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  DECEMBER 2012
1902 Diverse Issues - Confucius Institute Promotes Understanding of Chinese Culture
1903 JBHE - Xavier University Takes Steps to Eliminate a $5 Million Deficit
1902 JBHE - African Americans Taking on New Administrative Roles [Dr. Katrice Albert '94]
1903 Huffington Post Green - Medical District's Bio Center Launches New Orleans Startups
1902 NOLA. com - Social Scene [Concert Patron Party]
1903 JBHE - Xavier University Fast Tracks Students Into Its Professional Pharmacy Program
1902 NOLA.com - Xavier Using Layoffs and Freezes in Hiring and Pay to Reduce Deficit
1903 The Street - Xavier Leads Nation with the Most African-American STEM / Med Grads
1902 JBHE - Mary Brown '72 to Receive Georgetown University's Legacy of a Dream Award
  NOVEMBER 2012
1903 BET - This Day in Black History (Xavier University opens)
1902 JBHE - Five New Blacks Named to Institute of Medicine [Dr. PonJola Coney '73]
1903 JBHE - Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans
1902 The Advocate - Xavier Facility Set to Establish New Traditions
1903 Daily Journal - Bishop Guillory, Attorney Gladstone Jones III Join Xavier Board
  OCTOBER 2012
1902 Diverse Issues - Dynamic Duo [Asia and Ashley Matthew '12]
1903 Asian American Press - Xavier University establishes Confucius Institute
1902 The Advocate - Confucius Institute opens at Xavier
1903 Clarion Herald - Xavier's St. Katharine Drexel Chapel a Symbol of Faith
1902 ACHA - Annual Award Recipients Announced [Dr. Norman C. Francis '52]
1903 Architectural Record - Quick Take: St. Katharine Drexel Chapel in New Orleans
1902 NOLA.com - Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis Discusses Regional Growth, Education
1903 Diverse Issues - Colleges and Universities Reorganize to Recruit, Retain Students
1902 CityBusiness - Med School Research Confronts New Funding Landscape
1903 NOLA.com - Xavier University Symposiums on Small Business Crowdfunding, Gas Prices
1902 Diverse Issues - Goal of Increasing Diversity in Medical School Becoming Reality
1903 Fox 8 News - Xavier Opens Chapel [Video]
1902 B.R. Advocate - 80 years in Planning, [Xavier] Chapel Opens
1903 National Journal - The Trouble With Big Name, Big Priced Colleges: They're Not Worth It
1902 Louisiana Weekly - Xavier Cuts Ribbon on Chapel 80 Years in the Making
1903 NOLA.com - Xavier's new St. Katharine Drexel Chapel, Designed with Mystery in Mind
  SEPTEMBER 2012
1902 NOLA.com - Xavier University's New St. Katharine Drexel Chapel [video]
1903 NOLA.com - Delgado Enrollment Drops After 6 Years of Growth
1902 USA Today - Bill Clinton, Qatar Announce $12 Million to Help Haiti
1903 NOLA.com - N.O Marine Awarded Congressional Gold Medal [Winston Burns, Sr. '50]
1902 JBHE - U.S. News Names Its Top HBCUs
1903 CityBusiness - $20M Disease Prevention Grant to Network LSU, Tulane, Xavier Research
1902 NOLA.com - Finding Medical Cures in Louisiana: Editorial
1903 NOLA.com - New Partnership to Research and Treat Chronic Diseases
1902 Associated Press - Xavier Resumes Classes Tuesday
  AUGUST 2012
1903 Marion Star - Old Hickory Family Faces Storm Again
1902 The Grio - Identical Twin Sisters Head to Top Medical School Together
1903 NOLA.com - Tulane Basketball Hires Cliff Barthe ['81] to Complete Staff
1902 Ebony - Here They Are! HBCU Campus Queens 2012! [Mia Holmes ‘12]
1903 SciTimes - Anniversary: Clarence White & Willie Mae White
1902 Associated Press - Xavier hosting 'The Big Read'
  JULY 2012
1903 Press Trust - Gregory Lee Jr. ('96) Named Exec.Sports Editor of the South Florida Sun
1902 JBHE - The New Class of UNCF/Merck Science Initiative Scholars
1903 Philadelphia Tribune - Olympic Pioneer Herb Douglas Returns to London
1902 Louisiana Weekly - Xavier Awarded a "Big Read" Grant
1903 Health Journal of Baton Rouge - Turning the Tide on Childhood Asthma in Louisiana
1902 JBHE - Seven African Americans Appointed to New Posts in Higher Education
1903 NOLA.com - University Presidents Call for Candidates for Orleans Parish School Board
1902 Science - A Capital Job for a Midwestern Transplant [Tiffany West '00]
1903 CSR Newswire - 37 AFAM Students Awarded UNCF/MERCK Fellowships
1902 Huffington Post - Herb Douglas, Oldest Living AFAM Olympic Medalist, Reflects
1903 Diverse Issues - College Presidents Join Coalition Advocating for N.O. Newspaper
1902 North Dallas Gazette - Teach for America Brings AFAM Educators to Classrooms
1903 Louisiana Weekly - Xavier Still Nation’s Top Producer of Black Doctors
1902 L.A. Times - Tough Educator Always Relished a Challenge [Dr. George McKenna III '61]
1903 JBHE - The Top Feeder Schools for Black Applicants to U.S. Medical Schools
1902 HBCU Digest - Xavier Alumnae Celebrate Cultural Value of Disney’s ‘Doc McStuffins’
  JUNE 2012
1903 Seattle Medium - Black Colleges, Black Press Revive Old Partnership
1902 Nigerian Tribune - Ursula Burns: African- American Pillar Of Xerox
1903 NOLA.com - Louisiana Student Leaders Weigh in on Stafford College Loan Debate
1902 Times-Picayune - Minority Journalism Convention Lands in New Orleans
1903 Technology Review - Tuskegee president shares MIT vision [Dr. Gilbert Rochon '68]
1902 Yahoo - Black Doctors See Hope in TV's 'Doc McStuffins [Dr. Myiesha Taylor '96]
1903 Drug Topics - Cultural Competency Means Better Patient Service [Dr. Kathleen Kennedy]
1902 Examiner - Surgeon General's Plans for Healthier Nutrition [Dr. Regina Benjamin '79]
1903 WSJ - Industry Leaders Named to March of Dimes Board [Harry Johnson, Sr. '77]
1902 Times-Picayune - Jade Dominique Dedeaux: A gentlewoman and a Scholar
1903 Columbia Missourian - Dear Reader: Lessons from Sports Journalism Institute
1902 Diverse Issues - Besting the Ivies [XU No. 1 in Medical School Graduates]
1903 Yahoo! News - Freedom Forum Names 23 Chips Quinn Scholars For Summer 2012
1902 JBHE - Six HBCUs Awarded Grants From the Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  MAY 2012
1903 Inland Valley News - Xavier Twin Graduates Achieve the Educational Impossible
1902 Times-Picayune - Xavier University Awarded $1 Million to Improve Science Education
1903 Clarion Herald – Dr. Francis Receives Catholic Charities USA Award
1902 C-Span - U.S. Business Leaders Give Commencement Addresses
1903 Daily Comet - New Titles Given at Hospital [Monica Sanchez ’90]
1902 HHMI - 47 Colleges to Participate in $50 Million Science Education Initiative
1903 ConcreteLoop - Twin Sisters Earn Full Ride to UMass MD-PHD Program
1902 Diverse Issues - Peerless [Special Tribute to President Dr. Norman C. Francis]
1903 JBHE - Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans
1902 Columbia University - [Markita Harris '08]
1903 Jackson Advocate - 3 Blacks Earn Doctorates in Chemistry [Margo Montgomery ’03]
1902 WBRZ - Costco Plans Store in N.O. Across From Xavier University
1903 WWL-TV - Extraordinary Talents: Twin Sisters Achieve Exceedingly Rare Feat
1902 WWL-TV - Twins' Graduation Creates Unique Challenge for Family [starts at 1:02]
1903 Seattle Times: Freedom Forum Names 23 Chips Quinn Scholars [Maya Jones '12]
1902 Times-Picayune - John Boutte ['80] Takes 'Hallelujah' in a New Direction at Jazz Fest
1903 Credit Union Times - 11 Credit Unions Recognized by CDFI
1902 JBHE - Twins at Xavier University Heading to Prestigious UMass MD/Ph.D Program
1903 WBOK - Podcast Interview with Dr. Norman Francis [audio: starts at 2:28 mark]
1902 La. Weekly - Martinet Society honors Norman Francis
  APRIL 2012
1903 JBHE - Xavier Honored by Catholic Charities USA
1902 Star Telegram - Doctor Recalls Father's Death in '92 LA Riots [Myiesha Taylor '96]
1903 PR Newswire - Catholic Charities USA Presents Centennial Medal to Xavier University
1902 Times-Picayune - New Student Grant Bears Xavier President Norman Francis' Name
1903 ISE Blog - First Tom Joyner Scholars Add HBCU to SAS [Kelsey Riley]
1902 JBHE - Awards for a Trio of Black Scholars [Allissa Richardson '02]
1903 JBHE - NAFEO Creates Scholarships to Honor Norman C. Francis
1902 Livestream - Loyola Desegregation of New Orleans VIDEO [Dr. Norman Francis]
1903 Houma Courier - Basketball Coach Reflects on Career Milestones
  MARCH 2012
1902 MSNBC - Xavier Offers Summer Prep Classes For High School Students
1903 WDSU-TV - Xavier Summer Programs
1902 Times-Picayune - Discussion to Focus on New Orleans' Early Years
1903 About.com - Top Louisiana Colleges
1902 Times-Picayune - Ursula Burns is Xavier University's Commencement Speaker
1903 Times-Picayune - Author Sophia Nelson to Speak About Black Women's Lives at Xavier
1902 JBHE - New Duties for Four Black Scholars [Dr. Gilbert Rochon '68]
1903 Times-Picayune - Xavier Institute Offering Summer Study in China
1902 Times-Picayune - Xavier University to Present St. Joseph's Altar
1903 American School and University - After Katrina, Xavier Transforms Its Campus
1902 Times-Picayune - Xavier Being Transformed
1903 WWL-TV - List of Local St. Joseph Altars
1902 News Herald - Life Management Gets New Medical Director [Dr. Omar Howard '00]
1903 JBHE - Xavier Produces a New Mace
1902 Times-Picayune - Xavier University Unveils Its New Symbol of Power
  FEBRUARY 2012
1903 Times-Picayune - NCJW Gives Solomon Award to (Mary) Zervigon [Board of Trustees]
1902 Fox 8 - Students Explore Career Opportunities in Hollywood South
1903 WGNO - Entertainment Outreach Seminar Held at Xavier University
1902 Times-Picayune - Xavier Forum May Provide a Path to Hollywood
1903 The Criterion Online - Black Catholics in U.S. history
1902 SportsNOLA - X Marks the Sport for Xavier, Jackson Excellence
1903 Times-Picayune - The Barn Doors Close for Good at Xavier
1902 Times-Picayune - Xavier Alumnus to Speak at Black History Month Convocation
1903 Times-Picayune - At last, Cranes in the Sky in New Orleans
1902 Associated Press - Xavier Hosts Task Force on Youth Motivation
1903 Local Image TV19 (St. Paul MN) - The Sales for Social Impact [XU segment at 20:45]
1902 JBEH - Xavier Establishes Two New Degree Programs
1903 Times-Picayune - 175 Years of New Orleans History: Dr. Norman C. Francis [‘52]
1902 Times-Picayune - 175 Years of New Orleans History: John T. Scott [‘62]
1903 Times-Picayune - 175 Years of New Orleans History: Xavier basketball
1902 Wall Street Journal - The Currency of Signing Day [Dr. Cary Caro, Div. of Business]
1903 South Bend Tribune - The Value of Recruiting "Stars" [Dr. Cary Caro, Div. of Business]
  JANUARY 2012
1902 IHAToday - Dr. Derek Robinson ['98] to Head IHA's Quality Care Institute
1903 WWL-TV - Another Sign of Katrina Recovery at Xavier (St. Joseph Opening)
1902 Diverse Issues - Xavier First HBCU to Land Confucius Institute
1903 Times-Picayune: Steve Perry (MLK Week Speaker) Believes Children Deserve a Fight
1902 New Orleans Tribune: NCF Endowed Scholarship Party/Concert (see page 12-13)
1903 Shreveport Times - The Mission for Black Colleges and Universities Continues
1902 U.S. Catholic - Admission Impossible: Preferential Option for the Poor at Catholic Colleges

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