Blue Demon Spotlight

Cinematic Arts alum recognized at Sundance Film Festival

Cinematic Arts alum recognized at Sundance Film Festival

​DePaul School of Cinematic Arts alumnus Alex Thompson (MFA '17) is an independent film director based in Chicago. His feature... read more

Samara Smith pairs education with service and advocacy

Samara Smith pairs education with service and advocacy

​While studying abroad in southern Mexico, DePaul senior Samara Smith still finds time to log onto Zoom for regular meetings with Designing DePaul’s Black Equity Initiative Committee.​

Cook County awards Steans Center $148K grant for food equity and sustainability research in Chicago area

Cook County awards Steans Center $148K grant for food equity and sustainability research in Chicago area

​​​​​​​Equitably and sustainably sourced foods are vital to the wellbeing of all people, yet the inaccessibility of such food makes healthy... read more

DePaul professor recounts the niche history of horror films

DePaul professor recounts the niche history of horror films

​ Amidst the array of new demons and villains in theaters, DePaul School of Cinematic Arts faculty member Andrew Stasiulis reflects... read more

Jumpstarting philanthropy and launching a capital campaign

Jumpstarting philanthropy and launching a capital campaign

​Senio​r Vice President of Advancement and External Relations Katie Fraumann arrived at DePaul in July 2023. Newsline caught up with her to discuss her transition and her ambitions.

Dedication and transformation: Mara Contreras' journey from translator to speech-language pathology student

Dedication and transformation: Mara Contreras' journey from translator to speech-language pathology student

​Mara ​Contreras, graduate student in speech-language pathology, exemplifies the DePaul mission through her persistence and success.