In the News at Xavier
Xavier senior Bill Gorman (class of '08) and Mack Mariani, assistant professor of political science, presented a paper on March 1 at a symposium on the legacy of President George W. Bush at
The research project of three Xavier graduate occupational therapy students, Kat Hardy, Kacia Suever, and Amie Sprague, was accepted for presentation at the 21st Annual Midwest Dean’s Research Conference to be held in
Margo Heydt, Ph.D., associate professor in Xavier’s department of social work, served as guest lecturer for undergraduate students taking Occupational Justice I. She spoke about minority views and majority privilege, helping students connect past experiences with present learning about justice for persons traditionally considered marginalized.
Xavier occupational therapy students participated in a lecture/lab learning environment conducted by three certified hand therapists (CHT). There are only 56 certified hand therapists in
Joe Otto, OTR/L, a
Students David Beckett, Haifang Huang, Noah Osterhage, and Jon Blackham have been selected to represent Xavier at the ACG Case Competition on March 5th at the Kenwood Country Club. The Association for Corporate Growth is the premier global association for professionals involved in corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers and acquisitions for mid to large companies. Four teams from the Xavier MBA program participated in the Xavier branch of the competition. The teams represented the Working Professionals Evening MBA program, the Executive MBA program, and the Fairfield MBA program. Their participation was in addition to their professional obligations and their spring semester coursework. “Their dedication to take part reflects the passion & drive found in every MBA student. Their desire for excellence, for putting their coursework & experience into action, is a credit to them and those that support them in the studies,” said Jennifer Bush, Executive Director of the MBA program. On March 5th, the Xavier team will compete against counterparts from the
Christian End, Ph.D. will serve as mentor to Xavier students presenting accepted work at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research April 10-12th at
Buxton, K. Increasing professors’ recycling behavior: The effects of central and peripheral routes of persuasion.
Gnadinger, T. The effect of self-sacrificial leadership on helping behavior with relations to belongingness.
Mathews, M.B. The influence impression management tactics have on negative attitudes towards accented speakers.
Mathews, M.B., Wetterau, K., Sunil, K., Pietras, M., Worthman, S., & End, C.M. A hidden cost of cell phones: The impact of a cell phone ring on academic performance.
Meinert, J.L. Does the bystander effect occur in Computer Meditated Communication?
Roman, K., Meinert, J., Welling, J., Mauntel, G., O'Connell, M., & End, C.M. Do sport fans “Get over it”? The impact of memories on high and low identifying fans’ mood, self-esteem, perceived competencies, and performance.