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Video: In Lab Demonstrations, Prof. Jarret Offers a Window on Holy Cross’ Hands-on Approach to Chemistry

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What do exploding balloons, imploding soda cans, and a homemade cork gun have in common? For Ron Jarret, professor of chemistry and dean for the Class of 2012, they are tools to illustrate Holy Cross’ unique discovery-oriented approach to teaching …

Live Video: Chemistry Professor to Bring Science Alive in Eye-Popping Lab Demonstrations

On April 22 at 7:30 p.m., Ron Jarret, professor of chemistry and Dean for the Class of 2012, will give a live online lecture titled “Learning Chemistry Through Lab Demonstrations” for Holy Cross alumni, friends, and accepted students. To show …

Video: ‘Don’t Go Green,’ Campus Leaders Urge Community

Watch the video (total time: 03:59) » As the 40th anniversary of Earth Day is celebrated around the globe, more than a dozen Holy Cross “celebs” — including Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J., president — have taken a surprising tack …

Video: Blessing and Dedication Ceremony Mark Official Opening of $64 Million Science Complex

New facility will ‘attract and retain the nation’s finest science faculty and student

Holy Cross celebrated the official opening of the Integrated Science Complex on March 23. The new space ensures that the College will continue to offer students an excellent undergraduate science education in the liberal arts. Watch highlights of the event …

Live Video: Holy Cross to Celebrate Opening of Integrated Science Complex on March 23

Several events are scheduled on March 23 to celebrate the official opening of the Integrated Science Complex, the most ambitious building project in Holy Cross history. Live streaming video of the event will be available on the College Web site. …

Video: Watch As Students Reveal What They Love About Holy Cross

When asked what’s special about Holy Cross, students and alumni alike talk about the strong community. Actual statistics also indicate a level of satisfaction that’s hard to top: 96 percent first-year retention rate, 89 percent graduation rate, and 51 percent …

Video: Watch Highlights of Speeches, Performances From Senior Convocation

Class of 2010 reflects on question, How can I best use the time I have left at Holy Cross?

In mid-January, seniors returning to campus for their final semester were invited to reflect on their first three-and-a-half years of college and to consider how they will use their remaining time at Holy Cross to shape their life and their …

Video: Listen to a Performance of ‘O Holy Night’ Sung by College Choir

Watch the video (total time: 02:27) » A holiday tradition since 1978, the Office of the College Chaplains and the College Choir at Holy Cross host an annual Festival of Lessons and Carols for Advent in St. Joseph Chapel. The …

Video: Learn About Holy Cross’ Carbon Neutral Plan

College to cut carbon gas emissions 20 percent by 2015

Watch the video and PowerPoint presentation (total time: 36:55) » Holy Cross has established a goal of reducing carbon gas emissions 20 percent by 2015 and reaching carbon neutrality by 2040 as part of the American College and University Presidents …

Video: Best-Selling Author Greg Mortenson Talks About Value of Education

Two Holy Cross students from Afghanistan meet humanitarian during campus visit

Watch the video (total time: 03:55) » Greg Mortenson, co-author of the New York Times best-seller Three Cups of Tea, gave a talk on “Peace Through Education” before a standing room only crowd in St. Joseph Memorial Chapel, took part …

Video: Students Talk About ‘Invaluable Opportunities’ Afforded Through Summer Internship Program

At the Summer Internship Program Office’s inaugural poster session, participants shared their experiences with faculty, administrators, and peers. The students talked about the skills they learned, the initiatives they spearheaded and the professional and personal growth they underwent — and …

Video: Co-Curricular Organizations Offer Something for Everyone

More than 90 options ensure students will never be bored

What do you enjoy doing? We bet you can discover, develop, and live your passion through one of Holy Cross’ many co-curricular organizations. Maybe you want to learn the salsa or perhaps you want to perfect your français or share …

Video: Three Members of Holy Cross Community Share Their Battles With Cancer

College is flagship sponsor of Walk to Cure Cancer

Three members of the Holy Cross community are indebted to recent advances in the treatment of cancer. In a video, two professors and an administrator share their personal tales. Alice Laffey, associate professor of religious studies, was diagnosed with uterine …

Video: Despite Rain, Incoming Students Enthusiastic, Excited on Move-In Day

The persistent rain from Tropical Storm Danny on Aug. 29 didn’t dampen the spirits of hundreds of Holy Cross students beginning their college careers. It helped, of course, that they got a big welcome from the College community. Continuing a …

Video: Students and Alumni Volunteer Their Time to Welcome First-Years

Approximately 30 alumni returned to Holy Cross on Aug. 29 to welcome first-year students and help them get settled into their new homes. Alumni were stationed across campus, lending a hand as students moved their belongings into Mulledy, Hanselman, and …

Photo Gallery: Hundreds of Volunteers Help Class of 2013 Move In

First-year students treated to warm welcome as their belongings are carried into residence halls

Related Information: • Video: Despite Rain, Incoming Students Enthusiastic, Excited on Move-In Day • Video: Students and Alumni Volunteer Their Time to Welcome First-Years Photography by Rob Carlin

Video: Students Learn Ins and Outs of Non-Profit Sector in Weeklong Workshop

What does it take to effectively run a non-profit organization? Twenty-one Holy Cross students found out recently after taking part in the third annual Community and Public Leadership Workshop held on campus. The workshop, designed for students seeking careers in …

Video: Ani Nalbandian ’09 Talks About Armenian Memorial and Charitable Concert

The daughter of an Armenian priest, Ani Nalbandian ’09 has always been actively engaged in the life of her church and community. In October 2007, she was asked by the leaders of the Armenian community to recite a poem for …

Video: Career Planning Center Helps Students Hone Skills to Stand Out in Job Market

Increased staff, high visibility location strengthens office’s outreach

The addition of a new counselor in the Career Planning Center last year prompted the need for increased space. Now located across from the main stairway on the second floor of the Hogan Campus Center, passers-by can’t miss looking in …

Video: Enthusiasm Builds as Men’s Basketball Prepares to Take on Bucknell in Hart Center

Faculty, staff, and students comment on Patriot League rivalry

Athletics are part of the social fabric at Holy Cross. That’s expected to be clear in the Hart Center on Saturday afternoon when the men’s basketball team takes on Bucknell. A Crusader-Bison matchup always draws a spirited crowd, and with …