Vol. 49 No. 15
Denise Mattson
February 03, 2016

Short social impact documentaries are the latest tool Mission and Values is using to engage audiences it does not typically reach. The department partnered with Project Bluelight, CDM's professional production company, to film three mini-documentary projects showcasing the Daughters of Charity's work in Los Angeles.

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Articles

Elizabeth Clements
February 03, 2016

Produced by Enrollment Management and Marketing, a new video series about DePaul made its debut in the end of January. The series now serves as one more piece in the toolkit for faculty and staff, as well as students and alumni, to share DePaul's story. Read on to learn more about how the new videos can help you.

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Rachel Marciano
February 03, 2016

Celebrating their 35th wedding anniversary this summer, former DePaul students Cindy and Frank Volante recall what it was like meeting at a Blue Demon basketball game on Valentine's Day in 1976.

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Rachel Marciano
February 03, 2016

Susan Bandes, the centennial distinguished professor in DePaul's College of Law, is one of 20 fellows participating in this year's Public Voices Fellowship, a branch of the national OpEd Project. Read on to learn more about how Bandes' experience in the program is shaping the way she shares her passion for law and emotion with the public.

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Breanna Blisset
February 03, 2016

With all of the tips on the Internet about saving for the future, it seems everyone is looking for ways to make their money grow. When it comes to retirement savings, DePaul now offers even more help to faculty and staff.

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Wendy Smit
February 03, 2016

Inspired by St. Vincent de Paul's quote "what must be done?" the team behind TEDx DePaul University is seeking speakers and performers from across the university community that will challenge thoughts and inspire ideas through a series of engaging talks and presentations.

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Rocio Ortega
February 03, 2016

Tim Clydesdale, researcher and author, will visit DePaul on Feb. 19 to discuss why colleges should talk to students about vocation. This event jumpstarts the Vincentian Values and Vision initiative, which focuses on encouraging wider student and institutional engagement around the notion of vocation consistent with the spirit of the Vincentian mission.

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Rachel Marciano
January 20, 2016

Visual Services in the Office of Public Relations and Communications will offer free, walk-in portraits for faculty and staff in February on both the Lincoln Park and Loop Campuses.

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#DePaul In The NEWS

January 27, 2016
Wired

Stephen Curry, the NBA's reigning MVP, has a growing fanbase outside of basketball in part because of his social media presence. "We're seeing a lot of fandoms merging technologies and practices in the digital age," DePaul media and cinema professor Paul Booth tells Wired magazine. "Fans who participate in multiple fandoms use the same kinds of methodologies. So what they might make for an 'X-Files' fansite, they also might make for Steph Curry."

January 27, 2016
WGN Radio

Donald Trump is relying on big data, social media and microtargeting to get his message out while building up relationships with voters, "which is what marketing is all about," political marketing expert Bruce Newman explains on WGN Radio. "[Trump] is doing what we see in e-commerce ... going directly to the voters," says Newman, author of "The Marketing Revolution in Politics: What Recent U.S. Presidential Campaigns Can Teach Us about Effective Marketing."

January 25, 2016
Illinois Library Association

"There are few cities that support their libraries, archives, and museums the way Chicago does," writes university librarian Scott Walter in Reporter, a publication of the Illinois Library Association. The Chicago Collections collaborative, of which DePaul University is a partner, is "aimed at preserving and sharing the history and culture of the region," Walter notes.

Events

Monday, February 8, 2016

The DePaul Humanities Center

in partnership with

St. Vincent de Paul Parish

present

The Biblical Humanities: Noah's Task

Monday, February 8, 2016

7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Program

8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Reception

St. Vincent de Paul Parish

1010 W. Webster Ave., Chicago

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Are you interested in sports law? Do you want to learn about concussion litigation? DePaul's Journal of Sports Law & Contemporary Problems welcomes Michael Nelson to speak about concussion litigation in sports.

Mr. Nelson recently won a landmark victory representing the Illinois High School Association in the nation's first putative class action against a statewide high school athletic association. He has also represented the NCAA in concussion litigation and concussion insurance matters. Mr. Nelson is a member of the Litigation Department at Latham & Watkins.