Spring 2005

Buenger Foundation

April 1, 2005 |

On a wet, chilly Thursday morning in January, about 500 Catholic school teachers, principals and administrators gather on campus to take part in an unprecedented effort to elevate teaching and learning in Cincinnati’s Catholic elementary schools. They’ve come to hear … Read More

Ticket Tent

April 1, 2005 |

Xavier basketball tickets are in hot demand. So hot, in fact, that seven students pitched tents outside of the Cintas Center ticket office and braved near-zero temperatures for two and a half days in January to get tickets to the … Read More

Soccer Scores

April 1, 2005 |

The University gave its soccer programs a boost this winter when it hired two full-time head coaches. Alvin Alexander took over the women’s team after spending the past two years as the top assistant at the University of Notre Dame, … Read More

Rife’s End

April 1, 2005 |

Despite being one of the most successful sports at the University, the rifle program was discontinued due to budget cuts. Xavier was one of just 18 schools nationally with a men’s and women’s varsity rifle program. Under head coach Alan … Read More

Hoff Honor

April 1, 2005 |

Former President James E. Hoff, S.J., joined an elite group when the University retired a jersey in his honor prior to the game against a fellow Jesuit institution, Creighton University, where Hoff was previously a senior administrator. Hoff is the … Read More

Making Waves

April 1, 2005 |

In the interim just before daybreak—the neutral ground between night owls and early birds—members of the Xavier crew team stagger out of warm beds, rubbing sleep from their eyes as they trek across the silent campus toward Bellarmine Chapel. At … Read More

Roman Roads

April 1, 2005 |

For years prior to his unexpected death in May, Paul Cioffi, S.J., taught a weeklong seminar to veteran Catholic priests in Vatican City in Rome. So when Leo Klein, S.J., got the news about his dear friend Cioffi, not only … Read More

Politically Correct Women

April 1, 2005 |

Ida B. Wells’ essays on the practice of lynching African-American men in post-Civil War America have remained somewhat unknown. Until now. Twelve women faculty from three universities are studying the works of female political writers in a project of the … Read More

Leapin’ Lizards

April 1, 2005 |

For more than 30 years, biology professor Stanley Hedeen has tracked the migration patterns of a foreign invader. Sporting black and white outerwear in a herringbone pattern, the four-inch-long natives of Italy have fascinated Hedeen as much for their survival … Read More

Xavier Faces

April 1, 2005 |

Bill Jones

Philosophy Jones, who has been at the University 35 years, teaches the courses Ethics as Introduction to Philosophy and Business Ethics, both of which are in high demand by students. Jones received his Ph.D. from the University of … Read More

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