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08/03/20

Holy Cross Student Summer: Charlie Millard ’22

An opportunity as a Holy Cross summer research associate leads to promising discoveries for a budding scientist

Charlie Millard ’22 Summer Plans: Research Associate Hometown: Southport, CT Major: Biology Summer Plans In the “Sheehy Lab,” we....
07/31/20

Holy Cross Says Farewell to Seven Retiring Professors

The cohort leaves a lasting legacy in generations of students

They’ve taught generations of Holy Cross students in classrooms, laboratories, arts venues and even locales abroad. Now, these esteemed faculty....
07/01/20

Holy Cross 2020 Graduates Find Success in Entering the Workforce

Eight Recent Holy Cross Graduates Explain How Their Undergraduate Experiences Prepared Them for Life After College

As recent Class of 2020 graduates from the across the country make their way into “the real world,” we caught up with eight of the newest Holy....
07/01/20

Holy Cross Funds Remote Student Research Opportunities

The summer research program provides Holy Cross students with professional-level research opportunities as undergraduates

As the coronavirus pandemic began to sweep the nation this past spring, it became clear that Holy Cross’ Weiss Summer Research program would....
05/15/20

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....
04/02/20

Can Blood From COVID-19 Survivors Treat the Ill? Holy Cross Biology Professor Explains

The Conversation

As more and more people are diagnosed with COVID-19, researchers worldwide are racing to find ways to stop the virus from spreading and to cure it.....
04/01/20

Holy Cross Alumnus and New Doctor Graduates Early to Help With Coronavirus

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Holy Cross alumnus Patrick Lowe ’12 is one of many fourth-year medical students in Massachusetts who have volunteered to graduate early this....
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....
01/09/20

Holy Cross Alumna Founds New England’s First Social, Activity Group for Those Living With Limb Loss

Inspired by her unexpected journey, Melissa DeChellis '02 helps people find support — and their inner-athlete

Melissa (Pierre) DeChellis ’02 needed an ambulance. Instead, she was bouncing around in the back of a pickup truck, on a winding mountain road....
12/18/19

Two Holy Cross Faculty Members Receive Grants from the National Institutes of Health

Among other things, the money will help both Michelle Mondoux and Julia Paxson fund student research opportunities in their respective labs

Two College of the Holy Cross faculty members have recently been awarded over $300,000 each in grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).....
11/07/19

The Climate Crisis: Holy Cross Students, Faculty and Staff Explore a Warming World

Campus-wide conversations, a climate strike and a commitment to reducing carbon emissions are among the green initiatives underway

Climate change is such a large, global challenge, it can be hard to imagine how a single person can make an impact. But not for Renee LeBlanc....
10/16/19

Classics Course Examines How Ancient Times Relate to Conflict in the United States

How Greek and Roman cultures have been put to use — positively and negatively — in the United States

The music of Steely Dan, the movie “O Brother, Where Art Thou” and the history of two world wars may seem an odd trio of discussion....
10/11/19

Blog: Gutt ’23 Excited to Get Involved on Campus During First Year at Holy Cross

The Petoskey, Michigan native is interested in studying biology, architectural studies and environmental studies

Name: Hunter Gutt ’23 Hometown: Petoskey, Michigan Interested in studying: Architectural studies, biology and environmental studies....
09/26/19

Eight Holy Cross Faculty Members Promoted to Rank of Professor

The newly promoted faculty members answer questions about their scholarship and more — from insect diversity to Mozart.

They’ve spent years teaching at College of the Holy Cross and advancing research in their respective fields. Now, eight faculty members have....
07/29/19

First-Year Biology Course Studies the Effects of Aging

How do we age and what can we do about it? Montserrat students dig in

There’s something poetic about the youngest members of the Holy Cross community spending an entire year learning about the oldest members of....
07/12/19

Puerto Rico Newspaper Features Holy Cross Professors’ Trip to Study the Effects of Hurricane María

El Nuevo Día

“At first look, history and microbiology may seem like disciplines with nothing in common. However, two Latina faculty members at the College....
06/13/19

Students Travel to Puerto Rico to Study the Effects of Hurricane Maria

The students spent a week working with local grassroots organizations and linking their microbiology and history coursework to firsthand experiences

It’s one thing to study the effects of a hurricane in a classroom setting, learning about the biology behind the devastation or the history of....
05/21/19

Eight Holy Cross Students, Recent Alumni Receive Distinguished Scholarships

The highly-competitive Fulbright and Knight-Hennessy scholarships showcase the talent of Holy Cross students

College of the Holy Cross students and alumni have earned an impressive array of scholarships this year from prestigious organizations, including the....
05/17/19

‘I Could Not See Myself Anywhere Else,’ Says Holy Cross Graduating Senior From Ghana

Worcester Magazine

Ever since she was a child in Ghana, Edith Mensah Otabil ’19 has dreamed of becoming a doctor, so that she could help people. With just days to....
05/09/19

Blog: First-Year Student Explores Love of Art and History on Maymester to Rome

Carolyn Dunderdale '22 takes four-week immersive study abroad trip to Rome, Italy

Name: Carolyn Dunderdale ’22 Hometown: Marshfield, Massachusetts Potential areas of study: Biology and the Health Professions Advising....
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8/5/2020
online

All current enrolled students (including students from the Class of 2024) are invited to join...


Civitas - Community Engagement & Leadership Institute - Summer 2020!
8/9/2020
online

Join us for Civitas - Community Engagement Leadership Institute! In Civitas you will have the...


Becoming a White Ally for Racial Justice (5 week series)
8/12/2020
online

All current enrolled students (including students from the Class of 2024) are invited to join...


Civitas - Community Engagement & Leadership Institute - Summer 2020!
8/16/2020
online

Join us for Civitas - Community Engagement Leadership Institute! In Civitas you will have the...


Odyssey 2024 Move-In Day/ Welcome Luncheon (Event canceled)
8/23/2020
Hogan Center Ballroom & 328

Open to Campus Community Only


Odyssey 2024 Program (Event canceled)
8/24/2020
Hogan Center 401

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Odyssey 2024 Program (Event canceled)
8/24/2020
Hogan Center 402

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Odyssey 2024 Program (Event canceled)
8/24/2020
Hogan Center 406

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Odyssey 2024 Program (Event canceled)
8/24/2020
Hogan Center Ballroom & 328

Open to Campus Community Only


Co-Curricular Extravaganza (Event canceled)
9/23/2020
Hogan Center 320

Open to Campus Community Only


Co-Curricular Extravaganza (Event canceled)
9/23/2020
Hogan Center Ballroom & 328

Open to Campus Community Only