Vol. 50 No. 9
Kyle Morrell
October 20, 2016

This fall, pillars from DePaul University will be memorialized on actual pillars - in murals painted and affixed on the columns beneath the Chicago Fullerton 'L' platform. Titled "The Story of 'The Little School' Under the 'L,'" the project is the vision of DePaul art instructor Brother Mark Elder, C.M.

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Articles

Craig Klugman
October 20, 2016

"Philosophy: Medical Ethics" embraces a multidisciplinary approach in presenting a multifaceted introduction to medical ethics. Drawing on art, literature, film and other humanities, this volume brings to life the major bioethical issues of our day.

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Maria Toscano
October 20, 2016

Now published in a volume of poems, the lost works of the Nobel laureate are the subject of an upcoming bilingual presentation on Oct. 25 by Rocio Ferreira, associate professor and Spanish Program Director at DePaul, and the book's translator, Forrest Gander.

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Multimedia

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Elizabeth Clements
October 17, 2016

Provost Marten denBoer announced today that Marisa Alicea will step down as dean of the School for New Learning at the end of the 2016-17 academic year. Alicea has served as SNL's dean since 2008 and as interim dean for one year prior. Throughout her tenure as dean, she actively engaged SNL faculty and staff in the conversation on competence-based education and supported their contributions to national work in the area.

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#DePaul In The NEWS

October 18, 2016
Newcity Film

"The film program at DePaul is singular and unlike anywhere I've ever been before. It's a community that pulls together and supports one another's work," says DePaul film instructor Shayna Connelly in Newcity Film. The 2016 "Film 50" list includes DePaul filmmakers Connelly, Dana Kupper and graduate student Alex Thompson. The passion of making films in Chicago is "alive," adds Kupper.

October 16, 2016
The DePaulia

Pope Francis' announcement that Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich will become a cardinal is welcome news for the DePaul community, reports The DePaulia. "The pope views him as a leader within the church," says Amanda Thompson, director of Campus Catholic Ministry. And, while Chicago's archbishop is often a "noticeable voice in the American Catholic hemisphere," the elevation to cardinal is "the sort of thing where his voice will be amplified a bit," says Scott Moringiello, an assistant professor in Catholic Studies.

October 13, 2016
Crain's

"We're not seeing one strong line where everyone is headed up at a healthy rate," explains Geoff Smith, executive director of the Institute for Housing Studies at DePaul. The institute's data on Cook County and home prices find that for certain areas there has been a "modest and slow" recovery, reports Crain's Chicago Business.

Events

Thursday, October 20, 2016

The showcase will include a range of undergraduate student performance work from various performance studies classes, including Performance Art, Storytelling, Humor, Gender & Sexuality, and Communication, Creativity, and the Body.

The event is free and open to the public.

For additional questions, please contact Associate Professor Dustin Goltz, director of the Performance Studies minor at DePaul University.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Aisha Fukushima will discuss the role of the emcee in hip-hop culture as a story-teller and learn how hip hop story-telling can be used to critically explore questions of identity, inequality

and liberation. Using creative techniques such as body percussion, attendees will practice solidarity building through movement. All levels of musical interest and experience welcome.