DePaul University Newsline > Issue > September 4, 2020
As the university prepares for the fall quarter, the health and safety of the DePaul community remains a top priority in all planning efforts. The university has taken various measures to protect the limited population returning to campus this fall.
The COVID-19 dashboard represents new cases reported to DePaul of students, faculty or staff who were diagnosed with COVID-19 and were on campus while they were potentially infectious. It also may include visitors or tenants, depending on their time or location on campus.
More than 1,100 students and parents joined a virtual town hall on the evening of Aug. 20, submitting nearly 500 questions to DePaul leadership on topics ranging from tuition to housing to student services. A video recording of the event is now available for viewing by the campus community.
The DePaul University Library has reactivated local borrowing and established a contactless pickup service. Faulty, staff and students can now place online requests for books and other material for pickup at either location during contactless pickup service hours.
The Office of Student Involvement has a number of fun, virtual events planned to welcome students back to classes this fall, and provide a way for students to connect.
As part of virtual Welcome Week, the Office of Student Involvement created several streaming series for students.
A summer class about the iconic music festival brought DePaul College of Communications students together with leaders in the music industry.
Sinai Health System and DePaul University are joining forces to address critical health inequities in Chicago through the creation of a community-driven, applied research institute.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services named DePaul's Craig Klugman to its National Biodefense Science Board.
The Daughters of Charity in Tanzania embrace charity and justice and in so doing show us the way of wisdom.