Vol. 50 No. 5
Rachel Marciano
September 29, 2016

As part of the Vincentian Heritage Collections, over the years DePaul has collected hundreds of rare volumes relating to the life and times of St. Vincent de Paul and other important figures in Vincentian history. This month, the university added one of the most special volumes yet: the first known book of St. Louise de Marillac's personal collection.

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Articles

Tony Scott
September 29, 2016

Artist and associate professor Jim Duignan is participating in a yearlong residency at Rebuilding Exchange, a non-profit in Chicago that creates a market for reclaimed building materials. Read on to learn more about the Visual Arts Education program he started at DePaul and how he finds inspiration for his work.

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Lisa Geiger
September 29, 2016

DePaulians and the wider public will have the chance to go behind the scenes at DePaul's Special Collections and Archives on Oct. 6- 8 as part of Chicago Open Archives, a series of activities organized by the Chicago Area Archivists.

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Kristin Claes Mathews
September 29, 2016

How does a person's life expectancy shift from one Chicago neighborhood to another, and what might be the causes of those disparities? Faculty members Judith Singleton and Euan Hague will present on their initial findings and plans for research moving forward at the Chicago City Data Users Group on Wednesday, Oct. 5.

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Multimedia

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Scott Walter
September 26, 2016

DePaul has become one of the newest members of HathiTrust, a worldwide collaboration of more than 100 libraries and research institutions working to ensure the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future.

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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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#DePaul In The NEWS

September 27, 2016
Next City

Donald Trump says stop-and-frisk and law and order is part of the solution to stop violence and protect people living in poverty in the inner cities, but that will not work, notes urban politics expert Valerie Johnson. She also tells Next City, that Hillary Clinton did not drill down enough on the issues to "score any real points with young African-Americans." Johnson doesn't believe the first debate changed many minds, but "nothing in this election follows the usual rules."

September 23, 2016
Chicago Tribune

The first step to save a marriage after an affair is to "start talking," advises clinical health psychologist William "Marty" Martin. "To rebuild trust will require open communication, clear expression of feelings, articulations of genuine remorse and forgiveness, and developing a plan outlining the best case, the most probable case and the nightmare case," Martin tells the Chicago Tribune.

September 23, 2016
TIME

TIME reports that federal powers are looking at who has jurisdiction when a crime occurs on a plane that's in the air. "The state of [the aircraft's] registration, the state of the offender, and the state of the victim are the likeliest players for onboard crimes such as thefts or assaults," says Brian Havel, director of the International Aviation Law Institute at DePaul.

Events

Friday, September 30, 2016

City Lit Theater presents Books on the Chopping Block, a performance of readings from the 10 most challenged books of 2015 by the actors of City Lit Theater. Raffle, Refreshments and Q&A to follow.

Celebrate Banned Books Week and your freedom read at this event sponsored by the DePaul University Library, the DePaul University Center for Writing-based Learning, the Center for Identity, Inclusion, and Social Change, and the Office of Multicultural Student Success.

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