Episode 17

September 29, 2020 - 24

Students Find More than Gaming in DePaul Esports

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.

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Episode 16

September 17, 2020 - 17

DePaul Kicks Off Unique Academic Year Rooted in its Mission

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.

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Episode 15

May 26, 2020 - 32

Sister Helen Prejean and the Death Penalty: Decades of Fighting Capital Punishment

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.

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Episode 14

May 12, 2020 - 19

DePaul Bioethicists and Their Roles in the Fight Against COVID-19

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.

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Episode 13

May 7, 2020 - 17

Where Do We Go from Here? A Conversation with Dr. Esteban

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.

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Episode 12

April 28, 2020 - 14

DePaul’s influence on Alum Brian Coleman’s journey to National School Counselor of the Year

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.

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Episode 11

April 14, 2020 - 13

When Alum Karli Butler Shared Her Message of Forgiveness from DePaul’s TEDx Stage

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

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Episode 10

April 1, 2020 - 18

Faith, community and living Vincentian values in the time of COVID-19

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.

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Episode 9

March 10, 2020 - 17

Alyssa Westring on What Parents Can Learn from Business Leadership

Business professor Alyssa Westring draws from her new book, "Parents Who Lead," to offer leadership-influenced solutions for the burnout years of parenthood.

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Episode 8

February 12, 2020 - 19

Nick Thomas on Hospitality Industry Trends and Hospitality Leadership Education

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.

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