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Autumn Green ’24 Uncovers Marginalized Peoples’ Stories Through Digital Legal Research Lab

Autumn Green ’24 Uncovers Marginalized Peoples’ Stories Through Digital Legal Research Lab

This summer, Autumn Green ’24 is among eight undergraduates from across the U.S. conducting historical legal research through the Digital Legal Research Lab at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. The initiative is funded by the National Science Foundation as a Research Experience for Undergraduates site and is considered an interdisciplinary hub for the social scientific study of freedom making in the United States during the 19th century.

Hollins Students Showcase Projects at Summer Research Symposium

Hollins Students Showcase Projects at Summer Research Symposium

Twelve Hollins University students were among the 240 undergraduates from across the country presenting at the 11th annual Summer Research Symposium at Virginia Tech on July 28.

Hollins Students to Conduct Summer Research through Virginia Tech’s Global Change Center

Hollins Students to Conduct Summer Research through Virginia Tech’s Global Change Center

Through the Hollins Partnership program, Aqsa Fazal ’23, Olivia Sacci ’24, and Jessica Willebeek-LeMair ’23 will gain undergraduate research experiences this summer in collaboration with faculty at Virginia Tech.

Margarite Fisher ’22 Gets Ready to Build Her Business Expertise Through Graduate Studies in France

Margarite Fisher ’22 Gets Ready to Build Her Business Expertise Through Graduate Studies in France

Margarite Fisher ’22, a business major and French minor, will pursue a master’s degree in digital marketing beginning this fall at the Rennes School of Business in France.

“It Isn’t Enough to Say, ‘I Want to Create Change.’ I Want to be a Leader As I Create that Change.” Tyler Sesker ’22 Preps for a Career in Law/Public Policy

“It Isn’t Enough to Say, ‘I Want to Create Change.’ I Want to be a Leader As I Create that Change.” Tyler Sesker ’22 Preps for a Career in Law/Public Policy

Tyler Sesker ’22, who is majoring in gender and women’s studies with a pre-law concentration, will enter the Master of Public Policy program at the University of Virginia’s Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy this fall.

By Researching the Gut Microbiome, Hana Olof ’22 Seeks Ways to Strengthen Immune Systems

By Researching the Gut Microbiome, Hana Olof ’22 Seeks Ways to Strengthen Immune Systems

Hana Olof ’22, a biology major and psychology minor, intends to become one of the scientists who unlocks the mysteries of the gut microbiome and harnesses its potentially considerable impact.

Chin Wai “Rosie” Wong ’22 Embraces a Passion for Communication at Hollins and Beyond

Chin Wai “Rosie” Wong ’22 Embraces a Passion for Communication at Hollins and Beyond

After coming to Hollins, Chin Wai “Rosie” Wong ’22 found that she could “study communication in a more systemic and scholarly way that just opens paths and makes me want to keep pursuing it.”

Before Law School, Mollie Davis ’22 Is Engaging in Community Service Helping Denver’s Unhoused Find Employment 

Before Law School, Mollie Davis ’22 Is Engaging in Community Service Helping Denver’s Unhoused Find Employment 

Mollie Davis ’22 is described as someone who “advocates for something bigger and beyond themselves.” She has demonstrated that kind of activism throughout her Hollins undergraduate career and is now preparing to start a new chapter in bringing impactful change to a community’s quality of life.

With Major Conference Presentations and an Academic Journal Publication, Emily Lauletta ’22 Plans a Research Career in Gender and Women’s Studies

With Major Conference Presentations and an Academic Journal Publication, Emily Lauletta ’22 Plans a Research Career in Gender and Women’s Studies

Emily Lauletta ’22, who is majoring in GWS and minoring in social justice, was accepted at four graduate schools and this fall will be attending Claremont Graduate University in California, where she will pursue an M.A. in applied gender studies.

“Communication, Organization, and a Little Bit of Luck and Magic”: Emma Thomas ’22 Successfully Balances Full-Time Work with Full-Time College

“Communication, Organization, and a Little Bit of Luck and Magic”: Emma Thomas ’22 Successfully Balances Full-Time Work with Full-Time College

For the past three years, Emma Thomas ’22, an English major and communication studies minor, carried a full course load at Hollins while working as a supervisor at UPS in Roanoke.

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