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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 psychology department, earned B.S. degrees in brain and cognitive sciences and in biology …

Photos: ArtsWorcester Showcases Holy Cross Talent at Annual Exhibition

02/22/17 by

From the layered landscapes of the Grand Canyon to the beauty of the human body, 13 Holy Cross students explore the intersectionality of art, science, and identity through original artwork on display at the 13th Annual ArtsWorcester College Show. The …

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 to try something new. From Oct. 9-16, the College offered programs for service and hands-on learning. The …

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 positivity due to an overabundance of negativity on the internet. Among other students who are utilizing social media …

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 field, according to an article by Goholycross.com. Rupp, who is from Wolfsberg, Austria, knows five …

28 Holy Cross Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

10/28/16 by

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 values of excellence in scholarship, loyalty and service. Membership is only awarded to four percent of …

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 might be highly technical, Holy Cross’s dedication to the liberal arts has instilled in me …

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 disciplines: 61 students engaged in research in the sciences; 38 in the humanities, social sciences, and fine arts; and seven …

Holy Cross Alumnus Named Inaugural Fellow at Information Trust Institute

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

08/01/16 by

Gabriel Weaver ’04 was recently named the first-ever Herman M. Dieckamp Post-Doctoral Fellow by the Information Trust Institute (ITI) at the University of Illinois, an institution that provides national leadership combining research and education with industrial outreach in secure information …

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

07/15/16 by

Catherine Roberts, professor of mathematics at College of the Holy Cross, was recently named the new executive director of the American Mathematical Society (AMS), an organization dedicated to furthering the interests of mathematical research, scholarship and education, located in Providence, …

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 they became better acquainted with all things Holy Cross. The one-and-a-half day orientation, offered in three separate …

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 recipients of the Clare Boothe Luce Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to two women entering their fourth …

‘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 Patriot League Championship. Referred to as the team’s “dependable workhorse” this season in the article, King was …

‘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 at a liberal arts college. The article highlights key characteristics of a liberal arts education, including the importance …

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 students and was dedicated to them, and one who served as a role model and an inspiration for …

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 annual Academic Conference taking place across campus from April 27 through April 30. The four-day conference gives students from all class years the opportunity to present the results of their....

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 different colleges campuses and communities to post anonymous encouraging messages to their peers. Saltarelli and fellow cofounder …

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 ever. Little’s textbook, “Ideals, Varieties, and Algorithms: An Introduction to Computational Algebraic Geometry and Commutative Algebra” coauthored by …

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

12/10/15 by

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 Boothe Luce Program at the College, which encourages women undergraduates to major in the …

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

11/18/15 by

NAME Ellen Chen ’17 HOMETOWN Waltham, Mass. AREAS OF STUDY Math major, Architectural Studies minor WHERE SHE’S STUDYING University of York, UK WHY SHE CHOSE ENGLAND “I wanted to study in an English-speaking country. For someone who has never left …