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Xavier Magazine | September 23, 2017

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Posts By By Jacob Baynham

Going Public

January 1, 2011 |

In 2001, Michael J. Graham, S.J., had just taken over as president of Xavier and was giving a speech to faculty about his vision for the University. By the time philosophy professor Paul Colella shuffled into the auditorium—habitually late and … Read More

Linneman’s Prayer

October 2, 2010 |

(Editors note: Thomas Linneman passed away May 11, 2010. He was 87. He talked to Xavier magazine about this story prior to his death.)

The longest 208 days of Pfc. Thomas Linneman’s life began at dusk on Oct. 4, 1944, … Read More

Trees and Trucks

October 1, 2010 |

First came the new low-watt light bulbs, then efficient washing machines and hybrid cars. Now everybody is looking for new ways to go green. Carter Johnson and Henry Link have the latest suggestion: green moving. Johnson and Link’s new eco-friendly … Read More

School Lessons: A Future in Furniture

October 1, 2010 |

Area schoolchildren may be comforted to know that while the graffiti they carve into their desks may land them in detention, they’re boosting the local economy in the process. Specifically, they’re fueling a web-based school furniture company called SCHOOLSin, which … Read More

Office Cut-up: Emmy for Edits

October 1, 2010 |

For four seasons of the hit NBC series “The Office,” it was Dean Holland’s job to make molehills out of mountains. As the show’s co-editor, Holland had to condense 40-60 hours of footage into a single, funny 21-minute, 30-second show. … Read More

A Wild Life

October 1, 2010 |

Chris Neukom’s employment history is so diverse, even his closest associates have trouble keeping the facts straight. “My fiancée said she couldn’t figure me out until she took a look at my résumé,” Neukom says. She could be forgiven. In … Read More

A League of His Own: Sports and Beer

October 1, 2010 |

Brian Polark would like to help you expand your professional network. But leave your suits and stilettos at home—this is no business card-exchanging grip-and-grin. It’s a standing invitation to form a team and join an after-work league of softball, flag football, … Read More

Biz Students Going Global

January 1, 2010 |

Once upon a time, American business school graduates could expect to spend their careers speaking one language, trading in one currency and keeping office hours in a single time zone. Business professionals could retire with nary a stamp in their … Read More

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