• Faculty and Staff News

    • Monthly Stat

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

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      Hamline University’s Dance Ensemble Showcase, “Impulse,” will be performed on May 5, 6, and 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Anne Simley Theatre.

    • There will be a Hamline sustainability lunch conversations gathering on Wednesday, May 11, at noon in Anderson's Center's Bishop Bistro.

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      Hamline School of Business presents the Nonprofit Leadership Forum on Monday, June 6, 2016 from 4-6:30 p.m. in Klas Center's Kay Fredericks Room. Join nonprofit and city leaders for a cross-sector discussion regarding a case about to be decided by the Minnesota Supreme Court relating to city fees and assessments on otherwise tax-exempt charities and churches.

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      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.

    • Free Bikes

      Have questions about routine bike maintenance or sustainability at Hamline? Get your bike ready with a free tune-up on Wednesday, May 4, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on the Bush Library Patio, or join a sustainability lunch discussion on May 4 and 11.

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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!

    • Late Night Breakfast Volunteers

      Student Affairs needs faculty and staff volunteers for the spring Late Night Breakfast Study Break on Thursday, May 12 in Anderson Center, 2nd floor. One-to-two hour shifts run from 8-11:30 p.m.

    • 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.

    • Bishop Pride

      Are you interested in representing Hamline University at Twin Cities Pride Festival? The Sexualities and Gender Diversity Office seeks volunteers from every corner of the campus to staff its booth in Loring Park June 25-26, 2016.

    • Minidocumentaries

      Students of the spring visual anthropology class will premiere their work collaborating with local neighbors on visual documentary projects. The community event, Midway Conversations, is on Sunday, May 15 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Turf Club, 1601 University Ave West, St Paul. The event is open to the public.

    • Baseball

      View a list of upcoming Hamline University athletic events and come out to support our Piper scholar athletes! Visit the athletics website for more details.

    • Rebecca Neil

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

    • Writing Center

      The Creative Writing Program invites the Hamline community to the annual Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing senior reading and reception on Wednesday, May 11 at 4 p.m. in Anderson 111.

    • 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.

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      dronesTruck, a collaboration between Hamline University’s Digital Media Arts and English departments, will hold its first Sound Art Exhibition on Thursday, May 12 at Como Park Shelter from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

    • 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.

    • Jazz Festival

      Looking for something to jazz up your summer? Come to the Summer Solstice Jazz Evening on June 21 at 4:30 p.m. on the Anderson Center patio with performances by the Hamline Jazz Combo and Debbie Duncan.

    • Retirement

      Join the School of Business in celebrating the contributions of Associate Dean Jane McPeak and Professor Jenny Keil. A retirement reception will be held on Tuesday, May 10, from 4-5:30 p.m. in the Klas Center, Kay Fredericks Room. Appetizers and refreshments provided and a cash bar will be available. No RSVP required.

    • 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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      Make summer count by taking a class at Hamline. Experience unique courses not available during other terms like Theories of Criminal Behavior, The Power of Art, Biotechnology in Your Life, Environmental Synergy, among others. Fulfill a major requirement and have an immersive experience without the distractions of a regular class schedule. 

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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.

    • Brown Bag

      Join LGBTQIA-identified staff and faculty for lunch and discussion on the second Monday of each month from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in Giddens Learning Center room 138S. Talk about what is happening on campus, then shift to what is happening out in the community.

    • 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.

    • International Round Table

      Join the Global Studies Department for the Spring International Roundtable series on Fridays from 11:30 a.m-12:30 p.m. in Giddens Learning Center 1S. These discussions of international topics are led by Hamline faculty or campus visitors and are open to all interested students, faculty, staff, and friends of Hamline.

    • 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. 

    • Faculty Colloquium

      The Faculty Research Colloquium presents informal talks about the research faculty have recently completed or are currently engaged in this spring. All talks will be given at Giddens Learning Center (GLC) in room 223W.

    • Patty Born-Selly

      Patty Born-Selly, assistant professor of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and environmental education, will present a conference session about teaching science to young learners at the annual Minnesota Science Teachers Association Conference.

    • Dave Ryan

      Dave Ryan, assistant professor of digital media arts, and team members Mika Negishi Laidlaw and Steve Ryan had their new installation piece, “Vigilants,” accepted into the Unconventional Clay: Engaged In Change exhibition at the Nelson-Atkins Museum in Kansas City.

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      Dan Toninato, a finance professor in the School of Business, was interviewed on WCCO-Radio about his experience working as a trader during the fiscal crisis and his take on the Oscar-nominated film The Big Short.

    • Alum Jessica Hansen and Professor Geurts Co-Publish

      Alum Jessica Hansen and Kathryn Linn Geurts, professor of global studies, co-published "Shifing Students’ Imaginings of Disability” in Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy. The article concerns a Hamline University conflict studies course, titled “Intergroup Dialogue on Disability.”

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      Read the latest from the Hamline University Staff Association, including the latest news, past and upcoming events, and minutes of executive committee meetings between October 2015 and January 2016 in the HUSA Update.

    • Gaith Hijazin

      Gaith Hijazin, Residential Life area coordinator, was selected to be the committee chair on the Sponsors and Exhibit Committee for the Upper Midwest Region Association of College and University Housing Officers. This group is a collection of professionals organized for educating and conducting research to provide service to member institutions within the region.

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      Stacie Bosley, assistant professor of economics, recently published an article entitled "Student Crafted Experiments 'From the Ground Up'" in the International Review of Economics Education.

    • Valerie Chepp

      Valerie Chepp, professor of social justice studies and sociology, has published an article titled "Black Feminist Theory and the Politics of Irreverence: The Case of Women’s Rap." The article was published in the December 2015 edition of Feminist Theory.

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      Hamline alumna Dawn Bentley ’95, MBA/Master of Nonprofit Management (MNM) ’14 recently added a new title to her resume, executive director of the local arts nonprofit Art Shanty Projects. Since Bentley’s involvement in Art Shanty Projects, the organization has become a contender for national and international awards and grants, and was recognized as one of 32 featured semifinalists for an International Award for Public Art.

    • Kevin Lamb

      Hamline's School of Education and Office of Diversity and Multicultural Initiatives, along with the University of Minnesota's Asian American Studies Program and Curriculum and Instruction Department, recently hosted a talk entitled "Youth Gangs, Racism, and Schooling: Vietnamese American Youth in a Postcolonial Context."

    • Lynda.com

      Lynda.com is an online, up-to-date library of how-to videos on a wide-range of software, technology tools, and professional skills.  Read on to find helpful video tutorials and learn about upcoming training sessions.

    • Allison Baker Show

      Allison Baker, assistant professor of studio arts, had her work shown at Grin Gallery in Providence, RI. Baker was recently interviewed for the gallery's website. In the article, she discusses the politics and inspiration behind her recent body of work. Her work was also reviewed by Big, Red, and Shiny magazine.

    • Writing Center Classroom Visit

      Request a ten-minute visit to your classes and student groups from Writing Center staff. In these sessions staff describe the Writing Center's services, demonstrate the online scheduling system, and answer questions.

    • HUMM

      Join Hamline University Mindfulness and Meditation (HUMM) for meditation during spring semester on Tuesdays from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and Wednesdays from 8-9 a.m. in the Wellspring room on the third floor of Anderson Center. All are welcome, regardless of experience.

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      Professor Andrew Wykes, chair of the Studio Arts and Art History Department, is exhibiting paintings made during his sabbatical in Ireland and the UK in a solo show named Hinterlands at the Groveland Gallery in Minneapolis.

    • Lifeng Dong Publishes

      Lifeng Dong, the Emma K. and Carl R. N. Malmstrom endowed chair in physics, has co-authored a scientific article, Compact Layer Free Perovskite Solar Cells with a High-Mobility Hole-Transporting Layer, published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.

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      Jeannie Fox, professor of practice and director of the Nonprofit Management Programs in the Hamline University School of Business, was elected to the board of directors of the Minnesota International NGO Network (MINN) and begins her service this month.

    • Endo

      Rachel Endo, chair of teacher education in the School of Education, recently published an article titled Practice with Theory to Model Cultural Responsiveness in the Journal of Multicultural Education.

    • Peterson

      Jillian Peterson, assistant professor of criminal justice, recently published an article titled Training Students to Respond to Shootings on Campus: Is it Worth it? in the Journal of Threat Assessment and Management.

    • Mileage Rate Change for 2016

      As of January 1, 2016, standard mileage rates are .54 cents per mile. Make sure to review all travel reimbursement forms using the correct mileage rates for the dates traveled. This new rate is to be used for all travel beginning January 1, 2016.