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Xavier Magazine | December 13, 2018

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Posts By Lisa Mauch

Primal Research

January 2, 2003 |

After traveling 300 days out of every year to speak to audiences around the world, renowned scientist Jane Goodall has perfected her greeting.


That, she tells the crowd of 3,000 who gathered at the Cintas Center on Oct. 9, … Read More

All in Good Faith

July 2, 2002 |

Sean O’Dwyer slowly walked out into the parking lot of Ursuline Academy, an exclusive, all-girls school in the Cincinnati suburb of Blue Ash. The well-wishes and congratulations from colleagues were still ringing in his ears as he made his way … Read More

This Old House

October 2, 2001 |

It won’t be on a Hollywood tour of famous homes anytime soon, or in the Architectural Digest book of celeb-rity houses. But the white stucco bungalow with the Spanish tile roof that graces the corner of Victory Parkway and Ledgewood … Read More

Climbing Mt. Debt

October 1, 2001 |

College students nationwide are facing a problem more daunting than anything the toughest professor can dish out—credit card debt. According to a 2000 analysis done by student loan provider Nellie Mae, 78 percent of students age 18-25 now have at … Read More

Profile: Craig Giesze

October 1, 2001 |

What do you do with an economics degree, skills in four languages, proficiency with technology and “a crazy ability to combine it all?” If you’re like Craig Giesze, you earn a law degree and open the first full-service, virtual law … Read More

Sculpting a New Life

October 1, 2001 |

Annie Swantko earned a bachelor’s degree in theology in 1982, so she knew the Biblical analogy about life being like clay—formable, functional, fragile. It wasn’t until after a horrible accident, though, that she came to truly understand about life and … Read More

Offering Hope

October 1, 2001 |

When her husband died suddenly in a drowning accident, one of the ways Cynthia Beischel dealt with her grief was to keep a journal of her thoughts and feelings. Then she began to write articles for magazines. She was told … Read More

Clothing Web Site Proves to be Good Fit

July 1, 2001 |

The jobs listed on Jeff Recker’s résumé can only be described as eclectic—Montana fishing guide, diamond broker, surgical equipment salesman, Hollywood actor. And on April 11 at 5:09 p.m., he added another to the list: women’s plus-size clothing salesman. That’s … Read More

Cincinnati’s History is Radio Active Documentary

July 1, 2001 |

What do Doris Day, Eddie Albert and Red Skelton have in common? Their careers started on radio in Cincinnati. “People don’t realize how big Cincinnati was in radio and how many people got their start here,” says Mike Martini, WVXU’s … Read More

Open Wide

July 1, 2001 |

When pediatric dentist David Sullivan gets called to work on the teeth of 12-year-old Sumar, he knows he’s in for a challenge. Whenever the tawny-haired patient sees the doctor and realizes he’s going to have dental work done, he hides … Read More


July 1, 2001 |

Any married couple with children will tell you that once kids come along, life becomes much more complicated. Less time is devoted to nurturing the marriage as more time is devoted to raising the children. However, according to Xavier graduate … Read More

Profile: Janet Smith Dickerson

July 1, 2001 |

Janet Smith Dickerson spent one of her first Saturday nights as a senior administrator at Princeton University getting to know the students—from the front seat of a campus police car. The 1968 graduate, named Princeton’s vice president of campus life … Read More

X Files

July 1, 2001 |

Horsin’ Around

After 22 years of teaching art, Roberta Thies took her skills into another arena—a riding arena. The 1972 graduate co-founded Cincinnati Riding for the Handicapped in 1985, a non-profit organization that teaches horseback riding to disabled children and … Read More

Weekend Degree Graduate Fulfills Personal Goal

July 1, 2001 |

When he began classes at Xavier, Robert Limoseth set a unique goal for himself—he wanted to graduate with a better GPA than his daughter had when she graduated college. Not only did Limoseth achieve this goal when he graduated summa … Read More

Presidential Inauguration Set for September

July 1, 2001 |

Michael J. Graham, S.J., will celebrate his formal start as Xavier’s 34th president on the site where the institution began in 1831. His inaugural Mass will take place in the St. Xavier Church in downtown Cincinnati at 2:00 p.m. on … Read More