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.
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.”
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.
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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.
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.