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Religious studies

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,....
03/23/18

Holy Cross Director Shares Holy Week Traditions From Around the Globe

Busted Halo

“Comparing traditions during Holy Week gives us a chance to recognize Catholicism as the vivid tapestry of practices and cultures that it....
03/19/18

Holy Cross Religious Studies Professor Says Jehovah’s Witnesses Faith is Often Misunderstood

Detroit Free Press

Tragic murder-suicide cases throughout the country have shined light on the controversial Jehovah’s Witness practice of shunning or....
03/06/18

For and With Others: Holy Cross Students Choose the Peace Corps for Post-Grad

Four graduating seniors will serve in places such as Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Rwanda

Many students come to College of the Holy Cross wanting to make a difference in the world. Four graduating seniors — Katie Bowles, Marie Therese....
01/15/18

How Do Holy Cross Students Get into Medical School?

Health professions advisers help students develop well-rounded experience and articulate it in their applications

Just about everyone who applies to medical school has top grades and test scores. So who gets in and who doesn’t? Often it comes down to “miles....
12/15/17

What Does The Bible Say About Taxing The Rich? Holy Cross Professor Examines The Text

The Conversation | Raw Story

As the U.S. Congress debates a tax reform bill, Matthew Schmalz, associate professor of religious studies at Holy Cross, digs into the Christian....
11/07/17

Conference to Explore Religion’s Place in Today’s Social and Political Movements

A diverse group of scholars will convene at the College of the Holy Cross Nov. 15-17 for a conference on “Religion, Protest and Social Upheaval.”....
10/31/17

Religious Studies Professor Discusses Pope Francis’ New Stance on Capital Punishment

Radio FM4 in Austria

Pope Francis’ declaration that the death penalty is “contrary to the Gospel” and “inadmissible,” points to his larger emphasis on mercy,....
07/28/17

Religious Studies Professor Explains ‘Why the Catholic Church Bans Gluten-Free Communion Wafers’

The Conversation | Real Clear Religion | Associated Press

With the Roman Catholic Church banning the use of gluten-free wafers for communion, Joanne Pierce, professor of religious studies at the College of....
07/27/17

Holy Cross Students Study ‘Social Justice in Context’ in Bangalore Through Summer Study Abroad Program

Students explore first-hand the influence of technology and urbanization in the developing world

Who benefits from economic development, growth, and technology? Who bears the burdens? This summer, 12 students from the College of the Holy Cross....
06/12/17

Religious Studies Professor Offers ‘A Jesuit Perspective on Harry Potter’

America Magazine

What do Harry Potter and Christianity have in common? According to Rev. William Reiser, S.J., professor of religious studies at the College of the....
06/05/17

Religious Studies Professor Offers Insight Into A Mosque’s Refusal to Bury Muslim Terrorist

The Atlantic

Following the suicide bombing outside of the Manchester Arena in England, which killed 22 concert attendees and the bomber, Salman Abedi, the....
05/05/17

Religious Studies Professor Weighs in on Upcoming Pope/Trump Meeting

Associated Press | The Washington Post | The New York Times | America Magazine

With a meeting between Pope Francis and President Trump confirmed for May 24, speculations have begun around the impending interaction between the....
04/28/17

Religious Studies Professor and Catholic Scholar Asks ‘Is the death penalty un-Christian?’

The Conversation | Newsweek

With four death row prisoners executed in Arkansas in the last week, debates around the death penalty have seen a renewed vigor across the country.....
07/13/18 Professor and Russia Expert on Upcoming Trump-Putin Summit: ‘Trump is Playing Putin’s Game’
07/11/18 ‘Holy Cross Summer Course Explores Realities of Food Production’
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07/10/18 ‘How Many Humans Can the Earth Support?’ Mathematics Professor Addresses Ahead of World Population Day
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Summer Research Workshop
7/17/2018
J.D. Power Center for Liberal Arts in the World
Edith Stein Hall 120
Open to Campus Community Only
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Dining Services Job Fair
7/26/2018
Featured
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
Love food? Love people? Holy Cross Dining Services along...
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Summer Research BBQ
7/31/2018
J.D. Power Center for Liberal Arts in the World
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Outdoor Oval
Faculty and Staff on campus are invited.Open to Campus Community...
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MPE Training Session
8/20/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 304(05)
Open to Campus Community Only
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SGA Cabinet Meeting
8/29/2018
Office of Student Involvement
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
The Student Government Association is elected by and represents...
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MPE 2nd Chance Training Session
9/1/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 304(05)
Open to Campus Community Only
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MPE 2nd Chance Training Session (Event canceled)
9/1/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
Open to Campus Community Only
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SGA Senate Meeting
9/2/2018
Office of Student Involvement
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 519
Open to Campus Community Only
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Study Abroad General Info Session for Class of 2021
9/4/2018
Study Abroad
Kimball Hall Seelos Theater
Open to Campus Community Only
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SGA Cabinet Meeting
9/5/2018
Office of Student Involvement
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
The Student Government Association is elected by and represents...
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Study Abroad Fair
9/6/2018
Study Abroad
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Ballroom & 328
Open to Campus Community Only
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SGA Senate Meeting
9/9/2018
Office of Student Involvement
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 519
Open to Campus Community Only
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Chapel Artist Series Concert
9/9/2018
Music
St Joseph Memorial Chapel St Joseph Chapel
Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 3:00 pmArvid Gast, OrganistProfessor...
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SGA Cabinet Meeting
9/12/2018
Office of Student Involvement
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
The Student Government Association is elected by and represents...
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SGA Senate Meeting
9/16/2018
Office of Student Involvement
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 519
Open to Campus Community Only
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CINTAS Information Table
9/18/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
Stop by the CINTAS Info Table to speak to a recruiter. Visit...
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SGA Cabinet Meeting
9/19/2018
Office of Student Involvement
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
The Student Government Association is elected by and represents...
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Silkroad Ensemble Concert
9/20/2018
Arts Transcending Borders (ATB)
Kimball Hall Seelos Theater
Open to the Public
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SGA Senate Meeting
9/23/2018
Office of Student Involvement
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 519
Open to Campus Community Only
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SGA Cabinet Meeting
9/26/2018
Office of Student Involvement
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
The Student Government Association is elected by and represents...
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MAG Meeting
9/26/2018
Audio-Visual Services
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite B/C - 4th Fl
Open to Campus Community Only
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GE Info Session
9/27/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 305
Open to Campus Community Only
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SGA Senate Meeting
9/30/2018
Office of Student Involvement
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 519
Open to Campus Community Only
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Athletics Workshop - Communication
10/2/2018
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Ballroom & Dunn
Open to Campus Community Only
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An Evening with Roger Guenveur Smith
10/2/2018
Montserrat
Kimball Hall Seelos Theater
Open to the Public
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SGA Cabinet Meeting
10/3/2018
Office of Student Involvement
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
The Student Government Association is elected by and represents...
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RSM On-Campus Interviews
10/3/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 404
Apply in Crusader Connections for opportunities with RSM!Open to Campus...
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RSM On-Campus Interviews
10/3/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406
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RSM On-Campus Interviews
10/3/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 405
Apply in Crusader Connections for opportunities with RSM!Open to Campus...
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SGA Senate Meeting
10/14/2018
Office of Student Involvement
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 519
Open to Campus Community Only
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SGA Cabinet Meeting
10/17/2018
Office of Student Involvement
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
The Student Government Association is elected by and represents...
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Daniel Ziblaat Presentation
10/23/2018
History
Kimball Hall Seelos Theater
Daniel Ziblatt is the co-author (with Steven Levitsky) of "How Democracies...
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Health Services Flu Clinic
10/23/2018
Health Services
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
Open to Campus Community Only
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Health Services Flu Clinic
10/23/2018
Health Services
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 2
Open to Campus Community Only
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Health Services Flu Clinic
10/23/2018
Health Services
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 3
Open to Campus Community Only
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Health Services Flu Clinic
10/23/2018
Health Services
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 4
Open to Campus Community Only
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Health Services Flu Clinic
10/23/2018
Health Services
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 5
Open to Campus Community Only
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SGA Cabinet Meeting
10/24/2018
Office of Student Involvement
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
The Student Government Association is elected by and represents...
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Washington Semester Program Information Session
10/24/2018
Featured
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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BACAP Speaker - Philosophy Colloquium Event
11/8/2018
Philosophy
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall 501
Open to the Public
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