Articles By: Jeff Hodges

New Construction Starts Up Again in Subdivisions

0 November 14, 2013 6:21 pm

Roanoke’s News 7 interviewed Professor of Finance and Economics Casimir Dadak about what’s in store for the economy, both locally and nationally.

November 22, 1963: Hollins Remembers

November 22, 1963: Hollins Remembers

1 November 14, 2013 9:45 am

As the nation marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Hollins alumnae recall where they were and how they reacted on that tragic day. In this 1960 photo, student supporters of Kennedy and Richard Nixon rally on campus during that year’s presidential campaign.

Healing Political and Cultural Divisions

0 November 8, 2013 7:16 pm

Associate Professor of Philosophy Michael Gettings reflected on the election season that just ended in this op-ed for The Roanoke Times.

Hollins Continues Partnership with Local Nonprofit to Implement Energy Solutions

Hollins Continues Partnership with Local Nonprofit to Implement Energy Solutions

0 November 7, 2013 1:20 pm

The university is joining with Community Housing Partners to complete an energy efficiency retrofit of Barbee Guest House. The work is supported by a green revolving fund established at Hollins last May.

Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive Under Way

Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive Under Way

0 November 6, 2013 10:20 am

The drive continues through November 18 and supports Hollins’ neighbors in the community at large.

‘Mitzi’s Abortion’ Review: Hollins Treats Hot-Button Issue Brilliantly

0 November 5, 2013 7:07 pm

The Roanoke Times reviews Hollins Theatre’s fall production.

Virginia’s Governor’s Race Gains National Attention

0 November 4, 2013 6:56 pm

Professor of Political Science Ed Lynch analyzes the final days of Virginia’s gubernatorial campaign for ABC 13 (WSET-TV).

Michael Gettings on Healing Political and Cultural Divisions

Michael Gettings on Healing Political and Cultural Divisions

0 November 1, 2013 11:30 am

The associate professor of philosophy discusses America’s polarization and the lecture at Hollins by renowned social psychologist Jonathan Haidt, author of the bestselling book, “The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion.” Haidt spoke on Monday, Nov. 4.

Students Take the Initiative to Meet the Politician They’re Studying

Students Take the Initiative to Meet the Politician They’re Studying

0 October 30, 2013 2:00 pm

Elizabeth Trout ’17 spearheaded a road trip to Charlottesville on October 16, where she and five other students talked with South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley. (From left to right: Saumya Vats ’17, Meika Downey ’17, Nat-Hallie Harrod ’17, Professor of Political Science Ed Lynch, Gov. Haley, Trout, Caitlin Hill ’17, and Anna Lohmueller ’17)

Two Hollins Alumnae Are Champions at the Washington International Horse Show

Two Hollins Alumnae Are Champions at the Washington International Horse Show

0 October 24, 2013 4:40 pm

Hollins trustee Dudley Wood Macfarlane ’77 (pictured here riding her horse, Authentic) was Champion in the Adult Hunter Finals and Devon Braswell Hamnett ’03 was Reserve Champion. Both rode at Hollins and have been successful in their equestrian careers since their graduation. (Photo credit: Shawn McMillen Photography)