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Religious studies

02/20/19

What Does It Mean to Be Defrocked in the Catholic Church? Holy Cross Professor Explains

The Conversation

In a historic move, Pope Francis “defrocked” Theodore E. McCarrick, a former cardinal and archbishop of Washington, after the church....
02/08/19

Holy Cross Professor Examines the Controversy Surrounding the ‘Great Commission’

The Conversation

A recent survey has shown that the majority of churchgoing Christians in the U.S. are not familiar with the term the “Great Commission,”....
12/11/18

Holy Cross’ Long-Term Study Abroad Programs Recognized for Tenth Year in a Row

From climbing the Great Wall of China to exploring the importance of food in Italy, Holy Cross students make the most of studying abroad

This year, 86 Holy Cross students are spending the year — yes, the entire year — around the world in Germany, China, Italy, Argentina, Ireland,....
12/04/18

Holy Cross Religious Studies Professor Is Sought-After Expert on New Religious Movements

VICE | A&E | The Washington Post | Newsweek | The New York Times | CNN

With the American popular culture fascination for “cults” increasing throughout the past few decades, Holy Cross associate professor of....
10/15/18

Holy Cross Cantor Art Gallery to Display Contemporary Devotional Master Works From Kathmandu Valley

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will exhibit “The Newar Craftsmen of Kathmandu Valley: Objects of....
10/02/18

Holy Cross Professor Offers Inside Look Into Complex Jehovah’s Witnesses Organization for NBC News

NBC News

A recent Montana jury ruling that Jehovah’s Witnesses leadership is to pay $35 million to a 21-year-old woman alleging the church covered up....
10/02/18

Eight New Tenure-Track Faculty Members Welcomed in 2018-19 Academic Year

The new faculty members bring a wealth of knowledge to eight different departments at Holy Cross

The College of the Holy Cross has welcomed eight new faculty members to tenure-track positions for the 2018-19 academic year. They will each join a....
09/21/18

Blog: Goza ’20 Excited to Study Religion in the “Spiritual Heart of Catholicism” During Year Abroad

NAME Kate Goza ’20 HOMETOWN Mukilteo, Wash. AREAS OF STUDY Religious Studies major, Italian minor WHERE SHE’S STUDYING Università di....
09/19/18

‘Catholics Need a March for Our Lives Moment,’ Says Holy Cross Professor

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Mary Roche, associate professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross, was interviewed by the Telegram & Gazette recently on how....
08/31/18

Can the Catholic Church Be Saved? Holy Cross Professor Opines on NBC News

NBC News THINK

Mathew Schmalz, associate professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross, was called upon by NBC News to share his opinion on the....
07/25/18

A Miracle? Holy Cross Professor Writes About Weeping Virgin Mary Statue

The Conversation

Last week, media outlets worldwide were abuzz with news about a statue of the Virgin Mary at a diocese in New Mexico that appeared to had been....
07/19/18

Holy Cross Professor Writes on Heaven in Christian Thought

The Conversation

The belief in an afterlife is an important part of the Christian tradition. And unsurprisingly, there are many competing images of what that would....
07/16/18

Catholics & Cultures: Holy Cross Professor Writes About Little-Known Fiesta de la Tirana for Crux

Crux

“In a tiny northern Chilean town in the driest desert in the world, 200,000 people are gathering this week for one of the most remarkable,....
06/15/18

What Does the Bible Say About Immigration? A Holy Cross Professor Explains

The Conversation

Much of the national conversation this week has focused on the United States’ treatment of asylum seekers and undocumented immigrants trying to....
06/12/18

How Do Religions of the World View Suicide? Holy Cross Religious Studies Professor Explains

The Conversation

In the wake of the highly publicized suicides of fashion designer Kate Spade and chef and writer Anthony Bourdain last week, there’s been....
04/18/18

For Today’s Catholics Hell Means ‘the Hopeless Anguish of God’s Absence,’ Says Holy Cross Professor

The Conversation | Newsweek | Religion News Service

In an article for The Conversation, Joanne Pierce, professor of religious studies at Holy Cross, traces the conceptual evolution of hell through the....
04/18/18

Religious Studies Professor and Papacy Expert Opines on Pope Francis’ Apology for Abuse in Chile

The Conversation

Last week, Pope Francis wrote to three clerical sexual abuse victims apologizing and asking for forgiveness for defending Chilean Bishop Juan Barros,....
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,....
04/11/18

Holy Cross Professor on Why the Label ‘Cult’ Prevents Greater Understanding of New Religions

The Conversation | Newsweek | Religion News Service

New religious movements have been a subject of fascination in American popular culture for decades, often portrayed in movies and TV shows as....
04/03/18

Pope’s Press Corps to Speak at Holy Cross Conference on ‘Francis the Pilgrim’

The College of the Holy Cross will host a conference on “Francis the Pilgrim: From Personal Devotion to Papal Diplomacy,” April 11-12,....
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Rodin: Truth, Form, Life/Selections from the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Collections
3/24/2019
175th Anniversary
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery 2
The inaugural exhibition of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery...
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MPE Meeting (Event canceled)
3/25/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 304(05)
Open to Campus Community Only
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MPE Meeting
3/25/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite B/C - 4th Fl
Open to the Public
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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Internship & Job Info Table
3/25/2019
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
Stop by the Devereux Behavioral Health info table to learn...
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Rodin:Truth, Form, Life/Selections from the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Collections
3/25/2019
175th Anniversary
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
The inaugural exhibition of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery...
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BNP Paribas Info Table
3/26/2019
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 2
Stop by the BNP Paribas Info to meet Holy Cross student ambassadorHana...
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Rodin:Truth, Form, Life/Selections from the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Collections
3/26/2019
175th Anniversary
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
The inaugural exhibition of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery...
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Lecture by Adeline Meuller
3/27/2019
Music
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Music and Child Welfare in a Jesuit Institution – Mozart's...
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AFST Drop-in Luncheon
3/27/2019
Africana Studies
Dinand Library Levis Browsing Room
Open to Campus Community Only
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Rodin:Truth, Form, Life/Selections from the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Collections
3/27/2019
175th Anniversary
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
The inaugural exhibition of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery...
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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Internship & Job Info Table
3/27/2019
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
Stop by the Devereux Behavioral Health info table to learn...
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Samora Pinderhughes: The Transformations Suite
3/28/2019
Arts Transcending Borders
Brooks Music Center CONCERT HA
Continuing in the tradition of artists like Bob Marley, Duke Ellington,...
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Lecture: Peter Phan on Theology of the Church in the Age of Migration
3/28/2019
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Peter Phan is the inaugural holder of the Ignacio Ellacuria Chair...
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Ovid in the #MeToo Era
3/28/2019
Classics
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall 210
This talk discusses the difficulties of and some strategies for reading...
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Rodin:Truth, Form, Life/Selections from the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Collections
3/28/2019
175th Anniversary
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
The inaugural exhibition of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery...
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175th Jesuits and Music Concert
3/29/2019
Music
St Joseph Memorial Chapel St Joseph Chapel
Many Holy Cross musical ensembles and performers will join...
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MID Club
3/29/2019
Classics
Fenwick Hall 420
Open to Campus Community Only
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Rodin:Truth, Form, Life/Selections from the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Collections
3/29/2019
175th Anniversary
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
The inaugural exhibition of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery...
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Rodin: Truth, Form, Life/Selections from the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Collections
3/30/2019
175th Anniversary
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery 2
The inaugural exhibition of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery...
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Rodin: Truth, Form, Life/Selections from the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Collections
3/31/2019
175th Anniversary
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery 2
The inaugural exhibition of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery...
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Emmanuelle Sinardet Lecture
4/1/2019
Latin American and Latino Studies
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
Open to the Public
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Lecture: Cornell Historian Derek Chang on Asians in the Jim Crow South
4/1/2019
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Derek Chang, associate professor of history at Cornell University,...
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Conference on Liberal Arts Education
4/1/2019
Political Science
Dinand Library Levis Browsing Room
What is the role of Great Books in a liberal arts education? Are...
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Once in a Lifetime
4/1/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
LOBBY TABLE - Once in a LifetimeBy George S. Kaufman and...
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Rodin:Truth, Form, Life/Selections from the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Collections
4/1/2019
175th Anniversary
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
The inaugural exhibition of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery...
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53rd Annual Hanify-Howland Lecture
4/2/2019
Hanify-Howland Memorial Lecture
Holy Cross Campus
The 53rd annual Hanify-Howland Memorial Lecture will be held April 2, 2019 in the...
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Conference: Readings from the Roots, on Bible Translation and Its Impact
4/2/2019
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
This two-day conference highlights a new, historically-sensitive...
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Once in a Lifetime
4/2/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
LOBBY TABLE - Once in a LifetimeBy George S. Kaufman and...
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Rodin:Truth, Form, Life/Selections from the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Collections
4/2/2019
175th Anniversary
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
The inaugural exhibition of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery...
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ASL Yoga Workshop
4/3/2019
Diversity and Inclusion
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to the Public
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Authors on the Hill: Stephanie Reents
4/3/2019
Featured Student
Dinand Library Levis Browsing Room
Join Professor Stephanie Reents for a reading and discussion of...
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Once in a Lifetime
4/3/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
LOBBY TABLE - Once in a LifetimeBy George S. Kaufman and...
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BNP Paribas Info Table
4/3/2019
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
Stop by the BNP Paribas Info to meet Holy Cross student ambassadorHana...
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Rodin:Truth, Form, Life/Selections from the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Collections
4/3/2019
175th Anniversary
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
The inaugural exhibition of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery...
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Conference: Readings from the Roots, on Bible Translation and Its Impact
4/3/2019
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Readings from the Roots is a new, historically-sensitive translation...
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Once in a Lifetime
4/4/2019
Theatre
O'Kane Hall Fenwick Theatre
Once in a Lifetime By George S. Kaufman and Moss HartApril 4-6 &...
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Ira Sukrungruang
4/4/2019
English
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Thursday, April 4thIra Sukrungruang (multi-genre)READING 7:30PM...
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Once in a Lifetime
4/4/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
LOBBY TABLE - Once in a LifetimeBy George S. Kaufman and...
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Rodin:Truth, Form, Life/Selections from the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Collections
4/4/2019
175th Anniversary
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
The inaugural exhibition of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery...
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Once in a Lifetime
4/5/2019
Theatre
O'Kane Hall Fenwick Theatre
Once in a Lifetime By George S. Kaufman and Moss HartApril 4-6 &...
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MID Club
4/5/2019
Classics
Fenwick Hall 420
Open to Campus Community Only
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Once in a Lifetime
4/5/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
LOBBY TABLE - Once in a LifetimeBy George S. Kaufman and...
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Rodin:Truth, Form, Life/Selections from the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Collections
4/5/2019
175th Anniversary
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
The inaugural exhibition of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery...
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Once in a Lifetime
4/6/2019
Theatre
O'Kane Hall Fenwick Theatre
Once in a Lifetime By George S. Kaufman and Moss HartApril 4-6 &...
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Rodin: Truth, Form, Life/Selections from the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Collections
4/6/2019
175th Anniversary
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery 2
The inaugural exhibition of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery...
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Rodin: Truth, Form, Life/Selections from the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Collections
4/7/2019
175th Anniversary
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery 2
The inaugural exhibition of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery...
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COPE Well Week -Student Athletes Mental Health Speaker: Ivy Watts
4/8/2019
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 402(03)
Open to Campus Community Only
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Community Dance Workshop with Ronald K. Brown
4/8/2019
Arts Transcending Borders (ATB)
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
Open to the Public
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Movie & Pizza Night
4/8/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite B/C - 4th Fl
Open to the Public
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MPE Meeting (Event canceled)
4/8/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 304(05)
Open to Campus Community Only
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Once in a Lifetime
4/8/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 2
LOBBY TABLE - Once in a LifetimeBy George S. Kaufman and...
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COPE Well Week- Beginners Yoga
4/9/2019
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 402(03)
Open to Campus Community Only
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Hester/Craig Debate
4/9/2019
McFarland Center for Religion
Kimball Hall Seelos Theater
Is theistic belief rational in a scientific age? Listen in on a conversation...
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Once in a Lifetime
4/9/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 2
LOBBY TABLE - Once in a LifetimeBy George S. Kaufman and...
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COPE Well Week- Paint Night with Mocktails
4/10/2019
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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City Year Info Table
4/10/2019
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 4
Stop by the City Year Info Table for learn more about this...
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Once in a Lifetime
4/10/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 2
LOBBY TABLE - Once in a LifetimeBy George S. Kaufman and...
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Lecture: Glenn Loury on the Ethics of Affirmative Action Policies in Higher Education
4/11/2019
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Glenn Loury, the Merton P. Stoltz Professor of the Social Sciences,...
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Once in a Lifetime
4/11/2019
Theatre
O'Kane Hall Fenwick Theatre
Once in a Lifetime By George S. Kaufman and Moss HartApril 4-6 &...
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COPE Well Week (Event canceled)
4/11/2019
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 304(05)
Open to Campus Community Only
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Once in a Lifetime
4/11/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 2
LOBBY TABLE - Once in a LifetimeBy George S. Kaufman and...
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Once in a Lifetime
4/12/2019
Theatre
O'Kane Hall Fenwick Theatre
Once in a Lifetime By George S. Kaufman and Moss HartApril 4-6 &...
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MID Club
4/12/2019
Classics
Fenwick Hall 420
Open to Campus Community Only
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Once in a Lifetime
4/12/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 2
LOBBY TABLE - Once in a LifetimeBy George S. Kaufman and...
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Once in a Lifetime
4/13/2019
Theatre
O'Kane Hall Fenwick Theatre
Once in a Lifetime By George S. Kaufman and Moss HartApril 4-6 &...
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Holy Cross Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert
4/16/2019
Music
Brooks Music Center CONCERT HA
An evening of Big Band Jazz music that plays from the Classic to the...
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American International College Graduate Programs Info Table
4/16/2019
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
Stop by the American International College Graduate Programs...
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Community Dance Workshop with Ronald K. Brown
4/22/2019
Arts Transcending Borders (ATB)
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(09)
Open to the Public
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Holy Cross Orchestra Concert
4/24/2019
Music
St Joseph Memorial Chapel St Joseph Chapel
The Holy Cross College Orchestra will perform Tchaikovsky’s...
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Manusripts, Inscriptions & Documents Round Table Discussion
4/24/2019
Classics
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 408(09)
Open to Campus Community Only
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Academic Conference
4/24/2019
Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
Smith Laboratories 155
Open to the Public
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Academic Conference
4/24/2019
Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
Smith Laboratories 154
Open to the Public
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Academic Conference
4/24/2019
Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
O'Neil Hall 112
Open to the Public
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Academic Conference
4/24/2019
Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
Haberlin Hall 219
Open to the Public
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175th Anniversary Scavenger Hunt
4/25/2019
Featured Employee
Outdoor starting at Hogan
This Scavenger Hunt is being put on by the Mission and Identity Subcommittee...
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Perkins Human Services Agency Info Table
4/25/2019
Center for Career Development Categories: Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
Stop by the Perkins Info Table to learn more about this agency...
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H-CLEF Concert
4/26/2019
Music
Brooks Music Center CONCERT HA
Join the Holy Cross Laptop Ensemble Federation for an evening of silent...
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MID Club
4/26/2019
Classics
Fenwick Hall 420
Open to Campus Community Only
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Purple Pride Day
4/26/2019
Featured
Smith Laboratories SPILLANE
A day to spread Holy Cross spirit and pride! There will be giveaways, food...
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Holy Cross College Choir Concert
4/27/2019
Music
St Joseph Memorial Chapel St Joseph Chapel
Giacomo Carissimi was the first great composer of oratorios,...
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Chapel Artist Series Organ Concert - Pavel Kohout
4/28/2019
Music
St Joseph Memorial Chapel St Joseph Chapel
Pavel Kohout, OrganistInternational Concert Organist, Prague,...
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MPE Meeting
4/29/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(09)
Open to the Public
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Dance Concert
5/1/2019
Theatre
O'Kane Hall Fenwick Theatre
Dance ConcertMay 1 at 7:00 PM and 9:00 PMFenwick Theatre – 2nd...
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Romantic Exile and Transnational Celebrity
5/2/2019
English
Dinand Library Levis Browsing Room
Omar Miranda, assistant professor of English at the University of...
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Food Truck Festival
5/3/2019
Featured
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Outdoor Oval
Join the Office of Student Involvement for a Friday Night...
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MID Club
5/3/2019
Classics
Fenwick Hall 420
Open to Campus Community Only
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Sanctae Crucis Selection Committee Meeting
5/9/2019
The Sanctae Crucis Awards
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
Open to Campus Community Only
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MID Club
5/10/2019
Classics
Fenwick Hall 420
Open to Campus Community Only
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Fullbridge Final Presentations (Event canceled)
5/22/2019
Ciocca Center for Business
Smith Laboratories 154
Open to Campus Community Only
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Fullbridge Final Presentations (Event canceled)
5/22/2019
Ciocca Center for Business
Smith Laboratories 155
Open to Campus Community Only
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MPE Training
8/28/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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MPE Training
8/29/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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MPE Training
8/30/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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Festival of the Arts at Holy Cross
9/27/2019
Music
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Outdoor Oval
Open to the Public
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