Academics

Taking the Pulse of the American Dream

October 1, 2012 |

Here’s a challenge. How do you document a subject of national importance that people see all over the news, but rarely ever think about?

It’s a question Kat Ryder and her student interns are answering with the Permanent American Dream … Read More

Granted

October 1, 2012 |

In June, Xavier was named one of 15 schools nationally awarded a $100,000 grant from the American Council on Education and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for its innovative work in faculty retirement.

The selected institutions are working together to … Read More

Enhancing Jobs with a Black Belt

October 1, 2012 |

The Department of Management and Entrepreneurship in the Williams College of Business is taking a page out of the popular Six Sigma business development method by creating a similar black belt program, but this one is geared specifically for entrepreneurship. … Read More

Bracken Books

October 1, 2012 |

It was a busy summer for longtime Xavier Jesuit Joseph Bracken, S.J. The professor emeritus of theology, who began teaching at Xavier in 1982, published his 10th book, Does God Roll Dice? Divine Providence for a World in the Making, … Read More

Dream Course

October 1, 2012 |

The first time the American public heard the phrase “American Dream” was in 1914, when Walter Lippmann referred to it once in his book Drift and Mastery to describe the importance of the “enterprising individual” in America.

The public barely … Read More

Brian’s Fund

July 1, 2012 |

When a Xavier student can’t quite meet the monthly rent, handle a bookstore tab or pay off a niggling registrar bill, that’s when the McCormick family steps in to help.

Matt and Susan McCormick come to the table offering whatever … Read More

Because I Came to Xavier I…

July 1, 2012 |

Each year members of the prestigious 1831 Society gather in the Cintas Center before a men’s basketball game to wine and dine before they head into the arena to clap and cheer.

The gathering is put together by the Annual … Read More

Classic Example

July 1, 2012 |

The Cincinnati suburb of Carthage has always been a dirt-under-the-fingernails kind of place.

Vine Street, one of the city’s busiest thoroughfares, cuts through the heart of the town, bringing outsiders to the hardware stores and used car lots that line … Read More

The Theater of College

July 1, 2012 |

Xavier has always had great performing arts, but the performing artists have always been performing on the side. They’ve been math majors and philosophers and science students who just like the stage and spotlight. That’s changing. Xavier is creating two … Read More

Student Scholars

July 1, 2012 |

All that work inside—and outside—the classroom paid off for two students, Anna Robertson and Margaret Weidner.

Weidner, who graduated in 2011, was awarded a Fulbright research fellowship for work she began her senior year as a Brueggeman Fellow. Her research … Read More

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