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Xavier Magazine | May 4, 2015

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Beetle Mania: The Hunt for a Different Kind of Longhorn

April 23, 2015 |

Like a lot of entomologists, assistant biology professor Ann Ray has been bugged by a dearth of information about the valley elderberry longhorn beetle. So she joined a group of other bug-crazy biologists to find a better way to locate … Read More

Ebola’s Front Line

April 16, 2015 |

Kevin Fleming’s mission to serve prepared him for his greatest challenge—rebuilding Liberia, a nation devastated by disease.

 

By the time he enters the Ebola treatment clinic in early October last year, Kevin Fleming has already gotten a feel for … Read More

Did You Hear the One About the Rabbi and the Priest?

April 16, 2015 |

A priest and a rabbi walk onto a college campus and discover the same thing. They’re in love—with the students, with mankind, with God. Al Bischoff, SJ, known affectionately at Xavier as “Father B,” and Rabbi Abie Ingber began an … Read More

Getting a Big Break

April 16, 2015 |

Students gain more than they give on Alternative Breaks trips

To the “Where the Boys Are” generation, the words Anheuser Busch might first come to mind when associating spring break with the letters A and B. But since 2001, Alternative … Read More

For the Greater Good: Honoring 10 Years of Philosophy, Politics and the Public

April 15, 2015 |

The Philosophy, Politics and the Public honors program is for students who exhibit passion as well as academic achievement. Handpicked for the program, they have a purpose that sometimes they don’t even know about. But the faculty know how to … Read More

My Momma’s Kitchen: Cake in a Jar

April 15, 2015 |

If home is where the heart is, the kitchen is the beating center at least that’s what it’s like at the Spencers’ house in Cincinnati. Read More

MyHusbandsTumor.Com: Love Goes Viral

April 15, 2015 |

When her husband, Aaron, was diagnosed with a brain tumor, Nora McInerny Purmort, a 2005 Xavier graduate, started recording their story on a blog. She later used it to update friends and family.Read More

Improving Life in Togo: Mayo’s Clinic

April 15, 2015 |

Rick Mayo keeps a copy of the photo that made him roll up his sleeves and help his church deliver water to a dozen African villages.Read More

One Smile at a Time: Visionary Dentist

April 15, 2015 |

When Dr. Edward Schaaf was asked to be the first volunteer dentist at the Free People’s Clinic in Englewood, a high-crime, poverty-plagued Chicago neighborhood, he figured he’d give it one night a month.Read More

Natalia’s Soup

April 15, 2015 |

Chemotherapy made Natalia Marsh-Welton feel cold, so when the Make-A-Wish Foundation granted the girl a wish, her goal was warmth. Not her own, though. Natalia wanted to make homeless people feel warm by giving them soup. And blankets.

West Nile Survivor: Walking Tall

April 15, 2015 |

In August 2012, two months after returning from a trip to South America with his class of Executive MBA students, Jeffrey Daniel was at the halfway mark and looking forward to graduating in May.Read More

Staging a Cyber Crime: CSI Story

April 15, 2015 |

Months before the rest of the world saw the new CBS crime drama “CSI: Cyber,” Xavier alum Victoria C. Page was cranking up the volume and revving up the visuals.Read More

Faculty Spotlight: David Gerberry, Assistant Professor, Mathematics

April 15, 2015 |

For those who consider advanced mathematics a strictly academic pursuit, David Gerberry’s research comes to a completely different, and extremely useful, conclusion. Gerberry creates and analyzes mathematical models of biological processes and diseases. In one project, he and four colleagues … Read More

Sundae Service

April 15, 2015 |

Lots of people want to fund good ideas that improve their community. And when there’s ice cream involved, doing good becomes fun—and yummy.

Kristine Frech, a 2008 Xavier grad, launched Cincy Sundaes last year with friend and colleague … Read More

Karaoke: The Singing Judge

April 15, 2015 |

Karaoke. Just the word might conjure up cringes and a flashback to a long-ago public performance at a bar that shall remain nameless. Or, like Joe Brinkman, you could choose to embrace those electronically enhanced moments of musical magic, … Read More

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