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Initiatives

Chicago Gun Violence Research Collaborative

Researchers and community members collaborating to create a safe, prosperous, and violence free future for all Chicagoans through community-based research initiatives.

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Civics Initiative

Teacher-scholars imagine new ways to teach civics, prompting students to examine significant issues at the heart of contemporary civic culture and democratic life.

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DePaul Migration Collaborative

The College of LAS and the College of Law bridge fields of study to find solutions to the most pressing problems in the areas of migration, human rights and public policy.

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HumanitiesX
Collaborative

Faculty and students work together with Chicago-area community partners to reimagine teaching and learning through real-world, community-engaged course projects.

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Social Transformation Research Collaborative

Faculty and students come together to support research that promotes cultural resiliency, anti-racism, and healing in communities of color and the academy.

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Urban
Collaborative

Faculty and students work together with community organizations to address pressing questions facing cities and the people who live in them.

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Other Initiatives

In 2015, DePaul became a University Partner of the Art Institute of Chicago. On specific dates throughout the academic year the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences organizes a series of special programming—gallery talks and guided tours led by teams of faculty and students, panel discussions, and entertainment—with free admission (with valid university ID) for DePaul students, faculty, staff, retirees, and their guests.