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June 25, 2021

VOL. 54 NO. 39

DePaul Athletics launches LEGACY, an immersive entrepreneurship & brand development program

DePaul University Athletics | June 25,2021

​LEGACY, a comprehensive entrepreneurship and brand development program for student-athletes at DePaul University, will soon enable Blue Demon student-athletes to fully leverage Name, Image, and Likeness legislation tentatively slated to go into effect in Illinois on July 1.

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Pay and benefits information about Stress Relief Days Program

Office of Human Resources | June 25, 2021

The Stress Relief Days Program provides two days of paid time off for full-time, benefits-eligible employees, to be used between June 20 and Sept. 22, 2021. These hours must be used as whole days and must be recorded.

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Law professor receives grant to study health insurance behavior

David Ben-Arie | June 25, 2021

Wendy Netter Epstein, professor and associate dean of the DePaul University College of Law, and two colleagues at other universities have been awarded a grant to study whether "generosity framing" can encourage the purchase of health insurance.

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Top five questions answered about returning to campus

Community Health Team | June 25, 2021

After more than a year of learning, working and socializing from home, DePaul students, faculty and staff may have questions about returning to campus. The five most common questions are answered here.

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Reflecting on The Theatre School and the tenure of Dean John Culbert

Brittan Nannenga | June 25, 2021

To honor and reflect on the tenure of The Theatre School's dean, John Culbert, upon his retirement, we are highlighting some of the places and people of the school that are documented in DePaul Special Collections and Archives.

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In-person campus tours

Division of Student Affairs | June 25, 2021

DePaul will provide in-person tours of the Lincoln Park campus each Thursday in July. These 90-minute tours are particularly intended for current students who started at or transferred to DePaul during the 2020-2021 academic year. Similar tours are planned for Welcome Week in September, as well. Questions? Email​
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Orientation programs begin June 22: Help welcome new students this summer

Eugene L. Zdziarski, II, PhD, Vice President for Student Affairs | June 25, 2021

Summer is when we welcome over 4,000 new students to DePaul through new student orientation. Freshmen participate in Premiere DePaul and transfer and adult students in Transition DePaul. Even though orientation programs are again online this summer, we are still welcoming many new Blue Demons into the community, and your help in doing this is more important than ever.

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Criminology faculty, student receive national honors

Scott Butterworth | June 25, 2021

Claudia Mulica, a junior in criminology, and Director of Criminology Xavier Perez received national awards this spring from Alpha Phi Sigma, the Criminal Justice Honor Society, that recognize their efforts in establishing a chapter at DePaul.

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A. Gabriel Esteban | June 25, 2021

DePaul Unive​rsity recognizes the significance of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, signed into law by President Biden, June 17, 2021, which makes June 19 a federal holiday.

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Mission: What a Week!

Tom Judge | June 25, 2021

This last week at DePaul has been unprecedented, even by the standards of this past, most challenging, year.​
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Faculty offers guidance for setting and reaching goals

Antonio Morales-Pita | June 25, 2021

The deeply inspirational book "Is It Possible to Inspire Anyone?" is readable, compelling and persuasive. It has the potential to transform the ways readers approach, establish and achieve goals in a sustainable way.

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The Rev. Jeremy Dixon, C.M., to leave St. Vincent de Paul Church

Maria Toscano | June 25, 2021

Rev. Jeremy Dixon, C.M., will step down as pastor of St. Vincent de Paul Parish at the end of July, he announced. Father Dixon plans to take an extended leave to reflect upon his next steps and discern where he will be called to serve next.

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Vincentian priests celebrate their jubilees

Congregation of the Mission | Western Province | June 25, 2021

Vincentian priests Rev. Robert Gielow, C.M., Rev. Hugh O'Donnell, C.M., and Rev. Robert Rohrich, C.M., are celebrating their jubilees this spring — 50, 60, and 60 years, respectively.

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DePaul In The News

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Why You Need Multiple Mentors

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The Irish Times • Liam Heneghan

Notes on a Songbird – an accumulating song of loss, and hope

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