• Faculty and Staff News

    • Basketball

      View a list of upcoming Hamline University athletic events and come out to support our Piper scholar athletes! Visit the athletics website for more details.

    • Lynda.com

      Hamline now offer access to Lynda.com for free to all students, faculty, and staff. This online, up-to-date library of how-to videos covers a wide range of software, technology tools, and professional skills.

    • Pride BSA

      February marks the celebration of Black History Month. PRIDE Black Students Alliance invites the Hamline community to join them for events to reflect on the history and traditions of black culture.

    • Teacher Award

      The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church is pleased to invite nominations for the 2015-2016 Exemplary Teacher Award. The award is open to either full-time or adjunct faculty. Any Hamline University student, staff, or faculty member may be a nominator, and faculty may self-nominate. The deadline for nominations is Friday, February 19, 2016.

    • Robert Robinson

      Hamline Church United Methodist and Hamline University's Wesley Center are proud to present Robert Robinson, gospel artist, in an evening concert on Saturday, February 27, at 7:30 p.m. at Hamline Church. There is no charge, but a $10 donation is suggested.

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      Sundin Music Hall's first Lunch With... concert of the spring semester kicks off on Monday, February 8 at noon in Sundin Music Hall with virtuoso trombonist and instructor of low brass, Lauren Husting. She will play music by J.S. Bach, Ferdinand David, and Amy Mills. She will be accompanied by pianist Rebecca Hass. This event is free and open to all.

    • International Women's Day

      The Wesley Center for Spirituality, Service, and Social Justice invites everyone to come to International Women's Day on Tuesday, March 8, from 6-8 p.m. in the Bush Center Ballroom. Minnesota's International Women’s Day is designed to catalyze activism, celebrate diversity, and highlight advancements and challenges in women’s rights and equality.

    • Diversity

      The Diversity Initiatives Forum: Revisiting Fall 2015, Looking Ahead to Spring 2016 will take place on Tuesday, February 9, from 4-5:15 p.m. in Anderson Center room 112. This forum will provide an overview of the committee and its work from fall and winter terms.

    • HUMM

      Join Hamline University Mindfulness and Meditation (HUMM) for meditation during spring semester on Tuesdays from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and Wednesdays from 8-9 a.m. in the Wellspring room on the third floor of Anderson Center. All are welcome, regardless of experience.

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      The Hamline University Staff Association invites you to the second session of its professional development series hosted by the Wordsmiths Toastmasters on Wednesday, February 10, from 2-3 p.m. in Bush Memorial Library room 202. This session will focus on customer service from a university perspective.

    • International Round Table

      Join the global studies department for the Spring International Roundtable series on Fridays, from 11:30 a.m-12:30 p.m. in Giddens Learning Center 1S. These discussions of international topics are led by Hamline faculty or campus visitors and are open to all interested students, faculty, staff, and friends of Hamline.

    • Allison Baker Show

      Allison Baker, assistant professor of studio arts, had her work shown at Grin Gallery in Providence, RI. Baker was recently interviewed for the gallery's website. In the article, she discusses the politics and inspiration behind her recent body of work. Read the interview here.

    • Book Launch Party

      Justin Delzer, one of Hamline's creative writing students, is having a release party for his second novel on Friday, February 19, from 4:30-7 p.m. in the Giddens Learning Center 2nd floor gallery. All are welcome and copies of both his books will be available.

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      Professor Andrew Wykes, chair of the Studio Arts and Art History Department, is exhibiting paintings made during his sabbatical in Ireland and the UK in a solo show named Hinterlands at the Groveland Gallery in Minneapolis.

    • Lifeng Dong Publishes

      Lifeng Dong, the Emma K. and Carl R. N. Malmstrom endowed chair in physics, has co-authored a scientific article, Compact Layer Free Perovskite Solar Cells with a High-Mobility Hole-Transporting Layer, published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.

    • Keynote Speaker

      Dr. Shakeer Abdullah, assistant vice president for equity and diversity at the University of Minnesota will deliver the Black History Month Keynote Address, "The Price of Freedom; The Roles, Responsibilities, and the Rules for Leading Change," on Tuesday, February 9, from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in Anderson 111.

    • Events

      Please note, the correct date for the open forum for faculty and staff to talk about event planning policies and procedures is Thursday, February 11, from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Klas Center, Kay Fredericks Room. This is a correction to the January 13, 2016 email sent to faculty and staff regarding this event. 

    • Youth Gangsters Racism and Schooling

      Dr. Kevin D. Lam from Drake University will present Youth Gangs, Racism, and Schooling: Vietnamese American Youth in a Postcolonial Context on Friday, February 12 in an event sponsored in part by Hamline School of Education and Hamline's Office of Diversity and Multicultural Initiatives.

    • Ridway Forum Fellows

      Faculty are encouraged to nominate an undergraduate student as a Ridgway Forum Fellow by Friday, February 12, 2016. Nominees must currently be a junior (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 University.

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      Jeannie Fox, professor of practice and director of the Nonprofit Management Programs in the Hamline University School of Business, was elected to the board of directors of the Minnesota International NGO Network (MINN) and begins her service this month.

    • Endo

      Rachel Endo, chair of teacher education in the School of Education, recently published an article titled Practice with Theory to Model Cultural Responsiveness in the Journal of Multicultural Education.

    • Peterson

      Jillian Peterson, assistant professor of criminal justice, recently published an article titled Training Students to Respond to Shootings on Campus: Is it Worth it? in the Journal of Threat Assessment and Management.

    • Mileage Rate Change for 2016

      As of January 1, 2016, standard mileage rates are .54 cents per mile. Make sure to review all travel reimbursement forms using the correct mileage rates for the dates traveled. This new rate is to be used for all travel beginning January 1, 2016.

    • NCORE

      The Hamline University NCORE Team invites everyone to the 2016 mini-conference on Friday, January 22 from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in East Hall 106. This event is open to all university community members. Pre-registration is required and closes Wednesday, January 20.

    • Jermaine Singleton

      Jermaine Singleton, professor of English, published Cultural Melancholy: Readings of Race, Impossible Mourning, and Ritual, a new book on African American melancholy and resistance in the face of continuing oppression.

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      WebTop and FileAccess applications were decommissioned (taken out of service) on Sunday, January 3. Going forward, you may use Virtual Desktop (VDI) to connect remotely to Hamline's network.

    • Andrea Vricks

      Hamline University is proud to announce the appointment of Andrea Vircks as the new Director of Safety and Security Services. Her first day will be Monday, December 21, 2015.

    • Lori-Anne Williams

      Lori-Anne Williams, Hamline's corporate and foundation relations gift officer, was a panelist at Foundations 2016, a review of more than 100 corporate, private, and community foundations in Minnesota on February 9, 2016. The event is held annually by the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits.

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      Officials have signed the formal paperwork to create Mitchell Hamline School of Law. The combination brings together Hamline University School of Law and William Mitchell College of Law to create the largest independent law school in the region. 

    • Making Waves Party

      Carolyn Levy and members of Making Waves, the Hamline Social Justice Theatre Troupe, along with students from the theatre department worked on filming video scenarios for Hazelden Foundation's My Student Body.

    • MMSA

      Karen Moroz and Trish Harvey, faculty members in the School of Education, presented at the Minnesota Middle School Association's state conference. The session was titled Our Favorite Digital Tools for Formative Assessment.

    • Dong Publishes

      Lifeng Dong, the Emma K. and Carl R. N. Malmstrom Endowed Chair in Physics, has co-authored a scientific article, Significant Effects of Hydrothermal Condition and Annealing Atmosphere on the Properties of Cu2ZnSn(Sx,Se1–x)4 Films, published in Applied Surface Science.

    • MN Chamber of Commerce

      Hamline Health Law alumna Ashton (Boon) Schatz, JD '11, has been featured as one of Minnesota’s Women Influencers in the recent Business Views published by the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce.

    • Space Update

      Hamline has embarked on a process to determine how best to use space currently vacant and soon-to-be vacant after the combination of the Hamline Law School and William Mitchell College of Law. The university has engaged the assistance of Shepley Bulfinch to help identify the best use for these spaces.

    • Soria

      Krista Soria, adjunct faculty for the English department, recently published an article about the benefits of learning communities for first-year college students. The article was published in the most recent issue of the Learning Communities Research and Practice academic journal and can be accessed online.

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      Check out the latest Piper Report, a student-produced news program that covers campus news, people, and events.

    • Bailey Award

      The Richard P. Bailey Memorial Award in Journalism is a cash award presented to a student, faculty or staff who has written an article or statement in a Hamline publication. Please feel free to recommend anyone that meets the criteria for this award.

    • Professor Jim Scheibel’s Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector class invites you to Hamline's free Oxfam Hunger Banquet on Monday, November 23, 2015 from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in Anderson Center room 111/112 and help raise awareness on the issues of hunger and poverty.

    • Patsy Egan Vinogradov

      Patsy Egan Vinogradov, ABE Teaching & Learning Advancement System (ATLAS) director, recently gave a keynote address at the International LESLLA Symposium in St. Augustine, Florida.

    • Study Abroad Leaders

      Hamline was ranked first in Minnesota and 14th in the nation in its category for study abroad opportunities by the Institute of International Education.   

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      Hamline Athletics Director Jason Verdugo had his head shaved by student athletes after the community exceeded the goal of raising $30,000 for Athletics on Power of One Day. Watch the video!

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      A diversity survey has been launched by the university-wide Diversity Initiative Steering Committee. The goal of the project is to obtain an assessment from every member of the Hamline community with respect to issues of diversity and inclusion at the university.

    • Javier Gutierrez

      Javier Gutierrez, assistant dean of students and director of Residential Life, was a guest speaker at the Minnesota College Personnel Association Professionals of Color Commission Event.

    • Patty Born-Selly

      Patty Born-Selly, assistant professor in the school of education, will be attending the National Association for the Education of Young Children annual conference.

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      Nur Mood, coordinator of Religious and Spiritual Life, represented Hamline University's Wesley Center for Spirituality, Service, and Social Justice at a press conference condemning the latest terror attacks in Paris at the Council on America-Islamic Relations (CAIR) office on November 16, 2015.

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      Betsy Parrish, professor in the School of Education, gave the plenary address at the Meeting Challenges, Exploring Solutions in Adult English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Classrooms Conference sponsored by the New School and Literacy Assistance Center of New York City on October 24, 2015. 

    • WIPS Conference

      Hundreds of women gathered on Friday, November 13, for the fourth annual Hamline School of Business Women in Public Service (WIPS) Conference titled titled “Awaken the Force: Unleash Your Full Potential in Public Service.”

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      Hamline political science professor David Schultz announced the publication of his latest book, Presidential Swing States: Why Only Ten Matter. It is a first-of-its-kind book that explains why some states are more decisive and important in American presidential elections than others.

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      The Hamline community has permission to use some of the nearly 2,000,000 images available through the Artstor database. Find everything from contemporary and historical photographs, fashion, costumes, people, and events around the world.

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      Lifeng Dong, the Emma K. and Carl R. N. Malmstrom Endowed Chair in Physics, has co-authored a scientific article, Low-temperature, Solution-processed Aluminum-doped Zinc Oxide as Electron Transport Layer for Stable Efficient Polymer Solar Cells.

    • Soria

      Krista Soria, adjunct faculty for the English Department, recently presented "Like a Rainbow in the Dark: The Experiences of Metallectuals in Higher Education" at the Association for the Study of Higher Education Conference in Denver, CO.

    • Ken Fox

      Ken Fox, professor in the Hamline School of Business and senior fellow at the School of Law's Dispute Resolution Institute, was the keynote speaker at the Rotary Foundation District 5960 14th Annual Foundation Celebration event.

    • Monthly Stat

      The November Monthly Stat explores student study habits and takes a look at additional data collected around information literacy.

    • Houghtaling

      Melissa Houghtaling, adjunct faculty for the legal studies department, recently published a reference guide for family law attorneys related to the top family law issues for same-sex and unmarried couples.

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      Join guest lecturer Mark A. Reed, professor of electrical engineering and applied physics and associate director of the Yale Institute for Nanoscience and Quantum Engineering, for the annual Kay Malmstrom Lecture in Physics on Friday, November 6 at 12:45 p.m. in Sundin Music Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

    • The Fulcrum

      The Fulcrum Journal, Hamline's undergraduate literary and arts magazine, is now open to visual art or creative writing submissions to be reviewed for their 2016 publication.

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      Hamline welcomes the community to the 26th Annual Gospel Night Worship Service on Sunday, November 8, 2015 at 6 p.m. in Sundin Music Hall.

    • Lifeng Dong

      Lifeng Dong, the Emma K. and Carl R. N. Malmstrom endowed chair in physics, has co-authored a scientific article, Nanoscale Light Confinement and Nonlinearity of Hybrid Plasmonic Waveguide with a Metal Cap.

    • NCTE

      School of Education professors Karen Moroz and Jennifer Carlson present at the National Council of Teachers of English Conference on Saturday, November 21 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Moroz and Carlson are part of a presentation titled Opportunities for Readers to Engage with Literature.

    • Nur Mood

      Nur Mood, coordinator of Religious and Spiritual Life, participated in a panel discussion titled Community Conversation: Healing Police Community Relations on October 18, 2015 with Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek, Bloomington Police Chief Jeff Potts, and Richfield Police Chief Jay Henthorne.

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      Nagasaki atomic bomb survivor shares her experiences with first-year seminar students and encourages peaceful resolutions to conflict.

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      Come to Sexualities & Gender Diversity 102-104 Training to continue this sequential cohort model. This event series starts on Wednesday, November 18 and continues on Wednesday, December 2 and Wednesday, December 9 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. You must register for the entire series.

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      Information Technology Services (ITS) is introducing Virtual Desktop, a new tool that allows you to connect to your Hamline resources using a variety of devices (Windows/Mac computers, Chrome devices and iPads). Virtual Desktop is replacing the previous applications Webtop/Tarantella and File Access.

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      Watch video remarks from the Installation Ceremony of President Fayneese Miller including from Dr. Miller herself along with Senator Amy Klobuchar, Governor Mark Dayton, Congresswoman Betty McCollum, Mayor Chris Coleman, and numerous other dignitaries in higher education.

    • Sharon Preves

      Sharon Preves, faculty member in the College of Liberal Arts and medical sociologist, became a research collaborator at the Mayo Clinic in the spring of 2015. Preves will also present a continuing medical education and grand rounds lecture at the Mayo Clinic entitled Intersex: Patient Experiences and Optimal Clinical Care.

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      Hamline University is delighted to announce that The Princeton Review has named it as one of the best colleges and universities in the Midwest in its annual rankings. The New York City-based education services company selected the school as one of the 159 institutions it endorses on its Best in Midwest  2016 Best Colleges: Region by Region list.

    • Campus Sprinkler Winterizing

      Facilities Services will winterize the campus sprinkler system on Monday, October 19. Water vapor or air coming out of sprinkler heads is intentional and a part of regularly scheduled maintenance.

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      Patty Born-Selly, assistant professor in the School of Education, presents Taking Science Outside: Engaging In-service and Pre-service Teachers in Environmental Fieldwork to Improve Elementary Student Outcomes at the North American Association for Environmental Education annual conference.

    • Patricia Palmerton

      Patricia Palmerton, professor of communication studies, published a chapter on communication and diversity in a book discussing training tutors in speaking centers.

    • Sustainability Director

      Valentine Cadieux has joined Hamline as the new director of sustainability, to steer the Embedding Sustainability in the Curriculum and Co-Curriculum Project, and to build a stronger network connecting sustainability initiatives around campus.

    • Drew Fine Arts

      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.

    • 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.

    • 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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