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02/11/20

Holy Cross Ranks Among Top Undergraduate Fulbright Scholarship Producers

The Chronicle of Higher Education

According to The Chronicle of Higher Education, the College of the Holy Cross ranks once again as one of the top undergraduate producers of Fulbright....
02/04/20

Release of Justice Clarence Thomas ‘71 Documentary ‘Created Equal’ Attracts National Media Coverage

TIME | The Washington Post | ABC News | Variety | The New York Times | Forbes

A documentary on Justice Clarence Thomas ’71 entitled “Created Equal: Clarence Thomas in His Own Words,” which was released in....
01/22/20

Holy Cross Professor Introduces Annual Weemsy Awards in Effort to Shed Light on History Fails

The New Yorker

In an era of viral culture where the flood of misinformation can spread like wildfire, Ed O’Donnell, associate professor of history at College....
01/21/20

Rev. John H. Vaughn ’82, Son of Late Ogretta McNeil, Named Executive Pastor at Ebenezer Baptist Church

The historic church in Atlanta, Georgia was the spiritual home to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Rev. John H. Vaughn ’82 was recently named executive pastor at Atlanta’s historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, where he will be responsible....
01/14/20

Artistic Director Valerie Curtis-Newton ’81 Named One of Seattle’s Most Influential People of the Decade

Seattle Times

Valerie Curtis-Newton, Holy Cross graduate of 1981 and an award-winning artistic director, has been named one of Seattle’s most influential....
01/13/20

Holy Cross History Professor Shares Leadership Lessons From Across the Pond

Forbes

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s recent announcement that the couple will “step back as ‘senior’ members of the British royal....
12/10/19

Cantor Art Gallery Exhibit Featured in New York Times ‘Best Art of 2019’ List

Dharma and Punya exhibit dubbed 'a gem' by longtime arts critic Holland Cotter

The prestigious New York Times Art & Design section released their “Best Art of 2019” as determined by their art critics. Making....
12/10/19

Is Today’s US Politics Replaying the Era of Tacitus? Holy Cross Professor Explains

The Conversation

Over the past three years, political commentators have compared President Donald Trump with a range of Roman emperors, from Tiberius to Nero and....
12/10/19

LA Times Interviews Holy Cross Economics Professor on the Run-Up to 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Los Angeles Times

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics are still months away, but NBCUniversal, the network exclusively airing the games in the US, is already running ads in....
11/22/19

PayScale Ranks Holy Cross in Top 7% Liberal Arts Colleges for Salary Potential in 2019

Alumni report a median mid-career salary of $129,700

The College of the Holy Cross ranks No. 17 among liberal arts schools for graduates’ starting and mid-career salary potential by the website....
11/22/19

Two Holy Cross Alumni Named to 2019 ‘Latino 30 Under 30’ List

El Mundo Boston

Two Holy Cross alumni, Michelle Moreno-Silva ’15 and Philippe Doria Candido ’11, are among those named to El Mundo Boston’s....
11/11/19

Religious Studies Professor Highlights Challenges Faced by Jehovah’s Witnesses Sexual Abuse Survivors

VICE

It’s been months since the New York Child Victims Act was signed into law allowing adult survivors of child sexual abuse to sue an abuser or a....
11/08/19

NPR’s ‘Here & Now’ Gets Inside Look at Osvaldo Golijov’s New Work ‘Falling Out of Time’

National Public Radio

The premiere of renowned Argentinean-born composer and Loyola Professor of Music Osvaldo Golijov‘s new song cycle “Falling Out of....
11/01/19

Holy Cross English Professor Comments on New Apple TV+ Series About Emily Dickinson

Fast Company

Not many writers enjoy the level of success and accolades Emily Dickinson achieved. Over 150 years after her writing career began, her poems are....
10/31/19

Holy Cross Recognized as One of the Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges in the Country

The Princeton Review

For the 10th consecutive year, the College of the Holy Cross has been named to the Princeton Review’s “Guide to Green Colleges: 2019,”....
10/25/19

Kimball Dining Hall Recognized for Its Vegan-Friendly Offerings

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

As more and more students choose to follow plant-based and vegan dietary plans, there’s a growing demand for nutritious dining options that....
10/25/19

Holy Cross Historian and Holocaust Expert Quoted by The New York Times

The New York Times

Thomas Doughton, a senior lecturer at the College of the Holy Cross’ Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, was recently asked by The New York....
10/25/19

Religious Studies Professor Discusses Vatican’s New Smartphone App in The Washington Post

The Washington Post

Catholic spirituality is based in thousands of years of history and tradition but now it’s getting a bit of an upgrade. Last week, the Vatican....
10/18/19

Holy Cross Dining Expands Wellness Initiatives With Sally the Food Robot

The world’s first fresh food robot offers students access to healthy meals day and night

There’s a new chef on the Hill and her name is Sally. This chef has just one specialty: salad. Holy Cross debuted “the world’s first....