Vol. 48 No. 8

Articles

Rachel Marciano
December 03, 2014

Habits off, donning everyday attire; fresh Ventra cards and a map in hand. No one would have ever guessed the group of women maneuvering their way through the CTA was actually a group of Chinese Catholic sisters participating in the third year of DePaul's Chinese Leadership Initiative cultural exchange program.

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Kristin Claes Mathews
December 03, 2014

Since 2006, DePaul's School for New Learning has offered a program in leadership and management in partnership with Tangaza College in Nairobi, Kenya. This year, 17 students will graduate from the program, and the Rev. Laurenti Magesa and the Daughters of Charity in Kenya will be awarded honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degrees during a commencement ceremony Dec. 6.

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Savannah Fish
December 03, 2014

More than 100 vendors in Chicago offer discounts to DePaul faculty, staff, students, parents, alumni and retirees. Don't forget to take advantage of these many offers during this holiday season.

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Maria Toscano
December 03, 2014

Megafandom proved to be the winning ticket to the red carpet premiere of "Dumb and Dumber To" for two DePaul film school alumni. Brothers Billy and Matt Flanagan, graduates of the College of Computing and Digital Cinema, won Universal Studios' "Mutt Cutts World Tour" contest in October.

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Multimedia

Anthropology students from DePaul University's Urban Archaeology Field School help dig up Chicago's connection to Camp Douglas -- a forgotten Civil War POW camp.

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#DePaul In The NEWS

November 28, 2014
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

"One of the most basic needs we have as humans beings is this need for belonging," consumer scientist James Mourey tells the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. People are not necessarily looking for a deal, but want to be part of the Black Friday shopping experience, he explains. Mourey joins procrastination expert and psychologist Joseph Ferrari and marketing expert Ken Krimstein on WORT 89.9's "A Public Affair" for a panel discussion on Black Friday.

November 28, 2014
WBEZ

When Barbara Radner analyzed new Chicago Public School tests, reading levels on exams for fourth-, fifth- and eighth-graders were registering at least three grades above level, with some registering at a college reading level. Teachers argue that the new tests aren't accurately measuring student comprehension or teacher performance. "You really cannot make decisions about the kid or the teacher if the text is inaccessible," says Radner, director of DePaul's Center for Urban Education, in an interview on WBEZ.

November 28, 2014
Variety

"For graduation at DePaul University in Chicago, I was given my parents' old VW Rabbit. It took me so long to pack up all my junk that I set out by myself on my journey to New York at 11 p.m." In an interview with Variety, The Theatre School alumna Gillian Anderson discusses her first big break as an actress.

November 24, 2014
The New York Times

Brain scans of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome have revealed physiological differences from healthy people in two separate studies, reports The New York Times. Psychologist Leonard Jason says these findings are important for advancing research. "I think you have a growing sense that this illness should be taken seriously," says Jason.

November 22, 2014
Chicago Sun-Times

Since 2006 when a groundbreaking study showed an alarming amount of Chicago neighborhoods had little to no access to fresh food, urban gardens have become a solution in alleviating the food crisis. "I think there's a lot of energy around local food production as one means to supplement access challenges," says Howard Rosing, executive director of DePaul's Steans Center. Rosing leads a number of studies that examine how urban gardening is helping to curb the food shortages affecting areas of Chicago. Chicago Sun-Times has the story.

Events

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Open to all Faculty and Staff, the Office of Institutional Diversity & Equity introduces the BUILD Diversity Certificate.

As a part of the BUILD Diversity Certificate, Safe Zone is an ongoing program open to any DePaul students, staff, and faculty who are interested in being allies to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and queer (LGBTQ) communities. The three hour training session incorporates lecture and interactive activities to educate participants on basic terminology, LGBTQ history, coming out, and ally development.

Friday, December 12, 2014

DePaul University's Real Estate Center and Chaddick Institute are bringing together a panel of experts to discuss the latest trends in re-purposing old industrial real estate for modern innovative uses.

PANELISTS:

K.C. Conway

Senior Vice President

Credit Risk Management

SunTrust Banks, Inc.

Karl Heitman

President

Heitman Architects

Brendan Kelly

Principal

Avison Young

Mark Thomann

Chief Executive Officer

FarmedHere, LLC.

REGISTER HERE