- The Art of Quick Thinking
12/6/2016Pamela Meyer—the director of the Center to Advance
Education for Adults, School of New Learning—delivers specific,
actionable strategies and tactics that organizations can use to innovate
and thrive in today’s dynamic world.
- Urban Vanguard
12/6/2016John Joe Schlichtman's work centers on the “connectedness of urban politics, social dynamics, and economies
within a global context,” with a particular focus on the possibility of
equitable and productive community development.
- My Art: Cliff Colnot
10/3/2016For Cliff Colnot, conducting is teaching on a larger scale: "As a result of my intervention, players get better. I
like teaching large groups because it’s more people I can affect."
- Mission to Mars
10/3/2016Suzanne Bell is working with NASA to find optimal crew compositions for a mission to Mars, which will be a 30-month odyssey of extreme isolation and confinement.
- A Social Justice Perspective of Nursing and Health Care
8/2/2016In Paula N. Kagan's new book, pioneering nurse researchers examine the systemic and structural
marginalization of certain persons and groups in health care
interactions and settings.
- Glancing Back; Looking Ahead
8/2/2016Jennifer Rosato Perea looks back on her first year as dean for the College of Law—a year that exceeded her expectations and excited her enthusiam for even better things to come.
- Art Rounds
5/2/2016To bring a humanities perspective back to the practice of health care, Craig Klugman takes students to the DePaul Art Museum to teach them the art of observation.
- Just Green Enough
5/2/2016“Green projects shouldn’t be just for the rich,” says Winifred Curran, an associate professor of geography. "Sustainability is possible only if it supports the common good."
- Supply Chains on Steroids
Nezih Altay—called the 'disaster guy' because of his recognized research in humanitarian supply chain management—is looking for a better way to bring relief to devastated places and people.
- My Art: Matthew Girson
2/5/2016 The works of Matthew Girson, artist and professor, challenge the limits of perception and aesthetics.
- Problem Solver
11/30/2015Karl Liechty was awarded the 2015 Gábor Szegő prize for his “original
and profound” research in
orthogonal polynomials and special functions.
- Jewish Culture and Law: Two Sides of the Same Coin
11/23/2015In her recent book, Roberta Rosenthal Kwall addresses a pressing problem for Judaism: How to preserve and transmit
tradition, while ensuring the religion’s relevance.
- Radical Research
9/18/2015Leonard Jason uses avant-garde research techniques to pin down the nature of two illnesses that are misunderstood by people both inside and outside the healthcare community.
- My Art: Nick Sandys Pullin
Nick Sandys Pullin shows students how to take a fall, deliver a punch and swing a sword with verve and passion (without anyone really getting hurt, of course).
- Open to Suggestion
Jim Alvarez Mourey shows students what makes consumers tick by bridging the gap between psychological theory and actual
behavior. “Recognizing the psychological mechanisms behind marketing is a form of
consumer advocacy," he says.
- My Art: Dana Hall
7/31/2015Dana Hall—drummer, percussionist, composer, bandleader, educator and ethnomusicologist—talks about how and why he makes music. "I think two things are true," he says. "Music is in everyone, and music is a lifelong pursuit."
- Performance At Large
5/14/2015"Communication is not only an exchange of verbal messages, but also an embodied and contextual process," says Dustin Goltz, recipient of the Lilla A.
Heston Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Interpretation and
- Advocating for Children with Autism in Africa
5/14/2015For eight years, Mojdeh Bayat taught caregivers in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, how to nurture and educate children with autism.
- All Things French
3/2/2015Pascale-Anne Brault—a chevalier (knight) in the Ordre National du Mérite, a rare
and prestigious honor that recognizes distinguished service to France—wants her
students to experience French as an expression of a society and a culture.
- My Art: Rebecca Johns-Trissler
3/2/2015Rebecca Johns-Trissler uses the lessons she learned as a young writer to help her students find their own voices as novelists.
- Question Everything
11/25/2014"We need to be careful not to separate big data from its social context," says Craig Klugman, a bioethicist and chair of the Department of Health Sciences. "What are the impacts of big data—both positive and negative—on intangibles?"
- “We’re All Connected” : Global Health and Human Rights
11/25/2014Fernando De Maio (sociology) and John Mazzeo (public health) are addressing the
problem of global health inequity by giving graduate students a bigger perspective.
- Real Journalism, Really Cool
8/21/2014Chris Bury—winner of six Emmys and two Peabodys and "senior journalist in
residence"—shares his perspective about journalism today and about teaching at DePaul.
- Truth Tellers
8/19/2014"Science writing is everywhere, and it's relevant to everyone," says Ted Anton, a recognized leader in the genre and enthusiastic teacher of a new generation of practitioners.
- Preparing Students for the World of Work
DePaul students do more than gain skills in the best management and analytical methods. They also interact with leaders in the financial services industry in Chicago and beyond, says Elijah Brewer, chair of the finance department.
- The Big Deal about Big Data
In her research and in the classroom, Marina Girju explores and examines the connection between big data and business strategy for consumer products companies.
- Romance? Really.
Eric Selinger is promoting scholarship around the romance novel, with a particular focus on the literary merits of certain works. "Not many in academia take romance seriously. I and others would like to change that," he says.
- Above and Beyond
Patty Gerstenblith says DePaul's program in art and cultural heritage law is the best in the country: "Our students get a richer, fuller educational experience in this field than they would at any other law school."
- “Amazing things happen at DePaul”
Maria Hinojosa — the Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Chair in Latin American and Latino Studies — finds her students inspiring: "They're living the promise of a great education for those willing to imagine it, to reach for it, and to work hard."
- Designed for a Purpose
The secret behind the success of The Theatre School's new home is that "the architects started from the perspective not of architecture but of people and community," says John Culbert. A form-follows-function masterpiece is the result.
- The Third City
Larry Bennett talks about his book, which offers Chicagoans a fresh interpretation of the city and, in so doing, provokes them to experience Chicago in new ways.
- First Fellow
11/20/2013Teaching global supply chain management, Bin Jiang (the first Driehaus Fellow) brings a “lived it” perspective based on his 16 years working in China.
- Architecture of Auschwitz: Extremes of Art and Politics
In his study of the architecture of the Third Reich, Paul Jaskot explores the relationship between aesthetics and social justice, ethics, politics and economics.
- “Sounding Like a No-No”
Francesca Royster’s book shows how some artists use “in-between space” to create an identity, encourage empathy, and promote joy.
- Preparing the 21st Century Nurse
Bill Cody, the new director of the School of Nursing, was drawn to DePaul by the university's bold and broad vision for the profession.
- Activist and Intellectual
As the Ida B. Wells-Barnett Professor and a historian of media and culture, Daniel McNeil brings an original perspective on some big ideas of the 21st century.
- Mutiny and Its Bounty
In a new book, Patrick J. Murphy and Ray W. Coye share an original insight about the connection between violent mutinies on seafaring vessels and social or intellectual "mutinies" in business enterprises.
- A “rocking and rolling" Tax Department
DePaul’s Master of Science in Taxation program is No. 1 in the nation, says JobsInTax, part of TaxTalent, the largest online network of tax professionals.
- Giving Students a Voice in Sustainability
Phy Tran, a proponent of active citizenship among students, wants her peers to "have a voice” in deciding DePaul's environmental policies and practices.
- Journey to Justice
Don Mullan — human rights advocate, author, and DePaul special advisor — is developing a class, “Journey to Justice: Stories of Tragedy and Triumph.”
- Profitable Partnership
"The School of Choice in Haiti is a ‘positive disruption’: it’s creating access for students who would, otherwise, never get an education,” says Laura Hartman.
- Word Work
Pablo Gomez's research has implications for adults and children with dyslexia. "Those who struggle to read benefit when they can control letter spacing," he says.
- Bravo. Bien fait!
Andrew Suozzo was awarded the prestigious Ordre des Palmes Académiques by the French government, a recognition reserved for champions of French culture.
- Learning Content by Creating Content
Christopher Worthman developed and taught a hybrid class to help students take the “next step” in thinking about — and talking about — what it means to be a teacher.
- Bright Lights
The DePaul Humanities Center supports interdisciplinary scholarship. As Jonathan Gross says, “We’re all participating in a conversation: What should a liberal education be?"
- B-Corps in the Big Easy
9/21/2012Over winter break, for the fifth year, MBA students traveled to New Orleans to help local businesses recover from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. Sabrina Fruehauf (MBA ’13) shares her enthusiasm for the experience.
- Battling Pornography
9/21/2012Carolyn Bronstein’s new book, Battling Pornography, won the 2012 Emily Toth Award for “Best Single Work in Women’s Studies” from the Popular Culture Association. Bronstein (College of Communication) received DePaul’s 2012 Spirit of Inquiry Award.
- Difficult Conversations
8/1/2012Michaela Winchatz, associate professor in the College of Communication, teaches courses in cultural and intercultural communication, gender and communication, language and power, and fieldwork methods.
- Color by Number
8/1/2012Art Munin, dean of students, has published Color by Number, a quantitative exploration of the reach of racism in every part of US society: health care, the environment, the justice system, and education.
- From Project to Transformation
6/28/2012Daniel Clark (‘12) was awarded the Presidential Volunteer Service Award, which recognizes the contributions of young adult volunteers, especially honoring those who by their commitment and example inspire others.
- Getting from Here to There
6/28/2012According to Professor Joseph Schwieterman, America’s transportation scene is in the middle of a metamorphosis. Research from the Chaddick Institute points to five trends that are changing how Americans move from place to place.
- "Embrace the Technology"
5/15/2012Nicholas Thomas, an instructor in the School of Hospitality Leadership, discusses
his participation in an open lab for learning how to create an e-portfolio using Digication, the university’s standard portfolio platform.
- Integrating Learning with Electronic Portfolios
5/15/2012Associate Vice President Caryn Chaden explans that a growing body of research has shown that e-portfolios provide students with the opportunity to connect, synthesize, and reflect on what they have learned and experienced from all areas of their lives.
- The Selling of U.S. Schools
In his new book, "The Gift of Education: Public Education and Venture Philanthropy," Ken Saltman examines troubling trends in educational philanthropy. The book won a 2011 American Educational Studies Critics Choice Award.
- My ‘life changing’ moment
Ron Culp joins DePaul as professional director of the graduate program in public relations and advertising, College of Communication.
- What makes a “good” class?
How do students define a “good” class? Academic Affairs decided to find an answer to that question through a series of focus groups.
- Untangling the Ivy
"At DePaul, we conceptualize service-learning as pedagogy," says Howard Rosing, executive director of the Steans Center.
- What Could Be More Satisfying?
"When I joined DePaul 10 years ago, I knew I wanted to integrate service learning into my teaching," says Jacqueline Lazú, faculty director of the Community Service Studies program.
- Among An Elite 100
3/9/2011Patricia H. Werhane is the Managing Director of DePaul’s Institute for Business and Professional Ethics. In 2008 she was named among the “100 most influential people in business ethics” by Ethisphere Magazine.
- A Two-Way Street
Mark Pohlad talks about Discover Chicago, where barriers are broken down — between the university and the community, staff and faculty, and instructors and their students.
- Giving and Getting – Just ASK
Alumni Sharing Knowledge (ASK) is a network of more than 1,000 alumni who serve as career mentors, working with students one-on-one and speaking at job fairs, networking events, and open houses throughout the university.
- What Goes Around Comes Around
Russ Gottesman won Launch DePaul with a great idea: "sponsored" buses in Chicago.
- Creating Knowledge: An education above and beyond
Creating Knowledge, a peer-review journal, encourages students to engage in scholarly research and provides a credible, professional way to show off their work.
- All the right notes
In 32 years, George Flynn — renowned among critics and fans around the world — tramsformed the School of Music at DePaul.
- Teaching from the Heart
In 2006, Miriam Ben-Yoseph was named the Illinois Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. In this article, she talk about her work at DePaul.
- Painting the Big Picture
A holistic approach to advising — from the Office for Academic Advising Support and the Career Center — mirrors the students’ perspective and affords them a better advising experience.