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July 9, 2021

VOL. 54 NO. 41


DePaul University elects new board leadership

Office of the Secretary | July 9,2021

On May 7, the Board of Trustees elected Gerald A. Beeson as its chair and Judith P. Greffin and Harry J. Harczak Jr. as vice chairs. All three will serve three-year terms, effective July 1.

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DePaul institute to work with U.N. agency on addressing homelessness

Lydia Stazen | July 9, 2021

The Ruff Institute of Global Homelessness has reached an agreement with the U.N. Human Settlements Program to collaborate in promoting inclusive and evidence-based policies to end homelessness. ​
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Introducing the MS in Entrepreneurship program

Nadia Alfadel Coloma | July 9, 2021

​A new fully online MS in Entrepreneurship Program debuts this fall at the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business. Professor Maija Renko, the Coleman Chair of Entrepreneurship, answers questions about the program and the importance of entrepreneurship in today’s post-pandemic world.
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Meet Teodora Preradovic: Globally connected and building new friendships

Global Engagement Staff | July 9, 2021

When th​e pandemic closed DePaul's campuses, Teodora Preradovic saw an opportunity to connect with other students around the world in order to understand how the pandemic was affecting one another.
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DePaul recognized as a Bloomberg Experiential Learning Partner

Robin Florzak | July 9, 2021

​The Driehaus College of Business has been designated a Bloomberg Experiential Learning Partner, joining a select group of colleges recognized for offering students practical learning experiences using the Bloomberg Terminal, a powerful analytics tool that is widely used by business and government decision-makers.
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Faculty wins top award from accounting group

Brian Maj | July 9, 2021

​Accountancy Professor Cindy Durschi has received the American Accounting Association's Cook Prize — its highest honor for teaching contributions to accounting education.
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DePaul/YWCA partnership empowers women of color entrepreneurs

Nadia Alfadel Coloma | July 9, 2021

This spring ​the Women in Entrepreneurship Institute (WEI) at the Driehaus College of Business joined forces with the nonprofit YWCA Metropolitan Chicago to offer WEI’s business accelerator program to a cohort of Chicago-area women of color entrepreneurs.
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Jingjing Kipp is unlocking the molecular mysteries of reproductive disease

DePaul Magazine | July 9, 2021

​With cutting-edge endocrinology and biology techniques, scientists at DePaul's Kipp Laboratory aim to find the root causes of infertility, ovarian cancer and ovarian failure.
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Life Events


In memoriam: Jill O'Brien, professor emeritus in the College of Communication

July 9, 2021

Dr. Jill O’Brien, professor emeritus in the College of Communication, passed away on June 30. She served DePaul University for 34 years, in the Department of Communication and then the College of Communication, in roles that included associate dean of the college, chair of the department and the second communication studies program ​director.

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