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March 5, 2021

VOL. 54 NO. 23

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Nursing students administer vaccines with Chicago Department of Public Health

Kristin Claes Mathews | March 5,2021

​Students and faculty from DePaul's School of Nursing are helping to power Chicago's COVID-19 vaccination effort. In collaboration with the Chicago Department of Public Health, more than 150 DePaul nursing students and 20 faculty members are volunteering to help at points of distribution throughout the city

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Articles

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

DePaul receives $21 million for scholarships, homelessness institute

Kristin Claes Mathews | March 5, 2021

​Alumnus George L. Ruff and his wife, Tanya S. Ruff, have made estate and monetary gifts to the university totaling $21 million to support scholarships and DePaul’s Institute of Global Homelessness. In recognition of the gift, the institute will be renamed the George and Tanya Ruff Institute of Global Homelessness.
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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

Political science student passes perseverance, mentorship on to next generation

Carolyn Brinckwirth | March 5, 2021

​Robert Dietterick, a senior political science major, credits a faculty mentor and his life-long love of education for his success at DePaul. As he rounds out his time as an undergraduate, Dietterick is making plans to pass his perseverance and political knowledge on to the next generation.
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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Student book club with Cook County Jail preservers amid a global pandemic

Hyelee Won and Rachel Wojnicki | March 5, 2021

​The Students Against Incarceration book club with Cook County Jail has faced challenges due to the pandemic. However, determined members and supporters are continuing to make the experience possible remotely.
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MULTIMEDIA

Get to know the 2020-21 OpEd Project cohort

Elizabeth Clements | March 5, 2021

From the vac​cination rollout to the constitutionality of the former president's impeachment trial, DePaul faculty in the 2020-21 OpEd Project cohort are making themselves heard. So far, the current cohort has placed more than 30 op-ed articles with national news outlets, including “The Washington Post" and “Scientific American."
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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

DePaul to expand on-campus COVID-19 testing on March 9

Michelle Patrick | March 5, 2021

​Beginning March 9, DePaul will expand its on-campus testing for select faculty, staff and students.
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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

COVID-19 vaccine update

University Marketing and Communications | March 3, 2021

​While the state recently expanded vaccine access to people ages 16-64 with certain medical conditions, Chicago hasn’t had enough supply of the vaccine to do the same. Beginning March 9, a vaccine site will open at the United Center to serve Illinois residents, including those in Chicago, who meet the state’s criteria for the expanded phase 1b.
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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Executive Vice President search launched

Elizabeth Clements | March 5, 2021

​The search for DePaul's next executive vice president is underway. A search committee has been carefully selected to represent the campus community.
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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

College of Science and Health to celebrate 10-year anniversary

Rachel Wojnicki | March 5, 2021

​This year, DePaul's College of Science and Health will celebrate its 10-year anniversary. The college will kick off a series of anniversary events with a symposium on March 10. All are welcome to RSVP for the event, titled “What Must be Done? Learning from the COVID-19 Pandemic to Strengthen our Future.”
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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Show us how you do On Thursdays We Wear Blue

University Marketing and Communications | March 5, 2021

​We want to see how our Blue Demon family is repping DePaul wherever they are as part of the new On Thursdays We Wear Blue contest.
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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Mission: Why are we here?

Tom Judge | March 5, 2021

​How might we develop a better understanding of what we are about at DePaul University... and in our own lives?
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DEBUZZ

Alumna Gillian Anderson wins at 2021 Golden Globes

Alumni Relations | March 5, 2021

​On Feb. 28, Gillian Anderson, a 1990 alumna of The Theatre School at DePaul, took home the 2021 Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress. She earned the award for her portrayal of Margaret Thatcher in Netflix's “The Crown.”
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FACULTY AND STAFF: HR NEWS

Build your talent profile in BlueSky

Office of Human Resources | March 5, 2021

​If you think you may be interested in a new opportunity within DePaul, take the time now to complete the skills and qualifications section within BlueSky. This "talent profile" creates an internal resume viewable to you and your manager. It also will serve as your internal application for any jobs you apply to at the university.
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DePaul In The News

The Washington Post • Colleen Doody

The missing piece of the minimum wage debate

February 25, 2021

Backstage • Gillian Anderson

A Woman of Character

February 24, 2021

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