Vol. 48 No. 12
Rachel Marciano
January 21, 2015

Super Bowl Sunday. It's the biggest day of the NFL season. Some even consider it an unofficial national holiday. Not many people know what goes on beyond the playbook and cleats, but a select group of DePaul sports management students do. During a class trip to Soldier Field, business executives of the Chicago Bears showed the students what really happens behind the scenes on game day.

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Articles

Office of the Secretary
January 19, 2015

The Provost Search Committee has selected four finalists who will be on campus for two days of interviews with key university constituencies. All university community members are encouraged to attend.

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Elizabeth Clements
January 21, 2015

As a Vincentian institution, DePaul is committed to conducting business in a way that is both socially and fiscally sound. Nearly 75 percent of the university's endowment and investment funds are managed by signatories who have adopted the Principles for Responsible Investment, an international initiative backed by the United Nations.

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Rachel Marciano
January 21, 2015

Are you flaunting your DePaul pride today? Prove it. Send us a photo of you, your friends or your department in blue for a chance to be featured in Newsline and to win some cool DePaul-themed prizes.

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Jane Connelly
January 21, 2015

Established in 1913, the American College of Physical Education became part of DePaul University in 1946. The college, which was open to both male and female students, followed health and fitness trends closely.

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Rocio Ortega
January 21, 2015

Founded in 2003, SitStayRead, which serves more than 2,000 children, is a free program that uses dogs to tackle childhood illiteracy, raise animal awareness and foster a love of learning for Chicago's low-income students.

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Rachel Marciano
January 21, 2015

"Big Questions" is back for a second season starting this month, airing Fridays at 9:30 p.m. on WTTW Prime. More than just a television program, each episode brings together the hosts, guests and viewers to explore ideas intended to change the world.

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Multimedia

#DePaul In The NEWS

January 18, 2015
The New York Times

"My child's evolving gender identity has been part of a learning curve for me, our extended family, her teachers and classmates," pens associate professor Winifred Curran in the New York Times. Curran addresses the daily challenges her child faces as a transgender twin and how society forces this issue of defining gender. "We can choose to accept our children for who they are, in all their wonderful complexity, and liberate ourselves from the narrow conceptions that gender places on all of us," she writes.

January 16, 2015
Washington Post

Shutting down D.C.'s Metro system to tackle the repair backlog is an option worth considering, says transit expert Joseph Schwieterman. "People are resourceful" and have adapted in the past during a five-month Red Line closure in Chicago, he tells the Washington Post.

Events

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Gregor Samsa, an overworked salesperson, wakes up from disturbing dreams to find that he has transformed into an insect-like creature. His new condition disorients the Samsa family household who depend on him for their bread and butter. Gregor can't communicate, can't get enough to eat, and he certainly can't head into work. His desperation grows, as does his family's, as the world they thought they knew is turned upside-down.

Adapted from Kafka's novella, this surreal and disturbing account of a dysfunctional family is directed by Kelvin Wong, MFA Directing, Class of 2015.‚Äč