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Xavier Magazine | October 17, 2017

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What to Be or No(t) Be: There’s an App for That

November 2, 2015 |

What do you want to be—or no(t) be—when you grow up? That’s the question Julie and Kelsey Murphy want to help job-seekers of all ages answer, using their newly developed “benobe” app. Read More

Living History: 19th-Century Gal

November 2, 2015 |

While most people are trying to keep up with today’s fashion trends and fads, Melissa Alexander is preserving the fashions of the past—from the 1810s to be exact. For the past six years, the 2015 graduate has embraced the world of living history. Read More

Night Visions

November 2, 2015 |

After she retired from teaching art in 2003, Darlene Yeager-Torre developed an interest that’s become a second career as an artist using long-exposure photography and the targeted use of light. Read More

Healing in Vietnam: War Orphans

November 2, 2015 |

When Dennis Coyne made a return trip to Vietnam in 2003, he carried with him $2,400 he’d collected from his Erlanger, Ky., parish. He would just drop it off at an orphanage near Kon Tum, “say goodbye, and that would be the end of the story.” Read More

Medicine Man: Saving the Earth One Acre—One Wildflower—at a Time

November 2, 2015 |

Paul Strauss remembers the day his life changed forever. He was in Taos, N.M., where he’d been staying the summer of 1970 with Carl, a Shoshone Indian who had taken him under his wing to study natural medicine.

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Alumni Profile: Digital Self-starter

November 2, 2015 |

Michael Loban Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Entrepreneurial Studies, 2008 Chief marketing officer and co-founder, InfoTrust Cincinnati

Info What? | InfoTrust is a fast-growing technology company that was featured recently in the Cincinnati Business Courier for its early … Read More

Alumni Profile: Nature’s Steward

November 2, 2015 |

Sally Gladwell Bachelor of Science in Biology, 1993 Vice President, Mannik Smith Group Toledo, Ohio

Environmental Pioneer | Gladwell’s interest in the environment dates to her childhood. At Xavier, she promoted recycling long before the University made green a … Read More

Alumni Profile: Public Financier

November 2, 2015 |

Natasha (Hamilton) Holiday Bachelor of Arts in history, Bachelor of Science in political science, 2004 Director, RBC Capital Markets New York

Financing | When New York City, its subway system or other city departments want to build things, Natasha Holiday … Read More

Alumni Profile: Spiritual Advisor

November 2, 2015 |

ROBERT W. STEPHAN, S.J. Honors Bachelor of Arts in history, 1995 Campus Minister for Liturgy, Seattle University Seattle, Wash.

Flagged by God | Stephan pulled into town to start work on a law degree at the University of California at … Read More

Peruvian Partner

November 2, 2015 |

A Jesuit University in Lima Helps Open Doors for Xavier Students to Truly Experience Andean Culture

In the low-income neighborhood of Ventanillas on the outskirts of Lima, Peru, a group of Xavier students is busy interacting with—and teaching—a classroom of chatty children. After singing a Spanish version of “London Bridge,” they gather round a table to brainstorm ideas for a storybook. The children create pictures for the book and practice acting their parts, prancing around in bare feet.

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Big Dig

November 2, 2015 |

With big industry in need of data analysis, Xavier heeds the call with two new graduate programs

As a Xavier alumnus, Tim Schroeder is grateful for the education he received in the late 1970s. But as a Xavier trustee, parent and employer, he understands that higher education is changing radically, and institutions like Xavier must change, too. That prompted Schroeder to help launch the new Master of Science in Health Economic and Clinical Outcomes Research (HECOR) in a unique partnership with his company, CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting Services. Read More

President’s Perspective: Bless This Building

November 2, 2015 |

207,900. The Numbers Tell the Story of the Reinvention of Xavier’s Academic Workhorse

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Class Acts

November 1, 2015 |

Greatest Stars on Turf

Groundskeepers Joey Wolf, left, and Mike Lewis rubbed elbows with the best in baseball during the July 14 All-Star Game at Great American Ball Park where they volunteered their skills as veteran groundskeepers.

Almamatters

November 1, 2015 |

Musketeers are making headlines around the world and in your hometown. Almamatters is your place to read all about it. Got a big story to tell? Been somewhere exciting? Add a new family member? Share a photo or a quick update. Contact us at xavier.edu/alumni/contact. Read More

Class Notes

November 1, 2015 |

Share your news by submitting a Class Note at xavier.edu/alumni/contact-us.cfm. Read More

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