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Hollins Introduces Online Graduate Program in Teaching and Learning

Hollins Introduces Online Graduate Program in Teaching and Learning

Hollins’ new Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning is an online graduate program for educators who wish to grow their teaching skills for the benefit of their students, their school, and their career.

Swim Team Earns Scholar All-America Status

Swim Team Earns Scholar All-America Status

For the fifth consecutive semester, the Hollins swim team has been named a Scholar All-America team by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America.

Artist-in-Residence is Powerful Visual Activist, LGBT Advocate

Artist-in-Residence is Powerful Visual Activist, LGBT Advocate

South African photographer and activist Zanele Muholi, winner in 2017 of France’s top cultural honor, will be teaching students, exhibiting her work, and leading a special symposium on the Hollins campus this spring.

Hollins to Launch Creative Writing Major in 2018-19

Hollins to Launch Creative Writing Major in 2018-19

Hollins’ Jackson Center for Creative Writing, which offers both a concentration and a minor in creative writing in addition to a Master of Fine Arts degree in the field, is introducing an undergraduate major in creative writing, beginning in the 2018-19 academic year.

From Campus to the Persian Gulf to Cuba, a Hollins Junior Earns a Worldly Education

From Campus to the Persian Gulf to Cuba, a Hollins Junior Earns a Worldly Education

Hanna Strauss ’19 has embraced the notion of “global citizen” in a way few other college students have experienced. 

Hollins Research Preps Junior for Jamestown Field School Excavation

Hollins Research Preps Junior for Jamestown Field School Excavation

Meaghan Harrington ’19, who is double majoring in history and classical studies, spent six weeks performing hands-on fieldwork during the annual Archaeological Field School in Jamestown, Virginia, site of the first permanent English settlement in North America. 

Chem Major’s Cancer Research Is a Different Kind of “SURFing”

Veronica Able-Thomas ’19 learned first-hand last winter the strong connection across disciplines found at liberal arts schools such as Hollins.

Islamic Art Loan Immerses Students in Object-Based Learning

Islamic Art Loan Immerses Students in Object-Based Learning

Professor of Art Kathleen Nolan’s Islamic Art class is engaging in hands-on research with rare artifacts from the Near East, thanks to a loan of decorative objects to Hollins’ Eleanor D. Wilson Museum.

NIH Summer Research Teaches Sunny Greene ’19 Failure’s Value

This summer, biology major Sunny Greene ’19 was part of a research team at the National Institutes of Health investigating a rare genetic disorder.

Through Hollins-VT Affiliation, Shannen Kelly ’19 Thrives as Scientist

Shannen Kelly ’19, a double major in environmental science and Spanish, gained summer research experience at Virginia Tech in both the lab and in the field as part of the Fralin Life Science Institute’s ten-week Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program.

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