Vol. 50 No. 4
Elizabeth Clements
September 22, 2016

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the first Vincentians arriving in America, DePaul installed a memorial on the Lincoln Park Campus that bears the name of every priest and brother who has served the university. A dedication will take place on Sept. 27 in front of Arts and Letters Hall at 5 p.m. All members of the university community are welcome to attend.

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Articles

Office of Public Relations and Communications
September 22, 2016

After nominations close on Friday, a vote to elect members of the newly constituted Workplace Environment Committee for adjunct faculty will begin next week, and the committee will be up and running by mid-October. The WEC's charge is to hear, report, and suggest resolutions for workplace issues affecting the lives of adjunct faculty members across the university.

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Cheryl Hover
September 22, 2016

Considering what you would do in a variety of emergency situations, both on and off-campus, is important. DePaul Public Safety offers a number of resources to help you be better prepared. Learn more at this year's Public Safety Fair, Sept. 27 and 28.

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Rachel Marciano
September 22, 2016

Since 2013, DePaul’s Global Learning Experience has connected students and faculty to their counterparts across the world. Developed as a result of discussion on ways to support Vision 2018, the GLE initiative helps faculty members open their courses to international interaction mediated by technology and bring global perspective to the classrooms at DePaul.

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Kathleen Rooney
September 22, 2016

Available for the first time in an English translation, this selection of René Magritte’s writings gives non-Francophone readers the chance to encounter the many incarnations of the renowned Belgian painter - the artist, the man, the aspiring noirist, the fire-breathing theorist - in his own words.

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Rachel Marciano
September 22, 2016

In support of "On Thursdays We Wear Blue," Newsline will host a photo contest throughout the academic year. Starting in October, Newsline will draw monthly winners based on submitted photos, and prizes will be awarded.

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Victoria Franso
September 22, 2016

Members of the DePaul community now have access to attend monthly seminars with the Chicago Area Public Affairs Group at the Premier Sponsorship level. Learn more about CAPAG and the networking opportunities available to the DePaul community.

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

#DePaul In The NEWS

September 17, 2016
Crain's

Julie Rodrigues Widholm is poised to make the DePaul Art Museum a "major player" in Chicago's art world, reports Crain's Chicago Business. Widholm says she's focused on showcasing art from Chicago and from underrepresented regions and demographics. "There is such a deep and talented pool of artists in Chicago," says Widholm, the museum's director and chief curator.

September 15, 2016
Chicago Tribune

Actor Ashton Sanders, who hit pause on his education at The Theatre School to star in the film "Moonlight," is now back at DePaul. The movie, inspired by a work from playwright and Theatre School alumnus Tarell Alvin McCraney, is receiving a "luminous reception" on the festival circuit, writes Chicago Tribune film critic Michael Phillips. "I'm getting the training I need to progress as an actor," says Sanders.

September 14, 2016
NBC 5

Jonathan Annicks survived a shooting that paralyzed him right before he finished high school. Now, he is a DePaul freshman adapting to college life and different mobility, reports NBC5 Chicago. Annicks says he "feels independent getting around DePaul's campus" in a wheelchair. "The faculty, the staff, the students are all very helpful," he says. "If they see that I am rolling up to a door they'll be like, 'Here let me get that for you.'"

Events

Thursday, September 22, 2016

In fall 2015, DePaul became a University Partner with the Art Institute of Chicago. As a University Partner, in addition to all DePaul undergraduates receiving free admission, two nights annually are "DePaul University Night."

Our second University Night - featuring free admission to all DePaul faculty, staff, students and their guests - takes place on ​Thursday, September 22, 2016 from 5 PM to 8 PM. Please show a DePaul ID at the main entrance in order to receive complimentary tickets for the evening.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Join the faculty and staff of the Department of Catholic Studies and the Center for World Catholicism & Intercultural Theology for breakfast and conversation as we settle in for the autumn quarter. Stop by anytime between 8:30am and 10:00am!

Friday, September 23, 2016

Classroom discussion creating fault lines in your classroom? Worried that the next campus issue around free speech or the election will cause that major classroom earthquake you have been fearing? Please join Jessica Gall, Associate Regional Director for the Anti-Defamation League of Chicago, for an interactive session on fostering respectful classroom discussion while encouraging critical thought and maintaining high standards.