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Xavier Magazine | March 27, 2017

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Summer 2005

Faculty Spotlight

July 1, 2005 |

Stanley Hedeen, a professor in the department of biology, discusses zoos as classrooms.

How are zoos an important educational tool? Zoos are great facilities for teaching a variety of biological subjects: taxonomy, evolution, animal behavior, conservation and environmental science topics.

What … Read More

Faculty Spotlight

July 1, 2005 |

John Fairfield, chair for the department of history, discusses the role of baseball in American life.

Why does baseball hold such a special place in American culture? Baseball holds a special place in American culture in part because of its longevity … Read More

Extra Credit: Cheryl Nuñez

July 1, 2005 |

Cheryl Nuñez joined Xavier in May as vice provost for diversity. Among her plans are to implement community engagement efforts, and to focus on faculty and staff hiring, development activities, curriculum transformation and co-curricular programming. She also plans to nurture … Read More

Down for the Count

July 1, 2005 |

Hunkered down in a Philadelphia library, Karim Tiro stumbled across a literary treasure trove: the diary of a wealthy 18th-century Italian nobleman. Though researching the Oneida Indians for his dissertation, the possibilities of what lay inside the diary consumed the … Read More

Cops in Caps

July 1, 2005 |

Sgt. Steve Lang was looking for self-actualization. Capt. Michael Cureton wanted to make a point to his children. And Sgt. Michael Hartzler intends to fulfill a lifetime ambition. The three are part of a steady stream of local police officers … Read More

Chapter Spotlight

July 1, 2005 |

While 400 athletes celebrated their track and field victories, the Milwaukee chapter commemorated its own milestone. This year marked the 10th anniversary of the chapter’s involvement with the city’s Special Olympics. “One of our roles is to yell and scream … Read More

Change of Plans

July 1, 2005 |

If you’ve subscribed to a tuition payment plan, your bill usually reflects this by listing the partial payment amount. Due to an administrative software system change, however, the office of the bursar is unable to list these individual payments and … Read More

Amazing Grace

July 1, 2005 |

When Amy Douglas walked into her student teaching seminar in 2000, she recognized several familiar faces, but couldn’t attach any names to them. Three months earlier, a car accident left her in a coma for seven days and with the … Read More

Getting a Jump on Knees

June 1, 2005 |

Women athletes come to Xavier dreaming of big wins and hearty workouts. But one of the first things they’re asked to do is to jump off an eight-inch box. As they jump, head athletic trainer Jody Jenike videotapes. Every motion … Read More

Peruvian Peck of Peppers

June 1, 2005 |

Carlos Alcantara was looking forward to spreading out into the empty seat next to him on the red-eye from San Francisco to Miami. Then a woman boarded at the last minute, introduced herself and took the seat next to him. … Read More

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