• Faculty and Staff News

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      Brian Peterson, senior associate director of undergraduate admission, is retiring at the end of August after 36 years at Hamline. A reception will be held on Tuesday, August 30 from 4-6 p.m. in Kay Fredericks Room to thank Brian for endless commitment to this university and its students. 

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      Valerie Chepp, assistant professor of sociology and social justice, recently published a book chapter titled, Doing Critical Pedagogy in an Ironically Sexist World, in the edited volume, Teaching Gender and Sex in Contemporary America.

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      Kris Norman-Major, professor of public administration in the School of Business, presented her research, Cross-Sector Partnerships, Social Equity, and the Development of Workforce and Affordable Housing in Minnesota, at the National Academy of Public Administration panel on social equity in governance in Washington DC.

    • Results from the 2016 and 2015 senior survey are posted online. Students, faculty, and staff can log in with their Hamline username and password to access the data.

    • MnDot-web

      Minnesota Department of Transportation will hold an open house in Anderson Center Room 111 on Wednesday July 27, 2016 from 1-7 p.m. This is an opportunity for community members to learn and offer feedback about potential ways to improve walking and biking routes on Snelling Avenue. 

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      Information Technology Services will start maintenance at 10p.m. on Saturday, August 6 to noon Sunday, August 7, 2016. All systems will be down, including (but not limited to) Banner, Piperline, network/internet access, wireless, VDI, Blackboard, Learninghouse, Webex, S and I drives, and printing.

    • Senior lecturer in Theatre Arts Department, Kaori Kenmotsu, will perform in Off-Leash Area's production AfterWind July 21-31 at 8 p.m. at Savage Umbrella's studio, 550 Vandalia St., studio 306, Saint Paul.

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      From political science to English, professors gave different perspectives in analyzing the 2016 Republican National Convention (RNC). The four-day convention is not only the time to select the official party nominee, professors agreed, but also sets the tone for the presidential race that follows.

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      Assistant professor in the School of Education, Second Languages Teaching and Learning Program, Michelle Benegas presented on July 7, 2016 at Asociación Costarricense de Profesores de Inglés (ACPI) Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).

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      School of Business Professor Jim Scheibel delivered the opening keynote address, entitled We are the ones: creating opportunity for all, on Monday, July 11 at the Qualey-Skjervold Professional Development Conference in the University of Minnesota Continuing Education and Conference Center.

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      Hamline’s Information Technology Services (ITS) Department will host a TechSelect Open House on Wednesday, July 20 from 11:30 a.m.-12:30p.m. in Anderson Center room 305.

    • Hands On Summit

      Hands On Twin Cities Summit 2016 is a skills-based event that is co-sponsored by the Hamline School of Business and hosted on the Saint Paul campus on Thursday, August 4 from 8 a.m.-4:45 p.m. in the Giddens Learning Center.

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      Jeannie Fox, director of Hamline's Nonprofit Management Programs, recently met with U.S. Embassy staff in Reykjavik, Iceland to explore partnership activities for Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Iceland and in Minnesota.

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      Anne McCarthy, dean of the School of Business, was identified and honored as a Fellow by the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society (OBTS) at the organization's 2016 conference held at Walsh University in North Canton, Ohio.

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      Hamline's Sponsored Programs Office has created a funding opportunities website so that faculty and staff can see some of the many grant opportunities available for research, programming, and projects.

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      Dr Craig Waldron, lecturer and director of public administration programs, recently completed two presentations. The first was at the Alliance for Innovation's Regional Lab where he discussed the technique of storytelling to elected officials and the public.

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      The week-long mock trial camp at Hamline gives high school students the opportunity to explore the courtroom experience, and leave campus with a new understanding of teamwork and the legal system.

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      Criminology and Criminal Justice Professor Jillian Peterson was interviewed by KARE 11, FOX 9, KSTP, WCCO radio, and MN News Network about her research into how mass shootings can be prevented and how communities can heal after tragedies like the Orlando nightclub shooting.

    • Anthony Wolfe

      2016 Hamline graduate Anthony Wolfe received one of only three undergraduate awards presented at the national American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) meeting this spring in Boston. ACSM is the premiere organization of exercise scientists and physiologists.

    • Rachel Endo

      Rachel Endo, chair of teacher education in the School of Education, recently published an article ​in the ​Journal of ​Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education: Studies of Migration, Integration, Equity, and Cultural Survival.

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      The Emma K. and Carl R. N. Malmstrom Endowed Chair in Physics, Lifeng Dong, co-authored a scientific article, Performance of FTO-Free Conductive Graphene-Based Counter Electrodes for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, published in Royal Society of Chemistry Advances.

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      Joe Swenson, visiting lecturer in philosophy, was invited to speak at Bethel University for the 2016 Annual Faculty Workshop on Great Texts in the Humanities. The featured text was Friedrich Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morality.

    • NAFSA

      Hamline’s Director of International and Off Campus Programs Kari Richtsmeier participated in a panel at the NAFSA: Association of International Educators Conference with Hamline’s educational partners from Cuba.

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      The A Line, Metro Transit’s new bus rapid transit route, begins service along Snelling Avenue on Saturday, June 11. Hamline is an exclusive sponsor of the A Line, and with two stops right in front of the university, the bus route will be a valuable resource for students, faculty, staff, and the Hamline Midway community.

    • Teaching English Overseas

      For the past 25 years, Hamline’s Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Certificate has prepared more than1500 students to teach in more than 50 countries. The certificate is open to Hamline juniors and seniors as well as individuals who have a bachelor's or associate's degree.

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      Join the Department of Theatre and Dance on Friday, September 9 at 7:30 p.m. for its first Shakespeare on the Lawn event, featuring student and alumni performances.

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      In ceremonies that featured long-held tradition, new additions, inspiring words, and some surprises, Hamline celebrated its Class of 2016. Watch video of our featured Commencement speakers and see the photo album from the day.

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      Since January 2016, the Benefits Advisory Committee has explored many topics including the retirement plan investment platform, migrating the university's health insurance coverage, pending changes to the tuition waiver program, and many more.

    • Peggy Andrews

      Dr. Peggy Andrews, director of the Hamline MBA program and lecturer in the Management, Marketing, and Public Administration Department, was the keynote speaker at the Minnesota Association of Colleges and Employers Conference on Friday, May 13.

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      Some great accomplishments as Hamline Athletics wraps up spring season, including Piper Baseball Coach Jim Weyandt being named MIAC Coach of the Year. Read more about the accomplishments of Hamline baseball, softball, lacrosse, track and field, and all our scholar-athletes.

    • Rachel Endo

      Rachel Endo, chair of teacher education in the School of Education, published an article on the experiences of Asian American male students labeled as educationally "at risk" in the Journal of Education and Urban Society (Volume 48/Issue 4).

    • Jillian Peterson

      Jillian Peterson, assistant professor in the Criminal Justice Department, recently published an article in the second issue of the Mitchell Hamline Law Review titled "Understanding Offenders with Serious Mental Illness in the Criminal Justice System."

    • Jennifer Scanlon and Anna Arnold Hedgeman

      Professor and author of Until There is Justice, a new biography about Anna Arnold Hedgeman (Hamline Class of 1922), will be the 2016 Commencement speaker. Jennifer Scanlon is a women’s studies professor and interim dean for academic affairs at Bowdoin College.

    • Kathy Burleson

      Senior lecturer in biology, Dr. Kathryn Burleson, was recognized with the annual Social Justice Award by the staff of the Wesley Center for Spirituality, Service, and Social Justice.

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      The Hamline community and their families are warmly invited to a free university-wide spring celebration at CHS Field in downtown Saint Paul on Friday, May 6 at 4 p.m. Enjoy food, music, and some surprises as we cheer on our Pipers at the best field in the MIAC!

    • Monthly Stat

      Hamline’s May 2016 graduation stats are posted. Check out the results  the Employment and Education Survey data.

    • Hamline School of Education alum meeting with President Obama

      Hamline School of Education alumna, adjunct faculty member, and Minnesota Teacher of the Year Dr. Amy Hewett-Olatunde EdD '15 was in Washington D.C. this week to meet with President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden as part of National Teacher Appreciation Week 2016. 

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      Rachel Endo, chair of teacher education in the school of education, was part of two sessions at the Association for Asian American Studies Annual Conference in Miamin with Vichet Chhuon, associate professor of curriculum and instruction at the University of Minnesota.

    • Kathy Burleson

      Kathy Burleson, senior lecturer in biology, published "ClueConnect: a word array game to promote student comprehension of key terminology in an introductory anatomy and physiology course" in the Advances in Physiology Education journal.

    • Rebecca Neil

      Rebecca Neal, assistant professor in the School of Education, recently presented at the 2016 American Educational Research Association (AERA).

    • Selected Works

      Hamline University Library and Archives now offers SelectedWorks. This service will help faculty and staff promote and preserve their scholarship, grow readership, connect with other scholars, and receive metrics on the impact of work.

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      Professor Lewis C. Messenger, Jr., (Skip), Department of Anthropology, gave a paper at the 81st annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology entitled "Engaging the ‘First Person’ in the Past – BACAB CAAS Revisited."

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      Chair of teacher education Rachel Endo recently presented at the Minnesota Associated Colleges for Teacher Education spring 2016 meeting in a session titled, "The Coalition for Increasing Teachers of Color and American Indian Teachers in Minnesota: A Call to Action." 

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      Eight Hamline colleagues from across the university presented three different presentations at a leadership institute for higher education in St. Cloud on Friday, April 15, 2016. The group included Julie Kline, Trish Harvey, Vivian Johnson, Lynn Willmert, Karen Moroz, Mary Speranza-Reeder, Kim Hartung, and Bill Lindquist.

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      Hamline appreciates its students all year long, but the university takes one week out of the year to really celebrate student employees. During the week of April 11, many departments showed their appreciation for student employees by providing lunches, ice cream treats, or just a simple note of thanks.

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      Lifeng Dong, the Emma K. and Carl R. N. Malmstrom Endowed Chair in Physics, co-authored a scientific article, Enhanced Photoelectrical Performance of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells with Double-Layer TiO2 on Perovskite SrTiO3 Substrate, published in Applied Physics A.

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      Rebecca Neal, assistant professor in the School of Education, and Rachel Endo, chair of teacher education in the School of Education, presented at the University of Minnesota's Keeping Our Faculty Symposium VII on Recruiting, Retaining, and Advancing American Indian Faculty and Faculty of Color on Monday, April 18, 2016.

    • In honor of Earth Day and ongoing sustainability efforts, Information Technology Services (ITS) will change the default power save mode behavior on computer workstations in offices and public labs starting at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 21.

    • Art Show

      Dave Ryan, assistant professor and chair of digital media arts, is featured in two new shows at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, Othello and Uneasy Syzygies. An opening reception is on Thursday, April 21, 2016 from 6-9 p.m. and artist talks are on Thursday, May 19, at 7 p.m.

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      Hamline student reporters show you the Minneapolis campus, cover the annual Spring Leadership Training, talk with Hamline’s new head football coach, and fill you in on the [Un]Making a Murderer event.

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      The Bureau of Justice Assistance selected Professors Shelly Schaefer and Sarah Greenman of Hamline’s Department of Criminal Justice and Forensic Science to be the research team for a Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program Planning Grant.

    • Mackenzie Bledsoe

      Communication major Mackenzie Bledsoe received a Top Paper Award and presented her work at the Central States Communication Association Undergraduate Honors Conference in Grand Rapids, MI on Friday, April 15, 2016.

    • Turning a Wrong into a Right

      Jason Sole, adjunct professor of criminal justice at Hamline University, and recent Hamline alumnus and current Master of Arts in Education student Don Allen will present at Turning a Wrong into a Right on the topic of restoring the vote to ex-offenders living in the community and maximizing their ability to contribute to society. The event takes place on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at 7 p.m. at the Southshore Center, 5735 County Club Rd, Excelsior, MN. It is free and open to the public.

    • 2016 Fellows

      Three Hamline Doctorate of Public Administration (DPA) students are among those honored as recipients of the 2016 Bush Fellowships: Carmeann Daisy Foster, Giovanni Veliz, and Hamse Warfa.

    • Ken Fox

      Ken Fox, professor and director of conflict studies in the School of Business, co-presented the webinar, "Mediation Methods: One case, Different Mediators, Different Methods" for the Minnesota State Bar Association, on Thursday, April 7, 2016.

    • The Pit

      Professor Gina Erickson published an article Older Sexual Partners and Adolescent Females’ Mental Health in Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health (pages 25–33).  Learn more online.

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      Commitment to Community, a university-wide diversity initiatives committee of students, faculty, and staff, is in search of speaker nominations for its fall 2016 event. The theme is "poverty" and the common read is Two Dollars a Day. Please submit nominations through the Google Form.

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      Chaplain Nancy Victorin-Vangerud presented a paper titled Resett(l)ing the Table: Grounding Soil-Care Practices as Spiritual Practices of Restoration and Repentance at Harvard Divinity School's Spirit of Sustainable Agriculture Conference. 

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      Professor Sam Imbo, associate dean in the College of Liberal Arts, was offered a Fulbright grant for five months of lecturing in Japan from March-August 2017. He will be based in Tokyo and affiliated with the University of Tokyo and Japan Women’s University.

    • David Weiss

      David Weiss, adjunct faculty member in the Religion Department, presents a new choral anthem, Until the Struggle is Won, that will premiere in concert at Sundin Music Hall, on Saturday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. The anthem will be performed by The Singers and honors the struggle of LGBTI persons in Uganda.

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      Human Resources cares about the health of Hamline faculty and staff and encourages you to get involved. Studies show that those who volunteer have an overall healthier, happier outlook on life, and that they experience health benefits.

    • Craig Waldron

      Dr. Craig A. Waldron, director of public administration programs, published an article titled "Effective Employee Engagement - Because an Engaged Employee is a Super Employee!" in Minnesota Cities Magazine.

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      Natalie Iverson, a senior majoring in sociology with a co-major in education and a specialty in K-12 English as a second language, received the Stan Hooper Award from the Minnesota ​​​Ch​apter of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD).

    • Jilian Peterson

      Jillian Peterson, assistant professor of criminal justice, provided mental illness training to the Minnesota Department of Corrections CIT (Critical Incident Training) officers. This volunteer group of corrections officers are being trained to de-escalate violent incidents with mentally ill offenders inside Minnesota prisons.

    • 20 Under 40

      Friday, March 25 is a scheduled university holiday in observance of Good Friday. All accounts payable items need to be submitted to accounting by 10 a.m. on Friday, March 18 to make the Thursday, March 24 check run. If you have any questions please contact Teresa Garin at 651-523-3051 or email tgarin01@hamline.edu.

    • Van Dusenbery

      Van Dusenbery, professor of anthropology and global studies, delivered opening comments and a special lecture as an honored guest at the Centre for Diaspora Studies’ international conference on Diaspora and Development February 24-26. He also delivered the valedictory address at the Punjabi Department’s international conference on Punjabi Transnational Practices March 15-17. Both events were at Punjabi University, Patiala, India.

    • Healthy Savings

      My Health Rewards by Medica is an online tool that helps you reach your health goals at your own pace. Through this program individuals 18 years of age and older qualify to earn up to $100 in gift cards.

    • Lifeng Dong

      Lifeng Dong, the Emma K. and Carl R. N. Malmstrom Endowed Chair in Physics, has co-authored a scientific article, Novel Plate-Stratiform Nanostructured Bi12O17Cl2 with Visible-Light Photocatalytic Performance, published in Powder Diffraction.

    • Uemura

      It is with sadness that Hamline shares the news that Professor Emeritus Joseph Uemura died on Thursday, March 3, 2016. His memorial service will be held Sunday, March 20, at Hennepin Avenue Methodist Church. Visitation is at 2 p.m. with the service following at 3 p.m.

    • Athletics

      Tara Dooley, head athletics trainer, co-wrote an article, Observations About Sports Injury Surveillance and Sports Medicine Psychology Among Female Athletes, that was recently published in the Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal.

    • Honky Dory

      Hamline University faculty and staff are invited to bring their families to Hunky Dory Resort on Lake Clare near Balsam Lake, WI. An anonymous donor has generously offered to pay for half of the cost to stay at the resort, which is a short drive from the Twin Cities.

    • John Mazis

      John Mazis, professor of history, will attend the summer seminar Histories of Herodotus in July, 2016 which takes place in Washington D.C. The event is sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges and organized by the Center for Hellenic Studies.

    • Hilk and Kostihova Present

      Caroline Hilk, director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, and Marcela Kostihova, interim dean of the College of Liberal Arts, presented at the annual general education and assessment conference hosted by the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) in February, 2016.

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      Hamline’s Bullying Prevention Certificate is the first of its kind in the Midwest and one of the only programs of its kind in the country. The School of Education launched the graduate program in response to Minnesota’s 2014 Safe and Supportive Schools Act and the national Safe Schools Improvement Act. The latter requires schools to adopt a code to prohibit bullying, report all harassment, and report all bullying to the U.S Department of Education.

    • Safety Week

      With the start of spring semester and increased student-use of mass transit, Safety and Security reminds the campus community of the 24/7 safety escort available within a one-mile radius of campus.

    • Stacie Bosley

      Stacie Bosley, assistant professor of economics, presented research at the Eastern Economic Association conference in Washington D.C. Her paper; "Pyramid Scheme Membership in Networks: The Role of Affinity, Culture, and Economic Conditions;" studies the conditions that support or deter scheme growth around the U.S. and is co-authored by Maggie Knorr (undergraduate economics and philosophy student).

    • Monthly Stat

      The February edition of the Monthly Stat explores the breakdown of where students' hometown states and countries are while Bishop Leo finds a new place to hide.

    • 20 Under 40

      The Minnesota Historical Society awarded a Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grant to Hamline's Archives for The Oracle Digitization Project. With these funds issues of The Oracle from 1988 through 2015 will be digitized and preserved. 

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