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Xavier Magazine | June 17, 2018

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Posts By By Jen Saltsman

Decoding Math

April 1, 2013 |

Quick. Decipher this code: Bnpv. kp’t slp yiyuhlsy’t enilukpy tqxayzp, nsm bnpvybnpkzt juleyttlu mysn blupls wsldt kp. pvnp’t dvh tvy’t zuynpym bnpv elu pvy zuynpkiy bksm, n zontt mytkrsym nulqsm pvy kmyn pvnp bnpvybnpkzt zns xy xynqpkeqo nsm uyoyinsp pl … Read More

Smile Service

April 1, 2013 |

When Dr. John Wakelin operates on children in Third World countries, he’s more than a plastic surgeon. He’s a teacher, sharing surgical procedures with local nurses and physicians. He’s a volunteer, giving time to those in need. And he’s a role … Read More

Art Education

April 1, 2013 |

Five-by-five inch tiles cover a wooden table in Brazee Street Studio, a bright and airy artist community in Cincinnati’s Oakley neighborhood. Melted on each tile are colorful representations of animals—elephants, butterflies, turtles. Thin rods of pigmented glass, which look like raw … Read More

Ahead of the Curve

April 1, 2013 |

Scoliosis. It’s a disease characterized by abnormal curvatures in the spine. Nearly three out of every 100 people have some form of it. Worldwide, it affects more than 12 million.

Most who have the condition live relatively normal lives, minus the … Read More

A Game Plan That’s the Ticket

April 1, 2013 |

MBA student Alex Burkhart was on a sports binge with his friends—two college football games and one professional football game in just two days—when an idea hit him like a blitzing linebacker.

“I work in loyalty marketing for Macy’s, so I … Read More

Profile: Linda Young

January 1, 2013 |

Linda Young

Bachelor of Science in social work, 1989 Executive Director, Welcome House of Northern Kentucky Covington, Ky.

Winning the Lottery | “I won the lottery a long time ago,” says Linda Young, referring to her childhood in Mason, Ohio. … Read More

Alumni Profile: Carl Bergman

January 1, 2013 |

Carl Bergman

Master of Business Administration, 1972 Board member, Cincinnati Habitat for Humanity Cincinnati

Hammer Time | For Carl Bergman, giving checks to nonprofits was always easier than giving time. But after he retired from his job as a marketing … Read More

Gaming Strength

January 1, 2013 |

Imagine not being able to use one of your arms. Imagine how hard it would be to take out the trash, tie your shoelaces or eat a steak. Imagine how difficult it would be to wrap a holiday gift or … Read More

Promoting Nonviolence

January 1, 2013 |

Eunice Ravenna, Kristen Barker and Sister Alice Gerdeman refer to themselves as bodyguards. And in a sense, they are.

The three women comprise the staff of the Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center (IJPC), a small, non-profit organization created to protect underserved … Read More

Piano Man

January 1, 2013 |

Kevin Cranley had a moment of panic in the middle of his junior year. He wasn’t sure if he wanted a future in the music business, which is like a Kennedy not wanting to get into politics or a Rockefeller … Read More

Profile: Col. Paul Fellinger Jr.

October 1, 2012 |

Col. Paul Fellinger Jr. Bachelor of Arts in international affairs, 1990 Garrison Commander for the U.S. Army Garrison at Presidio Monterey, Calif.

Army Brat | Paul Fellinger Jr., has been moving since before he had motor skills. … Read More

Profile: Lt. Col. Paul Fellinger Sr.

October 1, 2012 |

Lt. Col. Paul Fellinger Sr. Bachelor of Arts in history, 1967 Retired Cincinnati

Blue Bloods | Four generations of Fellinger freshmen have now passed through Xavier’s doors—Raymond Fellinger, an English student who went on to become Xavier’s … Read More