From Feb. 28 – March 1, 19 students from the College of Science and Health participated in the 2020 Midwest Ecology and Evolution Conference hosted at Western Illinois University.
From Feb. 28 - March 1, the 2020 Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo — or C2E2 — featured a pair of DePaul panels that focused on gaming and esports in college. For the second year in a row, the university also co-sponsored and helped run the Game Zone during the three-day expo that took place at McCormick Place.
On Jan. 24, the Office of the Provost and the Office of Research Services hosted DePaul's inaugural Innovation Day. The event showcased faculty initiatives funded by the Academic Growth and Innovation Fund.
On Jan. 21, DePaul faculty, staff, students and alumni celebrated the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., during the university's annual prayer breakfast held in his honor.
On Jan. 28, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot was on the DePaul's Loop Campus to talk with students about journalism and the media.
On Jan. 24, faculty, staff, students and alumni rang in the Year of the Golden Rat during DePaul’s 12th annual Chinese Lunar New Year Gala.
In December, DePaul hosted the Illinois Board of Higher Education board meeting in the Student Center on the Lincoln Park Campus. Members of the IBHE are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate. During the meeting they took time to plan and coordinate the many issues facing the Illinois’ system of higher education.
Earlier this month, community members, along with alumni and student musicians from the School of Music, filled St. Vincent de Paul Parish Church with songs of the season during the Christmas at DePaul performances.
On a cold December night in Chicago, some 150 people gathered at DePaul University for the World’s Big Sleep Out. Participants raised funds for local and international charities working to address homelessness, including DePaul's Institute of Global Homelessness, UNICEF USA, All Chicago: Making Homelessness History, and Depaul USA.
DePaul’s first new student convocation, the Blue Demon Welcome, took place on Sept. 10 at Wintrust Arena. The event was the first formal gathering for the new academic class and marked the beginning of their college journey.
On May 23, DePaul faculty and staff gathered for the 21st annual Distinguished Service Awards luncheon in the Lincoln Park Student Center. The event recognizes DePaul employees who have reached work anniversary milestones in increments of five years.
On Saturday, Feb. 9, students, faculty, staff and members of the Chicago community gathered on DePaul's Lincoln Park Campus for the annual Chinese New Year Gala. The 11th annual event featured a Chinese meal and cultural performances to celebrate the Year of the Pig.
Rahm Emanuel, mayor of Chicago, fields questions from student reporters during an hour-long discussion at the College of Communication. Journalism graduate and undergraduate students joined public relations students and faculty for a candid discussion about the mayor's career and Chicago politics. The event was hosted by DePaul's Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence.
More than 600 entrepreneurship conference leaders from across the world attended the 2018 Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Center Conference co-hosted by DePaul University’s Coleman Entrepreneurship Center and the Illinois Institute of Technology. The three-day conference explored a variety of entrepreneurship education topics through a packed schedule of workshops, panels and facilitated round-table discussion.
Imagine coming to class four days a week and using knives, swords, quarterstaffs and a variety of other weapons. For Nick Sandys Pullin, an adjunct at DePaul's Theatre School who teaches stage combat, this is a reality.