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Student Lands Fellowship at World-Renowned Marine Research Organization

Student Lands Fellowship at World-Renowned Marine Research Organization

Lan Nguyen ’18 is among the college and university students from around the world who have been awarded a 12-week summer research fellowship at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, a global leader in ocean research, exploration, and education.

Hollins Sophomore Earns Second Study Trip to Persian Gulf Region

Hollins Sophomore Earns Second Study Trip to Persian Gulf Region

The National Council on U.S. – Arab Relations has awarded Hanna Strauss ’19 a fellowship to participate in a week-long study trip to Qatar, her second study abroad trip to the Persian Gulf region in as many years.

Hollins Announces Winners of the 2017 Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

Hollins Announces Winners of the 2017 Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

Adam Rex and Debbie Levy are the honorees selected by judges of the second annual Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature. Hollins established the prize in tribute to one of its best-known alumnae and one of America’s most beloved children’s authors.

Students Win Major Awards at Model Arab League Conference

Students Win Major Awards at Model Arab League Conference

Students captured honors at the Southeast Regional Model Arab League conference at Converse College, and Hollins is one of only 25 colleges nationwide invited to participate in the National Model Arab League in Washington at the end of March.

Tippett Encourages Hollins Audience to Pursue “The Adventure of Civility”

Tippett Encourages Hollins Audience to Pursue “The Adventure of Civility”

Krista Tippett, winner of the National Humanities Medal and the creator and host of public radio’s “On Being,” spoke at Hollins on March 5 as part of the university’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

Hollins Junior Selected for Prestigious Fellowship in Brain Research

Hollins Junior Selected for Prestigious Fellowship in Brain Research

Gabrielle Lewis ’18, who is double majoring in biology and biochemistry, has been selected to receive a neuroSURF Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship by the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute. The ten-week program provides hands-on research experiences in one of VTCRI’s state-of-the-art neurobiology labs. At the end of the program, she and other fellows will deliver presentations based on their investigative work at the annual Virginia Tech Summer Research Symposium.

Hollins Honors the University’s Founder and Sustainers

Hollins Honors the University’s Founder and Sustainers

Hollins commemorated Founder’s Day and the university’s 175th anniversary by paying tribute to all who played a crucial role in its history during Hollins Day: Celebrating 175 Years.

Gray Leads Forum on College Presidents’ Role in Promoting Campus Inclusivity

Gray Leads Forum on College Presidents’ Role in Promoting Campus Inclusivity

With a focus on shaping a welcoming, inclusive campus culture, Hollins President Nancy Gray moderated the first-ever Presidential Forum on Diversity and Inclusion at the 2017 Presidents Institute, presented by The Council of Independent Colleges.

Wilson Museum Shares Works from the Largest Gift in its History

Wilson Museum Shares Works from the Largest Gift in its History

In May 2016, the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University received the largest gift in its history, a collection of preliminary paintings, drawings, and prints by noted French modernist Jean Hélion. Beginning February 2, the museum will display 40 of these works, most of which have never been seen before by the public.

Financial Literacy Workshop Preps Students for Life Beyond College

Financial Literacy Workshop Preps Students for Life Beyond College

Hollins students received a crash course in personal finance during the interactive program, Financial IQ.

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