DePaul University Newsline > Issue > 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.