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May 27, 2022


VOL. 55 NO. 35


Virtual production stage immerses students in the future of filmmaking

Kristin Claes Mathews | May 27,2022

DePaul is believed to be the first film school in the Midwest to have in-house virtual production technology. This quarter, Brian Andrews and his students are filming "impossibly difficult visual effects."​

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Grads and faculty attending commencement: Go to your college's Commencement Kickoff

Office of Academic Events | May 27, 2022

In-person commencement ceremonies are back. So it's time for the Class of 2022 and faculty attending commencement to collect their graduation items at DePaul's Commencement Kickoff. This multi-day event is scheduled by college and campus.​
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Occupational therapy master’s program set to launch with honors

Kristin Claes Mathews | May 27, 2022

Kate Barrett and the OT program are soaking in accol​ades and preparing to welcome the first cohort of students this fall.​
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TEDxDePaulUniversity celebrates "Metamorphosis" in person

Michelle Patrick | May 27, 2022

On May 4, nearly 180 Blue Demons turned out for the first in-person TEDxDePaulUniversity in more than two years, to hear five DePaul community members share their stories around the theme "Metamorphosis."​
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Departing DePaul: What Dr. Esteban will miss as president

University Marketing and Communications | May 27, 2022

​In five years as DePaul president, A. Gabriel Esteban has guided the university through the fulfillment of many long-standing strategic goals and the trials of Covid-19. As he concludes his tenure, Dr. Esteban joins the DePaul Download podcast to reflect on these years and what he’ll remember about our university.
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Researcher examines the social psychology of white nationalism

Kristin Claes Mathews | May 27, 2022

When a self-​​described white supremacist murdered 10 people in a racially motivated attack in Buffalo, New York, some questioned his mental health. White supremacy comes from a variety of sources in society, but is not rooted in mental illness, says Christine Reyna, a social psychologist and DePaul University professor.
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Mothers, creative writing and DePaul: The Women, Writing and Incarceration Project

Rebekah Otto | May 27, 2022

Professor Emerita Ann Folwell Stanford taught creative writing at the Cook County Department of Corrections, which led her to design DePaul classes for women affected by the criminal legal system. The courses were part of a larger effort, "Women, Writing and Incarceration Project," also known as WWIP.​
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A call to prayer for the violence in Texas and elsewhere

A. Gabriel Esteban and Fr. Memo Campuzano, C.M. | May 27, 2022

Today, at 11:32 a.m. the entire DePaul community is asked to pause in tender love and support for those whose paths have led them to unimaginable pain and sorrow in Texas, as the reality of their tremendous loss becomes real.

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Summer Institute will connect new students with cultural programs

Konner Gross | May 27, 2022

DePaul's new Social Transformation Research Collaborative will welcome freshly enrolled undergraduates to participate in a Summer Institute for New Students this July. Participants will experience a week-long course focused on topics of racial and social justice.​
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Time to start preparing for performance appraisal meetings

Office of Human Resources | May 27, 2022

As summer nears, so do preparations for the end of the annual performance appraisal period for full- and part-time staff employees.​
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Mission Monday: Living into who we are called to be

Siobhan O’Donoghue | May 27, 2022

Were Vincent and Louise to wander around DePaul’s campus today, what do you think they might they find?​​
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Scene At DePaul

Congratulations to this year's College of Law graduates

University Marketing and Communications | May 27,2022

​Last Saturday, the DePaul College of Law celebrated the Class of 2022 with its first in-person commencement ceremony in more than two years. Check out photos from the big day at the Chicago Theatre. The law college is annually the first to observe DePaul graduation ceremonies; others will take place June 11 and 12. (DePaul University/Jeff Carrion)

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DePaul In The News

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Community Partners weigh in at DePaul

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