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January 14, 2022

VOL. 55 NO. 16

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

From the President: With gratitude, onward to 2022

A. Gabriel Esteban | January 14,2022

​I hope you had a joyful holiday, filled with peace, relaxation and time to connect with loved ones. As we enter a fresh calendar year and a new quarter, I’m reflecting on our community’s achievements so far this academic year.

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Articles

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Update on COVID-19 vaccine booster and mask guidelines

Office of the President | January 14, 2022

​In an email shared with students, faculty and staff on Thursday, Jan. 13, DePaul announced a booster requirement and updated mask protocol. In-person classes resume Jan. 18.

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

DePaul defends BIG EAST League Of Legends title

BIG EAST | January 14, 2022

​Last month, the League of Legends BIG EAST Championship concluded with DePaul capturing its second consecutive BIG EAST League of Legends title. Entering the event as the No. 2 seed, DePaul came from behind to top No. 1 seed and previously undefeated St. John’s, 2-1, to earn the victory.

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

DePaul names Sulin Ba dean for the Driehaus College of Business

Elizabeth Clements | January 14, 2022

​A higher education leader who is dedicated to fostering research, interdisciplinary collaboration and global learning will serve as the next dean for the Driehaus College of Business. Provost Salma Ghanem announced today, Jan. 12, Dr. Sulin Ba will join the DePaul community on July 1.

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STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS

Boldly we must: 2021 President's Report

Office of the President | January 14, 2022

Three simple words. Together, they define the spirit that drives the members of our diverse, inclusive and multi-faith community where membership is more than an honor. It's a responsibility. A responsibility to show the world what we're made of. And to do so boldly.​
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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Self-help recovery homes protect residents from COVID infection, death

Kristin Claes Mathews | January 14, 2022

​Living in an Oxford House recovery home can protect at-risk populations from COVID-19, according to new research from DePaul University. Residents of the self-help homes experienced significantly lower rates of COVID-19 infection and mortality, compared to the general population, during earlier phases of the pandemic.

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

DePaul Art Museum selects Laura-Caroline de Lara as director

Elizabeth Clements | January 14, 2022

DePaul University has named Laura-Caroline de Lara as director for DePaul Art Museum, effective Jan. 1. De Lara, a seasoned arts administrator with 20 years of experience, has served as interim director for the museum since July 2020.​
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DePAUL DOWNLOAD

Helping women-led businesses thrive in a pandemic-strained economy

University Marketing and Communications | January 14, 2022

​While businesses across Chicago and the country closed their doors due to the challenges of the pandemic, all the ventures the Women in Entrepreneurship Institute supports have continued to thrive. DePaul Download talks with WEI director Abigail Ingram and WEI board chair Joan Hannant about the success of the institute and navigating the current economic climate.

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Call for proposals: Academic Growth and Innovation Fund

Office of Research Services | January 14, 2022

​Beginning Jan. 15, full-time faculty and staff are welcome to submit proposals for the next round of the Academic Growth and Innovation Fund. Proposals are due by midnight on Monday, Feb. 15 for projects beginning July 1.

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: 'We are on the move now… Our God is marching on'

Fr. Guillermo Campuzano, C.M. | January 14, 2022

​The words of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whose memory we celebrate in the coming week, are an eloquent reminder for all races and ethnicities that dreams have not been defeated.

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Life Events

LIFE EVENTS

In memoriam: Anne Winkler Katzer, mother of the School of Cinematic Arts' Derek Katzer

January 14, 2022

​​It is with sadness we have learned of the death of Ann Winkler Katzer, the mother of the School of Cinematic Arts' Derek Katzer. She died on Jan. 1, at the age of 73. May​ she rest in peace.

Multimedia

MULTIMEDIA

Blue Demon Challenge 2022 is coming

January 14, 2022

​Join the campus community for the Blue Demon Challenge, DePaul's annual day of giving, on Thursday, Jan. 27. The university is taking on its biggest challenge ever - ​raising $5 million in a single day to support students, academics, athletics and more.

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