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April 1, 2021

VOL. 54 NO. 27


Students and parents invited to town hall

University Marketing and Communications | April 1,2021

​DePaul President A. Gabriel Esteban invites parents and students to attend a town hall on Thursday, April 8, at 5 p.m. to hear more about plans for the return to campus this fall. Registration is required.

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COVID-19 vaccine update

University Marketing and Communications | April 1, 2021

COVID-19 vaccination phase 1c began March 29 in Chicago for higher education employees, including faculty, staff and student employees.

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Meet Dr. Maks

Lynn Safranek | April 1, 2021

Since the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic in Chicago, DePaul has relied on the advice of Jonathan Maks, MD, a regional medical officer for AMITA Health Medical Group, to inform the university’s planning and guidance to our community. In this Q&A, Maks shares his perspective on DePaul’s response to COVID-19 and planning for the future.

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Life after the vaccine: Public health researcher gives outlook, tips

Kristin Claes Mathews | April 1, 2021

Public health researcher Daniel ​Schober offers insight into how the COVID-19 vaccines offer new opportunities for safe gatherings.

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Back to Campus: On-campus gatherings, space reservation

Office of Student Involvement | April 1, 2021

​This week's Back to Campus Vodcast features updates around on-campus gathering parameters, the reservation process for Student Center spaces, what's happening on campus and more.
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DePaul president appoints next Faculty Athletics Representative as John McEnroe announces retirement

Elizabeth Clements | April 1, 2021

After serving as DePaul's Faculty Athletics Representative for 20 years and a professor of accounting and MIS in the Driehaus College of Business for nearly 39 years, John McEnroe will retire at the end of the 2020-21 academic year. DePaul President A. Gabriel Esteban announced today, March 31, Anna Marie Frank, associate professor of kinesiology in the College of Education, will serve as the next Faculty Athletics Representative.​

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DePaul's new mission statement

The Rev. Guillermo Campuzano, C.M. | April 1, 2021

​After 35 years, DePaul has fully revised its mission statement. Through a 10-month participatory, historically grounded, yet forward-thinking process, the university gathered feedback from more than 600 community members. The updated statement is relevant and reflects the DePaul we know and the DePaul of which we dream.
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Campus conversations: Stop Asian hate

University Marketing and Communications | April 1, 2021

​As a community of students, staff and faculty, DePaul is committed to the safety and well being of all its members. Join DePaul on April 16 for a webinar and conversation on stopping Asian hate. Registration is required.
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Paid time off guidance for COVID-19 vaccinations

Office of Human Resources | April 1, 2021

​As of March 29, all higher education employees in Illinois are now eligible to sign up for the COVID-19 vaccine. All employees receiving a COVID-19 vaccination or who experience side effects from the vaccination, including student employees, can use sick time.
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Guidelines to kick off spring quarter

Michelle Patrick | April 1, 2021

​To safely kick off 2021's spring quarter, DePaul wants to remind the community about three important guidelines. This is especially important for those who traveled over spring break.
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Six tips for respectful virtual meetings

Office of Gender Equity | April 1, 2021

​As the university begins a new quarter, the Office of Gender Equity has created a list of six tips to ensure everyone continues to respect the dignity of others while learning and working virtually.
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DePaul In The News

StreetWise Chicago • Abigail Ingram

Madam C. J. Walker inspires YWCA / DePaul women's business accelerator

March 22, 2021

ABC7 Chicago • Craig Klugman

What is a vaccine passport and how would it be used?

March 29, 2021