Krista Tippett, winner of the National Humanities Medal and the creator and host of public radio’s “On Being,” spoke at Hollins on March 5 as part of the university’s Distinguished Speakers Series.
Political scientists from Hollins University, Roanoke College, and Virginia Tech will take part in the panel presentation “After 2016: The State of the American Political Party System” on Thursday, February 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Niederer Auditorium.
Asking graduates to “make a difference as you move forward,” Ann Compton ’69, a trailblazer for women in broadcast journalism, addressed Hollins University’s 174th Commencement Exercises.
CNN commentator and ABC News consultant Donna Brazile will share her perspective on the nation’s political climate within the framework of social justice on Monday, November 14, at 7 p.m. in the Hollins Theatre.
Mary Beth Hatten ’71 is returning to Hollins and the Roanoke area to share her expertise in neuroscience at a series of special events.
Author and humorist Bill Bryson, beloved for his bestselling work “A Walk in the Woods” and other acclaimed books, captivated an overflow audience at Hollins University on March 3.
Pioneering broadcast journalist and Hollins alumna Ann Compton will be the guest speaker at Hollins University’s 174th Commencement Exercises on May 22.
James Phillips, Senior Research Fellow for Middle Eastern Affairs at The Heritage Foundation, will deliver the keynote address at the Appalachia Regional Model Arab League conference, which Hollins is hosting Nov. 6-8.
The noted primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall presented “Sowing the Seeds of Hope” before a capacity audience of students, faculty, staff, and the general public on April 20.
Nancy Lublin helped transform DoSomething.org into one of America’s largest youth organizations and will share how her approach to business, teens, and technology has transcended the not-for-profit world at Hollins’ annual C3 on October 19.