Mary E. “Mary Beth” Hatten ’71 Elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Mary E. “Mary Beth” Hatten ’71 Elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Mary Elizabeth “Mary Beth” Hatten ’71, Frederick P. Rose Professor and head of the Laboratory of Developmental Neurobiology at The Rockefeller University in New York City, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine. The honorific society features more than 2,000 members chosen by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement.

New Hollins Professor, Poet/Novelist Candice Wuehle, To Bring Focus On Genre-Blending And Magic In Writing

New Hollins Professor, Poet/Novelist Candice Wuehle, To Bring Focus On Genre-Blending And Magic In Writing

Candice Wuehle seems like the perfect fit to teach English and creative writing at Hollins. An emphasis on genre-blending? Check. An impressive academic and professional resume? Check. An interest in the occult and spooky things? Double-check.

Playwright Wendy-Marie Martin M.F.A. ’14 Returns to Hollins as Theatre Department Chair

Playwright Wendy-Marie Martin M.F.A. ’14 Returns to Hollins as Theatre Department Chair

Wendy-Marie Martin, who earned both an M.F.A. (2014) and a Certificate in Directing New Work (2017) from the Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University, returned to her alma mater earlier this year to become chair of Hollins’ theatre department.

English Professor Julie Pfeiffer Publishes Book Examining Nineteenth-Century Girls’ Fiction

English Professor Julie Pfeiffer Publishes Book Examining Nineteenth-Century Girls’ Fiction

Published by University Press of Mississippi, Professor of English Julie Pfeiffer’s “Transforming Girls: The Work of Nineteenth Century Adolescence” analyzes a variety of since-forgotten mid-nineteenth-century bestsellers that were aimed at adolescent girls in the United States and Germany.

A Passion for Activism: Summer Allison ’23 Makes a Difference on Campus as an FLI Guide, Public Health Advocate

A Passion for Activism: Summer Allison ’23 Makes a Difference on Campus as an FLI Guide, Public Health Advocate

As a leader in Hollins University’s program for first-generation, limited-income students, Summer Allison ’23 focuses on helping first-year students build relationships, connect with valuable resources, and learn important tips for success.

New Scholarship Program Fully Covers Tuition Costs for Young Women Locally with Financial Need

New Scholarship Program Fully Covers Tuition Costs for Young Women Locally with Financial Need

Hollins has launched the HOPE scholar program to help make a college education affordable for young women in the Roanoke Valley region regardless of their ability to pay.

Playwright’s Lab Director Todd Ristau Among Kendig Award Winners

Playwright’s Lab Director Todd Ristau Among Kendig Award Winners

Co-sponsored by Roanoke College and Hollins University, the Perry F. Kendig Awards recognize exemplary individuals, businesses, and organizations in Virginia’s Blue Ridge that support excellence in the arts.

“Don’t Be Afraid of the Word ‘No’”: Students Gain Insight and Encouragement at 10th Annual C3

“Don’t Be Afraid of the Word ‘No’”: Students Gain Insight and Encouragement at 10th Annual C3

The 10th annual Career Connection Conference (C3) welcomed Hollins alumnae/i from across the country to showcase the lifelong power of a liberal arts education, share their insights on life and work, and help students connect to others in their networks.

Award-Winning Author Scott Blackwood Joins Hollins as Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing

Award-Winning Author Scott Blackwood Joins Hollins as Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing

“I just wanted to teach at a program that was committed,” said author Scott Blackwood, Hollins’ new Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing. “Every person I’ve met so far — undergrads, graduate students, and faculty — is committed to the entire process of writing.”

“We All Need to Breathe”: The Rev. Dr. Cynthia Hale ‘75 Counters Pandemic Anxiety with Mindfulness

“We All Need to Breathe”: The Rev. Dr. Cynthia Hale ‘75 Counters Pandemic Anxiety with Mindfulness

In a presentation to the Hollins community, “Mindfulness Matters: Physical, Emotional, and Mental Well-Being in the Time of COVID-19 and Beyond,” the Rev. Dr. Cynthia Hale ’75 offered advice on taking care of oneself and living in the moment.

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