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What do Neuroscience and Deaf Studies Have in Common? Just Ask Victoria Mousley ’17

Meet Victoria Mousley. She is senior psychology and deaf studies double major, with a concentration in gender, sexuality, and women’s studies. She....

Photos: 10 Gorgeous Photos of Holy Cross

Travel + Leisure names Holy Cross the most beautiful college in Massachusetts

From the rising towers and ivy covered walls of Fenwick Hall to the manicured hills and winding walkways surrounding St. Joseph’s Memorial....

No Major? No Problem: First-Year Students Learn It’s Never Too Early to Explore Business

“Major in anything and succeed in business.” That’s the motto of the Ciocca Office of Entrepreneurial Studies (COES) Professional Program and....

Understanding Immigration Through Multiple Academic Lenses

“Teach-in” offers context beyond national partisan debate

Whose America is it? How does one become American? What does it mean to be a full citizen? And what are our responsibilities to one another as....

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....

‘Decide to Be the Change’

Social justice activist Shaun King offers context, challenges students to address injustice

“It’s hard to understand a moment in history when you’re in it,” said Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King, speaking to the more than 500....

Holy Cross Community Gathers as ‘One Human Family’ At Multifaith Prayer

Judaism, Buddhism, Islam, Unitarianism, Agnosticism, Christianity — these were just a few of the traditions and identities present among the large....

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....

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....

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....

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....

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....

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....

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....

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.....

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....

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 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,....

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....

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....