Categories
Xavier Magazine

Helping Moms Beat Heroin

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

Categories
Xavier Magazine

Of Einstein and Dinosaurs

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.

Categories
Xavier Magazine

What to Be or No(t) Be: There’s an App for That

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.

Categories
Xavier Magazine

Living History: 19th-Century Gal

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.

Categories
Xavier Magazine

Night Visions

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.

Categories
Xavier Magazine

Healing in Vietnam: War Orphans

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.”

Categories
Xavier Magazine

One Tasty Blog: All About Food

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

Categories
Xavier Magazine

Center Court

$25 Million in Improvements at Cintas Center Benefit Fans and Athletes

If you like the new D’Artagnan’s Deck and the skyline silhouette on the court, you’ll love what’s coming next. It’s all part of a seven-year, $25 million renovation of the Cintas Center, a makeover of the Xavier landmark that’s well underway, as fans discovered last year.

Categories
Xavier Magazine

Big Dig

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.

Categories
Xavier Magazine

President’s Perspective: Bless This Building

207,900. The Numbers Tell the Story of the Reinvention of Xavier’s Academic Workhorse

css.php