DePaul University Newsline > Issue > April 21, 2023

April 21, 2023

VOL. 56 NO. 30


DePaul names Jennifer Mueller dean of the College of Education

Jessica Peterson | April 21, 2023

​DePaul University Provost Salma Ghanem announced that Jennifer Mueller will serve as the dean of the College of Education, effective Aug. 1. An established leader in higher education who is coming from St. Cloud State University, Dr. Mueller brings more than 30 years of experience in the field of education.
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Theatre School’s Creative Root brings the joy of theatre to Chicago children

Russell Dorn | April 21, 2023

​For Mechelle Moe, teaching theatre to children helps immerse them in a world of creativity, one where they get to reimagine classic stories or create new ones, learn the ins and outs of making a stage production, and most importantly, practice important life skills such as collaboration, empathy and compassion.
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DePaul receives inspirational gift from John and Kathy Schreiber

Office of Advancement | April 21, 2023

​A multifaceted, $1.97 million gift from John and Kathy Schreiber will support several DePaul University programs that help underserved and vulnerable populations.
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Journalism students' work nominated for national award

Mary Hansen | April 21, 2023

An investiga​tive series by the Better Government Association, which features reporting by DePaul journalism students into Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker's business investments and potential conflicts of interest, is a finalist for a national award in health care journalism from the National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation.
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Anti-death penalty activist Sister Helen Prejean to visit DePaul

Russell Dorn | April 21, 2023

Sister Helen​​ Prejean, CSJ, an internationally known anti-death penalty activist and author, is making her annual trek to DePaul’s campus from her home in New Orleans for a series of open public lectures and classroom discussions. Prejean will be on campus April 21-27.
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Communication expert: 'Tipping point' climate legislation needs better PR

Kristin Claes Mathews | April 21, 2023

​A piece of legislation could be the “tipping point” for climate change mitigation, but it needs a new public relations campaign, says Barbara Willard in the College of Communication.
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Get tickets for DePaul Night at Wrigley Field

Scott Butterworth | April 21, 2023

​All Blue Demon alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends are invited to watch the Cubs take on the rival St. Louis Cardinals for a 6:40 p.m. game.
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Mission: From oppression to freedom — the importance of remembering

Jennifer Goldberg | April 21, 2023

​During Passover, we remember the history of oppression with a celebration of freedom. Soon after, we remember more recent history as we recall the six million Jewish people and millions of others who perished in the Holocaust.
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Scene At DePaul

DePaul 2 D.C.

​DePaul students in the Career and Life Design 330, 335 classes, Careers on the Hill and Landing a Job on Capitol Hill, traveled to Washington, D.C. over spring break, March 19-25. The classes and trip are meant to prepare students for a career in government, public policy or international affairs and give them some tools to secure a position in the competitive D.C. market. This inaugural trip was led by Scott Hibbard, associate professor and chair of the Department of Political Science, and Nate Axdorff, associate director of Student Employment, and they visited Capitol Hill, the State Department, Department of Justice, various congressional offices and the U.S. Institute of Peace. Here, the students pause for a picture in front of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

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DePaul In The News

Harvard Business Review • Alyssa F. Westring and Jaclyn M. Jensen

The ripple effect of a bad boss on dual-career parents

April 14, 2023

WBEZ • Roberta Garner and Joseph Schwieterman

'Redefine the Drive' aims to revamp DuSable LSD on the North Side

April 19, 2023

Crain's Chicago Business • Sulin Ba

Opinion: Higher ed a key partner in diversifying financial services industry

April 18, 2023