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Hollins University

7916 Williamson Road
800-456-9595

Hollins is an independent liberal arts university dedicated to academic excellence and humane values. Hollins University offers undergraduate liberal arts education for women, selected graduate programs for men and women, and community outreach initiatives. The Hollins curriculum and cocurricular programs prepare students for lives of active learning, fulfilling work, personal growth, achievement, and service to society.

The Hollins community sustains talented students engaged in challenging study, and productive scholars and artists devoted to teaching and to the advancement of knowledge. Experiential learning, study abroad, and internships enhance the academic program. The hallmarks of a Hollins education are creativity and effective self-expression, problem solving and critical thinking skills, and independent inquiry and the free exchange of ideas.

Hollins nurtures civility, integrity, and concern for others, encourages and values diversity and social justice, and affirms the equal worth of women and men. Our university motto, Levavi Oculos, calls us to leadership and service in accord with the Hollins values and traditions. Hollins is a private university located on a beautiful 475-acre campus in Roanoke, Virginia.


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Hollins Festival Of New Works 2019

Each summer at the end of July, Hollins presents a three-day event showcasing readings of student work from the Playwright’s Lab. These readings are minimally staged for the general public and close to a dozen guest professional responders…

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Hollins-Mill Mountain Winter Festival of New Works 2017

Produced by Hollins Theatre Institute and Mill Mountain Theatre Feel the thrill of taking part in the development of new work! Actively engage as the first audience to experience these new plays written by our own Playwright’s Lab playwrights.…

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Hollins Festival of New Works 2016

Each summer at the end of July, we present a three-day event showcasing 10 readings of student work from the Playwright’s Lab. These readings are minimally staged for the general public and close to a dozen guest professional responders from all…

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