Xavier Magazine

Boehner Lands in School Chair

July 1, 2001 |

Now in his sixth term representing the 8th District of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives, John Boehner has had many opportun-ities to promote his views on improving public schools, creating jobs and overhauling the tax system. But his … Read More

Profile: Gary Wahoff

July 1, 2001 |

In early April, the Cincinnati Reds were en route from Pittsburgh to New York for the final leg of a 10-game road trip when the announcement came from the cockpit: All New York airports were closed because of fog, and … Read More

Profile: Keith Conway

July 1, 2001 |

After a field trip to a museum, most 9-year-olds leave with a gift shop souvenir. Keith Conway left with a dream. “As soon as I saw a dinosaur fossil on a trip to a museum in the fourth grade,” he … Read More

Profile: Janet Smith Dickerson

July 1, 2001 |

Janet Smith Dickerson spent one of her first Saturday nights as a senior administrator at Princeton University getting to know the students—from the front seat of a campus police car. The 1968 graduate, named Princeton’s vice president of campus life … Read More

Profile: Ken Kemner

July 1, 2001 |

Ken Kemner has the closest thing there is to X-ray vision. The 1986 graduate and physicist at Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago has an extensive knowledge about high-energy X-ray microscopes, and the work he’s performing with them is capturing widespread … Read More

Pacesetters Graduate

July 1, 2001 |

Watches are usually presented at retirement, but in this case, six new graduates received theirs before starting their careers. The timepieces were commencement gifts from 1960 graduate Charles Gallagher to the first graduating group from the Pacesetter scholarship program. The … Read More

High-Tech Building

July 1, 2001 |

The openings of the two newest buildings on campus—a $12 million residence hall in August and the $18 million Gallagher Student Center in January— are still on schedule, but there’s more to the planned openings than unlocking a few doors. … Read More

Uncertain Future for Schmidt Field House

July 1, 2001 |

When Schmidt Fieldhouse opened in 1928, it was a first-class facility far superior to those of many other colleges and universities. The University of Cincinnati played in a lesser building, McMicken Hall. So did the universities of Kentucky and Louisville. … Read More

Seasons in the Sun

July 1, 2001 |

The University’s 15-team athletic program moved into a new home (Cintas Center) and scaled new heights during the past year—on the playing fields and in the classroom.

Athletic Accomplishments


      • XU record five NCAA Tournament teams: Women’s basketball, … Read More


July 1, 2001 |

Sub-Par Performance

The men’s golf team won its second Atlantic 10 Conference championship and made its first NCAA appearance. The team finished 19th in the NCAA East Regional in Williamsburg, Va. Senior Tim Donovan was medalist in the Atlantic 10 … Read More