English Professor and Boston Globe Contributing Columnist Reflects on the Power of Kindness During Coronavirus
The Boston Globe
As the pandemic continues to grow nationwide, another wave seems to also be surging: embracing kindness. Leila Philip, professor of English at Holy....
Acclaimed Novelist Edward P. Jones ’72 Receives Glowing Review in The New York Times
The New York Times
New York Times critic at large A.O. Scott describes the prose of acclaimed author and Holy Cross alumnus Edward P. Jones ’72 as “always....
Holy Cross Students Find Ways to Continue Supporting Worcester Community Organizations During the Pandemic
The community created by CBL and SPUD perseveres through COVID-19
The COVID-19 crisis has brought disruption and loss, but it has also sparked in many Holy Cross students the desire to help and inspired new ways to....
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....
Holy Cross Alumna Leads NBA Worldwide Marketing Strategy
Kate Jhaveri '95 brings America's game global
When the National Basketball Association was considering candidates for the position of chief marketing officer, it’s hard to imagine a better....
Billy Collins ’63: The Making of an American Poet
The environs of the Holy Cross alumnus and former U.S. Poet Laureate may have changed dramatically, but he hasn't
Some would say poetry is the calculus of English: Difficult. Inscrutable. Maddening. An art form intended for a small, select and stuffy society that....
Holy Cross Religious Studies Professor Receives $5,000 Grant from the Wabash Center
The award will be used to promote diversity and equity within teaching and learning at the College
Holy Cross Religious Studies Professor Tat siong Benny Liew has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in....
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....
Holy Cross Faculty Honored for Scholarship, Teaching and Advising
Four College of the Holy Cross professors were honored this spring with faculty awards for their exemplary scholarship, teaching and advising.
Florencia Anggoro, Department of Psychology In her address at the spring faculty assembly, Margaret Freije, provost and dean of the College,....
Academic Conference Goes Virtual in Response to Pandemic
A longtime staple of the Holy Cross experience, the forum for students to present research and independent work found success in leveraging technology
As faculty members across the College worked to transition their courses to a distance-learning format this semester, one of the many logistical....
Will COVID-19 Make Farmers of Us All? English Professor and Award-Winning Author Opines in The Boston Globe
As more people become concerned with the American food production system’s vulnerabilities triggered by the pandemic, is a growing national....
Inside Holy Cross’ Most Unique Dorm Community
Over 177 years, the College has offered students many places to live, but for generations, none has the everlasting pull on former residents like Wheeler Hall
It’s subterranean champagne soirees and secret speakeasies. High adventure propelled by hurricanes and blizzards. It’s fraternity forged....
Performance Artist Tim Youd ’89 Travels the World Sharing the Art of Being a Good Reader
An economics major and former Wall Street associate, Youd uses a typewriter and two pieces of paper to turn words into art in a whole new way
Like many, Tim Youd ’89 goes to work and types at a desk. However, the desk varies depending on the state or country he’s in, and when he....
Four Holy Cross Faculty Members Promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure
The faculty members represent three departments: English, religious studies, and sociology and anthropology
Whether researching graphic novels or studying the ethics of major companies, Holy Cross faculty members are making significant, lasting impacts on....
16th Annual ArtsWorcester College Competition Showcases Holy Cross Artists
Nathan Manna '21 and Stephanie McCrary '20 were awarded Juror's Prizes
Two College of the Holy Cross students, Nathan Manna ’21 and Stephanie McCrary ’20, were awarded Juror’s Prizes in this....
Meet the 2019 Sanctae Crucis Honorees
From the fields of medicine and music to education, public service and social justice, five Crusaders were honored for their outstanding commitment to advocacy, service and justice
The Sanctae Crucis Award is the highest non-degree accolade that Holy Cross bestows on alumni, recognizing those who take up the College’s....
Release of Justice Clarence Thomas ‘71 Documentary ‘Created Equal’ Attracts National Media Coverage
TIME | The Washington Post | ABC News | Variety | The New York Times | Forbes
A documentary on Justice Clarence Thomas ’71 entitled “Created Equal: Clarence Thomas in His Own Words,” which was released in....
Photos: Holy Cross Students Spend Winter Break Interning at Presidential Campaigns
From classroom to canvassing, Holy Cross students made their time off count
While many Holy Cross students spent winter break on … well, break … some students used the weeks between semesters to pursue their passions. On....
Holy Cross Long-Term Study Abroad Program Ranked No. 1 in the Country
Whether becoming fluent in another language or hanging out with monkeys, Holy Cross students make the most of their study abroad experience
For the 2019-2020 academic year, 261 College of the Holy Cross students are living and studying abroad — in other terms, roughly 8% of the student....
Students Learn From, Network With Alumnae at Women in Business Conference
The annual event featured keynote speaker artist Maggie O'Neill '99, panel discussions with alumnae in varying fields and networking sessions
A talk about color theory might seem like an odd topic to hear at a conference for business-minded women. Maggie O’Neill ’99, artist and....