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June 13, 2019

June 13,2019

VOL. 52 NO. 37

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Pride and joy: 3 DePaul schools collaborate to make 'Oh Baby!' film

Kristin Claes Mathews | June 13,2019

Over the course of two years, some 94 DePaul students, alumni, faculty and staff contributed to filmmaker Meghann Artes' latest Project Bluelight short film, “Oh Baby!”

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DEBUZZ

Faculty and staff: RSVP for the 2019 end of year celebration

Rachel Marciano | June 13, 2019

On Thursday, June 20, DePaul will host the 2019 End of the Year Celebration. All faculty and staff are welcome to attend and mingle with colleagues as the university concludes another academic year. 

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

A look back, a look forward: SNL transitions to School of Continuing and Professional Studies

Abigail Pickus | June 13, 2019

​The School for New Learning was founded nearly half a century ago. As the newly branded School of Continuing and Professional Studies, it continues to offer adult learners innovative programs that meet their needs. ​

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

David Kalsbeek: Reflecting on enrollment management and marketing in higher education

Brady Johnson | June 13, 2019

​As David Kalsbeek, senior vice president for Enrollment Management and Marketing, prepares to retire on J​une 30, we took the opportunity to sit down with him and reflect on his 22 years at DePaul. In this Q&A, Kalsbeek discusses enrollment and marketing strategies, as well as his thoughts on how DePaul is positioned to navigate challenges. 

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Institute of Global Homelessness launches new Vanguard City, increases efforts to end street homelessness

Molly Seeley | June 13, 2019

Earlier this spring, the Institute of Global Homelessness, housed at DePaul University, launched Santiago, Chile, as its latest Vanguard City. The initiative seeks to help 150 cities around the world end street homelessness by 2030. 

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Trustee donates gift to School of Music

Office of Advancement | June 13, 2019

Earlier this spring, Sasha Gerritson, a member of the Board of Trustees; and her husband, Eugene Jarvis, made a donation to DePaul to establish the Opera Theatre Endowment. The endowment will support opera productions in the School of Music and designate the Donald E. Casey Lobby in the anticipated Sasha and Eugene Jarvis Opera Hall, scheduled for completion in spring 2020.​

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STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS

Quarters to Semesters task force update

Denise Mattson | June 13, 2019

They studied the higher education landscape, collected data, analyzed potential effects and reported the pros and cons of academic calendars using quarters and semesters. In the end, the 13-member Quarter to Semester Exploratory Task Force found benefits to both. Read on t​o learn more about the findings and view the final report.

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DEBUZZ

DePaul makes list of best companies for women and diverse managers

Rachel Marciano | June 13, 2019

Earlier this month, Diversity MBA named DePaul on its list of "Best Places for Women & Diverse Managers to Work." DePaul ranked number 37 on the list of 50 organizations.​

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DEBUZZ

DePaul makes list of best graduate schools for acting

Rachel Marciano | June 13, 2019

This June, "The Hollywood Reporter" ranked DePaul 21st on its list of "Top 25 Graduate Schools for an Acting Degree." The publication notes The Theatre School at DePaul is "a solid graduate program in the country's second largest theatre hub." 

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MULTIMEDIA

DePaul hosts gala honoring the School for New Learning

June 13, 2019

On May 31, DePaul hosted a gala honoring the School for New Learning. The event brought together university community members from across colleges and departments to celebrate the legacy of the school as it transitions to the School of Continuing and Professional Studies.​

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Prepare to attend DePaul's commencement June 15-16 at Wintrust Arena

Office of Public Relations and Communications | June 13, 2019

Six ceremonies will take place June 15-16 at Wintrust Arena, as graduates take part in DePaul’s 120th commencement. ​

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DEBUZZ

Don't miss the 2019 Senior Studio Seminar Exhibition

Rachel Marciano | June 11, 2019

On Thursday, June 13, the DePaul Art Museum​ will host a reception to mark the opening of the 2019 Senior Studio Seminar Exhibition. All members of the university community are welcome to attend the reception. The exhibition will be open during museum hours through commencement weekend, until Sunday, June 16.​

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Search committee chooses finalists for VP for Mission and Ministry

Division of Mission and Ministry | June 7, 2019

​The search committee for the Vice President for Mission and Ministry has reviewed the applicants for this position and recommended its list of finalists. The committee interviewed a strong set of religious and lay candidates, including external applicants and current DePaul employees. The finalists will participate in interviews with selected DePaul trustees, cabinet members and Dr. Esteban by the end of the month.​

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