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07/02/20

Holy Cross Religious Studies Professor Receives $5,000 Grant from the Wabash Center

The award will be used to promote diversity and equity within teaching and learning at the College

Holy Cross Religious Studies Professor Tat siong Benny Liew has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in....
06/25/20

Can A Black Plague-Era Author Be a Spiritual Guide in Our Current Pandemic? Holy Cross Religious Studies Professor Explains

America Magazine

In a recent commentary for America Magazine, Mahri Leonard-Fleckman, assistant professor of religious studies at Holy Cross, writes about the....
04/22/20

Holy Cross Professor on How the Hebrew Bible Speaks to Us in the Time of COVID-19

Commonweal Magazine

In a recent commentary for Commonweal Magazine, Mahri Leonard-Fleckman, assistant professor of religious studies at Holy Cross, points to the....
03/10/20

Four Holy Cross Faculty Members Promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure

The faculty members represent three departments: English, religious studies, and sociology and anthropology

Whether researching graphic novels or studying the ethics of major companies, Holy Cross faculty members are making significant, lasting impacts on....
02/21/20

Euronews Quotes Judaic Studies Professor on Controversial War-Time Pope Archives

Euronews

More than 150 historians and researchers around the world have signed up to access the Vatican archives of Pope Pius XII set to be released on March....
02/18/20

Student Government Association Holds Sexual Respect Week on Campus

Events throughout the week highlighted topics of consent, healing and different meanings of love

When the Student Government Association (SGA) started discussing important topics to address at the beginning of the 2019 fall semester, one word....
12/10/19

Cantor Art Gallery Exhibit Featured in New York Times ‘Best Art of 2019’ List

Dharma and Punya exhibit dubbed 'a gem' by longtime arts critic Holland Cotter

The prestigious New York Times Art & Design section released their “Best Art of 2019” as determined by their art critics. Making....
11/11/19

Religious Studies Professor Highlights Challenges Faced by Jehovah’s Witnesses Sexual Abuse Survivors

VICE

It’s been months since the New York Child Victims Act was signed into law allowing adult survivors of child sexual abuse to sue an abuser or a....
11/07/19

The Climate Crisis: Holy Cross Students, Faculty and Staff Explore a Warming World

Campus-wide conversations, a climate strike and a commitment to reducing carbon emissions are among the green initiatives underway

Climate change is such a large, global challenge, it can be hard to imagine how a single person can make an impact. But not for Renee LeBlanc....
10/25/19

Religious Studies Professor Discusses Vatican’s New Smartphone App in The Washington Post

The Washington Post

Catholic spirituality is based in thousands of years of history and tradition but now it’s getting a bit of an upgrade. Last week, the Vatican....
10/16/19

Holy Cross Religious Studies Professor Brings Artistry of Nepal, Greater Understanding of Buddhism to Campus

After three years of extensive planning, Todd Lewis brought the 'Dharma and Punya: Buddhist Ritual Art of Nepal' exhibit to the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery

When Todd Lewis decided to study Buddhism in graduate school, he wanted to explore the least- examined Buddhist place in the world: Nepal.....
10/11/19

Holy Cross Professor Writes About the Secrecy of Confession in the Catholic Church

The Conversation

On Sept. 11, 2019, the Australian states of Victoria and Tasmania passed bills requiring priests to report any child abuse revealed in the....
10/03/19

Delaney Wells ’20 Has a Global Dedication to Disability Rights

The senior spent her summer researching the stigmatization of disability in Ugandan churches

In her junior year, Delaney Wells ’20 interned in the Disability Rights section of the Department of Justice during the Washington Semester....
09/27/19

Religious Studies Professor Reflects on the History of the Cross in Christianity

The Conversation

The cross as a symbol of Christianity has a complex and controversial history, originating even before the death of Christ. We are reminded of that....
09/26/19

Eight Holy Cross Faculty Members Promoted to Rank of Professor

The newly promoted faculty members answer questions about their scholarship and more — from insect diversity to Mozart.

They’ve spent years teaching at College of the Holy Cross and advancing research in their respective fields. Now, eight faculty members have....
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....
07/17/19

Rarely Exhibited Buddhist Ritual Art on View at Holy Cross’ Cantor Art Gallery Throughout Fall Semester

Exhibition made possible by $100K NEH grant

The College of the Holy Cross, in conjunction with the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery, are pleased to announce that the National Endowment....
05/21/19

Eight Holy Cross Students, Recent Alumni Receive Distinguished Scholarships

The highly-competitive Fulbright and Knight-Hennessy scholarships showcase the talent of Holy Cross students

College of the Holy Cross students and alumni have earned an impressive array of scholarships this year from prestigious organizations, including the....
05/08/19

Holy Cross Professor Says We Shouldn’t Let the Ruins of the Hebrew Bible Scare Us

Commonweal Magazine

In a recent commentary for Commonweal Magazine, Mahri Leonard-Fleckman, assistant professor of religious studies at Holy Cross, said that oftentimes....
04/23/19

At Holy Cross, Professors Become Mentors

Through interactions both in and out of the classroom, Holy Cross students are surrounded by faculty members invested in their success

With small class sizes and faculty members committed to their success, Holy Cross students develop close bonds with professors, both in and out of....
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National Voter Registration Day
9/21/2020
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National Voter Registration Day is a nonpartisan civic holiday celebrating our democracy....


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


#WatchWednesday - Stolen Education
9/23/2020
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This week our #WatchWednesday showing will be Stolen Education. The film documents the...


Cocurricular Extravaganza
9/24/2020
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Save the Date: The Purple Key Society is hosting the annual Cocurricular Extravaganza...


HC Green Fund Virtual Working Party
9/24/2020
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Join a virtual workspace weekly to brainstorm campus sustainability projects, develop...


HC Green Fund First-Ever General Meeting
9/28/2020
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Join the first-ever Holy Cross Green Fund general meeting. Established by students in...


HC Green Fund Virtual Working Party
10/1/2020
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Holy Cross Student Forum with Dr. Anthony Fauci '62
10/6/2020
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NEW DATE: Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 2 p.m.Begin the fall 2020 semester in a conversation...


HC Green Fund Virtual Working Party
10/8/2020
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HC Green Fund Virtual Working Party
10/15/2020
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HC Green Fund Virtual Working Party
10/22/2020
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HC Green Fund Virtual Working Party
10/29/2020
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HC Green Fund Virtual Working Party
11/5/2020
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HC Green Fund Virtual Working Party
11/12/2020
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HC Green Fund Virtual Working Party
11/19/2020
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Becoming a White Ally for Racial Justice Workshop Series (FACULTY, STAFF AND STUDENTS)
12/2/2020
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The Offices of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Multicultural Education invite all...