DePaul University Newsline > Issue > March 31, 2023

March 31, 2023

VOL. 56 NO. 27


Game design programs ranked among best in country for 2023

Kristin Claes Mathews | March 31,2023

​The 2023 rankings by the Princeton Review and Animation Career Review were boosted by student success, faculty innovation, academic reputation, the depth and breadth of the program and employment data.

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From Chicago to Hollywood: LA Quarter launches careers in TV and film

Kristin Claes Mathews | March 31, 2023

During her senior year in the School of Cinematic Arts, Alexandra Otto returned to her home town of Los Angeles for LA Quarter, DePaul's 10-week immersive experience in Hollywood. She knew the experience would be just what she needed to break into a screenwriting career.​
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DePaul University names Richard Wiltse vice president for Facility Operations

Jessica Peterson | March 31, 2023

​DePaul University Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Sherri Sidler announced Rich Wiltse has been named vice president for Facility Operations, effective March 20. Wiltse has worked for DePaul his entire career and has served as the interim vice president for Facility Operations since October 2022.
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Student listening session April 11 to discuss DePaul's spiritual life

University Marketing and Communications | March 31, 2023

Students are invited to participate in a listening session on Tuesday, April 11, that is designed to explore the challenges and opportunities on our religiously diverse campus.

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Graduating students: Apply to speak at June commencement by March 31

Office of Academic Events | March 31, 2023

Do you have an inspiring or encouraging message to share with your fellow graduates? Then apply to be your college's student speaker by noon (12 p.m.) on Friday, March 31.​
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DePaul's annual Gnome Hunt returns next month

Office of Student Involvement | March 31, 2023

DePaul's sixth annual Gnome Hunt will take place April 17-21. Student organizations and DePaul offices can adopt a gnome to decorate, name and provide with a backstory.​
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Mission: Patience as method

Jay Baglia | March 31, 2023

​What challenges of life provoke our desire to move on too quickly? And what then can we draw from St. Vincent’s embrace of patience as a method?
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Training for DePaul managers

Office of Human Resources | March 31, 2023

In these ses​sions, self-paced learning modules combine with a collaborative skills lab alongside other DePaul managers. Participants will strengthen skills and practices in goal setting, goal maintenance, completing the performance appraisal process, ongoing coaching and feedback.
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Life Events


DePaul University mourns the passing of life trustee Edward Gardner

March 31, 2023

DePaul University Life Trustee Edward Gardner passed away on Monday, March 20. Gardner founded Soft Sheen in Chicago in 1964, which grew to be the largest Black-owned beauty company in the United States by the late 1980s. He was elected to the board in 1988 and became a life trustee in 1997. ​

In memoriam: Alice Moss, faculty member in the College of Education

March 31, 2023

It is with sadness we have learned of the death of Alice Moss, a faculty member in the Early Childhood Education Program in the College of Education. She passed away on Saturday, Feb. 25. May she rest in peace.​

Scene At DePaul

Immersion students volunteer in New Orleans during Spring Break

Led by Minis​try Coordinator for Vincentian Service and Immersion Abby Rampone, DePaul students visited New Orleans to do hands-on community service with the St. Bernard project, a national disaster recover and resilience organization dedicated to shrinking the time between disaster and recovery. From March 18-25, these students assisted in laying flooring in a home damaged by Hurricane Ida in 2021. Here they are pictured entering the state of Louisiana on their journey south.

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DePaul In The News

Illinois Public Media • Caroline Kisiel

Illinois' history with slavery and its links to the present

March 27, 2023

Sixty Inches From Center • David Maruzzella

Chicago Archives + Artists Project: Interview with David Maruzzella

March 26, 2023

famvin • Lydia Stazen

International conference on homelessness

March 30, 2023