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Xavier Magazine | September 20, 2017

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Posts By By Mike Rutledge

Mentor a Future

November 5, 2015 |

Students Gain Guidance About Their future—and Lifelong Friendships—Through Xavier’s Mentoring Program

Kelly Kleier had done well in organic chemistry but by the end of her sophomore year still wasn’t feeling the magical allure of medical school. What, she wondered, would she do with her biology degree after graduation? Read More

Pilgrim’s Promise

November 3, 2015 |

The journey began at a little town on the French side of the Pyrenees, crossed into Spain and wound along a worn dirt path westward toward the burial grounds of St. James on the Spanish coast. Read More

Helping Moms Beat Heroin

November 3, 2015 |

Every heroin-addicted mother who comes to the HOPE program has a plan: Step one—get off heroin. Step two—deliver a healthy baby. Read More

Of Einstein and Dinosaurs

November 2, 2015 |

More than a decade after retiring, biology teacher Jack Berninger is still teaching. He doesn’t know how to stop. If he isn’t offering a lecture or leading a nature hike in Ohio or Indiana, chances are, he’s doing it in the Florida Everglades. Read More

Healing in Vietnam: War Orphans

November 2, 2015 |

When Dennis Coyne made a return trip to Vietnam in 2003, he carried with him $2,400 he’d collected from his Erlanger, Ky., parish. He would just drop it off at an orphanage near Kon Tum, “say goodbye, and that would be the end of the story.” Read More

Alumni Profile: Public Financier

November 2, 2015 |

Natasha (Hamilton) Holiday Bachelor of Arts in history, Bachelor of Science in political science, 2004 Director, RBC Capital Markets New York

Financing | When New York City, its subway system or other city departments want to build things, Natasha Holiday … Read More

Alumni Profile: Spiritual Advisor

November 2, 2015 |

ROBERT W. STEPHAN, S.J. Honors Bachelor of Arts in history, 1995 Campus Minister for Liturgy, Seattle University Seattle, Wash.

Flagged by God | Stephan pulled into town to start work on a law degree at the University of California at … Read More

Improving Life in Togo: Mayo’s Clinic

April 15, 2015 |

Rick Mayo keeps a copy of the photo that made him roll up his sleeves and help his church deliver water to a dozen African villages.Read More

One Smile at a Time: Visionary Dentist

April 15, 2015 |

When Dr. Edward Schaaf was asked to be the first volunteer dentist at the Free People’s Clinic in Englewood, a high-crime, poverty-plagued Chicago neighborhood, he figured he’d give it one night a month.Read More

West Nile Survivor: Walking Tall

April 15, 2015 |

In August 2012, two months after returning from a trip to South America with his class of Executive MBA students, Jeffrey Daniel was at the halfway mark and looking forward to graduating in May.Read More

Staging a Cyber Crime: CSI Story

April 15, 2015 |

Months before the rest of the world saw the new CBS crime drama “CSI: Cyber,” Xavier alum Victoria C. Page was cranking up the volume and revving up the visuals.Read More

Sweet Victory

April 14, 2015 |

Men’s Soccer Scores Big with First-Ever NCAA Tournament Home Game In the cold November evening, the fans are on their feet and, on this Thursday, Nov. 20, Matt Vasquenza is ready to make history.

After hundreds of hours of training … Read More

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