Global climate change. Tropical deforestation. Energy usage. Whatever the issue, public concern over the environment matters. As a student at Xavier, you can take steps toward solving these problems, share your knowledge with others and help make the world a better and more sustainable place for everyone.
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Xavier's Jesuit tradition promotes the ongoing welfare of our community. Our campus is designed and constructed to meet and exceed U.S. Green Building Council's LEED silver standards.
The movement toward a greener economy means an increase in environmentally-related employment opportunities in government, nonprofit organizations, consulting firms and the manufacturing industry.
Choose one of Xavier's many study abroad programs to acquire multicultural perspectives that will complement your passion for the environment.
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Derek, a 23-year-old pre-med major at Xavier, is also a Marine. He served for four years. Then it was on to the next challenge: A degree from Xavier.
Sally Gladwell was the kind of kid who was concerned about the energy efficiency of her family home, so it’s no surprise that she helped launch Xavier’s recycling program when she was a biology student in the early 1990s.
Xavier Biology graduate Ann Fiegen Durbin believes in the importance of little things. For the last six years, she has probed the secrets of the tiny RIG-I protein, a substance inside the cell that acts as a kind of mini-security guard against infection.
Graduates go on to work at top companies like
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Eli Lilly Pharmaceuticals