Fall 2003

Playing the P.A.R.T.

October 1, 2003 |

The offices of the national alumni association, parent relations and admission are becoming PARTners. The three offices recently created the parent and alumni recruitment team (PART), through which they hope to raise the University’s recruitment efforts to a more concentrated, … Read More

Out of the Twilight

October 1, 2003 |

Mark Magistrelli knew he had something special. In 1993, the host of WVXU’s classic-radio program “The Big Broadcast” acquired the only two known copies of episodes of Rod Serling’s radio drama, “It Happens to You.” WVXU has a track record … Read More

Mollie’s Follies

October 1, 2003 |

Mollie McNeil likes to run. Just look at what she did one week in May. After hearing a Cincinnati radio station announce on Wednesday it was looking for a couple to get married after the Flying Pig Marathon that Sunday, … Read More

Making the Grade

October 1, 2003 |

Rob Conner doesn’t see himself as a particularly inspirational guy. But others do, and with good reason. When Conner—seated in a wheelchair guided by his brother Mark—received his associate’s degree in liberal arts at commencement in May, it was a … Read More

Furthering the Mission

October 1, 2003 |

This fall, a new theology professor at Xavier is hitting the classrooms, while his new book is hitting the shelves. Edward P. Hahnenberg’s “Ministries: A Relational Approach” studies the evolution of the church-going community’s views on lay ministry—defined in the … Read More

Fanning the Flames

October 1, 2003 |

Christian End is a sports fan. He’s also a psychologist. So in the wake of Sept. 11, the 1996 honors graduate decided to do a little research on the use of war analogies in sports—like “battle in the trenches”—and the … Read More

Extra Credit: Ali R. Malekzadeh

October 1, 2003 |

Ali R. Malekzadeh became Xavier’s new dean of the Williams College of Business in June. A native of Iran, Malekzadeh was attending school in the United States in 1979 when the Ayatollah Khomeini took over his country. Malekzadeh and his … Read More

Double Duty

October 1, 2003 |

Xavier University’s project management courses are making great strides thanks to collaboration between management and entrepreneurship professor Tim Kloppenborg and the Project Management Institute (PMI).

What was once an elective offered once or twice a year is now a requirement … Read More


October 1, 2003 |

A Jordanian student starting classes this fall is a semester behind because of a glitch in new immigration rules aimed at exerting greater control over foreign students. A new national tracking system and stricter regulations, in place as a result … Read More

Chapter Spotlight: Cincinnati

October 1, 2003 |

Cincinnati alumni are creating a new way to reach out to each other—a networking group.

“We’re trying to foster Xavier alumni doing business with other Xavier alumni, or Xavier alumni hiring other Xavier alumni,” says Mike Crane, the 1987 alumnus … Read More