Ironman, Iron Mind

July 1, 2012 |

If exercise is an addiction, then swimming was Bryan Krabbe’s gateway drug. Krabbe’s mother, a nurse, is responsible.

She instilled healthy eating and fitness habits in her kids from an early age, and enrolled Krabbe and his sisters in swimming … Read More

A Superior Gift

July 1, 2012 |

What looks nice with a black suit? How about a blue and gray Xavier hat—the flat bill variety, of course, so it’s stylish as well as fashionable.

That was what business professor Tim Kloppenborg thought in March, anyway, when he … Read More

Business at Hand

July 1, 2012 |

In July, Brian D. Till becomes dean of the Williams College of Business. Xavier magazine sat down with him to learn more about his vision.

Xavier: You’re coming to Cincinnati after nearly two decades at the John Cook School of … Read More

Non-traditional Students

May 1, 2012 |

Xavier students come from a wide variety of backgrounds and a wide geographic range. Here are a few of the most non-traditional.

Native American

Robert Corritore represents a different twist to the idea of a non-traditional student. Corritore is a … Read More

Lesson of the Day

April 1, 2012 |

Alexandra Korros likes to tell a story learned from her many days in the classroom, a story about students who finally, finally discover that single magical instant. “I had one marvelous student here on a full scholarship who, when she … Read More

Green Degree

April 1, 2012 |

Mollie McIntosh certainly paid her dues. She was bitten by an evil-looking water bug while collecting samples in a Michigan pond; she spent months sweltering in Ghana while investigating the spread of a contagious disease; she tromped chest-deep into stagnant … Read More

HSA Director

January 1, 2012 |

Xavier’s graduate program in Health Services Administration is ranked No. 1 in the country by Modern Healthcare magazine, so it’s hard to push the program to new heights. But that’s just what Sister Nancy Linenkugel has in mind. Linenkugel was … Read More

Historic Quest

January 1, 2012 |

The vast expanse of flat, dry land stretches eastward, its close-cropped grasses undulating in the heat of an endless African sky. It is empty but for an occasional cluster of flat-topped acacia trees. The elongated shores of Kenya’s Lake Turkana … Read More

Double Double

January 1, 2012 |

Growing up in the spotlight with three brothers who look alike, Jason Furtick is enjoying his anonymity at Xavier. “The great part about Xavier is people don’t recognize me,” Jason says.

Anyone watching television in the mid-1990s might remember a … Read More

Student Philanthropy

October 1, 2011 |

The student philanthropy program, under the direction of the Dorothy Day Center for Faith and Justice, awarded $11,000 in grants to nine local nonprofit organizations this year. The students in the program, which is embedded into four academic courses, spent … Read More