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Xavier Magazine | October 22, 2018

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Posts By By Michael Shaw

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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How to Stay in Shape this Summer

July 1, 2013 |

With summer days ahead, there’s no better time to finally get around to that New Year’s resolution to get in shape. But how? We consulted with a fitness expert—head strength and conditioning coach Matt Jennings—who offered this advice.

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Green Acres: Life on a Sheep Farm

July 1, 2013 |

Are your tomatoes the talk of the neighborhood? Co-workers manifest the obvious signs of zucchini-envy every time you drop a load off on the kitchenette counter? Then you’ve probably imagined elevating your agrarian talents to that most seductive of stages—a … Read More

A Way With Words: Father and Daughter Team Create a Vocabulary Program

July 1, 2013 |

Manisha Kaura really likes words. “It started in the fourth grade,” she says. “I collected words and made notes about them in little spiral notebooks. In my study room back home in Michigan, there’s now about 700 of them.”

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Mark Rohr’s 10 Tenets of Disaster Management

July 1, 2013 |

Mark Rohr wrote a book, Joplin: The Miracle of the Human Spirit, that details the first six months after the storm. In it he includes his “10 tenets of disaster management,” which he offers as a blueprint for other public … Read More

Alumni Profile: Lt. Gen. Charles G. “Chick” Cleveland

April 1, 2013 | | One Comment

Lt. Gen. Charles G. “Chick” Cleveland Master of Arts in history, 1966 Retired Montgomery, Ala.

An Ace 50 Years in the Making | Before Top Gun, there was Lt. Gen. Charles G. “Chick” Cleveland. And unlike today’s era of unmanned predator … Read More

Mike and a Bike

April 1, 2013 |

Professor of computer science Michael Goldweber has a head for numbers and a backside born for a bike saddle. Consider this equation: Goldweber has a wanderlust rivaling the most far-flung of Jesuits. Add to that a certification as a professional bike … Read More

Behind the Lens

April 1, 2013 |

David Pergolini didn’t expect to start at the top. But he came close—19,341 feet above sea level on the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro, to be exact.

With a fresh BA in communication, Pergolini’s first job was one of mountainous proportions … Read More

Old Man and the Pep Band

January 1, 2013 |

At first glance, Paul Denning’s close-cropped hair, well-proportioned physique and enthusiastic nature portray a man who lives a fairly typical life. But only if one considers it typical to return to college at 46, join the rowing team at age … Read More

Fast Track

January 1, 2013 |

Tony Barber has chosen to take the road less traveled—and at the highest speed possible.

In 2004, Barber quit his traditional white-collar job of managing a call center for a local Fortune 500 company. He ditched the 9-to-5, power ties … Read More

Profile: Ron Henlein

January 1, 2013 |

Ron Henlein

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, 1979 Director of corporate and community partnerships for people working cooperatively Cincinnati

Heart and Hammer | Ron Henlein is a handy guy around the house…anyone’s house. As a former district manager for … Read More

Profile: Charles C. Wright

January 1, 2013 |

Charles “Charlie” C. Wright

Master of Business Administration, 1972 CEO of Wright Brothers Inc.; Chairman of Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries Cincinnati

Beer Bubbles | For the last 30 years, Wright has been at the helm of Wright Brothers Inc., which … Read More

Trucks and Trash

January 1, 2013 |

Monet gained fame with water lilies, Warhol with soup cans. Rachel Maxi is making a splash in the Seattle art scene by painting, of all things, dumpsters.

Not actually painting dumpsters, but crafting elegant oil-on-canvas creations of the rusty, greasy, … Read More

Profile: Lt. Gen. Charles G. “Chick” Cleveland

October 1, 2012 |

Lt. Gen. Charles G. “Chick” Cleveland Master of Arts in history, 1966 Retired Montgomery, Ala.

An Ace 50 Years in the Making | Before Top Gun, there was Lt. Gen. Charles G. “Chick” Cleveland. And unlike today’s … Read More