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Xavier Magazine | April 20, 2014

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The Circle of Life: Women and Business in Africa

October 2, 2013 |

Josephine Lando began making dresses in high school. It was a hobby at first, but soon her friends began asking her to make them dresses, too. By the time she finished boarding school and returned to her home in Rongai, … Read More

The Physic of Getting Hammered

October 1, 2013 |

For a physics major, finding the moment of inertia for a cylinder is as easy as I=1/2 MR2, but what about the concept of righty-tighty/lefty loosey?

Physicists are famous for having heads wrapped around theories, but it’s been laboratory … Read More

Freshman learn CPR

October 1, 2013 |

The day after the record class of 1,282 first-year students arrived on campus, they got their first lesson—and it was a valuable one they can take with them the rest of their lives.

Xavier Has A Heart, a student-run organization, … Read More

Student Creates an App for Sick Kids

July 1, 2013 |

Finance and entrepreneurship major Anthony Breen finds problems everywhere. But for him, that’s not necessarily a problem. Interested in innovation since high school, Breen always keeps an eye out for things that need improvement.

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A Way With Words: Father and Daughter Team Create a Vocabulary Program

July 1, 2013 |

Manisha Kaura really likes words. “It started in the fourth grade,” she says. “I collected words and made notes about them in little spiral notebooks. In my study room back home in Michigan, there’s now about 700 of them.”

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A Smashing Good Time

April 1, 2013 |

Benton Farms is a 260-acre working farm located about 30 miles south of Xavier in the rolling hills of Kentucky. Each fall the farm grows patches and patches of pumpkins, which it offers to Halloween fans from around the region. … Read More

Student Success

January 1, 2013 |

In the fall, the NCAA listed the top Division I athletic programs based on its Graduation Success Rate. Xavier’s 97-percent rate placed it 11th in the nation, with 14 of the University’s 18 teams posting a rate of 100 percent. … Read More

Gone Fishin’

January 1, 2013 |

When Tyler Styons and Ian Goddard came to Xavier three years ago, they couldn’t find a club sports team that fit their interests. Hockey? No. Lacrosse? Nah. Rowing? Pass. So they got together and created their own—the Xavier Bass Fishing … Read More

Sister Act

January 1, 2013 |

Aubree Smith remembers the day her family got the frightening news about her older sister Alex. The sophomore volleyball player at Xavier was suffering extreme pain from a severe back injury, and the family feared the worst—that an old spinal … Read More

(Ful)Bright Future

January 1, 2013 |

Shaye Worthman, valedictorian of the Class of 2009 who majored in both psychology and Spanish, is now pursing a master’s degree at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. And she just got some help. … Read More

Unified for UNIFAT

January 1, 2013 |

The summer before her freshman year, Meghan Marth traveled to Gulu, Uganda, to visit a friend. Her name was Atoo Irene. She was 7 years old.

Marth wanted to see how Irene was doing. She wanted to see for herself … Read More

Turning Out Interns

October 1, 2012 |

Shortly after exams were over in May, three students packed their bags for an eight-week getaway. But this was no vacation.

The students were part of Xavier’s first statehouse internship program at the state capital in Columbus, Ohio, that put … Read More

App Alert

October 1, 2012 |

When Kristi Zuhlke was a marketing and entrepreneurship student at Xavier, she couldn’t wait until graduation to start her own business. So she didn’t.

During her sophomore year, she and two classmates pooled their resources, business knowledge and free time … Read More

Golfers Gone Wild

July 1, 2012 |

Xavier’s golf program has garnered national attention in the last few years with the success of two of its graduates. Jason Kokrak won five college tournaments for Xavier and qualified for the U.S. Open as a 22-year-old in 2007.

After … Read More

Golf Goes Inside

July 1, 2012 |

Hours after a spring cloudburst, Doug Steiner walks over to a puddle in the parking lot of the Maketewah Country Club, plants his feet in the water and looks up.

“The front door is going to be right…here,” he says.

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