Vol. 50 No. 35
Rachel Marciano
April 20, 2017

For Miriam Engel, artistic director of the Angela Dance Company in Jerusalem, communication comes in the form of dance. Following a workshop Engel and her husband and dance partner, Sergey Shamota, gave to students in The Theatre School, Newsline sat down with Engel to discuss why dance is important.

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Articles

Rachel Marciano
April 20, 2017

From guiding students to challenge their assumptions about the world to providing service learning options outside the classroom, Valerie Johnson, associate professor and chair of the Department of Political Science, strives to make her students world ready. 

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Rachel Marciano
April 20, 2017

For 25 years, Information Services' Lorne Henne has helped people across the university connect with each other and the broader DePaul community. Read on to learn how he coordinates and tracks email communications from groups and departments to provide timely and targeted messages that help maintain and build relationships.

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John Joe Schlichtman
April 20, 2017

"GENTRIFIER" demystifies the idea of gentrification by opening a conversation that links the theoretical and the grassroots, spanning the literature of urban sociology, geography, planning, policy and more.

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Rachel Marciano
April 20, 2017

On Saturday, April 22, DePaul’s College of Science and Health will participate in the March for Science Chicago as an official sponsor for the event. All university community members are invited to participate.

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Multimedia

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

#DePaul In The NEWS

April 14, 2017
Next City

"Most gentrifiers give no attention to, or are unaware of, the history of housing injustices that made their neighborhood's real estate 'affordable,'" writes urban sociologist John Joe Schlictman in Next City. He profiles different types of misguided "gentrifiers against gentrification" and urges young people to "intelligently and respectfully participate in their communities."

April 13, 2017
The Atlantic

Big data has "worked against low-income students" in the college search process, reports The Atlantic. Enrollment expert David Kalsbeek and his co-author Donald R. Hossler at Indiana University are cited in the article: "'(Colleges) want it all,' Hossler and Kalsbeek wrote -- high-achieving students, low-income students, underrepresented minority students, and students from new geographic regions."

April 12, 2017
DNAinfo Chicago

The story of the Ward family and their connection to the Lincoln Park neighborhood, the university and St. Vincent de Paul Parish comes to life in a World War I exhibit at DePaul's Richardson Library. "The exhibit is and isn't about the war," says co-curator Andrea Bainbridge in DNA Info. "I'd say it's as much about the development of the university at that time, the things that shape it and make it." WGN Radio has more.

Events

Friday, April 21, 2017

Join the College of Law for its annual diversity banquet, celebrating the diversity and strength of our community! As part of the Diversity Banquet, we will be awarding multiple scholarships to DePaul law students.

The theme of this year's Diversity Banquet is Marching Toward Solidarity, which aims to highlight the importance of intersectionality and coalition building in moving towards a truly diverse and inclusive society. The reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the keynote and scholarship presentation will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Click here to register!

Monday, April 24, 2017

Lincoln Park Student Center

2250 Sheffield Ave.

Meet Holocaust survivor Jack Adler of the film Surviving Skokie who experienced Nazi concentration camps, and learn about brave Christian graduate students at the University of Munich who risked their lives in the name of humanity, called the White Rose.

View the Surviving Skokie trailer here: https://www.survivingskokiemovie.org/trailer

Complimentary Parking in Sheffield Garage.

For directions: call Student Center (773) 325-7400

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Please join us in celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Department of Catholic Studies at DePaul University. The celebration will include remarks from Fr. Holtschneider, an alumnus/a, and a current student. The winner of the L.C. Prendergast Award will be announced.

Cocktails and refreshments will be served.