Summer 2011

Summer Reading

July 2, 2011 |

Peace and War

Title: Organizing for War: France, 1870-1914 Author: Rachel Chrastil Publisher: Louisiana State University Press Price: $36.52 Purchase: and

The Red Cross as bad guy? That’s one way of looking at Rachel Chrastil’s newest history book, Organizing for War: France, 1870-1914. The assistant … Read More

Open Windows

July 2, 2011 |

In 1965, the Catholic Church concluded its revolutionary Second Vatican Council in which it “threw open the windows of the Church” and let in some fresh air. Among its changes was a well-known document calledNostra Aetate that revolutionized the Church’s policies and … Read More

Head of the Class

July 2, 2011 |

[Extended web version]

NAME:  Scott Chadwick TITLE:  Provost and Chief Academic Officer EDUCATION: PhD in communication studies, Kansas, 1994 MBA in finance, University of Kansas, 1986 BS in psychology, University of Iowa, 1984

BACKGROUND: Canisius College 2007-2011 • VP for … Read More

Selling Soccer

July 1, 2011 |

Russ Findlay walks around the hallways of his offices every day, a Sierra Mist held firmly in his grip. To him, the soft drink is more than a caffeine boost. It’s like a baby he’s brought into the world.

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Poets Gone Wild

July 1, 2011 |

Ty Roth doesn’t just have students sitting in his classroom. He has a target audience. The high school English teacher in Port Clinton, Ohio, recently landed a hefty advance and a two-book deal with Delacorte, a Random House imprint, to … Read More

Making of the St. Francis Xavier (video)

July 1, 2011 |

In this Xavier magazine web exclusive, artist Tom Tsuchiya talks about his creating the statue of St. Francis Xavier that is being erected on Xavier’s campus this fall.

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Life in the Second 50

July 1, 2011 |

J. Leo Klein, S.J., one of Xavier’s longest-serving Jesuits, knows a thing or two about aging, and he has two artificial knees and an artificial hip to prove it. Getting old ain’t for sissies, he likes to say. But he also … Read More

Letters to the Editor

July 1, 2011 |

Moving Story

I noticed your article about EkoMovers (Fall 2010) and they are truly a great company. To be fair, though, our company has been in business longer, is a certified Green Mover and even opened a moving supply store … Read More

Help for Humans

July 1, 2011 |

Tammy Wynn was driving to a crematorium to retrieve her father’s remains in 2004. En route, she was praying and reflecting on her father’s life when her thoughts shifted to her beloved cat, Cagney, who died a year earlier. While … Read More

Fueling Jesuit Ideals

July 1, 2011 |

Ethics and values have always been part of the Jesuit curriculum. But does it make a difference? Associate professor of theology Elizabeth Groppe would argue that it does. As proof, she offers this story of what happened to her this … Read More