Vol. 50 No. 38
Lynn Safranek
May 11, 2017

DePaul will strengthen its support for students in marginalized groups with the creation of new centers dedicated to serving African-American, Latinx and LGBTQ populations and the addition of a formalized point of contact for undocumented students. The Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., president, announced the changes on Thursday following more than a year of comprehensive research by the President's Diversity Council and the collection of feedback and perspectives from the university community. 

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Articles

Rachel Marciano
May 11, 2017

As a professional lecturer of public relations in the College of Communication, Jim Motzer ensures his students not only have the knowledge to succeed in the workplace, but also have the personal and professional skills to get the job.

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Jessica Peterson
May 11, 2017

National Institutes of Health grants are notoriously hard to win. In fiscal year 2016, the NIH received more than 54,000 grant applications, and awarded only 19 percent of those. Mayra Guerrero, a second-year community psychology master’s/PhD student at DePaul, is one of the lucky recipients.  

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Sarah Frost
May 11, 2017

June 30 is less than two months away. Now is the time to think about what you learned from the projects that may have presented some challenges and identify learning opportunities for next year. Read on to learn about improvements made to the online evaluation system based on your feedback. 

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Katherine Wilburn
May 11, 2017

DePaul alum Ali Rizvi is among the team of journalists at the McClatchy Washington Bureau, the Miami Herald and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists who recently won a Pulitzer Prize in journalism.

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Rachel Marciano
May 11, 2017

As part of the reaccreditation process this year, the Higher Learning Commission review team would like to hear from faculty, staff and students about their experiences at DePaul and will hold open forums on May 15 and 16. All members of the university community are encouraged to attend. 

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Multimedia

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

#DePaul In The NEWS

May 05, 2017
WVTF

Corporations are moving away from traditional press releases and embracing online platforms like Medium for certain announcements in hopes of connecting with consumers, public relations expert Matt Ragas tells WVTF. "Corporations are trying to seem less corporate and more personal, more human, for lack of a better word, and more conversational."

May 05, 2017
Chicago Sun-Times

"I've always said that kids, people, should be able to turn on the TV and see someone that looks like themselves," says Lester Holt, anchor of "NBC Nightly News." While Holt was at DePaul to receive an award from the Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence, he talked with Chicago Sun-Times columnist Maudlyne Ihejirika about race, journalism and his Windy City roots.

May 04, 2017
Think Progress

A recent White House press briefing earmarked solely for conservative media has raised eyebrows. "This type of targeted access to the White House blurs the lines between an independent press and public relations for the Oval Office," writes journalism adjunct professor Joshua Adams in Think Progress.

Events

Thursday, May 11, 2017

The US-China relationship is pivotal to the world order. Since his inauguration, US President Trump has shared a wide spectrum of opinions about China. How will Trump's administration influence the US-China ties in the economic and political spheres? Two panelists will share their views at this event. The event is free and open to the public.

Agenda of the Event:

5:30-6:00 Registration & Refreshment

6:00-6:10 Introduction

6:10-7:30 Panel Discussion and Q&A

7:30-8:00 Networking

Panelists:

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The DePaul Humanities Center is pleased to announce that it will bestow its annual Humanities Laureate Award to the Natives at Standing Rock. This is the first time that the award has been given not to an individual but to a community-in recognition of the ethical, political, and cultural importance of that community's ongoing struggle, and in celebration of the role that the arts and humanities play in establishing such a strong and important culture and people.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Ken Blanchard's Situational Leadership is a time-tested model that helps leaders to analyze a situation and then flex their leadership style to provide the right level of support or direction given the needs of those involved. This one-hour webinar introduces the model, explains how to assess others' needs, and how to best partner to achieve shared goals and objectives.

Presenter: Mary McGuinness, Leadership Coach and Consultant, www.marymcguinness.com

Please register at: