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.

Hollins Community Embraces “Equity, Accessibility, and Identity” at 2022 Leading EDJ Conference

Hollins Community Embraces “Equity, Accessibility, and Identity” at 2022 Leading EDJ Conference

Hollins students, faculty, staff, alumnae/i, and board of trustee members worked toward creating a more equitable and just campus community during the university’s second annual Leading Equity, Diversity, and Justice (EDJ) Conference, held February 24-25.

“Equity, Accessibility, Identity” Theme of 2022 Leading EDJ Conference

“Equity, Accessibility, Identity” Theme of 2022 Leading EDJ Conference

Working toward a more equitable and just campus community, Hollins University is hosting the Leading Equity, Diversity, and Justice (EDJ) Conference, February 24-25.

Hollins Students to Deliberate “Pandemic Ethics” at Statewide Collegiate Ethics Bowl

Hollins Students to Deliberate “Pandemic Ethics” at Statewide Collegiate Ethics Bowl

Four Hollins University students will participate in the 22nd annual statewide collegiate Ethics Bowl, which takes place January 30-31 at Randolph-Macon College. The Hollins team will compete head-to-head against other highly qualified student teams from Virginia’s leading independent colleges and universities for the Batten Trophy.

MLK Day Address Spotlights the “Ecosystem of Activism” and the Women Who Made King’s Legacy

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.

Playwright’s Lab Director Todd Ristau Among Kendig Award Winners

Playwright’s Lab Director Todd Ristau Among Kendig Award Winners

Co-sponsored by Roanoke College and Hollins University, the Perry F. Kendig Awards recognize exemplary individuals, businesses, and organizations in Virginia’s Blue Ridge that support excellence in the arts.

“Don’t Be Afraid of the Word ‘No’”: Students Gain Insight and Encouragement at 10th Annual C3

“Don’t Be Afraid of the Word ‘No’”: Students Gain Insight and Encouragement at 10th Annual C3

The 10th annual Career Connection Conference (C3) welcomed Hollins alumnae/i from across the country to showcase the lifelong power of a liberal arts education, share their insights on life and work, and help students connect to others in their networks.

“We All Need to Breathe”: The Rev. Dr. Cynthia Hale ‘75 Counters Pandemic Anxiety with Mindfulness

“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.

Hollins 2021-22 Reading And Lecture Series To Feature Pulitzer-Winning Poet Forrest Gander And NYT Bestselling Author Imbolo Mbue

Hollins 2021-22 Reading And Lecture Series To Feature Pulitzer-Winning Poet Forrest Gander And NYT Bestselling Author Imbolo Mbue

Hollins is proud to welcome back in-person events for its 2021-22 Reading and Lecture Series, which features 14 published authors along with talented student and faculty writers.

“To Gather, to Connect, to Love”: Hollins Opens the 2021-22 Academic Year

“To Gather, to Connect, to Love”: Hollins Opens the 2021-22 Academic Year

Hollins President Mary Dana Hinton asked students, faculty, and staff to “look out for one another, to support one another, to lift one another” during the university’s annual Opening Convocation on August 31 in duPont Chapel.

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