Each of our Vincentian Family universities and colleges encourages some form of student service day. DePaul University has posted a video of its 2013 version. This year, some 1,700 faculty, staff and students contributed to more than 70 service projects all around Chicago. Many members of the Vincentian Family will recognize this “Chicago community organizer”. Student [...]
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Two millions views on YouTube for a video on Homelessnes! Not bad for a group of DePaul University student filmmakers. A simple yet powerful first person account. Produced by DePaul student filmmakers, a YouTube video of a homeless man in Chicago discussing the complexities of his situation has received nearly 2 million views on YouTube. The video inspired Kim [...]
Chicago was once a major player in game development. Now, as players’ tastes migrate from big console games to smaller mobile titles, a host of new indie studios have surfaced in the Windy City, staffed by a mix of newcomers and industry vets from the old studios. Much of the new talent is being provided [...]
Dennis H. Holtschneider, President of DePaul University sent famvin an explanation of why he and other university Presidents call for the passage of immigrantion legislation. (The piece appeared in copy of his piece in the Chicago Tribune) April 18, 2013 When Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman stood with Mayor Rahm Emanuel and more than a hundred of [...]
Managing the Patrimony of the Poor as Wise Stewards – August 9-11 Paris A workshop for members of the Vincentian family examining principles and practices of Vincentian asset management. The workshop, sponsored by the Vincentian Studies Institute of DePaul University, will take place at the Motherhouse of the Daughters of Charity in Paris from August 9-11, 2013 with [...]
Father Gregory Gay, CM commends participation in an international conference devoted to exploring the theme of interreligious dialog with Isam. It will be held in 2014 at DePaul University, Chicago, IL USA. Details to follow when available at theVinDialogue website. This will be a follow-up to the 2011 conference in Indonesia, which attracted a sizable number [...]
DePaul hosted the Very Rev. Gregory Gay, C.M., Superior General of the Congregation of the Mission and welcomed him with a reception at Cortelyou Commons. Follow this link for a gallery of photos from the event. Related FAMVIN Posts:Something new is happening … in ParisMother and Superior GeneralPhoto Gallery – Pope and [...]
The Vincentian Studies Institute of DePaul University has launched a new online research archive that will provide access to an array of historical documents on the Catholic Reformation, with special focus on Vincentian history. The website, which was created by Dr. Alison Forrestal of the National University of Ireland, Galway, and Dr. Felicia Roşu of [...]
“In Bangladesh, the camera crew slept on mats in huts, side-by-side with villagers who are using micro-lending to pull themselves out of abject poverty. In the county jail in Benton Harbor, Michigan, they were behind bars with the inmates — mothers whose lives, and the lives of their children, have been blighted by drugs. In [...]
“Saint Vincent de Paul and the Mission of the Institute for Business & Professional Ethics: Why Companies Should Care about Poverty” Vincentian Heritage (Special Issue on Vincentian Higher Education and Poverty Reduction) 28.2 (2008): 141-150. “In 2006, following St. Vincent of DePaul’s commitment to serving the poor, the IBPE aligned its mission with that of DePaul University’s: [...]
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