Undergraduate Research


Hollins Science Seminar

For almost 60 years, our students have presented their independent research here. The seminar is usually open to psychology, biology, chemistry, environmental studies, and mathematics students. Topics range from field projects in the Caribbean to modeling interesting mathematical phenomena.

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Hollins Student Conference

We gather yearly to celebrate our scholarly and creative undergraduates. Groups and individuals show their work in many ways — from the podium, on posters, and even through performance.

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Library Undergraduate Research Awards

The library celebrates student research completed within Hollins courses each spring. Winners earn $250 — and everyone gets a chance to stand out on her resume or graduate school application.

Thesis/final project

Check the academic catalog to see what’s required for your major. Recent topics have ranged from female socioeconomics to costume construction.