Vol. 50 No. 36
Marissa Nelson
April 27, 2017

Earlier this April, Lester Holt, anchor of "NBC Nightly News," and data journalist Ben Welsh of the Los Angeles Times shared advice with students as the recipients of the inaugural journalism awards from DePaul's Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence.

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Elizabeth Clements
April 27, 2017

The Department of Catholic Studies has always served as an interdisciplinary crossroads at DePaul. It’s been that way since the program got its start 20 years ago. What started as a handful of courses taught by faculty from across the university has evolved into an internationally recognized department and center that serve as host to some of the Church’s most prominent leaders. 

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DePaul's International Student and Scholar Services has joined the #YouAreWelcomeHere campaign to demonstrate the university's commitment to providing a warm, welcoming and supportive environment to all students.
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Rachel Marciano
April 25, 2017

On May 2, the College of Education will host its spring forum, titled "Advancing Democracy and Justice in Public Education in the Trump/DeVos Era." The event is free and open to the public. 

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#DePaul In The NEWS

April 24, 2017
Voice of America

DePaul students were in the audience as former U.S. President Barack Obama spoke in Chicago at his first public address post-presidency, reports the DePaulia. Obama encouraged young people to be activists in their communities, and DePaul graduate student Emma Finkbeiner tells Voice of America the talk was "really encouraging." DePaul senior Kelsey Hershenhouse agrees: "I think (Obama) was able to give some really great perspective as to how we, as students, can show up in a variety of ways, whether that's for human rights or just any type of issue going on in the city or around the world."

April 21, 2017
NBC Chicago

"NBC Nightly News" anchor Lester Holt said "This is a great honor," upon receiving an award from the Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence at DePaul. He calls Chicago "the best news town in America," and says "I always look at myself as a reporter first." NBC Chicago chats with Holt about the award, journalism and his love-hate relationship with social media. 

April 20, 2017
Curbed Chicago

Want to make a rainbow under Chicago's 'L' tracks? Soon, there could be an app for that. Students from DePaul's College of Computing and Digital Media are helping with the Wabash Lights project, a colorful installation of LED lights along Wabash Avenue. The student team is working on the installation's app, "which allows users to control and modify the colors and LED modules from mobile devices," reports Curbed Chicago


Friday, April 28, 2017


April 28-30

~ For the most up-to-date information, and to register, visit http://worldcathweek.depaul.edu ~

Five hundred years ago, Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the church door in Wittenberg & sparked the Reformation. Our conference commemorates that event, focusing on the lingering repercussions of the Reformation in the global South today & attempts by Christians there to work across religious divides.

Monday, May 1, 2017

In 1967, a group of Black artists on

Chicago's South Side created a public

mural to celebrate Black cultural and

political heroes and to express pride

and love for their community. 2017

marks the 50th anniversary of this

Wall of Respect.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Hosted by the Critical Ethnic Studies MA Program. Cosponsored by the College of Communication.

DePaul Professor Lisa B.Y. Calvente's book, Imprints of Revolution: Visual Representation of Resistance, for which Calvente served as co-editor, was published in May 2016.

Professor Calvente is an assistant professor of Intercultural Communication and Performance Studies in the College of Communication and an affiliated faculty member in Critical Ethnic Studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.