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Sociology and anthropology

05/15/18

Holy Cross Sociologist Discusses the Increasing Popularity of ‘Voluntourism’ with The Times of India

The Times of India

Jennie Germann Molz, associate professor of sociology and anthropology at the College of the Holy Cross, shares her thoughts on volunteer tourism or....
05/03/18

Holy Cross Professor Describes the Dangers of Plastic Surgery in Brazilian Public Hospitals

The Conversation | Newsweek | CNBC

While plastic surgery is widely available in Brazil’s public hospitals, and in most cases free or low-cost, “the ‘right to....
04/27/18

Academic Conference 2018 Showcases Creativity, Independent Research of Over 470 Students

The four-day celebration was filled with performances, poster sessions and presentations across academic disciplines and class years

Over the course of four days, more than 470 students spanning all class years presented the results of their independent, creative and intellectual....
04/19/18

Students Find Alumni and Experience Through Washington, D.C. and New York Semester Programs

The programs join academic learning with direct internship experience, providing students with dynamic opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth

The memorabilia on the 44th floor of the News Corp. Building — Emmy statues, the red and black costume of Marvel Comics character Deadpool, even a....
04/19/18

Luke Lapean ’19 Reflects on Impact of a Summer Ministry Internship

Sophomore finds direction, inspiration assisting three parishes

I was reading the countless daily emails Holy Cross students receive when I stumbled across one inviting me to apply for a Summer Ministry Internship....
04/04/18

Holy Cross Professor on Zwarte Piet, Controversial Netherlands Holiday Tradition

World Politics Review

In the Netherlands, “Zwarte Piet,” or “Black Pete,” has become a point of heated debate as holiday traditions are reexamined....
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....
02/27/18

Six Holy Cross Faculty Members Receive Tenure in 2018

Newly promoted associate professors answer Q&A

Six College of the Holy Cross faculty members in a diverse range of fields have been promoted to associate professor with tenure. From measuring the....
02/19/18

Holy Cross Professor Calls for Research-Based Arguments in Medical Aid-In-Dying Debate

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

In a commentary for the Worcester Telegram & Gazette‘s Faculty Forum, Holy Cross sociology and anthropology associate professor Ara....
02/07/18

Craft Beer vs. Big Beer? Holy Cross Sociology Professors Study the Movement

The Conversation

America’s passion for craft beer is growing at a rapid pace and large-scale beer powerhouses are now finding themselves strategizing new ways to....
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....
01/12/18

Anthropology Professor Goes ‘Beyond #MeToo,’ Exploring Feminist Response to Racism and Sexism in Brazil

The Conversation

While the #MeToo campaign continues to make headlines in the United States, other countries are no strangers to viral feminist movements. In an....
01/12/18

Holy Cross Sociology Professors Explore Rise of New England Craft Beer Industry

The Conversation

While large-scale beer powerhouses like Miller, Budweiser and Coors have dominated the industry for decades, the exploding U.S. craft beer industry....
12/08/17

Holy Cross Takes Top Seat in Ranking for Long-Term Study Abroad Participation

Students share their experiences abroad through photos

For yet another year, the College of the Holy Cross has been ranked No. 1 among baccalaureate institutions in the United States for long-term study....
10/20/17

Professor Emeritus and Vietnam Veteran Writes about ‘The Myth of the Spitting Antiwar Protesters’ in The New York Times

Jerry Lembcke, associate professor emeritus of sociology and anthropology and former chaplain assistant in the 41st Artillery Group during the....
10/05/17

‘Food, Beer, and the Environment’: Seminar Explores the Creation and Consumption of Food

Sociology professor Daina Harvey challenges his students to look at food as more than simply fuel for their bodies

When most people sip a beer, they’re thinking about taste — hops or malt, whether it’s a dark or a light beer — alcohol content, or maybe....
10/05/17

Jesuit Organizations Lead the Way in Aiding Refugees Worldwide

A record 65 million displaced people need help, and Jesuit organizations on the front lines are responding — including here at Holy Cross

Samer Naeem was in his early 20s when he lost his eyesight. He’d been born with a genetic disorder that caused high blood pressure inside the....
09/08/17

Paying the ‘Passion Price’: Sociology Professor Discusses Paying Higher Prices to Support Small Business

The Chicago Tribune | The Orlando Sentinel | The Texarkana Gazette | The Guelph Mercury Tribune

Particularly among millennial shoppers, there are good indicators that buying from small businesses is increasingly popular, even if prices are....
05/30/17

‘Sociologist to Share Research About Schooling Practices’ in St. Maarten

The Daily Herald, St. Maarten | Saint Martin News Network

Melissa Weiner, associate professor of sociology at the College of the Holy Cross, was recently featured in The Daily Herald, the leading newspaper....
04/28/17

Sociology Professor Earns Prestigious Fellowship to Support Alzheimer’s Research

Renée Lynn Beard was named a 2017 Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellow

Renée Lynn Beard’s first job, as a teenager, was at a local nursing home, where she first encountered someone with Alzheimer’s disease. “She....
05/15/18 Holy Cross Sociologist Discusses the Increasing Popularity of ‘Voluntourism’ with The Times of India
05/14/18 Former Obama Speechwriter Turned Podcast Celebrity Jon Favreau ’03 Discusses New Audial Empire and Navigating Politics in 2018
05/14/18 Two Rising Seniors Receive Full-Tuition Scholarships for Women in Science
05/10/18 Taylor Pels ’18 Named Class of 2018 Valedictorian
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Fine Art: 2018 Senior Concentration Seminar Exhibition
5/21/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery 2
Visual Arts students who have participated in the year-long Studio...
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Fine Art: 2018 Senior Concentration Seminar Exhibition
5/22/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery 2
Visual Arts students who have participated in the year-long Studio...
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Fine Art: 2018 Senior Concentration Seminar Exhibition
5/23/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery 2
Visual Arts students who have participated in the year-long Studio...
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Fullbridge Final Day Presentations
5/23/2018
COES Professional Program & Prebusiness Program
Smith Laboratories 155
Open to the Public
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Fullbridge Final Day Presentations
5/23/2018
COES Professional Program & Prebusiness Program
Smith Laboratories 154
On the last day of the program (Wednesday, May 23), students will present as...
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Fine Art: 2018 Senior Concentration Seminar Exhibition
5/24/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery 2
Visual Arts students who have participated in the year-long Studio...
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Phi Betta Kappa Ceremony
5/24/2018
Phi Beta Kappa
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Open to Campus Community Only
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Fine Art: 2018 Senior Concentration Seminar Exhibition
5/25/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery 2
Visual Arts students who have participated in the year-long Studio...
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Summer Research BBQ
6/5/2018
Summer Research in the Humanities Social Sciences
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Outdoor Oval
Faculty and staff on campus are invited Open to Campus Community...
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Title IX Training
6/6/2018
Featured
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 519
Open to Campus Community Only
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MAG Meeting
6/13/2018
Audio-Visual Services
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
Open to Campus Community Only
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Farewell for Dr. Danielle Hughes-Kruger (Event canceled)
6/27/2018
Featured
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
Open to Campus Community Only
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Summer Research BBQ
7/31/2018
Summer Research in the Humanities Social Sciences
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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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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