• Social Justice

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    Social Justice
    MS-B1805
    Hamline University
    1536 Hewitt Avenue
    Saint Paul, MN 55104

    651-523-2295

    Earl Schwartz
    Assistant Professor
    651-523-2045
    eschwartz@hamline.edu 

     

  • Social Justice students walking in the Hamline community

    Learning Outcomes

    1) Students completing Social Justice courses will become familiar with current social inequities and proposed approaches to their remediation and/or resolution. University Outcome: apply theories and methods of a field or expertise.

    2) Students who complete the Social Justice major or minor will demonstrate an understanding of the distinct roles social science, historical knowledge, social theory, culture and ethics play in the development of an informed approach to social justice. University Outcome: solve problems in innovative integrative, analytical, and ethical ways.

    3) Students who complete the Social Justice major will demonstrate a working knowledge of social scientific tools pertinent to the study of social structure and change. University Outcome: use information and technology competently and responsibly.

    4) Students who complete the Social Justice major will demonstrate familiarity with social justice theories and movements drawn from a variety of geographic settings. University Outcome: work and create understanding across cultural difference locally, nationally, and internationally.

    5) Students who complete the Social Justice major will demonstrate proficiency in communication skills, including but not limited to writing and speaking skills, that can be used to describe social conditions and advocate for their improvement. University Outcome: communicate effectively in writing and in speaking.

    6) Students who complete the Social Justice major will demonstrate significant expertise in an area of concentration that can serve as a basis for continued vocational development. University Outcome: engage independently and reflectively in lifelong learning; apply the theories and methods of a field of expertise.

    7) Students who complete the Social Justice major will gain significant practical experience doing social justice service and/or advocacy work. University Outcome: serve collaborate and lead in a community.


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    • Senior Jenna Potter, an English major and German and communications double minor at Hamline, was awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to teach in Hamburg, Germany. Senior Libby Otto named as alternate to Norway.
    • A group of 43 undergraduate students and faculty attended the 2014 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) in Lexington, KY from April 2 through April 5. Students presented 35 different projects that resulted from their collaborative research at Hamline.
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