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28 Holy Cross Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

11/01/13 by

Twenty-eighty students from the class of 2014 at the College of the Holy Cross were inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society, on October 27. Alpha Sigma Nu seeks out students at Jesuit institutions of higher learning who …

Holy Cross Hires 13 New Faculty Members for 2013-14 Academic Year

The Office of the Dean at the College of the Holy Cross announces the hiring of 13 new faculty members— one endowed professor, 10 tenure-track positions and two postdoctoral teaching fellows—for the 2013-14 academic year. They are: Faisal Baluch (Charles …

Sociology Professor Co-Recipient of $150k National Science Foundation Grant

NSF grant affords Jeffrey Dixon to do research on a global scale

Jeffrey Dixon, associate professor of sociology at the College of the Holy Cross, has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation as a co-principal investigator with project leader Andrew Fullerton, associate professor of sociology at Oklahoma State University, …

Blog: Saltarelli ’15 Eager to Explore New Culture in Scotland

NAME Jacqueline Saltarelli ’15 HOMETOWN Wilton, Conn. AREAS OF STUDY Sociology major with a peace and conflict studies concentration WHERE SHE’S STUDYING University of St. Andrews in Scotland WHY SHE CHOSE SCOTLAND “Being able to study abroad will allow me …

Students to Showcase Their Accomplishments at 20th Annual Summer Research Symposium

Event features research in natural sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities

A total of 107 Holy Cross students who conducted research during the summer will present their work in poster form at the 20th annual Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium on Sept. 6 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Hogan Campus …

‘Intern Chronicles: Gary Acquah’

ESPN Front Row

Senior sociology major Gary Acquah has spent his summer working as an intern with ESPN’s Human Resources department. In an interview for Front Row’s “Intern Chronicles” series, Acquah was asked to describe his routine, his role at ESPN, and how …

Holy Cross Students and Faculty Make Headlines for Performance in Bali Arts Festival

In the summer of 2009, Lynn Kremer, professor of theatre at the College of the Holy Cross, took a group of students and alumni to perform her original musical drama “Mimpi” at the prestigious Bali Arts Festival; they were the …

Holy Cross Produces Record Number of Fulbright Scholars

14 alumni to teach and conduct research in Indonesia, Malaysia, Russia, Sri Lanka, more

Fourteen recent graduates from the College of the Holy Cross have been awarded Fulbright grants to work and teach abroad during the 2013-14 academic year. This marks a record high number of Fulbrights awarded in a single year for the …

‘The 10 Coolest People in Worcester’

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Worcester is truly a cool city, and so narrowing a list of Worcester’s 10 Coolest People for 2013 was no easy task. What do you do in a place full of artists, singers, restaurateurs, colleges, educators and community activists? You …

Burke ’13 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Turkey

Matthew Burke ’13, of Westwood, Mass., has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Turkey where he will teach English to Turkish college students during the 2013-14 academic year. He will also take music lessons in Turkey. A music …

Cumella ’11 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Indonesia

Grant will allow Asian studies concentrator to build on ‘transformative’ undergraduate experiences

Robin Cumella ’11, of Larchmont, N.Y., has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Indonesia, where she will teach English to Indonesian high school students during the 2013-14 academic year. She also intends to volunteer her skills outside the …

Thirteen Faculty Members Promoted at Holy Cross

Thirteen faculty members at the College of the Holy Cross have been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure. Andrea Borghini, of the philosophy department, earned his Ph.D. in 2007 from Columbia University, and his Laurea in 2000 …

Holy Cross Academic Conference to Showcase Student Work

300 students, including Fenwick Scholar, will present results of research, independent projects

As the academic year concludes, the College of the Holy Cross will host its annual Academic Conference from April 24 through April 27. The four-day conference provides students with an opportunity to present the results of their independent work and …

Juliet Schor: Climate Responsibility and New Cultures of Consumption

Date of Lecture: April 17, 2013 About the Speaker: Juliet Schor, professor of sociology at Boston College, has focused on issues of work, consumption and sustainability. As a member of a MacArthur Research Network she is studying the emergence of …

Anthropologist to Lecture on Indigenous Mexican Death Rituals

03/21/13 by

Anya Peterson Royce, chancellor’s professor of anthropology and comparative literature at Indiana University, will give a lecture titled “Journeys of Transformation: Isthmus Zapotec beliefs and practices surrounding death” on Thursday, April 4 at 4:30 p.m. in the Rehm Library, Smith …

‘Threads of tradition and change at Holy Cross’ Cantor Gallery’

MetroWest Daily News

The MetroWest Daily News has nothing but praise for the latest exhibit in the Cantor art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross, “Transnational Ikat: An Asian Textile on the Move.” The exhibit, which is on display through March …

Cantor Art Gallery to Display Southeast Asian Textile Exhibit

Research by Holy Cross Prof. and students is basis for

01/09/13 by

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will feature an exhibition of Southeast Asian textiles titled “Transnational Ikat: An Asian Textile on the Move” from Jan. 24 – March 1, 2013. The …

Holy Cross Professor Receives Prestigious Book Award for Study of Religion, Motherhood, and Poverty

Susan Crawford Sullivan, assistant professor of sociology and an Edward Bennett Williams Fellow at the College of the Holy Cross, recently received the 2012 Distinguished Book Award from the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (SSSR) for her book, …