DePaul University Newsline > Issue > February 5, 2021
Education Reform Now ranked DePaul No. 3 in social mobility for Pell-eligible students among private universities and No. 52 among universities for elevating low-income students' economic status.
In fall 2021, DePaul intends to offer a full complement of in-person courses. More in-person classes will be added for summer quarter, along with a coordinated and phased return to campus for employees.
The DePaul University Library will resume its reservation services for current students, faculty and staff starting Monday, Feb. 1. Access will include the second floor of the John T. Richardson Library, which includes 18 PC, two Mac and two Wacom workstations, in addition to open space for study.
"Board Games as Media" explores the growth in popularity of board games today, and unpacks what it means to read a board game. What does a game communicate? How do games play us? With little scholarly research in this still-emerging field, "Board Games as Media" underscores the importance of board games in the ever-evolving world of media.
The challenges we face today amidst divisions in our communities, society, and the world are great. In meeting these challenges, what inspiration can we draw from the example and legacy of historical Vincentian figures such as Blessed Rosalie Rendu? And, what questions should we address in facing up to these challenges?
DePaul was recently informed by the Illinois Department of Employment Security that overpayment notice letters were sent in error. These letters went to anyone who has recently reported fraud or is in the system but has not applied for or received unemployment benefits recently.
We are saddened to learn of the death of Dan O'Donnell, father-in-law of Andy Clark, director of the Sports Business Program within the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship. O'Donnell passed away suddenly on Jan. 19 at the age of 80.