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09/07/11

“Bachmann’s Lack of Faith”

Telegram & Gazette

  In an op-ed in the Telegram & Gazette, Mathew Schmalz, associate professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross, reacts to....
09/07/11

“Martha Coakley says more could be done to improve security”

Worcester News Tonight | NECN

In a Worcester News Tonight story about U.S. security since 9/11, Ward Thomas, professor of political science at the College of the Holy Cross, talks....
09/07/11

“Investing in gang members stops violence, author tells Holy Cross audience”

Telegram & Gazette

An article in the Telegram & Gazette highlights the lecture that Rev. Gregory Boyle, S.J., founder of Homeboy Industries, gave at the College of....
09/03/11

“Four ways 9/11 changed America’s attitude toward religion”

CNN.com

In a CNN.com story, Mathew Schmalz, associate professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross, commented on how the events of Sept.....
09/03/11

“A new focus on sophomores, academia’s sometimes forgotten child”

The Boston Globe

In a Boston Globe feature story on the growing popularity of “sophomore year experience’’ programs, Margaret Freije, associate dean of the....
09/01/11

“Neighbors”

Telegram & Gazette

In an article in the Telegram & Gazette, six Holy Cross students were recognized for their work in leading a Middle School Success Institute for....
08/31/11

Washington Monthly Ranks Holy Cross Among Top Liberal Arts Colleges

Washington Monthly

Washington Monthly ranked Holy Cross 39th in their 2011 list of the country’s top liberal arts colleges, based on their “contribution to....
08/30/11

“Holy Cross’ Amy Murphy on 40 Under Forty list”

Worcester Business Journal

Amy Murphy, director of career planning at the College of the Holy Cross, makes Worcester Business Journal’s 2011 40 Under Forty list. She tells....
08/29/11

“Good Leaders Abound in the Catholic Church”

Huffington Post

In an opinion piece for the Huffington Post, Rev. Thomas Worcester, S.J., professor of history at the College of the Holy Cross, writes about....
08/29/11

Photo Gallery: Holy Cross Welcomes Class of 2015 on Aug. 27

Some 200 student leaders, athletic teams and alumni helped move in 756 first-year students to their residence halls on Aug. 27, hours before the....
08/28/11

Holy Cross Among Top Colleges in Newsweek Lists

Newsweek

The College of the Holy Cross is one of the most academically rigorous and best value colleges in the country, according to Newsweek’s 2011....
08/23/11

“Does Miami Need Football?”

Wall Street Journal

In a Wall Street Journal article about the University of Miami’s recent NCAA violations and the value of its football program, Victor....
08/18/11

“Hit-and-run suspect found on Facebook”

In a Worcester News Tonight report about a hit-and-run suspect who was tracked down on Facebook, Christian Santillo, assistant director of web....
08/10/11

“Need a Job? Work Your Alumni Network”

College of the Holy Cross alumni Jonathan Greenglass ’09 and Emmett Daly ’82 talk to the Huffington Post about using the College’s....
08/09/11

“Holy Cross Students Research Cancer”

NECN/Channel 3 Reporter Katie Daly talks to Robert Bellin, associate professor of biology at the College of the Holy Cross, and students Jonathan Ye....
08/04/11

‘Holy Cross Ranks 27th on Forbes List of America’s Top Colleges’

Forbes.com

The College of the Holy Cross was ranked 27th on Forbes list of America’s Top Colleges. According to Forbes.com: “Our annual ranking of the 650....
08/02/11

“On War, Guilt and ‘Thank You for Your Service'”

Bloomberg.com

Research by Jerry Lembcke, associate professor of sociology at the College of the Holy Cross, was referenced in a Bloomberg.com article about the....
07/25/11

“Anders Behring Breivik: Christian terrorist? Right-wing extremist? Madman?”

On Faith - Washington Post

In the wake of the bombing and massacre in Norway, Mathew Schmalz, associate professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross,....
07/25/11

“Colleges That Bring the Highest Paycheck 2011”

CNBC.com

The College of the Holy Cross was ranked 12th on CNBC.com’s list of colleges and universities whose graduates have the highest mid-career....
07/22/11

“For debt crisis lessons, look back 225 years”

CNN.com

The August 2 deadline for raising the debt ceiling is approaching fast. Historians say the same issues in today’s debate over debt crisis have....
07/21/11

“Worcester native Myra Kraft remembered for ‘big heart'”

Telegram & Gazette | Boston Globe

Rev. John E. Brooks, S.J., president emeritus at the College of the Holy Cross, tells the Telegram & Gazette it’s not hard to understand why....
07/19/11

“Sistophers, of Bethlehem, pit opera against Broadway music”

The Express-Times

In a story in the Express-Times, Alison Christopher ’13, talks about a charity event she’s planning with her sister.  A music major at....
07/19/11

“The resignation of Cardinal Justin Rigali, Archbishop of Philadelphia”

NPR | Philadelphia Inquirer | WHYY | Washington Post

Immediately following the resignation of Cardinal Rigali in Philadelphia, Mathew Schmalz, associate professors of religious studies at the College of....
07/15/11

Meet Some Outstanding Members of the Holy Cross Class of 2015

Students who graduated at top of their high school classes headed to Mount St. James

The approximately 730 members of the Class of 2015 will report to campus on Aug. 27 already having accomplished a great deal. They are among the top....
07/06/11

“When a Part-Time Job Is Your Extracurricular Activity”

The New York Times - "The Choice"

In a story for the New York Times education blog, “The Choice,” Ann McDermott, director of admissions at the College of the Holy....
07/03/11

“College Town: Holy Cross Students Spend Four Weeks Studying British Theater”

The Telegram & Gazette’s weekly higher education column, College Town, highlighted one of the newest opportunities offered through the....
06/30/11

“What Future for Vatican II?”

Huffington Post

In an opinion piece for the Huffington Post, Rev. Thomas Worcester, S.J., professor of history at the College of the Holy Cross, wrote about the....
06/28/11

“Google lures more colleges to Gmail with bigger inboxes”

eCampusNews

In an eCampusNews story about Google’s plans to more than triple its Gmail inbox size for educational customers, Harold Knapp, associate....
06/22/11

“Student learns to fly despite deafness”

The Purdue Exponent

Korel Cudmore, a member of the College of the Holy Cross class of 2012, is spending her summer learning to fly airplanes through Able Flight, a....
06/21/11

“Cities caught in the middle of NFL-union fight”

MSNBC.com

In a story about how the NFL lockout could impact local economies, Victor Matheson, associate professor of economics at the College of the Holy....
06/06/11

“Think Twice Before Reaching For A Caffeine Boost”

NPR

In response to the growing number of caffeinated energy drinks and other products being marketed to adolescents, NPR called upon Amy Wolfson,....
06/04/11

“Local businesses cash in on Bruins’ success”

The Boston Globe

In a story about the Stanley Cup finals being played in Boston and the boost the event could bring to local businesses, Robert Baumann, associate....
05/31/11

Holy Cross honors 165th graduating class

NECN/Channel 3 | Telegram & Gazette

Local media were on hand as the College of the Holy Cross celebrated its 165th Commencement on Friday, May 27, 2011. Degrees were conferred on 691....
05/24/11

“5 Unique Uses of Twitter in the Classroom”

U.S. News & World Report

In a U.S. News & World Report story about professors using Twitter as an academic tool, Daniel Klinghard, associate professor of political....
05/23/11

“Zombie Prevention: Your Child’s Sleep”

The New York Times

Research by Amy Wolfson, professor psychology and dean of faculty development at the College of the Holy Cross, on the connection between sleep and....
05/23/11

Holy Cross Students Turn Trash into Treasure

Telegram & Gazette

Eco-Action, a student-run environmental group at the College, is sponsoring “Trash or Treasure.” The movement encourages students to leave....
05/19/11

“Sleep Experts Answer Your Questions On Teens And Shuteye”

NPR (SHOTS, health blog)

Amy Wolfson, professor of psychology and associate dean for faculty development at the College of the Holy Cross, was among a small group of....
05/12/11

Holy Cross Junior Receives Award for Work with INTERPOL During Semester in D.C.

Telegram & Gazette

 A recent Telegram & Gazette article focuses on Alexa Child, a member of the College of the Holy Cross class of 2012, who was selected for the....
05/12/11

“In the war on infections, add sugar”

The Boston Globe

A front page Boston Globe story highlighted new research by College of the Holy Cross Trustee James Collins ’87, a biomedical engineer and....
05/12/11

“Leading pace of growth”

Telegram & Gazette

In a front page Telegram & Gazette story about the nationwide growth in Asian-owned businesses, Bryan Engelhardt, assistant professor of....
05/09/11

Holy Cross Names Next President

Associated Press | Boston Globe | Telegram & Gazette

The Associated Press, Boston Globe and Telegram & Gazette all announced the news that Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., was elected as the 32nd....
05/05/11

“The Worcester Crew”

Worcester Mag

  Jeremy Shulkin, reporter for Worcester Mag, went for a ride with the rowing teams at the College of the Holy Cross to learn a little more about....
05/05/11

“SATS: How some colleges are going test-optional”

Fox 25 News

Think high SATs scores are the only way into a good college? In a Fox 25 News Special Report, Ann McDermott, director of admissions at the College....
05/05/11

“Preserving history on campus”

Telegram & Gazette

The College of the Holy Cross’ Paul E. Tsongas Award from Preservation Massachusetts for Campus Commitment graced the front page of the Telegram....
05/03/11

Holy Cross Prof. Explains What Bin Laden’s Death Means for U.S.

Fox 25 News | NECN/Channel 3 | The Hank Stolz Experience

Ward Thomas, professor of political science, was recently interviewed by Fox 25 News, NECN/Channel 3, and The Hank Stolz Experience (Channel 3),....
04/30/11

“John Paul set to join the ‘blessed'”

The Boston Globe | Telegram & Gazette

In separate reports on the beatification of Pope John Paul II, the Boston Globe and the Telegram & Gazette sought out faculty experts at the....
04/28/11

“Good news for college grads entering job market”

NECN/Channel 3

In a story on NECN/Channel 3, Amy Murphy, director of career planning, and Thomas Van Grinsven ’11, at the College of the Holy Cross, discuss....
04/28/11

“Science makes magic at HC Hogwarts Fair”

Telegram & Gazette

In a Telegram & Gazette article previewing the May 1 “Hogwarts at Holy Cross” program, Lindsey Tonge ’11, co-organizer of the event,....
04/22/11

“The story of Jesus”

Telegram & Gazette

In a front page Telegram & Gazette article on Easter Sunday, Rev. Lloyd Baugh, S.J., International Jesuit Visiting Fellow at the College of the....
04/20/11

Holy Cross Named to Princeton Review’s Green College Guide

The Princeton Review and U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) again named the College of the Holy Cross to their list of the “nation’s....
04/20/11

“Why We Observe Passover”

Beliefnet

In a posting for Beliefnet, Matthew Koss, associate professor of physics at the College of the Holy Cross and a non-practicing Jew, explains to his....
04/11/11

“After 46 Years, Papal Jewelry Up For Auction In NC”

The Associated Press

In an Associated Press story about a jeweled cross and ring once owned by Pope Paul VI being auctioned on eBay, Rev. Thomas Worcester, S.J.,....
04/06/11

“When is cricket more than a game?”

Washington Post - "On Faith"

After India’s upset over Pakistan in the Cricket World Cup, Mathew Schmalz, associate professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy....
04/05/11

“Fifty Affordable Colleges With the Best ROI”

Bloomberg Businessweek

The College of the Holy Cross ranked 21st on Bloomberg Businessweek’s annual ranking of the 50 affordable colleges with the best return on....
04/03/11

“Floating sculpture at Holy Cross chapel meant to inspire”

Telegram & Gazette | MetroWest Daily News | Worcester Magazine

The Telegram & Gazette, MetroWest Daily News, and Worcester Magazine recently wrote about “Curalium,” a curving, floating sculpture that....
03/31/11

“From A to ZZZZZ”

Telegram & Gazette

The Worcester chapter of Sweet Dreamzzz Inc., led by Holy Cross senior Christina Kyriakos, was recently highlighted by the Telegram and Gazette. ....
03/28/11

“Japan’s Disaster Impact Felt Locally”

Worcester Business Journal

In a Worcester Business Journal article, Kolleen Rask, professor of economics at the College of the Holy Cross, provided insight into how the Japan....
03/15/11

“Teens rise but don’t shine before school”

USA Today

In an article for USA Today about the relationship between teen sleep and school schedules, Amy Wolfson, professor of psychology at the College of....
03/09/11

“Two Minutes With Ed Augustus”

Worcester Business Journal | Worcester Magazine

Ed Augustus, the  director of  government and community relations at the College of the Holy Cross, was interviewed in both Worcester Magazine and....
03/09/11

“College theater takes the city stage”

Worcester Magazine

In an article exploring the rising popularity of college theater productions in Worcester, Ed Isser, professor and chair of the theatre department at....
03/09/11

“Do Teens Really Need Nine Hours of Sleep?”

Slate

A poll released earlier this week by the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) finds that Americans aren’t getting enough sleep because....
03/02/11

“‘I do,’ but more just don’t”

Telegram & Gazette

The percentage of married Americans (52%) is at a historic low, according to a recent article by the Telegram and Gazette. The news did not surprise....
03/01/11

“Push to restore ‘Turtle Boy’ fountain”

NECN - Worcester News Tonight

In a news story for NECN – Worcester News Tonight about a fountain in Worcester commonly known as ‘Turtle Boy,’ David Gyscek, the visual....
03/01/11

“Success of new stadium depends on deal with Falcons”

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

In an article for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution about potentially building a new open-air stadium or expanding the current Georgia Dome, Victor....
02/28/11

“How To Redesign A Website Without Losing Your Mind”

Worcester Business Journal

In an article for Worcester Business Journal about website redesign, Christian Santillo, assistant director for Web communications at the College of....
02/22/11

“Racial progress in child’s eyes”

The Boston Herald

In an op-ed for the Boston Herald, Matthew Koss, an associate professor of physics at the College of the Holy Cross, examines the impact that Black....
02/22/11

“Holy Cross Among 50 “Best Value” Private Colleges for 2011”

The Princeton Review presented by USA TODAY

According to The Princeton Review, Holy Cross is one of the nation’s 50 “Best Value” private colleges and universities for 2011.  Based on....
02/18/11

“63 Colleges With the Best Financial Aid”

CBS - Moneywatch.com

According to a new survey of colleges that provide the best financial aid packages for their students, the College of the Holy Cross is one of the....
02/11/11

“NFL players play up economic damage of a lockout”

American Public Media - Marketplace

In an interview with American Public Media’s Marketplace, Robert Baumann, associate professor of economics at the College of the Holy Cross,....
02/10/11

“Colleges With The Highest Graduation Rates”

Huffington Post

In a story about colleges with the highest graduation rates, Timothy Austin, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College of the Holy....
02/10/11

“Liberal Arts Colleges for those seeking generous salaries”

AOL Money and Finance

The College of the Holy Cross was listed among the top ten liberal arts colleges with the best-paid graduates.  Reported by AOL Money and Finance,....
02/09/11

“25 Private Colleges With the Best Graduation Rates”

CBS - Moneywatch.com

The College of the Holy Cross is ranked 21st for highest graduation rate among private colleges according to Moneywatch.com, a joint effort of CBS....
02/04/11

“Holy Cross hockey team hits the ice for breast cancer research”

New England Cable News/Worcester News Tonight

Matt Celin ’11 and J.P. Martignetti ‘11, both members of the men’s ice hockey team, donned pink T-shirts and laces to promote the second annual....
02/04/11

“North Texas businesses look to weekend to recoup sales”

Fort Worth Star-Telegram

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram recently sought the advice of Victor Matheson, associate professor of economics at the College of the Holy Cross, for a....
01/29/11

“Time for the U.S. to put its money where its mouth is”

Foreign Policy Magazine, WJR, Wisconsin Public Radio

In an article for Foreign Policy magazine, Vickie Langohr, associate professor of political science at the College of the Holy Cross, calls for the....
01/27/11

“The Return of Catholic Exorcism”

The Atlantic

In a story for The Atlantic examining the Catholic rite of exorcism, Mathew Schmalz, associate professor of religious studies at the College of the....
01/26/11

“Art of Africa Unmasked at the Cantor Art Gallery”

Worcester Magazine | Telegram & Gazette

The latest exhibition at the College’s Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery has ties to the City and it’s capturing the attention of local....
01/23/11

“Social Studies: Online networks are campus lures”

Telegram & Gazette

In an article surveying the ways colleges and universities in Worcester are using social media to connect with prospective students, Christian R.....
01/03/11

“New Coupon Biz In Town”

Worcester Business Journal

“Social commerce” made its way into Worcester last month, when the online ‘deal of the day’ company Groupon, launched a....
12/24/10

“A student and star of dance”

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Telegram & Gazette, Worcester News Tonight

Colleen Curran ’11 didn’t grow up a ballroom dancer. In fact, she was 18 the first time she waltzed or tangoed. So, she’d never imagined....
12/12/10

Best and Worst College Web Sites for Blind Students

The College of the Holy Cross ranked 13th in a new list of the best and worst college websites for blind students.  Published in the Chronicle of....
11/25/10

Merry Christmas? No, Happy Holidays: I’m with the secularists in the so-called ‘War on Christmas’

In an op-ed defending the phrase “Happy Holidays,” author Edward O’Donnell, associate professor of history at the College of the Holy....
11/24/10

NBA, NFL lockouts could hit NYC hard

With the possibility of 2011 NBA and NFL season cancellations in New York City and concern over the potential negative effects on the city’s....
11/19/10

Nuns and NCAA Hoops

How Catholic schools do a better job graduating student-athletes.

In a story about colleges lowering their academic standards in order to recruit more competitive athletic teams, Holy Cross President Michael C.....
11/15/10

On trial: Faith, delusion or excuse for crime?

Matthew Schmalz professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross, talks about how many who suffer from mental illnesses claim personal....
11/12/10

New stadium still in talk stages, despite NFL boost

In a story about the possibility of replacing the Georgia Dome, Victor Matheson, associate professor of economics at the College of the Holy Cross,....
11/09/10

Holy Cross basketball holds middle school clinic

The College of the Holy Cross women’s basketball team hosted a clinic for students at Worcester East Middle School. Coach Bill Gibbons, members....
11/08/10

Infection control

Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., ’62, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health,....
11/05/10

Holy Cross student to compete for ballroom dancing title

Colleen Curran, a member of the College of the Holy Cross class of 2011, is the only American invited to participate in the British national title in....
10/30/10

Web site of many virtues

This Halloween, Brian Moskalik, Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the biology department at the College of the Holy Cross, asks....
10/24/10

Top Producers of U.S. Fulbright Students by Type of Institution, 2010-11

The College of the Holy Cross was included in this annual list of the colleges and universities that produce the most Fulbright Award winners.  Five....
10/24/10

Know your popes

Rev. Thomas Worcester, S.J., professor of history at the College of the Holy Cross, chronicles the dramatic changes in the papacy in his latest book,....
10/21/10

5 Things You Must Know Before Getting the Flu Shot

Martha Sullivan, director of health services at the College of the Holy Cross, provides tips for making your flu shot as painless as possible. Read....
10/19/10

A president unscripted

Investigative journalist Bob Woodward will deliver the 45th Hanify-Howland Memorial Lecture at the College of the Holy Cross.  Members of the....
10/14/10

Union City Blues

In a story about four of the city’s unions currently without contracts, David O’Brien, professor emeritus of history at the College of....
10/14/10

A spoiler looms in Massachusetts governor race

Donald Brand, professor of political science at the College of the Holy Cross, talks about the Massachusetts governor race and what role President....
10/13/10

‘Hanoi Jane’ as a scapegoat

Jerry Lembcke, associate professor of political science at the College of the Holy Cross, talks about actress Jane Fonda’s role during the....
10/09/10

For Top College Teams, a Marathon on Skates

Bill Bellerose, associate athletic director at the College of the Holy Cross, talks about the long college hockey season and the importance of....
10/08/10

Summer of ’44

Leah Hager Cohen, the William H.P. Jenks Chair in Contemporary American Letters at the College of the Holy Cross, reviews Philip Roth’s new....
09/30/10

Losers’ win in HC weight loss program

College of the Holy Cross physical plant employees Harry C. Clouthier, Laurie Hall, and Bob Parsons are featured in an article about winning the....
09/30/10

South African students focus on race, social justice at Holy Cross

South African students from the University of the Free State visit the College of the Holy Cross as part a study abroad/immersion experience focused....
09/23/10

Thousands to participate in Walk to Cure Cancer

Andrew Keister ’11 and Juliana Biolsi ’12, both students at the College of the Holy Cross, talk about their participation in the Walk to....
09/21/10

Worcester Finds Its Post-Industrial Self-Confidence

John Anderson, professor emeritus of history at the College of the Holy Cross and former City of Worcester mayor, talks about the City’s....
09/15/10

Newman’s Catholic legacy

In an op-ed, Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J., president of the College of the Holy Cross, and Jack P. Calareso, president of Anna Maria College,....
09/14/10

Health officials on high alert after meningitis cases

Debora Cain, health services clinical coordinator at the College of the Holy Cross, comments about meningitis on college campuses. Watch the New....
09/13/10

Putting the Words in Parents’ Mouths

On move-in day, members of the new class gather for the formal inauguration of the new academic year at the Mass of the Holy Spirit — and to say....
09/10/10

Would a Muslim burn the Bible?

Caner Dagli, assistant professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross, explains what burning a Quran would mean to Muslims. Read the....
09/09/10

Hanoi Jane: War, Sex, and Fantasies of Betrayal

Jerry Lembcke, associate professor of political science at the College of the Holy Cross, talks about propaganda, myths, war, and Jane Fonda, the....
09/05/10

Simian Says

In The New York Times Book Review, Leah Hager Cohen, the William H.P. Jenks Chair in Contemporary American Letters at the College of the Holy Cross,....
09/02/10

City filled with affordable eateries

Claire Moynahan, a member of the Class of 2011 at the College of the Holy Cross, dishes on her favorite places to eat in Worcester. Read the story in....
08/30/10

Private Colleges ‘Act Local’ With Financial Aid

Lynne Myers, director of financial aid at the College of the Holy Cross, talks about the College’s scholarship for Worcester residents whose....
08/29/10

Tom Zetterstrom captures inner life of trees in a forest of portraits

The latest exhibition at the College of the Holy Cross Cantor Art Gallery receives rave reviews. Read the story in the MetroWest Daily News.
08/26/10

Protecting Portables

Becky Chickering, senior technology support specialist, and David Shettler, senior technical services engineer at the College of the Holy Cross,....
08/23/10

Later school start times and Zzzs to A’s

Amy Wolfson, sleep expert and professor of psychology at the College of the Holy Cross, says later school start times would help high school....
08/17/10

Changes to college loans and financial aid

Lynne Myers, director of financial aid at the College of the Holy Cross, explains the changes in federal financial aid rules, including reduced....
08/15/10

Schools should let teens hit snooze button

Research by Amy Wolfson, professor of psychology at the College of the Holy Cross, on adolescent sleep and early school start times, supports the....
08/13/10

Win or lose, Patriots among most valuable sports franchises

Victor Matheson, associate professor of economics at the College of the Holy Cross, who specializes in sports economics, comments on the increasing....
08/11/10

Come crash in their pads – and your stay is free

Jennie Germann Molz, assistant professor sociology at the College of the Holy Cross who studies hospitality networks, shares her thoughts on....
08/04/10

Will conventional wisdom hold true?

Victor Matheson, associate professor of economics at the College of the Holy Cross, comments on the economic impact the Democratic National....
07/31/10

Stolen Relic

Joanne Pierce, associate professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross, writes about the importance of a recently stolen....
07/28/10

College ranks high in Payscale career survey

The College of the Holy Cross was ranked eighth in PayScale’s survey of the liberal arts colleges that lead graduates to higher paying careers.....
07/25/10

Intertwined heroes

A series of stories in the Telegram & Gazette looks at three from the College of the Holy Cross honored for their bravery during World War II.....
07/22/10

Shirley Sherrod debacle: why Obama stumbles on race

In two stories, Daniel Klinghard, assistant professor of political science at the College of the Holy Cross, comments on the Obama....
07/13/10

Job prospects few for ex-prisoners

Bryan Engelhardt, assistant professor of economics at the College of the Holy Cross, says his research shows it takes more than twice as long for....
07/13/10

Wildlife are victims of BP, too

In an op-ed, Joanne Pierce, associate professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross, writes about the need to provide financial....
07/06/10

Empty Nest 101: College orientation for parents

Kristine Goodwin, associate dean for student life at the College of the Holy Cross, talks about the College’s summer orientation program for....
07/01/10

Jane Fonda traitor or wartime scapegoat?

The Boston Globe’s Michael Kenney reviews Hanoi Jane: War, Sex and Fantasies of Betrayal, the latest book by Jerry Lembcke, associate professor....
06/30/10

Lady Gaga, guns and McChrystal

In the Post’s “Political Bookworm” blog, Jerry Lembcke, associate professor of sociology at College of the Holy Cross and author of....
06/29/10

Justices must respect laws, Kagan tells senators

Caren Dubnoff, associate professor of political science at the College of the Holy Cross and an expert in judicial law, comments on U.S. Supreme....
06/29/10

Last day for home buyers tax credit

New home buyers could have a bit more time to take advantage of the government’s tax credit, as a bill extending the $8,000 tax credit is....
06/28/10

What’s Your College Degree Worth?

The College of the Holy Cross ranks 34th among 554 U.S. schools for net return on investment.  Read the Bloomberg Businessweek story.
06/21/10

Out of control

Robert Bertin, professor and chair of the biology department at the College of the Holy Cross, who is currently completing 15 years of cataloguing....
06/19/10

Tweeting Death

Mathew Schmalz, associate professor of religious studies and director of the College Honors Program at the College of the Holy Cross, writes about....
06/14/10

The priesthood’s dark valley

Mathew Schmalz, associate professor of religious studies and director of the College Honors Program at the College of the Holy Cross, writes about....
06/11/10

Colleges hitting up alums early

The College’s exceptionally strong alumni participation rate recently caught the attention of “Marketplace Money.” The news program, which....
06/04/10

Estimates of Economic Effects Hit Wide of the Mark

Victor Matheson, associate professor of economics at the College of the Holy Cross, talks about the economic impact of the Super Bowl. Read the Wall....
05/25/10

The Education Bubble, Part 2: Stricter Institutional Advisement Could Keep Loan Levels Down

Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J., president of the College of the Holy Cross; Lynne Myers, director of financial aid; and Jill Coughlin ’10 are....
05/15/10

Powering past disability

Chris Hayden, a member of the College of the Holy Cross class of 2010 and coxswain for the crew team, talks about his life on-and-off the boat. Read....
05/14/10

Holy Cross students turn trash into treasure

Christina Kyriakos ’11 and Vivian Daly 13, both members of the student environmental group, Eco-Action, at the College of the Holy Cross talk about....
05/13/10

‘A lot of optimism’ surrounds bid by Giants, Jets to host cold-weather Super Bowl

Victor Matheson, associate professor of economics at the College of the Holy Cross, comments on the economic impact of the New York Giants and Jets....
05/12/10

Students in Worcester, South Africa interact

Students at the College of the Holy Cross get ready to travel to South Africa to work as teacher’s aides. First, they stopped at Burncoat High....
05/08/10

Non-celibacy no cure-all

In an op-ed,  Joanne Pierce, associate professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross, explains why allowing Catholic priests to....
05/07/10

Amid sex abuse furor, Catholic leaders can rebuild trust

In an op-ed, Joanne Pierce, associate professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross, discusses how a contemporary adaptation of an....
05/06/10

Kim McElaney; was chaplain at Holy Cross for 25 years

Family and friends pay tribute to Kim McElaney, the first woman and first layperson to direct the Office of College Chaplains at the College of the....
04/25/10

Giant move for HC QB: Randolph signs with New York

Dominic Randolph ’10, former quarterback for the College of the Holy Cross football team, signed a free-agent contract with the New York Giants.....
04/23/10

Holy Cross football team organizes bone marrow drive

The College of the Holy Cross football team is featured on NECN/Worcester News Tonight for organizing a Bone Marrow Drive at the College. Hear from....
04/23/10

India’s Bandit Queen onstage

The Boston Globe previews the world premiere of a ground-breaking new chamber opera, Phoolan Devi: The Bandit Queen. This multi-media chamber opera....
04/23/10

Worcester Native Studying Art in Vietnam

After graduating from the College of the Holy Cross in 2009, John Vo began work on a portfolio dedicated to Vietnamese art. The philosophy and studio....
04/21/10

Mass. to offer rebates for new appliances

Victor Matheson, associate professor of economics at the College of the Holy Cross, talks about a new federal program, similar to Cash for Clunkers,....
04/15/10

Death walks home: 250 pairs of combat boots commemorate soldiers who died

Rev. Greg Lynch, S.J., assistant chaplain at the College of the Holy Cross, talks about “Eyes Wide Open,” an exhibit of the boots of....
04/14/10

New digs on campus: Holy Cross breaks ground for $20M 156-bed dormitory

The College of the Holy Cross breaks ground on a new student residence hall.  The building is scheduled for completion in the summer of 2011. Read....
04/13/10

Imagining the Shroud of Turin

Mathew Schmalz, associate professor of religious studies and director of the College Honors Program at the College of the Holy Cross, writes about....
04/12/10

A falling away: Study shows young people not fully embracing religion

Christian Smith, director of the National Study of Youth and Religion, gave a talk about the religious and spiritual lives of 18-23 year olds, at the....
04/12/10

Learning the basics of science, Hogwarts and all

The College of the Holy Cross hosted “Hogwarts at Holy Cross: Hogwarts Goes Green, the Great Earth.” Designed for the children of Worcester, the....
04/09/10

Fleet-footed Crusaders

The classics department at the College of the Holy Cross held its 38th Classics Day, featuring a race for student-built chariots. Other events....
04/07/10

Food allergic in college, and coping

With food allergies on the rise, Tim Trachimowicz, dining services, Christina Milne ’11, and Cortney Flanagan ’10, talk about the new....
04/04/10

Reaffirming the Resurrection

Joanne Pierce, associate professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross, talks about the importance of the Resurrection in....
04/02/10

Osvaldo Golijov’s Musical “Passion”

WBUR’s On Point features Osvaldo Golijov, Grammy award winner and Loyola Professor of Music at the College of the Holy Cross. The radio program....
03/29/10

How Much Will Indianapolis Lose From Butler?”

Victor Matheson, associate professor of economics at the College of the Holy Cross, comments on Butler’s upcoming appearance in the Final Four....
03/28/10

The origins of a holy book

Caner Dagli, assistant professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross, comments on Corpus Coranicum, a two-decade effort to uncover....
03/24/10

‘Out of the shadows’

The College of the Holy Cross celebrates the official opening of the Integrated Science Complex.  Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J., president, and....
03/23/10

A call to penance

Mathew Schmalz, associate professor of religious studies and director of the College Honors Program at the College of the Holy Cross, writes about....
03/19/10

Trampling the Constitution

In an op-ed, Donald Brand, professor of political science at the College of the Holy Cross, talks about using the process of reconciliation to pass....
03/19/10

Latin Mass: Return of the Tridentine Rite at Holy Cross

Paul Covino, associate chaplain and director of liturgy at the College of the Holy Cross, and Sean M. Connolly ’10, prepare for a traditional Latin....
03/19/10

Christian writer’s work revived

Mark Savolis, head of archives and special collections at the College of the Holy Cross, discusses the celebration and exhibit of the 80th....
03/19/10

Remembering ‘a legend and role model’

Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J., president of the College of the Holy Cross, talks to the Telegram & Gazette about the dedication of the new $64....
03/19/10

Health Care Reform

As part of the yearlong economic series “After the Fall: Capitalism and a just way forward,” sponsored by the Center for Religion, Ethics and....
03/19/10

NCAA basketball tournament teams don’t generate profits

Victor Matheson, associate professor of economics at the College of the Holy Cross, dispels the myth that NCAA basketball tournament teams generate....
03/17/10

NCAA mens basketball bracket: Even top seeds lose money

The NCAA men’s basketball bracket should generate hundreds of millions for colleges. However, according to Victor Matheson, associate professor....
03/16/10

The St. Patrick we never really knew

Edward O’Donnell, Irish historian and associate professor of history at the College of the Holy Cross, dispels some commonly believed myths....
03/15/10

Community Colleges Offering Classes At Unusual Hours To Reach More Students

With more colleges offering early morning and late night classes, Amy Wolfson, professor of psychology at the College of the Holy Cross, weighs in on....
03/14/10

Icing on the cake for Van Buskirk

Peter Van Buskirk, women’s hockey coach at the College of the Holy Cross, will receive the John “Snooks” Kelley Award from the....
03/11/10

Pre-existing Conditions

In this week’s New York Times Book Review, Leah Hager Cohen, W.H. Jenks Chair in Contemporary American Letters at the College of the Holy....
03/01/10

College of the Holy Cross Responds To Campus Assault

Following a report by the Center for Public Integrity about sexual assaults on college campuses, Paul Irish, director of student conduct and....
02/26/10

“5 Colleges That Inspire Alumni Giving, and How They Do It”

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Bucking a nationwide trend of low alumni participation, the College of the Holy Cross is featured as the main example in this story on how some....
02/26/10

Redmond native earns grant to study fossil birds in China

Ema Blumhagen, a member of the College of the Holy Cross class of 2010, was recently awarded a $3,750 grant from the Jurassic Foundation to study....
02/24/10

Traditional weddings can benefit from an eco-friendly approach

Paul Covino, associate chaplain and director of liturgy at the College of the Holy Cross and editor of Celebrating Marriage: Preparing the Roman....
02/22/10

Is a college degree worth the debt and expense?

Mary Moore, higher education for the Boston Business Journal who recently wrote a cover story on the College of the Holy Cross’ spring break....
02/18/10

A Day in the Life of New England

Cardinal Seán O’Malley’s visit to the College of the Holy Cross was featured in WCVB-TV’s Chronicle segment “A Day in the Life.” Emily....
02/17/10

Allergy Free Dining at Holy Cross

With food allergies on the rise, Tim Trachimowicz, dining services, Christina Milne ’11, and Ashley Buckley ’11, talk about the new....
02/16/10

Allergic Nation

As the number of college students with food allergies rises nationally, College of the Holy Cross administrators Christina Guittar and Tim....
02/12/10

Economic Impact of the Olympics

Victor Matheson, associate professor of economics at the College of the Holy Cross, comments on the high price of hosting the Olympics, and how it....
02/10/10

Less gold for Olympic sponsors?

Robert Baumann, associate professor of economics at the College of the Holy Cross, talks about the costs of hosting the Olympic Games. Read the MSN....
02/10/10

An Ecumenical Pilgrimage to Holy Cross

Preview of Pilgrimage and Faith: Buddhism, Christianity and Islam, the latest exhibition at the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College....
02/08/10

Rep. Polito considering run for State Treasurer

Daniel Klinghard, assistant professor of political science at the College of the Holy Cross, provides insight into how Scott Brown’s U.S.....
02/07/10

Cruel love

In this week’s New York Times Book Review cover story, Leah Hager Cohen, W.H. Jenks Chair in Contemporary American Letters at the College of....
02/05/10

Art proves to be child’s play: Photo takes first place in college show

Nora Happny, a member of the College of the Holy Cross class of 2010, wins first prize in the sixth annual Colleges of Worcester Consortium Art Show....
02/05/10

Experts split: Are FY11 student aid increases enough?

Lynne Myers, director of financial aid at the College of the Holy Cross, talks about new federal funding for Pell Grants. Read the eCampus News
02/04/10

Have Blogs Become So, Um, 2009?

In a story about young people losing interest in long form blogging, Sarah Rondeau ’13 who ‘tweets’ for the College of the Holy....
02/04/10

J.D. Salinger: 1919 – 2010 – In Memoriam

Steve Vineberg, professor of theatre at the College of the Holy Cross, writes about author J.D. Salinger, who died last week at the age of 91. Read....
02/03/10

Words are his racket: Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon to read at Holy Cross

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon, who will be giving a reading at the College of the Holy Cross, talks to the Telegram & Gazette about....
02/01/10

Economic Impact of the Super Bowl

Victor Matheson, associate professor of economics at the College of the Holy Cross, talks about the impact the Super Bowl will have on the economy of....
01/31/10

Sacred journeys of world’s religions share common traits

The latest exhibit at the College of the Holy Cross’ Cantor Art Gallery, Pilgrimage and Faith: Buddhism, Christianity and Islam, receives rave....
01/27/10

Yachira Torres, HC senior, to receive Young Leader Award

Yachira Torres ’10, will receive the Young Leader Award at the Telegram & Gazette’s Visions Awards ceremony next month, for her work....
01/27/10

Boosts for higher education

In an op-ed, Yachira Torres ’10 writes about the $400,000 in federal funding that was recently appropriated to support six Worcester programs....
01/25/10

Breeding made dogs’ heads incredibly diverse

Biologist Abby Drake, of the College of the Holy Cross, talks about her new research on the evolution of domestic dogs. Read the MSNBC.com story.
01/17/10

Will Super Bowl be economic windfall, or hot air?

Victor Matheson, associate professor of economics at the College of the Holy Cross, talks about his research on the economic impact of the Super Bowl....
01/15/10

Oh, the places they’ll go…”

Christopher Kono ’13, a member of the College of the Holy Cross baseball team, is featured in Greenwich Magazine’s “10 Teens to Watch.” Read....
01/13/10

$400,000 to help students help kids

The College of the Holy Cross has received a $400,000 federal grant which will strengthen partnerships between the College and six community....
01/12/10

Wash. lawmaker wants to banish negative language

Alison Bryant Ludden, assistant professor of psychology at the College of the Holy Cross, talks to the Associated Press about labeling children, in....
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HCF1RST Book Drive
12/15/2017
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
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Rethinking the Afropolitan: Photographs by Héctor Mediavilla and Christopher López
12/15/2017
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
“Making Visual the Music of Ismael Rivera” | Photographs...
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Sam's Club Information
1/10/2018
Human Resources
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
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Non-Profit Careers Conference
1/16/2018
Community Based Learning
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
The annual Non-Profit Careers Conference is held in January for...
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Non-Profit Careers Conference
1/17/2018
Community Based Learning
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
The annual Non-Profit Careers Conference is held in January for...
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HRA SRD Training Session
1/18/2018
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 405
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Multifaith Prayer Service
1/23/2018
Featured
St Joseph Memorial Chapel Mary Chapel

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Crusader Internship Fund Orientation Information Session
1/25/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406
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Male Involvement Coalition (MIC)
1/29/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
Open to Campus Community Only
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Crusader Internship Fund Orientation Information Session
1/29/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 409
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Let's Talk Medical School with Dr. Michael Hallisey '82 (Event canceled)
1/30/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
Dr. Hallisey '82 returns to campus to share his journey from Holy Cross...
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MLK Book Read: Session 2
1/30/2018
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
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MLK Book Read: Session 3
1/31/2018
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
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Northeastern University Graduate Programs Info Table
1/31/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 4
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Let's Talk Medical School with Dr. Michael Hallisey '82
2/5/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 304(05)
Dr. Hallisey '82 returns to campus to share his journey from Holy...
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MLK Book Read: Session 4
2/5/2018
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
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BSU Gathering
2/6/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite B/C - 4th Fl
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CCD - Real Estate Panel Discussion & Networking Event
2/6/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
Come to our annual Real Estate Panel Discussion and Networking...
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PepsiCo Recruiting Dinner
2/7/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 304(05)
By invitation only to students interviewing with PepsiCo. Selected...
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Crusader Internship Fund Orientation Information Session
2/7/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 409
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Sam's Club Information
2/8/2018
Human Resources
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
Open to Campus Community Only
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Tricia Bushnell Lecture
2/12/2018
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Open to the Public
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The Vagina Monologues
2/15/2018
Gender
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Ballroom & 328
The Vagina Monologues is an acclaimed play written by...
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BSU Fashion Show Party
2/23/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Ballroom & Dunn Rcpt
Open to the Public
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National Eating Disorder Awareness Screening Day
2/27/2018
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 3
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National Eating Disorder Awareness Screening Day
2/27/2018
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 5
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National Eating Disorder Awareness Screening Day
2/27/2018
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 4
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National Eating Disorder Awareness Screening Day
2/27/2018
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 2
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Sustaining Ourselves: Courageous Self-Care
2/28/2018
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Dinand Library Levis Browsing Room
Social justice activists often experience burn out. This interactive...
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Northeastern University Graduate Programs Info Table
2/28/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
Stop by the Northeastern University Graduate Programs Info...
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BSU Gathering
3/13/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite B/C - 4th Fl
Open to Campus Community Only
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Employee Information Meeting
3/15/2018
College Marketing and Communications
Kimball Hall Seelos Theater
Open to Campus Community Only
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Deloitte On-Campus Recruiting
3/15/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 405
Apply in Crusader Connections for an opportunity to interview on campus...
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BSU Gathering
4/3/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite B/C - 4th Fl
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Women's Appreciation Banquet
4/4/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Ballroom & 328
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