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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

0 / 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.

Hollins Science Seminar 2013

0 / April 22, 2013 10:10 am

The 56th annual Hollins Science Seminar was held April 17, 2013, celebrating the research conducted by science and mathematics students during the 2012-13 academic year.

“9 to 5: The Musical” Comes to Hollins

“9 to 5: The Musical” Comes to Hollins

0 / April 5, 2013 10:00 am

The show, which enjoyed a run on Broadway, is based on the hit movie and features music and lyrics by Dolly Parton.