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Xavier Magazine | August 27, 2014

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Posts By By Michael Shaw

Documenting Discoveries

April 28, 2014 | | One Comment

“Go west, young man.” That hoary bit of wisdom still stands up, especially for Connor Lynch, a New York-based videographer. In fact, he went about as west as he could, filming the documentary Mount Lawrence, the story of Chandler Wild’s 6,500-mile … Read More

The Fabric of Her Life

April 28, 2014 |

. . In case you missed the October 2013 issue of The Crafts Report— or are not staying current with the calico dog-eat-dog world of retail craft art—the magazine’s annual cover contest is over and the results are in.

A New Edgecliff

April 27, 2014 |

Like most good actors, Michael Shooner’s LinkedIn profile features a strong entrance: “40 years of theater here, there and everywhere—L.A., Seattle, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Japan!! In 1998, founded a nifty, kick-ass theatre company, New Edgecliff Theatre, here in Cincinnati.”

What … Read More

The Office: Karl Stukenberg

April 27, 2014 |

A psychoanalyst and his couch. Perhaps, next to a barber and his chair, no other object is more connected to a profession.

In the case of Karl Stukenberg, chair and associate professor for the Department of Psychology—and practicing psychoanalyst—the … Read More

Comics Crusader

April 27, 2014 |

Marc Bowker is a super hero to comic book lovers. With special powers attained through a classic liberal arts degree and a devotion to service, his mission is to get more kids reading comics and recast the role of … Read More

A Trophy Life: Staying in Gear

April 27, 2014 |

Chad Sensibaugh offers career advice you don’t hear everyday—“I interned for seven seasons before I got a full-time job.” But since that first full-time gig as assistant equipment manager for the Seattle Seahawks, he now has an equally rare perk—a … Read More

Alumni Profile: Jeff Schneider

April 26, 2014 |

Jeff Schneider • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, 1968; Master of Business Administration, 1979 • President, Jeff Schneider and Associates • Addison, Texas

Meet the Millers | “No one was musical in my family. The reason I … Read More

Future’s Market: Mentoring neighboring school children

October 2, 2013 |

It’s an early spring afternoon and Bryan Cannon, principal of the Alliance Academy charter school, hits the streets with about a dozen seventh and eighth graders in tow. They turn right on Montgomery Road, then hang a left onto Dana … Read More

50 Years Later: The JFK Assassination

October 1, 2013 | | One Comment

Xavier’s campus was quiet at 1:30 p.m., Nov. 22, 1963. Clouds and rain were rolling in. The temperature hovered at 58 degrees.

Students were registering for spring semester classes and heading into Thanksgiving weekend. The football Muskies were gearing up … Read More

The Physic of Getting Hammered

October 1, 2013 |

For a physics major, finding the moment of inertia for a cylinder is as easy as I=1/2 MR2, but what about the concept of righty-tighty/lefty loosey?

Physicists are famous for having heads wrapped around theories, but it’s been laboratory … Read More

Healthy Approach

October 1, 2013 |

Lynn Oswald still recalls her days as a registered nurse in the newborn nursery of The Fort Hamilton Hospital, in Hamilton, Ohio. This was 1980; dads-to-be still smoked and paced in the waiting room, and newborns were kept in an … Read More

Food for Thought: A Philosophy of Good Eating

October 1, 2013 |

Jason Perkins wheels his office into a parking spot just outside the Pendleton Art Center in Cincinnati’s Over-The-Rhine neighborhood. The office is hard to miss—a bulky 1991 Grumman/Chevy P-30 step van that began its life as a bookmobile in Madison … Read More

Leading the Way: Merging Health Care

October 1, 2013 | | One Comment

Susan Gilster’s high school counselor meant well when he told her, “You can be three things—a teacher, a nurse or a secretary.” It was typical advice in the early 1970s for a young woman in a small, Midwestern town trying … Read More

After the Storm

July 2, 2013 |

True to the forecast, 70 miles north of Joplin, Mo., it begins raining. It is cool, cloudy and blustery, feeling more like fall than spring. The combination creates an almost ominous feeling, a harkening back to what it must have … Read More

Alumni Profiles: Ralph Watson, MD

July 1, 2013 |

Bachelor of Science in chemistry, 1970
Professor of medicine, Michigan State University (retired), East Lansing, Mich.

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