• Andrea Bainbridge
    June 16, 2017

    When the Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., president of DePaul, begins a new phase of life in July, so will his records. Whether in print or digital format, these records will be preserved in University Archives and made available to current and future researchers, alongside presidential records that date back to the university's earliest days.

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  • Lisa Geiger
    March 30, 2017

    The Rev. William Ward, C.M., and the Rev. Ferdinand "Joe" Ward, C.M., witnessed and shaped seven decades of DePaul's growth through the 20th century. The two brothers from Lincoln Park saw the university initiate coeducation, experience two World Wars, host social movements and engage in massive expansion in their roles as students, administrators and Vincentian priests.

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  • Lisa Geiger
    January 26, 2017

    Opened on Feb. 8, 1968, the First Step was DePaul’s first stand-alone coffee house, serving as a proto-student union and meeting place for students, faculty and activist groups. Despite its short tenure, First Step Coffee House fulfilled its goal of sparking communication among student groups, and pushed the university to create new facilities for student activities.

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  • Lisa Geiger
    September 29, 2016

    DePaulians and the wider public will have the chance to go behind the scenes at DePaul's Special Collections and Archives on Oct. 6- 8 as part of Chicago Open Archives, a series of activities organized by the Chicago Area Archivists.

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