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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....
05/28/20

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....
05/22/20

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....
04/15/20

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....
03/18/20

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....
02/26/20

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....
12/10/19

Is Today’s US Politics Replaying the Era of Tacitus? Holy Cross Professor Explains

The Conversation

Over the past three years, political commentators have compared President Donald Trump with a range of Roman emperors, from Tiberius to Nero and....
11/21/19

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....
11/15/19

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....
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....
10/16/19

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....
10/16/19

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:....
10/09/19

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....
10/07/19

Classics Professor Tim Joseph Draws Classics Connections in HBO’s Hit Show ‘Succession’

Vulture

Considering the expression, “Those who do not know their history are doomed to repeat it,” how much of our reality can be explained....
07/29/19

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....
06/05/19

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....
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....
05/09/19

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....
04/23/19

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....
04/17/19

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

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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

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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 401

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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