Academics

The Technical Edge

October 1, 2003 |

Xavier and Microsoft—Elaine Crable likes the way that sounds. So in the spring, Crable, chair of the University’s information technology department, jumped at the chance to make her program the first American member of the Microsoft Developer Network Academic Alliance. … Read More

Telly Time

October 1, 2003 |

They can be serious, silly, irreverent. Whatever the assignment, Xavier’s television center seems to be turning heads at a neck-wrenching pace. The studio racked up six awards in the past year, including four Telly awards and two Aurora Gold awards. … Read More

Brueggeman Chair

October 1, 2003 |

As a child living in Lithuania during World War II, Yaffa Eliach survived the Holocaust by hiding in attics and underground shelters. As a professor of Judaic studies at New York’s Brooklyn College, Eliach dedicated herself to educating others about … Read More

Reel Experience

October 1, 2003 |

Like all successful entrepreneurs, Kristie Zuhlke knows a good idea when she sees one—and she’s not afraid to act on it. So last spring, when a study in her market research class revealed that University students were hungry for a … Read More

Second Shot

July 1, 2003 |

For the fourth time in four years, the rifle team shot its way to a National Collegiate Athletic Association trophy. The team finished second in this year’s NCAA Championship at West Point, N.Y., in mid-March, playing bridesmaid once again to … Read More

Back to Basics

July 1, 2003 |

Catholicism is hot, culturally and academically. And John LaRocca, S.J., chair of the department of history, is hoping to use some of that heat to power a new minor called “Catholicism and Culture.”

The interdisciplinary minor, which examines the way … Read More

Tech Talk

April 1, 2003 |

The University is getting rewired. In January, the University began installing a multimillion dollar high-tech administrative data system that will integrate all of the University records—alumni, student, financial and human resources—thereby allowing information to be more easily shared and accessible. … Read More

Foreign Studies

April 1, 2003 |

Gerry Braun often wonders, where on earth are his students. And more and more frequently, the answer is everywhere on earth.

“I had a student in France during the summer, and I had a student contact me about taking the … Read More

High-Tech Digging

April 1, 2003 |

The information highway snakes forward every day, littering the landscape with mountains of debris. Unsorted, the information just lies there, one database piled on top of the other. For some entrepreneur who knows how to spot a gleaming nugget of … Read More

Music Man

January 1, 2003 |

When Helmut Roehrig announced his retirement, his wife, Evelyn, decided to do something special to commemorate his 20 years at Edgecliff and his 22 years at Xavier teaching in the department of music. Her idea: A scholarship in his name.Read More

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