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‘Holy Cross English Prof. Explores Benefits of a Digital Transgender Archive’

WAMC Northeast Public Radio | Inside Higher Ed

K.J. Rawson, assistant professor of English at the College of the Holy Cross, is featured on The Academic Minute (broadcast on WAMC Northeast Public Radio), for his research on the Digital Transgender Archive (DTA). “With the rise of celebrities such …

‘On Debut Album, Seacoast Band Black Agnes Explores The Meaning Of Home’

NHPR's "All Things Considered"

Frontman, Mike Dunbar ’15, of the Seacoast-based group “Black Agnes” talked with NHPR’s Brady Carlson of “All Things Considered” about the band’s debut album titled “Mason Jar of Home.” Dunbar was awarded a Mellon Summer Research grant from the College …

Popular Irish Author to Give Reading from Award-Winning Novel at Holy Cross

03/05/15 by

Irish author Kevin Barry will give a reading on Wednesday, March 11 at 7 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 the …

‘Holy Cross Professors and Students Shape Innovative Classroom Experiment’

Connections

In the February issue of Connections, an online publications of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, Leah Hager Cohen, distinguished writer-in-residence in the English department at the College of the Holy Cross, and Lynn Kremer, professor of theatre at …

‘The best U.S. colleges for a major in English’

USA Today College

USA Today College reports that the College of the Holy Cross ranks ninth in the top ten places to get an English degree in the U.S. The list, generated from College Factual, is a ranking of colleges based on their …

Film Based on Leah Hager Cohen’s Novel ‘Grief of Others’ to Premiere at SXSW Festival

02/05/15 by

Leah Hager Cohen, Distinguished Writer in Residence at the College of the Holy Cross,  will soon be able to see the pages of her award-winning novel come to life on the big screen.  Based on her critically-acclaimed novel “The Grief …

College Community Joins Together to Listen, Learn, Converse in Solidarity

For three hours, Rehm Library was standing room only as members of the College community listened intently. The beautiful space in Smith Hall — so often the scene of intellectual discussions, critical thinking, thought-provoking questions, personal reflections, and emotional discernment …

28 Holy Cross Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

Twenty-eight students from the class of 2015 at the College of the Holy Cross were inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society, on October 26. Alpha Sigma Nu seeks out students at Jesuit institutions of higher learning who …

Holy Cross Humanities Professor Receives Distinguished Teaching Award

11/03/14 by

Stephen J. Prior Professor of the Humanities, Maurice Geracht, received the 2014 Distinguished Teaching Award at the College’s annual President’s Convocation and Awards Ceremony. He has been a member of the English department and the College of the Holy Cross …

‘Holy Cross show documents Italian nativity art’

Boston Globe

On the front page of the arts section, the Boston Globe reviewed the College of the Holy Cross’s Cantor Art Gallery exhibit “The Italian Presepe: Cultural Landscapes of the Soul,” calling it a “rare art exhibition that small children might …

Blog: Tortorelli ’16 Excited to Study Literature at Oxford University

NAME Paige Tortorelli ’16 HOMETOWN New Fairfield, Conn.   AREAS OF STUDY English major WHERE SHE’S STUDYING Mansfield College, University of Oxford in Oxford, England WHY SHE CHOSE ENGLAND “My decision to study in England stems from a strong desire …

Blog: Larkin ’18 Eager to Find Her Literary Voice at Holy Cross

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NAME Alexandra (Ali) Larkin ’18 HOMETOWN Greenwich, Conn. STUDIES English and Religious Studies double major WHY SHE CHOSE HOLY CROSS “My father went to Holy Cross and encouraged me to look here, and once I visited I fell in love! The …

Blog: ‘A Commitment to Service’ Helped Draw Casey ’18 to Holy Cross

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NAME Amy Casey ’18 HOMETOWN Philadelphia STUDIES Major in English and Italian WHY SHE CHOSE HOLY CROSS “I fell in love with Holy Cross’ friendly people, gorgeous campus, and commitment to service.” ACTIVITIES Resident Assistant, College Democrats (co-chair) WHAT SHE’S MOST LOOKING …

Working Writers Series to Kick Off Sept. 11 with Acclaimed Author Julianna Baggott

09/03/14 by

Navigating dystopian darkness, finding true love, mourning the loss of solitude, moving beyond gender and recording a field guide to people. Those are just some of the ideas that compelled the authors and poets featured in the 2014-15 Working Writers …

Students Showcase Work at Summer Research Symposium and Summer Internship Program Expo

The Hogan Campus Center at the College of the Holy Cross will be buzzing with action as the tremendous scope of work students participated in over the summer is showcased at the 21st annual Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium in the …

Innovative Classroom Experiment ‘CreateLab’ Takes Shape at Holy Cross

Team-taught by faculty across disciplines, students collaborate in creative 'incubator'

08/18/14 by

Take eight faculty members from various disciplines—economics, sociology, psychology, music and theatre. Add 70 students with more than a dozen different majors. Bring in Cristina Pato, the Galician bagpipe “diva.” Set it in a renovated theatre space turned into a …

Holy Cross Welcomes Six New Tenure-Track Faculty, Representing an Array of Academic Disciplines

As the 2014-2015 academic year begins, Margaret Freije, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College, announced the hiring of six new faculty members in tenure-track positions. “We are delighted that these highly accomplished scholars and teachers are …

National Best-Selling Author Julianna Baggott Named Jenks Chair at Holy Cross

06/27/14 by

Critically acclaimed, national bestselling author Julianna Baggott has been named the new William H.P. Jenks Chair in Contemporary American Letters at the College of the Holy Cross. In addition to teaching duties in the English department, she will work to …

‘Dunbar awarded grant to write, record’

Union Leader | Foster’s Daily Democrat

Michael Dunbar, member of the class of 2015, has recently garnered attention from multiple media outlets, including The Union Leader, New Hampshire’s state wide newspaper, as well as Foster’s Daily Democrat, regarding his summer research. Dunbar, who is an English …

English Professor Receives NEH Summer Stipend to Study Postwar Asian-American Artist

The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded Leila Philip, associate professor of English at Holy Cross, a summer stipend in the amount of $6,000. This is her second award from the NEH; her first was a yearlong Research Fellowship …