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Posted: 2/24/17 10:50 AM

All faculty and staff are invited to join us for a Bible Study on the “Women of the New Testament” during Lent on Thursdays, March 2 thru April 6 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. at the Center for Mission and Identity.  Joe Shadle will lead this Bible study for beginners and avid readers alike. Bring a brown bag lunch and your Bible (or borrow one of ours).

Posted: 2/24/17 9:56 AM

The University Library Makerspace is hosting Drone Photos on Monday, February 27 anytime between 10-4.  Take some amazing aerial photos while learning to pilot a drone. AND, you might want to submit one of those photos to the library photo contest for a $100 prize!  Trivia: drones sound a bit like gigantic, stinging bees.

Also on Monday from 5:30-7, the Makerspace will be hosting a Retro Gaming on a Raspberry Pi program.  You don’t need an NES Classic. Learn what you need to build your own retro gaming machine using the credit card sized Raspberry Pi computer (although this is a hands-on session, attendees can’t keep the Pis). 

For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/library/

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Posted: 2/24/17 8:34 AM

The XU Mail Center is receiving new package shelving today, Friday the 24th.  We would like to apologize in advance for any delays this may cause in package retrieval for students.    Many movers will be coming going throughout the day.  Therefore we ask all students coming in to pick up packages to have patience with us as we maneuver our new shelving units.  We do not anticipate major delays however.

We appreciate your understanding!

Posted: 2/24/17 7:35 AM

The Center for Teaching Excellence hosts a workshop utilizing best practices for course evaluations, Wednesday, March 1st from 3:00-4:00 and Thursday, March 2nd from 1:00-2:00 in CLC 308.  This workshop will address basic user functionality of the course evaluations software. In addition, best practices for administration of the evaluations will also be addressed.                      

 

Posted: 2/24/17 7:17 AM

A recording of the February 20, 2017 University Convocation is now available here.

 

 

Posted: 2/23/17 12:38 PM

The Schott Hall parking lot will be CLOSED on Saturday, March 4, 2017, due to equipment needed in that area to replace cell towers.

Posted: 2/23/17 11:00 AM

The 4th annual Pope Francis Presentation, honoring the anniversary of his election, will beAn Ignatian Discussion on Immigration” on Tuesday, Feb 28, noon to 1:15, Fenwick Conference Room.  Facilitated by the 2016 Conway Faculty Fellow and professor of history, Dr Christine Anderson, faculty and staff are invited to read a few brief materials (on the link) in advance of the meeting.

Posted: 2/23/17 10:58 AM

The activities of Xavier’s Mission Animators were featured in this month’s issue of the Association of Jesuit College and Universities’ Connections e-newsletter on Fostering Mission and Identity on Jesuit Campuses.

Posted: 2/23/17 9:16 AM

Brian is out of town for Feldenkrais training.  Class resumes Friday March 3rd.

Contact Vicki Young  youngv@xavier.ed if you have questions

Posted: 2/22/17 3:07 PM

Do you know a high school student considering a business major in college?

The Trading Center is hosting a FREE Young Women in Business Workshop this Saturday, February 25th from 10 am to 3 pm to help high school students determine if a business major or what type of business major may be a good fit for them. Various topics will be covered, including:

  • Business majors and post-graduate career opportunities
  • Benefits of saving and investing early
  • Basic principles of Finance
  • Introduction to business software
  • Sample case study
  • Powerhouse businesswomen

Check out the flyer and register through the link to reserve your spot!

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Posted: 2/22/17 2:32 PM

Join Gillian Ahlgren on Thursday, February 23, from 7:00-8:30pm in the Conaton Board Room, Schmidt Hall for round table discussions connected to themes in her new book The Tenderness of God: Reclaiming Our Humanity.

Capitalizing on the legacy of Francis and Clare and the new energy of a visionary pope who raises critical questions about how to be faithful to the gospel, The Tenderness of God invites readers into a rich conversation across time and space about how to recapture our humanity and nurture our God-given capacity to live meaningfully and joyfully in communion with others.

For more information, and as a courtesy RSVP, please visit the registration page.

For more information: http://gillianahlgren.com/the-tenderness-of-god-reclaiming-our-humanity/

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