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August 5, 2022


VOL. 55 NO. 45

Let’s start the conversation

Rob Manuel | August 5,2022

I am thrilled to share with you my first university message as DePaul's president. I feel fortunate to be a part of this outstanding university, and I'm excited about all we will accomplish together.​

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President Rob Manuel: Day one

University Marketing and Communications | August 5, 2022

DePaul's new president is on campus and ready to hit the ground running. He looks forward to meeting students, faculty and staff.​
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RSVP for Blue Demon Welcome on Sept. 6

Jess Peterson | August 5, 2022

​Blue Demon Welcome, DePaul’s New Student Convocation, is back and will be held in the Lincoln Park Campus Quad on Tuesday, Sept. 6, from 3 to 6:30 p.m. All faculty, staff and students are invited to join the university as we enthusiastically welcome our newest Blue Demons by cheering them along the New Student Cavalcade from McGrath Philips Arena to the Quad.
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Vincentian Heritage Week is coming

Rachel Wojnicki | August 5, 2022

From the Vincentian Heritage Week Luncheon to Vinny Fest, the university is set to host a number of events across campus this September in celebration of St. Vincent de Paul.​
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Jim and Mary Cele Doyle honored by the Congregation of the Mission

Rachel Wojnicki | August 5, 2022

​This June, the Superior General named Jim Doyle, DePaul's former vice president for Students Affairs, and his wife, Mary Cele, affiliates of the Congregation of the Mission. This is the highest honor conferred by the Congregation of the Mission, granted for decades of Vincentian service.
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WEI Accelerator Program participants receive grants through Digital Equity Initiative

Driehaus College of Business | August 5, 2022

​Seven participants in DePaul's Women in Entrepreneurship Institute Accelerator Program will receive a $5,000 technology grant to help enable initiatives ranging from digital marketing, social media, e-commerce integration and other tech-related services.
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How teaching water safety became the mission for these COE alumnae

Kate Silver | August 5, 2022

​The path to a career in teaching can take many twists and turns. For childhood friends Liz Huber (MEd '10) and Anna Biggins (MEd '09), that path took an unexpected—and literal—plunge. They left their positions as elementary school teachers to instruct children ages 6 months to 6 years on water safety and swimming at a nonprofit Huber founded in 2018 called CAST Water Safety Foundation.
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Deadline for Doorstep Demons Move-In Crew is Aug. 5

Rachel Wojnicki | August 5, 2022

​​Interested in helping your fellow Blue Demons move in to the residence halls this fall? Sign up as a volunteer with the Doorstep Demons Move-In Crew. Registration closes Aug. 5.
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The latest edition of 'DePaul Discoveries' is here

College of Science and Health | August 5, 2022

​Published by the College of Science and Health, "DePaul Discoveries" provides a forum for sharing original undergraduate student research in a peer-reviewed, open-access format. This latest issue includes 10 articles on topics ranging from lead in Chicago's soil to stress during the pandemic.
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Vincentian leaders: They’re all over the place!

Mark Laboe | August 5, 2022

​The ultimate success of DePaul University belongs to every person in our community. Leadership for mission at a Vincentian institution is always a distributed phenomenon.
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Scene At DePaul

University Pitch Madness 2022

​On July 20, DePaul's Coleman Entrepreneurship Center hosted the fifth annual University Pitch Madness competition. Nine universities from across the Midwest showcased their best student entrepreneurs, who pitched their businesses in front of an audience for a chance to win prize money. Congratulations to all student participants, including the finalists UniServices and ASL Aspire in third place (tied), Dan the Baking Man in second place, and Chemo Care Solutions taking first place. (Image courtesy of the Coleman Entrepreneurship Center)

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DePaul In The News

U.S. News & World Report • Gene Zdziarski

For college students battling addiction, a safe space for recovery

August 3, 2022

Fox 32 • Wendy Roderweiss, School of Cinematic Arts

Roku streams 'Inferno' - a dark comedy produced at DePaul

July 28, 2022