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Harvard Med School Prof. to Deliver Lecture on Social Media and Eating Disorders

04/04/12 by

Dr. Anne E. Becker will give a talk titled “Is ‘Secondhand’ Media Exposure a Risk Factor for Eating Disorders?” on Tuesday, April 10 at 4 p.m. in Room 519 of the Hogan Campus Center at the College of the Holy …

World Premiere by Renowned Composer and Holy Cross Prof. Shirish Korde to Highlight Boston Musica Viva Concert

04/04/12 by

Boston Musica Viva (BMV), Boston’s first professional contemporary music ensemble, will present a concert titled “Origins,” which will highlight the world premier of a “KA” a dynamic new song cycle by Shirish Korde, chair and professor of the music department …

Award-winning Filmmaker to Screen Debut Film ‘In the Family’ at Holy Cross

Patrick Wang’s acclaimed film to be released nationwide this spring

04/03/12 by

Screenwriter, director and actor Patrick Wang will be at the College of the Holy Cross on Thursday, April 12, to discuss his film “In the Family,” which was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature. The film, …

Crusader Baseball to Hold ‘Team IMPACT Day’

Six-year-old cancer survivor to throw first pitch

On Wednesday, April 4, the Holy Cross baseball program will host its first ever “Team IMPACT Day” at Fitton Field during its game versus Marist at 5 p.m. Team IMPACT is a non-profit organization chartered to improve the quality of …

Holy Cross Alumna to Lecture on Ethics of Industrialized Food

04/03/12 by

Gabriella Petrick ’89, associate professor of nutrition, food studies and history at George Mason University, will return to her alma mater, the College of the Holy Cross, to give a lecture titled, “Can Industrial Food Be Ethical? A Historical Perspective,” …

Healthcare Pioneer Paul Farmer to Deliver Commencement Address at Holy Cross

Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J., former College president, among honorary degree recipients

04/02/12 by

Paul Farmer, founding director of Partners In Health, will receive an honorary degree from the College of the Holy Cross and address this year’s graduates during the College’s Commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 25 at 10:30 a.m. on the campus. …

Holy Cross to Host Relay for Life

Students anticipate start of big tradition at College

03/27/12 by

Students at the College of the Holy Cross will host the third annual Relay for Life from 5:45 p.m. on Friday, April 13 to 12 p.m. on Saturday, April 14on the Hart Center track. “This year’s theme is birthdays,” shares …

Washington Semester Prize Winner to Give Lecture on Voter ID

03/22/12 by

The College of the Holy Cross’ Center for Interdisciplinary and Special Studies has selected James Fisher ‘13, a political science major from Burlington, Vt., as the 2011 fall semester’s Maurizio Vannicelli Washington Semester Away program award recipient. He will present …

Holy Cross’ Working Writers Series Presents Fiction Writer Danielle Evans

03/21/12 by

Fiction writer Danielle Evans will host a discussion of the writer’s craft on Thursday, March 28 at 3:30 p.m. in Fenwick 330 and give a reading as part of the Working Writers’ Series at 7:30 p.m. in the Levis Browsing …

Holy Cross and Goodwill Team Up for Earth Day

03/21/12 by

The College of the Holy Cross and Goodwill are teaming up for a donation drive April 16 and 17 from 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. in the Hogan Campus Center parking lot #3. In honor of Earth Day (April 22), …

Holy Cross Community to Perform Day of Service

Students, alumni to volunteer locally and nationally in 15th annual Holy Cross Cares Day

03/15/12 by

More than 300 students, faculty, and staff from the College of the Holy Cross will participate in the 15th annual Holy Cross Cares Day on Saturday, March 24.  Volunteers will perform service-oriented activities, including painting, raking and picking up trash …

Chris Matthews ’67 of MSNBC’S ‘Hardball’ to Speak at Holy Cross

Talk to be followed by signing of new book

03/14/12 by

Chris Matthews ‘67, host of MSNBC’s “Hardball with Chris Matthews” and NBC’s “The Chris Matthews Show,” will give a talk about his new book “Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero” (Simon & Schuster, 2011) on Monday, March 26 at 8 p.m. in …

Five Holy Cross Employees Honored for Outstanding Service

03/12/12 by

Five employees of the College of the Holy Cross have received 2011 Claire B. Burns Awards. The awards program, now in its 14th year, was established and endowed in 1997 by Donal J. Burns ’49 in honor of his wife, …

Finance Leader Donna Winn ’76 to Speak at Holy Cross

Advocate for women's financial literacy, survivor of cancer and 9/11 attacks

03/09/12 by

Donna Winn ’76, a veteran of the financial industry, will deliver the Thomas More Lecture on Faith, Work and Civic Life on Tuesday, March 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rehm Library, Smith Hall at the College of the Holy …

Holy Cross Partners with City to Fund State-of-the-Art Mobile Library

03/06/12 by

At a press conference on the campus of the College of the Holy Cross overlooking the Worcester skyline, Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., President of Holy Cross, and City Manager Michael V. O’Brien announced today a 5-year partnership to fund …

Acclaimed Author Scott Russell Sanders to Talk About Writer’s Vocation at Holy Cross

03/01/12 by

Scott Russell Sanders, acclaimed author of more than 20 books of fiction and nonfiction, will give the annual Vocation of the Writer address on Thursday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rehm Library, Smith Hall, at the College of …

Cutting-Edge Bugallo-Williams Piano Duo to Perform at Holy Cross

02/29/12 by

The Bugallo-Williams Piano Duo—Helena Bugallo and Amy Williams—will perform a concert of prepared piano music on Tuesday, March 13 at 8 p.m. in Brooks Concert Hall at the College of the Holy Cross. The event is free, open to the …

Faculty Promotions Announced at Holy Cross

02/28/12 by

Five faculty members at the College of the Holy Cross have been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure. Melissa A. Boyle ’00, of the department of economics, earned her Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and …

Holy Cross Conference on Poverty to Mark 50th Anniversary of ‘The Other America’

William Julius Wilson, Maurice Isserman, Peter Dreier and Alan Wolfe among speakers

02/27/12 by

Renowned historians, sociologists and activists including William Julius Wilson, Maurice Isserman, Peter Dreier, David O’Brien, Bruce Western, Annette Lareau and others will speak at a two-day conference on poverty March 22-23, 2012, organized by the Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J. …

Men’s Hockey to Host ‘Pink the Rink’

The Holy Cross men’s hockey team will hold its third annual “Pink the Rink” on Friday, Feb. 17, at the Hart Center during its game versus Sacred Heart at 7 p.m. This year, the Crusaders will raise money for breast …