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Xavier in the News

DECEMBER 2016

yellow pinNolaVie - An interview with Xavier President Dr. Reynold Verret
red pinWall Street Journal - Xavier Gets the Highest Grade Among Southern Schools in the WSJ/THE College Rankings
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N.O. Advocate - After Prayer Service for Victims/Families, Mayor Landrieu Announces Settlements in Katrina-era Police Killings
red pinNOLA.com - 2 New Orleans HBCUs Win $2.25 Million in Career Grants
yellow pinClarion Herald - Xavier University Students Share Global Realities
red pinN.O. Citybusiness - Xavier University gets $1.25M to help grads find jobs
yellow pinWDSU-TV - [video] Xavier University Launches Teacher Residency Program
red pinN.O. Advocate - Xavier Partners with Charter Schools in Bid to Diversify New Orleans' Teaching Force
yellow pinWWNO Welcomes Janae Pierre as New Host of All Things Considered

NOVEMBER 2016

red pinJBHE - Xavier University of Louisiana Teams Up With Baylor University for a Student Exchange
yellow pinHechinger Report – N.O. Uphill Struggle for more Black and Homegrown Teachers

OCTOBER 2016

red pinNOLA.com – Michael Brown’s Mother at Xavier [Black Lives Matter Symposium]
yellow pinLouisiana Weekly - Black Lives Matter Takes on Education Disparities
red pinN.O. Advocate - Xavier to Host Health Care 'Hackathon'
yellow pinNOLA.com - Xavier Jazz Group Makes Big Impresssion in China
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Biz New Orleans - Gates Named National Role Model By Minority Access, Inc. [Dr. L’Issa L. Gates '03]
yellow pinN.O. Advocate - Xavier Program to Spotlight African Presence in New Orleans

SEPTEMBER 2016

red pinDigital Journal - Dr. Drai Releases His New Book From Medicine to Mogul: 7 Steps to 7 Figures [Dr. Draion Burch ‘01]
yellow pinU.S.News - Deep South College Road Trip: Xavier University of Louisiana
red pinN.O. Advocate - 'Be Willing to Invest in People': Google Executive Offers Advice
yellow pinN.O. Advocate - Trayvon Martin's Mother Delivers Message to New Orleans Students
red pinJBHE - More Good News on Enrollments at Historically Black Universities
yellow pinWWL-TV - [Video] Reporter Talks to Xavier Students about Tulsa Shooting
red pinJBHE - U.S. News Names Its Choices for the Best Black Colleges and Universities
yellow pinU. of Rochester Med School magazine - What will it Take. Fulfilling the Promise of Diversity in Medicine [Drs. Steve Morgan ‘11 and Allan Auguillard ’12]
red pinNOLA.com - Which New Orleans colleges are 'the best' in 2017?
yellow pinInternational Business News - HBCU Rankings 2017: Spelman, Howard Top New List From US News & World Report [Xavier 6th]
red pinAP - Xavier jazz ensemble to perform in China, travels Saturday
yellow pinNOLA.com - FBI to Host Hate Crimes Symposium at Xavier
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NAIA - XU Named 5-Star Champions of Character Institution

AUGUST 2016

yellow pinIn Motion - "A Walk in the Clouds" [Dr. Karwin McCain '02]
red pinMonroe NewsStar - Pharmacists Named to La. Pharmacy Association Board of Directors [Dr. William Kirchain & Dr. LaKeisha Williams]
yellow pinABC News - Doctor's Take: Being a Minority in Medicine [Dr. Amber Robins ’10]
red pinN.O. Advocate - Gold medal-winning USA swimmer Simone Manuel has ties to New Orleans, ABC News reports
yellow pinN.O. Advocate - Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette Area People in Business [Keyana Scales]
red pinAP - What Historically Black Colleges are Doing to Reduce Gun Violence

JULY 2016

yellow pinDigital Journal - DeviceLab Selects Medical Device Engineering Scholarship Winner
red pinBioPortfolio - UNCF Announces Inaugural Class of Fund II Foundation UNCF STEM Scholars
yellow pinBiz - New Beginnings Schools Foundation Appoints Blouin-Williams ['88] as CEO
yellow pinVimeo - [Video] A Shining Example of the Change We Wish to See [Dr. Steve Morgan Jr. '11]
red pinWWL-TV - [Video] Taking a Stand: Coming Together Social Media [Dr. Sheryl Kennedy-Haydel, Mass Comm]
yellow pinJBHE - The Top Undergraduate Feeder Institutions of African Americans to U.S. Medical Schools

JUNE 2016

red pinNOLA.com - Xavier Hires Alum Alfred Williams as Head Basketball Coach
yellow pinN.Y. Times - [Video] Higher Learning Forum: Winning Strategies at HBCUs [Dr. Pierre Johnson '02]
red pinN.O. Advocate - Adventure in Horror: New Orleans Author Exorcises Her Own Demons in Novel [Leah Labat]
yellow pinU.S. News - 10 HBCUs With the Highest 4-Year Graduation Rates
red pinInside Higher Ed - New Provosts, Presidents
yellow pinHouma Today - Local Puts Med School Education to Work Helping the Homeless [Dr. Steve Morgan Jr. '11]
red pinN.O. Advocate - Xavier to Hold Online Fundraiser June 7
yellow pinViralGo 386.com - UF Med School Graduates 1st Black Legacy [Dr. Luther St. James IV ‘09]

MAY 2016

red pinAOL - This Entire Family Just Graduated in the Class of 2016 — And the Photo Is Going Viral
yellow pinHaitian Roundtable - Outstanding Haitian-Americans Recognized as Forces of Change [Dr. Reynold Verret]
red pinCollege Choice - Best Historically Black Colleges and Universities
yellow pinEdTech Magazine - Top 50 Must-Read Higher Ed blogs
yellow pinJBHE - Thirty Black Colleges and Universities Receive Career Pathways Grants

APRIL 2016

red pinWGNO- TV - [video] Eat, Tweet, Rave, Repeat and Chef Leah Chase at Xavier
yellow pinNOLA.com - Xavier University Installs Anne McCall as New Provost
red pinN.O. Advocate – French Literary Scholar, Veteran Administrator Named Xavier Provost
yellow pinEssence – The 50 Best Colleges for African Americans
red pinU.S. News – 2016 STEM Leadership Hall of Fame [Dr. Norman C. Francis '52]

MARCH 2016

yellow pinGUMC - Fellow Uses Grant to Develop Medical Pipeline for Minorities [Dr. Byron Jasper ’06]
red pinNOLA.com -  New Orleans Family's Graduation Photo Goes Viral
yellow pinWDSU-TV - Xavier Students Send 10,000 Bags of Food Around World
red pinWWL-TV - [Video] Interview with Student Author L.M. Labat
yellow pinHuffington Post – Xavier University of Louisiana Welcomes a New President
red pinClarion Herald - A Son of Haiti Rises to Leadership at Xavier University
red pinHaiti Libre - A Haitian-American president of Xavier University (Louisiana)

FEBRUARY 2016

yellow pinNOLA.com - Xavier University Installs First New President in 47 Years
red pinWWL-TV Radio - Xavier University Leader: Nation Needs to Tap Black Talent
yellow pinB.R. Advocate - C. Reynold Verret Installed as Xavier President
yellow pinN.O. Advocate - Our Views: Good luck to Verret as Xavier's New President
red pinNOLA.com -  Xavier to Inaugurate C. Reynold Verret as its Next President
yellow pinWWL-TV – New Xavier President Steps in
red pinN.O. Advocate – New Xavier President to Step into Spotlight This Week
yellow pinWDSU TV – Week of Events Planned for New XULA President
red pinN.O. Advocate - Former City Attorney Lands New Job at Law Firm [Sharonda Williams ‘94]

JANUARY 2016

yellow pinFox 8 – [video] Xavier Message: Don’t Drink and Drive
red pinNOLA.com - LaToya Cantrell ['96] Wins Lifetime Achievement Award
red pinCurbed - New Orleans Religious Buildings Win Architecture Awards
yellow pinDiverse Issues - Promoting and Maintaining Diversity in Pharmaceutical Education

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