The murder of George Floyd and the ensuing trial marked another wrenching episode for the nation. The Vincentian spirit in which DePaul University is founded demands of us attention to what is happening in our society.
DePaul has named two long-time members of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences as the Presidential Faculty Fellows for the 2021-22 academic year. Valerie Johnson, an associate professor of political science, and Jose Soltero, an associate professor of sociology, will work closely with senior leadership during a one-year term beginning in September.
Anne Saw, a psychologist and associate professor in the College of Science and Health, works with immigrant and refugee communities in Chicago. In this Q&A, Saw describes the impact of racism and violence on mental health, and offers ways policy-makers and bystanders can stand up for our Asian American neighbors.
Anda Trifan, a graduate of the Department of Chemistry in DePaul's College of Science and Health, is a member of the research team at Argonne National Laboratory that received the Gordon Bell Prize for High Performance Computing-Based COVID-19 Research. The team developed detailed simulations of how the coronavirus protein latches onto cells during infection.
Animation Career Review included DePaul on its list of top 2021 Graphic Design School Rankings. DePaul’s game design program ranked #41 nationally among private schools and colleges, and #5 in Illinois.