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.
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.
With a Passion for Working in Reproductive Health, Alea Rodriguez ’23 Earns Both Internship and Research Experience
Alea Rodriguez ’23 is a self-described “go-getter,” and that quality is a major reason why the biology major and chemistry minor is on her way to achieving her goal of a career in women’s health and the treatment of infertility.
Hollins Students Present Research on Cross-Race Effect to the Southeastern Psychological Association
Hana Olof ’22 and Soha Munir ’23 joined Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology Alex Wooten in representing Hollins at the 68th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA), held March 23 – 26 at Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.
Hollins Chemistry Students, Faculty Featured at ACS National Meeting
Three Hollins University students and their professor were among the presenters at this spring’s national meeting of the American Chemical Society. Megan Brown ’23, Tram Nguyen ’24, Nupur Sehgal ’23, and Assistant Professor of Chemistry Son Nguyen attended the event, which was held March 19-22 in San Diego.
“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.
Scientist, Artist, & Entrepreneur: Jennifer Spencer ’23 Uses Psychology Background and Small Business to Spread Compassion
After her graduation from Hollins, Jennifer Spencer ’23 hopes to go into neuropsychology, which focuses on how certain brain conditions affect human behavior and cognitive functions. Her ultimate goal is to obtain a Ph.D. and work in a hospital with patients who have mental illnesses.
Virginia Academy of Science Honors Hollins Student Researchers
Two research projects conducted by three Hollins chemistry majors received honors at the 2021 Virginia Academy of Science Fall Undergraduate Research Meeting, held recently at Hampden-Sydney College.
Isabell Kingori Brings Public Health Expertise to Hollins as Fulbright Scholar-In-Residence
Isabell Kingori is spending the 2021-22 academic year at Hollins as a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence. She’s bringing an international perspective to the university’s public health curriculum.
Mary E. “Mary Beth” Hatten ’71 Elected to the National Academy of Medicine
Mary Elizabeth “Mary Beth” Hatten ’71, Frederick P. Rose Professor and head of the Laboratory of Developmental Neurobiology at The Rockefeller University in New York City, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine. The honorific society features more than 2,000 members chosen by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement.
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