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DECEMBER 2007
Baton Rouge Advocate - XU Alumna Earns Ph.D. in Mathematics (Calandra Tate '99)
WWL-TV (New Orleans) - Local Schools Going Over Safety Procedures Following LSU Double Homicide
Lafayette Daily Advertiser - ULL Honors Xavier Head
National Catholic Reporter - Call to Action Sets about Unfinished Work on Racism (Sister Jamie Phelps)
UrbanMecca.com - Francis Named Panelist for Tavis Smiley's Focus on Democracy Symposium in N.O.
Opelousas Daily Word - Longest Serving University President, ULL Head to be Honored
Times-Picayune - Clifton a Part of History
Times-Picayune - Well-founded Fun on Several Fronts (Homecoming Gala)
NOVEMBER 2007
Rochester Democrat - Med Students Want to Help Minority Communities (Thomas Fugate '07)
Times-Picayune - Xavier UMR Office Wins PRSA Awards
Francis Tops WWL-TV 's List of 10 Most Powerful New Orleanians
Brooklyn Daily Eagle - On This Day in History: America’s Second Saint

Black College Wire - Students Register for Emergency Alert Systems

CityBusiness - LRA Chairman Thanks Congress for Aid to Louisiana

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Sister Calls Church to Action on Racism (Sister Jamie Phelps)
Baton Rouge Advocate - Baton Rouge Natives Help Xavier Win Titles

Times-Picayune - 2 Tapped for Jindal Recovery Panel (Dr. Norman Francis)

OCTOBER 2007
Times-Picayune - Walgreens Looks to Grow Again in Metro Area

Smartbrief.com - Coca-Cola Elects Alexis Herman ’69 as Director

Lafayette Advertiser - Francis receives 'Wisdom Award'

ABC News - Columbia Professor: Noose Message 'Very Personal'

Associated Press - Noose Incident Reinvigorates NYC Prof

Washington Post - Noose Incident Reinvigorates NYC Prof (Madonna Constantine ’84)

Times-Picayune - Citizen Activists Hit the Road on N.O. Behalf

The Militant - ‘We All Live in Jena’

BlackAmerica Web - U.S. News & World Report’s Top HBCUs

Times-Picayune - N.O. Black Chorale's Renewal a High Note

Digital50.com - UNCF Applauds US News & World Report HBCU Rankings

BlackAmerica Web - HBCUs Figure into Barack Obama's Campaign Strategy

U.S. News - The Crossroads of History: America's Best Black Colleges
SEPTEMBER 2007

Catholic News Service - XU Students Say Jena Rally a Chance to Take Stand Against Racism

Gambit Weekly - Resiliency U

CNN.com - Wal-Mart Teams With Delta Regional Authority to Fight Diabetes

Cincinnati Catholic - Xavier President Receives Vision Award

Black College Wire - Thousands Demand, "Free the Jena Six"

Baton Rouge Advocate - Carnegie Grants to Aid N.O. Colleges
Chronicle of Higher Education - N.O. Colleges to Receive Millions in Grants From Carnegie

Times-Picayune - Public Schools to Get Carnegie Grant

Times-Picayune - Carnegie Grants Go to Dillard, Tulane and Xavier

Times-Picayune - Activists Mobilizing to Support 'Jena 6'

Times-Picayune - Library is Noted for Cultural Programs (Lester Sullivan)

Times-Picayune - Colleges Given Millions for Recovery

Washington University Record - Urologist Makes a Difference in the Lives of Students and Patients

Times-Picayune - Rebuilding Higher Education

Times-Picayune - Upswing in Rolls Buoys Colleges

New York Times - John T. Scott, New Orleans Sculptor, Dies at 67

Times-Picayune - Renowned Artist Stayed Close to N.O. Roots
Times-Picayune - Scott Led War for Soul of the City
AUGUST 2007

Chronicle of Higher Ed - Hurricanes' Disruptions Kept 35,000 Students Out of College a Year Later

LSU Reveille - N.O. Universities Progress After Katrina

The Journal - Text Messaging, E-mails Now Provide Campus Updates and Emergency Info

Times-Picayune - College Review Gives N.O. High Marks

Times-Picayune - VA: Preferred Replacement Hospital Site Near Old One (Norman Francis)
Times-Picayune - Xavier Pharmacy Students to Don White Coats
Times-Picayune - Educators Triumph over Perfect Storm
Times-Picayune - Mid-city Rebuild Stuck in Summer Doldrums (Bart Everson, CAT)

Catholic News Service - Enrollment Picking Up at Catholic Schools, Universities in Gulf Coast

New Orleans Citybusiness - UNO to Hire Faculty, Train Teachers with $3M in Grants

Chronicle of Higher Ed - Appeals Court Rejects Xavier's Bid for Insurance Coverage of Katrina Damage
Washington Post - Big Insurers Win Ruling on Katrina Levee Break
BayouBuzz.com - Nagin Congressional Testimony: New Orleans Health Care
JULY 2007
Times-Picayune - Xavier is Set to Raze 21 Places
Times-Picayune - Business People

Times-Picayune - Gears in Motion for Cancer Research Site

Gambit - Portrait of Diversity (Ron Bechet, art)

Times-Picayune - Colleges Try to Ease Path for Freshmen

Times-Picayune - Xavier Appoints Quartet of Posts
Nanotechwire.com - Tightly Packed Molecules Lend Unexpected Strength (Rodney Goldsmith ’06)
New York Times - Where to Discuss the Nation’s Ills

Schott Foundation - Dr. John Jackson '94 Assumes Foundation Leadership

Times-Picayune - Shopping Center Ideas Offered

Catholic News Service - Black Catholics Must Work to Keep Urban Schools Open, Speaker Says

U.S. Department of Education - Low-Interest Loans Awarded to Four HBCUs

Businesswire - Coca-Cola Foundation Announces $200,000 Grant to Louisiana HBCU’s

JUNE 2007

Times-Picayune - Louisiana Scientists Could Get $27.5 Million in Grants (Dr. Tarun Mandal, pharmacy)

Woman Dentist Journal - Loving Louisiana (Dr. Kimberly Rayford ’98)

Times-Picayune - City offers unique platform for debate

Vanderbilt University - Southerner Finds Vanderbilt the Ideal Place for Career Growth (Kimberly Carter '01)

Times-Picayune - Appeal of Insurance Ruling Heard Today in Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
Times-Picayune - Scholarships Available for Institute for Black Catholic Studies
Louisiana Weekly - St. Augustine Parishioners Pay Tribute to Fr. Jerome LeDoux

MAY 2007

Diverse Issues in Higher Education - HBCUs Invest in Better Communication Systems, Training
Black College Wire - FEMA Eases Up on Demanding Student Repayments
Washington Post - New Orleans: A City Gets to Its Feet, Slowly
PR Inside - The Schott Foundation Names Dr. John Jackson as the New President & CEO
Times-Picayune - St. Augustine to Celebrate Fr. Jerome LeDoux
Pine Bluff Commercial - Grad Nabs Hughes Honor
Times-Picayune - 521 Graduates Honored at Xavier University
Times-Picayune - LaPlace Student Will Enter Xavier as Junior
Louisiana Weekly - Xavier Still No. 1 at Getting Blacks into Medical School
Alexandria Towntalk - Richard Hired as LC Women's Hoops Coach
NYU Network Journal - The Millennial Students in a Time of Crisis
Opelousas Daily World - OHS Student Given Two Awards of Excellence
Chronicle of Higher Education - Future Looks Brighter for N.O. Campuses as Projected Enrollments Rise
Times-Picayune - Colleges Expect Surge of Freshmen
Louisiana Weekly - Xavier to Honor John Scott at May 12 Commencement 
The New Wave (Tulane) - Katrina Walk Funds Hit Home 
New Orleans Citybusiness - N.O. Colleges to Pay More for Security
Evangelical Covenant Church - North Park University Nearing Decision on New Campus Pastor
CSTV Sports - Golden Year: XU Returns from Hurricane Hiatus
UNCF Portal - Francis Receives Medal of Freedom
CBS13 (Sacramento, Calif.) - Fema Relief
LSU Reveille - Women Enrollment Falls Behind

APRIL 2007

Black College Wire - Colleges Turn to Text-Messaging for Emergencies
Times-Picayune - Three Local College Chiefs to Get Honors
BusinessWire - Remarks by the First Lady at Pepperdine University Commencement Ceremony
Times-Picayune - Campus Police Powers Expanded
Decatur (Ga.) Daily News - 6 Students Receive Daikin Minority Scholarships (Crystal Brown)
Earthtimes - Colleges Adopt Mass Text Messaging System from e2Campus
Philadelphia Inquirer - Penn Relays Names Wall of Fame Inductees (Herb Douglas ’42)
Alexandria (La.) Town Talk - Cenla Colleges Review Plans After Tragedy
Diverse Issues in Higher Education   - A One-Stop Shop (Dr. Tanya McKinney)
Times-Picayune - Local Universities to 'Text' Students About Impending Danger
Bryan-College Station Eagle - Bryan's SOS Gets New Chief (Nkumah Dixon '89)
YubaNet.com - National Post-Katrina College Summit: Students Demand 100,000 Jobs For Gulf Coast
Cal State-Fullerton Website - President (Milton Gordon '57) to Receive NASPA Honor
ASHP Website - XU Chapter is Showcased
Science Now - Sweet Solution for Chromium Pollution

MARCH 2007

Times-Picayune - Students Planning City's Future
Loyola Marymount University - SFTV Grad Student's Story is Positively Inspiring (Diarra McCormick ’05)
St. John's University - Francis to be Awarded Honorary Degree
Louisiana Weekly - Xavier opens 2nd Neighborhood Health & Technology Information Center
Standard Newswire - Teagle Foundation Announces $1.5 Million in New Grants
The Whit - Alternate Spring Break: Students Repair Katrina's Devastation
Opelousas Daily World - Domingue Named New Daily World Managing Editor

The Daily Beacon - Colleges Join Forces for Katrina Summit
PR Newswire - Students from New Orleans Take Home the Grand Prize to Help Rebuild Their Community
Times-Picayune - Cuts in Biomed Research Financing Hurt New Orleans

Jackson Sun - 2 Years After Katrina, 2 New Orleans Teams Make it Back to the NAIA Tournament
USA Today - Katrina Still Wallops Small Businesses
Gloucester County Times - Students to Lend Helping Hand on Semester Break
KSDK (St. Louis, Mo.) - Xavier University President: 'Don't Take Anything For Granted'

NAIA - NAIA Names Sr. Grace Mary Flickinger 2006-07 Wally Schwartz Award Recipient
Lafayette Advertiser – Francis honored by CLCU
USA Today - New Orleans Colleges Have 'Long Way to Go'

FEBRUARY 2007

Lafayette Advertiser - Black Students Bring Experiences, Viewpoints to College Classroom
The White House - RADM Stephen Rochon ’84 Receives Bush Appointment
Americas News Today - Xavier Grad Gets Bush Appointment
HHMI Bulletin - Diversifying Science
Sys-Con.com - Microsoft Donates $1.7 Million to Support Rebuilding of Gulf States
Lafayette Daily Advertiser - Louisiana Mid-Continent Names Chairman, Vice Chairman (Karl Conner)
Times-Picayune - XU Women's Team Finding its Way to Improbable Success
Louisiana Weekly - Katrina Can't Sever Inspired Artist's Connection to the Big Easy
Mobile Register - Ceramics Have Lyrical Note in 'Forward Flow'  (Ron Bechet)
411 Mania.com - Learning to Listen to History (the Rev. Cyprian Davis)

JANUARY 2007

Minnesota Daily - Youth Corps Calls for Action in Gulf Area
Baton Rouge Advocate - FEMA duns storm-displaced students
EarthTimes - Students Vow to Continue to Advocate for Civic Works Legislation
Inside Higher Education - A Bill from FEMA
Georgia Bulletin - MLK Celebration Mass Emphasizes Call To Be ‘True Neighbors’
Chicago Sun Times - New Orleans: Just A Game?
Biz Yahoo - A Rebuilding Surge in New Orleans
New Jersey News Ledger - Newhouse Foundation donates $600,000 to Katrina-hit school
Times-Picayune - Newhouse Foundation Endows Professorships
PR Newswire - 'Louisiana Winter' Students Arrive in New Orleans for Week-Long Campaigning
New Orleans Citybusiness - Universities Lead the Way Managing N.O. Recovery
Times-Picayune - Day Fit for a King
KLFY-TV (Lafayette) - 5 Universities Switch Game Time for Saints Fans
National Catholic Register - Xavier Prez Honored
New York Times - Once Jeered, Headbands Now Scoring Style Points

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