Campus Notebook

  
"A Place of Stillness and Contemplation"

The Thomas P. Joyce ’59 Contemplative Center opens.

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Holy Cross Rises in Annual Rankings

Holy Cross landed at No. 25 among liberal arts colleges and No. 51 overall on Forbes’ annual lists of America’s Top Colleges, among other recognitions.

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Mulledy/Healy Legacy Committee Report

In mid-November 2015, Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., charged a committee of faculty, staff and students to review our history, so that we as an educational community might engage the consequences of that history in our own time.

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Mousley Earns Prestigious Truman Scholarship

Victoria Mousley ’17 is one of 54 college juniors to be named a 2016 Harry S. Truman Scholar.

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What is Purple?

If you were watching “Jeopardy!” on June 27, you probably knew the answer when this question flashed on the screen: “This ‘royal’ color represents the teams of the College of the Holy Cross.”

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Move-In Day 2016: Welcome, Class of 2020

Up College Hill and through the gates of campus, cars filled with books, bins and eager first-year students arrived at Holy Cross on a sunny Aug. 27, 2016.

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Seniors Receive Full-Tuition Science Scholarships

Kate Nicastri ’17 and Sarah Tymochko ’17 received the 2016 Clare Boothe Luce Scholarship.

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Reflections on the Jubilee Year of Mercy

Inspired by Pope Francis’ emphasis on mercy in the daily lives of Catholics, HCM asked members of our campus community to reflect on their own personal observance of the Year of Mercy.

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Coming in November: Daily Advent Reflections

Vice President for Mission Rev. William R. Campbell, S.J., ’87 has announced that, beginning on Sunday, Nov. 27, an electronic version of the traditional Advent Calendar will be available on the Holy Cross website.

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Three Professors Honored for Exemplary Scholarship and Advising

In May 2016, three faculty members received awards for exemplary scholarship and student advising.

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Roberts Named Executive Director of Math Society

The American Mathematical Society (AMS) has named Catherine Roberts, professor of mathematics, their new executive director.

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From Music to Mathematics

A professor explores connections between the disciplines in new textbook.

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Anthropology Professor Wins Prestigious Award for Book

Ann Marie Leshkowich, professor of anthropology and director of the Asian studies program, authored Essential Trade: Vietnamese Women in a Changing Marketplace, which was awarded the prestigious 2016 Harry J. Benda Prize in Southeast Asian Studies by the Association for Asian Studies.

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The Little-Known Side of Socrates

Philosophy professor Joseph Lawrence’s book, Socrates Among Strangers, argues that the institutionalization of philosophy in the modern world has come at the cost of its most vital concern: the achievement of life wisdom.

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New Director of Library Services Announced

Mark Shelton joined the College in July 2016 as director of library services.

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Schmalz Publishes Book to Celebrate the Holy Year of Mercy

Mathew Schmalz’s latest book is inspired by the Holy Year of Mercy, a special year of blessing and remission of sins initiated by Pope Francis lasting from December 2015 to November 2016.

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Plus: All This!

In addition to the articles above, Fall's Campus Notebook was overflowing with updates, from summer construction to autumn happenings on campus, including an October panel discussion moderated by Associate Professor of History Cynthia Hooper (pictured).

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