Vol. 50 No. 2
Rachel Marciano
September 08, 2016

Through CSH’s Dean’s Undergraduate Fellowship program, 12 students paired with organizations across Chicago to put their existing knowledge to work and learn more about their prospective fields. Newsline delves into some of the labs, libraries and lagoons where these CSH students spent their summers becoming world ready.

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Articles

Ben Craig
September 08, 2016

This month, DePaul opened an additional fitness space in the basement of the Loop's CDM building. The original workout area, known as the Fitness Studio, has also been expanded and renovated. Campus Recreation will offer orientations and discounts on class fees for faculty and staff throughout the fall.

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Kristin Claes Mathews
September 08, 2016

After consulting with friends and doing his research, former director of the Hyde Park Arts Center Chuck Thurow chose the DePaul Art Museum as the recipient of 114 works by 59 Chicago-based artists. The works include paintings, photography, sculpture, drawings and other works on paper.

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Kristin Claes Mathews
September 08, 2016

In a new, free exhibit at Union Station, faculty from DePaul University and Lake Forest College explore the city's history and urban character through classic motion pictures. Viewers can take in vintage photos of movie stars, clips and commentary on films, and little-known facts about Chicago's movie history at "Windy City in Motion: Movies + Travel in Chicago."

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Elizabeth Clements
September 08, 2016

The Presidential Search Committee leadership invites faculty, staff and students to share their input regarding the search for the next university president. From Sept. 9-16, members of the DePaul community may submit suggestions for the search committee to consider.

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Scott Walter
September 08, 2016

DePaul University became the first institution in Illinois to join the Open Textbook Network, an alliance of colleges and universities working together to promote the use of open educational resources, especially open textbooks, in higher education.

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Multimedia

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Elizabeth Clements
September 01, 2016

At DePaul’s Convocation on Sept. 1, remarks delivered by the Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M. included an update on the DePaul Speech and Race Action Plan. The comprehensive plan outlines specific, measurable tasks that the university as a whole will pursue throughout the 2016-17 academic year. Newsline sat down with Liz Ortiz, vice president of the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity, to learn more about the action plan and how it will be implemented.

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#DePaul In The NEWS

September 02, 2016
Chicago Reader

Using super sleuthing skills, author Kathleen Rooney tracks down an unpublished translation of writings by Belgian surrealist artist René Magritte for a new book with co-editor Eric Plattner. "One of the cool things in the text is to see Magritte over the decades return to this idea of mystery," says Rooney. The Chicago Reader tells how Rooney, who teaches English at DePaul, became an art-history detective.

September 01, 2016
ChicagoInno

"Our students are really street smart. They know how to fail, they know how to fight," management professor Patrick J. Murphy tells ChicagoInno. With these students in mind, DePaul carves out a new, permanent space for the Coleman Entrepreneurship Center. The new space will "encourage entrepreneurial thinking across the university, and serve as a space for students to get access to resources," says director Bruce Leech.

August 31, 2016
USA Today

The first commercial flight in 50 years between the U.S. and Cuba has taken off, and the corresponding increase in travel will help "transform Cuban society," law professor Alberto Coll tells USA Today. "All that money goes into the pockets of Cuban families that are going to use those resources to expand their small businesses and improve their lives," says Coll, an expert in international trade.

Events

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Women of Spirit is an organization that is devoted to exploring our members' identities as women of faith and/or spirituality, fostering dialogue, service, study and community (having fun!) through a retreat based format.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Please join DePaul's Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center for a conversation with family law attorney and COL alumnus Roger White of White Scott & White about the path to becoming a family law attorney, tips on how to be successful in the field, and opening your own firm.

Lunch Provided. Limited spots available for this event.

Please RSVP to Cheryl Price, Director, Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center, 312.362.6202 or [email protected].

Monday, September 19, 2016

As part of DePaul's broad action plan to address issues that came to a tipping point last spring, the university community is invited to participate in the President's Series on Race and Free Speech. This year-long series of events, intended to strengthen the university community, will offer perspectives across the political spectrum on various topics including race, free speech and hate speech, and the current political climate. Dr. Dyson, best-selling author, and professor of sociology at Georgetown University, will explore the construction of race and why it matters in 2016.