Images of Summer 2022: Students

After we heard from faculty on Monday, today a few of our students share their summer travels. This time we'll start farthest away, then get closer to home... Soraya Keiser (International Relations/Journalism): This summer I had the chance to attend the European Journalism Institute in Prague. I met young journalists from all over the world, … Continue reading Images of Summer 2022: Students

Images of Summer 2022: Faculty

With new students arriving next week, the Department of History, Philosophy, and Political Science is gearing up for a new year at Bethel University. Once we launch fall classes at the end of the month, you can expect to start seeing more content from us at this blog and on our Instagram and other social … Continue reading Images of Summer 2022: Faculty

Hear from Abby Williams ’23 about her semester at Oxford!

History and Philosophy double major Abby Williams '23 spent the past semester studying in Oxford, England. As her trip was coming to an end, we asked if Abby would be willing to share about her experience studying abroad, and how she has been impacted as a student of history and philosophy. Read on to learn … Continue reading Hear from Abby Williams ’23 about her semester at Oxford!

What We Did on Our Summer Breaks: Faculty

Just a few days now until things get underway for a new academic year at Bethel University! Faculty have had their retreat (here's Prof. Gehrz's keynote address for that event), new students are moving in, we'll start meeting with advisees tomorrow, and classes start next Monday. So before the summer is completely in our rearview mirror, … Continue reading What We Did on Our Summer Breaks: Faculty

Hippo Student Favorites: “Fifty Nifty United States”

Last month we shared some of our professors' favorite travel destinations. This week we'll hear about the same topic from some of our students! What's your favorite place to visit in the United States? Why do you love being there? Dakota Burton '23 (Social Studies Education - Cromwell, MN)The North Shore. It's so beautiful, there's … Continue reading Hippo Student Favorites: “Fifty Nifty United States”

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

What Else We Did on Our Summer Vacations

Yesterday we shared some of the books we read and TV series we binge-watched over the summer. Today: non-reading/watching activities! Professionally or personally, what was your biggest accomplishment of the summer? Amy Poppinga:¬†Working with my family to stay healthy in every respect during this difficult time.¬†We've had to create new routines and rhythms as we … Continue reading What Else We Did on Our Summer Vacations