Episodes

Episode 28

March 15, 2021 - 25

DePaul’s College of Science and Health Meets the Demand for Growth in STEM

As the College of Science and Health begins celebrating its 10th anniversary, Dean Stephanie Dance-Barnes discusses the college’s past, present and future. Listen for her thoughts on the college’s interdisciplinary approach to branching into health and clinical fields and how it is advancing diversity within STEM fields.

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Episode 27

February 23, 2021 - 12

On with the Show: Performing Arts in the Age of COVID 19

Last spring at the start of the pandemic, The Theatre School transitioned Shakespeare’s dark comedy, Measure for Measure, from a live in-studio play to a radio show. 2020 MFA graduate Maricruz Menchero talks about the experience, the radio show’s unexpected benefits and explains how her coursework introduced her to new skillsets for life after graduation.

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Episode 26

February 9, 2021 - 19

The importance of Black love in romance novels

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, tune in to the latest episode of DePaul Download with DePaul Liberal Arts and Social Sciences faculty member Julie Moody-Freeman to learn more about the history and importance of Black representation in romance novels and the podcast she hosts, The Black Romance Podcast.

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Episode 25

January 26, 2021 - 22

Teaching Through Tough Times

When local teachers and principals needed strategies for navigating a year of pandemic disruptions, political unrest and encouraging anti-racism efforts, Donna Kiel and her colleagues in DePaul’s Office of Innovative Professional Learning answered with support. Now, the College of Education professor is considering the question, “How do we take the lessons of 2020 and change the world?”

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Episode 24

December 7, 2020 -

Christmas from DePaul: A behind the scenes look at this year’s virtual event

This year, Christmas from DePaul is going virtual. The event’s producers, Tony Peluso and Jamie Davis, talk about the challenges they faced due to COVID-19, explain how DePaul’s campus was used to help tell the story of Jesus’ birth and share how DePaul’s students were involved in creating this year’s event, in front of and behind the camera.

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Episode 23

November 18, 2020 - 16

Get to know DeWayne Peevy, DePaul’s new director of athletics

Nearly three months into DeWayne Peevy’s tenure, DePaul Download sits down with the university’s new director of athletics to find out how he’s adjusting to campus and the city and learn about his plans for DePaul, including his “ABCs of DePaul Athletics.”

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Episode 22

October 30, 2020 - 16

How to cope with election-related stress

The American Psychological Association found that many people are citing the 2020 elections as a significant source of stress in their life. To learn more about election-related stress and how to cope with it, listen to latest episode with Jocelyn Carter, associate professor in the College of Science and Health and director of clinical training.

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Episode 21

October 28, 2020 - 22

Research, technology and emotions: How political marketing plays a critical role in government and presidential elections

Elections have evolved the last few decades. From simply polling voters to using big data to sway voters’ decisions, DePaul Driehaus School of Business professor, former White House advisor and author, Bruce Newman, outlines political marketing’s growing influence in elections and, simply, within government. He also shares his analysis of the 2020 Presidential election and what the 2020 winner will need to accomplish before January’s Inauguration.

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Episode 20

October 21, 2020 - 17

Behind the scenes of moderating a political debate with Chicago journalist and faculty member Carol Marin

Debates have taken center stage during the dynamic 2020 Presidential election. The debate moderators’ performances have also been scrutinized and criticized. To give her take on this year’s debates and share some of her experiences as a political debate moderator is Carol Marin, award-winning Chicago journalist and director of DePaul University’s Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence.

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Episode 19

October 15, 2020 - 9

DePaul Creates New Scholarship to Offer Private Education at Attainable Cost

Families are increasingly burdened by financial strain due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and many are concerned with how they can afford a private university education. In response, Dr. Esteban sits down with the DePaul Download to talk about DePaul’s new State Scholar Plus University Scholarship Program.

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