• Russell Dorn
    February 09, 2017

    With his 208th birthday just around the corner, three College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences faculty members offer insight into how Abraham Lincoln was depicted in photography and art, his enjoyment of Chicago and his relevance in modern times.

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  • Patrick Pfohl
    February 09, 2017

    Kevin Sofen has been working to provide access to fresh drinking water and local food production for members of the Navajo Nation since 2015. What started as an assignment for a class project has now morphed into one of his deepest passions.

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  • Rachel Marciano
    February 09, 2017

    With less than two weeks until the fourth annual Blue Demon Week, it’s just about time to break out the blue swag. From Feb. 19 – 26, students, faculty, staff and alumni will come together for a week full of festivities that celebrate what it means to be a Blue Demon.

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  • Kristin Claes Mathews
    February 02, 2017

    Draw a map of Chicago, overlay data about nearly any health problem, and a stark pattern emerges. Poor health outcomes disproportionately affect the most segregated and underserved areas of the city, mostly on the south and west sides. Scholars from the Center for Community Health Equity are examining the root causes of health inequities-differences that are avoidable, unnecessary and unjust.

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  • Rachel Marciano
    February 02, 2017

    If you've stopped in the Richardson Library lately, you may have noticed a 5-foot-tall origami sculpture sitting near the entranceway. Made completely out of about 35,000 business cards - no glue, tape or fasteners - DePaul’s Mathematics Club completed the Menger Sponge-inspired structure in December 2016 after eight months of hard work.

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  • Brian Barasch
    February 02, 2017

    The overall scope of work is 35 percent complete on the new building for the School of Music, and construction workers are pushing forward with mechanical, electrical and plumbing elements. DePaul's Lincoln Park neighbors are following construction progress closely, eagerly awaiting their first concert in the new state-of-the-art facilities.

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  • Rachel Marciano
    February 02, 2017

    Since discovering his first fossil shark tooth in Japan at the age of 13, DePaul's Kenshu Shimada has named about dozen new species of fossil fish, including the recently described ‘Megalolamna paradoxodon.’ This extinct shark lived 20 million years ago and belongs to a shark group called Lamniformes, which includes one of today’s most commonly known breeds, the great white.

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  • Maria Toscano
    January 26, 2017

    Depaul USA, a unit of Depaul International and a part of the Vincentian Family in Chicago, wanted to develop a way to assist students who face homelessness. The Dax program collaborates with DePaul University to connect these students with hosts or host institutions that can offer them more than just shelter, but a place to call home.

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