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April 1, 2013 |

Somewhere among the core curriculum classes, midterm papers, lab reports and final essays, Xavier alums learned how to write. And at least some take that knowledge and apply it to the world of books. The following are some of the … Read More

Xavier Life: Archive Dive

April 1, 2013 |

You can find some pretty neat things by browsing through archived issues of the Xavier Newswire. We gave our intrepid student a pith helmet and shovel and instructed him to start digging into the faded yellow pages of yesteryear. Here’s what life … Read More

Up to Date

April 1, 2013 |

Xavier magazine profiles a lot of interesting people who continue to lead interesting lives after we’ve profiled them. Or is that because we’ve profiled them? Whatever. Here’s the answer to those haunting questions: Whatever happened to…? and Whatever became of…?


Cheetah … Read More

Dead Sea Scrolls in Cincinnati

April 1, 2013 |

Cincinnati played an important role in unraveling the mystery of the Dead Sea Scrolls since they were first discovered by Bedouin shepherds in 1947. It was Cincinnati’s Hebrew Union College researcher Ben Zion Wacholder who created the first translation of … Read More

ROTC cadet selected for immersion program

April 1, 2013 |

Dakota Strugarek, a cadet in Xavier’s Army Reserve Officer Training Corp program, has been selected for the U.S. Army’s Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency Program. The program provides cadets with a 30-day experience in a different country to gain an understanding … Read More

Bookmarks: Straight Jacket by Meredith Towbin

April 1, 2013 |

Straight Jacket By: Meredith Towbin

Meredith Towbin, who earned her master’s degree in English from Xavier, has been a writer for her whole adult life—spending time as an English teacher, an editor and a freelancer. But she always wanted to call … Read More

The Ethics Guy

April 1, 2013 |

If you’re known as The Ethics Guy and plan to wade into a room full of bankers, Xavier’s as good a place as any to take the dive. If nothing else, at least there are priests close by to administer Last … Read More

Ethics, honesty and Erin Brockovich

April 1, 2013 |

The Cintas Center Banquet Room was packed with students, professors and visitors from off campus on Monday, March 25. They all came to see Erin Brockovich.

Many were disappointed.

Or at least confused.

“It surprises me how many people see … Read More

Bookmarks: Religious Faith and Reason

April 1, 2013 |

Xavier graduate Frank B. Nieman just released his new theological book, Religious Faith and Reason: A Brief Introduction. In his younger days, Nieman took part in an experimental professional evangelist program for the Catholic laity in San Francisco.Although the program ended … Read More

If a Tree Falls by Allison Scholl

April 1, 2013 |

If a Tree Falls is a resource for all teachers. Written by Xavier alumnae Allison Scholl, the book explores the modern classroom and reveals the troubling issues that arise.She hopes to inspire readers to become agents of change in what she … Read More