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April 4, 2019

April 4,2019

VOL. 52 NO. 27

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

New makerspace to open on Lincoln Park Campus

Elizabeth Clements | April 4,2019

​Coming soon to the Lincoln Park Campus: a new makerspace that will inspire students to design, create and innovate. Set to open at the beginning of the 2019-20 academic year, the makerspace will be located on the second floor of the Schmitt Academic Center. Construction will begin this summer.

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Commencement speakers for 2019 include brain surgeon, Blackhawks CEO

Kristin Claes Mathews | April 4, 2019

This year’s commencement ceremonies at DePaul will include speeches from a brain surgeon from the Mayo Clinic, a leader of the Chicago Blackhawks, the founder of The National Memorial for Peace and Justice, and a trailblazing judge.

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

As Muslim student group marks silver anniversary, DePaul celebrates Muslim life on campus

Rachel Marciano | April 4, 2019

​For many years, Muslim students have been an active part of the student body at DePaul. In mid-March, the university’s Muslim student group, United Muslims Moving Ahead, celebrated its 25th anniversary on campus. This year also marks the 10th work anniversary of Abdul-Malik Ryan, DePaul's Muslim Chaplain, the first hired by a university in Chicago, as well as the 10th anniversary of the university’s Muslim Life Center.​

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

DePaul to host programming for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Jessica Peterson | April 4, 2019

The Office of Health Promotion and Wellness will deliver several signature events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month, including the annual Take Back the Night event and a new Trauma-informed Response Training for faculty and staff.

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Collegiate recovery community provides support network for students

Jessica Peterson and Carolyn Brinckwirth | April 4, 2019

Collegiate recovery communities, or communities of people in recovery who are also college students, are often a resource students have access to on their campus. They have been around since the 1980s, and DePaul students now have the option to join a similar community. ​

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HEY STUDENTS! NEWS YOU NEED

Take part in DePaul s third annual Purpose Pitch competition

Rachel Marciano | April 4, 2019

​Have an idea for a purpose driven startup in Chicago? Submit your application now for the third annual Purpose Pitch Competition. Hosted by DePaul's Coleman Entrepreneurship Center, the competition will take place May 14. ​All DePaul students and alumni are invited to apply by Friday, April 12.

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SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR

Faculty examine community health equity in Chicago

Fernando De Maio | April 4, 2019

​"Community Health Equity" documents more than a century of work on health equity from Chicago. It testifies to the relentless efforts of many people from many communities determined to achieve something better, more humane and just.

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DEBUZZ

Faculty and staff: Participate in A Day with Vincent Spiritual Retreat

Rachel Marciano | April 4, 2019

On Friday, April 12, the Division of Mission and Ministry will host A Day with Vincent: Spiritual Retreat​. All faculty and staff are welcome to come together to enrich their spirituality, strengthen the DePaul community and deepen their understanding of the Vincentian mission.​

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DEBUZZ

Student named 2019 Newman Civic Fellow

Rachel Marciano | April 4, 2019

Campus Compact​ recently named Ben Raanan, a student in DePaul's Master of Fine Arts directing program in The Theatre School, as a 2019 Newman Civic Fellow. In addition to his role as a student, Raanan is a theatre director, educator and disability advocate.​

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DEBUZZ

DePaul alum, faculty win at 2019 SXSW film festival

Maria Toscano | April 4, 2019

The film, "Saint Frances," directed by Alex Thompson, a 2017 graduate of the College of Computing and Digital Media, and produced by James Choi and Raphael Nash, School of Cinematic Arts faculty, was among the winners at the 2019 South by Southwest Conference and Festivals.​

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DEBUZZ

Construction scheduled for Loop Campus

Facility Operations | April 3, 2019

Beginning the week of April 8 and continuing through the end of July, the vaulted sidewalk in front of the Lewis Center and O'Malley Building will be replaced. The work will have an impact on the entire Jackson Blvd. side of the building, and a portion of Wabash Ave.​

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DEBUZZ

Faculty and staff: Become a MEAL with DePaul host

Rachel Marciano | March 25, 2019

Each quarter, MEAL with DePaul invites faculty and staff to host international students in their homes for a meal during the quarter. This spring's MEAL with DePaul evens are set for May 18 and June 1. Applications to host a spring 2019 meal will be accepted until Friday, April 19​.  ​

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Faculty invited to join the DePaul Experts Guide and share insights with journalists

Kristin Claes Mathews | March 21, 2019

More than 300 faculty are listed in the DePaul Experts Guide, a searchable online database for journalists that is updated annually. Journalists can access the database directly, and the DePaul Newsroom team references the guide to quickly find faculty who are willing to be quoted in the news. Again this year, all DePaul faculty are invited to join the guide or make sure their profile is up-to-date​.

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DePaul In The News

ONS Voice • Joseph Tariman

How Shared Decision Making Affects Cancer Care

April 2, 2019

Crain's Chicago Business • Monu Bedi

What Kim Foxx got right in the Jussie Smollett case

April 2, 2019

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