Posted: 2/5/16 12:17 PM

On Monday, February 15th, the Center for Teaching Excellence is bringing in Dr. Francis Godwyll to deliver a keynote address titled “When Silence is not an Option: Creating Space for Marginalized Voices.” The keynote, which will take place from 3:00-4:15 p.m. in Kennedy Auditorium, will address the alienation of various cultural groups in educational settings globally. All are invited. The CTE is also offering a follow-up workshop on "Addressing Diversity in the Classroom" Tuesday, February 16th from 10:30 a.m.-noon and 1:00-2:30, with lunch served in between. Register for the workshop at the CTE website.

Posted: 2/5/16 11:40 AM

Come register to vote in the state of Ohio! 

Anyone looking to vote in the state of Ohio during the upcoming primary elections on Tuesday, March 15th must be registered if they are not already by Tuesday, February 16th. Ohio is a mixed primary, meaning that if you are registered Republican you have to vote Republican, if you are registered Democrat, you have to vote Democrat, but if you're registered Indepedendant you can vote in either party.

Reigstration will be set up in the Fenwick Atrium on Monday, February 8th, Wednesday, February 10th, and Friday, February 12th from 5-7:00pm.

Registration Eligibility:

  • You are a citizen of the United States.
  • You will be least 18 years old on or before the day of the general election (November 8, 2016).
  • You will be a resident of Ohio for at least 30 days immediately before the election in which you want to vote.
  • You are not incarcerated (in jail or prison) for a felony conviction.
  • You have not been declared incompetent for voting puposes by a probate court.
  • You have not been permanently disenfranchised for violations of election law.

What you need to register:

  • Either a valid Ohio driver's license or the last four numbers of your social security.

If you are an out of state Xavier student interested in voting in Ohio: 

  • If you live on campus, write your Xavier mailing address on the voter registration form to vote in the March 15th election.
  • You must fill out a new form with an updated address the following school year to vote in the general election on November 8th.
  • If you live off campus, use your off campus address on your voter registration form. No update is needed if living in the same location for the general election on November 8th.

Voting is important! Let your voice be heard!

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Posted: 2/5/16 9:45 AM

A sterling silver ring was found in a green chair in Alter hall around 2 PM today, February 1st. 

If you or someone you know, has lost this ring please send me an email at ( describing the ring's design so I know I have the ring you're looking for! 


Posted: 2/4/16 4:06 PM

The Xavier community is invited to the University Convocation on Monday, February 29,2016 from 3:00-4:15 p.m. in the Duff Banquet Room at the Cintas Center. The event is being streamed live for those unable to attend in person.

Posted: 2/4/16 9:04 AM

The Office of Human Resources announces a new series of professional development tools to be presented in sessions beginning in February. These sessions support Xavier’s institutional values and provide an opportunity for employees to gain valuable information and build community among colleagues. Topics include Coaching and Feedback, Employee Development Plans, Customer service and more. Register today for the first session, "Creating a Culture of Service eXcellence". At least 10 registrants are needed for each session. 

Posted: 2/3/16 4:23 PM

2016-17 Brueggeman Fellowship Applications/2014-15 Fellows Presentations

Applications are now being accepted for the 2016-17 Winter-Cohen Brueggeman Fellowship. Related posters have been displayed throughout campus.The deadline for applications is April 4.

The 2014-15  Fellows will give their their travel research presentations Friday, February 26, 4-6pm in Kennedy.  Application information and cover sheets will be available. The presentations are very informative for anyone who is interested in or curious about the Fellowship.  Travels include Chile, Brazil, Peru, New Zealand and Costa Rica, England, Greece, the Hudson River Valley in the US, and planned research in Italy.  

For further information, please see the links-.




Posted: 2/3/16 4:07 PM

Take our survey to let us know which movie you would want to come see!

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Posted: 2/3/16 1:48 PM

Employees expecting to receive the new tax form 1095-C will receive the form by March 31, 2016. As previously announced, This form will contain important information about your health care coverage.  The 1095-C is not required to file your 2015 tax return, but should be kept for your records.  For more information, please visit payroll's site at or Human Resources' site at 

Posted: 2/3/16 10:58 AM

The 2016 Guatemala Medical Service Team is asking for donations of large suitcases to help carry medical supplies to the Guatemalan clinic. This trip supports a local village in Guatemala every year by providing basic medical needs for the community and also gives Xavier medical students a chance for hands on experience.

To donate any gently used or new large suitcases, please email or stop by GSC 340 for more information.

Posted: 2/3/16 10:49 AM

Esther Krinitz's amazing work is now on display in the Gallager Student Center as part of the Fabric of Survival exhibit!  

See her amazing fabric collages and enjoy the audio tour on your phone for an in-depth look at Esther's amazing survival story as a young girl during the Holocaust.

Be sure to also attend the reception on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 7:00 p.m. in the GSC Clock Tower Lounge, featuring the film, Through the Eye of the Needle, and a short presentation by Esther's daughter, Bernice Steinhardt.

For more information:

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Posted: 2/3/16 9:58 AM

Looking for a fun activity this Friday night? Pop over Kennedy Auditorium for DTA's annual Blue v. White show. This a short-form show based on competition games designed to see which team has the better improvisers. 

Doors will open at 8:15 and guests are encouraged to arrive early to get a good seat. DTA also encourages students and faculty to bring friends with them to the show. The more the merrier!

Check around campus and our Twitter page @DontTellAnnaXU for more details. We hope to see you Friday and stay classy, XU.

Last Call for Student Employee of The Year Nominations!

Posted: 2/3/16 9:33 AM

Still Time to Nominate an Outstanding Student Employee! 

The deadline for submitting a nomination for Student Employee of the Year is this Friday, February 5, 2016 by Noon if possible. 

In order for your student employee to be considered for Student Employee of the Year, please submit your entry by Friday, February 5, 2016 on the SEOTY Campus Nomination Form to the attention of Vicki Clary at the Career Development Office – Conaton Learning Commons - ML 1161 or send electronically to

Any questions contact Vicki Clary at or 4880. 

For more information:

Posted: 2/3/16 9:10 AM

The Center for International Education and the Cincinnati Public Library are hosting U.S. Passport Day on Tuesday, February 9th from 11:30am to 2:00pm. Please use this link to sign up and more information about the entire application process will follow. The first 20 people to sign up will be receipents of free passport photos for their application. 

Posted: 2/2/16 8:18 PM

Gary Sharpe, the CEO of two multimillion dollar businesses and a Xavier MBA Alum will be speaking at the Center For Innovation at 6pm on Wednesday, February 3rd. Mr. Sharpe will be speaking about why Imagination is More Important than Knowledge and how to build successful business. 

Please register for the event below

P.S. There will also be Pizza


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Posted: 2/2/16 3:08 PM

Attention Students and Staff,

On February 11th starting at 11:30am a representative from FC Cincinnati will be in Gallagher to answer any questions that you may have concerning the team and their upcoming season. The representative will be there to answer all quetions from merchandice, to tickets and even the schedule. 

There will also be a raffle to win some FC Cincinnati gear. Entry is free to all who visit the table. If you sign up to receive more information about season tickets you can double your chances of winning the raffle. 

Also there will be new never before seen swag available for free. Also Donatos will be offering some exclusive offers including Free Pizza.

So be sure to visit starting at 11:30am on February 11th

For more information:


Posted: 2/2/16 2:18 PM

Take this quick 5 question survey about the new Price Match program at the bookstore and be entered to win a $100 All For One Shops giftcard!

For more information:

Posted: 2/2/16 12:50 PM

On Wednesday, February 3 at 6:30pm there is a Men's home basketball game in the Cintas Center. Certain parking restrictions will be in place starting 2 hours before game time. Please see attached Game Day Parking Advisory for details. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. 

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Posted: 2/2/16 11:31 AM

Dr. Clinton Hewan, devoted husband of 50 plus years to Virginia R. Hewan passed away January 30, 2016 at 79 years of age.  Virginia has served Xavier University for over 30 years.  Visitation will take place Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. until the time of the Service at 11:30 a.m. at Northern Hills United Methodist Church (6700 Winton Road, 45224).  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions on behalf of Dr. Clinton Hewan may be directed to the Northern Hills United Methodist Church.

Posted: 2/2/16 7:51 AM

Chinese New Year Celebration
Friday, Feb. 5, 6:00-8:00
Conaton Board Room, Schmidt Hall

Xavier’s Asian Studies Program and the Asian Pacific Society welcomes to campus Bin Bai, Associate Director of the Confucius Institute, Miami University, to talk about the history and traditions of the Chinese Lunar Year. Dinner and soft drinks provided. Free and open to the public. 

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Posted: 2/1/16 2:08 PM

A sterling silver ring was found in a green chair in Alter hall around 2 PM today, February 1st. 

If you or someone you know, has lost this ring please send me an email at ( describing the ring's design so I know I have the ring you're looking for! 


Noyce Scholarship Information Session 2/2 6:30pm CLC 320

Posted: 2/1/16 2:08 PM

Drs. Gary Lewandowski and Carla Gerberry invite all STEM majors and alumni to an information session February 2, 2016 6:30pm in CLC 320. Learn more about the undergraduate and graduate funding opportunities for STEM majors seeking teaching licensure.  Hear from current Xavier Noyce Scholars. 

Posted: 2/1/16 7:36 AM

Parking spaces will be reserved along University Drive on Tuesday, February 2 to accommodate the Board of Trustees Finance Committee Retreat.

Posted: 1/31/16 8:19 PM

10+ local employers looking to hire XU students for part-time jobs will be tabling in the Gallagher Student Center atrium this Wednesday, February 3 from 10:00am – 2:00pm.

Students, come as you are to meet employers and learn about opportunities. No resumes needed.  (Ask the employers about their application processes.) Visit Hire-A-Muskie to view a list of participating employers (follow the link to view our “Information Session” event listings).

Faculty, staff and student leaders, thank you in advance for encouraging students needing part-time jobs to attend this event! 

Learn more about the Career Development Office at

London Info Session - Monday 2.1.16 from 3:30-4:30 in Alter 207

Posted: 1/31/16 6:08 PM

Take "core friendly" classes in London this summer with Xavier's longest running London program. We will have an info session in Alter 207 on Monday, February 1, 2016 from 3:30-4:30. Spend the entire month of July taking Xavier classes from Xavier faculty: BLAW300 - Legal Environment of Business - required of all business majors, E/RS focus elective, DCR elective, GDST elective (Professor Fiorelli) PHIL 200 - (Philosophy of Art and Beauty) satisfies a 2d level Philosophy class, or a humanities elective (Dr. Polt) THEO - Religion, Politics and Culture in Contemporary Britain - satisfies a 2 level Theology class, or a humanities elective (Dr. Helmer). For more information, contact Professor Fiorelli at, (513)745-2050,