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Xavier Magazine | March 30, 2017

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Winter 2013

Alumni Profile: Carl Bergman

January 1, 2013 |

Carl Bergman

Master of Business Administration, 1972 Board member, Cincinnati Habitat for Humanity Cincinnati

Hammer Time | For Carl Bergman, giving checks to nonprofits was always easier than giving time. But after he retired from his job as a marketing … Read More

Gallagher Gratitudes

January 1, 2013 |

“Observe the turtle,” Charlie Gallagher likes to say. “It can’t make any progress unless it sticks its neck out.”

Gallagher, a 1960 economics graduate, spent a lifetime sticking his neck out, taking risks and making progress. A lot of progress. … Read More

Honor Thy Father

January 1, 2013 |

Dinners at Roger Fortin’s home were always big family affairs. With six mouths to feed on a history professor’s salary, they weren’t always extravagant. But they were special. They were one of the few moments during the day when everyone … Read More

Student Success

January 1, 2013 |

In the fall, the NCAA listed the top Division I athletic programs based on its Graduation Success Rate. Xavier’s 97-percent rate placed it 11th in the nation, with 14 of the University’s 18 teams posting a rate of 100 percent. … Read More

Gone Fishin’

January 1, 2013 |

When Tyler Styons and Ian Goddard came to Xavier three years ago, they couldn’t find a club sports team that fit their interests. Hockey? No. Lacrosse? Nah. Rowing? Pass. So they got together and created their own—the Xavier Bass Fishing … Read More

Crosstown Cooperation

January 1, 2013 |

The intense and often-heated Crosstown Shootout, which has drawn the nation’s attention for its fierceness and upsets, has taken on a more sportsmanlike – albeit still intense – air.

The game has been rebranded as the Skyline Chili Crosstown Classic, … Read More

Bellarmine and Bollman

January 1, 2013 |

When Richard Bollman first walked through the doors at Bellarmine Parish, most of today’s Xavier students weren’t even born yet. That was 20 years ago. Two decades.

That’s a long time to do anything, much less the same thing. … Read More

A New Approach

January 1, 2013 |

What’s the connection between theology and trauma? Between religion and recovery?

Professor of theology Gillian Ahlgren is searching for the answer and was awarded a $40,000 grant from the Louisville Institute to dig into the concept of theological and … Read More

Basketball Success

January 1, 2013 |

A study by Basketball Times ranked the men’s basketball program 21st best in the country based on winning percentage, number of NBA players, graduation rate, the University’s U.S. News & World Report academic reputation, the program’s history with NCAA rules … Read More

Sister Act

January 1, 2013 |

Aubree Smith remembers the day her family got the frightening news about her older sister Alex. The sophomore volleyball player at Xavier was suffering extreme pain from a severe back injury, and the family feared the worst—that an old spinal … Read More

Medical Success

January 1, 2013 |

Eight years ago, a group of faculty from the Department of Biology and staff from the Office of Multicultural Affairs got together and began mentoring African American students who were majoring in the sciences, including aspiring doctors and researchers. The … Read More

All for Health; Health for All

January 1, 2013 | | One Comment

Xavier sports teams are well-associated with the motto “All for one and one for all,” a call for unselfishness and teamwork coined by the Three Musketeers. That mentality has now found its way into the College of Social Sciences, Health, … Read More

(Ful)Bright Future

January 1, 2013 |

Shaye Worthman, valedictorian of the Class of 2009 who majored in both psychology and Spanish, is now pursing a master’s degree at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. And she just got some help. … Read More

Unified for UNIFAT

January 1, 2013 |

The summer before her freshman year, Meghan Marth traveled to Gulu, Uganda, to visit a friend. Her name was Atoo Irene. She was 7 years old.

Marth wanted to see how Irene was doing. She wanted to see for herself … Read More

Gaming Strength

January 1, 2013 |

Imagine not being able to use one of your arms. Imagine how hard it would be to take out the trash, tie your shoelaces or eat a steak. Imagine how difficult it would be to wrap a holiday gift or … Read More

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