Accessing Our Network: One of Hollins’ Greatest Strengths
Alex Lesniak ’20 shares how the experience she acquired and connections she made as a Hollins undergraduate led shortly after graduation to a rewarding opportunity with the American Institutes for Research.
Through Graduate Studies at American Univ., Kiki Speights ’20 seeks to “make sure communities’ voices are heard”
The environmental sciences major/social justice minor wants “to gain more knowledge in international issues, the progression of human rights, and environmental degradation” as she prepares to work in the human rights career field.
Virtual Exhibit Considers Hollins’ History of Enslavement
“Unveiling the Past: Reckoning with Our History of Enslavement at Hollins” is based on archival research conducted by students in the Cultural Property, Rights, and Museums course. The class collaborated with Hollins’ Eleanor D. Wilson Museum and Wyndham Robertson Library as well as members of the university’s Working Group on Slavery and Its Legacies.
Rutherfoord Center for Experiential Learning Guarantees Access to a World of Possibilities
“The establishment of the Rutherfoord Center enables Hollins to build upon its strong foundation of experiential learning programs,” said Interim President Nancy Gray. “Bringing these programs together in a new way allows for more collaboration and interaction while at the same time expanding opportunities for students.”
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.
Peer-Reviewed Journal Publication Helps Launch Career in Marine Biology
Natasha Bestrom ’18, who double-majored in biology and environmental studies, is the lead author of a Hollins study on coral populations in the U.S. Virgin Islands that is being finalized for publication in Caribbean Naturalist.
With Tick Study, Ciera Morris ’19 Launches Career in Tackling Infectious Disease
The biology major’s impressive record of research has earned her a two-year, post-baccalaureate fellowship at the Rocky Mountain Laboratories in Montana. The facility is part of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, a division of the National Institutes of Health.
62nd Annual Science Seminar Celebrates Student Research
Twenty-seven research projects representing the work of 30 Hollins science and mathematics students were showcased during the university’s 62nd Annual Science Seminar on April 25.
Students from the departments of biology, chemistry, environmental studies, physics, and psychology took part in this year’s poster session, which was held for the first time on the newly renovated second floor of the Dana Science Building.…
Hollins Goes to Greece!
Led by Professors Tina Salowey and Chris Richter, 20 Hollins students are spending three weeks this month studying Greece firsthand as a cultural crossroads from ancient times to the present.
Through NIH Research, Biology Major Continues Working Toward Goal of Attending M.D./Ph.D. Program
Sunny Greene ’19 added to her already impressive credentials as a scientist with her work investigating Chediak-Higashi Disease.
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