Searching for Waymarkers

Searching for Waymarkers

Professor and Director of Gender and Women’s Studies and Director of Faculty Development LeeRay Costa shares how lessons learned during a pilgrimage through Portugal and Spain five years ago are offering direction and reassurance today during the pandemic crisis.

Hollins Announces Winner of the 2020 Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

Hollins Announces Winner of the 2020 Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

Wendy Meddour, an internationally best-selling children’s author whose books have been translated into 18 languages, will receive an engraved medal and a $1,000 cash prize for “Lubna and Pebble,” illustrated by Daniel Egnéus and published by Dial Books.

Library Announces Undergraduate Research Awards for 2020

Library Announces Undergraduate Research Awards for 2020

An annual celebration co-sponsored by Wyndham Robertson Library and the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs since 2011, the awards recognize extensive and creative use of library resources; the ability to synthesize those resources in project completion; and growth in a student’s research skills.

M.F.A. Student Selected As “We Need Diverse Books” Mentee

M.F.A. Student Selected As “We Need Diverse Books” Mentee

Donald A.D. Sutton, an aspiring author and illustrator who is currently pursuing a Master of Fine Arts degree in children’s literature and children’s book illustration, is one of ten book creators chosen to take part in the We Need Diverse Books Mentorship Program for 2020.

Bartlett Tree Experts, Garden Club of Va. Provide Restoration Work in Hollins’ Beale Garden

Bartlett Tree Experts, Garden Club of Va. Provide Restoration Work in Hollins’ Beale Garden

Beale Garden is one of nine historic landscapes in the commonwealth chosen by GCV to receive tree work donated by Bartlett to the conservation and preservation federation.

Hollins Researchers Partner With Other Universities To Study Impact Of COVID-19 On Tick-Borne Illnesses

Hollins Researchers Partner With Other Universities To Study Impact Of COVID-19 On Tick-Borne Illnesses

Environmental studies professors Elizabeth Gleim and Meg du Bray are working with researchers from the University of Georgia, Duke University, Clemson University, and the University of Rhode Island on a new study entitled, “Investigating COVID-19 Impacts on the Epidemiology of Tick-Borne Diseases in People and Pets.”

“A Blessed Time”: Professor Becomes His Parents’ Caregiver During the Pandemic

“A Blessed Time”: Professor Becomes His Parents’ Caregiver During the Pandemic

Ernie Zulia, who serves as artistic director and chair of the Hollins University Theatre Department, shares how caring for his mom and dad full-time has been “a real gift.”

New Book by MFA Grads Supports Local Early Literacy Initiative

New Book by MFA Grads Supports Local Early Literacy Initiative

Copies of “Slow Time, Hush Time” by Jennifer Wood M.F.A. ’19 and Lucinda Rowe M.F.A. ’19, both alumnae of the university’s graduate programs in children’s literature and children’s book illustration, will be distributed for free to new mothers at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

Hollins Announces September 6 as New Date for Commencement

Hollins Announces September 6 as New Date for Commencement

“We are eager for our graduates to still have the special celebration they deserve,”Interim President Nancy Oliver Gray said.

Virtual Exhibit Considers Hollins’ History of Enslavement

Virtual Exhibit Considers Hollins’ History of Enslavement

“Unveiling the Past: Reckoning with Our History of Enslavement at Hollins” is based on archival research conducted by students in the Cultural Property, Rights, and Museums course. The class collaborated with Hollins’ Eleanor D. Wilson Museum and Wyndham Robertson Library as well as members of the university’s Working Group on Slavery and Its Legacies.

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