DePaul University Newsline > Issue > October 4, 2018
Murals honoring a DePaul basketball legend, the former Blue Demon football program, the university’s first building in Chicago’s Loop, and the creation of the school’s Black Student Union are the newest works in a multi-year public art project to memorialize key figures and moments in DePaul’s history.
It’s hard to imagine piles of clutter strewn about researcher Joseph Ferrari’s house or office. The professor of psychology knows the risks associated with that after spending much of his career studying and publishing on the topic of procrastination. Now in new research, Ferrari has discovered that an overabundance of “stuff” can have a detrimental effect on a person’s mental health and disrupt their sense of home.
A hush came over a DePaul soundstage at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios this summer, and cameras started rolling on a scene from Comedy Central’s new show “South Side.”
The provost and president have approved the schedule for DePaul's 2019 commencement ceremonies. The various college and school ceremony pairings maximize the number of guest tickets per student and standardize the length of each ceremony.
DePaul enrolls 22,437 students this fall, surpassing the budgeted goal by 240 students. The 279,904 credits for which they enrolled exceed projected estimates by 1 percent. These are important outcomes for the university and strong indicators for subsequent quarters.
Congratulations to the faculty from the College of Communication who recently achieved tenure or received a promotion.
Studio Chi and the DePaul University Library have teamed up to launch "Research Meet and Greet," a monthly networking and research sharing forum designed to foster collaboration and innovation across disciplines. The inaugural event for the series will take place on Monday, Oct. 8, at 3:30 in the John T. Richardson Library.
This year, the center is offering an exciting five-part Steans Center workshop series and a certificate program to both new and more experienced practitioners. The 2018-19 series will continue on Oct. 11 and 12 with Teaching in Chicago: Negotiating Identity in the Classroom and Community. RSVP for the events by Monday, Oct. 8
DePaul students, staff and faculty gather on the Lincoln Park Campus Quad 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."