DePaul University Newsline > Issue > April 18, 2019
Integrity, service leadership and passion are the three non-negotiable aspects Maureen McGonagle, director of Campus Recreation, attributes to the success of her work while at DePaul. McGonagle has been at the university for 20 years and has been integral in institutionalizing the Vincentian Mission into the mission of the Ray Meyer Fitness and Recreation Center.
The New Age movement emerged in the 1960s and provided alternative approaches to traditional Western culture, from yoga to spirituality and environmentalism. A new exhibition at DePaul Art Museum, "New Age, New Age: Strategies for Survival," will examine how contemporary artists are appropriating and critiquing New Age philosophies and practices regarding social change and empowerment. The exhibition, which includes works by 27 artists, opens April 25 and runs through Aug. 11 on DePaul University’s Lincoln Park Campus.
It's been a long winter, but spring is finally here. The sun is shining, flowers are blooming and the university community is starting to look forward to summer in Chicago. This also means performance appraisals are right around the corner.
Are you a student who has an idea for an initiative at DePaul? Your Student Government Association wants to hear all about it. DePaul students have a unique opportunity in April to submit proposals for a strategic initiative.
The DePaul/CHA Documentary Film Program will hold a premiere screening on Sunday, April 28, featuring four short documentary films, written and produced by Chicago Housing Authority youth. The screening also features a panel discussion with co-host of the premiere, Chaz Ebert.
On Friday, May 3, DePaul will host the 11th annual Service Speaks symposium. This event will showcase the ways students work with community partners and faculty to advance social justice across the Chicagoland area. The program is free and open to all members of the university community.
Financial Executives International shown exemplary leadership skills throughout their career. FEI is an organization for senior-level executives in public and private companies and an advocate for the view of corporate financial management. The organization has more than 10,000 members in more than 65 chapters across the country. The organization aims to enhance professional development through networking, career services, conferences and research.
The Steans Center for Community-based Service Learning will award up to three Community-based Research Faculty Fellowships for the 2019-20 academic year. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, May 30.
On April 12, TEDxDePaulUniversity brought the DePaul community together for a half-day of idea-driven programming in the Holtschneider Performance Center. Through this year's theme, "Fast Forward," speakers aimed to challenge thoughts and inspire change through their presentations.
DePaul faculty and staff can receive free tickets to the April 27 opening performance of "JANE OF THE JUNGLE," presented by The Theatre School. To access the tickets, use code "newsline" at checkout. That Saturday’s performance also will include an autograph session with the cast after the performance. The show is recommended for ages 8 and up.