Brueggeman Fellows present research

By: Justin Worthing ~Staff Writer~ Xavier-sponsored international travelers returned to their point of origin on Feb. 20 to share stories of their adventures with their peers and professors. Eight Brueggeman Fellows, who each received a $3,000 travel grant from the Brueggeman Center, met in Kennedy Auditorium to discuss their travels and research around the world. Senior Kevin Perkins presented first, discussing his research on EcoHealth, or the relationship between ecosystems and human health. He travelled to Benin in West Africa to work with a group of researchers studying Buruli ulcers. Alumna Becky Seipel then shared her experiences in South Africa, … Continue reading Brueggeman Fellows present research

Carbon monoxide leak found at U. Station

By: Justin Worthing ~Staff Writer~ While some students enjoyed the free time on the Feb. 16 snow day, others were evacuated from their apartments when a carbon monoxide leak occurred in parts of University Station. Firefighters detected high levels of carbon monoxide in the afternoon of Feb. 16 and evacuated students from the second- floor apartments in Building 2. Firefighters told students in the third-floor apartments to stay in their rooms. Meghan Burge, a University Station resident, was in her third- floor apartment when she was notified of the leak. “I knew nothing of the leak until a firefighter knocked … Continue reading Carbon monoxide leak found at U. Station

Spring Career Fair brings job opportunities to students

By: Justin Worthing ~Staff Writer~ Xavier’s Career Development Office (CDO) connected students with over 115 local and national organizations at the Spring Career Fair. The career fair, which took place from 3-6 p.m. on Feb. 17 at Cintas Center, featured 30 new organizations that have not previously recruited at Xavier in past fairs. All Xavier students, Xavier alumni and other students from nearby colleges and universities were welcome to attend the fair. At least one recruiter represented each organization, and many recruiters in attendance were former Xavier graduates themselves. According to Jonika Moore-Diggs, associate director of Career Development, the career … Continue reading Spring Career Fair brings job opportunities to students