How You Can Help Us Introduce our Programs

Calling all HiPPos! If you're a current student or alumnus who majored in History, Philosophy, Political Science, Business & Poli Sci, Digital Humanities, International Relations, and/or Social Studies Education 5-12 at Bethel, we'd like to hear from you! Just click here to take a short survey about your experience as a HiPPos major. We'll ask … Continue reading How You Can Help Us Introduce our Programs

Our Newest Edgren Scholar: Soraya Keiser ’24

Named for Bethel's founder, John Alexis Edgren, the Edgren Scholars program funds collaborative student-faculty research each summer. The latest HiPPo student to join that distinguished cohort is Soraya Keiser '24, who will work this summer with English/Journalism professor Scott Winter on a project related to immigration from Central America. Soraya was kind enough to answer … Continue reading Our Newest Edgren Scholar: Soraya Keiser ’24

Bethel’s New Associate Dean for Academic Inclusive Excellence

We are pleased to introduce our very own Professor Sara Shady as the new Associate Dean for Academic Inclusive Excellence at Bethel University! Professor Shady recently took the time to share a bit about her newest position with us, and what that means for our department and the future of Bethel. What will your work as … Continue reading Bethel’s New Associate Dean for Academic Inclusive Excellence

Commencement 2022: Prof. Gehrz’s Baccalaureate Address

In addition to Prof. Bramsen's invocation yesterday morning, one other HiPPos professor spoke during this spring's Commencement ceremonies at Bethel: historian Chris Gehrz, who was asked to deliver the address at Friday night's Baccalaureate worship service for graduates and their families. The text for the evening was Colossians 3:12-17. Greetings to parents, grandparents, and families, … Continue reading Commencement 2022: Prof. Gehrz’s Baccalaureate Address

Commencement 2022: Prof. Bramsen’s Invocation

Earlier today twenty Bethel students received their degrees in History, Philosophy, Political Science, Digital Humanities, and related fields. And two of our professors spoke during the weekend's events. First, here's the opening reflection and prayer of invocation that political scientist Andy Bramsen shared at this morning's first Commencement ceremony. It starts with a story from … Continue reading Commencement 2022: Prof. Bramsen’s Invocation

Hear from Abby Williams ’23 about her semester at Oxford!

History and Philosophy double major Abby Williams '23 spent the past semester studying in Oxford, England. As her trip was coming to an end, we asked if Abby would be willing to share about her experience studying abroad, and how she has been impacted as a student of history and philosophy. Read on to learn … Continue reading Hear from Abby Williams ’23 about her semester at Oxford!

Course Preview: Politics and Religion in the U.S.

To end the week, here's one more preview of a Fall 2022 course, our second from political scientist Andy Bramsen. POS230L Politics and Religion in the United States Days/Times: T/Th 9:25-10:40am in Fall 2022 Prerequisites: GES130 Christianity and Western Culture and GES160 Inquiry Seminar (can take at the same time), or GES244 Humanities III Counts for: • General Education: Contemporary … Continue reading Course Preview: Politics and Religion in the U.S.

Course Preview: Intro to Comparative Politics

This afternoon, the first of two Fall 2022 course previews from Prof. Andy Bramsen. We'll start with an introduction to his particular field within political science. POS205 Introduction to Comparative Politics Days/Times: M/W/F 9:00-9:50am in Fall 2022 Prerequisites: none Counts for: • Major requirement: International Relations • Major option: Political Science (Comparative Politics option), Business & Political Science (Field Survey option), Social Studies Education … Continue reading Course Preview: Intro to Comparative Politics

Course Preview: Philosophy of Science

We're halfway through our series previewing summer/fall 2022 courses. This morning we hear from philosopher Omar Fakhri, who is completing his first year at Bethel and looking ahead to adding a new course in his second year here. PHI340K Philosophy of Science Days/Times: Tu/Th 12:15-1:30pm in Fall 2022 Prerequisites: Laboratory Science (D) course and Mathematics … Continue reading Course Preview: Philosophy of Science