Vol. 50 No. 3
Katelyn Polich
September 15, 2016

DePaul senior Paolo Mazza, always wanted to attend DePaul because of its emphasis on service and charity. He’s studying organizational communication and marketing and recently served as the student coordinator for New Student Service Day. Read on to learn more about what service means to him.

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Articles

Rachel Marciano
September 15, 2016

To close out their year studying abroad at DePaul, senior Rafael Senhorinho and junior Rodrigo de Nardin spent their final weeks of the summer developing an alphabet and vocabulary for the Brazilian Sign Language branch of DePaul’s larger American Sign Language Avatar Project.

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Denise Mattson
September 15, 2016

Faculty development resources ranging from an intensive academic writing accountability program to one-hour webinars on such topics as work/life balance are available free and confidentially to members of the DePaul community. Nearly 200 faculty, graduate students, and others from DePaul have already benefited from support offered online by the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity.

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Tony Scott
September 15, 2016

In addition to providing lectures, research showcases and other programs for DePaul students, the STEM Center collaborates with Chicago Public School teachers to help them better engage students and foster discussion. Read on to learn more about the AP Calculus Boot Camp that DePaul hosted this summer for high school students from the Austin College and Career Academy.

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Elizabeth Clements
September 15, 2016

As a lecturer and associate director of regional initiatives, Esther Quintero Guzman gives DePaul students the opportunity to experience a global education. Read on to learn how she makes DePaul students world ready.

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Ben Craig
September 15, 2016

As we settle in to the fall quarter, it's time to think about setting new goals. Where do you begin? How do department goals translate into daily work? How can you ensure that your individual goals are aligned with your team and the university? Read on for tips to get you started.

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Multimedia

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Rachel Marciano
September 12, 2016

Margaret Storey, a professor and director of undergraduate advising for the History Department, recently received the Hope and Courage Patient and Family Award from the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.

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#DePaul In The NEWS

September 09, 2016
Chicago Tribune

"There is a big difference between taking a politician at his or her word and taking a friend or family member at theirs," says psychology professor Leonard Jason. "People often take politicians at their word when they have not done anything to earn that trust," he tells the Chicago Tribune.

September 08, 2016
The Times of Israel

Ancient donkey, sheep and goat manure helped historian Scott Bucking and Tali Erickson-Gini of the Israel Antiquities Authority identify a 1,500-year-old stable uncovered in the Negev Desert in South Israel. Bucking, a Fulbright grant recipient, has been excavating in the region and studying ancient Christian monasticism. The site was likely destroyed by an earthquake, researchers tell The Times of Israel.

September 08, 2016
The Guardian

Celiac disease and chronic fatigue syndrome are among medical conditions "that don't quite fit a linear model of 'symptoms, diagnosis, treatment,'" according to The Guardian. Leonard Jason, a psychology professor who researches the experiences of people with unexplained illness, says, "First you have the trauma of the illness, then you have the trauma of how other people experience it."

September 06, 2016
WGN TV

"If I'm ever asked again, I don't even have to think twice about saying 'yes' to the service of our country," says DePaul women's basketball coach Doug Bruno on coaching at the Olympics. He adds that it's also "important to go out and serve every single day in our community." WGN-TV has more from the ceremony honoring Bruno's coaching efforts with the USA women's basketball team and their 2016 Olympic gold medal victory.

Events

Monday, September 19, 2016

As part of DePaul's broad action plan to address issues that came to a tipping point last spring, the university community is invited to participate in the President's Series on Race and Free Speech. This year-long series of events, intended to strengthen the university community, will offer perspectives across the political spectrum on various topics including race, free speech and hate speech, and the current political climate. Dr. Dyson, a best-selling author, and professor of sociology at Georgetown University, will explore the construction of race and why it matters in 2016.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Join the DePaul community for this annual gathering honoring the life and legacy of activist Dolores Huerta and celebrating the culture and heritage of Latinx communities. Keynote Speaker: Maria Hinojosa, anchor and executive producer of Latino USA on NPR. There will also be a performance by Grupo Afinca'o.

The link to the event to RSVP is down below:

go.depaul.edu/doloreshuerta