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04/19/18

Preserving a Legacy: Robert Beauchamp Collection Turns Cantor Gallery Into Unique Classroom and Teaching Tool

The gift of 700+ works by renowned American expressionist offers exceptional academic opportunities for students, faculty

Roger Hankins makes his way to the studio on Bethuen Street in Manhattan’s West Village every six months or so. Behind the pale-yellow concrete....
04/19/18

Leading the Next Generation of Dreamers and Doers: Carolyn Casey ’87 Lights Leadership Spark Across Massachusetts

Casey's Project 351 enlists one eighth grader from each of the state's 351 cities and towns to partake in a year of leadership training

After eight years in a corporate job, Carolyn Casey ’87 needed some time. Time to observe. Time to reflect on social justice. Time to think....
04/19/18

Trial Teams Deliver Professional Competitive Advantage in All Fields

Moot Court, Mock Trial and Mediation teams provide students with opportunities to hone skills that deliver a professional edge in any major

On July 16, 2017, Charley Waters saw everything. Waters witnessed Kerry Bell-Leon — the victim — argue with a known drug dealer at around 10:30....
04/19/18

Learning by Doing: Experiential Learning a Key Part of the Holy Cross Experience

College aims for 100 percent student participation in outside-the-classroom programs

Loren Cass, Holy Cross dean of experiential learning and student success, has a goal for students: Get involved early. In this newly established....
04/19/18

Backing the Underserved: Alumna Co-Founds Venture Capital Firm to Fund Women, Minority and Military Veterans

Mary Iafelice '11 named to Forbes 2018 Social Entrepreneurship '30 Under 30'

If anyone’s surprised that a philosophy degree could lead to a career in venture capital, it’s Mary Iafelice ’11. “When I....
04/19/18

Entrepreneurship: It’s Not Just for Business

New course explains how businesses are started, why only some thrive and that, ultimately, entrepreneurship is a way of thinking

“Why are all the good ideas already taken?” The rhetorical — and exasperated — question came from a senior during a three-minute....
04/19/18

English Professor Challenges Literary Norms in New Catholic Novel

Part detective novel, part satire, Lee Oser's "Oregon Confetti" hopes to reintroduce the Catholic novel to contemporary audiences

“You write about what you know,” says Lee Oser, professor of English, about writing his newest novel, “Oregon Confetti”....
04/19/18

Not ‘Til I’ve Had My Coffee: How Caffeine Culture is Affecting Kids

Psychology professor's research examines the effects of caffeine use in adolescents

Everyone drinks coffee — what’s the big deal? When “everyone” includes adolescents, Alison Bryant Ludden, associate professor of....
04/18/18

For Today’s Catholics Hell Means ‘the Hopeless Anguish of God’s Absence,’ Says Holy Cross Professor

The Conversation | Newsweek | Religion News Service

In an article for The Conversation, Joanne Pierce, professor of religious studies at Holy Cross, traces the conceptual evolution of hell through the....
04/18/18

Religious Studies Professor and Papacy Expert Opines on Pope Francis’ Apology for Abuse in Chile

The Conversation

Last week, Pope Francis wrote to three clerical sexual abuse victims apologizing and asking for forgiveness for defending Chilean Bishop Juan Barros,....
04/18/18

Contemplation in Action at the College of the Holy Cross — The Thomas P. Joyce ’59 Contemplative Center

AJCU Connections

There are plenty of beautiful, serene places to pray on campus at the College of the Holy Cross. There are three chapels here, in addition to Campion....
04/17/18

How Not Having It Figured Out Helped Me in the Long Run

Micaela English '08, a digital and social media strategist, discusses the power of the Holy Cross network in her NYC success

Reader beware: This is not a traditional job story. There wasn’t one magical internship that paved the way for me. There was no shiny offer....
04/16/18

Photos: Holy Cross Students Share Their Passion for All Things Ancient Greek and Roman on Classics Day

In its 46th year, the student-run event brought 300 excited higher schoolers to Holy Cross to celebrate the classical world

“Have any of you ever heard that Latin is a dead language?” Neel Smith, professor and chair of the classics department, asked the Hogan....
04/12/18

Honoring the Past: Students Seek Opportunities to Learn About the Holocaust

Through diverse course offerings, study abroad opportunities and lectures on campus, students can explore all facets of Judaism

“Never forget” is a phrase that’s long been used to remind people, Jews and non-Jews alike, to remember the pain of the Holocaust,....
04/12/18

Holy Cross Cantor Art Gallery to Feature Work of Senior Visual Arts Majors in the Exhibition ‘Fine Art’, subtitled ‘Our Gift to You’

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will show the work of graduating senior visual arts studio majors in the....
04/11/18

Worcester News Tonight Interviews Holy Cross Student as She Makes Final Preparations for Boston Marathon

Worcester News Tonight

Holy Cross sophomore Maggie Wiggin is preparing for her first Boston Marathon this year. Running to raise funds for the Dana Farber Cancer Institute,....
04/11/18

Holy Cross Professor on Why the Label ‘Cult’ Prevents Greater Understanding of New Religions

The Conversation | Newsweek | Religion News Service

New religious movements have been a subject of fascination in American popular culture for decades, often portrayed in movies and TV shows as....
04/10/18

Latin American Film Class Travels to Buenos Aires to Explore Dark Period of Argentine History

Over spring break, 14 students studied first-hand how Argentines remember and memorialize the scars left by their dictatorship 30 years later

In the span of about a decade, roughly 30,000 people in Argentina disappeared at the hands of the government. Called “los desaparecidos,”....
04/04/18

Holy Cross to Host 46th Annual Classics Day for High School Students

More than 300 high school students across Massachusetts expected to participate

The College of the Holy Cross will host its 46th annual Classics Day on Thursday, April 12, 2018. The day will include a series of events relating to....
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....
05/15/18 Holy Cross Sociologist Discusses the Increasing Popularity of ‘Voluntourism’ with The Times of India
05/14/18 Former Obama Speechwriter Turned Podcast Celebrity Jon Favreau ’03 Discusses New Audial Empire and Navigating Politics in 2018
05/14/18 Two Rising Seniors Receive Full-Tuition Scholarships for Women in Science
05/10/18 Taylor Pels ’18 Named Class of 2018 Valedictorian
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Fine Art: 2018 Senior Concentration Seminar Exhibition
5/21/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery 2
Visual Arts students who have participated in the year-long Studio...
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Fine Art: 2018 Senior Concentration Seminar Exhibition
5/22/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery 2
Visual Arts students who have participated in the year-long Studio...
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Fine Art: 2018 Senior Concentration Seminar Exhibition
5/23/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery 2
Visual Arts students who have participated in the year-long Studio...
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Fullbridge Final Day Presentations
5/23/2018
COES Professional Program & Prebusiness Program
Smith Laboratories 155
Open to the Public
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Fullbridge Final Day Presentations
5/23/2018
COES Professional Program & Prebusiness Program
Smith Laboratories 154
On the last day of the program (Wednesday, May 23), students will present as...
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Fine Art: 2018 Senior Concentration Seminar Exhibition
5/24/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery 2
Visual Arts students who have participated in the year-long Studio...
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Phi Betta Kappa Ceremony
5/24/2018
Phi Beta Kappa
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Open to Campus Community Only
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Fine Art: 2018 Senior Concentration Seminar Exhibition
5/25/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery 2
Visual Arts students who have participated in the year-long Studio...
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Summer Research BBQ
6/5/2018
Summer Research in the Humanities Social Sciences
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Outdoor Oval
Faculty and staff on campus are invited Open to Campus Community...
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Title IX Training
6/6/2018
Featured
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 519
Open to Campus Community Only
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MAG Meeting
6/13/2018
Audio-Visual Services
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
Open to Campus Community Only
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Farewell for Dr. Danielle Hughes-Kruger (Event canceled)
6/27/2018
Featured
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
Open to Campus Community Only
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Summer Research BBQ
7/31/2018
Summer Research in the Humanities Social Sciences
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Outdoor Oval
Faculty and Staff on campus are invited. Open to Campus Community...
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MPE Training Session
8/20/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 304(05)
Open to Campus Community Only
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MPE 2nd Chance Training Session
9/1/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 304(05)
Open to Campus Community Only
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MPE 2nd Chance Training Session (Event canceled)
9/1/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
Open to Campus Community Only
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