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Xavier Magazine | May 25, 2017

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Winter 2002

Making the Call

January 1, 2002 |

Maybe it’s the bowling.

Each night, 20 students assemble around a bank of phones and dial for dollars—and incentives. The students are the University’s phoneathon crew, a thick-skinned bunch who spend two and a half hours each evening calling alumni … Read More

Afganistan Revisted

January 1, 2002 |

My husband Michael and I are among a rare group of individuals who have been fortunate enough to have lived and worked in Afghanistan. In 1971, after graduating from Marian College in Indianapolis, we were invited by the Peace Corps … Read More

All for One Club: New Effort Looks to Score More Funds for Athletics

January 1, 2002 |

On Halloween night, while other students were out collecting candy, members of the women’s soccer team were on the road. And they weren’t happy about it.

Not only were they missing out on some campus fun, but their road trip … Read More

Sword Play

January 1, 2002 |

There’s a new Musketeer appearing on campus these days. His cape flares, his head cocks. This hip swashbuckler has a little more flair, a style that says “cool” and “courageous.” The new guy with the Zorro-like swoosh is the latest … Read More

Daily Devotions

January 1, 2002 |

Xavier wasn’t always the basketball powerhouse it is today. Far from it, in fact. Its record was so dismal in the 1960s and 1970s that a committee was formed to determine what the sport’s future would be. Enter Bill Daily, … Read More

Battle of the Sexes: Women Find Perfect Practice Partners- Men

January 1, 2002 |

Kate Kreager, a forward on the women’s basketball team, is dribbling downcourt during practice when a defender suddenly moves out to stop her. She cuts in a different direction and continues driving to the basket. It’s a typical scene except … Read More

Schooling Nurses

January 1, 2002 |

The University’s nursing program is expanding, adding a new area of study this year in school health nursing, with plans underway to add health care law, “informatics” for computer science, and gerontology concentrations soon.

No longer relegated to feeling warm … Read More

Road Courses

January 1, 2002 |

The department of education is taking its classes on the road. The department established its first satellite classes at Glen Este High School in suburban Cincinnati last year, and added two more sites—Middletown Fenwick High School north of Cincinnati and … Read More

Grade A Program

January 1, 2002 |

The stamp of approval that arrived last July at the psychology department was anything but simple to obtain, yet everything a doctoral student could want.

The stamp was the accreditation by the American Psychological Association for the doctoral program in … Read More

New Math:Professor Changes Places in Unusual Exchange Program

January 1, 2002 |

Imagine, if you will, two men waking up one morning to discover that they’re driving each other’s cars, living in each other’s homes, visiting each other’s friends and working at each other’s jobs. They switched lives in an area of … Read More

Beer and a Bible Mixer

October 1, 2001 |

On a business trip to Atlanta, Margaret Brecount went to the Three Dollar Cafe for a beer. Nearly 500 other young adults were there for the same reason, but they were also riveted by a discussion with a Catholic priest … Read More

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