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.

Lee Smith Remembers Creative Writing Program Founder Louis Rubin

Lee Smith Remembers Creative Writing Program Founder Louis Rubin

Acclaimed author Lee Smith ’67 pays tribute to Louis D. Rubin, Jr., founder of Hollins’ creative writing program, in an essay published in The American Scholar.

Hollins Alumna Among the Most Influential Women in Tampa Bay Sports

Hollins Alumna Among the Most Influential Women in Tampa Bay Sports

Stella Thayer ’62, president and treasurer of the Tampa Bay Downs thoroughbred racing facility, has been named one of the most influential women in Tampa Bay sports.

M.A.L.S. Graduate Appointed Deputy Secretary of the Commonwealth

M.A.L.S. Graduate Appointed Deputy Secretary of the Commonwealth

Traci DeShazor, who completed her M.A.L.S. degree in justice and legal studies at Hollins in 2010, has been named deputy secretary of the commonwealth by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe.

Vanity Fair: “Hollins Can Offer a Worldly Experience that Many Larger Institutions Can’t”

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.

Hollins Alumna and Renowned Neuroscientist to Speak on Campus and at VTCRI

Hollins Alumna and Renowned Neuroscientist to Speak on Campus and at VTCRI

Mary Beth Hatten ’71 is returning to Hollins and the Roanoke area to share her expertise in neuroscience at a series of special events.

Hollins Alumna Honored for Achievement in Neuroscience

Hollins Alumna Honored for Achievement in Neuroscience

Mary Beth Hatten ’71, a professor at The Rockefeller University, has received the prestigious Max Cowan Award in recognition of her outstanding work in developmental neuroscience.

“Goodnight Moon: The Magical Musical” Returns to the Hollins Theatre Stage

“Goodnight Moon: The Magical Musical” Returns to the Hollins Theatre Stage

Hollins Theatre Institute has launched a new tradition so every generation can enjoy the delight of the classic children’s book “Goodnight Moon” on stage.

Hollins Authors to Contend for 2015 National Book Awards

Hollins Authors to Contend for 2015 National Book Awards

Sally Mann ’74, M.A. ’75 and Distinguished Visiting Professor of Creative Writing Karen E. Bender have been named to National Book Award Longlists.

Alexandra Trower ’86 Honored by International Women’s Media Foundation

Alexandra Trower ’86 Honored by International Women’s Media Foundation

For the past 15 years, the Hollins alumna and current executive vice president of global communications at Estee Lauder has devoted herself to protecting the lives of female journalists in an increasingly complex and dangerous world.

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