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2014-07-01 12:27:50

ST. LOUIS, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascension is pleased to announce six members of the new Ascension Board of Directors: -- The Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, CM, EdD, President, DePaul University, Chicago, who will serve as interim Chair. Father Dennis, former Vice Chair of the Ascension Board of Directors, is also a professor of education at DePaul and a faculty member in the Harvard Graduate School of Education's Management Development Program, as...

2014-06-30 12:35:33

Forum explores nexus where social media, mobility, analytics and the cloud converge WASHINGTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The TechAmerica Foundation is hosting SMAC Chicago, a half-day forum that examines the intersection between social media, mobility, big data analytics and cloud computing (SMAC) in the public sector. The forum will take place at DePaul University's Loop Student Center on July 22 in Chicago. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140513/87367 SMAC Chicago,...

2014-02-03 23:00:32

College students are invited to submit film shorts for a festival sponsored by Robert Morris University Illinois, Columbia College Chicago and DePaul University. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 If you attend college in Illinois, grab your camera and start shooting. Those of you in Wisconsin and Indiana, you’re included too. Robert Morris University Illinois invites all college students to participate in The Chicago Shorts Festival. Together with DePaul University and Columbia...

2014-01-14 12:21:29

-- Largest operator of bus transportation services in North America is highlighted in 2013 Year-in-Review of Intercity Bus Service NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Megabus.com, which serves 120 cities across North America, is highlighted in the 2013 Year-in-Review of Intercity Bus Service released today by Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development of DePaul University. The sixth annual study was released today at the American Bus Association meeting in Nashville, Tenn. The study,...

2014-01-08 11:16:37

Patients perceive nonclinical care setting as 'helpful and positive' Emergency departments may not be the best choice for persons suffering from severe mental illness or emotional distress. According to a new qualitative study by DePaul University School of Nursing researchers, persons in a mental health crisis may be better served in an alternative recovery-oriented, homelike environment instead of a traditional emergency department. "Hospital emergency departments are not set up for...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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