Course Previews: American Political Ideologies

Our second Spring 2022 course preview comes from political scientist Matt Kuchem... POS221L American Political Ideologies Days/Times: MWF 1:50-2:40pm in Spring 2022 Prerequisites: GES 130 Christianity and Western Culture and GES160 Inquiry Seminar (can take at the same time), or GES244 Humanities III Counts for: • General Education: Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course • Major … Continue reading Course Previews: American Political Ideologies

Course Previews: Philosophy of Religion

We're not quite halfway through Fall 2021, but it's not going to be too much longer before Bethel students register for their Interim and Spring 2022 classes. So we'll use the blog the next couple of weeks to preview some of those courses. We'll include basic info about each course (when it's taught, if there … Continue reading Course Previews: Philosophy of Religion

A New Podcasting Season for Channel 3900

It's not exactly a Hippo platform, since its participants include people other than Bethel historians, philosophers, and political scientists, but the various podcasts produced under the aegis of Channel 3900 collectively offer students, alumni, and friends a great way to learn from our faculty and stay connected with our department. Founded and administered by history … Continue reading A New Podcasting Season for Channel 3900

Meet Our New Social Media TA: Essie Shull

In recent years, I've often used my teaching assistant to help with the History Department's social media activities, a tradition I'm continuing with the new Department of History, Philosophy, and Political Science. I'm thrilled to be working with Essie Shull '23, who was kind enough to answer a few questions about herself by way of … Continue reading Meet Our New Social Media TA: Essie Shull

Course Previews: Applied Humanities Seminar – Health Care

When this blog just served the History Department, we occasionally shared previews of new HIS courses. We'll plan to do the same for Philosophy and Political Science courses in the months and years to come, but we'll continue the course previews series with the first shared all-Hippos course, Applied Humanities Seminar. For its debut semester … Continue reading Course Previews: Applied Humanities Seminar – Health Care

Hippo Faculty Favorites: Travel Destinations

This month we've learned more about the Hippo professors' favorite movies, music, and books, who they admire and who inspires them, and which courses they'd love to develop. To conclude our Faculty Favorite series, we follow them around the country and the globe. (Then next month we'll hear from some of our students!) What's your … Continue reading Hippo Faculty Favorites: Travel Destinations

Hippo Faculty Favorites: Bethel Colleagues

While we'll continue to get to know more about the Hippo faculty next week, today they'll talk about some other professors at Bethel University. Beyond our department... tell us about another member of the Bethel faculty whom you especially admire. Dan Yim: I admire my good friend Rachel Anderson, neuroscientist in the Psychology Department. Her … Continue reading Hippo Faculty Favorites: Bethel Colleagues

Hippo Faculty Favorites: Biographies

As our Faculty Favorites series continues, we're going to introduce you to some of the life stories that move and fascinate us — as Christians and scholars. Saints Anthony and Augustine as painted, respectively, by Francisco de Zurbarán and Sandro Botticelli - Wikimedia Tell us about a member of your "cloud of witnesses" (Heb 12:1). Who's … Continue reading Hippo Faculty Favorites: Biographies