Hamline University In the News The Office of Strategic Communications has compiled a list of some of the recent media coverage involving Hamline University and its faculty, staff, and students. To read a story, click on the link below the article description. Please note that links expire and change as news sources move stories to their archives. 2015 May 10, 2015The Star Tribune published an article discussing Hamline University's launch of a bullying prevention program for teachers. The MinnPost also published an article mentioning the launch of the program. May 5, 2015Aitkin High School senior Jeremy Paulbeck was selected as a National Merit Scholarship winner, and he plans to attend Hamline in the fall. The Brainerd Dispatch covered the story. May 4, 2015Before It's News published a piece on Jacob Hornberger's live webinar, Incarceration Nation, held at Hamline last week. Hamline University Young Americans for Liberty hosted the on-campus lecture which focused primarily on critiquing America's welfare-state, warfare-state, and everything in between. May 3, 2015Saint Paul teacher, and two-time Hamline alumna, Amy Hewett-Olatunde was named the 2015 Minnesota Teacher of the Year by Education Minnesota. Read the Star Tribune story here. April 30, 2015Minnesota Lawyer mentioned the Collective Community Law initiative: a new incubator for recent graduates of Hamline University School of Law and William Mitchell College of Law aimed at closing the justice gap. April 29, 2015 Professor of Political Science David Schultz was quoted in a Minnesota Daily article which discussed Minnesota lawmakers' plans to focus more support to communities in rural Minnesota. David Schultz, professor of political science, was quoted in Heather Brown's Good Question segment on WCCO TV. The question was: when can governments call a curfew? The Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church published an article discussing the Exploring Leadership Internship (ELI) Project, a new Minnesota Conference initiative which allows college students exploring a call to vocational ministry to experience hands-on learning at a host church. Hamline religious studies student, Lee Miller, was featured in the article. Miller will begin his internship at Uptown Church this summer. Wheelock United Methodist Church in St. Paul received a statewide award in recognition of its unique partnership with Hamline University. The President's Community Partner Award is given to a community-based organization that has enhanced the quality of life in the community. Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church published the story. April 21, 2015 A story about Hamline University's annual Hamline Elite Meet was published in the Star Tribune. The Hamline Elite Meet is a one-of-a-kind meet where students from all high school classifications can come together and compete. April 20, 2015Hamline was mentioned in a MPRNEWS article about a vote on a higher minimum wage for airport workers. The Metropolitan Airports Commission were to meet with Hamline Students to explore a study of what various workers earn. Mary Rockcastle, director of the creative writing programs, was recently awarded The Kay Sexton Award at the 27th Annual Minnesota Book Awards Gala. Artscape covered the event, and MinnPost published the report. April 19, 2015Professor Ed Butterfoss was interviewed on WCCO Radio regarding police officer body cams. WCCO TV interviewed Professor of Political Science, David Schultz about the candidates for president, swing states, and his upcoming book. April 16, 2015 Hamline MFA graduate Melanie Hoffert was featured in a NPRNEWS story about breaking the silence on gay marriage in North Dakota. April 13, 2015 Minnesota Daily interviewed David Schultz, professor of Political Science, in regard to Governor Dayton's State of the State address. April 11, 2015Hamline baseball's first game at the new CHS Field was mentioned on WCCO 4 News at 10 and ABC 5 Eyewitness News. The Pipers were the first-ever team to play and win at the new field in Lowertown Saint Paul. April 9, 2015Professor of Political Science David Schultz was interviewed on KARE 11 TV's Sunrise show in regard to Governor Dayton's State of the State address. April 8, 2015In an interview with KARE 11 TV, Derek Sharrer, the St. Paul Saints's general manager, mentioned Hamline's first baseball game at CHS Field. April 6, 2015 Thaddeus Pope, director of the Health Law Institute at Hamline University, was quoted in an article concerning state "default surrogate consent" laws for hospital patients. Several articles were published by Fox News, 610 KDAL in Duluth, News on Feeds, SRN News, The News Daily, and Daily News 724. Former U.S. Olympic hockey player, Natalie Darwitz, has accepted a position at Hamline University as head coach of Women's Hockey. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Patrick Reusse reported on the story, as did the Pioneer Press. March 24, 2015Professor of Political Science Joe Peschek was interviewed on WCCO TV for the Good Question segment. Professor Peschek gave insights into the definition of natural born citizen in regards to Senator Ted Cruz announcing his candidacy for president. Professor of Political Science David Schultz was quoted in a Pioneer Press articles about civil descent. March 21, 2015 Professor of Political Science David Schultz was interviewed on WCCO Radio by Esme Murphy in a segment called Rearranging the Deck? Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Published an article about Hamline hosting the 2015 U.S. Paralympics Track & Field National Championships. March 18, 2015 Professor of Political Science David Schultz was interviewed by KARE 11 TV about the reelection of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Star Tribune published an article about Hamline Hosting the 2015 U.S. Paralympics Track & Field National Championships. March 14, 2015Professor of Political Science David Scultz was intervied on WCCO Radio by Esme Murphy in a segment called Policy, Putin, and PR Hits. March 10, 2015 Joesph Daly, emeritus professor of law, was quoted in a Star Tribune article regarding appeals in the Jesse Ventura defamation case filed against Chris Kyle. Stars and Stripes re-published the Star Tribune article. March 9, 2015 Star Tribune sports columnist Patrick Ruesse wrote an article featuring the Hamline's men's hockey team's Head Coach Cory Laylin. Hamline Professor of Anthropology Sue Myster was featured in a Star Tribune article about her work to help police identify remains. Professor Emeritus Duane Cady had a commentary concerning the effects of war on the global environment published in the Star Tribune. Head coach of Hamline's men's hockey team, Cory Laylin, was interviewed by the St. Cloud Times in regard to this year's impressive season, stand-out players, and his career as a player and coach. March 6, 2015 Star Tribune sports columnist, Patrick Reusse, comments on the Hamline men's hockey team's impressive season under first-year coach and former Gohper Cory Laylin. Reusse also discusses the success of Hamline Athletics Director Jason Verdugo, the addition of women's lacrosse at Hamline, and the Pipers enviable new baseball field, CHS Field in Lowertown St. Paul. March 5, 2015School of Business Professor Jenny Keil was interviewed by Heather Brown of WCCO TV in regard to her Good Question: Which companies are Minnesota's biggest employers? March 3, 2015Professor of Political Science David Schultz was interviewed by the Star Tribune for an article concerning Minnesota laws which govern recent Iron Range loans. Professor of Law Sharon Sandeen assisted 50 other intellectual property scholars in drafting and submitting a letter to the United States Congress regarding effective legal reforms. The letter can be read in full here. March 2, 2015St. Paul Major Chris Coleman will flip the giant switch at CHS field, lighting the Hamline baseball team's future field for the first time on Wednesday, March 11. The Star Tribune and the Pioneer Press covered the story. February 26, 2015Exercise Physiology Professor Lisa Ferguson-Stegall was interviewed by Heather Brown of WCCO TV in regard to her Good Question: Why do our noses run in the cold? February 26, 2015The Minnesota Chapter of Safari Club International (SCI) and the Trustees of Hamline University recently entered into an agreement to establish The Safari Club International Endowed Scholarship in memory of Don McMillan. This endowed fund will benefit the Hamline University School of Law. The full story can be viewed on The Outdoor Wire, Outdoor News, and Hunting Insider. February 21, 2015Political Science Professor David Schultz was interviewed on WCCO Radio by Esme Murphy in a segment called The More Things Change. February 19, 2015Cory Laylin, Hamline's men's hockey coach, was interviewed by Mike Max on WCCO radio. February 17, 2015Research done by archaeologists at Hamline in 1997 was mentioned in an article about female skeleton found in 1931 as new studies about her resurface. The article was published by the Fergus Falls Journal. February 16, 2015Ann Graham, professor in Hamline's Business Law Institute, was interviewed for an article concerning presidents and consumer finance laws. The article, 11 Presidents Who Passed Landmark Consumer Finance Laws, can be found in full here. February 16, 2015Political Science Professor David Schultz answers WCCO TV reporter Heather Brown's Presidents' Day Good Question: What are the perks to being president? February 14, 2015Political Science Professor David Schultz was interviewed on WCCO Radio by Esme Murphy in a segment called Policy and Politics. February 13, 2015Hamline University School of Law and William Mitchell School of Law have announced plans to combine. Twin Cities Public Television's Almanac, Minnesota Lawyer, ABC 5 News, Fox 9, WCCO TV, National Jurist, Star Tribune, Pioneer Press, and other news outlets covered the story. February 12, 2015Political Science Professor David Schultz was interviewed by KARE 11 TV concerning the present dispute within the Democratic Farmer Labor (DFL) party over commissioner pay rollbacks. February 8, 2015David Schultz, Professor of Political Science, was interviewed by WCCO TV to discuss the potential outcome of a lawsuit that could change Minnesota's sex offender program. February 7, 2015 Professor of Political Science David Schultz was interviewed on WCCO Radio by Esme Murphy in a segment called Opinions Abound. February 6, 2015David Davies, Associate Professor of Anthropology and East Asian Studies was interviewed by the Star Tribune about a traditional Chinese dance performance called Shen Yun, and the possible meanings behind it. February 5, 2015Professor of Political Science David Schultz published an article in MinnPost discussing the case for mandatory vaccinations. February 2, 2015Joe Peschek, professor of Political Science, was quoted in the February edition of Junior Scholastic in regard to what is happening to the middle class in America. February 1, 2015Law Professor Sharon Sandeen was interviewed by KARE 11 TV in concern to the growing popularity and lucrative opportunities of Day Fantasy Football Leagues. January 31, 2015Dean of the Graduate School of Liberal Studies Mary Rockcastle was awarded the 2015 Kay Sexton Award for her contributions to the literary community. The Minnesota Book Awards list can be read here. January 28, 2015Political Science Professor David Schultz was interviewed by the Pioneer Press in regard to disagreements between Governor Dayton and the Republican party on government funding. January 22, 2015 Members of the Hamline Men's Hockey team were interviewed by the Pioneer Press about upcoming games against St. Thomas, as well as prospects of winning the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. January 16, 2015 KARE 11 TV featured Hamline’s Martin Luther King Junior Commemoration event. January 15, 2015 Professor Mary Rockcastle was featured in an article on TwinCities.com and MinnPost for her recent accomplishment of winning the Sexton Book Award. January 13, 2015 Linda Umwali was featured in an MPRNEWS piece about her journey from Rwanda to getting accepted to Hamline on a full-ride scholarship. January 12, 2015 Professor David Schultz had an article published on MinnPost about Minnesota's judicial selection system. January 3, 2015 Hamline stand-out basketball star, Jordan Sammons, was feature once again for her success in Basketball. Her determination and accomplishment were highlighted by WCCO TV.