• Hamline News

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      Amaya Mims of Roseville Area High School didn’t know much about networking-- until she attended Hamline University’s Number Boot Camp. This week-long summer camp, where students gained critical skills based on what their personal interests and goals were, is one of many engaging programs that Hamline University offers each year. Student participants from across the metro area were immersed in educational workshops, hands-on learning opportunities, and went on field trips unique to what their camp specialized in.

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      Biology Professor Jodi Goldberg was awarded the Cutting-Edge Curriculum Award for her First Year Seminar “Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock: When Did Sheldon Cooper Know He Was A Scientist?”

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      Trish Harvey, Jennifer Carlson, and Karen Moroz presented on June 7 at the Higher Education Innovation Summit at the University of Minnesota Rochester. Their presentation was titled "Feeling Real: Creating Social Presence in Online Courses."

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      Hamline School of Business MBA Program Director Peggy Andrews presented on the topic "Managing to Flourish" at the 2018 Management and Organizational Teaching Society Annual Conference at Coastal Carolina University on Friday, June 8.

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      Mike Reynolds, professor of English and associate dean in the College of Liberal Arts, presented a paper, "Prophesizing the End-Times in South African Speculative Fiction," at the international, interdisciplinary Social Life of Time Conference, held in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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      Deanna Thompson, professor of religion in the College of Liberal Arts, presented her paper, "Luther's Legacy: The Wild Space of Christian Freedom" at a conference called The Alternative Luther in Skalholt, Iceland on May 31-June 3.

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      Aida Audeh, professor of art history, published "Vincent van Gogh, Dante, and the Studio of the South" in the international peer reviewed journal Studies in Medievalism volume 28.

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      Jordan Lein BBA ‘18 and his mother, Mary Lein MPA ‘18, both received diplomas from the Hamline School of Business during Commencement 2018. Jordan majored in business analytics and finance, which inspired Mary to get her Master’s of Public Administration. The Lein family’s relationship with Hamline began in 2013 when Jordan participated in the AA Minnesota State High School League Track and Field Championship. The meet has been held annually for the last thirteen years at Klas Field and is happening again this Friday and Saturday.

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      With every sunny day of summer, the urge to sit in a park with a good book grows stronger. As you browse on a tablet or wander through a bookstore, consider picking up a book written by a student, alumnus, or faculty member from the Creative Writing Programs at Hamline.

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      The Hamline Analytics Team returned from New York with an honorable mention at the Manhattan College Business Analytics Competition. Representing Hamline in our fourth year in the competition were students Abbey Ober '18, Jacob Prouty '19, Shunya Higa '20, and Emily Salmon '18, accompanied by faculty advisor Dr. Kim McKeage.

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      Criminal Justice Professor Jillian Peterson presented her research on evidence-based police crisis intervention at the Office of Justice Programs Conference on Crime and Victimization in Brainerd, Minnesota.

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      Allison Baker, professor of studio art and art history, presented on inclusivity and the politics of iron casting at the International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art.

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      Gina Erickson, professor in the Hamline Department of Criminal Justice and Forensic Science, recently published her research in the journal Longitudinal and Life-Course Studies.

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      Zinzile Sibanda was the first international student to address a Hamline Commencement. She spoke movingly at the 2018 undergraduate graduation ceremony about her 8000-plus mile journey to the school and her powerful experience with the community here. She concluded by challenging her classmates to continue to build and strengthen communities once they leave Hamline.

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      15 books from our MFAC faculty and alumni have been chosen as part of the 2018 edition of The Best Children’s Books of the Year from the Children’s Book Committee at the Bank Street Center for Children’s Literature. Congratulations to all!

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      Hamline's 2018 commencement events featured cool weather, caps, gowns, processions, happy parents, blooming trees, and green grass in a historic campus setting. Faculty in full regalia cheered students on as they processed to the ceremony site in front of the 1884-built Old Main.

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      At the 2018 Commencement ceremony on May 19, Hamline is proud to honor a class of leaders and trailblazers. Among the graduating class is Zinzile Sibanda, who will be giving the senior speech about the role of community during her time at Hamline. Also being recognized this day are two honorary degree recipients, Ronald Petersen, MD, PhD ’68 and Anne McKeig JD ’92, who have dedicated their professional lives to making the world a better place.

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      The Wesley Center Social Justice Award was established in honor of Professor Emeritus Donald P. Irish to recognize Hamline University faculty and staff for their work on behalf of human rights, social justice, and peace. The award recognizes someone who integrates social justice into all aspects of their leadership on campus. This year’s recipient of the Wesley Center’s Social Justice Award is Dr. Binnur Ozkececi-Taner. 

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      MFAC faculty Phyllis Root’s latest book, Searching for Minnesota’s Native Wildflowers: A Guide for Beginners, Botanists, and Everyone in Between, is out now from University of Minnesota Press. Congratulations, Phyllis!

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      Professor Allison Baker exhibits a sculpture called "Unyielding Shapes: An Exhibition of Women in Contemporary Cast Iron" at Franconia in the City @ Casket.

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      Congratulations to Nicola Koh (MFA ’17), whose list of recent achievements is incredibly impressive—four journal publications, another forthcoming piece, a Loft Teaching Artist position for Summer 2018, and a 2017 VONA Foundation fellowship!

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      During the spring semester the Hamline School of Business sponsored the first annual data analytics competition for high school students. Undergraduate students have been participating in local, regional and national data analytics competitions for several years now; sponsoring a high school competition gives them an opportunity to take the lead in bringing data analytics to the high school level and extending Hamline's presence in the data analytics community.

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      Dr. Craig Waldron, lecturer in the Hamline School of Business, had his article on the vanishing of social capital published in the Kentucky League of Cities Magazine.

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      The Hamline School of Business Foundations of Management classes under the instruction of Professor Tom Burns and Professor Rob Routhieaux sponsored the Sixth Annual We Take the Lead 5K to benefit the Disabled American Veterans of Minnesota (DAV of MN). The event was a great success with 153 runners participating and over $9,000 raised.

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      The CWP is happy to announce that we have added two new faculty, Elana Arnold and Brandy Colbert, to our faculty. They will be starting with us in July! 

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      Gina Erickson, professor of criminal justice and forensic science, recently presented the paper "Context Matters: Long-Term Effects of Juvenile Correctional Confinement" at the Population Association of America Conference in Denver, Colorado.

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      Artwork by digital media arts senior Jordan Coffer has been selected to represent the 2018 Zine Librarians unConference, an international gathering to be held in Minneapolis in July. The gathering will be hosted by the Hennepin County Libraries system, University of Minnesota Libraries, and Minneapolis Community and Technical College Library.

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      A logo designed by Emily Ferm, junior majoring in digital media art, has been selected to represent Feed Your Brain, a student-led initiative to increase awareness of food insecurity and increase food access for Hamline students.

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      Professor Jim Scheibel gave a keynote address titled “Wanted: Citizen Students and Citizen Professionals" on May 3, 2018, to the Oakdale Chamber of Commerce for their annual scholarship luncheon.

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      Peggy Andrews, Hamline University School of Business MBA director, will be presenting “Humble Inquiry, Writing, and Speaking: The Trifecta of Business Communication” at the 2018 Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) Redesigning the MBA Curriculum Conference.

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      Patty Born, assistant professor of STEM and environmental education,  has published an article titled "Regarding Animals: A Perspective on the Importance of Animals in Early Childhood Environmental Education."

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      Dr. Betsy Martínez-Vaz, associate professor of biology and biochemistry, attended the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in San Diego with Hamline students Brennon Fleagle, Aldina Imamovic, Joshua Slostad and Uriel Vazquez-Rios.

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      Criminal Justice Professor Jillian Peterson presented for all of the Ramsey County Juvenile Justice Department staff on how to promote long-term behavior change including trauma-informed care, rewards over punishments, caring relationships, and effective mental health treatment.

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      Deanna Thompson, professor of religion, has written a chapter titled "Professional Responsibility, Informed Consent and Neighbor Love in Cancer Trials: Theological, Ethical and Legal Dimensions" in Lutheran Theology and Secular Law: The Work of the Modern State. 

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      Karen Moroz and Jennifer Carlson presented "Social Consciousness: Creating Literacy Environments that Encourage Critical Thinking and Dialogue" at the Minnesota Council of Teachers of English Annual Conference.

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      Professor Dorothee Dietrich recently gave two presentations at the 90th annual Conference of the Midwestern Psychological Association in Chicago: "Interpersonal Emotion Regulation Strategies and Negative Affect After Ostracism" and "Coping and Resilience in Light of Rejection-Sensitivity."

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      Hamline communication studies majors Emily Butts, Makayla Durand, Lea Gorius, Natasha Semanko and Kalli Wilson were among a selected group of undergraduate students who presented their communication research at the University of St. Thomas' 27th Annual Undergraduate Communication Research Conference on Friday, April 20.

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      Education professors Letitia Basford and Joe Lewis presented their research at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting in New York City.

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      Religion Professor Mark Berkson was the featured speaker at the Pressing Questions in Religion event at Illinois State University. His talk was titled "The Cultivation, Calling and Loss of the Self: Confucian and Daoist Perspectives on Vocation and a Meaningful Life."

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      Conner Suddick, a Hamline University student from Suamico, Wisconsin, is one of 59 students from across the country to be named a 2018 Truman Scholar. The prestigious award was announced today by former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, President of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation.

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      Students in the Advanced Exercise Physiology: Clinical Applications course, taught this spring semester by Professor Lisa Stegall, have been conducting high-impact research for a project regarding blood pressure in college-aged people and an updated classification of hypertension.

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      On behalf of the Hamline University Board of Trustees, the Dean of Students Office is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 John Wesley Leadership and Service Award for Students and the 2018 John Wesley Trustee Award for Faculty and Staff.

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      Hamline School of Business MBA Program Director Peggy Andrews was a featured speaker on the topic "Managing to Flourish" at the 2018 Twin Cities Young Professionals Summit on Friday, April 13.

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      Associate Professor Alina Oxendine recently presented her research titled "Social Capital and Support for Improving and Investing in Public Health" at the 76th Annual Midwest Political Science Association Meeting in Chicago.

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      Until Tomorrow, Mr. Marsworth, by MFA faculty Sheila O'Connor, a Spring 2018 Kids’ Indie Next List Pick and MIBA Midwest Connections Pick, is available now from Penguin.

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      Associate Professor of Political Science Binnur Ozkececi-Taner presented her new research at the annual meeting of the International Studies Association in San Francisco, California from April 3-7.

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      John Mazis, professor of history, is presenting a series of six lectures at the University of St. Thomas Selim Center for Lifelong Learning.

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      Professor of Public Health Sciences Susi Keefe presented on her research in coastal Tanzania at the International Center of Global Change at the University of Minnesota on March 23.

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      Hamline School of Business Professor Ken Fox was one of three keynote panelists at a Mitchell Hamline School of Law colloquium on the meaning and importance of "Facts, Stories and Truth in Mediation," on March 26.

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      Hamline School of Education Assistant Professor Rebecca Neal co-authored the article, "Detailing Relational Interactions in Urban Elementary Mathematics Classrooms," in the Mathematics Teacher Education and Development journal.

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      Assistant Professor in the School of Education Kim Hartung shared her newest research in a presentation titled “Supporting New School Leaders,” at the National Social Science Association’s Technology and Social Sciences Conference in Las Vegas on March 25-27, 2018.

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      Alumnus Yi Gang ‘82 was appointed as the Governor of the People’s Bank of China. Much like the United States Federal Reserve, the People’s Bank of China is the central bank of the country that regulates the financial industry. Yi is the first new appointment to lead the bank in more than 15 years.

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      Hamline School of Education Associate Professor Bill Lindquist presented on his chapter in the upcoming book, "Toward Inclusion of All Learners through Science Teacher Education" at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST).

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      Lifeng Dong, professor and the Emma K. and Carl R. N. Malmstrom Endowed Chair in Physics, has co-authored two scientific articles in the development of low cost, solution-processed, and high performance solar cells.

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      Professor of Public Health Sciences Susi Keefe and four students in the public health sciences senior seminar presented their research at the Midwest Sociological Society Conference on Friday, March 23.  

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      MFA Faculty Sheila O’Connor and her newest middle-grade novel, Until Tomorrow, Mr. Marsworth, were featured beautifully by the Pioneer Press' Mary Ann Grossmann.

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      Hamline University is proud to announce An Garagiola, a junior studying women's studies and sociology, as the recipient of the 2018 Newman Civic Fellowship.

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      Minnesota Campus Compact has announced Hamline's winners of the Presidents’ Student Leadership Award, Presidents’ Civic Engagement Award, and Presidents’ Community Partner Award. These awards provide an opportunity for presidents of Minnesota Campus Compact's member institutions to give statewide recognition to effective leaders in the development of campus-community partnerships.

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      MFA faculty Sheila O’Connor launches her newest, Until Tomorrow, Mr. Marsworth, with two local bookstore events: Saturday, April 7, in Minneapolis and Sunday, April 13, in St. Paul.

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      Keith Bistodeau, adjunct professor of communication studies, is being awarded the top panel in the Graduate Student Caucus of the Central States Communication Association at the annual conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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      Hamline students Edgar Juarez Lopez, Evelyn Sanchez, Sydney Elwood, Christopher Morales Farfan, and Wendy Vo presented their work at IMPACT conference at Mayo Clinic on March 10, 2018.

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      Professor Kim McKeage's paper, "Living in a Gender Binary World: Implications for a Revised Model of Consumer Vulnerability" has just been published in the Journal of Macromarketing, volume 38 issue 1.

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      For many students, spring break is a time to travel to tropical and sunny vacation spots and take a break from the pressures and expectations of being a college student. Four groups of Hamline students, however, are looking at service and social justice on a national scale as they travel across the country to work with communities in need.

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      Lifeng Dong, professor and the Emma K. and Carl R. N. Malmstrom Endowed Chair in Physics, was invited to give colloquium talks on the development of multifunctional graphene-based nanocomposites for energy conversion and storage.

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      Team USA’s race for Olympic gold was one of the most thrilling events to watch at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games and is now taking its place in the history books. As rivals Team USA and Canada faced off, no one was watching closer than Hamline head hockey coach and former Olympian, Natalie Darwitz.

    • Hamline University honored an alumna and a faculty member at its annual School of Business Alumni Gathering on Tuesday, February 20. Dr. MayKao Hang DPA ’14 was presented with the Distinguished Achievement Award, and Dr. Beth Gunderson was presented with the Outstanding Faculty Award.

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      MFAC faculty and 2017 Newbery Medal-winning author Kelly Barnhill’s collection of short stories and a novella, Dreadful Young Ladies and Other Stories, is out now from Algonquin Books.

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      Hooper, the latest novel from prolific CWP alum Geoff Herbach (MFA ‘06), is out now from HarperCollins. Don’t miss the launch event at the Red Balloon Bookshop on March 7th at 6 PM

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      Tom Schlick, Hamline School of Business career mentor, recently published a book titled, "Jumpstart Your Service Revolution: Transform Your Company's DNA and Thrive in an Age of Disruption."

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      Jim Scheibel and his students worked closely with students in St. Paul's sister city, Nagasaki, Japan this J-Term. They attended the forum, "Nuclear Issues: Peace and Our Future," sponsored by the Nagasaki Sister City Committee and Nagasaki University.

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      During the summer of 2017, the Center for Justice and Law supported faculty and student research through the award of a competitive grant. Stacie Bosley, a professor in the School of Business, was awarded the grant for her project, "Judgment and Decision-Making in a Pyramid Scheme Experiment: Lessons for Active Consumer Education."

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      The 2018 ALA Awards have been announced and among the winners are MFAC faculty Nina LaCour with the Printz Award, Laurel Snyder with the Geisel Award, and Jackie Briggs Martin has a Sibert Honor book. 

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      Andrea Bell, professor of modern languages and literatures, was a co-presenter with poet Ed Bok Lee at "Writers Go to the Movies," a film discussion series organized by creative writing professor Angela Pelster-Wiebe.

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      School of Education faculty members Karen Moroz, Vivian Johnson, and Trish Harvey presented "Modeling Engagement and Collaborative Formative Assessment Utilizing Digital Tools" at the Minnesota Association of Colleges for Teacher Education's 2018 Winter Meeting.

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      Education professors Letitia Basford and Joe Lewis were invited, along with 200 other stakeholders across the country, to attend a State of Opportunity in America Summit in Washington, D.C.

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      Winterfolk, the debut novel from CWP alum Janel Kolby (MFAC '15), is out now, and with great reviews, from Harper Collins Teen. Congratulations, Janel!

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      Serena King, professor of psychology, was awarded a grant from Northstar Problem Gambling Alliance and the Minnesota Department of Human Services in collaboration with the Lao Assistance Center of Minnesota to conduct a large scale study and intervention on gambling behaviors, attitudes and substance use in the Lao community.

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      Jen England, assistant professor of english, was awarded a Mansergh-Stuessy grant for her project "Using Basic Robots as a Playful Approach to Discovery and Learning," designed to engage students, faculty, staff, and administrators across the university in playful learning and teaching practices.