DePaul University Newsline > Issue > November 15, 2019
Effective Jan. 1, 2020, Illinois will be the 11th state to legalize the limited possession and recreational use of cannabis to state residents over the age of 21. While the state law is changing, the university policy on campus is not.
Thousandsacross the globe will sleep outside on Dec. 7 in solidarity with and support ofpeople experiencing homelessness. In Chicago, DePaul's Institute of GlobalHomelessness will host The World's Big Sleep Out on the Lincoln Park Campus. Inthis episode, Lydia Stazen, executive director of IGH, joins President A.Gabriel Esteban in conversation about The World's Big Sleep Out and IGH's placeat DePaul.
Chicago's deputy mayor for education and human services joined academic leaders on Nov. 12 to hear from college students in the first cohort of the DePaul Harold Washington Academy. Students discussed their undergraduate experience, citing the cost of a college education as a potential barrier to a bachelor’s degree.
What is one thing that youcan do this season to cultivate your attitude of gratitude at DePaul? It mayseem like a small gesture to you, but it might just give a boost to theemployee engagement in your workplace.
The Princeton Review once again has ranked DePaul University among the top universities in the nation for studyingentrepreneurship.
For three weeks this fall, the College of Education’s Office of Innovative Professional Learning hosted 23 teachers from Beijing, China, to share knowledge on strategies and methods to better engage students.
Daniel Mulhall, the Irish ambassador to the U.S., will visit DePaul's campus Nov. 20 to participate in a lecture titled, "The Transatlantic Relationship: Ireland’s Evolving Role.”"
After taking down the University of Iowa earlier this week, the men's basketball team remains undefeated with a 4-0 record. Tickets are available for the Saturday, Nov. 16, game vs. Cornell. Faculty and staff can receive a 10 percent discount by purchasing tickets through the Athletics Ticket Office.
DePaul's English Language Academy launched Pronunciation Training for Success to help students seeking to improve their fluency and pronunciation skills. The next course cycle begins Jan. 16. The course is open to all international faculty, staff and students.
On Nov. 12, Chicago's deputy mayor for education and human services joined academic leaders to hear from college students in the first cohort of the DePaul Harold Washington Academy.