Summer 2002

Swimmingly Done

July 1, 2002 |

Sophomore swimmer Angie Hinrichs won the 100-yard freestyle individual title in the Atlantic 10 Conference championships this spring—the best finish ever for a University swimmer. The Cincinnati native set a new school record in the race with a time of … Read More

On Base

July 1, 2002 |

The baseball team returned to the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament this year with a 15-8 mark in conference play. The record earned the team third place in the western division and a fifth seed in the six-team tournament. The Musketeers … Read More

Gillen Returns

July 1, 2002 |

Former men’s basketball coach Pete Gillen, who lifted the program to greater recognition and took it to the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16 in 1990, is being inducted into the athletic hall of fame during homecoming week Nov. 15-24, 2002. Gillen … Read More

Nice Shoting X

July 1, 2002 |

Alan Joseph walks past the empty .22 caliber cartridge shells that are scattered about the floor and heads toward the glass-enclosed trophy cases in the back of the room. Here, among the photos of All-Americans and Olympians, shine some of … Read More

Purposeful Theme

July 1, 2002 |

A new theme house for African-American and other minority women opens this fall on campus. Jumba La Nia, which means “House of Purpose” in Swahili, is going to be the home of five women who have a goal of developing … Read More

Hailing Hailstones

July 1, 2002 |

For many, the name Thomas J. Hailstones is synonymous with the University’s Williams College of Business. Now, it will become a fixture on the side of the building. On May 3, University President Michael J. Graham, S.J., announced that the … Read More

Coping on Campus

July 1, 2002 |

One Sunday night this spring, a distraught student threatened suicide. Over the next few hours, Oliver Birckhead, a clinical psychologist, carefully talked the student through the problems that led to this desperate call for help, successfully convincing the student to … Read More

Wine of Ages

July 1, 2002 |

Roughly 30 years ago, Dr. Donald Shumrick’s family planted its first grapevines on an Indiana farm field just 40 minutes west of their Cincinnati home. Over the years, the land got larger, the vines grew longer and the business blossomed. … Read More

Wester Exposure

July 1, 2002 |

July 3, 2002—Denny Evans presented his students a simulated business scenario:

The product is a meal of steak, rice and tea, and the purpose is to keep customers coming back.

The problem: the steak isn’t fresh and the tea tastes … Read More

To the Second Degree

July 1, 2002 |

On graduation day, most parents follow their kids around with cameras trying to capture every Kodak moment. Two moms took it a step further at the University’s May commencement, though. They followed their kids onto the graduation floor. Xavier employees … Read More