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November 29, 2018

November 29,2018

VOL. 52 NO. 13

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Office of Global Engagement expands programs, international activities

Global Engagement | November 29,2018

Are you a faculty member who wants to get more involved in global engagement at DePaul? Did you know the English Language Academy now offers a Pronunciation Training for Success program? Curious about the latest international student recruitment numbers? Get the latest from the Office of Global Engagement, including updates from various divisions around DePaul about their internationalization efforts, in its fall 2018 newsletter.​

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Articles

INTO THE ARCHIVES

Secretaries and stenos: The Secretarial School

Patty Chavez | November 29, 2018

Students looking at the course catalog of DePaul University's College of Commerce for the 1918-19 academic year would have seen a brand new program appended to the end. The new program listing described the classes in the Shorthand School. Though DePaul's College of Commerce opened classes in January 1913, this was the first time it offered classes geared specifically towards secretarial and clerical work. Despite its small start, the shorthand program would eventually become the Secretarial College, one of DePaul's most popular programs over the next four decades.

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Vincentian Endowment Fund awards grants to 19 projects

Mark Laboe | November 29, 2018

What do an urban garden in Lincoln Park and a historical research project about Vincentian missionaries in the early modern era in Europe have in common? Each was a project selected to receive a Vincentian Endowment Fund grant because it serves in some capacity as a concrete manifestation of DePaul's mission in action. Read on​ to learn more about this year's 19 award winners.

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Faculty edits collection examining German romantic philosophy

Elizabeth Millán Brusslan | November 29, 2018

An edited collections of essays, ​"Brill's Companion to German Romantic Philosophy" examines aspects of the philosophical contributions of the early German Romantics and showcases the philosophical achievements of figures such as Schlegel, Novalis, Holderlin and Wackenroder.

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DEBUZZ

Steans Center to wrap up fall 2018 workshop series

Claire Kennedy | November 29, 2018

​The Steans Center’s 2018-19 Community-based Service Learning Series will wrap up the fall quarter with workshop number five, "Best Practices in Assessment for Community-based Service Learning," on Dec. 6 and 7. The center also will hold an intensive two-day series of the fall 2018 workshops on Dec. 10 and 11. 

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DEBUZZ

Annual Immigration Ministry Posada to stop at DePaul

Rachel Marciano | November 29, 2018

​On Friday, Dec. 14, the Immigration Ministry's 13th annual Posada will stop at the DePaul Center on the Loop Campus. All member of the university community are welcome to view the Posada, or walk and pray in solidarity with immigrants during the event.​

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DEBUZZ

DePaul receives Community Partner Award from 100 Club of Chicago

Office of Community and Government Relations | November 29, 2018

The 100 Club of Chicago provides assistance, including scholarship aid, to families of fallen first responders in the Chicago area. This fall, the organization presented DePaul University with a "Community Partner Award" for matching, and in some cases exceeding, scholarship aid for many students through this partnership. ​

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Multimedia

MULTIMEDIA

Midnight Breakfast 2018

November 29, 2018

On Nov. 13, more than 1,200 students pushed their books aside for a few hours Tuesday evening to participate in the second annual Midnight Breakfast. Students gathered in the Student Center dining hall for the Student Affairs' sponsored meal which featured eggs, sausage, tater tots, ham and pancakes. 

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MULTIMEDIA

Institute of Global Homelessness Leadership Conference

November 29, 2018

​This fall, homelessness advocates gathered at DePaul for the Institute of Global Homelessness' Leadership Symposium. The gathering supports leaders in the field of homelessness by strengthening their skills in individual and team leadership, building local networks of stakeholders, and analyzing local data to become more effective at reducing homelessness. ​

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In Case You Missed It

DEBUZZ

Information Services announces macOS Mojave support

Information Services | November 28, 2018

​Apple's newest upgrade to the operating system for Mac computers, macOS Mojave, has been certified by DePaul as a supported version. Orders for new Mac computers may now resume, and users may begin upgrades to their computers at their convenience. ​

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