Fall 2003

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

Xavier Faces

October 1, 2003 |

Albert Anderson, Department of Graduate Counseling

As a professor emeritus, Anderson jokes that he’s “old and decrepit,” stored away in his office/closet where he bides his time playing with his computer. His youthful humor aids his work counseling graduate students. … Read More

Turning Out Pain

October 1, 2003 |

Four graduate nursing students seem to have struck a chord with the medical world. Ginger Lamar, Emilie Burdette, Cindy Davis and Michelle Roa studied the effects of music on recovering coronary bypass surgery patients and found music calms more than … Read More

Trips Into Pair-asdise

October 1, 2003 |

George Ellerman is the perfect mate. And Kathleen, his wife of 34 years, was willing to put it in writing. As a result, while the rest of us are raking leaves in November, the Cincinnati couple will be spending a … Read More

Transcending Trauma

October 1, 2003 |

Laurie Stober remembers the day her life changed forever. It was in March 1989, and she was working at the Cincinnati Zoo. She gingerly held a grape out to a polar bear, which grabbed her fingers, then her arm, eventually … Read More

Training with the Big Toys

October 1, 2003 |

Bill Sandke is approaching retirement age, but he has no thoughts of quitting just yet. “Why, when I can still play with the big toys?” he says. Big toys like U.S. Navy ships, jets and submarines.

He gets to play … Read More

Service with a Smile

October 1, 2003 |

Mary Theresa Duwel Thiemann has never received a paycheck, but the 1950 Edgecliff graduate devotes her life to making sure others do. Armed with an M.Ed. in counseling, a social worker’s license and years of volunteering as a case manager, … Read More

Sea to Shining Sea

October 1, 2003 |

Bill King, S.J., has dedicated 30 years of his life to Xavier, but that doesn’t mean he’s spent them confined to campus. Between teaching theology and working for the national alumni association, he’s managed to sneak in side-trips to another … Read More

Reunion Weekend

October 1, 2003 |

Every year at reunion weekend, Xavier tips its hat to its alumni, but this year attendees got a special treat when the 50-year alumni ceremoniously tipped their 50-year-old straw hats to the University. When they were seniors at Xavier, the … Read More

Preserving the Future

October 1, 2003 |

David Zieverink decided enough was enough. After years of being hounded by developers wanting to turn his family’s suburban Cincinnati farm into yet another upscale subdivision, the 1966 graduate opted to leave his own stamp on the future. So last … Read More