M.F.A. Student Wins Essay Award from the Children’s Literature Association
Amanda Becker, who is pursuing her Master of Fine Arts degree in children’s literature at Hollins, has been honored by a committee of children’s literature scholars for her paper, “A Story in Fragments: An Analysis of Poetry and Perspective in October Mourning,”
Honors Convocation Spotlights Student and Faculty Excellence
Each spring, Honors Convocation recognizes students for high academic achievement and also highlights those faculty members whose exceptional work and dedication have earned them special academic designation.
With a Passion for Academia and Social Justice Advocacy, Emily Lauletta ’22 “Invigorates the Feminist Community Through Her Research”
The gender and women’s studies major and social justice minor was recently invited to present two of her research projects at the virtual conference of the Southeastern Women’s Studies Association.
Hollins Anticipates “the Beginning of a Return to Normal” in Fall 2021
“Our overall goal is to return as much as possible to the regular campus schedule and interactive community we knew at Hollins prior to the pandemic,” said President Mary Dana Hinton.
Chi Alpha Sigma Inducts Eight Hollins Student-Athletes
Chi Alpha Sigma honors college student-athletes who participate in a sport at the varsity intercollegiate level, achieve junior academic standing or higher after their fifth full time semester, and earn a 3.4 or higher cumulative grade point average.
With Microbiome Study, Geneva Waynick ’21 Prepares to Launch a Career in Biological Research
During her sophomore year, Waynick began research on the human oral microbiome, which plays a key role in supporting the body’s health and well-being. She completed the project as her senior thesis and plans to pursue research opportunities after graduation.
Hollins Names Laura A. McLary, Ph.D., as the University’s New Provost
McLary, who comes to Hollins from the University of Portland, will serve as the university’s chief academic officer. “Laura is a creative and proactive problem-solver who leads with compassion and courage,” stated President Mary Dana Hinton. “She will be a dynamic and gifted collaborator with a variety of constituencies across our campus.”
Supported by Hollins’ Alumnae Network, Megan Bull ’21 Lands NASA Summer Internship
Bull embarks on a ten-week virtual internship, June 7 – August 13, with NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. The mathematics major with a concentration in data science will be participating in the Enrich Knowledge Graphs Through Graph Data Science project.
Peace Boat US Internship Inspires Jonea Mathis ‘23 to “See the World and Learn from People in a Conscious Way”
The Hollins sophomore so impressed her supervisor during her 2021 J-Term signature internship that she was asked to stay on virtually with the nonprofit, nongovernmental organization headquartered in New York City this spring.
Art History Senior Symposium and Tribute to Professor Kathleen Nolan, April 24
Hollins will observe the 25th anniversary of the Art History Senior Symposium and honor retiring Professor of Art History Kathleen Nolan during two virtual events on Saturday, April 24.
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