THE MONTH IN PICTURES
open house

OPEN HOUSE

Future enrollee Gabriel Jones (second from right) and family get an preview of the Xavier experience at the annual Spring Open House. (L-R) Proud grandparents Larry Stewart and Brendel Stewart '60, and mom Shelly Jones are all smiles.

photo by Irving Johnson III

 

biology

GOOD SHOW

(L-R) Biology professor Dr. Peter Barrett and his student researchers – Paige Estave, presenting author Maza Tchedou, Duy Dang, and Kristen Fowler – presented their research work at the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) meeting held at the New Orleans Convention Center in New Orleans. Dr. Barrett also served as a panelist for one of the sessions.

photo courtesy Dr. Peter Barrett (Biology)


research TUNED IN

(L-R) Psychology professor Dr. Katherine Eskine, Gabrielle Gloston, and Tyler Hunter presented a poster at the 25th annual Association for Psychological Science convention in Washington DC. The research, supported by a CUR grant, found a link between emotional intelligence and musical production, suggesting music may indicate emotional fitness to possible mates.

photo courtesy Dr. Katherine Eskine (Psychology)

papal PAPAL AUDIENCE

L. Adam Deleon, a Jesuit seminarian and a graduate student in the Institute for Black Catholic Studies (IBCS), kisses the hand of Pope Francis during a brief audience in Rome following a Mass at the Church of the Gesu, celebrated for all of the Jesuits in Rome and marking the canonization of St. Peter Faber, SJ.

photo courtesy Dr. Pamela Franco (IBCS)

art ONE SNAP AT A TIME

XU digital photography students – (front L-R) Ogechi Nwoko, Anthony Pham, Ve'era Davis, Edward Williams, Debra Williams, and Vashni Balleste, along with Professor Edna Lanieri, and (back, L-R) Saleemah Glover, James Hearn, Mercedes Butler, Linus Igbokwe, Cameron Johnson, and Bria Smith – gather outside of Longue Vue House and Gardens in New Orleans where their work was exhibited.

photo by Irving Johnson III

sacs ON TARGET

XU President Dr. Norman C. Francis gives Southern Association of Colleges and Schools – Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC) President Dr. Belle S. Wheelan a tour of the St. Katharine Drexel Chapel after she made a spirited presentation, “Changing Times in Higher Education and What HBCU’s Must Do to Be Prepared”, at the Spring Faculty Institute.

photo by Irving Johnson III
grand celebration GRAND CELEBRATION

The Confucius Institute at Xavier heralded in the approaching Year of the Horse with a campus Chinese New Year Celebration featuring authentic food, music, opera, dancing, and acrobatics.

photo by Irving Johnson III

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