Julie Deisinger

SXU’s Prof. Julie Deisinger Publishes New Book on Autism

Saint Xavier University (SXU) Psychology Professor Julie Deisinger, Ph.D., recently completed a new book entitled, “The Broad Autism Phenotype.” This book appears as volume 29 in the series “Advances in Special Education.” The volume and series are edited by SXU professor emeritus, Anthony Rotatori and published by Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Abstract “This volume, ‘The…

Farewell to Nicole Cook

Saint Xavier University (SXU) Office of Admission would like to invite the University community to bid farewell to Nicole Cook, assistant director of Graduate Recruitment and International Specialist. Please join them in the Office of Admission on Wednesday, May 27 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. to wish her well as Nicole and her family relocate…

Florence Appel

SXU’s Florence Appel Receives Grant from Google

Saint Xavier University (SXU) Department of Computer Science Professor Florence Appel, Ph.D., recently received a $5,000 grant from Google and the Tides Foundation to further develop her teaching from a lecture and lab model to a group-based model using Process-Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL) pedagogy. POGIL is an approach that explicitly emphasizes the development of…

SXU’s Dr. Jeff Malecki to Perform Brass Recital at Midwest Regional Tuba-Euphonium Conference

Saint Xavier University (SXU) Department of Music Professor Jeff Malecki, D.M.A., will play a featured recital at the Midwest Regional Tuba-Euphonium Conference on Saturday, May 16 at Bowling Green State University. Prof. Malecki was granted this opportunity after applying several months ago. Included in his repertoire is a collaborative presentation of Astor Piazzolla’s “Libertango,” which…

SXU’s Dr. Eileen Quinn Knight Participates on Dissertation Defense Committee at Chicago State

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Professor Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D., served on the doctoral dissertation defense committee on Monday, May 11 at Chicago State University. The title of the dissertation was, “Moral Leadership and Moral Judgment: A Search for Postconventional Thought in Illinois Superintendents.” Dr. Knight was chosen for this opportunity due to…