DePaul University Newsline > Issue > January 10, 2019
As we settle in to 2019 and a new quarter on campus, we're taking a quick look back at our most noteworthy and popular content from 2018. From news about TEDxDePaulUniversity to Fulbright winners to the launch of Grounded in Mission, here, in chronological order, are 18 of DePaul's most significant and well-read stories.
Laura Kina, an artist and Vincent de Paul professor of Art, Media and Design at DePaul, was a student in painter and Japanese immigrant Michiko Itatani's painting class at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Kina's project, "Michiko Itatani: Painting the Cosmic Novel," is one of the inaugural exhibitions of the Virtual Asian American Art Museum, launched this fall to offer "curated materials from U.S. and international repositories to visualize, analyze, and contextualize Asian American art history."
If you've dined on campus this academic year, you likely have noticed updates and new options in the dining halls at DePaul. From expanded menus to the new all-you-can-eat system, these updates were made in hopes of giving diners greater value and more flexibility with their meals. Leading the Chartwells team behind these changes and updates is Mark Matijevich, executive chef for DePaul.
Chicago-based artists Karolina Gnatowski and Betsy Odom, who create works of art using techniques of weaving, leather tooling, woodcarving and airbrushing, will be featured in solo exhibitions this winter at DePaul Art Museum.
On Tuesday, Jan. 22, DePaul will host its 22nd annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast. All members of DePaul are welcome to attend.
On Tuesday, Jan. 15, the Career Center will host the 2019 Diversity Opportunities Networking Fair in the Lincoln Park Student Center. All DePaul students and alumni are welcome to attend.
At the end of the fall quarter, "Seventeen" magazine released its "2018 Voices of the Year: 6 Women Under 21 Who are Changing the World." Among the honorees was undergraduate DePaul student and 2018 political candidate Bushra Amiwala.