• Faculty and Staff News

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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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      The Dean of Students Office invites Hamline faculty, students, and staff for lemonade and desserts on Friday, September 30 from 3:30 - 5 p.m. in West Hall to thank Monita Mohammadian Gray, assistant dean of students, for her many years of service. 

    • Hamline University is proud to be a sponsor of the annual Fall Festival at Hamline Elementary on Saturday, October 1, from noon-4:30 p.m. at 1599 Englewood Avenue. This free, family-friendly event is a partnership between Hamline Elementary, Hamline Midway Coalition, and the Hancock Recreation Center, and helps raise funds to support arts education at Hamline Elementary.

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      Sustainability Movie Nights are every other Wednesday in Drew Science room 118 at 6:45 p.m. starting on Wednesday, September 14. 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.

    • Full-time faculty members interested in proposing short-term study abroad courses must complete online proposals. The online proposal form for J-term and May term 2018 (during the 2017-2018 academic year) is now open and is due on November 4, 2016. Interested faculty can start an application online.

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      The 2016 Women in Public Service Conference, hosted by Hamline's Center for Public Administration and Leadership, will be a full day of sessions to explore how to support and encourage women in public service. The Next Wave Leadership in the 21st Century is on Friday, November 18, 2016 from 8:30a.m.-4:30p.m.

    • Professor Valerie Chepp and Caroline Hilk, Center for Teaching and Learning, will facilitate Innovative Educators Forum: Electronic Portfolios for Student Reflection and Outcomes Assessment on Thursday, October 13 from 2:30-4 p.m. in Anderson 304.

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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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      The newly renamed Global Engagement Center, formerly International & Off-Campus Programs, invites Hamline students to an annual overnight Global Retreat from Thursday, October 27- Friday, October 28 (Fall Break for Undergraduates). Deadline to register is Friday, September 30. 

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      Undergraduate students in Hamline's Promotion and Event Planning (MGMT 3790) will serve 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?

    • Human Resources and Health Services will host flu vaccination clinics on Wednesday, September 28 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and Tuesday, October 4 from 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in Anderson 304. Flu shots are available to faculty, staff, and students.

    • The Fulcrum Journal, the literary and arts journal at Hamline, is looking for new staff members who are interested in the publication process, art, literature, graphic design, outreach, and managing.

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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.

    • On Wednesday, October 5 from 9 a.m. to noon, Hamline will host a seminar on the effective use of paralegals in law firms. Learn more about the seminar and RSVP online. Pre-approved for 2.5 hour lawyer CLE credit. Applied for 2.5 credit hours for paralegals (NFPA).

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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.

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      Join the Center for Global Environmental Education (CGEE) for an evening with Mark Twain featuring Don Shelby November 3, 2016, in the Sundin Music Hall at 7p.m. with a reception afterward.

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      Former City of Saint Paul mayor, now professor in the Hamline School of Business, Jim Scheibel hosts a discussion with R.T. Rybak on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 7 p.m. in Klas Center Kay Fredericks Room. Rybak will talk about his time as mayor of Minneapolis and his vision for the future of community engagement as the new CEO and president of the Minneapolis Foundation 

    • Come to Sexualities & Gender Diversity 101 training on Monday October 10 or Monday, October 24 from 3-5 p.m. to learn more about the basics of sexuality and gender, an introduction to terminology, and resources at Hamline.

    • 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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      Hamline Information Technology Services (ITS) will host a Techselect open house on Tuesday, October 4 in Anderson Center room 112 from 11:30a.m.-12:30p.m. ITS will offer equipment consultations to help faculty and staff decide what will work best for their needs.

    • Professor of Music Janet Greene performs in 8 Bagatelles for Clarinet Trio by Twin Cities composer Sarah Miller on Sunday, October 9, at 3 p.m. in Sundin Music Hall. The Bagatelles will be accompanied by projections of the sculptures and paintings from the Weisman Art Museum that inspired the music.

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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.

    • The First-Generation Student Engagement Committee is rolling out a First Gen campaign in which faculty and staff can show support to first-generation college students by displaying First Gen support cards.

    • The Dean of Students Office is looking for faculty, staff, and students who would like to be trained to serve on conduct boards. Interested individuals will go through an hour-and-a-half training on the university's conduct process.

    • Mark your calendars for the fall 2016 all-staff meeting, sponsored by Hamline University Staff Association (HUSA) executive committee, on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Kay Fredericks Room of the Klas Center.  

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      Join Professor Carolyn Holbrook for a reading of A Good Time for the Truth on Wednesday, September 21, from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Minneapolis Central Library.

    • Mansergh-Stuessy Fund for College Innovation is a one-year (up to $4,000) seed grant to encourage out-of-the-box thinking to develop and test new activities that establish or enhance college campus programs. Interested faculty and staff must complete and submit an interest form by October 3, 2016.

    • Discounted tickets to the Renaissance Festival are available to faculty, students, and staff for $19 with valid Hamline ID. Tickets listed below are available for cash purchase daily from 7 a.m.-9 p.m. at the Anderson Center welcome desk.

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      Over the summer, there have been some big changes on campus, including the name of one building and several office moves. Learn about what has changed and where to find those whose offices are in a new space.

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      Thirteen-year old Aurora Seger of Saint Paul now has a whole team of Pipers on her side as she deals with congenital muscular dystrophy, a genetic degenerative disease. Aurora became an honorary member of the Hamline University Women's Soccer team on Friday, September 2.

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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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      School of Education faculty member Rachel Endo published an article titled Counter-Narrating Racialized Expectations at School in the Journal of Language, Identity, and​ Education.

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      Hamline cashier Carolyn Kienbaum is retiring at the end of September after serving the Hamline community for 17 years. Help her celebrate on Thursday, September 15 from 3:30-5 p.m. in Drew Fine Arts Lobby.

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      Inside Hamline begin its regular schedule for the academic year on Monday, September 12, 2016 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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      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.

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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 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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      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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      Over the summer, there have been some big changes on campus, including the name of one building and several office moves. Learn about the changes and where to find those whose offices are in a new space.

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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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      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.

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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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      The 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.

    • Monthly Stat

      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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