Wendy Zamaripa Smit
January 14, 2015

Technology is embedded in everything we do - from mobile apps and websites to video games and graphics. In each instance, the experience needs to be personal and engaging, and designers help accomplish that. Beginning this winter quarter, DePaul University has answered the call for industry professionals who can design technology into eye-catching experiences with the creation of the School of Design.

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Articles

Elizabeth Clements
January 14, 2015

From the College of Computing and Digital Media creating a new School of Design to DePaul earning a Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, Newsline has received a number of breaking news stories in recent days. We didn't want to make you wait a whole extra week to read all about them, which is why we are delivering this special edition to your inbox today. Stay tuned for our regular edition next Thursday on Jan. 22.

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Fernando Figueroa
January 14, 2015

Over the next several weeks, DePaul will host multiple events to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life and legacy, starting with the prayer breakfast on Jan. 19 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Student Center on the Lincoln Park Campus. Award-winning author Bettina L. Love will talk about the hip-hop generation's role in closing the gap between the civil rights and millennial generations.

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#DePaul In The NEWS

January 12, 2015
Reuters

Reserved seats, expanded routes and luxury amenities gave intercity bus travel a boost in 2014, according to research from DePaul's Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development. Lead researcher Joseph Schwieterman tells Reuters that bus companies have seen "a perfect alignment of the stars" in recent years.

January 12, 2015
NPR

"Soft target" attacks like the recent Paris shooting in a kosher market are the next hurdle in confronting terrorism, professor Tom Mockaitis tells NPR. Since the attacks on Mumbai in 2008, terrorists have continued to go after "urban environments in free, open democratic societies," says Mockaitis, an historian whose research covers terrorism, insurgency, counterinsurgency and peace operations.

January 10, 2015
Crain's

How about those Bears? "From a business perspective, it's a really well-run, forward-thinking company," remarks sports management expert Andy Clark in Crain's Chicago Business. The Chicago Bears have become a more shrewd football organization "especially for a family-run business," says Clark, a director in DePaul's Driehaus College of Business.

January 09, 2015
The Wall Street Journal

"The great struggle for admissions is to a) identify which characteristics matter and b) figure out how to measure them in a 17-year-old," says Jon Boeckenstedt, associate vice president for enrollment management and marketing. Hundreds of talented students who might not have met the traditional criteria for admission to DePaul have been identified through test-optional applications, he tells The Wall Street Journal.

January 09, 2015
WBEZ

France has a long, tense history of struggling with freedom of religion and state secularism, says Shailja Sharma on WBEZ's "Worldview." The French emphasis on nationalism has marginalized Muslim people there, says Sharma, an associate dean who teaches international studies at DePaul. "If the long-term goal of France is to integrate their minorities ... they also have to recognize certain things about their previous treatment of minorities that were not so good," she says.

Events

Thursday, January 15, 2015

At DePaul, we believe in the power of learning from those who came before us. We believe that we can make a difference one person at a time through the generosity of student and alumni mentors who share their time, wisdom, and encouragement with our students.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Follow the adventures and joyful milestones in the life of young Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: boy genius, musical prodigy, and gifted composer. Discover how nature inspires and impacts Mozart, and how his family faces the acclaim, fame, trials, and tribulations of his early creative life in this story infused with music, dance, and a bit of magic.

Recommended for all ages.THEMES: Biography; Classical Music and Composition; Family; Happiness and Growing Pains; Health and Illness; History; NatureSpecial Events:

Thursday, February 19, 2015

This is DePaul University's annual celebration of Chinese lunar new year. Come out to enjoy authentic lunar new year dinner and exciting cultural performances by DePaul students and professional performers. It is also a great opportunity to network with new and old friends with interest in China and other Asian countries and regions. All DePaul students, alumni, faculty, and staff, as well as friends outside the DePaul community are welcome to attend. Free and open to the public.

DePaul guests, please bring your DePaul ID to check in.