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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 …

‘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

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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

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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

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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 …