DePaul University Newsline > Issue > January 28, 2022
Thank you for your incredible generosity during the Blue Demon Challenge. Thanks to the thousands of Blue Demons across the globe, we surpassed our goal and raised over $6 million from more than 4,200 gifts for the people, places and causes at DePaul that matter to us the most.
The Super Bowl is happening right in the middle of the winter Olympics games. While the pandemic has helped change watching habits, sports are still one of the reasons we watch live TV. Andy Clark, the director of the Sports Business Program at DePaul, joins the podcast to discuss these events, what they tell us about the power of sports, and the lessons they hold for business students.
DePaul University Provost Salma Ghanem has named Lucia Dettori interim dean for the College of Computing and Digital Media, effective July 1.
Everyone on campus - regardless of their vaccination status - is required to wear a face mask indoors. Due to the highly contagious nature of the omicron variant, cloth masks alone no longer meet the university's mask requirement. DePaul strongly recommends using medical grade masks such as KN95 or N95 masks.
Jan. 27 marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the annual day of commemoration that invites us to remember the lives of six million Jewish and other victims of Nazism lost to genocide during the Holocaust. As an institution grounded in a Vincentian commitment to affirm the sacred dignity of all people, DePaul University stands in solidarity with all those who are victimized and oppressed throughout the world.
DePaul’s Vincentian Endowment Fund is accepting proposals for VEF principal grants through Feb. 25. The university will host information sessions next week for faculty and staff to learn more about the fund and application process.
Over the next few months, Information Services will move DePaul email accounts from our on-premises Exchange email servers to the Microsoft 365 cloud, also known as Microsoft Exchange Online. In preparation for this migration, DePaul voicemail users will move to the new Unity voicemail service on Feb 10.
What's your DePaul origin story? When was the moment you really understood how you needed to live and what you needed to do... or what DePaul's mission was all about?
Special Collections and Archives has written a series of lighthearted New Year's resolution themed pieces over the years. This year's essay highlights stories from SPCA's rare books and archival collections about walking.
It is with sadness we have learned of the death of Fr. John Milton, CSV, an instructor emeritus in the Department of Physics. He died Jan. 24 at the age of 92. May he rest in peace.
Accompanied by DIBS, the university's cheer and dance program helped kick off Blue Demon Week at the 2022 Blue Demon Rally on Jan. 24. (DePaul University/Randall Spriggs)