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Xavier Magazine | October 22, 2018

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Posts By Greg Schaber

New Work in New York

April 1, 2008 |

For Natalie Lanese, 2007 was an exciting blur. The 2002 graduate completed her Master of Fine Arts at New York’s storied Pratt Institute in May, and through a series of chance happenings found her art exhibited in venues from New … Read More

Man in Blue

April 1, 2008 |

Murphy Robinson has a plan. While many Xavier students are busy starting their weekends, Robinson, a sophomore criminal justice/public relations double major from Denver, spends most Fridays living out a lifelong dream—working and learning during an eight-hour shift in a … Read More

Funny Business

April 1, 2008 |

Some people are born funny. Others take time to hone their comedic skills. Stand-up comedian and actor Rajiv Satyal points to the third grade as his breakthrough year. “I had a good friend named Ryan Price who told me I … Read More

The Greening of Xavier

January 2, 2008 |

n a quiet office in Xavier’s physical plant, Thomas Kearns and Stephen Erwin take a break from a whirlwind round of meetings. The men, principals in the Boston-based design firm Shepley Bulfinch Richardson & Abbott, are completing a two-day visit … Read More

Profile: Vince Caponi

January 1, 2008 |

VINCE CAPONI Bachelor of Arts in History, 1972 CEO, St. Vincent Health, Indianapolis

Network Builder | Caponi has served as chief executive officer of St. Vincent Health since 1998. During his tenure, St. Vincent has grown from a campus in Indianapolis … Read More

Man of the Year

January 1, 2008 |

Dominic Pitocco is no stranger to volunteer work. But two years ago, the 1991 M.B.A. graduate became involved with the for the most personal of reasons—his daughter Kellie, then 12, was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Disease, a cancer of the lymph … Read More

Pacific Theater

January 1, 2008 |

Robert Jefferson was going through folders in the National Archives, researching the U.S. Army’s all-black 93rd Infantry Division in World War II, when he saw the picture: an African-American GI, dressed as Uncle Sam, parading across a stage.


“I … Read More

Dead Tongues Speaking

January 1, 2008 |

John Gruber-Miller just wanted to bring classical languages to life in the 21st century—and keep his students engaged. Is that really too much to ask?

In some ways, it was. The books he was using were boring, and that made … Read More

Aging with Optimism

January 1, 2008 |

Albert Parton wants to make the world a little better for the elders in our society. That’s the short explanation for why the 1962 and 1966 graduate came out of retirement to become administrator of the Cridersville Health Care Center. … Read More

A World Away

January 1, 2008 |

Unlike many veterans, Dennis Coyne wanted to return to Vietnam. The 1967 grad spent two years in the country’s central highlands as an intelligence officer with the U.S. Army’s 4th Infantry Division. There, he developed a deep respect for the … Read More

Field of Dreams

October 2, 2007 |

Now, 17 years later, the questions are finally answered. In June, the University announced plans for Xavier Square, a mixed-use development created in partnership with the Covington, Ky.-based Corporex. The project, which is set to break ground in 2008, not … Read More

Hispanic Source

October 1, 2007 |

JOSE GUERRA Executive M.B.A., 2003, Founder and President, L5 Source, Cincinnati


Mr. President | Guerra launched his own company, L5 Source, in 2004. The firm helps companies align their technology with their corporate strategy. Its key: balancing risk, quality and … Read More

A Giving Group

October 1, 2007 |

You don’t have to be a grad to love Xavier. Just ask Dr. Robert Osher. An internationally renowned cataract surgeon, founder of the Cincinnati Eye Institute and driving editorial force behind the world’s first video medical journal, Osher claims 28 … Read More

The Roman Road

October 1, 2007 |

Rabbi Abie Ingber has spent his life building bridges between the Jewish and Christian faiths. That mission led Ingber, director for Hillel at Xavier, to two audiences with Pope John Paul II.


And this fall, he’ll return to Rome … Read More

The NetworkerL Deb Del Valle

October 1, 2007 |

Deb Del Valle just doesn’t like to sit still. And she’s naturally curious. So, while the media relations specialist spends weekdays and some weekends writing University press releases and pitching stories to local media outlets, she may also spend evenings … Read More