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

Screen shot of digital preview for Bethel travel course, Medieval Worlds

Learn about Our New J-Term Trip: Medieval Worlds

In addition to registering for Fall 2020 courses like U.S. Business History and Modern Middle East, this is also the time of year when Bethel students start looking at Interim travel options for next J-term. For January 2021 we're putting our World War I trip on hiatus, and instead offering an exciting new travel course that will … Continue reading Learn about Our New J-Term Trip: Medieval Worlds

Bethel’s 1968 European History Tour

Did you know that Bethel sent students on a month-long tour of Europe in the middle of the tumultuous summer of 1968? Led by longtime history professor Roy "Doc" Dalton, the trip started in London, moved on to Belgium, France, and Switzerland, then concluded with multiple cities in Italy. Retired social studies teacher Dan Johnson … Continue reading Bethel’s 1968 European History Tour

Christina Sibileva on the Semester at Sea ship

Studying Abroad… at Sea

Today we're happy to revive our occasional series featuring students who have spent a semester abroad. Christina Sibileva '18 is a Social Studies Education 5-12 major and History minor; she was kind enough to answer some questions about her experience of the unique Semester at Sea program. How’d you decide to major in Social Studies Ed? Was … Continue reading Studying Abroad… at Sea

Rachel Land '19 during her stay in Uganda

Student Presentation on Living in Uganda

Please join us next Thursday (March 29th, 11:15am) in the Bethel University Library for a presentation by junior Social Studies Education major Rachel Land, "Uganda: Learning to Live, Love, and Find a Home Outside My Comfort Zone." Part of the Global Perspectives of Students series sponsored by the Office of Off-Campus Studies, Rachel's presentation will … Continue reading Student Presentation on Living in Uganda

"Your Country Needs You"

Learn More about Our January 2019 World War I Trip to Europe

Interim 2018 is barely in our rear view mirror, but it's time to start thinking about January 2019... when Prof. Mulberry and I will take our fourth group of Bethel students to Europe for the travel course HIS230L World War I! Here's the course description: An experiential study of the history of the First World War built … Continue reading Learn More about Our January 2019 World War I Trip to Europe

Bavarian War Memorial

The Significance of Public Memory

Yesterday Prof. Gehrz joined Art professors Michelle Westmark Wingard and Ken Steinbach for a conversation about memorials and monuments moderated by Bethel digital librarian Kent Gerber. Entitled "The Significance of Public Memory," it covered everything from debates over Confederate memorials and the memory of the U.S.-Dakota War to examples of European memorials from our World … Continue reading The Significance of Public Memory