How to Follow Our Medieval Worlds Trip

While most of us are either on campus or teaching remotely this J-term, several of our students have joined Charlie Goldberg and Carrie Peffley on a three-week travel course in Europe: HIS/PHI236UZ Medieval Worlds. Because of COVID, they weren't able to start as planned in Morocco, but they're spending several days in Spanish cities like … Continue reading How to Follow Our Medieval Worlds Trip

Kevin Cragg

Kevin Cragg (1945-2021)

We regret to report the death of one more long-time HiPPo faculty member: historian Kevin Cragg, whose long struggle with Parkinson's disease ended peacefully over the weekend. Kevin as he looked when he came to Bethel in 1980 - Bethel University Digital Library A native of Minnesota, Kevin graduated in 1967 from Wheaton College, where … Continue reading Kevin Cragg (1945-2021)

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

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

Course Previews: History and the Human Environment

As our series of course previews continues, we come to the first of two Hippo classes focused on human interactions with the physical environment. This one is taught by historian Amy Poppinga... HIS/GEO320K History and the Human Environment Days/Times: MWF 12:30-1:20pm in Spring 2022 Prerequisites: Laboratory Science (D) course and Mathematics (M) course Counts for: … Continue reading Course Previews: History and the Human Environment

Course Previews: Intro to Gender Studies

Our next Spring 2022 course preview is the first of three we'll feature from philosopher and Hippo co-chair Sara Shady... PHI223L Introduction to Gender Studies Days/Times: TR 2:05-3:20pm in Spring 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: … Continue reading Course Previews: Intro to Gender Studies

Course Previews: History and Politics of Sports

Our Interim/Spring 2022 course preview series continues with Prof. Chris Gehrz, teaching a new-ish course cross-listed in two of the Hippo disciplines... HIS/POS252L History and Politics of Sports Days/Times: TR 12:15-1:30pm in Spring 2022 Prerequisites: GES 130 Christianity and Western Culture and GES160 Inquiry Seminar (can take at the same time), or GES244 Humanities III … Continue reading Course Previews: History and Politics of Sports