Prof. Rudyard Sadleir co-authors paper examining link between climate warming and dire wolf evolution

Department of Biology Professor Rudyard Sadleir recently co-authored a paper that examines the link between climate warming and the evolution of dire wolves and other Ice Age predators. The paper examines fossils found in the Rancho La Brea tar pits to explore how climate change helped drive the evolution of dire wolves and other creatures…

Information About the ‘Heartbleed’ Bug

By now you might have heard about the Internet bug Heartbleed, which has impacted up to 2/3 of companies on the web. Without getting too technical, Heartbleed affects a software framework called OpenSSL that is commonly used by many online organizations to privately send data to and from Internet servers. Heartbleed is a bug in…

In the 21st Century, Is English Enough? Growing Bilingual Children

Students in the ESL/Bilingual Education Program invite the Saint Xavier University (SXU) community to join them on Monday, April 21 in the Warde Academic Center’s McGuire Hall from 5 to 7 p.m. for a viewing of “Speaking in Tongues,” a documentary focusing on four U.S. children in dual language immersion programs. A panel discussion will…

Shannon Center Nutrition Tip of the Week – Optimize Your Workouts!

General Tips Eat smaller more frequent meals throughout the day (every 3-4 hours). This helps to maintain steady blood sugars and energy levels, leading to better quality workouts in the afternoon/evening hours. Eating more frequently also helps to maintain lean muscle mass and decrease fat stores. Plan Ahead: Create weekly menus based on seasonal foods/sales and…