SXU announces internal application deadline for 2015 NEH Summer Stipends

The National Endowment for the Humanities’ (NEH) Summer Stipend program supports individuals pursuing advanced research that contributes to scholarly knowledge or to the public’s understanding of the humanities. Recipients usually produce scholarly articles, monographs on specialized subjects, books on broad topics, archaeological site reports, scholarly translations, critical editions, or other scholarly tools. Summer Stipends provide $6,000…

Eight-week Nutrition Weight Loss Program at the Shannon Center

The Shannon Center is hosting another eight-week Nutrition Weight Loss Program for the Summer with Registered Dietician, Kelly Devine Rickert from Devine Nutrition. The eight-week session begins Wednesday, June 4 from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in the Shannon Center. Kelly has successfully taught this class for the past three years at Saint Xavier University…

Biggest Loser Eight-week Fitness Challenge

BIGGEST LOSER Fitness Competition Started Monday, June 2, 2014 The Shannon Center’s BIGGEST LOSER Challenge is an eight-week fitness challenge designed to help participants: Lose weight Make healthy lifestyle changes Have fun and get fit Maintain weight loss Cost: SXU Students: $20 SXU Faculty and Staff: $25 SXU Alumni/Shannon Center Members: $25 Community – Family and…

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SXU Staff and Faculty attend GreenTown Chicago Conference

Arriving by bike, on foot, Metra, CTA and one car, eight environmentally-inclined students and faculty members from Saint Xavier University (SXU) attended the GreenTown Chicago conference at the University of Illinois, Chicago on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Part of the conference focused on universities under the umbrella of  “Campus as Community Change Agent: Higher Education’s…

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News Alert! Prof. Jacqueline Battalora quoted in Inside Higher Ed on Reactions to the Concept of White Privilege

Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Professor Jacqueline Battalora was recently quoted in Inside Higher Ed on reactions to the concept of White Privilege. Numerous articles have come out regarding this topic after the 15th Annual White Privilege Conference was held in Madison, Wisconsin this year and covered by Fox News. Below is additional media…

Prof. Meg Carroll Presented Workshop for Saint Therese Chinese Elementary School Teachers

School of Education Professor Meg Carroll provided a workshop for teachers at Saint Therese Chinese Elementary School in Chicago’s Chinatown neighborhood on Friday, May 16. The workshop, “Implementing Interventions and Accommodations” was delivered in repeated small groups, with clusters of grade level teachers able to seek individualized implementation details.

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TV Alert! Prof. Eileen Quinn Knight discusses teaching in the 21st Century on WYCC’s “The Professors”

Saint Xavier University School of Education Professor Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D., discussed the joys and pitfalls of teaching in the 21st century with a panel of experts on WYCC’s “The Professors” that aired Sunday, May 25. They discussed the use of technology, the impact of a diverse society as well as other issues of standardization…