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  DECEMBER 2009
1903 Houma Daily Comet - Browder Earns 250th Victory
1902 Times-Picayune - (Society) Homecoming Gala
1903 Times-Picayune - Mayoral Candidates Square Off in First Debate at XU
1902 Jewish NOLA - NCJW to Sponsor Mayoral Debate
1903 USA Today - Xavier Reinstates Volleyball Program
  NOVEMBER 2009
1902 WWL-TV - Cocaine all over your dollar bills? [Dr. Stassi DiMaggio]
1903 MNN - 40 Chefs Under 40 [Bryant Terry '97]
1902 CityBusiness - No Cranes Doesn’t Mean No Construction
1903 Bayou Buzz - New Orleans Black Women Honored [Cynthia Willard-Lewis ‘74]
1902 CityBusiness - Xavier Gets $1M Grant from NASA
OCTOBER 2009
1903 CNN - Senate Confirms Surgeon General [Dr. Regina Benjamin '79]
1902 Reuters - Senate Confirms U.S. Surgeon General [Dr. Regina Benjamin '79]
1903 ABC26 News - N.O. Lawyer Nominated for Federal Judge [Brian Jackson '82]
1902 U.S. News & World Report - America's Best Leaders: Norman Francis
1903 Times-Picayune - Norman Francis Hailed as One of America's Top Leaders
1902 CityBusiness - Xavier Gets $92,000 Social Entrepreneurship Grant
1903 Times-Picayune - President Obama Visits New Orleans
1902 NPR - In New Orleans, Uneven Recovery Awaits Obama
1903 New Orleans.com - Hornets Host Leadership Summit for High Schoolers at Xavier
1902 Chronicle - Catholic Colleges Work to Maintain Access as Their Profiles Rise
1903 Times-Picayune - Obama's Visit Should be More than 'A Town Hall,' Senators Say
1902 Times-Picayune - Barack Obama Has Failed to Match Bush's Multiple Visits
1903 Orlando Sentinel - Bass Won't Mind Doing the Dirty Work [Dannton Jackson '92]
1902 Times-Picayune - Dillard, Xavier Get Grants to Fix Historic Buildings
  SEPTEMBER 2009
1903 La. Weekly - N.O. Native Asked to Return to L.A. Schools [Dr. George McKenna '61]
1902 Times-Picayune - Famed Architect Relishes Challenge of Designing Chapel for Xavier
1903 CityBusiness - Universities Ax Cafeteria Trays to Cut Costs, Help Planet
1902 Yahoo Sports - NBA Needs History Lesson for Its Pioneers [Nat "Sweetwater" Clifton]
1903 Times-Picayune - Local Universities Report Growing Enrollments
1902 La.Weekly - Xavier Listed in "Top Tier" in U.S. News "Best Colleges" Guide
1903 Diverse Issues - Colleges Battling Rising Tide of ‘Economic Dropouts’
1902 Tidings - New Catholic Pharmacy Schools Help Ease National Shortage
1903 First Science - XU, NYU Receive $3-million to Enhance Diversity Among Scientists
1902 WWL-TV - Enrollment Up at N.O. Area Colleges
1903 Los Angeles Sentinel - Dr. George McKenna ['61] is Back
1902 Associated Press - Enrollment at Post-Katrina High at Xavier
  AUGUST 2009
1903 Catholic News - New Catholic Pharmacy Schools Seen Helping Ease National Shortage
1902 Forbes - LSU, Tulane OK Revised New Orleans Hospital Plan
1903 WWL-TV - LSU, Tulane Deal Means City Closer to Replacing Charity
1902 Times-Picayune - LSU Board Approves Hospital Governance Agreement
1903 The Grio - The Real 'Sister Act': Black Nuns in America [Sr./Dr. Jamie Phelps, O.P.]
1902 Orlando Sentinel - No Big Surprises in latest U.S. News College Rankings
1903 Global Market - Spelman College Named Top HBCU in U.S. News College Rankings
1902 Examiner - Little Known Facts About the Catholic Church
1903 U.S. News & World Report - The Challenge for Black Colleges
1902 Michigan Citizen - Study: HBCU Pours $300M into New Orleans Economy
1903 WWL-TV - Nightclub Banned from Selling Liquor Appears to be Circumventing Rule
1902 Times-Picayune - XU Hires Former Player As Assistant Basketball Coach
1903 Times-Picayune - Mayor Ray Nagin's Armstrong Park Statue Plan Draws Criticism
  JULY 2009
1902 Clarion Herald - Xavier Measures Big Economic Impact on Region
1903 U.S. News & World Report - 10 Things You Didn't Know About Regina Benjamin
1902 La. Weekly - Edwin Hampton, Legendary St. Aug Band Director, Dies
1903 La. Weekly - Xavier's Economic Impact Greater than Mardi Gras, Study Finds
1902 WWL Radio - Xavier University & the N.O. Economy [audio]
1903 Times-Picayune - 'Tabasco University' Means Business
1902 Times-Picayune - Edwin Hampton ['52], Founder of St. Aug 'Marching 100,' Dies
1903 Times-Picayune - Xavier [Economic] Impact Gauged
1902 Times-Picayune - Tammany Educator Byron Williams ['80] Takes on New Challenge
1903 New York Times [editorial] - The Nation’s ‘Top Doctor’
1902 Newsweek - Regina Benjamin's Country Credentials
1903 Diverse Issues - Obama Taps XU Alumna for Surgeon General
1902 NPR News [audio] - Perservering Doctor Picked For Surgeon General

1903

CNN - Dr. Regina Benjamin ['79] is Surgeon General Choice
1902 Times-Picayune - Obama Picks Xavier Alumna as Next Surgeon General
1903 Reuters - Obama picks Dr. Regina Benjamin ['79] as Surgeon General
1902 Washington Post - Obama Selects Alabama Doctor as Surgeon General
1903 Miami Herald - Mementos from the Past [Marvin Ellis '76]
1902 Times-Picayune - Center's Opening Includes Tips from Leah Chase
1903 Times-Picayune - Supriya Jindal Speaks at XU/ExxonMobil Teacher Institute Luncheon
1902 Times-Picayune - XU Finishes Highest of Area Schools in Thomas Howell Cup
1903 Times-Picayune - Latinos, Black People Willing to Cooperate
1902 KNOE.com - XU Faculty Member to Edit Health Journal
  JUNE 2009
1903 How Stuff Works - How Honey Could Cure Your Allergies
1902 Times-Picayune - Xavier to Open Harahan Wellness Center
1903 Food Network - Jamika Brings It! [Jamika Pessoa '01]
1902 NORD-run Pool Stands Out on City's List of Violators
1903 WWL-TV - Xavier's Dumas Steps Up Game, Impresses Hornets' Scott
1902 PR Log - Neurologist Honored for Stroke Awareness Efforts [Dr. Randall Wright '94]
1903 PR USA - Washington Joins the Ranks of Leading Professionals [Shirley Washington '54]
1902 Meridian Star - Small Talk Turned into Area Camp [Percy Bland III '93]
1903 Times-Picayune - XU Grad Jamika Pessoa Competes to be "The Next Food Network Star"
1902 BusinessWire - ExxonMobil Honors Newly Trained Math and Science Teachers
  MAY 2009
1903 Kaiser Foundation - Barbara Jordan health Policy Scholars (Trevonne Walford '09)
1902 CNS News - Catholic Colleges Feel Brunt of Notre Dame Uproar
1903 PR Log - Neurologist Named Healthcare Hero Award Finalist [Dr. Randall Wright '94]
1902 Times-Picayune - Landrieu Recommends Jackson for Fed Post [Brian Jackson '82]
1903 Savannah Morning News - Budget Cuts Could Spell End of HBCUs
1902 ABC-TV News - 'Class of Katrina' Graduates With Life Lessons
1903 Times-Picayune - LSU Willing to Share Hospital Power
1902 Catholic Spirit - Catholic Universities Put Speakers Through Vetting Process
1903 La. Weekly - Katrina Freshmen Donning Caps and Gowns
1902 Times-Picayune - Xavier Tennis Reaches New Heights
1903 NPR - Class of Katrina Moves Past Emotional Chapter
1902 Times-Picayune - Xavier University to Grant Degrees to 540 Today
1903 WWL-TV - Commencement Begins for Katrina Class
  APRIL 2009
1902 Inside Higher Ed - The Battle to Control Catholic Commencements
1903 FoxTV10 - Spring Hill College to Award Honorary Degrees (Dr. Regina Benjamin '79)
1902 Washington Post - Xavier Joins Notre Dame on Bishops' Boycott List
1903

Times-Picayune - Hughes to Boycott XU Commencement Over Abortion Rights Honoree
- Statement Offered on Commencement in Response to Archbishop's Letter of Concern

1902 Google Blogspot - Is Catholicism A One Issue Religion? (Dr. Michael Homan)
1903 Best of New Orleans - Politics is a Family Business for Playwright Jim Fitzmorris
1902 Yahoo! Finance - Louisiana Universities to Receive $2.5 Million from ExxonMobil
1903 Brown University - Wilson Named Associate Provost [Valerie Wilson '70]
1902 Times-Picayune - Cancer Research Center Finally Gets Off Ground
1903 Catholic Online - Political Activist to Speak at Xavier University
1902 CityBusiness - Xavier Pharmacy Building Undergoing $25M Expansion
1903 Huntsville Item - Part I: The Changing Face of Historically Black Universities
1902 Diverse Issues - College Officials Strategizing to Ensure Fall Enrollment
1903 Louisiana Weekly - N.O. Healthcare Simple to Fix, Say Experts
1902 WDSU-TV - Whitaker, Brazile To Get Honorary Xavier Degrees
1903 Times-Picayune - A Pre-Jazz Fest Jazz Fest
  MARCH 2009
1902 Florida Catholic - Familiar Liturgies Help Ease Transitions [Sr./Dr. Jamie Phelps]
1903 Commercial Appeal - Males Fall Short at Black Colleges
1902 Chronicle of Higher Education - Universities Sue Accreditor
1903 Loyola - XU President Norman Francis to Reflect on Faith During Lenten Series
1902 Louisiana Weekly - Xavier Seeks Clarity
1903 Diverse Issues - Hard-fought MSI Technology Plan Needs Jump Start
1902 CityBusiness - Xavier University Receives Money for Storm Protection
1903 Diverse Issues - HBCUs File Lawsuits Against Accrediting Agency
1902 Times-Picayune - Probation Rescinded for Xavier's College of Pharmacy
1903 WDSU-TV - Xavier Program Off Accreditation Probation
1902 StarNewsOnline - Films Show Passion, Complexities [Dr. Maurice Martinez '54]
1903 Spectator - Job-U Resource Helps Balance Poor Job Outlook [Randon Johnson]
1902 Dental UM - Scholar Works to Start Liberia Dental School [Nejay Ananaba '05]
1903 Louisiana Weekly - UNCF Announces 09 Annual Award Recipients [John Jackson '94]
1902 Catholic Exchange - St. Katharine Drexel
  FEBRUARY 2009
1903 AP - Xavier Students Head for Galveston
1902 Times-Picayune - Xavier Court Battle Heats Up
1903 Times-Picayune - Norman Francis to Receive Justice Award
1902 CityBusiness - ACPE: Xavier Problems Date Back 6 Years
1903 TMC News - Med Student Interns for Newport News Delegate [Lesli Brown '05]
1902 Louisiana Weekly - Mahalia's Significance Captured on Stage [Danielle Wilson]
1903 Ajax World - UNCF Announces 2009 Annual Award Recipients [John Jackson '94]
1902 Times-Picayune - Court Hearing Over Probationary Status of Pharmacy School Delayed
1903 Drug Topics - Xavier Pharmacy School on Probation
1902 Louisiana Weekly - XU President to Receive National Justice Award
1903 Louisiana Weekly - Xavier Pharmacy Present 3rd Annual Health Disparities Conference
1902 Morning Call - Allentown Native Wins National Opera Award [Dr. Dan Shore, Music]
1903 MyCentral Jersey.com - Learn Something from a Wonderful Saint
1902 Associated Press - Xavier Pharmacy College Accreditation on Probation
1903 Times-Picayune - Xavier University Fights Pharmacy College Probation
1902 PND - Kresge Foundation Awards $63.6 Million in Fourth-Quarter Grants
1903 U.S. News - When Black Colleges Are Bargains for All
1902 Morning Advocate - EXCEL Program Returning to Xavier
1903 Catholic Review - Obama’s Election Should Inspire Black Catholics, Nun Says
1902 Times-Picayune - Panelists: Blogs Sparking Action
1903 La. Weekly - Morial Family Reflects
1902 Morning Advocate - Cabinet Makers [Xavier Review Press]
  JANUARY 2009
1903 Diverse Issues - With Economic Slump, Fewer Students Expected to Enroll in HBCUs
1902 Times-Picayune - New Orleans Colleges High in Demand
1903 WLOX-TV - South Mississippi Hero [Kay Horne '78]
1902 UCF Daily Titan - Gordon Reflects on Presidential Inauguration [Dr. Milton Gordon '57]
1903 San Angelo Standard Times - Obama Encouraging in Speech [Darrin Hanson, Poli Sci]
1902

Hammond Star - Pharmacy Invites Public to Health Fair [Anthony Mercante '90]

1903

Baldwin County Now - MLK Celebration Announced [Anthony Sampson '96]

1902

Red August – Fresh Friday: Artyce Designs [Candra Palmer ‘00]

1903

Live Journal – Beyond Jena

1902 Times-Picayune - Legislators Weigh Price Tag for New LSU Teaching Hospital in N.O.
1903 Lafayette Daily Advertiser - Savoy Honored for Achievement [April Savoy '02]
1902 WWL-TV - Students Moved to Tears Over Obama Inauguration
1903 Media Newswire - Leadership Alliance Receives $500,000 Mellon Grant
1902 Louisiana Weekly - Beyond Jena Forum on Bloggers of Color and Social Justice
1903 PR Newswire - AJC Co-Sponsoring Black-Jewish Relations Conference at Xavier
1902 L.A. Sentinel - TV News Icon Retires After 35 Years [Furnell Chatman '69]
1903 Victory Sports Network - Allstate Sugar Bowl to Sponsor Crosstown Classic
1902 Times-Picayune - Dick Gregory to Give Key Address for Martin Luther King Week
1903 Boston Globe - Doomed US-built Wartime Road Finds New Life [Evelio Grillo '40]

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