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05/06/20

Academic Conference Goes Virtual in Response to Pandemic

A longtime staple of the Holy Cross experience, the forum for students to present research and independent work found success in leveraging technology

As faculty members across the College worked to transition their courses to a distance-learning format this semester, one of the many logistical....
02/18/20

Student Government Association Holds Sexual Respect Week on Campus

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

When the Student Government Association (SGA) started discussing important topics to address at the beginning of the 2019 fall semester, one word....
01/09/20

Holy Cross Economics Course Explores the Intricacies of Inequality

In the course, students learned to make real-world connections between social issues and policy ideas

“What is your opportunity cost of buying an iPhone?” Kolleen Rask, professor of economics, asks her class. “You wouldn’t be....
01/09/20

Holy Cross Long-Term Study Abroad Program Ranked No. 1 in the Country

Whether becoming fluent in another language or hanging out with monkeys, Holy Cross students make the most of their study abroad experience

For the 2019-2020 academic year, 261 College of the Holy Cross students are living and studying abroad — in other terms, roughly 8% of the student....
10/16/19

Classics Course Examines How Ancient Times Relate to Conflict in the United States

How Greek and Roman cultures have been put to use — positively and negatively — in the United States

The music of Steely Dan, the movie “O Brother, Where Art Thou” and the history of two world wars may seem an odd trio of discussion....
10/09/19

Home Sweet Campus: A Peek Inside Residence Life at Holy Cross

What’s it really like to live on The Hill? Five students share their living spaces

Ninety percent of Holy Cross students live in one of 11 residence halls on campus — but how do they make those spaces feel like home? The answer is....
10/03/19

Delaney Wells ’20 Has a Global Dedication to Disability Rights

The senior spent her summer researching the stigmatization of disability in Ugandan churches

In her junior year, Delaney Wells ’20 interned in the Disability Rights section of the Department of Justice during the Washington Semester....
09/03/19

Blog: Manning ’21 Eager to Explore History, Culture During Semester Abroad in Cameroon

The English and French double major is studying abroad at L’Université Catholique d’Afrique Centrale in Yaoundé, Cameroon

Name: Grace Manning ‘21 Hometown: Enniskerry, Ireland Areas of study: English and French double major with a concentration in peace and....
07/03/19

A Tour Guide’s Guide to Holy Cross

From sharing experiences of their first year on campus to identifying the best food on The Hill, five current Holy Cross tour guides tell all

What should students expect in their first year at Holy Cross? How do students spend their free time? Is it true the College brings food trucks to....
10/23/18

Blog: Baker ’22 Excited for Extracurricular Opportunities on The Hill

NAME  Mitchell Baker ’22 HOMETOWN Upton, Mass. STUDIES HE’S CONSIDERING Political science and philosophy double major, Middle Eastern....
09/21/18

Blog: Brown Baker ’20 Hopes to Become Fluent in Russian During Year Abroad

NAME Emily Brown Baker ‘20 HOMETOWN Harper Woods, Mich. (near Detroit) AREAS OF STUDY Sociology and Russian double major, Peace and Conflict....
08/09/18

Holy Cross History Professor Wins Prestigious National Book Award

Lorelle Semley is named co-winner of the World History Association's Bentley Book Prize for her book, "To be Free and French: Citizenship in France's Atlantic Empire"

Lorelle Semley, associate professor of history, has been named a co-winner of the World History Association’s prestigious Bentley Book Prize....
06/06/18

Holy Cross Professors Recognized for Outstanding Scholarship and Student Advising

Marfuggi Awards were given to Neel Smith and Lorelle Semley, who also received a prestigious Burkhardt Fellowship

After another successful academic year, two faculty members are being celebrated for their excellence in scholarship and academic advising. Before....
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....
03/06/18

For and With Others: Holy Cross Students Choose the Peace Corps for Post-Grad

Four graduating seniors will serve in places such as Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Rwanda

Many students come to College of the Holy Cross wanting to make a difference in the world. Four graduating seniors — Katie Bowles, Marie Therese....
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....
11/21/17

Holy Cross Professor Studies the Economics of Genocide

AJCU Connections

This article originally ran in the November issue of Connections, an online publication of the Associations of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.....
11/17/17

Holy Cross Professor on the Rise and Rule of Robert Mugabe, ‘The Only Leader Zimbabwe Has Ever Had’

NPR, History News Network

The international community has been monitoring the situation in Zimbabwe closely since the announcement of a staged coup against Robert Mugabe. The....
11/01/17

Washington Semester Award Winner to Discuss Oral History’s Portrayal of the 1964 Freedom Summer

The Center for Liberal Arts in the World at the College of the Holy Cross has selected Catherine Tarantino ’18, a history major with a....
10/05/17

Jesuit Organizations Lead the Way in Aiding Refugees Worldwide

A record 65 million displaced people need help, and Jesuit organizations on the front lines are responding — including here at Holy Cross

Samer Naeem was in his early 20s when he lost his eyesight. He’d been born with a genetic disorder that caused high blood pressure inside the....
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8/23/2020
Hogan Center Ballroom & 328

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Odyssey 2024 Program (Event canceled)
8/24/2020
Hogan Center 406

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Odyssey 2024 Program (Event canceled)
8/24/2020
Hogan Center Ballroom & 328

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Odyssey 2024 Program (Event canceled)
8/24/2020
Hogan Center 402

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Odyssey 2024 Program (Event canceled)
8/24/2020
Hogan Center 401

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Co-Curricular Extravaganza (Event canceled)
9/23/2020
Hogan Center 320

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Co-Curricular Extravaganza (Event canceled)
9/23/2020
Hogan Center Ballroom & 328

Open to Campus Community Only