Faculty

Hollins Professor Wins Faulkner-Wisdom Competition Award

Hollins Professor Wins Faulkner-Wisdom Competition Award

0 / October 7, 2014 4:00 pm

Professor of English Marilyn Moriarty was honored for her work, “Swerves,” which was praised as an “eloquent and skillful essay [that] brings to readers a clear-sighted vision and the confident measures of a riveting, necessary voice.”

Carrie Brown Named Finalist for the Library of Virginia’s 2014 Fiction Award

Carrie Brown Named Finalist for the Library of Virginia’s 2014 Fiction Award

0 / June 30, 2014 1:00 pm

Hollins’ Distinguished Visiting Professor of Creative Writing has won the Emyl Jenkins Sexton Literary Award for Fiction twice previously, in 2001 and 2005.

Professor’s Study Suggests Background TV Harms Toddlers’ Language Development

Professor’s Study Suggests Background TV Harms Toddlers’ Language Development

1 / June 19, 2014 9:45 am

Assistant Professor of Psychology Tiffany Pempek and two other researchers recommend that parents play with their children without the distraction of adult-directed TV content.

Parents: Turn That TV Off

0 / June 17, 2014 4:19 pm

Assistant Professor of Psychology Tiffany Pempek is the co-author of a new study suggesting that the presence of background television can have a negative impact on toddlers’ language development. Coverage of the study appeared in The Washington Post and the Winnipeg Free Press and on philly.com, healthywomen.org, drugs.com, doctorslounge.com, medicaldaily.com, theramatch.com, and other websites.

Perform Roanoke: International Dance Gathering

0 / June 2, 2014 4:41 pm

Jeffery Bullock, chair of the Hollins dance department and director of the MFA program in dance, appeared on WSLS-TV 10′s Daytime Blue Ridge to talk about Perform Roanoke, a month-long series of dance performances, lectures, and artist talks taking place June 11 – July 10.

Art Professor Jennifer Anderson Is Among the “40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire”

Art Professor Jennifer Anderson Is Among the “40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire”

2 / May 19, 2014 3:45 pm

The list, produced by the website NerdScholar, celebrates faculty members from across the country for their impact on students and the contributions they have made to their schools.

Art Professor Jennifer Anderson Launches Taubman Museum’s New Mural Wall Program

Art Professor Jennifer Anderson Launches Taubman Museum’s New Mural Wall Program

0 / April 30, 2014 1:00 pm

Anderson’s “Resolute Understandings of Fragile Things” is a collaborative effort with Hollins and Ferrum College students and will be on display May 31 – September 6.

Professor Jeanne Larsen Selected to Participate in Unique Ancient Greece Seminar on the “Odyssey”

Professor Jeanne Larsen Selected to Participate in Unique Ancient Greece Seminar on the “Odyssey”

0 / April 21, 2014 11:40 am

The seminar will address the challenge of keeping alive in undergraduate education classical texts that a generation ago were read and understood by every college graduate.

Hollins Professor Seeing the World, One Lecture at a Time

0 / April 6, 2014 11:04 am

Professor of Political Science Ed Lynch talked about his work as a cruise ship lecturer in an essay for The Roanoke Times.

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.