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Xavier Magazine | December 17, 2018

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Posts By Felix Winternitz

Where is George Budde Buried?

July 2, 2012 |

Mysteries and myths continue to enshroud the life and death of George Budde.

The baffling circumstances of his death, certainly. And other quandaries: Where does Budde’s body now rest, for instance? Is he sleeping eternally in a family plot at … Read More

Profile: Thomas A. Coz

July 1, 2012 |

Thomas A. Coz Bachelor of Arts in History, 1976 Safe Environment Coordinator for Children and Youth Archdiocese of Cincinnati

On The Watch | Thomas Coz has his keen eye on some 79,000 church employees in Southern Ohio. As the new … Read More

Brian’s Fund

July 1, 2012 |

When a Xavier student can’t quite meet the monthly rent, handle a bookstore tab or pay off a niggling registrar bill, that’s when the McCormick family steps in to help.

Matt and Susan McCormick come to the table offering whatever … Read More

Business at Hand

July 1, 2012 |

In July, Brian D. Till becomes dean of the Williams College of Business. Xavier magazine sat down with him to learn more about his vision.

Xavier: You’re coming to Cincinnati after nearly two decades at the John Cook School of … Read More

Top Cop

July 1, 2012 |

Two years ago, police Sgt. Tia Pearson Miller was just another officer on the beat. As covert and stealthy as one of her undercover cohorts.

But she was everything producers from The Learning Channel were looking for when they came … Read More

Passionate for Pets

July 1, 2012 |

Just a few days after their wedding, Karen and Michael Budkie noticed a sick puppy abandoned on the side of the road.

Touched, the newlyweds picked the dog up and took it to a nearby no-kill pet shelter where the … Read More

Literary Gold

July 1, 2012 |

For Sherry Brubaker, the first time’s been all the charm. Brubaker finds herself the co-author of a children’s picture book, Cup of Glitter, which has won raves and awards from the publishing industry.

“It’s something I always wanted to do, … Read More

The Last Casualty

July 1, 2012 | | One Comment

A frigid, gloomy drizzle permeates the air as dawn begins to break through the trees of the Argonne Forest in northeastern France. Pvt. George Budde and his fellow Marines of 17th Company slop their way through the mud along the western … Read More

Making Waves

April 1, 2012 |

The storyline goes like this: Two airheads stumble into a nearly empty campus radio station. The dysfunctional duo wrangle control of the microphone, and proceed to channel a blend of Jerry Lewis and Les Nessman. Panic ensues.

You couldn’t script … Read More

Corporate Culture

April 1, 2012 |

Mike Feeney has been called just about every name on the block: Cheese Whiz. Big Wheel. Even the Big Cheese.

As a senior executive at the online distributor, Feeney’s certainly been around the dairy aisle more than a few … Read More

Catching Up with Frank Abagnale

April 1, 2012 |

You’ve got to credit Frank W. Abagnale Jr. with audacity, if not modesty.

How many famous white-collar criminals, after all, are so emboldened that they’d happily show up before an audience at a Jesuit Catholic university—a righteous crowd which includes … Read More

Profile: Sr. Kate O’Leary

April 1, 2012 |

Sr. Kate O’Leary Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2007 Franciscan Novice in formation Chicago

West Side Story | “I was working as a nurse at Loyola Medical Center in a surgical trauma unit, the ICU,” says the 27-year-old. “I had … Read More

Profile: Patrica Kruse Herbold

April 1, 2012 |

Patrica Kruse Herbold Bachelor of Science in chemistry, Edgecliff 1962 Former U.S. Ambassador to Singapore Bellevue, Wash.


Embassy Row | Pat Herbold is a retired foreign envoy and attorney, but she’s hardly retiring. Active in both Republican politics and … Read More

Lesson of the Day

April 1, 2012 |

Alexandra Korros likes to tell a story learned from her many days in the classroom, a story about students who finally, finally discover that single magical instant. “I had one marvelous student here on a full scholarship who, when she … Read More

The Wit and Wisdom of Frank Abagnale

April 1, 2012 |

On April 10, Frank Abagnale gave the annual “Heros of Professional Ethics” lecture at the Cintas Center. Known as the inspiration for the movie “Catch Me If You Can,” Abagnale offered this advice:

“I thought it would be great to … Read More