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A group of 40 students from the School of Social Sciences at Strathmore University, traveling through Europe, visited our University on Thursday, May 23, 2024.
They were welcomed by the Dean of the School of Communication, Daniel Arasa, and attended several lectures: First Christians in Rome. The Beginning of a Long Path by Professor Silvia Mas and "taly and the European Integration Process by Dr. Gerardo Ferrara. The visit concluded with a lunch in the Apollinare courtyard. They will continue their journey to Milan and
On Thursday, June 27, 2024, the ninth episode of the first season was released: "The First Church in the World." You can watch it here.
Starting from Wednesday, May 22, until July 7, 2024, students from all Faculties can complete the online Course Evaluation Questionnaire for the Second Semester. As always, this is a valuable opportunity to help improve the quality of teaching and education. Go to the questionnaire
On Wednesday, May 22, 2024 (at 11:30 AM, Álvaro del Portillo Hall), in celebration of the annual World Africa Day, the School of Communication and Harambee Africa International have organized a conference titled "The Implications of the Mattei Plan for African Development."
The discussion was focused on the fundamental importance of education for the genuine and sustainable development of the continent. The event also wanted to examine how the Mattei Plan can alter the relationships between Italy and Africa, promoting shared
Following the second Call for Projects launched in September 2023 and concluded on January 31, 2024, to gather research proposals related to the academic development of the University, 4 new projects have been selected. A total of 14 proposals were submitted, involving 53 professors from Santa Croce and a significant number of researchers from other universities. The proposals were evaluated by a scientific committee. The 10 projects that were not selected can be developed within the research framework of their respective faculties or within already
Thursday, May 16, 2024 (at 2:30 PM, Benedetto XVI Hall), as part of University Life, an event titled "Philosophy of War and Geohistory of Conflict Logics - An Interdisciplinary Journey" has been organized.
Moderated by Prof. Antonio Petagine, the event included discussions on the topic by Prof. Giampaolo Conte from the University of Roma Tre and Prof. Benedetto Ippolito from the University of the Holy Cross. Poster
On Wednesday, May 15, 2024, a day dedicated to blood donation was organized as part of University Life activities and in collaboration with Ema-Roma.
The initiative was aimed at students and teaching and non-teaching staff of Santa Croce. The blood collected was delivered by Ema-Roma to the city hospitals San Filippo Neri and Santo Spirito. Poster
On Tuesday, May 7th, 2024, a group of university students, accompanied by the Rector Luis Navarro and the Director of Promotion & Development Álvaro Sanchez-Carpintero, visited the Secretariat of State of the Holy See. They were welcomed by the Substitute, Bishop Edgar Peña Parra.
The meeting took place in a very friendly atmosphere; the Substitute encouraged the attendees to continue their studies at the University of the Holy Cross, gifting them at the end of the visit a rosary blessed by the Pope along with a small image of him. Following this, Father Massimo
The Grand Chancellor of the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross and Prelate of Opus Dei, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz, having heard the opinion of the university's governing bodies and the Academic Senate and received confirmation from the Dicastery for Culture and Education, has appointed the new Rector for the quadrennium 2024-2028, the Rev. Prof. Fernando Puig, currently Dean of the School of Canon Law. The new Rector – who succeeds the Rev. Prof. Luis Navarro after eight years of tenure – will take office on October 1, 2024, at the beginning of the new academic year, which marks the 40th anniversary of the foundation of the University of the Holy Cross. On that same date, Professor Navarro's retirement is scheduled, having


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