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Xavier University Ranks 11th in the Nation for Entrepreneurship

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

In a survey of more than 2,000 schools just released by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine, Xavier University was distinguished as one of the top schools for undergraduate entrepreneurship programs in the country. Xavier is ranked 11th up from 19th last year. This is the seventh year in a row Xavier's has been recognized among the top schools in the nation.

Nostalgic for Small Towns and Leisurely Drives

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Photographers Mark Bealer and Vickie Daniels have an exhibit in Xavier University’s Cintas Center Gallery in the Schiff Conference Center. “Sweet Spots on State Routes” is up now and will stay on display through December. The Cintas Center is open 8 am to 8 pm. The exhibit is free, but all photos displayed are available for purchase.

Third Year of Interfaith Food Featuring Neighborhood Eateries Begins

Thursday, September 16, 2010

One of Rabbi Abie Ingber’s most enjoyable engagements has been Different Foods, Different Faiths, One Community. He invites ethnic restaurant owners to share their cultures, their faith and their cuisine with Xavier students to different cultures, backgrounds and foods to show that no matter where people come from, or what faith they practice, we are all very similar.

X-Lab Selects Eight Ventures to Support

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Eight winners have been chosen in the first Xavier Launch-a-Business Competition, a program designed to boost the economy by supporting new businesses and nonprofits. The winners, selected from 166 applications, will receive free consulting services and other support from the Williams College of Business at Xavier University.

X-Lab 2010 Winner Bios

Thursday, September 16, 2010

The Winners of the 2010 Xavier Launch-A-Business (X-LAB) Competition and their stories are listed here.

Xavier University Begins Third Year of Interfaith Food

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Rabbi Abie Ingber founded Interfaith Community Engagement at Xavier over 2 years ago. The student-centered initiative allows for deepening of one’s own personal faith and enhances understanding of others’ traditions. Different Foods, Different Faiths, One Community. He invites ethnic restaurant owners to share their culture, background and foods to show that no matter where people come from, or what faith they practice, we are all very similar.

Graduate Fellowship Awarded to Xavier Alumna

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Dawn Makley, a 2007 magna cum laude graduate of the chemistry department at Xavier University, has received an American Chemical Society Division of Organic Chemistry Graduate Fellowship. Makley is a PhD candidate in Chemistry at Vanderbilt University.

Xavier Speaker to Address Urban Farming

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Will Allen will address “Growing Power and the Urban Farming Revolution” on Sunday, September 26 at 7:00 pm at the Schiff Conference Center in Xavier’s Cintas Center. The lecture is free and open to the public. The event is co-sponsored by the Center for Closing the Health Gap in Greater Cincinnati, the Civic Garden Center and the Central Ohio River Valley Local Foods Initiative.

September TipSheet

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Some of the accomplishments of Xavier University staff and faculty during the month of August, 2010.

Xavier University Unveils New Logo

Monday, August 16, 2010

The Xavier University Evanston campus has undergone a great deal of physical change lately, but starting August 16, Xavier will sport another change that will be everywhere you look. The University is unveiling a new logo/brand created by Lipman Hearne of Chicago, the nation’s leading marketing and communications firm for the nonprofit sector.

Xavier University"s Class of 2014 Making History

Monday, August 16, 2010

“History in the Making” is the theme this Friday, August 20 from 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. when Xavier University’s Class of 2014 moves into their on-campus homes. These students are starting their Xavier careers as Xavier completes the largest expansion in its history with the Hoff Academic Quadrangle.

Xavier University Named to 2011 Forbes' America's Best Colleges

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Xavier University continues to rise steadily and has been ranked 121th in the country by Forbes magazine and the Center for College Affordability and Productivity (CCAP). That is up from 196th last year and 225th the year before that.

Xavier MBA Student Earns Highest Score in the World

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Xavier graduate Zachary Cornelius earned the highest score in the world in the summer 2010 Business Strategy Game competition, in which he participated as an MBA student at Xavier.

Xavier Named "Best in Midwest" by Princeton Review

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Xavier University is one of the country’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. Xavier is one of 152 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in its “Best in the Midwest” section of its website feature, “2011 Best Colleges: Region by Region,” that was posted August 2, 2010 on

Xavier Players Present "Closer" as Examination of Hook-Up Culture

Monday, August 2, 2010

At the end of the first week of classes at Xavier University, Xavier Players will present Patrick Marber’s Closer as part of the Week of Welcome program. Open also to the public, the shows are at 7:30 pm on August 27 & 28 and at 2 pm on August 29 in the Gallagher Student Center Studio Theatre

Xavier Alumna from Mendota Heights Awarded Psi Chi/Kay Wilson Leadership Award

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

The Psi Chi/Kay Wilson Leadership Award for Outstanding Chapter Presidents is presented annually to the one chapter president who demonstrates excellence in leadership of the local chapter. Mendota Heights, MN native and Xavier University alumna Elizabeth Fichtel is the winner of the 2009-10 Award.

Xavier Group Serves Guatemalan Orphanages

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Twenty-one people traveled to Guatemala from June 11-20. Nine students, eight practitioners, three faculty, and the Dean of Xavier’s College of Social Sciences, Health and Education participated. The students will follow up with more course-related activities this fall around servicing underprivileged populations. The practitioners donated their time and expertise.

Two Xavier Chemistry Graduates Publish Pivotal Study in International Journal

Friday, July 16, 2010

Dawn M. Makley, a 2007 magna cum laude graduate of Xavier University, has co-authored an article published in the journal Nature. The research will aid medicinal chemists in making biologically-active compounds that might battle disease. Makley was a double major in chemical science and biology at Xavier and is currently a PhD candidate in chemistry at Vanderbilt University, working under the mentorship of Professor Jeffrey N. Johnston, a 1992 graduate of Xavier’s chemistry department.

Xavier Staff Move to Conaton Learning Commons in New Hoff Academic Quad

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

On Tuesday, July 20 at approximately 10:00 a.m. the first move will be made to the new Michael J. Conaton Learning Commons (CLC) located on the southwest corner of Dana and Ledgewood Avenues. Other moves will be made during the rest of the week. The moves include Discovery Services and the math and writing academic labs. A total of 24 faculty and staff will be moved during the week.