Posted: 2/9/16 10:39 AM

McWood Publishing is attending the Spring Career Fair on February 23rd!

Want to gain internship experience writing reviews? Interested in publishing a novel? Network with representatives from McWood Publishing to gain insight to the world of publishing.

To connect with McWood Publishing before the fair, log into Hire-A-Muskie. Selecting McWood Publishing as a 'Top Ten' employer at the fair will send your default resume to them directly.

Questions? Call 513.745.4213

For more information:

Posted: 2/9/16 10:33 AM

The Student Organization of Latinos would like to invite you to attend the 6th annual scholarship gala, 4th annual Noche de Estrellas Gala! The gala will take place on Friday, Febrary 26th at 8pm.

To purchase your ticket(s), we will be selling tickets on the following days:

  • GSC: Thursday, February 11 (10-1pm)
  • Fenwick (entrance of the cafeteria): Monday, February 15 (11-2pm)
  • GSC: Thursday, February 18 (10-1pm)

If you are unable to stop by on any of these days, please feel free to contact us to reserve your ticket:

Ivonne Duran, President -

Guadalupe Banda, Vice President -

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Posted: 2/9/16 8:12 AM

Dear XU colleagues and friends,

Today is the second day of Chinese New Year of the Monkey. 

I wish you all a very successful Chinese New Year. 


Dr. Kam C. Wong

Criminal Justice

Posted: 2/8/16 6:49 PM

Attention Students!!

MuskieTHON presented by Xavier University Dance Marathon (XUDM) is Saturday February 20th from 10am-8pm in GSC!! Get your friends together and go online to and register today! MuskieTHON is a whole new take on Xavier's Dance Marathon and comes complete with live entertainment, free food, prizes (including a fitbit) and of curse our Champion Families!! All proceeds will go directly to Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center to help pay for life changing care for children in need! 

For more information:

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Posted: 2/8/16 2:58 PM

Are you looking for a not-so-typical internship? Do you want to know what it's like to start a company? Do you want to work in a fun, casual, and innovative environment?

If yes, the Xavier Center for Innovation has the best belated Valentine's day gift you'll ever get.

We're bringing the #Startupcincy Internship Fair back to Xavier for a second run. Young, innovative, creative, and fun companies will be at the CFI looking for students like you to join their team.

So take hold of this opportunity. Come in your casual clothes, grab a slice of pizza (did we mention that there will be pizza), and get yourself an internship. 

Thursday, February 18, 2016 from 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM (EST) at the Xavier Center for Innovation.

Please register using the link below

For more information:

Study Religion, Politics and Culture in London this Summer

Posted: 2/8/16 12:29 PM

Professor James Helmer is offering "Religion, Politics, and Culture in Contemporary Britain" in London during the month of July 2016.  Visits to sites of historical and contemporary significance (St. Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, the Palace of Westminster, the Tower of London) are a central element in this experientially-driven course that explores the religious, political, and cultural landscape of contemporary Britain.

This course satisfies the CORE course requirement for "Theological Perspectives", "Humanities Electives", and "E/RS focus electives".

The other taught courses in the London Program are Professor Fiorelli's "BLAW 300" course - which is a required course for Business majors, but also satisfies an E/RS focus elective, a GDST elective and a DCR elective - and Professor Polt's "Philosophy of Beauty" course - which satisfies either the "Philosophical Perspectives" or "Humanities Electives" Core course requirements.

Students take two out of the three courses in Monday-Thursday morning classes.

For more information, contact Professor Fiorelli at, (513)745-2050, or like us on

For more information:

Celebration of Student Research and Creative Activity to be held on Friday, April 15, 2016

Posted: 2/8/16 12:24 PM

The Celebration of Student Research & Creative Activity is held every spring to recognize students' scholarly endeavors performed under the guidance of faculty, and allows students to present their accomplishments to the broader Xavier community. Although the Celebration is hosted by the College of Arts & Sciences, students from all colleges and disciplines are encouraged to submit their work. To expand participation to all colleges this year, we encourage the broadest definition of research and creative activity. As was the case last year, the Celebration will begin around 2:00 pm and finish in the evening with a keynote speaker and recognition of the Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year.

For more information and to submit an abstract by the March 1st deadline, please follow the link below: 


TRiO, Student Support Services Recruiting New Students

Posted: 2/8/16 10:12 AM

TRiO, Student Support Services (SSS) is still recruiting members for the 2015 -2016 academic year.  In order to be eligible for the program, students must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and meet at least one of the following guidelines:

•             Be a first-generation college student (neither parent or guardian has a bachelor’s degree)

•             Meet federal income guidelines as outlined by the U.S. Department of Education

•             Have a verifiable disability

If eligible, students must attend a mandatory information session offered on Monday, February 15 from 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM in the TRiO, SSS office.

Posted: 2/8/16 9:14 AM

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion would like your input on how we can best serve you. We invite you to take a short survey and let us know about your experiences with our office and what you would like to see in this space in the future. Please take 5 minutes to complete the survey online at: or you can take the survey on your phone by scanning the QR code on the attached flyer. We look forward to hearing from you!! The Survey will close February, 22, 2016 at 5:00p.m. so submit your feedback now and make your voice heard! 


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Posted: 2/8/16 8:57 AM

Financial Literacy Workshops are scheduled for both Wednesday & Thursday evenings.  View the attachment for locations, a description of what will be covered, and a chance for students to win a Xavier grant.

All students are invited to join us!


Watch London's Wicked and Les Mis for course credit this July

Posted: 2/7/16 1:42 PM

As part of Xavier's longest running London program, students will attend the plays Wicked and Les Miserables for Professor Fiorelli's BLAW300 class.  Students who take Dr. Helmer's Theology class or Dr. Polt's Philosophy class will also attend the plays.  All three courses are very "core friendly"

BLAW300 (Professor Fiorelli) - is a required course for all business majors.  There are no prerequisites, so non-business majors are also very welcome to take this class.  BLAW300 also satisfies an E/RS focus elective, a DCR elective and a GDST elective.

PHIL (Dr. Polt) - satisfies either a 2d level philosophy class, or a humanities elective.

THEO (Dr. Helmer) - satisfies either a 2d level theology requirement, or a humanities elective.

For more information about the trip, please contact Professor Fiorelli at, (513)745-2050, visit or like us on



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#BeHeard: Assessing Our Learning, Living and Working

Posted: 2/7/16 12:14 PM

Students! Xavier needs your powerful voices to help the university better understand your multi-faceted experiences. You've probably received a number of surveys making a similar request, but this survey is really different. The results of this survey will be used by faculty and administrators to make immediate and long-term improvements in the classroom, housing, advising, offices you make use of or in your interactions with one another.

Be sure to mark your calendars for the entire month of March. No not just for March Madness, but also for completing this survey! The survey will be live from March 1-24 at #BeHeard

For more information:

Qualified: CDI's Diversity Professional Development Initiative for Students

Posted: 2/7/16 8:55 AM

Qualified is the Center for Diversity and Inclusion's professional development initiative in co-sponsorship with the Career Development Office and Macy's Inc. This initiative addresses the historic marginalization of qualified peoples whose identities haven't traditionally been valued in the workplace. There are  two events this semester for students of color, women, LGBTQ students, and students with disabilities to gain professional skills, develop social capital and engage with local Cincinnati companies looking to recruit a more diverse workforce.

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Study philosophy of art & beauty in London this summer

Posted: 2/6/16 10:14 PM

Dr. Polt is offering Philosophy of Art and Beauty in London this summer during the month of July. We will explore the world of British art from the seascapes of J.M.W. Turner to the street art of Banksy, and discuss reflections on art and beauty (and ugliness!) by British and German thinkers. This course can count as the Philosophical Perspectives core requirement (prerequisite: Phil 100), or as a 300-level Philosophy course that fulfills the Humanities core requirement (prerequisite: Phil 200 or 290).

The two other courses available are Business Law and Theology.  BLAW 300 (Prof. Fiorelli) is a required course for Business majors, but also satisfies an E/RS focus elective, a GDST elective and a DCR elective.  Theology (Dr. Helmer) satisfies a 2 level Theology requirement OR a Humanities elective.

Students take two out of the three courses in Monday-Thursday morning classes.

For more information, contact Professor Fiorelli at, (513)745-2050, visit or like us on

For more information:

Posted: 2/6/16 8:37 PM


Hello. This Wednesday evening the EAST ENDERS London trip will be having a meeting to tell you about the wonderful trip we have in store for you. Please come and take a look at what we have planned, the courses that are offered and learn why we are one of the best options for study abroad. Bring a friend!

We will have pizza and soft drinks so come hungry.

We will also tell you exactly….

  •  What steps to take if you want to register for the trip.
  •  How to make your deposit
  •  How to fill out the paper work for your passport
  • What clothes to pack
  • How much money to bring

Time:              7:00 PM

Place:              Room 22 Hailstones Basement (next to computer lab)

Questions:      Dr. Knestrict 745-3703


Posted: 2/5/16 3:40 PM

Tired of fielding questions from Mom and Dad about what you're doing this summer? Employers are headed to campus with jobs they want to give to you. View the Career Development Office's list of Employer Dates & Deadlines to find out what's coming up soon. We have many events planned to help you polish your resume and perfect your face-to-face introduction.


Curious about investing, but not sure where to start??

Posted: 2/5/16 3:03 PM

Attend the Fund Basics Workshop on Tuesday, February 16th from 3-4 pm in the Fifth Third Trading Center (Smith 106)!

This workshop is designed to introduce you to:

-Personal Budgeting

-How to set up an account & begin investing 

-How to use Bloomberg & other online resources to evaluate your investment options

Register online:

For more information:

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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!

For more information:

Posted: 2/5/16 10:22 AM

Check out the Commencement website for information concerning this major event.  Share the link with family and friends so they can celebrate with you.

Jostens representatives will be on campus the week of February 15th to answer any questions you may have concerning graduation announcements or rings.  The times and locations are listed below:

Monday-Tuesday, February 15-16 on the third floor of CLC and Wednesday-Thursday, February 17-18 in the Smith Atrium from 11:00am to 5:00pm.

For more information:

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! 


Arsenal, Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Tottenham, or West Ham

Posted: 2/4/16 2:03 PM

What is your favorite London Premiership “football” club?  Visit their stadium during free time from classes this July while taking classes in Xavier’s longest running London program.

Students take two (2) of the following three (3) courses, Monday - Thursday mornings:

BLAW300 – (Professor Fiorelli) – a required course for all business majors, but there are no prerequisites and everyone is welcome to attend.  This course is also an E/RS elective, a DCR elective and a GDST elective.

PHIL200 – (Dr. Polt) – satisfies a 2d level philosophy requirement OR a humanities elective.

THEO – (Dr. Helmer) satisfies a 2d level Theology requirement OR a humanities elective.

For more information, contact Professor Fiorelli at, (513)745-2050, visit or like us on 


Posted: 2/4/16 1:50 PM

Sophomores and Juniors Apply to be a Peer Leader!

Mentor a small group of first-year students and impact their success at Xavier! 

Apply online at

Applications are due by Friday, February 19th at 5:00 PM

For more information:

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Posted: 2/4/16 9:45 AM

A sterling silver bracelet was found on the sidewalk near cafeteria on February 1st. If you or someone you know has lost this braclet, please email Mary at describing the bracelet design.

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!

For more information:

Posted: 2/3/16 1:48 PM

Tomorrow, Feb. 4th, 2016 @ 5pm, African Students Association & XUPD are hosting the "Active Shooter Program" where XU police officers are training students about safety precautions in case of an active shooter in schools, shopping malls or any other places. Come & train with us @ the XU Police Station (Flynn Hall).

Posted: 2/3/16 10:54 AM

Professor Fiorelli is offering the BLAW300 course in London this summer during the month of July.  Visit BP’s corporate headquarters, have dinner with the former CEO of Olympus, and watch “Les Miserables” and “Wicked” as part of the course.  This is a required course for Business majors, but also satisfies an E/RS focus elective, a GDST elective and a DCR elective.  There are no pre-requisites for this course, and non-Business majors are very welcome to take this class.

Other courses available are Philosophy and Theology.  Philosophy (Dr. Polt) satisfies a 2d level Philosophy requirement OR a Humanities elective.  Theology (Dr. Helmer) satisfies a 2 level Theology requirement OR a Humanities elective.

Students take two out of the three courses in Monday-Thursday morning classes.

For more information, contact Professor Fiorelli at, (513)745-2050, visit or like us on

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.

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. 

Are your French skills rusty? French conversation this Thursday!

Posted: 2/3/16 12:11 AM

Are you wanting to practice your French conversation?

French Club is having our monthly gettogether this Thursday, February 4, 2016 from 7-8 PM in Alter 203

We'll have a few French speakers present so you can chat and get more comfortable with your French skills!

We'll also have a few sweet treats to snack on:) See you there!

**This event is for French Club members, but new members all are always welcome:) Merci !


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


For more information:

Posted: 2/2/16 4:33 PM

There will be open table tennis in the O'connor dance studio tonight from 8:00-10:30. Stop by during this time for as long as you like!

Posted: 2/2/16 4:12 PM

Study Spanish, Economics, and Education in Lima, Peru, this Spring Break with Professors Ceo-DiFrancesco and Bender-Slack. In addition to Lima (Peru's capital), students will visit Cusco, Andahuaylillas and the Sacred Valley to tour archaeological sites. Students will also experience Peruvian life first-hand through homestays and service learning. 

For more information about the program, contact Dr. Ceo-DiFrancesco ( and/or Dr. Bender-Slack ( 

Application is found here: 

Do not delay! Apply now! 

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 12:51 PM

Come to CLC 320 TONIGHT at 6:30 (or come late if you have class) to hear about our experience with the Noyce summer internship and scholarships. There will be an overview of the program and you will be able to ask us about the amazing summer program!

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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