DePaul University Newsline > Issue > 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.
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.
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.
Congratulations to the faculty from the College of Education who recently achieved tenure or received a promotion.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.