2015-2016 Winter-Cohen Family/Brueg. . . - 13 hours ago | 119 views
2015-2016 Winter-Cohen Family/Brueggeman Fellows
Posted: 4/24/15 2:52 PM
2015-2016 Winter-Cohen Family/Brueggeman Fellows
The 2015-2016 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:
Rachel Fletcher, Class of 2017
Sustainable Alternatives: Brassica Biofumigation
Immersion/Research Trip: Australia
Anna Harty, Class of 2016
Gender and Diversity Studies Major
Role of Women in Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding
Immersion/Research Trip: Indonesia, New Guinea
Abigail Maristela, Class of 2016
Psychology and Sociology Major
Current and Impending Fate of Environmental Refugees in the Pacific Islands
Immersion/ResearchTrip: Pacific Islands
Daniel Newman, Class of 2017
Species Conservation and the Role of Socioeconomic and Cultural Context
Immersion/Research Trip: India, Nepal
Sarah Ochieng, Class of 2017
Political Science, English Major
Ending Early Child Marriages in Africa
Immersion/Research Trip: Africa, South Africa
Alison Trianfo, Class of 2017
PPP and International Studies Major
Cultural and Legal Responses to Gender-Based Violence
Immersion/Research Trip: Eastern Europe or Latin America
Don't Tell Anna Senior Show TONIGHT. . . - 17 hours ago | 136 views
Don't Tell Anna Senior Show TONIGHT!
Posted: 4/24/15 10:59 AM
Join Don't Tell Anna, Xavier's improv comedy troupe, for our last show of the semester tonight at 9 p.m. in Kennedy Auditorium in the CLC. Our seniors, Laura Birckhead, Meredith Francis, and Alex Spindler, have selected their favorite games for the troupe to play. It's going to be a fun night, so come help us send off our seniors!
Solidarity Semester: Nicaragua News. . . - 1 day ago | 87 views
Solidarity Semester: Nicaragua Newsletters
Posted: 4/24/15 2:13 AM
The students who studied in Nicaragua on the Solidarity Semester have returned! Find out what they have been up to all semester by reading their newsletters here:Also, join them May 1st in Kennedy Auditorium at 4:00pm for their presentation discussing their experiences, including coursework and their community involvement. For any questions, contact Dr. Walker Gollar, firstname.lastname@example.org or the CIE, x2864.
Come Tie-Dye a T-Shirt with XU Sust. . . - 1 day ago | 143 views
Come Tie-Dye a T-Shirt with XU Sustainability!
Posted: 4/23/15 10:30 PM
It’s Tie-Dye time!
Join the Xavier Sustainability Interns out on the South Yard from 3 – 5pm on Friday, April 24th, to tie-dye t-shirts! T-shirts will be provided for those who don’t have any, but you can BYOS—bring your own shirt—and spruce up some of your old t-shirts while having some artsy fun! (Pale or white shirts work best for tie-dying!)
We can’t wait to see you there!
News from the Office of the Preside. . . - 1 day ago | 437 views
News from the Office of the President
Posted: 4/23/15 2:07 PM
There is sad news from the Office of the President. Fr. Graham is traveling home to Cedar Rapids, IA today after receiving the news that his father, Don Graham, passed away last evening.
Visitation is Friday, April 24, 2015 from 4:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m. (prayer service at 6:00 p.m.) at the Teahen Funeral Home, 3100 F Ave. NW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at St. Wenceslaus Church?, 1224 5th St. SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401.
Please keep Fr. Graham and his family in your prayers.
My Masulinity Helps... - 1 day ago | 304 views
Posted: 4/23/15 1:36 PM
In honor of Sexual Assualt Awareness Month, The Multicultural, Gender and Women's Center, Title IX, The National Pan-Hellenic Council and GOAL will be co-sponsoring My Masculinity Helps. There will be a discussion of how men can become advocates for women, who have been sexually assaulted, and helps prevent future attacks. The director of the My Masculinity Helps Documentary will be in attendance to conduct a question and answer. So please come out on Monday, April 27, 2015 at 6PM in Kennedy Auditorium (CLC 412).
For more information: http://mymasculinityhelps.com/
FREE COOKOUT ON FRIDAY!!!!!! - 1 day ago | 430 views
Posted: 4/23/15 1:27 PM
Join the National Pan-Hellenic Council as we close the year out with our Final Friday Cookout with the Black Student Association! There will be free food, popsicles and music. So come out on Friday, April 24, 2015 from 5-7PM in front of Husman Stage to celebrate the closing of the academic school year!
Last Week for Campus Climate Survey - 1 day ago | 92 views
Posted: 4/23/15 12:43 PM
Xavier's 2015 Campus Climate Survey for Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence closes this Thursday, April 30th at 5pm. Don't miss this opportunity to provide your feedback on Xavier's prevention and response systems. Your responses are critical and impact future efforts. Click here to complete the anonymous, 10-minute survey.
For more information: https://xavier.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_4HmcltuxVF6VqzH
Publish Your Paper in XJUR - Deadli. . . - 1 day ago | 161 views
Publish Your Paper in XJUR - Deadline Extended to May 1st
Posted: 4/23/15 12:03 PMXavier Journal of Undergraduate Research (XJUR) Deadline for Submissions Extended to May 1stThe Xavier Journal of Undergraduate Research invites students from all majors and programs to submit research papers and/or creative works for consideration in the 2015 edition of the journal. Student work in the fields of art, music, theater, English, classics, biology, chemistry, physics, communication arts, mathematics, computer sciences, economics, modern languages, political science, history, philosophy, sociology and theology will be considered. For submission guidelines, or for more information, visit the XJUR website at http://xavier.edu/cas/research
Three important things to know before submitting:
- ?The New Submission Deadline is May 1, 2015.
- Before submitting your paper, you should e-mail a professor to ask them if they are willing to sponsor your paper. To submit, all you need to do is list the name of your faculty sponsor - no letter or additional action is required.
- You can submit your papers using the following link: http://www.xavier.edu/cas/research/XJUR-Submission.cfm?
For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/cas/research/XJUR-Submission.cfm?
Ambassador of Latvia speaking at Xa. . . - 1 day ago | 149 views
Ambassador of Latvia speaking at Xavier May 4
Posted: 4/23/15 11:24 AM
What's happening in Russia and Ukraine and what does it mean for the USA? Hear from a neighbor through the Latvian Ambassador to the United States, Andris Razans.
On Monday, May 4 we will meet with this distinguished and active participant in modern diplomacy, whose country was part of the Soviet Union 24 years ago.
This dinner/dialogue will take place in the Schiff Family Conference Center at Cintas. The fee is $30 for FPLC members, and $35 for non-members. Please see the payment procedure, and other information, on the included flyer.
Co-sponsored by the Brueggeman Center for Dialogue, FPLC/Foreign Policy Leadership Council, Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Council, AJC/American Jewish Committee, and EACC/European American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cincinnati.
Running of the Toast! - 1 day ago | 178 views
Posted: 4/23/15 10:27 AM
What on earth is Running of the Toast??!!
Well, if you like obstacles course, great food, and the chance to win prizes, all while donating to a great cause, then come check it out! Friday, April 24th from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.
All donations accepted will be given to Children's Hospital to fund games and toys for children staying at the hospital.