• Inside Hamline

    The Inside Hamline web page is a current listing of Hamline University's campus announcements, events, and student and faculty accomplishments. Bookmark this page and check back often. You'll find what you need to know under the following categories:

    If you have questions about Inside Hamline, please email us at inside@hamline.edu.

  • Campus Announcements

  • Faculty & Staff Announcements

    • Gail Peloquin

      Please join the staff of the University Library and Archives as they celebrate Gail Peloquin's retirement after 45 years of service. An open reception will be held on Friday, December 11 from 2-4 p.m. on the first floor of Bush Library.

  • Student Announcements

    • Future of Legal Field

      The Future of the Legal Profession will be presented on Wednesday, December 2 from 4:30-6 p.m. in Anderson Center, room 305. All Hamline students and alum are invited and encouraged to attend, and the event is free open to the public.

    • World AIDS Day

      Hamline Peer Educators and Sexualities and Gender Diversity Initiatives Office host a documentary viewing on World AIDS Day, Tuesday, December 1 in Anderson Center room 304.

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      Join the Hamline Knit Wits for a 12-hour needlework marathon on Sunday, December 6 from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. in Anderson Center room 111. All experience levels welcome.

    • A Night at the Writing Center

      Join the Writing Center for a night of final revisions for all your end-of-term writing assignments on Monday, December 7. The Writing Center will be open from 6-11 p.m. for walk-in appointments, no reservations necessary.

  • Accomplishments

    • 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.

    • 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. 

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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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      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.

    • 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.

    • David Allen Larson

      David Allen Larson, professor of law, was interviewed by WCCO CBS-TV News regarding how statutes of limitation operate and why those statutes are frustrating efforts to prosecute Daniel Heinrich.

    • 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.

    • McVay Gala

      The McVay Youth Partnership co-hosted the Karen Organization of Minnesota’s (KOM's) 5th Annual Gala at Hamline University on Wednesday, October 7. KOM provides critical support for the Karen community in many ways.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Law Alumna

      Charlotte A. Tschider, Hamline University School of Law alumna, published a new article entitled, Experimenting with Privacy: Driving Efficiency Through a State-Informed Federal Data Breach Notification and Data Protection Law will in the Tulane Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property.

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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.

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      Letitia Basford, associate professor of teacher education, presented at the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME) Conference in New Orleans, LA.

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      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.

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      Rachel Endo, chair of teacher education at the Hamline School of Education, and Vichet Chhuon organized and co-facilitated the session Responding to Rage and Resistance in the Classroom: Lessons Learned from Critical Multicultural Educators of Color.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • David Allen Larson

      David Allen Larson, professor of law, was interviewed by Law360 (LexisNexis) regarding hot-button issues in the workplace such as medical marijuana and workplace treatment of pregnant employees.

    • Krista Soria

      Krista Soria, adjunct professor in the English Department and College of Liberal Arts alumna, recently published a book about working-class college students and a paper published in Developments (a student affairs publication).

    • 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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      Lifeng Dong, Emma K. and Carl R. N. Malmstrom Endowed Chair in Physics, has co-authored a scientific article, "Simple Synthesis of Solution-Processable Oxygen-Enriched Grapheme as Anode Buffer Layer for Efficient Organic Solar Cells."

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      Stacie Bosley, assistant professor of economics, was interviewed by Truth in Advertising about potential pyramid schemes taking place on college campuses and also recently testified as an expert witness for the FTC.

    • John Mazis

      John Mazis, professor of history, published the article Ion Dragoumis and Proto-Fascism: An Answer to Failed Irredentism and Stillborn Modernization in Balkan Nationalism(s) and the Ottoman Empire vol. I National Movements and Representations.

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      Ben Phillip, director of academic and client technical support in the Information Technology Services Department, recently delivered the keynote address at the Minnesota Instructional Technologists Symposium.

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      Professor of Religion Deanna Thompson's article Cancer and Good News has been published in the current issue of The Christian Century.

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      Stephen Arnott, associate professor of legal studies, recently had a commentary entitled, "Smugglers and Refugees - Blurring the Lines is Wrong" published in the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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      Tammie Shepherd Pate, program coordinator in the Center for Excellence in Urban Teaching, recently presented, "Addressing Unconscious Bias: The Implications of Cultural Competence on Student Success" during the professional development workshop for the Wabasha-Kellogg School District and the Stewartville School District.

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      Professor Sharon K. Sandeen has been invited to discuss her new book, "Trade Secrecy and International Transactions," at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law on September 16, 2015.  

    • Kris Norman-Major, professor and director of public administration program, along with doctorate in public administration student Kathy Yang, and master in public administration graduate Junfang Wang contributed three of nine chapters to the new book, China's New 21st Century Realities.

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      Director of Human Resources Julie Kline will be one of the keynote speakers for the upcoming Women in Leadership Conference hosted by Williston State and TrainND later this month.

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      Amy Hewett-Olatunde, Hamline instructor and Minnesota's Teacher of the Year, was on MPR with R.T. Rybak and Bernadeia Johnson discussing high school reform.

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      Professor Erik Asp will be published in Absher et al.'s forthcoming book on neuroimaging personality.

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      The Wesley Center for Spirituality, Service, and Social Justice welcomes Nancy Vang to their staff as the new coordinator of civic engagement and the Hamline to Hamline Collaboration.

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      Rachel Endo, chair of teacher education in the Hamline School of Education, recently ​​had an article published in​ The Urban Review.

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      Kathryn Malody, Hamline biology laboratory manager and instructor, was recently elected as secretary of the executive board of the National Association of Scientific Materials Managers.

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      Hamline School of Business Professor James Hagen was elected president of the Association of Japanese Business Studies.

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      Professor Sharon K. Sandeen's new book, Trade Secrecy and International Transactions has recently been published by Edward Elgar.

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      Ken Fox, Hamline School of Business professor and Hamline School of Law Dispute Resolution Institute senior fellow, has co-authored the book, Negotiation: Strategy, Style and Skills (3rd Edition).

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      In their presentation at the Association of Teacher Educator's Conference, Hamline School of Education professor Letitia Basford and her St. Thomas colleague Muffet Trout explored the practice and journey of two white teacher educators as they used critical care pedagogy to teach students about systems of power and privilege.

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      Dr. Claudette Coote-Thompson, assistant professor in advanced literacy and administrative licensure, recently presented on two texts at the International Literary Association's annual conference.

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      Caroline Hilk, director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, and Marcela Kostihova, professor of English and associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts, won the women's division of the Urban Assault Ride Minneapolis 2015.

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      Hamline School of Business Professor and Hamline School of Law Dispute Resolution Institute Senior Fellow Ken Fox has been appointed to the Editorial Board of the India International Alternative Dispute Resolution Association's e-magazine.

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      Communication studies senior Mackenzie Bledsoe presented research, co-authored with professor Suda Ishida, titled, "Twitter Usage in Public Communication Campaigns: Agenda Setting and Issue Framing of the California Drought Crisis."

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      Retired Senior Vice President for Business, Finance and Technology Doug Anderson is riding bike from New Orleans to Lake Itasca to raise money for mental health education and awareness.

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      Dr. Kim McKeage recently presented at the annual meeting of the Macromarketing Society at Loyola University of Chicago.

    • Marcela Kostihova, professor of English and associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts, delivered an invited plenary address, "Stereotyped Shakespeare: Plotting New Territories" at the biannual meeting of the European Shakespeare Research Association conference.

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      Jeff Turner, professor of theatre arts, recently acted in the One-Minute Play Festival at The Southern Theater in Minneapolis.

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      Dr. Craig Waldron, lecturer in the Hamline School of Business, presented at the League of Minnesota Cities annual conference in Duluth.

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      A month after graduation, Mark Volker continues to soar over the competition. The Cambridge, Minnesota native, who graduated from Hamline University last month with a degree in biochemistry, has been named to the CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors Association) Capital One Men's Track & Field/Cross Country Academic First Team.

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      David Allen Larson, professor of law, was interviewed by Law360 regarding the impact and importance of the employment law cases decided by the United States Supreme Court during the October 2014 term.

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      David Allen Larson, professor of law, has been named a Fellow at the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution.

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      Kathy Burleson, senior lecturer in biology, recently presented a workshop at the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas.

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      Hamline School of Law alumnus Steve Kirsch was selected by the Legal Services Corporation Board of Directors to receive an award for his commitment to pro bono legal services in Minnesota. Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services nominated him for this award for his dedication to the cause of expanding pro bono work.

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      Ken Fox, Hamline School of Business professor and Hamline School of Law Dispute Resolution Institute senior fellow, co-presented the session, "Legal Pluralism in a Globalized World: Re-Imagining Dispute Systems as Relational World-Making Practices" on Saturday, June 6 in Claremont, California.

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      Alumna Kristine B. Jensen MNM '12 and Kim K. McKeage published, "Fostering Volunteer Satisfaction: Enhancing Collaboration Through Structure" in the Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership (JNEL) Volume 5.

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      Hamline Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations Tony Grundhauser has been invited to be a guest panelist at "First Look: Giving USA 2015" hosted by Campbell & Company and the Minnesota Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

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      Professor of Religion Deanna Thompson recently presented at the Trauma and Lived Religion conference at the University of Amsterdam.

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      Professor David Allen Larson presented at Online Dispute Resolution 2015 - Access, Efficiency & Quality: Modern Challenges for the Bench, Bar & Public, the 14th annual international online dispute resolution conference.

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      Suda Ishida presented her study at the 13th annual International Conference on Communication and Mass Media in Athens, Greece.

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      On behalf of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church, Chaplain Nancy Victorin-Vangerud is pleased to announce that Dr. Rachel Endo has been awarded the Exemplary Teacher Award for 2014-2015.

    • Congratulations to Hamline Law students Paul Buchel, JD '16 and Braden Carkhuff, JD '15 on their respective 1st and 2nd place awards in the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Health Law Section Student Writing Competition.

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      Dr. Craig Waldron, lecturer in the School of Business, presented at the Minnesota National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials' Annual Spring Conference.

    • Professor and associate dean of the Hamline School of Law Kate Kruse presented her paper, Wrongful Convictions and Upstream Reform in the Criminal Justice System, at the 2015 Innocence Network Conference, which brought together criminal justice system scholars, attorneys, policy analysts, and exonerees.

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      David Allen Larson, professor of law, made a presentation at the Thomson Reuters headquarters and main campus titled, "Prejudices, Stereotypes, and Ill-Informed Opinions: What Attorneys, Businesses and Employees Need to Know about Unconscious Bias and Discrimination." Hamline School of Law alumna Megan Brennan '06 was also one of the speakers.

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      Ken Fox, school of business professor and Hamline School of Law Dispute Resolution Institute Senior Fellow, has been appointed to serve on the first International Advisory Board of the Afghanistan Center for Commercial Dispute Resolution.

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      Jim Scheibel, professor of practice in the Hamline School of Business, was a keynote speaker for the Women in Municipal Government conference held in St. Paul.

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      Dr. Reid Zimmerman presented in a series of seminars for the Rural Aging Initiative of the Northland Foundation in Duluth.

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      Krista Soria, adjunct faculty for the English department and Hamline College of Liberal Arts alumna, recently published a journal article linking first-year students' strengths, awareness, and retention.

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      Benji Altman CLA '18 recently participated in the intercollegiate computer science competition CarlHacks and won first prize, along with his three teammates, for developing an app in just 36 hours to assist those who are colorblind using Google Chrome.

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      Zacc Harris, jazz guitar and composition teacher in the Hamline Music Department, has recently won a McKnight Fellowship with his group, the Atlantis Quartet.

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      Hamline School of Business Professor and Dispute Resolution Institute Senior Fellow Ken Fox delivered the invited conference presentation, "Transforming Lives: The Impact of Rotary on One Peacebuilder's Journey" at the 2015 Rotary District 5960 annual conference in Rochester, Minnesota.

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      Hamline Professor Andrew Wykes and his Drawing Arts class got the unique experience to visit and make drawings of the steam engine at Bandana Square, Saint Paul.

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      Rachel Endo, chair of teacher education in the Hamline School of Education, participated in two sessions at the Association for Asian American Studies 2015 conference in Evanston, Illinois.

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      Athletics Director Jason Verdugo has been invited to deliver a presentation at the third annual Division III Institute for Administrative Advancement at the National Collegiate Athletic Association's (NCAA) national office.

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      School of Business Marketing Professor James Hagen was the featured speaker at an assembly of over 300 students in the faculty of political science and public affairs at the Autonomous University of Nuevo Leone in Monterrey, Mexico.

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      Professor Pope lectured at Southern Illinois University, presented at Minnesota Network of Hospice and Palliative Care, and advised students on a service event.