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05/25/20

Holy Cross’ Montserrat Program Teaches Lessons That Resonate During Coronavirus

The unique yearlong program for first-year students equipped them to be responsive and flexible in the face of an unexpected challenge

As students across the country transitioned to remote learning in March in the wake of coronavirus, communities of learning had to start thinking....
05/06/20

Academic Conference Goes Virtual in Response to Pandemic

A longtime staple of the Holy Cross experience, the forum for students to present research and independent work found success in leveraging technology

As faculty members across the College worked to transition their courses to a distance-learning format this semester, one of the many logistical....
02/27/20

Are We Living in a Post-Truth World? Holy Cross History Professor Breaks It Down on NPR’s ‘On Point’

National Public Radio

In the third installment of a series on truth, Meghna Chakrabarti of NPR’s “On Point” turned to Cynthia Hooper, associate professor....
02/26/20

Holy Cross Senior Emma Powell ’20 Presents Award-Winning Thesis on Repairing Racial Injustice in America

The talk was inspired by her internship working at the Smithsonian Institute researching and remembering the Civil Rights Movement

As a classics and history double major at College of the Holy Cross, Emma Powell ’20 knows how significantly the power of memory affects both....
02/07/20

Meet the 2019 Sanctae Crucis Honorees

From the fields of medicine and music to education, public service and social justice, five Crusaders were honored for their outstanding commitment to advocacy, service and justice

The Sanctae Crucis Award is the highest non-degree accolade that Holy Cross bestows on alumni, recognizing those who take up the College’s....
01/22/20

Holy Cross Professor Introduces Annual Weemsy Awards in Effort to Shed Light on History Fails

The New Yorker

In an era of viral culture where the flood of misinformation can spread like wildfire, Ed O’Donnell, associate professor of history at College....
01/13/20

Holy Cross History Professor Shares Leadership Lessons From Across the Pond

Forbes

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s recent announcement that the couple will “step back as ‘senior’ members of the British royal....
11/22/19

Holy Cross History Professor Featured in New Online Docuseries Hosted by NPR’s Peter Sagal

CuriosityStream

10/25/19

Holy Cross Historian and Holocaust Expert Quoted by The New York Times

The New York Times

Thomas Doughton, a senior lecturer at the College of the Holy Cross’ Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, was recently asked by The New York....
10/17/19

Holy Cross Welcomes Seven Tenure-Track Faculty Members for the 2019-20 Academic Year

The new faculty members will join seven different departments at the College

Seven faculty members at College of the Holy Cross have been welcomed into tenure-track positions for the 2019-20 academic year. They will each join....
10/16/19

Classics Course Examines How Ancient Times Relate to Conflict in the United States

How Greek and Roman cultures have been put to use — positively and negatively — in the United States

The music of Steely Dan, the movie “O Brother, Where Art Thou” and the history of two world wars may seem an odd trio of discussion....
10/16/19

New Book Gives Voice to History of Jesuits on Campus

'Beneath the Cross' tells the stories of the men buried in the Jesuit Cemetery, offering a companion history of the College

Hundreds walk by daily, but most would recognize only a handful of the names on the nearly 300 white stone markers at the Jesuit Cemetery. A new book....
10/10/19

Professor and Russia Expert Calls Talk of Trump Impeachment ‘the Gift That Keeps on Giving’ for Russian Media

The Conversation

What is Russian media’s narrative on the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump? Apparently, the commentary in many ways....
09/26/19

Eight Holy Cross Faculty Members Promoted to Rank of Professor

The newly promoted faculty members answer questions about their scholarship and more — from insect diversity to Mozart.

They’ve spent years teaching at College of the Holy Cross and advancing research in their respective fields. Now, eight faculty members have....
09/03/19

Blog: McLaughlin ’21 Hopes to Broaden Perspective During Year Abroad in Spain

The history and Spanish double major is studying abroad at Universidade da Coruña in A Coruña, Spain

Name: Kate McLaughlin ‘21 Hometown: Pelham, New York Areas of study: History and Spanish double major Studying abroad at: Universidade da....
07/12/19

Puerto Rico Newspaper Features Holy Cross Professors’ Trip to Study the Effects of Hurricane María

El Nuevo Día

“At first look, history and microbiology may seem like disciplines with nothing in common. However, two Latina faculty members at the College....
06/28/19

Holy Cross Professors’ Research to Address Children’s Learning in Museums, Adolescent Summer Reading, Food Equity and Latino History in Worcester

Initiative sponsored by Mellon Foundation grant

The College of the Holy Cross announced the recipients of the “Scholarship in Action” grants for the 2019-2020 academic year, an....
06/20/19

Holy Cross Professor Quoted in The New York Times on Antitrust Lessons From the Gilded Age

The New York Times

For decades, antitrust focused on the welfare of the consumer, but with rising fear over the influence of Big Tech companies, regulators are now....
06/13/19

Students Travel to Puerto Rico to Study the Effects of Hurricane Maria

The students spent a week working with local grassroots organizations and linking their microbiology and history coursework to firsthand experiences

It’s one thing to study the effects of a hurricane in a classroom setting, learning about the biology behind the devastation or the history of....
06/05/19

Professor Stephanie Yuhl Works With Worcester’s LGBTQ+ Community to Share Their History

Funded by a Scholarship in Action grant, the three-year project aims to make this long-overlooked history both visible and accessible

On April 25, the Worcester Historical Museum was filled with emotion — sorrow, anger, joy — as hundreds explored the museum’s newest....
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9/23/2020
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9/23/2020
Hogan Center Ballroom & 328

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