Alexander/Heath Contemporary Features New Exhibition of Works by Art Professor Mary Zompetti

Alexander/Heath Contemporary Features New Exhibition of Works by Art Professor Mary Zompetti

Roanoke’s Alexander/Heath Contemporary is presenting “The Lost Garden,” an exhibition of works by photographic artist and Assistant Professor of Art Mary Zompetti, December 2 – 30. Located at 109 Campbell Avenue, SW, the art gallery is hosting an opening reception for the show on Friday, December 2, from 5 – 9 p.m.

Hollins Sophomore Explores Link Between Music and Mood in PBS NewsHour Segment

Hollins Sophomore Explores Link Between Music and Mood in PBS NewsHour Segment

Brigitte Bonsu ’25 helped produce and host a story on the link between music and mood that premiered online in the PBS NewsHour Classroom and was then broadcast nationally on PBS NewsHour as part of CANVAS, the newscast’s arts and culture series.

Hollins to Host AAC&U Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Campus Center

Hollins to Host AAC&U Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Campus Center

Hollins is among the schools announced by the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) as host institutions for 14 new Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation (TRHT) Campus Centers. The centers play a vital role in addressing historical and contemporary effects of racism by building sustainable capacity to promote deep, transformational change.

Hollins Is Among Virginia’s Top 10 Schools for Praxis Elementary Education Pass Rates

Hollins Is Among Virginia’s Top 10 Schools for Praxis Elementary Education Pass Rates

Hollins is number eight on PraxisExam.org’s list of the Best Praxis Elementary Education Pass Rates in Virginia. The rankings recognize the commonwealth’s public and private colleges and universities with the highest first-time pass rates for the Praxis Elementary Education Multiple Subjects Test, which quantifies a teacher’s subjective knowledge before a teaching license is obtained.

From Honors Thesis to Peer-Reviewed Journal: Student/Faculty Mental Health Study Earns Impressive Publication

From Honors Thesis to Peer-Reviewed Journal: Student/Faculty Mental Health Study Earns Impressive Publication

Collaborating with Assistant Professor of Psychology Caroline Mann, Hinza Malik ’21 has published an article in a national, peer-reviewed journal that sheds new light on the connection between self-concept and mental illness stigma.

Hollins Soccer Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-District® Honors

Hollins Soccer Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-District® Honors

Five Hollins Soccer student-athletes have been named to the 2022 NCAA Division III Academic All-District® Women’s Soccer Team by the College Sports Communicators.

Student/Faculty Research Presented at American Society for Microbiology Va. Branch Annual Meeting

Student/Faculty Research Presented at American Society for Microbiology Va. Branch Annual Meeting

Research projects by two recent Hollins graduates were recently featured at the Virginia meeting of one of the world’s largest life sciences societies.

Case Studies Showcase Sophomore’s Interest in Researching Cultural Heritage

Case Studies Showcase Sophomore’s Interest in Researching Cultural Heritage

Javeria Piracha ’25 has made a contribution to the growing study of the issue of Indigenous rights to heritage. The applied economics major has analyzed the interaction between Indigenous peoples and those owning their cultural property, and that research recently earned her a speaking opportunity at a prestigious academic conference.

Hollins Named “Overall Distinguished Delegation” at Regional Model Arab League Conference

Hollins Named “Overall Distinguished Delegation” at Regional Model Arab League Conference

Hollins University earned multiple honors at the annual Appalachia Regional Model Arab League conference, held November 4-6. Eight delegations from six colleges and universities and one high school participated in the event, now in its eighth year.

VFIC Honors Hollins Professor with “Rising Star” Award

VFIC Honors Hollins Professor with “Rising Star” Award

For her dedication to higher education and student success, Assistant Professor of Biology and Environmental Sciences Mary Jane Carmichael has received the 2022 H. Hiter Harris III Rising Star Award from the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges.

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