Digging into DNA: Biology Professor Wins $780K NSF Award for Genetics Research
Geoffrey Findlay, assistant professor of biology at the College of the Holy Cross, has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award....
Latin American Artists Showcase Contemporary Work at Holy Cross’ Cantor Art Gallery
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will present the work of ten Latin American artists in the exhibition....
Sō Percussion Explores Gun Violence Through Multigenre Performance
On Thursday, Feb. 9, Sō Percussion, a leading American percussion ensemble renowned for its incisive interpretations of modern repertoire and....
English Professor to Premiere Off-Broadway Production
"Cardiff" written by Leila Philip is based on an original work by British artist Garth Evans
How do people respond to an encounter with the unfamiliar? This is the idea that Leila Philip, professor of English, explores on stage with....
Political Perspective: Holy Cross Faculty Discuss Washington, D.C. March and Obama’s Presidency
Telegram & Gazette
On the eve of the transfer of presidential power, Selina Gallo-Cruz, assistant professor of sociology, discusses the motivation behind Saturday’s....
Holy Cross’ Spring 2017 Seelos Film Series
“La La Land,” “Manchester by the Sea,” and “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” among films to be shown this semester.
The College of the Holy Cross will be featuring the following films in Seelos Theater this spring. All films are free and open to the public. “Hell....
Associate Dean Earns Recognition for Innovative Work in Student Wellbeing
For Neal Lipsitz, associate dean for student development, working with students is the best part of his job. “Being able to establish trusting....
For the Love of Toys: Alumna and Holy Cross Faculty Focus on the Importance of Play
Jean Butler ’88, an economics major at the College and current executive director of the Toy Industry Foundation, is on a mission to put toys in....
Pioneering Judge James Carroll ’69 Establishes Drug Recovery Court in New Hampshire
In response to the growing drug abuse epidemic affecting communities across the country, Judge James Carroll ’69, a history major at the College,....
Alumna Reflects on Summer Spent Working with Refugees in Greece
As the European refugee crisis intensified, Mattea Cumoletti ’12, a history major and anthropology minor at the College, spent 10 weeks working at....
Biology Major Explores Medical Field While Shadowing Alumna Physician
Hafsa Sadiq ’19, a biology major and neuroscience minor in the Health Professions Advising Program, took her passion for the sciences to the South....
Political Science Course Offers Behind-the-Scenes Look into the Presidential Selection Process
There’s no better time to teach about the federal election process than during an election year. Donald Brand, professor of political science,....
Classics Professor Publishes Book on Ancient Leader Pericles
In his newest book, “Pericles: A Biography in Context” (Cambridge University Press, 2016), Thomas Martin, professor of classics, explores why....
Italian Professor Edits Volume on Role of Italian Women in Wartime
Susan Amatangelo, professor of Italian and current speaker of the faculty, edited the volume “Italian Women at War: Sisters in Arms from the....
Holy Cross Young Alum Named Worcester Magazine’s “Person of the Year”
Worcester Magazine has named Che Anderson ’11, project manager for the city of Worcester, as its “Person of the Year.” Anderson, who has....
2016: Year in Review
NCAA Tournament game win, Joyce Contemplative Center opens, Hart Center expansion and renovation begins, banner year for fundraising
At Holy Cross, each year is marked by new achievements and accomplishments. Here are some of the most notable from 2016.
Video: Former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins ’63 Honored as Helmerich Distinguished Author, Reads Poetry on NPR
NPR, Tulsa World
The Tulsa Library Trust presented Billy Collins ’63, former U.S. Poet Laureate, with the Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award on Dec. 2....
Holy Cross Basketball Player Nominated for National ‘Good Works Team Award’ for Effort on the Court and In the Community
The Virginian Pilot
Unlike many Division I athletes, the post-college plans of sophomore guard Marcellis Perkins ’19 don’t include going pro. A sports columnist for....
Award-Winning Poet, Professor Philip Metres ‘92 Reflects on Lessons Learned at Holy Cross
Philip Metres ’92 thinks back on his time as a senior English major at the College working on a creative writing honors thesis under the tutelage....
Explore Nature, Gods, and the Ancient World Through Student-Created Podcast Series
“Heroes battling rivers, eagles predicting the future, temples located on spectacular mountain peaks…”— this is how Aaron Seider, assistant....
Holy Cross Alumnus Wins 2016 J.G. Taylor Spink Award from the Baseball Hall of Fame
Dan Shaughnessy ’75 took his first step toward being a Hall of Fame sports writer when he was 6 years old. That’s when the Groton, Connecticut,....
Video, Photo Gallery: Holy Cross Wishes You a Merry Christmas
With lights strung and snow frosting the ivy-covered buildings of campus, the College of the Holy Cross has come to life this winter with the warmth....
In Memoriam: Rev. Anthony J. Kuzniewski, S.J., 1945-2016
Rev. Anthony J. Kuzniewski, S.J., professor emeritus of history at the College of the Holy Cross, died on Monday, Dec. 19, 2016 at the....
Holy Cross Faculty Member Published in Boston Globe, Researching New Ways to Assess School Quality
Boston Globe | Commonwealth Magazine | Scholastic | The Sun Chronicle | Edushyster | WCAP
In a co-authored letter published in the Boston Globe, Jack Schneider, assistant professor of education at the College of the Holy Cross and director....
Photo Gallery: Sculpture Stands as Symbol of Community and Dialogue at Holy Cross
Renowned artist’s Stickwork sculpture captures the imagination of those on and off campus
The temporality and whimsy of Patrick Dougherty’s Stickwork sculptures have graced more than 250 sites around the world — from the open....
Chemistry Professor Receives $108k Sub-Award from the National Institutes of Health
Richard Herrick, professor of chemistry and the Edward A. O’Rorke Professor in Liberal Arts, has been awarded a sub-award from the National....
Blog: Zeng ’20 Shares First-Hand Experience of Life at Holy Cross
NAME Caitlin Zeng ’20 HOMETOWN Malden, Mass. STUDIES SHE’S CONSIDERING Theatre WHY SHE CHOSE HOLY CROSS “I chose to apply to Holy Cross after....
Photo Gallery: Expansion and Construction of Hart Center Continues at Steady Pace
Renovations to basketball arena and ice hockey rink are complete
With the winter sports seasons well under way, extensive progress continues to be made on the expansion and renovation of the Hart Center at the Luth....
Blog: Mussatto ’20 Embraces New Opportunities at Holy Cross
NAME: Emma Mussatto ’20 HOMETOWN: Shelton, Conn. STUDIES SHE’S CONSIDER: Economics and English WHY SHE CHOSE HOLY CROSS: “When I started....
Blog: Pan ’20 Shares Unique Student Experience at Holy Cross
NAME Olivia Pan ’20 HOMETOWN Boston, Mass. STUDIES SHE’S CONSIDERING English with a concentration in creative writing WHY SHE CHOSE HOLY CROSS:....
Holy Cross Mediation Team Earns Second Place at National Tournament
In early November, three of Holy Cross’ own — John Milligan ’17, Brian Senier ’19, and Brandon Tieso ’19 — touched down in Texas, the....
Kiplinger Ranks Holy Cross No. 15 ‘Best Value’ Liberal Arts College
College also ranks No. 27 overall among colleges in the country
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine has ranked the College of the Holy Cross No. 15 on its list of the top 100 best values in liberal arts....
‘Eat, pray, study: Holy Cross students learn the language of serenity’
According to an article featured on the front page of the Boston Globe, the Thomas P. Joyce ’59 Contemplative Center offers College of the Holy....
Holy Cross Alumnus Named a ‘Central Massachusetts 2016 Power Player’
Worcester Business Journal
Che Anderson ’11 was recently named one of Central Massachusetts’ 2016 Power Players by the Worcester Business Journal. According to the journal,....
Mark Shriver ’86 Discusses Pope Francis, New Book During Packed On-Campus Event
Community members engage alumnus in discussion on the future of the papacy, theme of mercy
Following the release of his new book, Mark Shriver ’86 stopped at the College of the Holy Cross during his book tour to discuss “Pilgrimage: My....
Video: Holy Cross History Professor Featured in PBS Pearl Harbor Documentary
Edward O’Donnell, associate professor of history at the College of the Holy Cross, was recently featured in the PBS documentary special “Pearl....
Video: Two-Time Heisman Candidate Gordie Lockbaum ’88 Featured by ESPN in ‘30 for 30 Short’
Gordie Lockbaum ’88, two-time Heisman Trophy candidate and Holy Cross Hall of Famer, was recently the subject of an ESPN 30 for 30 Short titled....
Holy Cross Visual Arts Professor Comments on Role of Stained Glass in Sacred and Secular Spaces
Virginia Raguin, Distinguished Professor of Humanities and professor of visual arts in the visual arts department at the College of the Holy Cross,....
Kalif Raymond ’16 Promoted to Broncos Active Roster
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Former Holy Cross wide receiver Kalif Raymond ’16, an economics major from Lawrenceville, GA, has been promoted to the Denver Broncos active....
Holy Cross Balinese Gamelan Gita Sari Orchestra to Present Popular Concert
Students directed by world-renowned gamelan dancer and musician I Nyoman Catra
The Holy Cross departments of music and theatre will present the famed Balinese gamelan orchestra, Gamelan Gita Sari, on Friday, Dec. 9 at 8 p.m. in....
Administrators to Serve Midnight Breakfast to Students During Finals Week
As the fall semester draws to a close with finals fast approaching, the College of the Holy Cross is offering students a chance to take a break from....
Holy Cross President Joins College, University Leaders in Signing Letters in Support of Undocumented Students
Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president of the College of the Holy Cross, joins other college and university presidents across the country in....
Photos: Students Showcase Their Study Abroad Experiences in Sixth Annual Photo Contest
The sixth annual study abroad photo contest gave returning study abroad students the opportunity to share scenes from their rich experiences with the....
Holy Cross Ranks First in Long-Term Study Abroad Participation
Institute of International Education
The College of the Holy Cross has been ranked No. 1 among baccalaureate institutions in the United States for long-term study abroad programs,....
Holy Cross Senior Awarded Prestigious Marshall Scholarship
Victoria Mousley ’17 to study cognitive neuroscience of language at University College London
College of the Holy Cross student Victoria Mousley ’17, a psychology and deaf studies double major also completing a concentration in gender,....
Video: Holy Cross Community Recognizes Importance of Diversity During Unity Week
Worcester News Tonight
On “Worcester News Tonight,” broadcasted on Charter Channel 3, several student leaders at the College of the Holy Cross provided insight on the....
Holy Cross Election Experts Provide Insight Post-Election
Fortune | Telegram & Gazette | La Voz de Galicia
While the 2016 presidential election has come to a close, College of the Holy Cross faculty and students continue to talk politics with the press.....
Video: Holy Cross Students are ‘More Engaged’
Holy Cross enriches every dimension of the student experience — from renowned, engaged faculty to hands-on learning opportunities — both on our....
Holy Cross Alumni Dedicate a Year of Service with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps
15 recent graduates serve global communities
Fifteen recent graduates from the College of the Holy Cross have dedicated themselves to a year of service with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) and....
Lt. John Vincent Power ’37 Memorial Statue Rededicated and Restored
Telegram & Gazette
In honor of Veteran’s Day, the city of Worcester rededicated and restored the John Vincent Power Memorial—a bronze statue in honor of the late....
Members of the Holy Cross Community Reflect on the Jubilee Year of Mercy
The Jubilee Year of Mercy, initiated by Pope Francis, began on Dec. 8, 2015 and lasts through Nov. 20, 2016. According to the U.S. Conference of....
Recent Alumna Talks Food and Philosophy In Reflection on Maymester in Tuscany
Mary Elise McGrail ’16 participated in associate professor of philosophy Andrea Borghini’s “Philosophy of Food” Maymester course in Tuscany....
Holy Cross Alumnus Receives Worcester’s Isaiah Thomas Award
Telegram & Gazette
Frederick Eppinger ’81 and his wife, Patty recently received the Isaiah Thomas Award during an awards ceremony at Mechanics Hall for their....
Photos: Holy Cross Takes Over NYC for Event-Filled Ram-Crusader Cup Weekend
In unprecedented fashion, the College of the Holy Cross took over New York City for Veteran’s Day weekend — and a what a weekend it was.....
Fall Break Lets Students Learn, Lend a Hand and Reflect
During fall break, the College of the Holy Cross found its students immersing themselves in unique opportunities as they paused from daily academics....
Basketball Standout Bob Cousy ’50 Honored by Boston Globe, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
The Boston Globe
College of the Holy Cross basketball legend Bob Cousy ’50 was recently recognized for his life’s work by the Boston Globe, receiving the Lifetime....
Alternate College Theatre Presents Theresa Rebeck’s Comedy ‘Seminar’
The College of the Holy Cross’ student run Alternate College Theatre (ACT) will present “Seminar,” written by Theresa Rebeck and directed by....
Holy Cross Sophomore Uses “Chin Up!” App to Encourage Positivity
In a recent Deseret News article, Anthony Saltarelli ’18, a computer science major, discussed how students are flocking to places of online....
Holy Cross to Celebrate the Holiday Season With Tree Lighting and Advent Festival of Lessons and Carols
The College of the Holy Cross will celebrate the Christmas season with both new and long-established College traditions this year. On That Day: An....
Holy Cross Political Science Professor Receives Distinguished Teaching Award
Six faculty members honored for 25 years of service to the College
Loren Cass, professor of political science and director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, received the 2016 Holy Cross Distinguished....
Holy Cross President Joins College, University Leaders in Open Letter to President-Elect Trump
Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president of the College of the Holy Cross, is among more than 100 college and university presidents who have issued a....
‘Holy Cross Retreat Center in West Boylston Serves Self-reflection, Solitude’
Telegram & Gazette
The Thomas P. Joyce ’59 Contemplative Center, which recently opened in West Boylston, Mass., is where students, staff and faculty at the....
Students Learn, Network with Alumnae at 11th Annual Women in Business Conference
Clare O’Leary ‘19 offers reflection on “Women on Wall Street” theme, keynote speaker
Criticisms of a liberal arts education run rampant. However, keynote speaker Diane Vazza ’79 and students who attended this year’s 11th annual....
Holy Cross To Spend a Night at the Worcester Historical Museum
On Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 5:45 p.m., the College of the Holy Cross community will be celebrating “Holy Cross Night at the Museum” at Worcester....
David Chu Provides Insight on Fullbridge Program on WMEX
The Shortsleeve Report on WMEX
David Chu, associate professor of accounting, director of entrepreneurial studies and pre-business advisor,at the College of the Holy Cross, and....
Acclaimed Mexican Author Yuri Herrera Gives Reading at Holy Cross
Yuri Herrera, renowned Mexican author, visited the College of the Holy Cross for a public reading on Oct. 4 in Rehm Library at the invitation of the....
Mark Shriver ’86 to Speak About New Book on Pope Francis at Holy Cross
Alumnus says College retreat was one of the most rewarding experiences of his life
College of the Holy Cross alumnus Mark K. Shriver ’86, president of Save the Children Action Network and nephew of President John F. Kennedy, will....
Holy Cross Athletics Ranked in National Top 20 for Graduation Success Rate
The College of the Holy Cross’ athletic teams are tied for 17th in the nation out of 351 Division I schools with an overall graduation rate of 97....
Holy Cross Professor and Alumnus Weigh in on the Economic Value of Sports Stadiums
Any Given Wednesday with Bill Simmons
Victor Matheson, professor of economics at the College of the Holy Cross, was recently featured on HBO’s weekly talk show “Any Given Wednesday....
Three Holy Cross Alumni Help to Bring Murals to Downtown Worcester
This summer, POW!WOW! Worcester, a 10-day mural festival committed to making Worcester a more culturally dynamic place by activating spaces, engaging....
Holy Cross Men’s and Women’s Basketball Set To Open 2016-17 Season
Candidates Announced for 2017 Bob Cousy Award
Women’s Basketball The Holy Cross women’s basketball team will begin the 2016-17 season when it travels to Manhattan for a 7 p.m. game on Friday,....
Holy Cross President Discusses College’s Future In ‘Central Mass. by the Numbers’
Worcester Business Journal
In this year’s edition of “Central Mass. by the Numbers,” an annual publication by the Worcester Business Journal that offers a “quantitative....
Unity Week Events to Explore “Intersectionality of Identity”
Author, advocate, and TV host Janet Mock featured on Nov. 14
The Student Government Association, in partnership with the Office of Student Involvement and various academic departments, offices and student....
Holy Cross Sophomore Recognized for Soccer and Academic Successes
Arno Rupp ’18, a forward on the College of the Holy Cross men’s soccer team, was recently recognized for his accomplishments on and off the....
Student-Faculty Research Highlighted on Cover of American Journal of Physics
The October issue of the American Journal of Physics featured the research of Janine Shertzer, professor of physics, and Sean McAlinden ’15,....
Washington Semester Award Winner to Present Lecture on Syrian Refugees in America
The Center for Interdisciplinary Studies at the College of the Holy Cross has selected Alexander Kochenburger ’17, an international studies major....
Local Paper Covers Holy Cross’ Hanify-Howland Lecture
Telegram & Gazette
On Oct. 25, Nancy Lublin, founder and CEO of Crisis Text Line — a 24/7, free, text message-based support service for people with a variety of....
10 Reasons to Be Excited for the Ram-Crusader Cup in New York City
The longstanding football rivalry between the Holy Cross Crusaders and the Fordham Rams will come to a head this year on Nov. 12, 2016 on the biggest....
Holy Cross and Fordham to Compete in Ram-Crusader Cup at Yankee Stadium
Patriot League, Jesuit rivalry to meet for the 31st time on iconic gridiron
The College of the Holy Cross Crusaders will host the Fordham University Rams at Yankee Stadium as the two teams compete for the 31st Ram-Crusader....
Holy Cross Gears Up for the 2016 Election, Faculty Talk Politics in the Media
Fortune | U.S. News & World Report | Boston Globe | Huffington Post
Since the beginning of the fall semester, the College of the Holy Cross community has been engaging with the upcoming presidential election in many....
Orlando Baxter ’98 Makes Comedy Debut on “Conan”
Comedian Orlando Baxter ’98 made his late-night comedy debut on “Conan,” hosted by Conan O’Brien, on Oct. 24, the second alumnus to appear on....
28 Holy Cross Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society
Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society founded in 1915, inducted 28 Holy Cross students on Oct. 23. The new inductees exemplify the society’s....
Holy Cross Announces Seven New Faculty Hires for 2016-17 Academic Year
In her annual address to the College for the 2016-17 academic year, Margaret Freije, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College,....
Holy Cross Alumnus Bridges Gap in Youth Football
Logan Silver ’15, who majored in Spanish and played safety on the football team while at the College of the Holy Cross, has found himself drawn....
Alumnus Gives Student Peek Into Business World Through Job Shadowing Program
Olivia Lau ’17 reflects on her two-day job shadowing experience with Danaher Corporation president and CEO Thomas P. Joyce ’82
As a mathematics and computer science double major at Holy Cross, I know that many career paths can fit my educational training. While my training....
Photo Gallery: Fall, Family, Fun at Family Weekend 2016
During the weekend of Oct. 21-23, more than 600 Holy Cross families, made up of alumni, students and friends, enjoyed the various Family Weekend....
Theatre Department to Perform Will Eno’s Seriocomic Play ‘Middletown’
The College of the Holy Cross theatre department will present the seriocomic play “Middletown,” written by Will Eno and directed by Scott Malia,....
In Memoriam: Ogretta McNeil, Associate Professor Emerita of Psychology
Ogretta McNeil, associate professor emerita of psychology at the College of the Holy Cross, passed away on Oct. 5. She was 84. McNeil was the first....
Holy Cross Named to Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges of 2016
The Princeton Review
The College of the Holy Cross was recently named to The Princeton Review’s “Guide to 361 Green Colleges” as one of the most environmentally....
Holy Cross Alumnus Inducted into Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame
Tommy Heinsohn ’56, and Mike Gorman, the Boston Celtics television commentary team for 35 years, were recently inducted into the Massachusetts....
Holy Cross Professor Provides Perspective on Art Ban in India and Pakistan
Times of India
In a recent article in Times of India, Selina Gallo-Cruz, assistant professor of sociology and anthropology at the College of the Holy Cross,....
Holy Cross English Professor Selected for RISCA Fellowship Merit Award in Fiction
Stephanie Reents, associate professor of English at the College of the Holy Cross, was selected for a 2017 Rhode Island State Council on the Arts....
Video: Holy Cross Alumnus Makes Musical Debut on “Conan”
Tall Heights, a Boston-based duo comprised of Tim Harrington ’10 and Paul Wright, a 2007 graduate from Dartmouth College, performed their....
Scholar and Musician Mehmet Ali Sanlikol to Present “Othello in the Seraglio”
This semester, the College of the Holy Cross is offering a series of interconnected events related to past and current cultural, religious and....
College of the Holy Cross Extends Partnership with Worcester Public Library to Fund Mobile Library, Wins Award for Support
The College of the Holy Cross recently renewed its partnership with the Worcester Public Library Foundation and the city of Worcester to continue....
A Sensational Saturday In Holy Cross History
On Saturday, Oct. 15, Holy Cross Athletics turned in several performances for the ages. The football team and the men’s ice hockey team both....
Holy Cross Is Top Contributor of Teach For America for 8th Year in a Row
The College of the Holy Cross was named among the top contributors to Teach for America for the eighth year in a row. Teach for America is a....
Photo Gallery: Fitton Field Gets Makeover with New Sod
Holy Cross earns national award for grounds work
This summer, and just in time for football season, Fitton Field was resodded for the first time since it was constructed in 1903. The old field was....
Presidential Election Experts Available at Holy Cross to Discuss Candidates, Domestic and Foreign Issues
Scholars can address rhetoric, race, religion, foreign policy, economic inequality, gender
Faculty experts in a wide range of disciplines from the College of the Holy Cross are available to offer distinctive perspectives on some of the....
Twenty Candidates Announced for 2017 Bob Cousy Award
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the 20 watch list finalists for the 2017 Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award....