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From London to Roanoke, Julia Mouketo ’23 Builds an Impressive Resume for a Journalism Career

From London to Roanoke, Julia Mouketo ’23 Builds an Impressive Resume for a Journalism Career

Growing up in the Republic of Congo, Julia Mouketo ’23 didn’t have to look far to find a role model for discovering her career path. “My mom works in institutional communications, but because of her studies and training, she has always told me that at heart, she is a journalist,” the senior communication studies major recalled. “I remember even when I was very young, probably no more than three or four, I was saying, ‘I want to be a journalist like my mom!’”

During Her Summer Internship, Margarite Fisher ’22 Is Helping Veterans Access Quality Healthcare Close to Home

During Her Summer Internship, Margarite Fisher ’22 Is Helping Veterans Access Quality Healthcare Close to Home

Margarite Fisher ’22 has played a key role this summer in the Community Care Referral and Authorization Program, which is helping the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs streamline the patient referral process for millions of veterans.

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.”

“Every Day Was a Different Kind of Adventure”: Environmental Science Major Studies Wolves in Minnesota

“Every Day Was a Different Kind of Adventure”: Environmental Science Major Studies Wolves in Minnesota

Through Osprey Wilds, a learning center in east central Minnesota, Virginia Lucey ’24 spent two weeks studying wolves at the Wildlife Science Center and International Wolf Center, and also actively tracked wild wolves in forests, on the ice, and during radio telemetry flights.

With Compassion for Immigrant and Refugee Populations, Sajila Kanwal ’22 Lays the Groundwork for a Career in Public Health

With Compassion for Immigrant and Refugee Populations, Sajila Kanwal ’22 Lays the Groundwork for a Career in Public Health

In January 2022, Sajila Kanwal ’22 will begin an internship with Ipas, a nonprofit organization that promotes initiatives around the world to increase women’s ability to exercise their sexual and reproductive rights. She’s applying to graduate school public health programs and is “definitely looking forward to seeing what the future brings for me in terms of opportunities and options. I’m open to everything that interests me and see the best in each possibility.”

Faith Herrington ’22 Awarded Internship with Maryland’s Washington County Museum of Fine Arts

Faith Herrington ’22 Awarded Internship with Maryland’s Washington County Museum of Fine Arts

Herrington, an art history major who is also completing a certificate in arts management at Hollins, is this year’s recipient of the museum’s Jean Cushwa College Internship. She will assist with curatorial research, exhibition installation, and more, specifically with the summer exhibition “Bernini and the Roman Baroque: Masterpieces from Palazzo Chigi in Ariccia.”

“My True Calling Is Helping People”: Hanna DeVarona ’21 Prepares for a Career in Public Health

“My True Calling Is Helping People”: Hanna DeVarona ’21 Prepares for a Career in Public Health

After graduating this spring, DeVarona will begin her Master of Public Health degree with a concentration in communication and marketing at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. She plans to become a health communication specialist.

Supported by Hollins’ Alumnae Network, Megan Bull ’21 Lands NASA Summer Internship

Supported by Hollins’ Alumnae Network, Megan Bull ’21 Lands NASA Summer Internship

Bull embarks on a ten-week virtual internship, June 7 – August 13, with NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. The mathematics major with a concentration in data science will be participating in the Enrich Knowledge Graphs Through Graph Data Science project.

Peace Boat US Internship Inspires Jonea Mathis ‘23 to “See the World and Learn from People in a Conscious Way”

Peace Boat US Internship Inspires Jonea Mathis ‘23 to “See the World and Learn from People in a Conscious Way”

The Hollins sophomore so impressed her supervisor during her 2021 J-Term signature internship that she was asked to stay on virtually with the nonprofit, nongovernmental organization headquartered in New York City this spring.

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