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May 30, 2019

May 30,2019

VOL. 52 NO. 35

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

University announces student speakers for 2019 commencement ceremonies

Rachel Marciano | May 30,2019

Speakers for DePaul's University's 2019 commencement ceremonies are campus and community leaders and representatives of Vincentian values. They will address approximately 6,800 graduating students at the university's six commencement ceremonies this June at Wintrust Arena.​

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Articles

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

Meet the undergraduate researchers examining sounds of nature in Chicago

Jessica Peterson | May 30, 2019

Living in a city, one becomes easily accustomed to the constant noise generated by humans and their daily activities. Think of the noise from transit alone: horns blaring, engines humming and trains running. It begs the question, does the noise in a cityscape ever stop? Can we experience silence and the sounds of nature, uninterrupted by human noise in an urban environment? Liam Heneghan, a professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Studies and his undergraduate research assistants set out during winter quarter to find out. 

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THAT'S MY JOB

Sachiko Larrimore: Helping students gain access to English language skills

Rachel Marciano | May 30, 2019

Since 2016, Sachiko Larrimore has lent her time and expertise to DePaul's English Language Academy. With a background in college counseling and student services, Larrimore is the admissions coordinator for enrollment in the ELA and the first point of contact for many of the university's international students.​

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STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS

SGA campaign identifies student ideas for new initiatives at DePaul

Denise Mattson | May 30, 2019

​This spring, the Office of the President launched an effort to engage students in the strategic plan in a meaningful way by offering to support at least one student-identified initiative from those vetted by the Student Government Association. About 40 ideas surfaced during a month-long campaign by SGA to solicit initiatives students would like to see implemented as part of Grounded in Mission​, the university's strategic plan.

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

New Urban Studies cluster gives students experiential, multidisciplinary platform

Abigail Pickus | May 30, 2019

A new urban studies cluster at DePaul, including six graduate programs, four undergraduate programs and two centers, fosters multidisciplinary collaboration among faculty across academic lines, providing students the rich, complex course offerings that will prepare them for future success.​ As part of the university’s strategic plan, the Academic Growth and Innovation Fund provided support for the Urban Studies Cluster.​

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DEBUZZ

SWAP rummage sale returns this June

Rachel Marciano | May 30, 2019

On Friday, June 21, the university will host its annual DePaul SWAP rummage sale on the Lincoln Park Campus. All members of the university community are invited to attend. Doors to the event open at 10 a.m. Only cash is accepted during the sale.​​

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DEBUZZ

Memorial mass scheduled for John P. Minogue

Rachel Marciano | May 30, 2019

John P. Minogue, DePaul University's 10th president, passed away April 4 following a long illness. A memorial mass is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, in the Lincoln Park Parish Church.​

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In Case You Missed It

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Don’t miss these ‘eye-opening’ TEDxDePaulUniversity 2019 talks

Office of Public Relations and Communications | May 23, 2019

Nine DePaul speakers delivered powerful TEDx talks in April 2019 before nearly 400 faculty, staff, students, alumni and local community members - the largest TEDxDePaulUniversity event since its inception four years ago. Now, videos of their talks are being shared around the world. 

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