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02/22/17

Photos: ArtsWorcester Showcases Holy Cross Talent at Annual Exhibition

From the layered landscapes of the Grand Canyon to the beauty of the human body, 13 Holy Cross students explore the intersectionality of art,....
02/17/17

Simulation Challenges Students to Explore Complexities of U.S.-Mexico Border Issue

Fifteen Holy Cross students — from a range of class years and disciplines — spent a recent Saturday taking on a current hot-button topic: the....
12/16/16

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....
11/10/16

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....
10/28/16

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....
10/05/16

Photo Gallery: Holy Cross Honors Five Alumni for Professional Achievement and Commitment to Service, Faith and Justice

Campus conversations and discussion connect students with distinguished Alumni

On Sept. 30, students had the special opportunity to hear from and interact with the five alumni selected as this year’s Sanctae Crucis honorees....
08/19/16

Students Conduct Cutting-Edge Research Across Disciplines Over the Summer

For 106 students, the summer was spent pushing intellectual boundaries and creativity while conducting leading research across a range of....
06/28/16

Seniors Nicastri and Tymochko Awarded Competitive Full-Tuition Science Scholarships

Clare Boothe Luce Scholarship promotes women in the sciences

Kate Nicastri ’17, a chemistry major, and Sarah Tymochko ’17, a mathematics major with a computer science minor, have been named this year’s....
04/22/16

Holy Cross Academic Conference to Showcase Student Work

300 students, including Fenwick Scholar, will present results of research, independent work

As the academic year comes to an end, the College of the Holy Cross will celebrate the great and varied work accomplished by its students at the....
04/15/16

Marshall Memorial Grants Support Holy Cross Student Projects to Improve the Worcester Community

Magafan Mural Project team restores 68 year old murals with the support of grant

This year, 17 students were awarded Marshall Memorial Grants through the Marshall Memorial Fund. Each semester the fund awards grants typically....
12/10/15

Holy Cross Receives Funding to Renew Competitive Grant for Women in the Sciences

Clare Boothe Luce program to award two full-tuition scholarships this spring

The College of the Holy Cross has received a major grant from the Henry Luce Foundation in the amount of $218,722 to continue the competitive Clare....
10/15/15

With $1.5M in NSF Funding, Holy Cross Professor Makes Student Research Opportunities a Priority

For Kenneth Mills, professor of chemistry at Holy Cross, standing with his students — whether in the lab or at national conferences — is an....
09/04/15

Students to Showcase Work at Annual Summer Research Symposium and Internship Expo

More than 170 students will present the results of their successful summers researching, interning

Before the semester is well underway, students will be showcasing the broad gamut of work they took part in throughout the summer at the 22nd annual....
08/18/15

Students are Honored with Prominent Awards Recognizing Academic Excellence

A number of Holy Cross students and recent alumni received highly competitive national awards, recognizing their academic achievements and continuing....
08/13/15

Photo Gallery: Students Conduct Cutting-Edge Summer Research on Campus

After the academic year ended, over 100 students returned to spend their summers on campus where they participated in leading research spanning a....
07/20/15

‘School’s murals show ‘where education began’ in Worcester’

Telegram & Gazette

In a Telegram & Gazette front page story, College of the Holy Cross rising seniors Nicole Landry ’16 and Sarah Valente ’16, were featured for....
06/12/15

Chemistry Professor Recognized for his Teaching and Scholarship

Kenneth Mills, professor of chemistry at the College of the Holy Cross, was recently named a Cottrell Scholar by the Research Corporation for Science....
05/18/15

Senior Spotlight: Holy Cross Is the Place to Strive Academically and Athletically, Says Evan Ocello

NAME Evan Ocello HOMETOWN Camarinollo, Calif. STUDIES Chemistry major BEYOND THE CLASSROOM Varsity baseball captain (all-time steals leader at Holy....
03/25/15

Student Profile: Sheila Namirembe ’15

'Next year I am pursuing my Ph.D. in organic chemistry to work to discover new drugs to combat tropical diseases.'

NAME Sheila Namirembe ’15 HOMETOWN Kampala, Uganda ACADEMICS Chemistry major ACTIVITIES Multicultural Peer Educators, Interfaith Prayer Council,....
11/14/14

28 Holy Cross Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

Twenty-eight students from the class of 2015 at the College of the Holy Cross were inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society, on October....
09/03/14

Students Showcase Work at Summer Research Symposium and Summer Internship Program Expo

The Hogan Campus Center at the College of the Holy Cross will be buzzing with action as the tremendous scope of work students participated in over....
08/18/14

Holy Cross Welcomes Six New Tenure-Track Faculty, Representing an Array of Academic Disciplines

As the 2014-2015 academic year begins, Margaret Freije, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College, announced the hiring of six new....
07/03/14

Students Conduct Leading Research During Summer on Campus

Though classes have ended for the 2013-2014 academic year, 109 College of the Holy Cross students are spending their summers on campus, engaged in....
04/09/14

Shugrue ’13 Receives Competitive NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Christopher Shugrue ’13, of Rocky Hill, Conn., has been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The fellowship provides....
03/25/14

Holy Cross Announces Faculty Promotions

The following members of the College of the Holy Cross faculty have been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure. Renee Lynn Beard,....
11/01/13

Tributes to Earl Peace Continue to Arrive from Alumni

As news spread of the July 24 passing of Earl Peace, associate professor emeritus of chemistry, alumni and colleagues shared their memories of the....
11/01/13

28 Holy Cross Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

Twenty-eighty students from the class of 2014 at the College of the Holy Cross were inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society, on....
11/01/13

André Isaacs ‘05 Profiled in Holy Cross Magazine’s Fall Issue

Holy cross is a community of scholars. Close-knit connections are especially reflected in Crusaders who come to the Hill as stellar students and....
10/31/13

Photo Gallery: Holy Cross Family Weekend Offers a Time to Reconnect

A beautiful fall New England weekend provided the perfect backdrop for Holy Cross Family Weekend, Oct. 25–27. This campus-wide celebration invites....
10/07/13

Blog: Personalized Education Draws Chen ’17 to Holy Cross

NAME Ellen Chen ’17 HOMETOWN Waltham, Mass. STUDIES SHE’S CONSIDERING Major in chemistry or biology WHY SHE CHOSE HOLY CROSS “At the....
09/25/13

Chemistry Majors Gage and Poremba Awarded Competitive Full-Tuition Science Scholarships

Clare Boothe Luce Scholarship promotes women in the sciences

Seniors Kaylie Gage and Kelsey Poremba, both chemistry majors, have been named this year’s recipients of Clare Boothe Luce Scholarships,  awarded....
08/30/13

Students to Showcase Their Accomplishments at 20th Annual Summer Research Symposium

Event features research in natural sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities

A total of 107 Holy Cross students who conducted research during the summer will present their work in poster form at the 20th annual Undergraduate....
07/31/13

Two Holy Cross Students to Launch New Community Development Center in Peru

$10,000 Davis grant to fund project conceived by juniors McNamara and Ryan

Two rising Holy Cross juniors have received a $10,000 Projects for Peace grant from the Davis United World College Scholars Program to construct a....
07/29/13

In Memoriam: G. Earl Peace Jr., Associate Professor Emeritus of Chemistry and Former Class Dean

G. Earl Peace Jr., associate professor emeritus of chemistry and former class dean, passed away on July 24 after an illness. He was 68. Peace served....
07/17/13

Holy Cross Professors Awarded for Outstanding Scholarship and Student Advising

Two faculty members at the College of the Holy Cross—Kenneth Mills, associate professor and chair of the chemistry department, and Alice Laffey,....
04/19/13

Thirteen Faculty Members Promoted at Holy Cross

Thirteen faculty members at the College of the Holy Cross have been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure. Andrea Borghini, of the....
04/05/13

Chemistry Professor Awarded $567,000 Three-Year Grant from National Science Foundation

Grant will allow Kenneth Mills to continue mentoring future leaders in STEM fields

Kenneth V. Mills, associate professor and chair of the chemistry department, has been awarded a $567,000 three-year grant from the National Science....
02/25/13

Holy Cross’ Science and Math Alumnae: Where Are They Today?

Poster display helps celebrate 40 years of coeducation at Holy Cross

As part of Holy Cross’ celebration of 40 years of coeducation, posters depicting women graduates from the natural sciences and math departments are....
12/19/12

Two Holy Cross Seniors Awarded Science Scholarships

Emma Colbert and Stephanie Craig, both members of the College of the Holy Cross class of 2013, are the recipients of Clare Booth Luce Scholarships,....
09/04/12

Holy Cross Hires 14 New Faculty Members for 2012-13 Academic Year

The Office of the Dean at the College of the Holy Cross announces the hiring of 14 new faculty members—one endowed chair, 11 tenure-track positions....
05/28/10

Five Recent Holy Cross Graduates Receive Fulbright Grants

Alumni to work in Turkey, Ukraine, Argentina, Bulgaria, Vietnam

WORCESTER, Mass. – Five recent graduates from the College of the Holy Cross have been awarded Fulbright grants to work and teach abroad.....
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02/23/17 Holy Cross Alumnus and Administrator Discusses College’s Mission and Priesthood
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02/24/17

Religious Studies Professor Writes Letter to Trump Administration for Campaign

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Tat-siong Benny Liew, the Class of 1956 Professor in New Testament Studies and professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross,....

02/23/17

Holy Cross Ranks Among Top Undergraduate Fulbright Scholarship Producers

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According to data submitted by the Institute of International Education, the College of the Holy Cross ranks as one of the top undergraduate....

02/23/17

‘How the Trump-Russia Election Controversy Only Makes Putin Stronger’

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After the resignation of national security advisor Michael Flynn, Cynthia Hooper, associate professor of history and director of Russian and Eastern....