Xavier Magazine

Published quarterly, Xavier Magazine is created to engage, educate and excite alumni and friends about Xavier's people, programs, endeavors and intiatives.

Documenting Discoveries

Mon, 28 Apr 2014 23:47:09 GMT

“Go west, young man.” That hoary bit of wisdom still stands up, especially for Connor Lynch, a New York-based videographer. In fact, he went about as west as he could, filming the documentary Mount Lawrence, the story of Chandler Wild’s 6,500-mile ... Read More

Mindful Health

Mon, 28 Apr 2014 14:50:33 GMT

Judi Godsey did not have to look far to see the devastating effects of extreme poverty. Most of the people in her home in McCreary County, Ky.—a beautiful part of the country in the rolling Appalachian foothills near Lake ... Read More

Presidential Task Force Taps Beacham

Mon, 28 Apr 2014 14:49:24 GMT

Love it or hate it, the Affordable Care Act is creating the most dramatic change in the health care industry since, well, the invention of the Band Aid. All areas of health care are being impacted, including psychology. That’s ... Read More

The Fabric of Her Life

Mon, 28 Apr 2014 14:42:03 GMT

. . In case you missed the October 2013 issue of The Crafts Report— or are not staying current with the calico dog-eat-dog world of retail craft art—the magazine’s annual cover contest is over and the results are in.

Better Biology: Beating Cancer

Mon, 28 Apr 2014 14:40:53 GMT

Cancer sucks. So Jennifer Sunderman Broo is doing something about it. Rather than teaching the same old boring curriculum about cells, the biology teacher at St. Ursula Academy in Cincinnati developed her own curriculum that teaches her students about the cell ... Read More

Behind the…Bellarmine Chapel Roof

Mon, 28 Apr 2014 14:38:30 GMT

• Construction of St. Robert Bellarmine Chapel was completed in 1962, replacing the previous chapel, which was located in Schmidt Hall. 

• Its roof is a freestanding hyperbolic paraboloid that is unsupported by its exterior walls.

• ... Read More

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