Vol. 50 No. 21
Kristin Claes Mathews
January 19, 2017

A new exhibition at the DePaul Art Museum, "The Many Faces of Vincent de Paul: Nineteenth-Century French Romanticism and the Sacred," examines how artists depicted DePaul University's patron saint in material culture and decorative arts.

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Articles

Elizabeth Clements
January 19, 2017

The search for DePaul’s 12th president is about to move into its next phase. Three finalists have been selected, and in the coming weeks, the search committee and four vetting committees will conduct off-campus confidential interviews.

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Elizabeth Clements
January 19, 2017

As an associate professor and faculty mentor in the School for New Learning, Gabriele Strohschen teaches qualitative research methods. Read on to learn how her students apply these methods through service learning projects that directly benefit the Chicago community.

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Rachel Laden
January 19, 2017

DePaul has officially been named a White House Healthy Campus. To celebrate, the White House invited several DePaul staff members to its Healthy Campus Challenge Day on Jan. 13. Fifty-nine campuses across the country participated in the day, which included an opportunity to meet First Lady Michelle Obama.

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Rachel Marciano
January 19, 2017

Earlier this year, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner announced the recipients of this year's Order of Lincoln Award, including three current and life DePaul trustee members, and one alum.

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Multimedia

"The Many Faces of Vincent de Paul: Nineteenth-Century French Romanticism and the Sacred" opens Jan. 26 and runs through April 2.
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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

#DePaul In The NEWS

January 13, 2017
Seeker

Paleobiologist Kenshu Shimada explains to Seeker that a reason whales are now bigger than sharks, including the large ancient shark Megalodon, may be "due to the evolution of their migration behavior where large body sizes must have helped them to travel long distances and exploit food sources not only along the coasts but also in the middle of the ocean."

January 13, 2017
Bakersfield Now

"What's clear is that Russia wants its place among the top five powers in the world, and in a lot of ways it's losing ground," says political scientist Richard Farkas. Looking ahead to the next administration, Putin may not be thrilled to have Trump in office, Farkas tells Bakersfield Now. "What Putin would like most in an American president is a predictable character ... What he's got in Trump, he has no idea," Farkas says.

January 12, 2017
WBEZ

A renewable energy scandal in Northern Ireland has led to a resignation at the highest levels of government, reports WBEZ's "Worldview." Now, political parties are jockeying for power ahead of new elections. "It will be interesting to see if these new dynamics with Brexit cause more people to go to the Nationalist side, or not," says political expert Nick Kachiroubas.

Events

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Join us for this lunchtime event to hear about the latest trends, opportunities and sticky issues that emerged at recent adult learning and development conferences. After a panel discussion with conference participants, we will open it up to all to explore the implications these insights have for our work with learners in our various practice settings.

A light lunch of pizza and salad will be served.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

The two-year, grant-funded Explore Your Purpose program was initiated at DePaul this Fall 2016, seeking to foster greater and more intentional purpose exploration among students throughout their DePaul experience as a concrete expression of our Vincentian mission and goal to graduate students who are "grounded in meaning and purpose." Building on a research study of over 100 colleges and universities, Timothy Clydesdale, author of The Purposeful Graduate, concludes that students across disciplines who participate in purpose exploration programs at their schools tend to be more engaged learn