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Holy Cross Academic Conference to Showcase Student Work

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

As the academic year comes to an end, the College of the Holy Cross will celebrate the great and varied work accomplished by its students at the annual Academic Conference taking place across campus from April 27 through April 30. The four-day conference gives students from all class years the opportunity to present the results of their....

‘Sea change: Holy Cross show looks at our impact on nature’

Telegram & Gazette

A recent article in the Telegram & Gazette detailed how Alexa Horochowski’s “Club Disminución,” the current exhibit in the Cantor Art Gallery, is wowing the Holy Cross community. The artwork, some of which was created with three-dimensional videos, captivated gallery …

Marshall Memorial Grants Support Holy Cross Student Projects to Improve the Worcester Community

Magafan Mural Project team restores 68 year old murals with the support of grant

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This year, 17 students were awarded Marshall Memorial Grants through the Marshall Memorial Fund. Each semester the fund awards grants typically ranging from $200-$500 on a competitive basis for service, research, and community-based learning projects that are of academic benefit to …

ArtsWorcester’s 12th Annual College Show Exhibits Holy Cross Student Artwork

Ten Holy Cross students participated in ArtsWorcester’s 12th annual College Show, which exhibited the artwork of students from the Worcester-area colleges and universities, and ran from Feb. 5 – 26. The juror for this year’s show, Kristina Durocher, director of …

‘Holy Cross professor challenges traditional perceptions’

Telegram & Gazette

In a front page living section story, the Telegram & Gazette featured Matthew Gamber, assistant professor of visual arts at the College of the Holy Cross, and his exhibit “Grammar” which is on display in the Cantor Art Gallery through …

Holy Cross Science Librarian Receives Innovation Award

‘Drawing on Walls’ program applauded for interactivity between science and the humanities

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Barbara Merolli, science librarian at the College of the Holy Cross, has been named the 2016 recipient of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) College Libraries Section (CLS) Innovation in College Librarianship Award for her work on the …

Spring Semester Brings Another Full Slate of Arts Events

This semester, the College of the Holy Cross is offering a dynamic series of arts events aimed to excite, engage and challenge audiences. From the staging of renowned theatre productions and installations of multimedia gallery exhibitions, to world premieres of …

Cantor Art Gallery to Exhibit ‘Grammar,’ Exploring the Complexity of Photography as Language

Holy Cross professor and Boston-based artist Matthew Gamber to display inaugural show at College

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The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will present the exhibition “Grammar,” a survey of recent photography works by Matthew Gamber, assistant professor of visual arts at the College, from Jan. 20 …

Visual Arts Professor Receives Prestigious Fellowship to Conduct Research in Rome on Architecture and the Senses

David Karmon, associate professor of visual arts at the College of the Holy Cross, has been awarded the Lily Auchincloss/ Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Post-Doctoral Rome Prize in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies, giving him the special opportunity to work …

The Arts Take Center Stage at Holy Cross

From musical performances to exhibitions to theatre productions, a cultural shift is taking place atop Mount St. James

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The spotlight is shining brightly on the arts at Holy Cross. From musical performances to art exhibitions to theatre productions, the College will host a slew of events during the fall semester. “At Holy Cross, we see the arts as …

Students to Showcase Work at Annual Summer Research Symposium and Internship Expo

More than 170 students will present the results of their successful summers researching, interning

Before the semester is well underway, students will be showcasing the broad gamut of work they took part in throughout the summer at the 22nd annual Summer Research Symposium and the eighth annual Internship Expo. The accomplishments of students from …

Holy Cross’ Amy Archambault Sets Things “inMotion” with Boston Arts Residency

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Amy Archambault ’08, studio supervisor and lecturer at the College of the Holy Cross, has been selected as the Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) Summer 2015 Public Art Resident. Her ten-week long residency started on June 1 and her …

Senior Concentration Seminar Exhibition 2015

“X” on view at the Cantor Art Gallery

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The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will exhibit the artwork of graduating senior visual arts majors in the annual Senior Concentration Seminar exhibition from April 23 – May 22, 2015. Students …

‘Renovated Fitchburg Art Museum vows visitors will be impressed’

Telegram & Gazette

A recent Telegram & Gazette article highlights the renovations made to the Fitchburg Art Museum (FAM), home to the art of Cristi Rinkin, professor of visual arts at the College of the Holy Cross. About 10 years of Rinklin’s art …

Student Profile: Lorena Sferlazza ’15

'There is a transformation into adulthood that takes place when you study abroad — you gain responsibility and independence.'

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HOMETOWN Norwalk, Conn. ACADEMICS Italian and visual arts studio double major ACTIVITIES College Honors Program, Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honor Society, Charles A. Dana Scholar, Liturgical Ministry, Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, Admissions Outreach Program, MAGIS Program for Church …

‘In The Studio’

Photograph/March-April 2015

Matthew Gamber, assistant professor in the visual arts department, had his unique brand of image-making featured in Photograph Magazine. The article discusses how Gamber’s photography is grounded in the way the sciences have adapted photography as in illustrative tool. In …

Cantor Art Gallery to Exhibit Artwork by Faculty in the Visual Arts Department at Holy Cross

Ten artists to showcase latest work Jan. 21 – April 10

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The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will exhibit artwork created by full and part time faculty members of the visual arts department from Jan.21 – April 10, 2015. An opening reception …

Diller Scofidio + Renfro Selected to Design New Performing Arts Center at Holy Cross

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The College of the Holy Cross announced today that its new performing arts center, funded in part by a record-setting gift from alumnus Cornelius B. Prior, will be designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, an internationally acclaimed design firm known …

‘Rinklin alters perceptions in a new show at Zevitas Gallery’

Boston Globe | WBUR (Boston's NPR station)

Cristi Rinklin, associate professor and chair of the visual arts department  at the College of the Holy Cross, received a glowing review from the Boston Globe and WBUR for her new paintings on display at the Steven Zevitas Gallery. The …

In Memoriam: Terri Priest, Associate Professor Emerita of Studio Art

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Terri Priest, associate professor emerita of studio art, passed away on Sept. 13 after an illness. She was 86. Priest joined Holy Cross in 1978 after receiving a master of fine arts degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. …