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