The Dayton International Peace Museum, in partnership with the Dorothy Day Center for Faith & Justice, will premiere its exciting new exhibit, “Promoting Peace with Books, Not Bombs,” at the Xavier University Gallagher Student Center, Second Floor Gallery from September 22-29.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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 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.
Greg Mortenson, author of Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Mission to Promote Peace…One School At A Time, will speak at the Cintas Center on the Xavier University campus on Wednesday, September 29 at 7:00 P.M.
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 PrincetonReview.com.
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
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.
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.
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.