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Xavier Magazine | August 29, 2015

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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

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

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

Welcome To Lydia’s House: A Home for Moms and Babes

April 15, 2015 |

In a sturdy three-story house two miles from Xavier’s campus, Mary Ellen Mitchell Eilerman and Elizabeth Coyle pass between the kitchen and dining room, performing the most mundane tasks—setting the table, sweeping the floor, loading the dishwasher. A pot … Read More

Estate Sales Meet the Internet: Everything but the House

April 15, 2015 |

A typical estate-sale experience is: up at 6:00 a.m., arrive on time to find the early birds have already scooped up the best items, leaving only picked-over boxes of tired tablewear and random bric-a-brac. Andy Nielsen, MBA 2013, is changing … Read More

Madame Chairwoman

April 14, 2015 |

Jesuit schools, by tradition, are run by men. But sometimes, traditions must make way for change. So it is with Xavier’s Board of Trustees, who elected Barbara J. Howard as the first woman in Xavier’s 184-year history to serve … Read More

Alumni Profile: Medical Missionary

April 14, 2015 |

Dr. Carol Egner Bachelor of Science in biology, 1978 Staff physician, Women Partners in OB GYN Cincinnati

Trouble in Madagascar | The African island nation is a dangerous place to be pregnant. For every 100,000 births, 440 … Read More

Almni Profile: Youth Mentor

April 14, 2015 |

George Powell Bachelor of Science in physical education, 1965 Master of Education, 1972 Retired educator, Washington, DC

Go West Young Man | Powell, a Washington, DC, native, had completed his freshman year at Virginia Union University in … Read More

Alumni Profile: Justice for All

April 14, 2015 |

Megan Connolly Bachelor of Arts in criminal justice, 2009 Attorney, Lowe Eklund Wakefield Cleveland, Ohio

Uncommon Lawyer | Meghan Connolly loves to fight for the underdog—even when it’s herself. Imagine entering law school in 2009, when … Read More

Alumni Profile: Active Organizer

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Mike Moroski Bachelor of Arts in English, 2001 Master of Arts in English, 2011 Director of Community Engagement, Community Matters Cincinnati

Flipping For Good | After graduating with an English degree, Mike Moroski began taking … Read More

Natalia’s Soup of Love Recipe

April 14, 2015 |

Chef Natalia’s Soup of Love Recipe (serves 10-12)

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The Uncivil Fight for Rights

September 17, 2014 | | 3 Comments

By the time Ken Blackwell returned from Martin Luther King Jr.’s funeral in Atlanta in early April 1968, the worst of the riots in Cincinnati were over. Two people died during the melee on April 8, and the National Guard … Read More

A New Post

September 17, 2014 |

When the Pope speaks, people listen. So in June 2013, when meeting with the writers of the Jesuit journal La Civilta Cattolica at the Vatican, the Pontiff said, “Your proper place is on the frontiers. This is the place of … Read More

A Slow Karter Goes Full Throttle

September 16, 2014 |

Full disclosure: I like racing. But going fast in a car? Not so much. My 14-year-old son calls me Mr. Slow. So the day he came home with the fastest lap from a birthday party held at a go-kart track, the challenge … Read More

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