Poliner Selected as Finalist for the 2019 Algren Award

Poliner Selected as Finalist for the 2019 Algren Award

The director of Hollins’ Jackson Center for Creative Writing and author of the award-winning novel “As Close to Us as Breathing” was honored for her short story, “Sabelle.”

Salowey, Cockrell Recognized at Honors Convocation

Salowey, Cockrell Recognized at Honors Convocation

Salowey, a professor of classical studies, received the Herta T. Freitag Faculty Legacy Award, and Cockrell, who co-founded Hollins’ graduate programs in children’s literature, was presented the Roberta A. Stewart Service Award.

Championed by Dedicated Volunteers and Hollins Writers and Artists, Artemis Thrives

Championed by Dedicated Volunteers and Hollins Writers and Artists, Artemis Thrives

Since the literary journal began in 1977, over 140 Hollins writers and artists, including more than 90 students and 40 professors, have been featured contributors, or have donated their time and expertise as board members.

Hollins Professor to Keynote POW/MIA Awareness Day Ceremony

Hollins Professor to Keynote POW/MIA Awareness Day Ceremony

Professor of English Marilyn Moriarty will deliver the keynote address at the POW/MIA Awareness Day ceremony on Saturday, September 22, at 11 a.m. at the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Virginia.

Hollins Names Diane Edison Artist-in-Residence for 2019

Hollins Names Diane Edison Artist-in-Residence for 2019

Edison is one of the country’s most prominent professors of studio art. Her work has appeared nationally in New York, Philadelphia, and Atlanta, and internationally in Russia and Chad.

Summer Tick Study to Aid in Understanding the Spread of Lyme Disease

Summer Tick Study to Aid in Understanding the Spread of Lyme Disease

Researchers from Hollins, Old Dominion University, and the University of Richmond are joining forces this summer to study the blacklegged tick, which carries Lyme disease, and determine whether genes or the environment drives their behavior.

Artist-in-Residence is Powerful Visual Activist, LGBT Advocate

Artist-in-Residence is Powerful Visual Activist, LGBT Advocate

South African photographer and activist Zanele Muholi, winner in 2017 of France’s top cultural honor, will be teaching students, exhibiting her work, and leading a special symposium on the Hollins campus this spring.

Hollins Author Is Finalist for Library of Va. Literary Award

Hollins Author Is Finalist for Library of Va. Literary Award

Professor of English Cathryn Hankla is among the nine authors who are finalists for the 20th Annual Library of Virginia Literary Awards.

Hollins Professor’s Novel Wins Kafka Prize

Hollins Professor’s Novel Wins Kafka Prize

“As Close to Us as Breathing,” a novel by Associate Professor of English Elizabeth Poliner, has captured the 2017 Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize. The award is given annually to a woman who is a U.S. citizen and has written the best book-length work of prose fiction.

In Chronicle Essay, Hollins Dean Asserts Teacher-Scholars’ Crucial Role

In Chronicle Essay, Hollins Dean Asserts Teacher-Scholars’ Crucial Role

Associate Professor of Philosophy and Dean of Academic Services Michael Gettings’ commentary, “How Teacher-Scholars Prepare Students for an Evolving World,” appears in the August 7 issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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