Xavier Magazine

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

Back on the Pitch

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:17:10 GMT

After his first day of practice with Xavier’s men’s soccer team, Mike Mossel called his mom back home in The Netherlands. “I don’t think I can compete,” he said. “All of these guys are a lot bigger and stronger.”

Sounding the Voices of Manatees

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:05:23 GMT

Florida manatees—those big gangly gray elephants of the sea—do not have vocal cords. Yet they are able to make their high-pitched squeaks and squawks to communicate, a Xavier biology professor has found, using a modified structure of tissue folds that distort ... Read More

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.

You can read these stories and more at the Xavier Magazine website.