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The Base at Kimball Offers Food Options Free of Top 10 Allergens

Quickly becoming a student favorite, the food station is free of wheat, dairy, eggs, sesame, soy, fish, shellfish, and coconut, nuts and tree nuts.

11/10/22 by

Rosend Pena ’25 paced around Kimball Hall waiting for the 10 minutes to melt away until The Base opened at 11 a.m.

Holy Cross Ranks High in 2023 WalletHub College Ratings

College ranks No. 12 overall, and Top 3 in education outcomes, graduation rate and post-attendance median salary. 

10/20/22 by

The College of the Holy Cross ranked as the 12th-best college in the United States and eighth in the north, according to a recent list compiled by WalletHub. The College was ranked highly in several categories, including second in education …

Holy Cross Spotlights Indigenous Living History via Documentary, Scholarship and More

Upcoming project includes a website to further the relationship between Nimpuc people, the College and the city of Worcester.

10/08/22 by

Sarah Luria’s students often tell her that fourth grade is the final time they hear about indigenous communities in a classroom.

Holy Cross Student Affairs Becomes the Division of Student Development

It’s a new name, but the same mission as the focus remains on student growth outside of the classroom.

09/09/22 by

As part of organizational changes announced earlier this year at the College of the Holy Cross, the Division of Student Affairs will now be known as the Division of Student Development. While the signage outside its office on the first …

New Genes Make a Big Impact on Fruit Fly Fertility

Brenna McCormick '24 spent her summer in the lab researching newly evolved genes in Drosophila.

08/19/22 by

As a student participating in the College’s Charles S. Weiss Summer Research Program, Brenna McCormick ‘24 spent eight weeks this summer working with Associate Professor of Biology Geoff Findlay to examine how a novel gene found in only a handful …

Chinese Americans Depicted as Hero, SideKick and Villain in Vintage WWII-Era Comics

Emma Grayeb ’24 analyzed how war propaganda and changing American sentiment affected how Chinese Americans were portrayed during the post-WWII era through the onset of the Cold War.

08/12/22 by

Curious about how Chinese American identity was constructed and portrayed in comics during the 1940s and 1950s, Emma Grayeb ’24, an Asian studies and history double major, decided to dedicate her summer to researching the issue. As one of several …

Student Summer Research Project Connects Current Supreme Court Decision to Those 100+ Years Old

Catherine Yackira’s ’24 passion for constitutional law grew after diving into early 20th-century cases.

08/08/22 by

Catherine Yackira ’24 completed her sophomore year at the College of the Holy Cross and planned to use this summer to research U.S. Supreme Court decisions from more than a century ago. The cases, ranging from 1897 to 1937, focus …

Holy Cross Student Researches ESports’ Gender Roles, Internalized Misogyny

Augusta Ding '23 examines the question: Why aren’t there any women among top esports players?

08/04/22 by

From a young age, Augusta Ding ’23, who grew up in Shanghai, China, gravitated toward video games. Now, as a rising senior at the College of the Holy Cross, the psychology major has transformed that passion into a Charles S. …

Holy Cross Vice President of Advancement Announces Departure

Tracy Barlok to step down this summer

College of the Holy Cross President Vincent D. Rougeau announced today that Vice President for Advancement Tracy Barlok will step down from her role after this fiscal year ends on June 30.

Holy Cross Creates New Office of Parent and Family Engagement

The recently launched office will build on the College’s existing partnerships with families, further enhancing the student experience

04/05/22 by

Holy Cross has long embraced families as important members of the College community, especially for their key role in student success. With the launch of the College’s new Office of Parent and Family Engagement, Holy Cross is further strengthening this …

Apartment-style Residence Halls at Holy Cross Receive Approval from City of Worcester

The College’s plans for 148 units meant for juniors and seniors could become a reality as early as the fall of 2023

03/29/22 by

Construction on two new buildings at the College of the Holy Cross that would house nearly 150 students could begin as soon as this summer. Students could start living in the apartment-style units with full kitchens as early as the …

Annual Giving Day Sets New Records, Reaffirms the Power of Purple

Holy Cross community rallies around mission, shows loyalty and passion

On February 25, despite a campus shutdown due to inclement weather, the College once again broke records on its annual Giving Day. A total of 5,361 alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students and friends donated a record $1,496,650 on the College’s …

COVID-Consciousness and Community Top Priorities as Spring Semester Begins on the Hill

Holy Cross welcomes students back to a semester unlike any other

Following a remote fall semester, students and their families arrived in late January for the highly anticipated spring semester move-in at Holy Cross. Managed over the course of two weeks to enable social distancing, students’ return to the Hill may …