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  • Holtschneider Performance Center blessing and reception

    Holtschneider Performance Center blessing and reception

    The School of Music hosted a blessing and reception for the new Holtschneider Performance Center recently on DePaul's Lincoln Park Campus. Following the ribbon cutting and blessing, donors and special guests were treated to a performance of "Carmina Burana" by the DePaul Concert Orchestra, Symphonic Choir and Community Chorus in the building's new Gannon Concert Hall. The event kicked off the school's eleven-day festival, "Unveiled: A Celebration of Music at DePaul."
  • Tibetan Monks Create, Then Destroy Sand Mandala

    Tibetan Monks Create, Then Destroy Sand Mandala

    ​Buddhist monks meticulously created, then promptly destroyed an intricate  sand mandala between Oct. 29 - Nov. 2 , in the Lincoln Park Student Center.
  • Explore your purpose

    Explore your purpose

    Meet Bushra Amiwala, a DePaul student who combines her academics and faith in her pursuit to make an impact in public policy. Amiwala was the first Pakistani woman and youngest candidate to ever get her name on a Cook County ballot. 
  • University co-hosts global entrepreneruship center conference

    University co-hosts global entrepreneruship center conference

    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.
  • State of the University 2018

    State of the University 2018

    ​A.Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., president of DePaul University, presented the annual State of the University address to faculty and staff members on Oct. 4 in the Holtschneider Performance Center inside the School of Music.
  • Chicago Ideas Week 2018

    Chicago Ideas Week 2018

    As part of DePaul University's sponsorship of Chicago Ideas Week, on Oct. 18 the School of Music hosted a Chicago Ideas Week lab in the new Holtschneider Performance Center to showcase the building's acoustics. Guests heard from the building's acoustic designer and toured three performance venues. 
  • TEDxDePaulUniversity 2019: Applications are now open

    TEDxDePaulUniversity 2019: Applications are now open

    Now in its fourth year, DePaul’s TEDx event on April 12, 2019, will unite the university community for a half-day of idea-driven programming at the Holtschneider Performance Center, the new home of the School of Music. All faculty, staff, student and alumni thought leaders are invited to apply until Nov. 15, 2018.
  • DePaul launches John L. Keeley Jr. Center for Financial Services

    DePaul launches John L. Keeley Jr. Center for Financial Services

    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 generous 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.
  • Vinny Fest 2018

    Vinny Fest 2018

    DePaul students, staff and faculty gather on the Lincoln Park Campus Quad for the annual Vinny Fest. The carnival-like event featured trivia games and prizes that highlighted the life of St. Vincent de Paul, the Vincentian mission and the school's "name above the door."​
  • New Student Service Day 2018

    New Student Service Day 2018

    On Sept. 4, DePaul freshmen fanned out across Chicago to take part in New Student Service Day 2018. The event invited DePaul’s Chicago Quarter students to come together with the communities of Chicago for a day of service and reflection. 
  • Grounded in Mission: DePaul University launches new strategic plan

    Grounded in Mission: DePaul University launches new strategic plan

    DePaul University has a new strategic plan that imagines not just how DePaul will transform itself in six years’ time, but how the university will  meet changing student and societal needs – 20 and 30 years from now. ​
  • Academic convocation 2018

    Academic convocation 2018

    Faculty and staff gathered at the St. Vincent de Paul Parish Church for the annual Academic Convocation Thursday, Aug. 30, to begin DePaul University's 121st school year. ​
  • Best of 2018 commencement

    Best of 2018 commencement

    From Baccalaureate Mass to the final tassel turn, DePaul University celebrated the graduation of approximately 6,700 students across five ceremonies during Commencement Weekend June 8-10.
  • Students celebrate spring at FEST

    Students celebrate spring at FEST

    FEST, DePaul's annual spring celebration hosted by the DePaul Activities Board, was held on Friday, May 25. Students gathered on the Lincoln Park Quad for the event, which featured musical performances by artists BJ the Chicago Kid and A$AP Ferg. 
  • Vanguard cities gather to address street homelessness

    Vanguard cities gather to address street homelessness

    Practitioners and advocates gathered for a May 2018 conference with the Institute of Global Homelessness at DePaul University. Thirteen vanguard cities set goals to address street homelessness by 2020.​
  • 2018 Vincentian Service Day

    2018 Vincentian Service Day

    Earlier this month, hundreds of students, staff, faculty and alumni participate in the 20th annual Vincentian Service Day, fanning out across Chicagoland to volunteer at dozens of community organizations.​
  • DePaul recognized with 2018 Franciscan Outreach Community Impact Award

    DePaul recognized with 2018 Franciscan Outreach Community Impact Award

    On May 3, Franciscan Outreach presented DePaul with its Community Impact Award for the university's outstanding contributions to underserved communities throughout Chicago and the world.
  • University hosts 10th annual Service Speaks symposium

    University hosts 10th annual Service Speaks symposium

    DePaul students attended the tenth annual Service Speaks symposium, hosted by The Steans Center, May 11th on the Lincoln Park Campus. 
  • Distinguished Service Awards 2018

    Distinguished Service Awards 2018

    ​​DePaul faculty and staff gathered for the 20th annual Distinguished Service Awards luncheon on May 15 at the Chicago Cultural Center. The event recognizes DePaul employees who have reached work anniversary milestones between 10 and 50 years, in increments of five years.​
  • 2018 College of Law Commencement

    2018 College of Law Commencement

    Students from the DePaul College of Law came together at the McCormick Place Grand Ballroom in Chicago Sunday, May 13, for their spring commencement ceremony. Approximately 280 graduates received their Juris Doctors or Master of Laws degrees as their friends, family and former faculty looked on.
  • 2018 DemonTHON

    2018 DemonTHON

    At the beginning of May, DePaul University students danced for 24 hours straight at DemonTHON raising $250,896.07 for the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.
  • Adjunct faculty recognized at appreciation reception

    Adjunct faculty recognized at appreciation reception

    Academic Affairs, the Workplace Environment Committee and Faculty Council's Committee on Contingent Faculty hosted a reception recognizing the contributions adjunct faculty members have made to the DePaul community, Tuesday, May 8. The pep rally-inspired "RAH-RAHception" honored the accomplishments of DePaul's adjunct faculty members and included performances, raffles and give-aways.
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  • 2018 TEDxDePaulUniversity

    2018 TEDxDePaulUniversity

    Guided by the theme "Reimagine," 11 diverse presenters offered their powerful stories during a day of thought-provoking talks. Nearly 250 members of the university community gathered in the Lincoln Park Student Center to participate in the event.
  • Second annual Take Your Child to Work Day

    Second annual Take Your Child to Work Day

    The pitter-patter of little feet was heard throughout the Loop and Lincoln Park Campuses as DePaul faculty, staff and their tiny-tots took part in the second annual Take You Child to Work Day hosted by the DePaul Parent Connection employee resource group April 26.​
  • Ready player 1: DePaul opens Esports Gaming Center

    Ready player 1: DePaul opens Esports Gaming Center

    On April 23, A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., president of DePaul, and members of the university community celebrated the opening of DePaul's new Esports Gaming Center. Located in the lower concourse of the Loop Campus' DePaul Center, the gaming space is open to all students and contains 13 PCs, a variety of consoles and chairs to enhance comfort and physical capabilities. The center also will be used by DePaul's gaming teams for BIG EAST tournaments. 
  • Journalists Jane Pauley and Ann Pistone visit DePaul, receive honors

    Journalists Jane Pauley and Ann Pistone visit DePaul, receive honors

    The future of journalism, women's rise in the newsroom and the Chicago news landscape were among the topics Jane Pauley, host of "CBS Sunday Morning," and Ann Pistone, an investigative producer with ABC 7 Chicago, talked about during a recent visit to DePaul University's Center for Journalism Integrity & Excellence.
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  • DePaul hosts peace summit

    DePaul hosts peace summit

    On April 9, DePaul's peace, justice and conflict studies program hosted a peace summit in collaboration with Perspectives Middle Academy in an effort to build skills, foster relationships and develop plans to end violence across Chicago.​
  • 13th annual Consular Corps Luncheon

    13th annual Consular Corps Luncheon

    DePaul University hosted the 13th Annual Consular Corps Luncheon on Tuesday, April 3. Each year, the event brings together members of the international consulate community with university staff and faculty in an effort to promote collaboration and educational programs.

  • Consuls General meet with Dr. Esteban

    Consuls General meet with Dr. Esteban

    On Feb. 21, the Hon. Consul General of Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador and Mexico visited DePaul to meet with President A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D.​
  • Networking events connect adjunct faculty to resources and each other

    Networking events connect adjunct faculty to resources and each other

    The Workplace Environment Committee hosted two networking events on March 5 and 8, 2018, for DePaul adjunct faculty members. The events were designed bring DePaul's adjunct faculty together, to create a community of dedicated education professionals and to share university resources.​
  • Blue Demon Week 2018

    Blue Demon Week 2018

    DePaul's 2018 Blue Demon Week took place Feb. 18-24. The weeklong celebration included campus-wide events intended to build school spirit and affinity for DePaul.​
  • University celebrates Chinese New Year

    University celebrates Chinese New Year

    On Feb. 16, DePaul University celebrated the 2018 Chinese New Year. More than 400 faculty, staff, students and members of the DePaul community gathered on the Lincoln Park Campus to celebrate at the gala, marking the 10th annual celebration of Chinese New Year at DePaul. ​
  • DePaul launches new resource and cultural centers

    DePaul launches new resource and cultural centers

    In late January, DePaul hosted an open house for the university's four new cultural and resource centers located in O'Connell Hall on the Lincoln Park Campus. All the centers are located in close proximity to each other to encourage collaboration.​
  • The church at Folleville

    The church at Folleville

    The Vincentian Studies Institute hosted an official unveiling of a scale model of the church in Folleville, France, where St. Vincent de Paul gave a sermon in 1617.
  • DePaul's rare books documentation project

    DePaul's rare books documentation project

    ​Rare books dating back to the 16th century that feature the writings of Marcus Tullius Cicero and others are part of DePaul's Special Collections and Archives. The books have earned the department recognition from an international project titled "Preserving the World's Rarest Books."​
  • Rev. Jesse L. Jakcson Sr. speaks at annual MLK prayer breakfast

    Rev. Jesse L. Jakcson Sr. speaks at annual MLK prayer breakfast

    The 21st Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Prayer Breakfast was held Jan. 16, 2018, where the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr. encouraged universities to provide students with the opportunity to vote on campus.​
  • Moments you may have missed 2017

    Moments you may have missed 2017

    As we close the door on 2017, we take a look back at some of the special moments that occurred in the blink of an eye - moments you may have missed. Here's to an exciting 2018!​
  • Christmas at DePaul 2017

    Christmas at DePaul 2017

    The DePaul Community Chorus and student musicians from the School of Music fill the Saint Vincent de Paul Parish Church with music and song during the annual Christmas at DePaul performance in Lincoln Park. The annual event benefits the St. Vincent de Paul Parish Food Pantry.​
  • Adjunct faculty resource fair 2017

    Adjunct faculty resource fair 2017

    On Nov. 7, adjunct faculty members had the opportunity to learn about a wide variety of university resources at the 2017 Adjunct Faculty Resource Fair. The fair connected adjunct faculty with resources from at least 20 university offices that support them and their students.​
  • DePaul University 2017 holiday video

    DePaul University 2017 holiday video

    ​Service to marginalized and underserved communities is the foundation of DePaul University. This holiday season, as our thoughts turn to family, loved ones and what we are thankful for, we strive to continue St. Vincent de Paul's mission to serve those in need.
  • DePaul inducts record number of members into 25 year club

    DePaul inducts record number of members into 25 year club

    A record 38 DePaul colleagues who reached their 25th work anniversary this year became the newest members of the 25 Year Club on Nov. 14. All members will be honored by having their names added to public recognition plaques located on the Loop and Lincoln Park Campuses.
  • Inauguration of President A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D.

    Inauguration of President A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D.

    The 12th president of DePaul University, A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., was inaugurated on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, at the Navy Pier Grand Ballroom in Chicago.​
  • The inauguration of A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., as the 12th president of DePaul University

    The inauguration of A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., as the 12th president of DePaul University

    ​​On Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, DePaul University celebrated the inauguration of its 12th president, A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D. at the Navy Pier Grand Ballroom.​
  • Rwandan author Immaculée Ilibagiza shares her story with DePaul

    Rwandan author Immaculée Ilibagiza shares her story with DePaul

    As part of the President's Signature Series and the inauguration of A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., DePaul's 12th president, Rwandan author and motivational speaker Immaculée Ilibagiza visited DePaul University on Nov. 8.​
  • Dr. Esteban reflects on social mobility and the role of higher education at the City Club of Chicago

    Dr. Esteban reflects on social mobility and the role of higher education at the City Club of Chicago

    ​What must be done? What should be done? Dr. A. Gabriel Esteban, president of DePaul, posed these questions regarding social mobility and the role of higher education as the speaker at the City Club of Chicago luncheon on Nov. 8, 2017.​
  • Student Affairs hosts DePaul's first Midnight Breakfast

    Student Affairs hosts DePaul's first Midnight Breakfast

    ​More than 1,250 students gathered in the Student Center dining hall on the Lincoln Park Campus Tuesday night, Nov. 14, for DePaul's first Midnight Breakfast. Student Affairs sponsored the study break, featuring a full breakfast, stress-relieving games and prizes for exam-weary students.​
  • Global learning conference draws international experts in online collaboration

    Global learning conference draws international experts in online collaboration

    ​DePaul University hosted the Global Learning Conference for faculty and staff who use collaborative online international learning to bring global experiences into college classrooms.
  • Lights Up! raises funds for The Theatre School

    Lights Up! raises funds for The Theatre School

    The Theatre School hosts Lights Up!, the annual fundraiser to support student scholarships. Alumnus John C. Reilly, an honorary co-chair for Lights Up!, appeared at the event as part of the program on the Fullerton Stage.
  • Arts in the Dark 2017

    Arts in the Dark 2017

    This year, InterChorus, an a cappella student organization at DePaul, participated in Chicago's Arts in the Dark Halloween parade.
  • 2017 Dolores Huerta Prayer Breakfast

    2017 Dolores Huerta Prayer Breakfast

    ​Virginia Martinez, one of the first Latina graduates of DePaul's School of Law, was the guest speaker at the Dolores Huerta Prayer Breakfast, Thursday, Oct. 19. The event was part of the President's Signature Series and was hosted by the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity.
  • Chicago Ideas Week tours Wintrust Arena

    Chicago Ideas Week tours Wintrust Arena

    ​During Chicago Ideas Week 2017, attendees toured Wintrust Arena, heard from the building's architects Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects and Moody Nolan, representatives from DePaul's Athletics and Facilities Operations and the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority.
  • Family weekend 2017

    Family weekend 2017

    ​DePaul students and their families gathered at the Lincoln Park Campus last Friday for the Family Weekend Kickoff celebration.
  • Wintrust Arena ribbon cutting

    Wintrust Arena ribbon cutting

    ​Wintrust Arena opened to the public on Saturday with an official ribbon cutting ceremony, behind-the-scenes tours and practices for DePaul's men's and women's basketball teams.
  • Public art project under the 'L' adds new murals

    Public art project under the 'L' adds new murals

    Brother Mark Elder, C.M., adds four new murals to the ongoing public art project, "The Story of the Little School Under the 'L.'" The project features a series of murals on the massive concrete pillars supporting the CTA's 'L' tracks at Fullerton Avenue.
  • University celebrates new renovations to the DePaul University library

    University celebrates new renovations to the DePaul University library

    ​Guests toured the newly remodeled second floor of the John T. Richardson Library at Lincoln Park, Wednesday, Sept. 27, during an opening reception for the latest phase of renovations.​
  • Vinny Fest 2017

    Vinny Fest 2017

    Students, staff and faculty assembled on the Quad at DePaul's Lincoln Park Campus for the annual Vinny Fest on Sept. 22. The carnival-like event featured games and prizes that highlighted the life of St. Vincent de Paul, the Vincentian mission and the school's "name above the door."
  • State of the University 2017

    State of the University 2017

    A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., president of DePaul University, presented his first State of the University address to faculty and staff members, Friday, Sept. 15, at Wintrust Arena.​
  • Welcome week 2017

    Welcome week 2017

    DePaul University welcomed students with a week of activities and experiences to energize them for the Fall 2017 quarter ahead during Welcome Week and Back to School 2017 Celebration.​
  • Academic Convocation 2017

    Academic Convocation 2017

    ​Faculty and staff gathered at the St. Vincent de Paul Parish Church for the annual Academic Convocation Thursday, Aug. 31, to begin DePaul University's 120th school year.​
  • Move-In Day 2017

    Move-In Day 2017

    ​President A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., and his wife, Josephine, stopped by Move-In Day to welcome students and their families to campus at the end of August.​
  • The Idea Realization Lab

    The Idea Realization Lab

    ​The Idea Realization Lab, DePaul University's new makerspace, provides students, faculty and staff the space, tools, guidance and materials to craft ideas, learn from one another and bring their concepts to life.
  • REACH students take to Lake Michigan

    REACH students take to Lake Michigan

    REACH, a nonprofit created by the School for New Learning's Shana Wills, aims to provide refugee youth and their families experiential learning opportunities focused on STEAM-related education and adventure sports.​
  • And... action! Dr. and Mrs. Esteban tour DePaul Cinespace studios

    And... action! Dr. and Mrs. Esteban tour DePaul Cinespace studios

    DePaul President A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., his wife Josephine, and other guests toured the College of Computing and Digital Media studios and classroom facilities this August at the Cinespace Chicago Film Studios.​​
  • Chicago Filipino-American community welcomes Dr. and Mrs. Esteban

    Chicago Filipino-American community welcomes Dr. and Mrs. Esteban

    ​On Aug. 17, the Consulate General of the Philippines in Chicago hosted a reception to welcome DePaul President A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D. and his wife, Josephine.​
  • Facility Operations hosts meet and greet for the Estebans

    Facility Operations hosts meet and greet for the Estebans

    Employees with DePaul's Facility Operations department hosted a meet and greet for President A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., and his wife, Josephine, on Aug. 25. Dr. Esteban shared his first impressions of the university with about 100 members of the department and answered questions.​
  • Chicago women leaders host welcome reception for the Estebans

    Chicago women leaders host welcome reception for the Estebans

    ​On Thursday, July 20, a group of Chicago women leaders hosted a welcome reception for DePaul President A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., and his wife, Josephine. The event was organized to welcome the Estebans to Chicago and introduce them to some of Chicago's most influential women.​
  • President Esteban tours Loop

    President Esteban tours Loop

    On Wednesday, July 5, A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., president of DePaul University, took a tour of the university’s Loop Campus. Bob Janis, vice president for facility operations, helped Dr. Esteban and his wife, Josephine, get acquainted with some of the spaces and faces in the Loop.​
  • Farewell, Father Holtschneider

    Farewell, Father Holtschneider

    ​DePaul University takes a look back at the institution's growth throughout the 13-year presidency of the Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M.
  • Glimpses of St. Vincent de Paul

    Glimpses of St. Vincent de Paul

    From Folleville to Paris, moments highlighting the life of Saint Vincent de Paul are captured in stained glass across France. The 17th century priest dedicated his life to serving everyone from outcasts to orphans. He is regularly seen in these glass panels comforting children, his head surrounded by the glow of a halo, or nimbus, representing the divine presence.
  • Highlights of the Announcement of DePaul's 12th President

    Highlights of the Announcement of DePaul's 12th President

    From DIBS to cheerleaders to an afternoon jazz reception, the DePaul community knows how to welcome its next university president. On Feb. 16, 2017, hundreds of faculty, staff and students attended a series of events to meet Dr. Gabriel Esteban, DePaul's president-elect.
  • Announcement of DePaul's 12th President

    Announcement of DePaul's 12th President

    On Feb. 16, DePaul's Board of Trustees named Dr. Gabriel Esteban as the 12th president of the university, effective July 1.​
  • A Conversation with Dr. Gabriel Esteban, DePaul’s 12th president

    A Conversation with Dr. Gabriel Esteban, DePaul’s 12th president

    On Feb. 16, 2017, DePaul's Board of Trustees named Dr. Gabriel Esteban as the university's 12th president. Dr. Esteban will assume the presidency of the nation's largest Catholic university on July 1, becoming the first lay leader in its 119-year history.​
  • No Room at the Inn - DePaul Holiday Video 2016

    No Room at the Inn - DePaul Holiday Video 2016

    At DePaul University, the Institute of Global Homelessness has a vision - a world where everyone has a home. This holiday season, as our thoughts turn to home and family, we strive to continue St. Vincent de Paul's mission to serve those in need, moving one step closer to ending homelessness worldwide. DePaul wishes you a blessed holiday season and much happiness in the year ahead.
  • Convocation 2016

    Convocation 2016

    Faculty and staff filled the St. Vincent de Paul Parish Church on Thursday, Sept. 1 to celebrate the start of the university's 119th academic year. Provost Marten denBoer and the Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., president of DePaul, shared words of encouragement for the year ahead.​
  • The art of stage fighting

    The art of stage fighting

    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.​ 

  • On Thursdays We Wear Blue

    On Thursdays We Wear Blue

    DePaul's Student Government Association created an affinity campaign this year to encourage students, faculty and staff to wear blue on Thursdays and show off their school pride.  In this first video vignette, DIBS plays fashionista, giving his approval of the best look to wear on Thursdays. "On Thursdays We Wear Blue!"
  • DePaul's urban commute

    DePaul's urban commute

    A breathtaking 4.5 mile ride on a Divvy bike from DePaul University's Chicago Loop Campus to its Lincoln Park Campus. 

  • St. Vincent de Paul Letters

    St. Vincent de Paul Letters

    A letter written by St. Vincent de Paul nearly 400 years ago in France is among a new digital collection at DePaul University in Chicago. The manuscript in the university library is part of the largest collection of Vincentian scholarly works outside of Europe. 
  • Arts and Letters Hall opens

    Arts and Letters Hall opens

    DePaul University officially opened the new Arts & Letters Hall in January 2012. 
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