• Faculty and Staff News

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      Come to the Women's Month event, Stories of the People: Text, Movement, and Music on Wednesday, March 1 at 7 p.m. in Anderson 112. This evening of text, movement, and music will feature writers who contributed to the recent anthology A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota. 

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      Sexualities and Gender Diversity Initiatives, Spectrum, and the Social Justice Program will hold a Rainbow Series Keynote: Perverse Borders: Sexuality, National Security, and the Policing of Undocumented People on Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 6:30-8:30p.m. in Anderson Center Room 305. 

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      All Hamline University employees who has been inducted into Phi Beta Kappa are automatically considered a member of the Zeta chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at Hamline University. As a resident member, you are welcome to participate in the initiation of new student members, complete with secret handshake in May.

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      The Music Department and The Creative Writing Programs will present a Night of Music and Spoken Word on Friday, March 3, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in Sundin Hall. The program includes a performance of the song-cycle Not Waving, But Drowning composed by Kelly Krebs, assistant dean in the College of Liberal Arts. The work will be performed by music faculty Janet Greene (clarinet), Kathy Thomsen (piano), and Deborah Carbaugh (soprano).

    • Sexualities and Gender Diversity Initiatives is accepting nominations for the Merv Meyer/Jeff Nash Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to a College of Liberal Arts junior or senior with financial need who is self-proclaimed gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender; and is actively involved in community service outside the classroom. Please submit nominations online, the deadline to submit is Friday, March 3, 2017.

    • Craig Wal

      Dr. Craig Waldron, lecturer and co-director of the Center for Public Administration and Leadership, was interviewed and quoted in Minnesota Cities Magazine. Waldron discussed the reasons millennials are not running for local elected offices or volunteering for commissions in very large numbers. View the original article here. 

    • Since 2010, the Office of Multicultural and Diversity Initiatives and Bush Memorial Library have collaborated on the Hamline Diversity Award. This cash award is given annually to an undergraduate student who demonstrates excellent facility with scholarly research materials to produce a project on a diversity topic. Nominations are now open from faculty, librarians, and students. Deadline is Thursday, March 9 at 5 p.m.

    • Faculty are invited to nominate undergraduate students as a Ridgway Forum Fellow. Three to four students will be awarded at least $6,000. Nominees must currently be juniors (at least 64 earned credits), may be in any undergraduate field, have at least one more year prior to graduation, and be planning to complete their undergraduate education at Hamline. Nominations and supporting materials will be accepted through Wednesday, March 22, 2017.

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      Hamline School of Business Assistant Professor Stacie Bosley was invited to present her research, Judgment and Decision-Making in a Pyramid Scheme Experiment, at the Agricultural and Applied Research Seminar at the University of Minnesota.

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      Stuart Robbins-Butcher has just joined Hamline as the associate director of the Global Engagement Center. Robbins-Butcher comes to Hamline with ten years of experience in higher education and international education from previous positions at Harvard University and the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management.

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      Coordinator of Religious and Spiritual Life Programs Nur Mood was recently part of the panel on The Feast of St. Scholastica, reflecting on its Benedictine values. Also on the panel were Duluth Mayor Emily Larson, Board of Trustees Chair Chris Dolan, and Religion Department Professor Gary Boelhower. Nur Mood is an alumnus of the College of Scholastica and serves on their Board of Directors' Alumni Relations.   

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      Professor of chemistry Deanna O'Donnell was invited to present at the Minnesota Society of the Archaeological Institute of America about the work she performs with undergraduate students titled "What is Glass Bead Disease?: A study of the Fort Union Trade Bead Collection".

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      Dr. Monica A. Coleman will speak at Hamline on Monday, March 6, 2017, as part of the Mahle Symposium. The event will take place from 4:30-6 p.m. in the Wesley Center, Anderson Center 304-305. Author or editor of six books, Coleman's new memoir Bipolar Faith shares her life-long dance with trauma and depression, and how she discovers a new and liberating vision of God.

    • 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.

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      Hamline students, faculty and staff: honor someone who has made a difference for you at Hamline. The John Wesley Leadership and Service Award for Students and The John Wesley Trustee Award for Faculty and Staff are given each spring to two undergraduate students, one graduate student, one faculty member, and one staff member. The nomination deadline is Tuesday, March 14.

    • Assistant Professor of Psychology Erik Asp will be published in Forensic Scholars Today with Jerrod Brown and other colleagues. The article presents an introduction of Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome (WKS) to criminal justice and legal professionals.

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      In January, Jeannie Fox, professor of practice and director of nonprofit management in the School of Business, was invited to join the board of GTS Educational Events, a primary provider of government training and events. She was asked to join particularly because of her cross-sector experience in both the public and nonprofit sectors.  

    • Spring Yoga and Pilates Classes

      Spring yoga classes will be on Wednesdays from 11:30a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the first-floor lounge of Manor Residence Hall. Pilates will be on Thursdays from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Bush Center Ballroom. Open to all. $70 for each seven-class session, $12 per drop in.     

    • This is my Story

      The Hedgeman Center for Student Diversity is excited to announce the panel schedule for This is My Story, spring 2017. All panels are held on the first Thursday of each month during convocation hour from 11:20 a.m.-12:40 p.m., in Giddens Learning Center room 100E, unless otherwise noted.

    • its-academic

      Read the new issue of It's Academic which features a list of all things new: digitized historical and cultural collections, a research guide on the new MLA style, Lynda.com videos, and a book display featuring works by Mahle Symposium participants.

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      Hamline's public administration programs build on an impressive track record of more than 30 years of preparing dedicated public servants who make important decisions that influence all areas of the sector: public safety, transportation, education, utilities, food safety, public health, and environmental control. Recently, the success of public administration and criminal justice alumni in the public safety sector has been particularly evident on the statewide and even international stage.  

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      Assistant Professor Michelle Benegas, Second Language Teaching and Learning in the School of Education, was selected as the alumni representative (Ph.D., 2015) to participate in a delegation from the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota to Havana, Cuba. At 99.8%, Cuba has one of the highest literacy rates in the world. The delegation had the opportunity to learn about Cuba's 1961 literacy campaign as well as ongoing education initiatives. 

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      Hamline University students, faculty, and staff are welcome to join Hamline University Mindfulness and Meditation (HUMM) in guided meditation and mindfulness activities. The events are recurring on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Wellspring (Anderson 300). No previous experience necessary. Studies have shown that mindfulness and meditation have many benefits for mental and physical health.

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      Assistant Professor Sayonita GhoshHajra from the Department of Mathematics received a Mansergh-Stuessy Fund for College Innovation grant for her project titled Curriculum for Addressing Math Anxiety through Service-Learning. GhoshHajra's project aims to provide opportunities for Hamline students to apply their learned mathematical concepts with children and thereby ground their own mathematical knowledge for a concrete mathematical foundation.

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      Midway Murals 2.0 is a Hamline University-Hamline Midway Neighborhood Collaboration group. The Midway Public Art Working Group teamed up with Hamline University for a public art project at a Hamline owned building on the north wall at 742 Snelling Ave. This project seeks proposals from emerging artists who live or go to school in St. Paul, and who are committed to creating a project that bridges the themes of art, education, and the Hamline Midway neighborhood. 

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      Hamline University Athletic Director Jason Verdugo has been appointed to the NCAA Division III Diversity and Inclusion Working Group. Verdugo, who has been athletic director at Hamline University since May 2012, is one of just four athletic directors on the 12-member committee who will work with members of the NCAA to increase diversity among student-athletes, coaches and athletic administrators.

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      Support students and increase retention by scheduling an informational visit from a Writing Center representative for your class or student group. Presentations are 10-15 minutes, and a Writing Center representative will describe the center's services, demonstrate the online scheduling system, and answer student questions.

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      Learn how to write a better résumé, become a project manager, or enhance your leadership skills. All Hamline students, faculty, and staff have access to Lynda.com, a tool that provides high-quality, professional video tutorials and training, which can supplement textbooks and classroom instruction, as well as give users the ability to develop new or enhance existing professional and creative skills. 

    • As the spring semester begins, Hamline University has been revitalizing and improving its sustainability efforts to foster engagement in environmentally-friendly practices and to make Hamline University better stewards of its resources. The senior leadership team has asked the Office of Facilities Planning and Management to develop a list of reduction strategies to decrease Hamline University's landfill waste output through cost-effective means. 

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      Hamline alumnae Elaina Hamann and Keyah Adams are candidates for the 2017 Aurora Queen of the Snows. The St. Paul Winter Carnival coronation is on January 27, 2017 during which time the queen, princesses, and other members of the royal family are selected.

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      Criminal Justice Professor Jillian Peterson published Cyber Violence: What do we know and where do we go from here? in the journal, Aggression and Violent Behavior. The article is the first comprehensive review of the literature on the relationship between social media and violence.

    • Kate Bjork interviewed about Cuba on Frogtown Community Radio (WFNU 94.1 FM).

      Kate Bjork, professor of history, was interviewed about Cuba on Frogtown Community Radio (WFNU 94.1 FM). In the interview, Bjork discussed the history of relations between the U.S. and Cuba, including the recent steps both countries have taken towards normalization. 

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      Assistant professors Sayonita Ghosh Hajra and Frank Shaw from the Department of Mathematics received a seed grant through the Math Teachers' Circle Network of the American Institute of Mathematics (AIM). They are starting Saint Paul Elementary Math Teachers' Circle (MTC), one of the first in the Twin Cities for elementary teachers. 

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      In order to best keep our community notified in the event of inclimate weather or an emergency situation, please make sure your contact information is up-to-date in Piperline under the Hamline Alert tab.

    • Campus Compact Civic

      Each year, President Miller has the opportunity to nominate one student leader for Campus Compact's Newman Civic Fellows Award. Sophomores and juniors are preferred but all are welcome to be nominated. Deadline for applications is Friday, February 10 by 5pm.  

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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.

    • 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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      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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      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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      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.

    • 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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      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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      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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