DePaul Download is a podcast that highlights the university’s thinkers and doers.
The guests include DePaul’s faculty experts discussing their initiatives or the pressing issues of the times. You’ll also hear from our president, Dr. A. Gabriel Esteban, about both the challenges facing higher education and DePaul’s response to our guiding question: What must be done?
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The Esports market, or competitive video gaming, is anticipated to surpass $1.5 billion by 2023. DePaul’s director of Student Involvement, Courtney James, talks about DePaul’s unique Esports community, which draws hundreds of student gamers. Through their participation, the students find connection, an inclusive environment and even inspiration for career paths.
To kick off the unique 2020-2021 academic year, DePaul Download sits down with President Dr. A. Gabriel Esteban to explain how the community’s commitment to the university’s mission is stronger than ever and how the community can apply the mission to their personal lives.
Sister Helen Prejean has dedicated her life to opposing the death penalty and in 2011, she donated her personal archives to the university to help the DePaul community learn from her work. Tune in to this week’s episode with Sister Helen to learn more about how her efforts sparked a national dialogue on capital punishment and what keeps her going.
At the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic are bioethicists, experts who help health professionals and elected officials navigate tough decisions. On this episode, DePaul bioethicists Craig Klugman and Valerie Koch discuss how they’ve applied their expertise during this pandemic, their takes on local and state responses to COVID-19, and what may come next.
DePaul University and campuses across the country have been fundamentally disrupted by COVID-19. The entire DePaul community is looking for some certainty about what the future holds. While many details still aren’t known, DePaul President A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., shares his thoughts and the factors DePaul is considering as the university begins planning for the fall.
Showing how he exemplifies “Here, We Do,” Brian Coleman, a 2014 College of Education alum, brings his signature energy to this episode of DePaul Download to discuss his DePaul experience and counseling career at Jones College Prep in Chicago.
DePaul Download checks back in with former TEDxDePaulUniversity speaker, Karli Butler, to hear what she’s been up to, how the TEDx experience impacted her life and what it was like to share such a personal story with hundreds of people
DePaul’s new Vice President for Mission and Ministry Rev. Guillermo (Memo) Campuzano, C.M., outlines how the university community can continue connecting in faith-based ways during a time when we’re encouraged to be apart.
Business professor Alyssa Westring draws from her new book, "Parents Who Lead," to offer leadership-influenced solutions for the burnout years of parenthood.
As the School of Hospitality Leadership turns 10, its director shares how educators are meeting the challenge of evolving with the world’s largest and fastest-growing industry.
Longtime collaborators W. LaVome Robinson and Leonard A. Jason will use the largest grant in DePaul's history to expand the Success Over Stress Violence Prevention Project.
Interim Provost Salma Ghanem explains how DePaul walks the walk when it comes to promoting innovation at the university.
DePaul political scientist Christina Rivers, an expert in voting rights and a DePaul Presidential Fellow, helped pass legislation to provide voter education to soon-to-be released inmates.
Lydia Stazen, executive director of DePaul's Institute of Global Homelessness, joins DePaul’s president, Dr. Gabriel Esteban, in conversation about the World's Big Sleep Out and the institute's plans to turn the energy and momentum of the Dec. 7 event into meaningful action.
DePaul Professor Horace Hall, who co-founded a Chicago youth outreach program, joins Professor John Joe Schlichtman, an urban sociologist, to discuss inequality and gentrification— issues at the root of controversies over development, housing, safety and education.
Can you imagine a school in which a Chicago community organizer studies alongside a peer in the foreign service? Established with an anonymous $20 million gift, DePaul’s new Grace School of Applied Diplomacy is making that a reality.
Dr. Esteban’s early life experiences in the Philippines influenced his journey to the presidency of DePaul.