• Hamline News

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      Lifeng Dong, the Emma K. and Carl R. N. Malmstrom Endowed Chair in Physics, was invited to present at Macalester College on March 29, 2017 about the Development of Multifunctional Graphene-Based Nanocomposites for Energy Conversion and Storage. Professor Dong currently works with his collaborators and undergraduate students to design, synthesize/fabricate, and characterize nanoscale materials and devices which include solar cells, fuel cells, supercapacitors, and lithium batteries for energy conversion and storage as well as water purification and desalination. 

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      Hamline's 27th annual Summer Literacy Institute is July 10-13, 2017. This year's theme, Our Stories Matter: Making Sense of the World, will feature a wide variety of topics from leading literacy experts such as Christopher Lehman and Sara Ahmed. An early-bird discount is available for those who register by Friday, June 9, so be sure to register early and save.

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      Tracy Nelson Maurer, MFAC '09, has two new picture book biographies launching Saturday April first: John Deere, That's Who! launches at 11 am at Wild Rumpus Bookstore & Noah Webster's Fighting Words is at 2 pm at Red Balloon Bookstore.

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      The English Department hosts Screening Masculinity on Tuesday, March 28 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. in Kay Fredericks Room, Klas Center. The group will watch and discuss David Fincher's subversive 1999 adaptation of Fight Club. Professor Mike Reynolds is the primary M.C. for the first conversation with Joe Davidson, Austin Fuller, Gaith Hijazin, and Kellen Overvig facilitating.

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      Seniors majoring in studio art and art history were in New York City over spring break to visit museums and to conduct research for the senior art exhibition on campus.

    • Assistant Professor of Environmental and STEM Education Patty Born has published a new book titled Teaching STEM Outdoors. The book aims to help educators and others who work with children to better understand and support the thinking skills and practices associated with science, technology, engineering, and math. It also illustrates the many ways to use nature as a context for learning STEM.

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      Molly B. Burnham, MFAC '10, has released the third book in the Teddy Mars series: Almost an Outlaw. Teddy goes from record breaker to rule breaker in this conclusion to the hilarious and heartwarming series by the winner of the Fleischman Humor Award.

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      WCCO TV and KARE 11 TV recently produced feature stories about Hamline's historic standing as the birthplace of intercollegiate basketball. Only four years after basketball was invented, Hamline hosted the first basketball game between two college teams. See the full story online.

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      Sorry to Disrupt the Peace, a new novel by Hamline alumnus Patty Yumi Cottrell (BA in English, 2004), will be the focus of a Hamline community reading group with Cottrell on Thursday, April 13 from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cottrell will give a public reading at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 13 in Giddens Learning Center 100E.

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      Brian Farrey '09 MFA was awarded the 2017 McKnight Fellowship in Children's Literature; four Hamline MFA and MFAC faculty and alumnae received honorable mentions in Children's Lit and Creative Prose.

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      Rachel Endo, chair of the Teacher Education Department in the Hamline School of Education (HSE), published a book with Frank Hernandez, associate dean of education at Southern Methodist University, and six HSE alumni. Their book is titled Developing and Supporting Critically Reflective Teachers: Diverse Perspectives in the Twenty-First Century, and includes a foreword by H. Richard Milner IV from the University of Pittsburgh.

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      David Schultz, political science professor, wrote on the battle to repeal and replace ObamaCare for The Huffington Post. In the article, Schultz breaks down the new House bill and the impact it could have. Reach the article on The Huffington Post's website.

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      Assistant Professor Bill Lindquist, School of Education, had the chapter, Exploring Simple Machines with Creative Movement, published in Cases on STEAM Education in Practice. The chapter was in collaboration with two colleagues who share a case of K-6 students as active agents in a dynamic model using creative movement to bring meaning to the science of simple machines. 

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      Dr. Wallace "Wally" Swan, who teaches public administration in the Hamline School of Business, recently finished three articles for the Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy and Governance.  

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      "You can grow your own farm anywhere" is the empowering message of Anywhere Farm (Candlewick Press), the inclusive new picture book from Phyllis Root, faculty in the MFAC.

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      Duane Cady '68, professor emeritus of philosophy and alumnus, spoke at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand, about the "Intersections of Racism, Sexism, and Warism."

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      Students applying to the MFAC program for July 2017 are eligible for the T.A. Barron Fellowship for Excellence in Fantasy Writing, which is awarded to an incoming student in fantasy each semester.

    • John Mazis, professor of history, published a book chapter The Greek Benevolent Association of Odessa (1871-1917): A Minority Civic Organization in Late Imperial Russia in Thresholds into the Orthodox Commonwealth: Essays in Honor of Theofanis G. Stavrou.

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      Hamline University President Fayneese Miller spoke to the Midway Como Monitor about her experiences and observations following the shooting death of Philando Castile, and her work with Hamline's Center for Justice and Law, the St. Paul Foundation, and The Circle of Peace Movement to create the community conversation forum What Would Justice Look Like? The upcoming community dialogue will be held on March 15, 5:30-9 p.m. in Klas Center. 

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      Associate Professor Dave Berg, Hamline School of Business, was interviewed by KSTP-TV for his insight about the merger of Fairview Health Services and Health East.

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      While Hamline is recognized as Minnesota's first university, it was also among the first co-educational institutions in the nation. Read about the accomplishments of some of Hamline's earliest female graduates.

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      Associate Professor Binnur Ozkececi-Taner, political science, presented her most recent research, titled Back to Basics?: Turkish Foreign Policy after the Davutoglu Era at the Annual Convention of the International Studies Association in Baltimore, Maryland on February 21-25, 2017.

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      President Miller was interviewed by StarTribune columnist CJ for an article that covered a number of topics, including Miller's goals for the university, conversations about race, and creating relationships with the university community. You can read the full article online.

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      Assistant Professor Jae Hwan Lee was awarded a scholarship to attend the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society's 2017 Early Educator Institute and Teaching Conference at Providence College. OBTC aims to enhance teaching and learning initiatives across management disciplines. Professor Lee teaches in Hamline's Marketing, Management, and Public Administration Department.

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      Gardenia- the newest book by Kelsey Sutton, current student in the MFA- is out now from Diversion Publishing. In this haunting young adult suspense, seventeen-year-old Ivy Erickson knows the exact moment when she will die.

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      The vision of an institution where pioneers could pursue higher education in the Minnesota Territory was initially realized on March 3, 1854 when Hamline's official charter was signed. Hamline University is considered Minnesota's first university, was one of the first co-educational institutions in the country, and conferred the first bachelor's and master's degrees in the state. Those were earned by two women, Emily and Elizabeth Sorin.

    • Under the direction of Kelly Rodgers Holmes, Hamline's Mock Trial Program hosted an American Mock Trial Association sponsored regional tournament February 24-26. The three-day event involved twenty-four teams from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, and North Dakota and more than 75 volunteer judges including 14 Hamline alumni.

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      Hamline University students and alumni who are eligible to teach by December 2017 are invited to attend the 31st annual Minnesota Education Job Fair. This is an excellent opportunity to meet with school districts from across the nation on Friday, April 21, 2017 from 10 a.m - 3 p.m. Interviews will go on until 5 p.m. at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis.

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      Javier Gutierrez, assistant dean of students and director of residential life, was selected as one of ten professionals to serve as a faculty member for the Regional Entry Level Institute (RELI). Gutierrez will teach on Politics and Savviness. The Regional Entry Level Institute for Housing and Residence Life Staff is a four-day intensive seminar featuring a range of activities for entry-level professionals who aspire to mid-level positions in residence life and beyond.

    • Rachel Endo, associate professor and chair of the Teacher Education Department in Hamline University's School of Education, has been named founding dean and professor of the School of Education at the University of Washington Tacoma, following a national search. Her last day at Hamline will be June 30, 2017.

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      Hamline University professors Sam Imbo, Suda Ishida, and Joe Peschek participated in an international workshop on Trumping of America - How Populism Transforms Political Debates. The workshop was hosted at Universitat Trier, Germany on February 21-22, 2017. Communication studies senior Sarah Campbell was also given an opportunity to present her research on Trump's refugee and immigrant rhetoric. 

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      2013 Hamline Paralegal Certificate recipient Alice McGlave was elected to the position of vice president of the Minnesota Paralegal Association (MPA), a professional association of paralegals in the state of Minnesota.

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      Dave Berg, associate professor in the Hamline School of Business, was interviewed by KARE11 about the implications of the sale of Minnesota-based Arctic Cat.

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      The Hamline Oracle won first-place awards in three categories at the Associated Collegiate Press Best of the Midwest College Journalism Convention in Minneapolis, February 17-19.

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      For the second year in a row, a team of five students from the Hamline University's School of Business placed in the top 10% of world-wide MBA teams competing in a Capstone computer-simulation game produced by Capsim Corporation of Chicago.

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      Professor of Religion Mark Berkson wrote a book chapter that was published in the volume Dao Companion to the Philosophy of Xunzi. The chapter is entitled Xunzi as a Theorist and Defender of Ritual. The book is published by Springer International Publishing.

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      Dr. Craig Waldron, lecturer and co-director of the Center for Public Administration and Leadership, was interviewed and quoted in Minnesota Cities Magazine. Waldron discussed the reasons millennials are not running for local elected offices or volunteering for commissions in very large numbers. View the original article here. 

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      Biology Professor Leif Hembre co-authored an article that was published in the journal Limnology and Oceanography titled, Colonization dynamics of the invasive predatory cladoceran, Bythotrephes longimanus, inferred from sediment records. 

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      More than one-hundred students from Mounds View and Irondale high schools came to Hamline on February 17 for Education Matters, an event aimed at sparking interest in teaching and educational careers among students of color. The students at the event are aspiring teachers, members of the Educators Rising chapters, members of Students Together Respecting the Importance and Purpose of Education in Schools (STRIPES), or students from diverse student organizations in the schools. 

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      Professor Rundquist, physics, has published an article entitled "Using asynchronous communication to support virtual faculty learning communities" in the peer-reviewed proceedings of the 2016 Physics Education Research Conference.  

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      Kate Borowske, Hamline University Libraries and Archives (HULA); Gina Erickson, Criminal Justice and Forensic Science (CJFS); Caroline Hilk, Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL); and Nicole Nelson, Information Technology Services (ITS), presented at the Minnesota Department of Education as part of the monthly Best of the MN eLearning Summit series. The presentation, Exploring the Flipped Side: Inside and Out of the Flipped Classroom, was identified as a favorite by attendees of last summer's Minnesota eLearning Summit.

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      Lifeng Dong, the Emma K. and Carl R. N. Malmstrom Endowed Chair in Physics, recently joined the Board of Directors of the Minnesota Chapter of the American Vacuum Society (AVS), an interdisciplinary, professional society that supports networking among academic, industrial, government, and consulting professionals.

    • Mark Kondrak at Premier CIO Forum 2016

      Mark Kondrak, Hamline University's chief information officer was appointed to the executive advisory council for Minnesota's Premier Chief Information Officer (CIO) Forum. The Premier CIO Forum was launched at the request of CIOs and senior information technology (IT) executives who desired comprehensive, technology-focused conferences in their regions.

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      School of Business adjunct faculty member Dr. Wallace Swan presented a one-hour address which was followed by a one-hour panel discussion on Monday, February 6 at the University of Central Oklahoma on the subject LGBTQ+ Public Administration and Policy: Then, Now, and What is Next? for which he received the University of Oklahoma Pi Alpha Alpha Chapter award for Excellence in Scholarship in Public Administration.

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      School of Education Associate Professor Letitia Basford's work was presented at the National Association of Teacher Educator's (ATE) Conference in Florida. The presentation explored the teaching practice of one teacher educator to understand how she mitigates student resistance to prevent what is called "the shut-down" when teaching mostly white students about systemic forms of oppression.

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      Assistant Professor Sayonita Ghosh Hajra from the Department of Mathematics will present three papers at the twentieth annual conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education (RUME 2017) in San Diego, on February 23-25, 2017.

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      Hamline sophomore biochemistry major Dave Schiller will represent Hamline University in the upcoming United States Handball Association's National Handball Tournament in Tempe, Arizona, on February 22. Schiller competed in the tournament in 2016, finishing 21st. Schiller aims to establish a handball club at Hamline University in the following months to raise awareness of the game.

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      Hamline School of Business Assistant Professor Stacie Bosley was invited to present her research, Judgment and Decision-Making in a Pyramid Scheme Experiment, at the Agricultural and Applied Research Seminar at the University of Minnesota.

    • Hamline's Legal Studies Department is thrilled to announce the newly established 3M Paralegal Scholarship. Two annual scholarships are now available to support one undergraduate and one post-baccalaureate student who are pursuing the paralegal certificate, have a demonstrated financial need, and will contribute to diversity in the paralegal profession. 

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      The animation of John Akre, adjunct instructor in the Department of Digital Media Arts, will be featured in the Northern Exposure film series at the Trylon Microcinema on Wednesday, February 22 at 7 p.m and 9 pm. Northern Exposure is a series at the Trylon Microcinema in Minneapolis that features the work of a local filmmaker every quarter.   

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      Coordinator of Religious and Spiritual Life Programs Nur Mood was recently part of the panel on The Feast of St. Scholastica, reflecting on its Benedictine values. Also on the panel were Duluth Mayor Emily Larson, Board of Trustees Chair Chris Dolan, and Religion Department Professor Gary Boelhower. Nur Mood is an alumnus of the College of Scholastica and serves on their Board of Directors' Alumni Relations.   

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      Professor of chemistry Deanna O'Donnell was invited to present at the Minnesota Society of the Archaeological Institute of America about the work she performs with undergraduate students titled "What is Glass Bead Disease?: A study of the Fort Union Trade Bead Collection".

    • Hamline University alumnus Don Allen MA Ed '16 is now hosting a radio show on iHeartRadio's Twin Cities News Talk. On the show, called Black Republican Black Democrat, Allen talks about politics and current events with his co-host Jamar Nelson. You can listen to the episodes on iTunes, or you can tune in live on Saturday at 6 p.m. on AM 1130, FM 103.5, or iHeartRadio.

    • Professor Mark Berkson, Department of Religion, spoke at Augsburg College on February 2, 2017 about Confucian and Daoist Perspectives on Vocation and was part of a panel on multi-faith approaches to the notion of "calling."

    • On Monday January 30, Management Professor Dave Berg and Honorary Professor of Practice Susan Panelli delivered a Belbin Team Roles workshop for the employees of the St. Paul Port Authority. The Belbin Team Roles Inventory helps individuals develop self-awareness about their common behaviors when working in teams, and how those behaviors affect team interactions and results.

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      Hamline University President Fayneese Miller was recently named to the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation Board of Directors. She joins 11 other board members comprising the governing board of the foundation. President Miller also recently joined the Board of Directors for Twin Cities Public Television. 

    • Assistant Professor of Psychology Erik Asp will be published in Forensic Scholars Today with Jerrod Brown and other colleagues. The article presents an introduction of Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome (WKS) to criminal justice and legal professionals.

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      In January, Jeannie Fox, professor of practice and director of nonprofit management in the School of Business, was invited to join the board of GTS Educational Events, a primary provider of government training and events. She was asked to join particularly because of her cross-sector experience in both the public and nonprofit sectors.  

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      Hamline MBA students recently advanced to the regional division of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Cup. Hamline students, many of whom are working full-time as they pursue their graduate degree, went head-to-head with full-time MBA students to place third in the regional competition, beating out the team from Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.

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      Hamline's public administration programs build on an impressive track record of more than 30 years of preparing dedicated public servants who make important decisions that influence all areas of the sector: public safety, transportation, education, utilities, food safety, public health, and environmental control. Recently, the success of public administration and criminal justice alumni in the public safety sector has been particularly evident on the statewide and even international stage.  

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      Ken Fox, School of Business professor and Dispute Resolution Institute senior fellow, Patrick Zitek, Hamline School of Law alumni '10, and Lynn Lemoin Hamline, School of Law alumni '11 coached Mitchell Hamline Law students Brian Kennedy and Briana Al Taqatqa to a first place finish at the American Bar Association Law School Division National Negotiation Championship in Chicago on February 4. 

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      Assistant Professor Michelle Benegas, Second Language Teaching and Learning in the School of Education, was selected as the alumni representative (Ph.D., 2015) to participate in a delegation from the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota to Havana, Cuba. At 99.8%, Cuba has one of the highest literacy rates in the world. The delegation had the opportunity to learn about Cuba's 1961 literacy campaign as well as ongoing education initiatives. 

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      Assistant Professor Sayonita GhoshHajra from the Department of Mathematics received a Mansergh-Stuessy Fund for College Innovation grant for her project titled Curriculum for Addressing Math Anxiety through Service-Learning. GhoshHajra's project aims to provide opportunities for Hamline students to apply their learned mathematical concepts with children and thereby ground their own mathematical knowledge for a concrete mathematical foundation.

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      Jean Strait, professor of teacher education, was featured on My Daily She, a website that shares stories of successful women in hopes of inspiring other women and girls. The feature story spotlights Strait's dedication to service-learning and her related accomplishments, including an award for research and leadership, the publishing of several books, and the creation of Each One, Teach One, a distance service-learning project that focused on rebuilding New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.

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      Hamline University Athletic Director Jason Verdugo has been appointed to the NCAA Division III Diversity and Inclusion Working Group. Verdugo, who has been athletic director at Hamline University since May 2012, is one of just four athletic directors on the 12-member committee who will work with members of the NCAA to increase diversity among student-athletes, coaches and athletic administrators.

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      CWP faculty Sheila O'Connor's newest book — Until Tomorrow, Mr. Marsworth — has been sold to Stacey Barney at Putnam. Publication is set for Spring 2018.

    •  Ishida gave a lecture in Thailand

      Communication Studies Professor Suda Ishida gave a lecture on intercultural competency to a group of Thai business students at Dusit Thani Pattaya College on January 23, 2017. Dr. Ishida's lecture was part of the guest lecture series organized and hosted by Mr. Sakda K. Wanawan, director of the Dusit Thani Pattaya College. 

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      Six CWP alums have been named as finalists for the Minnesota Book Awards! Congratulations to J.J. Austrian, Caren Stelson, Brian Farrey, Stephanie Wilbur Ash, and Gretchen Marquette.

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      Two faculty in the MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults (MFAC), Nina LaCour and Gary Schmidt, and 2010 alum Christine Heppermann, have books on the Best Fiction for Young Adults List.

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      Psychology Professor Dorothee Dietrich presented her empirical research project Rejection Sensitivity, Resilience and Coping: Is Rejection Sensitivity Associated with Lower Resilience and Maladaptive Coping? at the annual convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology on January 20 in San Antonio, Texas.  

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      Patty Born, assistant professor of environmental education and STEM, presented a keynote address We're all in this Together to the annual conference of Iowa Association of County Conservation Agencies.  

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      Debut books from Hamline Master of Fine Arts in Writing for Children and Young Adults, Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock ('12) and Caren Stelson ('09) received honors at the American Library Association's midwinter conference.

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      Criminal Justice Professor Jillian Peterson published Cyber Violence: What do we know and where do we go from here? in the journal, Aggression and Violent Behavior. The article is the first comprehensive review of the literature on the relationship between social media and violence.

    • Kate Bjork interviewed about Cuba on Frogtown Community Radio (WFNU 94.1 FM).

      Kate Bjork, professor of history, was interviewed about Cuba on Frogtown Community Radio (WFNU 94.1 FM). In the interview, Bjork discussed the history of relations between the U.S. and Cuba, including the recent steps both countries have taken towards normalization. 

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      Assistant professors Sayonita Ghosh Hajra and Frank Shaw from the Department of Mathematics received a seed grant through the Math Teachers' Circle Network of the American Institute of Mathematics (AIM). They are starting Saint Paul Elementary Math Teachers' Circle (MTC), one of the first in the Twin Cities for elementary teachers. 

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      The Wesley Center for Spirituality, Service, and Social Justice announced that Hamline was selected to receive the United Methodist Innovation Grant from Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC).

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      The Hamline Midway area is now home to a new, arts immersive community gathering space: Can Can Wonderland thanks to the creativity and innovation of Hamline School of Business Master of Public Administration (MPA) alumna Jennifer Pennington.

    • Jack Serier

      Jack Serier '90 is the new sheriff of Ramsey County, Minnesota. Sheriff Serier replaces another Hamline alumnus, Sheriff Matt Bostrom DPA '03, who recently announced he would retire in order to continue his research about police hiring practices at the University of Oxford.

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      A poster proposal from Wyatt A. Ehlke '16 and Sayonita Ghosh Hajra, assistant professor of mathematics, was accepted for the 20th Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education (RUME 2017) in February in San Diego. Their poster is entitled Calculus Students' Meanings for Average Rate of Change. Ehlke graduated from Hamline in 2016 with degrees in mathematics and education. He is currently a Master of Arts in Education at Hamline University.

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      Adjunct faculty member Silas Morgan was one of the Christian theologians asked to give their opinion about Senator Jeff Sessions confirmation hearing for Sojourners Magazine. The publication sits at the intersection of faith, politics, and culture. 

    • Craig Wal

      Craig Waldron, lecturer and co-director of the Center for Public Administration and Leadership, was recently interviewed and quoted by the StarTribune regarding the causes for the anti-incumbent voting in this last local election cycle. Additionally, Dr. Waldron had an article published in the Minnesota City /County Managers Association newsletter about observations during his 41 years of public service. 

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      Valerie Chepp, professor of sociology and social justice, recently published an article titled Activating Politics with Poetry and Spoken Word. You can read the article in the fall 2016 edition of Contexts.

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      Professor of Law Marie Failinger was awarded the first-ever Judge Edward J. Devitt Professorship at Mitchell Hamline School of Law. Professor Failinger is a former professor and interim dean of Hamline University School of Law, and currently a professor of law at Mitchell Hamline. The Devitt Professorship is named in honor of a longtime U.S. District Court of Minnesota judge and is one of 13 endowed faculty positions at Mitchell Hamline School of Law.

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      Hamline is known as the birthplace of intercollegiate basketball, and the university recently celebrated a significant milestone in that history with the marking of the 80th anniversary of Hamline's basketball facility, now known as Hutton Arena.

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      Juan Grimaldo graduated from Hamline in 1990 with a double major in communication studies and French and later returned to Hamline to earn his Master of Arts in Management. His career has been diverse in terms of work and geography, and he is currently the senior press information specialist for the U.S. embassy in Bogota.

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      Dr. Andy Rundquist, professor of physics, and Dr. Mike Reynolds, professor of English, have been appointed to the positions of associate dean of undergraduate programs of the College of Liberal Arts and associate dean of graduate programs of the College of Liberal Arts, respectively.

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      A project proposal that Wyatt A. Ehlke '16 worked on with Sayonita Ghosh Hajra, assistant professor of mathematics, was recently accepted to the Twentieth Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education (RUME 2017). Ehlke graduated with his bachelor's in mathematics and education, and is now attending Hamline to earn his Master's Degree in Education.

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      MinnPost recently published an article by School of Business Professor of Practice Jim Scheibel entitled What would you like to hear on Inauguration Day?. The article is a compilation of excerpts from papers on that topic written by students in Scheibel's first year seminar on the 2016 presidential election.

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      School of Education Professor Letitia Basford's article has been published in the Action in Teacher Education journal. The article, titled Preventing the Shut-Down: Embodied Critical Care in a Teacher Educator's Practice, explores the practice of one teacher educator to understand how she mitigates student resistance to prevent what is called "the shut-down" when teaching mostly white students about systemic forms of oppression. 

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      Former Hamline President Charles Graham passed away after a brief illness on Friday, December 23 in Minneapolis. Graham was a distinguished university educator and administrator in Minnesota and Wisconsin who served as the 16th president of Hamline from 1981-1987.

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      Hamline was proud to host the Midway Chamber of Commerce's annual Celebration of Nonprofits on Thursday, December 15. The annual event began with a panel discussion on cross-sector collaboration facilitated by Jeannie Fox, director of Nonprofit Management Programs and co-director of the Public Administration Programs at Hamline.

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      Making Waves participated in Project X, a collaborative effort of the Brooklyn Center Community School, the YMCA, and the Brooklyn Center Police Department, to conduct a series of workshops called Engaging Community and Police in Social Justice Theatre: How do we create conversation about police brutality and violence in our communities? How do we improve interactions with police and young people of color? 

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      On December 13, student projects from the fall semester were showcased through Open Studios hosted by the Digital Media Arts and the Studio Arts departments.

    • Kirkus Best of 2016

      Three CWP alums are on Kirkus' Best of 2016 list: Jane O'Reilly (MFAC '09) and Brian Farrey (MFA '12) are listed for Middle Grade, and JJ Austrian (MFAC '12) is listed for picture books.

    • Suggestions are now being taken for the 2017 Commitment to Community keynote address speaker(s) and the 2018 Common Read. Please submit your suggestions for consideration to the 2017 Commitment to Community keynote speaker(s) suggestion form and 2018 Common Read suggestion form.

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      Please congratulate Mai Nhia Xiong-Chan on her new role as dean of Undergraduate Admission and Financial Aid. Xiong-Chan joined Hamline University in 2014 and in a short time has made outstanding contributions to the university, demonstrating strong leadership skills and innovative approaches to admissions.

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      Lifeng Dong, the Emma K. and Carl R. N. Malmstrom Endowed Chair in Physics, has co-authored a scientific article, Effects of Elemental Doping on the Photoluminescence Properties of Graphene Quantum Dots, published in RSC Advances. 

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      2016 marks the 20th anniversary of Hamline’s Commitment to Community (C2C), a university-wide diversity initiatives committee of students, faculty, and staff, whose mission is to foster diversity awareness, knowledge, and understanding through discussion, dialogue, and community building.

    • Mark Kondrak at Premier CIO Forum 2016

      Hamline University Chief Information Officer Mark Kondrak was invited to serve on a panel discussion entitled Strategic IT Planning at the Premier CIO Forum on December 5, 2016.

    • Profile of Natalie Darwitz on Hockey rink

      Natalie Darwitz, the Piper women's hockey coach, will become the first female hockey player to suit up and practice with the Minnesota Wild. She will participate in team practice for the official start to the Minnesota Wild's first ever Girls Hockey Weekend celebration, taking place December 17-18.

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      Hamline physics students Amy J. Sherren, Jacob R. Niemann, and Austin D. Duncan have received a $15,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency for their project Snow Removal for Northern Solar Panel Operation.

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      Gene Yang, an instructor in the MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults, spoke about the benefits of incorporating comics into the classroom at a TED Talk.

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      Assistant Professor of Mathematics Sayonita Ghosh Hajra and Assistant Professor of English Jen England were awarded a mini-grant from the Hamline to Hamline Collaboration for their Math and Coding Literacies Project.

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      Dr. Karen Moroz presented This We Believe: Creating Culturally Inclusive Learning Environments at the Minnesota Middle School Association State Conference.

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      The Hamline Omicron Delta Kappa Circle was awarded the  Maurice A. Clay Leadership Development Initiative Grant for the fourth year in a row.

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      Hamline School of Education faculty Trish Harvey and Karen Moroz presented at the Minnesota Middle School Association State Conference on December 7.

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      Religion professor Mark Berkson gave a lecture on Sunday, December 4 at Gloria Dei Church. The lecture was titled Understanding Islam and Our Muslim Neighbors.

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      Carolyn Levy, professor of theatre, is performing in Wonderlust Products' performance entitled In my Heart: The Adoption Play. The production 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).

    • 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.

    • 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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      Two teams of Hamline business students showed their data mining and analytics prowess at the “Dive into Water” Data Competition Event this November. The event brought together nearly 40 teams of undergraduate and graduate students from 25 schools to wrestle with a real-world data set and research problem and then present their findings to a panel of judges.

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