Looking Ahead: End-of-the-Year Events

Need a study break as a the school year draws to a close? Check out these events!

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When? Tuesday, May 24, 6 pm
Where? The Nerdery1033 West Van Buren, Suite 700 (map)
How much? Free!
RSVP now

General Assembly brings together Chicago’s programming experts and hosts a friendly debate of  about which coding languages top the need-to-know list in 2016.


Wanna Join the Zine Scene?Image of zines on a bookshelf

When? Thursday, June 2, 4 pm
Where? Coleman Branch of the Chicago Public Library (map)
How much? Free!

WRD students who took Inge Stockburger‘s Discourse Analysis course last year will remember learning about discourse in the self-published booklets commonly referred to as “zines” (short for magazines or fanzines). At this event, members of Chicago-based writing collective Brown and Proud Press will lead a zine-making workshop and a discussion on the importance of storytelling in LGBTQIA communities in order to challenge dominant narratives.

The event is part of Chicago Public Library’s Pride Month programming.


The 6th Annual WRD Awards Party

When? Friday, June 3, 6 pm
Where? Lincoln Park Student Center, Room 314
How much? Free! (Plus refreshments!)
RSVP now!

Join WRD and NMS students, faculty, and staff to celebrate the some of the great work done by those in the program this year!

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WRD students celebrate at last year’s Awards Party

WImage of a graduation cap and diplomaine and Cheese Reception

Open to graduating DePaul graduate students
When? Tuesday, June 7, 5 pm
Where? DePaul’s Loop Campus

If you are a graduate student who will be graduating this spring, you received an email from the Office of Adult Student Affairs inviting you to a celebratory Wine and Cheese Reception at the Loop Campus. Check your email for more information and to RSVP!


Commencement Ceremony

When? June 12, 8 am
Where? Allstate Arena, 6920 N. Mannheim Road, Rosemont (map)
Guests are welcome and seated on a first-come first-served basis. No tickets required.

Come support WRD’s 2016 graduates!

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