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Xavier Magazine | August 30, 2014

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Winter 2006

Time Trials

January 2, 2006 |

Two of the most fascinating people ever to attend Xavier were not necessarily the most ethical: Consider the cases of Harry Gold and Tito Carinci

Harry Gold arrived as a junior chemistry major in 1938, a short, chubby-faced unassuming young … Read More

Time Tested

January 2, 2006 |

Walking across campus on a brisk fall day, it’s easy to point out the myriad ways Xavier University has changed. Orange leaves ripple on the cool breeze, bouncing light off buildings that didn’t exist even a decade ago. And proposed … Read More

Time Honored

January 2, 2006 |

During its 175-year history, the University has hosted a number of famous visitors from politicians to musicians to artists

Lawrence Welk On Feb. 10, 1939, the “champagne” sounds of up-and-coming bandleader Lawrence Welk filled the Florentine Room of Cincinnati’s Hotel … Read More

Tie Gone By

January 2, 2006 |

The evolution of the University has brought about many changes, sometimes at the expense of one-time icons, leaving us to wonder: Whatever happened to…

The St. Xavier College Building In the beginning was the Athenaeum. Built at the corner of … Read More

Moments in Time

January 2, 2006 |

As Xavier University plans to celebrate its 175th anniversary in 2006, its future has never been more promising. The University is entering a new epoch, a novel and distinctive phase in its history. It is undertaking a major transformation in … Read More

Profile: Rev. Joseph V. Urbain

January 1, 2006 |

Rev. Joseph V. Urbain Bachelor of Arts in philosophy, 1928 | Retired priest Archdiocese of Cincinnati, Clearwater, Fla.

Living Legacy | Rev. Urbain is believed to be the University’s oldest living graduate. He is also the oldest living priest from the … Read More

Profile: Anne Marie Bourgeois

January 1, 2006 |

Anne Marie Bourgeois Bachelor of Science in psychology, 1969; Master of Arts in clinical psychology, 1975 | Psychologist, consultant, artist, Ottawa, Canada

Minority Opinion | Bourgeois was one of five women to graduate in 1969—the first class to include women … Read More

Profile: Francis M. Forster, M.D.

January 1, 2006 |

Francis M. Forster, M.D. Class of 1934 | Retired dean, Georgetown University medical school; retired chair of the department of neurology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

On Call | In 1957, while dean of the medical school at Georgetown University, Forster was … Read More

Profile: Sr. Mary Delora Brinker

January 1, 2006 |

Sr. Mary Delora Brinker Bachelor of Arts in philosophy, Our Lady of Cincinnati, 1937 | Retired Mercy Center director, Cincinnati

Claim to Fame | Brinker was a member of the first full class to graduate from Our Lady of Cincinnati, … Read More

Shared History

January 1, 2006 |

Philip and Elizabeth Gasiewicz want to improve connections between alumni and the University. And they’re certainly making it happen. This year the couple, who graduated in 1968 and 1974 respectively, established the Surkamp Family Welcome Center in the Alumni Center … Read More

Message Delivered

January 1, 2006 |

Claire Seidenfaden wants to clear up any confusion. The 1944 Edgecliff graduate says it’s important for her fellow alumni to realize that the Edgecliff scholarship fund is an important component of Xavier’s annual fund. Further, she says, Edgecliff alumni need … Read More

Alumni Support

January 1, 2006 |

While today’s students hear a lot about becoming men and women for others, proof that such lessons aren’t lost were easy to find following Hurricane Katrina.

Paul Verst, 1977 graduate and president of Verst Group Logistics in Kentucky, donated several … Read More

Unobtrusive View

January 1, 2006 |

They’re seats suitable for Jack Nicholson or Spike Lee—courtside. For the first time, the University is making available courtside seats for men’s basketball games. Eight seats, which are part of press row, are being offered to donors to the All … Read More

Media, Myself and I

January 1, 2006 |

Here’s one way to get the inside scoop: Media guides for men’s and women’s basketball are now for sale. The books, which have traditionally been available only to members of the working press, include player profiles, coaches comments, statistics, year-by-year … Read More

A New Hall

January 1, 2006 |

The University inducted three new members into the athletic hall of fame in November: golfer Steve Dixon, basketball player Joseph Geiger and volleyball player Elizabeth Osterday.

Dixon’s nine medalist honors rank first in Xavier history. He won the Atlantic 10 … Read More

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