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Xavier Magazine | November 20, 2017

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Summer 2011

Profile: Josh Spring

July 1, 2011 |

JOSH SPRING Bachelor of Social Work, 2007 Executive Director, Greater Cincinnati Coalition for the Homeless Cincinnati

The Making of a Social Worker | The son of a pastor, Josh Spring spent the first part of his life in the rural … Read More

Engineering a Career

July 1, 2011 |

Linda Bridwell’s career as a civil engineer took root as a child—in the backyard sandbox and on family vacations. “As a little girl I spent a lot of time in the sandbox building roads,” she says. “My dad was an … Read More

Driving Ads

July 1, 2011 |

Every weekday, Michael Ries strolls into his suburban office park, pulls up a desk chair and, well, calls it a wrap. Ries isn’t snoozing on the job. It’s just that wraps are his business—as in vehicle wraps. As vice president … Read More

Cooks and Crooks

July 1, 2011 |

Michael McDaniel got his bachelor’s in philosophy and history at Xavier in 1965, but he earned his gastronomy degree off campus—in the basement kitchen of a house he shared with 14 international roommates.

“My mom was a stay-at-home mom,” he … 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

At Home in Rome

July 1, 2011 |

All roads lead to Rome, even those that start in Kentucky. After a lifetime of living and working in the Commonwealth, Sr. Mary Shauna Bankemper now finds herself in the historical heart of the Catholic Church as a newly elected … Read More

A Life of Service

July 1, 2011 |

Allana Hayes traded in her quiet upbringing in suburban Minneapolis to teach in a violent neighborhood in Belize. The 2009 graduate in special education is finishing two years with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. She reflects on living simply, the cycles … Read More

Letters of Inspiration

July 1, 2011 |

Nobody writes letters anymore, right? It’s an email or cell phone call or posting on Twitter. Heck, people don’t even scribble personal messages on Christmas cards anymore.

Perhaps, then, that’s why the letters the students of the Summer Service Internship … Read More

Taking Charge

July 1, 2011 |

She led Xavier’s women’s basketball team into uncharted territory as a player—its first two Elite Eight appearances—and now Amy Waugh is seeking to do the same as its head coach. The 2003 graduate was named head coach in March, replacing … Read More

Sports Quiz Answers

July 1, 2011 |

 

ANSWERS

University of Kentucky. Adolph Rupp, who was also known as “The Baron” and “The Man in the Brown Suit.” The Fabulous Five.

Cam Henderson. Marshall.

Don Shula, John Carroll University.

Steve Junker.

Sandy Koufax (UC) and Jim Bunning.

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Sports Quiz

July 1, 2011 |

Jim Brockhoff spent nearly 50 years as head coach of the tennis programs at Xavier. During that time he saw—and made—a lot of history. He offers this quiz to test your Xavier sports knowledge.

QUESTIONS

  1. Name the most famous … Read More

Honoring Eiser

July 1, 2011 |

Twenty-five years is a long time to do anything. But for Tom Eiser, Xavier’s sports information director and associate athletic director for media relations, two and a half decades hasn’t been long at all. Eiser celebrated his silver anniversary at … Read More

Profile: Kenneth Lehmann

July 1, 2011 |

KENNETH LEHMANN Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, 1964 Senior sales manager, Ottawa Sun, Sun Media Stittsville, Ontario, Canada

Baked Goods | Growing up in Louisville, Lehmann and his brothers worked in their father’s bakery when they weren’t playing football … Read More

Life-A-Twitter

July 1, 2011 |

Pete Gillen had his quips. Skip Prosser has his quotes. Now, in the growing line of media amusements by Xavier basketball coaches, Chris Mack is becoming known for his tweets—the 140-character sound bites posted on the social media site Twitter. … 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

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