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Blog: Murray ’20 Eager to Explore Irish Culture and History During Semester Abroad

01/02/19 by

NAME Katherine Murray ’20 HOMETOWN Wellesley, Mass. AREAS OF STUDY Economics major, American Sign Language and Deaf Studies minor WHERE SHE’S STUDYING University College Dublin in Dublin, Ireland DURATION Spring 2019 WHY SHE CHOSE IRELAND “I chose to study in Dublin because I …

Liberal Arts and Technology: A Match for the New Millennium

Computer science majors, interest on the rise at Holy Cross, where students, faculty and alumni are finding new advantages in research, careers

Lucca Eloy ’18 didn’t arrive at Holy Cross planning to major in computer science. He figured he’d focus on biology, maybe even go pre-med. But a funny thing happened sophomore year after he signed up for a computer science class …

Intro to Neuroscience: New Course Offers Innovative, Integrative Exploration of the Brain

Along with the course, a new interdisciplinary minor challenges students at the intersection of psychology, biology, chemistry, mathematics and physics

Neuroscience is a field that requires its scientists to integrate knowledge and thinking from many disciplines. Holy Cross has a long history of offering elective courses related to neuroscience, but with the establishment of a new interdisciplinary minor in the …

Holy Cross Academic Conference 2017 to Showcase Student Work

350 students will present results of research, independent work across disciplines

As the academic year nears its end, more than 350 students will present the results of their independent work in the performing and visual arts, social sciences, humanities, and natural sciences at the 2017 Academic Conference, taking place across campus …

What do Neuroscience and Deaf Studies Have in Common? Just Ask Victoria Mousley ’17

Meet Victoria Mousley. She is senior psychology and deaf studies double major, with a concentration in gender, sexuality, and women’s studies. She wants to be a cognitive neuroscientist. And with an education from Holy Cross, she can. It all started …

Photos: Students Showcase Their Study Abroad Experiences in Sixth Annual Photo Contest

The sixth annual study abroad photo contest gave returning study abroad students the opportunity to share scenes from their rich experiences with the campus community through photography. Photos were submitted showcasing scenes from all over the world — from the …

Holy Cross Senior Awarded Prestigious Marshall Scholarship

Victoria Mousley ’17 to study cognitive neuroscience of language at University College London

College of the Holy Cross student Victoria Mousley ’17, a psychology and deaf studies double major also completing a concentration in gender, sexuality, and women’s studies, has been selected as a 2017 Marshall Scholar. The prestigious Marshall Scholarship finances graduate …

Blog: Dagher ’18 Eager to Participate in New Academic and Cultural Traditions of Scotland

10/13/16 by

NAME Bridgette Dagher ’18 HOMETOWN Locust Valley, N.Y. AREAS OF STUDY Psychology major, deaf studies minor WHERE SHE’S STUDYING Fife, Scotland WHY SHE CHOSE SCOTLAND “I wanted a school that reminded me of all the great things about Holy Cross; academic …

Holy Cross Junior Earns Prestigious Truman Scholarship

Victoria Mousley honored for academic success and commitment to the deaf community

06/08/16 by

College of the Holy Cross student Victoria Mousley ’17, a psychology major with a self-designed minor in deaf studies and a concentration in gender, sexuality, and women’s studies from Jericho, Vt., was selected as a 2016 Harry S. Truman Scholar. …

Unity Week Events to Celebrate Diversity and Inclusion at Holy Cross

Actor and best-selling author Hill Harper to give talk on Nov. 11

The Student Government Association, in partnership with the Diversity Leadership Team and various academic departments, offices and student organizations, have planned various discussions, film screenings, workshops and multicultural festivals around topics related to diversity and inclusion. The events, which run …

Domaney ’14 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Turkey

Kristina Domaney ’14, of Norwood, Mass., has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Turkey where she will teach English to Turkish college students during the 2014-15 academic year. She also plans to conduct a small research project to …

‘Holy Cross lecturer raising awareness of deaf culture’

Telegram & Gazette

John Pirone, director of the Deaf Studies Program at the College of the Holy Cross, provides insight on deaf culture as a consultant for Nina Raine’s 2010 play “Tribes,” now in its area premiere by the SpeakEasy Stage Company at …

Blog: Spadoni ’16 Eager to Show You How Amazing Holy Cross Is

NAME Joey Spadoni ’16 HOMETOWN Walpole, Mass. STUDIES HE’S CONSIDERING Psychology major and deaf studies minor WHY HE CHOSE HOLY CROSS “I fell in love with Holy Cross the first time I stepped on campus — when I was 8 …

Holy Cross Sophomore Raises $16,000 for DEAF, Inc.

Ever since her middle school jazz band played a concert at the Rhode Island School for the Deaf, Nina Batt ’15 has been interested in deaf culture and American Sign Language. Now, as a sophomore at the College of the …

Holy Cross Sophomore Shaves Head to Raise Awareness for Pediatric Cancer

01/16/12 by

Marielle McKenna a member of the College of the Holy Cross class of 2014, is an active fundraiser for the St. Baldrick’s foundation, an organization that funds pediatric cancer research grants. Recently, she decided she wanted to do something more …