Author: hborochanerrollins-edu

Opinion: Final exam freeloaders

April 26, 2018

It is 10 p.m. and you are still waiting to hear back from the group member you texted yesterday at 11 a.m. You break out in a cold sweat in the library, and you realize that you are also shaking from the two caramel macchiatos that you have already consumed. You start to angrily tell […]

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Dr. Greenberg’s ‘The Body in Religion’

April 12, 2018

Dr. Yudit Greenberg is proud to have published her own textbook, The Body in Religion: Cross-Cultural Perspectives.  Previously, her class had no textbook, as there used to be no one work analyzing religions in reference to the human form. At Rollins, Greenberg is a Professor of Religious Studies and the Founding Director of the Jewish […]

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9 tips to get you through the semester

April 12, 2018

The end of the spring semester is a stressful time for everyone. However, the right tools and practices can help you feel more prepared. Use these tools before or during finals week to help you in classes and maintain your mental health, while combatting built-up stress. 1. Get your end-of-semester assignments done early: Whether it […]

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Dr. Chambliss’ bittersweet farewell

April 12, 2018

After working at Rollins for 15 years, History Professor Dr. Julian Chambliss is leaving Rollins in August. He was offered a very unique opportunity at Michigan State University: the duties of a full professor with a joint appointment in English and History. He will also hold a place in the Consortium for the Study of […]

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Financial aid now available for summer internship opportunities

April 12, 2018

This year, Rollins is having its first summer semester of the Center for Career and Life Planning’s Internship Funding Program. The purpose of the Internship Funding Program is to increase access of high-impact internships for students who can not fund their own experience over the summer. It is run by Liz Bernstein, the assistant director of […]

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Mills renovation plans announced

April 5, 2018

Rollins is about to embark on several years of capital projects, starting with a complete renovation to Mills Memorial Hall. As the center of campus, the building is expected to be a hub for student activity and a full representation of Rollins’ mission; however, its outdated structure and former purpose as a library prevents it […]

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Drug-sniffing lizards placed in residential halls

April 1, 2018

As reports of drug use and abuse increase on campus, Rollins is introducing new security measures to ensure that its students remain drug-free. Next year, the campus will introduce drug-sniffing lizards that will live in the residence halls with students. Since last year, a select group of lizards has been trained to sniff out some […]

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Dr. Foglesong ‘graduates’ with class of 2018

March 29, 2018

After teaching at Rollins for 34 years, Dr. Rick Foglesong is set to retire at the end of this semester. His Rollins career began in 1984, when he came to us to teach political science after six years spent teaching at Amherst College, Mass. During his 34 years at Rollins, Foglesong took some time out […]

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Rollins celebrates Women’s History Month

March 22, 2018

Women’s History Month spans throughout March and gives recognition to the women who helped shape and build today’s America and its surrounding countries. From Susan B. Anthony, a pioneer for women’s voting rights, to Ella Baker, a backbone of the Civil Rights Movement, women have been and continue to be changemakers for a better society. […]

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Library finds new director

March 8, 2018

After a long and careful deliberation, Rollins announced Deborah Prosser as the new Director of Olin Library. She will be coming to Rollins from the University of North Georgia on June 1. During the hiring process, Prosser spent weeks interviewing with everyone involved at Rollins, ranging from students, to professors, faculty, and President Cornwell himself. […]

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