News Alert: SXU alumnus promoted to security force chief at O’Hare and Midway airports

The O’Hare and Midway airports that serve Chicago have welcomed a Saint Xavier University (SXU) alumnus to their security teams. Since Monday, June 19, Andrew Velasquez III has become the new managing deputy commissioner for safety and security. His duties will consist of protecting passengers, supervising emergency response units at the airport and working with…

News Alert: SXU’s Brad Mello published in Borderzine.com

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Department of Communication Associate Professor and Chair Brad Mello, Ph.D., along with a team of three other communication and journalism professors were recently published on Borderzine.com. Their multimedia journalism piece on border control issues were a result of his participation in the eighth annual Dow Jones News Fund Multimedia Training Academy…

TV Alert: SXU’s Robert Shapiro breaks down the headlines on CLTV’s Politics Tonight

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Political Philosophy Professor and International Relations Expert Robert Shapiro recently had an interview on CLTV’s Politics Tonight on Monday, July 24. During the interview, he talked about the various political headlines that have flashed across media outlets across the country. Specifically, he discussed the ongoing Russia investigation, President Trump’s questions about…

News Alert: SXU’s Peter N. Kirstein protests AAUP UIUC Censure Removal: covered in Chronicle, Inside Higher Ed

Saint Xavier University (SXU) Department of History Professor Peter N. Kirstein chairs the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) Illinois Committee A on academic freedom and tenure. His committee at the annual meeting of the AAUP in Washington, D.C. opposed the lifting of censure of the University of Illinois (U of I). The effort did…