Wilson Museum Exhibition, “Suzanne Schireson: Aftercare,” Highlights “A Generosity of Spirit and an Intensity of Color”
From March 9 through May 7, the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University is presenting “Suzanne Schireson: Aftercare,” a series of paintings that Schireson, an artist and professor who lives and works in Rhode Island, created from 2020 to 2023.
Third Annual Leading EDJ Conference Continues the Work in Building “A More Inclusive and Equitable Hollins University”
Lauren Ridloff, who portrayed the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s first deaf superhero in the 2021 film “Eternals,” delivered the keynote address at this year’s Leading Equity, Diversity, and Justice Conference, held Feb. 23-24.
Distinguished Speaker Series Welcomes Beth Macy, Nov. 15
Critically acclaimed and bestselling author Beth Macy M.A. ’93 will speak in the Hollins Theatre on Tuesday, November 15, at 7 p.m. Macy is a longtime reporter whose books include “Factory Man,” “Truevine,” and “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America.” Her latest book is “Raising Lazarus: The Search for Hope and Justice, and the Future of America’s Overdose Crisis.”
AAC&U President Visits Hollins to Stress the Enduring Power of the Liberal Arts
Lynn Pasquerella, president of the American Association of Colleges and Universities, spoke at Hollins about the “need to recognize that higher education and its graduates must play a leadership role in fulfilling the promise of liberal education, ensuring that all students are positioned to find their best and most authentic selves.”
Legendary Actor Robert Duvall Discusses Moving “From Ink to Behavior” with Hollins Screenwriters
Oscar winner Robert Duvall, whose film and television credits include such classics as “The Godfather,” “Apocalypse Now,” and “Lonesome Dove,” recently shared his insights on acting, directing, and screenwriting during a conversation with students from Hollins University’s graduate programs in screenwriting and film studies.
In Challenging Times, Valarie Kaur Urges a Hollins Audience to Embrace “Revolutionary Love”
Hollins’ Distinguished Speakers Series welcomed civil rights advocate and best-selling author Valarie Kaur to campus for a lecture on April 20.
Civil Rights Advocate, Best-selling Author Valarie Kaur to Speak at Hollins April 20
Hollins University’s Distinguished Speakers Series is welcoming renowned civil rights activist, lawyer, award-winning filmmaker, educator, innovator, and best-selling author of “See No Stranger,” Valarie Kaur.
MLK Day Address Spotlights the “Ecosystem of Activism” and the Women Who Made King’s Legacy
The Rev. Dr. Chelsea Brooke Yarborough believes that any celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. is not complete without recognizing the women who were essential in creating his legacy. She shared her hope of expanding the King narrative during her webinar, “Activism and the Women Who Made King,” presented by Hollins as part of the university’s observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
“We All Need to Breathe”: The Rev. Dr. Cynthia Hale ‘75 Counters Pandemic Anxiety with Mindfulness
In a presentation to the Hollins community, “Mindfulness Matters: Physical, Emotional, and Mental Well-Being in the Time of COVID-19 and Beyond,” the Rev. Dr. Cynthia Hale ’75 offered advice on taking care of oneself and living in the moment.
SisterMentors Founder to Speak at 177th Commencement
Shireen K. Lewis, who has devoted more than 20 years to mentoring and coaching women and girls, will be the guest speaker at this year’s ceremony, which takes place on Sunday, May 26, at 10 a.m. on Hollins’ historic Front Quadrangle.
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