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September 3, 2021

VOL. 55 NO. 1


Chicago Park District and DePaul team up to renovate South Loop Park

Kristin Claes Mathews | September 3,2021

​​In its early days, DePaul was known as the little school under the 'L.' Soon, a little park under the 'L' in the South Loop will have a special connection to DePaul and Blue Demon basketball. The Chicago Park District and DePaul are teaming up to renovate basketball courts and facilities at Margaret Hie Ding Lin Park at 1735 S. State Street.

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Congratulations to winners of Fulbright and other featured scholarships

Scott Butterworth | September 3, 2021

​This spring, a number of Blue Demons won Fulbright U.S. Student Program, Boren and other featured scholarships. From Jordan to Taiwan, nine DePaul students and alumni will use their scholarships to study in the 2021-22 academic year across a range of disciplines.
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Religious observances: Facilitating a culture of respect, understanding and civility

A. Gabriel Esteban | September 3, 2021

​Supporting members of the university's diverse multi-faith community is a key component of our university culture and our Vincentian mission. As we return to campus, 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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Tow Yee Yau named director of University Counseling Services

Jess Peterson | September 3, 2021

​On Aug. 30, Tow Yee Yau joined DePaul Student Affairs as the new director of University Counseling Services. Yau comes to DePaul from the Center for Counseling and Consultation at St. John's University.
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DePaul University names Jo Smith controller

Elizabeth Clements | September 3, 2021

In July, DePaul welcomed Jo Smith as its controller. An experienced financial and accounting executive in higher education, Smith most recently served as associate vice president of finance at the Milwaukee School of Engineering.

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New FAQs to help students prepare for classes

University Marketing and Communications | September 3, 2021

​Before classes begin, students should take time to review DePaul's FAQs on Classes and Academics to learn about COVID-19 health and safety compliance and consequences, face mask protocol, classroom guidance and more.
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Mission: DePaul, we have great work ahead!

Tom Judge | September 3, 2021

​How can we together help to make all members of our community—students, staff, and faculty—feel safe, grounded and cared for so that we are all able to flourish?
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DePaul In The News

Hyde Park Herald • Maxwell Murray

At Kenwood Park, a street soccer culture grows

August 31, 2021

Psychology Today • James A. Mourey

How to Be Agile in the Midst of Uncertainty

September 1, 2021