TEDxDePaulUniversity is back! Register today for the 2021 online event on Friday, May 21 at 11:30 a.m. CT

The DePaul community, friends and family are invited to register​ for this year’s TEDxDePaulUniversity free online event, “The Unexpected.” The event will take place on May 21 from 11:30-1pm CST. To learn more, visit the official DePaul University TEDx site here

About the 2021 speakers

Six DePaul community members were selected to speak and explore the theme of how some of life’s most important lessons are often the most unexpected.

  1. Jacqueline Kelly-McHale, faculty, School of Music
  2. Jamal McPherson, graduate student, School of Public Service
  3. Coya Paz, interim dean, The Theatre School 
  4. Priyanka Podjale, 2020 graduate, College of Communication
  5. Azucena “Ceni” De La Torre​, ministry coordinator, Catholic Campus Ministry; 2014 graduate, College of Communication
  6. David Wellman, director, Grace School of Applied Diplomacy

Register Here

LGBTQ+ Studies Minor

Check out the new LGBTQ+ Studies newsletter here to get a flavor of the program and feel free to reach out to Prof. Borich with questions.

To complete the minor you need LGQ 150—Intro to LGBTQ Studies, and five electives, which are classes with at least 50% LGBTQ content.

James Phelps can help English majors signup for the minor. 

Wondering about Editing Certificate Programs?

If you’re interested in a career in the publishing industry, you might have come across editing certificate programs.

If you’re unsure of what they are, how they can help, or if you even need a certificate, check out this blogpost written by Miranda Lukatch for new and upcoming editors.

As an independent editor and author, Miranda Lukatch gives advice on what to consider when researching and applying for editing certificate programs. Now a professional in the industry, this is the sort of information she would have found helpful when starting out.

Currently Active Publications for Undergraduate Submissions

Here you’ll find an updated list of magazines, blogs, journals, etc. where undergraduate students can submit their work. Find out more at the links below (listed in alphabetical order)

The Allegheny Review — A nationwide literary magazine that annually publishes undergraduate poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, and artwork.

Columbia Poetry Review — a student-edited, national literary journal published annually by Columbia College.

Crook and Folly — This is DePaul’s very own award-winning journal of literature and art. The journal is run by students and accepts submissions of poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, flash fiction, and dramatic lit.

North Dakota Quarterly — A literary and public humanities journal that has published a mixture of articles, essays, fiction, and poetry for over 100 years.

Rainy Day — Cornell University’s literary magazine. They accept fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and short plays from college undergraduate students.

The Foundationalist — An intercollegiate literary journal organized by undergraduate editorial boards at Yale University, Bowdoin College, and University of Iowa that publishes undergraduate pieces of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and essays.

The Orange Couch — A literary magazine created and run by tutors at the UCWbL for DePaul writers and alumni.

30 N — A fine arts undergraduate literary review published by North Central College.

Be sure to check back on an updated list.