DePaul University Newsline > Issue > October 25, 2019
The world-famous TEDx platform is returning to the School of Music's Holtschneider Performance Center on April 24 and is now accepting speaker applications from all solution seekers in the DePaul community interested in sharing their "ideas worth spreading."
DePaul's sponsorship of Chicago Ideas Week 2019 provided an opportunity to showcase the School of Cinematic Arts’ unique program offerings at Cinespace Chicago and connected the new Grace School of Applied Diplomacy to an important conversation on border security and the refugee crisis.
On Oct. 26, 1973, "The DePaulia" reported a "wild and far out experience" was coming to DePaul courtesy of the DePaul Geographical Society: a ghost tour. Led by alum Richard Crowe, the excursion was not only one of the first ghost tours in Chicago, but also marked the beginning of Crowe's illustrious career as the city's most famous ghost hunter.
Congratulations to the faculty from the School of Continuing and Professional Studies who recently achieved tenure or received a promotion.
Student evaluations of teaching are an important part of the assessment of faculty and courses at DePaul. This fall, DePaul will retire the current evaluation system and introduce OTE-Blue.
International Open Access Week raises awarenessabout the benefits of scholarly literature that is free, online and digital.Learn more about the open access resources at DePaul.
Gregory Moorehead, DePaul's director for the Center for Students with Disabilities, will serve on the Disability Services Advisory Committee for the Illinois Board of Higher Education. Moorehead has 15 years of experience working in student disability service and will join other disability providers and experts from institutions around the state.
On Thursday, Nov. 14, Jose Antonio Vargas will speak as part of the 2019-20 President’s Lecture Series. Vargas is a journalist and immigration rights activist. All are welcome to attend.
The Avant-garde Haunted House returns in this year’s installment of "Horror of the Humanities" - part of the fall season of events from the DePaul Humanities Center. The event, which also features a film screening, is scheduled for Oct. 28. All are welcome to attend.
On Oct. 25, DePaul will launch the 2019 School of Design Talks series, featuring leading designers who have created innovative responses to the personal, local and global challenges of the 21st century. The series is free and members of the campus community are welcome to attend.
Earlier this fall, DePaul students, staff and faculty gathered on the Lincoln Park Campus for the annual Vinny Fest. The carnival-like event featured trivia games and prizes that highlighted the life of St. Vincent de Paul, the Vincentian mission and the school's "name above the door."