Monica Osborne ’20 will be advocating for locally sourced food and the importance of good childhood nutrition as the new Miss Teen Virginia United States.
Hollins won its 21st ODAC equestrian championship during competition at the Kirby Riding Ring on April 5. Rider Madeleine Lohr ’19 was named All-ODAC for the second consecutive year, and head coach Claudia Roland received ODAC Coach of the Year honors.
Roanoke City Council has issued a resolution “recognizing and congratulating Hollins University and Roanoke College for their achievements and successes during their celebrations of their 175th anniversaries.”
Hollins University has received the Arbor Day Foundation’s 2016 Tree Campus USA® recognition for the institution’s commitment to efficient urban forest management.
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.
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.
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.