Xavier Magazine

Faculty Spotlight: Jonathan Gibson, Associate Professor, Art

November 3, 2015 |

Historically, Cincinnati’s artistic temperament usually hovers between a fetching bit of Rookwood pottery and a Charlie Harper print. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. Read More

Pilgrim’s Promise

November 3, 2015 |

The journey began at a little town on the French side of the Pyrenees, crossed into Spain and wound along a worn dirt path westward toward the burial grounds of St. James on the Spanish coast. Read More

Helping Moms Beat Heroin

November 3, 2015 |

Every heroin-addicted mother who comes to the HOPE program has a plan: Step one—get off heroin. Step two—deliver a healthy baby. Read More

Student Spotlight: Josh Ulery Senior, Finance and Accounting

November 2, 2015 |

Josh Ulery and three friends stood on a stage before Daymond John, a popular judge known for his toughness on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” and an audience of 1,500 people. Only this wasn’t “Shark Tank.” This was an event in Columbus, Ohio, promoting student entrepreneurs. Read More

Of Einstein and Dinosaurs

November 2, 2015 |

More than a decade after retiring, biology teacher Jack Berninger is still teaching. He doesn’t know how to stop. If he isn’t offering a lecture or leading a nature hike in Ohio or Indiana, chances are, he’s doing it in the Florida Everglades. Read More

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

One Tasty Blog: All About Food

November 2, 2015 |

Desiree Vick’s day job counseling people with disabilities is intense and fulfilling. After work and weekends, though, it’s all about the food. Read More

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