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Center Staff  Innovate to Engage Communities

Center Staff Innovate to Engage Communities

​​​​Spring Quarter 2020 was like no other in the two-decade history of the Steans Center.  Practically overnight,... read more

Peace, Justice and Conflict Studies

Peace, Justice and Conflict Studies

​​​​ DePaul alum Raika Nuñez remembers when she first came to DePaul from Bryn Athyn, a suburb of... read more

Learning Biology Through Designing STEM Games

Learning Biology Through Designing STEM Games

​ Students in Jessica Pamment’s Introduction to Biology classes have long been accustom to... read more

Transformative Learning in Merida

Transformative Learning in Merida

Students are placed in homestays, study Spanish, take a relevant course from a DePaul faculty member in residence, and study Critical Community Engagement, while working on projects in led by a grassroots women's organization in Mérida, Mexico

MA in Sustainable Urban Development Students Strategize Future of Cities

MA in Sustainable Urban Development Students Strategize Future of Cities

​ With more than half the planet living in cities, there is no more pressing issue than to determine how to develop... read more

Service Learning and Education

Service Learning and Education

​Spencer Technology Academy is a recipient of a five-year technology grant from the Chicago Public Schools and DePaul... read more

MBA and Service Learning, Management Students Tackle Challenges of Nonprofits

MBA and Service Learning, Management Students Tackle Challenges of Nonprofits

​​​​​​​​​​​Students in Alyssa Westring’s course titled “Managing for Effective and Ethical Organizational Behavior”... read more

College of Computing and Digital Media: Building Software Projects with Nonprofits

College of Computing and Digital Media: Building Software Projects with Nonprofits

​​​​​​DePaul students taking “Software Projects for Community Clients” help fill that gap by working with nonprofit... read more

Service Learning Across Cultures: Students, Communities Connect Through ESL Classes

Service Learning Across Cultures: Students, Communities Connect Through ESL Classes

On a Tuesday afternoon in Chicago’s diverse Albany Park neighborhood, DePaul student Robyn Franko works with a group of... read more