The calendar may say November but it's time for Holidays at DePaul.
This week DePaul took time to recognize and support its First-Generation, Native People and Veteran populations with a series of events celebrating their contributions and significance. Events were held throughout the week on both the Lincoln Park and Loop Campuses.
The DePaul community celebrated St. Vincent de Paul Heritage Week across the Lincoln Park and Loop Campuses September 24 – 29. Students, faculty and staff enjoyed a Loop Mini Vinny Fest, the annual St. Vincent de Paul Prayer Breakfast, and a day of games, fun and connection to the mission at the traditional Lincoln Park Vinny Fest held to honor the university's namesake.
DePaul welcomes over 50 full-time faculty members to DePaul in 2023, some who are moving from part-time and others who are new to the university.
Blue Demon Welcome is DePaul's annual New Student Convocation that celebrates the beginning of the DePaul journey for all new undergrads including freshman and transfer students took place Tuesday, September 5, on the Lincoln Park Campus.
On August 31, faculty and staff gathered on the Lincoln Park Campus for Academic Convocation, the official kickoff of the new academic year.
DePaul University celebrated its 124th commencement ceremony with graduates joining more than 206,000 living DePaul alumni — who, as life-long learners, are making a difference in their communities by doing good, and doing it well!
The Division of Mission and Ministry hosted the university community for a reception honoring employees who are taking leave of DePaul at the end of the 2022-23 academic year.
As another remarkable academic year draws to a close, we take a look back at some of Newsline's best moments in pictures.
Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence Honors Outstanding Journalists at Annual Awards
The annual Consular Corps Luncheon featured a conversation with international citizen diplomats Mohamed Abubakr, president of the African Middle Eastern Leadership Project, and Ilja Sichrovsky, secretary general of the Muslim-Jewish Conference.
Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ, an internationally known anti-death penalty activist and author, made her annual visit last week to DePaul’s campus from her home in New Orleans for a series of open public lectures and classroom discussions.
DePaul students captured the joy and competition of Special Olympics events in Chicago during winter quarter.
DePaul students, faculty and staff attend Can We Talk?: a constructive dialogue with students, presented by actor Penn Badgley, star of Gossip Girl and YOU, and Nura Mowzoon, instructor at Arizona State University, that explores how to shift our style of discourse from one of contention to one of cohesion and collaboration.
The annual celebration of innovation at DePaul, focused on bringing a creative spirit to research to find unexpected partnerships and approaches to solve problems, was held Jan. 27 in the Lincoln Park Student Center.
DePaul marked its 125th-anniversary milestone with a whirlwind week of activities for the university community which celebrated a history of lifelong learning and Vincentian values while looking ahead to what the future holds.
The winter-intersession class “Behind the Scenes with Chicago Sports Organizations,” provides students access to the inner-workings of the Chicago sports industry.
The annual 25 Year Club luncheon welcomed 19 new members this year.
From an inaugural Holiday Cookie Stroll to the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, Blue Demons came together this month in celebration of the start of the 2022 holiday season.
On Nov. 11, the university welcomed Rob Manuel as DePaul's 13th president with an Inauguration Ceremony and University Celebration. In the days leading up to Friday's culminating events, hundreds of Blue Demons gathered for various programs on campus to celebrate DePaul.
DePaul welcomed Blue Demons to Alumni and Family Weekend earlier this month. The celebration took place Oct. 13-16 at the Lincoln Park and Loop Campuses.
DePaul is featuring the third and final group of faces on the anniversary website. To learn more about the honorees’ career accomplishments and their impact, and to see historical photos, click on the photos below.
This year, DePaul welcomed more than 50 new faculty members to campus. Several familiar faces also returned this academic year after moving from a non-tenure track to a tenure track appointment.
On Oct. 15, the final murals in the Fullerton 'L' station project titled "The Story of 'The Little School Under the 'L'' — Under the 'L'," were dedicated in a ceremony attended by dozens of DePaul alums and community members.
The DePaul community celebrated St. Vincent de Paul Heritage Week across the Lincoln Park and Loop Campuses from Sept. 25 - 30. From an inaugural Loop Mini Vinny Fest to the annual St. Vincent de Paul Prayer Breakfast, the campus community gathered to honor the university's mission and namesake.
On Sept. 28, DePaul presented Sister Helen Prejean, C.S.J., an author and activist known internationally for opposing the death penalty, with the university's highest honor, the Saint Vincent de Paul Award.
DePaul kicked off Latinx Heritage Month with FERIA, a festival that featured a lowrider car show, airbrushed t-shirts, music and food.
As part of the year-long festivities honoring the 125 Faces of DePaul, the university has released the second group of faces showcasing a diverse group of innovative leaders, individuals challenging societal norms, groundbreaking STEM experts, those who exhibit Vincentian personalism, artists, life-long learners and record-breaking athletes.
As part of the university's 125th anniversary celebration, DePaul hosted a community event at the newly renovated Lin Park on Sept. 17.
DePaul's new students were welcomed by faculty, staff and students during this year's Blue Demon Welcome on the Lincoln Park Campus Quad.
On Sept. 1, faculty and staff gathered on the Lincoln Park Campus for Academic Convocation, the official kickoff of a new academic year.
Over the summer, DePaul students played games, painted faces and entertained crowds at two parks this month as part of the university's sponsorship of the Chicago Park District's Movies in the Parks.
Thirty-five DePaul faculty from 20 different schools and departments are entering the new academic year with a promotion in rank, newly granted tenure or both.
In support of the university's policy of placing the highest priority on programs of instruction and learning, the Quality of Instruction Council established the annual Excellence in Teaching awards. This award recognizes outstanding and significant achievement in teaching and commitment to the mission of education.
In honor of DePaul's 125th anniversary, take a trip down memory lane and see what student life was like throughout the university's long history.
This month, President Rob Manuel toured DePaul Cinespace Studios, a 32,000 square foot professional production facility located within Chicago's booming center for feature film and television production
President Rob Manuel joined a new student orientation tour last week to meet new students as they visit the campus before the beginning of the new academic year. (DePaul University/Steve Woltmann)
Robert L. Manuel, DePaul’s new president, takes office on August 1 and is ready to hit the ground running. He’s on campus and looks forward to meeting DePaul’s students, faculty and staff.
Last month, DePaul celebrated the 2022 commencement ceremony at Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance. Approximately 600 people attended the ceremony, including 110 graduates, their families and guests.
DePaul University celebrated commencement in-person for the first time in nearly 36 months over the weekend at Wintrust Arena. An estimated 4,500 DePaul students graduated during the 123rd commencement weekend.
The 33rd annual Distinguished Service Awards luncheon was held, Thursday, June 9, in the Lincoln Park Student Center.
The Office of Student Involvement hosted the 2022 Midnight Breakfast, Tuesday, May 24th, 2022, in the DePaul Student Center on DePaul's Lincoln Park Campus. This year, the midnight breakfast was a farewell celebration for Dr. A. Gabriel Esteban and his wife Josephine. Students from across campus gathered for a midnight-inspired breakfast including pancakes, sausage, eggs, and tater tots. There were also activities such as neon bowling, live music, pop-up video game stations, and color pages for students to engage with.
The College of Law celebrated commencement on May 21st at the Chicago Theater.
As the campus community prepares to celebrate commencement, DePaul faculty and staff share notes of congratulations and well wishes with 2022 graduates.
Ahead of the 2022 commencement ceremonies, graduating Blue Demons share their thank you notes with the campus community.
On May 11, the university community joined A. Gabriel Esteban, president of DePaul, and his wife, Josephine, for a farewell celebration in appreciation of their years of service to students, faculty and staff.
TEDxDePaulUniversity, Wednesday, May 4, 2022, in the School of Music
Holtschneider Performance Center on the Lincoln Park Campus.
TEDxDePaulUniversity is an independently run, self-organized event.
Through this year's theme “Metamorphosis,” five speakers from across the DePaul
community challenged thoughts and inspired ideas through a series of
engaging talks and presentations.
On May 10, DePaul University announced Dr. Robert L. Manuel will serve as its 13th president. He brings 30 years of academic excellence in higher education to DePaul and currently serves as the president at the University of Indianapolis.
In honor of National Library Week, the university highlighted the essential role DePaul's librarians and staff play in transforming lives and strengthening communities.
Students, faculty and staff celebrated Blue Demon Week, held Jan. 24-28, at both the Lincoln Park and Loop Campuses. The week-long celebration brought out everyone's favorite "Devil in a Blue Suit," DIBS, who led the cheer team and the crowd in showing off their DePaul pride at a number of on-campus events and activities.
After two weeks of online classes, DePaul welcomed students and faculty back to campus on Jan. 18, when in-person learning resumed. The Lincoln Park Campus came back to life as students took part in Winter Welcome Week activities, attended classes and enjoyed the university's many study and social spaces.
We wish you happiness, peace and love this holiday season. May the new year bring you many blessings and joy!
This year, DePaul welcomed more than 30 new faculty members to the campus community.
From classrooms to community events, DePaul welcomed students back to campus in style this fall quarter. New and returning Blue Demons filled campus on the first day of classes, discovered extracurriculars at the Involvement Fair and celebrated St. Vincent at Vinny Fest.
On Thursday, Sept. 2, DePaul faculty and staff marked the beginning of the 124th school year during Academic Convocation at the St. Vincent de Paul Parish Church.
Many DePaul faculty are entering the new academic year with a promotion in rank, newly granted tenure or both.
DePaul welcomed the Class of 2021 to Graduation Celebration, an on-campus experience to mark the end of their academic journey with a number of decorative sets, the chance to walk across the commencement stage and to enjoy some final moments on campus with their family and friends.
To increase access to the COVID-19 vaccine, DePaul held a clinic for students, faculty and staff on the Lincoln Park Campus in late April. About 450 community members received their first doses of the vaccine, some proudly taking selfies to share the news on social media. Vaccines are an important part of DePaul’s plan to welcome students home to campus this fall.
Students in the Class of 2021 share thank you notes with DePaul faculty and staff.
As the academic year comes to a close and we prepare for this year's commencement ceremonies, DePaul faculty and staff share their congratulations and advice with the Class of 2021.
Throughout the year, University Marketing and Communications captured moments on campus as DePaul transitioned to and continued to learn, teach and work remotely.
Blue Demons are finding creative, productive and fun ways to hang out at home to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Because DePaul is asking everyone to stay home and not travel for spring break, we want to see what you've been up to!
College of Communication journalism students met with Illinois Governor JB Pritzker on Thursday, Feb. 4, in the press room of the Thompson Center in downtown Chicago.
Formerly the Department of Art, Media and Design, The Art School at DePaul emphasizes research and conceptual thinking, creative problem solving, the development of specific skills, and the historical functions of art. Get to know the school's faculty and staff, and view a sample of their artwork in this interactive multimedia gallery.
Face coverings don’t just stop the spread of COVID-19. They're also an opportunity to showcase one’s individual style and personality, and we want to see them. Submit your best face covering selfie for a chance to win a free DePaul face covering.
This year, DePaul welcomed more than 40 new faculty members to the campus community.
Every Wednesday, Newsline Daily and RDPC social pages will post a kindness quote and an invitation to participate in a simple act of kindness. In addition, we invite you to share examples of kindness you've personally witnessed, whether it be through our Acts of Loving Kindness prompts or more generally in your communities.
Many DePaul faculty are entering the new academic year with a promotion in rank, newly granted tenure or both.
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.
Students in the Class of 2020 share thank you notes with DePaul faculty and staff.
As the academic year comes to a close and we prepare for tomorrow's commencement ceremonies, DePaul faculty and staff share their congratulations and advice with the Class of 2020.
The global COVID-19 pandemic transformed what would have been just another spring quarter to the historic Quarantine Quarter of 2020.
DePaul's Loop and Lincoln Park Campuses have been quite since social distancing began this past week.
Faculty from DePaul and Illinois community colleges attended the 6th annual Faculty Round-Table Conference hosted by Community College Partnerships on Oct. 11.
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.
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.