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‘In the company of a saint: Catholics gear up for a rare double canonization’

Washington Times | Huffington Post

Rev. Thomas Worcester, S.J., professor of history at the College of the Holy Cross, and Mathew Schmalz, associate professor of religious studies at the College, recently spoke with media about the canonization of John XXIII and John Paul II on …

Holy Cross Senior Football Player to Compete in Selective Business Competition

History major to discuss athletics recruiting plan on popular national radio show 'Business Rockstars'

04/22/14 by

John Macomber ’14,  a member of the College Honors Program and a varsity football player at the College of the Holy Cross, will participate in a selective business pitch competition at Chapman University in Orange, Calif., titled “California Dreamin’ Investor …

‘Is the Only Solution to the Crisis in Ukraine an Appalling One?’

History News Network

Cynthia V. Hooper, an associate professor of history at the College of the Holy Cross and an affiliate of Harvard University’s Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, was the author of a recent article for the History News Network …

Papal Experts Available to Comment on the Canonization of John XXIII and John Paul II

04/16/14 by

The following papal scholars from the College of the Holy Cross are available to comment on issues related to the canonization of John XXIII and John Paul II on April 27, 2014. Both have studied John and John Paul’s papacies …

‘Crimea: Power on Display’

History News Network

Cynthia V. Hooper, an associate professor of history at the College of the Holy Cross and an affiliate of Harvard University’s Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, is the author of a History News Network blog called “Post-Soviet Futures.” …

‘Presidential Preparations’

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The recent announcement that President Barack Obama will be speaking at the commencement exercises for Worcester Technical High School on June 11 reminded the College community of another presidential commencement address: Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964 at Fitton Field. “7,500 …

Holy Cross Faculty Offer Perspectives on Pope Francis

As Pope Francis completes his first year of papacy this month, the College Committee on Mission and Identity will host a panel titled “Who are we to judge? Perspectives on Pope Francis,” featuring commentary by Alice Laffey, associate professor of …

Fmr. Presidential Candidate Jon Huntsman Calls for End to Ideological Partisanship

12/18/13 by

Approximately 400 people filled the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom to hear former Utah governor and ambassador to China, Jon Huntsman Jr., deliver the 48th annual Hanify-Howland Memorial Lecture on Nov. 13. The Republican presidential candidate in the 2012 election primaries …

28 Holy Cross Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

11/01/13 by

Twenty-eighty students from the class of 2014 at the College of the Holy Cross were inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society, on October 27. Alpha Sigma Nu seeks out students at Jesuit institutions of higher learning who …

Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Gamini Keerawella to Address Campus

Former advisor to Sri Lankan president to draw on first-hand experience

Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Gamini Keerawella will give a talk titled “War and Peace in Sri Lanka: Lessons Beyond the Borders” on Thursday, Oct. 31 at 4 p.m. in Rehm Library at the College of the Holy Cross. The talk is free …

‘Pope Francis calls on church to change focus’

Boston Globe

In a recent interview with Rev. Antonio Spadaro, editor in chief of La Civiltà Cattolica, the Italian Jesuit journal, Pope Francis offered insight into his papacy, and his direction as pope. While many criticized the Pope’s comments, Rev. Thomas Worcester, …

Holy Cross Professors Introduce Entrepreneurship Lessons to Classroom

Cambridge Innovation Program inspires faculty

For the second year in a row, Holy Cross faculty and staff got a crash course in entrepreneurship. From Aug. 12 to 15, David Chu, director of the Ciocca Office of Entrepreneurial Studies, organized a multi-day outing to Cambridge, Mass., …

Holy Cross to Host Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence from Sri Lanka

The College of the Holy Cross has been selected to host Gamini Keerawella, senior professor of history at the University of Peradeniya in Sri Lanka, as a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence for the 2013-2014 academic year.  Keerawella, an expert in south Asian …

Faculty Promotions Announced at Holy Cross

Six faculty members at the College of the Holy Cross have been promoted to the rank of professor. Victor Matheson, of the department of economics, earned his Ph. D. and M.A. in economics from the University of Minnesota and his …

Students to Showcase Their Accomplishments at 20th Annual Summer Research Symposium

Event features research in natural sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities

08/30/13 by

A total of 107 Holy Cross students who conducted research during the summer will present their work in poster form at the 20th annual Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium on Sept. 6 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Hogan Campus …

Blog: Filipino-American Fontelo ’13 Studies Classical Music in Philippines Under Fulbright

07/26/13 by

NAME Paul Fontelo ’13 HOMETOWN Potomac, Md. UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES Music and history double major WHAT HE’S STUDYING Under a Fulbright grant, Fontelo is studying classical music composition from leading Filipino composers and musicians at the University of the Philippines College …

Holy Cross Students and Faculty Make Headlines for Performance in Bali Arts Festival

In the summer of 2009, Lynn Kremer, professor of theatre at the College of the Holy Cross, took a group of students and alumni to perform her original musical drama “Mimpi” at the prestigious Bali Arts Festival; they were the …

Holy Cross Produces Record Number of Fulbright Scholars

14 alumni to teach and conduct research in Indonesia, Malaysia, Russia, Sri Lanka, more

07/25/13 by

Fourteen recent graduates from the College of the Holy Cross have been awarded Fulbright grants to work and teach abroad during the 2013-14 academic year. This marks a record high number of Fulbrights awarded in a single year for the …

Alumni Go Above and Beyond to Ensure Summer Internship for Student

07/03/13 by

Holy Cross’ Summer Internship Program (SIP) is highly competitive and provides exceptional Holy Cross sophomores and juniors with real-world work experience. The internships are developed through a dedicated network of Holy Cross alumni, parents, and friends, whose resourcefulness was recently …

Princeton Review: History, Math and Political Science at Holy Cross Among Great Programs

06/13/13 by

Three departments at the College of the Holy Cross—history, mathematics, and political science—are ranked among the best in the Princeton Review’s “Great Schools for 20 of the Most Popular Undergraduate Majors,” which ran in conjunction with the Princeton Review’s annual …