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Xavier Magazine | December 17, 2018

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Racial Strife: Today. Yesterday. Tomorrow?

July 1, 2001 |

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., in his 1958 book Stride Toward Freedom, posed a number of questions during the Montgomery boycott that apply to the racial dilemmas facing Cincinnati, where the April killing of an unarmed black fugitive by a … Read More

Boehner Lands in School Chair

July 1, 2001 |

Now in his sixth term representing the 8th District of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives, John Boehner has had many opportun-ities to promote his views on improving public schools, creating jobs and overhauling the tax system. But his … Read More

Profile: Gary Wahoff

July 1, 2001 |

In early April, the Cincinnati Reds were en route from Pittsburgh to New York for the final leg of a 10-game road trip when the announcement came from the cockpit: All New York airports were closed because of fog, and … Read More

Profile: Keith Conway

July 1, 2001 |

After a field trip to a museum, most 9-year-olds leave with a gift shop souvenir. Keith Conway left with a dream. “As soon as I saw a dinosaur fossil on a trip to a museum in the fourth grade,” he … Read More

Profile: Ken Kemner

July 1, 2001 |

Ken Kemner has the closest thing there is to X-ray vision. The 1986 graduate and physicist at Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago has an extensive knowledge about high-energy X-ray microscopes, and the work he’s performing with them is capturing widespread … Read More

Pacesetters Graduate

July 1, 2001 |

Watches are usually presented at retirement, but in this case, six new graduates received theirs before starting their careers. The timepieces were commencement gifts from 1960 graduate Charles Gallagher to the first graduating group from the Pacesetter scholarship program. The … Read More

High-Tech Building

July 1, 2001 |

The openings of the two newest buildings on campus—a $12 million residence hall in August and the $18 million Gallagher Student Center in January— are still on schedule, but there’s more to the planned openings than unlocking a few doors. … Read More

Seasons in the Sun

July 1, 2001 |

The University’s 15-team athletic program moved into a new home (Cintas Center) and scaled new heights during the past year—on the playing fields and in the classroom.

Athletic Accomplishments

 

      • XU record five NCAA Tournament teams: Women’s basketball, … Read More

Notbook

July 1, 2001 |

Sub-Par Performance

The men’s golf team won its second Atlantic 10 Conference championship and made its first NCAA appearance. The team finished 19th in the NCAA East Regional in Williamsburg, Va. Senior Tim Donovan was medalist in the Atlantic 10 … Read More

Thad Hopes to Win When it Matters Most: In March

July 1, 2001 |

Conduct an autopsy on the Skip Prosser era and you’ll find the remains of a hale and hearty program. During his seven years as coach of the men’s basketball team, the Musketeers won 20 or more games six times, beat … Read More

Queen City Services

July 1, 2001 |

Queen City Service M.B.A. students Wendell Hull, Jeff Terlinden, Houston Mason and Tom Armstrong spent the semester working on a service-learning project—and trying to help their hometown. The trio were consultants for KnowledgeWorks, an Ohio foundation that supports education initiatives. Their … Read More

Have Carts, Will Travel

July 1, 2001 |

Trying to keep pace with the latest in high-tech educational tools, the University purchased two wireless computer carts for use starting this fall. The carts, which will carry up to 30 laptop computers, turn regular classrooms into computer labs. Through … Read More

President and Police

July 1, 2001 |

Xavier University President Michael J. Graham, S.J., gave the keynote address to the 90th graduating class of the Cincinnati Police Academy on Friday, June 16. In the address, given at the Masonic Temple in downtown Cincinnati, Graham encouraged the 29 … Read More

Musketeer Rooms Fill Bedroom Community

July 1, 2001 |

Finding a hotel with a Xavier connection isn’t as difficult as you might think. That’s because M.B.A. graduates John Sweetwood and Steve Porter oversee some of the largest chains in the country.

As president of the Americas Division of Bass … Read More

Memorable Mortarboards

July 1, 2001 |

Graduation day wouldn’t be complete without a compelling story. Here are two from this year’s commencement, the first held in the Cintas Center:

• Rickie Bell spent the last eight years attending Xavier during the day and working nights as a … Read More

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