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DePaul University

DePaul University is a private institution of higher education and research in Chicago, Illinois. Founded by the Vincentians in 1898, the university takes its name from the 17th century French priest Saint Vincent de Paul.

The student body consists of about 23,100 students (approximately 15,400 undergraduate and 7,700 graduate/law), making DePaul the largest Roman Catholic university and one of the 10 largest private universities in the United States.

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Bosnia’s memorial cemetery of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, which is still receiving new remains as more genocide victims are identified. Elvis Barukcic/AFP via Getty Images

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How stereo was first sold to a skeptical public

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Chicago Mayoral candidate Jesus “Chuy” Garcia speaks to supporters at a rally. REUTERS/Jim Young

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Why I taught a class on rivals Spike Lee and Quentin Tarantino

With Spike Lee’s Da Sweet Blood of Jesus in the news for the film’s straight-to-Vimeo release, and Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight currently in production (see Samuel L. Jackson’s Camera+ page for…

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