DePaul University Newsline > Issue > April 16, 2021
A new exhibition opening at Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry called, Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes, explores the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s evolution alongside society over the past 80 years. In this Q&A, comic book and pop culture researcher Blair Davis explores the Marvel universe’s themes of social change and the human body, and what’s next for the genre.
Nearly 900 parents and students joined a virtual town hall on April 8 to hear from DePaul President A. Gabriel Esteban about university operations and plans for a return to campus this fall.
The Class of 2021 is invited to register for Graduation Celebration, a unique opportunity for graduates to visit the Lincoln Park campus for a variety of outdoor, commencement-themed activities May 19 through May 28.
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.
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.
The death of Daunte Wright in Minnesota at the hands of police is tragic and senseless. No words can express the outrage and grief these continued murders inflect on the Black community. To our Black students, staff, faculty, alumni and campus community, DePaul is here to support you.
The first priority in “Grounded in Mission: The Plan for DePaul 2024,” is to deepen our commitment to DePaul’s Catholic, Vincentian, and urban mission. Tam Ta, a third-year student pursuing a BFA in animation with a concentration in storyboarding and character design, embraces this mission each day by acting in service of others.
DePaul will transition to a more focused approach for the university's 403(b) plan this summer. The university will host informational webinars to support employees through this change in April and May.
The Chicago Department of Public Health asked DePaul’s COVID-19 Response Task Force to survey students to help inform vaccine distribution efforts. To help the university better understand students' plans and what resources they may need, students should complete the COVID-19 vaccination survey by Sunday, April 18.
As the university prepares for a full return to campus in fall 2021, Jamie Kleppetsch, professional lecturer in the College of Law, shares what it has been like to teach on campus since summer 2020 in this inaugural Blue Demon Minute video.
Ramadan begins this week for over a billion Muslims around the world. Are there connections between the spiritual lessons of Ramadan and DePaul's Vincentian mission?
On Saturday, May 1, the Division of Mission and Ministry invites the DePaul community to participate in the 23rdannual Vincentian Service Day tradition.
Week three of the Back to Campus Vodcast features Brian Wernimont, the catering director for Chartwells. Learn about how catering has shifted changes for on-campus events for spring quarter, upcoming on-campus events for students and more.