Chemistry Majors Showcase Their Research at ACS Spring 2023

Chemistry Majors Showcase Their Research at ACS Spring 2023

Five Hollins University students presented posters at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS), held March 26 – 30 in Indianapolis. Seniors Megan Brown, Nupur Sehgal, Cristina Pokhrel, and Uyen Nguyen, and junior Tram Nguyen, highlighted the results from three different research projects during the ACS Technical Program.

Hollins Announces Winner of the 2023 Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

Hollins Announces Winner of the 2023 Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

Hollins University has honored Chana Stiefel, an award-winning author of more than 30 books for children, as the recipient of the eighth annual Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature.

Hollins Student to Speak at International Art History Symposium

Hollins Student to Speak at International Art History Symposium

Katelynn Budzyn ’25 has been invited to present at the Fifth Annual SUNY New Paltz Undergraduate Art History Symposium, one of the foremost events for students interested in art history and related fields.

Hollins Mourns the Loss of Celebrated Professor, Author, and Scholar R.H.W. Dillard

Hollins Mourns the Loss of Celebrated Professor, Author, and Scholar R.H.W. Dillard

R.H.W. Dillard, renowned author and figure in the creative writing world, and a devoted member of the Department of English and Creative Writing at Hollins University for 59 years, died Tuesday, April 4, 2023, in Roanoke.

Alexa Hulse ’24 Discovers Her GWS Major and Magazine Internship Are “The Perfect Fit”

Alexa Hulse ’24 Discovers Her GWS Major and Magazine Internship Are “The Perfect Fit”

For nearly two years, Alexa Hulse ’24 has conducted interviews and written news, profiles, and blog posts for the New York-based Jewish feminist quarterly “Lilith.” “It’s not only a feminist magazine but also a feminist workplace,” she explains. “They treat me as an equal even though I’m an intern. They’ve been supportive throughout and helped me make the connections that I needed.”

Amanda Cockrell ’69, M.A. ’88 Explores Turmoil of the 1960s in New Historical Novel

Amanda Cockrell ’69, M.A. ’88 Explores Turmoil of the 1960s in New Historical Novel

This spring, Amanda Cockrell ’69, M.A. ’88 is immersing readers in the unrest of the Vietnam War era with her new book “Coyote Weather.” The historical novelist, who retired in 2018 as director of Hollins’ graduate programs in children’s literature, is currently managing editor of Hollins University’s literary journal, The Hollins Critic, and the author of numerous books under her own name and the pseudonym Damion Hunter.

University of Tennessee Social Psychologist to Keynote 65th Annual Science Seminar

University of Tennessee Social Psychologist to Keynote 65th Annual Science Seminar

Hollins University’s annual Science Seminar, held each April, celebrates scientific research and inquiry and showcases the work conducted by Hollins science and mathematics students throughout the current academic year.

Hollins Announces Children’s Literature Workshops for Summer 2023

Hollins Announces Children’s Literature Workshops for Summer 2023

This summer, Hollins University’s graduate programs in children’s literature are offering three one-week intensive workshops for teachers and librarians, aspiring authors and illustrators, and alumnae/i of Hollins’ undergraduate and graduate programs: “Picture Book Trends: A Curated Reading Workshop,” “Writing Intensive: The Path to Publication,” and “Writing for Children Intensive: ‘Writing is Rewriting.'”

Wilson Museum Exhibition, “Suzanne Schireson: Aftercare,” Highlights “A Generosity of Spirit and an Intensity of Color”

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.

“I Want Love to Come from My Work”: Erin Masarjian ’25 Realizes Her Artistic Vision with Personal Passion, Faculty Mentors – and Some Glitter

“I Want Love to Come from My Work”: Erin Masarjian ’25 Realizes Her Artistic Vision with Personal Passion, Faculty Mentors – and Some Glitter

Erin Masarjian ’25 and her artistic talents are getting noticed. Roanoke’s Art on 1st, which showcases emerging and aspiring artists, is featuring two of her pieces in its Pop Art Exhibition, which continues through March 11. Three more of her works can be seen in “The Healing Power of Hope,” a multimedia exhibit presented through May 8 by the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and the William King Museum of Art.

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