• Hamline University In the Media

    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.

    2018

    November 30, 2018

    In the world of sports, Minnpost published a piece on Hutton Arena, and its role in basketball history.

    November 28, 2018

    Hamline’s Waters to the Sea program was recognized by NOLA.com in an article about an electronic trip down the Mississippi River created for elementary students.

    November 27, 2018

    Hamline students working on the Feed Your Brain campaign, including Ms. Garagiola, were featured in Teen Vogue for their work on food insecurity on campus.

    November 26, 2018

    David Schultz commented in the Pioneer Press on a Saint Paul council person’s online fundraiser for legal bills.

    November 20, 2018

    Hamline was mentioned in a  Pioneer Press story about guidelines for on-campus living.      

    November 14, 2018

    Hamline student An Garagiola-Bernier was featured in an  MPR radio and online story on private colleges’ efforts to attract transfer students.      

    November 12, 2018

    After the election, Professor Joe Peschak offered commentary to the Star Tribune on the outcome of a Farmington election.     

    November 8-10, 2018

    Center for Justice and Law presentation on mass shootings drew substantial media coverage, including WCCO TV, MPR, and Fox 9. On a related note, Hamline student Hannah Klumb and Professor Jillian Peterson were interviewed by KSTP about a new research grant that will fund the exploration of why certain people commit mass shootings.

    Once the election results came in, David Schultz offered commentary on Fox 9, in Sputnik International, the Pioneer Press, on KWLM.

    November 8, 2018  

    Dean Kostihova was quoted extensively in a feature story on curricular changes in the New American Colleges and Universities (NACU) Newsletter.  


    November 1-2, 2018
     

    Hamline hosted a gubernatorial debate just prior to the election, which drew significant media attention from a number of outlets, including  WCCO TV, Star Tribune, MPR, Fox 9. 

    November 1, 2018

    David Schultz was on Chicago’s WGN talking about constitutional powers around birthright citizenship.   

    October  26, 2018 

    Professor Binnur Ozkececi-Taner wrote an op-ed for Minnpost about the Khashoggi murder.

    September 27, 2018

    Professor Leondra Hanson appeared on KSTP to talk about the supreme court nomination and the #MeToo movement.

    September 25, 2018

    Professor of Political Science, David Schultz was interviewed by the Jamestown Sun about the upcoming North Dakota Senate race.

    September 24, 2018

    Professor David Schultz was featured on WGN Radio to help explain in more detail the importance of the 25th amendment. 

    Professor David Schultz was also interviewed by WCCO to help explain why campaigns make negative ads.  

    September 16, 2018

    Hamline was mentioned in the Chronicle of Higher Education about hiring our first associate vice president for inclusive excellence this year, David L. Everett. 

    September 13, 2018

    Professor of Political Science, David Schultz was published in MinnPost for his article on the Trump Presidency. 
    Hamline’s home ice, TRIA Rink, was featured in a behind-the-scenes tour on KSTP TV

    September 12, 2018

    Marketing Professor James Hagen was mentioned on KARE 11 and Good StockInvest about his knowledge on coupon apps and their convenience. 

    September 10, 2018
    Hamline was mentioned in an article by the Midway Como Monitor for being a community partner with Hamline Elementary and supporting their with their Fall Festival on Saturday, October 6. 

    Religion Professor Deanna Thompson was featured in the Midway Como Monitor about the publishing of her new book, “Glimpsing Resurrection: Cancer, Trauma, and Ministry.” 

    September, 9, 2018
    Professor David Schultz was interviewed on WCCO Sunday Morning about Obama being back on the campaign trail, Kavanagh supreme court election problems and an upcoming book about Trump's Presidency.

    September 7, 2018

    Professor of Political Science, David Schultz gave commentary on a legal case involving a double murder in Little Falls, MN and it is archived on a library site.

    September 6, 2018 

    Professor of Political Science, David Schultz was interviewed on WCCO Radio about an anonymous opinion piece from someone claiming to work in the White House that appeared in the New York Times and the Kavanaugh Supreme Court hearing.

    September 5, 2018

    The Minnesota Wild’s page on NHL.com featured numbers about Hamline University’s home ice, TRIA Rink. 

    September 4, 2018

    Hamline English students were interviewed by the Star Tribune about the importance of the English major. 

    David Schultz, Professor of Political Science, was interviewed by WGN Radio about how President Trump’s tweets could be problematic.

    Professor of Political Science, David Schultz was featured in SF Gate for the publication of his new book, “The Conservative Revolution of Antonin Scalia.”  

    Economics Professor Stacie Bosley was featured on MoneyLife for her work trying to implement a program at several Big Ten colleges for educating college students about pyramid schemes and shady businesses. 

    September 2, 2018

    Hamline MFA graduate Mindy Mejia was featured in the Pioneer Press and the Herald Courier about her new book, Leave No Trace, which is set in the boundary waters. In the article Mejia expressed her collaboration on a previous book with a Hamline writer in residence, Mary Logue

    August 27, 2018

    Criminal Justice and Criminology Assistant Professor Jillian Peterson was featured in the StarTribune for her work with crisis de-escalation training. 

    August 25, 2018

    Professor of Susan Myster (Criminal Justice and Forensic Science and Anthropology) and Kyle Knapp were featured in a Star Tribune article on Minnesota's Historical Human Remains project.

    August 24, 2018

    Hamline University's MFA program in writing for children and teens was highlighted in a Star Tribune article about the need to reverse the decline in reading among young people with great writing. 

    August 15, 2018

    Political Science Professor David Schultz was featured in an audio interview with MPR News about what the primary election results tell us about the 2018 midterms. 

    August 14, 2018

    Political Science Professor David Schultz spoke with Minnesota News Network about the 8th District in the primary election. 

    August 9, 2018

    Hamline's Women Ice Hockey Coach Natalie Darwitz, a three-time Olympic medalist, was inducted in the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame's 2018 class. Darwitz's story was featured in StarTribune

    Professor David Schultz, political science, was interviewed by FOX 9 about the increase in absentee ballots being turned in and which voters are motivated during this primary election.  

    August 8, 2018

    Professor Stacie Bosley was interviewed by CBS Minnesota about multi-level marketing firms and when they become pyramid schemes.  

    August 2, 2018

    Professor Jen England was interviewed by KARE 11 about talking to your children about the potential dangers of online gaming after a recent Fortnite scam. 

    Political Science Professor David Schultz commented on KSTP TV and KAAL TV about how there is no law degree requirement to be an attorney general. 

     July 31, 2018

    Professor Jillian Peterson, who also leads the Center for Justice and Law, was featured in a Star Tribune article about her work  with the Minnetonka Police Department to proactively address mental health crises calls

    July 25, 2018

    Political Science Professor David Schultz commented on FOX 9 about the $12 billion aid package for farmers. 

     July 17, 2018 

    Professor David Schultz, political science, was interviewed by MinnPost about the Minnesota Legislature's decision to use money from the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund to pay off debt on infrastructure projects. 

    July 16, 2018 

    Professor David Schultz, political science, was featured on PBS Digital questioning if we should be able to elect our Supreme Court Justices. 

    July 11, 2018

    Hamline University was featured on Kare 11, Pioneer Press, and in the Star Tribune as one of the recipients of a $250,000 grant to work on changing media narratives around race. Hamline's Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Center (funded by a grant from the Association of American Colleges and Universities) was a major factor in the university's participation in the media project.  

    July 6, 2018

    Political Science Professor David Schultz was interviewed by MinnPost about Tim Pawlenty and how voters shouldn't forget his time in office. 

     July 3, 2018

    Assistant Professor Jillian Peterson was interviewed on Kare 11's Breaking the News about her work to create a database that will help to inform our understanding of why people commit mass shootings.

    Zan Christ, coordinator for religious and spiritual life programs, was mentioned by Pioneer Press because of her part in the civic-inspired improv troupe. 

    June 27, 2018 

    Political Science Professor David Schultz weighed in on KAAL TV about who Donald Trump will nominate to the U.S. Supreme Court. 

    June 25, 2018

    Political Science Professor David Schultz wrote an article on MinnPost questioning the possibility of Minnesota flipping from a Democratic to a Republican state. 

     June 21, 2018

    Professor David Schultz, political science, was featured on WCCO's Good Question segment answering the question, "Who pays for political rallies?" 

     June 17, 2018

    Professor of Political Science David Schultz spoke with Minnesota News Network about the meeting to chose a new Democratic candidate for the 5th District U.S. House. 

    June 13, 2018

    Assistant Professor Jen England was interviewed by KARE 11 about why the #MPRraccoon went viral.

     June 12, 2018

    Political Science Professor David Shultz was interviewed by Minnesota News Network about President Trump's visit to Duluth, MN and what it could mean for the state's political climate. 

    Dan Lehmann, professor of finance, spoke with WCCO about saving for retirement and when to start doing so. 

    June 5, 2018

    Political Science Professor David Shultz talked about the importance of understanding the documents that form the foundation of the United States in a New York Time's article about free speech on college campuses that also mentioned his First Year Student Seminar, "Speech, Censorship, Toleration and Bigotry."

    May 25, 2018

    Hamline's Soeffker Gallery was described as a "hidden gem" and recommended by Twin Cities Business Magazine as a Twin Cities destination for area visitors who appreciate art. 

    May 21, 2018

    Lisa Ferguson-Stegall Ph.D., an Assistant Professor of Biology, was featured on Inside Higher Education’s Academic Minute for research by Hamline students and faculty in the Exercise Science, Music, and Public Health programs that showed promise for a music and movement training called Dalcroze eurhythmics in helping to improve walking and gait among the elderly.  

    May 12, 2018

    Hamline Pipers Baseball home field, CHS Field, hosted the MIAC baseball Tournament and WCCO TV talked to Sports Information Director David Wright.

    May 11, 2018

    Hamline students talked to WCCO TV about the benefits of taking a study break with therapy dogs in Bush Library.

    May 1, 2018 

    Professor Joe Peschek, political science, was featured on KSTP's Political Insider talking about Minnesota's Tax Plan, Governor Mark Dayton's Emergency Funding Request and more.

    Criminal Justice Professor Jillian Peterson was interviewed by Fatherly to provide an overview of the research she has conducted on active shooter drills and their potential damaging impacts on children. 

    April 24, 2018

    Professor David Schultz, political science, was featured on KSTP's Political Insider discussing the Minnesota Tax Bill, a Representative's sit-in regarding gun control and sexual harassment legislation at the Capitol.

    April 23, 2018

    Professor David Schultz, political science, was featured by Seattle Pi regarding the announcement of his latest book, "Money in American Politics: An Encyclopedia."

    April 19, 2018

    Julia Courter, Hamline's men's and women's head tennis coach, was interviewed by Minnesota Daily about her coaching career.

    April 17, 2018

    Professor David Schultz, political science, was mentioned in The Ballenger Report commenting on the difficulty in filling the position for Minnesota's Lieutenant Governor. He was also quoted by CBS Minnesota regarding the push to tax online-only retailers. 

    April 13, 2018

    Alumni Lars Erickson was featured by Providence Business News regarding the honor he received from the French government.

    April 12, 2o18

    Alumna Maya Washington was mentioned by The Detroit News regarding a film she wrote and produced about racial integration in college athletics in the 1960s.

    April 11, 2018

    Lee Schmitt, faculty in the Hamline University School of Education, was featured by Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce regarding the keynote speech he will deliver at a STEM Educator Forum.

    April 10, 2018

    Alumna Tina Folch was featured in the Hastings Star Gazette in an endorsement for her candidacy for House Representative. 

    April 6, 2018

    Professor David Schultz, political science, was mentioned by Sun Thisweek about the panel he is moderating as part of the programming for the "One Book, One Lakeville" community reading program.

    April 4, 2018 

    Political Science Professor David Schultz wrote a story for Pioneer Press about constitutional conventions and how having one would be a bad idea.

    April 3, 2018 

    Political Science Professor David Schultz was interviewed by The Academic Minute about his work helping to get more communities involved with local government. 

    Professor Joe Peschek, political science, was featured on KSTP's Political Insider discussing Tim Pawlenty's potential candidacy and what is to come for the remainder of the state legislative session.

    March 31, 2018

    Adjunct Professor Jacob Blumberg, nonprofit management, was featured by Star Tribune commenting on nonprofits looking for ways to diversify funding.

    Alumna Amy Kettunen was featured by Sun Current as she is named the new principal of Cedar Ridge Elementary School in Eden Prairie. 

    March 30, 2018

    Alumna Anna Hedgeman was featured by MPR highlighting her work as a civil rights activist. 

    March 28, 2018

    Professor David Schultz, political science, was mentioned by Sun Thisweek regarding the panel he will be moderating for Heritage Library's "One Book, One Lakeville" community reading program. 

    Professor Mark Berkson, religion, was featured by Illinois State University News about his upcoming talk at the university titled "The Cultivation, Calling, and Loss of the Self: Confucian and Daoist Perspectives on Vocation."

    March 26, 2018  

    Professor David Schultz, political science, speaks about the force of Generation Z and what this means for future politics as they clash with Washington politicians on Political News. He is also quoted by Governing about Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith's refusal to give up her senate seat.

    March 22, 2018 

    Professor David Schultz, political science, discussed an analysis of military action carried out by Republican and Democratic Presidents throughout US history on Radio Sputnik

    Adjunct Professor of Music Zacc Harris was featured by jazzpolice.com as part of jazz ensemble Atlantis Quartet. 

    March 21, 2018

    Alumna Loretta Ellsworth was featured by communitynewspapergroup.com about her presentation during Independence Public Library's third annual reading campaign. 

    Alumna Patty Yumi Cottrell '04 was featured by the Paris Review and NPR as one of ten recipients of the annual Whiting Awards. 

    March 20, 2018

    Assistant Professor of Sculpture Allison Baker was mentioned in the Forest Lake Times as one of six artists awarded exhibitions at the Hallberg Center for the Arts in Wyoming, Minnesota.

    March 19, 2018

    Alumna Diana Stein was featured in the Laker Pioneer regarding her new position as community editor. 

    Professor David Schultz, political science, was mentioned by Willmar Radio commenting on speculations surrounding former Governor Tim Pawlenty's race for governor in 2018.

    March 18, 2018

    Alumnus Yi Gang was featured by the Boston Herald, KSTP TV and Yahoo! Finance regarding his new position as central baker in China. 

    Professor David Schultz, political science, wrote an opinion piece for the Pioneer Press about constitution conventions.

    March 14, 2018

    Professor David Schultz, political science, was interviewed by Pioneer Press about his efforts in the Minnesota Community Assembly and engaging the Maplewood community in local government. 

     March 4, 2018

    Hamline's Women's Ice Hockey Team was mentioned in americantowns.com regarding their win against Gustavus in the MIAC playoff champions.

    February 28, 2018

    Professor Joe Peschek, political science, was interviewed by KSTP TV as part of Political Insider about political issues including the state budget forecast, school safety and MNLARS funding.

    Angela Conley, alumna of Hamline's Master of Public Administration, was featured by Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder regarding her candidacy for Hennepin County Commissioner.

    Alumni Senator Chuck Wiger '74 was featured by Press Pubs about issues he wishes to prioritize.

    February 26, 2018

    Professor David Schultz, political science, was featured by the Albert Lea Tribune regarding eminent domain as a plausible option for halting Mayo Clinic's transition of inpatient services from Albert Lea to Austin. Schultz was also mentioned by prweb.com about Hamline University's partnership with the MN Community Assembly.

    Hamline student Gabby Robinson was featured by southernminn.com as one of six contestants competing for Le Center's Miss Shamrock. 

    February 21, 2018   

    Hamline students Margaret Tiede, Anna Ries, and Michael Gilray presented at the State Capitol as part of the Scholars at the Capitol event. 

    February 20, 2018  

    Professor David Schultz, political science, was interviewed by WCCO TVKSTP TV as part of Political Insider about the renewed gun control debate and other 2018 Legislative Priorities. 

    February 19, 2018 

    Professor of Political Science David Schultz was featured on Mesabi Daily News about U.S. Representative Rick Nolan's campaign money and what will happen to it after his retirement. 

    February 15, 2018

    Assistant Professor of criminology and criminal justice, Jillian Peterson was interviewed by Star Tribune about a Maplewood incident that was included in the national mass shooting count following the school shooting in Florida.   She also wrote an op-ed for CNN regarding the need for developing new approaches to school security.

    February 13, 2018

    Hamline Women's Ice Hockey Team was featured on KARE 11 about their record-setting season, for wins with 18 and most goals scored in a game with 15.  

     February 12, 2018

    Hamline University was mentioned by TECHdotMN as the location of the pilot high-school level MinneAnalytics competition to be hosted in April.

    February 8, 2018 

     Professor of Political Science David Schultz was interviewed by Public News Service about caucuses and their future in Minnesota. 

    February 7, 2018

    Hamline University was mentioned by Monitor as one of the five different locations screening films for Mizna's Arab film festival.  

    Current student Jose Kieser was featured in Monitor regarding his experience in the Hamline to Hamline collaboration program as an elementary student.

    Professor Joe Peschek, political science, was interviewed by Star Tribune about Saint Paul politician Dai Thao. 

    February 5, 2018 

    Alumna DeeDee LeMier was featured in the Pine City Pioneer regarding her appointment to the Pine City Planning Commission.

    January 30, 2018

    Professor of Political Science David Schultz was interviewed by Minnesota Daily about Governor Dayton's education proposal.

    January 27, 2018

    Professor of Political Science David Schultz wrote in The Hill about the need for campaign finance reform in what he calls our "post-television age."

    January 24, 2018

    Professor Susan Myster was featured by MPRNEWS regarding her work with the identification and reburial of human remains. 

    January 23, 2018   

    Professor of Political Science Joe Peschek was interviewed by KSTP TV about the federal government shutdown, the 2018 elections, and other political news. 

    January 22, 2018   

    Political Science Professor David Schultz was interviewed by KARE 11 about the reasons behind the government shutdown.

    January 21, 2018  

    Hamline University was mentioned in Asian American Press because of the film As I Open My Eyes,  part of Arab Film Fest 2018, that will be showed on campus on February 23, at 7 p.m. 

    January 17, 2018 

    Professor of Political Science David Schultz was interviewed by Star Tribune about conflicts with the Minneapolis School District's enrollment director.

    January 15, 2018 

    Dean of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid,  Mai Nhia Xiong Chan was interviewed by MinnPost about how private colleges are trying to reach more students to recruit to their schools. 

     January 11, 2018

    Professor of Political Science David Schultz was interviewed by US Press Form about Life Time Fitness not allowing news channels to play in their gyms anymore. 

    January 9, 2018

    Professor of Political Science Joe Peschek was interviewed by KSTP TV about the immigrant debate in Washington, Oprah's Golden Globes speech and new Senator Tina Smith.

    January 5, 2018

    Professor of Political Science David Schultz was interviewed by Minnesota News Network about the allegations in the book "Fire and Fury - Inside the Trump White House," and how the public may receive them, and by Twin Cities PBS about political legal wrangling. 

    January 3, 2018

    Professor of Practice Jim Scheibel wrote in MinnPost about his work facilitating the first cohort of Encore Hamline Fellows. 

    Professor David Schultz, political science, was interviewed by KARE 11 speaking about Minnesota's newly appointed senator, Senator Tina Smith.