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History

01/07/19

Two Alumni, Political World Veterans Teach Course Examining Politics From Inside-Out

Political consultant Peter Flaherty '87 and former congressman Tim Bishop '72 teamed up for real-time course on 2018 midterm elections

The advertisement starts with a video of Hillary Clinton on stage. “If you look at the map of the United States, there’s all that red in....
10/10/18

Five Holy Cross Faculty Members Promoted to Rank of Professor

The professors discuss their scholarship and proudest accomplishments while at the College

After years of dedicated teaching and research in their respective fields, five Holy Cross faculty members have been promoted to the rank of full....
10/02/18

Eight New Tenure-Track Faculty Members Welcomed in 2018-19 Academic Year

The new faculty members bring a wealth of knowledge to eight different departments at Holy Cross

The College of the Holy Cross has welcomed eight new faculty members to tenure-track positions for the 2018-19 academic year. They will each join a....
09/07/18

Holy Cross Professor Stephanie Yuhl Speaks to WGBH About the Miss America Protests of 1968

WGBH

Fifty years ago today, protesters took on the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City, sparking the feminist revolution, with hundreds of women....
08/09/18

Holy Cross History Professor Wins Prestigious National Book Award

Lorelle Semley is named co-winner of the World History Association's Bentley Book Prize for her book, "To be Free and French: Citizenship in France's Atlantic Empire"

Lorelle Semley, associate professor of history, has been named a co-winner of the World History Association’s prestigious Bentley Book Prize....
08/07/18

‘9 to 5’ Sequel Still Relevant in #MeToo America, Holy Cross Professor Writes in Washington Post

Washington Post

Almost four decades after the 1980 workplace comedy “9 to 5” opened, telling the story of three secretaries who get even with their....
07/30/18

Over 100 Students Spend Their Summers Conducting Research Around the World

From digging up fossils in the Midwest to interviewing three generations of women in Russia, Holy Cross students are on the cutting edge of undergraduate research

For 113 Holy Cross students, summer has been a time to dive deep into innovative research through the Weiss Summer Research Program. Sixty-eight....
07/26/18

History Professor Specializing in Kremlin Media Strategy Is Sought-After Expert on U.S.-Russian Affairs

CNN | Washington Post | Boston Globe | Newsweek | Fortune | Salon | Mother Jones

With the world keeping tabs on U.S.-Russia relations in anticipation of the second bilateral meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian....
07/19/18

Eight Holy Cross Faculty Members Promoted to Rank of Professor

The professors answer questions on their scholarship, proudest accomplishments

After years of research and accomplishments in their respective fields, eight Holy Cross faculty members have been promoted to the rank of professor.....
07/19/18

Three Retiring Faculty Members Leave Lasting Mark on College, Their Fields

Professors John Cull, Suzanne Kirschner and Rev. Thomas Worcester inspired and challenged countless students during their tenures

With the end of the academic year comes the departure of three faculty members who announced their retirement: John Cull, professor of Spanish; Rev.....
07/13/18

Professor and Russia Expert on Upcoming Trump-Putin Summit: ‘Trump is Playing Putin’s Game’

The Conversation

On July 16 President Donald Trump is scheduled to participate in a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, a meeting....
07/11/18

‘Holy Cross Summer Course Explores Realities of Food Production’

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

“Meal time will never be the same again!” That’s how Christopher Staysniak, visiting lecturer of history at the College of the Holy....
06/29/18

What Led to the Battle of Gettysburg? Holy Cross Student and Professor Say It Was the Shoes

History News Network | TIME.com

With the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg approaching, Catherine Thompson, visiting assistant professor of history, and Declan Cronin....
06/29/18

‘Paris is a Classroom’: Students Study Revolutionaries and Rebels Through Summer Study Abroad Program

The group augmented their studies with visits to renowned art museums and historically significant sites, including the Palace of Versailles and Normandy

What do Les Miserables’ rebellious Jean Valjean, the writer James Baldwin and 11 College of the Holy Cross students have in common? They know....
06/18/18

Holy Cross History Professor Predicts Upcoming Era for HISTORY

HISTORY

Are we living in a second Gilded Age? In an article for HISTORY, Ed O’Donnell, associate professor of history at Holy Cross, explores that....
06/18/18

Eleven Students and Recent Alumni Receive Prestigious Grants and Scholarships

Fulbrights, Critical Language Scholarships and NSF Graduate Research Fellowships are among the competitive awards won

This spring, College of the Holy Cross students and alumni have won an impressive array of awards from prestigious organizations, including the....
06/06/18

Holy Cross Professors Recognized for Outstanding Scholarship and Student Advising

Marfuggi Awards were given to Neel Smith and Lorelle Semley, who also received a prestigious Burkhardt Fellowship

After another successful academic year, two faculty members are being celebrated for their excellence in scholarship and academic advising. Before....
06/06/18

Holy Cross Alumnus Awash With Nostalgia Writes About His 25th Reunion for the National Review

National Review

There’s no better way to celebrate being a Crusader than by returning to Mount St. James for Reunion Weekend, where generations of Holy Cross....
06/05/18

Holy Cross Professor Weighs in on the Life and Legacy of Robert F. Kennedy for Cape Cod Times

Cape Cod Times

“I think the most compelling lesson from Bobby’s [Kennedy] final years is that, through loss and personal suffering, he found the courage....
05/04/18

Professor Stephanie Yuhl Participates in WGBH Discussion on 1960s Social Movements

WGBH

  In February, professor of history and social movements expert Stephanie Yuhl participated in a WGBH BostonTalks event titled “The....
01/15/19 Mellon Foundation Grant to Support Holy Cross Professors’ Research into LGBTQ+, Refugee Communities in Worcester
01/08/19 Holy Cross’ Spring 2019 Seelos Film Series
01/07/19 Justice, Equality and Immigration: Holy Cross Alumnus Offers Free Legal Advice to Undocumented College Students
01/07/19 A Holy Cross Without Fenwick and O’Kane?
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