Winter 2006

Message Delivered

January 1, 2006 |

Claire Seidenfaden wants to clear up any confusion. The 1944 Edgecliff graduate says it’s important for her fellow alumni to realize that the Edgecliff scholarship fund is an important component of Xavier’s annual fund. Further, she says, Edgecliff alumni need … Read More

Alumni Support

January 1, 2006 |

While today’s students hear a lot about becoming men and women for others, proof that such lessons aren’t lost were easy to find following Hurricane Katrina.

Paul Verst, 1977 graduate and president of Verst Group Logistics in Kentucky, donated several … Read More

Unobtrusive View

January 1, 2006 |

They’re seats suitable for Jack Nicholson or Spike Lee—courtside. For the first time, the University is making available courtside seats for men’s basketball games. Eight seats, which are part of press row, are being offered to donors to the All … Read More

Media, Myself and I

January 1, 2006 |

Here’s one way to get the inside scoop: Media guides for men’s and women’s basketball are now for sale. The books, which have traditionally been available only to members of the working press, include player profiles, coaches comments, statistics, year-by-year … Read More

A New Hall

January 1, 2006 |

The University inducted three new members into the athletic hall of fame in November: golfer Steve Dixon, basketball player Joseph Geiger and volleyball player Elizabeth Osterday.

Dixon’s nine medalist honors rank first in Xavier history. He won the Atlantic 10 … Read More

Play Time

January 1, 2006 |

By all accounts, Dec. 19, 1973, was a typical early winter day at Xavier—cool, bare, quiet. Finals were finished and the students had already abandoned campus.

The day, though, turned out to be anything but typical. Within the University’s hallowed … Read More

Talking Points

January 1, 2006 |

A mission to open dialogue between Christian and Jewish leaders in America and Islamic leaders in South Asia found a common ground. But professor emeritus of theology Paul Knitter found his moral principles challenged when presented with an opportunity to … Read More

Storm Surge

January 1, 2006 |

The first day of his first semester of college began for Karan Motiani far from home and far from where he was supposed to be. Instead of discovering the locations of his classrooms in New Orleans and meeting his professors … Read More

Seeking Justice

January 1, 2006 |

Three students in Xavier’s philosophy, politics and the public honors program took their studies on the road last summer. They were researching a consent decree involving the U.S. Department of Agriculture and efforts to make reparations for decades of unequal … Read More

Business Breakthrough

January 1, 2006 |

The first consultant-in-residence for the Williams College of Business was found in Xavier’s own backyard. Peter Block, an authority on civic engagement and community development, is a guest lecturer for the college and will work with University advisory boards.

“I … Read More