Hana Olof ’22, a biology major and psychology minor, intends to become one of the scientists who unlocks the mysteries of the gut microbiome and harnesses its potentially considerable impact.
After coming to Hollins, Chin Wai “Rosie” Wong ’22 found that she could “study communication in a more systemic and scholarly way that just opens paths and makes me want to keep pursuing it.”
Mollie Davis ’22 is described as someone who “advocates for something bigger and beyond themselves.” She has demonstrated that kind of activism throughout her Hollins undergraduate career and is now preparing to start a new chapter in bringing impactful change to a community’s quality of life.
Emily Lauletta ’22, who is majoring in GWS and minoring in social justice, was accepted at four graduate schools and this fall will be attending Claremont Graduate University in California, where she will pursue an M.A. in applied gender studies.
For the past three years, Emma Thomas ’22, an English major and communication studies minor, carried a full course load at Hollins while working as a supervisor at UPS in Roanoke.
As she wrapped up her high school career, Faith Clarkson ’22 wasn’t sure what she wanted to study in college. But, after visiting Hollins University’s website, she was convinced she had found the perfect school to guide her.
During the 2021-22 academic year, Zahin Mahbuba ’22, an international studies major and economics minor from Bangladesh, participated in the University Innovation Fellows program sponsored by Stanford University’s Hass Plattner Institute of Design.
Hollins recognized students for high academic achievement during the university’s 45th Honors Convocation on May 3. Held each spring, the event also highlights those faculty and staff members whose exceptional work and dedication have earned them special academic or service designation.
Hollins has honored Vietnamese author Muon Thi Van as the winner of the seventh annual Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature. Muon will receive an engraved medal and a $1,000 cash prize for her book “Wishes,” illustrated by Victo Ngai and published by Orchard Books.
Hollins University is one of 40 institutions selected by the Institute of International Education (IIE) to receive an IIE American Passport Project grant. The grant will enable up to 25 first-year Hollins students to obtain a U.S. passport and start their study abroad journey.