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Xavier in the News

NOVEMBER 2017

yellow pinFox8 - [Video] Dr. Renee Akbar (Education) Talks About New Teacher Education Grant
redNOLA.comXavier President Emeritus Norman Francis' Portrait to Debut at Smithsonian
yellow pinCNNLaToya Cantrell ['97] Elected First Female Mayor of New Orleans
redKARKLandmark Study on Historically Black Colleges & Universities
yellow pinFOX 8 TVNearly $13-million Awarded to Local Universities, Nonprofits to Recruit Teachers
redN.O. AdvocateXavier, Loyola, Education Nonprofits Get $13M From U.S. Dept. of Education to Train Teachers
yellow pinNOLA.com - Educators Get $13 Million Grant to Recruit 900 Teachers by 2020
redU.S. News & World Report - 2 Universities, 4 Nonprofits Getting Grants for Teacher Prep
yellow pinPR NewsWire - CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ Signatories Gather to Take Actionable Steps
redN.O. Advocate - Xavier to Host Admissions Open House

OCTOBER 2017

yellow pinN.O. AdvocateCrescent City Reunions [XULA Homecoming 2017]
redN.O. AdvocateXavier University New Orleans Students Honored for Heroic Rescue
yellow pinKPLC-TV - Briggs Named President of Mississippi Valley State University [Dr. Jerryl Briggs '85]
redNOLA.com Xavier Students Rescue Injured Driver from Canal Near Campus
yellow pinWGNO-TV (ABC)Jared Brossett ('04) Retains His Seat on the (New Orleans) City Council
redFox 8 TVNew Orleans City Council Honors Xavier Student Rescuers
yellow pinFox 8 TV - Five Xavier Students Rush to Save Crash Victim

SEPTEMBER 2017

redB.R. Advocate - LSU Near Bottom in Wall Street Journal College Rankings [Xavier #357]
yellow pinBaylor NewsDomestic Exchange: Meet Megan Washington
redWGNO-TVMayoral Candidates Meet to Discuss Improving the African American Quality of Life
yellow pinWGNO-TVPizza and the Playbook: Pat Kendrick
redDaily Advertiser -Which Colleges Help Students Get Richer?
yellow pinLSU Media NSF Expands Innovation Resources for Underrepresented Groups
redWDSU-TV - Xavier Student Honored at DC HBCU Summit [Bryan Redmond]
yellow pinNOLA.com -  Here are 'The Best' New Orleans Colleges in 2018 from U.S. News
redB.R. Advocate - 2018 U.S. News Best Colleges Rankings
yellow pinAmerican Press$20M Grant to Fund Biomedical Research
redWDSU-TV - Xavier Sends Aid to Houston (Hurricane Harvey)
yellow pinWVUE-TV - Xavier Hurricane Relief
redN.Y. Times - The Struggle After the Storm [Dr. Michael White '76]
yellow pinWallethub.com - Credit Cards for New Business: Ask the Experts [Dr. Cary Caro]
redNCAANCAA Hires Higher Education Leader and Veteran Inclusion Officer [Dr. Katrice Albert '94]
yellow pinLouisiana Weekly - Med School in New Orleans East Becomes Mayoral Topic

AUGUST 2017

redTheBestSchools.orgThe History of Historically Black Colleges
yellow pinN.Y. TimesNew Orleans Looks to Houston, and Sees Itself
redJBHECollege Choice Offers Its Take on the Nation’s Best HBCUs
yellow pinChicago Tribune - Clarinetist Dr. Michael White's Rebirth after Hurricane Katrina
redB.R. AdvocateUnusual Path Leads Zachary High Grad to Liver Cancer Breakthrough
yellow pinNOLA.comXavier Alum, Former FBI Special Agent Becomes University's Police Chief
redHerchinger ReportA New Orleans Summer Teaching Fellowship is Wooing Young Black Teachers — But Is It Enough?

JULY 2017

yellow pinCNBC - These 'Best Buy' Colleges Combine Affordable Costs and Solid Academics
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N.Y. Times - Helping Young People to Develop Their Own Voices [Leslé Honoré '99]
yellow pinN.O. AdvocateCity Breaks Ground on $6.7 Million Indoor Pool Facility in Gert Town
redU.S. NewsHistorically Black Colleges Where Alumni Donate the Most

JUNE 2017

yellow pinJBHEJerryl Briggs ['85] Named Acting President of Mississippi Valley State University

MAY 2017

redNOLA.com -  Armstrong Airport Picks New Orleans Native as New Leader [Kevin Dolliole ’78]
yellow pinFox 8 News – [Video] Xavier and LSU Researchers Say a 'Super cocktail' Kills Breast Cancer Cells
redChina Daily - Making Study Abroad More Diverse
yellow pinWWL-TV - [Video] Motivational Moms / Michelle Deloch
redCoSIDA - Special Awards Salute: Ed Cassiere (Xavier University of Louisiana), 25-Year Award
yellow pinMSNBC - [Video] History professor Dr. Sharlene Sinegal-Decuir '99 Discusses Removal of Confederate Monuments in New Orleans
redNew York Times - “Good Riddance to Confederate Monuments" [Op-Ed piece by history professor Dr. Sharlene Sinegal-Decuir '99] 
yellow pinNBC Nightly News - [video] “25 Years After the LA Riots: A Doctor Inspiring America” [Dr. Myiesha Taylor ’96] 

APRIL 2017

red pinBlack EnterpriseXavier University Lab Develops Supplement that Kills Cancer
yellow pinPhilly.com - 'Incredible' Philly Principal Shines [Jeannine Payne '96]
red pinWDSU-TV - Breakthrough Cancer Research at Xavier
yellow pinN.O. Advocate - Overdose Deaths to be Topic at Community Forum at Xavier
red pinNOLA.com - 7 New Orleans Road Projects Expected to End in 45 Days (Washington Avenue Pedestrian Bridge)
yellow pinWGNO-TV- [Video] Traveling Exhibition at Xavier Connects Emancipation Proclamation, March on Washington
red pinDallas Innovates.com - Meet the 10 Women Named Dallas' Hidden Figures [Dr. Sherrika Sanders '98]
yellow pinLouisiana WeeklyXavier University Researchers Develop New Treatment to Combat Cancer
red pinB.R. Advocate - On Campus: Entrepreneurship is Focus at Xavier (2nd item)
yellow pinUniversity of South Carolina- Doctoral Student Alycia Boutté [‘11] Receives NIH Research Supplement
red pinAkitt.com - Xavier University Study of a ‘Super Cocktail’ Demonstrates Significant Killing Effects of Cancer Cells without Affecting Normal Cells
yellow pinHouston Chronicle - A Scientist with Style [Dr. Noreen Kahn-Mayberry '94]

MARCH 2017

red pinNOLA.com - Xavier University documentary on The Baby Dolls to premiere this week [Dr. Kim Vaz-Deville]
yellow pinWDSU-TV - [Video] - Meal Packaging Project
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B.R. Advocate - Crescent City College Notes (Hackathon and Mellon Grant)
yellow pinWDSU-TV - [Video] - Mellon Grant Supports Changes to Xavier's Core Curriculum
red pinWWL-TV - [Video] - HBCU Presidents Meet with Trump
yellow pinLinkedin/Jopwell- America’s Longest-serving College President Weighs In on the Future [Dr. Norman C. Francis '52]
red pinBiz New Orleans- Study: Xavier University Rates 6th For Upward Mobility

FEBRUARY 2017

yellow pinPBS - Trump Signs Executive Order on Black Colleges
red pinHBCU Digest - Trump Administration Applauds HBCUs, Will Sign Executive Order Tomorrow
yellow pinWWL-TV - [Video] - Black Lawmakers Want Discussion with Trump on Economic Opportunities, Future of HBCU's
red pinLouisiana Weekly- Xavier student places first in national pitch for corporate marketing solutions [Ayanna Robertson]
yellow pinWDSU-TV - [Video] - XU Athletes Assist with Tornado Cleanup
red pinInsight into Diversity - HBCU Roundtable: The Benefits and Challenges of Historically Black Institutions [President Verret]
yellow pinBlack Enterprise - There's Nothing Christian About Turning Away Muslims [President Verret]
red pinGambit- Shaun King to speak at Xavier University Feb. 16

JANUARY 2017 

yellow pinNola.com - Trump's Immigration Ban Hits New Orleans Universities
red pinBlack Enterprise - Xavier Grads Leave Ready to Lead and Serve
yellow pinN.O. Advocate - Xavier to host two speakers during Black History Month
red pinNew York Times - (OpEd) America’s Great Working-Class Colleges
yellow pinAAMC Website - How I Prepared for the MCAT Exam (XU students Taylor Sanders and Huy Do)
red pinNOLA.com - Urban League of Louisiana Annual Holiday Awards Luncheon Honors 4 Leaders [Dr. Reynold Verret]
yellow pinJBHE - Xavier University of Louisiana Rated the Best in the South for Career Preparation
red pinEbony - Top 10 HBCUs & The Real Convo You Need to Have With Your Kids

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