Academics

Virginia Social Science Association Honors Catherine Hensly ’14 with Best Undergraduate Paper Award

Virginia Social Science Association Honors Catherine Hensly ’14 with Best Undergraduate Paper Award

0 / April 24, 2014 11:30 am

Beverly Colwell Adams (left), assistant dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and associate professor of psychology at the University of Virginia, presents the award to Hensly at the VSSA’s 87th Annual Meeting.

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 Infuses Medicine with Art at Virginia Tech Carilion Mini Medical School

Hollins Professor Infuses Medicine with Art at Virginia Tech Carilion Mini Medical School

0 / March 24, 2014 11:00 am

Assistant Professor of Art Jennifer Anderson is presenting “The Human Form Through the History of Art” at VTC School of Medicine’s first forum for creative learning about medicine, “Anatomy for Artists and Other Curious Sorts.”

The January Short Term Experience

0 / March 11, 2014 1:30 pm

See why Short Term at Hollins is such an incredible learning opportunity with a look a four of the courses offered during the 2014 session.

French Embassy, The George Washington University Welcome Hollins to The Lafayette Debates

French Embassy, The George Washington University Welcome Hollins to The Lafayette Debates

0 / March 11, 2014 10:00 am

Hollins defeated Hampden-Sydney and also competed against the U.S. Military Academy, Wake Forest, and NYU at the two-day event, which focuses on addressing issues of great importance to both the United States and France as a way to encourage discourse and interaction between the two nations.

Lindsey Narmour ’15 Earns Full Scholarship to Study at Oxford this Summer

Lindsey Narmour ’15 Earns Full Scholarship to Study at Oxford this Summer

2 / March 10, 2014 2:00 pm

The English major has received a full scholarship from the English-Speaking Union to spend three weeks in Great Britain attending seminars at one of the world’s most esteemed universities.

Hollins Joins Federal TEACH Grant Program

Hollins Joins Federal TEACH Grant Program

0 / March 4, 2014 3:15 pm

Designed to provide financial assistance to those interested in educating low-income students, the TEACH Grant is available to Hollins students pursuing a Master of Arts in teaching.

Hollins Celebrates Founder’s Day, ‘All-Steinway School’ Designation

Hollins Celebrates Founder’s Day, ‘All-Steinway School’ Designation

0 / February 21, 2014 10:40 am

From left to right: President Nancy Gray, Board of Trustees Chair Tom Barron, and Professor of Music Judith Cline following the presentation of the plaque officially recognizing Hollins as an “All-Steinway School.”

Hollins Captures Wells Fargo Ethics Bowl Title

Hollins Captures Wells Fargo Ethics Bowl Title

0 / February 11, 2014 1:40 pm

The student team won debate matches against W&L, Sweet Briar, Lynchburg, and Bridgewater to earn this year’s championship. None of the students had taken part in an Ethics Bowl competition before.

New Honors Program Fosters Teamwork, Initiative

New Honors Program Fosters Teamwork, Initiative

0 / February 7, 2014 12:00 pm

The program gives talented and motivated first- and second-year students “the chance to explore special topics of interest through original work and encourages them to apply critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills beyond other curricular opportunities at Hollins,” according to President Nancy Gray.