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  • 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.” ​
  • Newsline

    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

    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