Vol. 50 No. 45
Elizabeth Clements
June 16, 2017

This special edition of Newsline is dedicated to DePaul's 11th president, the Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M. Read on to browse galleries from commencement and the university picnic, a retrospective video, as well as a series of features highlighting the evolution of the university during Fr. Holtschneider's presidency.

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Articles

The Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider
C.M.
June 16, 2017

Fr. Holtschneider shares parting words with the university community.

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Andrea Bainbridge
June 16, 2017

When the Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., president of DePaul, begins a new phase of life in July, so will his records. Whether in print or digital format, these records will be preserved in University Archives and made available to current and future researchers, alongside presidential records that date back to the university's earliest days.

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Jacob Sabolo
June 16, 2017

The American Council on Education Fellowship is a professional development program designed for emerging leaders in education. ACE Fellow William Crawley explains how DePaul shaped him as a leader.

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Kris Gallagher
June 16, 2017

DePaul's spirit of innovation is nowhere more apparent than in the ways it partners with Chicago organizations to meet community needs while crafting meaningful educational experiences for students. DePaul uses partnerships to raise academic quality, jump-start new programs and maximize its strengths. Here are some of the notable partnerships created during the past decade.

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Multimedia

DePaul University takes a look back at the institution's growth throughout the 13-year presidency of the Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M.
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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Bob Sakamoto
June 14, 2017

DePaul Blue Demon senior student-athletes gathered at the annual graduation luncheon on Friday, June 2, in the Sullivan Athletic Center as a kickoff to DePaul University's Commencement Weekend. During their four years on campus, the seniors brought home a total of 21 BIG EAST titles and 60 individual conference championships.

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Elizabeth Clements and Katherine Wilburn
June 13, 2017

What happens when a racehorse is ready to retire? This spring, a team of graduate students in DePaul's Driehaus College of Business became intimately acquainted with the thoroughbred industry by consulting pro-bono for the Maker's Mark Secretariat Center, a nonprofit dedicated finding new homes for retired racehorses. 

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#DePaul In The NEWS

June 12, 2017
WBEZ

"We study dying so we know how to live," medical anthropologist Craig Klugman tells WBEZ's "Morning Shift." Many people avoid talking about death with family and friends, but that doesn't help, says Klugman. "There are a number of studies out that say that if you can talk about your death and dying, you are more likely to have your wishes fulfilled at the end of life, you are more likely to get the treatments you want and to not get the treatment that you do not want," he explains. 

June 08, 2017
Crain's Chicago Business

A longtime Chicago late-night theatre experience, "Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind," has come to an end. Now the Neo-Futurists troupe is regrouping with a new show, but will it work? "A lot of 'Too Much Light' was less about the content -- which, sure, it's smart and funny and often very good -- but it was about the experience of doing this cool, edgy, out-of-the-box thing," says Coya Paz Brownrigg, chair of theatre studies. "It remains to be seen whether people will still feel cool going to the new show," she tells Crain's Chicago Business.

June 07, 2017
Crain's Chicago Business

"The new home of DePaul basketball next to McCormick Place is almost ready for its debut," reports Crain's Chicago Business. The Wintrust Arena in Chicago's South Loop neighborhood is slated to open this fall and will also host some 50 events a year, including concerts and exhibition sports. Chicago Tribune and WGN have more. 

Events

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The DePaul University and Facing History and Ourselves Collaboration welcomes Professor Timothy Gilfoyle, past president of the Urban History Association and winner of the Allan Nevins and Kenneth Jackson prizes. Professor Gilfoyle will present "A Pickpocket's Tale: George Appo and the Progressive Origins of Eugenics," which draws on his award-winning book.

This event will take place on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. at Lincoln Park Campus - Room to be confirmed.

It is free and open to the public.