Hollins in the News

An Unusual Degree of Persistence

0 / May 18, 2013 11:15 am

The Roanoke Times features the inspirational story of Isabel Booth, a Hollins employee who earned her diploma this spring. The article was subsequently published in The Washington Post.

Hollins University Plants and Uses Trees for Study

0 / May 13, 2013 11:00 am

Hollins is collaborating with the American Chestnut Tree Foundation to plant ten chestnut tree saplings on campus, and Roanoke’s WDBJ-TV (News 7) covered the ceremonial tree planting.

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Honors Hollins Writers

0 / April 26, 2013 10:40 am

Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Dillard ’67, M.A. ’68, and U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Natasha Trethewey M.A. ’91 were both inducted this spring, reports roanoke.com.

Take North Korea’s Threats Seriously

0 / April 14, 2013 10:30 am

The Roanoke Times published an op-ed by Professor and Chair of Political Science Jong Oh Ra exploring the ramifications of how “North Korea has visibly ratcheted up its bellicosity toward South Korea, Japan and the United States.”

See “9 to 5″ at Hollins Theatre

0 / April 10, 2013 11:30 am

“Daytime Blue Ridge” on Roanoke’s WSLS-TV 10 previews “9 to 5: The Musical,” Hollins Theatre’s spring production.

Photographer Flirts with Alchemy, Suppressed Victorian Desires

0 / April 8, 2013 3:50 pm

The Roanoke Times profiles Dan Estabrook, the 2013 Frances Niederer Artist-in-Residence at Hollins.

Study Finds No Antibacterial Impact of Soda Fountain Disinfection

0 / March 21, 2013 6:35 pm

Hollins researchers found that more than 70% of samples of soda, diet soda, and water in 2009 and 2010 were contaminated with similar levels of bacteria and that disinfection had no effect on contamination levels.

Virginia Colleges Receive National Honor

0 / March 10, 2013 6:27 pm

Hollins is one of 19 colleges and universities in the commonwealth named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

Hollins University Ranks High in Professor Quality, According to Survey

0 / February 22, 2013 6:05 pm

Hollins is among the country’s “25 Colleges with the Best Professors,” according to The Center for College Affordability and Productivity.

Greene Takes Over Hollins Record Book

0 / February 13, 2013 6:15 pm

Jasmine Greene ’13 has established herself among the greatest players in the history of Hollins basketball.