Vol. 50 No. 30
Alicia Pope
March 16, 2017

The DePaul women’s basketball team is going dancin’ for the 15th season in a row. This year, the Blue Demons are headed to Starkville, Mississippi as a No. 7 seed, playing Northern Iowa at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 17 on ESPN2. DePaul students, faculty and staff are invited to join the Lincoln Park Campus game watch from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. this Friday inside the Athletics Annex.

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Articles

Richie Roesner
March 16, 2017

Students in DePaul's a Cappella groups come together with one goal in mind: create great music. However, when not singing, members of each group are as varied as the genres of music they perform, which range from hip-hop to vocal jazz. Read on to learn more about each group and how you can catch their next performance.

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Rachel Marciano
March 16, 2017

To kick off a series of events examining how people in the community relate to the legal system, on March 24 the Rinn Law Library at DePaul University will host Joyce Hutchens for a discussion about her experience successfully representing herself in court against the Chicago Board of Education.

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Multimedia

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Kristin Claes Mathews
February 23, 2017

DePaul's Student Government Association plans to deliver 4,000 postcards to legislators in Springfield this year, urging them to fund the Monetary Award Program. But they need the campus community's help first. They're asking faculty, staff and students to take a moment to fill out the MAP Matters postcards by March 31.

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#DePaul In The NEWS

March 14, 2017
USA Today

You don't have to be a loyal follower of college basketball to fill out a bracket during March Madness. "Have fun. Perfection is really hard to achieve, but fun is easier to achieve," odds expert Jeff Bergen tells USA Today's "For The Win." A Chicago sports fan would have a better shot at the Cubs winning 12 straight championships than recording a perfect bracket in the NCAA Tournament, Bergen says.

March 09, 2017
Chicago Tribune

Sun one day, snow the next. Can wild swings in weather hurt those with seasonal depression? "The more we can be outside and be active generally, the better our mental health," says psychologist Leonard Jason. But "when you're used to something and then all of a sudden you lose it, that loss is felt," he tells the Chicago Tribune.

March 09, 2017
WGN TV

"Mindfulness is a way of connecting with yourself, connecting with the world," says Martha Mason, director of the Education and Counseling Center in DePaul's College of Education. In the classroom, mindfulness exercises like deep breathing can help students calm their minds and shut out distractions, Mason tells WGN TV.

Events

Thursday, March 23, 2017

For many, Chicago was not always "home." In the early twentieth century, African Americans seeking to leave the racial climate of the American South behind and Mexican migrants seeking work far north of the border joined European migrants new to the city. Today, one out of seven residents of the state of Illinois is an immigrant; almost 34% of those migrants, who come from all over the world, live in Chicago.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Established by College of Law alumnus and nationally renowned patent attorney Gerald D. Hosier ('67), the Hosier Distinguished Lecture program attracts the nation's leading intellectual property scholars who share their expertise through specialized courses and lectures.

This Seminar is taught by Professor Roberta Kwall, Raymond P. Niro Professor of Intellectual Property Law; Founding Director, Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology (CIPLIT)

Thursday, March 30, 2017

5:30pm: Reception

6:00-8:00pm: Roundtable Discussion

"Love, joy, and sex" don't often end up in the same sentence as the word "pope," but they all play a part in Amoris Laetitia, the apostolic exhortation Pope Francis released last year.

One year later, Catholics around the world remain fiercely divided about what it means in daily life. This roundtable explores some of its many different interpretations-and hopes and challenges-for both lay and clergy Catholics, especially those in the global South-Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

Our panelists are