• Faculty and Staff News

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      The Hamline Midway area is now home to a new, arts immersive community gathering space: Can Can Wonderland thanks to the creativity and innovation of Hamline School of Business Master of Public Administration (MPA) alumna Jennifer Pennington.

    • International Women's Day

      Hamline will celebrate International Women's Day with an event on Saturday, March 11 from 8:30-11 a.m. Anderson Center 112. Sheryl WuDunn, the first Asian-American reporter to win a Pulitzer Prize, will offer the morning keynote, with workshops and opportunities to engage with organizations to follow. The day is designed to catalyze activism and highlight advancements and challenges in women's rights and equality.

    • Jack Serier

      Jack Serier '90 is the new sheriff of Ramsey County, Minnesota. Sheriff Serier replaces another Hamline alumnus, Sheriff Matt Bostrom DPA '03, who recently announced he would retire in order to continue his research about police hiring practices at the University of Oxford.

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      All members of the university community are invited to join the Hamline University NCORE Team for a day-long exploration of implicit bias featuring presentations from alumnus Dr. Robert W. Simmons III, EdD '07, on Friday, January 20. Although the event is scheduled for the entire day, in recognition of the United States Presidential Inauguration at noon, the NCORE Mini-Conference is scheduled for 9-11:30 a.m. and from 1:45-4:45 p.m.

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      Faculty and interested staff are cordially invited to register for Winter Faculty Development Day on Friday, January 27 from 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Anderson Center 111/112. Registration deadline is Friday, January 20. The day's theme is Using What We Know Now to Shape Our Future. 

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      A poster proposal from Wyatt A. Ehlke '16 and Sayonita Ghosh Hajra, assistant professor of mathematics, was accepted for the 20th Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education (RUME 2017) in February in San Diego. Their poster is entitled Calculus Students' Meanings for Average Rate of Change. Ehlke graduated from Hamline in 2016 with degrees in mathematics and education. He is currently a Master of Arts in Education at Hamline University.

    • Craig Wal

      Craig Waldron, lecturer and co-director of the Center for Public Administration and Leadership, was recently interviewed and quoted by the StarTribune regarding the causes for the anti-incumbent voting in this last local election cycle. Additionally, Dr. Waldron had an article published in the Minnesota City /County Managers Association newsletter about observations during his 41 years of public service. 

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      Valerie Chepp, professor of sociology and social justice, recently published an article titled Activating Politics with Poetry and Spoken Word. You can read the article in the fall 2016 edition of Contexts.

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      Juan Grimaldo graduated from Hamline in 1990 with a double major in communication studies and French and later returned to Hamline to earn his Master of Arts in Management. His career has been diverse in terms of work and geography, and he is currently the senior press information specialist for the U.S. embassy in Bogota.

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      Dr. Andy Rundquist, professor of physics, and Dr. Mike Reynolds, professor of English, have been appointed to the positions of associate dean of undergraduate programs of the College of Liberal Arts and associate dean of graduate programs of the College of Liberal Arts, respectively.

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      Students Today, Leaders Forever (STLF) will host a fundraiser at the Roseville Chipotle (860 Rosedale Ctr.) on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 from 5-8p.m. Donations will help make spring break service trips more affordable for students. If you are unable to attend, but are still interested in donating, please email STLF.

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      A project proposal that Wyatt A. Ehlke '16 worked on with Sayonita Ghosh Hajra, assistant professor of mathematics, was recently accepted to the Twentieth Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education (RUME 2017). Ehlke graduated with his bachelor's in mathematics and education, and is now attending Hamline to earn his Master's Degree in Education.

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      MinnPost recently published an article by School of Business Professor of Practice Jim Scheibel entitled What would you like to hear on Inauguration Day?. The article is a compilation of excerpts from papers on that topic written by students in Scheibel's first year seminar on the 2016 presidential election.

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      School of Education Professor Letitia Basford's article has been published in the Action in Teacher Education journal. The article, titled Preventing the Shut-Down: Embodied Critical Care in a Teacher Educator's Practice, explores the practice of one teacher educator to understand how she mitigates student resistance to prevent what is called "the shut-down" when teaching mostly white students about systemic forms of oppression. 

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      Emily Gustafson has joined the staff of the Wesley Center as a communications administrative assistant. A graduate of Macalester College, Gustafson brings to Hamline an innovative and keen sense of design, social media skills, and commitment to mentoring students. 

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      International award-winning Beijing Bamboo Orchestra will give a concert on Tuesday, January 31 at 7 p.m. in Sundin Music Hall. Over twenty musicians will perform Chinese and western classical music on newly invented strings, winds, and percussion instruments all made of bamboo. Tickets are free. Reservations are required before January 16.

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      Hamline's A Cappella Choir, conducted by Professor George Chu, will perform at the world's second oldest university, Oxford (founded 1096) in January as part of their concert tour of Great Britain. They will visit historic and cultural sites in addition to six performances in England and Wales.

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      Former Hamline President Charles Graham passed away after a brief illness on Friday, December 23 in Minneapolis. Graham was a distinguished university educator and administrator in Minnesota and Wisconsin who served as the 16th president of Hamline from 1981-1987.

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      Making Waves participated in Project X, a collaborative effort of the Brooklyn Center Community School, the YMCA, and the Brooklyn Center Police Department, to conduct a series of workshops called Engaging Community and Police in Social Justice Theatre: How do we create conversation about police brutality and violence in our communities? How do we improve interactions with police and young people of color? 

    • Suggestions are now being taken for the 2017 Commitment to Community keynote address speaker(s) and the 2018 Common Read. Please submit your suggestions for consideration to the 2017 Commitment to Community keynote speaker(s) suggestion form and 2018 Common Read suggestion form.

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      Please congratulate Mai Nhia Xiong-Chan on her new role as dean of Undergraduate Admission and Financial Aid. Xiong-Chan joined Hamline University in 2014 and in a short time has made outstanding contributions to the university, demonstrating strong leadership skills and innovative approaches to admissions.

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      Hamline's Undergraduate Admission, Marketing and Creative Services, and Information Technology Services departments have launched an innovative new way to reach prospective students and tell the Hamline story. The new digital viewbook brings the Hamline experience to prospective students in an interactive, student-driven, mobile-friendly online format.

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      Lifeng Dong, the Emma K. and Carl R. N. Malmstrom Endowed Chair in Physics, has co-authored a scientific article, Effects of Elemental Doping on the Photoluminescence Properties of Graphene Quantum Dots, published in RSC Advances. 

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      2016 marks the 20th anniversary of Hamline’s Commitment to Community (C2C), a university-wide diversity initiatives committee of students, faculty, and staff, whose mission is to foster diversity awareness, knowledge, and understanding through discussion, dialogue, and community building.

    • Paid Research Opportunity

      The Wesley and Lorene Artz Cognitive Neuroscience Research Center at Hamline seeks students ages 18 and older to participate in a study examining physiological stressors and cognition.

    • Mark Kondrak at Premier CIO Forum 2016

      Hamline University Chief Information Officer Mark Kondrak was invited to serve on a panel discussion entitled Strategic IT Planning at the Premier CIO Forum on December 5, 2016.

    • Profile of Natalie Darwitz on Hockey rink

      Natalie Darwitz, the Piper women's hockey coach, will become the first female hockey player to suit up and practice with the Minnesota Wild. She will participate in team practice for the official start to the Minnesota Wild's first ever Girls Hockey Weekend celebration, taking place December 17-18.

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      Hamline physics students Amy J. Sherren, Jacob R. Niemann, and Austin D. Duncan have received a $15,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency for their project Snow Removal for Northern Solar Panel Operation.

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      Gene Yang, an instructor in the MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults, spoke about the benefits of incorporating comics into the classroom at a TED Talk.

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      Assistant Professor of Mathematics Sayonita Ghosh Hajra and Assistant Professor of English Jen England were awarded a mini-grant from the Hamline to Hamline Collaboration for their Math and Coding Literacies Project.

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      Dr. Karen Moroz presented This We Believe: Creating Culturally Inclusive Learning Environments at the Minnesota Middle School Association State Conference.

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      Hamline School of Education faculty Trish Harvey and Karen Moroz presented at the Minnesota Middle School Association State Conference on December 7.

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      Religion professor Mark Berkson gave a lecture on Sunday, December 4 at Gloria Dei Church. The lecture was titled Understanding Islam and Our Muslim Neighbors.

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      University Librarian Terry Metz was appointed chair of the Minitex Policy Advisory Council. Minitex is a publicly supported information and resource sharing program for academic, government, public, and specialized libraries in the states of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.  

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      Professor of chemistry and biochemistry Larry R. Masterson was invited to present at Macalester College about the work he performs with undergraduate students on the studies of Alzheimer's disease and drug-to-drug interactions.

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      Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) is happy to welcome its new members. ODK is a National Leadership Honor Society, and it recognizes junior and senior students who have excelled in both academics and leadership in organizations, teams, and programs on college campuses. 

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      Nick Schlotter, associate professor of chemistry, contributed to the recently published article Prospects for Point-of-Care Pathogen Diagnostics Using Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS).

    • John-Mark Schlink's print Folding no. 4 was included in the recent Guanlan Printmaking Biennial and purchased by the China Printmaking Museum for their collection. Schlink is a lecturer at Hamline and director of the Soeffker Gallery and permanent collection.

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      School of Business Professor Stacie Bosley's research and expertise in multi-level marketing were used to inform a segment on HBO's John Oliver Show, a late-night talk and news satire program. Bosley was interviewed by a show producer to provide data and background on MLMs.

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      Jane Turk, Hamline instructor and high-impact learning practices coordinator in the Center for Teaching and Learning, was interviewed on KARE11's Breaking the News about gender norms, Hillary Rodahm Clinton, and the statements women are making through the #nomakeup trend

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      Following the end of the grading period for winter term on Thursday, February 2 at 5 p.m. Information Technology Services will begin the transition of Microsoft Office 2007 off of local computers. Microsoft Office 2016 is now available via Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). 

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      Stacie Bosley, assistant professor of economics, presented a paper on global direct selling at the Southern Economic Association Conference in Washington DC on November 19, 2016.

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      Dr. Aida Audeh, professor of art history in the College of Liberal Arts, presented her paper Rodin's Gates of Hell in Context: Dante and Nineteenth-Century French Art at the Musée Rodin, Paris, on Friday, November 18, 2016. Professor Audeh, an expert on French artists' interest in Italian medieval poet Dante Alighieri, was the only member of an American institution invited to participate.

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      Hear faculty members talk about their recent research at the Hamline Research Colloquium. The next presentation is on Tuesday, November 29, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. with Katrina Vandenburg, creative writing, presenting "My Year Writing About Como Conservatory: The Role of Research in Creative Work." 

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      Kaori Kenmotsu, senior lecturer in the Theater and Dance Department, was elected to a three-year term on the national board of directors of the American College Dance Association representing the north-central region.

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      M Sheridan Embser-Herbert, Kari Richtsmeier, and Linda Umwali (CLA '18) presented at the annual conference of the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) in Hollywood, CA. Their presentation was titled Rwanda: Collaborating with Faculty to Build Student Engagement Abroad. 

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      Kaori Kenmotsu, senior lecturer in the Theater and Dance Department, will perform with Paula Mann's TimeTrack Productions at the Choreographers' Evening 2016, curated by Rosy Simas, on Saturday, November 26 at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. in the Walker Art Center's McGuire Theater. 

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      Kris Deffenbacher, professor of English, presented a paper, Sexual and Political Liberation in 21st-Century Irish Novels of the 1916 Rising, at the New England American Conference for Irish Studies on November 5, 2016.

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      Sayonita Ghosh Hajra, assistant professor of mathematics, recently published an article entitled Optimal Systems of Lie Subalgebras for a Two-Phase Mass Flow in the International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics.

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      History professor John Mazis' book, A Man For All Seasons: The Uncompromising Life of Ion Dragoumis (Istanbul: ISIS Press 2014), was translated and published in Greece by Metaixmio Press.

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      Professor Ryan LaCount, sociology, will participate in a panel about implicit bias on Thursday, November 17 at Falcon Heights Church. The conversation will help inform the work of the Falcon Heights Citizen's Task Force on Inclusion and Policing. You can find out more about the event online.

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      Melissa Houghtaling, adjunct professor in legal studies, published the chapter Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Families in the latest edition of the Minnesota Child Custody Deskbook. Houghtaling's work provides historical context for, and up-to-date guidance on, the emerging legal issues involving same-sex parents and their children. 

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      It is with profound sadness that we inform you that Professor Emeritus Nancy S. Desmond passed away on Friday, November 11 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. She has been an important member of the Hamline community and the department of education during her 12 years at Hamline, and will be greatly missed.

    • The scholarly work of Hamline faculty and students has reached a milestone. The scholarship has been downloaded more than 100,000 times through Hamline University Library and Archives' Digital Commons@Hamline, the university's open-access institutional repository. Digital Commons@Hamline was established in 2013 to preserve and promote scholarship.

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      An article written by Kim Hartung, assistant professor and faculty coordinator for administrative licensure in the School of Education, will be published in the National Social Science Journal. The article is entitled Using Social Media for Induction and School Leadership Development.

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      Director of Residential Life Javier Gutierrez, Ed.D. was appointed as a representative of the Upper Midwest Region of housing professionals foundation representative to the International Association of Housing Officers.

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      Stacie Bosley, assistant professor of economics, recently published Pyramids, Ponzis, and Fraud Prevention: Lessons from a Case Study in the Journal of Financial Crime.

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      Jana Shortal on KARE 11 interviewed Hamline University Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Legal Education, Stephen Arnott, about post-election issues, including the vacant seat in the Supreme Court.

    • Bill Lindquist, a faculty member in the School of Education, and Courtney Loynachan, MAT alumna, collaborated on an article published in the November issue of NSTA's journal Science and Children.

    • In the spirit of the peaceful intentions of the original Armistice Day, Tackling Torture at the Top Committee of Women Against Military Madness will hold a forum on Thursday, November 10 from 11:30-12:30 in Giddens Learning Center Room 100E. Moderated by Hamline Political Science Professor David Schultz, the forum will feature Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff for General Colin Powell; and Reverend Chris Antal, former U.S. Army chaplain stationed in Afghanistan.

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      Professor Andy Rundquist, physics, was invited to talk to the faculty of St. Andrew's boarding school in Middletown, Delaware about his approaches to student assessment in STEM courses. Professor Rundquist spent a day visiting the faculty and the students of the school along with giving a formal presentation to the faculty.

    • Open Enrollment for 2017 benefit elections will be Monday, November 7, 2016 through Monday, November 21, 2016. The 2017 Benefit Open Enrollment information is now available on the website. Please review the information listed there and join one of three benefit information sessions.

    • Assistant Professor Erik Asp, psychology, will be published in the Journal of Special Populations with Jerrod Brown and other colleagues. The article presents an introduction to criminal justice and legal professionals regarding the link between traumatic brain injury (TBI) and confabulation. 

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      Professor Kathryn Geurts, global studies, delivered a keynote lecture, Skin Senses, Skin Sciences: How Babies Thrive, to several hundred people attending the International Association of Infant Massage Conference in Paris in October.

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      School of Business Professor Jim Scheibel co-authored an opinion piece for the Pioneer Press about ranked-choice voting and millennials' frustration with a system that offers only two viable choices. Scheibel co-authored the piece with Elizabeth Glidden, vice president of the Minneapolis City Council.

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      Jason Sole, adjunct instructor in the Criminal Justice Department, was elected the new president of the NAACP's Minneapolis chapter. Sole, a 2013 Bush Fellow, also runs Sole Consulting LLC which offers juvenile and criminal justice agencies tools to influence people affected by delinquency, incarceration, and poverty.

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      Criminal Justice Professor Jillian Peterson recently published a book chapter, co-authored with Dr. James Densley at Metropolitan State University, about aggression and violent behavior that occurs in groups. The chapter is published in Aggression and Violence: A Social Psychological Perspective, edited by Dr. Brad Bushman.

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      Hamline mathematics professor Arthur Guetter was interviewed by KARE11's Breaking the News about why there sometimes such large fluctuations in presidential polling data and how to assess which polls are more accurate.

    • Sign up to receive the It's Academic newsletter which includes news and tips from Hamline's Academic Support programs, including the Hamline Libraries and Archives (HULA), the Writing Center, Academic Success, and Academic Advising. 

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      John Mazis, professor of history in the College of Liberal Arts, recently presented a paper at a conference at the University of Macedonia Thessaloniki, Greece. His paper is titled Ion Dragoumis, Athanasios Souliotis-Nikolaidis and the Constantinople Organization: The Transformation of Civic Organizations into a Political/ Conspiratorial Network.

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      School of Business Professor Stacie Bosley was featured on KARE11 in a story about the global gender pay gap. Bosley shared insights and context to the newly released World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap Report which indicated that it will take 170 years before women worldwide will earn as much as men.

    • Hamline Master of Public Administration alumni are making an impressive showing in Rosemount. Three of the four finalists for the Rosemount city administrator position have connections to Hamline School of Business.

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      Professor Serena King, Department of Psychology, published an invited and peer reviewed commentary on a longitudinal study on gambling problems and personality in the prestigious journal, Addiction. Professor King also designed and completed teaching an adult community education class with another psychologist on Emotional Resilience to Stress and Anxiety.

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      Aida Audeh, professor of art history, will present a paper at a colloquium at the Musée Rodin in Paris on November 18, 2016. Audeh is the only scholar from an American institution invited to present at the event which was organized in conjunction with a monumental exhibition devoted to Auguste Rodin's masterpiece, the Gates of Hell.

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      It is with profound sadness that we share the news that long-time adjunct professor Mary Diaz in the English as a Second Language Program within the School of Education passed away peacefully on the evening of Saturday, October 29.

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      The second edition of history Professor Susie Steinbach's textbook, Understanding the Victorians: Politics, Culture and Society in Nineteenth-Century Britain, is now available. Understanding the Victorians paints a vivid portrait of this era of dramatic change, combining broad survey with close analysis and introducing students to the critical debates taking place among historians today.

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      Two videos from the Center for Global Environmental Education's Mississippi Multimedia Gallery program were honored with awards in the Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership's Mississippi Minute Film Festival. The official premiere of the Mississippi Multimedia Gallery will be at the 26th anniversary fundraiser of the Center for Global Environmental Education on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 7 p.m. in Sundin Music Hall. 

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      Second Language Teaching and Learning faculty Ann Mabbott and Michelle Benegas presented to a delegation of European school administrators from the UK, Sweden, France, the Netherlands, and Germany on October 28, 2016.

    • On Friday, October 28, several Hamline faculty took part in a conference bringing religion and legal scholars together to focus on resources in Lutheran thought for contemporary legal issues. In a panel on Family, Medicine, and Crime: Lutheran Perspectives, moderated by Professor Meg Hobday, Professor Deanna Thompson gave a paper entitled Professional Responsibility and Neighbor Love in Medical Trials: Theological, Ethical, and Legal Issues; Professor Mark Berkson served as a respondent to a panel on Lawyers, Lawmaking, and Politics. 

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      Don Allen, '15 and current Master of Arts in Education student, will co-host TV ONE's show Justice by Any Means which starts its new season on Monday, October 31 at 9 p.m. CST. An investigative journalist, Allen got a call from Jupiter Productions out of Knoxville, Kentucky earlier this summer to be the face and co-host for the long-running crime, murder-solving mystery show.

    • Hamline University was represented at the Called to be Neighbors Conference, the national gathering of United Methodist-related colleges and universities. Wesley Center Coordinator of Religious and Spiritual Life Programs Nur Mood; Andrew Banker, co-leader of Better Together; and Chaplain Nancy Victorin-Vangerud gave a presentation on Interfaith Strategies for United Methodist Campuses. 

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      Wide-format printing is now available at PiperXpress. This is a convenient and economical way for faculty, staff, and students to create large scale posters, such as those used for presenting student and faculty research. Information on sizes and pricing can be found at the PiperXpress website, or by contacting PiperXpress.

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      School of Education faculty members Rachel Endo and Rebecca Neal each gave a presentation with colleagues at the Twin Cities Social Justice Fair on October 21, 2016.

    • English Department assistant professor Jen England published the article Sustainable Worlds, Sustainable Words: Using Digital Games to Develop Environmental Awareness in Writing Classrooms. It appears in the fall 2016 special edition of Reflections: A Journal of Public Rhetoric, Civic Writing, and Service Learning.

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      Former Minnesota Senator David Durenberger met with Hamline School of Business faculty this week seeking input for the new book he is writing with StarTribune editorial writer Lori Sturdevant. The book focuses on the progressive Republican tradition and what happened to it historically. The former senator also took the time to meet with some Hamline students. 

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      President Fayneese Miller has issued a 'register to vote' challenge from Hamline to other local Minnesota private colleges. If Hamline has the most Minnesota student voter registrations, President Miller will donate an additional $5,000 to Hamline student scholarships.

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      Who are our students? The fall 2016 census day data explores select demographic information about our student population which you can read about in the October Monthly Stat from the Office of Institutional Research.

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      Hamline University was named to the 2015 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition that an institution can receive for its commitment to community, service-learning, and civic engagement. Hamline is the only institution in the state of Minnesota that was recognized in all four honor roll categories.

    • Krista Soria, adjunct faculty in the English Department, published a new edited volume on civic and community engagement by undergraduates. The book, Civic Engagement and Community Service at Research Universities: Engaging Undergraduates for Social Justice, Social Change and Responsible Citizenship, features chapters from authors across the nation.

    • The next Sustainability Movie Night is on Wednesday, October 12 in Drew Science room 118 at 6:45 p.m. and will feature Trouble the Water by Tia Lessin Deal. The Sustainability Initiative invites everyone on campus to join the group for Changemakers Cinema, a chance to watch and discuss documentary approaches to sustainability topics around the world.

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      Hamline community members are invited to wear red and gray throughout the week of Homecoming, October 2-8, 2016. Students, faculty, and staff donning Hamline colors can stop by the Homecoming table in the Anderson Center during lunch to enter a raffle for a free treat from Starbucks or Leo's Corner daily. Show that you are #PiperProud!

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      Three Hamline School of Education (HSE) alumni presented at the Healing the Wounds of Racial Trauma Conference with HSE professor Jean Strait. Chris Lutz '07, Aryn Messar '12, and Joyce Jones '09 are also all teachers at Ramsey Middle School.

    • Margot Howard, coordinator of social justice initiatives in the Wesley Center, successfully completed her Master's in Education from Hamline University with her research thesis entitled, Increasing Capacity and Quality of Alternative Break Programs: Moving to a Student Led Model. It is available online through Bush Memorial Library.

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      Undergraduate students in Hamline's Promotion and Event Planning (MGMT 3790) served as corporate hospitality volunteers at the PGA Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, September 27-October 2. The Ryder Cup is the most prestigious men's golf team competition in the world between the top players in the U.S. and Europe.

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      The Metropolitan Alliance of Connected Communities (MACC) Alliance/MACC Commonwealth will host a forum on Equity and Inclusion on Wednesday, September 28 at Klas Center. This all-day forum includes sessions that will challenge, engage, and empower people to answer the question: how can we build equitable and inclusive people, organizations, and communities?

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      Making Waves, the Hamline Social Justice Theatre Troupe, conducted a workshop in August with the Saint Paul Public Schools art teachers about using theatre techniques to address social justice issues.

    • Monthly Stat

      National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) results for spring of 2016 are in, and this issue of the Monthly Stat explores students' reflections on their coursework.

    • Hamline provides voter registration forms at the Anderson Center front desk. Once the form is completed, it must be mailed within ten days of signing the form to register. You can also register to vote in Minnesota online, or request an absentee ballot form from your home state's Secretary of State's Office.

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      Mark Berkson, Hamline professor and chair of Religion Department, had his chapter, The Cultivation, Calling and Loss of the Self: Confucian and Daoist Perspectives on Vocation, published in the book Calling in Today's World: Voices from Eight Faith Perspectives.

    • Steve Stenzel, adjunct professor in the arts and digital media arts departments, currently has a piece on display at The Art of Teaching exhibition at Concordia College. You can see his work until the end of September. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 10a.m.-4 p.m.

    • Friday, September 16 is Constitution Day, 2016. In recognition of this important day on our national calendar, Hamline faculty will distribute free pocket copies of the U.S. Constitution to students in Anderson. In addition, there will be a showing of The Glorious Burden, an exploration of the foundations of the modern presidency in West Hall.

    • Bush Library and the other Cooperating Libraries In Consortium (CLIC) members have adopted an open media lending policy. You can now request available media items (DVDs, CDs, etc.) directly through the CLIC shared library system online interface. To schedule both Hamline and non-Hamline DVDs for a specific class date, continue to use the Faculty Media Request Form.

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      Sociology Professor Valerie Chepp will conduct the Commitment to Community speakers' interview with Kathryn Edin and Luke Shaefer, authors of this year's Common Read, $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America, on Thursday, September 29 from 4-5:30p.m. in Anderson Center rooms 304/305.

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