Vol. 49 No. 10
Rachel Marciano
December 02, 2015

In need of some help with your holiday shopping? Look no further than Newsline's 2015 holiday book guide. From Chicago’s food history to the Sisters of Charity to punk music, these DePaul authors are sure to have written something for everyone on your list.

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Articles

Avery Cunningham
December 02, 2015

Ten years ago, DePaul became the first Catholic university in the country to create an LGBTQA Student Services office and an LGBTQ studies program. Both programs celebrated their anniversaries in October, bringing members of the university community together to recognize their achievements.

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Rachel Marciano
December 02, 2015

From the Americas to Europe to Oceania, the recruiters of DePaul's Office of International Admission have worked for nearly 10 years to build the university's international undergraduate student population. Read on to learn about the people who travel the world building the university's reputation and recruiting top students.

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Stephanie Smith
December 02, 2015

As we bid farewell to another year and prepare for the next, our thoughts often turn to a host of resolutions. Many of these resolutions involve taking better care of ourselves: exercising more, eating healthier foods, or stopping a smoking habit. However, there is one more resolution you should add to your list: plan and take your vacation time.

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Denise Mattson
December 02, 2015

Several reports detailing progress on Vision 2018 strategic goals are now available online for the DePaul community.

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Rachel Marciano
November 30, 2015

Now through Dec. 5, the Lincoln Park and Loop campus Barnes and Noble stores are showing their appreciation by giving DePaul faculty and staff an additional 10 percent discount on books, emblematic gifts and apparel, for a total discount of 30 percent.

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Jasminne Hernandez
November 24, 2015

The National Association of Student Personnel Administrators recognized Peggy Burke, associate vice president for student development at DePaul University, with the 2016 Pillar of the Profession Award. Burke is one of 14 people selected from the association's 15,000 members to receive the award this year.

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Elizabeth Clements
November 23, 2015

Truth, accuracy, fairness and context will serve as the guiding principles for DePaul University’s new Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence. Beginning in April 2016, investigative political reporter Carol Marin and her producer, Don Moseley, will join DePaul as faculty in the College of Communication and co-directors of the new center.

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Rachel Marciano
November 16, 2015

Staff Council and DePaul Family and Community Services are collecting new books for children of all ages from Nov. 16 through Dec. 4 at collection boxes across the Lincoln Park and Loop campuses.

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#DePaul In The NEWS

November 29, 2015
Newcity

"Siber is interested in the configurations of steel, neon and vinyl that comprise signs but not in the messages they convey," reports Newcity Art in a review of Chicago artist Matt Siber's work. "Idol Structures," which is on display at the DePaul Art Museum until Dec. 20, offers visitors the chance at "nostalgia" with old billboards and gas station signs associated with long road trips.

November 26, 2015
The Wall Street Journal

The largest banks "have essentially abandoned the small business market," explains financial expert Rebel Cole, who analyzed bank regulatory filings for The Wall Street Journal. However, the dollar amount of small loans to businesses held by banks increased by an average of 7.3 percent a year from 1998-2008, he notes.

November 23, 2015
RobertFeder.com

"Sun-Times colleagues praised Marin's achievements as a political columnist and reporter on numerous investigative stories," reports blogger Robert Feder, who covers the Chicago media beat. Marin is leaving her post at the Chicago Sun-Times and joining her longtime producer Don Mosely to teach investigative reporting courses as co-directors of DePaul's new Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence.

Events

Monday, December 7, 2015

CDM is partnering with CPS to host the Hour of Code, bringing students (grades 3 to 8) to campus as part of a school field trip for them.

We need volunteers to mentor the event at in the loop that will run 12/7 - 12/10. All experience levels are welcome: whether you write code, design websites, build programs or want learn about it side-by-side with the kids. We expect a commitment of 4 hours (11:30 - 3:30) on any of these days.

If you are interested in volunteering, please use this form: https://goo.gl/Hrnh7s

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Thirty-eight percent of transgender students report considering dropping out of college because of transphobia on campus and in classrooms. Professors are a crucial part of creating a safe and welcoming environment for trans students. This workshop will present strategies for welcoming and affirming transgender students and fostering an equitable and just learning environment for all.