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Photo Gallery, Video: Obama Advisor Broderick Johnson ’78 Speaks on ‘My Brother’s Keeper,’ Other White House Initiatives

  College of the Holy Cross alumnus Broderick Johnson ’78 returned to campus March 30 to discuss his work on behalf of President Obama as....

Holy Cross to Host Conference on Future of Scholarship on the Quran

The College of the Holy Cross will hold a conference titled “The Future of Scholarship on the Quran” on April 9 and 10. Ingrid Mattson, Muslim....

Concert, lecture to feature Byzantine chants for Passion Week

The vocal ensemble Psaltikon will perform “Six Days before the Passover: A Concert of Byzantine Chant for Passion Week” at the College of the....

Oxfam International Director to Speak at Holy Cross on Economic Inequality

Winnie Byanyima, the executive director of Oxfam International, will visit the College of the Holy Cross to deliver a lecture titled “Building a....

Holy Cross Alumnus and Obama Advisor to Speak on ‘My Brother’s Keeper’

Broderick Johnson ’78 leads the White House task force to help close the opportunity gap for young men of color

College of the Holy Cross alumnus Broderick Johnson ’78, who serves in the Obama administration as assistant to the president and Cabinet....

Holy Cross Lecture to Cover the Canonization of Dorothy Day

Pope Francis cited the Catholic worker as a great American in his address to Congress

Robert Ellsberg, editor in chief and publisher at Orbis Books, will give a lecture on the canonization of social justice activist and Catholic Worker....

Catholics & Cultures Fellow to Advance Scholarship, Teaching of Global Catholic Studies

The College of the Holy Cross welcomes its inaugural fellow on Catholics & Cultures, Marc Loustau, for the spring 2016 semester. Loustau will....

Lecture by American Literary Scholar to Focus on Comics as Witness to War

Talk is the inaugural Thomas More Lecture on the Humanities

Hillary Chute, an American literary scholar and an expert on comics and graphic narratives, will give a talk titled “Comics as Documentary: Words,....

Video: Holy Cross Faculty Offer Multidisciplinary Analysis of Pope’s Encyclical on Environment

In advance of Pope Francis’ historic visit to the United States, a multidisciplinary panel of Holy Cross faculty shared their perspectives on his....

Disarmament Expert Paul Walker ’68 to Speak at Holy Cross on Abolition of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Holy Cross alumnus Paul Walker ’68, an internationally acclaimed disarmament expert and activist, will give a lecture on the “Abolition of....

Yale Psychologist Paul Bloom to Lecture ‘Against Empathy’

Yale psychologist Paul Bloom will give a lecture “Against Empathy” at the College of the Holy Cross, Thursday, Sept. 24 at 4:30 p.m. in the Rehm....

McFarland Center to Host Talks on Climate Change, WMDs and Justice for Children

Lectures and discussions at the College of the Holy Cross this fall will take on trending topics such as the Pope’s encyclical on climate change,....

McFarland Center’s April Events Span Ancient Rome to Contemporary Consumerism

The Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J. Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture at the College of the Holy Cross presents lectures this month that....

McFarland Center to Present Free Programs Exploring Christianity’s Role in Society

The Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J. Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture at the College of the Holy Cross sponsors programs that explore basic....

Holy Cross Events Build Jewish-Christian Connections

Upcoming programs at the College of the Holy Cross will trace the history of encounters between Jews and the Jesuit order of Catholics, divulge the....

Lecture to Explore Role of Black Church in Activism, from Civil War to Ferguson

Karsonya Wise Whitehead, author of “Notes from a Colored Girl: The Civil War Pocket Diaries of Emilie Frances Davis” (USC Press, 2014), will....

Holy Cross Alumna to Lecture on Catholic Mysticism in America

Paula M. Kane ’80, a Holy Cross alumna and former trustee, will return to the College for a lecture titled “Stigmata on the Hudson: The Strange....

Lecture to Address Racial Bias in Context of Catholic Social Teaching

WORCESTER, Mass. — Rev. Bryan Massingale, author of “Racial Justice and the Catholic Church” (Orbis, 2010), will give a lecture titled....

Eminent Scholar of Genocide Studies to Speak at Holy Cross

James Waller, Cohen Endowed Chair of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Keene State College, will give a talk on genocide awareness on Monday, Sept.....

Harvard Divinity Scholar Karen King To Lecture on ‘Hallowed Pain’

Karen King, the first woman to be appointed as the Hollis Professor of Divinity at Harvard Divinity School, will present a lecture at the College of....