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....
What Can Ancient Byzantium Teach Us About Fighting COVID-19?
The Washington Post
Experts of all stripes have been looking to Spanish Influenza of 1918 for insight into the current coronavirus pandemic, but leave it to a classics....
Holy Cross Confers 707 Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Virtual Celebration
The Celebration of the Class of 2020 included a surprise message from NIAID Director and Holy Cross Alumnus Dr. Anthony Fauci ‘62
The College of the Holy Cross conferred 707 bachelor of arts degrees as part of a virtual celebration on May 22, 2020. The event, aired live on the....
We Must Safeguard Our Democracy From COVID-19, Holy Cross Professor Writes in The Washington Post
The Washington Post
The exponential spread of the COVID-19 pandemic across the nation has scholars comparing it to the 5th century BC “plague” in Athens, a virulent....
Coronavirus Pandemic Expert and Holy Cross Alumnus Dr. Anthony Fauci ’62: A Man for and With Others
The longtime infectious disease expert has emerged as the nation's face of public health amid the fight against the coronavirus
As the coronavirus pandemic has upended daily life across the globe, Holy Cross alumnus Dr. Anthony Fauci ’62, expert on infectious diseases....
Holy Cross Senior Emma Powell ’20 Presents Award-Winning Thesis on Repairing Racial Injustice in America
The talk was inspired by her internship working at the Smithsonian Institute researching and remembering the Civil Rights Movement
As a classics and history double major at College of the Holy Cross, Emma Powell ’20 knows how significantly the power of memory affects both....
Is Today’s US Politics Replaying the Era of Tacitus? Holy Cross Professor Explains
Over the past three years, political commentators have compared President Donald Trump with a range of Roman emperors, from Tiberius to Nero and....
Carpe Diem: Holy Cross Students Teach Latin to Local Elementary Schoolers
Students in Dominic Machado's Latin 101 course are taking their lessons to fourth and sixth graders in Worcester
Students in Latin 101 at College of the Holy Cross usually spend long hours studying complex grammatical concepts and memorizing verb conjugations to....
Embracing Honest Curiosity: Holy Cross Alumnus Directs Fall Production “Ah, Wilderness”
Emily Arancio '20, who plays a principal role, leads a conversation with director Eric Butler '06
Eric Butler ’06 might have officially left College of the Holy Cross over a decade ago, but that hasn’t stopped him from returning to....
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....
New Book Gives Voice to History of Jesuits on Campus
'Beneath the Cross' tells the stories of the men buried in the Jesuit Cemetery, offering a companion history of the College
Hundreds walk by daily, but most would recognize only a handful of the names on the nearly 300 white stone markers at the Jesuit Cemetery. A new book....
Curiosity Leads to Unique Find Hidden in Fenwick for Decades
A munitions box found in Fenwick 421 revealed long-lost letters and scholarship from the late classics professor Rev. Robert Healey, S.J.
You’d think that everything hidden in Fenwick Hall would have been found by now. But that’s the thing about 175-year-old buildings:....
Holy Cross Hosts Prestigious Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers Conference
Faculty, alumni and current students all took part in the distinguished event, from reading their work in front of an audience to speaking in numerous panel discussions
The 24th Annual Conference of the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers (ALSCW) was held at the College of the Holy Cross from....
Classics Professor Tim Joseph Draws Classics Connections in HBO’s Hit Show ‘Succession’
Considering the expression, “Those who do not know their history are doomed to repeat it,” how much of our reality can be explained....
Retiring Faculty Members Leave Rich Legacy on Students, College
For more than four decades, these seven professors have shaped Holy Cross and their fields
After decades of shaping students and the College, the following faculty members announced their retirement from Holy Cross this spring: Isabel....
An ‘Accidental’ War with Iran Would End in Disaster for Both Sides, Holy Cross Professor Warns
The Washington Post
Tensions between the U.S. and Iran have been on the rise in the past few weeks, prompting regional experts and government officials to voice concerns....
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....
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....
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
With small class sizes and faculty members committed to their success, Holy Cross students develop close bonds with professors, both in and out of....
Diverse Voices Are Key to a Healthy Democracy, Holy Cross Professor Writes in The Washington Post
The Washington Post
Controversy is raging in the U.S. over what to do about growing economic inequality, prompting controversial solutions, such as the “wealth....