Vol. 48 No. 7
Elizabeth Clements
November 25, 2014

Faculty, staff, students and departments from across the university authored approximately 25 percent of the stories we published in Newsline so far, and even more came from story suggestions you submitted. We are delivering Newsline to you one day early this week to let you know how grateful we are for all of your contributions.

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Articles

DePaul Newsroom
November 25, 2014

News still matters. Whether it's a story about a new pope, the effects of chronic fatigue syndrome on children, the best career choices for graduates with a business degree, a political race or the illegal sale of antiquities, journalists turn to DePaul University for faculty and staff experts to provide insight and commentary on the news of the day.

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Jon Cecero
November 25, 2014

DePaul's Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic provides low-income clients with high-quality legal representation free of charge. In addition to helping represent immigrants, the clinic helps future lawyers develop their skills by applying their classroom knowledge to real-life situations.

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Jane Connelly
November 25, 2014

"We really had our share of D-Day. We had the job of taking the first casualties from the landing craft back to different hospitals..." Written by a DePaul student in England, this letter is one of dozens published between January 1944 and August 1945 in a special university publication that provided a voice for its veterans.

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Multimedia

#DePaul In The NEWS

November 21, 2014
Today Money

Shoppers tend to spend more than normal when they are trying to meet the grocery store requirements for a free Thanksgiving turkey. Consumer scientist and assistant professor James Mourey tells Today Money, "If they change their behavior from what it would be, they're usually losing." Mourey also talks with the Arizona Republic about how shopping on Black Friday "touches something very primal."

November 21, 2014
Crain's

Chicago's population has shrunk over the decades, but the city is wealthier and better educated because of it, according to a new post from DePaul economist William Sander and coauthor Bill Testa. Crain's Chicago Business has the story.

November 20, 2014
Global Post

Two world figures, President Barack Obama and Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, share "a belief in the essential goodness of human beings and a limitless possibility when people work together," writes DePaul Professor Emerita Susanne Dumbleton in the Global Post.

November 20, 2014
WTTW

"People's lives are at stake," says political scientist Kathleen Arnold on WTTW's "Chicago Tonight" discussing President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration. Allison Brownell Tirres, associate dean in the College of Law, explains to ABC7 that the order will provide temporary relief for nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants.

Events

Thursday, December 11, 2014

CMD Christmas at DePaul will offer three performances on two consecutive evenings at St. Vincent DePaul Church.

Performances:

December 11 - 7:00pm

December 12 - 7:00pm, 9:00pm

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Join Public Relations and Advertising's Professional Director Ron Culp and Assistant Professor Matt Ragas as they discuss their upcoming book, "Business Essentials for Strategic Communicators: Creating Shared Value for the Organization and its Stakeholders".

Networking opportunities will be held from 8 a.m.-8:30 a.m., while the program itself will be held from 8:30-10 a.m. Register at the link below, and check back for the location of the event.