Vol. 50 No. 15
Rachel Marciano
November 17, 2016

Within DePaul's Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity, Employee Resources Groups, commonly referred to as affinity groups, provide a vital service to the university and its diverse members. Get to know some of the university's current affinity groups.

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Articles

Victoria Franso
November 17, 2016

What does an ombudsperson do? Ask Craig Mousin, the ombudsperson for DePaul University. Read on to learn more about how an ombudsperson facilitates effective dialogue to handle certain internal issues or conflicts.

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Rachel Marciano
November 17, 2016

Janet Sung launched her professional violin career at age 9 with her first symphony debut. Today she shares her musical talent, knowledge and passion for violin and ensembles with DePaul’s School of Music. Read on to learn how a global musical career brought Sung to the Lincoln Park Campus.

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Veronica Appleton
November 17, 2016

In a world where diversity is the center of our conversations, our actions and uniqueness, "Journey to Appleville" offers a refreshing tale of multiculturalism. Filled with a mission to entertain families and children everywhere, Appleville is a place of opportunity; where every child can be who they want to be, learn what they want to learn and earn a golden apple for their determination.

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Multimedia

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Wendy Smit
November 16, 2016

Wintrust Financial Corporation - Chicago's leading community and corporate banking company - DePaul University, and the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA), today announced that the new event center at McCormick Square will be called Wintrust Arena. The announcement comes after the signing of a letter of intent that contemplates a definitive 15-year sponsorship agreement between DePaul and Wintrust.

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#DePaul In The NEWS

November 14, 2016
WTTW

"As the United States has become more imbalanced in its population, with greater density, the Electoral College winds up being more unrepresentative," says political scientist Wayne Steger on WTTW's "Chicago Tonight." He explains that the Electoral College was developed as a compromise and adds, "The fundamental principle of one person, one vote isn't enshrined in the U.S. Constitution."

November 13, 2016
Los Angeles Review of Books

"You've created a text which works in many ways like a literary mood ring, in that the writing doesn't so much define or chart moods but rather leads us into atmospheres," DePaul's Barrie Jean Borich tells fellow writer Mary Cappello. Memoirist and urban essayist Borich interviews Cappello about creating mood and defying genre in the Los Angeles Review of Books.

November 11, 2016
Chicago Tribune

Book editor Miles Harvey says the essay collection "How Long Will I Cry? Voices of Youth Violence" is "reaching kids in classrooms across the city and country and in it they are hearing their own voices." Now in its fifth printing, the book has been used in anti-violence efforts from Chicago to Newtown, Connecticut, reports the Chicago Tribune. "This is an example of the power of storytelling," Harvey tells reporter Rick Kogan.

Events

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

This workshop will provide an overview of the differences between direct and indirect assessment of student learning. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to brainstorm and develop techniques for implementing direct assessment and using rubrics to assess student learning in both academic and co-curricular settings.