Campus Notebook

  
Fraternity Earns Critical Acclaim

Since its release in January, Fraternity—journalist Diane Brady’s non-fiction account of the extraordinary group of black students who began their studies at the College in 1968—has received extensive coverage in major newspapers, public radio, Catholic media and national magazines.

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The Social Implications of Technology

For a generation that's constantly Facebooking, texting and instant messaging, the notion that technology could be keeping us from connecting in meaningful ways hits close to home. Author, licensed clinical psychologist and MIT professor Sherry Turkle spoke about the new intimacies, solitudes and ethical dilemmas of our digital age on campus as part of the Montserrat program.

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Holy Cross Grants Tenure to Faculty

In recognition of their dedication to scholarship and classroom excellence, five Holy Cross professors have received tenure. HCM asked a few questions to learn more about them and their research.

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Elite Scholars Excel in Year One

It has been a big year for the seven recipients of the Sheehan Scholarship. Chosen from among 7,000 applicants for their academic excellence in high school, the first-year students each received a full four-year tuition scholarship thanks to their benefactor, Jerry Sheehan '52. And their first two semesters on the Hill have been packed with achievements and discoveries.

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Gamelan Gita Sari

On Dec. 9, a full house in the Brooks Concert Hall was treated to a stirring performance of Balinese music and dance by Holy Cross' Balinese gamelan orchestra, Gamelan Gita Sari. Vivid costumes, sound and music filled the hall.

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Community Prayer Service

A new event celebrating the rich faith traditions at Holy Cross was met with great interest on the afternoon of Jan. 24, the day that spring semester classes started. The Office of the College Chaplains expected a small group to attend the first Campuswide Multifaith Prayer in Mary Chapel. Instead, more than 300 students, faculty and staff took part!

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Student Dance Marathon Supports AIDS Research

For 12 hours, 138 enthusiastic (and exhausted!) students tripped the light fantastic in the Hogan Ballroom to raise money for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. The Twist, the YMCA, the Macarena and the "morale dance"-choreographed by organizer Caroline Cataldo '12-kept the dancers moving.

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From College Hill to Capitol Hill

The research work of three classics majors from Holy Cross will be presented in Washington, D.C., at the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) 16th annual Posters on the Hill event. The prestigious event features only 74 posters from 850 applications that were submitted from colleges and universities nationwide.

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Sum + Substance

The faculty in the department of mathematics and computer science are experiencing a banner year-and having an impact far beyond the halls of Swords and Haberlin. Read on to learn about their achievements here and abroad.

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Moot Court Team Among Nation’s Top 20

Over Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, the Holy Cross Moot Court team, which competes in simulated appellate court cases, earned an impressive 17th place at the National Tournament at Chapman University School of Law in Orange, Calif. This season, more than 300 teams competed at eight regional tournaments across the nation, and only 80 of them advanced to the National Tournament.

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