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November 1, 2019

November 1,2019

VOL. 53 NO. 8

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Christmas window animates Loop Campus

Kristin Mathews | November 1,2019

This holiday season, DePaul is creating its own Christmas window tradition for the Loop Campus near the bustling corner of State and Jackson. On Nov. 7, faculty and students will debut a stop-motion animated film and 3-D window display that captures the spirit of the season and DePaul’s Vincentian mission. 

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Articles

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Ann Skiffington assumes leadership role in new Office of Gender Equity

Carol Hughes | November 1, 2019

DePaul created a new Office of Gender Equity to more accurately describe the responsibilities of the Title IX Coordinator. Attorney Ann Skiffington assumed the role of director of Gender Equity (Title IX Coordinator) this fall.

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Budget process begins for 2020-21

Lynn Safranek | November 1, 2019

The Strategic Resource Allocation Committee has begun meeting to launch the university's budgeting process for the 2020-21 academic year.

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DEBUZZ

U.S. News and World Report ranks DePaul as an 'innovative school'

Carol Hughes | November 1, 2019

This fall, DePaul was ranked as one of the top 125 national universities and also one of the country’s “most innovative schools,” according to the 2020 Best Colleges rankings published by U.S. News & World Report.​

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FACULTY AND STAFF: HR NEWS

Benefits open enrollment for 2020 has begun

Johanna Zawada | November 1, 2019

The annual benefits open enrollment period begins today, Oct. 28. Benefits open enrollment is a once-a-year opportunity for faculty and staff to evaluate their needs and enroll for benefits. New elections and changes must be made by Friday, Nov. 8.

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DEBUZZ

Office of the Provost to host 'Campus Conversations: Academic Perspectives on Cannabis'

Office of Academic Events | November 1, 2019

On Monday, Nov. 11, the Office of the Provost will host "Campus Conversations: Academic Perspectives on Cannabis." The event is free and open to all faculty, staff and students. A DePaul ID card is required for entry.

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DEBUZZ

Staff: Explore your purpose at development workshop

Rachel Marciano | November 1, 2019

​On Nov. 21, the Division of Mission and Ministry will host “Explore Your Purpose,” a development workshop for staff members at DePaul. All staff are welcome to attend. RSVPs are due by Wednesday, Nov. 13.​

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DEBUZZ

Discounted tickets for Lyric Opera's 'Dead Man Walking'

Rachel Marciano | November 1, 2019

Lyric Opera has made available special ticket rates for the DePaul community to attend November performances of "Dead Man Walking," based on the book by Sister Helen Prejean.​

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Multimedia

MULTIMEDIA

Adjunct Faculty Resource Fair 2019

November 1, 2019

On Oct. 15, the Workplace Environment Committee and Academic Affairs hosted its annual Adjunct Faculty Resource Fair. DePaul's adjunct faculty members were able to learn about the many resources available on campus.​
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MULTIMEDIA

School of Continuing and Professional Studies open house

November 1, 2019

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies, formerly the School for New Learning, hosted a fall open house on Oct. 17.

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DePaul In The News

WTTW • Tom Mockaitis

Islamic State Still Poses a Threat After Al-Baghdadi’s Death

October 28, 2019

WTTW • W. LaVome Robinson and Leonard Jason

NIH Awards DePaul University $6.6M for Violence Prevention Research

October 24, 2019

The Economist • Ann Sherman

IPOs are a racket. But try finding something better

October 24, 2019

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