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Faculty win Gold Telly Award for recruitment videos

Faculty win Gold Telly Award for recruitment videos

​Three DePaul faculty members won a 2020 Gold Telly Award for a series of short recruitment films featuring undergraduate students in the College of Communication. ​

Researchers: Restructure U.S. health care in the wake of pandemic

Researchers: Restructure U.S. health care in the wake of pandemic

​​Sociology professor Fernando De Maio has co-authored a new article on health equity and the COVID-19 pandemic, published this month in the Journal of the American Medical Association​.​

Reinvent yourself with SCPS' free online course

Reinvent yourself with SCPS' free online course

​Are you looking to develop your professional standing to start a career, change jobs or advance in the workplace? Take part in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies' free, three-week online summer course, "Reinve​nting Yourself."

NIH highlights DePaul Professor’s violence prevention research

NIH highlights DePaul Professor’s violence prevention research

​The National Institute of Mental Health highlighted DePaul psychology Professor W. LaVome Robinson’s work in its spring newsletter. Along with colleague Professor Leonard Jason, Robinson was awarded a $6.6 million grant from the NIMH, part of the National Institutes of ​​​Health. It is the largest research grant in DePaul’s history.​​

Mission and Ministry book club to explore race and identity

Mission and Ministry book club to explore race and identity

​Beginning next Thursday, June 25, DePaul faculty and staff can join the Division of Mission and Ministry for a relaxed-pace summer book club, for which you are invited to read the novel, "Such a Fun Age," by Kiley Reid.

Division of Mission and Ministry to host 'Dialogue for Justice' series

Division of Mission and Ministry to host 'Dialogue for Justice' series

​The Division of Mission and Ministry invites the DePaul community gather and​ reflect on the ways we can do better to support our Black students, faculty and staff.​​

DePaul to host discussion of racism in the U.S., lessons learned and thoughts on the future

DePaul to host discussion of racism in the U.S., lessons learned and thoughts on the future

​On Wednesday, June 10, DePaul will host a virtual discussion of racism in the U.S. All are welcome to attend. Registration is required.

Sunday Night Live with Cardinal Blase Cupich

Sunday Night Live with Cardinal Blase Cupich

​On Sunday, June 7, Cardinal Blase Cupich will join DePaul Catholic Campus Ministry's “Sunday Night Live" to bless graduating Catholic Learning Community students. All are welcome to attend.​

Faculty earn Fulbright awards for 2020-21

Faculty earn Fulbright awards for 2020-21

​Earlier this quarter, two DePaul faculty members earned Fulbright awards for excellence in academic research. Alexei Sivertsev, from the... read more

DePaul to host graduation celebrations for identity-specific cultural groups

DePaul to host graduation celebrations for identity-specific cultural groups

​In the coming weeks, DePaul will host a number of virtual graduation celebrations for the university's identity-specific cultural groups. All students, their families and allies are welcome to RSVP and attend.​

Faculty and staff: Share your congrats with the class of 2020

Faculty and staff: Share your congrats with the class of 2020

As we come to the close of this remote spring quarter, Newsline would like to continue honoring this year's graduating class. Faculty and staff are invited to share a short note or take a selfie holding a congratulatory sign for the class of 2020.​

Register for an interactive concert with flutist and alumnus James Brinkmann

Register for an interactive concert with flutist and alumnus James Brinkmann

​Break free of the routine on Thursday, May 28, and join flutist, DePaul School of Music alumnus and 2018 TEDxDePaulUniversity speaker James Brinkmann for an interactive concert. At 12:30 p.m., Brinkmann will perform three solo pieces, and participants will be led through a creative exercise to depict their experience with his music through words or drawings.​

Take a creative break with flutist and DePaul alum James Brinkmann

Take a creative break with flutist and DePaul alum James Brinkmann

​Join flutist, DePaul School of Music alum and former TEDxDePaulUniversity speaker James Brinkmann on Thursday, May 28 for an interactive concert.

Attend the 2020 Interfaith Baccalaureate Service

Attend the 2020 Interfaith Baccalaureate Service

​At a time when many are feeling isolated, in need of spiritual support and could benefit from a faith-based celebration, the university invites students, faculty, staff, family and friends to attend the Interfaith Baccalarueate Service on Friday, June 12.

Faculty and staff: Attend DePaul leadership COVID-19 virtual town hall

Faculty and staff: Attend DePaul leadership COVID-19 virtual town hall

​DePaul President A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., invites faculty and staff to attend a Leadership COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall.​

Ester Trujillo earns 2020 Career Enhancement Fellowship

Ester Trujillo earns 2020 Career Enhancement Fellowship

​Earlier this quarter, the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation named Ester Trujillo as a 2020 Career Enhancement Fellow. Trujillo is an assistant professor of Latin American and Latino Studies at DePaul.​

Community invited to interfaith scholars prayer

Community invited to interfaith scholars prayer

As a Vincentian community, DePaul University is committed to caring for the most vulnerable in our society and throughout the... read more

DPAM Director curates 'Chicago Tribute' section of virtual Frieze New York art fair

DPAM Director curates 'Chicago Tribute' section of virtual Frieze New York art fair

​Chicago women artists are celebrated in this year’s Frieze New York international art fair, an annual event usually held on Randall Island in New York City. DePaul Art Museum’s Julie Rodrigues Widholm curated the Chicago Tribune section to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of women’s right to vote. The fair has moved online, and a virtual viewing room open May 8-15. 

Water Quality Assurance Recommendations

Water Quality Assurance Recommendations

​Planning an unavoidable visit to an office that has been shut down for several weeks? Please review this notice from Facility Operations on water quality assurance.​

DePaul honored as a top school for service

DePaul honored as a top school for service

​Catholic Volunteer Network named DePaul on its list of “Top Schools for Service." DePaul is one of 14 schools honored in the Midwest region.​

Give through DePaul this Giving Tuesday Now

Give through DePaul this Giving Tuesday Now

​Giving Tuesday Now is a global day of giving and unity now used as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. The campus community is invited to support one of DePaul's four COVID-19 crowdfunding campaigns, which can be found on our crowdfunding site, InspireDePaul.​

Summer orientation 2020 to take place remotely

Summer orientation 2020 to take place remotely

​In light of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and DePaul's efforts to keep the community safe during this time, the university has moved summer new student orientation - Premiere and Transition DePaul - programs online, as an entirely virtual experience. ​

Louise's Sewing Club needs you

Louise's Sewing Club needs you

​Louise's Sewing Club is a group of DePaul students, staff, and faculty who have access to sewing machines and want to assist with creating PPE supplies for Chicago area health care workers.​

Submissions being accepted for Staff Quality Service, Spirit of DePaul Awards

Submissions being accepted for Staff Quality Service, Spirit of DePaul Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for the Staff Quality Service and the Spirit of DePaul Awards. All faculty, staff and students are welcome to submit nominations for each award. Staff Quality Service Award nominations are due by May 1. Spirit of DePaul Award nominations are due by May 8.​

Office of Research Services to host virtual spring trainings

Office of Research Services to host virtual spring trainings

​The Office of Research Services will host a number of trainings this spring. All DePaul faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend. RSVPs are required.​

DePaul Humanities Center creates video library

DePaul Humanities Center creates video library

As the university community settles in to a spring quarter like we've never experienced before, the DePaul Humanities Center has created a video library of its past events, available on the center's Youtube channel. The videos, which consist of more than 100 hours of recording, can be used by faculty as a resource for remote instruction, or simply enjoyed by audiences.​

Real estate students take first place in Eisenberg Foundation competition

Real estate students take first place in Eisenberg Foundation competition

Earlier this quarter, a group of undergraduate students from the Driehaus College of Business took first place at this year's virtual Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation Real Estate Challenge. ​

DePaul community raises funds for Blue Demons affected by COVID-19

DePaul community raises funds for Blue Demons affected by COVID-19

​​Since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak, the DePaul community has raised more than $100,000 for students, faculty and staff affected by the pandemic. ​

Dean Guillermo Vásquez de Velasco on experiential and project-based learning

Dean Guillermo Vásquez de Velasco on experiential and project-based learning

​​​Earlier this quarter, Guillermo Vásquez de Velasco, dean for the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, conducted ​a webinar about the ways schools are building unique, high-impact, scalable - and now mostly virtual - industry-integrated experiential learning programs.

Kelly Chu earns Billy I. Ross Advertising Education Award

Kelly Chu earns Billy I. Ross Advertising Education Award

​Last month, the American Academy of Advertising awards honored DePaul's Kelly Chu with the Billy I. Ross Advertising Education Award. An associate professor of public relations and advertising, the organization recognized Chu for her innovative work in advertising education.

Celebrate Earth Day with Mission and Ministry

Celebrate Earth Day with Mission and Ministry

​Over the next week, we invite members of the DePaul community to join in Earth Week activities that call attention to our common home and our place within it. Additionally, the Archdiocese of Chicago will host a virtual prayer service on April 22, and all members of the university community are welcome to participate.

Register for Vincentian Service Day 2020

Register for Vincentian Service Day 2020

Given the current reality, this year's Vincentian Service Day, set for May 2, will look different, but continue in this same spirit. All members of the DePaul community are invited to participate remotely, following the guidelines of social distancing.

COVID-19 and affordability challenges: Support students with open educational resources and library resources

COVID-19 and affordability challenges: Support students with open educational resources and library resources

Consider alternative course materials as you move through spring quarter, and as you plan for your summer and fall courses. Supplementing or replacing required course materials with open educational resources and library licensed resources is an effective way to help defray expenses for students and support them in their learning.  

What to watch this weekend: CDM alumni

What to watch this weekend: CDM alumni

​Looking to unwind over the long weekend ahead? Check out this list of streaming TV shows and films alum from DePaul's College of Computing and Digital Media have helped direct, produce and write.​

Share your “Stay Home” selfies on Instagram

Share your “Stay Home” selfies on Instagram

​Share what you've been up to on Instagram Stories - using the new DePaul “Stay Home" sticker on your photos/videos. You can find the sticker by searching “DePaul" in the Instagram GIF sticker library. ​

Arbor Day Foundation honors DePaul with Tree Campus USA recognition

Arbor Day Foundation honors DePaul with Tree Campus USA recognition

For the second year in a row, DePaul is being honored with a Tree Campus USA recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management.

University to host events for Holy Week

University to host events for Holy Week

Throughout the world, Holy Week begins for Christians who prepare to ponder the suffering and death of Jesus Christ and readying themselves for the joy of his resurrection Easter Sunday. The entire DePaul campus community is welcome to attend virtual events this Holy Week.​

The Theatre School launches Community Drama Division

The Theatre School launches Community Drama Division

​This April, The Theatre School will launch the Community Drama Division. During these times of social distancing and separation due to COVID-19, the CDD has developed online classes for children ages four to 14. Classes are set to begin April 6.

DePaul extends college decision deadline for high school seniors to June 1

DePaul extends college decision deadline for high school seniors to June 1

​Traditionally, May 1 is the deadline for high school seniors who have received an offer of admission from DePaul to make a decision on whether to enroll. This year, DePaul is extending the deadline to June 1.

Solidarity with Seniors: A service project for faculty and staff

Solidarity with Seniors: A service project for faculty and staff

​"Solidarity with Seniors" is a service project that invites faculty and staff to send a card or letter to a senior citizen in need of companionship. All faculty and staff are welcome to participate.

Faculty and staff: Nourishing your spirit during challenging times

Faculty and staff: Nourishing your spirit during challenging times

​Creating time and space for your spiritual care may be more important than ever. For this reason, all interested faculty and staff are invited to participate in an online retreat, Nourishing Your Spirit During Challengi​ng Times. Reg​istration is due by April 3.

Vincentian Assistance Fund helps students, faculty, staff in need

Vincentian Assistance Fund helps students, faculty, staff in need

​In the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul and St. Louise de Marillac, the Congregation of the Mission established the Vincentian Assistance Fund to provide short-term, emergency financial support to DePaul students, faculty and staff facing hardships due to the COVID-19 outbreak.​

When trolls attack: Avoid a Zoombomb

When trolls attack: Avoid a Zoombomb

​Members of the DePaul community can take steps to prevent their online gatherings from these intrusions. Zoom offers tips for stopping trolls from crashing your virtual events.​​

Don't miss upcoming virtual events

Don't miss upcoming virtual events

​​​In the coming weeks the University Marketing and Communications Events team will host a number of virtual events open to the campus community. ​

What to watch this weekend: DePaul alumni

What to watch this weekend: DePaul alumni

​​​​ Special thanks to Liv Shine, a BFA 4 actor and compiler of The Theatre School's "Things to Do This... read more

Laila Farah to help design National Pulse Memorial and museum

Laila Farah to help design National Pulse Memorial and museum

​Laila Farah, an associate professor in Women’s and Gender Studies, is part of a group selected to design a memorial and museum meant to honor and preserve the legacy of 49 killed and all those affected by the June 12, 2016, shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida.​

Barnes & Noble closes DePaul retail locations; online orders accepted with free shipping

Barnes & Noble closes DePaul retail locations; online orders accepted with free shipping

​On Friday, March 20, Barnes & Noble will close its retail locations in Lincoln Park at 4 p.m. and in the Loop at 6 p.m. until further notice.​

DePaul earns 'First-Gen Forward' designation

DePaul earns 'First-Gen Forward' designation

​This month, NASPA's Center for First-Generation Student Success recognized DePaul as a First-gen Forward Institution for its commitment to first-generation students. With this designation​, the university joins the organization’s 2020-21 cohort.​

Margaret Storey named Illinois Mother of the Year

Margaret Storey named Illinois Mother of the Year

​For Margaret Storey, epilepsy awareness advocacy isn’t just a passing interest, it’s a life mission to honor her daughter Josie’s daily battle with Aicardi syndrome, a complex and rare seizure condition that affects almost exclusively girls.​

Pay guidelines for faculty, staff and students

Pay guidelines for faculty, staff and students

​Given the CDC guidelines and the State of Illinois announcement that have encouraged organizations to increase social distancing and decrease location density, the university will implement remote work options to the extent possible while continuing to ensure the continuity of operations and minimal disruption in the livelihoods of faculty, staff and student workers. ​

DePaul dining operations COVID-19 measures

DePaul dining operations COVID-19 measures

​The temporary closure of restaurants in Illinois will not affect the availability of dining services for students at DePaul. Chartwells is taking steps in response to federal, state and local governance and to ensure the health and safety of the entire DePaul campus community.

Webcam accessibility for faculty and staff

Webcam accessibility for faculty and staff

​​ The Office of the Executive Vice President will assist faculty and staff who are working remotely and in need of video... read more

Library and Ray Meyer Fitness Center closures, updated Lincoln Park Student Center hours

Library and Ray Meyer Fitness Center closures, updated Lincoln Park Student Center hours

​Effective immediately, Public Safety is discontinuing safety escorts and transports to Illinois Masonic Hospital. Please call 911 if you have an emergency. The Richardson and Loop Libraries, all university computer labs,  and the Ray Meyer Fitness Center will be closed until further notice. All operations and programs will be suspended, including drop-in recreation, programs, classes and group fitness. Effective Wednesday, March 18, and through spring break, Lincoln Park Student Center access will be limited to DePaul students, faculty and staff. ​

GLE earns NAFSA’s Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award

GLE earns NAFSA’s Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award

​​DePaul is being honored with a NAFSA 2020 Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award for its Global Learning Experience program.​

Facilities and services available during finals week

Facilities and services available during finals week

​As students begin finals week, be assured that these campus facilities and services remain available.​

How DePaul employees can prepare to work remotely

How DePaul employees can prepare to work remotely

​As the university continues to monitor the evolving COVID-19 situation, Information Services developed an Instructions for Remote Work site with detailed guidance for employees. ​

Payroll Services encourages direct deposit in light of COVID-19

Payroll Services encourages direct deposit in light of COVID-19

​As the university continues to make contingency plans in the event of a disruption to business operations due to concerns regarding COVID-19, the university's Payroll Services strongly encourages employees who receive their paychecks through the mail to elect to receive their pay via direct deposit. 

Radio DePaul named best college station in the nation

Radio DePaul named best college station in the nation

​Earlier this month, Radio DePaul, the university's student-run radio station, won several awards at the 2020 Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Media Awards.​

Information about upcoming Microsoft Windows update

Information about upcoming Microsoft Windows update

Microsoft requires DePaul's Windows-based computers receive regular updates. Users can schedule the update for a time when they do not need their computer or Windows will automatically update, possibly at an inconvenient time for users. ​All updates will be complete by March 24.

Chicago COVID-19 patient has Cinespace Connection

Chicago COVID-19 patient has Cinespace Connection

​On March 9, it was reported that a patient with a confirmed case of COVID-19 had been working on the TV show “Next" at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios. Out of an abundance of caution, DePaul canceled classes at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios on Tuesday, March 10 and Wednesday, March 11. DePaul's facilities at Cinespace are not near the stage where the “Next" television show had been filming. Students who use DePaul's facilities do not share public spaces, such as restrooms, with other sound stages.​​

DePaul offers mental health first aid training

DePaul offers mental health first aid training

​​​Later this month, the university will host Mental Health First Aid, an eight-hour course teaching participants how to help someone with mental health problems or is experiencing emotional distress. All faculty, staff and students are welcome to take the course, and registration is required. Upon completion of the program, participants will receive a three-year MHFA certification.​

Early voting, political campaign activities reminder

Early voting, political campaign activities reminder

​Illinois residents, including many DePaul students, faculty and staff who are registered voters, have several options when it comes to voting in the March 17 Illinois primary election. ​

University sanitation efforts in response to COVID-19

University sanitation efforts in response to COVID-19

​Sanitation efforts play a role in minimizing the spread of infectious disease. DePaul's Facility Operations staff is doing its part by following the Chicago Department of Public Health's guidelines in response to the concerns for COVID-19.​

Princeton Review ranks DePaul's Game Design programs among top in nation

Princeton Review ranks DePaul's Game Design programs among top in nation

​This month the Princeton Review named DePaul’s College of Computing and Digital Media to its lists of "Top 50 Undergraduate Schools to Study Game Design for 2020​" and "Top 25 Grad​uate Schools to Study Game Design for 2020​."​

Alumnus commemorates St. Vincent de Paul with artwork

Alumnus commemorates St. Vincent de Paul with artwork

​If you walk through the third-floor hallway of the Lincoln Park Student Center, you may notice an artwork commemorating St. Vincent de Paul. Inspired by the mural above the Cacciatore Stadium, the bronze statue near the Lincoln Park Student Center and the Chicago skyline, alumnus Cole Andersen presented his piece to the university community in January. 

DePaul to host Illinois Latino Law forum

DePaul to host Illinois Latino Law forum

​On Saturday, March 7, DePaul’s College of Law will host the 17th annual Illinois Latino Law Forum. All high school and college students are welcome to attend. Registration is required. ​

Melissa Koenig earns silver in Winter World Masters Games

Melissa Koenig earns silver in Winter World Masters Games

​ Melissa Koenig, director of instructional technology in DePaul's Center for Teaching and Learning, won four silver medals in speed skating at the Winter World Masters Games in Austria last month. ​

Fr. Hans Zollner, S.J., to speak at DePaul

Fr. Hans Zollner, S.J., to speak at DePaul

​​As part of the Archdiocese of Chicago's series, “The Present Status of Safeguarding in the Church," DePaul will host an event on Monday, March 2. All members of the university and broader Chicago community are welcome to attend. RSVPs are required.​

IS launches new service portal

IS launches new service portal

On Feb. 20, Information Services launched ServiceNow. The new cloud-based service portal replaced the TSC request system. 

Humanities Center welcomes new fellows

Humanities Center welcomes new fellows

​Earlier this quarter, the DePaul Humanities center welcomed three 2020-22 faculty fellows.​

DePaul recognized as model for community engagement

DePaul recognized as model for community engagement

​DePaul President A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., participated in a panel discussion on building university-community partnerships at the annual meeting of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 3. His presentation focused on DePaul’s Steans Center for Community-Based Service Learning and its impact on the community as well as students. ​

Megan Alderden  named to governor's task force

Megan Alderden named to governor's task force

​​​In January, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker appointed DePaul's Megan Alderden to serve on the Governor's Task Force on Forensic Science.​

IS to launch new service portal

IS to launch new service portal

​Later this month, Information Services will launch a new user-friendly service portal. The portal will replace the current TSC request system. ​

C2E2 to feature DePaul panels on careers in esports, building a gaming computer

C2E2 to feature DePaul panels on careers in esports, building a gaming computer

This year​’s Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo — C2E2 — will feature a pair of DePaul panels that focus on careers in esports and how to build a gaming computer. Additionally, DePaul will co-sponsor C2E2’s Gaming Zone during the three-day expo set for Feb. 28-March 1 at McCormick Place.

Student Micro-budget Feature Film 'Sun King' to Premiere at Beloit International Film Festival

Student Micro-budget Feature Film 'Sun King' to Premiere at Beloit International Film Festival

“Sun King,” the first film produced by the new School of Cinematic Arts Indie Studio, will premiere at the Beloit International Film Festival later this month.

DePaul makes list of top animation, game design schools

DePaul makes list of top animation, game design schools

Animation​ Career Review included DePaul University on its list of top animation schools and game design programs in the country.

Staff: Consider becoming a Chicago Quarter Staff Professional

Staff: Consider becoming a Chicago Quarter Staff Professional

New Student and Family Engagement is now recruiting Chicago Quarter staff professionals for fall 2020.​

Faculty and staff: Attend Leadership Town Hall

Faculty and staff: Attend Leadership Town Hall

DePaul Pr​esident A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., invites faculty and staff to attend a Leadership Town Hall on Feb. 18.

Faculty and staff: RSVP for winter Lunch with Vincent programs

Faculty and staff: RSVP for winter Lunch with Vincent programs

Carol Marin, director of DePaul's Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence; and Erin Berkowitz, director of academic advising for the College of Science and Health, and president of Staff Council, will serve keynote speakers for this winter's Lunch with Vincent programs.​

French literary magazine accepting submissions

French literary magazine accepting submissions

Mille-Feu​ille, DePaul’s French literary magazine, is accepting submissions for its upcoming edition. All faculty, staff and students are welcome to submit poetry, short fiction and essays in French by Saturday, Feb. 1.

Don't miss basketball this Blue Demon Week

Don't miss basketball this Blue Demon Week

​What better way to celebrate Blue Demon Week than by supporting the men's and women's basketball teams while they compete in four major games this week?​

Faculty and staff: Winter monthly portrait appointments now available

Faculty and staff: Winter monthly portrait appointments now available

​​DePaul's University Marketing and Communications Visual Services team is making appointments available for faculty and staff studio headshots for the first quarter of 2020 in the Loop campus. ​

Blue Demon Challenge is Jan. 23

Blue Demon Challenge is Jan. 23

The Blue Demon Challenge is a day when alumni, parents, friends, students, faculty and staff come together to give back to DePaul, and this year, our challenge is bigger than ever.​ On Thursday, Jan. 23, your gift of any size can help us get one step closer to reaching our biggest goal ever – raising $1 million in a single day. ​

Faculty and staff: Free tickets to debut of The Theatre School's 'BROOKLYN BRIDGE'

Faculty and staff: Free tickets to debut of The Theatre School's 'BROOKLYN BRIDGE'

​Don't miss the opening performance of 'BROOKLYN BRIDGE' at DePaul's historic Merle Reskin Theatre. Faculty and staff can bring their families for free to the 2 p.m. performance this Saturday, Jan. 18.

Student athletes help save child from coyote attack

Student athletes help save child from coyote attack

​On Jan. 8, two runners on DePaul's track and field team helped save a small boy from a coyote attack in Lincoln Park. Sophomores Ryan Taylor and Dominic Bruce were completing a workout at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum when they heard screams and jumped into action.​

DePaul esports captures a pair of BIG EAST titles

DePaul esports captures a pair of BIG EAST titles

​After two seasons of close losses in the BIG EAST playoffs, the DePaul League of Legends and Rocket League esports squads came through victorious this past fall, with thrilling victories over their fellow BIG EAST foes in a pair of tournaments.​

Faculty and staff: Inaugural Innovation Day is Jan. 24

Faculty and staff: Inaugural Innovation Day is Jan. 24

​With more than 100 faculty and staff registered to attend, DePaul's inaugural Innovation Day is planned for Friday, Jan. 24.This event has reached capacity, but interested faculty and staff​ are welcome to join a wait list for the event.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast set for Jan. 21

Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast set for Jan. 21

​On Tuesday, Jan. 21, members of the DePaul community will gather for the 23rd annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast. All are welcome to attend the event.​

GLE training wins innovation award

GLE training wins innovation award

​In November, the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education recognized DePaul with its 2019 POD Innovation Award.​

DePaul to host information session for Health Disparities Faculty Research Program

DePaul to host information session for Health Disparities Faculty Research Program

​In partnership with the Sinai Urban Health Institute, DePaul has created the SUHI-DePaul Research Fellows program. Interested faculty can attend an information and networking session on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

2019 Barnes and Noble holiday appreciation days - part two

2019 Barnes and Noble holiday appreciation days - part two

​​Still working through your holiday gift list? Head to DePaul's Barnes and Noble bookstores from Dec. 8 - 14 for additional holiday appreciation days. Faculty and staff will receive a 30 percent discount on books, gifts and emblematic wear. Stop in next week to take advantage of the extra 10 percent discount.​​

SCPS student named 2019 Adult Learner of the Year

SCPS student named 2019 Adult Learner of the Year

​Earlier this fall, the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning named Caprice Morales as its 2019 Adult Learner of the Year. Morales is a student in DePaul’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies. ​

Undefeated men's basketball to play in doubleheader

Undefeated men's basketball to play in doubleheader

Off to its best start in more than a decade, the undefeated DePaul men's basketball team joins the nationally ranked women's team for a Blue Demon basketball doubleheader on Tuesday, Nov. 26 at Wintrust Arena. Celebrate the end of the fall quarter and enjoy the finest basketball in the region.  

How to support the World's Big Sleep Out in Chicago

How to support the World's Big Sleep Out in Chicago

​On Dec. 7, DePaul is hosting the World’s Big Sleep Out to fight global homelessness. Want to support the Big Sleep Out in Chicago, but can’t sleep outside that night? Free tickets are now available for the indoor program portion of the event from 7-9 p.m. in the Student Center in Lincoln Park. ​

Assessment Certificate Program available for faculty and staff

Assessment Certificate Program available for faculty and staff

​Assessment is an integral part of improving and strengthening student learning and experience in higher education. But where do you begin? How do you choose what to assess, and how do you collect, manage and analyze the associated data? Participation in the Assessment Certificate Program at DePaul can help.​

Faculty and Staff: Barnes & Noble holiday appreciation days this week

Faculty and Staff: Barnes & Noble holiday appreciation days this week

​Get a jump start on your holiday shopping this week at DePaul's Barnes & Noble bookstores during faculty and staff appreciation days, Nov. 18 - 23. Faculty and staff will receive a 30 percent discount on books, gifts and emblematic wear. ​

Irish ambassador to US to speak at DePaul

Irish ambassador to US to speak at DePaul

​Daniel Mulhall, the Irish ambassador to the U.S., will visit DePaul's campus Nov. 20 to participate in a lecture and Q&A session titled, “The Transatlantic Relationship: Ireland’s Evolving Role.”

Men's basketball earn fourth straight win

Men's basketball earn fourth straight win

​After taking down the University of Iowa earlier this week, the men's basketball team remains undefeated with a 4-0 record. Tickets are available for the Saturday, Nov. 16, game vs. Cornell. Faculty and staff can receive a 10 percent discount by purchasing tickets through the Athletics Ticket Office​.

Academic leaders celebrate first cohort enrolled in DePaul Harold Washington Academy

Academic leaders celebrate first cohort enrolled in DePaul Harold Washington Academy

Chicago's deputy mayor for education and human services joined academic leaders on Nov. 12 to hear from college students in the first cohort of the DePaul Harold Washington Academy. Students discussed their undergraduate experience, citing the cost of a college education as a potential barrier to a bachelor’s degree​.

English Language Academy offers pronunciation training for non-native speakers

English Language Academy offers pronunciation training for non-native speakers

​In 2017, DePaul's English Language Academy launched Pronunciation Training for Success to help students seeking to improve their fluency and pronunciation skills. The next course cycle begins Jan. 16. The course is open to all international faculty, staff and students.

State of the University 2019

State of the University 2019

​A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., president of DePaul University, presented the annual State of the University address to faculty and staff members, Thursday, Oct. 3, in the School of Music’s Holtschneider Performance Center. Faculty and staff can now watch a video of the address.

Elizabeth Aquino elected president of American Nurses Association in Illinois

Elizabeth Aquino elected president of American Nurses Association in Illinois

​Beginning this month, Elizabeth Aquino, an assistant professor of nursing and associate director of the master’s entry nursing program, will serve as the president of the American Nurses Association in Illinois.

Jose Padilla named to inaugural list of Notable General Counsels

Jose Padilla named to inaugural list of Notable General Counsels

​This fall, Crain's Chicago Business named DePaul'​s Jose Padilla on its inaugural list of Notable General Counsels. In addition to general counsel, Padilla also serves as vice president and secretary for the university.

Gathering of Remembrance set for Nov. 14

Gathering of Remembrance set for Nov. 14

​The Division of Mission and Ministry will host the 2019 DePaul Gathering of Remembrance, an interfaith memorial service in support of all DePaul community members who have lost loved ones over the past year, on Thursday, Nov. 14. All DePaul community members, their family and friends are welcome to attend.  

Notice of W:Drive network folder maintenance downtime

Notice of W:Drive network folder maintenance downtime

​From Nov. 7 - 14, Information Services will perform maintenance on the W drive group folders. During each maintenance, the folders that are being updated will be unavailable for an extended period of time - up to 30 minutes.​

Staff: Explore your purpose at development workshop

Staff: Explore your purpose at development workshop

​​On Nov. 21, the Division of Mission and Ministry will host “Explore Your Purpose,” a development workshop for staff members at DePaul. All staff are welcome to attend. RSVPs are due by Wednesday, Nov. 13.

U.S. News & World Report ranks DePaul as an ‘innovative school’

U.S. News & World Report ranks DePaul as an ‘innovative school’

​This fall, DePaul was ranked as one of the top 125 national universities and also one of the country’s “most innovative schools,” according to the 2020 Best Colleges rankings published by U.S. News & World Report.

Office of the Provost to host 'Campus Conversations: Academic Perspectives on Cannabis'

Office of the Provost to host 'Campus Conversations: Academic Perspectives on Cannabis'

​On Monday, Nov. 11, the Office of the Provost will host "Campus Conversations: Academic Perspectives on Cannabis." The event is free and open to all faculty, staff and students. A DePaul ID card is required for entry.

Art as a Vehicle for Social Justice: Sister Helen Prejean to visit DePaul

Art as a Vehicle for Social Justice: Sister Helen Prejean to visit DePaul

​On Frida​y, Nov. 1, DePaul will host Sister Helen Prejean and a number of performers from Lyric Opera's "Dead Man Walking." All members of the university community are welcome to attend.​

Cyber Security Awareness Month

Cyber Security Awareness Month

​As Cyber Security Awareness Month comes to a close, the Information Security team would like you to know about an array of resources available to help you be better protected. 

Discounted tickets for Lyric Opera's 'Dead Man Walking'

Discounted tickets for Lyric Opera's 'Dead Man Walking'

​The Lyric Opera has made available special ticket rates for the DePaul community to attend November performances of "Dead Man Walking," based on the book by Sister Helen Prejean.​

Information Services announces macOS Mojave support

Information Services announces macOS Mojave support

DePaul has certified Apple's newest upgrade to the operating system for Mac computers, macOS Catalina (10.15), as a supported version and users may begin upgrades to their computers at their convenience. 

Immigration rights activist to speak as part of President’s Lecture Series

Immigration rights activist to speak as part of President’s Lecture Series

On Thursday, Nov. 14, Jose Antonio Vargas will speak as part of the 2019-20 President’s Lecture Series. Vargas is a journalist and immigration rights activist. All are welcome to attend. ​

Gregory Moorehead to serve on committee for Illinois Board of Higher Education

Gregory Moorehead to serve on committee for Illinois Board of Higher Education

​Gregory Moorehead, DePaul's director for the Center for Students with Disabilities, will serve on the Disability Services Advisory Committee for the Illinois Board of Higher Education. Moorehead has 15 years of experience working in student disability service and will join other disability providers and experts from institutions around the stat​e.

From politics to climate change: Speakers discuss 'worldbuilding' design work at School of Design Talks

From politics to climate change: Speakers discuss 'worldbuilding' design work at School of Design Talks

​On Oct. 25, DePaul will launch the 2019 School of Design Talks series, featuring leading designers who have created innovative responses to the personal, local and global challenges of the 21st century. The series is free and members of the campus community​ are welcome to attend.

‘Horror of the Humanities’ features filmmaker Ari Aster, haunted house, horrific poetry

‘Horror of the Humanities’ features filmmaker Ari Aster, haunted house, horrific poetry

The Avant-garde Haunted House returns in this year’s installment of "Horror of the Humanities" - part of the fall season of events from the DePaul Humanities Center. The event, which also features a film screening, is scheduled for Oct. 28. All are welcome to attend.​

Fall Forum on Teaching and Learning focuses on reclaiming cognitive resources

Fall Forum on Teaching and Learning focuses on reclaiming cognitive resources

​On Friday, Nov. 1, DePaul's Teaching Commons will host its annual Fall Forum on Teaching and Learning. All faculty and staff are welcome to attend.

Faculty and staff: Monthly headshot appointments now available

Faculty and staff: Monthly headshot appointments now available

Starting this October, University Marketing and Communications' Visual Services team will make monthly appointments available to faculty and staff for studio headshots. Registration is required. 

Nezih Altay receives American Logistics Aid Network Award

Nezih Altay receives American Logistics Aid Network Award

​This fall, Nezih Altay, a professor of supply chain management in the Driehaus School of Business, received a 2019 Research and Academic Contributions award from the American Logistics Aid Network.​

Columbus Day Parade traffic advisory

Columbus Day Parade traffic advisory

​The Columbus Day Parade will take place Monday, Oct. 14 at 12:30 p.m. along State St. from Wacker Dr. to Van Buren St. The parade has more 150 units – bands, floats and marchers. Those traveling near campus should allow extra time, expect delays or consider alternate routes to avoid the impact of street closures and crowds. 

Adjunct faculty: Vote in the Workplace Environment Committee elections

Adjunct faculty: Vote in the Workplace Environment Committee elections

​Online elections are open until Oct. 16 for adjunct faculty to select several members of the Workplace Environment Committee.​

Christmas at DePaul lottery now open

Christmas at DePaul lottery now open

​This year Christmas at DePaul returns to St. Vincent de Paul Church for its 13th anniversary. The lottery for tickets is now open. All members of the university community are welcome to enter​.​

Information Services to update for macOS Catalina

Information Services to update for macOS Catalina

​​Apple released its newest upgrade to the operating system for Mac computers, macOS Catalina. Information Services must upgrade the supporting infrastructure and software to be compatible with the new version of Apple's macOS. Please do not upgrade DePaul-owned Macs until Information Services certifies macOS Catalina as a supported version.​

DePaul makes list of top five Master’s in Forced Migration and Displacement

DePaul makes list of top five Master’s in Forced Migration and Displacement

​This fall, Human Rights Careers named DePaul in its list of Top Five Master’s in Forced Migration and Displacement​. DePaul is the only university in the United States to make the list. 

CWCIT launches lecture series on Vincentian response to poverty

CWCIT launches lecture series on Vincentian response to poverty

​This fal​l, DePaul's Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology will kick off its 2019-20 lecture series, "Poverty: Vincentian Responses around the World." The first event is set for Oct. 10. 

Mark your calendar for Lunch with Vincent

Mark your calendar for Lunch with Vincent

​The Lunch with Vincent series is back for the 2019-20 academic year. Dave Leitao, the head coach for DePaul's men's basketball team​, and Monsignor Ken Velo, senior executive for Catholic Collaborations, will serve as keynote speakers for this fall's programs. RSVPs for the fall 2019 lunches are now being accepted.

Scott Bucking earns 2019 Antiquities Endowment Fund grant

Scott Bucking earns 2019 Antiquities Endowment Fund grant

​Scott Bucking, an associate professor and director of DePaul’s graduate program in history, received a 2019 Antiquities Endowment Fund grant​ from the American Research Center in Egypt. The $75,000, one-year grant will aid the DePaul-sponsored Beni Hassan South Preservation Project.​

RSVP for the 2019 Dolores Huerta breakfast

RSVP for the 2019 Dolores Huerta breakfast

​As part of the 2019-20 Diversity Signature Series, DePaul will host the 2019 Dolores Huerta Prayer Breakfast Celebration on Friday, Oct. 11. Juan González, a broadcast journalist and investigative reporter, will deliver the keynote address at this year’s breakfast​.​

Faculty and staff: Vincentian Heritage Tour applications due today

Faculty and staff: Vincentian Heritage Tour applications due today

​The Division of Mission and Ministry is planning the summer 2020 Vincentian Heritage Tour to France for faculty and staff. Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. tonight, Sept. 27.​

CDM's Rosalee Wolfe earns Fulbright award

CDM's Rosalee Wolfe earns Fulbright award

​The Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board selected Rosalee Wolfe, a professor in the College of Computing and Digital Media, for a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award. With this award, Wolfe will conduct research in computer science at the University of Hamburg, Germany, and the Institute for Speech and Language Processing in Athens, Greece.​

Screenwriters to gather at DePaul for Courier 12

Screenwriters to gather at DePaul for Courier 12

​​On Sept. 28, DePaul will host the annual Courier 12 Screenwriting Conference. Admission is free, but space is limited.

Darryl Arrington appointed to ISAC board by Governor Pritzker

Darryl Arrington appointed to ISAC board by Governor Pritzker

In late August, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker appointed ​DePaul's Darryl Arrington, the assistant vice president of the Center for Access and Attainment, to the board of the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. This is a four-year appointment that requires confirmation by the Illinois Senate. ​

Faculty and staff: Get free tickets to The Theatre School's LUCHADORA!

Faculty and staff: Get free tickets to The Theatre School's LUCHADORA!

​Don't miss the opening performance of "LUCHADORA!," presented by The Theatre School at DePaul’s Merle Reskin Theatre. Faculty and staff can attend 2 p.m. performance with their families for free on Saturday, Oct. 5.​

DePaul earns 2019 HEED Award

DePaul earns 2019 HEED Award

​"INSIGHT into Diversity" magazine recognized DePaul University as a recipient of a 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award. The annual award honors U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. This is the fourth year DePaul has earned the recognition. ​

Faculty and staff: RSVP for the 2019 State of the University Address

Faculty and staff: RSVP for the 2019 State of the University Address

​DePaul President A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., invites faculty and staff to attend the annual State of the University Address.

Apply for a Vincentian Endowment Fund grant

Apply for a Vincentian Endowment Fund grant

The Division of Mission and Ministry annually provides students, staff and faculty the opportunity to apply for grant funds awarded through the Vincentian Endowment Fund. Applications for this year's cycle are due by Tuesday, Oct. 15.

Faculty, Staff and Paid Student Employees: Smile for the camera! It's Walk-In Portrait Time

Faculty, Staff and Paid Student Employees: Smile for the camera! It's Walk-In Portrait Time

​New y​ear, new look? University Marketing and Communications' Visual Services team invites faculty, staff and paid student employees to Walk-in Portrait Days at the Loop and Lincoln Park Campuses.​

Steans Center launches 2019-20 programs

Steans Center launches 2019-20 programs

​Each year, the Steans Center facilitates authentic campus-community collaborations in the quest for justice and transformative education. The 2019-20 series will commence with the "Introduction to Community-based Service Learning for Social Change." All faculty and staff are invited.

IGH and TTS team on production spotlighting youth street homelessness

IGH and TTS team on production spotlighting youth street homelessness

​This October, the Institute of Global Homelessness and The Theatre School are  collaborating for the production of "Polaroid Stories," a play spotlighting youth street homelessness. On Oct. 25, the IGH will host a post-show discussion exploring youth homelessness in Chicago and DePaul’s Vincentian response to the issue. 

The OpEd Project Public Voices Fellowship applications due Sept. 16

The OpEd Project Public Voices Fellowship applications due Sept. 16

​DePaul is once again partnering with the OpEd Project to present the Public Voices Thought Leadership Fellowship program beginning this December. This will be the fourth cohort of the DePaul program. The deadline to apply is Sept. 16. ​

Faculty: Apply for the LAS/Art Institute of Chicago Innovation in Teaching Award

Faculty: Apply for the LAS/Art Institute of Chicago Innovation in Teaching Award

​To encourage even greater use of the resources of the AIC, the College of Liberal Arts and Social Science’s dean’s office created the DePaul LAS/Art Institute of Chicago Innovation in Teaching Award. To be eligible, the course must be taught in the fall 2019 quarter and must make use of the Art Institute of Chicago in its content or assignments. All faculty teaching at DePaul are welcome to apply. 

DePaul to change email spam filtering service

DePaul to change email spam filtering service

​On Monday, Aug. 26, DePaul will move to the Microsoft 365 spam filtering service. With this service change, some changes will come to spam email management. ​

Faculty and staff: Volunteer for Welcome Week

Faculty and staff: Volunteer for Welcome Week

​The Office of Student Involvement is looking for faculty and staff volunteers for various Welcome Week events.

Lynda.com is moving to LinkedIn Learning

Lynda.com is moving to LinkedIn Learning

​This week, the online training resource, Lynda.com, will be upgraded to LinkedIn Learning. LinkedIn Learning has the same great content as Lynda.com and it will provide a more personalized experience for DePaul faculty, staff and students. 

Liz Ortiz earns Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities fellowship

Liz Ortiz earns Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities fellowship

​On Aug. 1, the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities named Liz Ortiz, vice president of Institutional Diversity and Equity at DePaul, as one of the 24 fellows selected for its Inaugural Presidential Leadership Academy. Set to begin this fall, the one-year fellowship is designed to increase Hispanic representation in presidential positions in higher education.​

Student Involvement launches DeHub, replacing OrgSync

Student Involvement launches DeHub, replacing OrgSync

​On July 1, Student Involvement officially transitioned from OrgSync to Campus Groups, branded DeHub, as the university’s student organization management software. As with OrgSync, DeHub also will host departmental portals, where departments can manage forms and documents, and share departmental services, events and programs through DeHub and Newsline Daily.​

Volunteers needed for Sandwich Kitchen

Volunteers needed for Sandwich Kitchen

​Each year, the Elizabeth Ann Seton Food Pantry and Sandwich Kitchen, housed in the St. Vincent de Paul Parish Church on DePaul’s Lincoln Park Campus, serves about 30,000 meals to those in need. This summer, the kitchen is in need of faculty, staff and student volunteers to help serve these meals to the 80 to 100 guests who line up at the church every week. ​

Fun Files Days help employees get organized

Fun Files Days help employees get organized

​Are you drowning in paper? Do you have records to destroy? The Department of Records Management is here to help. From July 1 - 17, Records Management will host the 2019 Fun File Days. Requests for bins are due by Tuesday, June 25.

DePaul makes list of best companies for women and diverse managers

DePaul makes list of best companies for women and diverse managers

​Earlier this month, Diversity MBA named DePaul on its list of “Best Places for Women & Diverse Managers to Work.” DePaul ranked number 37 on the list of 50 organizations.​

DePaul makes list of best graduate schools for acting

DePaul makes list of best graduate schools for acting

​​This June, "The Hollywood Reporter" ranked DePaul 21st on its list of "Top 25 Graduate Schools for an Acting Degree." The publication notes The Theatre School at DePaul is "a solid graduate program in the country's second largest theatre hub." ​

Don't miss the 2019 Senior Studio Seminar Exhibition

Don't miss the 2019 Senior Studio Seminar Exhibition

​On Thursday, June 13, the DePaul Art Museum​ will host a reception to mark the opening of the 2019 Senior Studio Seminar Exhibition. All members of the university community are welcome to attend the reception. The exhibition will be open during museum hours through commencement weekend, until Sunday, June 16.​

Faculty and staff: RSVP for the 2019 end of year celebration

Faculty and staff: RSVP for the 2019 end of year celebration

​On Thursday, June 20, DePaul will host the 2019 End of the Year Celebration. All faculty and staff are welcome to attend and mingle with colleagues as the university concludes another academic year. ​

EDGE Program presents first-ever Student of the Year Award

EDGE Program presents first-ever Student of the Year Award

​The university’s Education and Development Grant for Employability program, better known as EDGE, provides highly-motivated first-year students the opportunity to develop professional and career skills while gaining important hands-on experience working within a university department. EDGE recently awarded its inaugural student-of-the-year honor to Aryana Carreras for her outstanding participation and dedication to the program.

Volunteers needed for Airport Welcome Program

Volunteers needed for Airport Welcome Program

​International Student and Scholar Services is in search of volunteers for its annual Airport Welcome Program. Each fall quarter, volunteers meet new international DePaul students at O'Hare International Airport to give them a warm, Blue Demon welcome. All faculty, staff and students are invited to participate. ​

Submit feedback on the search for an Associate Provost for Research

Submit feedback on the search for an Associate Provost for Research

​The open forums with the three candidates for associate provost for research position have now concluded. The AP-Research search committee requests feedback from the entire university community. ​Read on to access videos of the forums and feedback surveys for each candidate. 

SWAP rummage sale returns this June

SWAP rummage sale returns this June

​​On Friday, June 21, the university will host its annual DePaul SWAP rummage sale on the Lincoln Park Campus. All members of the university community are invited to attend. Doors to the event open at 10 a.m. Only cash is accepted during the sale.​​

Film students showcase at Cannes

Film students showcase at Cannes

This month, faculty and students from the School of Cinematic Arts will showcase their projects and experience the 72nd Cannes Film Festival, one of the world’s largest and most impactful film events. Two Cannes programs, the Marché du Film and Court Métrage, will feature projects from DePaul students and faculty. 

 DePaul and Harper College to launch master's degree in nursing

DePaul and Harper College to launch master's degree in nursing

​DePaul will launch a new registered nurse to master of science in nursing program this fall at the University Center at Harper College. 

DePaul makes Variety's list of best film schools

DePaul makes Variety's list of best film schools

​Earlier this month, Variety named DePaul to its list of Best Film Schools of 2019. DePaul and 49 other schools across the country were honored for both their academic offerings and showbiz circles.​

Memorial mass scheduled for John P. Minogue

Memorial mass scheduled for John P. Minogue

​John P. Minogue, DePaul University’s 10th president, passed away April 4 following a long illness. A memorial mass is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, in the St. Vincent de Paul Parish Church on the Lincoln Park Campus at 1010 W. Webster Ave.​

French students at DePaul create new translation of ‘The Killing Game’ for Chicago stage

French students at DePaul create new translation of ‘The Killing Game’ for Chicago stage

​French language students at DePaul saw their translations come to life this month during a visit to The Red Orchid Theatre in Chicago. ​

Students invited to attend DePaul Listens

Students invited to attend DePaul Listens

​All DePaul students are invited to attend DePaul Listens on Wednesday, May 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Cortelyou Commons. DePaul faculty will be on hand to listen to students share their views about recent events at DePaul, involving freedom of speech, academic freedom, and hate speech. The event is being organized by the faculty for the students.

Nursing faculty earns medal of distinction

Nursing faculty earns medal of distinction

​At the beginning of May, the University of British Columbia School of Nursing awarded Paula N. Kagan, an associate professor in DePaul's School of Nursing, its Centenary Medal of Distinction. ​

Send off Blue Demon softball to the 2019 NCAA Tournament

Send off Blue Demon softball to the 2019 NCAA Tournament

​This week, the DePaul softball team is heading to the NCAA Tournament in Ann Arbor.  All members of the university community are welcome to send off the 2019 BIG EAST Tournament Champion softball team Wednesday, May 15, in the Sullivan Athletic Center. ​

DePaul to host spring Adjunct and Term Faculty Appreciation Reception

DePaul to host spring Adjunct and Term Faculty Appreciation Reception

​On Tuesday, May 14, DePaul will host an Adjunct and Term Faculty Appreciation Reception. The event is free and all adjunct and term faculty are welcome to attend.​

The Theatre School to host ‘Wrights of Spring’ festival

The Theatre School to host ‘Wrights of Spring’ festival

​From May 14 – 26, The Theatre School at DePaul will host the “Wrights of Spring” festival. The events are free. All members of the university community are welcome to come together and celebrate the next generation of playwrights.​

RSVP for Thursday’s Grace Lee Boggs Heritage Breakfast

RSVP for Thursday’s Grace Lee Boggs Heritage Breakfast

​On Thursday, May 9, DePaul will host the annual Grace Lee Boggs Heritage Breakfast. This second annual gathering celebrates the cultural heritage of the Asian/Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, activists for social justice, and the life and legacy of Grace Lee Boggs. The event is free and open to all students, staff, faculty and alumni.​

PRAD to host Women Leaders in Communication panel discussion

PRAD to host Women Leaders in Communication panel discussion

On Monday, May 13, the Public Relations and Advertising graduate program in the College of Communication is hosting “Women Leaders in Communication.” All members of the university community are welcome to attend.​

DePaul earns high scores in game design rankings

DePaul earns high scores in game design rankings

​Game design programs in DePaul’s School of Design are among the country’s top ranked by Animation Career Review. Of the 144 schools that were under consideration, DePaul was ranked 12th nationally, 8th among private schools and first in the Midwest.​

Information Services to replace end point security for DePaul computers

Information Services to replace end point security for DePaul computers

​As part of Information Services' efforts to improve security of the university’s computing assets and data, IS will begin rolling out an improved antivirus solution to all DePaul owned computers. The new solution is designed to provide considerably improved protection to campus computers, along with improved performance over the current antivirus solution, McAfee. IS will begin the roll out across campus this week, and continue the updates over a two month period.  

Mark your calendar for DePaul's spring Partner Night with the Art Institute

Mark your calendar for DePaul's spring Partner Night with the Art Institute

​Since 2015, DePaul has teamed with the Art Institute of Chicago to foster deeper connections between the institute and the broader university community. ​On Thursday, May 2, all DePaul faculty, staff and students can use their DePaul IDs to gain free admission to the Art Institute of Chicago for the spring 2019 "Partner Night with the Art Institute."​

DePaul to host 11th Annual World Catholicism Week Conference

DePaul to host 11th Annual World Catholicism Week Conference

​As part of World Catholicism Week 2019, DePaul will host the 11th annual World Catholicism Week Conference on May 3 - 5, titled "Put Away Your Sword: Gospel Nonviolence in a Violent World." Organized by DePaul's Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology, each year the event gathers scholars from around the world to explore a particular topic.​

Register for Vincentian Service Day

Register for Vincentian Service Day

​Vincentian Service Day is Saturday, May 4. More than 1,500 DePaul students, faculty, staff and alumni will participate in a day of service with more than 50 community partners across the Chicagoland area. All members of the university community are encouraged to participate in the event.​

School of Music spring gala concert venue change

School of Music spring gala concert venue change

​This year’s School of Music gala, scheduled for Wednesday, May 22, is just around the corner. With the Chicago Symphony Orchestra still on strike, organizers have decided to move the 2019 event to the Holtschneider Performance Center.​

Jeff Bethke wins Financial Executive of the Year Award

Jeff Bethke wins Financial Executive of the Year Award

​​Financial Executives International has named Jeff Bethke, DePaul's executive vice president and chief financial officer, as the winner of its 2019 Financial Executive of the Year Award. Each year, the award is presented to individuals who have made an impact within their company and have shown exemplary leadership skills throughout their career.

Faculty: Apply for the Community-based Research Faculty Fellowship

Faculty: Apply for the Community-based Research Faculty Fellowship

​The Steans Center for Community-based Service Learning will award up to three Community-based Research Faculty Fellowships for the 2019-20 academic year. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, May 30.

Chaz Ebert to co-host documentary film premiere

Chaz Ebert to co-host documentary film premiere

The DePaul/CHA Documentary Film Program will hold a premiere screening on Sunday, April 28, featuring four short documentary films, written and produced by Chicago Housing Authority youth. The screening also features a panel discussion with co-host of the premiere, Chaz Ebert. ​

Attend 11th annual Service Speaks symposium

Attend 11th annual Service Speaks symposium

​​On Friday, May 3, DePaul will host the 11th annual Service Speaks symposium. This event will showcase the ways students work with community partners and faculty to advance social justice across the Chicagoland area. The program is free and open to all members of the university community.

Faculty and staff: Free tickets to 'Jane of the Jungle'

Faculty and staff: Free tickets to 'Jane of the Jungle'

​DePaul faculty and staff can receive free tickets to the April 27 opening performance of "JANE OF THE JUNGLE," presented by The Theatre School. That Saturday’s performance also will include an autograph session with the cast after the performance. The show is recommended for ages 8 and up.

DePaul student to serve on Skokie school board

DePaul student to serve on Skokie school board

Bushra Amiwala, a Chicago native, activist and a student in the Driehaus College of Business, has been elected to the Skokie school board. Amiwala is the first Muslim American woman to win a seat on the seven-person board of Skokie School District 73.5., where she attended elementary and middle school years ago. ​

Jeff Bethke named to Mayoral transition team

Jeff Bethke named to Mayoral transition team

​As Chicago prepares to welcome a new mayor, Jeff Bethke, executive vice president and chief financial officer for DePaul, has been asked to assist the incoming mayor with the transition, serving as an unpaid advisor for budget and municipal finances. Bethke will lead a transition task force focusing on the city’s budget deficit and related financial issues.​

Faculty and staff: Don't miss spring 2019 Lunch with Vincent series

Faculty and staff: Don't miss spring 2019 Lunch with Vincent series

​This spri​ng, the Lunch with Vincent series will continue with events in April and May. All Faculty and staff are invited to have share with colleagues, have meaningful conversation and learn more about the Vincentian spirit and mission as it applies to daily life at DePaul. RSVPs are requested.

DePaul leaders named to mayoral transition teams

DePaul leaders named to mayoral transition teams

​On May 20, Lori Lightfoot will be sworn in as Chicago's 56th mayor. As she and her team prepare for their time in office, they have asked a number of DePaul leaders from across the university to assist with the transition, serving as unpaid advisors for a number of teams and committees.​

Faculty and staff: DePaul to upgrade email system

Faculty and staff: DePaul to upgrade email system

​Information Services is currently in the process of upgrading our Exchange email system used by all DePaul employees to Exchange 2016. The upgrade process, which will involve the migration of mailboxes from the old system to the new system, will be ongoing over the next several months. 

Faculty and staff: RSVP for Take Your Child to Work Day 2019

Faculty and staff: RSVP for Take Your Child to Work Day 2019

​The DePaul Parent Connection invites faculty and staff to register for Take Your Child to Work Day 2019. On Thursday, April 25, DePaul faculty and staff have the opportunity to participate in a day of learning and engagement with their children. RSVPs are due Thursday, April 11.

Community Service Scholarship applications due April 19

Community Service Scholarship applications due April 19

​Current DePaul freshmen are invited to apply for the Steans Center's Community Service Scholarship. Applications are due by Friday, April 19.​

Faculty and staff: Attend the spring 2019 vendor fair

Faculty and staff: Attend the spring 2019 vendor fair

​Every year, Procurement Services hosts a vendor fair at each campus. Faculty and staff are invited to the spring vendor fair on the Lincoln Park Campus, scheduled for Thursday, April 11, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.​

Faculty and staff: Participate in A Day with Vincent Spiritual Retreat

Faculty and staff: Participate in A Day with Vincent Spiritual Retreat

​On Friday, April 12, the Division of Mission and Ministry will host A Day with Vincent: Spiritual Retreat​. All faculty and staff are welcome to come together to enrich their spirituality, strengthen the DePaul community and deepen their understanding of the Vincentian mission.​

DePaul alum, faculty win at 2019 SXSW film festival

DePaul alum, faculty win at 2019 SXSW film festival

The film, "Saint Frances," directed by Alex Thompson, a 2017 graduate of the College of Computing and Digital Media, and produced by James Choi and Raphael Nash, School of Cinematic Arts faculty, was among the winners at the 2019 South by Southwest Conference and Festivals.​

Student named 2019 Newman Civic Fellow

Student named 2019 Newman Civic Fellow

​Campus Compact​ recently named Ben Raanan, a student in DePaul's Master of Fine Arts directing program in The Theatre School, as a 2019 Newman Civic Fellow. In addition to his role as a student, Raanan is a theatre director, educator and disability advocate.​

Construction scheduled for Loop Campus

Construction scheduled for Loop Campus

​Beginning the week of April 8 and continuing through the end of July, the vaulted sidewalk in front of the Lewis Center and O'Malley Building will be replaced. The work will have an impact on the entire Jackson Blvd. side of the building, and a portion of Wabash Ave.​

Faculty and staff: Become a MEAL with DePaul host

Faculty and staff: Become a MEAL with DePaul host

​Each quarter, MEAL with DePaul invites faculty and staff to host international students in their homes for a meal during the quarter. This spring's MEAL with DePaul evens are set for May 18 and June 1. Applications to host a spring 2019 meal will be accepted until Friday, April 19​.  ​

Statement on Campus Free Speech Executive Order

Statement on Campus Free Speech Executive Order

​DePaul University’s long held commitment to speech and expression is outlined in The Guiding Principles for Speech and Expression at DePaul University. We are reviewing the federal administration’s ‘free inquiry’ executive order issued this week. We cannot know the full effect of the order before it is implemented. However, at this point, we do not anticipate any changes to DePaul’s current policy and practice.​​

Students help DePaul earn ‘Tree Campus USA’ recognition

Students help DePaul earn ‘Tree Campus USA’ recognition

​Just in time for spring, DePaul has been recognized as a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. This is the first time DePaul has received the distinction, which honors universities for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.​

Memorial service set for David Drehmer

Memorial service set for David Drehmer

​After decades of service to DePaul, David Drehmer, an associate professor of management in the Driehaus College of Business, died on Feb. 5. Faculty and staff are invited to a memorial service for Drehmer, scheduled for April 6 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Cortelyou Commons.​

DePaul is among Peace Corps’ 2019 top volunteer-producing schools

DePaul is among Peace Corps’ 2019 top volunteer-producing schools

​For the second year in a row, DePaul has been named to the Peace Corps’ list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities. There are 19 DePaul alumni currently volunteering in 15 countries around the world​.

Men's basketball runs past Central Michigan in CBI first round

Men's basketball runs past Central Michigan in CBI first round

​DePaul men's basketball took care of business in the first round of the Roman College Basketball Invitational Wednesday night at McGrath-Phillips Arena as the Blue Demons prevailed with a 100-86 win over Central Michigan. The Blue Demons return to action on Monday, March 25 in the quarterfinals of the CBI as they take on Longwood at McGrath-Phillips Arena.​

PRAD wins again in Page competition

PRAD wins again in Page competition

A team of Public Relations and Advertising graduate students from DePaul won first prize in the 2019 Arthur W. Page Society and Institute for Public Relations Case Study Competition in Corporate Communications.​

DePaul Hosts Central Michigan Wednesday in Lincoln Park in Round One of CBI

DePaul Hosts Central Michigan Wednesday in Lincoln Park in Round One of CBI

​The DePaul men’s basketball team has been selected as one of 16 teams to play in the 2019 Roman College Basketball Invitational and is set to host Central Michigan in the first round. The game will be played at McGrath-Phillips Arena on Wednesday night at 7 p.m.​

Women’s hoops selection show party Monday, March 18

Women’s hoops selection show party Monday, March 18

​With the DePaul Women punching their ticket to the NCAA Tournament for the 17th-year in a row -- it is now time to find out where the Blue Demons will be playing. Join head coach Doug Bruno and the 2019 BIG EAST Tournament Champions on Monday, March 18, for the free Selection Show at McGrath-Phillips Arena.

DePaul esports team in first place entering BIG EAST League of Legends playoffs

DePaul esports team in first place entering BIG EAST League of Legends playoffs

​After cruising through the regular season with an 11-1 record, DePaul’s League of Legends esports team is the top seed for the upcoming BIG EAST playoffs, set for March 17.​

DePaul community members to share experience with gaming, esports at two C2E2 panels

DePaul community members to share experience with gaming, esports at two C2E2 panels

​This year's Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo — or C2E2 — will feature a pair of DePaul panels that focus on gaming and esports in college. In addition, the university will co-sponsor the Overwatch Gaming Zone during the three-day expo set for March 22-24 at McCormick Place.​

BIG EAST Women’s Championship on Tuesday at Wintrust Arena

BIG EAST Women’s Championship on Tuesday at Wintrust Arena

​With the semifinal games played on Monday, March 11, at Wintrust Arena, the DePaul women have a chance at winning their second straight BIG EAST Conference Tournament title tonight.  The championship game is slated for 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12.​

Faculty and staff: Don't miss Lunch with Vincent on March 22

Faculty and staff: Don't miss Lunch with Vincent on March 22

​This month, the Lunch with Vincent quarterly series continues with an event on Friday, March 22. John Culbert, dean of The Theatre School, will serve as guest speaker. All faculty and staff are welcome to attend. RSVPs are requested.​

Last chance to RSVP for Wes Moore visit

Last chance to RSVP for Wes Moore visit

​On Thursday, March 14, combat veteran and best-selling author Wes Moore will deliver the keynote address at DePaul’s inaugural President’s Lecture Series. All faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend. Space is limited. ​

Staff: Attend upcoming Chicago Quarter Program Staff Professional info sessions

Staff: Attend upcoming Chicago Quarter Program Staff Professional info sessions

​The Office of New Student and Family Engagement is currently recruiting Chicago Quarter Staff Professionals for fall 2019.  The office will host a number of information sessions in the coming weeks.​

Ash Wednesday services set for March 6

Ash Wednesday services set for March 6

​For Catholics and many Christians around the world, Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the season of Lent. There are many opportunities to join the DePaul community in prayer on Ash Wednesday on March 6.​

DePaul Opera Theatre presents: 'Hansel and Gretel'

DePaul Opera Theatre presents: 'Hansel and Gretel'

​Once upon a time a composer and his sister wrote a fairy tale opera based on a story by the brothers Grimm. With a bombastic score, two mischievous children and one awfully wicked witch, 'Hansel and Gretel​' has been enchanting children and adults alike for over 100 years. On March 15 and 17, the DePaul Opera Theatre’s production takes you along with Hansel and Gretel, through the shadowy forest to a house made entirely of candy.​ All students, regardless of their educational institution, can receive one free ticket with a valid student ID.

Limited space remaining for Wes Moore's visit to DePaul

Limited space remaining for Wes Moore's visit to DePaul

​On Thursday, March 14, combat veteran and best-selling author Wes Moore will deliver the keynote address at DePaul’s inaugural President’s Lecture Series. All faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend. Space is limited. ​

Papadopoulos receives national Excellence in Teaching Award

Papadopoulos receives national Excellence in Teaching Award

​Urban and political geographer, Alex Papadopoulos, has been awarded the national Harm J. Blij Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Geography Teaching. The honor is presented by the American Association of Geographers and is considered to be  the most prestigious teaching award in the discipline.  

Coleman Entrepreneurship Center introduces walk-in Startup Clinic

Coleman Entrepreneurship Center introduces walk-in Startup Clinic

​The Coleman Entrepreneurship Center introduces a walk-in Startup Clinic for members of the DePaul community. The next clinic days are scheduled for Feb. 21, March 1 and March 21. New and potential entrepreneurs are invited to meet with subject matter experts and successful entrepreneurs for guidance and business coaching.​

Business alumnus Richard H. Driehaus named a 2019 influential leader

Business alumnus Richard H. Driehaus named a 2019 influential leader

​DePaul University business alumnus Richard H. Driehaus has been named to the 2019 Class of Influential Leaders by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business , the international business school accreditation organization.​

New businesses added to Demon Discounts

New businesses added to Demon Discounts

​DePaul recently added a number of new business partners to the list of vendors available through Demon Discounts. From dining options to health and beauty services, these vendors provide an array of discounts to DePaul faculty, staff and students.​

Basketball plays three at Wintrust Arena this week

Basketball plays three at Wintrust Arena this week

​DePaul men’s and women’s basketball teams have three games scheduled this week at Wintrust Arena.  The men host Creighton on Wednesday, Feb. 20, in their annual Cancer Awareness Pink game. The women finish the home portion of their schedule with games against Xavier and Butler on Friday, Feb. 22 and Sunday, Feb. 24. ​

Construction near Loop Campus could affect access to parking garages

Construction near Loop Campus could affect access to parking garages

​Peoples Gas is continuing a major infrastructure upgrade project in the Loop along Plymouth Ct., Harrison St. to Congress Pkwy. and Van Buren St., Michigan Ave. to Wells St., and some of the adjacent cross streets. Beginning Monday, Feb. 18, some Loop Campus parking garage entrances and loading docks near the Loop Campus may be affected by construction zoning.​

Faculty and staff: Volunteer at the Blue Demon Pasta Dinner

Faculty and staff: Volunteer at the Blue Demon Pasta Dinner

​Students Affairs is in search of faculty and staff volunteers for the Blue Demon Pasta Dinner, scheduled for 6 - 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27 in the Lincoln Park Student Center. Volunteers will help serve pasta to students, manage fun carnival games, and participate in a night that aims to celebrate the Blue Demon spirit. ​

Teaching Commons presents: 'Creative Coding'

Teaching Commons presents: 'Creative Coding'

​Codex Design Foundations is a series of friendly, guided, hands-on coding experiences intersecting basic design principles and fundamental computer programming concepts for beginners. Participants play and experiment with the relationships and behaviors of form, pattern, space, color, sequence, text, data and interaction, using introductory level computer programming concepts. All faculty and staff are invited to participate in the workshop, hosted by Teaching Commons.​

Faculty, staff and student employees: Smile for the camera! It's walk-in portrait time

Faculty, staff and student employees: Smile for the camera! It's walk-in portrait time

The Office of Public Relations and Communications Visual Services team offers free walk-in portraits for faculty, staff and student employees. The next portrait days will be Tuesday, Feb. 19 in the Loop and Tuesday, Feb. 26 in Lincoln Park. Please be sure to bring your DePaul I.D​.

Meet 2018 Vinny Prize winners, take part this year

Meet 2018 Vinny Prize winners, take part this year

​Calling all filmmakers, animators, and designers! The Division of Mission and Ministry is sponsoring a university-wide student and alumni competition for creative content that explores how career paths and academic pursuits can intersect with a deeper sense of purpose.​ Read on to learn more about the competition and view last year's winning pieces.

Best-selling author Wes Moore to speak at DePaul

Best-selling author Wes Moore to speak at DePaul

​On Thursday, March 14, combat veteran and best-selling author Wes Moore will deliver the keynote address at DePaul’s inaugural President’s Lecture Series. All faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend. Space is limited. ​

Teaching Commons presents: 'How to get from here to there'

Teaching Commons presents: 'How to get from here to there'

​On Feb. 28 and March 1, Teaching Commons will host workshops, titled "How to Get from Here to There: Providing Students with Multiple Access Points to Learning," that provide attendees with strategies on how to serve students who vary in age, ability and experience. The workshops are open to all faculty and staff. ​

Free pink shirt at DePaul's annual Play4Kay game Feb. 8

Free pink shirt at DePaul's annual Play4Kay game Feb. 8

​Heading into the weekend and looking for something to do? The DePaul women’s basketball team will host Villanova on Friday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. and Georgetown at 2 p.m. on Sunday at McGrath-Phillips Arena on the Lincoln Park Campus. In an effort to paint the arena pink to bring awareness to the fight against canser, attendees of the Feb. 8 game can pick up a free pink DePaul t-shirt prior to the 7 p.m. tip against Villanova.​

DePaul esports team competing in BIG EAST League of Legends spring season

DePaul esports team competing in BIG EAST League of Legends spring season

​After finishing second in the inaugural BIG EAST Esports Invitational last spring, the DePaul League of Legends team is back in action this winter and spring against fellow BIG EAST foes in an extended conference season.​

Graduate student wins 2019 Roger Ebert Fellowship

Graduate student wins 2019 Roger Ebert Fellowship

​Whitney Spencer, a graduate student studying critical ethnic studies at DePaul, is a recipient of the sixth annual Roger Ebert Fellowship at the Sundance Institute. Spencer and the two other 2019 fellows had the opportunity to critique films and write reviews for RogerEbert.com during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.​

College of Law to host summit on combating sex trafficking

College of Law to host summit on combating sex trafficking

​The state of affairs of sex trafficking in the city of Chicago and what can be done to combat modern day slavery will be addressed in panel discussions on Feb. 11 during the 2019 summit on combating sex trafficking, hosted by the College of Law.​ The event is free and open to the public.

Register for the second annual Gnome Hunt

Register for the second annual Gnome Hunt

​From Feb. 25 to March 1, the Office of Student Involvement will host DePaul's 2019 Gnome Hunt. Departments and student organizations across campus are invited to take part and decorate gnomes for the second annual scavenger hunt. The priority deadline for student organizations and departments across campus to adopt a gnome is Thursday, Feb. 7.

Faculty and staff: Google G-Suite now available

Faculty and staff: Google G-Suite now available

​Google G Suite for Education is now available on the list of software services provided to DePaul faculty and staff. This new service became available Jan. 30, and provides DePaul employees with access to the G Suite of Google products using your DePaul email account. 

Faculty and staff: Attend winter Lunch with Vincent events

Faculty and staff: Attend winter Lunch with Vincent events

​This winter, the Lunch with Vincent quarterly dialogue series will continue events on Thursday, Feb. 7 and Thursday, March 14. All faculty and staff are invited to attend. RSVPs are requested.​

DemonTHON's Miracles 'til Midnight is Feb. 6

DemonTHON's Miracles 'til Midnight is Feb. 6

​DemonTHON's annual 24-hour fundraising initiative, Miracles 'til Midnight, is Feb. 6-7 in the Lincoln Park Student Center Atrium. All faculty, staff, students and campus community members are invited to take part in the event.

Windows Upgrades available

Windows Upgrades available

​DePaul employees running Windows 10 versions prior to the Fall Creators Update (Windows 1709) will soon see a popup message stating than an upgrade is available for installation. When prompted, Information Services strongly recommends users schedule their upgrade to occur outside of normal work hours. The upgrade to Fall Creators Update may take more than two hours to complete and may require several reboots. 

Big Shoulders International Student Film Festival showcases emerging filmmakers

Big Shoulders International Student Film Festival showcases emerging filmmakers

​Student filmmakers from around the world will convene at DePaul University Feb. 1-2, 2019 to showcase their work at the Big Shoulders International Student Film Festival.

DePaul cancels classes for Tuesday evening (Jan. 29) and all day Wednesday (Jan. 30) due to extreme weather forecast

DePaul cancels classes for Tuesday evening (Jan. 29) and all day Wednesday (Jan. 30) due to extreme weather forecast

​With a forecast of extreme cold weather conditions predicted for the Chicago area by the National Weather Service, DePaul University is canceling classes for Tuesday evening, Jan. 29, and all day Wednesday, Jan. 30. Both the Lincoln Park and Loop campuses will be closed beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Employees, except those in essential roles, do not need to report to work.​

Blue Demon Week kicks off Jan. 27

Blue Demon Week kicks off Jan. 27

This year, DePaul will celebrate its sixth annual Blue Demon Week. From Sunday, Jan. 27, through Sunday, Feb. 3, the university will host activities designed to bring the DePaul community together and make us proud to be Blue Demons. From a dodgeball tournament to a birthday party for DIBS, DePaul's mascot, the celebratory week is packed with events for Blue Demons across campus and beyond.​

Save the date: Blue Demon Challenge is Jan. 31

Save the date: Blue Demon Challenge is Jan. 31

​The Blue Demon Challenge is a day when alumni, parents, friends, students, faculty and staff come together to give back to DePaul, and this year, our challenge is bigger than ever.​ On Thursday, Jan. 31, your gift of any size can help us get one step closer to reaching our biggest goal ever – 2,000 donors in a single day. ​

Susan Bandes awarded Fulbright honor

Susan Bandes awarded Fulbright honor

​In December, the Fulbright Program commission selected DePaul's Susan Bandes as a 2019 Fulbright Specialist. Bandes, an emeritus centennial distinguished professor of law, will work for a project at Uppsala University in Sweden beginning in May of this year.

Lincoln Park Chamber sponsors 43rd Ward Aldermanic Forum at DePaul

Lincoln Park Chamber sponsors 43rd Ward Aldermanic Forum at DePaul

​DePaul’s Student Center will be the site for an upcoming 43rd Ward Aldermanic Candidates Forum, sponsored by the Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce, on Monday, Jan 28 at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Members of the DePaul community, especially those who live in the 43rd Ward, are encouraged to attend.

DePaul's Society of Physics Students wins Outstanding Chapter Award

DePaul's Society of Physics Students wins Outstanding Chapter Award

​In December, DePaul's chapter of the Society of Physics Students won the Outstanding Chapter Award from the organization's national office.​

Faculty and staff: General compliance training due Jan. 31

Faculty and staff: General compliance training due Jan. 31

​General Compliance Training must be completed by all employees of DePaul University on an annual basis. General Compliance Training will be available for completion until Thursday, Jan. 31.

Take part in the 2019 Vinny Prize Mixer

Take part in the 2019 Vinny Prize Mixer

​Do you do purpose-driven work? Do you have a socially conscious story to tell? Take part in the College of Computing and Digital Media’s inaugural Vinny Prize Mixer on Friday, Jan. 25. All faculty, staff and students are welcome to participate.​

William Cavanaugh interviewed for documentary on the church

William Cavanaugh interviewed for documentary on the church

​William Cavanaugh, professor of Catholic Studies and director of the Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology, appeared in five segments of the Centre for Public Christianity’s 2018 documentary “For the Love of God: How the church is better + worse than you ever imagined.”​

Reminder: RSVP for the 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast

Reminder: RSVP for the 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast

​On Tuesday, Jan. 22, DePaul will host its 22nd annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast​. The annual event is part of the President's Signature Series. All members of the DePaul community are welcome to attend. Breakfast will be served.​

Light Up DePaul: Wifi project update

Light Up DePaul: Wifi project update

​In early September, Information Services announced the WiFi improvement initiative, Light Up DePaul. The project is a significant investment DePaul is undertaking to improve the WiFi experience, provide 100 percent coverage, and improve speeds at DePaul. Since then, Information Services and Facilities Operations have made extensive progress toward enhancing WiFi service across campus. Read on​ for a full update from Information Services.

From the Acting Provost: Celebrate our BIG EAST All-Academic Team

From the Acting Provost: Celebrate our BIG EAST All-Academic Team

​On Wednesday, Jan. 16, DePaul University’s BIG EAST All-Academic Team will be honored at a half-time ceremony during the men’s basketball game versus Butler at Wintrust Arena. Acting Provost Salma Ghanem invites all faculty and staff to attend the game to applaud DePaul student athletes and their many achievements. All faculty and staff who attend will be invited to the court to participate in the half-time recognition ceremony. ​

University to retire depaulsecure WiFi network

University to retire depaulsecure WiFi network

​DePaul will retire the ‘depaulsecure’ WiFi networkon Friday, Feb. 1. If you have a device connecting to this network you must migrate it to the Eduroam WiFi network before this date to avoid losing network access. ​Read on for instructions on how to connect to Eduroam.

Students: Attend the 2019 Diversity Opportunities Networking Fair

Students: Attend the 2019 Diversity Opportunities Networking Fair

​On Tuesday, Jan. 15, the Career Center will host the 2019 Diversity Opportunities Networking Fair in the Lincoln Park Student Center. All DePaul students and alumni are welcome to attend. 

Student named in Seventeen magazine's '2018 Voices of the Year'

Student named in Seventeen magazine's '2018 Voices of the Year'

​At the end of the fall quarter, "Seventeen" magazine released its "2018 Voices of the Year: 6 Women Under 21 Who are Changing the World." Among the honorees was undergraduate DePaul student and 2018 political candidate Bushra Amiwala. 

Faculty and staff: Submit a proposal for DePaul’s annual Teaching and Learning Conference

Faculty and staff: Submit a proposal for DePaul’s annual Teaching and Learning Conference

​All DePaul faculty and staff members are invited to register and submit proposals for the annual Teaching and Learning Conference. The deadline for these proposals is Monday, Feb. 5. ​Faculty and staff looking for help with proposals are invited to attend writing workshops on Jan. 18 and 25.

Steans Center's Community-based Service Learning Workshops return this quarter

Steans Center's Community-based Service Learning Workshops return this quarter

​The Steans Center Community-based Service Learning Workshop Series will begin again this winter quarter and continue through the spring of 2019. Workshops will commence in January with Introduction to Community-based Service Learning: Making it Work in Your Classroom, the Community, and Your Career. RSVPs for the first set of workshops are due Monday, Jan. 7.

IS to make update to DePaul email system

IS to make update to DePaul email system

​Information Services will make an update to DePaul's email system that will impact all users. After this change is made, any email that comes from outside of DePaul will have the text '[Ext]' added to the beginning of the subject line of the email. This change is intended to help DePaul employees better identify emails coming from senders outside of DePaul. ​

Don't miss Blue Demon basketball during the holiday break

Don't miss Blue Demon basketball during the holiday break

​While the university is set to close, Dec. 21-Jan. 1, the DePaul men’s and women’s basketball teams are scheduled to play four games over the holiday break, including BIG EAST Conference contests for both teams.​

College Magazine ranks DePaul among 10 best colleges for animation

College Magazine ranks DePaul among 10 best colleges for animation

​DePaul University is listed among the 10 best colleges for animation in the just-released list by College Magazine. ​

Faculty and Staff: More Holiday Appreciation Days Announced

Faculty and Staff: More Holiday Appreciation Days Announced

​Haven't checked everyone off your 2018 holiday shopping list yet? Not to worry, DePaul's Barnes and Noble bookstores have got you covered.  Additional Appreciation Days for faculty and staff will be Dec. 10 - 15. DePaul employees will receive an extra 10 percent discount on purchases at the campus bookstores.​

PRAD students win FOX Sports University competition for second year in a row

PRAD students win FOX Sports University competition for second year in a row

​For the second year in a row, a team of DePaul students in Don Ingle’s Public Relations and Advertising class has won a competition and been awarded a rare trip from FOX Sports University.​

Dr. Esteban to keynote Celebrating Catholic Education Breakfast

Dr. Esteban to keynote Celebrating Catholic Education Breakfast

​The Archdiocese of Chicago will host the 5th annual Celebrating Catholic Education Breakfast on Friday, Jan. 18. Dr. Gabriel Esteban, president of DePaul University, will deliver the keynote address. All proceeds benefit emergency tuition assistance, academic innovation and leadership programs. 

ACCU announces Father Holtschneider as its next president

ACCU announces Father Holtschneider as its next president

​On Dec. 4, the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities, located in Washington, D.C., announced its selection of the Rev. Dennis Holtschneider, C.M., as its next president.​

Information Services announces December 2018 maintenance dates

Information Services announces December 2018 maintenance dates

​As usual for this time of the year, Information Services will perform maintenance on many different systems over the month of December. Read o​n to see dates and times of downtimes for the university's various platforms. 

DePaul receives Community Partner Award from 100 Club of Chicago

DePaul receives Community Partner Award from 100 Club of Chicago

​The 100 Club of Chicago provides assistance, including scholarship aid, to families of fallen first responders in the Chicago area. This fall, the organization presented DePaul University with a "Community Partner Award" for matching, and in some cases exceeding, scholarship aid for many students through this partnership. ​

Annual Immigration Ministry Posada to stop at DePaul

Annual Immigration Ministry Posada to stop at DePaul

​On Friday, Dec. 14, the Immigration Ministry’s 13th annual Posada will stop at the DePaul Center on the Loop Campus. All members of the university community are welcome to view the Posada, or walk and pray in solidarity with immigrants during the event.​

Students: Monarch Butterfly Scholarship applications due Dec. 6

Students: Monarch Butterfly Scholarship applications due Dec. 6

T​​he Monarch Butterfly Scholarship is an opportunity for returning immigrant undergraduate students. Applications for the 2018-19 Monarch Butterfly Scholarship are due to the Office of Multicultural Student Success by Thursday, Dec. 6, at 4 p.m.

Steans Center to wrap up fall 2018 workshop series

Steans Center to wrap up fall 2018 workshop series

​The Steans Center’s 2018-19 Community-based Service Learning Series will wrap up the fall quarter with workshop number five, “Best Practices in Assessment for Community-based Service Learning,” on Dec. 6 and 7. The center also will hold an intensive two-day series of the fall 2018 workshops on Dec. 10 and 11. 

Information Services announces macOS Mojave support

Information Services announces macOS Mojave support

​Apple's newest upgrade to the operating system for Mac computers, macOS Mojave, has been certified by DePaul as a supported version. Orders for new Mac computers may now resume, and users may begin upgrades to their computers at their convenience. ​

Faculty: Innovation in Teaching award submission deadline tomorrow

Faculty: Innovation in Teaching award submission deadline tomorrow

​Since 201​5, DePaul has teamed with the Art Institute of Chicago to foster deeper connections between the institute and the broader university community. To encourage greater use of the Art Institute's resources, the Office of the Dean in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences has developed the Innovation in Teaching Award. Applications for this fall's award are due Wednesday, Nov. 28. ​

FEI Chicago names Jeff Bethke CFO of the Year

FEI Chicago names Jeff Bethke CFO of the Year

​The Financial Executives International Chicago Chapter named Jeff Bethke as its 2018 CFO of the Year in the large not-for-profit organization category. Bethke, DePaul’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, accepted the award at the 8th Annual CFO of the Year Awards on Nov. 13 in Chicago. ​

Geography alumni win outstanding student awards

Geography alumni win outstanding student awards

​The Illinois Geographic Information Systems Association named alumni Sarah Arnold and Brian Li, both in DePaul’s class of 2018, as the recipients of the organization’s 2018 Outstanding Student Award. The awards were presented at the ILGISA annual conference on Oct. 23.​​

Faculty and staff: Holiday Appreciation Days are here

Faculty and staff: Holiday Appreciation Days are here

​If you're looking to get a head start on your 2018 holiday shopping, DePaul's Barnes and Noble bookstores are here to help. Appreciation Days are back Nov. 11 - 21 for faculty and staff. DePaul employees will receive an extra 10 percent discount on purchases at the campus bookstores.

Alumni win elections this November

Alumni win elections this November

​Congratulations to the DePaul alumni who won in the elections on Nov. 6.  Read ​on to see a list of names and the offices of the election winners.

Student Affairs recognizes staff with annual awards

Student Affairs recognizes staff with annual awards

​Each year, the division of Student Affairs recognizes outstanding staff members for their work with students and contributions to important divisional and university programs. Student Affairs recently honored eight staff members with divisional awards for their exceptional work during the 17-18 academic year. ​

University computer replacement program

University computer replacement program

Information Services has established guidelines for replacement of desktop and laptop computers on a four-year cycle based on availability of funds and instruction from University leadership. Under the replacement plan, each full-time employee will receive a new computer when their existing computer has reached the end of its four-year lifecycle.​

Faculty and staff: Volunteers needed for Thanksgiving MEAL with DePaul

Faculty and staff: Volunteers needed for Thanksgiving MEAL with DePaul

​International Student and Scholar Services is in search of volunteers for its annual Thanksgiving MEAL with DePaul program. Faculty and staff interested in participating can fill out the online application by Friday, Nov. 9​.​

Last chance to enter Christmas at DePaul ticket lottery

Last chance to enter Christmas at DePaul ticket lottery

​The ticket lottery for the 2018 Christmas at DePaul performances closes tomorrow, Nov. 2. All faculty, staff and students are welcome to submit their names to the lottery.

Submit names for annual Gathering of Remembrance

Submit names for annual Gathering of Remembrance

​Have you lost a family member or loved one over the past year? Submit their name by Monday, Nov. 12​ to be remembered during the Division of Mission and Ministry's seventh annual Gathering of Remembrance.

Election Day is almost here, review DePaul's voting policy

Election Day is almost here, review DePaul's voting policy

​Next Tuesday, Nov. 6, is Election Day. All DePaul employees are encouraged to exercise their right to vote. Early voting is now underway in Illinois and ends on November 5. University policy allows all voter-eligible staff and faculty up to two hours off regular working hours to vote. Read on to review the full policy.

University to host inaugural DePaul Tree Lighting Ceremony

University to host inaugural DePaul Tree Lighting Ceremony

​On​ Wednesday, Nov. 7, DePaul will host the inaugural President's Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. All members of the university community are welcome to attend.​

Tibetan Monks of Drepung Gomang Monastery to visit DePaul, create sand mandala

Tibetan Monks of Drepung Gomang Monastery to visit DePaul, create sand mandala

​From Monday, Oct. 29 through Friday, Nov. 2, the Tibetan Monks of Drepung Gomang Monastery will visit DePaul University. During their visit, the monks will engage in the step-by-step creation of a traditional sand mandala, an ancient art form of Tibetan Buddhism. All members of the university community are invited to witness the art creation and participate in associated events throughout the week. ​

Faculty and staff: University to host additional fall Lunch with Vincent event

Faculty and staff: University to host additional fall Lunch with Vincent event

This month, DePaul will host a second Lunch with Vincent event, scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 30. All faculty and staff are invited to attend.​

Submissions for Louise de Marillac Women of Spirit and Action Award due Oct. 26

Submissions for Louise de Marillac Women of Spirit and Action Award due Oct. 26

​There is still time to recognize the modern-day St. Louise in your life. If you know a woman who works and studies at DePaul who embodies true Vincentian leadership, submit her for the Louise de Marillac Women of Spirit and Action Award. Submissions for this year’s award will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26.​

DePaul to celebrate 200th anniversary of ‘Frankenstein’ with Frankenweek events

DePaul to celebrate 200th anniversary of ‘Frankenstein’ with Frankenweek events

​Throughout the final days of October, DePaul’s StudioCHI, other entities across the university and Loyola University will join an international cohort of universities, libraries and organizations in celebration of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein.” To mark the bicentennial, the collaboration team will offer a variety of events from Oct. 27 – 31, also known as Frankenweek.

2019 NCAA Women's Basketball Chicago Regional tickets on sale

2019 NCAA Women's Basketball Chicago Regional tickets on sale

​This spring, Chicago will host the 2019 NCAA Division | Women's Basketball Regional semifinals and finals at Wintrust Arena. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 10 a.m​. All members of the university community are welcome to purchase tickets for the tournament, set for March 30 and April 1.

University to host blood drives

University to host blood drives

​On Thursday, Oct. 25 and Tuesday, Oct. 30, DePaul will team with the American Red Cross to host blood drives on campus. The donation drives are open to all members of the university community. ​

Faculty and staff: Steans Center continues community-based service learning series

Faculty and staff: Steans Center continues community-based service learning series

​The Steans Center 2018-19 community-based service learning series will continue with three workshops and one intensive two-day learning option this fall quarter. Read on to learn more about the various workshops and RSVP deadlines for the events.

DePaul Art Museum receives Graham Foundation Grant

DePaul Art Museum receives Graham Foundation Grant

​The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts has once again provided funding to foster experimentation, creativity, and discourse in architecture and this year includes DePaul among its grantees. 

Mayor of Gary, Indiana to speak at DePaul

Mayor of Gary, Indiana to speak at DePaul

​On Tuesday, Oct. 23, the School of Public Service at DePaul will host the 24th annual H. Woods Bowman Lecture. All members of the university community are welcome to attend. ​

Attend annual Gathering of Remembrance

Attend annual Gathering of Remembrance

​The Division of Mission and Ministry will host the 7th Annual DePaul Gathering of Remembrance on Wednesday, Nov. 14. All DePaul community members and their family and friends are welcome to attend as we show support and care for those in our community. 

DePaul to be featured in Open House Chicago

DePaul to be featured in Open House Chicago

​Four DePaul venues will be featured as part of the city’s annual architecture festival when the Chicago Architecture Center’s  Open House Chicago returns on Oct. 13 and 14. DePaul affiliated sites include Cortelyou Commons, The Holtschneider Performance Center, and the DePaul Theatre School on the Lincoln Park Campus and Wintrust Arena in the South Loop.​ The St. Vincent de Paul Church also will be featured.​

Attend a screening of ‘Brightness of Noon’

Attend a screening of ‘Brightness of Noon’

​On Wednesday, Oct. 17, the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences will host a screening of “Brightness of Noon: The Intersect of Faith, Immigration and Refugees,” the first of a new two-part series highlighting human rights, and the struggles and triumphs of undocumented immigrants and refugees as the resettle in the U.S.

OIDE to host BUILD Diversity Certificate special topic seminars

OIDE to host BUILD Diversity Certificate special topic seminars

The Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity will host a number of sessions this fall, including two workshops facilitated by guest lecturers highlighting active listening and implicit bias. These sessions are open to all faculty and staff, count toward search requirements for faculty and as an offering in the BUILD Diversity Certificate program. ​

Library and Studio Chi launch research meet and greet series

Library and Studio Chi launch research meet and greet series

​​Studio Chi and the DePaul University Library have teamed up to launch "Research Meet and Greet," a monthly networking and research sharing forum designed to foster collaboration and innovation across disciplines. The inaugural event for the series will take place on Monday, Oct. 8, at 3:30 in the John T. Richardson Library.​

Steans Center hosts 'Teaching in Chicago' series

Steans Center hosts 'Teaching in Chicago' series

​This year, the center is offering an exciting five-part Steans Center workshop series and a certificate program to both new and more experienced practitioners. The 2018-19 series will continue on Oct. 11 and 12 with Teaching in Chicago: Negotiating Identity in the Classroom and Community.​ RSVP for the events by Monday, Oct. 8

‘The Color of Law’ author Richard Rothstein to speak at DePaul Oct. 4

‘The Color of Law’ author Richard Rothstein to speak at DePaul Oct. 4

​Government policy at the local, state and federal levels has played — and continues to play — a critical role in the segregation that’s seen in major cities across the U.S., argues author Richard Rothstein in his 2017 book “The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America.” The housing policy expert will speak Oct. 4 at DePaul on governmental roles in creating and enforcing racially discriminatory housing and lending policies and the legacies of such policies today.

Reminder: Performance appraisals due soon

Reminder: Performance appraisals due soon

​​Performance a​ppraisals for all full- and part-time staff are due to by this Monday, Oct. 1. ​Members of the Office of Human Resources are available to help with any questions and concerns staff may have about the process. 

School of Music professor featured in Bach & Beethoven Experience

School of Music professor featured in Bach & Beethoven Experience

​This fall, the School of Music’s Kurt Westerberg will be part of the Bach & Beethoven Experience’s Chicago Stories: Book Two performances. Performances are set for Sept. 29, Oct. 6, and Oct. 7 across the city.​

Faculty and Staff: Important information for the State of the University address; last chance to RSVP

Faculty and Staff: Important information for the State of the University address; last chance to RSVP

Space is filling up quickly for the Oct. 4, State of the University address. Faculty and staff who have not already registered are encouraged to do so as soon as possible. Read more for important information about attending the event.

Faculty and staff: Free tickets to a performance by The Theatre School

Faculty and staff: Free tickets to a performance by The Theatre School

​This Saturday, Sept. 29, DePaul faculty and staff can receive free tickets to the opening of THE WONG KIDS AND THE SECRET OF THE SPACE CHUPACABRA, GO! at 2 p.m. in DePaul’s historic Merle Reskin Theatre.

Hollywood screenwriters gather for conference at DePaul

Hollywood screenwriters gather for conference at DePaul

​Entertainers, producers and screenwriters will join the DePaul’s School of Cinematic Arts for the annual Courier 12 Screenwriting Conference Sept. 29. Held on the Loop Campus, Courier 12 is the premier screenwriting event in the Midwest and will feature panel discussions from leading writing talent in the entertainment industry.​

Technology perks for faculty, staff and students

Technology perks for faculty, staff and students

​Did you know that DePaul has partnerships with several major software vendors that provide discounted and free software for DePaul students, faculty and staff? Read on to learn about the technology available for the campus community. 

HPC Café now open

HPC Café now open

​The newest outpost of DePaul Dining Services, the HPC Café, is now open inside the Holtschneider Performance Center on the Lincoln Park Campus. While located in the School of Music’s new home, the café is open to all members of the university community.​

DePaul to celebrate Banned Books Week

DePaul to celebrate Banned Books Week

​This year, DePaul has again teamed with City Lit Theater to bring Books on the Chopping Block to campus in celebration of Banned Books Week. The event, hosted on Friday, Sept. 28, is free and open to all members of the university community.​

DePaul sociology professor testifies before Illinois House of Representatives on infant mortality rates

DePaul sociology professor testifies before Illinois House of Representatives on infant mortality rates

​DePaul's Fernando DeMaio, an associate professor of sociology, testified before the Illinois House of Representatives Committee on Healthcare Availability and Access in Chicago on Sept. 12. DeMaio presented data from his research on infant mortality in U.S. cities.

New phishing scam targets students

New phishing scam targets students

​Information Security has identified another phishing scam targeting students at DePaul. The scam attempts to get students to apply for a campus job, asks students to set up their direct deposit for pay, obtains the student’s bank account information and attempts to remove funds. DePaul encourages all students to be vigilant and careful about sharing personal identifiable information.​

Vincentian Endowment Fund grant cycle now open

Vincentian Endowment Fund grant cycle now open

​The 2018-19 Vincentian Endowment Fund grant cycle is now open. All faculty, staff and students who have a continuing relationship with the university are eligible to submit a proposal. Grant applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15. 

U.S. News & World Report ranks DePaul University among 2019 Best Colleges

U.S. News & World Report ranks DePaul University among 2019 Best Colleges

​DePaul University is ranked 119th in the just-released 2019 listing of National Universities by U.S. News and World Report. ​

Presidential Medal recipient to speak at Dolores Huerta breakfast, Sept. 26

Presidential Medal recipient to speak at Dolores Huerta breakfast, Sept. 26

​As part of the 2018-19 Diversity Signature Series, DePaul will host the 2018 Dolores Huerta Prayer Breakfast Celebration on Wednesday, Sept. 26. The event is free and open to all members of the university community.​

Steans Center offers workshops, new certificate program

Steans Center offers workshops, new certificate program

​This year, the ​Steans Center will offer a five-part workshop series and a new Certificate Program to support this mission-based work. The 2018-19 series will commence with the "Introduction to Community-based Service Learning: Making it Work in Your Classroom, the Community, and Your Career."

Students: Attend DePaul's 2018 Study Abroad Fair

Students: Attend DePaul's 2018 Study Abroad Fair

​On Tuesday, Sept. 25, the university will host the fall 2018 Study Abroad Fair. During the event, students have the opportunity to learn about the more than 80 study abroad programs offered at DePaul. ​

University community invited to experience Wintrust Arena

University community invited to experience Wintrust Arena

​As part of Welcome Week 2018, all members of the DePaul University community are invited to attend this year's Wintrust Welcome on Thursday, Sept. 13. ​

Updated Cinespace shuttle schedule for fall 2018

Updated Cinespace shuttle schedule for fall 2018

​This June, the School of Cinematic Arts launched expanded shuttle service to Cinespace Chicago Film Studios from the DePaul Loop Campus. An updated fall 2018 schedule for the shuttle service is now available. ​

Faculty and Staff: Smile for the Camera!

Faculty and Staff: Smile for the Camera!

The Office of Public Relations and Communications Visual Services team invites faculty and staff to walk-in portrait days at the Lincoln Park and Loop Campuses. ​

DePaul selected for U.S.-Japan COIL Initiative

DePaul selected for U.S.-Japan COIL Initiative

​DePaul has been named one of six U.S. colleges and universities chosen by the American Council on Education to be a part of the U.S.-Japan COIL Initiative. This work aims to expand U.S.-Japan higher education ties through collaborative online international learning, also known as COIL, a method of linking faculty and students in two countries for shared teaching and learning using online communication.​

Students: Active phishing campaign targeting student email accounts

Students: Active phishing campaign targeting student email accounts

​The United States Department of Education Federal Student Aid office has identified a malicious phishing campaign that may lead to potential fraud with student refunds and aid distributions.

Faculty, staff and student workers: Introducing Zoom at DePaul

Faculty, staff and student workers: Introducing Zoom at DePaul

Information Services is pleased to announce the availability of Zoom for employees at DePaul. Zoom is an enterprise video/web conferencing and collaboration solution.​

Faculty and Staff: Save the Date - State of the University Address - October 4, 2018

Faculty and Staff: Save the Date - State of the University Address - October 4, 2018

​​DePaul President A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D. invites faculty and staff to attend the annual State of the University Address on Oct. 4 in the Holtschneider Performance Center.

The Hollywood Reporter ranks DePaul among Top 25 American Film Schools

The Hollywood Reporter ranks DePaul among Top 25 American Film Schools

​The Hollywood Reporter ranks DePaul University 13th on its list of the Top 25 American Film Schools of 2018, in an issue released this week.​

Tickets go on sale Sept. 4 for 'Unveiled: A celebration of music at DePaul'

Tickets go on sale Sept. 4 for 'Unveiled: A celebration of music at DePaul'

​Tickets for “Unveiled: A Celebration of Music at DePaul,” the School of Music’s 11-day festival in honor of the new Holtschneider Performance Center, will go on sale Sept. 4, beginning at 10 a.m. 

Attend the DePaul Experimental Film Summer Showcase this weekend

Attend the DePaul Experimental Film Summer Showcase this weekend

​This weekend, the DePaul Experimental Film Summer Showcase will be part of the fifth annual Chicago Onscreen Local Film Showcase. DePaul’s curation will be featured on both Thursday, Aug. 30, at 9 p.m. and Friday, Aug. 31, at 7:30 p.m. at Ping Memorial Park.​

Next stop: Expanded shuttle service from the Loop

Next stop: Expanded shuttle service from the Loop

​Earlier this month, the School of Cinematic Arts launched expanded shuttle service to Cinespace Chicago Film Studios from the DePaul Loop Campus. The shuttle now makes hourly departures, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., throughout the summer and during the school year.​

DePaul to screen new documentary on Chicago-based saint

DePaul to screen new documentary on Chicago-based saint

​In honor of the 100th anniversary of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini's death, Lincoln Park filmmakers Lucia Mauro and Joe Orlandino will screen their new documentary, "Frances Xavier Cabrini: The People's Saint," in DePaul's Student Center on Monday, June 18 at 6:30 p.m.​

Procurement specialist 'unplugs' with his first video game

Procurement specialist 'unplugs' with his first video game

​By day, Dillon Wallace works as a procurement specialist for DePaul's Department of Psychology. By night, he is a video game developer, whose hard work on his dream game is finally paying off. Wallace is a graduate of the DePaul College of Computing and Digital Media and officially released his first video game, "Funk Unplugged," this May.​

Prepare to attend commencement June 9-10 at Wintrust Arena

Prepare to attend commencement June 9-10 at Wintrust Arena

​If you have plans to attend DePaul's commencement ceremonies this weekend, review the transportation and parking options available and make plans to arrive early. ​

Depaul USA brings Taylor Bennett to campus for gala

Depaul USA brings Taylor Bennett to campus for gala

​On June 5, hip-hop artist Taylor Bennett will headline "Unlocking the Future," a gala hosted by Depaul USA in Cortelyou Commons. The gala will raise funds to provide homeless DePaul University students with support and a place to call home.​

Pick up regalia, tickets and more at commencement kick off event

Pick up regalia, tickets and more at commencement kick off event

​DePaul graduates and faculty attending commencement should make plans to pick up their regalia next week at Commencement Kick Off Events held on both campuses.​

Community garden fundraiser assists residents residents looking to grow own fruits and vegetables

Community garden fundraiser assists residents residents looking to grow own fruits and vegetables

​Vegetables grown on top of McGowan South will be on sale at an organic plant sale hosted by associate professor of biology William Gilliland. The sale, which benefits the Howard Area Community Garden, will run from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 2 at the garden.​

University to host annual DePaul SWAP rummage sale

University to host annual DePaul SWAP rummage sale

​On Wednesday, June 13, the university will host its annual DePaul SWAP rummage sale on the Lincoln Park Campus. Proceeds from the sale help DePaul students in need. All members of the university community are invited to attend.​

DePaul honored with Franciscan Outreach Community Impact Award

DePaul honored with Franciscan Outreach Community Impact Award

​On May 3, Franciscan Outreach presented DePaul with its Community Impact Award for the university's outstanding contributions to underserved communities throughout Chicago and the world. DePaul President A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., accepted the award on behalf of the university at the Franciscan Outreach Spring Gala.​

Professor of management chosen as Fulbright specialist

Professor of management chosen as Fulbright specialist

​Kenneth Thompson, a professor of management in the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, was chosen to be a Fulbright Specialist by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.​

Controversial bathroom law spawns 'Growing Up Blue,' a play on gender identity

Controversial bathroom law spawns 'Growing Up Blue,' a play on gender identity

​When North Carolina defined gender access to public bathrooms in 2016, people protested, corporations yanked expansion plans in the state, sports organizations canceled tournaments and celebrities boycotted. Chloë Orlando, a student in The Theatre School at DePaul University, wrote a play.​

Business faculty member honored in '40 Under 40 Best Professors'

Business faculty member honored in '40 Under 40 Best Professors'

​Jim Mourey, a marketing professor in the Richard H. Driehaus College of Business, was honored in the 2018 list of "40 Under 40 Best Professors" by Poets & Quants, an online publication that covers the graduate business education market.​

Attend annual First-Year Program writing showcase

Attend annual First-Year Program writing showcase

​​On Wednesday, May 23, the Department of Writing, Rhetoric and Discourse will host its annual Writing Showcase, featuring a range of writing, research and multimedia work composed by undergraduate students. All members of the DePaul community are invited to attend.

DePaul to host event on Catholic church, science and political power

DePaul to host event on Catholic church, science and political power

​On Tuesday, May 22, the Department of Catholic Studies will host Francisco Malta Romeiras, a historian of science, for his talk titled "Catholic Church, Science and Political Power." This event is open to all members of the DePaul community.​

Students honored with 'Fifty for the Future' award

Students honored with 'Fifty for the Future' award

​Seven DePaul University students were honored in the Illinois Technology Foundation's 2017 list of "Fifty for the Future," which highlights students who are excelling in the field of technology.​

DePaul to host 'Journalists of Color in the Trump Era: Between Reporting and Advocacy'

DePaul to host 'Journalists of Color in the Trump Era: Between Reporting and Advocacy'

​On Thursday, May 17, the College of Communication will host a conversation about how the journalism landscape has changed for journalists of color since President Donald J. Trump took office. The event is free and open to all members of the university community.​

DePaul makes list of Variety's best film schools

DePaul makes list of Variety's best film schools

​Last month, Variety named DePaul to its list of Best Film Schools of 2018. DePaul and 39 other schools across the country were honored for both their academic offerings and showbiz circles.​

DePaul receives honorable mention in 2018 Bateman Competition

DePaul receives honorable mention in 2018 Bateman Competition

​The Public Relations Student Society of America highlighted a DePaul University team in the 2018 Bateman Case Study Competition. The "Fighting Five" received an honorable mention with their campaign for With Purpose, an organization that seeks to provide safe and effective treatment for children with cancer.​

Students receive Gilman and Critical Language scholarships

Students receive Gilman and Critical Language scholarships

​This academic year, several DePaul University students were awarded the Critical Language and Gilman Scholarships, which help fund the studies of language and culture overseas.​

Attend 10th annual Service Speaks event

Attend 10th annual Service Speaks event

​On Friday, May 11, DePaul will host the 10th annual Service Speaks event. This event will showcase the ways students work with community partners and faculty members to advance social justice in the Chicago area. The program is free and open to all members of the university community.​

DePaul to host experimental film showcase

DePaul to host experimental film showcase

​On Saturday, May 5, the School of Cinematic Arts will host the DePaul Experimental Film Showcase at the DePaul Art Museum. The event is free and open to all members of the university community. ​

DePaul makes list of top animation programs

DePaul makes list of top animation programs

​This April, The Animation Career Review ranked DePaul's program 14th in its 2018 list of "Top 50 Animation Schools and Colleges in the U.S." The publication also named DePaul 10th in its "Top 25 Animation Schools and Colleges with Master of Fine Arts Programs" list and 2nd in its "Top 10 Animation Schools and Colleges with Master's Programs" list.​

Attend spring teaching and learning conference: Exploring the Power of Purpose

Attend spring teaching and learning conference: Exploring the Power of Purpose

​A spring tradition at DePaul for more than 20 years, faculty and instructional staff are invited to share what works in the classroom with their peers at this year's Teaching and Learning Conference on May 11. The event is free and open to all DePaul faculty, staff and students. ​

Graduates and faculty: RSVP to attend June 8 Baccalaureate Mass

Graduates and faculty: RSVP to attend June 8 Baccalaureate Mass

​The Baccalaureate Mass is a cherished annual event held in thanks for God's many blessings on DePaul's graduates. A reception will follow the Mass. ​

College of Education explores play as learning tool

College of Education explores play as learning tool

​On Wednesday, May 2, Boston College's Peter Gray will visit DePaul to deliver a lecture about play and why it's an important vehicle for learning. Sponsored by the College of Education, the event is free and open to all members of the university community.​

Department of Modern Languages to host spring cultural program

Department of Modern Languages to host spring cultural program

​On Sunday, April 29, the Department of Modern Languages will host its 2018 spring cultural program. Co-sponsored by the Peruvian Arts Society, this year's program features a conversation with award-winning poet Odi Gonzales. The event is free and open to all members of the university community.​

The newest female voices in documentary filmmaking

The newest female voices in documentary filmmaking

​On Wednesday, May 2, the College of Computing and Digital Media will host a premiere of four powerful short films by 16 female Chicago Housing Authority residents that document the unseen realities that surround them. The event is free and open to all members of the university community. ​

Students win Campus1871 competition

Students win Campus1871 competition

​Last weekend, a DePaul student-led team won the annual Campus1871 competition hosted by 1871, Chicago's prestigious entrepreneurial technology hub.​

Campus Connect to receive update this summer

Campus Connect to receive update this summer

​Information Services and several other groups across DePaul are currently working on an upgrade to the PeopleSoft product that drives Campus Connect. The upgrade is scheduled to begin Thursday, July 19 and last through Sunday, July 22.​

Attend DePaul's second annual Purpose Pitch competition

Attend DePaul's second annual Purpose Pitch competition

​On Thursday, May 3, DePaul University's Coleman Entrepreneurship Center will host the second annual Purpose Pitch Competition at 1871 to explore the ideas of purpose driven startups in Chicago. ​

Shared resilience: A concert of music and dance

Shared resilience: A concert of music and dance

​On Sunday, April 22, The Theatre School will host "Shared Resilience: A Concert of Music & Dance." The event is free, and all members of the university community are invited to attend.​

Abstraction and identity in DePaul Art Museum spring exhibitions

Abstraction and identity in DePaul Art Museum spring exhibitions

​This Spring, DePaul Art Museum will offer an unconventional dialogue between two exhibitions. A third exhibition will showcase the museum's newly acquired artworks.​

DePaul esports teams advance to semifinals of BIG EAST invitational

DePaul esports teams advance to semifinals of BIG EAST invitational

​After a dominating weekend that saw both DePaul esports teams go undefeated in the opening round of the BIG EAST Esports Invitational, the Blue Demons will be back in action this Saturday and Sunday as the No. 1 seed for the semifinals of both the League of Legends and Rocket League tournaments.​

DePaul to host fashion revolution fair

DePaul to host fashion revolution fair

​On Friday, April 20, DePaul will host Fashion Revolution, an event that seeks to address the question: How can we support ethical and sustainable practices in our apparel choices?​

Students take top honors at Arthur W. Page Society competition

Students take top honors at Arthur W. Page Society competition

​DePaul University students claimed top prizes in the 2018 Arthur W. Page Society national corporate communication case study competition. This recognition maintains a five-year winning streak for the College of Communication. ​

DePaul alumni receive Chicago Scholar's 35 Under 35 award

DePaul alumni receive Chicago Scholar's 35 Under 35 award

​This year, Chicago Scholars recognized DePaul University alumni Norma Manjarrez and Sufyan Sohel with its 35 Under 35 award. ​

University to host lecture on the Bulgarian presidency of the EU

University to host lecture on the Bulgarian presidency of the EU

​On Wednesday, April 18, the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences will host a public lecture by Ivan Anchev, Consul General of the Republic of Bulgaria. All members of the university community are invited to attend.

BIG EAST esports invitational set for this weekend

BIG EAST esports invitational set for this weekend

​The inaugural BIG EAST eSports Invitational kicks off this weekend at DePaul's new eSports Gaming Center on the Loop Campus. A pair of Blue Demon teams will play fellow BIG EAST foes in two online games, League of Legends and Rocket League, in the hopes of advancing to next weekend's "final four" championship matches.​

DePaul wins for best education program at PRWeek Awards

DePaul wins for best education program at PRWeek Awards

​Last month, DePaul's public relations and advertising program won the 2018 Outstanding PR Education Program of the Year award at the 19th annual PRWeek Awards. ​

Scholar-artists Duignan and Harper receive City of Chicago grants

Scholar-artists Duignan and Harper receive City of Chicago grants

​Jim Duignan, associate professor and chair of Visual Arts in the College of Education; and Rachel Harper, adjunct faculty member in the College of Education, have each been awarded Individual Artists Program grants from the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events. ​

City Hall pays tribute to Blue Demon success

City Hall pays tribute to Blue Demon success

​Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago's aldermen paid tribute to DePaul’s women's basketball program on March 28 for competing in its 16th consecutive NCAA tournament.​

Business and commercial law journal to host annual symposium

Business and commercial law journal to host annual symposium

​The Business and Commercial Law Journal will host its annual symposium on Friday, April 6 at the Art Institute of Chicago. This year's symposium will examine the various legal implications surrounding Chicago's real estate market. ​

Faculty and Staff: RSVP for Take Your child to Work Day

Faculty and Staff: RSVP for Take Your child to Work Day

​The DePaul Parent Connection and the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity invite faculty and staff to register for Take Your Child to Work Day 2018, scheduled for Thursday, April 26. Registration is required and due by Friday, April 13. ​

Faculty make the news: Join the DePaul experts guide

Faculty make the news: Join the DePaul experts guide

​Faculty who wish to serve as expert sources are encouraged to join the DePaul Newsroom Experts Guide, a searchable database designed for journalists. It is updated regularly, but faculty must opt-in to the guide by creating a profile. ​

Win up to $1,000 at the Humanities Center's Family Feud

Win up to $1,000 at the Humanities Center's Family Feud

​On Wednesday, April 4, the DePaul Humanities Center will host the fifth annual Scholar's Game Night. This year, participants have the opportunity to win up to $1,000 in DePaul's version of the television game show, Family Feud.

Faculty and staff: Join the DePaul Women's Network

Faculty and staff: Join the DePaul Women's Network

​The DePaul Women's Network is seeking team member and director applications for the 2018-19 academic year. Applications are due Friday, April 6.​

Apply for second annual Purpose Pitch Competition

Apply for second annual Purpose Pitch Competition

​Have an idea for a purpose driven startup in Chicago? Submit your application by April 6 to participate in the second annual Purpose Pitch Competition. Hosted by DePaul's Coleman Entrepreneurship Center, the competition will take place on May 3. All DePaul faculty, staff, students and alumni are invited to apply.​

DePaul discount to Chicago Ideas Curiosity Series

DePaul discount to Chicago Ideas Curiosity Series

​As part of DePaul's sponsorship of Chicago Ideas Week, the DePaul community can purchase tickets to the 2018 Curiosity Series events using a 15 percent discount code. ​

CWCIT to host 'Daughters of Wisdom' conference

CWCIT to host 'Daughters of Wisdom' conference

​DePaul's Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology will host "Daughters of Wisdom: Women and Leadership in the Global Church" April 6-8. The conference is free and all members of the university community are invited to attend. ​

University to host 28th annual Law Review Symposium

University to host 28th annual Law Review Symposium

​On Friday, March 23, DePaul will host the 28th annual Law Review Symposium in honor of distinguished College of Law professor M. Cherif Bassiouni and his contributions to the university. The event is free, and all members of the university are invited to attend.

University makes list of best design programs

University makes list of best design programs

​Earlier this month, the Princeton Review named the College of Computing and Digital Media to its lists of "Top 50 Undergraduate Schools to Study Game Design for 2018" and "Top 25 Graduate Schools to Study Game Design for 2018."​

DePaul alum wins NAACP Theatre award

DePaul alum wins NAACP Theatre award

​On Feb. 26, Sammie Wayne IV, a graduate of DePaul's College of Computing and Digital Media, won an NAACP Theatre Award for Best Male Lead Role in a 99 Seat Theater for his performance in "No Place to be Somebody."​

Shailja Sharma receives 2018-19 Fulbright award

Shailja Sharma receives 2018-19 Fulbright award

​Shailja Sharma, a professor of international studies and director of DePaul's Refugee and Forced Migration Studies program, has received a 2018-19 J. William Fulbright Scholarship. Beginning in fall 2018, Sharma will use the grant to conduct research at the Center for Study of Developing Societies in New Delhi, India. ​

Faculty and staff: Annual budget forum hosted by Staff Council, March 21

Faculty and staff: Annual budget forum hosted by Staff Council, March 21

​On Wednesday, March 21, Staff Council will host its annual budget forum on the Loop Campus. All faculty and staff are encouraged to attend and submit questions for the Q & A with Executive Vice President Jeff Bethke and Provost Marten denBoer. Questions must be submitted by Friday, March 9.​

Celebrating women: DePaul Magazine releases winter issue

Celebrating women: DePaul Magazine releases winter issue

​Just in time for International Women's Day on March 8, DePaul Magazine has released its winter 2018 issue highlighting a number of female alumni and faculty changing the face of their industries. Read on to see what's inside the latest issue of the magazine.​

DePaul alum wins Academy Award

DePaul alum wins Academy Award

​Molly Carter, a 1996 graduate of DePaul's College of Communication, won a 2018 Academy Award for the film, "Dear Basketball." Carter is credited as one of four executive producers for the animated short film. ​

DePaul to host adjunct faculty networking events

DePaul to host adjunct faculty networking events

​On March 5 and 8, the Workplace Environment Committee will host two networking events for DePaul adjunct faculty members. The event is free, but attendees are encouraged to RSVP. ​

Blue Demon Challenge surpasses goal, unlocks $50,000 matching gift

Blue Demon Challenge surpasses goal, unlocks $50,000 matching gift

​Last week, more than 1,000 donors decided to meet the Blue Demon Challenge and unlock a generous matching gift. In total, the one-day giving marathon raised $120,506 for the university, and DePaul students had a significant role in making this year's challenge a success.​

Last chance this season to see DePaul basketball a Wintrust Arena

Last chance this season to see DePaul basketball a Wintrust Arena

​This weekend, the DePaul University community has its last chance to be part of Wintrust Arena’s inaugural season. DePaul will host men's basketball versus Xavier, and the BIG EAST women's basketball tournament March 3-6.​

Join the Blue Demon Challenge, Feb. 22

Join the Blue Demon Challenge, Feb. 22

​As part of Blue Demon Week 2018, on Feb. 22 DePaul will host its fifth annual Blue Demon Challenge, a one-day giving marathon benefiting the university. If 1000 people make a gift of any size, an anonymous donor will give $50,000 to the university.​

Women on top: Hispanic women in advertising

Women on top: Hispanic women in advertising

​DePaul University and Michigan State University, with the support of the Instituto Cervantes and UNAM Chicago, will host an exhibit and panel about Hispanic women in advertising on March 6. This exhibit includes original work by the Club de Creativos of Madrid, as well as work from Latin American creatives.​

Discounted tickets available for Chicago Ideas event on interfaith activism

Discounted tickets available for Chicago Ideas event on interfaith activism

​The nonprofit organization Chicago Ideas is offering the DePaul community a 15 percent discount to attend a Feb. 23 event on interfaith activism in this time of increasing polarization.​

Students: Office of PR and Communications in search of spring interns

Students: Office of PR and Communications in search of spring interns

​Attention students: Are you looking to improve your writing and communication skills this spring? DePaul's Office of Public Relations and Communications is now accepting applications for spring quarter internship positions.​

DePaul to host HACK2IMPACT event

DePaul to host HACK2IMPACT event

On Feb. 23-25, DePaul's Idea Realization Lab will host HACK2IMPACT, a service-themed hackathon. Students and alumni from... read more

Studio Chi to host events highlighting 'Music Time in Africa' radio program

Studio Chi to host events highlighting 'Music Time in Africa' radio program

​On Feb. 22 and 23, join DePaul’s Studio CHI for events featuring University of Michigan faculty members Kelly M. Askew and Paul Conway, who head the ethical access initiative, "Music Time in Africa," the oldest and longest running English-language radio program broadcast to the African continent by the Voice of America.​

Institute of Global Homelessness co-founder Mark McGreevy speaks at United Nations meeting

Institute of Global Homelessness co-founder Mark McGreevy speaks at United Nations meeting

​At the beginning of February, Mark McGreevy, the co-founder of the Institute for Global Homelessness, shared a speech at the third meeting of the Commission for Social Development within the United Nations. ​

DePaul to host Big Shoulders international student film festival

DePaul to host Big Shoulders international student film festival

​On Saturday, Feb. 17, DePaul will host the Big Shoulders International Student Film Festival. Co-sponsored by the Division of Mission and Ministry, the festival is dedicated to presenting the work of innovative student filmmakers from around the world.​

College of Law to host events for Violence Awareness Week

College of Law to host events for Violence Awareness Week

​This February, DePaul's Schiller DuCanto and Fleck Family Law Center will host a number of events aimed at raising awareness of relationship violence. All members of the university community are invited to take part in the week's programming.​

University to host events for Black History Month

University to host events for Black History Month

​This February, DePaul will host a number of events in honor of Black History Month. All members of the university community are invited to attend.​

DePaul student named to list of science leaders, innovators

DePaul student named to list of science leaders, innovators

​This year, The Mars Generation named DePaul's Melissa Vazquez-Hornik to its list of 24 Under 24 Leaders and Innovators in STEAM and Space. ​

Faculty and staff: 'Teaching with the Museum' happy hour

Faculty and staff: 'Teaching with the Museum' happy hour

​The Office for Teaching, Learning and Assessment and the University Center for Writing-based Learning invite faculty and staff to the "Teaching with the Museum" happy hour on Thursday, Feb. 15. ​

Philosophy circle tackles subject of love

Philosophy circle tackles subject of love

​The Department of Philosophy wants to talk about love at its Feb. 14 philosophy circle event. Elizabeth Rottenberg, an associate professsor of philosophy, will lead the discussion, which starts at 6 p.m. ​

University community to receive free admission to Art Institute of Chicago

University community to receive free admission to Art Institute of Chicago