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March 21, 2019

March 21,2019

VOL. 52 NO. 25

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Commencement update: Apply to become a student speaker and more news

Office of Public Relations and Communications | March 21,2019

Class of 2019 graduating students with an inspiring message to share are encouraged to apply to become a student speaker at commencement. Applications are open until midnight on April 12 for students who would like to be considered to present an address at their respective commencement ceremonies in June.​

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Articles

DEBUZZ

DePaul is among Peace Corps’ 2019 top volunteer-producing schools

Carol Hughes | March 21, 2019

For the second year in a row, the Peace Corps named DePaul to its list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities. Currently, 19 DePaul alumni volunteer in 15 countries around the world​.

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Institute of Global Homelessness welcomes Executive Director Lydia Stazen

Kristin Claes Mathews | March 21, 2019

​​Ending homelessness is more than just possible, it's work that must be done, says Lydia Stazen, the new executive director of DePaul's Institute of Global Homelessness. Stazen has spent years working on the issue in Chicago and has seen progress being made. ​

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Faculty invited to join the DePaul Experts Guide and share insights with journalists

Kristin Claes Mathews | March 21, 2019

More than 300 faculty are listed in the DePaul Experts Guide, a searchable online database for journalists that is updated annually. Journalists can access the database directly, and the DePaul Newsroom team references the guide to quickly find faculty who are willing to be quoted in the news. Again this year, all DePaul faculty are invited to join the guide or make sure their profile is up-to-date​.

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

Meet Viviana Favela: Promoting multicultural student life on campus

Carolyn Brinckwirth | March 21, 2019

​Viviana Favela began her journey at DePaul almost two years ago in the fall of 2017. Now a sophomore, Favela is as busy as it gets with her dedicated involvement in Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. and the Latinx Cultural Center, along with her major in art, media and design, and a minor in marketing.​

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INTO THE ARCHIVES

In Memoriam: John P. Kelly

Patty Chavez | March 21, 2019

On Feb. 14, the DePaul and Lincoln Park communities lost one of their most prominent members: John P. Kelly, the owner of Kelly's Pub. Kelly was known in the community not only as the owner of Kelly's Pub, but also as a 36-year veteran of the Chicago Fire Department. While there is no question the place he held in the Lincoln Park community was a momentous one, he also, along with the pub he owned for more than 60 years, has a special place in the history of DePaul.​

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DEBUZZ

Students help DePaul earn 'Tree Campus USA' recognition

Carol Hughes | March 21, 2019

​Just in time for spring, DePaul has been recognized as a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. This is the first time DePaul has received the distinction, which honors universities for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.​

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DEBUZZ

Memorial service set for David Drehmer

Robin Florzak | March 21, 2019

After 40 years of service to DePaul, David Drehmer, an associate professor of management in the Driehaus College of Business, died on Feb. 5. Faculty and staff are invited to a memorial service for Drehmer, scheduled for April 6 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Cortelyou Commons.​

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DEBUZZ

Men's basketball runs past Central Michigan in CBI first round

DePaul Athletics | March 21, 2019

DePaul men's basketball took care of business in the first round of the Roman College Basketball Invitational Wednesday night as the Blue Demons prevailed with a 100-86 win over Central Michigan. The Blue Demons return to action on Monday, March 25 in the quarterfinals of the CBI as they take on Longwood at McGrath-Phillips Arena.​

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Multimedia

MULTIMEDIA

Wes Moore delivers keynote at the inaugural President’s Lecture Series

March 21, 2019

​On Thursday, March 14, combat veteran and best-selling author Wes Moore delivered the keynote address at DePaul’s inaugural President’s Lecture Series.​ During his address, Moore discussed the importance of understanding the role we all play in the success of our instituion and our community. 

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MULTIMEDIA

Adjunct faculty winter reception

March 21, 2019

​In late February, DePaul's adjunct faculty members gathered for a networking reception and panel discussion with members of the Workplace Environment Committee recently on the Lincoln Park Campus. The event offered participants the opportunity to meet fellow adjunct faculty members and learn how WEC advocates the needs and concerns of adjunct faculty members to the university's leadership.​

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In Case You Missed It

DEBUZZ

PRAD wins again in Page competition

Kristin Claes Mathews | March 20, 2019

A team of Public Relations and Advertising graduate students from DePaul won first prize in the 2019 Arthur W. Page Society and Institute for Public Relations Case Study Competition in Corporate Communications.​

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DePaul In The News

The Unionville Times • Christine Bunuan

On Stage: Miss Saigon gets a darker update

March 20, 2019

WGN TV • Miles Harvey

Midday Fix: The Garcia Boy

March 20, 2019

WBEZ • Barrie Jean Borich

5 Chicago-Based Authors Are Finalists For Lambda Literary Awards

March 19, 2019

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