DePaul University Newsline > Issue > November 19, 2021

November 19, 2021

VOL. 55 NO. 12

MULTIMEDIA

DePaul hosts fourth annual Ugly Sweater Party and Tree Lighting Ceremony

University Marketing and Communications | November 19,2021

​On Nov. 10, hundreds of students, faculty and staff gathered on the Lincoln Park Campus for the fourth annual Ugly Sweater Party and Tree Lighting Ceremony, a kickoff for the holiday season.

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Articles

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Entrepreneurship program recognized for excellence in two rankings

Robin Florzak | November 19, 2021

​DePaul is among the best places to study entrepreneurship, according to two recent rankings that surveyed hundreds of college entrepreneurship programs.

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

DePaul welcomes students displaced from Afghanistan

Kristin Claes Mathews | November 19, 2021

The DePaul community is in the process of welcoming a group of 10 students who were displaced during the recent crisis in Afghanistan. A committee of DePaul students, faculty and staff has been planning for their arrival along with resettlement agency Refugee One.​
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DePAUL DOWNLOAD

DePaul Download: Entryway for empathy - Exploring personal stories in the Courageous Dialogue Series

University Marketing and Communications | November 19, 2021

​Hearing personal stories can create a deeper understanding of racism and systemic oppression, says DePaul professor and documentary filmmaker Chi-Jang Yin. She joins the DePaul Download podcast to discuss a series of videos she produced, titled the Courageous Dialogue Series, interviewing students, faculty and staff about their experiences.

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Take Care, DePaul: Winter break reminders

DePaul Community Health Team | November 19, 2021

​Winter break is quickly approaching. Before you start thinking about cookie baking, gift giving and eggnog, DePaul's Community Health team wants to outline how you can Take Care DePaul this winter break.

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THAT'S MY JOB

Meet Tonya Baez: DePaul's new associate vice president of risk management

Rachel Wojnicki | November 19, 2021

​This fall, DePaul named Tonya Baez as its associate vice president of risk management. A new role at the university, Baez will oversee the university's risk management organization, comprised of internal audit, compliance and enterprise risk management.

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INTO THE ARCHIVES

The evolution of computer science at DePaul

Elly Kafritsas-Wessels and Brittan Nannenga | November 19, 2021

​This year marks two anniversaries for computer science at DePaul. This month we are tracing the evolution of computer science at DePaul to recognize these milestones and highlight some of the events and people involved.

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Holiday building closures

Bob Janis and Bob Wachowski | November 19, 2021

​In an email earlier this November, the university shared information about holiday building closures. With the end of the fall quarter upon us, we wish to take this opportunity to advise you on several Facility Operations and Public Safety issues that may affect you or your department during the period that the university is closed from the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 22, until the university reopens the morning of Monday, Jan. 3.

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Save the date for Innovation Day 2022

Office of Research Services | November 19, 2021

​DePaul's third annual Innovation Day, "Collaborating through Convergent Research," is planned for Friday, Jan. 28 from 9 am – 2 pm. All full- and part-time faculty and staff are invited to RSVP for this year's virtual event.

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Call for applications: Research and Innovation Leadership Fellows program

Office of Research Services | November 19, 2021

The Office of the Provost is now accepting applications for its Research and Innovation Leadership Fellows program. The program offers select faculty members the opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of the administration of an academic research enterprise, community partnership and technology commercialization. Applications are due Jan. 14.​
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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Mission: What are your gifts?

Mark Laboe | November 19, 2021

​As you reflect on the many gifts present in your own life during this Thanksgiving season, pause also to recognize the gifts, talents and resources you have to share with others.

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