The Things They Carried: Andy Bramsen

Today we're hearing from Dr. Andy Bramsen and "the things he carries" as an associate professor of political science. This series was inspired by a collection of stories and articles of the same name, by Tim O'Brien and Foreign Policy Magazine, respectively. If you missed our post on Dr. Gehrz earlier this week, click here … Continue reading The Things They Carried: Andy Bramsen

The Things They Carried: Chris Gehrz

Today we're reviving a series we did back in 2016 called "The Things They Carried." Inspired by a collection of Vietnam War stories by Tim O'Brien and a series of articles by Foreign Policy Magazine, we'll be exploring the offices of CC 4th's professors via mini photo tours. To start us off, Dr. Chris Gehrz … Continue reading The Things They Carried: Chris Gehrz

Meet Our Majors: Political Science

In the field of political science, students learn about systems of government, public policy, international relations, and much more. Today, in our final installment of "meet our majors," we hear from our students majoring in Political Science! When and why did you choose the Political Science major? Sam Derfus ’24: I wanted to become a … Continue reading Meet Our Majors: Political Science

Meet Our Majors: Social Studies Education

Today our series on the seven HiPPos majors focuses on our only true professional program: Social Studies Education 5-12. Equal parts theory and practice of education (including a student teaching semester) and content area studies in history, political science, geography, and related fields, graduates with this major are licensed to teach social studies in middle and … Continue reading Meet Our Majors: Social Studies Education

Meet Our Majors: Digital Humanities

Today we learn more about our most unique major. Digital Humanities combines study of history, philosophy, literature, etc. with training in digital skills like coding and design. When and why did you choose the Digital Humanities major? Aimee Kuiper '22: Coming into Bethel, I wished I could major in History but couldn't quite fit it … Continue reading Meet Our Majors: Digital Humanities

Meet Our Majors: Business & Political Science

To open a new week and continue our new series, three current HiPPos students tell us about one of the two majors we share with a professional program: Business & Political Science. When and why did you choose the Business & Political Science major? Karina Nelson '24: I came into Bethel planning to minor in … Continue reading Meet Our Majors: Business & Political Science

Meet Our Majors: International Relations

Our series about our majors — our programs, as described by our students and recent alumni — continues with International Relations. When and why did you choose the International Relations major? Soraya Kaiser '24: My majors have stayed the same since I applied at Bethel. I primarily wanted to study journalism, but my AP Human Geography … Continue reading Meet Our Majors: International Relations

Summer Internship with Arrive Ministries: Annessa Ihde ’24

This past summer, International Relations & Spanish double major Annessa Ihde worked with Arrive Ministries as a legal services intern. Arrive Ministries is a Christian nonprofit that serves immigrants and refugees in Minnesota, providing spiritual, social, and practical aid during the resettlement process. Read on to hear from Annessa about her experience! Introduce yourself. What … Continue reading Summer Internship with Arrive Ministries: Annessa Ihde ’24