiming Our Education: The Vagina Monologues By Emma Holman, Heaven Silas, and Joivenae Uribe “Student Feature” is a new addition to the WGS blog. Student-scholars enrolled in WGS courses have consented to share their experiences inside and outside the classroom with the Hope community. Today, the “Student Feature” focuses on WGS 200 student-scholars who attended […]

WGS and the World: Alumni Interview–Sophia Bouma-Prediger, ‘17

Meet Our Alumni: Sophia Bouma-Prediger by Kendra R. Parker Sophia Bouma-Prediger graduated with a double major in Spanish and Women’s and Gender Studies with a minor in Psychology. She shares “WGS gave me the vocabulary and community I needed to learn more about myself, and the world, through a variety of lenses and perspectives.” Read […]

WGS and the World: Alumni Interview–Anna J. Clutterbuck-Cook ’05

Meet Our Alumni: Anna J. Clutterbuck-Cook (‘05) by Kendra R. Parker Anna J. Clutterbuck-Cook graduated with a double major in Women’s Studies* and History. Anna is a reference librarian in Boston, and she discusses the various ways she has “sought … to put [her] feminist, social justice ethics into practice.” What are you doing now? What paths […]

WGS and the World: Alumni Interview-Allyson Harper

Meet Our Alumni: Allyson Harper ’14 by Kendra R. Parker Allyson Harper graduated with a double major in Women’s and Gender Studies and Psychology.  Allyson discusses one of her most formative experiences: organizing the 2014 Gender Issues Conference on Hope’s campus. What are you doing now? What paths led you to this point? I am […]

WGS and the World: Alumni Interview-Dr. Phillip Waalkes

Meet Our Alumni: Dr. Phillip Waalkes ’04 by Kendra R. Parker Dr. Phillip Waalkes ‘ 04 graduated with a dual major in English and Psychology with a minor in Women’s Studies.* Dr. Waalkes is a faculty member at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. He credits his Women’s Studies minor as helping him “become more fully [himself].” […]

WGS and the World: Alumni Interview–Emme Veenbaas ’16

Meet Our Alumni: Emme Veenbaas, Class of 2016  by Kendra R. Parker Emme Veenbass ’16  graduated with a double major in Women’s and Gender Studies and English. Currently, Emme works with the Chicago Bar Foundation, and she cites the WGS Program as the “most formative part of [her] college career.” What are you doing now? […]

WGS and the World: Alumni Interview-Rebekah Taylor ’12

Meet Our Alumni: Rebekah Taylor ‘12 Rebekah Taylor ’12 graduated with a composite major in Religion and a minor in Women’s Studies.* Rebekah is a Health, Wellness, and Life Coach with experience working on the Pine Ridge Native American Reservation and Black Hills Works in  South Dakota. Rebekah shares with us her formative experiences as […]