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On Friday, Oct. 18, the inaugural Chicago Research Summit will kick off at North Park University. The conference includes a number of faculty and staff from DePaul's Chicago Quarter Program. They will present on Chicago as a classroom tool and research topic.
DePaul and City Colleges of Chicago established the DePaul Harold Washington Academy, a first-of-its-kind partnership to provide Chicago Public School students with an affordable pathway to a bachelor’s degree. The academy will be held on DePaul’s Loop Campus with classes taught by Harold Washington College faculty. It will serve approximately 100 Chicago Star Scholars in its first year.
DePaul University is strengthening its commitment to young people in Illinois with two new scholarship programs that will ease financial burdens in affording a high-quality college education for any Chicago Public Schools graduate or graduate of one of Illinois’ Catholic high schools who has a high school grade point average of 3.7 or higher and is admitted to DePaul as a full-time freshman.
Wintrust Arena at Chicago's McCormick Square is sporting what likely is the largest rooftop image of the Chicago flag anywhere in the world. Measuring 196 feet by 236 feet, installation of the flag image on the event center's roof was completed in late November.
A multi-year public art project to memorialize key figures in DePaul's history now includes four new murals on the pillars under the Chicago Transit Authority's Fullerton 'L' station.
DePaul University is the first higher education member at two-year-old 2112, an incubator which aims to help startups related to the creative arts and technology.
In a continued effort to connect with the Chicago community, DePaul has collaborated with the Fraternal Order of Police to offer programs for law enforcement professionals to earn their bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree. Read on to learn how the program benefits Chicago police officers.
DePaul's Corporate Employer Outreach program has continued to grow both in size and scope of degree programs, reaching Fortune 500 and 1000 businesses from across the city. While most student cohorts in the program pursue business degrees, some of the new companies to join are completing other degree tracks in science and health.