Looking Back on Alumni & Family Weekend 2019

The first-ever combined Alumni & Family Weekend was a huge hit! Alumni from the Class of 1969 celebrated their 50th anniversary since graduating from DePaul, hundreds of alumni joined us at the Winter Garden atop Harold Washington Library for the Alumni & Family Weekend Reception on Friday night, and the first annual Blue Demon Bash—a... Continue Reading →

The Estebans Visit Alumni in China

In early October, A. Gabriel Esteban, PhD, president of DePaul University, and his wife, Josephine, traveled to China to visit with alumni living in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen. This was the first time a sitting DePaul president has visited China in an official capacity, and Dr. Esteban was happy to share updates on the university... Continue Reading →

DePaul Alumni Summer Bucket List

Summer is our favorite time of year. The only stressful part is squeezing in everything we want to accomplish before the cold weather hits. Luckily, we’ve already had a great summer full of fun alumni events, and we still have a few more weeks of fun in the sun coming up! Here’s a look at... Continue Reading →

Jay Margalus: Making Your Ideas Real

Many businesses offer a tantalizing promise: to make your dreams come true. From theme parks to health clubs, it's a time-worn advertising trope, but it rarely delivers. At DePaul University's Idea Realization Lab (IRL), however, the slogan is a lot more pragmatic. Offering students, faculty, staff and alumni free access to state-of-the-art 3D printers, computer-aided... Continue Reading →

2019 Blue Demon Challenge: A Record-Breaker!

Early in the morning on Thursday, Jan. 31, we asked you to rise to the Blue Demon Challenge. Your response floored us. Despite a university closure, cancelled classes—even a polar vortex!—the DePaul family came together to smash previous totals and make 2019 a record-breaking year. We reached 2,004 donors during the Blue Demon Challenge, totaling more... Continue Reading →

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