Academics

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)

Hollins M.F.A. in Dance to Partner with The Forsythe Company, Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts

Hollins M.F.A. in Dance to Partner with The Forsythe Company, Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts

0 / August 19, 2013 11:15 am

“This new collaboration continues our history of innovative programming in research, education, and professional influence,” said Jeffery Bullock, program director.

The Value of Liberal Arts: An Education, Not Just a Degree

0 / August 18, 2013 5:45 pm

Associate Professor of Philosophy Michael Gettings argues for “preserving our liberal arts heritage” in this op-ed published in The Roanoke Times.

Swimmers Earn Scholar All American Status

Swimmers Earn Scholar All American Status

0 / August 8, 2013 2:30 pm

The College Swimming Coaches Association of America recognized the Hollins swim team for achieving a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.

Hollins Debuts Online Writing Classes in Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction

Hollins Debuts Online Writing Classes in Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction

1 / July 18, 2013 11:30 am

The Tinker Mountain Writers’ Workshop/Online offers 10-week courses, taught by published authors and experienced teachers, to adult writers of all abilities.

Hollins’ Class of 2013 Encouraged at 171st Commencement, “What Is Wrong with the World Can be Fixed”

Hollins’ Class of 2013 Encouraged at 171st Commencement, “What Is Wrong with the World Can be Fixed”

0 / May 19, 2013 2:30 pm

Johnnetta Cole, former president of Spelman College and Bennett College for Women, delivered a message of empowerment and affirmation to the 217 students receiving degrees.

The Batten Leadership Institute Experience

0 / April 25, 2013 4:15 pm

Three Hollins seniors talk about what they’ve learned through the Batten Leadership Institute and how they’ve grown during their years in the program.