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Pulitzer-Winning Author Edward P. Jones ’72 Inducted Into the American Academy of Arts and Letters

This is the highest recognition of artistic merit in the United States

Acclaimed author and Holy Cross alumnus Edward P. Jones ’72 has been inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the highest....

The New York Times Features Holy Cross Women’s Hockey Program During First Season of Elite Hockey East

Relishing the competition, the team charts its path in Division I

The Holy Cross women’s ice hockey team didn’t know what to expect as it took to the ice for the first time this year, back in September. This....

Could Spiking Income Inequality Cause the Next Recession? Holy Cross Economics Professor Explains


Theories are abounding when it comes to predicting the timing and possible triggers for a future recession, but according to Robert Baumann,....

Holy Cross Is Once Again a Top Producer of Fulbright Students in the U.S.

The Chronicle of Higher Education

The College of the Holy Cross is once again among the colleges producing the highest number of Fulbright students, according to The Chronicle of....

What Does It Mean to Be Defrocked in the Catholic Church? Holy Cross Professor Explains

The Conversation

In a historic move, Pope Francis “defrocked” Theodore E. McCarrick, a former cardinal and archbishop of Washington, after the church....

Holy Cross History Professor Talks to NBC News About the Gilded Age and Today’s Populism

NBC News

The debate over increasing taxes on the wealthy has dominated the early days of the 2020 presidential race, with some Democrats proposing tax hikes....

Holy Cross Professor’s Cultural Anthropology Research Highlighted in Australian Science Magazine

Cosmos Magazine

Recent studies analyzing the role played by race in influencing response to cosmetic surgery have yielded controversial results, notably that the....

Holy Cross Professor Examines the Controversy Surrounding the ‘Great Commission’

The Conversation

A recent survey has shown that the majority of churchgoing Christians in the U.S. are not familiar with the term the “Great Commission,”....

Tony Award-Winning Director Bartlett Sher ’81 Named ‘Hottest Director on Broadway Right Now’ by CBS News

Latest production of 'To Kill A Mockingbird' breaks records

Bartlett Sher ’81 has come a long way since his college days on Mount Saint James. And Sher ’81, an English major who wrote and produced....

Money Magazine Ranks Holy Cross No. 3 Best Liberal Arts College for Your Money

College was also ranked No. 42 best value overall in the nation

The College of the Holy Cross ranks No. 3 on Money Magazine’s list of “10 Best Liberal Arts Colleges for Your Money” for 2019.....

Holy Cross Lauded for Its Employee Wellness Initiatives

Worcester Magazine

Holy Cross was featured in a Worcester Magazine article as part of its Health & Wellness issue for the College’s focus on promoting a....

Holy Cross Ranks Eighth in the U.S. for Alumni Giving

U.S. News & World Report

College of the Holy Cross has been ranked eighth in the nation for its alumni participation in giving, according to a recent report from U.S. News....

Holy Cross Economics Professor Is Sought-After Expert on Sports Gambling

Boston Herald | Boston 25 News | Worcester News Tonight

With the recent announcement that Governor Charlie Baker is proposing the legalization of sports gambling in Massachusetts, media looking for expert....

Holy Cross Religious Studies Professor Is Sought-After Expert on New Religious Movements

VICE | A&E | The Washington Post | Newsweek | The New York Times | CNN

With the American popular culture fascination for “cults” increasing throughout the past few decades, Holy Cross associate professor of....

Holy Cross Earns High Marks for Dining Services

College received accolades from the Worcester Telegram & Gazette and was ranked No. 4 in the nation for its dining program

Holy Cross gives you more than a top-notch, rigorous education. Students at the College enjoy gourmet food, as well. In a recent article, the....

Holy Cross Classics Professor Discusses Evolving Military Rations With HISTORY


While ancient Roman armies largely hunted their food, as archaeological remains of wild animals show, modern soldiers now have access to pizza that....

Holy Cross Professor’s Caffeine Research Highlighted in the Media

The Academic Minute

A Holy Cross psychology professor’s research on adolescents and caffeine is gaining attention, and this week was highlighted by the Academic....

A Peek into an Autistic Student’s Experience at Holy Cross

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Neurodiversity advocate Clara Gibson ’21 recently penned a commentary for The Chronicle of Higher Education in which she talks about her....

Money Magazine Ranks Holy Cross No. 3 Among Top Colleges Not Requiring SAT Scores

College was also ranked No. 42 best value overall in the nation

The College of the Holy Cross ranks No. 3 on Money Magazine’s list of “10 Top Colleges That Don’t Care About Your SAT Scores,”....

Holy Cross Graduates Named to 2018 ‘Latino 30 Under 30’ List

El Mundo Boston

Two Holy Cross alumnae, Kelly Garcia ’15 and Yarlennys Villaman ’14, are among those named to El Mundo Boston’s “Latino 30....