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Xavier Magazine | May 27, 2017

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The Office: Marsha Karagheusian

September 15, 2014 |

Like an afterthought, Marsha Karagheusian’s office is tucked into a corner of the rambling, crowded ceramics studio in the bowels of the Cohen Center. It’s not very big. The shelves overflow with things she uses today as well as things … Read More

Back on the Pitch

September 15, 2014 |

After his first day of practice with Xavier’s men’s soccer team, Mike Mossel called his mom back home in The Netherlands. “I don’t think I can compete,” he said. “All of these guys are a lot bigger and stronger.”

The Civil Rights Legacy at Xavier

September 14, 2014 |

Xavier came a long way in the decade that began with the Civil Rights Movement. But then, it had a long way to go. The University had been admitting black students since the 1940s. But in 1965 it discovered it … Read More

Psychology Today

September 14, 2014 |

Christian End is, arguably, the most quoted professor on campus. The associate professor of psychology is an expert in understanding the behavior of sports fans, who sometimes seem to defy logic but leave him with an unending source of examples … Read More

Baseball Grabs Big East Title

September 14, 2014 |

It didn’t matter that it was May and the temperature of the Atlantic Ocean along the New York shore was somewhere between cold and frigid. It didn’t matter that people were walking along the Coney Island Boardwalk. It didn’t matter that … Read More

Civil Rights at Xavier Today

September 14, 2014 |

An African-American student recently told history professor Christine Anderson about an incident when a white girl in her residence hall spelled out the “n” word on a Facebook posting asking people to describe Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” … Read More

Summer Dresses

September 14, 2014 |

Sometimes, English professor Trudelle Thomas imagines herself walking down a dirt road on the rugged island nation of Haiti. In the midst of drab shacks and the smell of raw sewage, she comes upon a group of little girls jumping … Read More

Together Again

September 12, 2014 |

Romain Sato and Justin Doellman were teammates on the men’s basketball team for just one season, 2003-2004. Sato was a senior, Doellman a freshman. But together they led Xavier to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament. Ten years later, … Read More

Internal Operations

September 12, 2014 |

With an eye on the future, the University is in the planning stages of launching a new fundraising campaign. A large part of any successful campaign takes place behind the scenes. At Xavier, that aspect is handled by the internal operations … Read More

Strategic Planning

September 5, 2014 |

One year into his tenure as athletic director, Greg Christopher published a road map for Xavier athletics for the next five years. And it’s a rather ambitious map, as well. The strategic plan ties athletics goals with the University’s goals, … Read More

Distance Teaching

September 5, 2014 |

For two semesters, Jennifer Tighe taught students in classrooms at refugee camps half a world away.

 

It wasn’t easy. Her students struggled with challenges unimaginable to her traditional students at Xavier.

The language barrier was one—for most of her students, … Read More

President’s Perspective: Rules for the Road

September 5, 2014 |

We welcomed 1,221 new freshmen to campus on Thursday, Aug. 21, together with their moms and dads and families. That day, Move-In Day, is hands-down one of my favorite days of the year.

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Class Notes

September 3, 2014 |

Fred Grove ‘60 MED and Nancy Neff ‘70 MED were among 26 philanthropists honored by the Greater Cincinnati Planned Giving Council with Voices of Giving Awards. The Awards recognized local philanthropists for their selfless generosity and foresight in contributing a … Read More

In Memory

September 3, 2014 |

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Armstrong, W. Frank ’41 BS Donnelly, Ruth Schroeder ’43 ND (EC) Michaels, Betty ’44 BA (EC) Cosgrove, William ’48 BSBA Prudent, Ellen Loos ’48 (EC) Hagee, G. Richard ’49 BS / ’54 MS Olberding, Richard ’49 … Read More

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