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Institute of Global Homelessness

DePaul receives $21 million for scholarships, homelessness institute

Kristin Claes Mathews

​Alumnus George L. Ruff and his wife, Tanya S. Ruff, have made estate and monetary gifts to the university totaling $21 million to support scholarships and DePaul’s Institute of Global Homelessness. In recognition of the gift, the institute will be renamed the George and Tanya Ruff Institute of Global Homelessness.
Student Spotlight

Political science student passes perseverance, mentorship on to next generation

Carolyn Brinckwirth

​Robert Dietterick, a senior political science major, credits a faculty mentor and his life-long love of education for his success at DePaul. As he rounds out his time as an undergraduate, Dietterick is making plans to pass his perseverance and political knowledge on to the next generation.

Alumna Gillian Anderson wins at 2021 Golden Globes

Alumni Relations

​On Feb. 28, Gillian Anderson, a 1990 alumna of The Theatre School at DePaul, took home the 2021 Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress. She earned the award for her portrayal of as Margaret Thatcher in Netflix's "The Crown."

Take Note

Faculty, staff and students

Fundraiser with Corner Bakery: In need of a restaurant recommendation today, March 5? Choose Corner Bakery to partner with the School of Music’s collegiate chapter of the National Association for Music Education for a meal with a purpose. All proceeds from orders at the 676 N. St. Clair location will go towards repairing instruments received at an upcoming used instrument drive benefitting various Chicagoland student music programs. To qualify for this fundraiser, you must mention “DePaul NAfME” in store, or use promo code “659” for online pick up or delivery orders.


Meister Endowed Scholarship for Community-based Service Learning: The Richard J. & Joan M. Meister Scholarship lies in the tradition of scholars who reflect on societal issues and problem solving methods to achieve societal goals and engage in service within the local and/or global community. Current DePaul students are welcome to apply for the award by March 10.

Today's Featured Events


Save The Date

Wednesday, March 10

CSH 10th Anniversary Celebration Symposium - “What Must be Done? Learning from the COVID-19 Pandemic to Strengthen our Future”

DePaul in the News

Immigration: What We've Done, What We Must Do

Allison Brownell Tirres • Public Books

Countering the Stress and Loneliness of Covid-19

Kristen Neisler • Chicago Health

Report: Nobody talks about ‘global warming’ anymore

Jill Hopke • Grist


Scene at DePaul

ICYMI: Lurie Children's Hospital honors DemonTHON for passing the $1 million fundraising milestone

​Last month, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago honored DemonTHON with a room dedication for raising over $1 million dollars over the program’s history. Read more. (DePaul University/Katie Donovan)