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Sociology and anthropology

02/27/19

Ten Faculty Members Receive Tenure in 2019

The faculty members represent 10 different academic departments

From researching fruit flies to reimagining the first commercially successful color film, College of the Holy Cross faculty members are making....
02/08/19

Holy Cross Professor’s Cultural Anthropology Research Highlighted in Australian Science Magazine

Cosmos Magazine

Recent studies analyzing the role played by race in influencing response to cosmetic surgery have yielded controversial results, notably that the....
01/15/19

Mellon Foundation Grant to Support Holy Cross Professors’ Research into LGBTQ+, Refugee Communities in Worcester

College's Scholarship in Action initiative to promote the power of humanities

The College of the Holy Cross announced the two inaugural recipients of the “Scholarship in Action” grants for the 2018-2019 academic....
12/20/18

Holy Cross Professor Shares Advice on Supporting Those Grieving Opioid Epidemic Victims

The Conversation

As part of her research on grief in the American opioid epidemic, Emily B. Campbell, visiting lecturer of sociology, spoke to grieving mothers who....
09/21/18

Blog: Brown Baker ’20 Hopes to Become Fluent in Russian During Year Abroad

NAME Emily Brown Baker ‘20 HOMETOWN Harper Woods, Mich. (near Detroit) AREAS OF STUDY Sociology and Russian double major, Peace and Conflict....
09/05/18

Four Alumni Recognized Among 2018 Most Influential Black Lawyers by Savoy Magazine

Savoy Magazine

  Four Holy Cross alumni were named among the 2018 Most Influential Black Lawyers by Savoy Magazine this summer: Michael Brown ’86,....
07/30/18

Over 100 Students Spend Their Summers Conducting Research Around the World

From digging up fossils in the Midwest to interviewing three generations of women in Russia, Holy Cross students are on the cutting edge of undergraduate research

For 113 Holy Cross students, summer has been a time to dive deep into innovative research through the Weiss Summer Research Program. Sixty-eight....
07/19/18

Deconstructing Modern Africa: Anthropology Course Challenges Students’ Idea of the Continent

After breaking down wayward tropes, the course rebuilds a more accurate and complex understanding of urban Africa today

“I didn’t give you a good example of syncopation — here, follow this,” says Jeremy Jones, assistant professor of anthropology, as....
07/19/18

Our Shared Responsibility: Jesuit Mission Holds Strong on Mount St. James

From faculty and staff to administration and students, everyone plays a part in living and sharing the Jesuit mission at Holy Cross

Just as the campus has changed since Day One, so have the Jesuits. The society and its mission have evolved over time, to a point in which, today,....
06/29/18

Holy Cross Professor Discusses Her Book on Racism and Colonialism in the Netherlands

The Northern Times

Melissa Weiner, associate professor of sociology at the College of the Holy Cross, has spent years studying racial identity formation, most recently....
06/18/18

Eleven Students and Recent Alumni Receive Prestigious Grants and Scholarships

Fulbrights, Critical Language Scholarships and NSF Graduate Research Fellowships are among the competitive awards won

This spring, College of the Holy Cross students and alumni have won an impressive array of awards from prestigious organizations, including the....
05/23/18

Holy Cross Alumna Appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of JetBlue

Several national news outlets, including Bloomberg, reported last week that Joanna Geraghty ’94, a sociology major at Holy Cross, has been....
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....
03/21/19 Writing Without Borders: At Holy Cross, Good Writing is Everyone’s Responsibility
03/20/19 Holy Cross History Professor Is Leading Voice Nationally on Irish-American History
03/20/19 Video: Holy Cross Students Find Success After Graduation
03/11/19 Holy Cross Creates Database of Diverse Sources for Media
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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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