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Dr. Keith Devlin and Dr. Gary Yee Named Commencement Speakers for Holy Names University

Holy Names University (HNU) announces the commencement speakers for its 134th graduation ceremonies. Dr. Gary D. Yee, distinguished educator and Superintendent of the Oakland Unified Schools will speak to graduate students on Friday, May 16, at 6:30 p.m. and Dr. … Continue reading

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Holy Names University Receives Selective Sparks! Grant to Develop Multimedia Information Literacy Instruction

The Paul J. Cushing Library at Holy Names University (HNU) is one of only 14 institutions nationwide to receive a 2013 Sparks! Ignition Grant for Libraries and Museums. The grant, which was awarded by the Institute of Museum and Library … Continue reading

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Holy Names University Welcomes John Carlos, Author of: The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment that Changed the World

WHAT: HNU students and faculty selected The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment that Changed the World authored by John Carlos and Dave Zirin, for the 2013 Common Reading. In addition to chronicling historic sports and social justice events of … Continue reading

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Holy Names University Receives Grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to Update Folk Song Website

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation has granted Holy Names University $75,000. These funds will be used to update the American Folk Song Collection website developed by the University’s Kodály Center for Music Education. The website was originally created with … Continue reading

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HNU Recognized as the Most Diverse University in the Nation

U.S. News and World Report has recognized Holy Names University (HNU) as the most diverse university in the nation for the 2012–2013 academic year. The magazine’s “Best Colleges 2014” edition included campus ethnic diversity rankings for national universities, liberal arts … Continue reading

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