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André Isaacs ‘05 Profiled in Holy Cross Magazine’s Fall Issue

Holy cross is a community of scholars. Close-knit connections are especially reflected in Crusaders who come to the Hill as stellar students and return as distinguished faculty. Holy Cross faculty alumni include Melissa Boyle ’00 (economics), Thomas Cecil ’68 (mathematics …

Photo Gallery: Holy Cross Family Weekend Offers a Time to Reconnect

10/31/13 by

A beautiful fall New England weekend provided the perfect backdrop for Holy Cross Family Weekend, Oct. 25–27. This campus-wide celebration invites parents, grandparents and all extended families to experience their student’s home away from home. By all accounts, the weekend …

Blog: Personalized Education Draws Chen ’17 to Holy Cross

10/07/13 by

NAME Ellen Chen ’17 HOMETOWN Waltham, Mass. STUDIES SHE’S CONSIDERING Major in chemistry or biology WHY SHE CHOSE HOLY CROSS “At the beginning of my senior year of high school, I wasn’t sure which schools to apply to. When one …

Chemistry Majors Gage and Poremba Awarded Competitive Full-Tuition Science Scholarships

Clare Boothe Luce Scholarship promotes women in the sciences

09/25/13 by

Seniors Kaylie Gage and Kelsey Poremba, both chemistry majors, have been named this year’s recipients of Clare Boothe Luce Scholarships,  awarded to two women majoring in the physical sciences who are entering their fourth year of study at the College …

Students to Showcase Their Accomplishments at 20th Annual Summer Research Symposium

Event features research in natural sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities

08/30/13 by

A total of 107 Holy Cross students who conducted research during the summer will present their work in poster form at the 20th annual Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium on Sept. 6 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Hogan Campus …

Two Holy Cross Students to Launch New Community Development Center in Peru

$10,000 Davis grant to fund project conceived by juniors McNamara and Ryan

07/31/13 by

Two rising Holy Cross juniors have received a $10,000 Projects for Peace grant from the Davis United World College Scholars Program to construct a community center on the outskirts of Chiclayo, Lambayeque, a struggling region off Peru’s northern coast. Edward …

In Memoriam: G. Earl Peace Jr., Associate Professor Emeritus of Chemistry and Former Class Dean

07/29/13 by

G. Earl Peace Jr., associate professor emeritus of chemistry and former class dean, passed away on July 24 after an illness. He was 68. Peace served the College for a total of 24 years, first as a tenured faculty member …

Holy Cross Professors Awarded for Outstanding Scholarship and Student Advising

Two faculty members at the College of the Holy Cross—Kenneth Mills, associate professor and chair of the chemistry department, and Alice Laffey, associate professor of religious studies—are the recipients of the College’s Mary Louise Marfuggi Faculty Awards. The annual awards …

Thirteen Faculty Members Promoted at Holy Cross

Thirteen faculty members at the College of the Holy Cross have been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure. Andrea Borghini, of the philosophy department, earned his Ph.D. in 2007 from Columbia University, and his Laurea in 2000 …

Chemistry Professor Awarded $567,000 Three-Year Grant from National Science Foundation

Grant will allow Kenneth Mills to continue mentoring future leaders in STEM fields

04/05/13 by

Kenneth V. Mills, associate professor and chair of the chemistry department, has been awarded a $567,000 three-year grant from the National Science Foundation to study the chemical mechanism of protein slicing. Over the last decade, his research projects, which integrate …

Holy Cross’ Science and Math Alumnae: Where Are They Today?

Poster display helps celebrate 40 years of coeducation at Holy Cross

02/25/13 by

As part of Holy Cross’ celebration of 40 years of coeducation, posters depicting women graduates from the natural sciences and math departments are currently on display in the Integrated Science Complex. “We thought that the selection of alumnae from the …

Two Holy Cross Seniors Awarded Science Scholarships

Emma Colbert and Stephanie Craig, both members of the College of the Holy Cross class of 2013, are the recipients of Clare Booth Luce Scholarships, which are awarded to two women majoring in the physical sciences and who are entering …

Holy Cross Hires 14 New Faculty Members for 2012-13 Academic Year

09/04/12 by

The Office of the Dean at the College of the Holy Cross announces the hiring of 14 new faculty members—one endowed chair, 11 tenure-track positions and two postdoctoral teaching fellows—for the 2012-13 academic year. They are: Stephenie R. Chaudoir (assistant …

Five Recent Holy Cross Graduates Receive Fulbright Grants

Alumni to work in Turkey, Ukraine, Argentina, Bulgaria, Vietnam

WORCESTER, Mass. – Five recent graduates from the College of the Holy Cross have been awarded Fulbright grants to work and teach abroad. “Having five winners continues a decade of success. Since 2002, Holy Cross has won 34 Fulbrights,” explains Anthony Cashman, …