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February 25, 2022

VOL. 55 NO. 22


Meet the speakers for TEDxDePaulUniversity's return to campus

University Marketing and Communications | February 25,2022

TEDxDePaulUniversity is coming back to the university for its sixth year on May 4. Six university speakers have been selected and will give talks that focus on this year's theme, "Metamorphosis."​

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DePaul is committed to the non-violent resolution of conflicts

Division of Mission and Ministry | February 25, 2022

​We would like to invite our community to unify in prayer for all those who are again victims of an atrocious, irrational and tragic war in Ukraine and in any corner of the world in which peace is under fire.
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Meet Brenda Williams: Creating career path connections for students

Rachel Wojnicki | February 25, 2022

​Whether through financial fitness or career experiences, for more than 16 years Brenda Williams has dedicated her time and expertise to helping Blue Demons move to their highest potential. In November, Williams took on the role of managing director of the Career Center, helping students build confidence and skills, and explore career possibilities.
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'Completing the narrative': Training the next generation of journalists to cover diverse communities

University Marketing and Communications | February 25, 2022

​Award-winning producer and Diversity Faculty Fellow in DePaul's Center for Communication Engagement Judith McCray pairs young and early-career journalists with activists from the communities they're covering. McCray joins the podcast to talk about this reporting technique, training reporters to build relationships and trust, and the evolving discussion of objectivity in journalism.

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Computer science researcher aims to keep patients out of emergency department

Kristin Claes Mathews | February 25, 2022

​Computer scientist Roselyne Tchoua has been named an Equity Research Fellow with the Sinai Urban Health Institute, where she aims to use machine learning to reduce repeat visits to the emergency department.​

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Criminologist discusses intersection of criminal justice and immigration

Russell Dorn | February 25, 2022

​Immigration has been a politically charged topic for decades in the U.S. What’s missing from the discussion is consideration of criminal justice practice and policy, says Xavier Perez, a criminology faculty member in DePaul’s College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.​

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The Hawk: Celebrating Black student experiences at DePaul

Rebekah Otto and Brittan Nannenga | February 25, 2022

​As we honor and celebrate Black History Month, Special Collections and Archives is spotlighting DePaul’s Black student newspaper, "The Hawk." The stories featured in the newspaper are important in their documentation of the experiences and accomplishments of Black students, staff, faculty and alumni.

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Get ready for the virtual Winter Career Fair

Rachel Wojnicki | February 25, 2022

​DePaul's virtual Winter Career Fair is set for Wednesday, Feb. 23, and will feature nearly 100 employers from various industries recruiting for jobs and internships. To prepare for the day's event and help students stand out to employers, the Career Center has outlined some top tips on how to prepar​e for a virtual career or networking event.

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Mission: Pausing and acting

Rev. Dr. Diane Dardón | February 25, 2022

​Perhaps the best we can offer is a moment of quiet and reflection in our own lives followed by a moment of service and caring for others.

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Life Events


In memoriam: Patricia Hoover, former faculty member in the Department of Music Education

February 25, 2022

​It is with sadness we have learned of the death of Patricia “Tish” Louise Hoover, a former faculty member of the Department of Music Education. She died on May 28, 2021, at the age of 82. May she rest in peace.  

Scene At DePaul

DePaul tunes in to Afrobeats

​On Feb. 18, DePaul's Black Student Experience hosted an Afrobeats listening party as part of Black History Month. Members of the university community gathered on the Lincoln Park Campus for a celebration of music and food. (DePaul University/Randall Spriggs)

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DePaul In The News

TIME • Craig Klugman and Kiara Pauli

These Classes Are Near-Death Experiences, and That's a Good Thing

February 23, 2022

DownBeat • Dana Hall

Jazz camps will swing on!

February 22, 2022