Rabbi Abie Ingber, director of Interfaith Community Engagement at Xavier University, traveled to Darfur recently and took cameras with him. On September 30th he will speak about 21 of the pictures taken on that trip. The Children of Hope exhibit will open at 6:30 p.m. on the 2nd floor of the Gallagher Student Center. Light refreshments will be provided and admission is free and open to the public. Rabbi Abie Ingber will speak at 7:30 pm in Kelley Auditorium in Alter Hall on the Xavier campus.
Xavier University presents poet, playwright, teacher and activist Sonia Sanchez on September 30 at 7:00 pm in the Conaton Board Room in Schmidt Hall on the Xavier campus. The event is free and open to the public. Sanchez will share excerpts from her work and thoughts on the relevance of the feminist, Black Arts and Black Studies movement, of which she is an exemplar. For more information, please call 513-745-3539.
The Williams College of Business at Xavier University announces the following:
Jen Bush has been named assistant dean for graduate programs. Ginny Frings is the new coordinator of the Sedler Entrepreneurship Center. Stafford Johnson is the director of the Center for Applied Finance, a new center within the College.
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The Institute for Politics and Public Life at Xavier University is hosting a Constitution Day event this Thursday, Sept. 17, at 4:00 p.m. in the Gallagher Student Center. This event is free and open to the public.
On October 22-25 at 7:30 pm and 1 p.m. on October 24, Xavier Players will present Children ofEden by John Caird with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. Tickets cost $15 each ($7 for Xavier students, faculty and staff if purchased day of show; $5 for Xavier students, faculty and staff if purchased in advance). Tickets can be purchased on-line 24/7 at: https://xavier-players.ticketleap.com.
Xavier University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs is hosting Michael Benitez, Jr. on Tuesday, September 15, at 5:00 pm in a free and open presentation in the Gallagher Student Center Theatre, as part of Hispanic Heritage Month. Benitez will speak on “Identity, Politics & Whiteness in Latino/a Culture: Deconstructing Conditions of Race in ‘Pero Somos Latinos/as.’” For more information, please call 513-745-3181.
The Xavier University Institute for Politics and Public Life is teaming up with Invest in Neighborhoods Inc. to conduct a Cincinnati City Council candidate forum on behalf of community councils on Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 7:00 p.m., in the Cintas Center on the Xavier University campus. All 21 candidates for both the council and the mayor’s office are expected to attend. This event is free and open to the public.
Xavier University’s Community Building Institute (CBI) will present at the second annual Dayton Neighborhood Conference this Saturday, September 12, at the Dayton Convention Center. Presented by the City of Dayton Department of Planning & Community Development, the conference is themed “Dayton Beautiful: Original People, Places & Dreams” and will present resources and information for neighborhood leaders and “reinventing” neighborhoods.
On Wednesday, September 30 at 7:30 pm at Knox Presbyterian Church 3400 Michigan Avein Hyde Park, Xavier University’s Music Department will hold a benefit concert for the Dona Buel Memorial Fund. The concert is free and open to the public, but a donation to the Fund is appreciated. Donations will be used to help fund scholarships for music students.
Christians for Peace in El Salvador (CRISPAZ) is a social justice organization founded in 1984 by a Carmelite priest, a Lutheran minister and a Quaker laywoman. Its mission is to labor in solidarity with the impoverished and dispossessed in El Salvador, the small Central American nation that suffered a 12-year civil war from 1980-1992. CRISPAZ will mark its 25th anniversary with a series of free events in Cincinnati, starting on Saturday, Sept. 26 with daylong activities at Bellarmine Chapel on
Norman Finkelstein, professor of English at Xavier University, will read from Scribe, his new book of poems, on Tuesday, September 22 at 7:30 pm in the faculty lounge of McDonald Library (first floor rear). The reading is free and open to the public.
Karl Giberson will speak at the James and Caroline Duff Banquet Center in Xavier’s Cintas Center on September 14, 2009 at 7:30 pm. The talk is free and open to the public. More information is available at 513-745-3922.
Mike Nelson, professor of psychology at Xavier University, is one of the winners of a Bronze Telly in the 30th Annual Telly Awards. Almost 11,000 entries were received from all 50 states and around the world. His video series teaches children and their parents how to handle aggression.
Michael Pollan will address “In Defense of Food: The Omnivore’s Solution” on Sunday, September 27, 2009, 1:00 – 3:00 pm at Xavier University’s Cintas Center. It is free and open to the public. The lecture is co-sponsored by the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.
“Explore the Possibilities, Expand the Horizons” is the theme Friday, August 21 from 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. when Xavier University’s Class of 2013 moves into their on-campus homes. Lots of food, music and fun will greet the Class of 2013 and their families!
Xavier’s Office of Multicultural Affairs presents its annual Welcome Reception with Dr. Calvin Mackie as the featured speaker on Wednesday, August 26 from 5 – 7 pm in the Gallagher Student Center Theatre. This event seeks to empower and encourage students as they embark on a new academic year as well as discuss the benefits of leveraging diversity in their success. This is free and open to the general public.
Xavier University has received the Grand Gold Award as part of the CASE Circle of Excellence Awards program. Web sites from 94 colleges and universities were judged and Xavier was chosen in a category that has never before named a Grand Gold winner.
Bring a lunch and a friend and join the Xavier Women’s Center each Wednesday (except for 11/10, which is a Tuesday) from 12:30-1:30 for engaging discussions in the Thinking Outside the LunchBox Fall series. These are free and open to the public.