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Holy Cross Named Among Top ‘Green’ Colleges in the Country for 11th Consecutive Year

The Princeton Review

For the 11th consecutive year, the College of the Holy Cross has been recognized as one of the nation’s most environmentally responsible....

Holy Cross Religious Studies Professor Reflects on the History and Meaning Behind Oaths of Office

The Conversation

The Supreme Court nomination and subsequent confirmation hearings of Amy Coney Barrett have shined a spotlight on her alleged commitment to the....

What Happens if the 2020 Presidential Election Is Disputed? Political Science Professor Explains

The Conversation

Should we be prepared for the possibility of a major dispute over the outcome of the 2020 presidential election this November? And what should we....

When the World Is Your Classroom: Sociology Professor Discusses the Emerging Trend of ‘Worldschooling’

The Washington Post

Jennie Germann Molz, professor in the sociology and anthropology department at the College of the Holy Cross, recently spoke to The Washington Post....

What Is the Catholic Charismatic Faith? Holy Cross Religious Studies Professor Explains

The Conversation

When Judge Amy Coney Barrett was nominated as President Donald Trump’s pick to replace late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, media....

English Professor and Boston Globe Contributing Columnist Reflects on the Power of Kindness During Coronavirus

The Boston Globe

As the pandemic continues to grow nationwide, another wave seems to also be surging: embracing kindness. Leila Philip, professor of English at Holy....

Washington Monthly Ranks Holy Cross Among “Best Bang for the Buck” Colleges in the Northeast

The College is celebrated as a leader in promoting social mobility, student research and public service

The College of the Holy Cross has once again been recognized as one of the top colleges in the nation by Washington Monthly in the magazine’s....

Holy Cross Sociology Professor Reimagines Tourism Post-COVID via CNN Travel

CNN Travel

The pandemic has drastically changed global travel, leading to the largest decrease in global emissions in history. How can we return to travelling....

Holy Cross Students Lead the Way in Volunteering, According To Linkedin


Roughly 45% of current Holy Cross students on LinkedIn are involved in volunteer projects according to their profiles on the social media....

Holy Cross’ Thomas P. Joyce ’59 Contemplative Center: Reinventing an Ancient Tradition

America Magazine

According to a feature article in America Magazine, the Thomas P. Joyce ’59 Contemplative Center “seems built to enable all who visit to....

Acclaimed Novelist Edward P. Jones ’72 Receives Glowing Review in The New York Times

The New York Times

New York Times critic at large A.O. Scott describes the prose of acclaimed author and Holy Cross alumnus Edward P. Jones ’72 as “always....

The New Face of Political Conventions: Will Shift Online Prove Effective? Holy Cross Professor Opines

The Conversation

The coronavirus has altered much of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, from cancelled rallies to changing the format of much-anticipated nomination....

Holy Cross Economics Professor Says COVID Whistleblowers Need Legal Protections

The Hill

Over the past few months, employers across the country have been making headlines for firing workers who raise COVID-related health and safety....

Holy Cross Admission Director Offers Advice to College Applicants During the Pandemic

The Boston Globe

Ann McDermott, director of admission at College of the Holy Cross, along with more than 350 college admissions deans and directors across the....

Holy Cross Athletics Director Marcus Blossom Named to Patriot League’s Newly Created Anti-Racism Commission

The Commission will work to develop solutions to fight racism and discrimination within the league

The Patriot League has named Marcus Blossom, director of intercollegiate athletics at Holy Cross, a member of its newly formed Anti-Racism....

How will COVID-19 Reshape New York City’s Streets? A Holy Cross Professor Examines the History

The Conversation

The coronavirus pandemic is likely to have long-lasting effects on aspects of society far beyond what we typically think of as public health — are....

Can A Black Plague-Era Author Be a Spiritual Guide in Our Current Pandemic? Holy Cross Religious Studies Professor Explains

America Magazine

In a recent commentary for America Magazine, Mahri Leonard-Fleckman, assistant professor of religious studies at Holy Cross, writes about the....

What Can Ancient Byzantium Teach Us About Fighting COVID-19?

The Washington Post

Experts of all stripes have been looking to Spanish Influenza of 1918 for insight into the current coronavirus pandemic, but leave it to a classics....

Holy Cross Student Entrepreneurs Doing Their Part to Fight Coronavirus Pandemic

WMUR | Concord Monitor | Boston 25 News

Holy Cross students and siblings Mary Anne ’22 and Paul Wiley ’20, together with their cousin Luke Knox ’22 and their younger....

Will COVID-19 Make Farmers of Us All? English Professor and Award-Winning Author Opines in The Boston Globe

Boston Globe

As more people become concerned with the American food production system’s vulnerabilities triggered by the pandemic, is a growing national....