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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.

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.

Elaine Metz ’19 Gains Career Focus Via VT Partnership

Biology major Elaine Metz ’19 was among the first Hollins University students to take advantage of a new partnership between Hollins and the Global Change Center at Virginia Tech. The affiliation offers undergraduate students at Hollins summer research experience in Virginia Tech labs and field study locations.

Hollins, Va. Tech Partner to Grow Student Research Opportunities

Hollins, Va. Tech Partner to Grow Student Research Opportunities

Hollins and the Global Change Center at Virginia Tech have signed a memorandum of understanding to offer Hollins undergraduate students summer research experience in Virginia Tech labs.

Student Lands Fellowship at World-Renowned Marine Research Organization

Student Lands Fellowship at World-Renowned Marine Research Organization

Lan Nguyen ’18 is among the college and university students from around the world who have been awarded a 12-week summer research fellowship at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, a global leader in ocean research, exploration, and education.

Hollins Junior Selected for Prestigious Fellowship in Brain Research

Hollins Junior Selected for Prestigious Fellowship in Brain Research

Gabrielle Lewis ’18, who is double majoring in biology and biochemistry, has been selected to receive a neuroSURF Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship by the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute. The ten-week program provides hands-on research experiences in one of VTCRI’s state-of-the-art neurobiology labs. At the end of the program, she and other fellows will deliver presentations based on their investigative work at the annual Virginia Tech Summer Research Symposium.

Hollins Student Conference Winners Announced

Hollins Student Conference Winners Announced

Congratulations to this year’s winners at the annual Hollins Student Conference, held April 30 in Moody Student Center.

Conference Celebrates Undergraduate Work

Conference Celebrates Undergraduate Work

Hollins is showcasing students’ scholarly and creative endeavors at the annual Hollins Student Conference on Saturday, April 30.

Hollins Sophomore Earns Prestigious Summer Residence Internship in Economics

Hollins Sophomore Earns Prestigious Summer Residence Internship in Economics

Lan Nguyen ’18, a double-major in economics and environmental science, has been awarded an eight-week Summer 2016 Residence Internship at the American Institute for Economic Research.

Sophomore Receives Distinguished Student Researcher Award

Sophomore Receives Distinguished Student Researcher Award

The School for Field Studies has recognized Lan Nguyen ’18 with its Distinguished Student Researcher Award, honoring the work she completed at the SFS Center for Mekong Studies in Cambodia during the fall of 2015.

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