Xavier students organize D’Artagnan Capital Fund

By: Regina Wright ~Guest Writer~ The D’Artagnan Capital Fund (DCF) is a student run investment fund that manages $2.26 million of Xavier University’s endowment. The DCF is an opportunity fund that seeks to take advantage of finding inefficiencies in the market. The Department of Finance in the Williams College of Business proposed the creation of a student-run investment fund in 2008. The DCF includes 26 members total. Senior Stefan Modic is an analyst for the Healthcare Sector of the DCF. “Our performance is benchmarked against the Standard and Poor (S&P) 500. Our prospects states that our exposure is limited to … Continue reading Xavier students organize D’Artagnan Capital Fund

Professors host gender film series

By: Regina Wright ~Guest Writer~ Two professors at Xavier are currently hosting a film series called Expressions of Gender in order to offer students an opportunity to watch a variety of films and discuss the representations of gender in the media. The Expressions of Gender film series was created by Dr. Kristen Renzi of the English Department and Dr. Wendy Maxian of communication arts. Last spring, Renzi had the idea for the series after the call for Women of Excellence (WOX) grant applications came out. Together, Renzi and Maxian worked to apply for the grant to cover the cost of … Continue reading Professors host gender film series