• Hamline News

    • 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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      Hamline will formally welcome all undergraduate students who are the first in their families to pursue their bachelor's degrees in an event on Friday, September 23 from 2-3:30 p.m. in Anderson Center room 112.

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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. to thank Monita Mohammadian Gray, assistant dean of students, for her many years of service. 

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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!

    • The first concert of the year for Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel will be held on Tuesday, September 27 at 7:30 in Sundin Music Hall. Siegel will play some favorites by Frederic Chopin, and tell his life story along the way.

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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.

    • 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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      Hamline is the exclusive sponsor for WCCO Radio coverage of the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. WCCO will host a town hall-style event on Monday, September 26 at the Minnesota History Center with pre-debate analysis starting at 7 p.m.

    • 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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      Hamline will host a Green Dot bystander intervention workshop on Sunday, September 25, 2016 to educate bystanders on how to step in and act in situations of power-based personal violence. The workshop will offer tips and tools to use as an active bystander.

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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 

    • Students are invited to participate in a conversation about the tension between police and communities this summer, and the way that violence and protest came home to St. Paul. The Center for Justice and Law will host this conversation on Tuesday, September 20 during convo hour (11:30-12:30) in West Hall room 240. 

    • The Defining Leadership Workshop is on Saturday, October 15 from 12-3 p.m. in Anderson 304/305. This workshop is the first step in the Leadership by Design program in which students will be able to articulate a personal definition of leadership, understand the purpose of being an authentic leader, and demonstrate leadership skills in a variety of settings.

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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?

    • The Career Development Center welcomes undergraduate students to the annual Major Decisions Fair this fall on Tuesday, October 11 from 5:30- 7 p.m. in the Anderson Center rooms 111 and 112.

    • 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.

    • Two Hamline School of Education faculty members, James Brickwedde, math education; and Patty Born, environmental and STEM education, were recently elected to serve on the board of directors of SciMathMN.

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      The 2016 Commitment to Community will feature Kathryn Edin and Luke Shaefer talking about the findings of their recent book, $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America, on September 29 from 7-9 p.m. at the Hamline Church United Methodist. (Simulcast locations available). In addition, Professor Valerie Chepp will lead an interview with the authors prior to the keynote event.

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      Hamline students secured an impressive array of summer internships in fields from law and criminal justice, to biochemistry and business.

    • With the start fall semester and increased student-use of mass transit, Safety and Security reminds the campus community of the 24/7 safety escort available within a one-mile radius of campus. This includes rides to and from the light rail station on Snelling and University avenues.

    • Hamline encourages everyone to be a part of preventing sexual misconduct on campus and in our community. To engage in prevention events, sign the It's On Us Pledge and learn more through the website.

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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.

    • On Thursday, September 29 from 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Hamline will host a panel discussion focused on two new laws in Minnesota: Nonconsensual Distribution of Private Images and Portable Recording Systems. CLE credit is available.

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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.

    • 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.

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      The Creative Writing Programs, the Fulcrum, Broke Starving Writers, and Hamline University Poetry Slam come together to host a Welcome Back Reception/Ice Cream Social for students interested in creative writing on Thursday, September 15 between 4-5:15 p.m. in the backyard of the Creative Writing Programs house at 1500 Englewood Ave.

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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.

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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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      Attention juniors and seniors! Applying for an unpaid internship during the fall 2016 semester? You could qualify for the Internship Grant and receive up to $11.50/hr of pay. Contact the Career Development Center for more information. 

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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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      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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      Yassin Omar '13 was recently featured in a Profile in Excellence in Insight News. Omar graduated with a degree in finance and is now the executive assistant to general counsel to Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton and Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith. 

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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 professor and Vice President of Risk Management for Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company Todd Scott published an article in Bench & Bar of Minnesota in response to the tragic shooting at a St. Paul law firm in April.

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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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      The Hamline hockey teams have direct connections to the Olympics with a three-time medalist coaching the women's hockey team and an alumni family that has connections to the "Miracle on Ice."

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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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      Melinda R. Cordell’s (MFAC ’12) debut juvenile nonfiction book, Courageous Women of the Civil War: Soldiers, Spies, Medics, and More, has just been released from Chicago Review Press as part of the ‘Women of Action’ series.

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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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      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.

    • History Professor John Mazis wrote a letter that was published in New York Times in response to a recent article about the political bent of academia.

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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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      Pokémon have taken over campus! Whether you just downloaded the Pokémon GO game, or you are a level 30 gym leader, the Hamline campus is a great place to catch Pokémon, restock your supplies, and battle at gyms.

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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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      Esteemed author Coe Booth has joined the MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults (MFAC) Program as a faculty member. Booth has published numerous books for adolescents including Tyrell, Bronxwood, and her latest novel, Kinda Like Brothers.

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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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      The Hamline School of Business welcomed six high school students to a pilot program called Camp Probable where they learned about how analytics and statistics are used in business and became familiar with the college learning environment.

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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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      Dr. Suda Ishida, professor of communication studies and director of the Certificate in International Journalism Program, chaired an international panel session on Changes in Broadcasting and News Systems at the International Communication Association Conference in Japan from June 9-13, 2016.

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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.

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      Kris Norman-Major, professor of public administration in the School of Business, gave two presentations at the Social Equity Leadership Conference at the University of San Francisco from Wednesday, June 1, 2016 to Friday, June 3, 2016.

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      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.

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      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.

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      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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      Professor Jim Scheibel was recognized with the Exemplary Teacher Award from the United Methodist Church's General Board of Higher Education and Ministry for the academic year of 2015-16.

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      Glenn G. Hardin, professor of practice in Hamline’s Forensic Science Department, was recently interviewed by KSTP-TV about what toxicology tests in the death of iconic musician Prince would likely reveal.

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      All three of the 2016 Minnesota City/County Management Association awards went to alumni of Hamline’s Master of Public Administration and Doctorate of Public Administration programs.