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Mathematics and computer science

12/08/17

Holy Cross Takes Top Seat in Ranking for Long-Term Study Abroad Participation

Students share their experiences abroad through photos

For yet another year, the College of the Holy Cross has been ranked No. 1 among baccalaureate institutions in the United States for long-term study....
11/20/17

Holy Cross Professor on Understanding the Big Numbers in the News

The Conversation

In a charmingly informative article for The Conversation, associate professor of mathematics and computer science Andrew Hwang shows readers how to....
10/30/17

Former Google Data Scientist to Break Down Big Data on Online Anti-Semitism

Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, a former Google data scientist, will give a talk on “Anti-Semitism on the Internet” at the College of the Holy Cross,....
10/25/17

Holy Cross Welcomes Ten New Tenure-Track Faculty Members in 2017-18 Academic Year

The accomplished scholars are bringing their expertise to six departments and all students across campus

At the start of the 2017-18 academic year, the College of the Holy Cross welcomed ten new tenure-track faculty members joining the following....
10/05/17

Holy Cross Students from Somaliland Make the Most of Opportunity to Study in the U.S.

Sahra Hassan ’19 and Zak Muse ’19 plan to take what they learn at Holy Cross back to their home country and improve its future

There’s a map of the world in the Holy Cross Office of International Students, a map that includes photos of dozens of young people with lines....
08/17/17

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....
07/27/17

Holy Cross Students Study ‘Social Justice in Context’ in Bangalore Through Summer Study Abroad Program

Students explore first-hand the influence of technology and urbanization in the developing world

Who benefits from economic development, growth, and technology? Who bears the burdens? This summer, 12 students from the College of the Holy Cross....
07/14/17

Innovative Ensemble Combines Traditional Instruments with Electronic Music

H-CLEF, the Holy Cross Laptop Ensemble Federation, uses laptops, game controllers and other technology to create unique computerized sounds

Sitting with perfect posture in Brooks Concert Hall, Marena Ella Minelli ’17 lifted a violin to her chin and began to play, releasing beautiful....
07/13/17

Crusaders Become Voice For Change in Negative Political Climate

They're making an impact by getting involved in local politics, creating apps for activism and volunteering in their communities

When Brian Senier ’19 woke up the day after the 2016 American presidential election, he was happy to see a Republican victor, albeit not his chosen....
05/15/17

Holy Cross Professors Recognized for Outstanding Scholarship and Student Advising

Charles Anderton and David Damiano receive Mary Louise Marfuggi Faculty Awards

At her annual spring address to faculty, Margaret Freije, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College of the Holy Cross, announced....
05/08/17

Two Juniors Awarded Full-Tuition Scholarship for Women in the Sciences

Phallika Mon ’18 and Michelle Yu ’18 named 2017-18 Clare Boothe Luce Scholars

Phallika Mon ’18, a chemistry major, and Michelle Yu ’18, a mathematics major and environmental studies minor, have been named recipients of....
04/26/17

24th Annual Sulski Lecture Given by Prominent Mathematician

Jordan Ellenberg explores probability, geometry, combinatorics and the lottery

Speaking to students and faculty in a packed-to-the-brim lecture hall, mathematician Jordan Ellenberg offered the 24th annual Leonard C. Sulski....
04/21/17

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,....
04/04/17

Students Choose Service Over Sunshine on Spring Break Immersion Program

One in 10 Holy Cross students left the typical spring break trip in the sand this past March, opting instead for a week-long adventure focused on....
03/30/17

Holy Cross Hosts First Women in Science Day for Female High School Students, Undergraduates

More than 200 young women filled the atrium of the Integrated Science Complex on Saturday, March 25, to attend Holy Cross’ inaugural Women in....
03/29/17

Eleven Holy Cross Faculty Members Receive Tenure in 2017

The following members of the College of the Holy Cross faculty have been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure. Alo C. Basu, of the....
02/22/17

Photos: ArtsWorcester Showcases Holy Cross Talent at Annual Exhibition

From the layered landscapes of the Grand Canyon to the beauty of the human body, 13 Holy Cross students explore the intersectionality of art,....
11/22/16

Fall Break Lets Students Learn, Lend a Hand and Reflect

During fall break, the College of the Holy Cross found its students immersing themselves in unique opportunities as they paused from daily academics....
11/22/16

Holy Cross Sophomore Uses “Chin Up!” App to Encourage Positivity

Deseret News

In a recent Deseret News article, Anthony Saltarelli ’18, a computer science major, discussed how students are flocking to places of online....
11/08/16

Holy Cross Sophomore Recognized for Soccer and Academic Successes

Arno Rupp ’18, a forward on the College of the Holy Cross men’s soccer team, was recently recognized for his accomplishments on and off the....
10/28/16

28 Holy Cross Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society founded in 1915, inducted 28 Holy Cross students on Oct. 23. The new inductees exemplify the society’s....
10/27/16

Alumnus Gives Student Peek Into Business World Through Job Shadowing Program

Olivia Lau ’17 reflects on her two-day job shadowing experience with Danaher Corporation president and CEO Thomas P. Joyce ’82

As a mathematics and computer science double major at Holy Cross, I know that many career paths can fit my educational training. While my training....
08/19/16

Students Conduct Cutting-Edge Research Across Disciplines Over the Summer

For 106 students, the summer was spent pushing intellectual boundaries and creativity while conducting leading research across a range of....
08/01/16

Holy Cross Alumnus Named Inaugural Fellow at Information Trust Institute

Gabriel Weaver ’04 to design better ways to assess cyber system safety and security

Gabriel Weaver ’04 was recently named the first-ever Herman M. Dieckamp Post-Doctoral Fellow by the Information Trust Institute (ITI) at the....
07/15/16

Holy Cross Mathematics Professor is Named Executive Director of the American Mathematical Society

Catherine Roberts, professor of mathematics at College of the Holy Cross, was recently named the new executive director of the American Mathematical....
07/13/16

Photo Gallery: Class of 2020 Gets Preview of Life on the Hill at Summer Gateways

Memoir by late neurosurgeon is first-year common reading

During the month of June, members of the Class of 2020 and their parents attended Summer Gateways, the College’s summer orientation program, where....
06/28/16

Seniors Nicastri and Tymochko Awarded Competitive Full-Tuition Science Scholarships

Clare Boothe Luce Scholarship promotes women in the sciences

Kate Nicastri ’17, a chemistry major, and Sarah Tymochko ’17, a mathematics major with a computer science minor, have been named this year’s....
05/20/16

‘A striking rise for Rivers School grad at Holy Cross’

Boston Globe

The Boston Globe recently spotlighted College of the Holy Cross student-athlete Brendan King ’17, a pitcher for the baseball team advancing to the....
05/19/16

‘Liberal Arts Colleges: An Overlooked Opportunity?’

Notices of the American Mathematical Society

David Damiano, professor of mathematics at College of the Holy Cross, coauthored an article on the opportunities, rewards and challenges of working....
04/22/16

23rd Annual Sulski Memorial Lecture Explores the ‘Shape of Space’

Tom Cecil, professor of mathematics, remembers Leonard Sulski as a demanding, no-nonsense math professor at Holy Cross, a teacher who loved his....
04/22/16

Holy Cross Academic Conference to Showcase Student Work

300 students, including Fenwick Scholar, will present results of research, independent work

As the academic year comes to an end, the College of the Holy Cross will celebrate the great and varied work accomplished by its students at the....
03/22/16

Holy Cross Sophomore Helps Students Download Happiness With ‘Chin Up!’ App

BostInno

In a recent article by BostInno, computer science major Anthony Saltarelli ’18 discusses his new app, “Chin Up!”, designed to allow users from....
02/26/16

Professor Makes Complex Mathematics Accessible to Undergraduate Students

John Little received the prestigious AMS Leroy P. Steele Prize for Exposition for his co-authored book, “Ideals, Varieties, and Algorithms”

Algebraic geometry may seem daunting to students, but thanks to John Little, professor of mathematics, the topic has become more accessible than....
12/10/15

Holy Cross Receives Funding to Renew Competitive Grant for Women in the Sciences

Clare Boothe Luce program to award two full-tuition scholarships this spring

The College of the Holy Cross has received a major grant from the Henry Luce Foundation in the amount of $218,722 to continue the competitive Clare....
11/18/15

Blog: What’s It Like to Live in England? Chen ’17 Can’t Wait to Find Out

NAME Ellen Chen ’17 HOMETOWN Waltham, Mass. AREAS OF STUDY Math major, Architectural Studies minor WHERE SHE’S STUDYING University of York, UK....
10/22/15

Blog: Illinois Native Vogelsperger ’19 Eager to Share East Coast College Experience

NAME Emily Vogelsperger ’19 HOMETOWN Elmhurst, Ill. STUDIES SHE’S CONSIDERING Computer science and English double major WHY SHE CHOSE HOLY CROSS....
09/09/15

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....
09/04/15

Students to Showcase Work at Annual Summer Research Symposium and Internship Expo

More than 170 students will present the results of their successful summers researching, interning

Before the semester is well underway, students will be showcasing the broad gamut of work they took part in throughout the summer at the 22nd annual....
08/13/15

Photo Gallery: Students Conduct Cutting-Edge Summer Research on Campus

After the academic year ended, over 100 students returned to spend their summers on campus where they participated in leading research spanning a....
04/29/15

‘Mentoring Scholars, Not Just Filling Sections’

Inside Higher Ed

In a recent feature story, Inside Higher Ed highlights the College of the Holy Cross for the success of its faculty mentorship program.  According....
02/05/15

Holy Cross Students Share Research at Largest Mathematics Meeting in the World

Six seniors presented posters of their work at the Joint Mathematics Meeting (JMM), the largest mathematics meeting in the world, in San Antonio on....
09/03/14

Students Showcase Work at Summer Research Symposium and Summer Internship Program Expo

The Hogan Campus Center at the College of the Holy Cross will be buzzing with action as the tremendous scope of work students participated in over....
03/07/14

Holy Cross Names Margaret Freije Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean

Following an extensive national search, Margaret N. Freije, Ph.D., has been named vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College of the....
01/21/14

Presidential Scholars to Participate in ‘The Border Simulation Game’

Students will explore relationships along the US/Mexican border as part of annual symposium

On Jan. 25, more than 20 College of the Holy Cross students will explore the complex relationship between the United States and Mexico along its....
12/20/13

Holy Cross Student Develops App Through Summer Research Program

Collaboration with Dining Services was key to a successful product

In October 2013, Apple announced that it had more than one million apps available for download in its app store, many written by independent....
11/01/13

David Damiano Profiled in Holy Cross Magazine’s Fall Issue

Finding and developing relationships-among people and data-sets David Damiano apart as a teacher and a researcher. Over the past year, he and his....
10/09/13

Four Holy Cross Students Awarded Scholarships to Pursue Teaching Careers

Four students at the College of the Holy Cross—William J. Geddes ’14, Matthew D. McCormick ’14, Michelle McGahan ’15 and Megan K. Norton....
10/01/13

Holy Cross Hires 13 New Faculty Members for 2013-14 Academic Year

The Office of the Dean at the College of the Holy Cross announces the hiring of 13 new faculty members— one endowed professor, 10 tenure-track....
09/03/13

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,....
08/30/13

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

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

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....
06/13/13

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

Three departments at the College of the Holy Cross—history, mathematics, and political science—are ranked among the best in the Princeton....
05/09/13

Senior Spotlight: Wealth of Opportunities Makes Holy Cross Special, Says Frances Klimczak

NAME Frances D. Klimczak HOMETOWN Collinsville, Conn. STUDIES Mathematics major with peace and conflict studies concentration BEYOND THE CLASSROOM....
03/26/13

Alumna and Harvard Prof. Nancy Cook ’76 to Give Annual Mathematics Lecture at Holy Cross

Event part of 40th anniversary celebration of women at College

Nancy Romanowicz Cook ’76, a biostatistician and professor in the department of Medicine at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Harvard....
02/25/13

Holy Cross’ Science and Math Alumnae: Where Are They Today?

Poster display helps celebrate 40 years of coeducation at Holy Cross

As part of Holy Cross’ celebration of 40 years of coeducation, posters depicting women graduates from the natural sciences and math departments are....
11/02/12

Four Holy Cross Professors Recognized for Teaching, Scholarship and Service

Four members of the College of the Holy Cross faculty have been honored with the Arthur J. O’Leary Faculty Recognition Award. These $12,000....
11/21/11

Holy Cross Math Professor Receives Distinguished Teaching Award

Nine faculty members honored for 25 years of service to the College

David Damiano, associate professor of mathematics, and a member of the College of the Holy Cross faculty since 1984, received the 2011 Distinguished....
09/01/11

Holy Cross Hires 17 New Faculty Members for 2011-12 Academic Year

Fourteen tenure-track and three postdoctoral fellows to teach at College

The Office of the Dean at the College of the Holy Cross announces the hiring of 17 new faculty members, 14 in tenure-track positions and three....
12/14/17 Photos: Holy Cross Campus Alive with Christmas Spirit as Holidays Near
12/14/17 Holy Cross Names Bob Chesney Head Football Coach
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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
Open to Campus Community Only
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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
Open to Campus Community Only
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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
Come to the Crusader Internship Fund Orientation to learn all the details...
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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
Come to the Crusader Internship Fund Orientation to learn all the details...
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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
Open to Campus Community Only
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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
Stop by the Northeastern University Graduate Programs Info...
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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
Open to Campus Community Only
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BSU Gathering
2/6/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite B/C - 4th Fl
Open to Campus Community Only
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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
Come to the Crusader Internship Fund Orientation to learn all the details...
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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
Open to Campus Community Only
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National Eating Disorder Awareness Screening Day
2/27/2018
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 5
Open to Campus Community Only
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National Eating Disorder Awareness Screening Day
2/27/2018
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 4
Open to Campus Community Only
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National Eating Disorder Awareness Screening Day
2/27/2018
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 2
Open to Campus Community Only
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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
Open to Campus Community Only
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Women's Appreciation Banquet
4/4/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Ballroom & 328
Open to Campus Community Only
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