Academics

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.

Hollins Students to Debate “Ethics and Health Care” at VFIC Ethics Bowl

Hollins Students to Debate “Ethics and Health Care” at VFIC Ethics Bowl

0 / January 21, 2014 11:00 am

Now in its 15th year, the Wells Fargo Ethics Bowl features student teams from Virginia’s 15 leading independent colleges and universities debating a variety of case studies highlighting ethical dilemmas.

Hollins Launches Nation’s First Graduate Degree in Children’s Book Writing and Illustrating

Hollins Launches Nation’s First Graduate Degree in Children’s Book Writing and Illustrating

0 / December 13, 2013 1:20 pm

The Master of Fine Arts program begins next summer and will complement the university’s existing Master of Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees in the study and writing of children’s and young adult literature.
(Image above by Ashley Wolff, faculty member)

Playwright’s Lab Enjoys Banner Year in 2013

Playwright’s Lab Enjoys Banner Year in 2013

0 / November 21, 2013 9:40 am

The introduction of two new certificate programs caps a year in which student playwrights received multiple honors and their works gained impressive productions and publications.

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)