DePaul University Newsline > Issue > Sept. 6, 2018
DePaul’s Lincoln Park Campus has a new entrance at the corner of Fullerton Avenue and Halsted Street. A neoclassical gateway and pocket park adjacent to the School of Music Holtschneider Performance Center welcome students and visitors to campus, while giving pedestrians and bus commuters additional sidewalk space.
DePaul University finance students will benefit from innovative academic and cocurricular programming at the newly named John L. Keeley Jr. Center for Financial Services, thanks to a $3 million commitment from the family of the late finance executive John L. Keeley Jr. and the Keeley Family Foundation to the university’s Driehaus College of Business.
Steel sculptures and neon lights by artist and dancer Brendan Fernandes, which are based on fabricated African masks sold to tourists in New York City, anchor one of three exhibitions — “The Living Mask” — that opens Sept. 6 at DePaul Art Museum.
This fall, Newsline will highlight all recently promoted and tenured DePaul faculty members. This issue features faculty from the College of Business.
The Supreme Court appears poised to shift to the right if Congress confirms U.S. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh for a position on the highest court. If chosen, some conservatives are hoping Kavanaugh will join other conservative-leaning judges in reversing several landmark court decisions, sending the issues back to the states to decide on, says Joseph Mello, an assistant professor of political science in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.
Following a recommendation from a recent organizational review, the university formed the Employee Engagement and Equal Employment Opportunity office, housed in the Office of Human Resources, on July 2, 2018.
DePaul has been named one of six U.S. colleges and universities chosen by the American Council on Education to be a part of the U.S.-Japan COIL Initiative. This work aims to expand U.S.-Japan higher education ties through collaborative online international learning, also known as COIL, a method of linking faculty and students in two countries for shared teaching and learning using online communication.
The Office of Public Relations and Communications Visual Services team invites faculty and staff to walk-in portrait days at the Lincoln Park and Loop Campuses.
On Sept. 4, DePaul freshmen fanned out across Chicago to take part in New Student Service Day. The event invited DePaul’s Chicago Quarter students to come together with the communities of Chicago for a day of service and reflection.
A message from A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., about making appropriate accommodations to allow students, faculty and staff to fully express their faith in the upcoming academic year.
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As DePaul kicks off its 121st academic year, it welcomes the largest, most diverse and most academically prepared freshman class in the university’s history. Faculty and staff celebrated this achievement at the annual convocation ceremony on Aug. 30 at the St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Lincoln Park.