Summer 2006

Faculty Sportlight: Dona Buel

July 1, 2006 |

Dona Buel, associate professor of music, discusses the past, present and future of patriotic music.

Patriotic music is such an intrinsic part of American culture. What pieces have made the biggest impact and why?

“The Star-Spangled Banner” will endure as … Read More

Faculty Spotlight: Paul Fiorelli

July 1, 2006 |

Paul Fiorelli, the director for the Center for Business Ethics and Social Responsibility at the Williams College of Business, discusses the recent Enron verdict.

Is the outcome of this trial fair in your view? For the two men involved, does … Read More

Faculty Spotlight: Brennan Hill

July 1, 2006 |

In 1984, Brennan Hill applied for a job as a theology professor at Xavier after seeing an ad in a New York newspaper. His qualifications were undeniable: degrees in English and theology from Marquette University, Cambridge University, St. Bonaventure University … Read More

Extra Credit: John Fairfield

July 1, 2006 |

John Fairfield is an authority on the history of the development of cities and the concept of “public” and served on the planning committee for Xavier’s newest honors program, Philosophy, Politics and the Public. He and Gene Beaupré, director for … Read More

Edgecliff Graduation, 1936

July 1, 2006 |

A transfer student from the College of the Sacred Heart in Clifton, Adele Pohl was the first graduate of Our Lady of Cincinnati College, which later became Edgecliff College, and the lone member of the college’s Class of 1936.

Here, … Read More

Eating Fresh

July 1, 2006 |

Xavier students waited nearly four years to eat fresh. When they finally got their chance with the opening of a Subway restaurant in the Gallagher Student Center on Nov. 28, they ate their way to a sales record, and it … Read More

Diversity in Dialogue

July 1, 2006 |

The Brueggeman Center for Dialogue is built around the idea of diverse perspectives, and others are taking note. The center received a Building Bridges Award from the Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati for its efforts in fostering interfaith dialogue, understanding … Read More

Commencement Countdown

July 1, 2006 |

Before students even graduate, they are ushered into the alumni ranks in late March during Commencement Countdown. This two-day event takes place in a booth-lined Cintas Center where seniors can get everything they need to graduate. They can purchase caps … Read More

Comfort Food

July 1, 2006 |

During an internship at St. Vincent’s Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis, Kathleen Zachary walked into the room of a young boy with cancer who was confined to his bed after a bone marrow transplant. Zachary discovered it was the boy’s fourth … Read More

Collector’s Item

July 1, 2006 |

In addition to electronic reserves, printed journals and reference books, the University library also has an impressive number of private letters from Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States. Jackson sent 23 letters between 1811 and 1844 to … Read More