Second annual graduate student scholarly projects on exhibit

Spotlight shines on students' work, performances and award presentations this week | April 19, 2004

Students are performing and exhibiting their finest work on campus this week. The graduate student association and the office of graduate services are hosting the second annual graduate student scholarly projects exhibition on Thursday, April 22, from 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. on the second floor of the Gallagher Student Center. Students from a variety of disciplines are competing for top honors in scholarly excellence. For more information, call 513 745-3887 or e-mail

Monday, April 19, was a busy day on campus. The Brueggeman center for dialogue collaborated with other University programs and city organizations in hosting the 2004 Town Hall Meeting "Impact of Globalization on Women in the U.S. and the World" on Monday from 7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. in the Schiff Family Conference Center. Moderators and the audience created an atmosphere of dialogue and debate with their questions to the evening's panelists.

This year's panelists included Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and ex-United Nations high commissioner for human rights; Jocelyn Dow, global NGO leader; Deborah Henretta, president, global baby care, for The Procter & Gamble Co.; and Patricia Mische, Lloyd Professor of Peace Studies and World Law at Antioch College.

For more information, call 513 745-3922 or visit the Brueggeman center web site..

Management and entrepreneurship students were recognized for their excellence at the annual awards reception on Monday from 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. in the Conaton Board Room located in Schmidt Hall. Scholarships and department awards were presented. For more information, call 513 745-2927 or e-mail

The department of music continues its student recitals this week as well. Student Jenny Cruz performed a solo recital on Monday. On Wednesday, April 21, Laura Conners, Jason Bachman and Margaret Russo also perform. All recitals take place in the Long Recital Hall of the Edgecliff Building. For more information, call 513 745-3801 or e-mail

Students preparing for life after college may attend one of the professional experience program (PEP) talks hosted by the center for career and leadership development this week. Sessions take place on Monday from 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. and on Thursday, April 22, from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. The center refers resumes of qualified students to employers to help them find part-time, internship and summer jobs. For more information, call 513 745-3141 or e-mail

Cooking with herbs was the wellness team's focus for its lunch and learn seminar on Monday at noon in the Gallagher Student Center, Room 330. Herbalist Rita Heikenfeld shared her secrets on herbs as she distributed seeds and food samples to participants. For more information, call 513 745-3022 or e-mail

Faculty, staff and students are making "Great Decisions" this week about the Middle East political reform on Tuesday, April 20, from 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., in the Romero international center in the Gallagher Student Center. The foreign policy discussion is co-sponsored by the office of international student services and peace and justice programs. The book is $5. To sign up or for more information, call 513 745-2872 or e-mail

This week's international coffee hour theme is Nigeria for faculty, students and staff who gather on Wednesday beginning at 3:30 p.m. on the second level of the Gallagher Student Center. For more information, call 513 745-2864 or e-mail

Assuring the Future of Mission and Identity Work at Xavier (AFMIX) is hosting a communal prayer service on Tuesday from 12:15 p.m.-1:00 p.m. in the McDonald Library. The program is a two-year process of study, education and practical experience designed to help people carry on their own work at Xavier in a more mission-focused way. For more information, call 513 745-3530 or e-mail

In athletics this week, the junior varsity men's golf team finished its last round in the Norm Bullock Invitational in Dayton on Monday with a fourth place tie. On Tuesday, the baseball team remains at home against Eastern Kentucky University for a 3:00 p.m. game before traveling to the University of Louisville on Wednesday for a 6:00 p.m. game.

For more information about the above athletic events, call 513 745-3411 or visit the athletics web site.