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Xavier Magazine | September 22, 2014

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Summer 2008

Making Connections

July 2, 2008 |

A portrait of a stately woman adorns the entry to Hinkle Hall. Dressed in white gloves and a dark dress trimmed in white lace, she is modest, though clearly a woman of means. And a woman of business.

The portrait … Read More

The Hard Right

July 2, 2008 |

Judi Blair was devastated when the scandal broke. In an instant, much of her life savings was gone.

It was 2004, and Blair had then invested 38 years of her life—since age 18—and much of her savings in Dayton Power … Read More

Global Discovery

July 2, 2008 |

When it was time to say goodbye, Kristi Horstman cried. It was the last thing the senior expected. When she arrived in Nairobi, Kenya, four weeks earlier, she was so flustered by travel troubles that she just wanted the trip … Read More

Profile: Tom Clark

July 1, 2008 |

TOM CLARK Bachelor of Science, 1970 School psychologist, Clermont County Educational Service Center Cincinnati

Time Out | Clark spent 34 years officiating sporting events. Active in basketball and baseball at Cincinnati’s St. Xavier High School, he originally wanted to be a … Read More

Profile: Patrick Odongo

July 1, 2008 |

PATRICK ODONGO Bachelor of Psychology, 2005 Family service coordinator, Pressley Ridge Hamilton, Ohio

The Pastor | In 1999, Odongo was translating Swahili for Dave Lemkuhl, a Cincinnati pastor working in Kenya. Lemkuhl introduced Odongo to Bill Krumpe, a fellow pastor and … Read More

Profile: Cleaster Mims

July 1, 2008 |

CLEASTER MIMS Bachelor of Arts in Communications, 1971; Master of Education, 1976 Founder, Cleaster Mims College Preparatory School Cincinnati

Enterprising Start | Mims, who grew up in Enterprise, Ala., attended Tuskegee University for one year before dropping out because of a … Read More

Profile: Barbara Henshaw

July 1, 2008 |

BARBARA HENSHAW Master of Business Administration, 1982 Vice President and Officer in Charge, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Cincinnati Branch

Humble Beginnings | Shortly after graduating with an undergraduate degree in finance and accounting, Henshaw took a management trainee job at the … Read More

Xavier Square

July 1, 2008 |

Students, University officials and representatives of local print and television media outlets gathered May 8 to witness the demolition of a landmark: the Norwood Café. The bar, known fondly to many current and former students as “The Woods,” was taken … Read More

Honoring a Father

July 1, 2008 |

Robert A. Jalbert was a man of deep Catholic faith and conviction who understood the importance of his roots and believed in the value of a Xavier education. So when Jalbert, father of 1993 graduate Michael Jalbert, was killed aboard … Read More

The Hard Right

July 1, 2008 |

Judi Blair was devastated when the scandal broke. In an instant, much of her life savings was gone.

It was 2004, and Blair had then invested 38 years of her life—since age 18—and much of her savings in Dayton Power … Read More

Basketball Gets Booked

July 1, 2008 |

Former Cincinnati Enquirer sports editor and Xavier beat reporter Michael Perry is writing a book on the rise of Xavier basketball, tracing the team’s ascension into one of the nation’s top programs back roughly 60 years. In Xavier Tales: Great Stories From Musketeer … Read More

School of Rock

July 1, 2008 |

When senior marketing major Dan Reder was invited to join indie rock band Close to Home, the moment was bittersweet. The original bass player, Brad Andress, died from cancer at age 20, so the remaining members asked Reder to step … Read More

Lizard Tales

July 1, 2008 |

The best way to catch a lizard is to corner the critter and then pounce, grabbing it with your bare hands. George Farnsworth’s biology students perfected the technique last fall while tracking lizards for a population and genetics study.

Once … Read More

Joining Forces

July 1, 2008 |

The Department of Nursing is breaking new ground, setting up the nation’s first dual master’s degree program in nursing and criminal justice. The Master of Science in Nursing (forensic concentration) and Master of Science in Criminal Justice is an integrated … Read More

Healthy Ranking

July 1, 2008 |

The graduate program in Health Services Administration (HSA) is ranked No. 1 among the “Top Business Graduate Schools for Physicians,” according to Modern Healthcare magazine. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill tied Xavier at the No. 1 spot. … Read More

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