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July 2, 2021


VOL. 54 NO. 40


Saving the Rusty Patched Bumblebee, one plant at a time

Kristin Claes Mathews | July 2,2021

Graduate student Libby Shafer has launched the Evanston Host Plant Project, a scientific, community-based effort to save habitat for the Rusty Patched Bumblebee, whose numbers have declined nearly 90 percent over two decades. ​

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Introducing the MA in Professional Communication program

College of Communication | July 2, 2021

A new degree program, the Master's in Professional Communication, has been approved and will launch this fall. Program Director Matt Ragas answers questions about this degree for mid-career professionals, the College of Communication's first fully online graduate program.​
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Study Abroad office takes initiative with university Mental Health First Aid training program

Carolyn Brinckwirth | July 2, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic canceled study-abroad programs around the world, DePaul's Study Abroad staff decided to use the time as an opportunity by completing, as a department, the Mental Health First Aid training program.​
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No more hang tags: New student parking permit system for 2021/2022

Facility Operations | July 2, 2021

The sale of all parking permits for the coming academic year begins Thursday, July 1. One notable change: DePaul will no longer issue physical parking "hang tags" for students. Instead, your license plate will serve as your campus-parking permit.​
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Student startup ideas face the judges this month in Pitch Madness

Coleman Entrepreneurship Center | July 2, 2021

Student entrepreneurs from nine universities throughout the Midwest will present their best startup business ideas on Thursday, July 29, in DePaul University's fourth annual Pitch Madness competition, sponsored by the Coleman Entrepreneurship Center.​
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Learn about transgender, nonbinary and gender-expansive people

University Marketing and Communications | July 2, 2021

In connection with Pride Month, Mycall Riley, the university's LGBTQIA+ Resource Center coordinator in the Office of Multicultural Student Success, shares insights and expert information to help the DePaul community create safe, respectful and inclusive spaces for all.​
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Wicklander fellows named for 2021-2022 school year

Summer Brown | July 2, 2021

Patty Gerstenblith and Heather Snyder Quinn are the recipients of the 2021-2022 DePaul University Institute for Business and Professional Ethics Wicklander Fellowship.​
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Looking ahead to Welcome Week

Student Affairs | July 2, 2021

Fall We​lcome Week will be held Aug. 30 - Sept. 10. Through this extended welcome-week experience, students, including traditional second-year or transfer students who haven't yet visited campus, will have the opportunity to explore engagement options at DePaul beyond the classroom.
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Blue Demons and Butterflies

Betty Ann McNeil | July 2, 2021

​What might a butterfly teach us about putting our Vincentian mission and values into practice?
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DePaul In The News

Lexington Herald Leader • DeWayne Peevy

His new job has its challenges, but DeWayne Peevy knows he’s in the right place

June 26, 2021

Chicago Tribune • DePaul Art Museum

DePaul Art Museum reckons with dearth of Latinx artists in U.S. collections

June 25, 2021