Vol. 50 No. 10
Kyle Morrell
October 27, 2016

DePaul's spectacularly spooky float entry in the Halloween Gathering parade Oct. 22 was collaboratively created by the School of Cinematic Arts, The Theatre School and School of Music. The annual festival is designed to unite Chicago's vast and diverse creative communities.

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Rachel Marciano
October 27, 2016

If you've ever requested help setting up Skype, initiating a video conference in your office, or addressing any kind of technical or AV trouble in either the Lincoln Park or the Loop campus, then you probably know Gregg Barker. As an AV engineer/architect for Information Services, Barker has spent the last 19 years at DePaul solving technical problems and helping people connect with one another.

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Ashley Kachlik
October 27, 2016

The Division of Student Affairs invites DePaul families to attend the 15th annual Seton Halloween, a Halloween extravaganza for young children aged 8 and under. The event includes Halloween crafts, face painting, a photo booth and, of course, trick-or-treating for candy.

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Rachel Marciano
October 27, 2016

It's the last Thursday of October, and therefore your last chance to submit photos for this month's "On Thursdays We Wear Blue!" photo contest. Don't miss the chance to flaunt your Blue Demon pride and win some great prizes!

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Staff Council
October 24, 2016

DePaul's Staff Council is collaborating with Volunteers of America - Illinois to support homeless veterans in Chicago this Veterans Day. Your help is appreciated as we work together to give back to those who have given so much. Donations will be collected through Nov. 11.

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#DePaul In The NEWS

October 26, 2016

"The fact that such a large fossil shark with such a global distribution had evaded recognition until now was a big surprise to me," explains DePaul paleobiologist Kenshu Shimada on WTTW's "Chicago Tonight." Shimada and a team of international researchers discovered a prehistoric shark species called Megalolamna paradoxodon, which lived 20 million years ago and is closely related to the modern-day great white shark.

October 21, 2016
Atlas Obscura

When Napoleon's troops invaded Portugal, the royal family fled to Brazil and brought musicians along, reports Atlas Obscura. This "sowed the seeds of military bands," explains music historian Katherine Brucher. These days, Brazil's state-sponsored bands play pop music and seem to love Phil Collin's hit "Against All Odds." "If you're a band with a proficient saxophone soloist, it's a big way to feature them," Brucher says. "It's one of those songs -- the lyrics are pretty simple, it's really universal, and even if you didn't speak English, you still could sing along."

October 14, 2016
Philanthropy Roundtable

Attorney and associate clinical professor Julie Lawton provides students "a broader range of clinical options, (believing) she is helping her students to develop their own sense of what is just and helpful to people," according to Philanthropy Roundtable.


Tuesday, November 1, 2016

"Violentology" is a book by photojournalist Stephen Ferry, which documents the internal conflicts regarding human rights that have been happening in Colombia over the past ten years. We will be hosting an author chat with Stephen Ferry on November 1st about his decade-long making of the book.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Sara Darehshori, Senior Counsel for the US Program at Human Rights Watch, will discuss her experience researching police handling of sexual assault. Sara has written various reports for Human Rights Watch covering the topic of sexual assault. Sara has extensive experience in the international human rights field, including prosecuting the first case of rape as a war crime in the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.