Vol. 50 No. 34
Katherine Wilburn
April 13, 2017

In celebration of Earth Week, DePaul will host a variety of events for faculty, staff and students. This year, a number of events feature the intersectionality between food, sustainability and inequality.

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Articles

Rachel Laden
April 13, 2017

DePaul's Corporate Employer Outreach program has continued to grow both in size and scope of degree programs, reaching Fortune 500 and 1000 businesses from across the city. While most student cohorts in the program pursue business degrees, some of the new companies to join are completing other degree tracks in science and health.

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Jessica Peterson
April 13, 2017

DePaul junior Betsy Lugo always planned to be center stage. But her experience in community theater and auditioning for commercials opened her eyes to the other side of the house – the behind-the-scenes jobs in theater and television. This quarter, she is working as a development intern for a producer at 20th Century Fox in Los Angeles.

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Ben Craig
April 13, 2017

The Office of Human Resources is offering more ways than ever to get active and improve your health and fitness for the years to come. Employees enrolled in a DePaul medical plan are eligible to receive $300 by earning 100 wellness points between Jan. 1 and Oct. 31, 2017.  

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Carol Hughes
April 13, 2017

The editor of the Chicago Sun-Times, a journalism educator and a strategic communicator who advised former U.S. presidents will discuss challenges facing journalists and citizens in confronting today's increase in so-called "fake" news.

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Multimedia

From Folleville to Paris, moments highlighting the life of Saint Vincent de Paul are captured in stained glass across France.
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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity
April 06, 2017

As part of the President’s Series on Race and Free Speech, on April 18 DePaul will host a conversation with Freeman Hrabowski, president of the University of Maryland - Baltimore County.

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#DePaul In The NEWS

April 11, 2017
Chicago Lawyer

"The rules of evidence are the lawyer's power tools," says Stephan Landsman, professor emeritus in the DePaul University College of Law. Many law students are no longer required to take an evidence course, and they are missing out, writes attorney and DePaul alumnus Bob Clifford in Chicago Lawyer

April 10, 2017
The Miami Herald

DePaul alumnus Ali Rizvi is part of a team of journalists from 80 countries whose work on the "Panama Papers" project earned a Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting. The Miami Herald reports that Rizvi, who has a master's degree in digital cinema from DePaul's School of Cinematic Arts, co-produced a motion graphic video that illustrates the complex world of offshore banks and corporations.

April 10, 2017
WTTW

"At its core, chronic disease prevention and control is about helping people live longer, healthier lives," says Kate McMahon, an alumna of DePaul University's Master of Public Health program. "Public health can be especially impactful when we change policy, systems and the environment to improve health," she notes. WTTW reports that McMahon will lead Chicago's new Office of Chronic Disease Prevention and Control. 

Events

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Please join us for our Sixth Annual Catholic Studies Breakfast with Sr. Helen Prejean! An introduction will be given by Scott Moringiello, Assistant Professor of Catholic Studies

Sr. Helen Prejean is the author of the widely acclaimed book Dead Man Walking and is known for her work as an educator about the death penalty and counselor for death row inmates.

For more information, contact Brenda Washington at [email protected]

No RSVP needed.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

2017 Enlund Lecture with Professor Mitu Gulati "Expulsion, Statehood, and the Future of Puerto Rico"

Please join DePaul University College of Law for the 2017 Enlund Lecture featuring Duke University School of Law Professor Mitu Gulanti, this year's Enlund Scholar-In-Residence, as he presents on "Expulsion, Statehood, and the Future of Puerto Rico" (co-written with Professor Joseph Blocher of Duke University School of Law).

Thursday, April 20, 2017

This interactive lunchtime workshop is designed for faculty, staff, and students to learn about being allies to transgender people in the classroom. Participants will leave this workshop with a greater sense of the systems of oppression impacting transgender people in a university setting. Participants will develop skills in advocating for transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming people within these systems.

Facilitated by Charee Holloway and Michael Riley from the Center for Identity, Inclusion, and Social Change.