Holy Cross Raises $12K in Walk to Cure Cancer

September 26th, 2010 by nmarkant

More than 400 members of the Holy Cross community participated in the 2010 Walk to Cure Cancer at UMass Medical School. Coupled with the College’s institutional contribution, participants raised more than $12,000 for cancer research.

Photography by Cynthia Price

Women in Business Conference Offers Alumnae, Students Networking Opportunity

September 25th, 2010 by nmarkant

Carolyn O’Keefe ’78, senior vice president of marketing at IHOP Corporation, delivers the keynote speech during the fifth annual Women in Business Conference, held in the Hogan Campus Center at Holy Cross.

O’Keefe with the conference’s student organizers, from left, Donna Le ’11, Kristen Buonassisi ’12 and Juliana Biolsi ’12.

Photography by Rob Carlin

O’Kane Hall on a Clear, Sunny Day

September 17th, 2010 by nmarkant

Photograph by Cristina Sato ’11

This is What They Call Grab & Go?

September 17th, 2010 by nmarkant

An assortment of refrigerated items — freshly-squeezed orange juice, yogurt parfaits, and mixed fruit cups, among them — in the College’s new science café make for a colorful display.

Photograph by Cristina Sato ’11

Portraits of a Student

September 17th, 2010 by nmarkant

A student examines the latest Cantor Art Gallery exhibition, Tom Zetterstrom: Portraits of American Trees.

Photography by Cristina Sato ’11

Holy Cross Students ‘Stand Up Against Poverty’

September 17th, 2010 by nmarkant

Gordon Wong ’11 and Carly Dominick-Sobol ’12, members of Holy Cross’ chapter of Oxfam America, took photos of fellow students holding posters containing facts about poverty as part of the national Stand Up Against Poverty campaign. Here is a sampling of the more than 300 photos taken on Sept. 17.

Study Abroad Fair Allows Second-Year Students to Explore Global Opportunities

September 14th, 2010 by nmarkant

Second-year students converge around displays during the annual Study Abroad Fair held in the Hogan Ballroom. Class of 2011 Study Abroad students shared their experiences about host programs and answered questions about living and studying abroad.

Students representing the Florence, Italy Study Abroad program site.

Photography by Matthew Atanian

Ecology Class Climbs Mount Eisenhower

September 11th, 2010 by nmarkant

Biology Professor Robert Bertin’s General Ecology class is seen in the alpine zone atop the 4,780 foot Mount Eisenhower in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, with Mount Washington (highest point in New England) at the rear left. The climb was a class field trip to examine changes in vegetation with altitude. The flag was planted by a group of hikers dubbed Flags on the 48, which memorializes the victims of 9/11 each year by flying an American flag on each of the 48 4,000+ foot peaks in New Hampshire for the day.

Photograph by Libby Mazzeo ’13

Students Display Their Summer Research in Symposium

September 10th, 2010 by nmarkant

More than 100 poster presentations were on display for the 17th Annual Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium held in the Hogan Ballroom. The presentations featured research conducted by students and faculty in the departments of math and computer science, physics, chemistry, biology, psychology, sociology and anthropology, economics, political science, history, classics, religious studies and English. The event, which has grown in size and stature over the past few years, provides an opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of faculty and students.

Photograph by Tim Paquette ’11

Loyola Basement to Be Home of New Fitness Studio

September 9th, 2010 by nmarkant

The basement of Loyola Hall is gutted to make way for a student fitness studio, which is expected to open in January.

Photography by Tim Paquette ’11