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February 21, 2019

VOL. 52 NO. 21


Inaugural Presidential Fellows named

Denise Mattson | February 21,2019

When he created the new Presidential Fellows program last fall, DePaul President A. Gabriel Esteban sought to move the university closer to its vision as a place where all faculty, staff and students are affirmed, feel included and have equal access to opportunities to achieve their goals.​ The appointment of Christina Rivers, associate professor of political science, and Alyssa Westring, associate professor of management and entrepreneurship, as the inaugural Presidential Fellows will help bring that vision to life. 

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New business law clinic aims to assist DePaul entrepreneurs

Russell Dorn | February 21, 2019

​If you have a business idea, but aren't sure of the steps needed to start a company, DePaul College of Law's newest in-house legal clinic - the business law clinic - is ready to help. Founded in 2018 to provide law students with an opportunity to practice their craft while still in school, the business law clinic offers counsel at an affordable rate to the DePaul community's budding entrepreneurs.​

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Meet Jenna Rummelhart: Using communication tools for social justice work

Carolyn Brinckwirth | February 21, 2019

A senior communications coordinator for the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago and student in the master’s of science in marketing program, Jenna Rummelhart came to DePaul with a drive to make a difference. After securing a scholarship through her position at the Archdiocese, DePaul’s graduate business program quickly caught her eye. ​Read on to learn how Rummelhart uses the skills she's learning in class to further her work with the Archdiocese.

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Business alumnus Richard H. Driehaus named a 2019 influential leader

Robin Florzak | February 21, 2019

​DePaul University business alumnus Richard H. Driehaus has been named to the 2019 Class of Influential Leaders by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the international business school accreditation organization.​

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Coleman Entrepreneurship Center introduces walk-in Startup Clinic

Rachel Marciano | February 21, 2019

The Coleman Entrepreneurship Center introduces a walk-in Startup Clinic for members of the DePaul community. The next clinic days art scheduled for Feb. 21, March 1 and March 21. New and potential entrepreneurs are invited to meet with subject matter experts and successful entrepreneurs for guidance and business coaching.​

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Faculty member develops companion volume to ancient philosophy

Sean D. Kirkland | February 21, 2019

"A Companion to Ancient Philosophy" is a collection of essays on a broad range of themes and figures spanning the entire period extending from the Pre-Socratics to Plato, Aristotle and the Hellenistic thinkers. 

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Don t miss the 2019 Winter Internship Fair

Career Center | February 19, 2019

On Tuesday, Feb. 26, the Career Center will host the 2019 Winter Internship Fair in the Lincoln Park Student Center from 2 - 5 p.m. All DePaul students are welcome to attend. 

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In Case You Missed It


From the President: Office of University Events to be reorganized

A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D. | February 19, 2019

​The Rev. Ed Udovic, C.M., recently announced he will step down from his roles as university secretary and vice president for Mission and Ministry at the end of this academic year. As a result of the review of key processes in the Office of the Secretary, prompted by Fr. Udovic’s plan to retire, responsibility for all aspects of Commencement and Convocation will be consolidated within Academic Affairs, an appropriate home for the university’s preeminent academic events. Responsibility for the variety of other university-wide events managed by the Office of University Events will be consolidated within the Office of Public Relations and Communications.

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Construction near Loop Campus could affect access to parking garages

Rachel Marciano | February 18, 2019

Peoples Gas is continuing a major infrastructure upgrade project in the Loop along Plymouth Ct., Harrison St. to Congress Pkwy. and Van Buren St., Michigan Ave. to Wells St., and some of the adjacent cross streets. Beginning Monday, Feb. 18, some Loop Campus parking garage entrances and loading docks near the Loop Campus may be affected by construction zoning.​

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DePaul In The News

ABC7 Chicago • Larry Bennett

Chicago voters undecided about crowded mayoral race

February 20, 2019

The Chicago Jewish News • Jeremy Aluma, Rebecca Galkin

‘Dybbuk’ at DePaul: Classic play looks at spiritual and real life

February 14, 2019