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12/09/21

Holy Cross Visual Arts Professor Receives Fred B. Kniffen Book Award

Amy Finstein is recognized for her book "Modern Mobility Aloft: Elevated Highways, Architecture, and Urban Change in Pre-Interstate America"

Amy D. Finstein, assistant professor of architectural history in the visual arts department at Holy Cross, was recently honored with the 2021 Fred B.....
12/01/21

Holy Cross Music Professor Honored as 2021 Hometown Hero by Worcester Magazine

Megan Ross ‘11 strives to bring social change through hip hop education

Worcester Magazine has recently named Megan Ross ’11, visiting assistant professor of music at Holy Cross, a 2021 Hometown Hero for her role as....
12/01/21

Women Are the Forgotten Heroes of Hanukkah, Says Holy Cross Judaic Studies Professor

The Conversation

The eight-day Jewish festival of Hanukkah is a time to celebrate heroes, but the identity of these heroes can be elusive. In an article for The....
12/01/21

Pandemic-Induced Supply Chain Woes Could Lead to Opportunity This Holiday Season, Says Holy Cross Professor

Boston Business Journal

Some experts say that local small businesses offering handcrafted goods could see a sales resurgence this holiday season, their products looking more....
11/12/21

History Professor Featured in The HISTORY Channel’s ‘Engineering That Built the World’ Series

The HISTORY Channel

Holy Cross Associate Professor of History Ed O’Donnell ’86 is one of the experts helping to bring the stories of the visionaries behind....
11/12/21

Holy Cross English Professor Talks Ethnic Cultures and Diversity in Comic Books With Marvel

Marvel.com

In anticipation of the upcoming release of “Marvel’s Voices: Comunidades,” Marvel Comics sat down with Jorge Santos, associate....
11/12/21

Boston Globe Reviews Cantor Art Gallery Exhibit Featuring Works by Elizabeth Catlett

Catlett's work is "as pertinent today as it was when she started," the newspaper says

The Boston Globe has nothing but praise for the latest exhibit in the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross,....
11/03/21

Holy Cross Once Again a Princeton Review ‘Green College’

The College was recognized for its sustainability-related policies, practices and programs for the 12th consecutive year

The College of the Holy Cross has once again been recognized for its commitment to sustainability by The Princeton Review in its “Guide to....
11/03/21

Pope Francis’ Green Message Will Be ‘Well-Received and Echoed,’ Holy Cross Religious Studies Professor Tells BBC Radio

BBC World Service Radio

Pope Francis, in an exclusive message shared by the BBC World Service radio, recently urged world leaders participating in a United Nations climate....
10/15/21

Is Church Governance Becoming More Open and Inclusive? Religious Studies Professor Explains

The Conversation

Pope Francis recently launched a two-year global consultation process leading to the 2023 “Synod on Synodality,” thereby expanding the....
10/08/21

The Catholic Church Has Long History of Environmental Stewardship, Says Holy Cross Religious Studies Professor

The Conversation

Faith leaders representing the world’s major religions were hosted by the Vatican this week to call for strong action to protect the....
10/07/21

Holy Cross Faculty Premiere New Documentary “Pakachoag: Where the River Bends”

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

On Tuesday, Sept. 28, a group of Holy Cross faculty members, along with environmental historian Colin Novick, executive director of the Greater....
09/30/21

Renowned Composer and Music Professor Osvaldo Golijov Nominated for 2021 Latin Grammy

Workshopped at the Joyce Contemplative Center, ‘Falling Out of Time’ premiered on campus in October 2019

Argentinean-born composer and Loyola Professor of Music Osvaldo Golijov was recently nominated for the 2021 Latin Grammy Awards in the “Best....
09/17/21

Misguided Drug Policies Worsening Overdose Epidemic, Says Sociology Professor

The Conversation

The United States is at a pivotal moment in its fight against drug overdose, with over 93,000 Americans having lost their lives to fatal drug....
09/17/21

Why Do Tiny Animals Like Spiders and Ticks Have Such a Powerful Bite? A Holy Cross Biology Professor Explains

National Geographic

Why do tiny animals like spiders and ticks have such a powerful bite? Turns out it’s heavy metals! According to a recent study, elements such....
09/02/21

English Professor Points to 18th-Century Poetry for Sage Wellness Advice During the Pandemic

The Conversation

In the age of COVID-19, some readers are turning to age-old texts for wellness advice. One of these relevant texts is “The Art of Preserving....
08/20/21

Holy Cross Ranks Among Top Five Percent of U.S. Colleges, According to Niche

Rankings based on academic, admissions, financial investment and student life data

The College of the Holy Cross has been recognized as one of the top colleges in the nation by Niche in the review website’s “2022 Best....
08/12/21

English Professor Shares Stories of Resilience in the Face of Assimilation at Native American Boarding Schools

The Conversation

The U.S. government’s effort to culturally assimilate Native Americans by forcing them to attend boarding schools in the late 19th century has....
08/04/21

Holy Cross Sociology Professor Teaches Us How To Score an A+ in Sustainable Back-To-School Shopping

National Geographic

After more than a year of intermittent Zoom schooling, parents are likely to have a long back-to-school shopping list as their students return to....
07/22/21

Holy Cross Economics Professor Is Sought-After Expert on Costs and Benefits of Hosting the Olympic Games

NBCLX | Nikkei Asian Review | South China Morning Post | The Economist

With the 2021 Olympic Games around the corner, Holy Cross professor of economics Victor Matheson has been a sought-after expert on the financial....