• Hamline University In the News

    The Office of University Relations 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.

    2017

    May 12, 2017

    Women's lacrosse coach Karen Heggernes was interviewed by the Twin Cities Pioneer Press regarding the women's lacrosse team reaching the NCAA Division III tournament.

    Professor Joe Peschek, political science, was featured on Kare 11 and WCCO talking about the dismissal of FBI director James Comey.

    Hamline Alumna Melissa Savage was interviewed by Young Adult Books Central about the release of her latest book Lemons.

     May 9, 2017

    Hamline Alumna Emma Charlesworth-Seiler was featured in the Star Tribune because she is only the second woman in 10 years to be hired to umpire pro baseball. 

    Hamline Professor of Political Science Joe Peschek spoke on KSTP discussing the Comey firing and the state legislature. 

     May 8, 2017

    The Hamline to Hamline Collaboration was featured in The Monitor regarding the addition of the Math and Coding Literacy Project to the partnership.

    May 5, 2017 

    Professor David Schultz, political science, was featured on PRWeb, discussing the cities selected to host a new effort called Citizen Assemblies, meant to engage residents in local government.

    May 1, 2017  

    Professor David Schultz, political science, spoke with Fox 9 about the bribery allegations in the St. Paul Mayoral race. 

    April 30, 2017  

    Julia Courter, head coach of the men's and women's tennis teams, was interviewed about her first year coaching at Hamline by WCCO TV. 

    April 27, 2017

    WCCO quizzed Hamline University students on how much caffeine is in their drinks.

    April 20, 2017

    Hamline University president, Dr. Fayneese Miller, is featured in the Pioneer Press, as she speaks about successful her dialogue, Inclusive Justice and how to achieve it, where over 100 community members gathered.

    Carolyn Levy, Professor of theatre, was featured in the Star Tribune and Pioneer Press as her department assisted the St. Paul Police in their Crisis Intervention Training held at Hamline University.        

    April 19, 2017 

    Jillian Peterson, assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice at Hamline University, co-authored an article in the StarTribune on the emergence of gruesome acts being posted online.

    April 17, 2017

    Jim Scheibel, Marketing and Public Administration Department, writes for the Minnpost, on why the National Service should be expanded and not ended.

    Hamline University Senior, Jessica Goldberg, is featured on KSTP as she will lead the USA Women’s Hockey Team at the World Deaf Ice Hockey Championships. Taking place from April 19th to the 29th in Williamsville, New York. 

      April 11, 2017     

    Joe Peschek, Hamline political science professor, was interviewed on KSTP's Political Insider regarding Syria, Russia and the Budget showdown.

     April 10, 2017  

    Leanne Kampfe, Hamline University doctoral student, was featured in the Lakeshore Weekly News, as she becomes the new principal of West Junior High School.

     April 8, 2017 

    David Schultz, political science professor, was interviewed by the Star Tribune to weigh in on new drug bill.

    April 7, 2017

    Khalid Mohamed, current student at Hamline University, was featured in the Global Citizen regarding the crowdfunding campaign he started to raise funds for the famine in Somalia.

    April 5, 2017

    David Schultz, political science professor, was featured on KARE 11, talking about Neil Gorsuch's confirmation. 

    April 5, 2017

    David Schultz, political science professor, was featured FOX 9 as he explains and breaks down filibustering 

    Hamline University alumnus, John Bastian, was featured in the Butte County Post as he is elected as Board of Regents' Secretary.

    Farhiya Ali, the Sexual Violence Prevention Task Force (SVPTF), and Tom Fitzpatrick were featured in The Public as winners of Hamline's Minnesota Campus Compact Presidents' Awards.  

     April 2, 2017  

     Jim Scheibel, professor of practice, wrote an article for the Pioneer Press about the Saint Paul mayoral candidates.

     March 30, 2017

    David Schultz, political science professor, was featured on the Pioneer Press, as he analyzes why people hide behind masks when they are protesting, even though it is their to express their voice.

    Khalid Mohamed, Hamline student, spoke with Star Tribune to raise awareness to Dine Out for Somalia at the Village Market mall in Minneapolis.

    March 29, 2017

    Sheila O’Connor, associate professor and faculty advisor at Hamline University, was featured in the StarTribune as she speaks on the rising popularity of audio books.

     March 27, 2017   

    Honorable Jay D. Carlson, Hamline University alumnus, is featured on the Winona Pioneer Journal as he has been elected to serve on Minnesota's Seventh Judicial District.

    March 26, 2017   

    Tsion Tulu, future Hamline University student, is featured in SunFocus as he is awarded the Ambassador for Peace Scholarship. 

    March 22, 2017  

    David Schultz, political science professor, was featured on KSTP's Political Insider with insight on Minnesota's transportation funding plan, pay raises lawmakers, and Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch. 

    March 19, 2017 

    Hamline University alumnus Adam Bemmels was featured in the Mankato Free Press after being appointed as the principal of Loyola Catholic School.

    March 18, 2017 

    David Schultz, political science professor, was featured in the StarTribune in an interview analyzing the GOP health plan's strengths and weaknesses.

    March 16, 2017 

    Blythe Baird, a student at Hamline University, wrote in True Viral News about how she has seen progress on reporting sexual crimes on college campuses.   

    March 14, 2017 

     Joe Peschek, political science professor, was interviewed by KSTP regarding new bills in the Minnesota House, health insurance rate hikes, and a raise for Minnesota lawmakers.

    Jim Scheibel, professor at Hamline University, was featured in WCCO as he remarks on the President of the United States' plan to reduce the amount of Federal Employees. 

    March 8, 2017
    Joe Olson, professor emeritus from the Hamline School of Law, was interviewed by the Associated Press about current gun laws being considered in the Minnesota Legislature. 

    March 7, 2017 

    Hamline University president, Dr. Fayneese Miller, was featured in the StarTribune speaking about her role as a leader at Hamline University and how her background in social psychology has equipped her to take the university forward.

    Hamline University president, Dr. Fayneese Miller, was featured in a Midway Como Monitor interview about the community dialogue "What does Justice Look Like?" she helped created in response to protests in Saint Paul following the death of Philando Castile.

    March 1, 2017

    Hamline University alumnus Brandon Wahlin was featured in the Pensacola News Journal as he signed with the Pensacola Ice Flyers.

    David Schultz, political science professor, wrote an article for MinnPost on the topic of special-interest money in politics. Schultz recommends more rules instead of fewer as a solution.

    February 26, 2017 

    Joe Peschek, political science professor is featured in KARE 11 as he gives his opinion on the appointment of Tom Perez as the Democratic Party's Committee chair.

    February 22, 2017

    Hamline University alumnus Lisa Wilson was featured on the Poynette Press in an announcement about her new role as Sauk County's conversation, planning, and zoning department director. 

    February 21, 2017

    Hamline University School of Business Professor Stacie Bosley was featured on FOX 9 regarding the lack of wage growth in the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

    February 16, 2017   

    In honor of Black History Month, The Weekly Challenger wrote about Anna Arnold Hedgeman '22, Hamline's first African-American graduate.  

    February 9, 2017  

     Joe Peschek, political science professor, was interviewed by KARE 11 regarding KellyAnne Conway's endorsement of Ivanka Trump's clothing line on FOX News. 

     February 7, 2017  

    David Scultz, political science professor, was interviewed by Fox 9 on the limits that the new U.S. education secretary has now that she is sworn in.

    February 6, 2017  

    Dr. Fayneese Miller, president of Hamline University, was featured on the Midway Como Monitor for her new board appointment with the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation.

    February 5, 2017 

    Professor of Political Science David Schultz and his class were featured on The CW Twin Cities about generational politics. 

    January 31, 2017 

    David Schultz, professor of political science, was featured on KSTP discussing the president’s role with executive orders.

    Joe Peschek, political science professor, was featured on KARE 11, as speaks on the firing of Attorney General Sally Yates. 

    David Schultz, Hamline University political science professor, wrote an article for the StarTribune on his solution for the issue of partisan polarization in Minnesota.

    January 29, 2017

    David Shultz, Hamline University political science professor, was featured in the Pioneer Press providing analysis for the case against billing protestors for damage occurred during protests. 

    January 27, 2017

    Travis Jacobson, Hamline University , was featured in the Brainerd Dispatch for earning Athlete of the Week honors from the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletics Conference. 

    David Nicholson, Hamline University alumnus, was featured in Piper Business Magazine for his new role as public relations coordinator.

    January 26, 2017

    Nadi Bajda, Hamline University alumnus, was featured in the Eden Prairie News speaking about her passion for giving her young students the best start with important life lessons.

    January 25, 2017 

    Sandi Pillsbury Gredzens, Hamline University alumnus, was featured in DMN Newswire for being recognized as a Professional Pinnacle Member by the Continental Who's Who for her contributions to the fields of art and art education. 

    January 20, 2017

     Neal Loidolt, Hamline Law School alumnus, was featured in HomeTownFocus after being appointed as president and chief executive officer for the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans.

    David Shultz, Hamline University political science professor, was featured in MinnPost in an article entitled “Why Trump's presidency will be weaker than many have hoped or feared.”

    Erik Osberg, Hamline University alumnus, was featured in the Pioneer Journal for his work with employment issues at the new Rural Rebound Initiative Center in Ottertail county.

    January 19, 2017

    Jason Sole, adjunct professor in the Criminal Justice Department, co-authored “Implicit bias raises its ugly head in the Scarsella case,” an op-ed article in the StarTribune.

    January 18, 2017

    David Shultz, Hamline University political science professor, was featured on WCCO-TV regarding the number of Minnesotans who are taking keys roles in President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration. 

    January 17, 2017

    Joseph G. Peschek, Hamline University political science professor, was featured on KSTP as he discusses President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration. 

    David Shultz, Hamline University political science professor, was featured in Rewire talking about the changing face of politics and how it affects the current generation.

    January 16, 2017

    David Shultz, Hamline University political science professor, was featured on WCCO-TV discussing why he felt Minnesota Representative Keith Ellison would boycott President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration.

    January 12, 2017

    Daniel Tolan, graduate of Hamline University School of Law, is featured on the Oracle Sun as he was appointed by Governor Scott Walker to replace Judge Molly GaleWyrick as a Polk County Circuit Court Judge. 

    January 10, 2017

    Jean Strait, Hamline professor in teacher education, was featured on My Daily She about her work designing service-learning programs. 

    David Shultz, Hamline University political science professor, was featured on WCCO-TV with insights on the process for confirming Cabinet picks.

    January 7, 2017

    Patrick Reusse of the StarTribune wrote a feature piece on Hutton Arena's 80th anniversary, Hamline's basketball history, and legendary coach Joe Hutton, Sr. 

    January 3, 2017

    Professor David Schultz was featured in an article on Voice of Alexandria to discuss Governor Dayton and budget battles.

    Professor and former St. Paul Mayor Jim Scheibel wrote an article for MinnPost based on an assignment he gave his first-year seminar class in which he asked, "What would you like to hear on Inauguration Day?"