Vol. 49 No. 4
Brady Johnson
October 07, 2015

DePaul enrollment exceeds budgeted projections by 210 students this fall, enrolling 23,539 students. This outcome affirms DePaul's position and prominence in an increasingly competitive market and is the fifth consecutive quarter that the university has surpassed its enrollment target.

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Articles

Sara Autio
October 07, 2015

Two new recognition and support opportunities are available for term and adjunct faculty at DePaul. The Quality of Instruction Council, known as QIC, recently established a Competitive Instructional Grant and Excellence in Teaching Award to complement already-established grants and awards for tenure-track and tenured professors.

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Carol Hughes
October 07, 2015

Karen Tamburro, a 1996 graduate of DePaul's College of Law, is returning to the university as the Title IX coordinator in the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity. She will have the primary responsibility to coordinate DePaul's Title IX compliance efforts, which includes investigation of complaints as well as education, training, prevention and outreach.

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Kristin Claes Mathews
October 07, 2015

"Raw Material: Uncovering Chicago's Historical Collections," includes photographs, letters, diaries and other items from members of Chicago Collections. This collection is dedicated to increasing public and scholarly interest in the Chicago region's diverse history and culture. DePaul is a founding member of Chicago Collections and has several items in this inaugural exhibition, which runs through Nov. 15.

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Dan Baron
October 07, 2015

Through the Inside-Out Program, DePaul students and inmates at Stateville Correction Center in Joliet, Illinois learn together about restorative justice. The focus is not on a unidirectional transfer of resources, but on helping students - inside and out - reach their full capacity as human beings.

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Avery Cunningham
October 07, 2015

With a staff of three, their mission is to help university departments effectively manage and govern their records and information. From organizing faculty file cabinets to legally purging sensitive university materials, Records Management improves the security and organization of departments across campus.

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Kate Hohenstatt
October 07, 2015

As the faculty manager for Radio DePaul and instructor in the College of Communication, Scott Vyverman knows what it's like to work with students and supervise a successful program. Read on to learn about his efforts and how he would like to see it grow in the future.

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The Office of the President
October 08, 2015

The American Association of Community Colleges is requesting student and faculty members show their solidarity in supporting Umpqua Community College's campus by joining a moment of silence today at 1 p.m. Central. Please feel free to honor this request in your classrooms and meetings as you see fit.

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Elizabeth Clements
October 07, 2015

Calling all DePaul faculty, staff, students and alums! Share your race-day pics with Newsline, and we will feature them in a gallery in our next issue. Bonus points if you wear DePaul blue!

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Greg Greenwell
October 07, 2015

A busy Alumni Weekend at DePaul will feature the opportunity for Blue Demon alums and fans to get an early look at the 2015-16 men's and women's basketball teams. Both teams will host a fan fest on Saturday, Oct. 17 starting at 12:30 p.m. at McGrath-Phillips Arena.

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Multimedia

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Elizabeth Clements
September 30, 2015

On Sept. 30, the Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., president of DePaul University, announced the appointment of Jeff Bethke as our next executive vice president. From Borders to DePaul, Bethke followed a career path that grew out of his love for books. Read on to learn more - and which books you might find on his nightstand.

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Rachel Marciano
October 01, 2015

The Art 50 is Newcity’s annual snapshot of Chicago’s art ecosystem. This year, the publication highlighted curators, collectors, administrators, critics, dealers, educators and other enthusiasts who shaped Chicago’s art terrain.

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Rachel Marciano
October 01, 2015

Presented by Mesirow Financial, the university community is invited to attend the event which will feature popular works from opera and musical theatre performed by School of Music alumni Janai Brugger and Jeff Mattsey with help from current School of Music students.

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#DePaul In The NEWS

October 05, 2015
WTTW

Confidence, resilience and a specialized skills are all "key qualities" that would help an astronaut traveling to Mars, says researcher Suzanne Bell. After watching the new film "The Martian," Bell and a panel of experts weigh in on fact vs. fiction for WTTW's "Chicago Tonight." In her research funded by NASA, Bell will observe subjects to see how well they get along on teams. Matt Damon's character displays a positive outlook and focus on tasks, "which is what we would like to see if we select astronauts well," says Bell.

October 01, 2015
Chicago Tribune

"Chicago food is more than hot dogs, Italian beef and deep dish pizza. The Chicago Tribune dishes on "Chicago: A Food Biography" by Howard Rosing, director of DePaul's Steans Center, and Daniel R. Block, geographer at Chicago State University. The authors explore "how Chicago's cuisine developed" and "how the city became the first modern industrial food center." "When we talk about what developed in Chicago, it's the candy industry, the beer industry, the meat industry, the sugar industry," says Rosing.

September 30, 2015
CBS Chicago

As Illinois enters its fourth month without a budget, Gov. Bruce Rauner has called for the closing of four museums and a sport-shooting complex to try and manage state finances. Political scientist Nick Kachiroubas says the budget impasse really hurts social and human services that depend on state funding. "Theoretically, (the budget standoff) can go on as long as citizens are willing to take it," he tells CBS Chicago.

Events

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

International Law Society and Art and Cultural Heritage Law Society will be hosting an international movie night, featuring the film Woman In Gold.