Vol. 48 No. 13
Brady Johnson
February 04, 2015

DePaul has become one of the nation's top universities in exceeding its predicted graduation rate, ranking 17th among the 266 institutions evaluated by U.S. News & World Report.

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Articles

Linda Blakley
February 04, 2015

DePaul is committed to providing part-time faculty an exemplary work environment supported with a wide range of benefits and services. The new page will provide easy access to information such as details of the recent enhancements to the benefits package available to part-time faculty.

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Rachel Marciano
February 04, 2015

Today's issue features a new column called, Signed by the Author. The column allows faculty and staff to share recently published books or chapters with the university community.

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Office of the Secretary
February 04, 2015

Feedback from the DePaul community is due Feb. 6 by 3 p.m., and will be aggregated and presented to the Provost Search Committee and Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees. Feedback is confidential unless you choose to include your name.

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Kristin Claes Mathews
February 04, 2015

On Feb. 6 the Masters of Public Health program will welcome Chicago author and public health leader David Ansell, a physician at Rush University Medical Center and keynote speaker for the Health Disparities and Social Justice conference. Free and open to the public, the annual conference offers skill-building workshops, poster presentations and networking for public health practitioners who work with diverse populations.

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Andrea Bainbridge
February 04, 2015

DePaul will welcome Frida Berrigan on Feb. 6 at 4 p.m. in the John T. Richardson library for a discussion of her book, "It Runs in the Family: On Being Raised by Radicals and Growing into Rebellious Motherhood."

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Gabriela Najera
February 04, 2015

On Feb. 20, the President's Diversity Council and the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity will sponsor the second annual diversity forum, "Diversifying the Future: Together We Are DePaul." The forum intends to connect the DePaul community with each other to foster ideas and build meaningful work relationships.

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Multimedia

#DePaul In The NEWS

February 02, 2015
Chicago Tribune

Early in her career, Patty Gerstenblith used a toothbrush and dental pick to unearth a skeleton during an archeological dig. Now the director of DePaul's Center for Art, Museum and Cultural Heritage Law helps the U.S. government protect antiquities. Gerstenblith discusses ISIS looting in Syria, stolen dinosaur bones and her favorite museums in the Chicago Tribune.

January 31, 2015
Detroit Free Press

Rapper and artist Zack Ostrowski's performances include pancakes, rooster-crowing contests and a children's choir. Ostrowski's latest exhibition as Mr. Mdwst explores the cultural rituals of rural Middle America. The assistant professor of graphic design at DePaul tells the Detroit Free Press he's been surprised by positive reception to his work: "I found that people are curious and want to know more about it."

January 29, 2015
CCTV

Profits plunged last year for McDonald's, reports CCTV, and some of the company's recent advertising efforts seem "kind of desperate," says marketing expert James A. Mourey. During the Super Bowl, McDonald's launched a commercial inviting customers to pay with love, a move advertising veteran Ken Krimstein calls "fairly bold."

Events

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Michael Lewanski, conductor

DePaul's new music ensemble will present a concert which will include the world premiere of a new piece by Zach Moore; arrangements of medieval music by eighth blackbird flutist Tim Munro and Anahit by Giacinto Scelsi featuring our faculty violinist Janet Sung.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

DePaul's International Education Week (IE) brings together international-minded students, professors, and professionals to discuss and learn about the benefits of international education in our increasingly globalizing world.

International Programs has partnered with departments throughout the university to create a full week of activities and events celebrating International Education at DePaul. Check out events at:

http://globaldepaul.com/international-education-week-2015/