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