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.

Looking to Safely Spend Time Outdoors? Hollins Faculty Offer Some Helpful Ideas

Looking to Safely Spend Time Outdoors? Hollins Faculty Offer Some Helpful Ideas

Hollins Outdoor Program Director Jon Guy Owens and Professor of Anthropology and Gender & Women’s Studies LeeRay Costa offer these tips on how you can protect yourself and others from the novel coronavirus while maintaining your health and well-being.

Kayla Surles ’22 Named to VASID All-State Second Team

Kayla Surles ’22 Named to VASID All-State Second Team

The sophomore guard and communication studies major from Raleigh, North Carolina, ranked second in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference this season in scoring and tied for first in assists.

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