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Scholarly Connections: Professor-Student Team and the Links Between Medieval Poem, Political Commentary

11/25/13 by

English Professor James Kee brought a lifetime of interest and experience when he spent part of the summer assisting English major Chase Padusniak ‘15 with his summer research project, titled “The Will to Charity: The Movement of the Will in …

Pulitzer Prize Winner Junot Diaz to Give Reading as Part of the Working Writers Series

Junot Diaz, an award-winning Dominican-American creative writer, will give a reading as part of the Working Writers Series on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Rehm Library at the College of the Holy Cross. The event, sponsored by the …

Holy Cross’ Alternate College Theatre Performs “How I Learned to Drive”

11/14/13 by

The College of the Holy Cross’ Alternate College Theatre (ACT) will present “How I Learned to Drive,” written by Paula Vogel and directed by Elizabeth Mason ’14, in Fenwick Theatre, located on the second floor of O’Kane Hall. The performances …

English Major Featured in Holy Cross Magazine

Three-sport athlete Dylan Villescas ’14 of Las Cruces, N.M., slowed down long enough for Holy Cross Magazine to chat with him about life on the Hill, how he beats the Southwest heat when he’s home and why he’d like to have …

Maurice Géracht Profiled in Holy Cross Magazine’s Fall Issue

Holy Cross faculty bring deep devotion-and often international acclaim-to their educational mission on the Hill. This summer, for example, Maurice Géracht drew scholars and researchers from around the world to campus for the 2013 International Word and Image conference, “Re-Readings …

28 Holy Cross Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

11/01/13 by

Twenty-eighty students from the class of 2014 at the College of the Holy Cross were inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society, on October 27. Alpha Sigma Nu seeks out students at Jesuit institutions of higher learning who …

Working Writers Series Presents Pulitzer Prize Finalist Lee Martin

10/07/13 by

Author Lee Martin will be holding two events on Thursday, October 24 as part of the Working Writers Series. The first is a discussion of the writer’s craft, to be held in Fenwick 330 at 3:30 p.m. The second is …

Blog: Thompson ’17 Eager to Experience Academics, Co-Curriculars at Holy Cross

NAME Jonathan Thompson ’17 HOMETOWN Saratoga Springs, N.Y. STUDIES HE’S CONSIDERING English major, French minor WHY HE CHOSE HOLY CROSS “We have some family friends who came to Holy Cross and absolutely loved it. While visiting, I immediately got a …

Blog: California Native Peters ’17 Finds Holy Cross to Be Perfect Fit

NAME Will Peters ’17 HOMETOWN Sacramento, Calif. STUDIES HE’S CONSIDERING English major in the premed program WHY HE CHOSE HOLY CROSS “Holy Cross is exactly what I need: A small Jesuit college with rigorous academics. On top of this fact, …

Acclaimed American Poet and Translator Holds Reading for Working Writers Series

09/19/13 by

David Ferry, acclaimed American poet and translator, will be conducting a reading on Thursday, September 26 in the Rehm Library at 7:30 p.m. The English department’s Creative Writing Program sponsors the series. The event is free and open to the …

Holy Cross Professor’s Book Chosen as Oprah’s Book of the Week

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“I Don’t Know: In Praise of Admitting Ignorance (Except When You Shouldn’t),” the latest publication from Leah Hager Cohen, visiting English professor and W.H. Jenks Chair in Contemporary American Letters, was listed today as “Book of the Week” by Oprah.com. …

Holy Cross Creative Writing Professors Launch Annual Working Writers Series

09/04/13 by

On Thursday, September 12, the Working Writers Series will be showcasing the work of the College of the Holy Cross’s W. H. Jenks Chair in Contemporary American Letters, Leah Hager Cohen, and Susan Elizabeth Sweeney, associate professor of English in …

Faculty Promotions Announced at Holy Cross

Six faculty members at the College of the Holy Cross have been promoted to the rank of professor. Victor Matheson, of the department of economics, earned his Ph. D. and M.A. in economics from the University of Minnesota and his …

‘The Myth of the Freshman Fifteen’

Pulse Magazine

College of the Holy Cross junior Victoria Piscatelli, debunks the myth of the Freshman 15 in a recent article she wrote for Pulse Magazine. The English and psychology major penned “Among the many pressures at college today (doing well in …

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

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

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 …

Holy Cross to co-sponsor 21st Annual North American Society for the Study of Romanticism Conference

College will be first liberal arts college to co-sponsor in conference history

The College of the Holy Cross and Boston University are this year’s North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR) conference co-sponsors. The event will draw hundreds of scholars from around the world for a series of lectures, debates, …

Holy Cross Professor Releases New Collection

Susan Elizabeth Sweeney, associate professor of English at the College of the Holy Cross, recently released a chapbook of poetry, ‘Hand Me Down,’ which was published by Finishing Line Press in June. Sweeney, who has published writing in journals in …

Holy Cross Students and Faculty Make Headlines for Performance in Bali Arts Festival

In the summer of 2009, Lynn Kremer, professor of theatre at the College of the Holy Cross, took a group of students and alumni to perform her original musical drama “Mimpi” at the prestigious Bali Arts Festival; they were the …

Holy Cross Produces Record Number of Fulbright Scholars

14 alumni to teach and conduct research in Indonesia, Malaysia, Russia, Sri Lanka, more

Fourteen recent graduates from the College of the Holy Cross have been awarded Fulbright grants to work and teach abroad during the 2013-14 academic year. This marks a record high number of Fulbrights awarded in a single year for the …

Holy Cross to Host International Word and Image Conference

Scholars and researchers from around the world will convene at the College of the Holy Cross on June 26, 27 and 28 in order to explore connections between several fields of inquiry during the International Word and Image conference. Holy …