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  • College of Education extends expertise to teachers from China

    College of Education extends expertise to teachers from China

    ​For three weeks this fall, the College of Education’s Office of Innovative Professional Learning hosted 23 teachers from the Haidian district of Beijing, China, to share knowledge on strategies and methods to better engage students.​
  • Cannabis legalization in Illinois: University policy to remain the same

    Cannabis legalization in Illinois: University policy to remain the same

    ​Effective Jan. 1, 2020, Illinois will be the 11th state to legalize the limited possession and recreational use of cannabis to state residents over the age of 21. While the state law is changing, the university policy on campus is not. ​
  • DePaul esports teams open 2019 fall season

    DePaul esports teams open 2019 fall season

    ​DePaul's esports program has officially kicked off the 2019 fall season, with both the League of Legends and Rocket League squads competing against their BIG EAST Conference foes in online tournaments.
  • Commencement ceremonies set for 2020

    Commencement ceremonies set for 2020

    ​The president and interim provost have approved the following schedule for the 2020 commencement ceremonies.​
  • DePaul earns special consultative status with the United Nations

    DePaul earns special consultative status with the United Nations

    ​Members of the DePaul community now have the opportunity to participate with the United Nations’ Economic and Social Council in a number of ways, thanks to the university’s new special consultative status with the charter. Less than 20 universities worldwide hold this status.​
  • Living the Mission at DePaul: New program for incoming staff

    Living the Mission at DePaul: New program for incoming staff

    Delivered by the Division of Mission and Ministry, ​Living the Mission program offers new staff a comprehensive examination of Vincent’s mission and values. 
  • DePaul sends data report on preventing sexual violence to state

    DePaul sends data report on preventing sexual violence to state

    ​DePaul recently submitted its Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education Act Annual Report​ to the state to share university policy and data related to reports of sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking involving students. 
  • First year highlights of strategic plan released

    First year highlights of strategic plan released

    Grounded in Mission's annual report highlights key accomplishments from 2018-19. The online report is now available with a Campus Connect login.
  • Budget process begins for 2020-21

    Budget process begins for 2020-21

    ​The Strategic Resource Allocation Committee has begun meeting to launch the university's budgeting process for the 2020-21 academic year. The goal of the committee, known as SRAC, is to propose a budget that continues to achieve the university’s strategic objectives and further DePaul's pursuit of its mission. ​
  • Ann Skiffington assumes leadership role in new Office of Gender Equity

    Ann Skiffington assumes leadership role in new Office of Gender Equity

    ​A new Office of Gender Equity was created at DePaul this year to more accurately describe the responsibilities of the Title IX Coordinator. Attorney Ann Skiffington assumed the role of Director of Gender Equity (Title IX Coordinator) this fall. ​
  • Christmas window animates Loop Campus

    Christmas window animates Loop Campus

    This holiday season, DePaul is creating its own Christmas window tradition for the Loop Campus near the bustling corner of State and Jackson. On Nov. 7, faculty and students will debut a stop-motion animated film and 3-D window display that captures the spirit of the season and DePaul’s Vincentian mission. 
  • Tenured and promoted faculty: School of Continuing and Professional Studies 2019-20

    Tenured and promoted faculty: School of Continuing and Professional Studies 2019-20

    ​Congratulations to the faculty from the School of Continuing and Professional Studies who recently achieved tenure or received a promotion.​​​
  • Speaker applications for TEDxDePaulUniversity 2020 are open

    Speaker applications for TEDxDePaulUniversity 2020 are open

    ​The world-famous TEDx platform is returning to The School of Music’s Holtschneider Performance Center on April 24 and is now accepting speaker applications from all solution seekers in the DePaul community interested in sharing their “ideas worth spreading.” ​
  • Faculty: Introducing OTE-Blue

    Faculty: Introducing OTE-Blue

    ​Student evaluations of teaching are an important part of the assessment of faculty and courses at DePaul. This fall, DePaul will retire the current evaluation system and introduce OTE-Blue. Faculty will receive an email from OTE-Blue on Oct. 23 to begin interactions with the new system.​​
  • DePaul programs take center stage at Chicago Ideas Week

    DePaul programs take center stage at Chicago Ideas Week

    ​DePaul's sponsorship of Chicago Ideas Week 2019 provided an opportunity to showcase the School of Cinematic Arts’ unique program offerings at Cinespace Chicago and connected the new Grace School of Applied Diplomacy to an important conversation on border security and the refugee crisis.​
  • Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Computing and Digital Media 2019-20

    Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Computing and Digital Media 2019-20

    ​Congratulations to the faculty from the College of Computing and Digital Media who recently achieved tenure or received a promotion.​​​
  • New updates ring in 20th birthday of the Ray Meyer Fitness Center

    New updates ring in 20th birthday of the Ray Meyer Fitness Center

    ​The Ray Meyer Fitness and Recreation Center, commonly known as “The Ray,” celebrated its 20th birthday in September. Opened in 1999, the Ray was created to be a place not only for students, but also for the surrounding community, faculty, and staff. For the past 20 years, the Ray has continued with this idea and even expanded upon it this summer. 
  • Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences 2019-20

    Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences 2019-20

    ​Congratulations to the faculty from the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences who recently achieved tenure or received a promotion.​​​
  • Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Computing and Digital Media and College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Computing and Digital Media and College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    ​​This fall, Newsline will feature tenured and promoted faculty from each college and school. This week's edition features faculty from the College of Computing and Digital Media, and the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.
  • DePaul names Holtschneider Chair in Vincentian Studies at anniversary celebration

    DePaul names Holtschneider Chair in Vincentian Studies at anniversary celebration

    ​Last month, the university celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Vincentian Studies Institute. During the commemoration, DePaul welcomed its inaugural Holtschneider Chair in Vincentian Studies, Matthieu Brejon de Lavergnée.​
  • Psychologists earn $6.6M grant for youth violence prevention project

    Psychologists earn $6.6M grant for youth violence prevention project

    ​Psychology professors W. LaVome Robinson and Leonard A. Jason have earned $6.6 million from the National Institute of Mental Health to reduce African American youth violence. The award is the largest research grant DePaul University has ever received. 
  • DePaul stays green with added solar panels and new recycling service

    DePaul stays green with added solar panels and new recycling service

    ​From wind turbines to natural weed-killers, Facility Operations works hard to keep DePaul green. The university has recently expanded two projects on its long list of sustainability efforts: solar panels and composting.​
  • VP of Mission and Ministry search update

    VP of Mission and Ministry search update

    The university has resumed its recruitment work for the next vice president of Mission and Ministry​ and appointed a new search committee to represent the campus community.
  • Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Business 2019-20

    Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Business 2019-20

    ​Congratulations to the faculty from the College of Business who recently achieved tenure or received a promotion.​​
  • Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Education 2019-20

    Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Education 2019-20

    Congratulations to the faculty from the College of Education who recently achieved tenure or received a promotion​.
  • Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Business and College of Education

    Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Business and College of Education

    ​This fall, Newsline will feature tenured and promoted faculty from each college and school. This week's edition features faculty from the College of Business and the College of Education.​
  • Why I’m sleeping out on the Quad to end homelessness

    Why I’m sleeping out on the Quad to end homelessness

    ​Meet a few members of the DePaul community who are planning on sleeping outside on the quad for the World's Big Sleep Out, and make plans to join them. ​
  • Record freshman class, overall decline exemplify fall 2019 enrollment volatility

    Record freshman class, overall decline exemplify fall 2019 enrollment volatility

    ​The largest freshman class in DePaul's history was not enough to offset a decline in overall enrollment this fall, according to data from the Sept. 28 census. The 22,064 students registered this quarter are 2 percent below the budgeted headcount target and 373 fewer than last year.
  • Euan Hague receives 2019 Barbara A. Holland Scholar-Administrator Award

    Euan Hague receives 2019 Barbara A. Holland Scholar-Administrator Award

    The Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities announced Euan Hague will receive the Barbara A. Holland Scholar-Administrator Award, an award that recognizes the growing need for research-informed leadership in higher education.
  • School of Nursing and Steans Center team on community engagement model

    School of Nursing and Steans Center team on community engagement model

    ​The School of Nursing and Steans Center at DePaul developed a five-course community engagement curriculum for ​the Master’s entry into nursing practice program.
  • Tenured and promoted faculty: School of Music 2019-20

    Tenured and promoted faculty: School of Music 2019-20

    ​​Congratulations to the faculty from the School of Music who recently achieved tenure or received a promotion.​
  • Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Science and Health 2019-20

    Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Science and Health 2019-20

    ​Congratulations to the faculty from the College of Science and Health who recently achieved tenure or received a promotion.​​
  • Tenured and promoted faculty: School of Music and College of Science and Health

    Tenured and promoted faculty: School of Music and College of Science and Health

    ​This fall, Newsline will feature tenured and promoted faculty from each college and school. This week's edition features faculty from the School of Music and the College of Science and Health.
  • Congratulations to spring 2019 Fulbright, Boren and Critical Language Scholarship winners

    Congratulations to spring 2019 Fulbright, Boren and Critical Language Scholarship winners

    ​In spring 2019, a number of Blue Demons won Fulbright U.S. Student Program, Boren and Critical Language Scholarships. From Colombia to India and international studies to world language education, 10 students will use their scholarships to study in the 2019-20 academic year across a range of countries and disciplines.​
  • Meet Amy Moncher: Sustaining the Vincentian legacy

    Meet Amy Moncher: Sustaining the Vincentian legacy

    ​How many people at DePaul can say their father and both of their grandfathers were members of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul? Amy Moncher, the associate director of scholarships in the Office of Financial Aid, is one of them. ​
  • New murals under Fullerton ‘L’ station explore DePaul milestones

    New murals under Fullerton ‘L’ station explore DePaul milestones

    The newest murals in a multi-year public art project to memorialize key figures and moments in DePaul's history are on display under the Chicago Transit Authority’s Fullerton 'L' station on the Lincoln Park Campus. A dedication will be held on Friday, Oct. 4, in the DePaul Art Museum.​
  • Faculty: Say hello to Faculty 180

    Faculty: Say hello to Faculty 180

    ​This fall, the university will retire Digital Measures permanently. It will be replaced with Faculty 180, a component of the larger Interfolio suite of solutions that will help document the career of all faculty at DePaul  from hiring, through yearly merit reviews, to promotion and tenure processes. Digital Measures will be fully decommissioned on Nov. 1.​
  • Tenured and promoted faculty: The Theatre School 2019-20

    Tenured and promoted faculty: The Theatre School 2019-20

    ​Congratulations to the faculty from The Theatre School who recently achieved tenure or received a promotion.​
  • Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Communciation 2019-20

    Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Communciation 2019-20

    ​Congratulations to the faculty from the College of Communication who recently achieved tenure or received a promotion.​​
  • Vice president of Enrollment Management search process launched

    Vice president of Enrollment Management search process launched

    ​The search for the vice president of Enrollment Management is underway. A search committee has been carefully selected to represent the campus community. ​
  • Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Communication and The Theatre School

    Tenured and promoted faculty: College of Communication and The Theatre School

    ​This fall, Newsline will feature tenured and promoted faculty from each college and school. This week's edition features faculty from the College of Communication​ and The Theatre School.​
  • Generation Success: Reflecting on our mission this St. Vincent de Paul Feast Day

    Generation Success: Reflecting on our mission this St. Vincent de Paul Feast Day

    ​This Sept. 27, we will honor the anniversary of St. Vincent's death by gathering as a community to pause and reflect on our Catholic, Vincentian and urban mission. Generation Success is one example of how we carry forward the trailblazing legacy of our namesake.​
  • Adjunct Faculty:  Self-nominations due Oct. 1 to serve on Workplace Environment Committee

    Adjunct Faculty: Self-nominations due Oct. 1 to serve on Workplace Environment Committee

    ​Eligible adjunct faculty members have until Tuesday, Oct. 1, to submit self-nominations to serve on the Workplace Environment Committee.​
  • DePaul helps launch consortium of Catholic and faith-based diversity officers in higher education

    DePaul helps launch consortium of Catholic and faith-based diversity officers in higher education

    This summer, DePaul collaborated with the University of Notre Dame to launch a consortium of Catholic and faith-based diversity officers in higher education​. The group held its first convening on DePaul’s Loop Campus in August to discuss the incorporation and intersection of mission, Catholic values and faith in diversity and inclusion work.​
  • Introducing a new DePaul podcast

    Introducing a new DePaul podcast

    DePaul Download is a university podcast exploring the people and initiatives that distinguish DePaul. Guests will include our faculty experts and university president, A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D. Subscribe or listen today.
  • Racism, sexism, ableism, ageism: Topics in a multicultural dance course at The Theatre School

    Racism, sexism, ableism, ageism: Topics in a multicultural dance course at The Theatre School

    ​From greater self-expression, to increased physical skill, and a reduction in stress and anxiety, the benefits of dance are numerous. For Lin Batsheva Kahn, a faculty member in The Theatre School, dance can provide at least one additional benefit: a gateway to talking with her students about “isms” — specifically racism, sexism, ageism and ableism.​
  • Week of Making culminates in launch of IRL2 at DePaul

    Week of Making culminates in launch of IRL2 at DePaul

    ​​Two years after the opening of DePaul’s first makerspace, the Idea Realization Lab, the university opened its newest hub on the Lincoln Park Campus on Sept. 11. Dubbed the IRL2, this new space aims to serve the creative and educational needs of LPC community members. Later this month, a Week of Making will end with the grand opening of the space on Friday, Sept. 27.
  • From the President: Religious and holiday observances

    From the President: Religious and holiday observances

    ​DePaul is and always has been a university that welcomes people of every faith to study and work. Our diverse and accepting environment is a key component of our university culture and our Vincentian mission. Therefore, I ask the university community to remember our diverse heritage by facilitating a culture of respect, understanding and civility for religious holidays throughout the year.  ​
  • From the president: Changes in key communication and analytics functions

    From the president: Changes in key communication and analytics functions

    ​In recent weeks, we completed a review of key communication and analytics functions and identified steps that would strengthen these efforts.  ​
  • School of Continuing and Professional Studies: What’s New?

    School of Continuing and Professional Studies: What’s New?

    ​On July 1, DePaul officially launched the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, a new college-level unit dedicated to providing degree and non-degree programs to adult learners at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The new school integrates the former School for New Learning and office of Continuing and Professional Education. SCPS continues to deliver the full complement of programs of both former units, and it fully serves the students and alumni of all programs. 
  • World’s Big Sleep Out: DePaul to host Chicago event

    World’s Big Sleep Out: DePaul to host Chicago event

    ​DePaul is the official Chicago host for the World's Big Sleep Out, a night when people in 50 cities will show solidarity and raise support for people experiencing homelessness.
  • ‘Wicked problem’ of homelessness: Honors seminar taught by DePaul deans

    ‘Wicked problem’ of homelessness: Honors seminar taught by DePaul deans

    ​More than 86,000 Chicagoans were homeless in 2017, according to an estimate from the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless. The number is staggering and how to fix the problem is a question asked by many. One DePaul course this past spring evoked the university’s namesake — St. Vincent de Paul — in asking “what must be done” to help the university community play a greater role in addressing homelessness in Chicago.​
  • Tanu Malik earns NSF CAREER grant to study computational reproducibility

    Tanu Malik earns NSF CAREER grant to study computational reproducibility

    Tanu Malik, an assistant professor in DePaul University’s College of Computing and Digital Media, was awarded a Faculty Early Career Development grant, the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious award in support of early-career faculty. ​
  • Fall exhibitions at DePaul Art Museum examine architecture, place

    Fall exhibitions at DePaul Art Museum examine architecture, place

    ​DePaul Art Museum presents three new exhibitions this fall organized on the occasion of the Chicago Architecture Biennial. Together, the exhibitions - "Julia Fish: bound by spectrum," "Architectural Annotations" and "Remember Where You Are" - consider the influence of architecture, geography and place on individual narratives and experiences.​
  • Faculty and staff: Fall 2019 town halls set

    Faculty and staff: Fall 2019 town halls set

    ​This quarter, Salma Ghanem, DePaul’s interim provost, and Jeff Bethke, the executive vice president and chief financial officer, will host town halls that will serve as an opportunity for faculty and staff to engage in conversation about the academic and financial well-being of DePaul. ​
  • $20M gift establishes The Grace School of Applied Diplomacy at DePaul

    $20M gift establishes The Grace School of Applied Diplomacy at DePaul

    ​DePaul has received a $20 million gift from anonymous benefactors to establish The Grace School of Applied Diplomacy, which is designed to transform the landscape of diplomacy by empowering a diverse generation of diplomats from a wide range of professions with the education and skills needed to develop solutions to society’s most vexing challenges.​
  • DePaul recognizes faculty, staff with awards at 2019 Academic Convocation

    DePaul recognizes faculty, staff with awards at 2019 Academic Convocation

    ​At 2019 Academic Convocation on Sept. 5, DePaul recognized a number of faculty and staff with annual awards. This year's honorees included 30 Via Sapientiae Award recipients, the highest honor to acknowledge the contributions of individuals who have served the university.​
  • Examine today

    Examine today's pressing issues at Chicago Ideas Week 2019

    ​Chicago's premiere ideas festival is back Oct. 12-17, and beginning today, members of the DePaul community receive a 15 percent discount on $15 tickets. ​​
  • 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. In the meantime, congratulations to the following DePaul faculty.​
  • From the President: Welcome to the 2019-20 academic year

    From the President: Welcome to the 2019-20 academic year

    ​A letter from A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., president of DePaul, welcoming the university community to the 2019-20 academic year.
  • Faculty and staff: Sign up to host international students with MEAL with DePaul

    Faculty and staff: Sign up to host international students with MEAL with DePaul

    ​MEAL with DePaul provides a chance for DePaul faculty and staff to engage with our global student community in a vital way. Through this program, our international students have an opportunity to experience the diversity of U.S. food and culture by visiting a DePaul faculty or staff members' home. Applications are due by Oct. 2.
  • DePaul

    DePaul's inaugural Blue Demon Welcome

    ​DePaul’s first new student academic convocation, the Blue Demon Welcome, will take place on Sept. 10 at Wintrust Arena. The Blue Demon Welcome is the first formal gathering for the new academic class and marks the beginning of their college journey. ​
  • The Princeton Review features DePaul in ‘Best 385 Colleges’ guide for 2020

    The Princeton Review features DePaul in ‘Best 385 Colleges’ guide for 2020

    ​DePaul is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduates to earn their college degree, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company profiles and recommends DePaul in the 2020 edition of its annual college guide, "The Best 385 Colleges."
  • Vice President of Mission and Ministry search process extended

    Vice President of Mission and Ministry search process extended

    ​A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., pre​sident of DePaul, provides an update to the university community about the search for the Vice President of Mission and Ministry.
  • From the Interim Provost: The School of Continuing and Professional Studies

    From the Interim Provost: The School of Continuing and Professional Studies

    ​Today we officially launch DePaul University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies. As one of DePaul’s ten colleges and schools, SCPS will carry forward and build upon the work of its predecessors, the School for New Learning  and Office of Continuing and Professional Education.​ 
  • Daniela Raicu appointed associate provost for research

    Daniela Raicu appointed associate provost for research

    ​Acting Provost Salma Ghanem announced today, June 26, the appointment of Daniela Raicu as the associate provost for research. Raicu is a professor in the College of Computing and Digital Media, director of the DePaul Center for Data Science and founder and co-director of the Medical Informatics Research Laboratory. She will assume her new role as DePaul's chief research officer on July 1. ​
  • DePaul recognizes 2018-19 retirees for more than 2,400 years of service

    DePaul recognizes 2018-19 retirees for more than 2,400 years of service

    This year, more than 90 faculty and staff are retiring from the DePaul. Together, these members of the university community delivered more than 2,400 years of service to our campus and students. We recognize and thank all our retiring faculty and staff members for their many contributions to DePaul.
  • Board appoints Salma Ghanem, Ph.D., interim provost

    Board appoints Salma Ghanem, Ph.D., interim provost

    ​DePaul’s Board of Trustees voted to appoint Salma Ghanem Interim Provost effective July 1. Ghanem, professor and dean of the College of Communication, has been serving as acting provost since October 2018.​
  • Provost denBoer to step down June 30, 2019

    Provost denBoer to step down June 30, 2019

    ​DePaul Provost Marten denBoer today announced he will be stepping down on June 30, 2019. Effective July 1, denBoer will report to the president and work with the interim provost, serving as special assistant to the president for strategic initiatives with a focus on health sciences and engineering.​ 
  • Institute of Global Homelessness launches new Vanguard City, increases efforts to end street homelessness

    Institute of Global Homelessness launches new Vanguard City, increases efforts to end street homelessness

    ​Earlier this spring, the Institute of Global Homelessness, housed at DePaul University, launched Santiago, Chile, as its latest Vanguard City. The initiative seeks to help 150 cities around the world end homelessness by 2030. ​
  • Trustee donates gift to School of Music

    Trustee donates gift to School of Music

    Earlier this spring, Sasha Gerritson, a member of the Board of Trustees; and her husband, Eugene Jarvis, made a donation to DePaul to establish the Opera Theatre Endowment. The endowment will support opera productions in the School of Music and designate the Donald E. Casey Lobby in the anticipated Sasha and Eugene Jarvis Opera Hall, scheduled for completion in spring 2020.​
  • Prepare to Attend DePaul’s Commencement June 15-16 at Wintrust Arena

    Prepare to Attend DePaul’s Commencement June 15-16 at Wintrust Arena

    ​Six ceremonies will take place June 15-16 at Wintrust Arena, as graduates take part in DePaul’s 120th commencement. ​
  • Pride and joy: DePaul schools collaborate to make ‘Oh Baby!’ film

    Pride and joy: DePaul schools collaborate to make ‘Oh Baby!’ film

    ​Over the course of two years, some 94 DePaul students, alumni, faculty and staff contributed to filmmaker Meghann Artes' latest Project Bluelight short film, “Oh Baby!” 
  • David Kalsbeek: Reflecting on enrollment management and marketing in higher education

    David Kalsbeek: Reflecting on enrollment management and marketing in higher education

    ​As David Kalsbeek, senior vice president for Enrollment Management and Marketing, prepares to retire on J​une 30, we took the opportunity to sit down with him and reflect on his 22 years at DePaul. In this Q&A, Kalsbeek discusses enrollment and marketing strategies, as well as his thoughts on how DePaul is positioned to navigate challenges. 
  • A look back, a look forward: SNL transitions to School of Continuing and Professional Studies

    A look back, a look forward: SNL transitions to School of Continuing and Professional Studies

    ​The School for New Learning was founded nearly half a century ago. As the newly branded School of Continuing and Professional Studies, it continues to offer adult learners innovative programs that meet their needs. ​
  • Search committee chooses finalists for VP for Mission and Ministry

    Search committee chooses finalists for VP for Mission and Ministry

    ​The search committee for the Vice President for Mission and Ministry has reviewed the applicants for this position and recommended its list of finalists. The committee interviewed a strong set of religious and lay candidates, including external applicants and current DePaul employees. The finalists will participate in interviews with selected DePaul trustees, cabinet members and Dr. Esteban by the end of the month.​
  • José Padilla appointed secretary of the university

    José Padilla appointed secretary of the university

    ​DePaul's Board of Trustees has appointed José Padilla, J.D., as the next secretary of the university. Padilla has served as DePaul's vice president and general counsel since May 2005. In his new role, effective July 1, he will continue to lead the Office of the General Counsel in addition to the Office of the Secretary.
  • Measles: Planning for travel and key facts

    Measles: Planning for travel and key facts

    ​The recent measles outbreak in the U.S. has left many concerned and asking questions about whether they can protect themselves and their families, especially as the summer break approaches and we begin putting together travel plans. Read on for information about the disease, its symptoms and what to do if you think you have been exposed to the measles. 
  • Alumni and students pitch startups at Purpose Pitch competition

    Alumni and students pitch startups at Purpose Pitch competition

    DePaul alumni and students pitched their purpose-driven businesses at the Coleman Entrepreneurship Center’s third annual Purpose Pitch Competition May 14.​ The six companies split $25,000 in award money and were ranked from first to third place.​
  • Meet the class of 2019

    Meet the class of 2019

    This June, DePaul students will gather with family and friends to celebrate commencement at Wintrust Arena. This year some 6,600 new grads will be making plans to take what they’ve learned and shape the future of this city and other communities throughout the world. ​Read one to learn about some of this year's graduates. 
  • Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program ‘transformative’ for DePaul and detainees

    Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program ‘transformative’ for DePaul and detainees

    ​DePaul students expecting their classroom to sit squarely on the Lincoln Park or Loop campuses get a little something different with classes taught through the university’s Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program. Classes on theatre, religion, criminology, community service studies and political science instead take place at Chicago’s Cook County Jail or Stateville Correctional Center, where DePaul undergraduates — called “outside” students — are joined by detainees — called “inside” students — to learn as peers and engage in a variety of topics.​
  • Global Pathways Program, radio show help international students get comfortable on campus

    Global Pathways Program, radio show help international students get comfortable on campus

    Radio DePaul's “Global Talks and Tunes” focuses on learning about different ethnicities represented at DePaul. Through playing music from around the globe and exploring common issues experienced by international students. Since the winter, the show hosts have worked with the students in DePaul's inaugural Global Pathways Program cohort to share experiences of acculturation and life as an international Blue Demon.
  • Ruben Parra appointed interim associate provost for diversity and inclusion

    Ruben Parra appointed interim associate provost for diversity and inclusion

    ​Acting Provost Salma Ghanem announced today, June 6, the appointment of Ruben Parra as the interim associate provost for diversity and inclusion. Parra is currently a professor of computational chemistry in the College of Science and Health. His interim appointment will begin July 1 through the end of the 2019-20 academic year.​
  • Interim leadership appointed for Enrollment Management and Marketing

    Interim leadership appointed for Enrollment Management and Marketing

    At the end of May, David Kalsbeek, senior vice president for Enrollment Management and Marketing at DePaul, announced he will retire​ from the university on June 30. Effective July 1, Paula Luff will serve as interim vice president for Enrollment Management and Marketing. Karen LeVeque will take on Luff's current responsibilities, serving as interim assistant vice president of Financial Aid. Luff and LeVeque will serve in their interim roles until the search for a permanent vice president is successfully concluded.​
  • University announces student speakers for 2019 commencement ceremonies

    University announces student speakers for 2019 commencement ceremonies

    Speakers for DePaul's University's 2019 commencement ceremonies are campus and community leaders and representatives of Vincentian values. They will address approximately 6,600 graduating students at the university's six commencement ceremonies this June at Wintrust Arena.​
  • New Urban Studies cluster gives students experiential, multidisciplinary platform

    New Urban Studies cluster gives students experiential, multidisciplinary platform

    A new urban studies cluster at DePaul, including six graduate programs, five undergraduate programs and two centers, fosters multidisciplinary collaboration among faculty across academic lines, providing students the rich, complex course offerings that will prepare them for future success.​ As part of the university’s strategic plan, the Academic Growth and Innovation Fund provided support for the Urban Studies Cluster.​
  • Don’t miss these ‘eye-opening’ TEDxDePaulUniversity 2019 talks

    Don’t miss these ‘eye-opening’ TEDxDePaulUniversity 2019 talks

    ​Nine DePaul speakers delivered powerful TEDx talks in April 2019 before nearly 400 faculty, staff, students, alumni and local community members—the largest TEDxDePaulUniversity event since its inception four years ago. Now, videos of their talks are being shared around the world. 
  • How to submit to Newsline Daily

    How to submit to Newsline Daily

    ​Since the beginning of the academic year, all faculty, staff and students have received Newsline Daily to their inbox every weekday morning. As publication for the campus community, we welcome event and announcement submissions to Newsline Daily.​ Read on to learn how to submit items to the daily digest.
  • Localist 101: Tips for adding your event to the DePaul events calendar

    Localist 101: Tips for adding your event to the DePaul events calendar

    ​Whether you’re a student advertising your campus organization’s charity bake sale or a faculty member posting about an upcoming lecture, the university events calendar is a crucial tool in getting the word out to the DePaul community. Rea​d on for some tips on listing your event in Localist, the official university events calendar.
  • Physics Professor Lends Support for 7th Grade Science Project

    Physics Professor Lends Support for 7th Grade Science Project

    ​Two junior scientists at St. Constance School on Chicago’s northwest side wondered about the effect of high altitude on marigold and lettuce seeds. The students planned their experiment, raised funds to purchase equipment and received some technical guidance from high altitude balloon expert, Bernhard Beck-Winchatz, a DePaul physics professor.​
  • Stay on Top of Commencement with DePaul

    Stay on Top of Commencement with DePaul's Commencement App

    Graduating students and their commencement guests should download the Guidebook app to find readily available information about DePaul’s upcoming commencement ceremonies.
  • Law grad completes 1,000 hours of public service

    Law grad completes 1,000 hours of public service

    ​​Amanda Moreland will graduate with a Juris Doctor degree from the College of Law on May 18. During her time at DePaul, Moreland contributed more than 1,000 hours of public service by helping homeless youth in Chicago and leading her classmates on service trips to New Orleans, all while following a dream to prevent public health crises from happening in the first place. ​
  • Mazza Foundation awards DePaul $1.2 million for scholarships

    Mazza Foundation awards DePaul $1.2 million for scholarships

    ​This spring, the Mazza Foundation renewed its commitment to DePaul University by awarding $1.2 million to the university's Mazza Foundation Scholarship Program.​
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    Don't miss the 2019 Teaching and Learning Conference

    ​On Friday, May 17, DePaul will host the 2019 Teaching and Learning Conference​. The theme of this year's conference is "Better Together: Creating Inclusive Learning Environments." Faculty and staff are invited to join colleagues for a day of reflection and tangible takeaways.​
  • DePaul’s Idea Realization Lab receives first external sponsorship

    DePaul’s Idea Realization Lab receives first external sponsorship

    ​This spring, DePaul's Ideal Realization Lab received its first sponsorship to create 1,700 custom badges for THOTCON Infinity, the nonprofit organization that sponsors the largest hacking conference in the Midwest. Unlike your typical conference badge, DePaul created a circuit board that plays a video game. The badges made their grand debut this past weekend on May 3-4 at the 10th annual THOTCON event in Chicago. ​
  • Sustaining the mission: Vincentian Heritage Tours

    Sustaining the mission: Vincentian Heritage Tours

    ​Each year, DePaul community members have the opportunity to travel to Paris on the university’s Vincentian Heritage Tour. The trip is a chance to experience the Vincentian mission in a way unlike any other. Participants walk in the footsteps of DePaul’s namesake, St. Vincent de Paul, and his colleague St. Louise de Marillac.  Read on to learn more about the tours and the impact they have on the university community.
  • From the Acting Provost: Key takeaways from the Freedom of Expression forum

    From the Acting Provost: Key takeaways from the Freedom of Expression forum

    Acting Provost Salma Ghanem responds to the "Views on the Middle East and Freedom of Expression at DePaul" forum and shares a link to a video from the event.​​
  • VP of Mission and Ministry search process launched

    VP of Mission and Ministry search process launched

    ​Since the Rev. Edward R. Udovic, C.M., Ph.D., announced he will retire at the end of the 2018-19 academic year, DePaul has been preparing for the search process for a new vice president of Mission and Ministry. A search committee has been carefully selected to represent the campus community, and will provide A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., president of DePaul, with viable candidates to fill the role by July 1.​
  • DePaul launches new applied diplomacy B.A. and M.A. programs

    DePaul launches new applied diplomacy B.A. and M.A. programs

    ​During the winter quarter, DePaul’s Faculty Council approved a new B.A. and M.A. in applied diplomacy program housed in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. The program will launch this fall, at the start of the 2019-20 academic year.​
  • Forum to address views on the Middle East and freedom of expression at DePaul

    Forum to address views on the Middle East and freedom of expression at DePaul

    ​To encourage a dialogue incorporating distinct perspectives, DePaul Acting Provost Salma Ghanem is convening a university-wide event, featuring five professors from different disciplines, exploring “Views on the Middle East and Freedom of Expression at DePaul.” Scheduled for Tuesday, May 7, the discussion will present diverse viewpoints on these topics based upon each professor’s area of expertise and give attendees an opportunity to share their own thoughts​.
  • Air Force vet, artist Eric J. Garcia critiques militarization in ‘Bald Eagle’s Toupee’

    Air Force vet, artist Eric J. Garcia critiques militarization in ‘Bald Eagle’s Toupee’

    A military veteran’s political art is the focus of “Eric J. Garcia: The Bald Eagle’s Toupee,” a new exhibition from DePaul Art Museum opening this spring. Through a site-specific wall mural, sculpture, video projections, political cartoon drawings and a video game, Garcia examines gun violence, military indoctrination and the experience of a veteran returning home. The exhibition opens April 25 and runs through Aug. 11 on DePaul University’s Lincoln Park Campus. ​
  • Speaking up for staff: A conversation with Staff Council President Erin Berkowitz

    Speaking up for staff: A conversation with Staff Council President Erin Berkowitz

    It's election season for DePaul's Staff Council, which means it's time to decide who will be the voice for staff concerns and ideas in the coming year. Erin Berkowitz, staff council president, spoke with Newsline about why she got involved and how you can make an informed decision as a voter. ​
  • A history of Vincentian Service Day

    A history of Vincentian Service Day

    ​“Go - then” is a philosophy defined by noted Vincentian priest and author, Robert P. Maloney, C.M. Maloney suggests that at the heart of the Vincentian tradition is action. You must first go, step out from apathy or fear and act, and then reflect and learn from the experience. Go serve generously and then learn from others where further action may be needed and effective. Such an approach helps explain how the tradition of Vincentian Service Day came to be. ​This year's event is set for Saturday, May 4.
  • Bala Chaudhary receives NSF CAREER grant to study dispersal of mycorrhizal fungi

    Bala Chaudhary receives NSF CAREER grant to study dispersal of mycorrhizal fungi

    ​Assistant professor of environmental science Bala Chaudhary is a recipient of a Faculty Early Career Development grant, the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious award in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization.​
  • ‘New Age, New Age’ at DePaul Art Museum examines social change, empowerment

    ‘New Age, New Age’ at DePaul Art Museum examines social change, empowerment

    ​A new exhibition at DePaul Art Museum, “New Age, New Age: Strategies for Survival,” will examine how contemporary artists are appropriating and critiquing New Age philosophies and practices regarding social change and empowerment.​​
  • DePaul’s brand campaign reminds Chicago that ‘Here, We Do.’

    DePaul’s brand campaign reminds Chicago that ‘Here, We Do.’

    ​The foundation of DePaul’s “Here, We Do.” brand awareness advertising campaign demonstrates how the university’s connection to Chicago is an instrumental part of the student experience and leads to success after graduation. Showcasing success is one of the main components of the spring brand advertising flight that launches April 15 and runs through June 30.​
  • Dax program buys house for homeless DePaul students

    Dax program buys house for homeless DePaul students

    ​The recent purchase of a house near Chicago’s Midway Airport by nonprofit Depaul USA will mean four homeless DePaul University students now have a place to call home.​
  • Vincentian mission in action: Legal clinical experience in Kenya

    Vincentian mission in action: Legal clinical experience in Kenya

    ​Earlier this year, 11 students from the College of Law, enrolled in the International Human Rights Law Practicum, traveled to Kakuma, Kenya. The students engaged in a traditional human rights documentation and analysis project, and collected testimonies from Anuak refugees living in the Kakuma Refugee camp and Kalobeyei Integrated Settlement. The law students are now preparing an individual complaint which will be submitted to the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights​.
  • DePaul receives $750K from Mellon Foundation to launch Experiential Humanities Collaborative

    DePaul receives $750K from Mellon Foundation to launch Experiential Humanities Collaborative

    ​DePaul’s College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences has been awarded a four-year, $750,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in support of a humanities initiative that will bring together faculty, Chicago area community organization leaders and students to address current day societal issues.​
  • John P. Minogue, DePaul’s 10th president, has died

    John P. Minogue, DePaul’s 10th president, has died

    ​It is with sadness that we announce John P. Minogue, DePaul University’s 10th president, passed away April 4 following a long illness. Minogue served as DePaul’s president from 1993 to 2004. During his tenure, DePaul celebrated its centennial and transformed its city campuses with the addition of more than $300 million in facilities and amenities that offer students state-of-the-art services. Under his leadership, DePaul also became the largest Catholic university in the nation.​ ​A memorial mass is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, in the Lincoln Park Parish Church.
  • New makerspace to open on Lincoln Park Campus

    New makerspace to open on Lincoln Park Campus

    ​Coming soon to the Lincoln Park Campus: a new makerspace that will inspire students to design, create and innovate. Set to open at the beginning of the 2019-20 academic year, the makerspace will be located on the second floor of the Schmitt Academic Center. Construction will begin this summer.
  • Collegiate recovery community provides support network for students

    Collegiate recovery community provides support network for students

    ​Collegiate recovery communities, or communities of people in recovery who are also college students, are often a resource students have access to on their campus. They have been around since the 1980s, when Rutgers University established one. DePaul students now have the option to join a similar community. ​
  • As Muslim student group marks silver anniversary, DePaul celebrates Muslim life on campus

    As Muslim student group marks silver anniversary, DePaul celebrates Muslim life on campus

    ​For many years, Muslim students have been an active part of the student body at DePaul. In mid-March, the university’s Muslim student group, United Muslims Moving Ahead, celebrated its 25th anniversary on campus. This year also marks the 10th work anniversary of Abdul-Malik Ryan, DePaul's Muslim Chaplain, the first hired by a university in Chicago, as well as the 10th anniversary of the university’s Muslim Life Center.​
  • DePaul to host programming for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    DePaul to host programming for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    ​The Office of Health Promotion and Wellness will deliver several signature events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month, including the annual Take Back the Night event and a new Trauma-informed Response Training for faculty and staff.
  • Commencement speakers for 2019 include brain surgeon, Blackhawks CEO

    Commencement speakers for 2019 include brain surgeon, Blackhawks CEO

    This year’s commencement ceremonies at DePaul will include speeches from a brain surgeon from the Mayo Clinic, a leader of the Chicago Blackhawks, the founder of The National Memorial for Peace and Justice, and a trailblazing judge. ​
  • Spring break edition: Best of 2018-19

    Spring break edition: Best of 2018-19

    ​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. From profiles on faculty, staff and students to highlights of programs and events around campus, we've compiled the stories with the highest readership from each column. We'll be back next week with fresh content for the spring quarter, but for now enjoy our best of 2018-19.​
  • Institute of Global Homelessness welcomes Executive Director Lydia Stazen

    Institute of Global Homelessness welcomes Executive Director Lydia Stazen

    ​​Ending homelessness is more than just possible, it’s work that must be done, says Lydia Stazen, the new executive director of DePaul’s Institute of Global Homelessness. Stazen has spent years working on the issue in Chicago and has seen progress being made. ​
  • Faculty invited to join the DePaul Experts Guide and share insights with journalists

    Faculty invited to join the DePaul Experts Guide and share insights with journalists

    More than 300 faculty are listed in the DePaul Experts Guide, a searchable online database for journalists that is updated annually. Journalists can access the database directly, and the DePaul Newsroom team references the guide to quickly find faculty who are willing to be quoted in the news. Again this year, all DePaul faculty are invited to join the guide or make sure their profile is up-to-date​.
  • Commencement update: Apply to become a student speaker and more news

    Commencement update: Apply to become a student speaker and more news

    ​Class of 2019 graduating students with an inspiring message to share are encouraged to apply by April 12 to become a student speaker at commencement. ​
  • Two Days Only: Discounted Tickets Available to TEDxDePaulUniversity

    Two Days Only: Discounted Tickets Available to TEDxDePaulUniversity

    ​The speaker schedule, raffle prizes, giveaways and surprise audience engagement opportunities have been set. Buy your ticket to TEDxDePaulUniversity now so you don’t miss this year’s event.​
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    It's Celebration City in the South Loop

    DePaul Women's Basketball won its fourth BIG EAST Tournament title on Tuesday, March 12, at Wintrust Arena. ​The team will make its 17th consecutive NCAA postseason appearance. Tune in on Monday for the NCAA women's basketball selection to find out who the Blue Demons will face in the NCAA Tournament First Round. Read on to get the full game recap.
  • Admissions scandal in higher education

    Admissions scandal in higher education

    ​You likely have read coverage of the unfolding investigation of college admissions fraud and may be concerned about whether it touches DePaul, as one of those who have been indicted has made donations to the university.​ Read DePaul's statement regarding the admissions scandal in higher education.
  • DePaul Part-time MBA Moves Into Top 50 in U.S. News Rankings

    DePaul Part-time MBA Moves Into Top 50 in U.S. News Rankings

    ​DePaul University’s part-time MBA program placed among the 50 best programs in the country in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Graduate Schools survey, achieving the program’s highest ranking in seven years.​ DePaul’s MBA in Accountancy also received its first-ever U.S. News ranking ​​
  • DePaul’s Board of Trustees Approves Budget for 2019-20

    DePaul’s Board of Trustees Approves Budget for 2019-20

    ​DePaul’s Board of Trustees approved a $583 million budget for fiscal year 2019-20 that helps DePaul further its Catholic, Vincentian mission and secure an academically vibrant and financially sustainable future for the university.​
  • Institute of Global Homelessness and partners celebrate United Nations success

    Institute of Global Homelessness and partners celebrate United Nations success

    ​​Homelessness is coming to the forefront at the United Nations, thanks in large part to work by DePaul’s Institute of Global Homelessness and its partners​.
  • Business college launches undergraduate digital marketing track

    Business college launches undergraduate digital marketing track

    ​Digital marketing talent is in high demand by organizations nationally. In fact, it is the most recruited role by marketing leaders, according to the McKinley Marketing Partners 2019 Hiring Trends Study. To ensure that DePaul students are well-prepared for these opportunities, the Driehaus College of Business has launched a digital marketing concentration in its undergraduate marketing major. ​
  • Study abroad trip to Peru affirms environmental degradation challenges in the Amazon

    Study abroad trip to Peru affirms environmental degradation challenges in the Amazon

    ​Mining in the Amazon rainforest can leave a lasting negative impact on water supply, plants and animals, while affecting local communities and indigenous populations, according to the World Wildlife Foundation. However, as DePaul students and faculty learned on a trip in December to Peru, the reasons for the mining and potential solutions aren’t so clear cut.​ A student poster presentation, titled “Mining, Forests and Community in Peru,” is set for Friday, March 8.
  • DePaul library celebrates Open Education Week, March 4-8

    DePaul library celebrates Open Education Week, March 4-8

    ​To celebrate Open Education Week this year, March 4-8, the DePaul Library will host screenings of the documentary “Paywall: The Business of Scholarship” at both the Lincoln Park and Loop campuses. “Paywall” investigates the impact of restrictions imposed by the publishing industry on access, or lack thereof, to research. All mem​bers of the DePaul community are welcome to attend.
  • Women in Entrepreneurship Institute integrates academic learning, research with incubation, funding

    Women in Entrepreneurship Institute integrates academic learning, research with incubation, funding

    ​Despite owning 38 percent of businesses in the U.S., women entrepreneurs received just 2 percent of venture capital funding in 2017, according to a report by Pitchbook, a venture capital, private equity and mergers and acquisitions database.
  • Graduating Students: It’s Time to Make Plans for Commencement

    Graduating Students: It’s Time to Make Plans for Commencement

    ​Graduating students who are eligible to participate in commencement can now indicate plans to attend their college’s ceremony and purchase regalia. ​
  • Harrison Irwin Steans, banker and philanthropist, dies at 83

    Harrison Irwin Steans, banker and philanthropist, dies at 83

    Harrison I. Steans,​ entrepreneurial banker, life-trustee and long-time friend to DePaul University, died Feb. 26. A memorial service will be held in the Martin Theater at Ravinia on March 9.
  • Don Opitz Reappointed Interim Dean of SNL

    Don Opitz Reappointed Interim Dean of SNL

    ​With University President A. Gabriel Esteban’s approval, Acting Provost Salma Ghanem has reappointed Don Opitz as interim dean of the School for New Learning, to become the School of Continuing and Professional Studies in July 2019, through the 2019-20 academic year. 
  • New business law clinic aims to assist DePaul entrepreneurs

    New business law clinic aims to assist DePaul entrepreneurs

    ​If you have a business idea, but aren’t sure of the steps needed to start a company, DePaul College of Law’s newest in-house legal clinic - the business law clinic - is ready to help. Founded in 2018 to provide law students with an opportunity to practice their craft while still in school, the business law clinic offers counsel at an affordable rate to the DePaul community’s budding entrepreneurs.​
  • Inaugural Presidential Fellows named

    Inaugural Presidential Fellows named

    ​When he created the new Presidential Fellows program last fall, DePaul President A. Gabriel Esteban sought to move the university closer to its vision as a place where all faculty, staff and students are affirmed, feel included and have equal access to opportunities to achieve their goals.​ The appointment of Christina Rivers, associate professor of political science, and Alyssa Westring, associate professor of management and entrepreneurship, as the inaugural Presidential Fellows will help bring that vision to life. 
  • From the President: Office of University Events to be reorganized

    From the President: Office of University Events to be reorganized

    ​The Rev. Ed Udovic, C.M., recently announced he will step down from his roles as university secretary and vice president for Mission & Ministry at the end of this academic year. As a result of the review of key processes in the Office of the Secretary, prompted by Fr. Udovic’s plan to retire, responsibility for all aspects of Commencement and Convocation will be consolidated within Academic Affairs, an appropriate home for the university’s preeminent academic events. Responsibility for the variety of other university-wide events managed by the Office of University Events will be consolidated within the Office of Public Relations and Communications.  ​
  • They Didn’t Know We Were Seeds: Voices of Protest/Voces de Protesta at the DePaul library

    They Didn’t Know We Were Seeds: Voices of Protest/Voces de Protesta at the DePaul library

    ​This year, social justice organizing and art will be coming together at DePaul University Special Collections and Archives. Beginning in February, the library will feature a rotating display of protest art by different organizations as part of its newest exhibit, “Voices of Protest/Voces de Protesta.” The exhibit will be on display in the John T. Richardson Library, room 314, throughout 2019​.
  • Tips on negotiating job offers and raises from a professor who wrote a book about it

    Tips on negotiating job offers and raises from a professor who wrote a book about it

    ​Whether you are a recent graduate about to enter the job market or an alumnus looking for a raise or new employment opportunities, one of the most important skills you need to master is negotiation. We asked Driehaus College of Business associate professor of management Charles E. Naquin, an organizational behaviorist and co-author of “The Essentials of Job Negotiations: Proven Strategies for Getting What You Want,” for advice that will tip the job negotiation scale in your favor.​
  • Bridging the hiring gap for refugees

    Bridging the hiring gap for refugees

    ​Imagine a biologist driving a cab for a living, or a civil engineer wiping down tables at a fast food restaurant to make ends meet. These are some of the real life stories College of Computing and Digital Media PhD students Badar Al Lawati and Redar Ismail have come across in Chicago’s refugee community. With hopes of remedying these situations, Al Lawati and Ismail created BridgeLink, a refugee-hiring platform. Following a win at last year’s Campus 1871 competition, the two applied for and received  a $100,000 credit grant via the Google Cloud Platform for Startups program.
  •  Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence Awards 2019

    Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence Awards 2019

    ​This April, ​Dean Baquet, executive editor of The New York Times, and WGN-TV news anchor Lourdes Duarte will receive awards from DePaul University’s Center for Journalism Integrity & Excellence. DePaul will honor Baquet with the Distinguished Journalist Award and Duarte with the Distinguished Alumna Award for work that embodies the highest principles of journalism, including truth, accuracy, fairness and context. ​
  • DePaul launches Student Success Coaching program

    DePaul launches Student Success Coaching program

    On Jan. 2, upper-level undergraduate and graduate students gathered in Arts and Letters Hall to begin a three and a half day training for their new jobs as student success coaches. Soon, these 21 students would become partners in goal setting, accountability and success for their share of the 2,400 first-year students invited to take part in the new Student Success Coaching program launched by New Student and Family Engagement.​
  • Update on opioid overdose prevention and response program

    Update on opioid overdose prevention and response program

    ​In the spring of 2018, the university’s Student Care Team, began to consider establishing an opioid overdose reversal program at DePaul University. SCT members were concerned about DePaul community members in the context of the national opioid overdose public health crisis. Concurrent to the SCT’s efforts, the student organization, Students for Sensible Drug Policy, began to advocate for opioid-antagonist drugs on campus, and approached the Student Government Association in early fall 2018. It was then that the seeds of the recently launched Opioid Overdose Prevention and Response Program at DePaul began to take root.​
  • Father Udovic to retire, end of the academic year

    Father Udovic to retire, end of the academic year

    ​The Reverend Edward R. Udovic, C.M., Ph.D., first joined the DePaul University community as an undergraduate student in 1972. He graduated in 1976 and returned nearly 20 years later to serve as senior executive for university mission. Fr. Udovic announced this morning, Jan. 24, he will retire at the end of the 2018-19 academic year.​
  • TEDx unveils 2019 speakers and tickets go on sale

    TEDx unveils 2019 speakers and tickets go on sale

    ​Tickets are now on sale for TEDxDePaulUniversity’s return on April 12 with nine speakers, interactive engagement opportunities and a new location—the School of Music’s Holtschneider Performance Center.​​
  • Faculty and staff: Mark your calendar for Day with Vincent 2019

    Faculty and staff: Mark your calendar for Day with Vincent 2019

    ​On Friday, Feb. 22, DePaul faculty and staff will put the Vincentian mission of charity and service into action at a Chicago community partner site in need during the 2019 Day with Vincent. All faculty and staff are invited to ​participate. ​
  • Service immersion trips provide opportunities to be Vincentians in action

    Service immersion trips provide opportunities to be Vincentians in action

    ​On Jan. 12, a group of College of Law students, joined by two staff, returned from a winter service immersion trip to New Orleans. Originated in the wake of the hurricanes and flooding in New Orleans in 2005, the annual service trip to Louisiana is one of multiple service immersion trips that occur each year at DePaul. Applications for undergraduate spring break 2019 service immersion opportunities are due Friday, Jan. 18. 
  • Public Safety winter emergency information reminder

    Public Safety winter emergency information reminder

    ​As we begin the winter quarter, DePaul Public Safety would like to remind faculty, staff and students of important emergency procedures and information.
  • Weaving, sports and LGBTQ identity in winter shows at DePaul Art Museum

    Weaving, sports and LGBTQ identity in winter shows at DePaul Art Museum

    Chicago-based artists Karolina Gnatowski and Betsy Odom, who create works of art using techniques of weaving, leather tooling, woodcarving and airbrushing, will be featured in solo exhibitions this winter at DePaul Art Museum.
  • Laura Kina curates exhibition of Michiko Itatani’s cosmic paintings

    Laura Kina curates exhibition of Michiko Itatani’s cosmic paintings

    ​Laura Kina, an artist and Vincent de Paul professor of Art, Media and Design at DePaul, was a student in painter and Japanese immigrant Michiko Itatani’s painting class at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Kina’s project, “Michiko Itatani: Painting the Cosmic Novel,” is one of the inaugural exhibitions of the Virtual Asian American Art Museum, launched this fall to offer “curated materials from U.S. and international repositories to visualize, analyze, and contextualize Asian American art history.” ​
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    Newsline's best of 2018

    As we settle in to 2019 and a new quarter on campus, we're taking a quick look back at our most noteworthy and popular content from 2018. From news about TEDxDePaulUniversity to Fulbright winners to the launch of Grounded in Mission, here, in chronological order, are 18 of DePaul's most significant and well-read stories.
  • University community invited to 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast

    University community invited to 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast

    ​On Tuesday, Jan. 22, DePaul will host its 22nd annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast. All members of DePaul are welcome to attend.
  • Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic receives $250K MacArthur Foundation Grant

    Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic receives $250K MacArthur Foundation Grant

    ​The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced a $250,000 grant to the DePaul University College of Law’s Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic. 
  • View from the top

    View from the top

    ​In this feature originally published by DePaul Magazine, six former Student Government Association presidents from the 1950s to the present reflect on their experiences representing DePaul students on campus.
  • The road to DePaul

    The road to DePaul

    ​DePaul’s president, A​. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., and his wife, Josephine, mark their first year at the university. Read on to learn about the road that led them to DePaul University.
  • Best practice

    Best practice

    ​In fall 2016, DePaul’s College of Law launched the Third Year in Practice Program, a progressive approach to experiential learning that further prepares students for their first year practicing law. The following spring, the inaugural cohort of 11 students all graduated, passed the bar exam and have found employment—largely because they were ready to jump right into their careers.
  • Office of Global Engagement expands programs, international activities

    Office of Global Engagement expands programs, international activities

    Are you a faculty member who wants to get more involved in global engagement at DePaul? Did you know the English Language Academy now offers a Pronunciation Training for Success program? Curious about the latest international student recruitment numbers? Get the latest from the Office of Global Engagement, including updates from various divisions around DePaul about their internationalization efforts, in its fall 2018 newsletter.​
  • Vincentian Endowment Fund awards grants to 19 projects

    Vincentian Endowment Fund awards grants to 19 projects

    ​What do an urban garden in Lincoln Park and a historical research project about Vincentian missionaries in the early modern era in Europe have in common? Each was a project selected to receive a Vincentian Endowment Fund grant because it serves in some capacity as a concrete manifestation of DePaul’s mission in action. Read on​ to learn more about this year's 19 award winners.
  • 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