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June 3, 2022


VOL. 55 NO. 36


Jarvis CDM celebration draws crowd, unveils student center

Kristin Claes Mathews | June 3,2022

A buzzing crowd of faculty, staff and students gathered May 20 in the DePaul Center to celebrate Eugene P. Jarvis and DePaul trustee Sasha L. Gerritson (MUS '99) and their landmark gift to the university. In recognition of the couple's generosity and leadership, DePaul officially renamed the Eugene P. Jarvis College of Computing and Digital Media.​

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Environmental science grad combines climate advocacy, filmmaking

Konner Gross | June 3, 2022

Mykhailo Bogdanov, a documentary filmmaker, has used his years on campus to develop and then fuse his passions for film and nature. He also is carrying DePaul's Vincentian mission into his personal life.​
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Screenwriting graduate finds strength in amplifying voices of the marginalized

Michelle Patrick | June 3, 2022

Ally Johnson pursued her master's degree during an incredibly challenging time — the COVID-19 pandemic and outrage following the police killings of people of color. However, with the support from her professors and classmates, she channeled her emotions and thoughts to share the stories of marginalized communities — particularly stories of radical Black joy.​
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Political science grad strives to become immigration lawyer, civic leader

Russell Dorn | June 3, 2022

​​At DePaul, Lenin Plazas worked on political campaigns, interned with an elected official and was inspired to follow a future of service. He plans to become an immigration lawyer and dreams of seeking political office to help people in their time of need, just as his family was helped in theirs.
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Graduates: Send us your photos

University Marketing and Communications | June 3, 2022

Newsline invites all Class of 2022 graduates to share a photo of a favorite moment, or a cherished memory taken over the past academic year at DePaul.​
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Meet the COVID-19 Prevention and Response team helping keep the community safe

Christian Saulog | June 3, 2022

For some DePaul community members, the phrase "Take Care DePaul" has been the driving force behind their daily work. Blue Demon staff and student employees managed and executed COVID-19 testing daily. Even more impressive, they built the entire testing program from the ground up.​
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Student Urban Research Corps helps nonprofits tackle their data backlog

Scott Butterworth | June 3, 2022

​​By putting their classroom knowledge to work for community organizations, DePaul students are helping them get more tasks done — everything from building interactive maps for a website to cleaning up the data collected by contact forms.
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Scene At DePaul

DePaul celebrates fifth annual Midnight Breakfast

University Marketing and Communications | June 3,2022

​​Ahead of final exams, DePaul put on its fifth annual Midnight Breakfast on Tuesday, May 24. Students also enjoyed activities such as neon bowling, live music, pop-up video game stations and free giveaways.

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DePaul In The News

Fox 32 Chicago • Brian Andrews and Connor Godinich

DePaul film students using technology only available in Hollywood

May 31, 2022

The Atlantic • Allison McCracken

Why fangirls scream

May 30, 2022

Crain's Chicago Business • Molly Brown

Pandemic revealed the connection between housing and health

May 26, 2022