Vol. 50 No. 28
Lucil Macwan and Kristin Claes Mathews
March 02, 2017

On March 2, Dr. Seuss fans will celebrate his birthday by participating in Read Across America Day. Roxanne Owens, associate professor of elementary reading at DePaul, discusses Seuss' contributions to literature and offers tips for parents to make reading a joy for their children. Learn more about Owens and Read Across America Day.

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Articles

Patrick Pfohl and Elizabeth Clements
March 02, 2017

From corporate communications to production companies to television news, former student interns in DePaul's Office of Public Relations and Communications have gone on to excel in multiple career tracks. We caught up with a few alumni to find out what they have been up to since graduation.

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Rachel Laden
March 02, 2017

Jill Hopke, assistant professor of journalism in the College of Communication, leads research focused on social media, climate activism and global energy systems. Read on to learn how she strives to understand the intersections of people, the environment and media.

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Rachel Marciano
March 02, 2017

As director of the university's Urban Sustainable Management programs, Ron Nahser encourages students to think critically about how organizations can develop sustainable projects and implement strategies while still competitively serving the needs of their market.

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Multimedia

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Russell Dorn
February 24, 2017

A new HBO "Vice" documentary, "Trans Youth," which follows the story of transgender children, their families and doctors as they ponder the medical transition process before puberty begins, will make its Chicago premiere at DePaul on March 3 as part of the Visiting Artists Series hosted by the School of Cinematic Arts and the Master of Fine Arts in Documentary.

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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

February 27, 2017
CBS Chicago

The film "Moonlight" won big at the Oscars, and faculty at The Theatre School praise DePaul grad Tarell Alvin McCraney for his Best Adapted Screenplay. "Tarell is constantly using his gift to bring forward stories that are rarely seen," says Lisa Portes, head of directing, on CBS Chicago.

February 25, 2017
Artforum

The exhibition "One day this kid will get larger" at the DePaul Art Museum is called out as a Critics' Pick at Artforum. Writer Daniel Quiles lauds curator Danny Orendorff's "welcome insistence on the experiences of people of color." The group exhibition of emerging contemporary artists addresses the ongoing HIV/AIDS pandemic and runs through April 2.

February 24, 2017
The Hill

"More than 4.9 million South Sudanese -- 40 percent of the country's population -- are in urgent need of food and will face starvation if nothing is done urgently," writes African Studies expert Stan Chu Ilo. Pushed to the brink by war and a collapsing economy, many South Sudanese hope that "President Trump will mobilize the international community as Barack Obama did in the face of the Ebola crisis," Ilo explains in The Hill.

Events

Monday, March 6, 2017

Join us for an evening with Irish poet Desmond Egan. Egan is the author of 23 collections of poetry, two works or prose and two translations of Greek plays.

A founder of the Gerard Manley Hopkins Festival in 1987, Egan remains Artistic Director of the festival today.

In October 2015, Egan received the Outstanding Contributions in Literature Award from the Irish Books, Arts, and Music Festival in Chicago. Egan and his work have received awards from organizations in France, Italy, Japan, Macedonia, and the United States.

This event is free and Open to the public