Chemistry

SXU receives $10,000 grant for chemistry equipment

Saint Xavier University has been awarded a grant of $10,000 from the Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National College Grants Program to support the purchase of a new instrument for chemical analysis. The instrument, a nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscope, is used in characterizing chemical compounds. Department of Chemistry Associate Professor Sharada Buddha applied for the grant in…

Warde Academic Center Swipe Access Clarification

We would like to clarify the minor building access changes that are being implemented at the Warde Academic Center. Daytime hours for entering and exiting the building will not be affected by the changes outlined below. From 8 p.m. until midnight, access to Warde will be limited to three entrances: main entrance (Information Desk), the Library…

2013 Edgar Fellows Participate in Executive Training Program

   Joan Elizabeth Knox, executive director of external and legislative affairs for Saint Xavier University, was recently selected as a 2013 Edgar Fellows. She is among a list of outstanding men and women throughout Illinois who were chosen as 2013 Edgar Fellows in the second year of an initiative to foster cooperation across regional, political…

SXU Student Crowned 2013 Columbus Day Queen

The Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans (JCCIA) crowned Victoria Martello, a senior at Saint Xavier University (SXU), as the 2013 Columbus Day Queen. The 20-year-old Oak Lawn native beat out 12 other contestants at the pageant held Sunday, July 21 at the Alta Villa Banquet Hall, 430 N. Addison Road, Addison. The Columbus Day…

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Local Firefighters Successfully Help Raise Funds at SXU to Fight Pediatric Cancer

Over 1,000 people came to Saint Xavier University on Saturday, July 27 to cheer and support local firefighters as they competed in a series of fun challenges to help raise money and awareness of pediatric cancer during the Fire Up a Cure event created by the Cure It Foundation. The Palos Fire District won the…

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News Alert! – Prof. Joyce Hunter on Bribing Airline Passengers

Saint Xavier University professor Dr. Joyce A. Hunter was recently interview by FoxNews.com about bribes among airline passengers. Read the July 31 article here. Hunter is an associate professor at the Graham School of Management who also worked for the airline industry for 34 years and authored a book entitled Anger in the Air:  Combating the…

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SXU’s School of Education receives $226,000 grant to train Chicago Public School teachers

The Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) recently awarded Saint Xavier University’s School of Education with a $226,000 grant to train Chicago Public School elementary teachers to more effectively teach critical thinking skills. The IBHE grant will fund the “Developing 21st Century Critical Thinking Skills” program, which focuses on educating teachers to develop young children’s…