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  DECEMBER 2011
1903 Huffington Post - Top 10 HBCU Successes of 2011
1902 Louisiana Weekly - XU First HBCU, First La. University to Establish Confucius Institute
1903 Times-Picayune - Xavier University to Offer Chinese Courses
1902 Mount Lookout - Country Day OH Names 5 New Trustees [Calvin Tregre Jr. '96]
1903 Associated Press - Xavier Establishes a Confucius Institute
1902 Daily Comet - Xavier Establishes a Confucius Institute
1903

Wall Street Journal - UNCF Intensifies Efforts to Raise Millions to Help College Students

1902 Clarion Herald - Lifting High the Cross for St. Katharine Drexel Chapel at Xavier
1903 Times-Picayune - Xavier University Board of Trustees Welcomes New Members
1902 Vanderbilt - NFS Graduate Research Fellowship [Brittany Allison ‘09]
  NOVEMBER 2011
1903 LSU - Vice Provost Named to National Board [Dr. Katrice Albert '94]
1902 Times-Picayune - Xavier Gets a New Cross [video]
1903 Louisiana Weekly - Baton Rouge Junior Receives Hank Aaron Scholarship at Xavier
1902 SOPHE - Xavier's Dr. Leonard Jack Awarded SOPHE's Highest Honor
1903 Jazz News - Christmas with N.O. Ladies of Jazz Album Release [Germaine Bazzle ‘57]
1902 JBHE - Scholar Elected President of the BES [Gilda Barabino '78]
1903 Sports Illustrated - Faces in the Crowd [Zahri & Kwame Jackson]
1902 MMD News - Author Emphasizes Certainty of Change in Novel [Eldridge Rodney '87]
1903 MPR News - Adoption Recognition ... International Families [Myiesha Taylor '96]
1902 Gambit - 40 Under 40 [Letitia Clark George '05]
  OCTOBER 2011
1903 Times-Picayune - 1925: Xavier University is Founded [TP in 175 Years Series]
1902 Times-Picayune - Trio of Social Salutes [Dr. Dan Shore]
1903 Clarion Herald - Xavier Dedicates Art Village
1902 ABC7-Chicago - Health Expert on Gardasil HPV Shots [Dr. Zahrain St. Jean ‘93]
1903 WWNO - Mahalia Jackson Centennial Celebration!
1902 Times-Picayune - Xavier Expands Childhood Asthma Education Program
1903 Houma Today - Xavier Offers Free Health Screenings
1902 NPR Radio - Life As A 'Symbol Of Integration' In College [A.P. Tureaud, Jr. '57]
1903 First Science - Partnership Delivers Asthma Care
1902 Washington Post - Cars Have Long Been Synonymous with Freedom
1903 Times-Picayune - Costco Offers Residents a Sneak Peek at Their Plans
1902 Times-Picayune - XU Prof Pens Opera set in New Orleans During Civil Rights Struggles
1903 Louisiana Weekly - Celebrating the Queen of Gospel
1902 Louisiana Weekly - Short-run Opera Showcases Civil Rights Movement Activists
1903 Independent Mail - MLK Memorial Planner Speaks at Clemson [Harry Johnson, Sr. '77]
1902 Dailey Comet - Xavier, Yarmush Sweep Cross Country Titles
1903 Louisiana Weekly - Xavier to Collaborate with Catholic University in Haiti
1902 Houma Today - Xavier Plans Homecoming Events
1903 KNOE-TV - General Mills' Feeding Dreams Honors Sybil Haydel Morial '52
1902 Houma Today - Agriculture Candidates Offer Different Perspectives
1903 Catholic Sentinel - Xavier to Collaborate with Catholic University in Haiti
1902 KATC-TV -Xavier, Delgado CC to Develop Joint Programs
1903 WWL-TV - Archbishop Hannan Never Lost Common Touch, Friends Say
1902 Natchez Democrat - New Obstetrician Knows Importance of Women’s Health
  SEPTEMBER 2011
1903 Black Voices - Taking a Close Look at the U.S. News HBCU Rankings
1902 St. Louis American - Rev. Starsky Wilson Named CEO of Deaconess Foundation
1903 Pittsburgh Tribune - Two High-achievers to Share Lessons of Success Today
1902 Times-Picayune - Local Colleges Ranked in Latest U.S. News & World Report Survey
1903 U.S. News - Historically Black Colleges and Universities Ranking
1902 Morning Advocate - LSU Ranking Falls in Annual (U.S. News Best Colleges) Listing
1903 Catholic Free Press - Xavier to Collaborate with Catholic University in Haiti
  AUGUST 2011
1903

Catholic Free Press - Xavier to Collaborate with Catholic University in Haiti

1902 Times-Picayune - Broadmoor Neighborhood Leader Has Big Ideas for Her Community
1903 Gambit - The Science of Addiction
1902 Times-Picayune - Costco Mulls Building Warehouse Store in New Orleans
1903 Huffington Post - Rebuilding the Health of New Orleans' Children From the Ground Up
1902

L'Observateur - Local Inducted into LA Credit Union Hall of Fame [LaNard Robinet ’58]

1903 Businessweek - B-School Startups: A New Lending Option in NOLA
1902 Times-Picayune - St. Aug Dispute Gets Mediator in XU President Norman Francis
1903 KATC - Xavier Grad to Speak of Recovery from Addiction
1902 Wall Street Journal - Recruiters at Black Colleges Break From Tradition
1903 Times-Picayune - Creole Composers Celebrated by New Orleans Vocal Group
1902 Fox8 - Judge Taps Xavier University President to Mediate St. Aug Dispute
1903 Louisiana Weekly - N.O. Native Tapped to Lead the NABJ [Gregory Lee Jr. '96]
1902 Cambridge Who's Who - Phelps Honored for Excellence in Religious Studies
1903 LSU Med Center - Ethnic Minority Students Prepared for Doctoral Pursuits
1902 Charlotte Post - A Dream Set in Stone [Harry Johnson Sr. '77]
1903 Westside Gazette - The Man Behind the King Monument: Harry Johnson Sr. '77
1902 Maynard Institute - Gregory Lee Jr. ['96] Elected NABJ President
1903 Pro8News - 140 Officers Attend Law Enforcement Training in Laredo [Anthony Ealy]
1902 WGNO - Why Couples Fall in Love on Facebook [Dr. Janette Sturm Mexic, Div of Edu]
1903 Examiner.com - Local University Makes International Ties
1902 Louisiana Weekly - Honored 58 years after integrating LSU
1903 Daily Comet - Xavier Students to Work on Clean Water Biz Project
  JULY 2011
1902 NutraUSA - Biotech Firm Launches Mission to Commercialize Novel Prebiotics
1903 Clarion Herald - The Barn, Another City Icon, Will Meet It's End
1902 CityBusiness - What You Missed at the Urban Entrepreneur Forum
1903 WWL-TV - Mayor Landrieu, White House Group Host Xavier Forum
1902 Times-Picayune - Xavier University Chapel Will 'Create an Air of Beauty and Mystery'
1903 Entercom Radio - Dr. Francis Interview with Monica Pierre (aired June 26)
1902 Times-Picayune - Meet the Valedictorians of the 2010-11 Graduating Class
1903 New Jersey.com - Newark H.S. Sees Success with High Graduation Rate
1902 Clarion Herald - Portrait Commissioned by St. Katharine Drexel Parish
  JUNE 2011
1903 Times-Picayune - XU to Teach Mandarin/ Establish Chinese Scholar Exchange Program
1902 Times-Picayune - XU Changing with Times as Construction Continues on Athletic Arena
1903 Times-Picayune - Xavier AD Oversees Mix of Academic and Athletic Success
1902 Baton Rouge Advocate - Heard, Walker Lead 2011 Inductees [Slick Watts '73]
1903 Times-Picayune - Slick Watts Proved the Skeptics Wrong; in La. Sports Hall of Fame
1902 Times-Picayune - New Orleans Universities Award Academic Honors
1903 UNC Healthcare - 30 UNC Physicians Named ‘Top Regional Doctors’ [Keith Amos '92]
1902

Alexandria Town Talk - Perseverance Pays Off Again for "Slick" Watts '73

1903 HBCU Digest - Xavier Hires Christabell Hamilton as Women’s Volleyball Coach
1902 Monroe News Star – Teachers Bone Up on Research
1903 First Science - La-SiGMA Help Teachers Transform Materials Science
1902 Vanderbilt.edu - Vanderbilt Medical School Class Composite
1903 Clarion Herald - XU‘s Alan Green Has Done it Again
1902 Madison County Herald - Canton Graduates Receive Academic Scholarships
1903 Sync504 – Summer Camps and Programs Kick Off for Thousands of Kids
1902 Inside Business – (People Changes) Dr. Marie McDemmond ‘68
1903 Gazette.Net – Timothy Adams ‘82 Forges Sa-Tech into Rising Military Industry Player
1902 Press Register - Area Students Earn Health-related Degrees at UMMC Commencement
1903 CityBusiness - Off the Clock: Kathleen Kennedy, Xavier Dean of Pharmacy
1902 Times-Picayune - Mardi Gras Indian leaders to speak at Xavier University program
1903 Black Star News - A message to the Class of 2011: excellence
  MAY 2011
1902 Times-Picayune - Xavier University Dean of Arts and Sciences is Selected
1903 Spartan Echo - McDemmond Elected to National Board
1902 PR Log - Pollster Lee Releases Research from Study of the Attitudes of Black Males
1903 Times-Picayune - Olympic Medalist Herb Douglas Steals the Show
1902 Alexandria Town Talk - Xavier Honors Lone Olympic Medalist
1903 Times-Picayune - Xavier University Commencement is Today
1902 Gambit - Big Easy Music Awards Entertainer of the Year [John Boutte '80]
1903 Donaldsonville Chief - 5 Questions with Editor & Publisher Honoree Allison Hudson '08
  APRIL 2011
1902 USA Today - WH Chief Usher moving to Homeland Security [Stephen Rochon '84]
1903 Times-Picayune - Chinese Consulate General Visits Xavier
1902 The Street.com - ExxonMobil/Employees Donate $2.5 Million to La. Institutions
1903 WAFB.com - Judge Brian Jackson will be SULC Commencement Speaker
1902 Associated Press - Mizzou Embraces Chinese Govt Exchange Program
1903 Louisiana Weekly - New Orleans is Ready for the New Season of ‘Tremé
1902 Times-Picayune - Marc Morial to Speak at Xavier Commencement
1903 WBOK - Crosstown Conversations: Bio-Medical Research in N.O. [Dr. Tarun Mandal]
1902 Editor and Publisher - Top 25 Editors and Publishers Under 35 [Allison Hudson '08]
1903 Times-Picayune - The Barn at Xavier to be Replaced with Convocation Academic Center
1902 Times-Picayune - Artist Raffles Portrait of Family Dog [Terrance Osborne '00]
1903 U.S. Learner - Dr. Norman Francis Addresses Grantmakers for Education [video]
1902 Clarion Herald - St. Katharine Drexel's Dream is Nearing Fulfillment
  MARCH 2011
1903 Times-Picayune - XU Freshmen Inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society.
1902 Chinese Ministry - Consul General Gao Yanping Meets with La. Governor Bobby Jindal
1903 Jackson Advocate - Xavier student leaders hail from Jackson
1902 Barron's - Pharmacy Educators Validate Tool to Assess Students' Cultural Competence
1903 Times-Picayune - XU Host Lenten Revival
1902 Louisiana Weekly - Xavier Gets Back to African Roots Through Jazz
1903 Times-Picayune - Jose Torres-Tama's 'Aliens' Returns for One Show at Xavier
1902 CityBiz - Nine Munsch Hardt Attorneys Are Named Rising Stars [Nolan Knight '96]
1903

NAIA - Evangel Shoots Past Xavier in NAIA Men's Basketball Tournament

1902 Jackson Sun - XU Women Outrun Lee, Advance in NAIA Basketball Tournament
1903 Board of Regents - Xavier Restructures Biology Courses
1902 New Orleans.com - Both XU Basketball Teams Gain NAIA Tourney Berths
1903 Times-Picayune - XU Hosts Fourth Health Disparities Conference
1902 CRS Newswire - St. Katharine Drexel Named to National Women's Hall of Fame
1903 New Orleans.com - Xavier Nuggets Repeat as Conference Champs
1902 The Root - The Big Payoff From Black Colleges
1903 NAACP - U.S. Surgeon General to Receive Chairman’s Award at 42nd Image Awards
1902 Variety - Chairman's Award: Dr. Regina Benjamin
1903 Catholic News Agency - St. Katharine Drexel (Feast Day)
1902 Times-Picayune - A to Z Guide to Black History in New Orleans
1903 The Pilot - Nun Says Catholic Blacks Have 'Uncommon Faithfulness" [Sr. Jamie Phelps]
1902 Times-Picayune - Louisiana Researchers Keep a Close Eye on Federal Budget Talks
  FEBRUARY 2011
1903 Fox 8 News - Dr. Norman Francis: Leading Xavier to New Heights
1902 Times-Picayune - Local Singer Records, Donates Album after Successful Cancer Battle
1903 ThyBlackMan.com - Are Black Colleges & Universities Still Needed?
1902 Searching For (OWN) - Former Miss La. Reunites with Birth Mom [Candice Stewart '05]
1903 CourierMail (Australia) - Mould Means Growth for Cleaners
1902 Weekly Challenger - "I Remember Birmingham" Art Exhibit [John Scott '62]
1903 Times-Picayune - Xavier Named Member of HHMI's Science Education Alliance
1902 Times-Picayune - Speeches Around New Orleans [Eileen Julien '69]
  JANUARY 2011
1903 Associated Press - Xavier to Offer Hughes Institute Research Course
1902 WSU Today - Undergrad Experience Aids Scientific Research Advance
1903 St. Louis Post Dispatch - Native Son Wins Trumpet Award [Harry Johnson, Sr. '77]
1902 Bright Hub - Top Black Colleges in the U.S.
1903 Montgomery Advertiser - Tuskegee Welcomes New President [Dr. Gilbert Rochon '68]
1902 CNS - US Bishops, College Presidents to Discuss Campuses' Catholic Identity
1903 Times-Picayune - Xavier Observes Haiti Anniversary [photo]
1902 Fox News 8 - Xavier Marks Haiti Earthquake Anniversary
1903 Times-Picayune - Loyola, Xavier Remember Haitian Earthquake
1902

Times-Picayune - XU Grad to Star on TLC's 'Home Made Simple' [Jamika Pessoa '01]

1903 New Orleans.com - Philander Smith, Talladega to Join GCAC
1902 HBCU Digest - Dillard, Xavier Partner to Present 25th Annual ‘Week for Peace’

 

 
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