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March 3, 2023

VOL. 56 NO. 24


The Shared Coin: A token both of mission and encouragement

Joyana Dvorak | March 3,2023

The Shared Coin, which was established this January by the Division of Mission and Ministry, provides students, faculty and staff with an opportunity to recognize individuals who are living out DePaul's Vincentian mission.​

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Meet Darryl Arrington: Proud alum and assistant vice president for student affairs

University Marketing and Communications | March 3, 2023

With more than 30 years of higher education experience, Darryl Arrington, a Double Demon and assistant vice president for student affairs, oversees the Office of Multicultural Student Success, Federal TRiO and Access and Attainment programs, which provide a wide range of opportunities and services for underrepresented students.​
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Bilingual journalism course supports human-centered narratives

Mary Hansen | March 3, 2023

Laura Rodriguez Presa is sharing lessons drawn from her career as a newspaper journalist in a new class at DePaul, "JOUR 290: Reporting on Latinx Communities."​
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Researcher Jason pushes discovery on long COVID, ME/CFS

Kristin Claes Mathews | March 3, 2023

The National​​ Institutes of Health has awarded psychologist Leonard A. Jason $842,000 to further his research on ME/CFS with Lurie Children's Hospital, bringing a focus on long COVID into the longitudinal study. Jason is also editor of a book on the subject that is set to be released this spring.
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Accountancy Director Hui Lin appointed Deloitte Foundation endowed professor

Nadia Alfadel Coloma | March 3, 2023

​Lin is a widely published scholar and an award-winning teacher who received DePaul Excellence in Teaching Awards in 2014 and 2022. Her five-year appointment elevates what was previously the Deloitte Foundation Fellowship at DePaul.
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Scrolling for insights: Communication researchers examine TikTok behavior

Mary Hansen | March 3, 2023

Shu-Chuan (Kelly) Chu and Tao (Tony) Deng are exploring how advertisers and users behave on the platform, and they are particularly interested in what kind of content performs well and why.​
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Keep your distance: The pandemic's indispensable item comes into focus

Craig Keller | March 3, 2023

​A year into the Covid-19 pandemic, College of Communication faculty member Jay Baglia started noticing and then photographing masks that had been discarded on the ground. Baglia calls it "an iconic image that marks this experience we all shared worldwide." Fellow College of Communication faculty member Robin Hoecker teamed with him to turn these images into an interactive photo mosaic, a copy of which is on display in the college.
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Journalism professor to lead Chicago Reader’s Racial Justice Writers’ Room

Mary Hansen | March 3, 2023

Judith McCray, a senior professional in residence in DePaul's journalism program, meets bi-weekly with eight early- to mid-career journalists to discuss their projects related to racial justice. One-to-one mentoring and special topic sessions are also provided by other experienced journalists.​
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Prayers for Turkey and Syria

Rob Manuel and Salma Ghanem | March 3, 2023

​All members of the university community are invited to join a vigil for Turkey and Syria this Thursday, March 2, at 3 p.m. in the DePaul Center. The Division of Mission and Ministry will lead a prayer service and offer ways to turn our prayers into action.
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Change in systems, change in people

Mark Laboe | March 3, 2023

Systemic change requires intrapersonal and interpersonal change as well as a change in minds and hearts.​
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Scene At DePaul

DePaul learns the view from Washington

​Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) met this month with DePaul students in the Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence's Advanced Reporting class. Durbin engaged in an off-the-record exchange that was moderated by class co-instructor and center co-director Carol Marin, left. On the record, the senator advised students to be prepared, to be honest and to treat those across a table with respect. Durbin is only the latest politician to visit the center; others have included Rahm Emanuel, Lori Lightfoot, J.B. Pritzker and Kim Foxx. (DePaul University/Jeff Carrion)

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DePaul In The News

Chicago Sun-Times • Christopher Tirres and Olya Glantsman

Higher education can do more to help our city's immigrants

Feb. 24, 2023

The Tennessean • Francesca Royster

Author Francesca Royster on Black country music fandom in the modern era

Feb. 25, 2023

VISIBLE Magazine • Rachel Bass

Heroes wanted? Fear can be wiser than courage.

Feb. 27, 2023