• Faculty and Staff News

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      In order to best keep our community notified in the event of inclimate weather or an emergency situation, Safety and Security has updated the Hamline Alert system. Please make sure your contact information is up-to-date in Piperline so you can receive these messages in a timely manner.

    • August 28, 2014

      Auditions for MacBeth

      Auditions for Shakespeare's MacBeth, directed by Professor Carolyn Levy, will be held Sunday, September 7 from 6-10 p.m. on the mainstage of Anne Simley Theatre.

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      August 26, 2014

      Fall Wellness Classes

      Session one of Fall Wellness Classes begins the week of September 8. Yoga classes are available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in Manor Residence Hall. Pilates class will meet on Tuesdays in the Bush Center Ballroom.

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      One of the cornerstones of a Hamline University education is high impact learning, which is a set of best practices internationally recognized for student success. These practices include internships, collaborative research with faculty, first year seminars, capstone courses, and study abroad programs.

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      Professors Brian Hoffman and Susan Myster were called in by investigators to help find answers after a mysteious discovery in Hastings. Hoffman talked to KSTP-TV about their findings.

    • Hamline Law Professor Laura Hermer's article, "Aligning Incentives in Accountable Care Organizations: The Role of Medical Malpractice Reform," was published in the most recent edition of the Journal of Health Care Law and Policy.

    • Professor in the School of Law Thaddeus Pope was appointed Adjunct Professor with the Australian Centre for Health Law Research at Queensland University of Technology. Additionally, Professor Pope presented at UT in Brisbane and for the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Ethics Advisory Council.

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      July 16, 2014

      Basford Presents

      Hamline Professor Letitia Basford presented at the University of Minnesota’s Community-Engaged Research Conference on July 11 - 12 in Minneapolis. 

    • Professor Deanna Thompson will be one of the featured speakers at the "Rethinking Faith Formation: Christian Identity and Practice in a Pluralistic World" conference at Luther Seminary, July 23 through July 25.

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      Please welcome Terry Metz who started at Hamline on July 1 as the university librarian. In this role he will provide administrative leadership for Bush Memorial Library, Law Library, University Archives, and will serve as initial leader of Hamline's newly consolidated library system.

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      Metro Transit's new Green Line light rail service along University Ave. between downtown St. Paul and Minneapolis gives the Hamline community another transportation option.

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      Rashad Turner, a 2008 Hamline alum, was featured in a TEDx Talk where he spoke about his struggles growing up and the opportunity he has to help urban youth experience the wilderness to teach them valuable life skills.

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      June 3, 2014

      ATLAS Receives Grant

      The Hamline School of Education’s Adult Basic Education Teaching and Learning System (ATLAS) has been awarded a grant from the Minnesota Department Education for the seventh year in a row.

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      Leadership is one of the core values of a Hamline University education, and two alumni were recently recognized for being exceptional examples of this value.

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      May 23, 2014

      Thanks Hamline

      Graduating seniors thank faculty and staff for all they’ve done to help them grow and succeed during their time at Hamline.

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      Don Meyer, who registered the first 37 of his 923 college men's basketball coaching wins at Hamline University, passed away in Aberdeen, South Dakota on May 18 after a battle with cancer. He was 69 years old.

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      The Minnesota Campus Compact's Presidents’ Student Leadership Award, Presidents’ Community Partner Award, and the Presidents’ Civic Engagement Steward Award have been awarded to Jeremiah Osokpo, Keystone Community Services, and Nancy Victorin-Vangerud.

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      A group of 43 undergraduate students and faculty attended the 2014 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) in Lexington, KY from April 2 through April 5. Students presented 35 different projects that resulted from their collaborative research at Hamline.

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      School of Business Honorary Professor of Practice Reid Zimmerman's new book The Seven Deadly Sayings of Nonprofit Leaders, was released this week.

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      Two Hamline students and two staff members recently traveled to Cambridge, MA to visit the humanist communities at Harvard in support of the new Values in Action program at Hamline.

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      Hamline forensic science students and a faculty member were featured in a story on KARE 11 News that illustrated the physical evidence a person leaves behind in a given day and how forensic scientists might collect and examine those clues.  

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      New class explored real-world applications of art in the health field, the relationship of creativity to health, and served as a prerequisite for a valuable internship opportunity at Shriners Children’s Hospital.

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      Hamline University, already a leader in study abroad opportunities among Minnesota’s private colleges, was selected to join the Institute of International Education (IIE)’s Generation Study Abroad initiative.

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      February 11, 2014

      Black History Month Events

      February marks the celebration of Black History Month, and faculty, staff, students, and members of the Hamline community have numerous opportunities to gather and honor influential black Americans, past and present. 

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      Hamline Law Professor David Allen Larson has been invited to chair a session at the 2014 International Conference on Cyberjustice at the University of Montreal School. Larson's session will immediately follow the opening remarks by the chief justice of Canada.

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      January 29, 2014

      Schultz Releases New Book

      Hamline University Professor David Schultz, noted expert on elections, politics and public policy, announces the publication of his latest book, Election Law and Democratic Theory.

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      Congratulations to Anne Ursu and Swati Avasthi, faculty members of Hamline's Creative Writing Program, and alums Melanie Hoffert and Elizabeth Verdick, all finalists for Minnesota Book Awards.

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      A group of Hamline MBA students, led by Professor Dan Lehmann, recently returned from an international seminar in the United Arab Emirates. Their visit to the Ministry of Finance was covered by the Emirates New Agency.

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      A group of Hamline MBA students, School of Business Dean Anne McCarthy, and Professor Dan Lehmann are in the midst of an international seminar focusing on international finance in Dubai, the capital of Islamic finance.

    • January 21, 2014

      Purple Onion Book Club

      Hamline University Book Store's Purple Onion Book Club has garnered attention from The Monitor, The Star Tribune, and most recently, it was the subject of the feature story in the Campus Marketplace Newsletter.

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      Jeff Turner, associate professor of theatre arts, served as production dramaturg on Kander and Ebb's Cabaret to be performed at Pantages Theatre in Minneapolis from Saturday, January 18 through February 9.

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      January 20, 2014

      Tweedy Presents, Elected

      In January, Professor Ann Tweedy presented in New York City and at St. Louis University School of Law and was also elected Chair Elect of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Indian Nations & Indigenous Peoples Section and elected Member at Large. 

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      January 20, 2014

      Tweedy Published

      Professor Ann Tweedy published the article How Allotment-Era Literature Can Inform Current Controversies About Tribal Jurisdiction and Reservation Diminishment in the University of Toronto Quarterly.

    • Commencement Weekend 2014 is fast approaching - save the date for this year's events. Please note that Commencement falls on Memorial Day Weekend this year. All ceremonies are scheduled to take place on Old Main Mall. In the event of inclement weather, ceremonies will be moved into Hutton Arena. 

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      Business Professor and Law School Dispute Resolution Institute Senior Fellow Ken Fox was the invited instructor and presenter for several specially scheduled events in Kochi (Cochin), India, December 19 - 23.

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      January 13, 2014

      Pope Elected

      In January, Professor Thaddeus Pope was elected chair-elect of the American Association of Law Schools Section on Law, Medicine, and Ethics.

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      January 13, 2014

      Pope Co-authors Treatise

      In January, Professor Thaddeus Pope has joined as a co-author on the Third Edition of the Wolters-Kluwer treatise, The Right to Die: The Law of End-of-Life Decision Making.

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      Associate Professor Laura Hermer was interviewed by James Nord for an article in the MinnPost on the state's MNSure contract with Maximus.

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      January 13, 2014

      Professor Hermer Presents

      Associate Professor Laura Hermer presented an invited paper at the 2014 annual meeting of the Association of American Law Schools in New York City on January 3.

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      January 8, 2014

      Fox Presents in India

      Dispute Resolution Institute Senior Fellow and Professor of Business Ken Fox was the invited presenter for several specially scheduled events in Kochi, India, December 19 - 23.

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      January 6, 2014

      Lucas-Waverly Published

      Stefanie Lucas-Waverly, university events coordinator, published the article Creating Transformative Moments, that speaks to being intentional about situations that allow for self-reflection and innovation.

    • As of January 1, 2014, standard mileage rates are .56 cents per mile per the IRS. Please 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, 2014.

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      December 20, 2013

      Trevor Presents

      Hamline School of Law Associate Professor Mary B. Trevor presented at Suffolk University Law School in Boston, MA on December 6.

    • The Faculty Leadership Team of the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is pleased to announce that Caroline Hilk, Ph.D., faculty development coordinator, is now also serving as the director of the CTL.

    • December 13, 2013

      Law Student Published

      Weekend law student and Mayo Clinic employee, Morgan Vanderburg, published the article, Health Information Privacy, regarding health information privacy in the December issue of Health Care News.

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      December 10, 2013

      Tweedy Gives Presentation

      On November 15, Assistant Professor Ann Tweedy gave an invited presentation at the 15th Annual DC Indian Law Conference in Washington D.C.

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      Thaddeus Pope, associate professor and director of the Health Law Institute at Hamline, has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, with his article, Making Medical Decisions for Patients without Surrogates.

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      December 10, 2013

      Press Published in Tan Pan

      Professor Sharon Press, director of the Dispute Resolution Institute, published an article entitled Certification: Lessons from Other Jurisdictions in a special issue of Tan Pan: The Chinese-English Journal on Negotiation.

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      On December 6 - 7, Professor James Coben joined together with a select group of law and business school negotiation scholars at a Marquette University Law School conference entitled Revisiting the Canon of Negotiation.

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      December 7, 2013

      Study Abroad Leader

      Hamline University has once again emerged as a leader in its category in Minnesota for study abroad opportunities according to the Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange.

    • December 6, 2013

      Staff Transitions

      The offices of Development and Alumni Relations and the Provost would like to announce some staff transitions as two colleagues take on new positions at Hamline.

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      December 3, 2013

      Take Hamline with You

      Faculty members traveling abroad, take Hamline with you! Assist the Undergraduate Admission Office in recruiting students overseas.

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      December 3, 2013

      Snow Emergency Information

      Resources for information from the City of Saint Paul and Hamline Safety and Security regarding parking restrictions and other guidelines following a snowfall.

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      November 26, 2013

      Roussos Published

      Ioannis Roussos, professor in the Department of Mathematics, has just published Improper Riemann Integrals, which is the first book to collect classical and modern material on the subject for undergraduate students.

    • Dr. Wallace Swan presented a paper and was the recipient of an award at the International Conference on Public Administration in Cape Town, South Africa on Saturday, November 2.

    • RSVP by Friday, December 13 to join a faculty and staff reading group dedicated to reading and discussing the book, At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape and Resistance ~ A New History of the Civil Rights Movement by Danielle McGuire.

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      November 26, 2013

      Honoring a Piper Legend

      The Pipers observed a moment of silence to honor basketball great and Hamline alumnus Vern Mikkelsen who passed away recently. Mikkelsen brought the Piper basketball program to prominence in the 1940s and went on to a celebrated career in the National Basketball Association.

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      A memorial service to celebrate the life and work of Kenneth E. Tilsen, adjunct professor at Hamline School of Law, was held on Saturday, November 23 in the Anderson Center.

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      Hamline is participating in the Live Free of Violence Flag Campaign, organized by the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women, as part of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

    • November 21, 2013

      Bicycle Racks Removal

      The bicycle racks for Osborn, Schilling, and Peterson residence halls will be removed and put into storage for the winter. Bikes attached to the racks need to be removed by the end of the day on Friday, December 6.

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      Hamline first-year student McKenna Nerone was recently named the Youth Philanthropist of the Year by the Association of Fundraising Professionals in southeast Wisconsin.

    • November 19, 2013

      New Arts in Health Course

      The Hamline University Department of Studio Arts and Art History, in collaboration with the Public Health Sciences program, is excited to announce a new course offered in January 2014: Arts in Health.

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      November 18, 2013

      Berkson Gives Talk

      Mark Berkson, professor of religion, gave a talk at the Hospitality Center for Chinese in St. Paul.

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      November 14, 2013

      Student Veterans at Hamline

      Hamline is committed to supporting veterans and providing them with exceptional academic experiences. Hamline student veterans recently expressed their gratitude for those resources on film.

    • November 13, 2013

      Press Published in Tan Pan

      Professor Sharon Press published an article, Certification: Lessons from Other Jurisdictions, in a special issue of Tan Pan: The Chinese-English Journal on Negotiation.

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      November 10, 2013

      Endo Presents at Conference

      Rachel Endo presented a workshop, Relevant and Transformative Approaches to Teaching Multicultural Education: New Directions for Teacher Education, at the National Association for Multicultural Education Association Conference.

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      Associate Vice President for Facilities Services Lowell Bromander was installed as the president of the Midwest Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers at the annual conference on Wednesday, October 30 in Grand Rapids, Michigan and also presented a session on the design, team aspects, and construction of the Anderson Center.

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      The best volleyball season Hamline has had in many years came to an end on Tuesday with a 3-0 loss at St. Benedict in the opening round of the MIAC playoffs. The Pipers tied a 19-year-old record with 19 wins this season.

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      November 5, 2013

      Nobel Peace Prize

      Hamline alumnus Robert Mikulak '64 is at the forefront of work to eradicate chemical weapons across the globe as the United States Permanent Representative to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons which was awarded the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize.

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      October 29, 2013

      Sandeen Presents Webinar

      School of Law Professor Sharon Sandeen recently presented a webinar for the American Bar Association to nearly 600 attorneys nationwide.

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      Mark Berkson, professor of religion, gave the keynote address at a conference at Illinois State University on religious studies in higher education.

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      On October 25, Professor James Coben gave a plenary presentation at the annual Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of the Minnesota State Bar Association, and on November 1 - 2, Professor James Coben will co-host an international symposium at Shue Yan University in Hong Kong.

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      Anne Teitelman, residential life area coordinator for Manor/Sorin Halls, was awarded the Upper Midwest-Association of College and University Housing Officers Frank J. Traver President's Scholarship.

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      School of Education Assistant Professor Letitia Basford recently presented from a paper co-written by School of Education Professor Joe Lewis and student in the Master of Arts in Teaching program Bridget Borer, on the school-to-prison pipeline.

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      Hamline School of Business Dean Anne McCarthy, Director of International and Off-Campus Programs Kari Richtsmeier, and Director of Graduate Admission Shawn Skoog recently participated in a postgraduate information fair at the United International College in Zhuhai, China.

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      Gene Luen Yang, a member of the faculty in the low-residency Masters of Fine Arts in Writing for Children and Young Adults program, was named one of five finalists for the National Book Award in Young People's Literature.

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      Deanna Thompson, professor of religion, was the keynote speaker for the Lake Superior Conference's fall gathering of the Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church.

    • October 18, 2013

      Strait to Serve on Panel

      Jean Strait, professor in the School of Education, will serve on a panel assembled to discuss same-sex relationship issues on Sunday, October 27.

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      Some familiar Hamline faces can be seen around the Twin Cities and surrounding areas on the university's Education in Action billboards. Find out more about their high impact experiences in the School of Business and School of Education.

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      Religion Professor Mark Berkson was interviewed by a reporter and quoted in an article in City Pages on religious freedom for Rastafarians in Minnesota.

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      Faculty member Deanna Thompson was the inaugural presenter for The Wold Conversations, a town hall forum style conversation at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, St. Paul, MN.

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      October 4, 2013

      Berkson Gives Lecture

      Religion Professor Mark Berkson gave the talk, The Changing Religious Landscape of America, as part of the Coleman Lecture Series at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church on October 2.

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      The 125th anniversary of the Oracle is celebrated in a new display in the Ronald and Marilyn Mitsch History Lounge located on the first floor of the Klas Center.

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      September 19, 2013

      On Campus Dining Options

      With the addition of the Anderson Center, some dining options available on campus have changed and include Bishop's Bistro, Piper Grille & Cafe, Starbucks, Leo's Corner, and Klas Cafe.

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      September 17, 2013

      Press Published

      Sharon Press, professor in the Hamline School of Law and director of the Dispute Resolution Institute, had articles published in the Cardoza Law Review, Volume 34 and in the summer issue of Dispute Resolution Magazine.

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      School of Law Professor Sharon K. Sandeen recently returned from the American Bar Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco where she organized and presented on a panel.

    • September 10, 2013

      Dunnewold & Trevor Published

      An article co-authored by Hamline School of Law faculty Mary Dunnewold and Mary Trevor has been published in Volume 18 of Legal Writing: The Journal of the Legal Writing Institute.

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      September 9, 2013

      Lowell Bromander Co-Presents

      Lowell Bromander recently co-presented at the Annual International Association of Physical Plant Administrators conference in Minneapolis.

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      Hamline University School of Law was recently named one of the top five Best Value private law schools in America by The National Jurist. Hamline was the only Minnesota law school to make the list and received a letter grade ranking of B. Only one law school received a higher grade.

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      Deanna Thompson, professor of religion and author of the book, Hoping for More, was the subject of a video that chronicles the emotional and inspirational story of her struggles with cancer.

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      John-Mark Schlink, lecturer and director of exhibitions, had his print selected for inclusion in the 2013 Pacific Rim International Print Exhibition at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand.

    • August 18, 2013

      Parking Policy Changes

      In an effort to facilitate better parking for the campus community, Hamline Safety and Security Services has made many changes for the 2013 - 2014 year.

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      Hamline School of Law professor David Allen Larson has accepted an invitation to join the editorial board of the first international journal dedicated to The International Journal of Online Dispute Resolution.

    • The Hamline University Programming Board is seeking individuals or groups from various Hamline organizations and departments to help with a carnival they will be hosting on October 11 from 8 - 10 p.m. 

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      Hamline School of Law professor and Dispute Resolution Institute director Sharon Press taught Negotiation and Mediation to 120 students from around the world at Humboldt University in Berlin, July 22 through August 2.

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      Hamline Law Professor Bobbi McAdoo has been asked to serve as a guest blogger on Hennepin County Judge Kevin Burke's blog, Procedural Fairness for Judges and Courts

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      Taty Benson, a criminal justice and sociology major at Hamline University, was recently awarded Youthprise's Change Fellows Grant to continue her summer collaborative research with Professor Shelly Schaefer.

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      Ann Mabbott, English as a Second Language (ESL) educator in the School of Education, organized and delivered a teacher education conference in rural Bolivia, together with six other teachers.

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      Hamline School of Law Professor Marie Failinger will soon have her book, Feminism Law and Religion, published by Ashgate Publishing at the end of July.

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      Assistant Director of the Center for Global Environmental Education John Shepard, along with his son, Nat, recently published the multimedia iBook, Learning From Alligators.

    • Kathy McGillivray, director of Disability Resources, recently presented a workshop at the national conference of the Association on Higher Education and Disability.

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      David Allen Larson, Hamline School of Law professor, was interviewed by the Associated Press regarding new developments in Michael Brodkorb's employment discrimination litigation against the Minnesota Senate.

    • To help commemorate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Hamline University School of Law, the Hamline Law Library received a grant from the Minnesota Historical Society to create an oral history of the inception and early days of the law school.

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      The second portion of the two-part interview that Religion Professor Mark Berkson did for Minnesota Good Age Magazine has now been published.

    • Hamline School of Law Associate Professor Mary B. Trevor, director of Hamline's Legal Research and Writing (LRW) department, presented at the Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD) Biennial Conference at Marquette Law School in Milwaukee, on June 28.

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      Hamline School of Law Dean Donald M. Lewis has been hired by the city of St. Paul to lead an independent investigation into a May 22 landslide at Lilydale Regional Park that killed two schoolchildren on a field trip and injured two others.

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      In June, Hamline School of Business Associate Professor Kim McKeage presented three papers at two marketing conferences on two different continents.

    • July 1, 2013

      July Service Awards

      Congratulations to the employees who are celebrating their years of service at Hamline University during the month of July. Their service and dedication to Hamline is greatly appreciated.

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      The results from the April 2013 Piper Redesign survey are in. By an overwhelming majority, Design A was the favorite among those who participated in the survey.

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      Following his retirement from full-time teaching and writing on December 31, 2012, Hamline School of Law Professor Douglas McFarland has been named emeritus professor of law.

    • Hamline School of Education Associate Professor Jennifer Carlson and Assistant Professor Karen Moroz will present at the Whole Language Conference on July 19 at Hofsta University in New York. 

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      School of Education Assistant Professor Karen Moroz participated in a five day leadership academy hosted by the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education. The Academy was held in Pittsburgh and hosted representatives from over 50 universities across the nation.

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      Hamline School of Law Dispute Resolution Institute Director Sharon Press was elected to the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Council for a term beginning July 1, 2013.

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      Hamline School of Law Professor Laura Hermer delivered a presentation at the 36th annual American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics (ASLME) Health Law Professors Conference in Newark, NJ.

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      Under the leadership of Law Professor Jim Morrow and the Minnesota Judges Foundation, Hamline School of Law hosted 30 experienced trial judges from across Minnesota for a conference this spring.

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      School of Law Professor David Allen Larson was an invited speaker at the ODR Forum 2013 Montreal, the 12th Annual Meeting of the Online Dispute Resolution Working Group.

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      Hamline University President Linda Hanson has approved the recommendation of the law faculty and dean for Hamline School of Law Professor Mary Jane Morrison, who retired from teaching December 31, 2013, to be named emeritus professor of law.

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      Hamline Law Assistant Professor Ann Tweedy gave a poetry reading in Loveland, CO, and she also participated in the Law and Society Association annual meeting held in Boston, MA, May 30 - June 2.

    • Congratulations to the following employees who are celebrating their years of service at Hamline University during the month of June. Their service and dedication to the university and community are greatly appreciated. 

    • Professor Nancy J. Holland presented a paper at a conference on Diversity in Philosophy held May 29 - 13 at the University of Dayton and was also chosen to attend a workshop for the American Philosophical Association.

    • At the most recent gathering of the Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church in St. Cloud, Chaplain Nancy Victorin-Vangerud was honored with The Francis Asbury Award from the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM).

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      Three Hamline School of Law faculty members received promotions this spring. The Hamline Board of Trustees approved grants of tenure to Associate Professors Morgan Holcomb and Thaddeus Pope, and Law Dean Don Lewis approved the promotion of Associate Professor Sharon Press to full professor.

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      Hamline School of Law Professor Kate Kruse presented a paper titled, Legal Education and Professional Skills Training: Myths and Misconceptions, at the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law's symposium on the state and future of legal education in April.

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      Professor and Director of Forensic Sciences Sue Myster was featured in a story on WCCO regarding her work with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA).

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      Hamline School of Law Professor Thaddeus Pope delivered grand rounds to around 200 clinicians at the University of Vermont Fletcher Allen Hospital on May 10. In addition, he presented at the American Thoracic Society International Conference in Philadelphia on May 21.

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      Hamline School of Law Professor Mary Szto gave a legal presentation at an interdisciplinary conference at the University of Oregon held May 8 - 10. Her topic was Chinese contract formation and eating and drinking rituals.

    • Kathy McGillivray, director of Disability Resources, served as a panelist for a presentation for the Minnesota Association on Higher Education and Disability's annual conference held May 17 at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

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      Carlos Sneed, director of the Hedgeman Center for Student Diversity and Stef Wilenchek, assistant director for Gender and Sexual Orientation at the Hedgeman Center, presented a four hour Safe Zone training to over 15 Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) staff on May 6.

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      Hamline School of Law held its 2013 Graduate Recognition Banquet at the Hamline University Anderson Center on Wednesday, May 15, 2013. Students, faculty, staff, family, and friends gathered in the School of Law for a social hour before enjoying a banquet ceremony honoring the Class of 2013. 

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      DRI Press, an imprint of Hamline School of Law's Dispute Resolution Institute (DRI), is proud to announce the publication of the fourth and final volume in the Rethinking Negotiation Teaching (RNT) series funded by the JAMS Foundation. 

    • The School of Business is proud to announce the recipients to the 2013 Excellence in Teaching award, Nancy Webber, full-time instructor and John Winstandley, part-time instructor, and the 2012 - 2013 Leadership award to Stacie Bosley, assistant professor; Jim Scheibel, honorary professor of practice; and Sandra Immerman, Graduate Programs adviser.

    • Professor Bill Wallace has been selected to receive the 2013 Exemplary Teacher Award at Hamline University given by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church. Professor Wallace was enthusiastically nominated by students and alums then, selected by a committee of local laity and clergy of United Methodist churches.

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      School of Education Professor Naomi Rae Taylor contributed to the recently published book, Talking About Race: Alleviating the Fear. Taylor's chapter is titled, The Color of Our Skin, which highlights personal stories of talking about race with her children, graduate students, and with youth in the community.

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      Hamline School of Law Associate Professor Laura Hermer gave an invited presentation entitled, On Ethical Duties in Tight Places, at the third annual Texas State Rheumatology Roundup in The Woodlands, Texas, hosted by the Southeast Texas Rheumatology Association, on May 4.

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      Professor of English and Global Studies Veena Deo, publishes, Motherwit, English translations of 14 short stories written by Dalit writer, Urmila Pawar, in Marathi. The publisher is Zubaan Books, New Delhi, India.

    • Assistant Professor of Anthropology Liz Coville presented a paper, Javanese, Dutch, or Malay? Language Ideologies in Pramoedya Ananta Toer's Buru Quartet, in the Socio-Cultural Brown Bag series in the Anthropology Department at the University of Minnesota on April 29.

    • Honorary Professor of Practice in the Hamline School of Business, Jim Scheibel wrote a Community Voices article in MinnPost about his class of graduate students who have created a blueprint to end poverty.

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      Hamline School of Law Professor Emeritus Howard Vogel published an article in the William Mitchell Law Review. This article was published as part of a symposium on the U.S. - Dakota War of 1862.

    • Congratulations to Dorcas Michaelson, director of Human Resources, who is celebrating five years of service at Hamline University during the month of May. Her service and dedication to Hamline University is greatly appreciated

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      May 2, 2013

      Sheehan Presents

      Interim library director at Bush Library, Amy Sheehan, presented at the Cooperating Libraries in Consortium Assessment Mini-Workshop on May 1 at Macalester College.

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      Rachel Endo, chair of Teacher Education in the School of Education, presented, Un/Learning Asian America in the Curriculum: Perspectives from Japanese American Youth, at the American Educational Research Association's Annual Conference in San Francisco, CA.

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      Professor of Religion Deanna Thompson will be the featured speaker for several events at the Lake Region Cancer Care and Research Center in Fergus Falls, Minnesota on May 13 - 14. Thompson will deliver an address at a dinner for medical professionals, at a lunch for patients, and at a breakfast for clergy and other religious leaders in the Fergus Fall area. 

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      Creative Writing Program (CWP) faculty member Anne Ursu and Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) alumna Susan Koefod (MFA '04) have both been awarded 2013 McKnight Artist Fellowships for Writers. Honorable mention also went to CWP alum Brian Farrey-Latz (MFA '08).

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      Mike Reynolds named to the position of associate provost at Hamline University, effective July 1, 2013. Reynolds has served as associate dean in the College of Liberal Arts since 2010 and has been a dedicated faculty member in the English Department at Hamline since 2001.

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      Assistant Professor Kim Hartung, EdD will present at the Democratic and Ethical Educational Leadership Conference in Philadelphia, PA on May 3 - 4. Hartung will share her research on Minnesota's new Principal Evaluation statute and its impact on metro school districts and Minnesota principal preparation programs.

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      Ambassador Robert Mikulak, a Hamline alumnus and permanent representative to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, talks about his work to help eradicate dangerous weapons across the globe.

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      Assistant Professor & Associate Chair of the Department of Teacher Education, Bill Lindquist has been chosen for the Teacher at Sea Program.  Lindquist will be at sea from May 6 - 16 aboard the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association) research vessel, Rainier. 

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      Retired Hamline School of Law Professor Mary Jane Morrison presented her paper, Dictionaries, Newspapers, and Blaine Amendments in State Constitutions in the 21st Century, at the Journal of Public Law and Policy, 50 States Under God Symposium at the University of St. Thomas School of Law on April 19. The paper will be published later this year.

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      Hamline School of Law Adjunct Professor Jessica Mason Pieklo, JD '02, recently announced the release of her new book, Crow After Roe: How Separate But Equal Has Become the New Standard In Women's Health And How We Can Change That.

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      Hamline School of Law Dean Donald Lewis gave a continuing legal education presentation entitled, Protect or Surrender: Attorney-Client Privilege During Investigations, at a breakfast series co-sponsored by the Hamline Health Law Institute and Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) Health Law Section on April 19.

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      Javier Gutierrez, director of Residential Life served on a panel at the 2013 Annual Student Housing Summit. Among the topics discussed were working with increased student expectations of housing, renovating and updating existing properties, the advantage to partnering with the private sector to meet housing demands, on-campus housing vs. off-campus, and future trends and drivers.

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      Hamline School of Law Professor Emeritus Howard Vogel recently contributed to this year's recipient of the Minnesota Book Award for Minnesota books, Mni Sota Makoce: The Land of the Dakota, by Gwen Westerman and Bruce White and published by Minnesota Historical Society Press.

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      Professor Joseph Olson had an article accepted by the University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform and another accepted by the University of Tennessee Law Review. Olson has also agreed to write a chapter in a book on Guns, Crime, and the Constitution to be published by the University of Wisconsin Press.

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      Hamline School of Law students Melissa Lundberg (3L Weekend) and Jon Felt (2L) participated in the American Bar Association's ( ABA) mediation representation national competition held in conjunction with the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution annual conference in Chicago April 3 - 6, 2013.

    • Hamline School of Education Professor and Chair of Teacher Education Rachel Endo presented, Asian American/Ethnic Studies as Conceptual Interventions in Practitioner-Oriented Preparation Programs, at the 2013 Association for Asian American Studies Annual Conference in Seattle, WA, where she also chaired two sessions.

    • The 2013 John Wesley Award winners are Lynne Chung and Heather Hammond (undergraduate), Domonique Gilmore (law/grad), Melissa Embser-Herbert (faculty), and Sherrie Fernandez-Williams (staff).

    • Jim Bonilla, associate professor of Conflict Studies, presented at the 14th Annual National White Privilege Conference in Seattle, WA on April 12 - 13, 2013. His first session was entitled, Race, Class, and the Environment: Making Green Organizations Multicultural, and his second session was entitled, The Culture Shock of Higher Education: Toward Meritocracy or Internalized Oppression?

    • Hamline School of Law Professors David Allen Larson and Bobbi McAdoo along with Associate Professors Ken Fox and Sharon Press participated in the American Bar Association (ABA) Dispute Resolution Section's 15th annual spring conference in Chicago April 3 - 6, 2013.

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      Hamline School of Law Professor Sharon K. Sandeen recently returned from the 2013 Spring Meeting of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association where she organized and moderated a panel discussion titled, Licensed Today, Infringement Tomorrow?: The Termination Right under U.S. Copyright Law and Other Licensing Issues.

    • Hamline Senior Heidi Fahning presented a paper with Political Science Professor Karen Vogel based on their summer collaborative research at the Midwest Political Science Association Conference in Chicago on April 10 - 14, 2013.

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      Political Science Professor Karen Vogel along with co-author presented, Understanding European Institutional Policy Discourse on the Council of Europe's Convention on Presenting and Combating Violence Against Women through Automated Topic-based Content Analysis, at the Midwest Political Science Association Conference in Chicago.

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      Jeff Turner, associate professor of Theatre Arts, was invited to present his paper at the Southeastern Theatre Conference Theatre Symposium in Atlanta, GA on the weekend of April 5 - 7, 2013. The paper emerged out of research conducted while serving as dramaturg for a production of Company staged by Theater Latte Da in October 2012.

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      Kimberly Johnson, director of the Adult Basic Education Teaching and Learning Advancement System (ATLAS) and Marn Frank, ATLAS literacy coordinator, presented at the Commission on Adult Basic Education conference in New Orleans, Louisiana on March 27.

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      April 10, 2013

      Crouse Presents on CREAC

      Hamline School of Law's Legal Writing Instructor Andrew W. Crouse recently gave the presentation, Teaching CREAC for Macro-Organization, at the 2013 Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference hosted by the University of Colorado Law School on March 22 - 24, 2013.

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      Karen Vogel, professor of Political Science, was honored at the Minnesota American Association of University Professor's annual conference on Saturday, April 6, 2013.  She received the Robert E. Sloan Award that recognizes outstanding lifetime contributions to academic freedom and shared governance.