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Student STEM Research Aims to Discover More About Breast Cancer Tumors

The students' work with "disease on a chip" models positions them for real-world impact

When biology major Anh Phan ’21 was a sophomore at the College of the Holy Cross, she was looking for “a way to apply my knowledge to real-life science,” and Professor Robert Bellin’s breast cancer research lab proved to be …

At Holy Cross, Professors Become Mentors

Through interactions both in and out of the classroom, Holy Cross students are surrounded by faculty members invested in their success

04/23/19 by

With small class sizes and faculty members committed to their success, Holy Cross students develop close bonds with professors, both in and out of the classroom — a cornerstone of the Holy Cross experience. From guiding students in independent lab …

Over 100 Students Spend Their Summers Conducting Research Around the World

From digging up fossils in the Midwest to interviewing three generations of women in Russia, Holy Cross students are on the cutting edge of undergraduate research

07/30/18 by

For 113 Holy Cross students, summer has been a time to dive deep into innovative research through the Weiss Summer Research Program. Sixty-eight students conducted research in the natural sciences; 37 in the humanities, social sciences, and fine arts; and …

How Do Holy Cross Students Get into Medical School?

Health professions advisers help students develop well-rounded experience and articulate it in their applications

Just about everyone who applies to medical school has top grades and test scores. So who gets in and who doesn’t? Often it comes down to “miles traveled” — experiences outside the classroom that show an applicant’s abilities beyond technical …

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 …

Holy Cross Hosts First Women in Science Day for Female High School Students, Undergraduates

More than 200 young women filled the atrium of the Integrated Science Complex on Saturday, March 25, to attend Holy Cross’ inaugural Women in Science Day. The day-long event for young women from both Worcester high schools and Holy Cross …

28 Holy Cross Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

10/28/16 by

Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society founded in 1915, inducted 28 Holy Cross students on Oct. 23. The new inductees exemplify the society’s values of excellence in scholarship, loyalty and service. Membership is only awarded to four percent of …

Holy Cross Alumnus Researching Protein that can ‘Swallow Up and Quarantine’ Zika Virus

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George Savidis ’12, who is conducting research on the Zika virus, was recently the first author on a study that is shedding light on a breakthrough in treating the virus, Science Daily reports. Savidis, a biology major with a concentration …

Holy Cross Academic Conference to Showcase Student Work

300 students, including Fenwick Scholar, will present results of research, independent work

As the academic year comes to an end, the College of the Holy Cross will celebrate the great and varied work accomplished by its students at the annual Academic Conference taking place across campus from April 27 through April 30. The four-day conference gives students from all class years the opportunity to present the results of their....

28 Holy Cross Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

Society celebrates 100 years

11/04/15 by

Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society founded in 1915, inducted 28 Holy Cross students on Oct. 25. The new inductees exemplify the Society’s values of excellence in scholarship, loyalty and service. Membership is only awarded to 4 percent of …

With $1.5M in NSF Funding, Holy Cross Professor Makes Student Research Opportunities a Priority

For Kenneth Mills, professor of chemistry at Holy Cross, standing with his students — whether in the lab or at national conferences — is an essential part of his vocation. “It is important that students see their faculty as active …

Students are Honored with Prominent Awards Recognizing Academic Excellence

A number of Holy Cross students and recent alumni received highly competitive national awards, recognizing their academic achievements and continuing to support their future goals. The awards allowed these individuals — whose accomplishments span a range of disciplines — to …

28 Holy Cross Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

Twenty-eight students from the class of 2015 at the College of the Holy Cross were inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society, on October 26. Alpha Sigma Nu seeks out students at Jesuit institutions of higher learning who …

28 Holy Cross Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

11/01/13 by

Twenty-eighty students from the class of 2014 at the College of the Holy Cross were inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society, on October 27. Alpha Sigma Nu seeks out students at Jesuit institutions of higher learning who …

Holy Cross Hires 13 New Faculty Members for 2013-14 Academic Year

The Office of the Dean at the College of the Holy Cross announces the hiring of 13 new faculty members— one endowed professor, 10 tenure-track positions and two postdoctoral teaching fellows—for the 2013-14 academic year. They are: Faisal Baluch (Charles …

Senior Chemistry Major Presents HIV Research at National Conference

Gallant ’12 headed to National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Thomas Gallant ’12, of Scotia, N.Y., recently presented his research at the National Conference for Undergraduate Research at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. His research explores the effects of HIV proteins in humans and focuses on a potential cure …