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Holy Cross Theatre Department to Present ‘The Royal Family’

The College of the Holy Cross theatre department will present “The Royal Family,” written by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber and directed by Steve Vineberg, Distinguished Professor of Arts and Humanities. The performances will be held in Fenwick Theatre, …

Artists from Yo-Yo Ma’s Silkroad Ensemble Offer Powerful Reflection on the Syrian Crisis

Arts Transcending Borders (ATB) at the College of the Holy Cross presents “Home Within,” an onstage collaboration between Syrian clarinetist and composer Kinan Azmeh, and Syrian-Armenian visual artist Kevork Mourad on Tuesday, April 4, 8 p.m. in Seelos Theatre. The …

‘SPEAK: Kathak and Tap Unite’ Receives Its East Coast Premiere at Holy Cross

Arts Transcending Borders (ATB) at the College of the Holy Cross presents “SPEAK: Kathak and Tap Unite,” a collaboration that brings together leading artists in kathak and tap dance, in its east coast premiere on Monday, March 27, at 8 …

Final Five Candidates Announced for 2017 Bob Cousy Award

Fan voting to open Friday, March 10 on HoophallAwards.com

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the five finalists for the 2017 Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award presented by College of the Holy Cross. Named after Hall of Famer and former Boston Celtic and …

Holy Cross Conference to Reframe History of Science in Middle East and North Africa Region

Carla Nappi, associate professor of history and Canada Research Chair of Early Modern Studies at the University of British Columbia, will offer the keynote address at a conference titled “Globalization of Science in the Middle East and North Africa, 18th-20th …

Holy Cross Names Dan Kim Vice President for Communications

Dan Kim has been named the new vice president for communications at the College of the Holy Cross. He will assume his responsibilities on April 1, according to Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president of the College. “We are pleased …

Holy Cross Included Among Princeton Review’s ‘Colleges That Pay You Back’

The College ranked No. 12 on “Best Alumni Network” list

02/13/17 by

The College of the Holy Cross is one of the nation’s best colleges for students seeking great academics, outstanding career preparation, and generous financial aid, according to The Princeton Review. The publication featured the College as one of 200 schools …

Arts Transcending Borders Kicks Off the Semester with Sō Percussion’s ‘A Gun Show’

  This semester, Arts Transcending Borders at the College of the Holy Cross is offering a series of events that bring some of the most pressing issues of our time into conversation with the arts. On Thursday, Feb. 9, Sō …

Shaun King to Deliver Social Justice Keynote Address at Holy Cross

01/31/17 by

On Tuesday, Feb. 7, Shaun King, senior justice writer for the New York Daily News and political commentator for The Young Turks, will give a keynote speech titled “Civil Rights Today” as part of Black History Month at Holy Cross. …

Working Writers Series Kicks Off Spring Semester with Nonfiction Writer Jerald Walker

Series includes short story author, novelists

The Working Writers Series events, which are sponsored by the English department’s Creative Writing Program, will present readings from the following writers throughout the semester. All events will take place in the Rehm Library in Smith Hall (unless otherwise noted) …

Holy Cross Music Department Announces the Spring 2017 Concert Series

The College of the Holy Cross music department will kick off its spring concert series on Tuesday, Jan. 31 at 8 p.m. in Brooks Concert Hall with artist-in-residence Saul Bitrán’s Cuarteto Latinoamericano: “Tribute to the Americas.” Cuarteto Latinoamericano is one …

Alternate College Theatre Presents the Musical Update of ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

The College of the Holy Cross’ student run Alternate College Theatre (ACT) will present “Little Shop of Horrors,” with music by Alan Menken, with book and lyrics by Howard Ashman and directed by alumna Julia McCarthy ’15, who previously staged …

2017 Bob Cousy Award Watch List Narrowed to 10 Finalists

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the 10 watch list finalists for the 2017 Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award presented by College of the Holy Cross. Named after Hall of Famer and former Boston …

Homeboy Industries Founder Fr. Boyle to Speak on Gang Intervention

L.A. organization is largest rehab and re-entry program in the world

Rev. Gregory Boyle, S.J., founder and executive director of Homeboy Industries, the largest gang intervention, rehabilitation and re-entry program in the world, will speak at the College of the Holy Cross on Monday, Feb. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the …

Holy Cross Events to Focus on Forgotten Ethics in Food Movements

The College of the Holy Cross will host three events in February to highlight the ethical issues around two popular food movements, locally-sourced foods and Meatless Mondays. Margaret Gray, author of “Labor and the Locavore: The Making of a Comprehensive …

Digging into DNA: Biology Professor Wins $780K NSF Award for Genetics Research

Geoffrey Findlay, assistant professor of biology at the College of the Holy Cross, has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award for the amount of $780,902 through 2021. The award is given through the Faculty Early Career Development …

Latin American Artists Showcase Contemporary Work at Holy Cross’ Cantor Art Gallery

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will present the work of ten Latin American artists in the exhibition “Last Frontier: The Subjectivity of Territory” from Wednesday, January 25 through Friday, April …

Sō Percussion Explores Gun Violence Through Multigenre Performance

01/23/17 by

On Thursday, Feb. 9, Sō Percussion, a leading American percussion ensemble renowned for its incisive interpretations of modern repertoire and large-scale original works, will perform its latest work “A Gun Show” at the College of the Holy Cross. The performance …

Holy Cross’ Spring 2017 Seelos Film Series

“La La Land,” “Manchester by the Sea,” and “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” among films to be shown this semester.

The College of the Holy Cross will be featuring the following films in Seelos Theater this spring. All films are free and open to the public. “Hell or High Water” Wed., Jan. 25: Showings at 3 and 8 p.m. Rated …

Chemistry Professor Receives $108k Sub-Award from the National Institutes of Health

Richard Herrick, professor of chemistry and the Edward A. O’Rorke Professor in Liberal Arts, has been awarded a sub-award from the National Institutes of Health via the University of Akron for a total of $108,858. The grant will help fund …