Xavier University

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The University of Cincinnati, Miami and Xavier all say they intend to be on campus this fall.

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Incoming Xavier University President Colleen Hanycz, Ph.D., doesn't take over until July 1, but she was in Cincinnati Monday to meet with the Xavier community and the media.

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Xavier University has named its first female president in its 190-year history. Colleen Hanycz is also the first lay person to hold the job.

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Updated Tuesday, May 26, 3:00 p.m.

Cincinnati State says its students will do remote learning this fall with the exception of required labs and skills learning. A Tuesday news release says those students will be able to socially distance.

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The Rev. Michael J. Graham, S.J. is announcing his retirement after 20 years at the helm of Xavier University. Graham will officially step down June 30, 2021.

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The multi-talented Bob Nave, who died Tuesday at home, is hard to describe in one sentence.

I first heard him playing jazz on old WNOP-AM (740), "Radio Free Newport," broadcast from floating oil drums on the Ohio River in the 1970s.

If you were into rock music in the 1960s, you heard him playing keyboard on "Green Tambourine" with The Lemon Pipers.

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How did a kid from Finneytown named Jay Moriarty become the executive producer of The Jeffersons, the hit 1970s sitcom about an African American family?

And what was it like working for legendary TV creator-producer Norman Lear?

UC Drops Enslaver McMicken's Name From College

Dec 17, 2019
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The University of Cincinnati Board of Trustees voted unanimously to rename the College of Arts and Sciences Tuesday.

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Cincinnati native Jay Moriarty, who wrote for The Jeffersons for seven seasons, can't wait to see ABC's recreation of a 1976 All In The Family episode on ABC's Live In Front Of A Studio Audience Wednesday (8 p.m. Dec. 18, Channel 9, ABC).

He and his partner Mike Milligan wrote it for creator Norman Lear.

Founded On Slavery: How Does Higher Education Make Amends?

Oct 10, 2019
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Xavier University and the University of Cincinnati are studying how its institutions were built on slavery. Higher education representatives from across the country are in Cincinnati this week for "The Academy's Original Sin," a conference exploring the past and present racial inequities in higher education that date back to slavery. Enslavers founded both Xavier and UC, which are hosting the conference.

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As the celebration of King Records Month continues, Lee Hay has assembled a distinguished panel of organizers to discuss some upcoming events. Joining Lee are Sherry Glover Thompson, daughter of King Records legend Henry Glover; Darren Blase, co-owner of Shake It Records in Northside; and Christine Anderson, Associate Professor of History at Xavier University.

A free panel discussion, Syd Nathan & Henry Glover: Into the Light, is scheduled Sunday, 9/29 at 1:30pm in the Main Library downtown.  Panelists include moderator Christine Anderson, Darren Blase, Sherry Glover Thompson, and Steve Halper, Syd Nathan's nephew.

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The Xavier University Music Series is back in session.

Ron Esposito welcomes the director of this music series, Polina Bespalko, to the studio for a preview of the Jazz Series with its first concert featuring Terri Lynn Carrington’s Money Jungle on September 25 in the Gallagher Center.

Polina Bespalko from the Xavier University Jazz Series previews their upcoming concerts, including the November 16 appearance by drummer Mark Guiliana who appeared on the last David Bowie album. 

Jazz great and radio host Christian McBride is returning to Xavier University on Saturday, October 27 to perform with his band New Jawn as part of the Jazz Music Series

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More dockless scooters and bikes are coming to Cincinnati. Xavier University has contracted with Lime to supply them.

Local author and Xavier University professor Don Tassone has published a collection of 40 short stories entitled Small Bites

Matt Venuti In Concert On May 14

May 11, 2018

The unique musical talents of singer, songwriter, performer and Xavier alum Matt Venuti will be in Cincinnati for a concert on May 14. 

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Broadcaster Jim Day heads to spring training today to get his baseball announcing skills into shape.

A Look At Xavier University's Theatre Program

Dec 29, 2017

Where once there was none, Xavier University now has one of the most unique liberal arts theatre programs in the region, if not the country. 

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Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel in Anderson Township is a church on the move. Literally. North American Properties President and CEO Tom Williams is donating his family's chapel to Xavier University. Crews are moving the 22-seat chapel to Xavier's campus Sunday.

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A change in the weather is coming to WKRC-TV, and to Scott Dimmich's career trajectory.

Dimmich, weekend meteorologist for six years, leaves Channel 12 – and television – on Wednesday.

Jazz Supergroup Hudson Coming To Xavier University

Oct 6, 2017

The next concert in the Xavier University Jazz Series brings together some familiar names in jazz, combined into a supergroup called Hudson

Coming next to the Xavier University Jazz Series is a concert from Noah Preminger & Gary Versace with Brandon Coleman Trio on October 1. 

Live Jazz Coming To Xavier University

Aug 25, 2017

The Xavier University Jazz Music Series is preparing for a new season of live performances, beginning September 17. 

The Impact Of Title IX On Local Campuses

Aug 23, 2017
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On June 23, 1975, President Richard Nixon signed the law that would become commonly known as Title IX. The law prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity. Title IX's biggest impact has been on school sports programs, but the law has also been cited in complaints against schools for not properly responding to sexual assaults on campus.

How Companies Can Improve Customer Experience

Aug 15, 2017
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According to a 2011 American Express survey, 78% of consumers fail to complete a transaction or don't make an intended purchase because of a poor service experience. The survey also found that most of those lost customers don't make a complaint, so companies don't get the chance to immediately win them back.

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Xavier University has launched the Xavier Center for Artificial Intelligence, an effort to accelerate the use of artificial intelligence to improve health care. The Center’s first major initiative will be the AI Summit, taking place on August 24 and 25 at Xavier's Cintas Center.

How To Preserve Your Family's Immigration Story

Jul 5, 2017
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During the past year, a group of Xavier University faculty and staff dubbed the Mission Animators has been examining immigration, migration and refugees in our region. As part of the project the university is looking for documents and photographs you have that tell your history.

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A new educational program is coming to Cincinnati called The Brooklyn Institute for Social Research.  BISR started in New York City to offer community-based education in the tradition of the liberal arts.  The four-week long courses are open to the public and give participants the opportunity to delve into important social, religious and political issues.

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Last weekend, teams of students from five local universities participated in a competition designed to help business owners in Price Hill grow their companies and increase profits. The University BrainSteer SLAM was sponsored by the Incline Incubator and featured business students from the University of Cincinnati, Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati Christian University, Northern Kentucky University and Xavier University.

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