Vol. 49 No. 12
Kate Hohenstatt
January 06, 2016

Who DIBS is has been a coveted secret of those who have had the opportunity to sport the furry suit for generations. In a rare interview, a current DIBS performer shares some of the mascot's history, responsibilities and what the future may hold for DePaul's favorite Blue Demon.

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Articles

Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity
January 06, 2016

The Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity will sponsor several events throughout January, February and March to honor the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Additionally, the university will be officially closed Monday, Jan. 18, for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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Avery Cunningham
January 06, 2016

Unveiled in 2004, the statue by Margot McMahon has stood as a testament to a pillar of the Chicago and DePaul community. Its towering height and disproportionate hands closed in protest not only invoke the work Monsignor Egan did in his time, but also the work that his legacy calls others to do today.

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Rachel Marciano
January 06, 2016

What do quilting and chemistry have in common? The answer is Margaret Workman, an instructor in DePaul's department of Environmental Science and Studies. Last quarter she created a chemistry-themed quilt to raise money for the Chicago chapter of Iota Sigma Pi, a national honor society for women chemists.

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Rachel Marciano
January 06, 2016

After 12 years working in corporate finance and several more recruiting at the University of Chicago, Stephani Mason joined DePaul in 2012 as an assistant professor of accounting. Though her formal training focuses on the financial market, Mason has dedicated much of her efforts toward advocating for diversity in both the workplace and in higher education institutions. Read on to learn why she believes diversity is important and what DePaul is doing to build it.

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Rachel Marciano
January 06, 2016

At the beginning of January, Forbes released its annual "30 under 30," a lineup of 600 of the brightest young talents, entrepreneurs and change agents across 20 sectors. This year, two DePaul alumnae have taken coveted spots on the list.

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Multimedia

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Rachel Marciano
December 16, 2015

After 32 years of service, Bob Kozoman, executive vice president, will retire from DePaul at the end of December. He received a Via Sapientiae award, the university's highest honor, for his years of dedication to the DePaul community.

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#DePaul In The NEWS

January 03, 2016
CBS Sports

Did you know that DePaul Women's Hoops Coach Doug Bruno collects old neck ties? He has roughly 500 of them, which he turns into quilts. CBS Sports also reveals that he collects typewriters.

January 02, 2016
The Daily Beast

It's that time of the year and psychologist Joe Ferrari suggests using social media to share your New Year's resolutions. "Surround yourself with friends who are more likely to work with you. It's a mosh pit for success. You jump and everyone catches you. We're social animals. We're social creatures," he tells The Daily Beast.

December 22, 2015
Chicago Tribune

DePaul Athletic Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto tells the Chicago Tribune that working while being treated for breast cancer "was therapeutic." "Every day I walked in this building, (seeing support from) the kids and the coaches and staff, I couldn't do anything but be in a position to fight. I feel like I was put on this earth to be there for them. But the whole year, they just put me on their shoulders and carried me through."

Events

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

The Collaboratory will co- host the Driehaus College of Business's Technology Tuesday again. Come and learn from James Moore about how to use the Collaboratory technologies available in C101.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Join the DePaul community for this annual gathering honoring the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and celebrating the culture and heritage of the African-American community. The community organizer, freelance journalist, and Hip Hop activist Rosa Clemente will serve as the keynote speaker. All are welcome and a buffet breakfast will be provided.

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