Fall 2006

Top 10

October 1, 2006 |

The women’s basketball team landed the 10th best recruiting class in the country this year, according to online scouting network Scout.com.

The class includes two All-Americans, Amber Harris, a 6-foot-6 forward who was named “Miss Basketball” in Indiana and seen … Read More

Paradise Found

October 1, 2006 |

The men’s basketball team tips off its season in paradise. The team is taking part in the U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam in mid-November in St. Thomas. Its first game is against Virginia Commonwealth on Friday, Nov. 17, followed by … Read More

Heat of the Moment

October 1, 2006 |

It doesn’t get much better than this: 1999 graduate James Posey got traded to the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association, played for coach Pat Riley, started alongside Shaquille O’Neal and Dwayne Wade, won the NBA title and then … Read More

Bobinski’s Back

October 1, 2006 |

After two years serving as associate vice president for development at Xavier, Mike Bobinski returned to his former position as director for athletics following the resignation of Dawn Rogers in June. “Although I’ve been in a new and challenging role … Read More

Educating Riders

October 1, 2006 |

Perched atop Data, a copper-colored chestnut gelding, Allison Hritz checks her stirrup lengths and makes sure the rubber pads are secured just below the balls of her feet. She pulls her hard hat down snug, gathers the reins in both … Read More

Washington Bound

October 1, 2006 |

What better way to spend your summer when you’re into politics than in an internship with one of Washington’s power brokers? Four Xavier students managed to do just that thanks to their involvement in the University’s Philosophy, Politics and the … Read More

Note: Books

October 1, 2006 |

Last spring, Xavier’s physics faculty and students picked up a little light summer reading after former physics department chairman John Hart donated more than 600 books from his personal collection to the University. About half went to the library. It … Read More


October 1, 2006 |

Corey Hawthorne spent his summer living life in the fast lane after securing one of the most coveted jobs available—an internship at the corporate headquarters of NASCAR in Daytona Beach, Fla.


The senior spent his days working in the … Read More

Marketing Salvation

October 1, 2006 |

Ted Bergh has a strong business background. He’s also big on religion. So perhaps it’s only natural that Bergh, a 2001 graduate with a master’s degree in theology, would take more than a passing interest in the marketing-based success of … Read More

Lying the Groundwork

October 1, 2006 |

There’s a new book out involving a Xavier University professor, and it’s a best-seller—at least among bishops, priests and ministers. Edward Hahnenberg, an assistant professor of theology, helped write the guide to developing lay ecclesial ministers. Published last year, the … Read More