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20
Jun
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Comic Story-teller

Adam Minnick likes to tell stories. Funny stories. Usually he tells them while doing stand-up comedy routines at nightclubs and comedy clubs. But Minnick, who graduated with a degree in organizational communication in 2002, also likes to tell stories to children. Read more »

23
May
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Book-signing Fundraiser at Dana’s

Xavier alumni Ashley and Curtis Scribner, who have written a children’s book about a pig who goes to the big city Porkopolis, are signing copies of their book at Dana Gardens on Thursday, June 6. Read more »

4
Apr
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Salty Miss Tenderloin by Jacki Lyon

Jacki Lyon, a 2002 MEd alumnae who has taught writing and literature courses as an adjunct faculty member in the Department of English for the last 10 years, apparently practices what she teaches. Lyon just released her second novel, Salty Miss Tenderloin. Read more »

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Apr
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If a Tree Falls by Allison Scholl

If a Tree Falls is a resource for all teachers. Written by Xavier alumnae Allison Scholl, the book explores the modern classroom and reveals the troubling issues that arise. Read more »

4
Apr
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Bookmarks: Religious Faith and Reason

Xavier graduate Frank B. Nieman just released his new theological book, Religious Faith and Reason: A Brief Introduction. In his younger days, Nieman took part in an experimental professional evangelist program for the Catholic laity in San Francisco. Read more »

8
Mar
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Bookmarks: Straight Jacket by Meredith Towbin

Straight Jacket
By: Meredith Towbin

Meredith Towbin, who earned her master’s degree in English from Xavier, has been a writer for her whole adult life—spending time as an English teacher, an editor and a freelancer. But she always wanted to call herself a novelist. Now she can. Read more »

18
Jan
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Bookmarks

Somewhere among the core curriculum classes, midterm papers, lab reports and final essays, Xavier alums learned how to write. And at least some take that knowledge and apply it to the world of books. The following are some of the samples of recent books published by Xavier alumni:

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16
Jan
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Bookmarks

Somewhere among the core curriculum classes, midterm papers, lab reports and final essays, Xavier alums learned how to write. And at least some take that knowledge and apply it to the world of books. The following are some of the samples of recent books published by Xavier alumni:

Read more »

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