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Legendary Actor Robert Duvall Discusses Moving “From Ink to Behavior” with Hollins Screenwriters

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.

Hollins, Roanoke College Welcome Nominations for the 2022 Perry F. Kendig Awards

Hollins, Roanoke College Welcome Nominations for the 2022 Perry F. Kendig Awards

Nominations are being accepted through July 20 for the 2022 Perry F. Kendig Arts and Culture Awards, which recognize individuals, businesses, and organizations in the greater Roanoke region that provide exemplary leadership in or support for the arts.

“You Persevered, You Summoned Your Inner Strength”: Hollins Welcomes Home the Class of 2020 to Celebrate Commencement

“You Persevered, You Summoned Your Inner Strength”: Hollins Welcomes Home the Class of 2020 to Celebrate Commencement

The graduates waited an unprecedented two years for the ceremony, but the class of 2020 finally and deservedly received their moment in the morning sun as Hollins celebrated its 178th Commencement Exercises on May 29.

“Ask the World, ‘What Do You Need from Me?’”: Hollins Celebrates the Class of 2022 at its 180th Commencement

“Ask the World, ‘What Do You Need from Me?’”: Hollins Celebrates the Class of 2022 at its 180th Commencement

Hollins conferred 193 undergraduate and graduate degrees during its 180th Commencement Exercises, held May 22 on the school’s historic Front Quad.

Forty-Fifth Honors Convocation Celebrates Student, Faculty, Staff Accomplishments

Forty-Fifth Honors Convocation Celebrates Student, Faculty, Staff Accomplishments

Hollins recognized students for high academic achievement during the university’s 45th Honors Convocation on May 3. Held each spring, the event also highlights those faculty and staff members whose exceptional work and dedication have earned them special academic or service designation.

“Let Us Imagine a Community of Learning”: Dr. Mary Dana Hinton Is Inaugurated as Hollins’ 13th President

“Let Us Imagine a Community of Learning”: Dr. Mary Dana Hinton Is Inaugurated as Hollins’ 13th President

President Mary Dana Hinton invited the Hollins community to “believe that the essence of the liberal arts – the freeing of minds – demands the freeing and nurturing of imagination” during her installation as Hollins University’s 13th president on April 22.

In Challenging Times, Valarie Kaur Urges a Hollins Audience to Embrace “Revolutionary Love”

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.

“Imagining a Community of Learning, Belonging, Love, and Justice”: Hollins Celebrates President Hinton’s Inauguration, April 22

“Imagining a Community of Learning, Belonging, Love, and Justice”: Hollins Celebrates President Hinton’s Inauguration, April 22

Dr. Mary Dana Hinton will be installed as Hollins University’s 13th president on Friday, April 22, at 10 a.m. in Jessie Ball duPont Chapel.

Civil Rights Advocate, Best-selling Author Valarie Kaur to Speak at Hollins 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.

Hollins Faculty Lead Teach-In to Enhance Understanding of War in Ukraine

Hollins Faculty Lead Teach-In to Enhance Understanding of War in Ukraine

Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern European History Julia Riegel, Visiting Assistant Professor of Gender & Women’s Studies Sandra Russell, and Visiting Assistant Professor in Global Politics and Societies Ashleigh Breske offered context and background on the war in Ukraine and explored the ideas of national and cultural identity that have persisted across centuries in that country as part of a teach-in on March 7.

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