Holy Cross Graduates 698 Members of the Class of 2019
World-renowned scholar of Islam Jane McAuliffe urges graduates to speak up even when it's uncomfortable
“Making a difference, effecting change, continuing to be ‘men and women for and with others’ — these actions can be part of each....
Could a National Service Program Be the Answer to a Divided Country? Holy Cross History Professor Opines
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg’s recent proposal to create a national public service program for all young adults in hopes of....
Bubble Tea and Constructing Asian American Identity: A Conversation with Fenwick Scholar Mia Yee ’19
The graduating senior spent the year conducting research on Asian American food spaces
Every year, Holy Cross names a Fenwick Scholar — a student who spends the entirety of their senior year conducting independent research. But....
Eight Holy Cross Students, Recent Alumni Receive Distinguished Scholarships
The highly-competitive Fulbright and Knight-Hennessy scholarships showcase the talent of Holy Cross students
College of the Holy Cross students and alumni have earned an impressive array of scholarships this year from prestigious organizations, including the....
‘I Could Not See Myself Anywhere Else,’ Says Holy Cross Graduating Senior From Ghana
Ever since she was a child in Ghana, Edith Mensah Otabil ’19 has dreamed of becoming a doctor, so that she could help people. With just days to....
Photos: Marcus Blossom Named Athletics Director at Holy Cross
Blossom will assume his new role July 1
The College of the Holy Cross named Marcus Blossom its new director of intercollegiate athletics, as announced by Rev. Philip L. Boroughs,....
Acclaimed Author and Holy Cross Professor Leah Hager Cohen Featured in Boston Globe Q&A
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Leah Hager Cohen, critically acclaimed author and English professor, as well as the James N. and Sarah L. O’Reilly Barrett professor in....
Holy Cross Professor Analyzes the U.S. Foreign Terrorist Watchlist, Reveals Inconsistencies
Since 1997, the U.S. Foreign Terrorist Watchlist has been blacklisting America’s enemies, yet some believe that it has done little to actually....
Blog: First-Year Student Nurtures Passion for French Culture on Maymester to Paris
Lucy Rizzo '22 takes four-week immersive study abroad trip to Paris, France
Name: Lucy Rizzo ’22 Hometown: Bronxville, New York Areas of study: Political science and visual art studio double major Maymester....
Blog: First-Year Student Explores Love of Art and History on Maymester to Rome
Carolyn Dunderdale '22 takes four-week immersive study abroad trip to Rome, Italy
Name: Carolyn Dunderdale ’22 Hometown: Marshfield, Massachusetts Potential areas of study: Biology and the Health Professions Advising....
Holy Cross Professor Says We Shouldn’t Let the Ruins of the Hebrew Bible Scare Us
In a recent commentary for Commonweal Magazine, Mahri Leonard-Fleckman, assistant professor of religious studies at Holy Cross, said that oftentimes....
Isabel Block ’19 Named Class of 2019 Valedictorian
The mathematics and Chinese double major and Massachusetts native will deliver the valedictory address at Commencement
Isabel Block ’19 has been selected to deliver the Class of 2019 valedictory address at the Commencement ceremony on Friday, May 24. Isabel is a....
Video: Academic Conference Celebrates Students’ Wide-Reaching Research, Creativity
Over four days, 415 students of all class years showcased their work in a variety of disciplines through poster presentations, lectures and performances
“How many black women therapists do you think there are in the state of Massachusetts?” Olivia Fenty ’21, a psychology major with a....
Studying STEM: How Holy Cross Celebrates Women in Science, Math and More
One-on-one mentoring and events like Girls Can Code and Women in Science Day help female STEM students thrive
To the standard acronym for STEM — science, technology, engineering, math — Holy Cross adds an important letter: W. From professors who serve as....
Is Theistic Belief Rational in a Scientific Age? A Philosopher and Astrophysicist Exchange Arguments
Philosopher William Lane Craig and astrophysicist Jeff Hester presented their cases for theism and atheism during a highly-anticipated event
The practice of engaging with difficult questions lies at the heart of a Holy Cross education. On April 9, those packed into Seelos Theatre grappled....
At Holy Cross, Professors Become Mentors
Through interactions both in and out of the classroom, Holy Cross students are surrounded by faculty members invested in their success
With small class sizes and faculty members committed to their success, Holy Cross students develop close bonds with professors, both in and out of....
Holy Cross Professor Who Studied Christianity in Sri Lanka Says Easter Attacks Reflect Rise in Extremism
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Coordinated suicide bomber attacks targeting Christians and foreigners in churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday left the nation reeling.....
It’s Never Too Late: Holy Cross Alumna Pens Two Bestselling Novels
Karen McManus '91 left a 20-year career in marketing to follow her dream of writing young adult novels
When Karen McManus ’91 published her first book in May 2017, she realized a dream deferred. An aspiring author since childhood, she experienced....
Black Student-Athletes Take Leadership Role in Creating Shared Community
The student-founded group, Men of Color Athletes, is driving discussion and impacting its members
Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick spent the 2017 and 2018 football seasons out of work. And even if he never takes another snap, he leaves....
The Golden Rule: Holy Cross Alumnus Helps Provide Health Care to the Homeless
Ron Lawson '75 found himself homeless 30 years ago — now he helps others in the same situation
Ron Lawson ’75 had worked for 14 years as a financial analyst and manager for some of the biggest firms on Wall Street. So when he was suddenly....