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December 13, 2018

December 13,2018

VOL. 52 NO. 15

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

Meet Willord Simmons: Advocating for music education in prisons

Carolyn Brinckwirth and Jessica Peterson | December 13,2018

During the summer of 2018, ​McNair Scholar and School of Music student Willord Simmons spent time researching music education programs in prison systems. Read on to learn how his research influenced him to make an argument against traditional music education in prisons, and substituting instead methods that could be more beneficial for incarcerated individuals. ​

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Articles

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic receives $250K MacArthur Foundation Grant

Kristin Claes Mathews | December 13, 2018

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced a $250,000 grant to the DePaul University College of Law's Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic. 

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DEBUZZ

College Magazine ranks DePaul among 10 best colleges for animation

Carol Hughes | December 13, 2018

​DePaul University is listed among the 10 best colleges for animation in the just-released list by College Magazine.

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FACULTY AND STAFF: HR NEWS

Faculty and staff: Set your 2018-19 goals

Sarah Frost | December 13, 2018

As​ we approach the holiday season and look forward to spending time with loved ones, the Office of Human Resources would like to remind faculty and staff to enter their goals into the ePerformance system before leaving for the winter break.

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INTO THE ARCHIVES

The coach doctor: Eddie Anderson

Patty Chavez | December 13, 2018

DePaul's football team has faded more and more into history as the years have gone by. While the occasional story does cover DePaul's football team and its demise, specific stories about the coaches and players are told less often. One such story is that of the football team’s coach from 1925-31, Edward Anderson. Over his coaching career at four colleges, Anderson amassed a record of 201-128-15, which earned him a spot in the College Football Hall of Fame in 1971. However, Anderson's success as a football coach is only a part of his story. ​

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

View from the top

Marilyn Ferdinand | December 13, 2018

In this feature originally published by DePaul Magazine, six former Student Government Association presidents from the 1950s to the present reflect on their experiences representing DePaul students on campus.

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SIGNED B THE AUTHOR

Associate professor examines ways to disrupt violence and transform power

Ann Russo | December 13, 2018

"Feminist Accountability"offers intersectional praxes of accountability and transformative justice developed through the leadership of feminists. Rather than relying on existing punishment regimes, the book explores everyday practices that cultivate individual and collective accountability​.

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FACULTY AND STAFF: HR NEWS

Faculty and staff: Updates from compensation and benefits

Ben Craig | December 13, 2018

The Office of Human Resources would like to highlight some upcoming changes in benefits and compensation, including match increases to 403(b) retirement plans, new medical resources and updates on the salary planning process.​

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Multimedia

MULTIMEDIA

Christmas at DePaul 2018

December 13, 2018

The DePaul Community Chorus, along with alumni and student musicians from the School of Music, fill the St. Vincent de Paul Parish Church with music and song during the 2018 Christmas at DePaul performances

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MULTIMEDIA

25 Year Club Luncheon 2018

December 13, 2018

On Nov. 14, the university inducted 23 faculty and staff members into DePaul's 25 Year Club, bringing the total club membership to 500. During the annual luncheon, DePaul honored employees celebrating their 25th work anniversary this year, as well as veteran members of the 25 Year Club.​

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DePaul In The News

Eos • Kenshu Shimada

Extinct Megatoothed Shark May Have Been Warm-Blooded

December 11, 2018

The Conversation • Janet Borgerson

How stereo was first sold to a skeptical public

December 12, 2018

The Jordan Times • Warren Schultz

American scholar explores Islamic monetary history of Jordan, region

December 11, 2018

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