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Posted: 4/28/16 4:30 PM

Come and listen to the students of the Nicaraguan Solidarity Semester present on their unforgettable experience of service learning spent in the heart of Central America. You will not want to miss their stories of personal, academic, and spiritual growth during this adventure of a lifetime. The presentation is Friday, April 29th in Kennedy Auditorium beginning at 3:30pm. 

 

Posted: 4/28/16 4:17 PM

Starting on May 7, 2016, Canvas will be updating to the latest interface.  The changes are focused on the login page and the landing page after logging in, but the course pages will have a new frame around them as well.  Faculty can preview these changes at https://xu.test.instructure.com.  Visit www.xavier.edu/id/newcanvaslook for more details.

For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/id/newcanvaslook

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Posted: 4/28/16 3:58 PM

Xavier University and the Department of Art are pleased to present an exhibition by two senior art majors - Karen May, Painting and Alexandra Morris, Prints. The exhibition opens on Friday, April 29 through May 6.

 

Karen May presents Growth, a series of paintings that represent a timeline of a single girl and the development of her life from birth to Motherhood. Individual stages of development are depicted through the eyes of psychologists Erik Erikson and Jean Piaget.

 

Paracosm by Alexandra Morris is a series of woodcuts and lithographs that focus on the imaginary worlds created

by the artist in her childhood. The work is a discovery of how such imaginary creations can assist a growing child

and also the lasting effect of these worlds upon the creative and emotional mind into adulthood.

 

Please join us for the artists’ reception on Friday, April 29, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Come meet the artists,

enjoy the art and refreshments.

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Posted: 4/28/16 10:37 AM

The International Animation Club will be showing the animated film, Metropolis, by Osamu Tezuka, a retelling of the classic early 20th century film. 

The film will be shown tonight in Alter 006 at 6:00 p.m. Dewey's Pizza will be available for all who attend!

Email rappc@xavier.edu for more details.

Posted: 4/28/16 9:39 AM

CDK Global will be on campus TODAY Thursday, April 28th handing out free cupcakes and full-time job opportunities. Visit Smith Hall Atrium from 10am-12pm or the Gallagher Student Center Atrium from 12pm-2pm to learn how you join the team as early as this summer! View the job description for Customer Support Specialist (Job ID 4043) on Hire-A-Muskie, and submit your application today!  Learn about the career that Adam Brandner (XU MBA '12) has developed at CDK Global by reading the article Working Your Way to the Top on page 21 of the 2016 Spring Career Fair Magazine.

 

 

Posted: 4/28/16 9:20 AM

Colleagues,

My mother died in 1975 to the date. I want to share with you my memory of her; a teaching moment.

Sometimes we need to kill life, to give meaning to life.

 

 

 

 

For more information: http://www.cplpej.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Wong-Kam.pdf

Posted: 4/28/16 8:59 AM

2016-2017 Winter-Cohen Family/Brueggeman Fellows

The 2016-2017 Winter-Cohen Family/Brueggeman Fellows have been chosen.

The students will engage in a year of independent research followed by an immersion/research trip. They will also participate in an interdisciplinary learning community at the Center for the entire academic year. The Fellows are a diverse group, representing all three colleges at Xavier.

The new Brueggeman Fellows are:

Emma Allen, Class of 2017, Montessori Education Major

Contemplating Peace and Transforming Education Through the Montessori & Permaculture Philosophies

Immersion/Research Trip: Australia, Sweden

Maggie Burlingame, Class of 2018   Economics, Sustainability & Society Major

Renewable Energy Practices and Integration-Immersion/Research Trip: Sweden

Sylvia Chemweno, Class of 2018,  Biology Major

Improving Maternal-Child Health in Sub-Saharan Africa-Immersion/Research Trip: Kenya

Frank Geiser, Class of 2018,  Art Major

Modern Monasticism-Immersion/Research Trip: Tibet, Switzerland, India

Charles Gonzalez, Graduate Student , Urban Sustainability & Resilience Major

Sustainable Urbanism in Germany and Sweden-Immersion/Research Trip: Germany, Sweden

Ashley Hardee, Class of 2018, Chemistry Major

Finding a Cure for Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases-Immersion/Research Trip:  NIAID Clinic, Bethesda, Maryland

Michael McGrath, Class of 2018, Theology & Political Science Major

Understanding the Role of the Catholic Church Within a Communist State-Immersion/Research Trip: Cuba

Chloe Clare Peyton, Class of 2018, Occupational Therapy Major

A Comparative Analysis Between China and Hong Kong Regarding the Employment and Treatment of People with  Disabilities-Immersion/Research Trip: Hong Kong, China

Taylor Zachary, Class of 2017, Sociology Major

Reimagining the Poor People’s Campaign in the Era of Black Lives Matter-Immersion/Research Trip: South Africa

 

 

Posted: 4/28/16 8:32 AM

The annual President's Reception honoring retirees and employees with milestone anniversaries is fast approaching so if you have not yet returned your RSVP card, please do so by May 2.  The reception will be held on Wednesday, May 11 at 3:00 in the James and Caroline Duff Banquet Center in Cintas Center.  If you have any questions, please contact Donna Conlon at x3632.

Posted: 4/28/16 6:40 AM

Enkindling Love  How can we keep love, as an active force for connection and transformation, alive in our world?  Join Gillian Ahlgren, Professor of Theology, as she explores these topics in the launch of her most recent book, Enkindling Love: The Legacy of Teresa of Avila and John of the Cross.  Wednesday, May 5 at 7:00 p.m. at Bellarmine Chapel.  Presentation with slides and conversation.  Copies of the book will be available.  Gillian has just returned from a book tour in the UK, where she shared practices of personal renewal and communal revitalization with communities in socio-economic transition.  For more information and to see the book trailer, please go to www.enkindlinglove.com

 

 

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Electronics Recycling Collection in Bellarmine Chapel during Exam/Move Out Week!

Posted: 4/27/16 1:03 PM

All students, Faculty, and Staff are invited to bring their old electronics to the Chapel for e-recycling during Exam/Move Out Week, May 2-May 6.  There will be a box in the narthex (lobby) of the church. 

This service is free for most items, but there is a $10 fee to recycle old CRT/box monitors and TVs (those without LCD screens).  Please email our Director of Social Mission, Tim Severyn, at severynte@xavier.edu to arrange a drop off time/payment for monitors and TVs.

A full list of acceptable items can be found in the attached flier or viewed at cohenusa.com.  This effort is brought to you by the Bellarmine Chapel Healthy Earth Team. 

Happy E-recycling!

 

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Posted: 4/27/16 9:53 AM

That time of the semester is upon us! The Writing Center's hours will be adjusting as the university moves from classes into finals. Our normal schedule will suspend at close of day on Friday (3:00 p.m.), and our Finals Week schedule will be Tuesday, May 3rd, from 3:30 -8:30 p.m., Wednesday May 4th from 3:30-7:30 p.m., and Thursday May 5th from 3:30-8:30 p.m. Good luck, everyone, with your finals!

--The Writing Center Staff

Posted: 4/27/16 9:21 AM

Pancakes...check

Scrambled Eggs...check

Exam Week...Unfortunately, Yes

Get ready to end the year and ace those exams on a full stomach! Midnight Breakfast, sponsored by SGA is this Monday, May 2 from 9 - 11 pm. The first 500 students are FREE to enter (Only $6 after that)

Stay after Midnight Breakfast when Hoff Dining turns into a late night study area all week. During the week of finals, Hoff Dining Commons transforms into a study location for students. FREE Coffee, Juice, and Fruit will be provided, sponsored by Financial Administration. Monday 11pm - 2:30am and Tuesday - Friday 8:30pm - 2:30am

Faculty and staff are welcome to volunteer still for Midnight Breakfast. Please email Jennifer Paiotti at ricej3@xavier.edu if you are interested in volunteering.

Midnight BreakfastLate Night Study

Posted: 4/27/16 8:58 AM

The Cincinnati Reds Community Fund will be hosting an information table TODAY Wednesday, April 27 from 11am to 1pm at the Gallagher Student Center. Representatives will be recruiting volunteers to assist with a variety of events and activities. Volunteers are often potential intern candidates for future positions. Attached is information about the events and activities. Joe Palmer, Fundraising and Operations Coordinator and Xavier Alumus will be on hand to connect with students about this opportunity.

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You’re Invited: “Hump Day Happy Hour” – May 4th, 3:00 pm-4:30 pm Ryan’s Pub

Posted: 4/27/16 8:44 AM

Please join Fr. Graham and your colleagues for the last installment of this informal, monthly event designed to celebrate our work and the contributions we make to insure that our students succeed, thrive and graduate.

Each month Hump Day Happy Hour will be co-hosted by several University departments. The May Happy Hour is sponsored by Faculty Committee, Physical Plant, Student Affairs and will be held at Ryan’s Pub in the Gallagher Student Center on Wed., May 4th at 3pm.

Posted: 4/27/16 8:43 AM

Karen Young, mother of Xavier Police Sergeant, Bob Young, passed away suddenly on Sunday, April 24.  A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, April 29, 5:00pm-9:00pm, at the American Legion Post, 897 Oakland Drive, Loveland, OH 45140.  Please keep Bob and his family in your prayers.

Posted: 4/27/16 8:40 AM

The Center for Faith and Justice and Ethics/Religion & Society (E/RS) program invite you to a brown-bag lunch discussion of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s book Between the World and Me.  Coates has become a leading voice on racial justice in America and will be on-campus to speak in the Cintas Center on Monday, September 26th.  To obtain a copy of the book, contact E/RS Director Dr. Gabe Gottlieb (gottliebg@xavier.edu).  To register for one of the brown-bag lunches, respond here:  https://orgsync.com/36499/forms/197712

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Posted: 4/27/16 8:22 AM

During the next few weeks there will be numerous graduations taking place at Cintas.  Please be aware of extra traffic around the University during these times. Please see the attachment for a list of graduations. Thank you.

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