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October 18, 2018

October 18,2018

VOL. 52 NO. 8

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

TEDxDePaulUniversity applications are open: What’s your idea worth spreading?

Office of Public Relations and Communications | October 18,2018

Calling all vision vanguards and idea generators: applications are now being accepted for TEDxDePaulUniversity 2019. Now in its fourth year, DePaul’s TEDx event on April 12, 2019, will unite the university community for a half-day of idea-driven programming at the Holtschneider Performance Center, the new home of the School of Music. All faculty, staff, student and alumni thought leaders are invited to apply.​

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Articles

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Faculty and staff projects funded to spark innovation

Office of Academic Affairs | October 18, 2018

​The Office of Academic Affairs is announcing the first round of DePaul proposals that will be funded to spur innovation at the university. 

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HEY STUDENTS! NEWS YOU NEED

Meal program updates create more options for DePaul diners

Jennifer Roop | October 18, 2018

This fall, the new academic year brought new food options for DePaul diners. In addition to changes in the meal plan structure, DePaul rolled out expanded food choices at the main Lincoln Park Campus dining hall. ​Read on to learn more about the new updates and inclusions. 

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FACULTY AND STAFF: HR NEWS

Faculty and staff: Learn about open enrollment and updates to DePaul health plans

Office of Human Resources | October 18, 2018

​The Open Enrollment period for 2018 will take place from Oct. 29 - Nov. 9. Changes made during this time will become effective Jan. 1, 2019. Read on to learn about important updates to DePaul medical plans.

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

Meet Baylee Ritter: Communicating the importance of environmental issues

Carolyn Brinckwirth | October 18, 2018

Now a senior at DePaul, Baylee Ritter's goal in life is to use her education to translate environmental concerns and scientific data, and create campaigns that allow the average citizen to create change in their own life. ​Read on to learn about her most recent campaign, which entailed building a boat made from garbage and sailing it down a river in Central Illinois.

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences 2018-19

Rachel Marciano | October 18, 2018

​​Congratulations to the faculty from the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences who achieved tenure or received a promotion this academic year.​​

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STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS

The lasting legacy of traveling to Vincentian France

Denise Mattson | October 18, 2018

More than 750 members of the university community have journeyed to Vincentian France since 2000, when DePaul began guided study tours of sites associated with St. Vincent and St. Louise. The trips are designed to prepare lay people to carry forward DePaul’s Catholic, Vincentian mission and have been an integral part of recent strategic plans, including the latest one, Grounded in Mission.

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HEY STUDENTS! NEWS YOU NEED

Register for a Global Learning Experience at DePaul

Global Engagement | October 18, 2018

​Would you like to collaborate with students overseas on a project or assignment without leaving your DePaul classroom or your home? Are you interested in having meaningful global conversations and transformative intercultural experiences facilitated by your instructor and aided by technology? Consider taking a DePaul course with a GLE component.​

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DEBUZZ

DePaul Art Museum receives Graham Foundation Grant

Linda Blakley | October 18, 2018

The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts has once again provided funding to foster experimentation, creativity, and discourse in architecture and this year includes DePaul among its grantees. 

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DEBUZZ

Mayor of Gary, Indiana to speak at DePaul

Rachel Marciano | October 18, 2018

On Tuesday, Oct. 23, the School of Public Service at DePaul will host the 24th annual H. Woods Bowman Lecture. All members of the university community are welcome to attend. ​

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Multimedia

MULTIMEDIA

TEDxDePaulUniversity 2019: Applications are now open

October 18, 2018

​TEDx talks and performances incorporate concepts that change perceptions, connect with emotions, are widely relatable and can be conveyed in 18 minutes or less. All faculty, staff, student and alumni thought leaders are invited to apply until Nov. 15, 2018​.

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In Case You Missed It

DEBUZZ

Attend annual Gathering of Remembrance

Mark Laboe | October 17, 2018

The Division of Mission and Ministry will host the 7th Annual DePaul Gathering of Remembrance on Wednesday, Nov. 14. All DePaul community members and their family and friends are welcome to attend as we show support and care for those in our community. 

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HEY STUDENTS! NEWS YOU NEED

Celebrate National Transfer Student Week

Rachel Marciano | October 15, 2018

National Transfer Student Week 2018 is Oct. 15 – 19, and DePaul is celebrating. Throughout the week, the Office of Undergraduate Transfer Admission will host a number of events. ​All transfer students are invited to participate.

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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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DePaul In The News

Politifact • Wendy Netter Epstein

Pre-existing conditions: Does any GOP proposal match the ACA?

October 17, 2018

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