Latinx Artists Needed for DePaul’s 2nd Annual Latinx Art Festival: SOMOS

The Latinx Cultural Center in collaboration with Tepeyac is looking to recruit artists for the second annual Latinx Art Exhibition occurring April 16th-20th. They are accepting submissions in the form of photography, graphic design, painting, poetry, comedy, dancing, musical performance, etc. Applicants must be DePaul students who identify as Latinx/o/a. They are looking for artists … More Latinx Artists Needed for DePaul’s 2nd Annual Latinx Art Festival: SOMOS

Alumni Spotlight! BBE Graduate and Current EdD Student – Emily Kraus

Studying at DePaul for an admirable collection of nine and a half years, alum Emily Kraus is currently working on becoming a triple demon! Kraus received both a Bachelor’s degree in Women & Gender Studies and a Master’s degree in Bilingual Bicultural Education. Currently, she is working on her dissertation to complete her doctorate’s degree … More Alumni Spotlight! BBE Graduate and Current EdD Student – Emily Kraus

LLC Faculty Receive Funding for New Educational Research Projects

DePaul University’s College of Education (COE) not only shapes future educational leaders—it also provides a platform for breakthrough research in the broader field of education. Each year, select university faculty members are eligible to apply for university sponsored research grants, which enables them to expand their current research agendas. Three COE faculty members were awarded … More LLC Faculty Receive Funding for New Educational Research Projects

Alumni Spotlight! BBE Graduate – Kelly Minks

Kelly Minks is a recent graduate of DePaul’s Bilingual Bicultural Education (BBE) program. Her passions for multiculturalism, social welfare, and education have taken her around the world. She grew up on a small island in Alaska and has lived, volunteered, and taught in various countries, including: Argentina, South Korea, Vietnam, Chile, Peru, Costa Rica, and … More Alumni Spotlight! BBE Graduate – Kelly Minks

The Bilingual Brain: Cognitive Benefits of Bilingualism

By Sung Park-Johnson Many people acknowledge that knowing two languages is a good thing: you are more likely to get a good job, you can establish cross-cultural connections, and it makes traveling easier and more accessible.  What people are less aware of is how bilingualism actually enhances your brain.  Bilingualism allows our brain to be … More The Bilingual Brain: Cognitive Benefits of Bilingualism