Weather Closure

January 22, 2018

Classes on Hamline University’s Saint Paul and Minneapolis campuses will be cancelled on Monday, January 22 starting at 4 p.m. due to the snowstorm. Dining Services will still be serving dinner at the Bishop’s Bistro from 5-7 p.m.
  • Hamline News

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      Classes on Hamline University’s Saint Paul and Minneapolis campuses will be cancelled on Monday, January 22 starting at 4 p.m. due to the snowstorm.

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      Craig Waldron, lecturer in the Hamline School of Business, had an article published in the League of Minnesota Cities Magazine on the vanshing social capital in our cities.

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      The Hamline women's and men's hockey teams have a new home to skate in—one with a panoramic view of downtown St. Paul. The Pipers officially moved into the TRIA Rink at the Treasure Island Center before their first games at the new rink on January 5 and 6.

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      Associate Dean of Students Javier Gutierrez presented a day long workshop on social justice and the power of narrative to the staff of Fort Lewis College Office of Residential Life.

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      We are thrilled to announce that Meg Medina will be joining the faculty in Hamline's MFAC program! Meg will be a guest in January and will be starting formally in July 2018.

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      Hamline's Criminal Justice Department has received another grant from the U.S. Department of Justice through the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The $846,000 grant will build on a partnership to implement crime reduction strategies in a unique Minneapolis neighborhood identified as a hotspot for crime.

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      Duane Cady, professor emeritus of philosophy, gave a keynote address for a conference on nonviolence and public policy sponsored by the National Centre for Peace and Conflict at Otago University in Dunedin, New Zealand.

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      Congratulations to CWP alum Renee Beauregard Lute (MFA ’12) on the launch of the Winicker Wallace chapter book series! The first four books are available now from Calico (ABDO).

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      Criminal Justice Professor Jillian Peterson was recently quoted in an Associated Press article featured in the New York Times discussing her collaborative research with ten criminal justice students on mass shooters.

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      Professor Susi Keefe and students in the Public Health Sciences Senior Seminar presented their semester-long research project "Mercury in Skin Lightening Cream in the Hmong Community" to the Minnesota Department of Health and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.

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      Ken Fox, director of conflict studies and professor of business, has been selected by the Office of the Ombudsman for United Nations Funds and Programmes to review and improve workplace conflict training modules for UN member agencies and programs.

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      Jeannie Fox, director of non-profit management programs, and Ken Fox, business professor and director of conflict studies, jointly presented a half-day workshop on diversity, democratic equality, and multiculturalism in non-profit leadership to a group of 13 visiting Ethiopian-Israeli community leaders on December 1.

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      Environmental Studies Professor Valentine Cadieux presented the paper "Food from the realm of repair: Reparation ecology as a framework for resisting gentrification and building legitimacy for non-market foodland" at the AgriFood Research Network meeting in Bandung, Indonesia.

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      Professor of Public Health Sciences Susi Keefe presented her research paper "Looking Outside the Marriage: Polygyny, Infidelity and Divorce in coastal Tanzania" at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Washington, D.C.

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      Criminal Justice Professor Jillian Peterson presented for the Minnesota Department of Corrections Administrators on how to work with individuals with mental illness in prison and strategies for reducing recidivism.

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      Professor of History John Mazis presented his paper titled "Fascism in the Cradle of Democracy: The proto-fascist ideas of Ion Dragoumis (1900-1920)” at the 49th conference of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies.

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      Dr. Jean Strait, professor of education, was recently selected to be an editor of the International Journal of Research on Service-Learning in Teacher Education.

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      Dr. Jermaine Singleton, professor of English, served on a panel discussing the Ta-Nehisi Coates book "Between the World and Me" at St. Thomas Academy. He spoke alongside public defender Mike Holland, who is featured in the book.

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      Zan Christ, coordinator for religious and spiritual life programs, spoke at an event called "The Bombing of Mosque: Islamophobia, The Power of Story, and the Love of Community," at Bethel University.

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      Surrounded by the vibrant and diverse Twin Cities arts scene, Hamline University students have unique and plentiful opportunities to express their creativity both on campus and off.

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      Hamline University has opened a new platform for students to create and share their artwork, musical talents, and more with the creation of ArtSpace on first floor of Osborn Hall.

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      Hamline University Men’s Football Team and the Center for Excellence in Urban Teaching (CEUT) partnered to give back to the community. On November 20, representatives from the team and Rebecca Neal, director of CEUT, handed out turkeys to children and their families in the community, including 12 families from Hamline Elementary School. 

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      Zan Christ, coordinator of Religious and Spiritual Life Programs, presented at Saint John’s University about her experiences as an American convert to Islam.

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      Congratulations to current MFA student Emma Johnson-Rivard, whose list of recent publications – six journal publications from summer 2017, plus two more coming soon - is incredibly impressive! 

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      Congratulations to CWP alum Mark Rapacz, MFA ‘07, whose newest novel, A Burdizzo For a Prince, is available now in print or ebook, from Fahrenheit Press, crime fiction publishers. 

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      Education Learners in the Mainstream faculty and staff Michelle Benegas, Amy Stolpestad and Ann Mabbott presented on their federal grant-related work at the annual MELED conference in October.

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      Wells Fargo invited School of Business finance students to spend "A Day in the Life of a Financial Advisor" on November 9, 2017. During the day, the students participated in analyzing cases through the perspective of a financial advisor, met with staff and discussed their role in the company, and discussed potential opportunities for job positions.

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      The CWP is thrilled to add Kelly Barnhill, 2017 Newbery Medal winner for The Girl Who Drank the Moon, to the faculty in our low-res MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults program. She will be starting in January 2018.

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      MFA/BFA faculty member Angela Pelster-Wiebe's new essay "A Map to Now" is out now in the newest issue of Black Warrior Review (Volume 44.1, Fall/Winter 2017) from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Congratulations!

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      Professor Deanna Thompson, alongside Garrison Keillor and Kathy Tunseth, will be a featured speaker at the 38th Annual Nordic American Thanksgiving Breakfast on Tuesday, November 21 at the DoubleTree Hilton in Bloomington, Minnesota.

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      Legal Studies Professor Leondra Hanson presented to the Minnesota Legal Career Professionals about how to facilitate and lead difficult conversations about sexual harassment in workplaces and law firms.

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      Andrea Jenkins MFA '09 was elected to the Ward 8 seat on the Minneapolis City Council on Tuesday. She is the first openly transgender person to win a council seat in a major city according to MPR News.

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      Danielle Porter Born, a professional nature photographer and graduate of the Natural Sciences and Environmental Education program, will have some of her photography published in the 2018 Minnesota Weatherguide Calender.

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      Hamline School of Education ATLAS Director Patsy Egan gave a pre-conference all-day workshop and two additional sessions at the Iowa Culture & Language Conference in Coralville, Iowa.

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      The Creative Writing Programs alum Beth Mayer (MFA '08) has won Black Lawrence Review's 2017 Hudson Prize! Her short story collection, We Will Tell You Otherwise, her debut book, will be published in the summer of 2019. Congratulations, Beth! 

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      Dzanc Books is pleased to announce the winner of the inaugural Dzanc/Disquiet Open Borders Book Prize: Everything Lost Is Found Again by Will McGrath (current MFA). In addition to publication in Fall 2018, the prize comes with a $5,000 advance. Congratulations, Will! 

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      Sophomore Ian Russman's summer collaborative research project titled "Studying Natural Calamities Through Mathematical Models" has been accepted for the Mathematical Association of America's Undergraduate Poster Session at the Joint Mathematics Meetings 2018 in San Diego.

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      Craig Waldron, lecturer in the Hamline School of Business, spoke at the University of Georgia’s School of Environment and Design. He discussed how to work effectively with elected officials in America's current political environment.

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      At EDUCAUSE 2017, Hamline was named a recipient of one of the inaugural E&I Cloud Leadership Awards for its innovations in leveraging cloud solutions to better serve the university's needs.

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      Professor of Religion Deanna Thompson gave two talks at the 2017 Perry Gresham Lectures in Troy, Michigan titled "The Virtual Body of Christ in a Suffering World" and "Being the Church in the Digital Age."

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      Lifeng Dong, physics professor and the Emma K. and Carl R. N. Malmstrom Endowed Chair in Physics, co-authored a scientific article titled "Layer-by-layer self-assembly TiO2 and graphene oxide on polyamide reverse osmosis membranes with improved membrane durability" published in Desalination.

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      Congratulations to MFA alums Kate Lucas '14, Ruth Berger '02, Lorissa Gottschalk '08, current MFA student Jennifer Hildebrandt, and Creative Writing Program adjunct faculty Chris Martin for winning 2018 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grants!

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      MFAC faculty Sherri L. Smith's young adult novel Pasadena is the winner of the 2017 Southern California Independent Booksellers Association Book Award, in the Young Adult category. Great work, Sherri!

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      Congratulations to CWP alum Elizabeth Verdick (MFAC '13) on the publication of her newest picture book, Small Walt, out this week from Simon and Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books. Illustrated by Marc Rosenthal. Great work, Elizabeth!

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      Hamline Dean of Undergraduate Admission and Financial Aid Mia Nhia Xiong-Chan was interviewed by the Pioneer Press' Ruben Rosario about the innovative ways in which Hamline is reaching out to prospective undergraduate students in the digital age. You can read the full article on the Pioneer Press's website.

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       Karen Moroz will present "Engaging and Assessing: Online Infographics and Concept Maps" at the National Middle Level Education Conference in Pennsylvania on November 8. 

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      The new Hamline brand campaign, We Take the Lead, was guided in part by a manifesto that encapsulates the spirit, heart, and mission of the university community. Hear a part of the manifesto for yourself, as read by members of our Hamline community, by watching this video.

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      Professor Emerita of Philosophy Nancy J. Holland had a chapter entitled "Nature (or Not) in Heidegger" published in the book Ontologies of Nature: Continental Perspectives and Environmental Reorientations, edited by Gerard Kuperus and Marjolein Oele, that was recently released by Springer.

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      Hamline chaplains Reverend Nancy Victorin-Vangerud and Rabbi Esther Adler are serving as guest teachers on several Monday evenings with the Wisdom Ways Center for Spirituality's Hedgerow Initiative: Naming the Holy in Our Experience.

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      Solve for Desire, a collection of poems by Caitlin Bailey '12 MFA and winner of the 2017 Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry, debuts at Guthire event on Thursday, November 2. Featuring a reception, reading, and conversation.

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      Gino Terrell CLA '16 was honored as Student Journalist of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) at the annual convention in New Orleans. The communications major already has nearly 40 journalism awards to his credit. 

    • On Sunday, October 29, the Women's Hockey volunteered at the Special Olympics State Flag Football Tournament in Woodbury, MN. The team awarded medals and ribbons during the awards ceremonies.

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      Professor of Religion Deanna Thompson was invited to deliver the keynote lecture for the Reformation Festival in honor of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation at Luther Seminary on Friday, October 27.

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      In 2018, Hamline will join more than 50 other Minnesota colleges, and 1,757 across the country, in becoming a tobacco-free campus. The transition work is being done by an implementation team appointed by President Miller and comprised of students, faculty, and staff.

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      Associate Dean of Students Carlos Sneed recently presented a three-hour workshop titled "Black Male Manhood: Navigating Inside and Outside Socialization, Gender Identity, and Expression and Cultural Expectations and Performance" for the Eddie Phillips Scholars Retreat.

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      Hamline School of Business Professor and Conflict Studies Director Ken Fox participated as the only American invitee at a 2-day, invitation-only, think tank symposium, "Rethinking Diversity in Conflict: Culture, Values and Worldviews" at the Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy at Singapore Management University on October 16-17.

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      The second annual Homecoming Fine Arts Competition was held during homecoming week. This year's competition revolved around artists' interpretations, explorations, and concepts of "the past." Media of all kinds was accepted and highly encouraged.

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      Deanna Thompson, professor of religion, gave a lecture titled "Commemorating Luther in an Age of Trump" on Thursday, October 19 at St. Olaf College as part of their celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

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      Education Professors Letitia Basford and Joe Lewis will be giving talks together at two different conferences: the Twin Cities Social Justice Education Fair in Minneapolis, Minnesota and the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Educational Research Association in Evanston, Illinois.

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      The CWP is thrilled to welcome best-selling YA author Eliot Schrefer to the MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults faculty lineup. Eliot will join us in January 2018. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; line-height: 18.0px; font: 16.0px Times; color: #232323} span.s1 {font-kerning: none}

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      A number of students have been working with Criminal Justice Professor Jillian Peterson on building a large database of the psycho-social histories of mass shooters. This timely project has received national media attention.

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      Taylor Martinek, a junior majoring in sociology and psychology, was awarded second place in the Caroline Rose Student Paper Competition given by the Sociologists of Minnesota.

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      Ken Fox, professor and director of conflict studies in the Hamline School of Business, facilitated a session at the Dispute Resolution Institute's 2017 fall symposium on October 6-7.

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      Criminal Justice Professor Jillian Peterson spoke with Minnesota Public Radio about a project she and 12 Hamline students are working on which explores the histories of 134 mass shooters over the past 50 years.

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      Alumus Roger Appeldorn ’57, in collaboration with Hamline professors, developed a new innovation course open to Hamline students across all majors. The course will teach students important skills that they can apply to help them succeed in their disciplines.

    • Libba Bray Residency Grad Speaker

      We're excited to announce bestselling young adult novelist Libba Bray will be delivering the January MFAC Residency graduation appreciation ceremony keynote address. Mark your calendars for Sunday, January 14. 

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      The Devils You Know, YA debut from Megan Atwood (as M.C. Atwood), MFAC '09, is out today from Soho Teen. NY Library Journal says, "A truly a literary tour-de-force of the supernatural genre, at the same time disturbing, frightening, and fascinating." 

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      School of Education faculty member James Brickwedde has been named conference chair for the 2019 Cognitively Guided Instruction National Biennial Conference to be held in the Twin Cities.

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      This week is the release of The Notations of Cooper Cameron, the newest middle grade novel from MFAC '09 alum, Jane O’Reilly. KIRKUS calls it, “a nuanced and empowering narrative." Great work, Jane!

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      Michelle Benegas, assistant professor of second language teaching and learning in the School of Education, delivered the keynote address at the Minnesota Association for Developmental Education conference on Wednesday, September 27.

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      Professor Emerita of Philosophy Nancy J. Holland wrote an article titled, "Prince: Postmodern Icon" that was published in the special Prince memorial issue of the Journal of African-American Studies.

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      Hamline is the first school in Minnesota to join the Start by Believing campaign, in partnership with Ramsey County. Start by Believing is a public awareness campaign aimed at ending the cycle of silence in cases of sexual assault.

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      Professor Lisa Ferguson-Stegall, exercise science and public health sciences students, and Professor Kathy Thomsen published research in the Journal of Physical Activity and Health about the benefit of music-based movement training in an older cohort.

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      Jillian Peterson, professor of criminal justice, was the keynote speaker at the Minnesota Association of Community Corrections Conference. The conference focused on helping county administrators find solutions to the challenge of mental illness in the criminal justice system.

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      New from Chicago Review Press, Bold Women of Medicine: 21 Stories of Astounding Discoveries, Daring Surgeries, and Healing Breakthroughs, by Susan Latta, MFAC '09. Great work, Susan!

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      Letitia Basford, professor in the Hamline School of Education, presented on Hamline’s program assessment success at the Drexel National Assessment Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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      Dr. Jeffery Ridlehoover, EdD ‘10 is known for his leadership style that focuses on building relationships, both with his students and teachers. He has always loved working with people, and that passion his work at Mounds View High School is what earned him multiple honors within the last year including the title of Minnesota High School Principal of the Year and a promotion to assistant superintendent of instruction for Mounds View Public Schools.

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