• Hamline News

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      Hamline University is again among the top colleges in the nation according to the latest rankings by Forbes.com. Rankings are based on graduation rate, academic success, student debt, student satisfaction, and post-graduation success.

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      Digital Media Arts animation instructor John Akre debuted his animated feature film Demolition Dreaming at the Square Lake Music and Film festival August 20, 2016 in Stillwater, Minnesota. You can read a great review of the film on MinnPost's website.

    • School of Education faculty members Rebecca Neal and Rachel Endo, as well as Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) alumni Samedy J. Chhoun and Regina Santiago, presented at the Coalition to Increase Teachers of Color and American Indian Teachers summer conference.

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      At Hamline, student research happens all year long across all areas of study. Under the guidance of their professors, students undertake these collaborative research projects by first determining what specific topic and question they would like to examine in-depth. The result is a fascinating array of questions and discoveries that lead to students being chosen to present their work at national conferences.

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      Hamline will again be in two locations at the Minnesota State Fair Thursday, August 25-September 5. Stop by the booth in the Education Building for a Hamline water bottle (limited supplies) and the Center for Global Environmental Education Eco-Arcade for kids in the Eco Experience Building for fun, free activities.

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      Convocation is on Thursday, September 8 from 11:30- 12:45 in Walker Field House. All students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to attend to mark the beginning of a new academic year.

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      Yassin Omar '13 was recently featured in a Profile in Excellence in Insight News. Omar graduated with a degree in finance and is now the executive assistant to general counsel to Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton and Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith. 

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      Marcela Kostihova, interim dean of the College of Liberal Arts, and Caroline Hilk, director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, finished first in their division of the Urban Assault Ride Minneapolis for the second year in a row.

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      Over the summer, there have been some big changes on campus, including the name of one building and several office moves. Learn about the changes and where to find those whose offices are in a new space.

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      Legal Studies professor and Vice President of Risk Management for Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company Todd Scott published an article in Bench & Bar of Minnesota in response to the tragic shooting at a St. Paul law firm in April.

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      Legal studies professors Meg Hobday and Kelly Rodgers will present at the 2016 Minnesota Paralegal Association's annual convention on August 26, 2016.

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      Celebrate the start of the 2016-2017 academic year with your colleagues at the faculty and staff welcome back reception on Wednesday, August 31 from 4-5:30p.m. in West Hall (former law school building). The reception will immediately follow faculty development day workshops.

    • Hamline Bookstore is pleased to announce that all undergraduate Hamline students taking five or more credits are now part of the IncludED Textbook Rental Program. All the required text materials for students' registered courses will be included as part of their book rental fees billed by the campus. Text book pick up dates are September 2-8.

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      Hamline alumnus Devin Monson was named the new cross country head coach. He succeeds Paul Schmaedeke. Schmaedeke will continue to serve as the director of Track and Field Operations and head coach for the Piper men’s track and field team.

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      The Hamline hockey teams have direct connections to the Olympics with a three-time medalist coaching the women's hockey team and an alumni family that has connections to the "Miracle on Ice."

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      Criminal Justice professors Jillian Peterson and Shelly Schaefer recently published an op-ed, "For police training, do the research to figure out what works," in the Pioneer Press.

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      Melinda R. Cordell’s (MFAC ’12) debut juvenile nonfiction book, Courageous Women of the Civil War: Soldiers, Spies, Medics, and More, has just been released from Chicago Review Press as part of the ‘Women of Action’ series.

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      Valerie Chepp, assistant professor of sociology and social justice, recently published a book chapter titled, Doing Critical Pedagogy in an Ironically Sexist World, in the edited volume, Teaching Gender and Sex in Contemporary America.

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      Kris Norman-Major, professor of public administration in the School of Business, presented her research, Cross-Sector Partnerships, Social Equity, and the Development of Workforce and Affordable Housing in Minnesota, at the National Academy of Public Administration panel on social equity in governance in Washington DC.

    • Results from the 2016 and 2015 senior survey are posted online. Students, faculty, and staff can log in with their Hamline username and password to access the data.

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      From political science to English, professors gave different perspectives in analyzing the 2016 Republican National Convention (RNC). The four-day convention is not only the time to select the official party nominee, professors agreed, but also sets the tone for the presidential race that follows.

    • History Professor John Mazis wrote a letter that was published in New York Times in response to a recent article about the political bent of academia.

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      Assistant professor in the School of Education, Second Languages Teaching and Learning Program, Michelle Benegas presented on July 7, 2016 at Asociación Costarricense de Profesores de Inglés (ACPI) Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).

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      Pokémon have taken over campus! Whether you just downloaded the Pokémon GO game, or you are a level 30 gym leader, the Hamline campus is a great place to catch Pokémon, restock your supplies, and battle at gyms.

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      School of Business Professor Jim Scheibel delivered the opening keynote address, entitled We are the ones: creating opportunity for all, on Monday, July 11 at the Qualey-Skjervold Professional Development Conference in the University of Minnesota Continuing Education and Conference Center.

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      Esteemed author Coe Booth has joined the MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults (MFAC) Program as a faculty member. Booth has published numerous books for adolescents including Tyrell, Bronxwood, and her latest novel, Kinda Like Brothers.

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      Jeannie Fox, director of Hamline's Nonprofit Management Programs, recently met with U.S. Embassy staff in Reykjavik, Iceland to explore partnership activities for Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Iceland and in Minnesota.

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      The Hamline School of Business welcomed six high school students to a pilot program called Camp Probable where they learned about how analytics and statistics are used in business and became familiar with the college learning environment.

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      Anne McCarthy, dean of the School of Business, was identified and honored as a Fellow by the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society (OBTS) at the organization's 2016 conference held at Walsh University in North Canton, Ohio.

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      Dr. Suda Ishida, professor of communication studies and director of the Certificate in International Journalism Program, chaired an international panel session on Changes in Broadcasting and News Systems at the International Communication Association Conference in Japan from June 9-13, 2016.

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      Dr Craig Waldron, lecturer and director of public administration programs, recently completed two presentations. The first was at the Alliance for Innovation's Regional Lab where he discussed the technique of storytelling to elected officials and the public.

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      The week-long mock trial camp at Hamline gives high school students the opportunity to explore the courtroom experience, and leave campus with a new understanding of teamwork and the legal system.

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      Criminology and Criminal Justice Professor Jillian Peterson was interviewed by KARE 11, FOX 9, KSTP, WCCO radio, and MN News Network about her research into how mass shootings can be prevented and how communities can heal after tragedies like the Orlando nightclub shooting.

    • Kris Norman Major Presents

      Kris Norman-Major, professor of public administration in the School of Business, gave two presentations at the Social Equity Leadership Conference at the University of San Francisco from Wednesday, June 1, 2016 to Friday, June 3, 2016.

    • Anthony Wolfe

      2016 Hamline graduate Anthony Wolfe received one of only three undergraduate awards presented at the national American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) meeting this spring in Boston. ACSM is the premiere organization of exercise scientists and physiologists.

    • Rachel Endo

      Rachel Endo, chair of teacher education in the School of Education, recently published an article ​in the ​Journal of ​Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education: Studies of Migration, Integration, Equity, and Cultural Survival.

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      The Emma K. and Carl R. N. Malmstrom Endowed Chair in Physics, Lifeng Dong, co-authored a scientific article, Performance of FTO-Free Conductive Graphene-Based Counter Electrodes for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, published in Royal Society of Chemistry Advances.

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      Hamline’s Director of International and Off Campus Programs Kari Richtsmeier participated in a panel at the NAFSA: Association of International Educators Conference with Hamline’s educational partners from Cuba.

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      The A Line, Metro Transit’s new bus rapid transit route, begins service along Snelling Avenue on Saturday, June 11. Hamline is an exclusive sponsor of the A Line, and with two stops right in front of the university, the bus route will be a valuable resource for students, faculty, staff, and the Hamline Midway community.

    • Teaching English Overseas

      For the past 25 years, Hamline’s Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Certificate has prepared more than1500 students to teach in more than 50 countries. The certificate is open to Hamline juniors and seniors as well as individuals who have a bachelor's or associate's degree.

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      In ceremonies that featured long-held tradition, new additions, inspiring words, and some surprises, Hamline celebrated its Class of 2016. Watch video of our featured Commencement speakers and see the photo album from the day.

    • Jim Scheibel

      Professor Jim Scheibel was recognized with the Exemplary Teacher Award from the United Methodist Church's General Board of Higher Education and Ministry for the academic year of 2015-16.

    • Glenn Hardin

      Glenn G. Hardin, professor of practice in Hamline’s Forensic Science Department, was recently interviewed by KSTP-TV about what toxicology tests in the death of iconic musician Prince would likely reveal.

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      All three of the 2016 Minnesota City/County Management Association awards went to alumni of Hamline’s Master of Public Administration and Doctorate of Public Administration programs.

    • Peggy Andrews

      Dr. Peggy Andrews, director of the Hamline MBA program and lecturer in the Management, Marketing, and Public Administration Department, was the keynote speaker at the Minnesota Association of Colleges and Employers Conference on Friday, May 13.

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      The power of collaboration crosses the street in a unique partnership between Hamline Elementary School and Hamline University.

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      Some great accomplishments as Hamline Athletics wraps up spring season, including Piper Baseball Coach Jim Weyandt being named MIAC Coach of the Year. Read more about the accomplishments of Hamline baseball, softball, lacrosse, track and field, and all our scholar-athletes.

    • Rachel Endo

      Rachel Endo, chair of teacher education in the School of Education, published an article on the experiences of Asian American male students labeled as educationally "at risk" in the Journal of Education and Urban Society (Volume 48/Issue 4).

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      Hamline students participate in the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program, an international program designed to bring college students and incarcerated men and women together to study as peers behind prison walls.

    • Jillian Peterson

      Jillian Peterson, assistant professor in the Criminal Justice Department, recently published an article in the second issue of the Mitchell Hamline Law Review titled "Understanding Offenders with Serious Mental Illness in the Criminal Justice System."

    • Jennifer Scanlon and Anna Arnold Hedgeman

      Professor and author of Until There is Justice, a new biography about Anna Arnold Hedgeman (Hamline Class of 1922), will be the 2016 Commencement speaker. Jennifer Scanlon is a women’s studies professor and interim dean for academic affairs at Bowdoin College.

    • Kathy Burleson

      Senior lecturer in biology, Dr. Kathryn Burleson, was recognized with the annual Social Justice Award by the staff of the Wesley Center for Spirituality, Service, and Social Justice.

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      Daniel Bernstrom’s MFAC ’13 debut picture book, One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree, an “amusing and original tale of a plucky little boy who is gobbled up by a giant snake,” is out now from Katherine Tegen Books.

    • Hamline School of Education alum meeting with President Obama

      Hamline School of Education alumna, adjunct faculty member, and Minnesota Teacher of the Year Dr. Amy Hewett-Olatunde EdD '15 was in Washington D.C. this week to meet with President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden as part of National Teacher Appreciation Week 2016. 

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      Rachel Endo, chair of teacher education in the school of education, was part of two sessions at the Association for Asian American Studies Annual Conference in Miamin with Vichet Chhuon, associate professor of curriculum and instruction at the University of Minnesota.

    • Kathy Burleson

      Kathy Burleson, senior lecturer in biology, published "ClueConnect: a word array game to promote student comprehension of key terminology in an introductory anatomy and physiology course" in the Advances in Physiology Education journal.

    • Rebecca Neil

      Rebecca Neal, assistant professor in the School of Education, recently presented at the 2016 American Educational Research Association (AERA).

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      Professor Lewis C. Messenger, Jr., (Skip), Department of Anthropology, gave a paper at the 81st annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology entitled "Engaging the ‘First Person’ in the Past – BACAB CAAS Revisited."

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      Communication studies junior Sarah Campbell presented a study on the news coverage of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh at the 25th Annual Undergraduate Communication Research Conference on April 22.

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      Chair of teacher education Rachel Endo recently presented at the Minnesota Associated Colleges for Teacher Education spring 2016 meeting in a session titled, "The Coalition for Increasing Teachers of Color and American Indian Teachers in Minnesota: A Call to Action." 

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      Eight Hamline colleagues from across the university presented three different presentations at a leadership institute for higher education in St. Cloud on Friday, April 15, 2016. The group included Julie Kline, Trish Harvey, Vivian Johnson, Lynn Willmert, Karen Moroz, Mary Speranza-Reeder, Kim Hartung, and Bill Lindquist.

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      Lifeng Dong, the Emma K. and Carl R. N. Malmstrom Endowed Chair in Physics, co-authored a scientific article, Enhanced Photoelectrical Performance of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells with Double-Layer TiO2 on Perovskite SrTiO3 Substrate, published in Applied Physics A.

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      Rebecca Neal, assistant professor in the School of Education, and Rachel Endo, chair of teacher education in the School of Education, presented at the University of Minnesota's Keeping Our Faculty Symposium VII on Recruiting, Retaining, and Advancing American Indian Faculty and Faculty of Color on Monday, April 18, 2016.

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      Hamline student reporters show you the Minneapolis campus, cover the annual Spring Leadership Training, talk with Hamline’s new head football coach, and fill you in on the [Un]Making a Murderer event.

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      The Bureau of Justice Assistance selected Professors Shelly Schaefer and Sarah Greenman of Hamline’s Department of Criminal Justice and Forensic Science to be the research team for a Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program Planning Grant.

    • Mackenzie Bledsoe

      Communication major Mackenzie Bledsoe received a Top Paper Award and presented her work at the Central States Communication Association Undergraduate Honors Conference in Grand Rapids, MI on Friday, April 15, 2016.

    • Turning a Wrong into a Right

      Jason Sole, adjunct professor of criminal justice at Hamline University, and recent Hamline alumnus and current Master of Arts in Education student Don Allen will present at Turning a Wrong into a Right on the topic of restoring the vote to ex-offenders living in the community and maximizing their ability to contribute to society. The event takes place on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at 7 p.m. at the Southshore Center, 5735 County Club Rd, Excelsior, MN. It is free and open to the public.

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      April Vinding (MFA '05), is celebrating the release of her new spiritual memoir, Triptych, published this month by Wipf and Stock. The release party is April 23 at 7 p.m. at Art House North.

    • Ken Fox

      Ken Fox, professor and director of conflict studies in the School of Business, co-presented the webinar, "Mediation Methods: One case, Different Mediators, Different Methods" for the Minnesota State Bar Association, on Thursday, April 7, 2016.

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