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May 28, 2021

VOL. 54 NO. 35

Memorial Day: Honoring its history and meaning

Riley Knox | May 28,2021

This Monday, May 31, is our country's 50th annual day of remembrance, during which we honor all who have died while serving in the U.S. military. This occasion has a long history and carries profound meaning for our nation.

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Welcome Week dates announced

Student Affairs | May 28, 2021

Fall Welcome Week will be Aug. 30 - Sept. 10. Through this extended experience, students—including traditional second-year or transfer students who haven't been able to visit campus yet—will have the opportunity to explore options at DePaul that engage outside of the classroom.
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Study: ‘Brai​n fog’ persists among COVID-19 long-haulers

Kristin Claes Mathews | May 28, 2021

​As people with long-haul COVID-19 continue to recover, neurocognitive symptoms may persist or even worsen over time, as reported in new findings from researchers at DePaul University. Psychologist Leonard A. Jason led the study comparing those with long-haul COVID-19 with patients who have myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome.
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New partnership with College of Lake County offers working adults affordable bachelor's degree

Russell Dorn | May 28, 2021

​DePaul's new partnership with the University Center of Lake County at College of Lake County's Grayslake Campus will offer students the opportunity to start their affordable educational career with an associate degree at CLC and end with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Professional Studies with a major in business administration from DePaul.
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Vito Tonejc Wins BIG EAST Player of the Year

Bob Sakamoto | May 28, 2021

​Vito Tonejc has been honored as the BIG EAST Player of the Year, the second Blue Demon in program history to achieve such recognition. Tonejc and Boris Spanjaard were unanimous selections for the All-BIG EAST First Team.
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Micaela Cayton Garrido receives Fulbright research award

Scott Butterworth | May 28, 2021

Micaela Cayton Garrido, an instructor in the Peace, Justice, and Conflict Studies Program, will study COVID-19 and the migrant worker experience in the Philippines and Singapore through the Fulbright ASEAN Research Program.

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Brenda Chavez earns Fulbright Scholars Award

Rachel Wojnicki | May 28, 2021

Brenda Chavez, an assistant director of admission and ​​Texas regional representative for DePaul, earned a Fulbright Scholars Award to be an English teaching assistant in Mexico. A Double Demon, Chavez will leave for her program this August.

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Myth busters: COVID-19 vaccine edition

DePaul Community Health Team | May 28, 2021

While many have jumped at the chance to be vaccinated against COVID-19, some may still be concerned about the vaccines' efficacy and safety. Here are five of the most common myths about the vaccines and the latest, science-based information debunking them.

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Faculty: Affordable course materials reduce student costs and uncertainty

Susan Shultz, reference librarian | May 28, 2021

Fall quarter preparations are underway with cautious optimism amid the uncertainty about what COVID-19 will look like in September. Consider incorporating affordable learning materials into your fall classes as a way to decrease students’ costs and alleviate stress. DePaul's library liaisons are available to help locate open education and library resources for your courses.

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Faculty release third book on strategic communications

Ron Culp and Matthew W. Ragas | May 28, 2021

Business acumen has emerged as a critical competency for communicators and young professionals. This book contains everything readers need to know about today's business world.

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Service Speaks conference celebrates DePaul's community accomplishments

Scott Butterworth | May 28, 2021

On Friday, May 28, the Steans Center will host its annual Service Speaks conference, celebrating the work of DePaul students who practiced social justice this year through challenges like none before.

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'To Be Free From Fear': The Berrigan Family's Call to Action

Morgen MacIntosh Hodgetts | May 28, 2021

Special Collections and Archives' new digital exhibit celebrates the presentation of the inaugural Berrigan-McAlister Award this May. Spearheaded by faculty in Catholic Studies, DePaul gives the award to a person or organization that exemplifies active Christian nonviolence.

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Final week to take part in Inspire 2021

Caileen Crecco | May 28, 2021

The spring program is helping DePaul student groups, programs, and others raise money for their important initiatives.

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Mission: Managing Life’s Transitions

Matt Merkt | May 28, 2021

​There is transition happening all around us. What are the changes you are moving through right now? The calmer we can be, the easier these moments may become.
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Back to Campus Vodcast

May 28, 2021

​Episode nine of the Back to Campus Vodcast features Connor Mudd from the DePaul Activities Board. Tune in to hear about what DAB learned from its on-campus spring events and what the board is planning for fall quarter.
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