Vol. 49 No. 24
Madison Higgs
May 11, 2016

Could the recent acquisition of a vintage DePaul University pennant depict the oldest version of our school mascot? Read on to learn more about the evolution of the Blue Demon.

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Articles

Rachel Marciano
May 11, 2016

In April, 14 leaders on homelessness gathered at DePaul to kick off the Institute of Global Homelessness’ 2016 Leadership Program, marking the first time a homelessness leadership program with practitioners from five continents has taken place. Newsline sat down with advocates from Chile and the Czech Republic to hear their take on global homelessness, and how the IGH is changing their approach to solving problems.

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Tony Scott
May 11, 2016

A team of DePaul faculty and staff wins a digital humanities grant for its project that uses circulation and other data to predict the popularity of books in different neighborhoods throughout Chicago. Researchers hope the prediction models will help do for books what they’ve done for music and movie blockbusters.

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Elizabeth Clements
May 11, 2016

Tom Menchhofer follows a philosophy: strong starts lead to strong finishes. As director for the Office of New Student and Family Engagement, he helps students engage with the DePaul community and form connections that make them world ready.

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Tony Scott
May 11, 2016

The Public Relations Student Society of America awarded a team of DePaul University public relations students an honorable mention in its Bateman Case Study Competition, a prestigious PR contest that yielded entries from 70 schools across the country.

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Tony Scott
May 11, 2016

The Rev. Daniel Berrigan, a famed Jesuit priest, author and Catholic Left activist who died April 30, taught classes at DePaul in the ‘90s and spoke at the university several times. DePaul University Special Collections and Archives at the John T. Richardson Library holds a collection known as the Daniel Berrigan Papers.

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Multimedia

DePaul's ethos, or DePaul's heart, focuses on developing respect for others and valuing each person's capacity to contribute. View the final video in the new series produced by the Enrollment Management and Marketing division.
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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

#DePaul In The NEWS

May 06, 2016
Robert Feder

"We plan to be a bridge for our students from the classroom to the working newsrooms of the world," says veteran journalist Carol Marin at the launch of the Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence at DePaul. Student journalists as well as Chicago news media turned out to celebrate the new center where Marin and her colleague Don Mosely serve as co-directors. Media blogger Robert Feder has more.

May 06, 2016
Chicago Tribune

Since the recent recession, the job market for law school grads has become ultracompetitive, reports the Chicago Tribune. "There will be a lot of new roles for lawyers that may not be in the traditional practice of law," says Bill Chamberlain, director for law career services at DePaul's College of Law. He adds that there has been a shift, with more graduates being hired in heavily regulated industries. Despite the changing face of the industry, "it looks like it'll be as good as last year if not slightly better," he says.

May 05, 2016
WBEZ

Waving Iraqi flags, supporters of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr recently protested in Baghdad's government district, the Green Zone, reports WBEZ's "Worldview." Laith Saud, an expert on Islamic politics and religion, says al-Sadr has a "legitimate legacy in Iraq." Al-Sadr never fled Iraq to escape war, which "distinguishes him from some of the other political leaders," says Saud.

May 03, 2016
Mobile Marketer

"It is hard to believe that mobile strategy is not on the agenda of every marketer. The fact that only a minority of corporations is going into mobile full throttle is surprising," says J. Steven Kelly, co-director of the Kellstadt Marketing Center at DePaul, in a Q&A with Mobile Marketer. Kelly, along with Vibes -- a mobile marking platform provider -- created a 10-week program at DePaul where students learn about using mobile marketing in the corporate world.

Events

Friday, May 13, 2016

Please join us for an original summit, Heartbroken in the Borderlands: Languages of Authenticity and Vulnerability! The event is a daylong summit to be held on May 13, 2016 at DePaul University (Lincoln Park Campus) Arts & Letters Rm 409 from 9:00 AM - 5 PM. The event is free & open to the public. Lunch will be provided. We are excited to have several DePaul WGS alumni and current students presenting their work. We ask that participants to be present as their full authentic selves.