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Xavier Magazine | September 2, 2014

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Presidential Task Force Taps Beacham

April 28, 2014 |

Love it or hate it, the Affordable Care Act is creating the most dramatic change in the health care industry since, well, the invention of the Band Aid. All areas of health care are being impacted, including psychology. That’s … Read More

President’s Perspective: A New Big East Tradition

April 27, 2014 |

. . When you get right down to it, the basketball season ends well for one team and one team only—the national champion. And so, of course I was disappointed when ours ended with a First Four game.

Urban Farming

April 27, 2014 |

Xavier turned another shade of green this year when it hired Urban Greens, an urban farm business, to convert an acre of land adjacent to campus into a working vegetable farm.

Kevin Fitzgerald, a 2006 philosophy, politics and … Read More

Beasts of the Big East

April 26, 2014 |

No one knew what moving to the Big East Conference would mean for Xavier’s athletic teams. Could the teams—especially some of the non-spotlight teams—compete at this higher level? Or would they be overwhelmed and become an anchor at the bottom … Read More

Roger Fortin Award

April 26, 2014 |

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Last year the University created the Roger Fortin Award to honor the longtime history professor and University provost. The award is given to  a member of the humanities faculty who demonstrates … Read More

Class Notes

April 12, 2014 |

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Flischel, Robert ’72 AB was the 2013 recipient of The Spirit of Light Award from FotoFocus. The award is presented to an individual who has shown a commitment to the art and craft of photography over a lifetime. This award … Read More

In Memory

April 12, 2014 |

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Weber Sr., Robert W. ’39 BS Dressman S.J., Robert ’46 BA Hatmaker, Margaret ’46 ND (EC) Baehner, Charles ’47 BSBA Burwinkel, Elmer Rev. ’47 AB Fox Sr., Bernard C. ’47 BA Hucke, Alvin ’47 BS Reyering, … Read More

Freshman learn CPR

October 1, 2013 |

The day after the record class of 1,282 first-year students arrived on campus, they got their first lesson—and it was a valuable one they can take with them the rest of their lives.

Xavier Has A Heart, a student-run organization, … Read More

World Choir Games Friendship Concert

October 1, 2013 |

The World Choir Games were held in Cincinnati this summer, bringing 15,000 people from 64 countries to the region. Nearly 1,000 of the participants stayed in Xavier’s residence halls during the 11-day event. Among those competing in the Games: Xavier’s … Read More

The Office: Niamh O’Leary

October 1, 2013 |

Assistant professor of English Niamh (pronounced Niev) O’Leary loves everything Shakespeare. She teaches it, researches it, reads it, studies it, writes about it. And she collects it. A trip to her office uncovers a variety of Shakespeare stuff, such as:Read More

A Year of Faith

October 1, 2013 |

It’s been a busy year for Xavier on the faith front.

In response to Pope Benedict XVI’s declaration of the Year of Faith—called to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the Catechism of the Catholic Church and the 50th … Read More

Modern Music

October 1, 2013 |

Music students returning to campus this fall found their music classroom had undergone a complete technological makeover.

Now when they sit down at one of 14 brand new Roland electric pianos and turn it on, they also turn on … Read More

Joe Pichler’s Founders’ Day speech

October 1, 2013 |

Thank you for this wonderful recognition. I am grateful beyond words.

Susan and I became members of the Xavier Family 21 years ago and our lives have been greatly enriched by participating in Xavier’s life. We cherish our friendships with … Read More

Xavier License Plates

July 1, 2013 |

A story in the Summer 2013 issue of Xavier magazine mentioned how the National Alumni Association receives $25 for each Xavier license plate purchased from the Ohio Department of Motor Vehicles, which it uses to create student scholarships. Readers of … Read More

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