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04/19/18

Real-World Experience: $3 Million Gift from the J.D. Power III ’53 Family Helps Students Take Their Education Beyond the Classroom

New J.D. Power Center for Liberal Arts in the World offers students a range of opportunities to build skills and gain a competitive advantage

In 1965, McCulloch Motors engineered industrial-grade chainsaws — the choice of professional loggers — that were purported to last 200-plus hours....
04/19/18

Students Find Alumni and Experience Through Washington, D.C. and New York Semester Programs

The programs join academic learning with direct internship experience, providing students with dynamic opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth

The memorabilia on the 44th floor of the News Corp. Building — Emmy statues, the red and black costume of Marvel Comics character Deadpool, even a....
04/19/18

Luke Lapean ’19 Reflects on Impact of a Summer Ministry Internship

Sophomore finds direction, inspiration assisting three parishes

I was reading the countless daily emails Holy Cross students receive when I stumbled across one inviting me to apply for a Summer Ministry Internship....
04/19/18

SPUD Celebrates 50 Years of Students Serving Worcester

College now sends 530 student volunteers to more than 40 sites across Worcester

Dissatisfied with the status quo and seeking more agency in uncertain times, Holy Cross students decided to put their Jesuit education to use in 1968....
04/19/18

Malcom Miller ’15 Makes NBA Debut

Former Holy Cross forward enjoys first career NBA games, points, start

After playing last season in Germany, Malcolm Miller ’15 overcame an ankle injury, signed with the Toronto Raptors and has become the first....
04/19/18

Preserving a Legacy: Robert Beauchamp Collection Turns Cantor Gallery Into Unique Classroom and Teaching Tool

The gift of 700+ works by renowned American expressionist offers exceptional academic opportunities for students, faculty

Roger Hankins makes his way to the studio on Bethuen Street in Manhattan’s West Village every six months or so. Behind the pale-yellow concrete....
04/19/18

Leading the Next Generation of Dreamers and Doers: Carolyn Casey ’87 Lights Leadership Spark Across Massachusetts

Casey's Project 351 enlists one eighth grader from each of the state's 351 cities and towns to partake in a year of leadership training

After eight years in a corporate job, Carolyn Casey ’87 needed some time. Time to observe. Time to reflect on social justice. Time to think....
04/19/18

Trial Teams Deliver Professional Competitive Advantage in All Fields

Moot Court, Mock Trial and Mediation teams provide students with opportunities to hone skills that deliver a professional edge in any major

On July 16, 2017, Charley Waters saw everything. Waters witnessed Kerry Bell-Leon — the victim — argue with a known drug dealer at around 10:30....
04/19/18

Learning by Doing: Experiential Learning a Key Part of the Holy Cross Experience

College aims for 100 percent student participation in outside-the-classroom programs

Loren Cass, Holy Cross dean of experiential learning and student success, has a goal for students: Get involved early. In this newly established....
04/19/18

Backing the Underserved: Alumna Co-Founds Venture Capital Firm to Fund Women, Minority and Military Veterans

Mary Iafelice '11 named to Forbes 2018 Social Entrepreneurship '30 Under 30'

If anyone’s surprised that a philosophy degree could lead to a career in venture capital, it’s Mary Iafelice ’11. “When I....
04/19/18

Entrepreneurship: It’s Not Just for Business

New course explains how businesses are started, why only some thrive and that, ultimately, entrepreneurship is a way of thinking

“Why are all the good ideas already taken?” The rhetorical — and exasperated — question came from a senior during a three-minute....
04/19/18

English Professor Challenges Literary Norms in New Catholic Novel

Part detective novel, part satire, Lee Oser's "Oregon Confetti" hopes to reintroduce the Catholic novel to contemporary audiences

“You write about what you know,” says Lee Oser, professor of English, about writing his newest novel, “Oregon Confetti”....
04/19/18

Not ‘Til I’ve Had My Coffee: How Caffeine Culture is Affecting Kids

Psychology professor's research examines the effects of caffeine use in adolescents

Everyone drinks coffee — what’s the big deal? When “everyone” includes adolescents, Alison Bryant Ludden, associate professor of....
01/18/18

Ten Years of Montserrat: Holy Cross’ First-Year Program Invites Students to Challenge, Question from Day One

The innovative program arms students with curiosity and skills instrumental to their four years at Holy Cross

The sculptures of Shih Chieh Huang’s “Reusable Universe” — built from recycled Tupperware, plastic bags, fans and light bulbs — appeared to....
01/15/18

Students Bring Basketball, Mentorship to Juvenile Detention Center

Holy Cross students and center residents build relationships through peer-to-peer interactions and shared interests

The “John Carroll Ballers” is an innovative social justice project started at John Carroll University, a Jesuit university in a suburb of....
01/15/18

Intro to Neuroscience: New Course Offers Innovative, Integrative Exploration of the Brain

Along with the course, a new interdisciplinary minor challenges students at the intersection of psychology, biology, chemistry, mathematics and physics

Neuroscience is a field that requires its scientists to integrate knowledge and thinking from many disciplines. Holy Cross has a long history of....
01/15/18

2017 Sanctae Crucis Award Recipients Continue to Live Holy Cross Mission

Five distinguished alumni are recognized for their professional achievement and commitment to service, faith and justice

“You offer a strong voice to the powerless, relief to the oppressed and justice to the wronged.” “You have worked tirelessly to remove barriers....
01/15/18

Armed With Liberal Arts Degrees, Holy Cross Alumni Take Unique Approach to Careers in Medicine

Four alumni examine the lasting influence of their Holy Cross degrees on their paths from Mount St. James to medical school and beyond

Even though it was decades ago, Robert Harrington ’82 vividly remembers his tutorial with John Hamilton, associate professor of classics, a weekly....
01/15/18

How Do Holy Cross Students Get into Medical School?

Health professions advisers help students develop well-rounded experience and articulate it in their applications

Just about everyone who applies to medical school has top grades and test scores. So who gets in and who doesn’t? Often it comes down to “miles....
01/15/18

Photos, Video: Time Capsule Discovered in Hart Center From Building’s 1975 Completion

The "Hart-shaped box" celebrates Holy Cross athletics more than 40 years ago, as College looks ahead to the future of the program today

On a seemingly normal day atop Mount St. James, HCM’s own art director and designer, Stephen Albano, made a historic discovery. While searching....
05/15/18 Holy Cross Sociologist Discusses the Increasing Popularity of ‘Voluntourism’ with The Times of India
05/14/18 Former Obama Speechwriter Turned Podcast Celebrity Jon Favreau ’03 Discusses New Audial Empire and Navigating Politics in 2018
05/14/18 Two Rising Seniors Receive Full-Tuition Scholarships for Women in Science
05/10/18 Taylor Pels ’18 Named Class of 2018 Valedictorian
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Fine Art: 2018 Senior Concentration Seminar Exhibition
5/21/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery 2
Visual Arts students who have participated in the year-long Studio...
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Fine Art: 2018 Senior Concentration Seminar Exhibition
5/22/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery 2
Visual Arts students who have participated in the year-long Studio...
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Fine Art: 2018 Senior Concentration Seminar Exhibition
5/23/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery 2
Visual Arts students who have participated in the year-long Studio...
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Fullbridge Final Day Presentations
5/23/2018
COES Professional Program & Prebusiness Program
Smith Laboratories 155
Open to the Public
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Fullbridge Final Day Presentations
5/23/2018
COES Professional Program & Prebusiness Program
Smith Laboratories 154
On the last day of the program (Wednesday, May 23), students will present as...
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Fine Art: 2018 Senior Concentration Seminar Exhibition
5/24/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery 2
Visual Arts students who have participated in the year-long Studio...
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Phi Betta Kappa Ceremony
5/24/2018
Phi Beta Kappa
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Open to Campus Community Only
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Fine Art: 2018 Senior Concentration Seminar Exhibition
5/25/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery 2
Visual Arts students who have participated in the year-long Studio...
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Summer Research BBQ
6/5/2018
Summer Research in the Humanities Social Sciences
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Outdoor Oval
Faculty and staff on campus are invited Open to Campus Community...
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Title IX Training
6/6/2018
Featured
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 519
Open to Campus Community Only
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MAG Meeting
6/13/2018
Audio-Visual Services
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
Open to Campus Community Only
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Farewell for Dr. Danielle Hughes-Kruger (Event canceled)
6/27/2018
Featured
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
Open to Campus Community Only
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Summer Research BBQ
7/31/2018
Summer Research in the Humanities Social Sciences
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Outdoor Oval
Faculty and Staff on campus are invited. Open to Campus Community...
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MPE Training Session
8/20/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 304(05)
Open to Campus Community Only
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MPE 2nd Chance Training Session
9/1/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 304(05)
Open to Campus Community Only
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MPE 2nd Chance Training Session (Event canceled)
9/1/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
Open to Campus Community Only
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