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Xavier Magazine | July 20, 2017

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Summer 2013

Summer Reading: What’s on the English faculty summer reading list

July 1, 2013 |

We asked Xavier’s English professors to tell us what they plan to read this summer when they’re not so bogged down with teaching and grading papers. Their answers may surprise you.

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Out of the Pool: A Swim School for Starters

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Kathleen Keating Hubbard spent a lot of time treading water during her first years at Xavier—alone. She was the only woman in classrooms of men, the only woman swimming laps in the pool, the only woman on the swim team. … Read More

Mapping Peace: The Peace Corp Volunteer Who Painted the World

July 1, 2013 |

Marissa Schaefer was looking for something bigger than a classroom when she graduated with a master’s degree in education in 2010. Now, some 3,000 miles, 15 months and one giant map of the world later, she says joining the Peace … Read More

Green Acres: Life on a Sheep Farm

July 1, 2013 |

Are your tomatoes the talk of the neighborhood? Co-workers manifest the obvious signs of zucchini-envy every time you drop a load off on the kitchenette counter? Then you’ve probably imagined elevating your agrarian talents to that most seductive of stages—a … Read More

Student Creates an App for Sick Kids

July 1, 2013 |

Finance and entrepreneurship major Anthony Breen finds problems everywhere. But for him, that’s not necessarily a problem. Interested in innovation since high school, Breen always keeps an eye out for things that need improvement.

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Making It All Add Up

July 1, 2013 |

Joe Rippe’s college career began like that of many students—academically awful, but, boy, was it fun. He was in Missouri, three states removed from the watchful eye of his parents and far from his previous responsibilities, he was free to … Read More

A Way With Words: Father and Daughter Team Create a Vocabulary Program

July 1, 2013 |

Manisha Kaura really likes words. “It started in the fourth grade,” she says. “I collected words and made notes about them in little spiral notebooks. In my study room back home in Michigan, there’s now about 700 of them.”

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Beetle Mania: Eradicating Invasive Bug Species

July 1, 2013 |

Biology professor Annie Ray clicks her pen, closes her spiral notebook and snaps the trap shut, feeling satisfied with her catch. She’s not exactly sure what kind of beetles are crawling in the Portland warehouse on this spring morning, but she knows that … Read More

Xavier License Plates

July 1, 2013 |

A story in the Summer 2013 issue of Xavier magazine mentioned how the National Alumni Association receives $25 for each Xavier license plate purchased from the Ohio Department of Motor Vehicles, which it uses to create student scholarships. Readers of … Read More

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