• 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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    Creative Writing Programs Director Mary Rockcastle wins Kay Sexton Award which recognizes individuals who have shown dedication and work in fostering books, reading, and literary activity.

    Hamline staff members are invited to the Hamline University Staff Association (HUSA) Spring All-Staff Meeting on Wednesday, April 22 from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Kay Fredericks Room of Klas Center. Please note that today, Friday, April 17 is the final day to vote in the HUSA Executive Committee Election.

    Dr. Claudette Coote-Thompson, assistant professor of literacy, led a collaborative writing unit, "Using Lyrics as Mentor Text for 5th Grade Writing."