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Coronavirus Pandemic Expert and Holy Cross Alumnus Dr. Anthony Fauci ’62: A Man for and With Others

The longtime infectious disease expert has emerged as the nation's face of public health amid the fight against the coronavirus

As the coronavirus pandemic has upended daily life across the globe, Holy Cross alumnus Dr. Anthony Fauci ’62, expert on infectious diseases and a member of the White House coronavirus task force, has become a trusted voice in leading the …

Four Holy Cross Faculty Members Promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure

The faculty members represent three departments: English, religious studies, and sociology and anthropology

03/10/20 by

Whether researching graphic novels or studying the ethics of major companies, Holy Cross faculty members are making significant, lasting impacts on their fields. Learn more about the four recently promoted faculty members below.

Will Coronavirus Cancel the 2020 Tokyo Olympics? Holy Cross Sports Economist Weighs In

Yahoo! Sports

The potential threat of the novel coronavirus has been raising questions for sports event organizers worldwide, and particularly for those on the International Olympic Committee. Will the 2020 Tokyo Olympics be able to go on as planned? Victor Matheson, professor …

Holy Cross Anthropology Professor Lends Expertise to The Atlantic

The Atlantic

Why is talking about money such a taboo subject for Americans? The Atlantic called upon renowned anthropologists nationwide to shed some light on the issue. In the recent article, Jeremy Jones, assistant professor of anthropology at College of the Holy …

‘Joys, Sorrows, Concerns’ Surveys the Artistic Career of Holy Cross Visual Arts Professor Susan Schmidt

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross is delighted to celebrate the career of Professor Susan Schmidt in the exhibition “Joys, Sorrows, Concerns” from March 9 through April 10, 2020. An opening …

Holy Cross Students Reflect, Find Tranquility Through Off-Campus Retreats

Over 700 students each academic year travel to the Thomas P. Joyce '59 Contemplative Center to unwind and ask big questions

03/03/20 by

When Christine Church ’20 told her friends last spring that she was taking part in a five-day silent retreat, the reaction was anything but quiet. “They said, ‘oh, I could never do that. I could never be silent for five days.’” …

Are We Living in a Post-Truth World? Holy Cross History Professor Breaks It Down on NPR’s ‘On Point’

National Public Radio

In the third installment of a series on truth, Meghna Chakrabarti of NPR’s “On Point” turned to Cynthia Hooper, associate professor of history and director of Russian and Eastern European Studies at the College of the Holy Cross, for her insight. As a …

Holy Cross Senior Emma Powell ’20 Presents Award-Winning Thesis on Repairing Racial Injustice in America

The talk was inspired by her internship working at the Smithsonian Institute researching and remembering the Civil Rights Movement

As a classics and history double major at College of the Holy Cross, Emma Powell ’20 knows how significantly the power of memory affects both the present and the future. Powell earned the Maurizio Vannicelli Washington Semester Away Program Award …

Holy Cross Sociology Professor Calls Weinstein Conviction a ‘Public Restaging’ of Women’s Sexual Harassment

The Christian Science Monitor

Selina Gallo-Cruz, associate professor of sociology at College of the Holy Cross and a social movements scholar, was quoted in a recent article for The Christian Science Monitor on how the #MeToo movement and the conviction of Hollywood mogul Harvey …

‘Race to the Start’ Documentary Premieres on Campus

The film highlights the 50-year history of the Black Student Union at Holy Cross

02/24/20 by

“We were all fashioned by the events in history we found ourselves in. What we saw, what went on, how we dealt with our relationships — all came as our being members of the Holy Cross community,” Art Martin ’70, …

Euronews Quotes Judaic Studies Professor on Controversial War-Time Pope Archives

Euronews

More than 150 historians and researchers around the world have signed up to access the Vatican archives of Pope Pius XII set to be released on March 2, showing overwhelming interest into the World War II-era pope and his record …

Student Government Association Holds Sexual Respect Week on Campus

Events throughout the week highlighted topics of consent, healing and different meanings of love

02/18/20 by

When the Student Government Association (SGA) started discussing important topics to address at the beginning of the 2019 fall semester, one word kept coming up: respect. “In conversations among all branches — judicial, council, Senate — we wanted to highlight …

Holy Cross Moot Court Team Comes Out On Top in National Competition

Amber John ‘22 places first in the nation in Oral Advocacy

Last month, while most Holy Cross students were soaking up their last few days of winter break, members of the Holy Cross Moot Court team traveled to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to compete in the American Moot Court Association (AMCA) National …

Holy Cross Ranks Among Top Undergraduate Fulbright Scholarship Producers

The Chronicle of Higher Education

According to The Chronicle of Higher Education, the College of the Holy Cross ranks once again as one of the top undergraduate producers of Fulbright students during the 2019-2020 academic year. This year, Holy Cross students are spanning the globe, …

Meet the 2019 Sanctae Crucis Honorees

From the fields of medicine and music to education, public service and social justice, five Crusaders were honored for their outstanding commitment to advocacy, service and justice

The Sanctae Crucis Award is the highest non-degree accolade that Holy Cross bestows on alumni, recognizing those who take up the College’s challenge to find meaning in life and history and honor their obligations to others. Meet this year’s five …

Release of Justice Clarence Thomas ‘71 Documentary ‘Created Equal’ Attracts National Media Coverage

TIME | The Washington Post | ABC News | Variety | The New York Times | Forbes

A documentary on Justice Clarence Thomas ’71 entitled “Created Equal: Clarence Thomas in His Own Words,” which was released in select theaters on January 31, is set to air nationally on PBS this May. The documentary gives viewers an inside …

Photos: Holy Cross Students Spend Winter Break Interning at Presidential Campaigns

From classroom to canvassing, Holy Cross students made their time off count

01/30/20 by

While many Holy Cross students spent winter break on … well, break … some students used the weeks between semesters to pursue their passions. On campus, a number of students attended the four-day Non-Profit Careers Conference; in New York City …

Holy Cross Emerita Professor Curates Worcester Refugee Artists Exhibit

Professor Susan Rodgers pairs up with Holy Cross students to curate a showcase of Worcester refugee artisans' crafts

01/29/20 by

Susan Rodgers, professor emerita of anthropology and distinguished professor emerita of ethics and society, spent her career exploring the politics of art and literature in Southeast Asia, particularly Indonesia. Then, several years ago, she focused her lens a little closer …

Holy Cross Community Celebrates the Life of Grace Rett ’22 in Memorial Mass

"Nothing Grace ever did was ordinary," says Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J.

01/24/20 by

Hundreds of College of the Holy Cross students, faculty, staff and other community members filled St. Joseph Memorial Chapel Friday, Jan. 24 to celebrate Mass in memory of Grace Rett ’22. Grace passed away after a serious motor vehicle crash …

Holy Cross Spring 2020 Seelos Film Series

This season’s lineup is packed with box office hits, including "Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker," "Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood," and "Toy Story 4"

The College of the Holy Cross will be featuring the following films in Seelos Theater this spring. All films are free and open to the public. Please note: All screenings are cancelled until further notice.   “Can You Ever Forgive Me” …