Vol. 48 No. 5
Rachel Marciano
October 29, 2014

Doris C. Rusch and Anuradha Rana, faculty in the College of Computing and Digital Media, created a project aimed at lowering some of the crippling stigma that surrounds mental illness.

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Articles

Elizabeth Clements
October 29, 2014

A collaboration between DePaul University and Depaul International, the recently established Institute of Global Homelessness is one of the first global efforts of its kind to end homelessness worldwide. Learn more about what the director of the new institute, Kat Johnson, has planned for its formal launch in 2015.

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Jane Connelly
October 29, 2014

Morning radio follows a common formula, but it wasn't always that way. The early morning music and talk that helps Americans get out of bed every day was largely developed in Chicago by a single broadcasting pioneer: DePaul alumna Halloween Martin.

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Savannah Fish
October 29, 2014

In 2011 Carrie McAteer began volunteering for the Danny Did Foundation, an organization that benefits epilepsy. Now board president of the foundation, McAteer is raising awareness for the condition she was diagnosed with as a teenager.

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Multimedia

DePaul University's McGowan South building on the Lincoln Park Campus is home to an urban greenhouse and rooftop garden that is used for research and class projects by students and faculty.

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#DePaul In The NEWS

October 24, 2014
Printers Row

Voracious reader Jeff Quest talks to Printers Row about the formidable collection of spy novels in his Berwyn home. "Sometimes you can walk into a thrift store and buy a book for a dollar that's actually worth much more," says Quest, assistant director of DePaul's student centers.

October 20, 2014
NBC Chicago

NBC Chicago's Carol Marin looks at the battle of negative ads in the upcoming governor's race, which according to political scientist Michael Mezey, may not move undecided voters. "People remember the negative ad," says Mezey. "If you can get there early with those ads you are able to define your opponent. That helps you later on."

October 20, 2014
Crain's

Credit card security breaches have prompted more shoppers to pay with cash, reports Crain's Chicago Business. But running to the ATM can be tiresome and "most consumers will choose convenience over safety," says Jacob Furst, director of the School of Computing at DePaul University.

October 19, 2014
Chicago Sun-Times

Catholic bishops are having a high-level debate about gay members of the church, reports the Chicago Sun-Times. "It's a positive thing," says the Rev. Stan Chu Ilo of DePaul's Catholic Studies Department. "The church is beginning to deal with questions it can no longer answer by simply pointing to the catechism and canon law," Ilo says.

Events

Sunday, November 2, 2014

The School of Music is honored to once again host the annual evaluated recital of the Chicago Classical Guitar Society. The event is free and open to the public and will feature 10-12 guitarists who have been recommended by their teachers to play for a jury of three area guitar teachers including DePaul's Mark Maxwell, Brian Torosian from Northeastern Illinois University and Ben McMunn from DePaul's Community Music Division.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Five DePaul professors and a troupe of professional comedians from Second City go toe-to-toe, as the comedians perform improv and the professors are challenged to lecture extemporaneously on surprise topics.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Please join us for a discussion on Brazil-US relations led by Joseph P. Schwieterman, Ph.D., professor in the School of Public Service and director of the Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development at DePaul. A nationally known authority on transportation and policy, he has testified three times before subcommittees of the U.S. Congress. For the past four years, he has led annual graduate-level study abroad trip to Curitiba, Brazil, to study sustainable development and innovation in developing countries.

Monday, November 10, 2014

A Writer, His Work, and Translation

Sponsored by the Cultural Service at the French Consulate and the French Program

Presentation will be in French