From January 2 - 9, thirteen Xavier pre-med students, 2 staff from Xavier’s Office of Interfaith Community Engagement and 4 medical professionals will travel to Haiti under the medical auspices of Heart to Heart International (H2H), a faith-based initiative which has had teams in Haiti since the day after the quake. The Xavier group will live outside Port-au-Prince and commute into the city to H2H’s large primary care facility. Smaller teams will venture into more remote areas during the week.
From November 18-21 at 7:30 p.m. and November 19-20 at 10:00 p.m., Xavier Players will present Spooky Dog & The Teenage Gang Mysteries by Eric Pliner & Amy Rhodes, directed by Tracy Macmorine. Tickets cost $5 in advance and $7 day of the show. They can be purchased online at https://xavier-players.ticketleap.com and by phone at (513) 745-3939. Adults only.
Patrick McCaskey, co-owner of the NFL Chicago Bears, will present the 2010 Ann Buenger Speaker Series keynote address at Xavier University’s Schiff Conference Center at the Cintas Center on Thursday, November 11 at 4:30 pm. A reception will begin at 4 pm. The talk is free but reservations are required. To make a reservation, please call 513-745-3571 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with the number of guests.
Xavier University welcomes Raslan Abu Rukun, Israeli Deputy Consul General, at 7 pm Tuesday, October 26 in room 412 of the University’s Conaton Learning Commons at the corner of Dana and Ledgewood Avenues. Abu Rukun is a Druze Arab and senior member of Israel’s Foreign Service.
Dr. Franklin McCain will appear at Xavier on Wednesday November 10 at 7 pm in room 412 of Xavier’s Conaton Learning Commons at the corner of Dana and Ledgewood. The event is free and open to the public.
The Board of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities Conference on Multicultural Affairs will meet at Xavier University from October 26-28 in preparation for its summer meeting, also at Xavier.
Michael Brownlee and Karen Lanphear will address “Transition Towns—Inspiring Pathways to Community Resilience” on Sunday, November 7 at 7:00 pm at the Schiff Conference Center in Xavier’s Cintas Center. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Xavier basketball hosts Musketeer Madness presented by Skyline Chili on Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Cintas Center. Musketeer Madness is the tip-off event for the 2010-11 Xavier men’s and women’s basketball seasons.
For the seventh year in a row, Xavier University’s Williams College of Business (WCB) has been named an outstanding business school, according to The Princeton Review. The New York-based education services company features WCB in the 2011 edition of its book, Best 300 Business Schools released today
On Friday, October 22, three departments at Xavier University will come together to present “The Coldest Winter: Business Lessons from History.” The free symposium will be held on Xavier’s campus in Kennedy Auditorium of the Conaton Learning Commons from 11 am to 12:30 pm.
Trisha Reddy, a first-year biology major at Xavier University and a violinist, told her father about a technique she knew of which is used to improve posture in actors and musicians. That discussion led her to work with her father and two others on a study at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center which was presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics in San Francisco on October 2.
Xavier University’s Sedler Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and the Robert W. Campbell Institute are sponsoring the “Economics of Stewardship and Sustainability: Health, Safety and the Environment” 2010 Conference at Xavier’s Cintas Center on October 28 and 29.
Xavier’s office of Interfaith Community Engagement and the Gallagher Student Center (GSC) have invited students, faculty and staff to launch their own paper airplanes at precisely 3PM on Friday, October 1st in the GSC atrium.
Offered both as an in-company experience or to the general public via open enrollment programs (www.xavier.edu/xlc/courses/Influencing-Without-Authority.cfm), Influencing Without Authority helps anyone wishing to learn how to engage and influence others to gain their support.
William McDonough will address “Cradle to Cradle—Designing a Hopeful Future with Inspiration from Living Systems” on Monday, October 25 at 7:00 pm at the Schiff Conference Center in Xavier’s Cintas Center. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Xavier University ROTC Cadet Shaina Cales, of the All For One Battalion, is ranked #6 in the nation out of 5,355 Cadets and has earned recognition as a Distinguished Military Graduate. Cadet Skyler Saito also earned DMG recognition.