• Articles

    Top Students, Too, Aren't Always Ready for College
    College readiness is not merely a "remedial" issue, it's a broader, deeper issue for teaching and learning across the institution.
    Chronicle of Higher Education
    , March 13, 2013

    The Arcane Rules That Keep Low-Income Kids Out of College
    The labyrinth surrounding scholarships and admissions doesn't account for the messy realities of poor families' lives.
    The Atlantic
    ,February 26, 2013

    For Poor, Leap to College Often Ends in a Hard Fall
    The story of three friends from Galveston, Tex., seems less a tribute to upward mobility than a study of obstacles in an age of economic inequality.
    New York Times,
    December 23, 2012

    The use of research to improve student retention
    12 research-validated risk factors associated with students who drop out and suggestions on overcoming or mitigating some of these risk factors.
    Inside Higher EdFebruary 7, 2013

     

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    The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) will open the week of February 27. NSSE is a survey that helps higher education institutions understand how students are spending time in and out of the classroom, which guides decisions that will benefit Hamline students. Keep an eye on your emails first-years and seniors, your response will help improve the Hamline University experience. 

    Since 2010, the Office of Multicultural and Diversity Initiatives and Bush Memorial Library have collaborated on the Hamline Diversity Award. This cash award is given annually to an undergraduate student who demonstrates excellent facility with scholarly research materials to produce a project on a diversity topic. Nominations are now open from faculty, librarians, and students. Deadline is Thursday, March 9 at 5 p.m.