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August 6, 2021

VOL. 54 NO. 45

Sterling Bay’s Prysm Institute and DePaul University launch entrepreneurship initiative

Kristin Claes Mathews | August 6,2021

A collaborat​ion between DePaul and Prysm Institute, a virtual business incubator and accelerator founded by Chicago real estate development firm Sterling Bay, will match student, faculty, staff and alumni entrepreneurs in the health care, life sciences and technology sectors with respected industry leaders and experienced investors.

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Enter the Blue Demon Vaccine Contest today

DePaul Community Health Team | August 6, 2021

​Thursday, Aug. 19, is the deadline for students to submit completed COVID-19 vaccine records or proper documentation for an exemption. All who enter will be in the running for some great prizes, including a $2,500 grant toward the cost of attendance.
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Five student-athletes earn BIG EAST Excellence Awards

DePaul Athletics | August 6, 2021

​Five DePaul student-athletes have been honored with 2020-21 BIG EAST Conference Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Awards in their respective sports. The awards recognize academic and athletic achievement as well as community service, and DePaul's five honorees tied for the most among BIG EAST members.
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Introducing the Finish Line Fund Challenge

Division of Advancement and External Relations | August 6, 2021

Contributions this month to a new fund will be matched, dollar-for-dollar — helping even more students overcome financial barriers that jeopardize their ability to complete their degrees.​
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Health-care design for living

Abigail Pickus | August 6, 2021

​​​At DePaul, 21st-century advances with an eye toward Vincentian values are unfolding every day. Fernando De Maio, Daniela Stan Raicu, Christina Harrington and Enid Montague provide examples in this article from DePaul Magazine.
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Counseling faculty honored for new initiatives

Scott Butterworth | August 6, 2021

The National Career Development Association has awarded Rebecca Michel, an associate professor of counseling, its Diversity Initiative Award in recognition of her cultural responsiveness within the domain of career-related activities.​
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University of Illinois student wins 2021 University Pitch Madness

Coleman Entrepreneurship Center | August 6, 2021

Alex Kosyakov won first place and a $2,500 prize for his business idea presentation at this year's University Pitch Madness. Eight other universities, including DePaul, took part in the competition, hosted by DePaul's Coleman Entrepreneurship Center.​
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Staff introduces framework for social justice workshops

D. Scott Tharp | August 6, 2021

"Doing Social Justice Education" provides a succinct but comprehensive introduction to the planning, design, facilitation and assessment of social justice experiences for professional staff and student peer educators.​
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Mission: Sharing the Way of Wisdom

Mark Laboe | August 6, 2021

The official motto of DePaul University is Viam sapientiae monstrabo tibi. This Latin phrase is taken from the book of Proverbs; in English, it reads, "I will show you the way of wisdom." How can we best educate and work so that we demonstrate, discover, or walk alongside each other in the way of wisdom?
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Searching and applying as an internal candidate for DePaul staff positions

Office of Human Resources | August 6, 2021

If you are interested in viewing and/or applying for a staff position as an internal candidate at DePaul, BlueSky is your resource.​
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DePaul In The News

Chicago Tribune • Craig Klugman

Is it ethical to offer prize money to people who waited to get vaccinated?

August 4, 2021

Chicago Sun-Times • Steve Stoute

Partnership helps tech business startups from DePaul

August 2, 2021

Fox 32 Chicago • Abigail Ingram

Chicago chemical engineer creates Latinx inspired beauty brand

August 1, 2021