• Faculty and Staff News

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      Judy Dehnel, director of student accounts, is retiring after 20 years of service. A party will be held in Anne Simley Theatre Lobby on Thursday, October 22, from 3:30 - 5 p.m.

    • Dong Published

      Lifeng Dong, Emma K. and Carl R. N. Malmstrom Endowed Chair in Physics, has co-authored a scientific article published in Arabian Journal of Chemistry.

    • Shelly Schaefer

      Dr. Shelly Schaefer, faculty member in Criminal Justice and Forensic Science departments, with co-author Christopher Uggen recently published an article in the journal Law and Social Inquiry.

    • Bailey Award

      Nominations for the Richard P. Bailey Memorial Award in Journalism are now open. This is a cash award presented to the person (student, faculty or staff), who has written an article or statement in a Hamline publication that best fulfills certain criteria.

    • Bob Willis

      Professor emeritus of religion, Bob Willis, passed away on September 16. A memorial has been scheduled for Friday, October 16, at 11 a.m. at Cornelia House Chapel of Episcopal Church Home (1840 University Ave W, St. Paul).

    • Jillian Peterson

      Jillian Peterson, assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice, recently published the article Developing an understanding of victims and violent offenders: The impact of fostering empathy.

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      The Hamline Church United Methodist is celebrating their 135th anniversary after recently being listed on the Minnesota Annual Conference list of historic places. There will be a special service and an archival display to celebrate this historic institution and the close relationship it has with Hamline University.

    • Admin Cabinet

      The Administrative Cabinet meets regularly to address issues that enable Hamline to continually improve its operational effectiveness as a learning-centered, service-oriented university.

    • Deanna O'Donnell

      Deanna O'Donnell, assistant professor of chemistry, was recently featured in the Williston Herald Newspaper for her research with two Hamline students on "the mysterious glass bead disease."

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      Lifeng Dong, Emma K. and Carl R. N. Malmstrom Endowed Chair in Physics, has co-authored a scientific article, "Simple Synthesis of Solution-Processable Oxygen-Enriched Grapheme as Anode Buffer Layer for Efficient Organic Solar Cells."

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      Stacie Bosley, assistant professor of economics, was interviewed by Truth in Advertising about potential pyramid schemes taking place on college campuses and also recently testified as an expert witness for the FTC.

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      President Fayneese Miller was on Minnesota Public Radio's Friday Roundtable with Kerri Miller to talk about issues in higher education on Friday, September 11.

    • John Mazis

      John Mazis, professor of history, published the article Ion Dragoumis and Proto-Fascism: An Answer to Failed Irredentism and Stillborn Modernization in Balkan Nationalism(s) and the Ottoman Empire vol. I National Movements and Representations.

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      The coveted Paint Bucket will stay with Hamline football after the team defeated Macalester College 27 to 10 on Saturday, September 12.

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      Stephen Arnott, associate professor of legal studies, recently had a commentary entitled, "Smugglers and Refugees - Blurring the Lines is Wrong" published in the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

    • New Service Desk

      Hamline libraries and Information Technology Services (ITS) have created a blended walk-up central desk to provide help services for students, faculty, and staff. Librarians, academic technologists, and tech support are available together on the first floor of Bush Memorial Library.

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      The Second Language Teaching and Learning Program in the Hamline School of Education recently hosted a visit by six Ukrainian professors and administrators interested in English language education.

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      Hamline libraries and ITS have created a blended walk-up central desk to provide seamless help services for students, faculty, and staff. Librarians, academic technologists, and tech support are now available together in a pilot location on the first floor of Bush Memorial Library. A permanent location will be constructed this year.

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      Tammie Shepherd Pate, program coordinator in the Center for Excellence in Urban Teaching, recently presented, "Addressing Unconscious Bias: The Implications of Cultural Competence on Student Success" during the professional development workshop for the Wabasha-Kellogg School District and the Stewartville School District.

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      Hamline University's incoming first-year class engaged in the surrounding community in a meaningful way as part of a Piper Passages as they participated in LEAP into St. Paul.

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      Professor Sharon K. Sandeen has been invited to discuss her new book, "Trade Secrecy and International Transactions," at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law on September 16, 2015.  

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      Director of Human Resources Julie Kline will be one of the keynote speakers for the upcoming Women in Leadership Conference hosted by Williston State and TrainND later this month.

    • Staff Diversity Development Initiative

      The Diversity Initiative Standing Committee sub-committee on staff development is excited to announce the kick-off of the 2015-2016 Staff Diversity Development Initiative. They are hosting two kick-off events to begin the year on Tuesday, September 22 and Thursday, September 24.

    • A new Google-integrated voicemail system was installed on August 10, 2015. If you haven't already, please set-up your new voice mailbox so callers will hear a personalized greeting and know they've reached the right person.

    • Dr. Marcela Kostihová, Associate Dean of our College of Liberal Arts for the past three years and long-time faculty member of the College, has accepted President Fayneese Miller's invitation to serve as Hamline's Interim Dean of the CLA. This appointment is effective immediately.

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      The Hamline University Staff Association is seeking new representatives for both the Benefits Advisory Committee as well as the Information Technology Services Advisory Committee. Candidate profile submissions are due Wednesday, August 26 by 5 p.m.

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      Professor Erik Asp will be published in Absher et al.'s forthcoming book on neuroimaging personality.

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      2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II and the dropping of the two atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. 2015 also marks the 60th anniversary of the Sister City relationship between Nagasaki and Saint Paul, Minnesota. Hamline professors Walter Enloe and Jim Scheibel are helping to make the anniversary a special event.

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      The Wesley Center for Spirituality, Service, and Social Justice welcomes Nancy Vang to their staff as the new coordinator of civic engagement and the Hamline to Hamline Collaboration.

    • Hamline's Blackboard Learn is scheduled to be upgraded on Saturday, August 22 from 7 pm to 7 am the following day. Blackboard Learn will be unavailable during this scheduled time period.

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      Rachel Endo, chair of teacher education in the Hamline School of Education, recently ​​had an article published in​ The Urban Review.

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      Kathryn Malody, Hamline biology laboratory manager and instructor, was recently elected as secretary of the executive board of the National Association of Scientific Materials Managers.

    • Hamline Information Technology Services is offering walk-up, on demand academic technology support services for Hamline faculty, students, and staff on the first floor in Bush Library beginning Tuesday, September 8.

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      Student leaders from the Hamline Catalyst Executive Board and Students Today, Leaders Forever recently participated in a week-long experiential training conference on alternative breaks at the Grand Canyon.

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      Hamline School of Business Professor James Hagen was elected president of the Association of Japanese Business Studies.

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      In their presentation at the Association of Teacher Educator's Conference, Hamline School of Education professor Letitia Basford and her St. Thomas colleague Muffet Trout explored the practice and journey of two white teacher educators as they used critical care pedagogy to teach students about systems of power and privilege.

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      Dr. John Matachek, Dean of the Hamline University College of Liberal Arts for the past six years and long-time faculty member of the College, has been named Hamline's Interim Provost by Hamline University President Dr. Fayneese Miller. The appointment is effective August 1, 2015.

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      Dr. Claudette Coote-Thompson, assistant professor in advanced literacy and administrative licensure, recently presented on two texts at the International Literary Association's annual conference.

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      Caroline Hilk, director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, and Marcela Kostihova, professor of English and associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts, won the women's division of the Urban Assault Ride Minneapolis 2015.

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      Hamline School of Business Professor and Hamline School of Law Dispute Resolution Institute Senior Fellow Ken Fox has been appointed to the Editorial Board of the India International Alternative Dispute Resolution Association's e-magazine.

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      Retired Senior Vice President for Business, Finance and Technology Doug Anderson is riding bike from New Orleans to Lake Itasca to raise money for mental health education and awareness.

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      Hamline Elementary is now taking applications for kindergarten. Hamline Elementary and Hamline University have long-shared a unique partnership that fostered the belief that college begins in kindergarten.

    • Marcela Kostihova, professor of English and associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts, delivered an invited plenary address, "Stereotyped Shakespeare: Plotting New Territories" at the biannual meeting of the European Shakespeare Research Association conference.

    • Plans to combine Hamline University School of Law and William Mitchell College of Law continue to progress, with an American Bar Association (ABA) committee set to review the proposed union in September, and a slate of leaders elected to the governing board for what will become Mitchell|Hamline School of Law.

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      Dr. Craig Waldron, lecturer in the Hamline School of Business, presented at the League of Minnesota Cities annual conference in Duluth.

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      David Allen Larson, professor of law, was interviewed by Law360 regarding the impact and importance of the employment law cases decided by the United States Supreme Court during the October 2014 term.

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      David Allen Larson, professor of law, has been named a Fellow at the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution.

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      Kathy Burleson, senior lecturer in biology, recently presented a workshop at the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas.

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      Ken Fox, Hamline School of Business professor and Hamline School of Law Dispute Resolution Institute senior fellow, co-presented the session, "Legal Pluralism in a Globalized World: Re-Imagining Dispute Systems as Relational World-Making Practices" on Saturday, June 6 in Claremont, California.

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      Hamline Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations Tony Grundhauser has been invited to be a guest panelist at "First Look: Giving USA 2015" hosted by Campbell & Company and the Minnesota Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

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      Professor of Religion Deanna Thompson recently presented at the Trauma and Lived Religion conference at the University of Amsterdam.

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      Professor David Allen Larson presented at Online Dispute Resolution 2015 - Access, Efficiency & Quality: Modern Challenges for the Bench, Bar & Public, the 14th annual international online dispute resolution conference.

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      Suda Ishida presented her study at the 13th annual International Conference on Communication and Mass Media in Athens, Greece.

    • Bishop's Bistro is open for service to the entire Hamline community Monday - Friday for breakfast from 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. and lunch from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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      Following an impressive showing by all the finalists, Andrew Brady was chosen as the undergraduate student speaker for Commencement 2015. Congratulations to all of the finalists, Brianna Brown, Eleanna Mathioudis, and Savana D'Amico, for their tremendous speeches.

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      What words of wisdom to graduating seniors have for current and future Hamline students? Emma Scott, who studied anthropology, Latin American studies, and Spanish, shared some sage advice earned during her time at Hamline.

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      Graduating seniors have gained a lot of wisdom and experiences during their years at Hamline, we asked political science and communication studies double major Miiko Taylor to share some of his advice for current and future students.

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      David Allen Larson, professor of law, made a presentation at the Thomson Reuters headquarters and main campus titled, "Prejudices, Stereotypes, and Ill-Informed Opinions: What Attorneys, Businesses and Employees Need to Know about Unconscious Bias and Discrimination." Hamline School of Law alumna Megan Brennan '06 was also one of the speakers.

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      Ken Fox, school of business professor and Hamline School of Law Dispute Resolution Institute Senior Fellow, has been appointed to serve on the first International Advisory Board of the Afghanistan Center for Commercial Dispute Resolution.

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      Long time Professor of Mathematics Wojciech Komornicki passed away on Sunday, May 17 from cancer. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Monday, May 25, at St. Frances Cabrini Church, 1500 Franklin Ave. SE., Minneapolis.

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      Dr. Sue Myster was recently featured in a story on KSTP about her role as a Hamline forensic science and criminal justice professor, and as Minnesota's only forensic scientist.

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      The Hamline community is encouraged to donate unwanted items found during spring cleaning to the Hamline-Midway Rummage Sale hosted by the Catalyst Programs. Donation bins can be found in every residence hall and by the Anderson Center front desk from May 15 - 22.

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      Jim Scheibel, professor of practice in the Hamline School of Business, was a keynote speaker for the Women in Municipal Government conference held in St. Paul.

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      Dr. Reid Zimmerman presented in a series of seminars for the Rural Aging Initiative of the Northland Foundation in Duluth.

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      Krista Soria, adjunct faculty for the English department and Hamline College of Liberal Arts alumna, recently published a journal article linking first-year students' strengths, awareness, and retention.

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      Zacc Harris, jazz guitar and composition teacher in the Hamline Music Department, has recently won a McKnight Fellowship with his group, the Atlantis Quartet.

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      Hamline School of Business Professor and Dispute Resolution Institute Senior Fellow Ken Fox delivered the invited conference presentation, "Transforming Lives: The Impact of Rotary on One Peacebuilder's Journey" at the 2015 Rotary District 5960 annual conference in Rochester, Minnesota.

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      This episode of the Piper Report looks at service learning projects, Hamline baseball's first game at CHS Field, the Hamline Theatre, things to do off-campus, and an interview with Hamline's 20th president, Dr. Fayneese Miller.

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      The Hamline community is invited to join the national It's On Us Campaign to create safer college campuses, and prevent and respond to sexual violence.

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      School of Business Marketing Professor James Hagen was the featured speaker at an assembly of over 300 students in the faculty of political science and public affairs at the Autonomous University of Nuevo Leone in Monterrey, Mexico.

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      Professor Pope lectured at Southern Illinois University, presented at Minnesota Network of Hospice and Palliative Care, and advised students on a service event.

    • Danny Muck, senior political science major, presented his paper, "Stabilization or Exploitation? Cartelization as Institutional Drift in Romania and the Czech Republic" with Political Science Professor Karen Vogel at the Midwest Political Science Association Conference in Chicago on Sunday, April 19.

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      Just in time for Earth Day 2015, the faculty and staff of the Center for Global Environmental Education (CGEE) in Hamline's School of Education are pleased to announce the launch of their new blog, Sustainable Commons.

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      A generous donation made by Larson • King has been given to establish the Larry King Endowment Fund to honor law alumnus Lawrence "Larry" King and will provide scholarships for students interested in trial law.

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      Assistant Professor of Economics Stacie Bosley presented her paper, "A Network Analysis of a Pyramid Scheme" at the Midwest Economics Association Annual Conference.

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      Professor of Theatre Arts Jeff Turner presented a paper entitled, "Repositioning Spectators as Postmodern Flânerie: Neo-cosmopolitanism, Transnational Cinema, and Apichatpong Weerasethakul's Syndromes and a Century" at the 2015 Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference in Montreal, Quebec.

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      Julie Bach, writing specialist, and Gabrielle Rose Simons, adjunct faculty for the Department of English, recently presented a workshop entitled, "Writing Center Pedagogy in the Composition Classroom" at the annual Minnesota Writing and English Consortium conference.

    • Theatre Professor and Making Waves Director Carolyn Levy was interviewed by the Harvard Crimson in an article on social activism through theatre recognizing her work with the Making Waves Social Justice Theatre Troupe.