Nov 292018

In an unprecedented accomplishment for the university, six Xavier University of Louisiana students received awards at the 2018 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) for their innovative research in the Science, Technology, and Engineering and Mathematic (STEM) fields.

Students presented their research to a panel of experts in such areas as chemistry, biology, neuroscience, psychology, and physiology at the conference in November. Continue reading »

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Apr 122011

The remainder of April’s weekly meetings of the NOPD Second District will be held at Xavier University, police said.

The meetings, which are open to the public, will be held at their usual 1 p.m. Wednesday times on April 13, 20 and 27, in room 115 of the pharmacy building at Xavier. Visitors are encouraged to get parking directions at the university police office at the corner of South Carrollton and Drexel.

The NOPD Second District spans much of Uptown from Louisiana Avenue to the Jefferson Parish line.

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Apr 022011

Bidders fill the auditorium at Xavier University and strain to hear or be heard during an auction of state-owned properties Saturday morning. (Robert Morris,

An auction of nearly 100 state-owned houses around the city drew so many people to a Xavier University auditorium Saturday morning that the fire marshal raised concerns about capacity, prompting organizers to ask observers to leave and make room for actual bidders.

The hundreds of people at the auction represented a wide divergence of opinions on the Road Home process, however, from those thrilled to be getting the homes restored and back onto the market to others who questioned how they arrived on the auction block to begin with. Continue reading »