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Expert on Situation in Kosovo Available to Media

WORCESTER, Mass. – Christopher Merrill, a poet, essayist, journalist and college professor, is an articulate and well-traveled expert on the situation in Kosovo.  He is available for media interviews about the current crisis. Merrill holds the William Jenks Chair in …

General Motors Chairman to Address Holy Cross Graduates

WORCESTER, Mass. – John F. Smith, Jr., chairman of the board and chief executive officer of General Motors Corporation, will deliver the principal address and receive an honorary degree at the 153rd commencement exercises at the College of the Holy …

All’s Well That Ends Well to be Performed at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Holy Cross theatre department will present William Shakespeare’s All’s Well That Ends Well April 15-17 and 22-24, at 8 p.m., in the Fenwick Theatre in O’Kane Hall at Holy Cross. The play is directed by Edward …

Lecture on Black Feminism at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Patricia Hill Collins, the Charles Phelps Taft Professor of Sociology at the University of Cincinnati, will give a lecture entitled “Black Feminism Revisited: Issues and Challenges,” on Monday, April 12, at 4 p.m., in Room 519 of …

Spring Forum on War and Peace at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Spring Forum on War and Peace, entitled “Making the Connection, Holy Cross and Latin American Studies, Why Should We Care?” will take place on Tuesday, March 30, at 7 p.m., in Room 305 of the Hogan …

Percussion Quartet to Perform at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Talujon Percussion Quartet, a four-member drum ensemble that performs classic and new music using both traditional and non-traditional instruments, will perform on Friday, April 9, at 8 p.m., in the Brooks Concert Hall at Holy Cross.  …

Holy Cross Community to Participate in Day of Service

WORCESTER, Mass. – Approximately 600 members of the Holy Cross community, including students, alumni, faculty and staff, will participate in the second annual Holy Cross Cares Day on Saturday, March 27.  The day begins at 9:45 a.m. in the Fieldhouse …

Rusted Root to Perform at Holy Cross’ Spring Weekend

WORCESTER, Mass. – Rusted Root will perform at the annual Spring Weekend concert on Monday, May 3, at 8 p.m., in the Hart Center at Holy Cross. Tickets, which will go on sale on Thursday, March 25, are $15 for …

NATO Briefing Session to be held at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – A NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) briefing session will be conducted by Capt. John Karson Eldridge of the U.S. Navy and Lt. Col. Jerome W. Church of the British Army on Monday, March 29, at 3 p.m., …

Holy Cross Chapel Artist Series Continues

WORCESTER, Mass. – Brian Jones, an organist, will perform in a concert of the great organ works of Johann Sebastian Bach on Sunday, March 21 at 3 p.m., in the St. Joseph Memorial Chapel at Holy Cross, at 3 p.m. …

Change Announced For Lecture By Breast Cancer Expert At Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – The time of the lecture by Joyce A. O’Shaughnessy, M.D., has been changed. O’Shaughnessy, an expert in the field of breast cancer research, will discuss treatment options and current research on the disease at a lecture on …

Spring Reading and Lecture Series Continues at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross will host four authors in the month of April as part of the William H.P. Jenks spring reading and lecture series.  All events will be held in the Browsing Room of the Dinand Library at …

Dealing with Germany’s Past to be Discussed at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Karola Brede, professor of sociology at the Sigmund Freud Institute at the University of Frankfurt, will give a lecture on Wednesday, March 24 at 8 p.m. in room 406 of the Hogan Campus Center at Holy Cross.  …

Holy Cross Debate Team to Host Cambridge University

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Fenwick Debate Society will host the Cambridge Union Society, England, in the annual Oxford/Cambridge debate on Tuesday, March 23, at 8 p.m., in Room 519 of the Hogan Campus Center at Holy Cross. The top four …

Holy Cross Celebrates Women’s History Month

WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross has planned the following events in March to celebrate Women’s History Month: Monday, March 22 at 4 p.m. – Joyce A. O’Shaughnessy, M.D, will give a lecture entitled “Understanding and Preventing Breast Cancer” in the …

Nationally-Known Race Relations Expert to Speak at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Jane Elliott will give a lecture entitled “The Anatomy of Prejudice” on Thursday, March 25, at 7 p.m., in the Ballroom of the Hogan Campus Center at Holy Cross.  Elliot is a nationally-known race relations expert and …

“Religion at the Dawn of the Millennium” is Lecture Topic at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Louis Dupré, professor emeritus at Yale University, will give a lecture entitled “Religion at the Dawn of the Millennium: The Crisis and the Challenge” on Tuesday, March 23 at 4 p.m., in room 401 of the Hogan …

Holy Cross Faculty Member One of Two Americans Chosen for International Art Exhibition

WORCESTER, Mass. – Robert ParkeHarrison, an assistant professor in the visual arts department at Holy Cross, has been selected to participate in the Tokyo Biennale at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography in April.  He is one of two artists …

Breast Cancer Expert to Speak at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Joyce O’Shaughnessy, MD, an expert in the field of breast cancer research, will discuss treatment options and current research on the disease at a lecture on March 22, at 4:30 p.m., in the Browsing Room of the …

Ambassador Paul Wolfowitz to deliver Hanify-Howland Lecture at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Ambassador Paul D. Wolfowitz, dean of the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University, will deliver the 33rd annual Hanify-Howland lecture on Monday, April 19, at 8 p.m., in the Ballroom of …