New Memoir by Natasha Trethewey M.A. ’91 Earns Praise and Inspires Dialogue
The Pulitzer Prize winner and two-term U.S. Poet Laureate has written a powerful and unforgettable book about the murder of her mother and its impact on her distinguished writing career.
President-Elect Hinton Joins Higher Ed. Leaders, New York Times Magazine to Discuss College This Fall
Hinton and five other panelists explore “the new realities of life on campus in the midst of a pandemic,” and address what campus life will look like; issues related to working on campus; and how they envision learning will occur.
“Help Wanted – Female”: Hollins Alumna’s New York Times Op-Ed Reflects on Pivotal Point in the Women’s Movement
In 1968, The New York Times stopped categorizing classified ads as “Help Wanted – Male” and “Help Wanted – Female” in favor of simply using “Help Wanted.” Wyndham Robertson ’58 spotlights the 50th anniversary of this little-remembered but nevertheless significant decision, and its impact on women in the workplace.
In Chronicle Essay, Hollins Dean Asserts Teacher-Scholars’ Crucial Role
Associate Professor of Philosophy and Dean of Academic Services Michael Gettings’ commentary, “How Teacher-Scholars Prepare Students for an Evolving World,” appears in the August 7 issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Virginia Business Magazine: Celebrating Women’s Education, Hollins University Blends Liberal Arts and Job Preparation
President Nancy Gray and Board of Trustees Chair Judy Lambeth ’73 discuss Hollins’ 175th anniversary and how the university is ready fiscally and academically to meet the present and future challenges in higher learning in the February 2017 issue of Virginia Business magazine.
NPR’s Fresh Air: Beth Macy M.A. ’93 Discusses “Truevine”
“Fresh Air,” one of public radio’s most popular programs, welcomed journalist and bestselling author Beth Macy M.A. ’93 as the show’s featured guest on October 18.
Roanoke Times: Hollins Graduate Joins Mission to ‘South Pacific’
Mezzo soprano Helena Brown graduated from Hollins in 2012 with a degree in music. Now, she’s returning to the area to perform in Opera Roanoke’s production of “South Pacific.”
WSLS-TV Names Hollins Professor Ed Lynch Political Analyst
Professor of Political Science Ed Lynch is often tasked with explaining what the politicians are up to in an election year more confusing than most. Now, WSLS-TV 10, the NBC affiliate for Roanoke and southwestern Virginia, has assigned Lynch the job of official political analyst for its news broadcasts.
Vanity Fair: “Hollins Can Offer a Worldly Experience that Many Larger Institutions Can’t”
In the May 2016 issue of Vanity Fair magazine, author Lisa Birnbach profiles nine women’s colleges, including Hollins University. She strongly makes the case that women’s colleges remain relevant.
Roanoke Times: Sandy Gerald, Respected Equestrian at Hollins University, Dies Unexpectedly
Hollins mourns the loss of L.M. “Sandy” Gerald, head coach of the university riding team.
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