Feb. 2015 Teacher of the Month

SXU and WGN-TV’s Teacher of the Month for February, 2015: Scott Pasek

Saint Xavier University (SXU) has partnered with WGN-TV Chicago to highlight the Teacher of the Month program, which honors educators who make a difference in their communities. The program recognizes outstanding kindergarten, elementary, junior high, high school, vocational, and special education teachers in Chicagoland and northwest Indiana. Scott Pasek teaches business at south suburban Evergreen…

Police Task Force

SXU alum Bruce Lipman presented to the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing

Saint Xavier University (SXU) Graham School of Management’s (GSM) Bruce Lipman, adjunct faculty member, recently presented a training session to the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing. The Task Force seeks to identify best practices and make recommendations to the President on how policing practices can promote effective crime reduction while building public trust…

Shapiro on ABC7 2-22-15

TV and OpEd Alert: Prof. Robert Shapiro interviewed on ABC 7 Chicago & writes column in Daily Southtown

Saint Xavier University (SXU) Political Philosophy Prof. Robert Shapiro discussed the terror threat made against American shopping malls during an interview with Sarah Schulte of ABC 7 Chicago. He argued that Americans need to be vigilant without being fearful, in hopes to prevent a state of paranoia. Additionally, Prof. Shapiro wrote a column for the Daily…

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News Alert: SXU’s veterans and Student Veteran Resource Center highlighted in Catholic New World

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Student Veteran Resource Center was featured in the Catholic New World newspaper on Sunday, Feb. 22 as a vet-friendly institution. The story highlighted SXU’s veterans and Student Veteran Resource Center (SVRC) as a place for vets to come together and meet with academic advisors, socialize and offer one another moral support.…

black history month

Last Week for Black History Month Events

In honor of Black History Month, Saint Xavier University (SXU) will commemorate the achievements and contributions African-Americans have made during our nation’s history by hosting celebratory events throughout the entire month of February. Below is a list of upcoming events happening on campus: Saturday, Feb. 21 – A Trip to the DuSable Museum Join the…

Gregor Mendel event

A Conversation with Gregor Mendel

On Wednesday, March 18, Saint Xavier University’s Robert and Mary Rita Murphy Stump Library will host “A Conversation with Gregor Mendel,” from 6 – 7 p.m. in McGuire Hall, 3700 W. 103rd Street. Join storyteller Brian “Fox” Ellis as he steps into the robes of Gregor Mendel in this first-person characterization, transporting audiences into the monastery where,…

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Celebrate Ash Wednesday on Feb. 18

Saint Xavier University (SXU) celebrates Ash Wednesday through Eucharistic Liturgies and prayer services on Wednesday, Feb. 18 in McDonough Chapel of the Mother of Mercy. Mark the beginning of the holy season of Lent by attending one of our liturgies and receiving ashes as a reminder of our mortality and of our need to turn…

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Upcoming Black History Month Events

In honor of Black History Month, Saint Xavier University (SXU) will commemorate the achievements and contributions African-Americans have made during our nation’s history by hosting celebratory events throughout the entire month of February. Below is a list of upcoming events happening on campus: Tuesday, Feb. 17 – Showing of “Evolution of a Criminal Darius Clark…