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    Awards & Honors

    Hamline University CLA students are invited to submit their writing for four competitive awards coordinated by the English Department. Winners will be recognized at the spring honors convocation and awarded cash prizes.

    Eliza A. Drew Awards

    English Essay

    Students may submit one essay, 10 pages or fewer. This category is intended for essays written for an English class.

    Short Story

    Students may submit one short story, 10 pages or fewer.

    Evelyn Apitz Morris Award

    Shorty Story Or Play

    Students may submit a short story or play 15 pages or fewer.

    George Henry Bridgman Poetry Award

    Poetry

    Students may submit a maximum of three poems, for a total of 5 pages or fewer.

    2014 Writing Award Winners

    Eliza A. Drew Awards

    English Essay

    Nicole Ditter for "The Politics of the Hindenburg Disaster"

    Thomas Lawson for "The Perfect Sound & The Radiator's Hum Toward an EAI Aesthetic"

    Short Story

    Erin Derwin for "Preservation"

    Evelyn Apitz Morris Award

    Short Story

    Luke Hallbeck for "Isla Walang Balaklang"

    George Henry Bridgman Poetry Award

    1st: Lee Kisling for "Clown School in France"

    2nd: Anthony Beballos for "Walking Across Soil"

    2014 Academics Award Winners

    Mary Ewing Roatch Scholarships

    Awarded to English majors who have demonstrated academic excellence in literary criticism.

    Matthew Buck

    Jenna Potter

    Vane Scholarship

    Awarded to a junior or senior English major recommended by the English faculty for academic achievement.

    Claire Otradovec

    James Thatcher Ritchie Award

    Awarded to a junior or senior English major for academic excellence.

    Erin Derwin

    Thomas P. Beyer Award

    Awarded to English majors who have an excellent scholastic record and demonstrated ability in creative writing.

    Steven Beardsley

    Ruth Nelson

    2014 Journalism Award Winners

    Robert And Shirley Bogue Scholarship

    Students who have an interest in journalism, preference to those intending to pursue a career in (print) journalism and/or have worked on the Hamline Oracle or other campus publications.

    Maria Herd

    Earl E. Craven Award In Journalism

    A student who is a staff member of a campus publication who has raised the standards of campus journalism.

    Don Allen

    Eliza A. Drew Awards In Communications

    Best Editorial

    Don Allen for "Hoodlum Manifesto of the Achievement Gap"

    Best News Story

    Jena Felsheim for "Her Bark and Your Bite"

  • News

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    The Hamline University Center for Justice and Law recently convened an expert panel to discuss the ongoing immigration crisis in the United States. The panelists, included someone from the ACLU, Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota, the Advocates for Human Rights and an immigrant, provided 200 attendees with individual actions toward ending the situation. A post-event survey indicated that many people acted on these suggestions and took steps to help immigrants.

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    Criminal Justice Professor Jillian Peterson was interviewed by Jana Shortal about the mass shooter database that she has been building with 20 Hamline undergraduate students over the past year.

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    Hamline students researchers who conducted research projects during the last year are asked to consider the opportunity to present their work at the Hamline Student Research Symposium.