DePaul University Newsline > Issue > January 17, 2019
Michael C. Slaughter, a Marine for 34 years and current DePaul student in the School for New Learning, is using art as a medium to reshape how we support our veterans. With DePaul's support and his own experiences reintegrating into society following a long military career and multiple deployments, Slaughter is shedding light on what is often our nation's misunderstanding of those who risk their lives so we can live ours. Read on to learn how he advocates for veterans through art as well as his many other efforts.
Winter in Chicago often provides motivation for planning your next getaway. Each January, the Office of Human Resources likes to remind faculty and staff about the university's vacation policies in hopes of employees getting the most out of their vacation benefit.
On Friday, Feb. 22, DePaul faculty and staff will put the Vincentian mission of charity and service into action at a Chicago community partner site in need during the 2019 Day with Vincent. All faculty and staff are invited to participate.
On Jan. 12, a group of College of Law students, joined by two staff, returned from a winter service immersion trip to New Orleans. Originated in the wake of the hurricanes and flooding in New Orleans in 2005, the annual service trip to Louisiana is one of multiple service immersion trips that occur each year at DePaul. Applications for undergraduate spring break 2019 service immersion opportunities are due Friday, Jan. 18.
"Aesthetic Reason and Imaginative Freedom" draws attention to Friedrich Schiller as a philosophical thinker in his own right. The authors argue Schiller presents a robust philosophical program that can be favorably compared to those of his age, and that his works can guide us in our more contemporary philosophical concerns and approaches.
William Cavanaugh, professor of Catholic Studies and director of the Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology, appeared in five segments of the Centre for Public Christianity's 2018 documentary "For the Love of God: How the church is better + worse than you ever imagined."
On Tuesday, Jan. 22, DePaul will host its 22nd annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast. The annual event is part of the President's Signature Series. All members of the DePaul community are welcome to attend. Breakfast will be served.
DePaul will retire the 'depaulsecure' WiFi networkon Friday, Feb. 1. If you have a device connecting to this network you must migrate it to the Eduroam WiFi network before this date to avoid losing network access. Read on for instructions on how to connect to Eduroam.
In early September, Information Services announced the WiFi improvement initiative, Light Up DePaul. The project is a significant investment DePaul is undertaking to improve the WiFi experience, provide 100 percent coverage, and improve speeds at DePaul. Since then, Information Services and Facilities Operations have made extensive progress toward enhancing WiFi service across campus. Read on for a full update from Information Services.
The Steans Center Community-based Service Learning Workshop Series will begin again this winter quarter and continue through the spring of 2019. Workshops will commence in January with Introduction to Community-based Service Learning: Making it Work in Your Classroom, the Community, and Your Career. RSVPs for the first set of workshops are due Monday, Jan. 7.