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‘As drone use increases, even locally, privacy concerns persist’

Telegram & Gazette

Ward Thomas, professor of political science, added to the national conversation about increases in domestic drone use in a recent piece in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette. Thomas says that while the implications of the potential invasion of citizens’ privacy …

‘Is Worcester a college town?’

In a recent op-ed in the Telegram & Gazette, College of the Holy Cross senior Neema Hakim argues that Worcester may be the home of many colleges, but that doesn’t mean it can call itself a college town. Hakim, a …

Fmr. Presidential Candidate Jon Huntsman Calls for End to Ideological Partisanship

12/18/13 by

Approximately 400 people filled the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom to hear former Utah governor and ambassador to China, Jon Huntsman Jr., deliver the 48th annual Hanify-Howland Memorial Lecture on Nov. 13. The Republican presidential candidate in the 2012 election primaries …

Scholarly Connections: Professor-Student Team and the Links Between Medieval Poem, Political Commentary

11/25/13 by

English Professor James Kee brought a lifetime of interest and experience when he spent part of the summer assisting English major Chase Padusniak ‘15 with his summer research project, titled “The Will to Charity: The Movement of the Will in …

Through Washington Semester, a First-Hand Look at Congress

11/25/13 by

Michelle Moreno-Silva ’15, a political science major from Pawtucket, R.I., recently completed a twelve-week internship through the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s nationally recognized Congressional Internship Program. She specifically worked in the office of Rep. David Cicilline of her home state. …

Charles Carroll Program Expands with Help From a Generous Alumnus

The Charles Carroll Program at the College of the Holy Cross is expanding its programming this year thanks to a generous gift from alumnus Robert Henzler ’55. Named after the only Roman Catholic to sign the Declaration of Independence, the …

‘Central MA College Standout: Holy Cross’ Neema Hakim’

GoLocalWorcester.com

A recent GoLocalWorcester.com article calls Neema Hakim ’14, a Worcester native with a double major in philosophy and political science, a “natural born leader and organizer” for his efforts in founding the Worcester Student Government Association. When the current Holy …

28 Holy Cross Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

11/01/13 by

Twenty-eighty students from the class of 2014 at the College of the Holy Cross were inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society, on October 27. Alpha Sigma Nu seeks out students at Jesuit institutions of higher learning who …

Blog: Strong Community Sets Holy Cross Apart, Says Breakell ’17

NAME Emily Breakell ’17 HOMETOWN Harwinton, Conn. STUDIES Political Science and Spanish Double Major in the College Honors Program WHY SHE CHOSE HOLY CROSS “Holy Cross has strong academics and a great liberal arts curriculum, but I ultimately chose this school …

Holy Cross Hires 13 New Faculty Members for 2013-14 Academic Year

The Office of the Dean at the College of the Holy Cross announces the hiring of 13 new faculty members— one endowed professor, 10 tenure-track positions and two postdoctoral teaching fellows—for the 2013-14 academic year. They are: Faisal Baluch (Charles …

Two Members of the Holy Cross Community Talk About Summer in the White House

Emma Cronin ’15 of Chicago, Ill., and Alex Clavering ’13 of Dix Hills, N.Y., were participants in the 2013 Summer White House Internship program. Competitive and highly esteemed, this opportunity is priceless, and has opened each student’s eyes to the …

‘Obama should assert powers’

Telegram & Gazette

Donald Brand, professor and chair of political science at the College of the Holy Cross, recently published an op-ed piece for the Telegram & Gazette about President Obama’s options regarding the situation in Syria. Brand, who is currently teaching a …

Michael Greve Speaks at College’s Annual Observance of Constitution Day

09/16/13 by

Michael Greve, professor of law at George Mason University, will give a talk titled “The Genius of the Constitution” on Sept. 18 at 4 p.m. in the Hogan Campus Center at the College of the Holy Cross. His lecture, which …

‘Crisis in Syria has stoked the fires of debate in Worcester’

Worcester Magazine

An article in Worcester Magazine highlights how Donald Brand, professor and chair of political science, pushes his students to take a stand on current events like the crisis in Syria in his American Presidency course. Dan Crème ’15, Robert Tiro …

‘Worcester residents voice Syria concerns’

NECN/Channel 3

Donald Brand, professor of political science at the College of the Holy Cross, talked to NECN/Channel 3 about his “American Presidency” class, where he is discussing President Barack Obama’s efforts to lobby Congress to authorize military action in Syria. Brand …

Faculty Promotions Announced at Holy Cross

Six faculty members at the College of the Holy Cross have been promoted to the rank of professor. Victor Matheson, of the department of economics, earned his Ph. D. and M.A. in economics from the University of Minnesota and his …

Students to Showcase Their Accomplishments at 20th Annual Summer Research Symposium

Event features research in natural sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities

A total of 107 Holy Cross students who conducted research during the summer will present their work in poster form at the 20th annual Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium on Sept. 6 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Hogan Campus …

Holy Cross Produces Record Number of Fulbright Scholars

14 alumni to teach and conduct research in Indonesia, Malaysia, Russia, Sri Lanka, more

Fourteen recent graduates from the College of the Holy Cross have been awarded Fulbright grants to work and teach abroad during the 2013-14 academic year. This marks a record high number of Fulbrights awarded in a single year for the …

Lynett ’08 Delivers Address at Suffolk Law School Commencement

Christopher Lynett ’08 delivered an address at the Suffolk Law School graduation. His address begins at approximately 1 hour and 14 minutes into the video. Christopher Lynett ’08 delivered an address to Suffolk Law School’s graduating class of 2013 after …

Princeton Review: History, Math and Political Science at Holy Cross Among Great Programs

06/13/13 by

Three departments at the College of the Holy Cross—history, mathematics, and political science—are ranked among the best in the Princeton Review’s “Great Schools for 20 of the Most Popular Undergraduate Majors,” which ran in conjunction with the Princeton Review’s annual …