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October 11, 2018

October 11,2018

VOL. 52 NO. 7

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Expanded Welcome Week and Back to School events exceed expectations

Jessica Peterson | October 11,2018

​As DePaul developed "Grounded in Mission" during 2017-18, the Division of Student Affairs discussed and planned for an expanded fall 2018 welcome involving an increased number of university partners. The university developed many new events for fall 2018 and set an ambitious goal of 10,000 students engaged. That goal was exceeded by more than 2,000 engagements, with the final tally at 12,158.

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FACULTY AND STAFF: HR NEWS

Get ready for the 2018 St. Vincent’s Health Benefit Fair

Ben Craig | October 11, 2018

​It’s time again for the St. Vincent’s Health Benefit Fair. Taking place Monday, Oct. 22 through Thursday, Oct. 25, the fair is a one-stop shop for many of your health and wellness needs. Available at the fair will be everything from information regarding 403(b) retirement accounts to discounted gym memberships to flu shots. ​

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DEBUZZ

DePaul to be featured in Open House Chicago

Linda Blakley | October 11, 2018

Four DePaul venues will be featured as part the city’s annual architecture festival when the Chicago Architecture Center’s  Open House Chicago returns on Oct. 13 and 14. DePaul affiliated sites include Cortelyou Commons, The Holtschneider Performance Center, and the DePaul Theatre School on the Lincoln Park Campus and Wintrust Arena in the South Loop.​ The St. Vincent de Paul Church also will be featured.​

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Annual fall forum to focus on teaching in today s political climate

Teaching Commons | October 11, 2018

DePaul’s 2018 Fall Forum on Teaching and Learning is just around the corner. Set for Friday, Oct. 19, this year’s event will address the complexity and challenges of teaching in a time of increasing political polarization. All faculty and staff are welcome to attend. Additionally, BUILD program participants can register for this event and receive credit.​

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Computing and Digital Media 2018-19

Rachel Marciano | October 11, 2018

​Congratulations to the faculty from the College of Computing and Digital Media who achieved tenure or received a promotion this academic year.​

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DEBUZZ

Attend a screening of ‘Brightness of Noon’

Rachel Marciano | October 11, 2018

​On Wednesday, Oct. 17, the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences will host a screening of “Brightness of Noon: The Intersect of Faith, Immigration and Refugees,” the first of a new two-part series human rights, and the struggles and triumphs of undocumented immigrants and refugees as the resettle in the U.S.

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DEBUZZ

OIDE to host BUILD Diversity Certificate special topic seminars

Rachel Marciano | October 11, 2018

The Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity will host a number of sessions this fall, including two workshops facilitated by guest lecturers highlighting active listening and implicit bias. These sessions are open to all faculty and staff, count toward search requirements for faculty and as an offering in the BUILD Diversity Certificate program. ​

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MULTIMEDIA

DePaul launches John L. Keeley Jr. Center for Financial Services

October 11, 2018

​DePaul University finance students will benefit from innovative academic and cocurricular programming at the newly named John L. Keeley Jr. Center for Financial Services, thanks to a generous commitment from the family of the late finance executive John L. Keeley Jr. and the Keeley Family Foundation to the university’s Driehaus College of Business.​

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Support available in wake of Van Dyke trial verdict, Supreme Court Justice confirmation

Student Affairs | October 10, 2018

​Last week was challenging for many members of our community as we awaited the verdict of the Van Dyke trial and followed the Supreme Court Justice confirmation hearing. As these events take place within the broader cultural landscape where our country grapples with issues of equity and justice, the media is saturated with discussion of both police brutality and sexual violence. While this dialogue is important, we recognize the impact these conversations may have on members of our community. We encourage you to consider whether participating in the following programs or utilizing our campus resources may be helpful to you.​

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Adjunct Faculty: Cast Your Vote in the 2018 Workplace Environment Committee Elections

Office of Public Relations and Communications | October 8, 2018

​A vote to elect adjunct faculty members to the 2018-19 Workplace Environment Committee for adjunct faculty is taking place Oct. 5 through Oct. 12.​​

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DePaul In The News

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Young Lords: From a Turf Gang to a Civil Rights Movement

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Playing through sickle cell

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WTTW • Mark Pohlad

If You Build It

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