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....
Photos: Holy Cross Students Spend Winter Break Interning at Presidential Campaigns
From classroom to canvassing, Holy Cross students made their time off count
While many Holy Cross students spent winter break on … well, break … some students used the weeks between semesters to pursue their passions. On....
Holy Cross Long-Term Study Abroad Program Ranked No. 1 in the Country
Whether becoming fluent in another language or hanging out with monkeys, Holy Cross students make the most of their study abroad experience
For the 2019-2020 academic year, 261 College of the Holy Cross students are living and studying abroad — in other terms, roughly 8% of the student....
Blog: Shorter ’21 Excited to Immerse Herself in Culture, Community During Year Abroad in Peru
The anthropology major is studying abroad at Pontificia Universidad Catòlica del Perú in Lima, Peru
Name: Sarah Shorter ‘21 Hometown: Lexington, Massachusetts Areas of study: Anthropology major with a concentration in Latin America, Latinx, and....
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....
At Holy Cross, Professors Become Mentors
Through interactions both in and out of the classroom, Holy Cross students are surrounded by faculty members invested in their success
With small class sizes and faculty members committed to their success, Holy Cross students develop close bonds with professors, both in and out of....
Blog: Mackin ’20 Eager to Travel Around Latin America During Semester Abroad in Peru
NAME Johanna Mackin ‘20 HOMETOWN Houston, Texas AREAS OF STUDY Political Science major, Latin American, Latinx and Caribbean Studies....
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....
Latin American Film Class Travels to Buenos Aires to Explore Dark Period of Argentine History
Over spring break, 14 students studied first-hand how Argentines remember and memorialize the scars left by their dictatorship 30 years later
In the span of about a decade, roughly 30,000 people in Argentina disappeared at the hands of the government. Called “los desaparecidos,”....
Blog: Midwest Native Tapia ’21 Eager to Explore Worcester in Second Year
NAME Xochitl Tapia ’21 HOMETOWN Kansas City, Missouri AREAS OF STUDY English and Latin American, Latinx, and Caribbean Studies double major....
107 Holy Cross Students Conduct Original Research Across Disciplines This Summer
Projects range from the survey of eastern hemlocks across New England to the composition of a digital score for a silent Charlie Chaplin film
This summer, 107 Holy Cross students conducted original, cutting-edge research through the Weiss Summer Research Program: 71 students in the natural....
Blog: Goddard ’19 Excited to Experience Everything Peru Has to Offer
NAME Margaret Goddard ’19 HOMETOWN Locust, N.J. AREAS OF STUDY English and visual arts studio double major, Latin American and Latino Studies....
Holy Cross Academic Conference 2017 to Showcase Student Work
350 students will present results of research, independent work across disciplines
As the academic year nears its end, more than 350 students will present the results of their independent work in the performing and visual arts,....
Acclaimed Mexican Author Yuri Herrera Gives Reading at Holy Cross
Yuri Herrera, renowned Mexican author, visited the College of the Holy Cross for a public reading on Oct. 4 in Rehm Library at the invitation of the....
Blog: Moreta ’18 Embraces Rich Argentinian Culture Abroad
NAME Visaury Moreta ’18 HOMETOWN Roslindale, Mass. AREAS OF STUDY Spanish major, education studies minor, Latin American and Latino studies....
Co-Founder of the Black Lives Matter Movement Opal Tometi to Speak on Campus
Holy Cross to celebrate Black History Month with series of events
In observation of Black History Month, the College of the Holy Cross community will host a variety of discussions, film screenings, lectures, and a....
Blog: Olson ’17 Embraces Spanish Language and Culture During Study Abroad
NAME Ali Olson ’17 HOMETOWN Sioux Falls, S.D. AREAS OF STUDY Spanish major, anthropology minor, Latin American and Latino studies concentration....
Washington Semester Award Winner to Present Lecture on Latin American Politics and the Countries’ Relationships with the U.S.
The Center for Interdisciplinary Studies at the College of the Holy Cross has selected Brian Beaton ’16, a political science major with a....
Six Faculty Members Promoted at Holy Cross
Six members of the College of the Holy Cross faculty have been promoted to the rank of professor. Josep Alba-Salas, of the Spanish department, earned....
McFarland Center to Present Free Programs Exploring Christianity’s Role in Society
The Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J. Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture at the College of the Holy Cross sponsors programs that explore basic....