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Xavier Magazine | December 11, 2018

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Spring 2009

Female Athletes First

April 1, 2009 |

Before a girl emerges as an Olympic medalist, hall of famer or record-breaking champion, she has to start somewhere. And her first step is almost as important as the one she takes across the finish line, says Margaret Hofmann. That’s … Read More

Family of the Year

April 1, 2009 |

Dora George strives to keep her family, other people and communities thriving. She has been honored for all three efforts. A recipient of a master’s degree in criminal justice in 1980, George has worked in social services more than 30 … Read More

Clearing the Air

April 1, 2009 |

When Congress needs information on the environment, John Stephenson’s phone starts ringing. Clean air, clean water, toxic chemicals, safe drinking water, hazardous waste cleanup, climate change. You name it. If it’s in the environmental protection realm, Stephenson gets the call.

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Blended Careers

April 1, 2009 |

Inez Simons Baird majored in art and minored in business, and the combination has proven to be a perfect blend for the 1991 graduate’s career. She is an art consultant. Baird and her husband started a company, Art Resource Team … Read More

Beyond Description

April 1, 2009 |

Greg LeSar’s master’s thesis was a bit unusual. After graduating from Xavier in 2004 with a liberal arts degree, he enrolled at the Savannah (Ga.) College of Art and Design to pursue a Master of Fine Arts. His thesis was … Read More

Golf Story

January 1, 2009 |

Men’s golf coach Doug Steiner scans the world for great golfers, recruiting them from Canada to the Virgin Islands. But two of his most recent finds came from his own backyard—literally. This year Steiner has two of his children—daughter Lindsay, … Read More