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January 10, 2019

January 10,2019

VOL. 52 NO. 16

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Newsline's best of 2018

Rachel Marciano | 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.

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Articles

STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS

Quarter to Semester Task Force appointed

Denise Mattson | January 10, 2019

The Quarter to Semester Exploratory Task Force, a committee led by faculty, and including staff and students, was appointed to examine academic calendar systems and identify the most pressing academic implications of the university's current quarter-based calendar. Currently, the College of Law uses semesters and all other degree programs are taught in quarters.  ​

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Laura Kina curates exhibition of Michiko Itatani’s cosmic paintings

Kristin Claes Mathews | January 10, 2019

​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." ​

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Meet Mark Matijevich: Feeding DePaul’s on-campus diners

Rachel Marciano | January 10, 2019

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.

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Weaving, sports and LGBTQ identity in winter shows at DePaul Art Museum

Russell Dorn | January 10, 2019

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.

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

University community invited to 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast

Rachel Marciano | January 10, 2019

On Tuesday, Jan. 22, DePaul will host its 22nd annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast. All members of DePaul are welcome to attend.

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DEBUZZ

Students: Attend the 2019 Diversity Opportunities Networking Fair

The Career Center | January 10, 2019

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. 

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DEBUZZ

Student named in Seventeen magazine s 2018 Voices of the Year

Rachel Marciano | January 10, 2019

​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. 

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DePaul In The News

The New York Times • Joseph Ferrari

The Unbearable Heaviness of Clutter

January 03, 2019

The State Journal-Register • Juliana Stratton

Stratton bringing love of mediation to lieutenant governor’s office

December 26, 2018

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