Vol. 49 No. 25
Madison Higgs
May 26, 2016

What happens when three Human-Computer Interaction graduate students collaborate with DePaul’s Office of Mission and Values? Read more to learn about how Courtney Bregar, Franklin Buitron and Casey Hudetz brought the history of DePaul to life through technology.

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Articles

Rachel Marciano
May 26, 2016

This spring, DePaul welcomed Santino Caringella to the university as its new treasurer. A native of Chicago and a Double Demon with more than 20 years of experience in finance, Caringella is no stranger to DePaul’s campus or the duties associated with his role.

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Elizabeth Clements
May 26, 2016

From Pilsen to Little Village to Back of the Yards, students in Juan Mora-Torres' classes get to know the city of Chicago through observation and discovery. As amateur anthropologists, students gain critical thinking and analytical skills. Learn how he helps make DePaul students world ready.

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Joe Mello
May 26, 2016

"The Courts, the Ballot Box, and Gay Rights: How our Governing Institutions Shape the Same-Sex Marriage Debate" examines the debate over same-sex marriage from the perspective of its conservative opponents and raises important questions about the democratic implications of rights-claiming in multiple venues.

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Jessica Peterson
May 26, 2016

Meet student leader, Kamelotte Gregory, a sophomore from Plainfield, Illinois, majoring in African & Black Diaspora Studies and minoring in education. Read on to learn why Kamelotte became a student leader and her aspirations to pursue a career in student affairs.

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Lisa Geiger
May 26, 2016

Many Catholics associate the month of May with special devotion to the Virgin Mary and celebrate with a May Crowning ceremony, decorating statues of Mary with a floral crown. The tradition was a popular event at DePaul, linking student organizations with the campus ministry at the Lincoln Park and Loop campuses.

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Rachel Marciano
May 26, 2016

After nearly 18 years of service to the university, Glenna Ousley, director for community outreach within the Center for Access and Attainment, will retire from DePaul on June 1.

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Multimedia

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Kristin Claes Mathews
May 25, 2016

"Tony Fitzpatrick: The Secret Birds" and "Barbara Rossi: Poor Traits" run through Aug. 21 at the DePaul Art Museum. A companion exhibition, "Eye Owe You!" compiles Rossi's slide photography from the same period. These artists have turned their gaze toward the city, and both exhibitions offer visitors a glimpse into the artists' process and inspiration-from dirty pigeons to neon signs.

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#DePaul In The NEWS

May 24, 2016
DNAinfo Chicago

A team of DePaul archaeology students led by anthropologist Michael Gregory have uncovered more artifacts from a Civil War POW camp on Chicago's South Side, reports DNAinfo Chicago. Civil War-era bullets, bobbles from uniforms and beef bones from dinner were unearthed at the site. Gregory, along with the Camp Douglas Restoration Foundation, hopes to open a museum to display the treasures and to offer a physical reminder of the camp.

May 23, 2016
Chicago Tribune

Many public restrooms still do not have adequate accommodations for people with significant disabilities, writes medical disability advocate and historian Margaret Storey in the Chicago Tribune. Bathrooms have been a battleground for civil rights since Jim Crow, she explains. "Indignity and humiliation are forced upon people when they are not accorded appropriate, private spaces to do what we all must do."

May 20, 2016
Chicago Tribune

"As long as the TSA continues to focus on finding objects instead of assessing people, delays will continue," writes terrorism expert Tom Mockaitis in the Chicago Tribune. He explains that passenger profiling is faster and more effective. Profiling does not mean "singling out members of religious or ethnic groups," but instead, "paying attention to personal characteristics and patterns of behavior."

Events

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Enjoy an evening of academia and art at the first DePaul University's Night @ the Art Institute of Chicago.

Over the course of the evening, several DePaul faculty and students will share their passion for the Art Institute's resources.

Free admission to all DePaul faculty, staff, students and their guests. Please show a DePaul ID at the main entrance in order to receive your complimentary tickets for the evening.

A full schedule of the evening's events, as well as information on parking and accessibility is available on the website.