Vol. 50 No. 17
Kelsey Schagemann
December 08, 2016

Thanks to a collaboration between faculty in the departments of Chemistry and Writing, Rhetoric and Discourse, a new science course at DePaul helps chemists become effective writers and communicators.

Read more

Articles

Elizabeth Clements
December 08, 2016

Public policy and urban development students in Joe Schwieterman's class become more savvy about urban policies and how neighborhoods interact. As co-authors on studies, they also learn there is a pressing need for good research. Read on to learn how Schwieterman makes DePaul students world ready.

Read more
Ben Craig
December 08, 2016

As we prepare to leave 2016 behind, it's a good time to do some vacation planning. Human Resources is here to help you be smart about planning time off in the coming year and make the most out of your vacation benefit.

Read more
Elizabeth Clements
December 08, 2016

At a ceremony in the Vatican on Nov. 19, Pope Francis elevated Chicago's Archbishop Blase Cupich to cardinal. The Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., president of DePaul, joined the Chicago delegation of more than 80 civic, faith, elected and business leaders to witness and celebrate the event.

Read more
Elizabeth Clements
December 08, 2016

After consultation with the university president and Joint Council, the Board of Trustees has approved minor changes to DePaul's mission statement. As part of the university’s by-laws, the Mission Committee for the Board of Trustees conducts a periodic review of the mission statement, at least once every five years.

Read more

Multimedia

At DePaul University, the Institute of Global Homelessness has a vision - a world where everyone has a home. This holiday season, as our thoughts turn to home and family, we strive to continue St. Vincent de Paul's mission to serve those in need.
Watch the video

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Rachel Marciano
December 01, 2016

If you missed last month's Appreciation Days sale, have no fear. The discounts are back at DePaul's Barnes and Noble bookstores. From Dec. 6 - 12, faculty and staff will receive a 30 percent discount on book, emblematic wear and gift items.

Read more

#DePaul In The NEWS

December 01, 2016
CBS Chicago

DePaul's president, the Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., is among more than 70 leaders of Catholic colleges signing a statement in support of undocumented students, report the Washington Post and Christian Science Monitor. Holtschneider explains to CBS Chicago that many of these students were brought to the U.S. as children and should be protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy. "Allow them to stay, allow them to continue to work to finish their education," he says.

December 01, 2016
WBBM Newsradio

President-elect Donald Trump is using his deal-making skills to keep manufacturing plants, like Carrier air conditioning and heating, in the U.S. But will that translate to jobs? "I actually do perceive a resurgence of American manufacturing," says Dan Heiser, a management and entrepreneur expert at DePaul. However, he does not see the same uptick in employment. WBBM Newsradio has more.

November 29, 2016
Vulture

"We were seeing the same moon, and yet we just weren't looking at each other," says Theatre School alumnus and playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney. He and "Moonlight" filmmaker Barry Jenkins grew up minutes from each other in Miami, but the two did not meet until working on the coming-of-age film. McCraney tells Vulture how his post-DePaul script "In the Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue" landed on the big screen.

Events

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

This workshop will provide an overview of the differences between direct and indirect assessment of student learning. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to brainstorm and develop techniques for implementing direct assessment and using rubrics to assess student learning in both academic and co-curricular settings.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

This workshop is for those writing new, or revising their current, learning outcomes. We will explore best practices in creating learning outcomes, including the steps involved in writing learning outcomes, the characteristics of well-written learning outcomes, and potential uses for learning outcomes beyond assessment purposes.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Robert Beatty, Director of Music, Saint Vincent de Paul ParishThe Saint Vincent de Paul Chamber Chorale & musicians from the DePaul communityGary Saul Morson, Professor of the Arts and Humanities & Russian Literature, Northwestern UniversityAdam Kotsko, Professor of Humanities, Shimer CollegeDwight N. Hopkins, Professor of Theology, The University of Chicago's Divinity SchoolThe gospels of Matthew and Luke recount the story of Jesus being tempted by Satan in the desert. Resisting the temptations helped to put Jesus on the path to becoming a teacher and liberator.