From CC 4th to… Pastoral Ministry

This year, Caitlyn Stenerson '13 has stepped in as Interim Assistant Pastor and Director of Chapel Programming at Bethel University. Since graduating from Bethel with a degree in Political Science, Caitlyn has gone on to win two Edwin J. Omark Preaching Awards, worked as a Communication Specialist for the Minnesota House of Representatives, and earned … Continue reading From CC 4th to… Pastoral Ministry

From CC 4th to… Medical School

While health care careers are increasingly popular options, they're often associated with the sciences, not the humanities. But 6% of our recent alumni have gone into health care careers, and about 4% of medical school students nationwide finished a humanities major in college. So we thought we'd talk to a recent Bethel History graduate who … Continue reading From CC 4th to… Medical School

Academics, Athletics, and Faith: More from Some of Our Student-Athletes

Yesterday we introduced five of our majors who play sports for Bethel: runner Britta Nordberg (Philosophy/Physics), soccer players Tess Anderson (International Relations) and Will Swanda (History/Missional Ministry), hockey player Jarrett Cammarata (Social Studies Education 5-12), and football player George Bolt (History/Social Studies Ed). Today they'll tell us some more about what it means to be … Continue reading Academics, Athletics, and Faith: More from Some of Our Student-Athletes

Meet Some of Our Hippo Student-Athletes

Even as we interview some of our graduates this month, we want to keep getting to know more of our current students. So today we share the first part of a roundtable interview with five of the twenty-some students in our department who play intercollegiate sports for Bethel • Tess Anderson '21 (International Relations — soccer)• George Bolt … Continue reading Meet Some of Our Hippo Student-Athletes

From CC 4th to… UnitedHealthcare

Yesterday we interviewed a Bethel poli sci alum who retired as a vice president from one of the nation's largest financial services companies. Today we hear from Ben Cline '16, a double-major in philosophy and psychology who works for another leader in its industry: UnitedHealthcare. Why did you decide to study at Bethel? Photos courtesy … Continue reading From CC 4th to… UnitedHealthcare

From CC 4th to… Wells Fargo

This month we're going to revive a series that ran for several years before History merged with Philosophy and Political Science to form the new Hippo department. From CC 4th (previously, From AC 2nd) featured interviews with a couple dozen Bethel alumni who took their History degrees into diverse careers: from business and law to … Continue reading From CC 4th to… Wells Fargo

Course Previews: Environmental Ethics

Today we conclude our series of course previews with one more from philosopher Sara Shady... PHI/ENS335K Environmental Ethics Days/Times: M-F 12:30-3:15pm in Interim 2022 Prerequisites: Laboratory Science (D) course and Mathematics (M) course Counts for: • General Education: Science, Technology & Society (K) course • Major option: Philosophy (elective), Digital Humanities (Humanities core elective), Environmental Science (K … Continue reading Course Previews: Environmental Ethics

Course Previews: African Politics

As we near the end of our series previewing Interim/Spring 2022 courses, we come to a signature class from political scientist Andy Bramsen... POS/HIS329 African Politics Days/Times: TR 9:25-10:40am in Spring 2022 Prerequisites: POS202U Intro to International Relations and POS205 Intro to Comparative Politics are recommended Counts for: • Major option: Political Science (Comparative Politics option), … Continue reading Course Previews: African Politics

Course Previews: Intro to History

This morning's Spring 2022 course preview is our second from historian Chris Gehrz... HIS290 Introduction to History Days/Times: MWF 9:00-9:50am in Spring 2022 Prerequisites: none Counts for: • Major requirement: History, Social Studies Education 5-12 • Major option: Digital Humanities (Humanities core elective) • Minor requirement: History Image by Markus Winkler from Pixabay Complete the sentence: "Students should … Continue reading Course Previews: Intro to History

Course Previews: Contemporary Moral Issues

The course we're previewing this afternoon will be taught in both Interim (by Dan Yim) and Spring (by Sara Shady) . The answers to the questions below come from Dr. Shady... PHI110 Contemporary Moral Issues Days/Times: M-F 9:00-11:45am in Interim 2022; MWF 1:50-2:40pm in Spring 2022 Prerequisites: none Counts for: • Major requirement: Philosophy, Community Health … Continue reading Course Previews: Contemporary Moral Issues