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May 8, 2020

VOL. 53 NO. 31

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

'Stranger Things' actor Joe Keery to join online commencement

Kristin Claes Mathews | May 8,2020

​Actor Joe Keery, who graduated from The Theatre School in 2014 and stars in the sci-fi horror Netflix series, "Stranger Things," will be a special guest at this year's online commencement.

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CARES Act grants for DePaul students

University Marketing and Communications | May 8, 2020

​​The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, also known as the CARES Act, includes a Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund, or HEERF. The fund provides $7.1 million to help DePaul students for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19.
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From the President: Planning for fall quarter 2020 and beyond

A. Gabriel Esteban | May 8, 2020

We are doing​ our best thinking to face new challenges and a number of teams are currently developing plans to address fall quarter and beyond. As Vincent de Paul, no stranger to turbulent times, said, we need to do all this with 'a heart filled with compassion.'
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DePaul Download podcast: Where do we go from here? A conversation with Dr. Esteban

University Marketing and Communications | May 8, 2020

​DePaul and other universities across the country have been fundamentally disrupted by COVID-19. The entire campus community is looking for some certainty about what the future holds. While many details still aren't known, DePaul President A. Gabriel Esteban shares his thoughts and the factors the university is considering as it begins planning for the fall.
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A message of support from DePaul's Board of Trustees

University Marketing and Communications | May 8, 2020

​Board Chairman Jim Ryan, Vice Chair Lori Holland and several other trustees share their video message of encouragement and thanks to DePaul's faculty, staff and students.
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Nearly 900 students attend DePaul’s first Virtual Spring Visit Day

Rachel Wojnicki | May 8, 2020

​​On Saturday, April 25, the Office of Undergraduate Admission hosted its first virtual Spring Visit Day. Nearly 900 students, both admitted and prospective, attended the digital program.
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Leader in lifelong learning appointed dean for DePaul’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies

Elizabeth Clements | May 8, 2020

​For more than 15 years, Dr. Tatum Thomas has committed herself to preparing adult and nontraditional learners for the next stage in their careers. Effective July 1, she will serve as dean for DePaul's School of Continuing and Professional Studies.
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Soumitra Ghosh assumes role as vice president for enrollment management

Brady Johnson | May 8, 2020

​As far as first days go, this is not what Soumitra Ghosh envisioned when he was named vice president for Enrollment Management back in January. The state's shelter-in-place order kept him home on May 1, but it did not suppress his enthusiasm.
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DePaul honored as a top school for service

Rachel Wojnicki | May 8, 2020

​​Catholic Volunteer Network named DePaul on its list of “Top Schools for Service." DePaul is one of 14 schools honored in the Midwest region.
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College of Law announces inaugural Clifford Scholar-In-Residence

Marissa De La Cerda | May 8, 2020

​​Beginning this fall, the College of Law will host Northwestern Pritzker School of Law's Zachary D. Clopton as the inaugural Clifford Scholar-in-Residence.
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Wellness Wednesday: Healthy Relationships 101

Katrina Wagner | May 8, 2020

​As we live in close quarters with family, friends and roommates, it is more important than ever to communicate and maintain healthy relationships. If you are living alone, it is critical to make sure that you are continuing your relationships and maintaining open communication with each of them. Our relationships with others are unique and special, but there are a few key factors to maintaining a healthy relationship, whether romantic, familial or friendship.
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Mission Monday: Louise de Marillac advises mutual support

Betty Ann McNeil, D.C. | May 8, 2020

​On May 9, we celebrate the feast day of Saint Louise de Marillac, who understood times of crisis offer opportunities to be creative.
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Department of Education releases new Title IX guidance

Kathryn Statz, director of Gender Equity/Title IX Coordinator | May 8, 2020

​On Wednesday, the Department of Education released its long-awaited new Title IX guidance for universities' responses to campus sexual violence and harassment. DePaul anticipated these regulations were coming and is prepared to conduct a thorough review.
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Graduating students: Submit information for your commencement digital slide

Office of Academic Events | May 8, 2020

​Make sure your name is read aloud correctly during DePaul's upcoming online commencement ceremonies. Submit your digital slide information by 9 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, May 9.
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