Alexa Hulse ’24 Discovers Her GWS Major and Magazine Internship Are “The Perfect Fit”
For nearly two years, Alexa Hulse ’24 has conducted interviews and written news, profiles, and blog posts for the New York-based Jewish feminist quarterly “Lilith.” “It’s not only a feminist magazine but also a feminist workplace,” she explains. “They treat me as an equal even though I’m an intern. They’ve been supportive throughout and helped me make the connections that I needed.”
University of Tennessee Social Psychologist to Keynote 65th Annual Science Seminar
Hollins University’s annual Science Seminar, held each April, celebrates scientific research and inquiry and showcases the work conducted by Hollins science and mathematics students throughout the current academic year.
Hollins Announces Children’s Literature Workshops for Summer 2023
This summer, Hollins University’s graduate programs in children’s literature are offering three one-week intensive workshops for teachers and librarians, aspiring authors and illustrators, and alumnae/i of Hollins’ undergraduate and graduate programs: “Picture Book Trends: A Curated Reading Workshop,” “Writing Intensive: The Path to Publication,” and “Writing for Children Intensive: ‘Writing is Rewriting.'”
“I Want Love to Come from My Work”: Erin Masarjian ’25 Realizes Her Artistic Vision with Personal Passion, Faculty Mentors – and Some Glitter
Erin Masarjian ’25 and her artistic talents are getting noticed. Roanoke’s Art on 1st, which showcases emerging and aspiring artists, is featuring two of her pieces in its Pop Art Exhibition, which continues through March 11. Three more of her works can be seen in “The Healing Power of Hope,” a multimedia exhibit presented through May 8 by the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and the William King Museum of Art.
Hollins Student to be Recognized at Preeminent Cardiovascular Conference
Charvi Gangwani ’24 has been invited to attend the American College of Cardiology’s Annual Scientific Session Together with the World Congress of Cardiology (ACC.23/WCC), which takes place March 4 – 6 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. The biology major will meet scientists from around the world, attend cardiovascular research and educational sessions, and explore the Expo Hall to learn about the latest cardiovascular treatments.
Sulzer to Serve As Hollins’ Artist-in-Residence This Spring
Andrea Sulzer, whose work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, has been named Frances Niederer Artist-in-Residence at Hollins University for 2023.
First-Year Students Attend Virginia Law Audit Project Announcement
This spring, Hollins students will contribute to the Virginia Law Audit Project (VLAP), a crowd-sourced, nonpartisan, statewide initiative in which state statutes, administrative code, and the Virginia Constitution are reviewed. VLAP’s mission is to identify all forms of discrimination and propose legislative amendments to further equity in the language and substance of the law.
Hollins Welcomes Pulitzer Prize Winner Anne Boyer As This Year’s Writer-in-Residence
Poet and essayist Anne Boyer, winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction for “The Undying,” is Hollins University’s Louis D. Rubin Jr. Writer-in-Residence for 2023. Boyer received Yale University’s Donald Windham-Sandy M. Campbell Literature Prize in 2020 and was the 2018-19 Judith Wilson Poetry Fellow at Cambridge University.
Hollins Students to Deliberate “Ethics and Digital Media” at VFIC Ethics Bowl
Hollins University students will compete head-to-head against other teams from Virginia’s leading independent colleges and universities at the 23rd annual statewide collegiate Ethics Bowl, which takes place January 29-30 at Virginia Wesleyan University. The event is sponsored by the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges.
In New Essay, Hollins Professor Looks at How 19th-century Novels for Girls Are Relevant Today
In her new essay, “Forget ‘Little Women’: How Did Girls Learn to be Grown Women?”, Professor of English Julie Pfeiffer explores how Victorian-era novels for adolescent girls might help in finding healthier models of what it means to grow up female.
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