Campus and Community

  • Board welcomes 2 trustees: Community health network CEO and university president

    Board welcomes 2 trustees: Community health network CEO and university president

    ​DePaul University has elected Donna Thompson, CEO of Chicago-based Access Community Health Network, and Joseph R. Marbach, president of Georgian Court University, Lakewood, New Jersey, to its 41-member board of trustees.​
  • “What must be done: Confronting fast fashion” student t-shirt designs now available

    “What must be done: Confronting fast fashion” student t-shirt designs now available

    ​Earlier this year, DePaul’s Division of Mission and Ministry created a campaign to bring more awareness to the ethical implications of the fast fashion industry. Following a campus-wide t-shirt design contest, two winners were selected and their designs went to print. The shirts are now available for purchase in the DePaul campus bookstores. ​
  • DePaul entrepreneurship program jumps in Princeton Review national rankings

    DePaul entrepreneurship program jumps in Princeton Review national rankings

    ​DePaul University’s undergraduate entrepreneurship program moved up nine places to rank No. 13 in the Princeton Review’s annual “Top Schools for Entrepreneurship” survey released Nov. 13. It was the biggest year-over-year rankings jump among undergraduate programs listed as the best in the nation for 2019. 
  • Rocket League team claims top seed for BIG EAST Esports Winter Challenge playoffs

    Rocket League team claims top seed for BIG EAST Esports Winter Challenge playoffs

    ​After a runner-up finish in April’s inaugural BIG EAST Esports Invitational, the DePaul Rocket League team has picked up where it left off by powering through the three-week regular season of the BIG EAST Esports Winter Challenge to qualify as the top seed in December’s playoffs.​
  • DePaul faculty reaches viral status as official TED speaker

    DePaul faculty reaches viral status as official TED speaker

    ​In 2017, Kelly Richmond Pope, an associate professor in the Driehaus College of Business, delivered a talk at DePaul’s annual TEDx event examining the role and importance of whistle-blowers. Its popularity caught the eye of TED producers and on Oct. 12, Pope’s video was published on to the TED website. In the weeks since her talk was elevated to the TED platform, the video, “How whistle-blowers shape history,” has gone viral with nearly 900,000 new views.​ Speaker applications for the 2019 program are being accepted from DePaul faculty, staff, students and alumni until Nov. 15 at 5 p.m.​
  • Fostering a community gathered for the sake of the mission

    Fostering a community gathered for the sake of the mission

    ​Led by Mark Laboe, associate vice president, Mission and Ministry will focus on building an extended ladder of mission engagement opportunities for faculty and staff at all levels of the institution. These new programmatic opportunities will include enhanced mission orientation modules for new staff and faculty, the expansion of some existing programs, such as the Vincentian Heritage Tours, and the growth of new programs​
  • Striving to serve veterans on campus

    Striving to serve veterans on campus

    ​While DePaul has always strived to be a military-friendly institution, for more than 10 years, it has had staff and services dedicated specifically to the university’s military-affiliated population. From peer veteran liaisons to Smart Start orientation and resume workshops to quarterly career and “Veterans Connect” events, DePaul’s Veteran Student Services offer an array of on-campus programs to help students reach educational goals and earn their diplomas.​
  • Supporting our student athletes

    Supporting our student athletes

    ​As we are now already approaching final exams in the first quarter of our academic year, I would like to thank you for your assistance in helping our student athletes achieve academic success. By participating in intercollegiate competition, our DePaul student athletes contribute greatly to enhancing the national recognition and reputation of our university. In the process, they have to make many sacrifices in order to coordinate their academic responsibilities with time expended in practice and competition.​
  • Workplace Environment Committee for Adjunct Faculty takes shape for 2018-19

    Workplace Environment Committee for Adjunct Faculty takes shape for 2018-19

    ​After the recent conclusion of elections, the Workplace Environment Committee for adjunct faculty has begun its work for the 2018-19 academic year.
  • DePaul co-hosts global entrepreneurship center conference

    DePaul co-hosts global entrepreneurship center conference

    ​​More than 600 entrepreneurship conference leaders from across the world attended the 2018 Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Center Conference cohosted by DePaul University’s Coleman Entrepreneurship Center and the Illinois Institute of Technology. With a theme of “Entrepreneurship in Chicago: Big City, Big Impact!,” the conference took place on the DePaul and IIT campuses from Oct. 18-20.​
  • University budget process begins for 2019-20

    University budget process begins for 2019-20

    ​Faculty, staff, student and administration representatives of the Strategic Resource Allocation Committee, or SRAC, have begun meeting to prepare a budget recommendation for DePaul’s 2019-20 fiscal year.
  • Kick off your holiday season with DePaul

    Kick off your holiday season with DePaul

    ​Are you ready to get your holiday spirit on? Have you always wanted an ugly sweater for a holiday party? Here's your big chance. This year, DePaul University is starting a new tradition, and all faculty, staff and students are invited to participate. Join us on Wednesday, Nov. 7 for the inaugural DePaul Tree Lighting Ceremony. Prior to the tree lighting ceremony, all students are invited to attend an Ugly Sweater Party. 
  • Adjunct faculty invited to resource fair

    Adjunct faculty invited to resource fair

    ​Nearly two dozen DePaul departments and offices will participate in the Oct. 30 Adjunct Faculty Resource Fair to give adjunct faculty the opportunity to become more knowledgeable about the university. 
  • DePaul launches Presidential Fellows program

    DePaul launches Presidential Fellows program

    As noted in the new strategic plan, Grounded in Mission: The Plan for DePaul 2024, the university is committed to cultivating an engaging, diverse and inclusive campus community for everyone. In support of that commitment, DePaul has launched the Presidential Fellows program. Set to begin next academic year, applications for the program will be accepted until Nov. 1, 2018.​
  • DePaul and Chicago Ideas Week meet at the intersection of curiosity, connection and action

    DePaul and Chicago Ideas Week meet at the intersection of curiosity, connection and action

    ​For the second year in a row, DePaul’s sponsorship of Chicago Ideas Week encouraged civic-minded faculty, staff and students to be vehicles of change inside and outside of their communities and provided an opportunity to showcase the School of Music’s new Holtschneider Performance Center.​
  • Faculty and staff projects funded to spark innovation

    Faculty and staff projects funded to spark innovation

    ​The Office of Academic Affairs is announcing the first round of DePaul proposals that will be funded to spur innovation at the university. 
  • Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences 2018-19

    Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences 2018-19

    ​​Congratulations to the faculty from the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences who achieved tenure or received a promotion this academic year.​​
  • Christmas at DePaul ticket lottery now open

    Christmas at DePaul ticket lottery now open

    This year Christmas at DePaul returns to St. Vincent de Paul Church for its 12th anniversary. Due to high demand, tickets for this year's performances will again be distributed via a lottery. You can register for the lottery at the Christmas at DePaul website from Thursday, Oct. 18 through Friday, Nov. 2. ​
  • TEDxDePaulUniversity applications are open: What’s your idea worth spreading?

    TEDxDePaulUniversity applications are open: What’s your idea worth spreading?

    ​Calling all vision vanguards and idea generators: applications are now being accepted for TEDxDePaulUniversity 2019. 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.​
  • Expanded Welcome Week and Back to School events exceed expectations

    Expanded Welcome Week and Back to School events exceed expectations

    ​As DePaul developed "Grounded in Mission" during 2017-18, the Division of Student Affairs discussed and planned for an expanded fall 2018 welcome involving an increased number of university partners. The university developed many new events for fall 2018 and set an ambitious goal of 10,000 students engaged. That goal was exceeded by more than 2,000 engagements, with the final tally at 12,158.
  • Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Computing and Digital Media 2018-19

    Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Computing and Digital Media 2018-19

    ​Congratulations to the faculty from the College of Computing and Digital Media who achieved tenure or received a promotion this academic year.​
  • Annual fall forum to focus on teaching in today

    Annual fall forum to focus on teaching in today's political climate

    ​DePaul’s 2018 Fall Forum on Teaching and Learning is just around the corner. Set for Friday, Oct. 19, this year’s event will address the complexity and challenges of teaching in a time of increasing political polarization. All faculty and staff are welcome to attend. Additionally, BUILD program participants can register for this event and receive credit.​
  • Support available in wake of Van Dyke trial verdict, Supreme Court Justice confirmation

    Support available in wake of Van Dyke trial verdict, Supreme Court Justice confirmation

    ​Last week was challenging for many members of our community as we awaited the verdict of the Van Dyke trial and followed the Supreme Court Justice confirmation hearing. As these events take place within the broader cultural landscape where our country grapples with issues of equity and justice, the media is saturated with discussion of both police brutality and sexual violence. While this dialogue is important, we recognize the impact these conversations may have on members of our community. We encourage you to consider whether participating in the following programs or utilizing our campus resources may be helpful to you.​
  • Adjunct Faculty: Cast Your Vote in the 2018 Workplace Environment Committee Elections

    Adjunct Faculty: Cast Your Vote in the 2018 Workplace Environment Committee Elections

    ​A vote to elect adjunct faculty members to the 2018-19 Workplace Environment Committee for adjunct faculty is taking place Oct. 5 through Oct. 12.​​
  • Set in Chicago: DePaul Cinespace Studios hosts Comedy Central show

    Set in Chicago: DePaul Cinespace Studios hosts Comedy Central show

    ​A hush came over a DePaul soundstage at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios this summer, and cameras started rolling on a scene from Comedy Central’s new show “South Side.”
  • Four new murals under Fullerton ‘L’ station explore key moments in DePaul history

    Four new murals under Fullerton ‘L’ station explore key moments in DePaul history

    ​Murals honoring a DePaul basketball legend, the former Blue Demon football program, the university’s first building in Chicago’s Loop, and the creation of the school’s Black Student Union are the newest works in a multi-year public art project to memorialize key figures and moments in DePaul’s history.​
  • Commencement ceremonies set for 2019

    Commencement ceremonies set for 2019

    ​The provost and president have approved the schedule for DePaul's 2019 commencement ceremonies. 
  • Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Communication 2018-19

    Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Communication 2018-19

    ​Congratulations to the faculty from the College of Communication who recently achieved tenure or received a promotion.​​​
  • ​​Fall enrollment sets the stage for strong outcomes in 2018-19 academic year​

    ​​Fall enrollment sets the stage for strong outcomes in 2018-19 academic year​

    ​DePaul enrolls 22,437 students this fall, surpassing the budgeted goal by 240 students. The 279,904 credits for which they enrolled exceed projected estimates by 1 percent. These are important outcomes for the university and strong indicators for subsequent quarters.​
  • Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Education 2018-19

    Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Education 2018-19

    ​Congratulations to the faculty from the College of Education who recently achieved tenure or received a promotion.​
  • From the President: Happy Feast of St. Vincent

    From the President: Happy Feast of St. Vincent

    ​Every year, on the anniversary of St. Vincent de Paul’s death, we come together as a community to honor our namesake with a Feast Day. The university has planned many activities to celebrate his legacy, and all members of our university community are most welcome to participate.​
  • Mission and Ministry, a new division with new initiatives

    Mission and Ministry, a new division with new initiatives

    ​Last year, in preparation for DePaul’s new strategic plan, University Ministry and the Office of Mission and Values reorganized their units to create one new division: Mission and Ministry​. With programming designed for students as well as faculty and staff, the Division of Mission and Ministry serves the entire university community. Learn more about the division's programs and how to participate. ​
  • Important update for Mac users on campus

    Important update for Mac users on campus

    ​On Sept. 24, Apple released their newest upgrade to the operating system for Mac computers, macOS Mojave. As with each new Apple macOS release, the supporting infrastructure and critical software, such as McAfee anti-virus, that Information Services manages will need to be upgraded to be compatible with the new version of Apple’s macOS. Please do not upgrade DePaul-owned Macs to macOS Mojave until Information Services has certified it as a supported version. ​
  • Multicultural Student Success updates foundational statements

    Multicultural Student Success updates foundational statements

    ​T​he Office of Multicultural Student Success released its updated mission, vision and scope of work in July 2018, with the statements now reflecting the identity-conscious support work the office has always been responsible for​.
  • Tenured and promoted faculty College of Science and Health 2018-19

    Tenured and promoted faculty College of Science and Health 2018-19

    ​Congratulations to the faculty from the College of Science and Health who recently achieved tenure or received a promotion.​
  • Art, Media, and Design professors exhibit work in separate solo/featured shows

    Art, Media, and Design professors exhibit work in separate solo/featured shows

    ​Two solo/featured art exhibitions by DePaul professors — the highest level of scholarship — are on display in Chicago venues this month.​
  • Adjunct faculty: Self-nominations due Sept. 25 to serve on Workplace Environment Committee

    Adjunct faculty: Self-nominations due Sept. 25 to serve on Workplace Environment Committee

    ​Eligible adjunct faculty members have until Tuesday, Sept. 25 to submit a self-nomination to serve on the Workplace Environment Committee. 
  • Get your DePaul discount to Chicago Ideas Week 2018

    Get your DePaul discount to Chicago Ideas Week 2018

    ​For the second year in a row, DePaul will participate as a sponsor of Chicago Ideas Week to encourage critical discussions that impact our city, enhance global learning opportunities and provide DePaul’s civic-minded faculty, staff and students an opportunity to connect with issues and topics that are important to them.​
  • Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Law 2018-19

    Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Law 2018-19

    ​This fall, Newsline will highlight all recently promoted and tenured DePaul faculty members. This issue features faculty from the College of Law.​
  • Cindy Summers, influential member of Student Affairs, dies at 64

    Cindy Summers, influential member of Student Affairs, dies at 64

    ​After 32 years as a DePaul staff member in Student Affairs, Cynthia M. Summers left an indelible mark on many of the faculty, staff and students she worked with during that time. A former associate vice president and interim vice president for Student Affairs who retired in 2014, Summers passed away on Sept. 7 after an extended illness. A memorial visitation will be held on Friday, Sept. 28, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church at 10 a.m.​
  • Light Up DePaul – A WiFi improvement project

    Light Up DePaul – A WiFi improvement project

    ​Starting next week, D​ePaul will kick off a project, named ‘Light Up DePaul’ to greatly expand the university's wireless network. The goal is to dramatically improve the WiFi experience in all areas of the university, including classrooms, labs, and public areas, as well as faculty and administrative offices.
  • From the President: Political campaign activities on campus

    From the President: Political campaign activities on campus

    ​A message ​from A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., president at DePaul, about the upcoming election season.
  • A Future for the School for New Learning to Enhance Access to Education

    A Future for the School for New Learning to Enhance Access to Education

    ​​For 18 months, DePaul has invested time and resources to thoroughly examine the adult learner landscape— and the School for New Learning’s role in it—to determine how DePaul can continue to lead in this area. Over the next year, SNL will undergo a large-scale reorganization, rebranding, and renaming to the School of Continuing and Professional Studies. 
  • DePaul University Launches John L. Keeley Jr. Center for Financial Services

    DePaul University 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 $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.​
  • New gateway on Lincoln Park Campus welcomes students and visitors

    New gateway on Lincoln Park Campus welcomes students and visitors

    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 Art Museum announces fall exhibitions

    DePaul Art Museum announces fall exhibitions

    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 the DePaul Art Museum. ​
  • Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Business 2018-19

    Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Business 2018-19

    ​This fall, Newsline will highlight all recently promoted and tenured DePaul faculty members. This issue features faculty from the College of Business.​​
  • From the president: Religious holidays and observances

    From the president: Religious holidays and observances

    ​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.
  • Congratulations to DePaul

    Congratulations to DePaul's newly tenured and promoted faculty

    ​Many DePaul faculty are returning to campus this academic year with a promotion in rank, newly granted tenure or both. Newsline will feature tenured and promoted faculty from each college or school in upcoming editions. ​
  • University presents awards to faculty and staff at 2018 convocation ceremony

    University presents awards to faculty and staff at 2018 convocation ceremony

    ​Each year, DePaul awards faculty and staff across the university for their dedication to academia and the campus community. This year, 34 members of the DePaul community received recognition at the annual convocation ceremony on Aug. 30.​
  • Start your day with Newsline Daily

    Start your day with Newsline Daily

    ​Want to know what’s happening on campus? Be sure to read Newsline Daily, a new communications tool for all faculty, staff and students that will be delivered to your inbox every weekday. 
  • Convocation 2018: A new class and a new academic year at DePaul

    Convocation 2018: A new class and a new academic year at DePaul

    ​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. ​
  • Dorothy Kozlowski named interim dean of the College of Science and Health

    Dorothy Kozlowski named interim dean of the College of Science and Health

    ​Dorothy Kozlowski, Vincent de Paul professor of biological sciences and co-director of the neuroscience program, will serve as interim dean of the College of Science and Health, effective Sept. 1.​
  • College of Science and health dean stepping down

    College of Science and health dean stepping down

    ​After serving as dean of the College of Science and Health for the past five years, Gerald Koocher will step down this fall to become the first provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs at Quincy College.​
  • Diversity groups celebrate 2018 graduates

    Diversity groups celebrate 2018 graduates

    ​This year, a number of DePaul University's diversity groups - including DPUBLC, the Center for Latino Reserach and ELEVATE - hosted events honoring their 2018 graduates.​
  • University to celebrate Special Olympics

    University to celebrate Special Olympics' 50th anniversary

    ​The Special Olympics' 50th anniversary celebration will take place July 17-21 and honors an "Inclusion Revolution." The events will bring together athletes from around the world and feature the Unified Cup soccer tournament, as well as the Global Day of Inclusion festival. DePaul community members also have the opportunity to volunteer during the celebration.​
  • DePaul honors the Rev. John T. Richardson as he relocates to Perryville, Missouri

    DePaul honors the Rev. John T. Richardson as he relocates to Perryville, Missouri

    ​After 64 years at DePaul, the Rev. John T. Richardson, C.M., has decided to relocate to St. Mary's of the Barrens, a Vincentian retirement residence in Perryville, Missouri. ​
  • SNL annual awards celebrate excellence and achievement

    SNL annual awards celebrate excellence and achievement

    ​On Saturday, June 2, the School for New Learning presented a range of honors to undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff and alumni at its annual awards luncheon held at the DePaul Club, Loop Campus. A culminating event for DePaul's adult learners, the ceremony celebrates SNL's graduates both near and far.​
  • Alumni found love on campus, created children

    Alumni found love on campus, created children's book

    ​Michael Countryman and Tierra Novy began their Blue Demon careers like most students. Little did they know an apartment fire would bring the two together to fall in love and eventually launch a career in creating children's books.
  • Meet the class of 2018

    Meet the class of 2018

    ​More than 6,700 DePaul University students are graduating this year and many will gather this weekend at five commencement ceremonies to reflect on their accomplishments. Five of this year's graduates shared how their university experience has driven them from theory to action and what they plan to do next.​
  • Did you miss TEDxDePaulUniversity2018? Watch the talks now

    Did you miss TEDxDePaulUniversity2018? Watch the talks now

    ​More than 200 faculty, staff, students, alumni and local community members came together on May 1 to experience DePaul University's third and largest TEDx event. If you were unable to make the event or would like to revisit a presentation, read on to browse the talks and view all of the videos from TEDxDePaulUniversity 2018.​
  • Faculty, staff and students train to lead in Chicago Quarter Program

    Faculty, staff and students train to lead in Chicago Quarter Program

    ​Since 1994, DePaul's Chicago Quarter Program has strived to introduce first-year students to the university and provide them with the skills and resources to succeed during their time on campus. One reason the program has been successful for nearly 25 years is the diverse teaching teams that lead each course and the months of extensive training they each receive.​
  • African and Black Diaspora Program elevated to department

    African and Black Diaspora Program elevated to department

    ​Since 2002, the African and Black Diaspora Studies program at DePaul has aimed to provide students with an interdisciplinary course of study of Africa and the Black world. After 16 years administering a rigorous and socially conscious inquiry into the histories, cultures and people of Africa and the Black diaspora, in spring 2018 the university elevated the program to a department.​
  • College of Law faculty, staff and students honored at 2018 commencement

    College of Law faculty, staff and students honored at 2018 commencement

    ​During the 2018 commencement ceremony, the DePaul College of Law presented faculty, staff and students with individual achievement awards for their outstanding work this year. Congratulations go out to all the award recipients and the class of 2018 on their accomplishments.​
  • DePaul among first to offer critical ethnic studies graduate program

    DePaul among first to offer critical ethnic studies graduate program

    DePaul University's College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences is among the first in the nation to offer a Master of Arts in Critical Ethnic Studies. Founded in 2015, the program's second cohort will graduate this June. Continue reading to learn more about how the program provides students an advanced and interdisciplinary analysis of race and ethnicity.​
  • Ending street homelessness around the world: Technical support for testing strategies

    Ending street homelessness around the world: Technical support for testing strategies

    ​Last week, about 40 international policymakers and advocates gathered at DePaul for the first official meeting of the vanguard cities, a group at the forefront of the institute's campaign to end street homelessness. These cities will work to set an achievable goal to address street homelessness in their city by 2020 as part of the goal to help 150 cities work toward ending homelessness by 2030.​
  • University announces student speakers for 2018 commencement ceremonies

    University announces student speakers for 2018 commencement ceremonies

    ​Speakers for DePaul's University's 119th commencement ceremony are leaders in their respective fields and representatives of Vincentian values. They will address approximately 6,700 graduating students at the university's five commencement ceremonies during the second weekend in June at Wintrust Arena.​
  • Students play with reality in new virtual and augmented design lab

    Students play with reality in new virtual and augmented design lab

    ​DePaul's Virtual and Augmented Design Lab opened earlier this month, providing a dedicated area for College of Computing and Digital Media faculty and students to collaborate on virtual and augmented reality toys and games.​
  • "Art in the Halls" project recognizes student artists

    "Art in the Halls" project recognizes student artists

    ​In its second year, the "Art in the Halls" initiative has brought student artwork to the walls of another residence hall. The project, a partnership between the Department of Housing Services and the Department of Art, Media and Design within the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, builds a connection to residential spaces while letting students see artwork from others within the DePaul community.​
  • Startups get boost from Coleman Entrepreneurship Center

    Startups get boost from Coleman Entrepreneurship Center's Purpose Pitch competition

    ​A tea purveyor, an author, a prosthetics designer and an esports fan were among the entrepreneurs competing for a share of $25,000 as part of the Coleman Entrepreneurship Center's Purpose Pitch competition. It was the second year for the event, which judged organizations on the purpose of the business mission and how it would fulfill that objective. Read on to learn more about what DePaul's finalists plan to do with their awards.​
  • School of Music plans some 40 events this November to celebrate new Holtschneider Performance Center

    School of Music plans some 40 events this November to celebrate new Holtschneider Performance Center

    ​Internationally acclaimed performers will headline an 11-day music festival this November to celebrate the new Holtschneider Performance Center on DePaul's Lincoln Park Campus. Named for the university's most recent former president - the Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M. - the new 185,000-square-foot performance center is set to open for classes and concerts this fall.​
  • SGA brings solar panels to Lincoln Park Campus

    SGA brings solar panels to Lincoln Park Campus

    ​As the result of a joint effort between the Student Government Association and Facility Operations, DePaul is implementing the use of roof-top solar panels around its Lincoln Park campus. The first round of installations, which will be located atop the McGowan North and 1150 W. Fullerton buildings, is slated for this summer. DePaul is among the first universities in the Chicago area to use solar panels to reduce its carbon footprint.​
  • Steve Stoute to serve as DePaul

    Steve Stoute to serve as DePaul's next chief of staff

    ​DePaul President A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., announced today, May 17, Steve Stoute will serve as his next chief-of-staff. Stoute, an attorney and experienced leader in higher education, will assume his new role on June 4, overlapping with Jay Braatz, vice president for planning and presidential administration, before she retires from DePaul on July 2.​
  • Meet this year

    Meet this year's Via Sapientiae Award honorees

    ​This year, 11 members of the DePaul community received the university's highest honor, the Via Sapientiae Award, for their extraordinary professional contributions as faculty and staff. Learn more about the awardees and how they exemplify the DePaul's Catholic and Vincentian mission.​
  • Law graduate plans career in military

    Law graduate plans career in military

    ​It was in third or fourth grade when LaSheda Brooks remembers first declaring her intention to become a lawyer. This month, Brooks receives a Juris Doctor degree from DePaul's College of Law and will spend the summer studying for the bar exam and taking swimming lessons before she begins officer development classes and Navel Justice School with the U.S. Navy JAG Corps.​
  • The journey of DePaul

    The journey of DePaul's fight song

    ​It's been nearly 90 years since the creation of DePaul's original fight song, known by Blue Demons near and far as the "Victory Song." Since then, however, the university community has tested a number of versions and substitutions in hopes of finding the perfect victory march. Read on to learn more about the journey of DePaul's fight song.​
  • GIS mapping course leads to purpose-driven internships

    GIS mapping course leads to purpose-driven internships

    ​Like many GIS classes, DePaul’s geographic information systems for sustainable urban development course provides students with an opportunity to hone their mapping skills and develop techniques to better analyze and capture data. However, to further connect the classwork to the community and DePaul’s mission, course developers teamed with community partners across Chicago to not only offer students an opportunity to work with real-life data, but also the chance to build meaningful professional relationships that can lead to job opportunities.​
  • Staff Council and DePaul president discuss budget, moving ahead

    Staff Council and DePaul president discuss budget, moving ahead

    ​Staff Council hosted its annual Town Hall meeting with President A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., on May 2 in the Loop Campus DePaul Center. During the meeting, Dr. Esteban addressed the coming year, budget changes and questions from the DePaul community. ​
  • The Second City and DePaul University to offer degrees in comedy filmmaking

    The Second City and DePaul University to offer degrees in comedy filmmaking

    ​A new collaboration between The Second City and DePaul is designed to expand comedy education and to inspire DePaul students to dream up and produce more funny movies and television shows right here in Chicago. Starting in fall 2018, DePaul's School of Cinematic Arts will offer comprehensive new undergraduate and graduate degrees in comedy filmmaking.​
  • ELA offers language and cultural immersion to international visitors

    ELA offers language and cultural immersion to international visitors

    ​Do you have international visitors arriving this summer looking for a meaningful, fun way to enhance their English language skills while also discovering Chicago's rich cultural offerings? Since 2004, DePaul's English Language Academy's Summer Language and Culture Program has sought to connect English-language learners to Chicago's diverse neighborhoods and history.​
  • How to be a responsible employee in regard to discrimination and harrassment

    How to be a responsible employee in regard to discrimination and harrassment

    ​All DePaul employees, except employees who act as confidential reporters, are required to promptly report sex discrimination, sexual harassment, and sexual and relationship violence to the Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity. To help ensure DePaul employees, including student employees, understand this responsibility, questions on this topic became part of the university's annual compliance training in 2017. Even still, some faculty and staff may not be aware of their exact responsibilities, and may have questions about how far that responsibility extends.​
  • Graduating students: Make plans to attend commencement

    Graduating students: Make plans to attend commencement

    ​DePaul students who are eligible to participate in 2018 commencement can now order a cap and gown to indicate plans to attend their college's ceremony. The ceremonies in June will take place at Wintrust Arena, a new venue for DePaul's commencement that offers proximity to downtown Chicago and connection to the university as the home of Blue Demons men's basketball. ​
  • Law clinic receives grant to further assist immigrants and asylum seekers

    Law clinic receives grant to further assist immigrants and asylum seekers

    ​Last quarter, DePaul's Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic received a $10,000 grant as part of the Walking with the Poor program, operated by The Western Province of the Congregation of the Mission. The clinic will use the grant to further assist hundreds of low-income refugees and immigrants with legal services.​
  • DePaul among top producers for Fulbright winners in US

    DePaul among top producers for Fulbright winners in US

    ​Last week, the Fulbright Program announced eight DePaul students and alumni will receive grants for the 2018-19 academic year, setting a new record for the university. Data released by the Fulbright Program earlier this year placed DePaul among the top producers of award recipients in the U.S. DePaul's growing number of Fulbright recipients is in part due to the faculty support every student receives throughout the application process. Keep reading to learn more about the program and the deadline to apply.​
  • University announces 2018 commencement speakers

    University announces 2018 commencement speakers

    ​DePaul University's 119th commencement will celebrate an estimated 6,700 graduating students during six separate ceremonies May 13 and June 9-10. Read on to learn about a few of this year's commencement speakers: community organizer Rami Nashashibi; broadcast journalist Carol Marin; and legal social justice advocate Edward Grossman.​
  • From the President: Register for Vincenetian Service Day

    From the President: Register for Vincenetian Service Day

    ​Vincentian Service Day 2018 is Saturday, May 12, and we still have room for both groups and individuals to participate. I invite you to join students, staff, faculty and alumni to participate in this special DePaul tradition, which will celebrate its 20th year. Registration will close on Wednesday, May 9.​
  • Adjunct faculty find a resource in Workplace Environment Committee

    Adjunct faculty find a resource in Workplace Environment Committee

    ​Victoria Hohenzy, chair of the Workplace Environment Committee, shares the WEC's latest initiatives and what its members hope to focus on in the near future. On May 8, the committee will co-host the Adjunct Faculty Appreciation Reception.​
  • Sexual and Relationship Violence Prevention and Response Working Group to develop five-year strategic plan

    Sexual and Relationship Violence Prevention and Response Working Group to develop five-year strategic plan

    ​This year, the Sexual and Relationship Violence Prevention and Response Working Group is doing important work to keep this critical issue in front of people, and is currently developing a five-year strategic plan for SRV prevention and response at DePaul.​
  • "Here, We Do." ad campaign brings DePaul brand to life

    "Here, We Do." ad campaign brings DePaul brand to life

    ​DePaul prepares graduates to work, succeed and contribute in the global community with an experiential education leveraging the rich resources of the city of Chicago. That unique experience is at the center of the university's new brand advertising campaign, Here, We Do. that launches on April 23, 2018.​
  • University to host Take Back the Night event for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    University to host Take Back the Night event for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    ​Each April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month offers the university community a chance to learn more about sexual and relationship violence, as well as show support for survivors. This year, the university community is invited to participate in Take Back the Night, an event that serves as direct action aimed at sexual and relationship violence. The event will take place on April 25 in the Schmitt Academic Center. ​
  • Esports gaming center opens Monday

    Esports gaming center opens Monday

    ​After months of planning and a trial run with the recent BIG EAST eSports Invitational, the new DePaul eSports Gaming Center will officially open to the university community following a 2 p.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony April 23. ​
  • University introduces climate change major

    University introduces climate change major

    ​Launched in fall 2017, DePaul's new climate change science and policy minor is designed for undergraduates who want to be conversant in climate change. The study provides a targeted set of natural and social science courses, which are applicable in a variety of professional sectors - from business and research to public service and nonprofit.​
  • The University Salvage Store: Surplus to savings

    The University Salvage Store: Surplus to savings

    ​Since 2005, the University Salvage Store has been collecting and reclaiming items that DePaul departments and offices no longer use or need. From lamps to laptops, appliances to artwork, or football pads to iPads, the Salvage Store offers these and many other items at significant savings to DePaul students, faculty, staff and the public at large.​
  • Career Center to open new student resource: Career Closet

    Career Center to open new student resource: Career Closet

    ​Students at DePaul who are looking for wardrobe help for a job interview should check out the new Career Closet at the Schmitt Academic Center, room 151. Career Closet, opening April 16, will provide students with access to free professional attire for interviews, job fairs and networking events.​
  • From the president: Vincentian Service Day celebrates 20 years

    From the president: Vincentian Service Day celebrates 20 years

    ​As I approach the completion of my first academic year at DePaul, I have experienced firsthand what makes our university distinct. From nationally recognized academic programs to talented faculty and staff, we have a lot to be proud of at DePaul. Your dedication to upholding our Catholic Vincentian mission continues to impress me the most. Vincentian Service Day is an excellent example of our mission in action. I encourage all members of the DePaul community to participate on Saturday, May 12. ​
  • Dan Allen named vice president for Advancement

    Dan Allen named vice president for Advancement

    ​This morning, April 5, President A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., announced the appointment of Dr. Dan Allen as vice president for the Office of Advancement, effective July 1. Allen has served as vice president for development since October 2016. The university's commitment to serve low-income, first-generation students drew Allen to DePaul, which happens to be his father's and sister's alma mater.​
  • Meet Jen Kramer: Director of University Events

    Meet Jen Kramer: Director of University Events

    ​After nearly 20 years of events experience with the City of Chicago Mayor's office and Navy Pier, Jen Kramer became director of the Office of University Events in September 2017 to help build affinity through DePaul's most prestigious ceremonies and celebrations.​
  • Donald Opitz named interim dean of the School for New Learning

    Donald Opitz named interim dean of the School for New Learning

    ​DePaul Provost Marten denBoer announced today, April 5, Dr. Donald L. Opitz will serve as interim dean of the School for New Learning, effective July 1. A DePaul alumnus, Opitz started teaching adult students when he was an undergraduate and worked as a math tutor in the evenings and weekends. Today, he is a leader and scholar in adult education. ​
  • Fullterton Stage to be renamed Dr. John R. and Joyce L. Watts Theatre

    Fullterton Stage to be renamed Dr. John R. and Joyce L. Watts Theatre

    ​The Theatre School is renaming the Fullerton Stage in recognition of John Ransford Watts, a former dean and artistic director, and his wife, Joyce, a former business consultant and academic administrator. A June ceremony is being planned to acknowledge the couple's philanthropy and unveil the 250-seat thrust theatre as the Dr. John R. and Joyce L. Watts Theatre.​
  • Interfaith Passover seder welcomes all to experience Jewish holiday traditions

    Interfaith Passover seder welcomes all to experience Jewish holiday traditions

    ​Members of the DePaul community - from all religious backgrounds - are invited to experience an interfaith Passover Seder on April 5, co-hosted by Jewish Life, Catholic Campus Ministry and the Office of Religious Diversity.​
  • Genius Squad extends services to increase accessibility

    Genius Squad extends services to increase accessibility

    ​There is no need to call Apple Support, spend money at a technology retailer or panic when your laptop crashes. Previously available only to students, DePaul faculty and staff now have access to the university's very own technical support team, the Genius Squad, for assistance with their DePaul-owned computers and mobile devices. The team is open for free consultations and services on both the Lincoln Park and Loop Campuses.
  • Leader and confidante, Jay Braatz to retire July 2

    Leader and confidante, Jay Braatz to retire July 2

    ​An accomplished outdoor wilderness expert, Jay Braatz has led sailing expeditions along the coast of Maine and hiking tours in the Alps. She's also served as the vice president for planning and presidential administration for two university presidents, as well as overseen the development of DePaul's strategic plans. If you ask her which of these tasks is harder, she'll probably respond with laughter and wit. After 14 years at DePaul, Braatz will retire on July 2. ​
  • Spring break edition: Best of 2017-18

    Spring break edition: Best of 2017-18

    ​As the university community bids farewell to another winter quarter, the Newsline team decided to use its spring break edition to look back at some of our most popular content from this academic year so far. ​
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    DePaul women's basketball goes dancin' to the NCAA tournament

    ​The DePaul community sent the women's basketball team off in style yesterday, March 14, as the Blue Demons head to their 16th consecutive appearance in the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament. The BIG EAST regular-season and tournament champion will face first-round opponent Oklahoma at 11 a.m. Friday, March 16 in College Station, Texas. Join a watch party at the McGrath-Phillips Arena to cheer on the Blue Demons, snack on free pizza and enter a raffle to win a DIBS bobble head. ​
  • Faculty work at intersection of domestic violence and traumatic brain injury

    Faculty work at intersection of domestic violence and traumatic brain injury

    ​Neuroscience, social work and game design faculty are collaborating to raise awareness about how traumatic brain injury affects victims of domestic violence. In February, they organized a conference that drew some 120 people into packed sessions, including local police, health care providers, social workers and attorneys. ​
  • Office the Treasurer helps preserve DePaul

    Office the Treasurer helps preserve DePaul's fiscal strength

    ​One of the priorities in DePaul 2024, the university's draft strategic plan, is ensuring DePaul's continued fiscal strength for future generations. Maintaining that strength comes not only from properly managing investments and long-term debt, but also by contributing to employees' financial wellness and maintaining a healthy endowment. Read on to learn more about Erin Archer, DePaul's new treasurer, and how the Office of the Treasurer works to preserve the university's fiscal strength. ​
  • Board of Trustees approves budget for 2018-19 fiscal year

    Board of Trustees approves budget for 2018-19 fiscal year

    ​DePaul's Board of Trustees has approved a $565 million SRAC-recommended budget for fiscal year 2018-19. The new budget keeps mission sustainability at the forefront and prioritizes funding to support academic innovation and strategic initiatives that may emerge from the university's ongoing strategic planning process. To better position the university for the future, SRAC recommended major cost-saving measures and strategic reductions. Continue reading to learn more about the approved FY19 budget. ​
  • OIDE inquiry into allegations at the College of Law

    OIDE inquiry into allegations at the College of Law

    ​Because recent allegations at the College of Law have received significant interest from our community, I would like to share information regarding this situation, and, in general, how the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity operates when discrimination or harassment complaints have been filed.​
  • Erin Minné stepping down June 30

    Erin Minné stepping down June 30

    ​Erin Minné, senior vice president for Advancement, will step down from that position at the close of the fiscal year, President A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., announced today. Minné joined DePaul in 2014 to lead fundraising and engage alumni, family and friends to build affinity.​
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    DePaul's math department selected for national calculus study

    ​In fall 2017, the Mathematical Association of America chose DePaul's Department of Mathematical Sciences to be one of 12 universities and colleges across the United States to participate in its most recent calculus study. Funded by the National Science Foundation, the study aims to analyze student progression through calculus courses. Read on  to learn more about DePaul's role.​
  • University celebrates ten years of DOTS program

    University celebrates ten years of DOTS program

    ​In 2008, Academic Affairs, in collaboration with Faculty Instructional Technology Services, launched the DePaul Online Teaching Series, commonly referred to as DOTS. Now celebrating its 10th anniversary, the program has helped more than 600 faculty in 30 cohorts integrate online courses into their curricula.​
  • DePaul professor and musician, Rami Solomonow, dies at 68

    DePaul professor and musician, Rami Solomonow, dies at 68

    ​Rami Solomonow, a beloved Chicago musician and DePaul faculty member who shared his passions with the university for more than three decades, died Tuesday in Evanston. He was 68. Services are scheduled for Thursday, March 1, at 1 p.m. at the Skokie Chapel in Skokie, Ill. ​
  • Misty Johanson named dean of the Driehaus College of Business

    Misty Johanson named dean of the Driehaus College of Business

    ​Provost Marten denBoer today announced Dr. Misty Johanson's appointment as dean of the Driehaus College of Business. Johanson currently serves as interim dean and as professor and director of the School of Hospitality Leadership. She is the first woman to serve as dean of DePaul's business college.​
  • Chicagoland teens write about love; DePaul shares their stories

    Chicagoland teens write about love; DePaul shares their stories

    "Maybe I was in love and then moved on. Was it my first love? Possibly. But one thing I do know is that it's possible to fall in... read more
  • Anne Saw advocates for mental health of Chicago

    Anne Saw advocates for mental health of Chicago's Rohingya refugees

    At the Rohingya Culture Center in Chicago, Anne Saw sets out a bowl of oranges and passes around her homemade banana bread to a group of... read more
  • DePaul University ranks No. 11 among Peace Corps top universities

    DePaul University ranks No. 11 among Peace Corps top universities

    The Peace Corps ranked DePaul University No. 11 among medium schools on the agency's 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and... read more
  • How to celebrate Chinese New Year like a pro

    How to celebrate Chinese New Year like a pro

    Chinese New Year is all about family, food and firecrackers. This year, it's also about Fido. The holiday, also known as Lunar New... read more
  • From the president: Celebrate DePaul’s fifth Blue Demon Week

    From the president: Celebrate DePaul’s fifth Blue Demon Week

    This year, DePaul will celebrate its fifth Blue Demon Week. Starting Sunday, Feb. 18, the university will host activities designed to... read more
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    DePaul's Paula Luff elected chair of NASFAA

    ​Paula Luff, the associate vice president of Enrollment Management and Marketing, has been elected to chair the board of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators. Luff will serve a three-year term starting in July 2018.​
  • DePaul lowers flags to half-staff in honor of Commander Bauer

    DePaul lowers flags to half-staff in honor of Commander Bauer

    ​DePaul University has lowered its flags to half-staff in honor of Commander Paul Bauer, a 31-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department who was fatally shot on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Bauer served as commander for the 18th Police District on the city's Near North Side, which encompasses much of the Lincoln Park Campus.​
  • Meet the speakers and RSVP for TEDx 2018

    Meet the speakers and RSVP for TEDx 2018

    ​The diverse group of faculty, staff, students and alumni who are this year's TEDxDePaulUniversity speakers will shed new light on powerful topics and challenge traditional ideas of leadership, business, self-care and how we communicate. Don't want to miss what this year's speakers have to say? Registration for TEDx 2018 is now open. ​
  • My first six months at DePaul

    My first six months at DePaul

    ​"When I look back at my first six months at DePaul, one thing is clear. Our community's commitment to the mission is strong." Read more about Dr. Esteban's reflections on his first six months at DePaul and his philosophy on driving success. 
  • New resource and cultural centers offer students support services, comforts of home on campus

    New resource and cultural centers offer students support services, comforts of home on campus

    ​As of Jan. 25, the DePaul community now has access to the programs, resources and spaces offered by four identity-specific cultural and resource centers on the Lincoln Park Campus. The four centers include: the Asian Pacific Islander and Desi American Cultural Center, the LGBTQA+ Resource Center, the Latinx Cultural Center and the Black Cultural Center. ​
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    DePaul's entrepreneurship fraternity inspires students to create, innovate

    ​Pursuing entrepreneurship can be a perfect avenue for any student. From advertising to graphic design to psychology, students of all backgrounds and majors are represented in DePaul's entrepreneurship fraternity, the Nu Chapter of Epsilon Nu Tau. Read on to learn more about the chapter, which is the first anchor for the business fraternity in Illinois.​
  • Folleville Church model celebrates DePaul University

    Folleville Church model celebrates DePaul University's legacy, Vincentian history

    ​DePaul University is honoring its Vincentian heritage with an exhibition that transports visitors back to 17th century rural France via a model of a historic church created using traditional craftsmanship and 3-D printing. Attend the official unveiling at 3 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 26 in DePaul's John T. Richardson Library. ​
  • Student letters to the New York Times now on display at DePaul

    Student letters to the New York Times now on display at DePaul

    ​Are you looking for a way to place your work in an international publication? If so, draw some inspiration from the more than 20 of DePaul's first-year writing students who have had letters to the editor published in the "New York Times." This winter, the Department of Writing, Rhetoric and Discourse placed the letters on display on the third floor of the Schmitt Academic Center and will celebrate the authors at an event on Feb. 1. Learn more about the writing program.​
  • Rare book collection garners DePaul international recognition

    Rare book collection garners DePaul international recognition

    ​A collection of rare books has earned DePaul's John T. Richardson Library recognition from an international project titled "Preserving the World's Rarest Books." The project aims to identify and document the locations of rare books that were printed throughout Europe from the invention of the printing press in the mid-1400s to 1650. Read on to see the list of books.​
  • School for New Learning interim dean named president of Trinity High School

    School for New Learning interim dean named president of Trinity High School

    ​Last week, Trinity High School announced the appointment of Corinne Benedetto as its next president. Benedetto currently serves as DePaul's interim dean of the School for New Learning. She will remain in that role through June 30, when she retires from the university.​
  • DAX program opens house for students, looks to expand

    DAX program opens house for students, looks to expand

    ​In September 2017, Depaul USA's Dax program officially opened the first Dax House in the city's Pilsen neighborhood as a way to serve housing-insecure students. Following the success of the Pilsen house, the program hopes to open a second Chicago-based house in late spring. ​
  • Video games meet civics in DePaul collaboration with Croatian University

    Video games meet civics in DePaul collaboration with Croatian University

    ​In 2014, Dick Farkas, a professor of political science, launched a Global Learning Experience class aimed at teaching students about politics, civic engagement and societal development around the world. Since then, DePaul students have worked with their counterparts at the University of Dubrovnik in Croatia to develop a video game focused on civic education and democracy. ​
  • Student group works to improve literacy rates at Cook County Jail

    Student group works to improve literacy rates at Cook County Jail

    ​Since fall 2017, Students Against Incarceration has held a book group with inmates at Cook County Jail. After diving into various readings, members of Students Against Incarceration realized having dictionaries on hand may help the inmates better understand the material and improve overall literacy. For the last several months, the group has been collecting dictionaries for incarcerated people. ​
  • DePaul creates new Mission and Ministry Division; New roles for Academic Affairs

    DePaul creates new Mission and Ministry Division; New roles for Academic Affairs

    ​Effective Jan. 1, University Ministry and the Office of Mission and Values came together to form a new division: Mission and Ministry. With the establishment of Mission and Ministry, certain roles have shifted to Academic Affairs.   ​
  • Selfless Service: Nursing students launch outreach programs

    Selfless Service: Nursing students launch outreach programs

    ​College of Science and Health graduate students Maryclaret Ndubuisi-Obi and Christina Ebertsch were among 30 Chicagoland students selected for the competitive Schweitzer Fellowship, a yearlong service-learning program. Read on to learn more about their Schweitzer Fellowship projects.​
  • Students excel in science, math and more at annual showcase

    Students excel in science, math and more at annual showcase

    ​What do charcoal and gardening have in common? Want to know more about T-Rex's cousin, the coelurosaurian? Ask one of the 80 DePaul students who participated in the 15th annual Science and Mathematics Undergraduate Research Showcase last fall.​
  • DePaul Art Museum turns spotlight on printmaking in 3 winter exhibitions

    DePaul Art Museum turns spotlight on printmaking in 3 winter exhibitions

    ​Printed works from various artists will be on display at DePaul Art Museum this winter from Jan. 11 through March 25. Three exhibitions will include works by lithographers Clinton Adams and June Wayne of the Tamarind Institute, as well as by Chicago artists Barbara Jones-Hogu and Jose Guerrero. ​
  • Investment expert joins DePaul

    Investment expert joins DePaul's Board of Trustees

    ​Judith P. Greffin, the former executive vice president and chief investment officer at Allstate Insurance Company, has been elected to DePaul's 45-member board of trustees.
  • Happy Holidays from Newsline

    Happy Holidays from Newsline

    ​Although Newsline’s last regular issue of the year came out last week, we wanted to share some of our favorite stories from holidays past with the university community. We hope this special edition of Newsline brings you some cheer.​
  • Institute of Global Homelessness launches campaign to end street homelessness

    Institute of Global Homelessness launches campaign to end street homelessness

    Last month in Edmonton, Canada, political leaders and advocates braved freezing temperatures to attend a forum on the city's newly... read more
  • Wintrust Field Trip Day welcomes thousands of CPS students

    Wintrust Field Trip Day welcomes thousands of CPS students

    ​At the beginning of December, 4,000 Chicago Public Schools students had the time of their lives at the first Wintrust Field Trip Day event held at the new Wintrust Arena. The youngsters raised the decibel level in the South Loop to new heights screaming their support during DePaul's 88-47 victory over North Side rival Loyola.​
  • 'The Great War's' relevance 100 years after U.S. entry

    One hundred years ago today - Dec. 7, 1917 - the United States declared war on the German ally, Austria-Hungary. Eight months earlier, the... read more
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    DePaul helps develop 'The Handbook of African Catholicism'

    For more than a year, DePaul's Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology has worked with 50 international scholars to... read more
  • DePaul and Caterpillar collaborate on makerspace certification program

    DePaul and Caterpillar collaborate on makerspace certification program

    ​If you had access to a makerspace, what would you make? DePaul’s Jayson Margalus has become a sought-after expert on advising companies how to best incorporate makerspaces into everyday work life. ​
  • "Thrill Ride" movie set for national debut

    "Thrill Ride" movie set for national debut

    ​“Thrill Ride,” a fantasy-adventure film DePaul's Chris Parrish co-wrote with his late son, will have its theatrical and national debut in December. The film was selected as the Best Science Fiction/Fantasy at the Burbank Film Festival earlier this year. ​
  • DePaul holds inauguration for 12th president, A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D.

    DePaul holds inauguration for 12th president, A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D.

    ​The board of trustees entrusted A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., with DePaul University's mission statement and presidential Chain of Office during a formal ceremony Nov. 19. Several hundred religious leaders, city officials, and civic and community leaders joined members of the university community in celebration at the official inauguration of DePaul's 12th president in Chicago's Navy Pier Grand Ballroom.​
  • Class translation project with Newberry Library offers students insight into French Revolution

    Class translation project with Newberry Library offers students insight into French Revolution

    ​More than 20 DePaul students and alumni are translating an original French Revolution era pamphlet into English for the first time. Their final translations ultimately will go online for researchers and others around the world to access.​
  • Dawn of a new era in DePaul basketball

    Dawn of a new era in DePaul basketball

    ​Faculty, staff, students, former athletes and other members of the DePaul community gathered on Saturday, Nov. 11 for the opening game of the brand new Wintrust Arena against longtime rival Notre Dame.​
  • Attend upcoming presidential inauguration events

    Attend upcoming presidential inauguration events

    ​The inauguration of DePaul's 12th president, A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., is quickly approaching. In addition to the ceremony and reception on Nov. 19, the university community will commemorate Dr. Esteban's inauguration with several events throughout the preceding weeks.​
  • Board of Trustees takes steps to improve visibility

    Board of Trustees takes steps to improve visibility

    ​Answering a faculty and staff request to learn more about trustees and their role in governance, the Board of Trustees has taken several steps to strengthen its visibility. ​
  • DePaul releases data report on preventing sexual violence

    DePaul releases data report on preventing sexual violence

    ​DePaul’s Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education Act Annual Report to the state demonstrates the range of responses that the university makes available to a survivor.​
  • Speaker application open: TEDx returns to DePaul May 1

    Speaker application open: TEDx returns to DePaul May 1

    ​TEDxDePaulUniversity is now accepting speaker applications from all vision vanguards and idea-generators for the annual event returning May 1, 2018.​
  • Humanitarian geographers help aid workers with maps

    Humanitarian geographers help aid workers with maps

    ​In the wake of Hurricane Maria, Patrick McHaffie, an associate professor of geography at DePaul, used crisis mapping on the Humanitarian OpenStreetMaps website to help aid workers navigate Puerto Rico's disaster-ravaged landscape.​
  • DePaul team works wheelchair magic to make boy

    DePaul team works wheelchair magic to make boy's Halloween dream come true

    ​Students from DePaul, led by LeAnne Wagner, a professional lecturer in the School of Design within the College of Computing and Digital Media, came together to create a unique Halloween costume for an Elgin boy in a wheelchair.​
  • Inspiration abounds when DePaul connects with Chicago Ideas Week

    Inspiration abounds when DePaul connects with Chicago Ideas Week

    ​DePaul’s sponsorship of Chicago Ideas Week connected our community to thought leaders from around the globe, encouraged an important conversation about social activism in the city and put a spotlight on the new home of Blue Demon basketball.​
  • Music dean whistles a happy tune as building construction makes progress

    Music dean whistles a happy tune as building construction makes progress

    ​When Ron Caltabiano first joined DePaul, he had a view of downtown Chicago from his office window. One year later, all the School of Music dean can see from his window is steady progress on a new building—and he couldn’t be happier. Read on to learn the latest about the School of Music.​
  • University budget process begins for 2018-19

    University budget process begins for 2018-19

    ​Members of the Strategic Resource Allocation Committee will begin meeting next week to hear presentations from Human Resources, Enrollment Management and Marketing areas as well as from the Offices of the President, Academic Affairs and Executive Vice President. ​
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    DePaul's club sports create versatile students

    ​There currently are 35 active club sports at DePaul, ranging from rock climbing and cycling to rugby and lacrosse. Whatever the reason behind joining a club sports league, the Blue Demons who participate enjoy the opportunity to build on their skills, create new friendships and stay physically active.​
  • Filmmaker Alireza Khatami draws on experience in the classroom

    Filmmaker Alireza Khatami draws on experience in the classroom

    ​Alireza Khatami,an assistant professor in DePaul University's School of Cinematic Arts, recently completed his first feature-length film, "Oblivion Verses." The award-winning film has been accepted into several international film festivals, including Chicago.​
  • State-of-the-art Wintrust Arena opens to public

    State-of-the-art Wintrust Arena opens to public

    ​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. "After nearly 40 years, Blue Demon basketball is back where it belongs, in the City of Chicago," said Dr. A. Gabriel Esteban, president of DePaul.​
  • 'Hey! Play! Games in Modern Culture' aims to bring out the game in everyone

    ​An interactive exhibition that encourages play and offers guests a look at the world of games beyond what's found on Xbox or Steam is set to open Oct. 20 at the Chicago Design Museum. Co-curators Brian Schrank and LeAnne Wagner, both DePaul School of Design faculty members, created "Hey! Play! Games in Modern Culture" with all ages and experience levels in mind.​
  • Adjunct faculty members elected to Workplace Environment Committee

    Adjunct faculty members elected to Workplace Environment Committee

    ​Seven adjunct faculty members were elected or reelected by their peers to serve two-year terms on the 2017-18 adjunct Workplace Environment Committee.​
  • Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Science and Health

    Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Science and Health

    ​This fall, Newsline will highlight all recently promoted and tenured DePaul faculty members. This issue features faculty from the College of Science and Health.​
  • Tenured and promoted faculty: The Theatre School 2017-18

    Tenured and promoted faculty: The Theatre School 2017-18

    ​Throughout the fall, Newsline will highlight all recently promoted and tenured DePaul faculty members. This issue features faculty from The Theatre School.​
  • McNair Program receives funding through 2022

    McNair Program receives funding through 2022

    ​This fall the Center for Access and Attainment at DePaul received funding for its fourth cycle of the Ronald. E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement program. This funding, provided by the U.S. Department of Education, will last through 2022.​
  • Humanities Center examines what

    Humanities Center examines what's real in 2017-18 season

    ​Determining fact from fiction has placed the word “fake” in an even more unflattering spotlight, making it a timely topic for the DePaul University Humanities Center 2017-18 season. ​
  • Fall enrollment outcomes on target overall, challenges remain

    Fall enrollment outcomes on target overall, challenges remain

    ​Fall enrollment is the bellwether for how successfully the university will achieve its budget outcomes for the fiscal year. By registering 22,769 students for fall 2017 classes, DePaul exceeded its budgeted target by 418 students.​
  • DePaul University Library initiates phase three of renovations

    DePaul University Library initiates phase three of renovations

    ​This fall, the DePaul University Library launched the third phase of its renovation plan. The university hosted a grand opening of on Sept. 27 and the second floor is now open for use to the university community.​
  • Tenured and promoted faculty: School of Music 2017-18

    Tenured and promoted faculty: School of Music 2017-18