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Xavier Magazine | January 19, 2019

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Summer 2009

Global Reach

July 2, 2009 |

James Buchanan has vivid memories of the first time the F.B.I. came calling. It was five years ago, shortly after the U.S. State Department began sending representatives from the Muslim world for visits to Xavier’s Edward B. Brueggeman Center for … Read More

Message of Hope

July 2, 2009 |

Rabbi Abie Ingber can’t hide his discomfort. It’s a breezy, overcast Friday afternoon, and Ingber pauses outside the Gallagher Student Center’s lower level. In several days, he leaves for a humanitarian visit to the refugee camps in the African nation … Read More

Mack Attack

July 2, 2009 |

The more things change, the more, it seems, they stay the same.

In May, men’s basketball coach Sean Miller announced he was leaving to take the head coaching job at the University of Arizona, leaving Xavier to search for its … Read More

Profile: Dennis Eckart

July 1, 2009 |

DENNIS ECKART Bachelor of Arts in political science, 1971 Former Congressman; Founder of North Shore Associates Cleveland

Welcome to Washington | Dennis Eckart still has his college government textbook with a chapter titled “How a Bill Becomes Law.” “Any relationship to … Read More

Profile: Ned Hertzenburg

July 1, 2009 |

NED HERTZENBERG Bachelor of Arts in communication and public relations, 1973 President, Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation Cincinnati

Establishing Priorities | Responsibility called on Ned Hertzen-berg early in life. “My father died when I was 15,” he says. “I had a 6-year-old brother, … Read More

Best of Benefits: Career Services

July 1, 2009 |

Xavier alumni affected by the economy may find help back on campus. The Career Services Center and the Williams College of Business’ professional development center are scheduling career-advising appointments with alumni. The office reports an increase in alumni coming in … Read More

Profile: Deborah Hayes

July 1, 2009 |

DEBORAH HAYES Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 1994 Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, The Christ Hospital Cincinnati

Calling Dr. Gannon | When Deborah Hayes was a little girl, she begged her father to let her stay up late on Wednesday … Read More

Campaign Notebook

July 1, 2009 |

Gilligan Scholars | The Institute for Politics and Public Life established an endowed student scholarship in honor of former Ohio Governor John J. Gilligan. The scholarships, which are intended for those interested in public service, are initially being awarded to existing … Read More

Worldly Studies

July 1, 2009 |

Add Korea to the growing list of international destinations Xavier students can consider for study abroad. This year, 19 MBA students in the entrepreneurship program traveled to Korea and Japan to learn about global business and gain cross-cultural awareness. It … Read More

Teacher of the Year

July 1, 2009 |

Assistant professor of history Kathleen Smythe is the Bishop Fenwick Teacher of the Year. The award is given by the Xavier chapter of Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society, to a professor who has a profound impact on a … Read More

Serving a Career

July 1, 2009 |

The job market may be wreaking havoc on graduating seniors’ plans for employment, but it’s having the opposite effect on non-profit organizations. This year, for instance, Xavier’s Career Services Center received 31 applications for positions with Teach for America, compared … Read More

Ike Relief

July 1, 2009 |

Hurricane Ike, the worst of the 2008 season, made landfall at Galveston, Texas, on Saturday, Sept. 13. Eight days later, senior marketing major Jabriel Kelley was hauling a blue bucket around asking everyone to pony up some cash to support … Read More

Hands Across Water

July 1, 2009 |

Shoshonnah McKinney’s two-week vacation in China, where she was a teacher for four years, became an opportunity to do some international recruiting for Xavier. McKinney, Xavier’s international student specialist, went back in April to visit friends, but she tacked on … Read More


July 1, 2009 |

Undergraduate premed students now have a new option to choose from. The Department of Physics is adding a new major, biophysics, which combines the best of biology and chemistry with physics. Biophysics is the application of physics standards to biological … Read More

Business as Art

July 1, 2009 |

Think of business in Cincinnati and suchicons as Ivory soap and Chiquita bananas come to mind. Surprising? Not really. Like virtually every other major city, Cincinnati is well known for its big corporations. But like virtually every other major city, … Read More