Alumnae Share Expertise from Multitude of Fields at C3

Alumnae Share Expertise from Multitude of Fields at C3

Seventy-nine Hollins alumnae from a variety of fields returned to campus to talk about how they have translated their liberal arts education into satisfying careers during the university’s sixth annual Career Connection Conference (C3).

Hollins Research Preps Junior for Jamestown Field School Excavation

Hollins Research Preps Junior for Jamestown Field School Excavation

Meaghan Harrington ’19, who is double majoring in history and classical studies, spent six weeks performing hands-on fieldwork during the annual Archaeological Field School in Jamestown, Virginia, site of the first permanent English settlement in North America. 

Student Brings Advocacy to Va. Board for People with Disabilities

Alexus Smith ’19 seeks to foster greater awareness of the issues that people with disabilities face. Now, she will be taking her activism to a statewide level, thanks to her appointment to the Virginia Board for People with Disabilities.

Sophomore from Nepal Helps New International Students Feel at Home

Grishma Bhattarai ’20 is drawing upon her positive experiences last year as a first-year student from Nepal to create a family atmosphere for new international students.

Alumna Successfully Fights for Bill to Combat Opioid Addiction

Alumna Successfully Fights for Bill to Combat Opioid Addiction

Thanks in part to acupuncturist Elizabeth Ropp ’99, recovery and mental health professionals in New Hampshire can now use ear acupuncture to treat addicts.

Chem Major’s Cancer Research Is a Different Kind of “SURFing”

Veronica Able-Thomas ’19 learned first-hand last winter the strong connection across disciplines found at liberal arts schools such as Hollins.

Hollins, Roanoke College Name Kendig Award Winners for 2017

Hollins, Roanoke College Name Kendig Award Winners for 2017

 The late John Sailer, the Grandin Theatre Foundation, and Judy and Joel Tenzer have been honored with this year’s Perry F. Kendig Arts and Culture Awards, presented by Hollins and Roanoke College.

Islamic Art Loan Immerses Students in Object-Based Learning

Islamic Art Loan Immerses Students in Object-Based Learning

Professor of Art Kathleen Nolan’s Islamic Art class is engaging in hands-on research with rare artifacts from the Near East, thanks to a loan of decorative objects to Hollins’ Eleanor D. Wilson Museum.

NIH Summer Research Teaches Sunny Greene ’19 Failure’s Value

This summer, biology major Sunny Greene ’19 was part of a research team at the National Institutes of Health investigating a rare genetic disorder.

Wilson Museum Exhibition Is “Drawn from the Vault”

Wilson Museum Exhibition Is “Drawn from the Vault”

The Eleanor D. Wilson Museum is featuring a disparate selection of drawings from its permanent collection as part of the exhibition “Drawn from the Vault,” which is on display September 28 – December 10.

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