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07/31/20

Holy Cross Says Farewell to Seven Retiring Professors

The cohort leaves a lasting legacy in generations of students

They’ve taught generations of Holy Cross students in classrooms, laboratories, arts venues and even locales abroad. Now, these esteemed faculty....
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....
10/17/19

Holy Cross Welcomes Seven Tenure-Track Faculty Members for the 2019-20 Academic Year

The new faculty members will join seven different departments at the College

Seven faculty members at College of the Holy Cross have been welcomed into tenure-track positions for the 2019-20 academic year. They will each join....
08/07/19

Learning Outside the Classroom at Holy Cross

Create a new, innovative project or spend the semester in the bustle of New York City — the opportunities are endless

Not all education takes place in an academic building — particularly at College of the Holy Cross, where outside-the-classroom learning....
04/25/19

Studying STEM: How Holy Cross Celebrates Women in Science, Math and More

One-on-one mentoring and events like Girls Can Code and Women in Science Day help female STEM students thrive

To the standard acronym for STEM — science, technology, engineering, math — Holy Cross adds an important letter: W. From professors who serve as....
04/19/19

Holy Cross Alumnus Paves Way for Ethical Business Leaders

Throughout his career, Art Ciocca '59 has taken an entrepreneurial approach to philanthropy

Before tech startups flocked to Silicon Valley, before entrepreneurs competed for millions in funding on the TV show “Shark Tank,” and....
04/04/19

7 Holy Cross Students Making a Difference in Their Communities

The students work to create positive change across the globe — from Worcester all the way to Honduras and beyond

Holy Cross students are driven to make a difference in their communities — on campus, in Massachusetts and across the globe. Propelled by the....
01/07/19

Five Outstanding Alumni Receive Sanctae Crucis Awards

A nuclear physicist. A foreign journalist. A federal judge. A developmental psychologist. A visionary physician. A look at their remarkable worldwide impact.

They graduated years apart, yet each embraces the Jesuit magis, a calling to “be more” that has fueled Holy Cross men and women....
12/17/18

Roommate Confidential: Q&A with Two First-Year Holy Cross Students

The first-year roommates get candid about clubs, campus and what's surprised them about their first semester on The Hill

First-year roommates share more than four walls — they experience navigating the leap into college together. To get a peek at the ins and outs of....
10/10/18

Citizen Scientists: Summer Course Takes Hands-On Approach to Environmental Issues

Environmental chemistry students partake in frequent experiments to help complex subjects gel

“It’s a Small World” might seem an odd soundtrack for a chemistry course, but the chirpy chorus begins every time students in....
07/19/18

Liberal Arts and Technology: A Match for the New Millennium

Computer science majors, interest on the rise at Holy Cross, where students, faculty and alumni are finding new advantages in research, careers

Lucca Eloy ’18 didn’t arrive at Holy Cross planning to major in computer science. He figured he’d focus on biology, maybe even go....
06/29/18

‘Paris is a Classroom’: Students Study Revolutionaries and Rebels Through Summer Study Abroad Program

The group augmented their studies with visits to renowned art museums and historically significant sites, including the Palace of Versailles and Normandy

What do Les Miserables’ rebellious Jean Valjean, the writer James Baldwin and 11 College of the Holy Cross students have in common? They know....
05/14/18

Two Rising Seniors Receive Full-Tuition Scholarships for Women in Science

Abby Corrigan '19 and Sarah McGuire '19 named 2018-19 Clare Boothe Luce Scholars

Abby Corrigan ’19, a physics and economics major, and Sarah McGuire ’19, a mathematics major with a minor in computer science, have been....
04/23/18

Holy Cross Professor and Physics Department Chair Discusses His Road to Astrophysics

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

In an interview for Worcester Telegram & Gazette’s “Sunday Sitdown,” Tomohiko Narita, associate professor and chair of the....
04/12/18

Honoring the Past: Students Seek Opportunities to Learn About the Holocaust

Through diverse course offerings, study abroad opportunities and lectures on campus, students can explore all facets of Judaism

“Never forget” is a phrase that’s long been used to remind people, Jews and non-Jews alike, to remember the pain of the Holocaust,....
03/29/18

Second Annual Women in Science Day Brings Over 100 High School Students to Campus

Students participate in demos, panel discussions and networking sessions

Let’s do the math — 115 high school students, 192 current students, and 13 alumnae, all of whom were women, descended on the Integrated....
03/16/18

Holy Cross to Host Second Annual Women in Science Day

More than 150 local high school girls and 200 undergraduate students expected to participate

The College of the Holy Cross will host the second annual Women in Science Day on March 24, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at the Integrated....
02/12/18

Holy Cross Professor is Keeping Tabs on Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster

Popular Science

  Elon Musk made headlines last week when his company SpaceX launched an electric sports car into space, and not any car, but his own personal....
01/15/18

Intro to Neuroscience: New Course Offers Innovative, Integrative Exploration of the Brain

Along with the course, a new interdisciplinary minor challenges students at the intersection of psychology, biology, chemistry, mathematics and physics

Neuroscience is a field that requires its scientists to integrate knowledge and thinking from many disciplines. Holy Cross has a long history of....
01/15/18

How Do Holy Cross Students Get into Medical School?

Health professions advisers help students develop well-rounded experience and articulate it in their applications

Just about everyone who applies to medical school has top grades and test scores. So who gets in and who doesn’t? Often it comes down to “miles....
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Civitas - Community Engagement & Leadership Institute - Summer 2020!
8/9/2020
online

Join us for Civitas - Community Engagement Leadership Institute! In Civitas you will have the...


Becoming a White Ally for Racial Justice (5 week series)
8/12/2020
online

All current enrolled students (including students from the Class of 2024) are invited to join...


Civitas - Community Engagement & Leadership Institute - Summer 2020!
8/16/2020
online

Join us for Civitas - Community Engagement Leadership Institute! In Civitas you will have the...


Odyssey 2024 Move-In Day/ Welcome Luncheon (Event canceled)
8/23/2020
Hogan Center Ballroom & 328

Open to Campus Community Only


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

Open to Campus Community Only


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

Open to Campus Community Only


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

Open to Campus Community Only


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

Open to Campus Community Only


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

Open to Campus Community Only


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

Open to Campus Community Only