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August 13, 2021

VOL. 54 NO. 46


DePaul announces Staff Quality Service Award recipients

University Marketing and Communications | August 13,2021

DePaul has announced the recipients of the 2021-22 Staff Quality Service Awards. This award honors staff members whose service to the university represents the highest standards of quality and effectiveness.​

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DePaul remembers architectural historian Sally Chappell

Mary Hansen | August 13, 2021

Respected architectural historian and beloved retired DePaul professor Sally A. Kitt Chappell died Aug. 2. Her tremendous commitment to liberal arts education, her passion for teaching and her extensive scholarly research over 26 years at the university contributed to its growth.​
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DePaul faculty seeks solutions for difficult search-and-recovery efforts

Russell Dorn | August 13, 2021

Isuru Godage, assistant professor in the School of Computing, is working to develop the next generation of soft robot design that would transform the field of robotics. The goal is to provide first responders with a secret weapon — dozens of transformable, soft robots that can be deployed in any opening around the perimeter of a collapsed building.​
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CHA youth documentary program captures the experiences of young Chicagoans

Melania Toczko | August 13, 2021

A partnership between the Chicago Housing Authority and DePaul’s College of Computing and Digital Media is helping at-risk high schoolers capture their lived experiences through visual storytelling.​
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Get connected with Fraternity and Sorority Life through September events

Mary Osbourne | August 13, 2021

Four organizational councils will host activities to introduce the chapters and students that make up the fraternity and sorority community at DePaul. Fraternity and Sorority Life welcome events are also scheduled.​
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Adjunct faculty examines a medical breakthrough and its aftermath

Edmund Lawler | August 13, 2021

"The Graft" shines a light on the first human organ transplant, a story that has been largely lost to history. It examines the operation at Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park, Ill., and the controversy and ethical considerations that followed.​
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Mission: A Vincentian Woman Out of the Shade

Betty Ann McNeil | August 13, 2021

What wo​uld an unlikely agent of transformation advise? We honor Saint Louise de Marillac on her birthday, August 12, as an unlikely agent of social transformation.
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DePaul In The News

Chicago Sun-Times • Geoff Smith

Longtime Chicagoans fear hot housing market could drive them out

August 10, 2021

Machine Design • Isuru Godage

Soft Robotics: Bend Them, Shake Them, Anyway You Want Them

August 11, 2021

ABC13 Grand Rapids • Evan Edwards

New seminar offers plant education and delicious meals

August 12, 2021