Vol. 50 No. 19
Brooke Dahnert
January 05, 2017

An effort at DePaul to bridge the gap between computing and the humanities will become more widely available soon with the creation of a new center devoted to encouraging interdisciplinary collaboration in the digital humanities. Read on to learn how Studio χ (CHI: Computing/Humanities Interface) will support faculty research and student learning.

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Articles

Wendy Smit
January 05, 2017

TEDxDePaulUniversity is currently seeking speakers and performers from across the DePaul community who will challenge thoughts and inspire ideas through a series of engaging talks that relate to this year's theme, "Courage to Connect." Submit your application by Jan. 16.

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Rachel Marciano
January 05, 2017

Newsline is back for the new year, and as a publication for the university community we want to hear from you. Check out all the ways you can get your colleagues, department, program or upcoming event in Newsline.

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

#DePaul In The NEWS

January 02, 2017
Chicago Tribune

An increase in lawsuits and payments surrounding Freedom of Information Act requests in Chicago "makes one wonder if the city is willing to comply in good faith with the requirements of FOIA," law professor Jeffrey M. Shaman tells the Chicago Tribune. The city paid out roughly $670,000 to plaintiffs in 2016, a steep increase from previous years.

January 02, 2017
Daily Herald

"Travelers may see growing pushback by suburban governments against services like Airbnb and Uber," says transportation expert Joseph Schwieterman. "These services are growing so fast that there is a serious risk of 'overregulation,'" he adds. Looking ahead in 2017, Schwieterman also predicts a Metra fare hike and a stalled Illinois Route 53 expansion. The Daily Herald has more.

December 29, 2016
Chicago Tribune

In the wake of a Gallup report, the Chicago Tribune notes that college career centers must adapt to a "constantly shifting" hiring landscape to prepare students. DePaul offers first-generation students a stipend so they can take career-boosting unpaid internships without losing income. "They're working their way through college," says Gillian Steele of DePaul's Career Center. "It isn't easy for them to leave that job."

December 28, 2016
The Canadian Press

If today is the day you start working on your New Year's resolutions, psychology professor Joseph Ferrari recommends a realistic approach. "If your goal is to lose 40 pounds, you are unlikely to succeed. But if you set out to lose four pounds every two months, that is much more doable," he tells The Canadian Press. "Breaking down a larger goal into baby steps is much less discouraging. If you fail, you fail small and can reset."

Events

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

It's the only event of its kind in all of Chicago. 5 preachers, delivering a 5-minute sermon, inspired by 5 different quotes from Dr. King. If you want to experience preaching from the Black Church tradition combined with music from Gospel recording Artist Keshia McFarland ... then you must experience the "5 Words of Dr. King" . RSVP TODAY !