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Submission Deadline for 2020 Margaret Wise Brown Prize is January 15

Submission Deadline for 2020 Margaret Wise Brown Prize is January 15

Presented annually, the Margaret Wise Brown Prize recognizes the author of the best text for a picture book published during the previous year. The award is a tribute to one of Hollins University’s best-known alumnae and one of America’s most beloved children’s authors.

Hollins Adds Track and Field to Athletic Programs

Hollins Adds Track and Field to Athletic Programs

The university’s ninth intercollegiate athletic program is expected to start competition as early as the 2019-20 indoor track and field season and will continue into the spring 2020 outdoor season.

Hollins Featured in The Princeton Review’s “Guide to Green Colleges: 2019 Edition”

Hollins Featured in The Princeton Review’s “Guide to Green Colleges: 2019 Edition”

“We strongly recommend Hollins to the many environmentally minded students who want to study and live at a green college,” said Rob Franek, The Princeton Review’s editor-in-chief.

Hollins Theatre Presents Revival of “Goodnight Moon: The Magical Musical,” Oct. 19-26

Hollins Theatre Presents Revival of “Goodnight Moon: The Magical Musical,” Oct. 19-26

“We are working to make this delightful show a great tradition here in Roanoke and a wonderful gift from Hollins to the community,” says Ernie Zulia, director of the Hollins Theatre Institute.

Small Communities, Big Opportunities: Kacie Shifflett ’22 Proves Scholarships Can Be Plentiful No Matter Where You Live

Small Communities, Big Opportunities: Kacie Shifflett ’22 Proves Scholarships Can Be Plentiful No Matter Where You Live

Shifflett, a biology/pre-med major, earned approximately 20 scholarships by mostly exploring resources in and around her hometown of 1,100 residents.

At Hollins and Beyond, Gates Millennium Scholars Program Benefits Senior

At Hollins and Beyond, Gates Millennium Scholars Program Benefits Senior

“Because of this program, I will be able to graduate from Hollins next spring debt-free and then continue my education without an economic burden,” says Epa Cabrera ’22, a double-major in business and economics. She plans to pursue graduate study in public health in preparation for a career in global health economics.

Hollins, Roanoke College Announce Perry F. Kendig Award Winners for 2019

Hollins, Roanoke College Announce Perry F. Kendig Award Winners for 2019

The program recognizes exemplary individuals, businesses, and organizations in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Region (counties of Roanoke, Botetourt, and Franklin, the cities of Roanoke and Salem, and the town of Vinton) that support excellence in the arts.

Hollins Professor Completes Leadership Program at 2019 HERS Institute

Hollins Professor Completes Leadership Program at 2019 HERS Institute

LeeRay Costa, professor of anthropology and gender and women’s studies and director of faculty development, joined women leaders from across the U.S. and Canada to take part in the intensive, residential leadership development program. The HERS Institute was created to proactively fill the higher education pipelines across the U.S. with dynamic women and combat an undeniable gender gap.

Major Scientific Journal Publishes Hollins Professor’s Study of Reducing Tick-Borne Diseases

Major Scientific Journal Publishes Hollins Professor’s Study of Reducing Tick-Borne Diseases

Scientific Reports, the world’s 11th-most cited scientific journal, is highlighting findings by Assistant Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies Elizabeth Gleim that controlled burning could be an effective tool in battling tick-borne pathogens.

New Academic Program in Public Health Focuses on Social Justice

New Academic Program in Public Health Focuses on Social Justice

An emphasis on the principles of social justice while maintaining a scientific basis differentiates the public health program at Hollins from similar programs at other colleges and universities.

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