Vol. 48 No. 22
Rachel Marciano
May 27, 2015

Students of The Theatre School’s lighting design and theatre technology programs brought their skill from the stage onto Webster Avenue for a unique lesson in architectural lighting. After months of planning, the students illuminated the St. Vincent de Paul church’s south façade through the eyes of Vincent van Gogh, Leonid Afremov, AJ LaGasse, and DePaul’s very own Mary-Ann Papanek Miller.

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Articles

Lynn Safranek
May 27, 2015

All university employees, including student employees, are responsible for reporting sexual discrimination to the university's Title IX coordinator under a DePaul policy that recently was revised to further comply with new federal legal guidance. Here, DePaul outlines procedures and requirements for reporting.

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Wendy Smit
May 27, 2015

At his peak, the Rev. John T. Richardson, C.M., was teaching seven of the eight courses offered at Christ the King Seminary in Nyeri, Kenya. In many cases though, Fr. Richardson had no textbook to base his courses on, so he spent much of his time and energy creating his own. That is where his newest book, "Readings in Catholic Social Teaching" was born.

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Jane Connelly
May 27, 2015

While most music fans recognize keyboardist Ray Manzarek's famous riffs, few realize that he began his career as an economics major at DePaul's College of Commerce, now the Driehaus College of Business. This month, the University Archives looks at the college life of one of DePaul's most successful popular musicians.

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Caterina Mongiat Farina and Geoff Farina
May 27, 2015

Recently translated into English by DePaul's Caterina Mongiat Farina and Geoff Farina, "How to Write a Thesis" was the first Italian manual on academic writing. Still a bestseller in Italy and now translated into 17 languages, the book has guided countless students through the process of writing term papers, theses and dissertations.

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Genesis Villarreal
May 27, 2015

A former high school principal, Rob Karpinski knows what it's like to work with students and what they need to succeed. He also knows an educator's job doesn't end when the last school bell rings. That's why he dedicates his personal time to multiple schools and organizations across Chicagoland, sharing his expertise as the director of DePaul's Catholic School Initiatives.

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Genesis Villarreal
May 27, 2015

DePaul's own Maria Hinojosa, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Chair for the Department of Latin American and Latino Studies and renowned reporter, has won a Peabody Award for an episode of Latino USA, "Gangs, Murder, and Migration in Honduras," in the category of Radio/Podcast.

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Sean Jones
May 27, 2015

To celebrate author George Saunders’ work, the Humanities Center is hosting an event called “24 Hour George Saunders,” which will take place on June 2 and 3. The event consists of non-stop readings of Saunders’ works and concludes with a speech from Saunders himself. Admission is free and the event is open to the public as well as university students and staff.

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Rachel Marciano
May 27, 2015

University Archives is a vital part of DePaul's records management cycle, and is the permanent home for historic DePaul documents, photographs and artifacts. At Archiving 101 you can take advantage of DePaul's research services.

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Multimedia

#DePaul In The NEWS

May 26, 2015
The Wall Street Journal

Small businesses and entrepreneurs should not let fear and rejection dissuade them from applying for a traditional bank loan, writes financial expert Rebel Cole for The Wall Street Journal. Cole along with co-author Tatyana Sokolyk found startups that receive a bank loan in their name have a 25 percent higher probability of surviving their first three years, and their revenue is 50 to 110 percent higher.

May 22, 2015
WBEZ

Ancient sites look like "Swiss cheese" in the Syrian city of Palmyra since the Islamic State group invaded and began looting artifacts from the ground, says cultural heritage law expert Patty Gerstenblith. The U.S. has yet to impose restrictions on imports of cultural material from Syria, and Gerstenblith says the lure of the market "provides the incentive to continue looting."

May 18, 2015
CBS Chicago

A computer hacker says he took control of a jetliner's engines through its entertainment systems, reports CBS Chicago. "We rely on people like him to let us know what's wrong so that we can fix it before the bad guys do it," says internet security expert Jacob Furst. It is only a matter of time before the TSA institutes new regulations on technology or wireless connectivity, says Furst.

Events

Thursday, June 4, 2015

ASK Networking Breakfast: Embracing Change

Thursday, June 4, 2015

DePaul Center, 1 E. Jackson, 11th Floor, DePaul Club

8:15am - 8:30am Check-in and Open networking

8:30am - 9:30am Presentation

9:30am - 10am Open networking

Change is inevitable - how you react to it is what determines your success. Learn tips on how to manage transitions and use change to your advantage.

Leading the discussion will be ASK mentor Prof. Joseph Ferrari.