Hollins Professor Wins Environmental Stewardship Book Honor

Hollins Professor Wins Environmental Stewardship Book Honor

Elizabeth Dulemba, who teaches picture book design in both the certificate in children’s book illustration and the M.F.A. in children’s book writing and illustrating programs, has received a Green Earth Book Award Honor for “A Bird on Water Street.”

Faculty Members Honored at Founder’s Day Convocation

Faculty Members Honored at Founder’s Day Convocation

Professor of Spanish Alison Ridley and Associate Professor of Communication Studies Vladimir Bratic received the Roberta A. Stewart Service Award and the Herta T. Freitag Faculty Legacy Award, respectively.

Hollins Professor Part of First Large U.S. Delegation to Visit Cuba Since Opening of Relations

Hollins Professor Part of First Large U.S. Delegation to Visit Cuba Since Opening of Relations

LeeRay Costa, who teaches gender and women’s studies and anthropology at Hollins, says she is “eager to understand Cuban perspectives on women’s and LGBT rights, race relations, environmental sustainability, and food justice.”

Hollins Professor Wins Faulkner-Wisdom Competition Award

Hollins Professor Wins Faulkner-Wisdom Competition Award

Professor of English Marilyn Moriarty was honored for her work, “Swerves,” which was praised as an “eloquent and skillful essay [that] brings to readers a clear-sighted vision and the confident measures of a riveting, necessary voice.”

Carrie Brown Named Finalist for the Library of Virginia’s 2014 Fiction Award

Carrie Brown Named Finalist for the Library of Virginia’s 2014 Fiction Award

Hollins’ Distinguished Visiting Professor of Creative Writing has won the Emyl Jenkins Sexton Literary Award for Fiction twice previously, in 2001 and 2005.

Professor’s Study Suggests Background TV Harms Toddlers’ Language Development

Professor’s Study Suggests Background TV Harms Toddlers’ Language Development

Assistant Professor of Psychology Tiffany Pempek and two other researchers recommend that parents play with their children without the distraction of adult-directed TV content.

Art Professor Jennifer Anderson Is Among the “40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire”

Art Professor Jennifer Anderson Is Among the “40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire”

The list, produced by the website NerdScholar, celebrates faculty members from across the country for their impact on students and the contributions they have made to their schools.

Art Professor Jennifer Anderson Launches Taubman Museum’s New Mural Wall Program

Art Professor Jennifer Anderson Launches Taubman Museum’s New Mural Wall Program

Anderson’s “Resolute Understandings of Fragile Things” is a collaborative effort with Hollins and Ferrum College students and will be on display May 31 – September 6.

Professor Jeanne Larsen to Participate in Unique Ancient Greece Seminar on the “Odyssey”

Professor Jeanne Larsen to Participate in Unique Ancient Greece Seminar on the “Odyssey”

The seminar will address the challenge of keeping alive in undergraduate education classical texts that a generation ago were read and understood by every college graduate.

Michael Gettings on Healing Political and Cultural Divisions

Michael Gettings on Healing Political and Cultural Divisions

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.

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