Hollins in the News

College Women Gain Valuable Career Experience This Summer

0 / July 24, 2014 11:19 am

The Huffington Post features Madchen Specht ’16 in an article on women’s college students who are making the most of their summer break this year.

Roanoke’s Cool Wave

0 / July 18, 2014 11:35 am

The Roanoke Times Editorial Board says one of the main reasons why Roanoke is a very cool place this summer is the Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University.

Overnight Sensations at Mill Mountain Theatre

0 / July 14, 2014 1:20 pm

WDBJ 7 reported on the partnership between the Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University and Mill Mountain Theatre to stage what has become one of Roanoke’s favorite theatrical traditions.

Taubman Museum Mural Explores Unreliable Nature of Memory

0 / July 11, 2014 2:20 pm

The Roanoke Times looks at Associate Professor of Art Jennifer Anderson’s “Resolute Understandings of Fragile Things,” the first work in the Taubman Museum of Art’s new mural program.

Hollins Summer Speaker Series: Michael Rau

0 / July 1, 2014 10:45 am

Theatre director Michael Rau talks with WSLS-TV’s “Daytime Blue Ridge” about the Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University and opening the program’s summer speaker series.

School Teachers Become Students at Hollins Science Institute

0 / June 24, 2014 9:53 am

Roanoke’s News 7 featured a story on the seventh Hollins Elementary Science Institute for Teachers, which welcomes area educators to campus to enhance their skills and knowledge.

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.

Want to Improve Your Leadership? Don’t Fear Failure

0 / June 16, 2014 1:57 pm

Abrina Schnurman-Crook, executive director of Hollins’ Batten Leadership Institute, talked with The Roanoke Times about the institute’s approach to leadership training.

Show Offers New Experience for Hollins Stable Manager’s Horse

0 / June 16, 2014 1:52 pm

As part of its coverage of the Roanoke Valley Horse Show, The Roanoke Times featured an article on Hollins stable manager Elise Roschen, whose horse is participating in the competition.

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.