Vol. 50 No. 29
Russell Dorn
March 09, 2017

As college basketball fans get set to fill out their brackets for this year's March Madness, mathematics professor Jeff Bergen offers some perspective on the odds of creating the perfect bracket.

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Articles

Lynn Safranek
March 09, 2017

DePaul's Board of Trustees approved a $599 million budget at its March meeting. The budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year reflects a unanimous recommendation from the university's Strategic Resource Allocation Committee to invest in talent and programs that position DePaul for future growth while also reducing university expenses.

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Katherine Wilburn and Rachel Marciano
March 09, 2017

Join the university community for a discussion of "Many Voices. One Mission. What Must Be Done?" at DePaul’s fourth annual Diversity Forum on March 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Lincoln Park Student Center.

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Multimedia

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Katherine Wilburn
March 06, 2017

As finals approach, students have partnered with the Office of Health Promotion and Wellness to organize "Cozy Corner," a place to destress with simple activities. Cozy Corner is part of Tough to be Tough, a student-led campaign to help educate the DePaul community about the five signs of emotional distress and how to support one another.

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#DePaul In The NEWS

March 07, 2017
WGN

"There's going to be a legal challenge, but I think it's more than likely that this one will withstand that challenge. It's certainly better written, more nuanced," terrorism expert Tom Mockaitis says on WGN about the new presidential executive order on travel from six Middle Eastern countries. "It will have an effect on refugees, but it will have no effect on improving security," he says.

March 02, 2017
WBEZ

On the 60th anniversary of Dr. Seuss' "The Cat in the Hat," elementary reading associate professor Roxanne Owens tells WBEZ's "Morning Shift" how the author inspired a whole generation of children to read. "The biggest thing with his books are the joy in them," Owens says. "They are fun, engaging, whimsical and full of imagination. Dr. Seuss always talked about it. He wanted people to see the whimsy and imagination in his books."

March 01, 2017
U.S. Catholic Magazine

"People now focus more on having and holding onto things than thinking of the needs of others and giving," says psychology professor Joseph Ferrari in U.S. Catholic magazine. In "Spring cleaning for the soul," Ferrari notes that having stuff isn't a bad thing. But "we need to collect relationships, not relics," he says.

Events

Friday, March 10, 2017

This event will provide an opportunity for women of African descent to maximize collaborations and minimize limits through building mentoring networks with students, faculty and staff at SNL and the larger DePaul University community. It will offer a venue for highlighting community mentors, a rising star (less than 10 years of experience) and a pioneer (more than 20 years of experience). These mentors have made a significant difference in their community by enhancing quality of life and providing a voice to those in need.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Harry Silverstein, director

DePaul Opera Theatre presents a unique opportunity to see two works by one of the masters of Italian opera. Puccini's Suor Angelica is the heart-rending story of a fragile young nun and contains some of the composer's most beautiful melodies including Angelica's lament Senza Mamma. Gianni Schicchi, a delightful farce and hailed as a comedic masterpiece since its premiere, features one of the most beloved arias in the operatic repertoire O mio babbino caro.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Presented by the Black Student Union (BSU), The Color Theory represents the many waves of the Black Spectrum. A celebration of being black and an exploration of the different colors and views of blackness as we navigate our culture and highlight the unique truth within through fashion, music and art.

Ticket Prices: $10-$20

Purchase Tickets here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-color-theory-bsu-fashion-show-2017-tickets-32056717505