Harjo is the first Native American to hold the title. Her acclaimed work includes her 2012 memoir, “Crazy Brave,” which was the common reading for Hollins’ 2019-20 entering first-year class.
Robert Sulkin: Photographs 1973-2019, which is on display January 16 – March 29, is a retrospective exhibition highlighting the work of the award-winning photographer who joined the Hollins faculty in 1980 and retired at the end of the 2018-19 academic year.
Hollins and Virginia Tech anticipate that the Scholar-in-Residence will provide an international point of view, especially in the field of infectious disease, to the new undergraduate public health programs launched at both universities this academic year.
The United States Chess Federation (USCF) has awarded Nguyen the lifetime title of Candidate Master and has recognized her among the top five percent of all USCF tournament chess players. Still, her greatest satisfaction comes from serving as a role model for girls and women in the game.
Each will receive a $4,500 scholarship. Two of the students will spend Spring Term 2020 in Italy, while the third will be studying in Spain this spring.
Associate Professor of Creative Writing Jessie van Eerden is the 2019 winner of an award that recognizes daring, original, and innovative writing. She was honored for her third novel, “Call It Horses,” which was selected from a pool of hundreds of manuscripts.
Four students were recognized at the American Model United Nations International Collegiate Conference, held November 23-26 in Chicago. The conference draws over 900 participants each year.
The personal journey that ultimately brought Allison to Hollins would not have been possible without the mother who “invested the idea in me that education is by far the most important thing to achieve,” and the organization established by businessman Jack Kent Cooke that is devoting millions of dollars “to advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need.”
Seventeen Hollins students, almost twice the average delegation, will travel to Chicago to take part in the 30th Annual American Model United Nations (AMUN) International Collegiate Conference, November 23 – 26.
Presented annually, the Margaret Wise Brown Prize recognizes the author of the best text for a picture book published during the previous year. The award is a tribute to one of Hollins University’s best-known alumnae and one of America’s most beloved children’s authors.