Xavier’s Office of Interfaith Community Engagement and the Gallagher Student Center (GSC) have invited students, faculty and staff to launch paper airplanes at precisely 4:30 PM on Thursday, December 1st in the GSC atrium.
A team led by Xavier University MBA international student Rudhir Patil recently won the 14th annual Venture Capital Investment Competition of Silicon Valley at Santa Clara University. Patil is in California working, but is taking his capstone class online with Xavier. Originally from India, he came to Xavier via New Zealand, where he is a citizen. Via the Jesuit MBA Network, he is also a visiting student at Santa Clara University.
For the past three years, Xavier University has sent a five-person team to the Regional Ethics Bowl, Central States in Indianapolis. On Saturday, November 12, the team qualified for the first time in the school's history for the National Ethics Bowl, placing second out of 22 teams.
For the third year, Xavier University students will shed "nearly all" their clothes and/or dress Guatemala-style, despite the chill, Thursday, November 17, at 7:00 p.m., for the Nearly Naked Mile. Participants race one mile through the Xavier campus to raise funds to send 12 pre-professional health students to service in Guatemala from Dec. 31- Jan. 7.
Xavier University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs will host a showing of the film Mooz-lum followed by a discussion with the film’s producer on Wednesday, November 16 at 7 pm in the Gallagher Student Center Theatre on the Xavier campus. Admission is free and the public is welcome.
Nine students from Northern Kentucky and one from Indiana are enrolled in the first cohort of Xavier's Northern Kentucky MBA program. They will spend 24 months taking 18 classes. They represent Procter and Gamble, Sunny Delight Beverages Co., the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, GE Aviation, Hydro Systems Co., Hill-Rom, and Fidelity Investments.
This morning at 11:00 a.m., the Xavier University community gathered for a 30-minute ceremony celebrating the service of our Armed Forces and honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice. (See link to slideshow below.)
The ceremony was held on the university campus at The Shrine of Our Lady, Queen of Victory and Peace.
This Veteran’s Day, November 11, at 11:00 a.m., the Xavier community will gather for a 30-minute ceremony celebrating the service of our Armed Forces and unveiling new plaques at the base of The Shrine of Our Lady, Queen of Victory and Peace, located off Dana Avenue near the guard shack on University Drive.
James Riordan, S.J. of Xavier University will join over 1,000 others passionate about faith-inspired social justice who will gather in Washington, DC, from November 12-14, 2011, for the 14th annual Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice (IFTJ) sponsored by the Ignatian Solidarity Network.
Xavier University in Cincinnati presents “Gender-Based Violence: A Community In Dialogue” a conference of experts from across the United States convened by Xavier University president Michael Graham, S.J. and the Xavier Women's Center. It will be held Tuesday, November 8 from 8:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. at the Schiff Conference Center on the Xavier campus.
Chris Manolis, a professor of marketing at Xavier University, and James Roberts, professor of marketing at Baylor University in Waco, TX, have found that “Living with a sensible, balanced amount of free time promotes well-being [of teens] not only directly, but also by helping to alleviate some of the negative side effects associated with living in our consumer-oriented society.”
Photographs of those who live, work and play in the neighborhood of Evanston will be on public display starting this Saturday October 22 at the Evanston Recreation Center, on the campus of Xavier University campus and at selected sites throughout Evanston
On Friday, Oct. 21, the public is invited to a free lecture by Pakistani Ambassador Akbar Ahmed, who will explore the contemporary issues facing Muslims in America – our fastest growing religious group.
Xavier University’s Edward B. Brueggeman Center for Dialogue presents journalist Robin Wright speaking on “Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World” Monday, November 7 at 7:30 pm at the Duff Banquet Center on the Xavier campus. Her talk is free and open to the public.
Xavier University’s College of Arts and Sciences held its Research Symposium on August 2 and 3. Twenty-three students worked with sixteen faculty members to present research on topics ranging from science to politics to music.