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Instagram: Denton ’16 Shares Day-to-Day Beauty of Holy Cross

03/07/14 by

NAME Allison Denton ’16 HOMETOWN West Hartford, Conn. STUDIES English and Spanish double major WHY SHE CHOSE HOLY CROSS “I wanted to go to a school with a strong sense of community. When I visited Holy Cross, the campus felt …

Award Winning Poet Gail Mazur to Give Reading as Part of the Working Writers Series

Poet Gail Mazur will give a reading as part of the Working Writers Series at 7:30 p.m. in Levis Browsing Room in Dinand Library.  The event, sponsored by the English department’s Creative Writing Program, is free and open to the …

‘Go Ahead, Let Your Kids Play Hooky’

WBUR’s Cognoscenti

In a recent piece for WBUR’s Cognoscenti , Leah Hager Cohen, award-winning author and the College of the Holy Cross Jenks Chair of Contemporary American Letters, explains why taking a day off from school can be educational. She writes, “My …

Holy Cross professor brings Catholic perspective to second novel

Telegram & Gazette

Lee Oser, professor of English at the College of the Holy Cross, sits down with the Telegram & Gazette to discuss his forthcoming book “The Oracles Fell Silent”. Reporter Bronnie Kush writes, the book has “many of the ingredients that …

The Working Writers Series Presents Award-Winning Writer Peter Trachtenberg

Peter Trachtenberg, an award-winning writer, will present a reading on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rehm Library at the College of the Holy Cross. The event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by …

Clark University Psychology Professor to Speak on Emerging Adulthood

Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, a research professor in the psychology department at Clark University, will give a lecture titled “Emerging Adulthood: The New Life Stage from Age 18 to 25” on Feb. 11 at 4:30 p.m. in Rehm Library at the …

English Professor Collaborates with French Poet and Artist to Create Miniature Book and Sculpture

In September 2013, the visual arts and literature intersected thanks to Maurice Géracht, Stephen J. Prior Professor of Humanities in the English department. A book of hours and an accompanying sculpture titled “Heure” were produced by the L’Atelier Des Grames …

Students Have Opportunity to Explore Non-Profit Career Options at Conference

More than 30 Holy Cross students from all four class years will take part in the 8th annual Non-Profit Careers Conference being held on campus from Jan. 13 to 17. Sponsored by the College’s Donelan Office of Community-Based Learning and …

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

10/04/13 by

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

10/04/13 by

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

Oprah.com

“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 …