Vol. 50 No. 12
Rachel Marciano
November 03, 2016

From print to podcasts to television programs, DePaul’s student media have the news covered. The outlets are completely student-run, but there is a designated College of Communication faculty advisor for each of the outlets. Get to know the DePaul faculty who lend their expertise and guidance to the next generation of reporters.

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Articles

Rachel Marciano
November 03, 2016

Late last week, the Board of Trustees approved phase three of the John T. Richardson library renovation. In addition to new offices for library and Faculty Instructional Technology Services staff, the renovation will include reorganization of the library stacks, as well as new spaces and services focused on expanding academic technology for faculty and students.

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Elizabeth Clements
November 03, 2016

In October, Erin Minné, senior vice president for the Office of Advancement, appointed Dan Allen to serve as vice president for development. As the university’s chief principal gifts officer, Allen will oversee all strategies related to individual, corporate and foundation giving. He also will have a lead role in future fundraising campaigns.

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Victoria Franso
November 03, 2016

From examining the underlying functioning of the nervous system to creating computational models of neural circuits, neuroscience students learn how the brain carries out different behaviors both simple and complex. Learn more about how DePaul's neuroscience program allows students to better understand complex behavior.

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Ben Craig
November 03, 2016

Open enrollment kicked off at the end of October, and runs through Nov. 11. The Office of Human Resources is here to break down some common questions and help with changes you may want to make.

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Multimedia

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Elizabeth Clements
November 01, 2016

After serving as dean of the Driehaus College of Business and Kellstadt Graduate School of Business for more than 10 years, Ray Whittington will step down at the end of the 2016-17 academic year. He will return to his prior role as the director of the School of Accountancy & Management Information Systems.

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Bob Sakamoto
November 02, 2016

In January, after only two-and-a-half years as an undergraduate, Ryan Martire will graduate with a degree in Catholic Studies from DePaul and begin his journey to become a priest. He will attend St. John Paul the Great Seminary in Washington, D.C. He has been a member of the men's soccer team since his freshman year and leads a prayer before every Blue Demon home game.

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#DePaul In The NEWS

October 27, 2016
Vocalo

"We all are raised in a culture that devalues women -- it's really hard to escape the messaging," says artist and activist Coya Paz on Vocalo. A faculty member in The Theatre School, Paz praises author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's "Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions" and wonders about maintaining balance as a working parent. "How do we talk to our daughters about our right to be our fullest selves and have independent passions outside of parenting?"

October 26, 2016
Cook County Record

"If you're going to allow same-day voting you've got to allow it equally and not just roll it out in one spot and not the other spot," election expert Nick Kachiroubas tells Cook County Record. Kachiroubas explains that Illinois only enacted an Election Day voter registration program in urban areas that could afford the program and left out counties in more rural parts of the state. "For people that want same-day voter high-level participation in elections, it certainly is a blow to that particular movement," he adds.

October 26, 2016
Chicago Reader

A Public Safety Assessment created to help remove bias in bond court procedures in Cook County by calculating whether a defendant is a flight risk might be "too subjective," reports the Chicago Reader. Skeptics of the test include sociologist Traci Schlesinger, who says that people miss court dates because they have to work or care for children. "People aren't absconding; people's lives are just a little less structured than the policymakers' lives are."

Events

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Join APALSA, MLSA, and SAIL as we invite guest speakers for one of the biggest panel events of the semester. Panelists will discuss and provide further insight as to each presidential candidate's stance on legal issues and what this would mean going forward if the candidate wins the election.

Panel Speakers:

Theresa Mah, the first Asian American to be elected to the Illinois House of Representatives.

Sufyan Sohel, Counsel and Deputy Director for the Council on American Islamic Relations in Chicago.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

The Annual Science, Mathematics, and Technology Undergraduate Research Showcase will take place on Friday, November 4th, 2016. Students are invited to prepare oral and/or poster presentations of research performed in coordination with DePaul faculty or associated programs. Participants will gain valuable experience, enhancing their experience at DePaul and preparing them for their post-graduate careers.