Vol. 51 No. 2
Rachel Marciano
September 07, 2017

Adjunct faculty member Shana Wills has spent the last 14 years educating DePaul students about refugee, immigrant and international human rights issues. Read on to learn about the various organizations she works with and how they play a role in her time on campus.

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Articles

Rachel Marciano
September 07, 2017

Through career development, creative practice and community building, LAUNCH, a workshop hosted by the Chicago Artists Coalition, allowed participants to identify and pursue the next steps in their professions. DePaul is one of 10 universities and colleges to participate in the 2017 program, with only 24 resident artists chosen this year.

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Rachel Marciano
September 07, 2017

From the 17th floor of the Lewis Center to the theatres in the basement of the Richard M. and Maggie C. Daley Building, there isn’t a room on DePaul’s Loop Campus that Mehmet Gokcek hasn’t touched with a brush. Since 2005, the paint foreman has spent his days in a paint speckled uniform keeping the Loop Campus looking fresh and clean.

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Ben Craig
September 07, 2017

A new academic year is a good time to consider taking a class or obtaining a certification. DePaul makes it easy for its faculty and staff to continue learning with a variety of affordable and convenient ways to prepare for an ever-changing professional landscape.  

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Kristin Mathews
September 07, 2017

Each week, the #DePaul in the NEWS e-newsletter highlights some of the top news coverage featuring DePaul faculty, staff and students. In the summer of 2017, the Office of Public Relations and Communications reviewed reader feedback from a spring survey and refreshed our e-news format.

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Multimedia

The Idea Realization Lab, DePaul University's new makerspace, provides students, faculty and staff the space, tools, guidance and materials to craft ideas, learn from one another and bring their concepts to life.
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#DePaul In The NEWS

September 01, 2017
Cineuropa

A family of beached whales serve as a mystical metaphor in "Oblivion Verses," a "magic realism" movie competing at the 74th Venice International Film Festival. "The whales, which tie the entire story together, have found their way into folklore, myths, poems and even Holy Scriptures," director Alireza Khatami tells Cineuropa about his debut feature film. "We all have wandering whales in our past; we just have to find a way to bring them back to the sea," says Khatami, who teaches cinema production and directing at DePaul.

August 29, 2017
The Boston Globe

A bus "fare fight" might be in store in the Northeast as Greyhound Lines and Peter Pan Bus Lines plan to split, reports The Boston Globe. The companies will no longer share routes and may "feel the need to outdo their former partner with discounts," says transportation expert Joseph Schwieterman.

Events

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Please join us at the upcoming 4th annual National Conference of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists, that is co-sponsored by the DePaul University College of Law's Center for Jewish Law & Judaic Studies (JLJS). This is a unique program that brings together top attorneys and provides fascinating legal presentations on issues of Jewish interest and comparisons between Jewish and American law.

Famed author and lawyer Scott Turow will be presenting the lunch keynote.

The event begins with a breakfast and registration and ends with a networking opportunity.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Welcome to the seventh annual Guitars Under the Stars Fête!

This year, the event will be held in the beautiful beer garden at Danny's on Douglas! In the event of inclement weather, the event will be moved to the stage indoors.

$15 admission (sold at the gate and in advance) gets you all-you-can-eat pizza and soda buffett!

The Fête will once again benefit the Almost Home Foundation - which provides animal rescue services for unwanted, neglected or abused animals. Since 2012, they have raised over $20,000 for AHF!