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October 15, 2021

VOL. 55 NO. 7



Don't miss Alumni and Family Weekend

Office of Advancement | October 15, 2021

​DePaul's annual Alumni and Family Weekend is here. From the Blue Demon Bash to the Alumni Weekend Reception, the university has a full schedule of events planned through Sunday, Oct. 17.
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Fifty years ago at DePaul: Student life and culture for the Class of 1971

Brittan Nannenga | October 15, 2021

Alumni & Fam​ily Weekend has begun, and many alumni and friends will come together in-person and virtually for the weekend's events. This year the Class of 1971 celebrates its 50th reunion. In honor of that occasion, Special Collections and Archives will look back at what student life and culture was like 50 years ago at DePaul.
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Untreated depression in pregnant people linked to poor birth outcomes

Kristin Claes Mathews | October 15, 2021

​In a forthcoming article from the journal Health Affairs, the School of Nursing's Shannon Simonovich and her coauthors analyze 1,907 studies to track trends in adverse birth outcomes in the U.S. from 2010-20. In this Q&A, Simonovich discusses the top findings as well as policy solutions.
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RSVP for 2021 Dolores Huerta celebration

Rachel Wojnicki | October 15, 2021

​An annual campus tradition, the 2021 Dolores Huerta celebration is set for Thursday, Oct. 21. Marisol Morales, vice president for network leadership at Campus Compact, will serve as the program's keynote speaker. All faculty, staff, students and alumni are welcome to RSVP for the hybrid event.
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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Information Services | October 15, 2021

​Cybercrime can affect everyone. To protect yourself and the DePaul community, it is important you know how to stay safe online. In support of this awareness initiative, the Information Security team would like to bring some helpful resources to your attention.
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Chicago's public health commissioner to address symposium on COVID society

Office of Research Services | October 15, 2021

​Allison Arwady, commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health, and a panel of DePaul professors will be the featured speakers Oct. 29 when the Society of Vincent DePaul Professors and the Office of Research Services present "Creating a New Normal in a COVID Society."
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Get ready for Health and Benefits Fair, open enrollment for 2022 benefits

Office of Human Resources | October 15, 2021

​The annual Health and Benefits Fair will launch Monday, Oct. 18, in advance of the Open Enrollment period that will take place Oct. 25 through Nov. 5, 2021.
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Don't miss the Fall Forum on Teaching and Learning

Rachel Wojnicki | October 15, 2021

​Set for Oct. 22, this year's program will focus on trauma-informed pedagogy. In this interactive session, attendees will consider the notion of psychological trauma, why it happens and how it affects our body and brain.
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Mission: Sharing our trials, as well as our joys

Abdul-Malik Ryan | October 15, 2021

​When we are able through words or actions, let those close to us know they can share with us what is normally kept under the surface, their trials as well as their joys. This can be a powerful step towards creating real community.
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DePaul In The News

Crain’s Chicago Business • Michael Bennett

Historian, civil rights activist Timuel Black has died

October 13, 2021

The Clinical Problem Solvers • Fernando De Maio

Antiracism in Medicine: Racism, Redlining, and the Path Towards Reconciliation

October 11, 2021