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Holy Cross Professors Celebrated for Outstanding Scholarship and Student Advising

Juan Ramos and Andrew Hwang received Marfuggi Awards, and Susan Elizabeth Sweeney the Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award

At the close of the academic year, three faculty members were celebrated for their excellence in scholarship and academic advising. Before the....

Professor Stephanie Yuhl Works With Worcester’s LGBTQ+ Community to Share Their History

Funded by a Scholarship in Action grant, the three-year project aims to make this long-overlooked history both visible and accessible

On April 25, the Worcester Historical Museum was filled with emotion — sorrow, anger, joy — as hundreds explored the museum’s newest....

Is Theistic Belief Rational in a Scientific Age? A Philosopher and Astrophysicist Exchange Arguments

Philosopher William Lane Craig and astrophysicist Jeff Hester presented their cases for theism and atheism during a highly-anticipated event

The practice of engaging with difficult questions lies at the heart of a Holy Cross education. On April 9, those packed into Seelos Theatre grappled....

Jon Favreau ’03, Former Obama Speechwriter, Talks 2020 Presidential Candidates, His First Encounter With Obama, and Holy Cross

Favreau credits 'fantastic professors' who 'actually believed that I could go do something to change the world,' during conversation at NPR's Boston news station

During a single hour-long conversation, former director of speechwriting for President Obama and current podcast celebrity Jon Favreau ’03....

Photos: Rodin Exhibition Highlights Work of Renowned Artist, Importance of Art at Holy Cross

'Rodin: Truth, Form, Life' features 30-plus bronze sculptures, timed to 35th anniversary of gallery on campus

Described during his lifetime as the greatest sculptor since Michelangelo, Auguste Rodin is celebrated world-wide for bending, challenging and....

2018 at Holy Cross: A Year in Highlights

Holy Cross was named 4th best Catholic college in the U.S.; celebrated its new state-of-the-art athletic complex; kicked off its 175th anniversary year, and much more

As 2018 comes to a close, we look back at the major accomplishments and milestones that made up the past year at Holy Cross.

Theodore V. Wells Jr.’72 Receives Honorary Degree From Holy Cross

'The fight for equality in America must be led by a multi-racial coalition,' said the renowned litigation attorney in his remarks

“Powerful voice for racial and social justice. Pillar of American trial practice. Masterful strategist for the defense. Tireless champion for....

Basketball Legend Bob Cousy ’50 Reflects on Race in New Book, On-Campus Conversation

Cousy's relationship with teammate Bill Russell has grabbed national attention

Basketball legend Bob Cousy ’50 hasn’t hit the court in decades, but that didn’t stop him from making national headlines. The media....

Hundreds of High Schoolers, Resettled Peoples Find Connection Through Art

Grammy Award-winning Silkroad Ensemble bring music to unexpected places during a week-long residency at Holy Cross

Over the course of a week-long residency at the College of the Holy Cross, wherever the Silkroad Ensemble went — whether on campus or throughout....

Holy Cross Descends Upon Boston for Football Matchup Against Boston College

Thousands gathered for an event-filled weekend centered around the first football game played between the teams in 32 years

From Holy Cross banners on car trunks and tree branches to deep purple shirts on the backs of thousands of alumni and students, Crusaders were....

Holy Cross Professors Recognized for Outstanding Scholarship and Student Advising

Marfuggi Awards were given to Neel Smith and Lorelle Semley, who also received a prestigious Burkhardt Fellowship

After another successful academic year, two faculty members are being celebrated for their excellence in scholarship and academic advising. Before....

Holy Cross Crusaders Show Their Strength, Support on Day of Giving

Aimed to support current and future students, the Holy Cross community raised a record $2.5 million in 24 hours

Over the course of 24-hours, thousands of Holy Cross Crusaders came together to show their support for the College of the Holy Cross, raising a....

Campus Begins New Semester with Multifaith Community Prayer

The Holy Cross community gathered to celebrate the diversity of faith traditions practiced on campus and their shared values

For the seventh year in a row, the College of the Holy Cross community has kicked off the spring semester by coming together at the Multifaith....

2017 at Holy Cross: A Year in Review

Holy Cross named two vice presidents; produced 14 Fulbright scholars; received $800K Mellon Grant, and much more

At Holy Cross, each year is marked by new accomplishments and milestones, and this year was no different. Here are some of the most notable from....

Photos: Holy Cross Campus Alive with Christmas Spirit as Holidays Near

Experience Christmastime on campus through some of our favorite images of the season

Walking around campus, now nestled under a blanket of snow and adorned with lights, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the College of....

Holy Cross Takes Top Seat in Ranking for Long-Term Study Abroad Participation

Students share their experiences abroad through photos

For yet another year, the College of the Holy Cross has been ranked No. 1 among baccalaureate institutions in the United States for long-term study....

Photo Gallery: Families Reunite and Celebrate Fall on Campus During Family Weekend 2017

The three-day event featured a win for the football team, student performances, and fall activities for the whole family

Surrounded by the colorful foliage characteristic of a New England autumn, hundreds of students and their loved ones reunited on campus for a weekend....

Video: BANDALOOP Brings Vertical Dance to Holy Cross in Awe-Inspiring Performance

Crowds gathered to see troupe’s unique, gravity-defying performance on the side of a campus building

BANDALOOP, pioneers in vertical dance performance, brought their artistry to the College of the Holy Cross on Sept. 9 — specifically, to the....

Washington Semester Award Winner to Discuss Impact of Gender in Political Elections

The Center for Interdisciplinary Studies at the College of the Holy Cross has selected Caitlin Daniels ’18, a political science major with a....

Holy Cross Education Professor Publishes Book on How to Better Measure School Quality

Published by Harvard University Press, “Beyond Test Scores: A Better Way to Measure School Quality" is Jack Schneider's third book

How should we measure the quality of our schools? In his new book, “Beyond Test Scores: A Better Way to Measure School Quality,” Jack Schneider,....