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"A Xavier Christmas" Welcomes Children to Campus

Monday, November 30, 2009

Xavier University once again kicks off the holiday season with ‘A Xavier Christmas’ on Tuesday, December 8. Around 180 elementary school students from Hoffman-Parham, Frederick Douglass, Sharpsburg, Williams, South Avondale, and Norwood View schools will be special guests of the University and will be accompanied by more than 180 Xavier Buddies (students). The children will have an opportunity to meet Santa Claus, see a live nativity scene and partake in various crafts and activities.

Seventh Annual Madrigal Dinner Presented by Xavier University's Department of Music

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Xavier University’s Conaton Board Room in Schmidt Hall will again transform into a Renaissance feasting hall complete with court nobles, musicians, heralding trumpets, elegant food and divine music on Friday, December 11 at 7:00 p.m. as the Xavier Music Department presents its seventh annual Madrigal Dinner.

Celebrate the Holidays with Multicultural Events

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Xavier University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs will present its First Friday Fellowship December 4. It will be a free festive celebration, complete with music, food and fellowship, and a white elephant gift exchange. On December 9, the community is invited to Freedom: A Celebration of Hanukkah and Kwanzaa at 7 pm.

Nearly Naked Mile to Benefit Interfaith Jamaica Medical Mission Trip

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Xavier University students will shed "nearly all" their clothes and/or dress Jamaican-style, despite the chill, TOMORROW Thursday, November 19, at 8:00 p.m., for the newly-resurrected Nearly Naked Mile. Participants race one mile through the Xavier campus to raise funds to send 13 pre-professional health students to service in Jamaica from January 2-9.

Xavier Celebrates International Education Week with Fashion, Film and Food

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange. The initiative is part of an effort to promote programs that prepare Americans for the global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to learning and exchange experiences in the United States. Xavier’s diverse student body enhances this opportunity.

Xavier Presents Advent Lessons and Carols

Monday, November 16, 2009

Xavier University’s department of music will present its annual Advent Lessons and Carols Service in Bellarmine Chapel on the Xavier campus at 7:30 pm on December 5. This service is free and open to the public.

Xavier Launches Veteran Affairs Office

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

In recognition of the tremendous sacrifices made by veterans of our armed forces and their families, Xavier University is expanding its efforts to attract and support them. Xavier announces the formation of a new Veteran Affairs Office.

Xavier University Groups Hold Teach-In about Afghanistan

Friday, November 6, 2009

On Monday, November 9th from 6:00pm- 8:00pm in the Clocktower Lounge of the Gallagher Student Center, the Pi Upsilon Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho, with Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center, office of Peace and Justice, Peace Studies Program, and the Middle Eastern Cultural Society will host ReTHINK Afghanistan: A way forward.

Xavier and all Jesuit Institutions Commemorate 20th Anniversary of El Salvador Jesuit Martyrs

Thursday, November 5, 2009

On November 16, 1989, six prominent Jesuit priests, including the rector and vice rector of El Salvador's most prestigious university, were killed along with two others at the house as they slept. The Jesuits were labeled subversives by the Salvadoran government for speaking out against the oppressive socioeconomic structure of society. Their assassinations were ordered for their unwavering defense of the poor.

Xavier Explores the Future of Muslim-West Relations

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Of all the issues facing today’s world, none is more critical than the relationship between the Muslim world and the West. Xavier University’s Brueggeman Center for Dialogue will present John L. Esposito on November 18 at 7:30 pm in the Duff Banquet Center in Xavier’s Cintas Center. A showing of the film “Inside Islam,” which features Esposito will be shown in Kelley Auditorium in Alter Hall on Xavier’s campus on November 16 at 7:30 pm. Both events are free and open to the public.

National Audience Gathering at Xavier

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Approximately 350 people from across the country and even one registrant from Tanzania are gathering at Xavier University’s free conference on Gender-Based Violence: Uniting Theory, Practice and Action on November 9 from 8:30-4 in the Cintas Center. The public is welcome.

Back to the Bible Attracting Diverse Audience

Friday, October 30, 2009

Xavier University’s Back to the Bible marathon public Bible reading is attracting readers from all over and from all walks of life. Various versions of the Bible will be used to read in numerous languages, both of the reader’s choice.

Xavier becomes first StormReady® University in Ohio

Thursday, October 29, 2009

On July 22, Xavier University became the first school in the state of Ohio to earn the National Weather Service StormReady® University recognition. In order to become StormReady®, Xavier University developed plans for severe weather, installed weather radios, and ensured that forecast products from the Weather Forecast Office (WFO) in Wilmington, Ohio could be received and disseminated throughout the campus to students, faculty, and staff via several different methods.

5K BalderDash to Raise Funds for Children"s Cancer Research

Friday, October 23, 2009

TheXavier University Children’s Charities Club is sponsoring the BalderDash, a 5K race to raise money for Children’s Cancer Research. It will be on Saturday November 14, 2009 beginning 9:00 am. Race day registration begins at 7:00 am at the Cintas Center. Registration forms are at

Guy Jones Presents at Xavier for Native American Month

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Guy Jones will speak at Xavier’s Native American History Month program on Tuesday, November 10, from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm in the Gallagher Student Center Theatre on “Beyond being Indian.” His presentation is free and open to the public.

Xavier University Back to the Bible

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Abie Ingber is founding director of Xavier’s Office for Interfaith Community Engagement. The Office’s mission is to create and strengthen a sense of community among individuals of diverse faiths on campus, in Cincinnati and on regional and national levels.

Xavier Presents Native American Month Events

Monday, October 19, 2009

What began at the turn of the last century as an effort to gain a day of recognition for the significant contributions made by the first Americans to the country’s growth has resulted in a whole month set aside for that purpose. In 1990 President George H. W. Bush approved designated a joint resolution designating November "National American Indian Heritage Month." The heritage of the Native American will be celebrated at Xavier University in a number of ways.