DePaul University Newsline > Issue > May 9, 2019
This spring, DePaul's Idea Realization Lab received its first sponsorship to create 1,700 custom badges for THOTCON Infinity, the nonprofit organization that sponsors the largest hacking conference in the Midwest. Unlike your typical conference badge, DePaul created a circuit board that plays a video game. The badges made their grand debut this past weekend on May 3-4 at the 10th annual THOTCON event in Chicago.
This spring, the Mazza Foundation renewed its commitment to DePaul University by awarding $1.2 million to the university's Mazza Foundation Scholarship Program.
On Friday, May 17, DePaul will host the 2019 Teaching and Learning Conference. The theme of this year's conference is "Better Together: Creating Inclusive Learning Environments." Faculty and staff are invited to join colleagues for a day of reflection and tangible takeaways.
Each year, DePaul community members have the opportunity to travel to Paris on the university's Vincentian Heritage Tour. The trip is a chance to experience the Vincentian mission in a way unlike any other. Participants walk in the footsteps of DePaul's namesake, St. Vincent de Paul, and his colleague St. Louise de Marillac. Read on to learn more about the tours and the impact they have on the university community.
On Tuesday, May 14, DePaul will host an Adjunct and Term Faculty Appreciation Reception. The event is free and all adjunct and term faculty are welcome to attend.
From May 14 – 26, The Theatre School at DePaul will host the "Wrights of Spring" festival. The events are free. All members of the university community are welcome to come together and celebrate the next generation of playwrights.
Do you have an unpaid summer internship and need some financial assistance? Apply for the Internship Plu$ Program scholarship and receive up to $2,500. Applications are due by Friday, May 31.
On Monday, May 13, the Public Relations and Advertising graduate program in the College of Communication is hosting "Women Leaders in Communication." All members of the university community are welcome to attend.