Vol. 50 No. 39
Rachel Marciano
May 18, 2017

On May 19, the DePaul University Black Leadership Coalition, also known as DPUBLC, will host its 20th annual Graduation Celebration. For more than 20 years, the organization has strived to provide a nurturing environment for the recruitment, retention and success of black students, faculty and staff at DePaul. Read on to learn about DPUBLC's history on campus and future plans.

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Articles

Bob Sakamoto
May 18, 2017

DePaul athletics reached the pinnacle of its BIG EAST Conference success with back-to-back triumphs last Saturday that culminated its greatest season. The Blue Demon softball team won the BIG EAST tournament with an 8-3 victory over St. John’s, and seven minutes later, the DePaul men’s track team was officially crowned BIG EAST track and field champion at Villanova Stadium. 

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Katherine Wilburn
May 18, 2017

This year, DePaul has six students and alumni who are winners of the Fulbright award. The scholarship provides a full year of academic funding for the student to live overseas and conduct research, study or teach English. Read on to find out who received the prestigious award.

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Multimedia

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Lynn Safranek
May 11, 2017

DePaul will strengthen its support for students in marginalized groups with the creation of new centers dedicated to serving African-American, Latinx and LGBTQ populations and the addition of a formalized point of contact for undocumented students. The Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., president, announced the changes on Thursday following more than a year of comprehensive research by the President's Diversity Council and the collection of feedback and perspectives from the university community. 

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#DePaul In The NEWS

May 10, 2017
Chicago Reader

How have President Donald Trump's actions on immigration affected the U.S. in his first 100 days? It's all about data, says journalist Maria Hinojosa of DePaul's Latin American and Latino Studies Department. "You have to look at what happens when you have a shrinkage of the immigrant population and of their engagement with the daily economy," she tells the Chicago Reader

May 08, 2017
VICE

Citing cities including Copenhagen and Vancouver, activists are making the push for safe consumption sites for drug users in the U.S., reports VICE. "There's no absolutely safe drug use. That doesn't exist. There are just degrees of risk and safety, and I think we can do a much better job with this idea of safer consumption spaces to address those needs in particular," says DePaul sociologist Greg Scott. 

Events

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

We are overjoyed to announce the invited speakers, Eddie Glaude & Rapper Jasiri X at the Annual Ida B Wells Event, "And Still We Rise: Achieving Our Country in A New Era of Doubt" on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM in the Lincoln Park Student Center, Room 314A/B.

Space is limited so please register here: https://goo.gl/forms/6Y091VxlkMMxJrpF2

A Teaser? Here you go: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Ba7ng26wvY

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Please join the Office of Veterans Affairs in the annual commemoration event in which we remember the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice protecting our country.

A luncheon will follow for all DePaul students, staff and faculty.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Neighbor's Night with DePaul University School of Music's Jazz Ensembles

DePaul invites our neighbors to a pre-show reception and jazz performance with the DePaul University Music School. The reception will begin at 6:30 p.m. with the Jazz Ensembles beginning at 8 p.m. Admission is free, but please RSVP for this event. The event is accessible via public transportation or parking at the Sheffield Garage located at 2331 N. Sheffield for $7.25. Sponsored by DePaul University Community & Government Relations and The School of Music.