Vol. 48 No. 15

Articles

Wendy Smit
March 04, 2015

As technology continues to change our world quicker than you can blink your eye, so do the industries and priorities of the workforce DePaul graduates are entering. With an unyielding commitment to student success and education, DePaul has addressed industry changes by adding relevant programs and collaborations. Here is a look at some of DePaul's recent alliances.

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Rachel Marciano
March 04, 2015

Liz Ortiz, vice president for Institutional Diversity and Equity, is a member of the 2014-15 Fellowship Program Golden Class. With just a few more months until the program is complete, Ortiz shares her insights with DePaul.

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Fernando De Maio
March 04, 2015

"Global Health Inequities" questions assumptions about the industry and highlights the most significant challenges facing global health today, showing how breakthroughs in biomedicine alone cannot address inequities in health.

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Carol Hughes
March 05, 2015

Rabbi David Sandmel, director of Interfaith Affairs for the Anti-Defamation League, will visit DePaul on March 9 to discuss the transformation of Jewish-Catholic relations. Chicago Archbishop Blase J. Cupich and the Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., president of DePaul, will deliver welcoming remarks.

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Gabriela Najera
March 04, 2015

John Zeigler, director of the Egan Office of Urban Education and Community Partnerships, received the Patriot Award. Chaplain (Major) Oluwatoyin Olabisi Hines, ministry coordinator in the Egan Office and a member of the Illinois National Guard, nominated Zeigler for the award.

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Rachel Marciano
February 27, 2015

Since joining DePaul in 1998, McGonagle has changed the face of campus recreation at the university, and many professionals have used her award-winning facility model as a benchmark across the industry.

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Multimedia

#DePaul In The NEWS

February 23, 2015
WVUM

People with chronic fatigue syndrome often feel marginalized and stigmatized, says Leonard Jason on WVUM. "A lot of people doubted the authenticity of this illness," he says. As a community psychologist, Jason studies both individual patients and their environments. "We want to understand people in context," he says.

February 23, 2015
The Telegraph

Some people procrastinate because they fear failure, while others drag things out because they fear success, psychologist Joseph Ferrari tells The Telegraph. These so-called "avoiders" would "rather have others think they lack effort than ability," says Ferrari.

February 23, 2015
Council on Foreign Relations

"This distinction between competitive authoritarianism and patrimonialism is important when one considers Turkey's future trajectory," writes political scientist Erik Tillman in the Council on Foreign Relations. Tillman points out that Turkey no longer acts like a democracy. "What should be clear is that Turkey has fallen below any standard threshold of democracy."

Events

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Join us for a night of poetry, discussions and music organized by Chicago Wildsounds (CWS), a DePaul University student group working under the direction of ecologist Liam Heneghan. The group focuses on conserving and understanding the soundscapes heard throughout Chicago. Its mission is to spread awareness about sound and how it functions in an urban setting, particularly its interaction with nature.

The evening will combine a lecture by Dr. Bryan Pijanowski, one of today's leading acoustic ecologists, and sound performances by Zach Moore and Owen Davis.

Monday, March 9, 2015

As the Director of 174 Trust, Reverend Bill Shaw and his organization have worked to facilitate conflict resolution and social justice advocacy in a community with a long history of sectarian violence. His work has been recognized internationally; he was a guest of the president at the White House and awarded an Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) by Queen Elizabeth II.

Monday, March 9, 2015

The Slender Man takes on important cultural meanings in the age of the Internet - meanings often neglected when the crime version of the story went reported in the media. Join Dr. Shira Chess, Assistant Professor at the University of Georgia, and co-author of Folklore, Horror Stories, and the Slender Man, to discuss the origins of Slender Man, and to discover the impact of fandom on the original myth.

Presented by the College of Communication Media and Cinema Studies and Digital Communication and Media Arts programs .