Posted: 12/6/16 11:19 AM

A set of keys and waterbottle were found in Hailstones Hall/Room 4.  If these items are yours, please go to Hailstones Hall/Room 100, Office of the Graduate School to identify.  

Posted: 12/6/16 10:53 AM

The Bad Plus will make their debut in Cincinnati at the Xavier Music Series this Friday, December 9 at Gallagher Theater. Bassist Reid Anderson, pianist Ethan Iverson, and drummer David King came together at the end of the 20th century and have won critical hosannas and a legion of fans worldwide with their creativity, unique sound and flair for live performance. Based in New York City, the intensely collaborative trio has constantly searched for rules to break and boundaries to cross, bridging genres and techniques while exploring the infinite possibilities of three exceptional musicians working in perfect sync. The trio continues to explore myriad musical forms born of jazz along with any sonic source that forwards music that is uniquely The Bad Plus.

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Posted: 12/6/16 10:09 AM

The more you buy, the more you save! Take 20% off one item, 25% off two items, or 30% off three or more items in the All For One Shop on the 7th and 8th!


Posted: 12/6/16 10:08 AM

This Thursday and Friday from 9 am - 5 pm all faculty and staff can save 20% on all apparel in the All for One Shop, as a token of our appreciation. During this time, free gift wrapping will be available at the University Station All for One Shop.

Posted: 12/6/16 9:47 AM

Please encourage students to drop into the Gallagher Student Center from 10am to 2pm tomorrow, Weds, 12/7, to meet ten employers visiting campus to promote part-time job opportunities! These are great opportunities to make spending money and build transferrable skills.

Part-Time Jobs Information Tables   
Gallagher Student Center Atrium
Weds 12/7, 10am-2pm         

Students who need a part-time job (now, over winter break, during spring semester, or for summer 2017) can come as they are (no resumes required), introduce themselves, and ask the following employers about their open positions and application processes:

  • All For One Shops - Follett
  • College Nannies, Sitters and Tutors
  • Delaware North Sportservice (food, beverage, and retail positions at Great American Ball Park)
  • Envision
  • Kaplan Test Prep
  • Randstad
  • Stepping Stones
  • The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
  • Upshift
  • Whelan Security

Students can apply to positions via Hire-A-Muskie ( Call the Career Development Office at (513) 745-3141 with any questions.

1-Whelan Security.pdf

2-Scotts Miracle-Gro.pdf

3-Kaplan Test Prep.pdf

Posted: 12/6/16 9:12 AM

Check out popular fiction, cookbooks, travel books, foreign language books, and more -- before you leave for home -- available on the 3rd floor of McDonald Memorial Library from the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County collection.  No public library card necessary!

Posted: 12/5/16 9:17 PM

Start a new Xavier holiday tradition by attending the annual Celebration of the Season concert on Thursday, December 8 at 7:30pm in Gallagher Theater. Join Xavier's Wind Ensemble, Chamber Orchestra, Percussion Ensemble, Jazz Orchestra and acapella group Harmon-X as they perform a variety of holiday favorites.

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Reminder about Final Phenomenal Womyn Rising meeting on 12/7

Posted: 12/5/16 4:32 PM

Remember! The FINAL PWR meeting for the semester will be on December 7th from 7-8:30pm!
There will be food so please RSVP to Kelsey O'Neil at by Tuesday, December 6th so we can sure that there is enough food.
Hope to see you there!

Posted: 12/5/16 2:19 PM

Join us in the Honors Lounge this Wednesday at 6pm for Chick-fil-A and snacks for a trivia night!  Honors Council will be sponsoring the event, but it will be open to all Xavier students and faculty to make a team and play.

Top teams will be rewarded with gift cards from Starbucks, Delicios, and Graeters.  Come prepared to answer questions and eat lots of food to work off some stress before the end of the semester!

Posted: 12/3/16 9:43 PM

The Bad Plus will make their debut in Cincinnati at the Xavier Music Series on Friday, December 9 at 8pm in Gallagher Theater. The group consists of bassist Reid Anderson, pianist Ethan Iverson, and drummer David King. The JD Allen Trio will open the concert.

Tickets can be purchased online or by calling the box office at 513-745-3939.

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Posted: 12/2/16 3:27 PM

The Office of Auxiliary Services is pleased to announce that there will be no limitations on student printing at the print release stations for the final two weeks of the semester, Dec. 2 - Dec. 15.  This is in support of the high volume of academic work that is typically due at the end of the semester.   Other positive news, despite the new print allocations in place this past semester, only 1% of students have reached their maximum number of free prints.  Thank you for being more intentional with your printing needs. We are asking faculty to please share this message with their students. Thank you.

NEW DATE for the final Queeries Meeting will be 12/5

Posted: 12/2/16 11:20 AM

PLEASE NOTE: There is a new date for the final Queeries meeting of the semester. It will now be on  December 5th from 7:30-9pm in the Musketeer Mezzanine.

Food and drinks will be provided!

If you have any questions, please contact Kelsey O'Neil at

Missing Sony ICDUX560 Stero Digital Voice recorderĀ w/built in USB

Posted: 12/1/16 11:00 PM

Hello everyone my name is Bernard Ekezie and I am a Junior at Xavier University. On Tuesday November 22 my voice recorder that I use for my classes went missing. I am in great need of locating my voice recorder for most of my class recordings are saved there and with finals coming up I am in despate need of finding it to study for my final exams. It is a Sony ICDUX560 Stero Digital Voice recorder w/built in USB. I have also included the URL to amazon to display how the voice recorder looks. My cell phone number is 9374699519 and email is If any of you have seen it I would greatly appreicate it if you would let me know. Thank you and God Bless.                                                                                                                 





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Posted: 12/1/16 2:35 PM

Nominate a student for recognition at the 2017 All Honors Day Student Leadership Assembly on Saturday, April 1 when students are recognized for contributions made through leadership, service, advocacy and co-curricular involvement. Nominations by faculty and staff will be accepted until Wednesday, January 4, 2017. Access the nomination form on the Student Involvement website. Contact Molly Dugan in the Office of Student Involvement at ext. 3754 or for more information.

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Posted: 12/1/16 11:38 AM

Faculty interested in attending the February 24-26, 2017 (Friday 5:00 PM – Sunday noon) Heartland-Delta Faculty Conference on “Engaging Difficult Conversations on Campus through Ignatian Dialogue” at Creighton University should contact Dr. Leslie Prosak-Beres at from the office of Mission and Identity.   Faculty Conversations provide faculty at Jesuit colleges and universities with a unique opportunity to discuss their common mission and its practical application for teaching, research and service.  This year’s Heartland-Delta Faculty Conversations is open to faculty from all Jesuit higher Education institutions in the U.S.  The keynote speaker for the conference is our own Dr. Chris Pramuk from Theology.  Registration, travel and lodging for five faculty will be support by the Conway Institute for Jesuit education.

Christmas is Coming! Get Your Gifts at the Alternative Gift Fair in Gallagher This Sunday!

Posted: 12/1/16 11:22 AM

Didn't find everything you wanted on Black Friday?  Want to give a gift that makes a difference?  Come to our 10th Annual Alternative Gift Fair in Gallagher Student Center this Sunday, 12/4, 10 AM - 1:30 PM.  We've got 20-plus vendors selling socially conscious clothing, jewelry, crafts, food, and more!  Global artisans and local nonprofits are participating - everyone from Ten Thousand Villages, Kiva, and Sohza Jewelry to Xavier's own Interfaith Medical Mission Trip to Guatemala (with a photo booth!), Alternative Breaks, Better World Beans, and so many more!  Live music will be provided by Dan Erdman.  See the flier or our facebook event page for more information   We hope you can join us!  

For more information:

1-2016 alt gift fair flyer.pdf

Division of Enrollment Management and Student Success

Posted: 12/1/16 11:06 AM

In order to fully reflect the work of all offices of the Enrollment Management Division, the division has been renamed “Enrollment Management and Student Success.”  The Enrollment Management and Student Success Division supports students from the point of admission through to the point of graduation, with many touchpoints along the way.

Departments within the Division include the Academic Advising Center, Academic Support (Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction), Admissions, Career Development, Enrollment Intelligence (Registrar, Analytics, Operations), Financial Aid, Goa, International Education, Student Athlete Academic Support Services, TRiO, and Veterans Affairs.

Thank you to all our colleagues across campus, from all divisions, for working with us in supporting the enrollment and retention of our students.


Aaron Meis, VP of Enrollment Management and Student Success

Posted: 12/1/16 9:40 AM

Merry Christmas from Common Ground!

Stop by the first floor of the GSC to for a cup of cocoa and to hear about a Common Ground Christmas--a special worship service this Sunday at 8 pm in Arrupe that will tell the Christmas story through Scripture and song--music provided by AcaBellas, the Gospel Choir and the Common Ground band. Just enough Christmas spirit (and Jesus) to get you through finals!

Common Ground is a weekly Christian worship sponsored by the CFJ.

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Posted: 12/1/16 7:10 AM

Interim Provost Brian Levin-Stankevich shares his experiences with Competency-Based Education (CBE) Thursday, December 8th from 2:30-3:30 pm in the CTE Faculty Lounge (CLC 317).  The conversation is hosted by the Center for Teaching Excellence book discussion group that read Specifications Grading by Linda Nilson this fall. Levin-Stankevich is formerly of Westminster College (Salt Lake City), which has online CBE-structured programs in nursing, business and communications. CBE programs typically measure student progress and completion in terms of competencies rather than courses or credit hours.

Posted: 12/1/16 7:08 AM

The Eigel Center for Community-Engaged Learning is announcing its call for faculty academy participants for spring 2017 with a lunch and learn session,  co-hosted by the Center for Teaching Excellence, Wednesday December 7th from noon-1:00 pm in the CTE Faculty Lounge.  The Academy is an annual curricular development program focused on course redesign and creation using principles of community-engaged learning and scholarship.  Director Sean Rhiney will give a short presentation and answer questions about this unique development program for faculty that incentivizes and supports service learning course creation.  Academy applications are due December 23.  RSVP for this program at:  Please visit the Eigel Center website for more information.


Posted: 12/1/16 7:06 AM

The final staff session of the CTE Faculty in Residence program will take place Tuesday, December 6th from 11:00 am - noon in CLC 308. Dr. Amy Whipple, History, will discuss the National Health Service (NHS), its origins, early successes and problems, and British attitudes toward it today.  Dr. Whipple offers these sessions for staff in conjunction with her Historical Perspectives course, Britain: Sherlock to Britpop. More information, including how to register, can be found here on the CTE website

Posted: 12/1/16 6:31 AM

Parking spaces will be reserved on University Drive on Thursday, December 1 and Friday, December 2 to accommodate the Board of Trustees' meeting.

Posted: 11/30/16 4:56 PM

This year is a special year for the Kwanzaa Celebration! In addition to it being the 50th year since Dr. Maulana Karenga founded Kwanzaa as a week-long celebration of African heritage in African-American culture, this year will also serve as the beginning of a new program initiative here at Xavier University. Join us in celebration of Kwanzaa through song, dance, food and fellowship. In addition, many Xavier partners including staff, professors, XUPD, and CDI will launch the Nguzo Saba Initiative as a way to bring together efforts to infuse the principles of Kwanzaa into the community. If you are working on a program or project aimed at fostering a more inclusive Xavier, this is the perfect event for you! Come share, learn, and fellowship with us! The program will be held, Friday, Decemper 9, 2016 from 5-7:30pm in Arrupe Overlook. Hope to see you there!

1-Kwanzaa 2016.jpg

Posted: 11/30/16 4:33 PM

Purchase your 2017 Calendars from XU Montessori Lab School!

Gifts great for family, friends, neighbors and co-workers! 

$11.00 for 12 Beautiful Months of Children's Artwork!

Proceeds support Upper Elementary Annual Trip.

  1. Stop by on FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9 -- Gallagher Student Center Main Lobby - students will be selling 12:15-1:00pm

  2. Purchase online:

  3. Make checks payable to XUMLS and mail to ML 6631, c/o Linda Niehaus.

Thank you for supporting XUMLS!



For more information:

1-XUMLS 2017 Calendar Flier.pdf

2-XUMLS Calendar 2017 for cashnet image.pdf

Posted: 11/30/16 3:01 PM

Join Xavier Women's Basketball on Monday, December 5 as they take on Big Ten opponent, Michigan. Tip-off is at 7:00 PM at Cintas Center. Fans who bring a toy to donate will receive FREE admission. Toy donations will benefit Toys for Tots. The first 250 fans through the doors will also receive an X Cookie Cutter. 

Posted: 11/30/16 1:55 PM

Queeries will meet for the last time this semester on December 12th from 7:30-9pm in the Musketeer Mezzanine.

Food and drinks will be provided!

If you have any questions, please contact Kelsey O'Neil at




Posted: 11/30/16 1:54 PM

Fr. Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, S.J., superior general of the Society of Jesus from 1983 to 2008, died on November 26, 2016 in Beirut, Lebanon, where had had spent most of his life before being elected the Jesuit leader and where he returned to his earlier academic ministry after resigning at the age of 80.

Jesuit higher education  was supported and challenged by the series of addresses he gave over the years of his generalate, most notably at Georgetown University (Assembly ’89) and at Santa Clara University in 2000 (click here for a precis of the latter address). 

Posted: 11/30/16 1:49 PM

PWR will host their final meeting on Wednesday, December 7th at 7pm in GSC 280. All women-identified students, faculty, and staff are welcome. No reservations required.

If you have any questions, please contact Kelsey O'Neil at

Posted: 11/30/16 1:47 PM

The Lavender Scholarship is NEW and is availble for self-identified LGBTQIA+ Xavier students. Applications are available on Orgsync and the deadline has been extended to December 12th by 5 pm.


If you have any questions, please contact Kelsey O'Neil, Assistant Director of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, at

For more information:

1-Lavender Scholarship 4.pdf

Posted: 11/30/16 1:01 PM

Xavier’s English Department and the E/RS program are pleased to announce that on February 16, 2017, the writer Nnedi Okorafor will give a talk in the E/RS spring lecture series titled “Immigration and Cultural Displacement.” Okorafor was born in Cincinnati to Nigerian immigrant parents and is an award-winning writer of speculative fiction. Her many books include the novella Binti and the fantasy novel Who Fears Death. In addition to giving an evening talk, Okorafor will conduct a workshop for faculty and students on speculative fiction. Faculty interested in adopting her work for a spring course or including students in the workshop should contact Dr. Jerry Cline-Bailey (  

Posted: 11/30/16 8:57 AM

Join the Xavier holiday tradition by attending the annual Christmas at Xavier Concert on Friday, Dec 2 & Saturday, Dec 3 at 8:00 p.m.
Tickets are Buy One Get One Free for Xavier faculty & staff with the secret code “xufamily.”
Bring the whole family as Child tickets are just $3.00.
Garauntee your seat now at


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