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Three Hollins Authors Are People’s Choice Award Finalists

Three Hollins Authors Are People’s Choice Award Finalists

Works by Associate Professor of English Elizabeth Poliner, Beth Macy M.A. ’93, and Lee Smith ’67 have been nominated for the 2017 Library of Virginia People’s Choice Award.

Hollins Alumna and Celebrated Neuroscientist Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Hollins Alumna and Celebrated Neuroscientist Elected to National Academy of Sciences

In acknowledgment of her distinguished and continuing achievements in original research, Mary Elizabeth “Mary Beth” Hatten ’71 has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame Inducts Hollins Alumna

Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame Inducts Hollins Alumna

Julia Voorhees Emmons ’63 is among the five newest members of the Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame.

Works by Hollins Authors Highlight Amazon’s Best Books of the Year

Works by Hollins Authors Highlight Amazon’s Best Books of the Year

Books by Associate Professor of English Elizabeth Poliner, Beth Macy M.A. ’93, and Lee Smith ’67 are among Amazon’s Top 100 Editors’ Picks for 2016.

Hollins Receives History-Making $20 Million Philanthropic Commitment to the University’s Unrestricted Endowment

Hollins Receives History-Making $20 Million Philanthropic Commitment to the University’s Unrestricted Endowment

Hollins has received the largest single gift assurance in the university’s 175-year history: Elizabeth Hall McDonnell ’62 and her husband, James S. McDonnell III, have arranged a commitment through the JSM Charitable Trust of $20 million.

NPR’s Fresh Air: Beth Macy M.A. ’93 Discusses “Truevine”

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.

Hollins Welcomes Southeastern College Art Conference, Showcases Drawings by Alumnae Artists

Hollins Welcomes Southeastern College Art Conference, Showcases Drawings by Alumnae Artists

Hollins is co-hosting the 72nd annual meeting of the Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC), October 19 – 22. In conjunction, the Richard Wetherill Visual Arts Center is featuring an exhibition of drawings by recent Hollins alumnae.

Roanoke Times: Hollins Graduate Joins Mission to ‘South Pacific’

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.”

Academy of American Poets Honors Hollins Alumna

Academy of American Poets Honors Hollins Alumna

Natasha Trethewey M.A. ’91 has been awarded the 2016 Fellowship for Distinguished Poetic Achievement from the Academy of American Poets.

New Book by Beth Macy M.A. ’93 Named to Kirkus Prize Shortlist

New Book by Beth Macy M.A. ’93 Named to Kirkus Prize Shortlist

“Truevine,” the upcoming book by New York Times bestselling author Beth Macy M.A. ’93, is one of six books that have been selected in the Nonfiction category for the Kirkus Prize shortlist.

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