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September 27, 2018

September 27,2018

VOL. 52 NO. 5

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Mission and Ministry, a new division with new initiatives

Elizabeth Clements | September 27,2018

​Last year, in preparation for DePaul’s new strategic plan, University Ministry and the Office of Mission and Values reorganized their units to create one new division: Mission and Ministry​. With programming designed for students as well as faculty and staff, the Division of Mission and Ministry serves the entire university community. Learn more about the division's programs and how to participate. ​

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Articles

INTO THE ARCHIVES

How things were in the beginning: The first fall class of St. Vincent’s College

Patty Chavez | September 27, 2018

On the morning of Sept. 5, 1898, 10 faculty members and roughly 70 students walked into St. Vincent’s College Hall to begin classes for the first time. Now 120 years later, DePaul University still stands as a center for a uniquely urban, Vincentian education. However, the road to this long-standing success was far from easy, and was more than 20 years in the making.​

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Jessica Landis: DePaul s new Title IX coordinator

Rachel Marciano | September 27, 2018

​Earlier this month, Jessica Landis joined the DePaul community as the university’s new Title IX coordinator. Though she has only been on campus a few weeks, her work and commitment to sexual and relationship violence awareness, prevention and response go back to her undergraduate career. ​​

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Education 2018-19

Rachel Marciano | September 27, 2018

​Congratulations to the faculty from the College of Education who recently achieved tenure or received a promotion.​

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Philosophy professor examines the aesthetics and life of art

H. Peter Steeves | September 27, 2018

​Through an analysis of concrete examples taken from everyday experience and culture, “Beautiful, Bright, and Blinding” develops an aesthetic methodology founded on a phenomenological approach to experience. Refusing hierarchical distinctions between high and low art, the book argues that we must conceptualize the whole of human experience as aesthetic: art is lived and living is an art.

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DEBUZZ

Faculty and Staff: Important information for the State of the University address; last chance to RSVP

Elizabeth Clements | September 27, 2018

Space is filling up quickly for the Oct. 4, State of the University address. Faculty and staff who have not already registered are encouraged to do so as soon as possible. Read more for important information about attending the event.

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DEBUZZ

School of Music professor featured in Bach Beethoven Experience

Rachel Marciano | September 27, 2018

This fall, the School of Music’s Kurt Westerberg will be part of the Bach & Beethoven Experience’s Chicago Stories: Book Two performances. Performances are set for Sept. 29, Oct. 6, and Oct. 7 across the city.​

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In Case You Missed It

DEBUZZ

Technology perks for faculty, staff and students

Information Services | September 25, 2018

Did you know that DePaul has partnerships with several major software vendors that provide discounted and free software for DePaul students, faculty and staff? Read on to learn about the technology available for the campus community. 

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

From the President: Happy Feast of St. Vincent

President A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D. | September 27, 2018

Every year, on the anniversary of St. Vincent de Paul’s death, we come together as a community to honor our namesake with a Feast Day. The university has planned many activities to celebrate his legacy, and all members of our university community are most welcome to participate.​

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Important update for Mac users on campus

Information Services | September 26, 2018

On Sept. 24, Apple released their newest upgrade to the operating system for Mac computers, macOS Mojave. As with each new Apple macOS release, the supporting infrastructure and critical software, such as McAfee anti-virus, that Information Services manages will need to be upgraded to be compatible with the new version of Apple’s macOS. Please do not upgrade DePaul-owned Macs to macOS Mojave until Information Services has certified it as a supported version. ​

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DEBUZZ

Faculty and staff: Free tickets to a performance by The Theatre School

Anna Ables | September 26, 2018

This Saturday, Sept. 29, DePaul faculty and staff can receive free tickets to the opening of THE WONG KIDS AND THE SECRET OF THE SPACE CHUPACABRA, GO! at 2 p.m. in DePaul’s historic Merle Reskin Theatre.

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DEBUZZ

Hollywood screenwriters gather for conference at DePaul

Russell Dorn | September 25, 2018

Entertainers, producers and screenwriters will join the DePaul’s School of Cinematic Arts for the annual Courier 12 Screenwriting Conference Sept. 29. Held on the Loop Campus, Courier 12 is the premier screenwriting event in the Midwest and will feature panel discussions from leading writing talent in the entertainment industry.

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DEBUZZ

HPC Café now open

Brian Barasch | September 21, 2018

The newest outpost of DePaul Dining Services, the HPC Café, is now open inside the Holtschneider Performance Center on the Lincoln Park Campus. While located in the School of Music’s new home, the café is open to all members of the university community.​

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DePaul In The News

14 East • David Jabon

Debunking the ‘Math Brain’ Myth

September 21, 2018

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