Fall 2003

Public Support

October 1, 2003 |

The University’s newest honors program, Philosophy, Politics and the Public, caught the attention of the prestigious McGregor Fund, which donated $100,000 in May to help with course development. The fund awards only five such course development grants each year. The … Read More

Basket Case

October 1, 2003 |

Bill and Nancy Cleary really were not expecting anything. They were just trying to help Xavier. Bill, a 1963 M.B.A. graduate and retiree from Procter & Gamble, filled out a form and pretty much forgot about it. That’s when they … Read More

Folling Father Finn

October 1, 2003 |

The spring of 1925 was a time of great optimism at the University. Since the end of World War I, a wave of new construction had swept across campus—Alumni Science Hall, Corcoran Field, Hinkle Hall, Elet Hall. And at age … Read More

Tees Overseas

October 1, 2003 |

It’s the coach’s job to inspire the players, but that doesn’t mean a player can’t inspire a coach once in a while.

John Streibich, a freshman on the University’s golf team, comes to Xavier from St. Thomas, V.I., which gave … Read More

Hoopin’ Homecoming

October 1, 2003 |

Xavier is hosting this year’s Black Coaches Association Classic basketball tournament at the Cintas Center Nov. 15-17. The eight-team tournament is being held the same weekend as homecoming, providing alumni three chances to see the Musketeers in action—or see 12 … Read More

And One For All

October 1, 2003 |

More than a Musketeer’s motto, the University kicks off the All For One Club this fall, establishing the official support club of the department of athletics.

Donations from club members benefit all 15 intercollegiate sports, most of which don’t generate … Read More

Off the Field

October 1, 2003 |

Josh Masters had no idea what he was getting into. He was about to climb into a van and go to a homeless shelter in the heart of Over-the-Rhine, the poorest and roughest area of Cincinnati.

“I didn’t know anything … Read More

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