WSLS-TV Names Hollins Professor Ed Lynch Political Analyst

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.

Professor to Join Panel Discussion with Feminist Scholar, Cultural Critic bell hooks

Professor to Join Panel Discussion with Feminist Scholar, Cultural Critic bell hooks

LeeRay Costa, John P. Wheeler Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies and Anthropology at Hollins University, is among the scholars and practitioners who will be in dialogue with noted author and social activist bell hooks this week at Wisconsin’s St. Norbert College.

U.S. News: Hollins Boasts One of the Nation’s Lowest Student-Faculty Ratios

U.S. News: Hollins Boasts One of the Nation’s Lowest Student-Faculty Ratios

Hollins University is among the 21 liberal arts colleges in America with the lowest student-faculty ratios, according to U.S. News and World Report.

Taubman’s Monster Art Rally Features Hollins Professor

Taubman’s Monster Art Rally Features Hollins Professor

Associate Professor of Art Jennifer Anderson is among the more than 30 local artists who will be making original works of art on-site at Roanoke’s Taubman Museum of Art on April 21.

Mellon Grant to Support Innovative Faculty Development Program

Mellon Grant to Support Innovative Faculty Development Program

Hollins has received a $100,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to invest in a 30-month pilot project entitled “Faculty Development to Advance Liberal Arts Education in the 21st Century.”

Hollins Professor Wins Environmental Stewardship Book Honor

Hollins Professor Wins Environmental Stewardship Book Honor

Elizabeth Dulemba, who teaches picture book design in both the certificate in children’s book illustration and the M.F.A. in children’s book writing and illustrating programs, has received a Green Earth Book Award Honor for “A Bird on Water Street.”

Faculty Members Honored at Founder’s Day Convocation

Faculty Members Honored at Founder’s Day Convocation

Professor of Spanish Alison Ridley and Associate Professor of Communication Studies Vladimir Bratic received the Roberta A. Stewart Service Award and the Herta T. Freitag Faculty Legacy Award, respectively.

Hollins Professor Part of First Large U.S. Delegation to Visit Cuba Since Opening of Relations

Hollins Professor Part of First Large U.S. Delegation to Visit Cuba Since Opening of Relations

LeeRay Costa, who teaches gender and women’s studies and anthropology at Hollins, says she is “eager to understand Cuban perspectives on women’s and LGBT rights, race relations, environmental sustainability, and food justice.”

Hollins Professor Wins Faulkner-Wisdom Competition Award

Hollins Professor Wins Faulkner-Wisdom Competition Award

Professor of English Marilyn Moriarty was honored for her work, “Swerves,” which was praised as an “eloquent and skillful essay [that] brings to readers a clear-sighted vision and the confident measures of a riveting, necessary voice.”

Carrie Brown Named Finalist for the Library of Virginia’s 2014 Fiction Award

Carrie Brown Named Finalist for the Library of Virginia’s 2014 Fiction Award

Hollins’ Distinguished Visiting Professor of Creative Writing has won the Emyl Jenkins Sexton Literary Award for Fiction twice previously, in 2001 and 2005.

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