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04/19/19

It’s Never Too Late: Holy Cross Alumna Pens Two Bestselling Novels

Karen McManus '91 left a 20-year career in marketing to follow her dream of writing young adult novels

When Karen McManus ’91 published her first book in May 2017, she realized a dream deferred. An aspiring author since childhood, she experienced....
04/19/19

Black Student-Athletes Take Leadership Role in Creating Shared Community

The student-founded group, Men of Color Athletes, is driving discussion and impacting its members

Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick spent the 2017 and 2018 football seasons out of work. And even if he never takes another snap, he leaves....
04/19/19

The Golden Rule: Holy Cross Alumnus Helps Provide Health Care to the Homeless

Ron Lawson '75 found himself homeless 30 years ago — now he helps others in the same situation

Ron Lawson ’75 had worked for 14 years as a financial analyst and manager for some of the biggest firms on Wall Street. So when he was suddenly....
04/19/19

Holy Cross Students Turn Project Ideas Into Reality Through Ignite Fund

When students were tasked with building a religious curriculum for a local middle school, the Ignite Fund helped the project take shape

Rev. Thomas McMurray, S.J., wears many hats at Nativity School of Worcester — director of admissions, director of Jesuit mission and identity, and....
04/19/19

Ciocca Center for Business, Ethics, and Society Takes Business Programs at Holy Cross to Next Level

The new center gives students multiple pathways to study business at the College

“Before, we emphasized that students could ‘major in anything, succeed in business,’ but we only offered the one pathway, the....
04/19/19

Holy Cross Alumnus Paves Way for Ethical Business Leaders

Throughout his career, Art Ciocca '59 has taken an entrepreneurial approach to philanthropy

Before tech startups flocked to Silicon Valley, before entrepreneurs competed for millions in funding on the TV show “Shark Tank,” and....
04/19/19

New Course Explores Storied, Unexpected Relationship Between the Jesuits and Music

Students studied the misunderstood relationship and showcased their research in a culminating, full-length concert

What do Freddie Mercury and Chance the Rapper have in common? They’ve both created music that nods to their Jesuit ties. And they’re both....
04/19/19

20 Years Strong, Plumley Village SPUD Programs Continue to Grow

The housing complex in Worcester has become a popular — and growing — volunteer site for helping youth

Each week, dozens of Holy Cross student volunteers take a short drive across the city to continue a commute that started two decades ago. The....
04/18/19

Jimmy Murray ’17 Works His Way to 2019 AFC Championship Game

The offensive lineman's never-say-die work ethic propelled him from Fitton Field to playing for the Kansas City Chiefs

Jimmy Murray ’17 sees opportunity where others see stop signs. He first worked his way onto his high school football team and later onto the....
01/07/19

Justice, Equality and Immigration: Holy Cross Alumnus Offers Free Legal Advice to Undocumented College Students

On the cutting edge of higher education, Jason Hernandez '07 helps undocumented college students navigate the U.S. immigration system

When Jason Hernandez ’07 arrived on Mount St. James in fall 2003, he wasn’t sure what he wanted to major in or which career he might be....
01/07/19

A Holy Cross Without Fenwick and O’Kane?

A long-forgotten 1955 master plan for the College predicted that a campus without the iconic buildings was inevitable

It’s nearly impossible to imagine Mount St. James without the iconic spires of Fenwick and O’Kane halls, but that’s exactly what a....
01/07/19

For Us, For Others, For Action: Alumni Reflect on a Half-Century of the Black Student Union

Fifty years after the founding of the BSU, alumni look back on a time filled with mission and personal impact.

It was Spring 1987 and high school senior Arnold Principal was lost. He arrived on Mount St. James for a campus visit, got separated from his host....
01/07/19

Five Outstanding Alumni Receive Sanctae Crucis Awards

A nuclear physicist. A foreign journalist. A federal judge. A developmental psychologist. A visionary physician. A look at their remarkable worldwide impact.

They graduated years apart, yet each embraces the Jesuit magis, a calling to “be more” that has fueled Holy Cross men and women....
01/07/19

Two Alumni, Political World Veterans Teach Course Examining Politics From Inside-Out

Political consultant Peter Flaherty '87 and former congressman Tim Bishop '72 teamed up for real-time course on 2018 midterm elections

The advertisement starts with a video of Hillary Clinton on stage. “If you look at the map of the United States, there’s all that red in....
01/07/19

‘Summa’ Exhibition Showcases Work of Visual Arts Faculty

Eight educator-artists share work and a look at their creative process

Scattered across a table built using the golden ratio were a series of small-scale hybrid sculptures created by Associate Professor Michael Beatty.....
01/07/19

Women’s Ice Hockey Joins Elite Hockey East

The team is finding top-tier competition and more opportunities in its first Division I season

Life is a lot different for head coach Peter Van Buskirk and the Holy Cross women’s ice hockey team this season. One day they’re facing....
01/07/19

Holy Cross Alumna Empowers Young Women Through Poetry in the Mississippi Delta

Born out of her Teach for America experience, Madison Walsh '12 co-founded Girls Write the World, a girls-only literacy and youth development nonprofit

If you’ve ever been to Mississippi in the summer, you know it is no place for the faint of heart, and you might wonder what brings me back year....
01/07/19

Stranger Things: English Course Traces Gothic Tradition to Modern TV Shows and Movies

From British literature to 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer,' students explore what old and new monsters tell us about ourselves

More than 120 years ago, readers huddled by the amber glow of candlelight in wide-eyed terror to devour the pages of author Bram Stoker’s....
01/07/19

‘A Symbol of Victory and Sign of Salvation’ Lecture Explores College’s Namesake

Inside the history, art and meanings behind the Holy Cross as part of the College's 175th anniversary celebrations

Today, images of the cross and crucifixion are synonymous with Christianity — but that has not always been the case. “Art historians have....
01/07/19

Holy Cross Alumnus Founds Nonprofit So Every Child Can Enjoy Winter Sports

Schone Malliet '74 makes snowboarding and skiing accessible to urban, suburban and rural children by transforming a dormant New Jersey ski area

A city kid, Schone Malliet ’74 didn’t strap on his first pair of skis until he was an adult. He’s since made up for lost time,....
07/18/19 10 Things to Know About Academics at Holy Cross
07/17/19 National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Supports Major Exhibition of Buddhist Ritual Art at Holy Cross
07/15/19 Holy Cross Professor’s Greenway Art Project Uses Augmented Reality to Take Visitors Back in Time
07/12/19 Puerto Rico Newspaper Features Holy Cross Professors’ Trip to Study the Effects of Hurricane María
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HC Libraries are Your Libraries : Archives Tour and Refreshments
7/25/2019
Holy Cross Libraries
Smith Laboratories SPILLANE
The Holy Cross Libraries are hosting an open house for campus staff on Thursday,...
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Passport - Stress Busters
8/16/2019
Academic Services and Learning Resources
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(09)
Open to Campus Community Only
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Passport - Stress Busters
8/16/2019
Academic Services and Learning Resources
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 402(03)
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Passport - Stress Busters
8/16/2019
Academic Services and Learning Resources
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
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Odyssey 2023 Program Workshop
8/26/2019
Odyssey
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite B - 4th Fl
Open to Campus Community Only
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Odyssey 2023 Program Workshop
8/26/2019
Odyssey
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite C - 4th Fl
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Odyssey 2023 Program Workshop
8/27/2019
Odyssey
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 407(09)
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Odyssey 2023 Program Workshop
8/27/2019
Odyssey
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite B - 4th Fl
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Odyssey 2023 Program Workshop
8/27/2019
Odyssey
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
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Odyssey 2023 Program Workshop
8/27/2019
Odyssey
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite C - 4th Fl
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Odyssey 2023 Program Workshop
8/27/2019
Odyssey
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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MPE Training
8/28/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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Odyssey 2023 Program Workshop
8/29/2019
Odyssey
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 407(09)
Open to Campus Community Only
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MPE Training
8/29/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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Odyssey 2023 Program Workshop
8/30/2019
Odyssey
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(07)
Open to Campus Community Only
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Odyssey 2023 Program Workshop
8/30/2019
Odyssey
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
Open to Campus Community Only
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MPE Training
8/30/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 328
Open to Campus Community Only
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RHA Weekly Meeting
9/4/2019
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
RHA weekly meeting in which all hall councils are invited to share...
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Handshake on the Hoval
9/4/2019
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 3
Stop by the Hoval to meet Handshake, the new career platform...
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Handshake on the Hoval
9/4/2019
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 2
Stop by the Hoval to meet Handshake, the new career platform...
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Handshake on the Hoval - Rain Location
9/4/2019
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
Stop by the Hoval to meet Handshake, the new career platform...
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Handshake on the Hoval
9/4/2019
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Outdoor Oval
Stop by the Hoval to meet Handshake, the new career platform...
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Latinidad Identidad
9/9/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
Open to Campus Community Only
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Eta Sigma Phi Weekly Meeting
9/10/2019
Classics
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 407(08)
Open to Campus Community Only
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Latinidad Identidad
9/11/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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RHA Weekly Meeting
9/11/2019
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
RHA weekly meeting in which all hall councils are invited to share...
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LibFest Rain Location
9/12/2019
Holy Cross Libraries
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Crossroads Lounge
Open to Campus Community Only
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LibFest
9/12/2019
Holy Cross Libraries
Kimball Hall Kimball Quad
Open to Campus Community Only
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Latinidad Identidad
9/16/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
Open to Campus Community Only
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Eta Sigma Phi Weekly Meeting
9/17/2019
Classics
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 407(08)
Open to Campus Community Only
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Latinidad Identidad
9/18/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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RHA Weekly Meeting
9/18/2019
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
RHA weekly meeting in which all hall councils are invited to share...
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Lecture: Daniel Philpott on Religious Freedom in the Muslim World
9/19/2019
Religious Studies
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Daniel Philpott, professor of political science at the University...
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Latinidad Identidad
9/23/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
Open to Campus Community Only
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GE Meet & Greet Session
9/23/2019
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406
Students selected to interview with GE will be invited to attend this...
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Eta Sigma Phi Weekly Meeting
9/24/2019
Classics
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 407(08)
Open to Campus Community Only
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Latinidad Identidad
9/25/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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RHA Weekly Meeting
9/25/2019
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(07)
RHA weekly meeting in which all hall councils are invited to share...
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Nielsen Meet & Greet
9/25/2019
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 403
Students selected to interview with Nielsen for their Emerging Leaders...
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Axon Meet & Greet
9/26/2019
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 407(08)
Come to the Axon Meet & Greet to learn more about the company...
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Lecture: Met Curator John Guy on the Ritual Use of Vajracharya Crowns
9/26/2019
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Crowns of Transformation — John Guy, the Florence and...
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Wake Forest MS in Management Program Info Table
9/26/2019
Center for Career Development Open to Campus Community Only Categories: Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
Stop by Hogan Lobby Table 1 to learn more about the Wake...
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3rd Festival of the Arts at Holy Cross
9/27/2019
Music
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Outdoor Oval
Arts Transcending Borders, in collaboration with the departments...
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Holy Cross Chapel Artist Series-Ezequiel Menendez
9/29/2019
Music
St Joseph Memorial Chapel St Joseph Chapel
September 29th, 3:00 pmDr. Ezequiel MenendezHoly Cross' Organ...
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Latinidad Identidad
9/30/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
Open to Campus Community Only
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Luncheon with Lauren Markham
9/30/2019
Latin American and Latino Studies
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
Open to Campus Community Only
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Eta Sigma Phi Weekly Meeting
10/1/2019
Classics
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 407(08)
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Latinidad Identidad
10/2/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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RHA Weekly Meeting
10/2/2019
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
RHA weekly meeting in which all hall councils are invited to share...
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Latinidad Identidad
10/7/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
Open to Campus Community Only
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Eta Sigma Phi Weekly Meeting
10/8/2019
Classics
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 407(08)
Open to Campus Community Only
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Latinidad Identidad
10/9/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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RHA Weekly Meeting
10/9/2019
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
RHA weekly meeting in which all hall councils are invited to share...
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Lecture: Erin Kelly on the Failure of Retributive Justice
10/9/2019
Philosophy
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Stranded Behind Bars — Erin Kelly, professor of philosophy...
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Latinidad Identidad
10/16/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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RHA Weekly Meeting
10/16/2019
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
RHA weekly meeting in which all hall councils are invited to share...
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Latinidad Identidad
10/21/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
Open to Campus Community Only
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Eta Sigma Phi Weekly Meeting
10/22/2019
Classics
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 407(08)
Open to Campus Community Only
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Latinidad Identidad
10/23/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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RHA Weekly Meeting
10/23/2019
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
RHA weekly meeting in which all hall councils are invited to share...
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Latinidad Identidad
10/28/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
Open to Campus Community Only
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Eta Sigma Phi Weekly Meeting
10/29/2019
Classics
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 407(08)
Open to Campus Community Only
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Hanify-Howland Memorial Lecture
10/29/2019
Featured
Hogan Campus Center Ballroom
Open to Campus Community Only
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Holy Cross Chapel Artist Series Halloween Concert with Matt Luca and Michelle Sacco
10/29/2019
Features
St Joseph Memorial Chapel St Joseph Chapel
A Hallowe'en ConcertHoly Cross' Organ Scholars Matt Luca...
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Latinidad Identidad
10/30/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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RHA Weekly Meeting
10/30/2019
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
RHA weekly meeting in which all hall councils are invited to share...
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Poverty Simulation Workshop
10/30/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Ballroom & Dunn
Open to Campus Community Only
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Latinidad Identidad
11/4/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
Open to Campus Community Only
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Eta Sigma Phi Weekly Meeting
11/5/2019
Classics
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 407(08)
Open to Campus Community Only
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Latinidad Identidad
11/6/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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RHA Weekly Meeting
11/6/2019
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
RHA weekly meeting in which all hall councils are invited to share...
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Andrew Davis and Mahri Leonard-Fleckman on Moral Ambiguity in the Hebrew Bible
11/6/2019
Religious Studies
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Wrestling with the Word — Andrew Davis, associate professor...
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Latinidad Identidad
11/11/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
Open to Campus Community Only
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Lecture: Anthropologist Juliana Flinn on Mother Mary in Micronesia
11/11/2019
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Mary as Breadwinner, Protector, and a Strong Model for Women —...
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Eta Sigma Phi Weekly Meeting
11/12/2019
Classics
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 407(08)
Open to Campus Community Only
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Resume Writing Workshop with Deloitte and the Center for Career Development
11/12/2019
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
Open to all students! Create a resume the write way!Come hear from...
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Latinidad Identidad
11/13/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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RHA Weekly Meeting
11/13/2019
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
RHA weekly meeting in which all hall councils are invited to share...
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Lecture: Holocaust Scholar Alan Rosen on Memory as Protest
11/13/2019
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
In this free, public lecture, Alan Rosen, Kraft-Hiatt Scholar...
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Into the Deep: My Journey from Feminism to Catholicism
11/14/2019
Featured
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
Professor Abigail Favale, Director of the William Penn...
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Lecture: New York Times Art Critic Holland Cotter on Reviewing Religious Art
11/14/2019
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Holland Cotter, co-chief art critic of The New York Times, will...
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Latinidad Identidad
11/18/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
Open to Campus Community Only
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Eta Sigma Phi Weekly Meeting
11/19/2019
Classics
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 409
Open to Campus Community Only
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Holy Cross Chapel Artist Series - Olivier Latry
11/19/2019
Music
St Joseph Memorial Chapel St Joseph Chapel
November 19th, 7:30 pm Olivier Latry, Titular Organist at...
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Latinidad Identidad
11/20/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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RHA Weekly Meeting
11/20/2019
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
RHA weekly meeting in which all hall councils are invited to share...
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Eta Sigma Phi Weekly Meeting
12/3/2019
Classics
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 409
Open to Campus Community Only
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RHA Weekly Meeting
12/4/2019
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
RHA weekly meeting in which all hall councils are invited to share...
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Holy Cross Concert Band Concert
12/8/2019
Music
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Ballroom & 328
Open to the Public
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Eta Sigma Phi Weekly Meeting
12/10/2019
Classics
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 409
Open to Campus Community Only
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Latinidad Identidad
1/27/2020
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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Multicultural Peer Educators Meeting
1/27/2020
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
Open to Campus Community Only
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Latinidad Identidad
1/29/2020
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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Manuscripts Hack-A-Thon
2/15/2020
Featured
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 402(03)
A one-day workshop for secondary school teachers and students to...
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