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Poet and Physician Rafael Campo to Give Reading as Part of Working Writers Series

10/28/15 by

Rafael Campo, poet and physician in general internal medicine at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, will give a reading as a part of the Working Writers Series on Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rehm Library …

Blog: Illinois Native Vogelsperger ’19 Eager to Share East Coast College Experience

10/22/15 by

NAME Emily Vogelsperger ’19 HOMETOWN Elmhurst, Ill. STUDIES SHE’S CONSIDERING Computer science and English double major WHY SHE CHOSE HOLY CROSS “Small class sizes, amazing people, gorgeous campus, the list goes on and on. During my college search I looked …

Blog: Holy Cross is ‘Everything I Hoped a College Could Offer,’ Says Senier ’19

10/22/15 by

NAME Brian P. Senier ’19 HOMETOWN Melrose, Mass. STUDIES HE’S CONSIDERING English and political science double major WHY HE CHOSE HOLY CROSS “As a prospective student coming from a small, urban, all-boys, Catholic high school just north of Boston, I …

Blog: Luong ’19 Shares Unique Student Experience at Holy Cross

10/22/15 by

NAME Thavanvotey (Votey) Luong ’19 HOMETOWN Lowell, Mass. STUDIES English major in the Health Professions Advising Program WHY SHE CHOSE HOLY CROSS “I chose to spend the next four years on Mount St. James because Holy Cross will not only provide …

Blog: Castillo ’19 Embraces New Academic Opportunities at Holy Cross

10/22/15 by

NAME Emily Castillo ’19 HOMETOWN Lawrence, Mass. STUDIES SHE’S CONSIDERING English major with a concentration in Asian Studies WHY SHE CHOSE HOLY CROSS “When I visited Holy Cross for Visions weekend I immediately felt a sense of closeness and community …

Best-Selling Author Julianna Baggott’s ‘Harriet Wolf’s Seventh Book of Wonders’ Receives Rave Reviews

10/06/15 by

Critically acclaimed author and the William H.P. Jenks Chair in Contemporary American Letters at the College of the Holy Cross Julianna Baggott’s latest novel “Harriet Wolf’s Seventh Book of Wonders” has been called by the New York Times “intricate” and …

Film Based on Leah Hager Cohen’s Novel ‘The Grief of Others’ to be Shown at Holy Cross

Author and filmmaker to discuss movie after screenings

10/02/15 by

The Working Writers Series at the College of the Holy Cross will present two screenings of the film “The Grief of Others.” The film is based on the book “The Grief of Others” (Riverhead Books, 2011) written by critically acclaimed …

Author Sonya Huber to Give Reading in Working Writers Series

09/18/15 by

Sonya Huber, an author of several books of nonfiction and an associate professor of English at Fairfield University, will give a reading in the Working Writers Series on Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rehm Library, Smith Hall. The …

Six Faculty Members Promoted at Holy Cross

09/09/15 by

Six members of the College of the Holy Cross faculty have been promoted to the rank of professor. Josep Alba-Salas, of the Spanish department, earned his Ph.D. and M.A. in linguistics from Cornell University, his M.A. in comparative literature from …

Students to Showcase Work at Annual Summer Research Symposium and Internship Expo

More than 170 students will present the results of their successful summers researching, interning

Before the semester is well underway, students will be showcasing the broad gamut of work they took part in throughout the summer at the 22nd annual Summer Research Symposium and the eighth annual Internship Expo. The accomplishments of students from …

Creative Writing Faculty to Kick Off Working Writers Series

09/04/15 by

The Working Writers Series will kick off the fall semester with readings from Morris Collins, visiting assistant professor of English, and Leila Philip, associate professor of English at Holy Cross. They will each read excerpts from their work on Sept. …

Holy Cross’ Shala Murray ’10 to Compete for the Title of Ms. America 2015

08/27/15 by

College of the Holy Cross alumna Shala Murray ’10, Ms. New England 2015, will take the stage on Saturday, Aug. 29 and compete for the title of Ms. America 2015 at the Curtis Theatre in Brea, Calif. For Murray, winning …

Photo Gallery: New Student Orientations Prepare the Class of 2019

Over the summer, members of the Class of 2019 participated in a range of orientation programs designed to prepare students for their new adventure on Mount St. James. Through these programs, students began establishing relationships with fellow classmates; met staff, …

Photo Gallery: Students Conduct Cutting-Edge Summer Research on Campus

After the academic year ended, over 100 students returned to spend their summers on campus where they participated in leading research spanning a range of  disciplines: 67 students engaged in research in the sciences; 31 in the humanities, social sciences, …

Blog: Vignati ’17 Hopes to Inspire Others During Yearlong Study in France

08/03/15 by

NAME Thomas Vignati ’17 HOMETOWN West Hartford, Connecticut AREAS OF STUDY English and French double major WHERE HE’S STUDYING University of Burgundy in Dijon, France WHY HE CHOSE FRANCE “For its beauty, culture and language.” WHAT HE’S MOST LOOKING FORWARD …

Blog: Thompson ’17 Set to Immerse Himself in the French Language and Culture While Abroad

07/30/15 by

NAME Jonathan Thompson ’17 HOMETOWN Saratoga Springs, New York AREAS OF STUDY English and French double major with a Creative Writing concentration WHERE HE’S STUDYING University of Strasbourg in France WHY HE CHOSE FRANCE “I chose to study in France …

Blog: Keane ’17 to Get Crash Course in Magazine Publishing at Town&Country

06/25/15 by

NAME Caroline Keane HOMETOWN Arlington, Va. AREAS OF STUDY Political science and English double major WHERE SHE’S INTERNING Town&Country Magazine, where she will work as the Digital Media Intern alongside Holy Cross alumna, Micaela English ’08. INTERNSHIP DURATION 10 weeks …

Blog: Dunbar Sets Out On Pilgrimage to Explore Roots of American Music

05/24/15 by

HOMETOWN Hampton, N.H. STUDIES Music and English major WHAT HE IS BLOGGING ABOUT Funded by a grant from the Summer Research Program In the Humanities, Social Sciences and Fine Arts at the College of the Holy Cross, Mike Dunbar will …

Film Based on Leah Hager Cohen’s Novel ‘Grief of Others’ to Make International Debut at Cannes

04/29/15 by

The Boston Globe has chosen Distinguished Writer in Residence Leah Hager Cohen’s “The Grief of Others” (Riverhead, 2011) for its May Book Club selection, and in connection will host a screening of the film adaptation. The film premiered to glowing …

‘New Hampshire Musician Mike Dunbar Hits the Road’

The Boston Globe

Michael Dunbar ’15, senior music and English major at the College of the Holy Cross and recipient of a grant from the College’s Summer Research Program in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Fine Art, was recently featured in the Boston …