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Xavier Magazine | October 22, 2018

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Sport Smart

October 1, 2011 |

The Xavier swim teams are cool in the pool and hot in the classroom. Both the men’s and women’s teams were named to the Scholar All America Team by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America, the men earning a … Read More

Student Philanthropy

October 1, 2011 |

The student philanthropy program, under the direction of the Dorothy Day Center for Faith and Justice, awarded $11,000 in grants to nine local nonprofit organizations this year. The students in the program, which is embedded into four academic courses, spent … Read More

Stellar Student

October 1, 2011 |

What makes a student the Employee of the Year? Don’t ask Maria Konerman. She’s still not sure. But she is grateful—both for the award and for the experience she had working for the Center for Mission and Identity. The accolade … Read More

No Horsing Around

October 1, 2011 |

Alex Calvert, a junior nursing major from Piqua, Ohio, became the first Xavier student to qualify for the Collegiate National Championship Horse Show by winning her division in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Zone 6 Championships.

Calvert advanced further than … Read More

Commencement 2011

July 1, 2011 |

Charles Geschke, co-founder of Adobe Systems and Xavier alumnus, offered some words of wisdom to the Class of 2011 as this year’s undergraduate commencement speaker. Geschke’s talk and a summary of the commencement ceremonies can be found in this video. … Read More

Student Journal Startup

July 1, 2011 |

Xavier students have always produced strong, well-researched and well-written papers, but all too often they’ve gone unnoticed by those outside the faculty because there simply wasn’t a place to publish them. That has now changed with the creation of the … Read More

A Lasting Impact

April 1, 2011 |

The Academic Service Learning Semester trips often leave a huge imprint on both the students who go on the trips and the impoverished areas where they stay. It’s a classic win-win. Sometimes, though, the wins go even further and the … Read More

Memorial Day 5K Run

April 1, 2011 |

First Lt. Michael L. Runyan was in great shape. He ran in marathons and hiked the mountains of Hawaii and the Appalachian Trail. It was something he was proud of—and something he’s being remembered for.

The 24-year-old Ashland, Ohio, native—who … Read More

In the Clubhouse

April 1, 2011 |

Adam Stowe does more than root for the home team. The sophomore entrepreneurial studies major spends his time out of class doubling as clubhouse attendant and ball boy for the Cincinnati Reds, sometimes clocking in as many as 75 hours … Read More

House Attire

April 1, 2011 |

It started with a simple thought. Xavier student and Philosophy, Politics and the Public major Nick Reinel saw 1977 graduate and Speaker of the House John Boehner on TV wearing an Ohio State jacket.

“He shouldn’t be wearing an Ohio … Read More

The World is a Big Classroom

April 1, 2011 |

It was the height of the winter season in Lima, Peru, a good time to travel around the country and see its sights—the coastal region, the mountains, the Amazon jungle. But Ann Fiegen couldn’t get out. The senior was serving … Read More

The Food of Life

January 1, 2011 |

Ryan Lavalley was scared. Just a freshman, he was sitting in a car with some fellow students headed toward downtown. Their goal: take the sandwiches they made that afternoon to people living in a homeless area known as the Queensgate … Read More

Changing the Game

October 1, 2010 |

Amy Gore admits she’s not crazy about running. But there she was in Disney World last January, running a marathon with a group of about 20 Xavier students. The reason? Distance4Dreams, which raises money through running for seriously ill children. … Read More

Lessons Learned

October 1, 2010 |

Jayma George was nervous. It was her first week of college, and as she stared at her schedule of classes, there, in big, bold letters, was the one word that sent fear scurrying through her body: Biology. Even though she … Read More

The Price of Success

July 1, 2010 |

Business majors will enjoy new desks, high-tech classrooms, spacious gathering areas and glass-enwrapped towers in their new building, but they’ll be paying a little extra for the privilege. Starting this fall, Xavier is charging business students an additional $500 per … Read More