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Xavier Magazine | March 25, 2017

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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 | | One Comment

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

Human Trafficking: 21st Century Slavery

September 16, 2014 |

Harold and Dancy D’Souza arrived from India in 2003 excited about the future in America for them and their two boys. But their dreams were soon dashed when they realized the family friend—a man they called “uncle” who promised a … Read More

Educating Youth…and All That Jazz

September 16, 2014 |

Kathy Wade is a jazz icon. For proof, you need look no further than the logo created for the Crown Jewels of Jazz Festival. The highly stylized chanteuse bears a striking resemblance to her. “Everyone tells me that, but only … Read More

Girl Geeks: Computing Education

September 16, 2014 |

A funny thing happened to Jill Pala on her way to becoming a high school math teacher. She found out she was a computer geek. And she liked it. A lot. Better than math. “I had no idea what it … Read More

A Career of Amusement: Life on the Merry-go-round

September 16, 2014 |

Back in the day, most kids wanted to be president when they grew up. Or run away to join the circus. Vic Nolting managed to do both. Sort of. The 1970 business grad grew up to become president of Coney … Read More

Urban Farming: Taking Root

September 15, 2014 |

It’s a chilly morning in early May. Amy Matthews pulls a knit cap over her auburn hair as she moves among the rows of fruits and vegetables on South Circle Farm. The strawberries are blooming and the kale is coming … Read More

Touched by an Angel Island

September 15, 2014 |

In the late 1970s, all the buildings that remained on Angel Island were going to be demolished because they were in such disrepair. Then a park ranger wandered inside one of teetering wooden structures and made an amazing discovery—poetry on … Read More

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