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July 16, 2021

VOL. 54 NO. 42

DEBUZZ

Chartwells plans a rebrand and new dining options this fall

Amber Reading and Patricia Nicandro | July 16,2021

Chartwells Higher Education is launching a new dining brand for DePaul University: Blue Demon Dining powered by Chartwells. Following a year that was far from normal, Chartwells is working with DePaul to put student health and safety at the forefront.​

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FACULTY AND STAFF: HR NEWS

Planning for a return to campus: DePaul’s Hybrid Work Guide

Office of Human Resources | July 16, 2021

In preparation for DePaul students returning to campus this fall, more employees will begin returning to work on campus starting Monday, July 19. While some employees may perform their work fully on-site or fully off-site, many employees will work a hybrid of on-site and off-site during their work week.​
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Research: Gender stereotypes adversely affect women job seekers at group recruiting events

Russell Dorn | July 16, 2021

Group recruiting events are common rites of passage for job seekers in a variety of sectors. New research, however, suggests that women may be at a disadvantage in these group interview settings.​
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Student COVID-19 Safety Guide for Summer 2021

University Marketing and Communications | July 16, 2021

​Whether it's health and safety guidance or information on the university's public health measures, learn what you need to know about the rest of summer term in "Take Care of DePaul, Together: A Student COVID-19 Safety Guide for Summer 2021."
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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

The Cities Project crafts a better tomorrow through companionship

Melania Toczko | July 16, 2021

Mentorship opportunities through the Cities Project connect students at DePaul and other universities with children in underprivileged communities, providing supportive relationships that can help youngsters cope and thrive.​
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SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR

Writing instructor's 10th novel pursues a Chicago murder mystery

Michael Raleigh | July 16, 2021

Private eye Harry Strummer is hired to find a nightclub singer's estranged husband, a search complicated by a street kid informant, a clever Chicago cop, and a Louisiana private eye hopelessly out of his depth.​
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Employee COVID-19 Safety Guide for Summer 2021

University Marketing and Communications | July 16, 2021

Whether​ it's health and safety guidance or information on the university’s public health measures, learn what you need to know about the rest of summer term in "Take Care of DePaul, Together: An Employee COVID-19 Safety Guide for Summer 2021."
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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Building job experience through building connections

Hyelee Won | July 16, 2021

To get a foo​t in the door at a nonprofit organization, where do you start? What helped Gaby De Leon was coming to work for the Irwin W. Steans Center, whose mission-focused goals mesh easily with local service groups.

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Celebrating the start of the academic year

University Marketing and Communications | July 16, 2021

To welcome back our community and to kick off the 2021-22 academic year, the university will host Academic Convocation and a Welcome Back Celebration for all faculty and staff on Thursday, Sept. 2. To attend, faculty and staff must RSVP in advance.​
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FACULTY AND STAFF: HR NEWS

Annual Staff Performance Appraisal Reminder

Office of Human Resources | July 16, 2021

With the 2020-21 staff performance appraisal period having ended on June 30, now is the time for employees and managers to ensure that the performance appraisal is completed by Sept. 1 and to set goals for 2021-22.​
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Alumnus Host of Popular Wine Show Returns to Shoot Episode at DePaul

Robin Florzak | July 16, 2021

Alumnus Vinc​e Anter (CDM '10) ventures to vineyards far and wide to share his love of wine and travel as the host of the popular wine-themed video streaming show, "V is for Vino." This spring Anter returned to Chicago to begin shooting his show's fourth season at the place where his passion for wine began – DePaul.
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Mission: A Summer of Sustenance

Siobhan O’Donoghue | July 16, 2021

​Where do you find the sustenance needed to live a fruitful life? Vincent and Louise suggest that you cannot give what you do not have.
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Life Events

LIFE EVENTS

In Memoriam: David Woodfork of the Public Safety Office

July 16, 2021

It is with sadness that we have learned of the death of David Woodfork of the Public Safety Office. David passed away on July 1 at the age of 49.​

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