• Hamline News

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      Carolyn Levy, professor of theatre, is a member of the acting company for Wonderlust Productions In my Heart: The Adoption Play which runs December 9-18 at the Mixed Blood Theatre in Minneapolis. 

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      University Librarian Terry Metz was appointed chair of the Minitex Policy Advisory Council. Minitex is a publicly supported information and resource sharing program for academic, government, public, and specialized libraries in the states of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.  

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      Professor of chemistry and biochemistry Larry R. Masterson was invited to present at Macalester College about the work he performs with undergraduate students on the studies of Alzheimer's disease and drug-to-drug interactions.

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      Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) is happy to welcome its new members. ODK is a National Leadership Honor Society, and it recognizes junior and senior students who have excelled in both academics and leadership in organizations, teams, and programs on college campuses. 

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      Nick Schlotter, associate professor of chemistry, contributed to the recently published article Prospects for Point-of-Care Pathogen Diagnostics Using Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS).

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      The Political Science Department will host an informal reception to honor Professor Karen Vogel's successful career and extensive contributions to our community on Wednesday, December 14 from 4- 6 p.m. in the Giddens Learning Center Art Gallery.

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      R.I.S.E. Yoga will host Yoga Nidra on Thursday, December 8, 2016 in Manor Main Lounge from 6:30-8 p.m.

    • Hamline's College of Liberal Arts and School of Education were co-sponsors of the University of Minnesota's Diversity Dialogue Series which featured a recent successful talk by Dr. Stanley Thangaraj.

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      Digital Media Arts and Studio Arts will host Open Studios 2016 on Tuesday, December 13 from 4-6p.m. in the Digital Media Arts Studios, Drew Residence Hall Lower Level; Studio Arts Studios A,B,C; Printmaking Studios in Drew Fine Arts Room 103; and the Painting Studios in Drew Fine Arts Room 206.

    • John-Mark Schlink's print Folding no. 4 was included in the recent Guanlan Printmaking Biennial and purchased by the China Printmaking Museum for their collection. Schlink is a lecturer at Hamline and director of the Soeffker Gallery and permanent collection.

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      School of Business Professor Stacie Bosley's research and expertise in multi-level marketing were used to inform a segment on HBO's John Oliver Show, a late-night talk and news satire program. Bosley was interviewed by a show producer to provide data and background on MLMs.

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      Jane Turk, Hamline instructor and high-impact learning practices coordinator in the Center for Teaching and Learning, was interviewed on KARE11's Breaking the News about gender norms, Hillary Rodahm Clinton, and the statements women are making through the #nomakeup trend

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      Following the end of the grading period for winter term on Thursday, February 2 at 5 p.m. Information Technology Services will begin the transition of Microsoft Office 2007 off of local computers. Microsoft Office 2016 is now available via Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). 

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      Stacie Bosley, assistant professor of economics, presented a paper on global direct selling at the Southern Economic Association Conference in Washington DC on November 19, 2016.

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      Dr. Aida Audeh, professor of art history in the College of Liberal Arts, presented her paper Rodin's Gates of Hell in Context: Dante and Nineteenth-Century French Art at the Musée Rodin, Paris, on Friday, November 18, 2016. Professor Audeh, an expert on French artists' interest in Italian medieval poet Dante Alighieri, was the only member of an American institution invited to participate.

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      Hear faculty members talk about their recent research at the Hamline Research Colloquium. The next presentation is on Tuesday, November 29, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. with Katrina Vandenburg, creative writing, presenting "My Year Writing About Como Conservatory: The Role of Research in Creative Work." 

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      Kaori Kenmotsu, senior lecturer in the Theater and Dance Department, was elected to a three-year term on the national board of directors of the American College Dance Association representing the north-central region.

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      M Sheridan Embser-Herbert, Kari Richtsmeier, and Linda Umwali (CLA '18) presented at the annual conference of the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) in Hollywood, CA. Their presentation was titled Rwanda: Collaborating with Faculty to Build Student Engagement Abroad. 

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      Kaori Kenmotsu, senior lecturer in the Theater and Dance Department, will perform with Paula Mann's TimeTrack Productions at the Choreographers' Evening 2016, curated by Rosy Simas, on Saturday, November 26 at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. in the Walker Art Center's McGuire Theater. 

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      Thanks to the overwhelming support across campus and from alumni and friends across the country, Power of One Day was a tremendous success. With gifts from 609 donors, we blew past our goal of 550 donors and had a 19% increase in the number of donors from last year. The gifts are still being tallied, but the office of Annual Giving Programs wants to convey deep gratitude for the generosity and enthusiasm for this big day. Thank you!

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      Hamline was again named a leader in study abroad opportunities in the latest Open Doors Report by the Institute of International Education (IIE). Hamline is ranked first in Minnesota and 14th in the nation in its category of the Top 40 Master's Colleges and Universities.  

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      Melissa Cortes '15 was recently featured in the Midway Como Monitor for her new role as the community organizer and communications specialist for the Hamline Midway Coalition (HMC). Cortes majored in political science major and volunteered in the neighborhood during her time at Hamline. 

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      Kris Deffenbacher, professor of English, presented a paper, Sexual and Political Liberation in 21st-Century Irish Novels of the 1916 Rising, at the New England American Conference for Irish Studies on November 5, 2016.

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      A pair of track/field participants, a basketball star, and a multi-sport performer are the newest members of Hamline's Athletic Hall of Fame. Four individuals were honored in two ceremonies on Saturday, November 12.

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      Sayonita Ghosh Hajra, assistant professor of mathematics, recently published an article entitled Optimal Systems of Lie Subalgebras for a Two-Phase Mass Flow in the International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics.

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      History professor John Mazis' book, A Man For All Seasons: The Uncompromising Life of Ion Dragoumis (Istanbul: ISIS Press 2014), was translated and published in Greece by Metaixmio Press.

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      Professor Ryan LaCount, sociology, will participate in a panel about implicit bias on Thursday, November 17 at Falcon Heights Church. The conversation will help inform the work of the Falcon Heights Citizen's Task Force on Inclusion and Policing. You can find out more about the event online.

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      Melissa Houghtaling, adjunct professor in legal studies, published the chapter Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Families in the latest edition of the Minnesota Child Custody Deskbook. Houghtaling's work provides historical context for, and up-to-date guidance on, the emerging legal issues involving same-sex parents and their children. 

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      It is with profound sadness that we inform you that Professor Emeritus Nancy S. Desmond passed away on Friday, November 11 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. She has been an important member of the Hamline community and the department of education during her 12 years at Hamline, and will be greatly missed.

    • The scholarly work of Hamline faculty and students has reached a milestone. The scholarship has been downloaded more than 100,000 times through Hamline University Library and Archives' Digital Commons@Hamline, the university's open-access institutional repository. Digital Commons@Hamline was established in 2013 to preserve and promote scholarship.

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      An article written by Kim Hartung, assistant professor and faculty coordinator for administrative licensure in the School of Education, will be published in the National Social Science Journal. The article is entitled Using Social Media for Induction and School Leadership Development.

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      Director of Residential Life Javier Gutierrez, Ed.D. was appointed as a representative of the Upper Midwest Region of housing professionals foundation representative to the International Association of Housing Officers.

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      Stacie Bosley, assistant professor of economics, recently published Pyramids, Ponzis, and Fraud Prevention: Lessons from a Case Study in the Journal of Financial Crime.

    • Students in the Chemistry Department's Advanced Laboratory Techniques course are currently conducting a research project to test heavy metals in children's and pet toys. As a part of the students' research project they aim to analyze the toys of Hamline faculty, staff, and students as a public service to the Hamline community.

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      Jana Shortal on KARE 11 interviewed Hamline University Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Legal Education, Stephen Arnott, about post-election issues, including the vacant seat in the Supreme Court.

    • Bill Lindquist, a faculty member in the School of Education, and Courtney Loynachan, MAT alumna, collaborated on an article published in the November issue of NSTA's journal Science and Children.

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      Over the course of the presidential race, from the primaries up until election night, Hamline professors have been giving their expert analysis on news. Recount the highlights of their interviews through the election cycle.

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      The CWP is pleased to announce the addition of two new writers to the faculty in our low-res MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults program: Nina LaCour and Laurel Snyder.

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      Professor Andy Rundquist, physics, was invited to talk to the faculty of St. Andrew's boarding school in Middletown, Delaware about his approaches to student assessment in STEM courses. Professor Rundquist spent a day visiting the faculty and the students of the school along with giving a formal presentation to the faculty.

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      The Criminal Justice Department sponsored students Kelsey Gregg, Meghan Voight, and Courtney Thomason to attend the National Alliance on Mental Illness Minnesota State conference at the St. Paul River Center on Saturday, November 5 to learn about policy and treatment for justice-involved individuals with mental illness.

    • Assistant Professor Erik Asp, psychology, will be published in the Journal of Special Populations with Jerrod Brown and other colleagues. The article presents an introduction to criminal justice and legal professionals regarding the link between traumatic brain injury (TBI) and confabulation. 

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      Professor Kathryn Geurts, global studies, delivered a keynote lecture, Skin Senses, Skin Sciences: How Babies Thrive, to several hundred people attending the International Association of Infant Massage Conference in Paris in October.

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      School of Business Professor Jim Scheibel co-authored an opinion piece for the Pioneer Press about ranked-choice voting and millennials' frustration with a system that offers only two viable choices. Scheibel co-authored the piece with Elizabeth Glidden, vice president of the Minneapolis City Council.

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      Jason Sole, adjunct instructor in the Criminal Justice Department, was elected the new president of the NAACP's Minneapolis chapter. Sole, a 2013 Bush Fellow, also runs Sole Consulting LLC which offers juvenile and criminal justice agencies tools to influence people affected by delinquency, incarceration, and poverty.

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      Criminal Justice Professor Jillian Peterson recently published a book chapter, co-authored with Dr. James Densley at Metropolitan State University, about aggression and violent behavior that occurs in groups. The chapter is published in Aggression and Violence: A Social Psychological Perspective, edited by Dr. Brad Bushman.

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      Hamline mathematics professor Arthur Guetter was interviewed by KARE11's Breaking the News about why there sometimes such large fluctuations in presidential polling data and how to assess which polls are more accurate.

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      John Mazis, professor of history in the College of Liberal Arts, recently presented a paper at a conference at the University of Macedonia Thessaloniki, Greece. His paper is titled Ion Dragoumis, Athanasios Souliotis-Nikolaidis and the Constantinople Organization: The Transformation of Civic Organizations into a Political/ Conspiratorial Network.

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      School of Business Professor Stacie Bosley was featured on KARE11 in a story about the global gender pay gap. Bosley shared insights and context to the newly released World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap Report which indicated that it will take 170 years before women worldwide will earn as much as men.

    • Hamline Master of Public Administration alumni are making an impressive showing in Rosemount. Three of the four finalists for the Rosemount city administrator position have connections to Hamline School of Business.

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      Professor Serena King, Department of Psychology, published an invited and peer reviewed commentary on a longitudinal study on gambling problems and personality in the prestigious journal, Addiction. Professor King also designed and completed teaching an adult community education class with another psychologist on Emotional Resilience to Stress and Anxiety.

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      Aida Audeh, professor of art history, will present a paper at a colloquium at the Musée Rodin in Paris on November 18, 2016. Audeh is the only scholar from an American institution invited to present at the event which was organized in conjunction with a monumental exhibition devoted to Auguste Rodin's masterpiece, the Gates of Hell.

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      The second edition of history Professor Susie Steinbach's textbook, Understanding the Victorians: Politics, Culture and Society in Nineteenth-Century Britain, is now available. Understanding the Victorians paints a vivid portrait of this era of dramatic change, combining broad survey with close analysis and introducing students to the critical debates taking place among historians today.

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      Two videos from the Center for Global Environmental Education's Mississippi Multimedia Gallery program were honored with awards in the Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership's Mississippi Minute Film Festival. The official premiere of the Mississippi Multimedia Gallery will be at the 26th anniversary fundraiser of the Center for Global Environmental Education on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 7 p.m. in Sundin Music Hall. 

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      Second Language Teaching and Learning faculty Ann Mabbott and Michelle Benegas presented to a delegation of European school administrators from the UK, Sweden, France, the Netherlands, and Germany on October 28, 2016.

    • On Friday, October 28, several Hamline faculty took part in a conference bringing religion and legal scholars together to focus on resources in Lutheran thought for contemporary legal issues. In a panel on Family, Medicine, and Crime: Lutheran Perspectives, moderated by Professor Meg Hobday, Professor Deanna Thompson gave a paper entitled Professional Responsibility and Neighbor Love in Medical Trials: Theological, Ethical, and Legal Issues; Professor Mark Berkson served as a respondent to a panel on Lawyers, Lawmaking, and Politics. 

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      Imagine being hospitalized, but knowing that the standard antibiotic the doctor gives you might not work because the drug hasn't been properly stored or the medicine is falsified. It's a very real problem in developing countries, but Hamline undergraduate chemistry student Sarah Bliese is at the forefront of trying to change that.

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      Don Allen, '15 and current Master of Arts in Education student, will co-host TV ONE's show Justice by Any Means which starts its new season on Monday, October 31 at 9 p.m. CST. An investigative journalist, Allen got a call from Jupiter Productions out of Knoxville, Kentucky earlier this summer to be the face and co-host for the long-running crime, murder-solving mystery show.

    • Hamline University was represented at the Called to be Neighbors Conference, the national gathering of United Methodist-related colleges and universities. Wesley Center Coordinator of Religious and Spiritual Life Programs Nur Mood; Andrew Banker, co-leader of Better Together; and Chaplain Nancy Victorin-Vangerud gave a presentation on Interfaith Strategies for United Methodist Campuses. 

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      Wide-format printing is now available at PiperXpress. This is a convenient and economical way for faculty, staff, and students to create large scale posters, such as those used for presenting student and faculty research. Information on sizes and pricing can be found at the PiperXpress website, or by contacting PiperXpress.

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      School of Education faculty members Rachel Endo and Rebecca Neal each gave a presentation with colleagues at the Twin Cities Social Justice Fair on October 21, 2016.

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      Hamline athletes Kenzi Foster (Lacrosse) and Kiana Verdugo (Track and Field) were selected for the prestigious 2017 NCAA Division III Student Immersion Program. The program is held in conjunction with the NCAA Convention and offers mentor sessions, educational and business sessions, workshops, and additional opportunities for the athletes to connect and network.

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      Nationally-recognized performance psychology expert and author Joshua Medcalf was at Hamline on Thursday, October 20 to speak to Piper athletes about how to achieve their goals in life, work, competition, and service. Medcalf created the world's first mental training apps for basketball, soccer, and golf, and has written four successful books.

    • English Department assistant professor Jen England published the article Sustainable Worlds, Sustainable Words: Using Digital Games to Develop Environmental Awareness in Writing Classrooms. It appears in the fall 2016 special edition of Reflections: A Journal of Public Rhetoric, Civic Writing, and Service Learning.

    • Again this year, School of Business students are among the best in the state when it comes to pass rates for the 2015 Certified Public Accountants' exam. The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy's latest report found that Hamline students' pass rates were sixth in Minnesota (out of 26 schools) and first among Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities institutions.

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      Former Minnesota Senator David Durenberger met with Hamline School of Business faculty this week seeking input for the new book he is writing with StarTribune editorial writer Lori Sturdevant. The book focuses on the progressive Republican tradition and what happened to it historically. The former senator also took the time to meet with some Hamline students. 

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      President Fayneese Miller has issued a 'register to vote' challenge from Hamline to other local Minnesota private colleges. If Hamline has the most Minnesota student voter registrations, President Miller will donate an additional $5,000 to Hamline student scholarships.

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      Hamline’s slam poetry group encourages creative expression through spoken word.

    • Adjunct instructor in the School of Business, Susie Brown, was selected as the next executive director of the Hennepin County Bar Association. Brown previously served for six years as the public policy director of the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN).

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      Hamline University was named to the 2015 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition that an institution can receive for its commitment to community, service-learning, and civic engagement. Hamline is the only institution in the state of Minnesota that was recognized in all four honor roll categories.

    • Krista Soria, adjunct faculty in the English Department, published a new edited volume on civic and community engagement by undergraduates. The book, Civic Engagement and Community Service at Research Universities: Engaging Undergraduates for Social Justice, Social Change and Responsible Citizenship, features chapters from authors across the nation.

    • David Weiss, adjunct instructor in religion, will be the featured speaker at multiple events throughout the month of October.

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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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      Undergraduate students in Hamline's Promotion and Event Planning (MGMT 3790) served 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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      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.

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