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Vincentian Heritage Journal Expands Reach with New Digital Format


In an effort to broaden reach and to continue innovating, the official journal of the Vincentian Studies Institute, Vincentian Heritage, will change to an open source, interactive PDF version on March 6. The peer-reviewed journal includes articles...
3/6/2014 12:00 PM EST

Love at the Office? When Relationships Go From Platonic to Romantic


A new study by coauthors Sean Horan, DePaul University, and Renee Cowan, University of Texas at San Antonio, titled “Love at the Office? Understanding Workplace Romance Disclosures and Reactions from the Coworker Perspective,” appears in the...
2/6/2014 4:00 PM EST

‘Living Room’ Offers Alternative Treatment for Emotional Distress


Emergency departments may not be the best choice for persons suffering from severe mental illness or emotional distress, according to findings by DePaul University School of Nursing researchers. Persons in a mental health crisis may be better served...
1/7/2014 2:00 PM EST

‘Sochi Project’ Shows Turbulent Side of Olympic Host Region


The Russian city of Sochi, host to the 2014 Winter Olympics, is the focus of a new exhibition — “The Sochi Project: An Atlas of War and Tourism in the Caucasus,” by photographer Rob Hornstra and writer Arnold van Bruggen — that debuts in the...
12/19/2013 12:00 AM EST

Prevalence of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Youth Is Focus of Chicago-Based Study


The prevalence of chronic fatigue syndrome in children and the significant impairment it causes to their physical functioning, school attendance and performance, and extracurricular activities, are at the root of a new Chicago-based study led by...
12/10/2013 7:05 AM EST

Chicago Business Leader Earns Vincentian Award for Ethical Approach to Business


Entrepreneur and corporate chief C. Richard Panico was recognized by DePaul University for his firm’s ethics-driven philosophy and uncompromising integrity. He is the first recipient of the International Award for Corporate Ethics and Excellence.
10/18/2013 6:00 PM EDT

End to Homelessness Is Mission of Research Institute


The critical issue of homelessness and how to better assist policymakers and those who deliver services to the homeless, is at the heart of a new Institute for Global Homelessness, a collaboration announced Sept. 26 by DePaul University and Depaul...
9/26/2013 4:00 PM EDT

World Premiere of ‘Aureole’ to Be Performed by DePaul Symphony Orchestra


Optimistic, bright, sparkling — adjectives used by American composer Augusta Read Thomas to describe “Aureole,” a piece commissioned to mark the DePaul University School of Music’s centennial. The composition, written by Thomas as a prelude...
5/27/2013 10:00 PM EDT

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Beatlemania: Q&A with DePaul University Scholar John Kimsey


This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first performance by the Beatles in the United States. Musician and Beatles scholar John Kimsey teaches “The Beatles and the Creative Process” and is an associate professor in DePaul University’s...
2/3/2014 1:00 PM EST

St. Patrick’s Day Is ‘Great American Story’ Says Irish Studies Expert


St. Patrick’s Day has become an American tradition where everyone is Irish. However, these annual March celebrations were born from the painful experiences of early Irish immigrants, many of whom were Catholic, says Mary McCain, Irish studies...
2/27/2013 3:05 PM EST

Nobody Loves Luigi


The year 2013 marks the 30th anniversary of the original “Mario Bros.” arcade game, which introduced Mario’s fraternal twin brother Luigi. In terms of celebration, however, Luigi remains strictly second banana; the Robin to Mario’s Batman,...
2/5/2013 10:30 AM EST

Psychology Professor Offers a Procrastinator’s Guide on New Year’s Resolutions


Joseph Ferrari, author of “Still Procrastinating?: The No Regrets Guide to Getting it Done,” says now is the time to start thinking about New Year’s resolutions, especially if you’re a procrastinator.
12/7/2012 4:00 PM EST

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