• Faculty and Staff News

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      During the welcome back reception for faculty and staff on Wednesday, August 31, a cash bar will serve Finnegans' beer with 100 percent of those proceeds going to support hunger causes in the Twin Cities. You can also bring a non-perishable food item for the Reverse Food Truck. Join the celebration from 4-5:30 p.m. in West Hall.

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      Director of Conference and Event Management Tracey Tennyson has accepted a new position. Her last day at Hamline will be Friday, September 9. As plans to post and fill her position move forward, Betsy Radtke, associate vice president of alumni relations, will provide interim leadership to the Conference and Event Management team.

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      Inside Hamline begin its regular schedule for the academic year on Monday, September 12 when the email is sent to students on Mondays and faculty and staff on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Until then, Inside Hamline will be emailed on Tuesday, August 29; Tuesday, September 6; and Thursday, September 8.

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      The Innocence Project of Minnesota and the Center for Justice and Law at Hamline will recognize National Wrongful Conviction Day on October 4, 2016 from 11:30a.m.-12:30p.m. in Anderson Room 304/305.

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      Hamline professor and director of the Soeffker Gallery, John-Mark Schlink, had his prints included in the Artist Printmaker Research Collection at the Museum of Texas Tech University.

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      Hamline University is again among the top colleges in the nation according to the latest rankings by Forbes.com. Rankings are based on graduation rate, academic success, student debt, student satisfaction, and post-graduation success.

    • Do you have a work study position in your department that needs to be filled this fall? Sign up to participate in the 2016 New Student Job Fair on Wednesday, September 7 from 11:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. in the Anderson Center room 111/112.

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      Digital Media Arts animation instructor John Akre debuted his animated feature film Demolition Dreaming at the Square Lake Music and Film festival August 20, 2016 in Stillwater, Minnesota. You can read a great review of the film on MinnPost's website.

    • School of Education faculty members Rebecca Neal and Rachel Endo, as well as Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) alumni Samedy J. Chhoun and Regina Santiago, presented at the Coalition to Increase Teachers of Color and American Indian Teachers summer conference.

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      At Hamline, student research happens all year long across all areas of study. Under the guidance of their professors, students undertake these collaborative research projects by first determining what specific topic and question they would like to examine in-depth. The result is a fascinating array of questions and discoveries that lead to students being chosen to present their work at national conferences.

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      Hamline will again be in two locations at the Minnesota State Fair Thursday, August 25-September 5. Stop by the booth in the Education Building for a Hamline water bottle (limited supplies) and the Center for Global Environmental Education Eco-Arcade for kids in the Eco Experience Building for fun, free activities.

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      Convocation is on Thursday, September 8 from 11:30- 12:45 in Walker Field House. All students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to attend to mark the beginning of a new academic year.

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      Hamline is a sponsor of Grounds and Sounds, a free neighborhood art and music festival presented by Groundswell on Sunday, August 20 from 12-10 p.m. at 1340 Thomas Ave, St. Paul. The complete list of music and events is below.

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      The big scissors were out for a small ribbon cutting ceremony on August 17, 2016 to celebrate the School of Education moving to West Hall (former law school building). The university will celebrate in West Hall as part of the faculty and staff reception on Wednesday, August 31.

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      The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) invites all faculty and staff to attend Fall Faculty Development Day on August 31, 2016 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in Anderson Center.

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      Brian Peterson, senior associate director of undergraduate admission, is retiring at the end of August after 36 years at Hamline. A reception will be held on Tuesday, August 30 from 4-6 p.m. in Kay Fredericks Room to thank Brian for endless commitment to this university and its students. 

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      Join the Department of Theatre and Dance on Friday, September 9 at 7:30 p.m. for its first Shakespeare on the Lawn event, featuring student and alumni performances.

    • Discounted tickets are available to faculty, students, and staff to the Renaissance Festival, Minnesota State Fair, AMC Theatre, as well as fall bus passes for Metro Transit.

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      Marcela Kostihova, interim dean of the College of Liberal Arts, and Caroline Hilk, director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, finished first in their division of the Urban Assault Ride Minneapolis for the second year in a row.

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      Legal studies professors Meg Hobday and Kelly Rodgers will present at the 2016 Minnesota Paralegal Association's annual convention on August 26, 2016.

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      The Hedgeman Center for Student Diversity is excited to announce the This is My Story fall 2016 schedule. This is My Story is a monthly discussion series that invites members of the university and local communities to share personal stories about their social and cultural identities and journeys.

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      Celebrate the start of the 2016-2017 academic year with your colleagues at the faculty and staff welcome back reception on Wednesday, August 31 from 4-5:30p.m. in West Hall (former law school building). The reception will immediately follow faculty development day workshops.

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      Hamline alumnus Devin Monson was named the new cross country head coach. He succeeds Paul Schmaedeke. Schmaedeke will continue to serve as the director of Track and Field Operations and head coach for the Piper men’s track and field team.

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      Criminal Justice professors Jillian Peterson and Shelly Schaefer recently published an op-ed, "For police training, do the research to figure out what works," in the Pioneer Press.

    • Hamline Facility Services invites the Hamline community to dispose of old documents at the annual Big Shred on September 15. Those planning to shred large amounts of documents should email Susan Bornus.  

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      Valerie Chepp, assistant professor of sociology and social justice, recently published a book chapter titled, Doing Critical Pedagogy in an Ironically Sexist World, in the edited volume, Teaching Gender and Sex in Contemporary America.

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      Kris Norman-Major, professor of public administration in the School of Business, presented her research, Cross-Sector Partnerships, Social Equity, and the Development of Workforce and Affordable Housing in Minnesota, at the National Academy of Public Administration panel on social equity in governance in Washington DC.

    • Results from the 2016 and 2015 senior survey are posted online. Students, faculty, and staff can log in with their Hamline username and password to access the data.

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      Minnesota Department of Transportation will hold an open house in Anderson Center Room 111 on Wednesday July 27, 2016 from 1-7 p.m. This is an opportunity for community members to learn and offer feedback about potential ways to improve walking and biking routes on Snelling Avenue. 

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      From political science to English, professors gave different perspectives in analyzing the 2016 Republican National Convention (RNC). The four-day convention is not only the time to select the official party nominee, professors agreed, but also sets the tone for the presidential race that follows.

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      Assistant professor in the School of Education, Second Languages Teaching and Learning Program, Michelle Benegas presented on July 7, 2016 at Asociación Costarricense de Profesores de Inglés (ACPI) Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).

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      School of Business Professor Jim Scheibel delivered the opening keynote address, entitled We are the ones: creating opportunity for all, on Monday, July 11 at the Qualey-Skjervold Professional Development Conference in the University of Minnesota Continuing Education and Conference Center.

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      Jeannie Fox, director of Hamline's Nonprofit Management Programs, recently met with U.S. Embassy staff in Reykjavik, Iceland to explore partnership activities for Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Iceland and in Minnesota.

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      Anne McCarthy, dean of the School of Business, was identified and honored as a Fellow by the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society (OBTS) at the organization's 2016 conference held at Walsh University in North Canton, Ohio.

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      Hamline's Sponsored Programs Office has created a funding opportunities website so that faculty and staff can see some of the many grant opportunities available for research, programming, and projects.

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      Dr Craig Waldron, lecturer and director of public administration programs, recently completed two presentations. The first was at the Alliance for Innovation's Regional Lab where he discussed the technique of storytelling to elected officials and the public.

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      The week-long mock trial camp at Hamline gives high school students the opportunity to explore the courtroom experience, and leave campus with a new understanding of teamwork and the legal system.

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      Criminology and Criminal Justice Professor Jillian Peterson was interviewed by KARE 11, FOX 9, KSTP, WCCO radio, and MN News Network about her research into how mass shootings can be prevented and how communities can heal after tragedies like the Orlando nightclub shooting.

    • Anthony Wolfe

      2016 Hamline graduate Anthony Wolfe received one of only three undergraduate awards presented at the national American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) meeting this spring in Boston. ACSM is the premiere organization of exercise scientists and physiologists.

    • Rachel Endo

      Rachel Endo, chair of teacher education in the School of Education, recently published an article ​in the ​Journal of ​Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education: Studies of Migration, Integration, Equity, and Cultural Survival.

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      The Emma K. and Carl R. N. Malmstrom Endowed Chair in Physics, Lifeng Dong, co-authored a scientific article, Performance of FTO-Free Conductive Graphene-Based Counter Electrodes for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, published in Royal Society of Chemistry Advances.

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      Hamline’s Director of International and Off Campus Programs Kari Richtsmeier participated in a panel at the NAFSA: Association of International Educators Conference with Hamline’s educational partners from Cuba.

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      The A Line, Metro Transit’s new bus rapid transit route, begins service along Snelling Avenue on Saturday, June 11. Hamline is an exclusive sponsor of the A Line, and with two stops right in front of the university, the bus route will be a valuable resource for students, faculty, staff, and the Hamline Midway community.

    • Teaching English Overseas

      For the past 25 years, Hamline’s Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Certificate has prepared more than1500 students to teach in more than 50 countries. The certificate is open to Hamline juniors and seniors as well as individuals who have a bachelor's or associate's degree.

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      In ceremonies that featured long-held tradition, new additions, inspiring words, and some surprises, Hamline celebrated its Class of 2016. Watch video of our featured Commencement speakers and see the photo album from the day.

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      Since January 2016, the Benefits Advisory Committee has explored many topics including the retirement plan investment platform, migrating the university's health insurance coverage, pending changes to the tuition waiver program, and many more.

    • Peggy Andrews

      Dr. Peggy Andrews, director of the Hamline MBA program and lecturer in the Management, Marketing, and Public Administration Department, was the keynote speaker at the Minnesota Association of Colleges and Employers Conference on Friday, May 13.

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      Some great accomplishments as Hamline Athletics wraps up spring season, including Piper Baseball Coach Jim Weyandt being named MIAC Coach of the Year. Read more about the accomplishments of Hamline baseball, softball, lacrosse, track and field, and all our scholar-athletes.

    • Rachel Endo

      Rachel Endo, chair of teacher education in the School of Education, published an article on the experiences of Asian American male students labeled as educationally "at risk" in the Journal of Education and Urban Society (Volume 48/Issue 4).

    • Jillian Peterson

      Jillian Peterson, assistant professor in the Criminal Justice Department, recently published an article in the second issue of the Mitchell Hamline Law Review titled "Understanding Offenders with Serious Mental Illness in the Criminal Justice System."

    • Jennifer Scanlon and Anna Arnold Hedgeman

      Professor and author of Until There is Justice, a new biography about Anna Arnold Hedgeman (Hamline Class of 1922), will be the 2016 Commencement speaker. Jennifer Scanlon is a women’s studies professor and interim dean for academic affairs at Bowdoin College.

    • Kathy Burleson

      Senior lecturer in biology, Dr. Kathryn Burleson, was recognized with the annual Social Justice Award by the staff of the Wesley Center for Spirituality, Service, and Social Justice.

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      Hamline’s May 2016 graduation stats are posted. Check out the results  the Employment and Education Survey data.

    • Hamline School of Education alum meeting with President Obama

      Hamline School of Education alumna, adjunct faculty member, and Minnesota Teacher of the Year Dr. Amy Hewett-Olatunde EdD '15 was in Washington D.C. this week to meet with President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden as part of National Teacher Appreciation Week 2016. 

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      Rachel Endo, chair of teacher education in the school of education, was part of two sessions at the Association for Asian American Studies Annual Conference in Miamin with Vichet Chhuon, associate professor of curriculum and instruction at the University of Minnesota.

    • Kathy Burleson

      Kathy Burleson, senior lecturer in biology, published "ClueConnect: a word array game to promote student comprehension of key terminology in an introductory anatomy and physiology course" in the Advances in Physiology Education journal.

    • Rebecca Neil

      Rebecca Neal, assistant professor in the School of Education, recently presented at the 2016 American Educational Research Association (AERA).

    • Selected Works

      Hamline University Library and Archives now offers SelectedWorks. This service will help faculty and staff promote and preserve their scholarship, grow readership, connect with other scholars, and receive metrics on the impact of work.

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      Professor Lewis C. Messenger, Jr., (Skip), Department of Anthropology, gave a paper at the 81st annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology entitled "Engaging the ‘First Person’ in the Past – BACAB CAAS Revisited."

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      Chair of teacher education Rachel Endo recently presented at the Minnesota Associated Colleges for Teacher Education spring 2016 meeting in a session titled, "The Coalition for Increasing Teachers of Color and American Indian Teachers in Minnesota: A Call to Action." 

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      Eight Hamline colleagues from across the university presented three different presentations at a leadership institute for higher education in St. Cloud on Friday, April 15, 2016. The group included Julie Kline, Trish Harvey, Vivian Johnson, Lynn Willmert, Karen Moroz, Mary Speranza-Reeder, Kim Hartung, and Bill Lindquist.

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      Hamline appreciates its students all year long, but the university takes one week out of the year to really celebrate student employees. During the week of April 11, many departments showed their appreciation for student employees by providing lunches, ice cream treats, or just a simple note of thanks.

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      Lifeng Dong, the Emma K. and Carl R. N. Malmstrom Endowed Chair in Physics, co-authored a scientific article, Enhanced Photoelectrical Performance of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells with Double-Layer TiO2 on Perovskite SrTiO3 Substrate, published in Applied Physics A.

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      Rebecca Neal, assistant professor in the School of Education, and Rachel Endo, chair of teacher education in the School of Education, presented at the University of Minnesota's Keeping Our Faculty Symposium VII on Recruiting, Retaining, and Advancing American Indian Faculty and Faculty of Color on Monday, April 18, 2016.

    • In honor of Earth Day and ongoing sustainability efforts, Information Technology Services (ITS) will change the default power save mode behavior on computer workstations in offices and public labs starting at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 21.

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      Dave Ryan, assistant professor and chair of digital media arts, is featured in two new shows at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, Othello and Uneasy Syzygies. An opening reception is on Thursday, April 21, 2016 from 6-9 p.m. and artist talks are on Thursday, May 19, at 7 p.m.

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      Hamline student reporters show you the Minneapolis campus, cover the annual Spring Leadership Training, talk with Hamline’s new head football coach, and fill you in on the [Un]Making a Murderer event.

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      The Bureau of Justice Assistance selected Professors Shelly Schaefer and Sarah Greenman of Hamline’s Department of Criminal Justice and Forensic Science to be the research team for a Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program Planning Grant.

    • Mackenzie Bledsoe

      Communication major Mackenzie Bledsoe received a Top Paper Award and presented her work at the Central States Communication Association Undergraduate Honors Conference in Grand Rapids, MI on Friday, April 15, 2016.

    • Turning a Wrong into a Right

      Jason Sole, adjunct professor of criminal justice at Hamline University, and recent Hamline alumnus and current Master of Arts in Education student Don Allen will present at Turning a Wrong into a Right on the topic of restoring the vote to ex-offenders living in the community and maximizing their ability to contribute to society. The event takes place on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at 7 p.m. at the Southshore Center, 5735 County Club Rd, Excelsior, MN. It is free and open to the public.

    • 2016 Fellows

      Three Hamline Doctorate of Public Administration (DPA) students are among those honored as recipients of the 2016 Bush Fellowships: Carmeann Daisy Foster, Giovanni Veliz, and Hamse Warfa.

    • Ken Fox

      Ken Fox, professor and director of conflict studies in the School of Business, co-presented the webinar, "Mediation Methods: One case, Different Mediators, Different Methods" for the Minnesota State Bar Association, on Thursday, April 7, 2016.

    • The Pit

      Professor Gina Erickson published an article Older Sexual Partners and Adolescent Females’ Mental Health in Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health (pages 25–33).  Learn more online.

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      Commitment to Community, a university-wide diversity initiatives committee of students, faculty, and staff, is in search of speaker nominations for its fall 2016 event. The theme is "poverty" and the common read is Two Dollars a Day. Please submit nominations through the Google Form.

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      Chaplain Nancy Victorin-Vangerud presented a paper titled Resett(l)ing the Table: Grounding Soil-Care Practices as Spiritual Practices of Restoration and Repentance at Harvard Divinity School's Spirit of Sustainable Agriculture Conference. 

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      Professor Sam Imbo, associate dean in the College of Liberal Arts, was offered a Fulbright grant for five months of lecturing in Japan from March-August 2017. He will be based in Tokyo and affiliated with the University of Tokyo and Japan Women’s University.

    • David Weiss

      David Weiss, adjunct faculty member in the Religion Department, presents a new choral anthem, Until the Struggle is Won, that will premiere in concert at Sundin Music Hall, on Saturday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. The anthem will be performed by The Singers and honors the struggle of LGBTI persons in Uganda.

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      Human Resources cares about the health of Hamline faculty and staff and encourages you to get involved. Studies show that those who volunteer have an overall healthier, happier outlook on life, and that they experience health benefits.

    • Craig Waldron

      Dr. Craig A. Waldron, director of public administration programs, published an article titled "Effective Employee Engagement - Because an Engaged Employee is a Super Employee!" in Minnesota Cities Magazine.

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      Natalie Iverson, a senior majoring in sociology with a co-major in education and a specialty in K-12 English as a second language, received the Stan Hooper Award from the Minnesota ​​​Ch​apter of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD).

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