Summer 2004

Free Money

July 1, 2004 |

Whoever said nothing is free has never met Terry Horan. The president of Horan Associates Inc. has been converting free throws by men’s basketball players into free money for deserving Xavier scholarship students.

For each of the last three seasons, … Read More

Delivering Dreams

July 1, 2004 |

Steven Durkee has a sense of history, so he’s looking to the future. Even though the 1996 graduate still has a few years left before retirement, he and his wife Kathy decided to plan ahead by arranging to leave a … Read More

Controlled Chaos

July 1, 2004 |

Only a few hours before converging on the Georgia Dome to watch the Musketeers play the University of Texas in the NCAA Sweet 16, Xavier students, alumni and friends gathered at the Wyndham Atlanta hotel to prepare.

Considered the largest … Read More

Speaking of Change

July 1, 2004 |

Until now, students who took language courses below the level at which they tested did so sans credit. For some, the value of auditing such a course to brush up on their knowledge of French or Spanish was nada—a waste … Read More

Education Ace

July 1, 2004 |

Marketing professor Tom Hayes has been named an ACE Fellow for 2004-2005 by the American Council on Education, which identifies and prepares promising faculty and senior administrators for high-level positions in college and university administration. Hayes is among 35 fellows … Read More

Stage of Learning

July 1, 2004 |

Cathy Springfield knows theater can change students’ lives. The University’s director for performing arts has seen it time and again in her 14 years on campus. So last year, Springfield formalized the idea and launched the Theatre of Conscience, a … Read More

Xavier Faces

July 1, 2004 |

Rosie Miller, O.F.S. Department of theology Mysticism isn’t antiquated, according to Miller, who teaches meditation theory and practice, spirituality and healing, and contemporary spiritualism. She is fascinated by dialogue between altered states of consciousness, meditation and science. This summer she’s … Read More

Washington, D.C.

July 1, 2004 |

When various marches, protests or national celebrations don’t interfere with their 14-game season, members of the Washington, D.C., alumni chapter can be found playing softball in front of the White House lawn or next to the Washington Monument.

Interestingly, chapter … Read More

The Peace Doctor

July 1, 2004 |

When peace and justice call, Paul Knitter packs his bags. Knitter, professor emeritus of theology and internationally known expert on interfaith relations, traveled to West Africa in early February for a weeklong meeting of the Interreligious Council of Liberia, and … Read More

The Deal of Art

July 1, 2004 |

Allen Zaring III is no stranger to success. He started his own home-building company in 1964, took it public and grew it to one of the 50 largest companies of its kind in the nation. He also holds degrees from … Read More