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March 14, 2019

March 14,2019

VOL. 52 NO. 24

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

It's Celebration City in the South Loop

DePaul Athletics | March 14,2019

DePaul Women's Basketball won its fourth BIG EAST Tournament title on Tuesday night, March 12, at Wintrust Arena. With the win, the women punched their 17th straight ticket to the NCAA Tournament.

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Articles

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Admissions scandal in higher education

Office of Public Relations and Communications | March 14, 2019

​You likely have read coverage of the unfolding investigation of college admissions fraud and may be concerned about whether it touches DePaul, as one of those who have been indicted has made donations to the university.​ Read DePaul's statement regarding the admissions scandal in higher education.

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Two Days Only: Discounted Tickets Available to TEDxDePaulUniversity

Office of Public Relations and Communications | March 14, 2019

DePaul speakers on the verge of viral fame. Raffles for gift certificates and a downtown hotel stay. Performance art and audience engagement opportunities. All are in store for this year's TEDxDePaulUniversity on April 12 at the School of Music's new Holtschneider Performance Center.

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STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS

Global Learning Experience Expands to Colombia and Beyond

Denise Mattson | March 14, 2019

​Bringing students from around the world together using technology is the idea behind DePaul's Global Learning Experience. The initiative, known as GLE, enables faculty and students to collaborate on joint projects and interact with classrooms in other countries without the time and expense of travel. Read on to learn more about a new College of Education course that will offer a transnational intercultural experience for students in Chicago and Colombia. ​

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FACULTY AND STAFF: HR NEWS

Spring forward to a healthier you

Ben Craig | March 14, 2019

The 2019 Healthy Vincent's Wellness Program is designed to encourage good habits that promote overall health and well-being.  Let spring be the time to schedule appointments and plan for a year of healthy living.  Get your teeth cleaned.  Set up a DePaul 403(b) financial planning session.  Set up that annual checkup with your doctor.  ​DePaul Human Resources is committed to helping you achieve a healthy lifestyle.​ Read on to learn more about how to earn your wellness points.

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DEBUZZ

DePaul esports team in first place entering BIG EAST League of Legends playoffs

Russell Dorn | March 14, 2019

​After cruising through the regular season with an 11-1 record, DePaul's League of Legends esports team is the top seed for the upcoming BIG EAST playoffs, set for March 17.​

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DEBUZZ

DePaul community members to share experience with gaming, esports at two C2E2 panels

Russell Dorn | March 14, 2019

​This year's Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo — or C2E2 — will feature a pair of DePaul panels that focus on gaming and esports in college. In addition, the university will co-sponsor the Overwatch Gaming Zone during the three-day expo set for March 22-24 at McCormick Place.​

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

DePaul’s Board of Trustees Approves Budget for 2019-20

Office of Public Relations and Communications | March 7, 2019

​DePaul’s Board of Trustees approved a $583 million budget today for fiscal year 2019-20 that helps DePaul further its Catholic, Vincentian mission and secure an academically vibrant and financially sustainable future for the university.​

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DEBUZZ

Faculty and staff: Don't miss Lunch with Vincent on March 22

Rachel Marciano | March 7, 2019

This month, the Lunch with Vincent quarterly dialogue series continues with an event on Friday, March 22. John Culbert, dean of The Theatre School, will serve as guest speaker. All faculty and staff are welcome to attend. RSVPs are requested. Please note, this item was updated on March 11 to reflect the new time and date. 

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Business college launches undergraduate digital marketing track

Robin Florzak | March 7, 2019

​Digital marketing talent is in high demand by organizations nationally. In fact, it is the most recruited role by marketing leaders, according to the McKinley Marketing Partners 2019 Hiring Trends Study. To ensure that DePaul students are well-prepared for these opportunities, the Driehaus College of Business has launched a digital marketing concentration in its undergraduate marketing major. ​

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