Fall 2007

Long Live the Woods

October 1, 2007 |

Among the dozen or so properties acquired for the Xavier Square project, perhaps none holds more nostalgic memories for alumni than the Norwood Café, more commonly known as “The Woods.” Though the white-frame structure at the corner of Cleneay Avenue … Read More

Open Opportunities

October 1, 2007 |

Jason Kokrak was one of just 11 amateurs to qualify for this year’s U.S. Open at the brutally tough Oakmont Country Club in Oakmont, Pa.

Kokrak, who was named as a Ping honorable mention All-American this year, ended up missing … Read More

Golden Honors

October 1, 2007 |

Xavier basketball has had many highlights over the years, and arguably the highest of them all came 50 years ago when the Musketeers knocked off the highly favored University of Dayton in overtime to claim the 1958 National Invitation Tournament … Read More

Desperately Seeking Athletes

October 1, 2007 |

The department of athletics is searching for all of its former student-athletes. In an effort to update its records, the department set up a database form on its web site, www.goxavier.com, and is asking former student-athletes to go to the … Read More

Athletic Pioneer

October 1, 2007 |

The women’s Crosstown Shootout against the University of Cincinnati is at the Cintas Center this year, and the University plans to recognize former members of the women’s basketball team with a banquet and ceremony. Xavier first fielded a women’s sports … Read More

Big Business

October 1, 2007 |

Sean Miller was working his way through Kroger recently when a man approached with a smile and a request. “This is my brother’s phone number,” the man said, handing Miller a piece of paper. “Can you give him a call … Read More

New Dean

October 1, 2007 |

In July, the University named Mark Meyers dean of the newly renamed and reorganized College of Social Sciences, Health and Education. Meyers replaces Neil Heighberger, who retired after heading the college, which was formerly known as the College of Social … Read More

M.B.A. Updates Program

October 1, 2007 |

Students taking M.B.A. classes this fall are entering a restructured program that emphasizes the growing global marketplace and a renewed call for ethical corporate leadership. After surveying corporate leaders, the Williams College of Business strengthened its M.B.A. curriculum by: raising … Read More

Faithful Dialogue

October 1, 2007 |

The Edward B. Brueggeman Center for Dialogue continues to gain visibility in its field. This spring, the center was selected to participate in the initial Fulbright Interfaith Community Action Program, an interfaith exchange program created by the U.S. Department of … Read More

Policing China

October 1, 2007 |

Kam Wong and Jeff Monroe tuck themselves into the back seat of a Toyota Corolla and begin touring the bustling streets of Hangzhou City, the wealthy capital of Zhejiang Province on China’s east coast. They’re hardly your conventional tourists, though. … Read More

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