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September 13, 2019

September 13,2019

VOL. 53 NO. 1

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

$20M gift establishes The Grace School of Applied Diplomacy

Russell Dorn | September 13,2019

DePaul has received a $20 million gift from anonymous benefactors to establish The Grace School of Applied Diplomacy, which is designed to transform the landscape of diplomacy by empowering a diverse generation of diplomats from a wide range of professions with the education and skills needed to develop solutions to society's most vexing challenges.​

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Congratulations to DePaul's newly tenured and promoted faculty

Rachel Marciano | September 13, 2019

Many DePaul faculty are returning to campus this academic year with a promotion in rank, newly granted tenure or both. Newsline will feature tenured and promoted faculty from each college or school in upcoming editions. In the meantime, congratulations to the following DePaul faculty.​
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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Examine today's pressing issues at Chicago Ideas Week 2019

Office of Public Relations and Communications | September 13, 2019

Chicago's premiere ideas festival is back Oct. 12-17, and beginning today, members of the DePaul community receive a 15 percent discount on $15 tickets.​
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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

From the President: Welcome to the 2019-20 academic year

A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D. | September 13, 2019

It is a pleasure to start my annual fall message by welcoming one of our largest, most diverse and academically prepared freshman classes in DePaul's history.​
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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

DePaul recognizes faculty, staff with awards at 2019 Academic Convocation

Rachel Marciano | September 13, 2019

At 2019 Academic Convocation on Sept. 5, DePaul recognized a number of faculty and staff with annual awards. This year's honorees included 30 Via Sapientiae Award recipients, the highest honor to acknowledge the contributions of individuals who have served the university.​
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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Tanu Malik earns NSF CAREER grant to study computational reproducibility

Kristin Claes Mathews | September 13, 2019

Tanu Malik, an assistant professor in DePaul University's College of Computing and Digital Media, was awarded a Faculty Early Career Development grant, the National Science Foundation's most prestigious award in support of early-career faculty.​
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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Fall exhibitions at DePaul Art Museum examine architecture, place

Madeline Rosemurgy | September 13, 2019

DePaul Art Museum presents three new exhibitions this fall organized on the occasion of the Chicago Architecture Biennial. Together, the exhibitions - "Julia Fish: bound by spectrum," "Architectural Annotations" and "Remember Where You Are" - consider the influence of architecture, geography and place on individual narratives and experiences.​
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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

Meet Ben Raanan: Adapting theatre for differently-abled persons

Carolyn Brinckwirth | September 13, 2019

The struggle for recognition, acceptance and support resonates with people around the world. Issues involving stigmas and minority groups are being tackled in unprecedented ways. Ben Raanan, a graduate student in The Theatre School pursuing an MFA in directing and 2019 Newman Civic Fellow, has joined the fight and is challenging the traditional setting of a theatre by adapting it to accommodate differently-abled persons.​
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Multimedia

MULTIMEDIA

Academic Convocation 2019

September 13, 2019

On Thursday, Sept. 5, DePaul faculty and staff marked the beginning of the 122nd school year during Academic Convocation at the St. Vincent de Paul Parish Church.​
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MULTIMEDIA

Blue Demon Welcome 2019

September 13, 2019

DePaul's first new student convocation, the Blue Demon Welcome, took place on Sept. 10 at Wintrust Arena. The event was the first formal gathering for the new academic class and marked the beginning of their college journey.​
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DePaul In The News

Crain's Chicago Business • Guillermo Vásquez de Velasco

DePaul to open diplomacy school with $20 million gift

September 11, 2019

WGN • Tom Mockaitis

WGN terrorism analyst discusses safety after 9/11

September 11, 2019

Chicago Tribune • Emily Sanner

Mini Comic Con draws heroes, villians and comic artists to Eisenhower Library

September 10, 2019

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