DePaul University Newsline > Issue > October 29, 2021

October 29, 2021

VOL. 55 NO. 9

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Racial disparities in flu mortality persist in many large U.S. cities

Kristin Claes Mathews | October 29,2021

​In this Q&A, Julia Lippert, an associate professor of health sciences, discusses her research analyzing racial inequities in flu mortality across the 30 biggest U.S. cities.

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DEBUZZ

Christmas at DePaul lottery now open

University Marketing and Communications | October 29, 2021

​Christmas at DePaul returns to St. Vincent de Paul Church this year for its 15th annual program. Three performances are scheduled for Dec. 9 and 10. As in years past, tickets for this year's performances will again be distributed via a lottery.

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All eyes on China, US at upcoming UN Climate Change Conference

Russell Dorn | October 29, 2021

​For two weeks in early November, the nations of the world will gather in Glasgow, Scotland, to negotiate updates to the 2015 Paris Climate Accord, the landmark agreement in which more than 190 countries pledged to limit greenhouse gas emissions.​

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Save the date for the 2021 Tree Lighting Ceremony

University Marketing and Communications | October 29, 2021

All members ​of the university community are welcome to attend DePaul's 2021 Tree Lighting Ceremony, set for Wednesday, Nov. 10. Held in St. Vincent's Circle on the Lincoln Park Campus, the fourth annual event kicks off the holiday season on campus.
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Inaugural Mess Fest runs through Nov. 7

The Theatre School | October 29, 2021

The Theatre School's inaugural Mess Fest Comedy Festival kicked off in-person on Oct. 27. The two-week festival runs through Nov. 7 and embraces the messiness of life. All members of the university community are welcome to purchase tickets.​
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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Fall 2021 enrollment: Casting a thriving future through headwinds

Soumitra Ghosh | October 29, 2021

​This year's fall census enrollment outcomes shine a bright speck of light on the possibility of a thriving future we've been collectively imagining for some time now.

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FACULTY AND STAFF: HR NEWS

Open enrollment for 2022 has begun

Office of Human Resources | October 29, 2021

​Benefit-eligible employees have two weeks to make any changes to their DePaul benefits. Benefits elections will be made through BlueSky. New elections and changes for 2022 benefits must be made by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 5, and will take effect Jan. 1.

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Commemorate anniversary of Dante's death with DePaul

Department of Modern Languages | October 29, 2021

​In recognition of the 700th anniversary of Dante's death, DePaul's Italian program will host "Dante Poliglotta: A Multilingual Reading of Dante's Inferno." Set for Nov. 4 on Zoom, attendees can participate in a journey through Dante's hell.
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SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR

Faculty explores pandemic medicine, global innovation

Kathryn Ibata-Arens | October 29, 2021

​"Pandemic Medicine" analyzes the rise and decline of the global innovation system for new drug development and proposes a policy framework for fast-tracking the implementation of new discoveries and preparing for future pandemics.​​​​

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Mission: Effective Charity

Siobhan O’Donoghue | October 29, 2021

​From a Vincentian perspective, effective charity must lead to effective justice.

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Life Events

LIFE EVENTS

In memoriam: Sara Cohn, wife of Professor Emeritus Stanley Cohn

October 29, 2021

It is with s​adness we have learned of the death of Sara Cohn, the beloved wife of Stanley Cohn, a professor emeritus of the Department of Biological Sciences.
LIFE EVENTS

In memoriam: Flora Jeanette Beatty, mother of Public Safety's LaDwana George

October 29, 2021

It is with s​adness we have learned of the death of Flora Jeanette Beatty, the mother of Public Safety officer LaDwana George. May she rest in peace.

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