Vol. 50 No. 7
Victoria Franso
October 13, 2016

Between DePaul's Lincoln Park and Loop campuses, the university has six pieces of artwork featured on Public Art Chicago, a free, GPS-triggered app that features a database of all the artwork around the city of Chicago.

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Articles

Tony Scott
October 13, 2016

DePaul's EDGE program offers first-year students an experience that provides career and job skill development in a team setting within a university department, along with mentoring from staff. Read on to learn about the program's national recognition for its innovative teaching and student success.

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Makayla Mizser
October 13, 2016

DePaul's Vincentian Endowment Fund provides funding for faculty, staff and student projects that enhance the university's Catholic and Vincentian identity. If you have a research idea you would like to submit, you will need to act fast. The deadline for submitting grant proposals is 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 14.

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Jessica Peterson
October 13, 2016

A journalism major with a minor in Spanish and Latino media and communication, Amber Colón is a front desk assistant in the Center for Identity, Inclusion and Social Change, president of TEPEYAC - Latinxs Living Faith at DePaul and vice president of chapter programming for Latino Journalists of DePaul. Learn more about her career aspirations and how she became an advocate for mental health.

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Victoria Franso
October 13, 2016

Throughout the month of October, the Marillac St. Vincent Family Services is collecting winter coats for its outreach luncheon and resource fair on Nov. 12. The annual coat drive and luncheon benefits families in the Chicago area who are experiencing homelessness.

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Multimedia

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Kyle Morrell
October 12, 2016

The DePaul Art Musuem wiill unite with Chicago's top museums and cultural institutions for Chicago Museum Week, which takes place Oct. 13 through 23. In addition to discounted admissions, museums will also offer special exhibits, giveaways and more.

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#DePaul In The NEWS

October 07, 2016
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

"Students need to come out more practice-ready now than even just a couple of years ago because it's more competitive," says Cheryl D. Price, executive director of the Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center at DePaul. For 13 years, the center has offered fellowships that pay law students to intern in the public sector, including work addressing juvenile justice and domestic violence, reports the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.

October 06, 2016
PopMatters

What was the first musical shot on location? "On the Town" with Frank Sinatra usually takes that credit for its authentic New York City scenes, but others came first, writes cinema studies expert Kelli Marshall. "Is (On the Town) seminal in its use of on-location photography? 'Yes.' The best remembered film musical for this reason? 'Yes.' The first Hollywood musical to shoot this way? 'No,'" writes Marshall in PopMatters.

October 05, 2016
Washington Post

The worldview of Plato's villain Thrasymachus aligns with some of Donald Trump's beliefs, writes political historian David Lay Williams in The Washington Post. Just as Trump declared it "smart" to avoid paying taxes, Thrasymachus believed "that individuals ought to disregard any pretense of moral or political obligation, objectively understood, if they inhibit our own success," adds Williams.

Events

Friday, October 14, 2016

From its beginnings in 1996, the Center has been a space to build an inclusive campus environment through student engagement, community building and identity-conscious leadership development. This will be an opportunity to reflect on where the Center has been and what we want the future to look like.

Monday, October 17, 2016

The LaDuke Lecture Committee is pleased to announce Dr. Wendy L. Freedman as its 11th annual keynote speaker. Dr. Freedman's lecture, "Our Universe: Continuing to Reveal Surprises," will describe her remarkable astrophysics research, including measurement of the universe's expansion rate, the role dark matter has in that expansion, and what to expect from the decade's next generation of giant telescopes. Join us on October 18th at 6 pm in Student Center 120 A/B (2250 N Sheffield Avenue).

Monday, October 17, 2016

China's rapid development and Sino-American relations have a direct impact on the lives of just about everyone in the United States. CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections, is a national day of programming designed to provide Americans across the United States and beyond the opportunity to discuss issues in the relationship with leading experts. It is co-organized by the National Committee on US-China Relations and a local venue at various locations in the US.

Agenda at the DePaul University venue: