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September 20, 2019

September 20,2019

VOL. 53 NO. 2

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

Week of Making culminates in launch of IRL2 at DePaul

Rachel Marciano | September 20,2019

Two years after the opening of DePaul’s first makerspace, the Idea Realization Lab, the university opened its newest hub on the Lincoln Park Campus on Sept. 11. Dubbed the IRL2, this new space aims to serve the creative and educational needs of LPC community members. Later this month, a Week of Making will end with the grand opening of the space on Friday, Sept. 27.​

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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

'Wicked problem' of homelessness: Honors seminar taught by DePaul deans

Russell Dorn | September 20, 2019

More than 86,000 Chicagoans were homeless in 2017, according to an estimate from the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless. The number is staggering and how to fix the problem is a question asked by many. One DePaul course this past spring evoked the university’s namesake - St. Vincent de Paul - in asking "what must be done" to help the university community play a greater role in addressing homelessness in Chicago.​
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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

From the President: Changes in key communication and analytics functions

A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D. | September 20, 2019

In recent weeks, we completed a review of key communication and analytics functions and identified steps that would strengthen these efforts.​
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CHICAGO CONNECTIONS

World's big Sleep Out: DePaul to host Chicago event

Kristin Mathews | September 20, 2019

​DePaul is the official Chicago host for the World's Big Sleep Out, a night when people in 50 cities will show solidarity and raise support for people experiencing homelessness.​
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Political marketing researcher eyes branding in lead-up to 2020 presidential election

Russell Dorn | September 20, 2019

With President Donald Trump's reelection campaign underway and more than 20 candidates vying to be the Democratic standard bearer, how the sides market themselves is more important than ever, says Bruce Newman, a marketing professor in the Driehaus College of Business.​
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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

School of Continuing and Professional Studies: What’s New?

Don Opitz, Interim SCPS dean | September 20, 2019

On July 1, DePaul officially launched the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, a new college-level unit dedicated to providing degree and non-degree programs to adult learners at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The new school integrates the former School for New Learning and office of Continuing and Professional Education. SCPS continues to deliver the full complement of programs of both former units, and it fully serves the students and alumni of all programs.​
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CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY

From the President: Religious and holiday observances

A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D. | September 20, 2019

DePaul is and always has been a university that welcomes people of every faith to study and work. Our diverse and accepting environment is a key component of our university culture and our Vincentian mission. Therefore, I ask the university community to remember our diverse heritage by facilitating a culture of respect, understanding and civility for religious holidays throughout the year.​
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FACULTY AND STAFF: HR NEWS

Keep up with a changing workforce with DePaul's educational resources

Ben Craig | September 20, 2019

School is back in session. While Blue Demons return to the classroom and younger children once again hop on the bus, perhaps - as a DePaul employee - you should take advantage of the learning and development options available to you. The university offers a variety of courses and training.​
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DEBUZZ

DePaul earns 2019 HEED Award

Rachel Marciano | September 20, 2019

"INSIGHT into Diversity" magazine recognized DePaul University as a recipient of a 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award. The annual award honors U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. This is the fourth year DePaul has earned the recognition.​
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Multimedia

MULTIMEDIA

$20M gift establishes The Grace School of Applied Diplomacy

September 20, 2019

This fall, DePaul received a $20 million gift from anonymous benefactors to establish The Grace School of Applied Diplomacy. Housed within the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, the Grace School will be the first of its kind in the world to implement a transprofessional model.​
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