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Expert: Art museums ‘have work to do to represent complete human experience’

Expert: Art museums ‘have work to do to represent complete human experience’

Isabel Rejto  /  02/19/2020  /  Posted in: DePaul Art Museum  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​CHICAGO — Historically, art museum galleries have lacked diversity of gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, abilities, and sexual orientation, and... read more

Tell your story: DePaul University offers MFA in Creative Writing and Publishing

Tell your story: DePaul University offers MFA in Creative Writing and Publishing

 /  02/18/2020  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​CHICAGO — Writers are rarely just working on one thing. They are copy writers on deadline, teachers penning poems and office workers starting a... read more

DePaul Art Museum sets out to ‘change art history’ with Latinx Initiative

DePaul Art Museum sets out to ‘change art history’ with Latinx Initiative

 /  02/12/2020  /  Posted in: DePaul Art Museum  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​CHICAGO — As a small but mighty influencer in the world of contemporary art, DePaul Art Museum is launching a Latinx Initiative to increase the... read more

C2E2 to feature DePaul University panels on careers in esports, building a gaming computer

C2E2 to feature DePaul University panels on careers in esports, building a gaming computer

 /  02/10/2020  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — This year’s Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo — C2E2 — will feature a pair of DePaul University panels that focus on careers in esports... read more

‘Breaking Bad’ producer Stewart A. Lyons, ‘First Cow’ director Kelly Reichardt to appear at DePaul University

‘Breaking Bad’ producer Stewart A. Lyons, ‘First Cow’ director Kelly Reichardt to appear at DePaul University

Isabel Rejto  /  02/07/2020  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​CHICAGO — Creators of award-winning television shows and movies will appear at DePaul University’s School of Cinematic Arts for its Visiting... read more

Poet and novelist Erika Sánchez teaches writing, Latinx literature at DePaul University

Poet and novelist Erika Sánchez teaches writing, Latinx literature at DePaul University

 /  02/03/2020  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​​​CHICAGO — When award-winning writer and poet Erika Sánchez was growing up in the Chicago suburb of Cicero, she felt a deep connection to TV... read more

DePaul University board welcomes 6 trustees

DePaul University board welcomes 6 trustees

 /  01/27/2020  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University announces that six leaders from the fields of business, education and finance have been elected to its 40-member board of... read more

Study finds many youth living with undiagnosed chronic fatigue syndrome

Study finds many youth living with undiagnosed chronic fatigue syndrome

 /  01/23/2020  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​​​​​​CHICAGO — Most youth living with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) have not been diagnosed, according to a new... read more

Cause of gap in starting pay between male and female physicians still inconclusive

Cause of gap in starting pay between male and female physicians still inconclusive

 /  01/22/2020  /  Posted in: Driehaus College of Business  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — When taking into account factors such as work-life balance, the pay difference between new male and female physicians is still largely... read more

NIH funds Chicago-based study of chronic fatigue syndrome and mono in college age students

NIH funds Chicago-based study of chronic fatigue syndrome and mono in college age students

 /  01/16/2020  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media, College of Science and Health, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO — Pathophysiological underpinnings of the development of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) are still poorly... read more

DePaul University names Soumitra Ghosh vice president for enrollment management

DePaul University names Soumitra Ghosh vice president for enrollment management

 /  01/14/2020  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University has appointed Soumitra Ghosh, Ph.D., as its next vice president for enrollment management, effective May 1.  “DePaul... read more

Ron Magers to receive Distinguished Journalist Award from DePaul University

Ron Magers to receive Distinguished Journalist Award from DePaul University

 /  01/08/2020  /  Posted in: College of Communication  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Legendary Chicago news anchor Ron Magers and Chicago Tribune police reporter Jeremy Gorner will receive awards in 2020 from DePaul... read more

Spring exhibition at DePaul Art Museum explores human impact on the environment

Spring exhibition at DePaul Art Museum explores human impact on the environment

 /  12/16/2019  /  Posted in: DePaul Art Museum  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​CHICAGO — In spring 2020, DePaul Art Museum will present "The World to Come: Art in the Age of the... read more

DHGE and DePaul University collaborate to offer custom-designed online education programs for healthcare professionals

DHGE and DePaul University collaborate to offer custom-designed online education programs for healthcare professionals

 /  12/11/2019  /  Posted in: College of Law, College of Computing and Digital Media, College of Science and Health, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO — In its most ambitious partnership to date, Dignity Health Global Education (DHGE), the leading healthcare workforce development company, is... read more

World’s Big Sleep Out: DePaul University hosts Chicago event Dec. 7

World’s Big Sleep Out: DePaul University hosts Chicago event Dec. 7

 /  12/03/2019  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO —People around the world will give up their beds and sleep outside on Dec. 7 to help put an end to global homelessness. The World’s Big Sleep... read more

Dinosaur-era shark fossil discovered in Kansas; researchers name it Cretodus houghtonorum

Dinosaur-era shark fossil discovered in Kansas; researchers name it Cretodus houghtonorum

 /  11/18/2019  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​Excavation of a partial skeleton of the newly described, 91-million-year-old fossil shark, Cretodus houghtonorum, in central Kansas in 2010,... read more

Expert: Citizen diplomats necessary to address rise of nationalism in Europe

Expert: Citizen diplomats necessary to address rise of nationalism in Europe

 /  11/15/2019  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University associate professor David Wellman, an expert in the relationship between diplomacy, interreligious engagement and... read more

Irish ambassador to US to speak at DePaul University Nov. 20

Irish ambassador to US to speak at DePaul University Nov. 20

 /  11/15/2019  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Daniel Mulhall, the Irish ambassador to the U.S., visits DePaul University Nov. 20 to participate in a lecture and Q&A session titled... read more

Stop-motion animators to brighten Chicago’s State Street with Christmas window

Stop-motion animators to brighten Chicago’s State Street with Christmas window

 /  11/04/2019  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​​CHICAGO — Lavish Christmas window displays along State Street have been a tradition in downtown Chicago since the late 1800s,... read more

Ann Skiffington assumes leadership role in new Office of Gender Equity

Ann Skiffington assumes leadership role in new Office of Gender Equity

 /  10/31/2019  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — A new Office of Gender Equity was created at DePaul this year to more accurately describe the responsibilities of the Title IX Coordinator,... read more

NIMH funds youth violence prevention research at DePaul University

NIMH funds youth violence prevention research at DePaul University

 /  10/16/2019  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Psychology researchers at DePaul University have received a $6.6 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to reduce... read more

‘Woodstock at 50’ headlines DePaul Humanities Center’s fall season

‘Woodstock at 50’ headlines DePaul Humanities Center’s fall season

Isabel Rejto  /  10/04/2019  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO — Two hours of peace and music, and the arts and humanities, to commemorate the golden anniversary of the Woodstock music festival,... read more

​Paleobiologist clarifies scientific record of the size of extinct megatooth shark

​Paleobiologist clarifies scientific record of the size of extinct megatooth shark

 /  09/30/2019  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO — The iconic extinct megatooth shark, Otodus megalodon, is an impressive gigantic shark, but new research shows scientifically justifiable... read more

4 new murals under Fullerton ‘L’ station explore DePaul University milestones

4 new murals under Fullerton ‘L’ station explore DePaul University milestones

 /  09/30/2019  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​CHICAGO — The newest murals in a multi-year public art project to memorialize key figures and moments in DePaul... read more

$20M gift establishes The Grace School of Applied Diplomacy at DePaul University

$20M gift establishes The Grace School of Applied Diplomacy at DePaul University

 /  09/10/2019  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University has received a $20 million gift from anonymous benefactors to establish The Grace School of Applied Diplomacy, which is... read more

DePaul University to host Carmine Caruso International Jazz Trumpet Competition

DePaul University to host Carmine Caruso International Jazz Trumpet Competition

 /  07/31/2019  /  Posted in: School of Music  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Some of the brightest and best young talent in jazz trumpet will gather at DePaul University’s School of Music this fall to compete for a... read more

Political marketing researcher eyes branding in lead-up to 2020 presidential election

Political marketing researcher eyes branding in lead-up to 2020 presidential election

 /  07/23/2019  /  Posted in: Driehaus College of Business  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — With U.S. President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign underway and more than 20 candidates vying to be the Democratic standard bearer, how... read more

DePaul University statement on decision by NCAA Committee on Infractions

DePaul University statement on decision by NCAA Committee on Infractions

 /  07/23/2019  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University issued the following statement after the announcement of the decision by the NCAA Committee on Infractions. “The decision... read more

Fall exhibitions at DePaul Art Museum examine architecture, place

Fall exhibitions at DePaul Art Museum examine architecture, place

 /  07/22/2019  /  Posted in: DePaul Art Museum  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​CHICAGO — DePaul Art Museum presents three new exhibitions this fall organized on the occasion of the Chicago Architecture Biennial. Together, the... read more

DePaul University computer scientist earns NSF CAREER grant to study computational reproducibility

DePaul University computer scientist earns NSF CAREER grant to study computational reproducibility

 /  06/26/2019  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​CHICAGO — Reproducibility is the cornerstone of science. In order for scientists to make advancements, they must be able to validate and build on... read more

DePaul University trustees appoint Salma Ghanem interim provost

DePaul University trustees appoint Salma Ghanem interim provost

 /  06/20/2019  /  Posted in: University News, College of Communication  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO — DePaul University’s Board of Trustees voted this week to appoint Salma Ghanem, Ph.D., interim provost effective July 1. Ghanem, professor... read more

Environmental activist, music educator among DePaul University’s Class of 2019

Environmental activist, music educator among DePaul University’s Class of 2019

 /  06/10/2019  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Stopping plastic from flowing into the ocean. Observing music education behind bars. Earning a teaching degree while parenting.... read more

Music education in prison sparks scholar's teaching research

Music education in prison sparks scholar's teaching research

 /  06/04/2019  /  Posted in:  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Music education major Willord Simmons shifted his thinking on a career path after assisting a University of Iowa associate professor last... read more

At the UN and in her backyard, environmental activist takes on Earth’s plastics problem

At the UN and in her backyard, environmental activist takes on Earth’s plastics problem

 /  06/04/2019  /  Posted in: College of Communication  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Growing up in a town of 36 people in rural Illinois, Baylee Ritter knew that the world extended far beyond the cornfields of McDowell.... read more

Latina mom finds calling in early childhood education

Latina mom finds calling in early childhood education

 /  06/04/2019  /  Posted in: College of Education  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — When Jaqueline Sanchez steps off the train at the Fullerton stop at DePaul University, she feels like she’s arrived in more ways than one.... read more

Law grad completes 1,000 hours of public service

Law grad completes 1,000 hours of public service

Emily McTavish and Kristin Claes Mathews  /  05/15/2019  /  Posted in: College of Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Amanda Moreland doesn’t turn down an opportunity to serve. During an involvement fair her first year at DePaul University’s College of Law,... read more

Students help DePaul University earn ‘Tree Campus USA’ recognition; plan Earth Week activities

Students help DePaul University earn ‘Tree Campus USA’ recognition; plan Earth Week activities

 /  04/18/2019  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University will be celebrating Earth Week this year as a newly recognized Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. This is the... read more

DePaul University ecologist receives NSF CAREER grant to study dispersal of mycorrhizal fungi

DePaul University ecologist receives NSF CAREER grant to study dispersal of mycorrhizal fungi

 /  04/16/2019  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Mycorrhizal fungi are among the most common beneficial fungi for plants, mining soil nutrients and delivering them to plants in exchange for... read more

Championing the humanities: DePaul University receives $750K from Mellon Foundation to launch experiential collaborative

Championing the humanities: DePaul University receives $750K from Mellon Foundation to launch experiential collaborative

 /  04/08/2019  /  Posted in: University News, College of Law, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University has been awarded a four-year, $750,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in support of a humanities initiative... read more

DePaul University is among Peace Corps’ 2019 top volunteer-producing schools

DePaul University is among Peace Corps’ 2019 top volunteer-producing schools

 /  04/05/2019  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

For the second year in a row, DePaul University has been named to the Peace Corps’ list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities. There... read more

Air Force vet, artist Eric J. Garcia critiques militarization in ‘Bald Eagle’s Toupee’

Air Force vet, artist Eric J. Garcia critiques militarization in ‘Bald Eagle’s Toupee’

 /  04/03/2019  /  Posted in: DePaul Art Museum  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — A military veteran’s political art is the focus of “Eric J. Garcia: The Bald Eagle’s Toupee,” a new exhibition from DePaul Art Museum... read more

DePaul University announces 2019 commencement speakers

DePaul University announces 2019 commencement speakers

 /  04/03/2019  /  Posted in: College of Communication, College of Computing and Digital Media, College of Education, College of Law, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Science and Health, Driehaus College of Business, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, School of Music, The Theatre School, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University’s 120th commencement will celebrate an estimated 6,600 graduates during seven separate ceremonies May 18 and June... read more

‘New Age, New Age’ at DePaul Art Museum examines social change, empowerment

‘New Age, New Age’ at DePaul Art Museum examines social change, empowerment

 /  04/02/2019  /  Posted in: DePaul Art Museum, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​CHICAGO — The New Age movement emerged in the 1960s and provided alternative approaches to traditional Western culture, from yoga to... read more

Climate change communication: Building consensus

Climate change communication: Building consensus

 /  03/19/2019  /  Posted in: College of Communication  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — From frigid cold in the Midwestern U.S. to melting heat in Australia, extreme weather and climate change are making news around the world.... read more

C2E2 to feature DePaul University panels on gaming, esports

C2E2 to feature DePaul University panels on gaming, esports

 /  03/18/2019  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — This year’s Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo — C2E2 — will feature a pair of DePaul University panels that focus on gaming and esports... read more

TEDxDePaulUniversity speakers to explore ‘Fast Forward’ theme

TEDxDePaulUniversity speakers to explore ‘Fast Forward’ theme

 /  03/18/2019  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Tickets are on sale for TEDxDePaulUniversity, scheduled for April 12 from 1-5 p.m. at DePaul University School of Music’s new Holtschneider... read more

Health law scholars to explore biohacking, artificial intelligence, citizen science

Health law scholars to explore biohacking, artificial intelligence, citizen science

 /  03/11/2019  /  Posted in: College of Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Experts on the promises and perils of technological and data-driven innovations in health are set to gather at DePaul University’s College... read more

Women in Entrepreneurship Institute at DePaul University integrates academic learning, research with incubation, funding

Women in Entrepreneurship Institute at DePaul University integrates academic learning, research with incubation, funding

 /  02/25/2019  /  Posted in: Driehaus College of Business  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​CHICAGO — Despite owning 38 percent of businesses in the U.S., women entrepreneurs received just 2 percent of venture capital funding in 2017,... read more

DePaul University College of Law sets summit on combating sex trafficking for Feb. 11

DePaul University College of Law sets summit on combating sex trafficking for Feb. 11

 /  02/06/2019  /  Posted in: College of Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The state of affairs of sex trafficking in the city of Chicago and what can be done to combat modern day slavery will be addressed in panel... read more

DePaul University to reopen campuses, resume classes on Feb. 1

DePaul University to reopen campuses, resume classes on Feb. 1

 /  01/31/2019  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University campuses will reopen and classes will resume Friday, Feb. 1, after being closed since 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, due to a... read more

DePaul University extends class cancellation and campus closures through Thursday, Jan. 31, due to extreme weather forecast

DePaul University extends class cancellation and campus closures through Thursday, Jan. 31, due to extreme weather forecast

 /  01/29/2019  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University is canceling all classes, including classes taught on any off campus locations, through Thursday, Jan. 31, due to extreme... read more

DePaul University cancels classes for Tuesday evening, Jan. 29, and all day Wednesday, Jan. 30, due to extreme weather forecast

DePaul University cancels classes for Tuesday evening, Jan. 29, and all day Wednesday, Jan. 30, due to extreme weather forecast

 /  01/28/2019  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — With a forecast of extreme cold weather conditions predicted for the Chicago area by the National Weather Service, DePaul University is... read more

Big Shoulders International Student Film Festival showcases emerging filmmakers

Big Shoulders International Student Film Festival showcases emerging filmmakers

 /  01/24/2019  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Student filmmakers from around the world will convene at DePaul University this February to showcase their work at the Big Shoulders... read more

Dean Baquet to receive Distinguished Journalist Award from DePaul University

Dean Baquet to receive Distinguished Journalist Award from DePaul University

 /  01/22/2019  /  Posted in: College of Communication  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Dean Baquet, executive editor of The New York Times, and WGN-TV news anchor Lourdes Duarte will receive awards from DePaul University’s... read more

Michiko Itatani’s cosmic paintings focus of online exhibition

Michiko Itatani’s cosmic paintings focus of online exhibition

 /  01/16/2019  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Painter and Japanese immigrant Michiko Itatani says she chose to move to Chicago by pointing arbitrarily to the middle of a map of the... read more

Weaving, sports and LGBTQ identity in winter shows at DePaul Art Museum

Weaving, sports and LGBTQ identity in winter shows at DePaul Art Museum

 /  12/17/2018  /  Posted in: DePaul Art Museum  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO — Chicago-based artists Karolina Gnatowski and Betsy Odom, who create works of art using techniques of weaving, leather tooling, woodcarving... read more

Chief of staff must be willing to ‘speak truth to power,’ says researcher

Chief of staff must be willing to ‘speak truth to power,’ says researcher

 /  12/13/2018  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — “With less than two years in office, President Donald Trump will have burned through two chiefs of staff, which is quicker than any... read more

DePaul University, City Colleges of Chicago partner to launch new path to bachelor’s degree for Chicago high school Star Scholars

DePaul University, City Colleges of Chicago partner to launch new path to bachelor’s degree for Chicago high school Star Scholars

 /  12/06/2018  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University and City Colleges of Chicago are launching the DePaul Harold Washington Academy, a first-of-its-kind partnership to... read more

Slavery in early Illinois: The untold battle to keep the state free

Slavery in early Illinois: The untold battle to keep the state free

 /  12/03/2018  /  Posted in: School of Continuing and Professional Studies  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The call to make Illinois a slave state in the early 1820s failed in large part to a pair of English settlers who founded the southern... read more

DePaul University announces $20K scholarships for high-achieving graduates of Chicago Public Schools and Catholic high schools in Illinois

DePaul University announces $20K scholarships for high-achieving graduates of Chicago Public Schools and Catholic high schools in Illinois

 /  11/19/2018  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University is strengthening its commitment to young people in Illinois with two new scholarship programs that will ease financial... read more

DePaul University board adds 2 trustees: Community health network CEO and university president

DePaul University board adds 2 trustees: Community health network CEO and university president

 /  11/15/2018  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University has elected Donna Thompson, CEO of Chicago-based Access Community Health Network, and Joseph R. Marbach, president of... read more

More than half a century after Civil Rights Act, work still to be done in quest for equal rights, says political scientist

More than half a century after Civil Rights Act, work still to be done in quest for equal rights, says political scientist

 /  10/15/2018  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — While the U.S. civil rights movement is often said to have ended in 1968, the continued fight for equal rights for all Americans can be... read more

Four new murals under Fullerton ‘L’ station explore key moments in DePaul University history

Four new murals under Fullerton ‘L’ station explore key moments in DePaul University history

 /  09/27/2018  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​CHICAGO — Murals honoring a DePaul University basketball legend, the former Blue Demon football program, the... read more

‘The Color of Law’ author Richard Rothstein to speak at DePaul University

‘The Color of Law’ author Richard Rothstein to speak at DePaul University

 /  09/19/2018  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO — Government policy at the local, state and federal levels has played — and continues to play — a critical role in the segregation that’s... read more

Hollywood screenwriters gather for conference at DePaul University

Hollywood screenwriters gather for conference at DePaul University

 /  09/11/2018  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Entertainers, producers and screenwriters will join the DePaul University School of Cinematic Arts for the annual Courier 12 Screenwriting... read more

Images of the DePaul University School of Music Holtschneider Performance Center

Images of the DePaul University School of Music Holtschneider Performance Center

 /  08/23/2018  /  Posted in: University News, School of Music  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The new 185,000 square foot DePaul University School of Music Holtschneider Performance Center is... read more

Political scientist: US Supreme Court not intended to be democratic institution

Political scientist: US Supreme Court not intended to be democratic institution

 /  08/21/2018  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The Supreme Court appears poised to shift to the right if Congress confirms U.S. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh for a position on the... read more

The Hollywood Reporter ranks DePaul among Top 25 American Film Schools

The Hollywood Reporter ranks DePaul among Top 25 American Film Schools

 /  08/16/2018  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The Hollywood Reporter ranks DePaul University 13th on its list of the Top 25 American Film Schools of 2018, in an issue released this... read more

Study links segregation, low birth weight in US cities

Study links segregation, low birth weight in US cities

 /  08/15/2018  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Science and Health, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO – A recent study finds a strong association between low birth weight and racial and ethnic segregation in four U.S. cities — Chicago,... read more

DePaul Art Museum announces fall exhibitions

DePaul Art Museum announces fall exhibitions

 /  08/08/2018  /  Posted in: DePaul Art Museum  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Steel sculptures and neon lights by artist and dancer Brendan Fernandes, which are based on fabricated African masks sold to tourists in... read more

New gateway on DePaul University’s Lincoln Park Campus reflects neighborhood architectural style

New gateway on DePaul University’s Lincoln Park Campus reflects neighborhood architectural style

 /  08/06/2018  /  Posted in: School of Music, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University’s Lincoln Park Campus has a new entrance at the corner of Fullerton Avenue and Halsted Street. A neoclassical gateway and... read more

Research: The more ‘stuff’ you have, the more likely you are to be a procrastinator

Research: The more ‘stuff’ you have, the more likely you are to be a procrastinator

 /  07/19/2018  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — An overabundance of “stuff” can have a detrimental effect on a person’s mental health and disrupt their sense of home,... read more

Immigration expert Kathleen Arnold discusses asylum for victims of domestic violence

Immigration expert Kathleen Arnold discusses asylum for victims of domestic violence

 /  07/09/2018  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — An expert on domestic violence, the U.S. asylum system and detention policies, political scientist Kathleen Arnold is available to discuss... read more

Mental health advocacy, game design drive DePaul University grads

Mental health advocacy, game design drive DePaul University grads

 /  06/07/2018  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media, College of Law, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Science and Health, Driehaus College of Business, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO —More than 6,700 DePaul University students are graduating this year and many will gather this weekend at five commencement ceremonies to... read more

Video game designer creates gameplay to help others cope with chronic pain

Video game designer creates gameplay to help others cope with chronic pain

 /  06/01/2018  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Gracie Straznickas began playing video games as soon as she could hold a controller.“I have distinct memories of playing ‘Tetris’ with my... read more

Marine with a heart for mental health studies the brain

Marine with a heart for mental health studies the brain

Meghan Hughes  /  06/01/2018  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The brain’s primary function is to send messages and make connections between different parts of the body. For Alysa Bloodsworth,... read more

From Englewood to Lincoln Park, DePaul grad overcomes homelessness

From Englewood to Lincoln Park, DePaul grad overcomes homelessness

 /  06/01/2018  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Cassandra Murff loves the work of writers Toni Morrison and Gwendolyn Brooks, but she didn’t have many books of her own while she was in... read more

Once a neighborhood organizer, soon to be an esports entrepreneur

Once a neighborhood organizer, soon to be an esports entrepreneur

 /  06/01/2018  /  Posted in: Driehaus College of Business, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Video games are more than entertainment for Esteban Perez; they're his future livelihood.Perez is set to graduate this year with a... read more

Itzhak Perlman to perform Nov. 11 at DePaul University

Itzhak Perlman to perform Nov. 11 at DePaul University

 /  05/17/2018  /  Posted in: School of Music, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO — Internationally acclaimed performers, including violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman, soprano Ana María Martínez, trumpet master Nicholas Payton,... read more

Study: In an ‘Uber economy’ Chicago public transit should integrate ride-sharing

Study: In an ‘Uber economy’ Chicago public transit should integrate ride-sharing

 /  05/10/2018  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Public transit agencies should find ways to integrate with ride-sharing services for trips within Chicago, recommend researchers at DePaul... read more

Law graduate plans career in the military

Law graduate plans career in the military

 /  05/10/2018  /  Posted in: University News, College of Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — It was in third or fourth grade when LaSheda Brooks remembers first declaring her intention to become a lawyer. "I used to talk a lot... read more

Video game designer says medium can provide outlet for empathy, dialogue and increased self-awareness

Video game designer says medium can provide outlet for empathy, dialogue and increased self-awareness

 /  05/08/2018  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Video games can be used for more than just entertainment, they can also help raise awareness for mental illness and diseases, said Doris... read more

The Second City and DePaul University to offer degrees in comedy filmmaking

The Second City and DePaul University to offer degrees in comedy filmmaking

 /  05/03/2018  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The Second City and DePaul University today announced a collaboration designed to expand comedy education. Starting in... read more

Controversial bathroom law spawns play on gender identity

Controversial bathroom law spawns play on gender identity

 /  05/03/2018  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO — When North Carolina defined gender access to public bathrooms in 2016, people protested, corporations yanked expansion plans in the state,... read more

Chicago Playworks for Families and Young Audiences presents Dr. Seuss' ‘The Cat in the Hat’

Chicago Playworks for Families and Young Audiences presents Dr. Seuss' ‘The Cat in the Hat’

Meghan Hughes  /  04/27/2018  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Bright lights, loud noises and shushes from the audience can make the theatre an unwelcoming place for children with sensory... read more

Researchers examine link between traumatic brain injury and domestic violence

Researchers examine link between traumatic brain injury and domestic violence

 /  04/26/2018  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media, College of Science and Health, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Loss of memory, trouble concentrating and an unstable mood are among the indicators of traumatic brain injury and a research focus... read more

A fusion of business and communication: New sports communication degree at DePaul University this fall

A fusion of business and communication: New sports communication degree at DePaul University this fall

 /  04/25/2018  /  Posted in: College of Communication, Driehaus College of Business  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Sports in the U.S. is a major force for economics, entertainment, education and culture with PricewaterhouseCoopers predicting that the... read more

‘Beasts at Bedtime’ reveals environmental lessons in children’s books

‘Beasts at Bedtime’ reveals environmental lessons in children’s books

 /  04/20/2018  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​CHICAGO — How can favorite children’s books, from “Peter Rabbit” to “The Hunger Games,” teach valuable lessons about nature and... read more

DePaul University to launch new comprehensive brand awareness campaign

DePaul University to launch new comprehensive brand awareness campaign

 /  04/19/2018  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University announces a new brand awareness campaign with the message “Here, We Do.” Breaking April 23 and running initially for 12... read more

DePaul University announces 2018 commencement speakers

DePaul University announces 2018 commencement speakers

 /  04/16/2018  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​ Author Stuart Dybek addresses DePaul graduates during a 2017 commencement ceremony. (DePaul University/Jeff Carrion) CHICAGO — DePaul... read more

DePaul University Humanities Center examines perception and reality

DePaul University Humanities Center examines perception and reality

 /  04/16/2018  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Identity, perception and illness round out the discussions of the DePaul Humanities Center's Spring 2018 programs as the center... read more

Stock market researcher: Despite euphoric 2017, this year’s volatility not out of ordinary

Stock market researcher: Despite euphoric 2017, this year’s volatility not out of ordinary

 /  04/09/2018  /  Posted in: Driehaus College of Business  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — After a booming 2017 on Wall Street, the volatility that the markets have shown so far in 2018 is not unusual, said James Valentine, a... read more

DePaul University names Dan Allen vice president for advancement

DePaul University names Dan Allen vice president for advancement

 /  04/06/2018  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University President A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., has appointed Dan Allen as vice president for the Office of Advancement, effective... read more

Fullerton Stage at DePaul University to be renamed Dr. John R. and Joyce L. Watts Theatre

Fullerton Stage at DePaul University to be renamed Dr. John R. and Joyce L. Watts Theatre

 /  04/05/2018  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​CHICAGO — The Theatre School at DePaul University announces it is renaming the Fullerton Stage in recognition of John Ransford... read more

Finance, computing experts at DePaul University available to comment on fintech, cryptocurrency

Finance, computing experts at DePaul University available to comment on fintech, cryptocurrency

 /  04/04/2018  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media, Driehaus College of Business  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO — Cryptocurrency grabbed mainstream America's attention when bitcoin, the first and most widely recognized cryptocurrency, peaked at... read more

Child psychologist in Chicago discusses gun violence, youth and stress

Child psychologist in Chicago discusses gun violence, youth and stress

 /  03/23/2018  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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Family searches for meaning in Anton Chekov's 'Three Sisters'

Family searches for meaning in Anton Chekov's 'Three Sisters'

 /  03/21/2018  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The Theatre School at DePaul University will present Anton Chekhov's "Three Sisters" directed by graduate student Jacob... read more

How abstraction and identity factor into DePaul Art Museum's spring exhibitions

How abstraction and identity factor into DePaul Art Museum's spring exhibitions

 /  03/19/2018  /  Posted in: DePaul Art Museum  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — This Spring, DePaul Art Museum will offer an unconventional dialogue between its two exhibitions.In one gallery, Beverly Fresh — artist,... read more

DePaul University names hospitality leader dean of business college

DePaul University names hospitality leader dean of business college

 /  03/01/2018  /  Posted in: Driehaus College of Business, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — A recognized leader in the hospitality industry will serve as dean for DePaul University’s Driehaus College of Business. Provost Marten... read more

March Madness: DePaul University math prof talks longshot odds of picking perfect bracket

March Madness: DePaul University math prof talks longshot odds of picking perfect bracket

 /  03/01/2018  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO — As college basketball fans get set to fill out their brackets this March Madness, DePaul University mathematics professor Jeff Bergen... read more

Experts at DePaul University available to comment on Illinois political races

Experts at DePaul University available to comment on Illinois political races

 /  02/26/2018  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — As Illinois voters prepare for state primary races March 20, DePaul University faculty experts are available to provide insight and... read more

Comic book expert calls ‘Black Panther’ a ‘cultural milestone’ for genre

Comic book expert calls ‘Black Panther’ a ‘cultural milestone’ for genre

 /  02/19/2018  /  Posted in: College of Communication  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Part of the reason Marvel’s “Black Panther” has seen so much success is because it came along at the right time both ​culturally and... read more

Chinese Studies program at DePaul University to welcome Year of the Dog at Feb. 16 gala

Chinese Studies program at DePaul University to welcome Year of the Dog at Feb. 16 gala

Sandy Antunez  /  01/31/2018  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Chinese New Year is all about family, food and firecrackers. This year, it’s also about Fido.The holiday, also known as Lunar New Year... read more

Study: Demand on the rise for intercity bus travel

Study: Demand on the rise for intercity bus travel

 /  01/29/2018  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — After being financially hurt for several years by cheap fuel prices and a soft economy, intercity bus lines rolled into the new year with... read more

Stage adaptation of Richard Wright’s ‘Native Son’ explores systemic racism in 1930s South Side Chicago

Stage adaptation of Richard Wright’s ‘Native Son’ explores systemic racism in 1930s South Side Chicago

 /  01/29/2018  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The Theatre School at DePaul University presents the stage adaptation of Richard Wright’s 1940 novel “Native Son,” adapted by Theatre... read more

Folleville church model celebrates DePaul University’s legacy

Folleville church model celebrates DePaul University’s legacy

Sandy Antunez  /  01/23/2018  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University is honoring its Vincentian heritage with an exhibition that transports visitors back to 17th century rural... read more

‘Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play’ takes different approach to storytelling

‘Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play’ takes different approach to storytelling

 /  01/08/2018  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO — The Theatre School at DePaul University presents “Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play” written by American playwright Anne Washburn and... read more

Images of Wintrust Arena roof

Images of Wintrust Arena roof

 /  12/27/2017  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — These high-resolution downloadable images of the Wintrust Arena rooftop at Chicago’s McCormick Square were taken during a Nov. 28, 2017,... read more

Giant image of Chicago flag spans Wintrust Arena roof

Giant image of Chicago flag spans Wintrust Arena roof

 /  12/27/2017  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Wintrust Arena at Chicago’s McCormick Square is sporting what likely is the largest rooftop image of the Chicago flag anywhere in the world.... read more

Children’s theatre production puts focus on fairness, friendship in ‘Junie B. Jones Is Not A Crook’

Children’s theatre production puts focus on fairness, friendship in ‘Junie B. Jones Is Not A Crook’

 /  12/20/2017  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The Theatre School at DePaul University will present “Junie B. Jones Is Not A Crook,” written by Allison Gregory and adapted from the book... read more

Jane Pauley to receive distinguished journalist award from DePaul University

Jane Pauley to receive distinguished journalist award from DePaul University

 /  12/19/2017  /  Posted in: College of Communication, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Jane Pauley, host of “CBS Sunday Morning,” and Ann Pistone, an investigative journalist with ABC 7 Chicago, will receive awards from... read more

Exploring shadows, art with DePaul University Humanities Center

Exploring shadows, art with DePaul University Humanities Center

Sandy Antunez  /  12/13/2017  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Acting, art and an investigation into shadows are among discussion topics for the DePaul University Humanities Center’s Winter 2018 programs... read more

Investment expert joins DePaul University board of trustees

Investment expert joins DePaul University board of trustees

 /  12/12/2017  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University has elected Judith P. Greffin, the former executive vice president and chief investment officer at Allstate Insurance... read more

DePaul Art Museum turns spotlight on printmaking in 3 winter exhibitions

DePaul Art Museum turns spotlight on printmaking in 3 winter exhibitions

 /  12/11/2017  /  Posted in: DePaul Art Museum  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Printed works from various artists will be on display at DePaul Art Museum this winter. Three exhibitions will include works by... read more

Images from the inauguration of A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., president of DePaul University

Images from the inauguration of A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., president of DePaul University

 /  11/20/2017  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — High-resolution images from the Nov. 19, 2017, inauguration of DePaul University President A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., are... read more

DePaul University holds inauguration for 12th president, A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D.

DePaul University holds inauguration for 12th president, A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D.

 /  11/20/2017  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The board of trustees entrusted A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., with DePaul University’s mission statement and presidential Chain of Office... read more

‘Thrill Ride’: From a child’s dream to the big screen

‘Thrill Ride’: From a child’s dream to the big screen

Sandy Antunez  /  11/10/2017  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​ CHICAGO — “Thrill Ride,” started as a promise Chris Parrish kept to his son and has now turned into an award-winning film for... read more

Images of A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., president of DePaul University

Images of A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., president of DePaul University

 /  11/09/2017  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., president of DePaul University. (DePaul University/Jamie Moncrief)CHICAGO —... read more

Class translation project with Newberry Library offers students insight into French Revolution

Class translation project with Newberry Library offers students insight into French Revolution

 /  11/09/2017  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Students in Pascale-Anne Brault’s French translation class often feel they are back in 18th-century France, during the French... read more

Rock band Chicago to perform at DePaul University opening weekend at Wintrust Arena

Rock band Chicago to perform at DePaul University opening weekend at Wintrust Arena

 /  11/07/2017  /  Posted in: School of Music, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Public tickets are now available for a special concert Nov. 9 by the rock band Chicago at Wintrust Arena. The band and DePaul University are... read more

Fairy tales with a twist in ‘Into the Woods’

Fairy tales with a twist in ‘Into the Woods’

 /  11/03/2017  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO — The Theatre School at DePaul University will present “Into the Woods,” Steven Sondheim’s musical twist on the Brothers Grimm fairy... read more

Documentary filmmakers to talk craft, activism at DePaul University event

Documentary filmmakers to talk craft, activism at DePaul University event

 /  10/25/2017  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Documentary filmmakers will gather at DePaul University’s School of Cinematic Arts in downtown Chicago to teach free master classes... read more

Faculty use online learning to bridge study-abroad gap

Faculty use online learning to bridge study-abroad gap

 /  10/20/2017  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Driehaus College of Business  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Only a small percentage of U.S. college students will study abroad, but many will enter fields that require intercultural competence.... read more

​‘Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England’ explores evolution of relationships

​‘Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England’ explores evolution of relationships

Sandy Antunez  /  10/19/2017  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The Theatre School at DePaul University presents “Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England” written by Madeleine George and directed by... read more

Filmmaker Alireza Khatami draws on experience in classroom

Filmmaker Alireza Khatami draws on experience in classroom

 /  10/18/2017  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Alireza Khatami finds the roles of educator and student are sometimes blurred in his classroom, which he fully embraces.“I believe teaching... read more

‘Hey! Play! Games in Modern Culture’ aims to bring out the gamer in everyone

‘Hey! Play! Games in Modern Culture’ aims to bring out the gamer in everyone

 /  10/18/2017  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — An interactive exhibition that encourages play and offers guests a look at the world of games beyond what’s found on Xbox or Steam is set... read more

DePaul University Humanities Center examines what’s real in conversation with Rick Jay Oct. 11

DePaul University Humanities Center examines what’s real in conversation with Rick Jay Oct. 11

 /  10/05/2017  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO — Determining fact from fiction has placed the word “fake” in an even more unflattering spotlight, making it a timely topic for the... read more

In memoriam: Emeritus Professor of Law M. Cherif Bassiouni

In memoriam: Emeritus Professor of Law M. Cherif Bassiouni

 /  09/27/2017  /  Posted in: College of Law, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Human rights advocate, renowned legal scholar and DePaul University Emeritus Professor of Law M. Cherif Bassiouni died Sept. 25 at the age... read more

Film, TV professionals bring expertise to screenwriting forum at DePaul University

Film, TV professionals bring expertise to screenwriting forum at DePaul University

 /  09/21/2017  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Entertainment industry executives will bring their experience and expertise to the annual Courier 12 Screenwriting Conference, hosted by... read more

‘Augusta & Noble’ addresses immigration for young audiences

‘Augusta & Noble’ addresses immigration for young audiences

 /  09/21/2017  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Carlos Murillo’s play about the child of undocumented immigrants seems to have uncanny timing. Immigration reform was at the forefront... read more

Statement from DePaul University president on federal decision to rescind DACA

Statement from DePaul University president on federal decision to rescind DACA

 /  09/05/2017  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University President A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., sent the following message to students, faculty and staff today, in regard to the... read more

Environmental experts at DePaul University offer insight on Hurricane Harvey

Environmental experts at DePaul University offer insight on Hurricane Harvey

 /  08/31/2017  /  Posted in: College of Communication, College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — As Americans absorb the news of suffering and destruction in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, many have questions about the roles of... read more

Study: Gaps widen in the intercity bus and rail system, forcing more to drive

Study: Gaps widen in the intercity bus and rail system, forcing more to drive

 /  08/23/2017  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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Camera system to hitch ride on high altitude balloon to video total solar eclipse from above

Camera system to hitch ride on high altitude balloon to video total solar eclipse from above

 /  08/21/2017  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — While many Americans will be looking skyward Aug. 21 during the total solar eclipse, if all goes according to plan, a camera system device... read more

DePaul University welcomes 2 business leaders to board of trustees

DePaul University welcomes 2 business leaders to board of trustees

 /  08/16/2017  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University has elected two Illinois business leaders to its 44-member board of trustees: Michael L. Scudder, president and CEO of... read more

Solar eclipse: Mythic stories personify sun and moon to make sense of cosmic disruption

Solar eclipse: Mythic stories personify sun and moon to make sense of cosmic disruption

 /  08/15/2017  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Throughout the ages, humans have told mythic stories to make sense of unusual cosmic events, like a solar eclipse, explained Lisa... read more

Why all the interest in the solar eclipse? It’s not just a science phenomenon, says DePaul University sociologist

Why all the interest in the solar eclipse? It’s not just a science phenomenon, says DePaul University sociologist

 /  08/15/2017  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The upcoming total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 is creating a buzz across America, in part due to humans wanting to experience events. “This... read more

New murals under Fullerton ‘L’ station depict DePaul University history

New murals under Fullerton ‘L’ station depict DePaul University history

 /  08/14/2017  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — A multi-year public art project to memorialize key figures in DePaul University’s history now includes four new murals on the pillars... read more

Experts discuss health disparities, social justice in Chicago

Experts discuss health disparities, social justice in Chicago

 /  08/08/2017  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Public health researchers at DePaul University are using health fairs to fight lead poisoning and photo exhibitions to lessen the... read more

Note to our readers: #DePaul in the NEWS gets a new look

Note to our readers: #DePaul in the NEWS gets a new look

Kristin Claes Mathews  /  08/08/2017  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Check the news on your phone, turn on the TV or radio, or open a newspaper in Chicago and chances are a DePaul University expert will be... read more

DePaul University joins 2112

DePaul University joins 2112

 /  08/01/2017  /  Posted in: Driehaus College of Business  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Higher education and music innovation are intersecting in Chicago as DePaul University joins 2112 – the first of its kind music, film and... read more

Ângela Ferreira taps architecture, history at DePaul Art Museum

Ângela Ferreira taps architecture, history at DePaul Art Museum

 /  07/19/2017  /  Posted in: DePaul Art Museum  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Architecture, art and history will intersect this fall at the DePaul Art Museum in “Ângela Ferreira: Zip Zap and Zumbi.” Museum... read more

Ritual and connection: DePaul Art Museum to feature Senga Nengudi

Ritual and connection: DePaul Art Museum to feature Senga Nengudi

 /  07/19/2017  /  Posted in: DePaul Art Museum  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — In the 1970s, artist Senga Nengudi would carry pantyhose and other supplies for her “R.S.V.P.” series of sculptures around in her bag.... read more

Quizzical art is focus of DePaul Art Museum’s ‘Stranger Things’ summer exhibition

Quizzical art is focus of DePaul Art Museum’s ‘Stranger Things’ summer exhibition

 /  06/15/2017  /  Posted in: DePaul Art Museum  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO — Art is meant to stimulate discussion and that is precisely the goal of DePaul Art Museum’s “Stranger Things” exhibition, which encourages... read more

Military veteran overcomes hardships to obtain math degree

Military veteran overcomes hardships to obtain math degree

 /  06/06/2017  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO —  Lucas Estelle always loved math. He invented coin-flipping games as a child, toying with probability before he ever understood the... read more

Ethiopian Sudanese immigrant earns degree in refugee, forced migration studies

Ethiopian Sudanese immigrant earns degree in refugee, forced migration studies

 /  06/06/2017  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Standing in front of the Massachusetts State House with dozens of other protesters on a chilly Boston evening in 2013, Addisalem Agegnehu... read more

Theatre School grad works to expand access

Theatre School grad works to expand access

 /  06/06/2017  /  Posted in: The Theatre School, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — As a child, Mishari Zambrano stepped into a circus tent with her mother and felt transformed. The swooping acrobats, thrilling music and... read more

Refugee scholar, Army veteran and theatre advocate among DePaul University graduates

Refugee scholar, Army veteran and theatre advocate among DePaul University graduates

 /  06/06/2017  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Science and Health, The Theatre School, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — This weekend some 6,500 graduates will gather for DePaul University’s 119th commencement ceremonies and reflect on their... read more

Classic Cinemas to show DePaul University student-produced shorts on big screen

Classic Cinemas to show DePaul University student-produced shorts on big screen

 /  06/01/2017  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Two animated shorts created by DePaul University alumni when they were student filmmakers will be shown in Classic Cinemas’ theaters the... read more

DePaul University names new music building after outgoing president

DePaul University names new music building after outgoing president

 /  05/19/2017  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, School of Music, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University’s new School of Music building will be named for its outgoing president, the Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., who... read more

DePaul University elects James Ryan as board chair

DePaul University elects James Ryan as board chair

 /  05/19/2017  /  Posted in: Driehaus College of Business, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​ DePaul University’s board of trustees elected James T. Ryan, center, to serve as its next chair. He succeeds William E. Bennett, right,... read more

CBRE exec Jack Durburg receives leadership award from DePaul University

CBRE exec Jack Durburg receives leadership award from DePaul University

 /  05/17/2017  /  Posted in: Driehaus College of Business  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Jack Durburg, CEO of the Americas at CBRE, was honored with the “Outstanding Leadership in the Real Estate Profession” award from the... read more

Statement from DePaul University president on decision to rescind speaker invitation

Statement from DePaul University president on decision to rescind speaker invitation

 /  05/17/2017  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO — The Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., president of DePaul University, sent the following text to students, faculty and staff today, with... read more

Screenwriter, director Paul Schrader to appear May 26 at DePaul University as visiting artist

Screenwriter, director Paul Schrader to appear May 26 at DePaul University as visiting artist

 /  05/17/2017  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Legendary screenwriter and director Paul Schrader, whose credits include "Taxi Driver,” "Raging Bull,” "Mishima,” “American... read more

Environmental policy expert at DePaul University discusses EPA, nuclear power

Environmental policy expert at DePaul University discusses EPA, nuclear power

Jordyn Holliday  /  05/09/2017  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Changes to the Environmental Protection Agency under President Donald Trump’s administration could motivate a new wave of... read more

Faculty experts available to discuss ‘The Great War’ 100 years after US entry

Faculty experts available to discuss ‘The Great War’ 100 years after US entry

 /  05/08/2017  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The U.S. officially entered the Great War – known more commonly as World War I – 100 years ago in April 1917 and remained active through... read more

The Theatre School at DePaul University presents two world premiere productions

The Theatre School at DePaul University presents two world premiere productions

 /  05/05/2017  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO ­— The Theatre School at DePaul University will present two world premiere productions in May directed by school alumni. “Michael Jordan in... read more

Screenwriter, director Paul Schrader to appear at DePaul University for Visiting Artists Series

Screenwriter, director Paul Schrader to appear at DePaul University for Visiting Artists Series

Jordyn Holliday  /  05/04/2017  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — A prestigious lineup of movie directors and screenwriters will be at DePaul University during May as part of the Visiting Artists Series... read more

DePaul University College of Law to graduate 240 students May 14

DePaul University College of Law to graduate 240 students May 14

 /  05/01/2017  /  Posted in: College of Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University College of Law will hold its commencement ceremony May 14, when an estimated 240 students will receive... read more

Autism experts at DePaul University discuss education, awareness

Autism experts at DePaul University discuss education, awareness

Charlene Haparimwi  /  04/26/2017  /  Posted in: College of Communication, College of Education, The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Advances in education and the arts are changing the lives of people with autism, and DePaul University experts are available to discuss... read more

Chicago Playworks for Families and Young Audiences presents ‘Cinderella: The Remix’

Chicago Playworks for Families and Young Audiences presents ‘Cinderella: The Remix’

 /  04/18/2017  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The Theatre School at DePaul University presents “Cinderella: The Remix,” with book and lyrics by Psalmayene 24, music by Nick tha 1Da,... read more

500 years after the Reformation: Scholars gather at DePaul University for World Catholicism Week

500 years after the Reformation: Scholars gather at DePaul University for World Catholicism Week

Charlene Haparimwi  /  04/18/2017  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — In 1517, Martin Luther nailed a proclamation to a church door in Wittenberg, Germany and launched the Protestant Reformation.... read more

Anti-death penalty crusader Sister Helen Prejean to speak at DePaul University April 19

Anti-death penalty crusader Sister Helen Prejean to speak at DePaul University April 19

 /  04/17/2017  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The current debate over capital punishment is the backdrop for a panel discussion on the ethics of execution at DePaul University April... read more

Exhibit views Great War through eyes of Lincoln Park family

Exhibit views Great War through eyes of Lincoln Park family

 /  04/11/2017  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — When U.S. President Woodrow Wilson declared war on the German Empire April 6, 1917, one Lincoln Park neighborhood family with... read more

Firelei Báez, Hương Ngô to bring work to DePaul Art Museum

Firelei Báez, Hương Ngô to bring work to DePaul Art Museum

 /  04/07/2017  /  Posted in: DePaul Art Museum  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​CHICAGO — Caribbean and Asian influences will be on display at the DePaul Art Museum this spring with Miami artist Firelei... read more

DePaul University announces 2017 commencement speakers

DePaul University announces 2017 commencement speakers

 /  04/06/2017  /  Posted in: College of Communication, College of Computing and Digital Media, College of Education, College of Law, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Science and Health, DePaul Art Museum, Driehaus College of Business, School of Music, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, The Theatre School, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Speakers for DePaul University’s 119th commencement ceremonies are leaders in their respective fields including education, broadcast... read more

DePaul Humanities Center to honor Native American culture, art

DePaul Humanities Center to honor Native American culture, art

 /  04/04/2017  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — This spring, many of the DePaul University Humanities Center’s lineup of events will incorporate Native American art and culture. Topics... read more

The Theatre School at DePaul University presents ‘Wig Out!’

The Theatre School at DePaul University presents ‘Wig Out!’

 /  03/29/2017  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The Theatre School at DePaul University will present Tarell Alvin McCraney’s “Wig Out!” with director Nathan Singh on the Fullerton Stage,... read more

DePaul University’s Irwin W. Steans Center adds community development institute

DePaul University’s Irwin W. Steans Center adds community development institute

 /  03/27/2017  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO — Drawing upon 30 years of experience and accomplished community engagement, the internationally recognized Asset-Based Community Development... read more

ACA: What’s next? DePaul University health law policy expert says market-based mechanisms need price transparency for consumers

ACA: What’s next? DePaul University health law policy expert says market-based mechanisms need price transparency for consumers

 /  03/27/2017  /  Posted in: College of Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University associate law professor Wendy Netter Epstein, an expert in the Affordable Care Act and Republican proposals to repeal and... read more

6 business leaders join DePaul University board of trustees

6 business leaders join DePaul University board of trustees

 /  03/22/2017  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University has elected six business leaders to its 44-member board of trustees: Therese K. Fauerbach, CEO of The Northridge Group;... read more

Lester Holt to receive distinguished journalist award from DePaul University

Lester Holt to receive distinguished journalist award from DePaul University

 /  03/20/2017  /  Posted in: College of Communication, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Lester Holt, anchor of “NBC Nightly News” and “Dateline NBC,” and data journalist Ben Welsh of the Los Angeles Times will return to... read more

Cognitive neuroscientists use systems level approach to search for cause of chronic fatigue syndrome

Cognitive neuroscientists use systems level approach to search for cause of chronic fatigue syndrome

Jordyn Holliday  /  03/16/2017  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — A team of researchers from the Center for Community Research at DePaul University are on a mission to better understand why the brain... read more

Study: Problematic social media use linked to brain imbalance

Study: Problematic social media use linked to brain imbalance

 /  03/14/2017  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The impulsive act of checking Facebook while driving, in a work meeting, or at other times that could lead to negative consequences... read more

DePaul University School of Music adds 2 internationally recognized opera singers to voice faculty

DePaul University School of Music adds 2 internationally recognized opera singers to voice faculty

 /  03/08/2017  /  Posted in: School of Music  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO — The DePaul University School of Music​  announces that Nicole Cabell and Christopher Magiera, both internationally recognized and... read more

The perfect bracket: DePaul mathematician talks longshot odds of predicting March Madness

The perfect bracket: DePaul mathematician talks longshot odds of predicting March Madness

 /  02/23/2017  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO -- As college basketball fans get set to fill out their brackets this March Madness, DePaul University mathematics professor... read more

DePaul’s School of Cinematic Arts teams with HBO and ‘Vice’ for visiting artists event

DePaul’s School of Cinematic Arts teams with HBO and ‘Vice’ for visiting artists event

 /  02/23/2017  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO -- A new HBO “Vice” documentary, “Trans Youth,” which follows the story of transgender children, their families and doctors as they ponder... read more

DePaul University names first lay leader as its 12th president

DePaul University names first lay leader as its 12th president

Elizabeth Clements  /  02/16/2017  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — This morning, at a live public announcement, DePaul’s Board of Trustees named A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., as the university’s 12th president.... read more

Dr. Seuss and literacy: 60 years since ‘The Cat in the Hat’

Dr. Seuss and literacy: 60 years since ‘The Cat in the Hat’

Lucil Macwan and Kristin Claes Mathews  /  02/15/2017  /  Posted in: College of Education  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Sixty years ago this March, Dr. Seuss put a hat on a cat and revolutionized children’s literature. “By rearranging simple words into... read more

International Catholic scholars to address the Reformation, marriage, democracy

International Catholic scholars to address the Reformation, marriage, democracy

Lucil Macwan  /  02/14/2017  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO – A diverse group of Catholic scholars from around the world are slated to speak at DePaul University’s Center for World Catholicism and... read more

Accreditation team to visit DePaul University in May

Accreditation team to visit DePaul University in May

 /  02/14/2017  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​CHICAGO — DePaul University’s re-accreditation review by the Higher Learning Commission this spring will include a campus visit in May by an... read more

DePaul University houses execs from Hyatt Hotels, Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises

DePaul University houses execs from Hyatt Hotels, Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises

 /  02/09/2017  /  Posted in: Driehaus College of Business  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Leaders from two iconic Chicago hospitality groups, Lettuce Entertain You restaurants and Hyatt Hotels, have joined a new Executive in... read more

Drama tells story of nearly forgotten African genocide

Drama tells story of nearly forgotten African genocide

 /  02/03/2017  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO – The Theatre School at DePaul University presents a drama with comedic undertones about an ensemble of eager, well-meaning young actors... read more

Faculty experts available to discuss Abraham Lincoln legacy as birthday nears

Faculty experts available to discuss Abraham Lincoln legacy as birthday nears

 /  02/02/2017  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO – To mark Abraham Lincoln’s birthday Feb. 12 – he was born in 1809 in Kentucky – DePaul University experts are available to discuss the... read more

The Theatre School at DePaul University presents William Shakespeare’s ‘Richard III’

The Theatre School at DePaul University presents William Shakespeare’s ‘Richard III’

 /  02/02/2017  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The Theatre School at DePaul University presents William Shakespeare’s “Richard III,” directed by Jacob Janssen. It is now playing and... read more

‘Catholics and Coal’ panel to discuss Catholic response to coal mining in US and Philippines

‘Catholics and Coal’ panel to discuss Catholic response to coal mining in US and Philippines

Jordyn Holliday  /  01/13/2017  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO – The Center for World Catholicism & Intercultural Theology at DePaul University will host “Catholics and Coal,” a panel discussion... read more

DePaul University Humanities Center to feature ballet, comedy and the Bible

DePaul University Humanities Center to feature ballet, comedy and the Bible

 /  01/13/2017  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Events featuring space exploration, improv comedy, Royal Ballet Principal Edward Watson and the temptations of Christ are slated for the... read more

Health equity study compares segregation, low birth weight in Chicago and Toronto

Health equity study compares segregation, low birth weight in Chicago and Toronto

 /  01/12/2017  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO – A new study reveals that low birth weight is strongly associated with racial and ethnic segregation in Chicago neighborhoods. In Toronto,... read more

Experts available to speak on cybersecurity, Russia

Experts available to speak on cybersecurity, Russia

 /  01/12/2017  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Computing and Digital Media  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO – In light of the U.S. investigation into Russian hacking, DePaul University faculty experts are available to provide insight and commentary... read more

Chicago Playworks for Families and Young Audiences presents ‘Night Runner,’ a world premiere by Ike Holter

Chicago Playworks for Families and Young Audiences presents ‘Night Runner,’ a world premiere by Ike Holter

 /  01/11/2017  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The Theatre School at DePaul University presents “Night Runner,” a world premiere by Ike Holter and directed by Lisa Portes, with musical... read more

Chinese Studies program at DePaul University to welcome Year of the Rooster at annual gala

Chinese Studies program at DePaul University to welcome Year of the Rooster at annual gala

 /  01/11/2017  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO – For the ninth consecutive year, DePaul University is set to celebrate the Chinese New Year with a gala that features authentic Lunar... read more

Young artists examine AIDS, childhood in show at DePaul Art Museum

Young artists examine AIDS, childhood in show at DePaul Art Museum

 /  12/14/2016  /  Posted in: DePaul Art Museum  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — For a rising generation of young, contemporary artists, the AIDS crisis has always been part of their lives. This winter, DePaul Art Museum... read more

Study finds biking in Chicago is faster than CTA, Uber

Study finds biking in Chicago is faster than CTA, Uber

 /  12/12/2016  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — It is often faster to ride a bicycle through Chicago than to take an Uber or public transportation, find researchers at DePaul... read more

‘Four Saints in Three Acts’ combines art, iconography at DePaul Art Museum

‘Four Saints in Three Acts’ combines art, iconography at DePaul Art Museum

 /  12/09/2016  /  Posted in: DePaul Art Museum  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​CHICAGO — Art and the representation of saints have been intertwined for centuries. An upcoming winter exhibition at the DePaul... read more

Vincentian historian, scholar to receive Pierre Coste Prize Dec. 12

Vincentian historian, scholar to receive Pierre Coste Prize Dec. 12

 /  12/09/2016  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO —The Rev. John E. Rybolt, C.M., will be honored Dec. 12 when he receives the Vincentian Studies Institute’s Pierre Coste Prize. Rybolt, who... read more

Event center at McCormick Square to be named Wintrust Arena

Event center at McCormick Square to be named Wintrust Arena

 /  11/16/2016  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Wintrust Financial Corporation – Chicago’s leading community and corporate banking company – DePaul University, and the Metropolitan Pier... read more

Cyber-risk conference confronts ‘The Speed of Change’

Cyber-risk conference confronts ‘The Speed of Change’

Kyle Morrell  /  11/11/2016  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The landscape of cyber security is rapidly changing in a dynamic interplay of threat, compliance and protection in the digital world.... read more

Faculty experts at DePaul University discuss Election Day

Faculty experts at DePaul University discuss Election Day

 /  11/03/2016  /  Posted in: College of Communication, College of Computing and Digital Media, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Driehaus College of Business, School of Continuing and Professional Studies  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — As voters prepare for Election Day, DePaul University faculty experts are available discuss how the presidential, national and... read more

Singles’ Day in China, Black Friday, Cyber Monday: DePaul University experts discuss facets of global consumer holidays

Singles’ Day in China, Black Friday, Cyber Monday: DePaul University experts discuss facets of global consumer holidays

 /  11/02/2016  /  Posted in: College of Communication, College of Science and Health, Driehaus College of Business, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Computing and Digital Media  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University faculty experts are available to provide insight and commentary on approaching consumer holidays: Singles’ Day... read more

Modern take on ‘Romeo and Juliet’ examines politics, race and gender

Modern take on ‘Romeo and Juliet’ examines politics, race and gender

 /  10/27/2016  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Four hundred years ago, William Shakespeare wrote plays that explored sexual identity, familial obligation and public unrest. As a... read more

Baseball, Cubs and leadership insight from DePaul sports management expert

Baseball, Cubs and leadership insight from DePaul sports management expert

 /  10/26/2016  /  Posted in: Driehaus College of Business  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​CHICAGO — The success of a baseball club is not just defined by wins and losses, according to DePaul University sports management and... read more

Award-winning filmmakers to gather at DePaul University

Award-winning filmmakers to gather at DePaul University

 /  10/21/2016  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Documentary filmmakers will gather at the School of Cinematic Arts at DePaul University for “Verité,” two days of events that offer an... read more

Murals under the Chicago ‘L’ immortalize DePaul University’s diverse history

Murals under the Chicago ‘L’ immortalize DePaul University’s diverse history

Kyle Morrell  /  10/14/2016  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — When referring to pillars of the community, comments are often made in reference to local heroes or influential icons who have made, or... read more

The Theatre School at DePaul University presents Sarah Ruhl’s ‘Eurydice’

The Theatre School at DePaul University presents Sarah Ruhl’s ‘Eurydice’

 /  10/13/2016  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The Theatre School at DePaul University will present “Eurydice,” a retelling of the Orpheus myth, written by Sarah Ruhl and directed by... read more

Mars, zombies and the ethics of voting open DePaul University Humanities Center season

Mars, zombies and the ethics of voting open DePaul University Humanities Center season

 /  10/13/2016  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — A NASA scientist who turns Mars Curiosity rover data into art, the filmmaker of cerebral zombie flick “Pontypool,” and a discussion... read more

DePaul University to host town hall on US-China relations

DePaul University to host town hall on US-China relations

Lucil Macwan  /  10/06/2016  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Relations between the U.S. and China have been a frequent topic of debate in the presidential campaigns. Experts will discuss the history... read more

Researchers describe new large prehistoric shark

Researchers describe new large prehistoric shark

 /  10/03/2016  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Megalolamna paradoxodon is the name of a new extinct shark described by an international research team who based their discovery on... read more

Workplace expert discusses culture, leadership in Wells Fargo scandal

Workplace expert discusses culture, leadership in Wells Fargo scandal

 /  09/30/2016  /  Posted in: Driehaus College of Business  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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DePaul University to co-host Chicago Climate Festival

DePaul University to co-host Chicago Climate Festival

Lucil Macwan  /  09/29/2016  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Chicago artists, academics and community groups will gather at DePaul University, Columbia College and... read more

Hollywood screenwriters gather for conference at DePaul University

Hollywood screenwriters gather for conference at DePaul University

 /  09/27/2016  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Entertainers, producers and screenwriters will join the DePaul University School of Cinematic Arts for the annual Courier 12 Screenwriting... read more

Election experts at DePaul University discuss presidential race, debates

Election experts at DePaul University discuss presidential race, debates

 /  09/23/2016  /  Posted in: College of Communication, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Driehaus College of Business, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Ahead of the presidential debates, DePaul University faculty experts are available to provide insight and... read more

DePaul Library exhibition aims to place Vincentians into ‘arena of American history’

DePaul Library exhibition aims to place Vincentians into ‘arena of American history’

 /  09/22/2016  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — This year, the Congregation of the Mission — Vincentian priests — will be celebrating their 200th... read more

DePaul Art Museum hires assistant curator, collection and exhibition manager

DePaul Art Museum hires assistant curator, collection and exhibition manager

 /  08/30/2016  /  Posted in: DePaul Art Museum  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul Art Museum announces the hiring of Mia Lopez as assistant curator and Laura-Caroline Johnson as collection and exhibition manager.... read more

Donation funds first endowed professorship in DePaul University’s College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Donation funds first endowed professorship in DePaul University’s College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

 /  08/25/2016  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO — In honor of his late wife’s love for historical studies, DePaul University alumnus LeRoy “Lee” Sanders, who passed away in 2015, had... read more

‘Windy City in Motion’ exhibit connects movies, travel

‘Windy City in Motion’ exhibit connects movies, travel

 /  08/22/2016  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Visitors and commuters at Chicago’s Union Station peruse the “Windy City in Motion: Movies + Travel in Chicago” exhibit, a collaboration... read more

DePaul Art Museum receives gift of 114 works by Chicago-based artists

DePaul Art Museum receives gift of 114 works by Chicago-based artists

 /  08/18/2016  /  Posted in: DePaul Art Museum  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​CHICAGO — Collectors and artists in Chicago who are seeking to build a legacy of the city’s modern and emerging artists are finding... read more

DePaul Art Museum showcases international art exhibition ‘On Space and Place’

DePaul Art Museum showcases international art exhibition ‘On Space and Place’

 /  08/09/2016  /  Posted in: DePaul Art Museum  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​CHICAGO — For the first time, viewers of the ART21 series “Art in the Twenty-First Century” will be able to see work by... read more

   Health disparities, social justice focus of Aug. 12 conference at DePaul University

Health disparities, social justice focus of Aug. 12 conference at DePaul University

 /  08/08/2016  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — People who live in different Chicago neighborhoods and have the same health issue can experience entirely different outcomes because... read more

St. Louise de Marillac scholar receives DePaul University Vincentian Studies Institute grant

St. Louise de Marillac scholar receives DePaul University Vincentian Studies Institute grant

 /  07/27/2016  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO – Doctoral student Edward Gray of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been selected as recipient of the 2016 DePaul University Vincentian Studies... read more

Study: Car sharing stalls under tax burdens, competition

Study: Car sharing stalls under tax burdens, competition

 /  07/22/2016  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Hefty taxes on car-sharing services, such as Zipcar, may be stopping some drivers from getting behind the wheel. Researchers at DePaul... read more

Cutting through the clutter: Study examines 'dark side of home'

Cutting through the clutter: Study examines 'dark side of home'

Kyle Morrell  /  07/20/2016  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The phrase “make yourself at home” seems innocuous but there is a significant psychological element to... read more

DePaul University joins 1871, the nation’s largest entrepreneurial technology incubator

DePaul University joins 1871, the nation’s largest entrepreneurial technology incubator

 /  07/19/2016  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media, College of Law, Driehaus College of Business, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — With a commitment to innovation, quality education and providing real-world experiences to students, DePaul University is opening a... read more

Political experts from DePaul University discuss Republican and Democratic national conventions

Political experts from DePaul University discuss Republican and Democratic national conventions

 /  07/14/2016  /  Posted in: College of Communication, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Driehaus College of Business, School of Continuing and Professional Studies  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Ahead of the Democratic and Republican national conventions, DePaul University faculty experts are... read more

DePaul University president stepping down in summer 2017

DePaul University president stepping down in summer 2017

 /  06/13/2016  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University announced today that the Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., will step down from his position as president at the end of... read more

Meet DePaul University’s class of 2016

Meet DePaul University’s class of 2016

 /  06/02/2016  /  Posted in: College of Communication, College of Computing and Digital Media, College of Education, College of Law, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Science and Health, DePaul Art Museum, Driehaus College of Business, School of Music, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, The Theatre School, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Beneath the sea of mortarboards at DePaul University’s 118th commencement ceremonies, some 6,500 graduates will reflect... read more

Accounting and computing graduate gets the best of both worlds at DePaul

Accounting and computing graduate gets the best of both worlds at DePaul

Kate Hohenstatt  /  05/31/2016  /  Posted in: Driehaus College of Business  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Most DePaul University students end their college career by walking in one graduation ceremony to receive a diploma. Greg Kulasik has earned... read more

Chicago native works to make a difference among minority youth

Chicago native works to make a difference among minority youth

Brooke Beatty  /  05/31/2016  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Growing up in Chicago, Bella Mucino volunteered in her mother’s kindergarten classroom with bilingual students. Mucino could relate to the... read more

Amar Patel: From nickels to numbers

Amar Patel: From nickels to numbers

 /  05/31/2016  /  Posted in: School of Continuing and Professional Studies  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — "I just like numbers." For Amar Patel, numbers just make sense. From his early days of prize tickets and payroll, to his... read more

Theatre School graduate uses performance for social change

Theatre School graduate uses performance for social change

Madison Higgs  /  05/27/2016  /  Posted in: University News, The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Jalen Gilbert can still remember the reaction he received after playing the lead role in his second grade school play. “People kept... read more

Animation graduate draws inspiration from Japan

Animation graduate draws inspiration from Japan

 /  05/27/2016  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — A single frame of Donalisa Gomez's animation reveals a glimpse of her storytelling world. In the center, a soft face emerges wide-eyed... read more

Graduate aims to shape bilingual education

Graduate aims to shape bilingual education

Brendan O'Brien  /  05/27/2016  /  Posted in: College of Education, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — At a young age, Erik Martinez learned that a strong education was worth extra effort, even if it meant crossing a border. For six years,... read more

DIY punk is red, white and blue

DIY punk is red, white and blue

Kyle Morrell  /  05/25/2016  /  Posted in: College of Communication  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO — The year was 1991 and the city was Los Angeles, and Daniel Makagon was broadcasting from KXLU, the student radio station at Loyola... read more

Statement from DePaul University president about profane graffiti on campus

Statement from DePaul University president about profane graffiti on campus

 /  05/24/2016  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Very early this morning, Public Safety received a call from the College Republicans reporting that someone had painted on the sidewalk in... read more

‘Real Men Don’t Sing’: Allison McCracken on crooning in American culture

‘Real Men Don’t Sing’: Allison McCracken on crooning in American culture

 /  05/24/2016  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Before Justin Timberlake or Frank Sinatra, a generation of male singers in the 1920s pioneered crooning on the radio. Allison McCracken,... read more

Catholic studies graduate finds calling through social justice experiences at DePaul

Catholic studies graduate finds calling through social justice experiences at DePaul

 /  05/24/2016  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO — Griffin Hardy was sitting in a high school classroom in Wheaton, Illinois, when he first learned about Sister Helen Prejean’s work from the... read more

Marriott Foundation grant to DePaul University aims to develop next generation of hospitality leaders

Marriott Foundation grant to DePaul University aims to develop next generation of hospitality leaders

 /  05/20/2016  /  Posted in: Driehaus College of Business  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO —A new grant from The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation will be used to provide personalized progressive career preparation and... read more

‘Courier 12’ — A screenwriting jam session at DePaul University May 21

‘Courier 12’ — A screenwriting jam session at DePaul University May 21

 /  05/18/2016  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO — Screenwriters, producers, editors and directors from the entertainment industry will give insider views during “Courier 12,” this year’s... read more

‘Imagining Heschel’ — a dialogue between renowned rabbi and cardinal — to be performed May 18 at DePaul University

‘Imagining Heschel’ — a dialogue between renowned rabbi and cardinal — to be performed May 18 at DePaul University

 /  05/12/2016  /  Posted in: University News, The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Dr. King taught that, in the end, how we live every day is of the greatest importance. Each morning we must remember that there is work to be done.... read more

Pre-eminent cellist in ‘pursuit of musical excellence’

Pre-eminent cellist in ‘pursuit of musical excellence’

Kyle Morrell  /  05/11/2016  /  Posted in: School of Music  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Ben Rogers sat in the audience as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra performed Tchaikovsky’s Sixth Symphony. As the piece began to swell,... read more

Health communicator writes her own path to success

Health communicator writes her own path to success

 /  05/11/2016  /  Posted in: College of Communication  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — In Bohorodchany, a small town nestled in western Ukraine near the Carpathian Mountains, Oleksandra... read more

College of Law graduate lands public interest law ‘dream job’

College of Law graduate lands public interest law ‘dream job’

Kyle Morrell  /  05/04/2016  /  Posted in: College of Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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DePaul University presents 2-day institute: ‘Learning Agility and the Brain’

DePaul University presents 2-day institute: ‘Learning Agility and the Brain’

 /  04/28/2016  /  Posted in: School of Continuing and Professional Studies  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO — Results of an executive survey​ released this month by the Futurestep division of the global management consulting firm Korn Ferry found... read more

DePaul University College of Law to graduate 250 students May 15

DePaul University College of Law to graduate 250 students May 15

 /  04/25/2016  /  Posted in: College of Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO — DePaul University College of Law will hold its commencement ceremony May 15 at the Rosemont Theatre where some 250 students will receive... read more

​DePaul Art Museum features Tony Fitzpatrick’s ‘The Secret Birds’

​DePaul Art Museum features Tony Fitzpatrick’s ‘The Secret Birds’

 /  04/22/2016  /  Posted in: DePaul Art Museum  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Chicago artist Tony Fitzpatrick will bring his signature brand of witty visual repartee to the DePaul Art Museum this... read more

​‘Barbara Rossi’s: Poor Traits’ and ‘Eye Owe You!’ open at DePaul Art Museum May 12

​‘Barbara Rossi’s: Poor Traits’ and ‘Eye Owe You!’ open at DePaul Art Museum May 12

 /  04/19/2016  /  Posted in: DePaul Art Museum  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Chicago artist Barbara Rossi’s enigmatic drawings and meticulous Plexiglas paintings will be featured at the DePaul Art Museum May 12... read more

‘Catholic Church, Jewish People and Jewish State’ is topic of panel discussion set at DePaul University April 18

‘Catholic Church, Jewish People and Jewish State’ is topic of panel discussion set at DePaul University April 18

 /  04/15/2016  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO — Inspired by the Building Bridges of Faith photo exhibition of papal visits to the Holy Land, a panel discussion titled “The Catholic... read more

Local law firms support student legal services at DePaul

Local law firms support student legal services at DePaul

 /  04/14/2016  /  Posted in: College of Law, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University students who fight bad landlords or contest frivolous lawsuits now have more support, thanks to donations from... read more

Why to talk about death at dinner

Why to talk about death at dinner

 /  04/07/2016  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Death is not a topic people usually bring up at the dinner table, but it should be, says medical anthropologist and bioethicist... read more

Meet the speakers: TEDxDePaulUniversity

Meet the speakers: TEDxDePaulUniversity

 /  04/05/2016  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO — With an overwhelming response to the call for speaker applications, the TEDxDePaulUniversity selection committee was astounded by the... read more

DePaul University names composer, community engagement leader as dean for School of Music

DePaul University names composer, community engagement leader as dean for School of Music

 /  03/31/2016  /  Posted in: School of Music, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​​​​CHICAGO — DePaul University has selected Dr. Ronald Caltabiano, an internationally recognized composer with more than 25 years of... read more

Political reporters, campaign experts talk social media at DePaul

Political reporters, campaign experts talk social media at DePaul

 /  03/30/2016  /  Posted in: College of Communication  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Some of Chicago’s top political reporters and campaign experts will gather at DePaul University to discuss how social media is... read more

The Theatre School at DePaul University presents ‘Peter Pan and Wendy’

The Theatre School at DePaul University presents ‘Peter Pan and Wendy’

 /  03/30/2016  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The Theatre School at DePaul University will present “Peter Pan and Wendy,” adapted by Doug Rand from the cherished J.M. Barrie novel... read more

DePaul names architect, urban planner as dean for College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

DePaul names architect, urban planner as dean for College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

 /  03/29/2016  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University has selected an architect and urban planner with three decades of experience in higher education as its... read more

DePaul University 2016 commencement speakers: Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, and business, education, technology and humanitarian thought leaders

DePaul University 2016 commencement speakers: Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, and business, education, technology and humanitarian thought leaders

 /  03/22/2016  /  Posted in: College of Communication, College of Computing and Digital Media, College of Education, College of Law, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Science and Health, Driehaus College of Business, School of Music, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, The Theatre School, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​CHICAGO — Speakers for DePaul University’s 118th commencement ceremonies are thought leaders in their respective fields including education,... read more

Photo exhibition of papal visits to the Holy Land at DePaul University this spring

Photo exhibition of papal visits to the Holy Land at DePaul University this spring

 /  03/17/2016  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​​​​CHICAGO — A photographic exploration of papal visits to Israel from 1964-2014 will be on display at DePaul University this spring... read more

The Theatre School at DePaul University presents Molière's ‘The Misanthrope’

The Theatre School at DePaul University presents Molière's ‘The Misanthrope’

 /  03/11/2016  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The Theatre School at DePaul University presents a modern retelling of “The Misanthrope,” Molière's classic comedy of manners... read more

World famous philosopher to speak at DePaul University

World famous philosopher to speak at DePaul University

 /  03/10/2016  /  Posted in: College of Education, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — World-renowned intellectual Kwame Anthony Appiah will speak on “Education for Global Citizenship and the Crisis Facing Black... read more

Odds of a perfect NCAA bracket are near impossible: DePaul University mathematician

Odds of a perfect NCAA bracket are near impossible: DePaul University mathematician

 /  02/25/2016  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​​​CHICAGO — The odds of picking a perfect bracket for the NCAA men’s basketball March Madness championship tournament are a staggering less than... read more

Statement from DePaul University president on Gov. Rauner's veto of SB2043

Statement from DePaul University president on Gov. Rauner's veto of SB2043

 /  02/19/2016  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​CHICAGO — The Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., president of DePaul University, issued the following statement about the Monetary Award Program... read more

AACSB renews accreditation for DePaul University business and accounting programs

AACSB renews accreditation for DePaul University business and accounting programs

 /  02/18/2016  /  Posted in: Driehaus College of Business, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​​​CHICAGO — DePaul University’s business college and accountancy school have each earned 5-year renewals of their accreditation from AACSB... read more

Drones for research: DePaul University archaeologist to explain UAV use at Fifa for site documentation, monitoring

Drones for research: DePaul University archaeologist to explain UAV use at Fifa for site documentation, monitoring

 /  02/14/2016  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​​​​​​CHICAGO — “Drones are proving to be powerful new tools to archaeologists for documenting excavation, mapping landscapes... read more

Fossil discovery: Extraordinary ‘big-mouthed’ fish from Cretaceous Period

Fossil discovery: Extraordinary ‘big-mouthed’ fish from Cretaceous Period

 /  02/08/2016  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — An international team of scientists have discovered two new plankton-eating fossil fish species of the genus called... read more

Experts at DePaul University analyze presidential primaries

Experts at DePaul University analyze presidential primaries

 /  02/08/2016  /  Posted in: College of Communication, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Driehaus College of Business, School of Continuing and Professional Studies  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​CHICAGO — Presidential debates, primaries and caucuses are in full swing, and DePaul University’s experts are available to provide insight and... read more

Valentine’s Day: DePaul University experts discuss ‘broken heart syndrome,’ consumer behavior, religious symbolism and cinema

Valentine’s Day: DePaul University experts discuss ‘broken heart syndrome,’ consumer behavior, religious symbolism and cinema

 /  02/04/2016  /  Posted in: College of Communication, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Science and Health, Driehaus College of Business  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University faculty experts are available to provide insight into different aspects of Valentine’s Day, including its religious... read more

DePaul University names Linda Blakley vice president for the Office of Public Relations and Communications

DePaul University names Linda Blakley vice president for the Office of Public Relations and Communications

 /  02/01/2016  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​CHICAGO — DePaul University has selected Linda Blakley, an accomplished communications professional, as the next vice president for the Office of... read more

The Theatre School at DePaul University presents 'God's Ear'

The Theatre School at DePaul University presents 'God's Ear'

 /  01/29/2016  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO – The Theatre School at DePaul University will present “God’s Ear,” written by Jenny Schwartz and directed by Andrew Peters, on the Fullerton... read more

'In the Blood' premieres at The Theatre School at DePaul University

'In the Blood' premieres at The Theatre School at DePaul University

 /  01/27/2016  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​CHICAGO — The Theatre School at DePaul University presents “In the Blood” by Suzan-Lori Parks, directed by Nathan Singh, in the Sondra & Denis... read more

DePaul University appoints 3 to board of trustees

DePaul University appoints 3 to board of trustees

 /  01/21/2016  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​​​​CHICAGO — DePaul University has elected three leaders to its 41-member board of trustees: Gery J. Chico, senior partner at the Chicago law firm... read more

Catholic scholar to speak on Jesus' African impact

Catholic scholar to speak on Jesus' African impact

 /  01/19/2016  /  Posted in: University News, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​CHICAGO — The Rev. Laurenti Magesa, whose work has reshaped the study of Catholicism in Africa, will deliver an evening public lecture, “Naming... read more

World premiere of ‘Prospero’s Storm’ opens Jan. 14 for young audiences

World premiere of ‘Prospero’s Storm’ opens Jan. 14 for young audiences

 /  01/13/2016  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​​​​CHICAGO — The Theatre School at DePaul University will present the world premiere of “Prospero’s Storm,” adapted and directed by Damon Kiely,... read more

Chicago artists Frid, Rezac, showcase ‘surprising connections’ in ‘Split Complementary’ opening Jan. 28 at DePaul Art Museum

Chicago artists Frid, Rezac, showcase ‘surprising connections’ in ‘Split Complementary’ opening Jan. 28 at DePaul Art Museum

 /  12/22/2015  /  Posted in: DePaul Art Museum  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — With refined appreciation for materials, but very different approaches, the art of Dianna Frid and Richard Rezac meets on complementary... read more

Study: Bus stations ‘brimming’ with traffic over Christmas and New Year’s

Study: Bus stations ‘brimming’ with traffic over Christmas and New Year’s

 /  12/16/2015  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​CHICAGO — Winter holiday bus travel is projected to increase 1-2 percent from last year, reaching 2.6 million passengers over a 12-day period for... read more

DePaul University leadership expert publishes guide to 2016 presidential election process

DePaul University leadership expert publishes guide to 2016 presidential election process

 /  12/11/2015  /  Posted in: University News, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​​​CHICAGO — Feb. 1, 2016, marks the official start of the U.S. presidential primary election season and even ​seasoned voters and political wonks... read more

DePaul University honors education advocates at Tangaza College commencement ceremony

DePaul University honors education advocates at Tangaza College commencement ceremony

 /  12/01/2015  /  Posted in: School of Continuing and Professional Studies  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Two education crusaders, Sister Loretta Brennan, C.S.B., and Josephine Kulea will be recognized by DePaul University with honorary... read more

Acclaimed Chicago journalists Carol Marin and Don Moseley to co-direct new Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence at DePaul University

Acclaimed Chicago journalists Carol Marin and Don Moseley to co-direct new Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence at DePaul University

 /  11/23/2015  /  Posted in: College of Communication  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​CHICAGO — Truth, accuracy, fairness and context will serve as the guiding principles for DePaul University’s new Center for Journalism Integrity... read more

What presidential campaigns reveal about effective marketing

What presidential campaigns reveal about effective marketing

 /  11/20/2015  /  Posted in: Driehaus College of Business  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The 2016 presidential election is less than a year away, and candidates are turning to technology more than ever to effectively... read more

Syrian refugee situation: DePaul University experts provide insight on U.S. and global implications

Syrian refugee situation: DePaul University experts provide insight on U.S. and global implications

 /  11/19/2015  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Driehaus College of Business  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — In the wake of recent terrorist attacks in Paris and Beirut reportedly carried out by the Islamic State group, government leaders and... read more

Study projects 1.5 million will travel by bus over Thanksgiving holiday

Study projects 1.5 million will travel by bus over Thanksgiving holiday

 /  11/16/2015  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​CHICAGO — Passenger travel on scheduled bus lines over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend is expected to be at or near its highest level in more than... read more

Theatre’s De Shields, Aldridge, Raizin receive honors for excellence in the arts from DePaul University

Theatre’s De Shields, Aldridge, Raizin receive honors for excellence in the arts from DePaul University

 /  11/13/2015  /  Posted in: School of Music  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The annual Awards for Excellence in the Arts, held Nov. 9 at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, celebrated talented artists and visionaries and... read more

Muslim-Catholic dialogue at DePaul University to focus on sub-Saharan Africa

Muslim-Catholic dialogue at DePaul University to focus on sub-Saharan Africa

 /  11/09/2015  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​CHICAGO — Muslim and Catholic leaders engaged in interfaith dialogue will be on DePaul University’s Lincoln Park Campus Nov. 12 to discuss... read more

Cyber-risk conference: ‘A New Manhattan Project’

Cyber-risk conference: ‘A New Manhattan Project’

 /  11/09/2015  /  Posted in: Driehaus College of Business, College of Computing and Digital Media, College of Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​​​CHICAGO — A series of cyberattacks in July 2015 on the New York Stock Exchange’s electronic trading platform, the Wall Street Journal’s website... read more

DePaul University to begin construction on new home for School of Music

DePaul University to begin construction on new home for School of Music

 /  11/02/2015  /  Posted in: School of Music  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Pre-construction work is set to begin this week for a new School of Music building on DePaul University’s Lincoln Park Campus. The... read more

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Singles’ Day in China: DePaul University experts discuss facets of consumer holidays

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Singles’ Day in China: DePaul University experts discuss facets of consumer holidays

 /  11/02/2015  /  Posted in: College of Communication, Driehaus College of Business, College of Computing and Digital Media, College of Science and Health, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University faculty experts are available to provide insight and commentary on the consumer holidays of Black Friday and Cyber... read more

Fact Sheet | New School of Music Complex at DePaul University

Fact Sheet | New School of Music Complex at DePaul University

 /  11/02/2015  /  Posted in: School of Music  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

First Phase | November 2015-Spring 2018 Demolition of McGaw Hall and construction of a 185,000-square-foot music center that will include teaching... read more

August Wilson’s ‘Joe Turner’s Come and Gone’ opens Nov. 6 at Fullerton Stage Theatre

August Wilson’s ‘Joe Turner’s Come and Gone’ opens Nov. 6 at Fullerton Stage Theatre

 /  10/26/2015  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The Theatre School at DePaul University will present August Wilson’s “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone” at the Fullerton Stage Theatre. The... read more

Civil War memoirs of Catholic sister nurses reveal stories of charity and courage

Civil War memoirs of Catholic sister nurses reveal stories of charity and courage

 /  10/19/2015  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — In the face of adversity and danger during the American Civil War, the Daughters of Charity, a Roman Catholic community of religious... read more

High performing Chicago Cubs head into NLCS matchup with leadership, confidence

High performing Chicago Cubs head into NLCS matchup with leadership, confidence

 /  10/16/2015  /  Posted in: Driehaus College of Business  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — There is a new wind blowing in Wrigleyville, as front office leadership, coaching and management style has the Chicago Cubs... read more

Presidential elections: DePaul University faculty experts discuss the 2016 campaigns, candidates, issues

Presidential elections: DePaul University faculty experts discuss the 2016 campaigns, candidates, issues

 /  10/12/2015  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Computing and Digital Media, College of Communication, Driehaus College of Business  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The U.S. presidential primary season is underway, and DePaul University faculty experts are available to provide insight and commentary... read more

Physicians, social scientists team up to reduce health disparities in Chicago

Physicians, social scientists team up to reduce health disparities in Chicago

 /  10/08/2015  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO - Individuals are born with their own personal health potential, yet social factors like a lack of access to quality care can negatively... read more

Ibsen’s ‘The Lady from the Sea’ launches season on the Healy stage at DePaul

Ibsen’s ‘The Lady from the Sea’ launches season on the Healy stage at DePaul

 /  10/08/2015  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The Theatre School at DePaul University will present Henrik Ibsen’s “The Lady from the Sea” as the first production of the season in... read more

DePaul University opera alumni to perform at Mesirow Financial’s ‘A Grand Night for Singing'

DePaul University opera alumni to perform at Mesirow Financial’s ‘A Grand Night for Singing'

 /  10/07/2015  /  Posted in: School of Music  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Two of DePaul University School of Music’s most celebrated alumni are returning to Chicago for a one-of-a-kind musical event. Soprano... read more

Expert: Domestic violence solutions are political, not only personal

Expert: Domestic violence solutions are political, not only personal

 /  10/07/2015  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Political scientist Kathleen R. Arnold believes Americans do not respond effectively to domestic violence, and that solutions are not just... read more

Apple tasting with Cézanne opens DePaul University Humanities Center season

Apple tasting with Cézanne opens DePaul University Humanities Center season

 /  10/06/2015  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — An apple tasting and discussion of artist Paul Cézanne will kick off the fall season for the DePaul University Humanities Center Oct.... read more

Daryl Koehn joins DePaul University as Wicklander Chair in Business Ethics

Daryl Koehn joins DePaul University as Wicklander Chair in Business Ethics

 /  09/30/2015  /  Posted in: Driehaus College of Business  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Daryl Koehn returns to DePaul University as the Wicklander Chair in Business Ethics, a position she previously held from... read more

DePaul University appoints Jeffrey Bethke as executive vice president

DePaul University appoints Jeffrey Bethke as executive vice president

 /  09/30/2015  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Jeff Bethke, an accomplished and longtime member of the university’s financial team, has been selected by DePaul University’s board of... read more

Study: Advance directives are about more than refusing care

Study: Advance directives are about more than refusing care

 /  09/29/2015  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — A new study finds that nearly a third of people who fill out advance health care directives — documents that lay out a patient’s... read more

Study: New framework helps measure, define global homelessness

Study: New framework helps measure, define global homelessness

 /  09/28/2015  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Ahead of World Homeless Day Oct. 10, researchers have released a new framework to help unite those addressing homelessness worldwide.... read more

Real Martians: Researcher talks movies, NASA and team composition

Real Martians: Researcher talks movies, NASA and team composition

 /  09/25/2015  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Fictional astronauts coping with drama in deep space make for a great movie. In real life, researchers are helping NASA better understand... read more

Researchers discover new lineage of prehistoric, plankton-eating sharks

Researchers discover new lineage of prehistoric, plankton-eating sharks

 /  09/21/2015  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University paleobiologist Kenshu Shimada’s rendering of a Pseudomegachasma shark hypothesizes it had a large mouth with many small teeth.... read more

Substance abuse recovery odds increase in a community setting

Substance abuse recovery odds increase in a community setting

 /  09/21/2015  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Following substance abuse treatment, individuals who live in a collaborative housing setting with community rules and responsibilities... read more

Syrian refugee crisis: DePaul University experts available to speak on the global implications

Syrian refugee crisis: DePaul University experts available to speak on the global implications

 /  09/17/2015  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Driehaus College of Business  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Humanitarian and political efforts have mobilized across the globe as millions of Syrian refugees flee to Europe and the Middle East... read more

DePaul University to support and align with federal financial aid changes

DePaul University to support and align with federal financial aid changes

 /  09/16/2015  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University, the largest Catholic university in the United States with nearly 24,000 students, is preparing to make changes in... read more

‘Esperanza Rising’: Children’s show opens at DePaul’s Merle Reskin Theatre Oct. 8

‘Esperanza Rising’: Children’s show opens at DePaul’s Merle Reskin Theatre Oct. 8

 /  09/16/2015  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The Theatre School at DePaul University will open the 2015-16 Chicago Playworks for Families and Young Audiences series with “Esperanza... read more

Foodie fest: DePaul University experts chew over impact of food on health, wine, culture

Foodie fest: DePaul University experts chew over impact of food on health, wine, culture

 /  09/15/2015  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Driehaus College of Business, College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO – From “Travel and Leisure​” to the “Travel Channel​,” Chicago has been named as one of America’s best cities for food and foodies. This... read more

DePaul University earns Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award

DePaul University earns Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award

 /  09/15/2015  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University has received the 2015 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. This... read more

U.S. News & World Report lists DePaul University as ‘innovative school’

U.S. News & World Report lists DePaul University as ‘innovative school’

 /  09/11/2015  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University is one of the country’s “most innovative schools,” according to the 2016 college rankings published by U.S. News &... read more

‘Idol Structures’ showcases artwork hidden in plain sight

‘Idol Structures’ showcases artwork hidden in plain sight

 /  08/28/2015  /  Posted in: DePaul Art Museum  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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Study: 1.14 million will travel by bus over Labor Day holiday

Study: 1.14 million will travel by bus over Labor Day holiday

 /  08/19/2015  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Late summer vacations, college kids on the move and travelers headed to family events will result in hundreds of intercity buses being... read more

The Theatre School at DePaul University announces the 2015-16 season

The Theatre School at DePaul University announces the 2015-16 season

 /  08/13/2015  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The Theatre School at DePaul University’s 2015-16 season features two world premiere productions, reimagined classics, contemporary pieces... read more

A decade after Hurricane Katrina: Experts discuss climate change, race relations and social enterprise

A decade after Hurricane Katrina: Experts discuss climate change, race relations and social enterprise

 /  08/12/2015  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Driehaus College of Business, School of Continuing and Professional Studies  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — This August marks the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which killed 1,200 people and crippled the city of New Orleans. While... read more

Study: 1.3 million will travel by bus over July Fourth holiday

Study: 1.3 million will travel by bus over July Fourth holiday

 /  07/25/2015  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — A long holiday weekend, budget fares and the convenience of a new GPS tracking system will draw more than 1.3 million passengers to... read more

Transportation expert, Chicago historian discuss Eastland disaster

Transportation expert, Chicago historian discuss Eastland disaster

 /  07/20/2015  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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Study: More Chicago Metra riders glued to electronics

Study: More Chicago Metra riders glued to electronics

 /  07/14/2015  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Metra commuters in Chicago are increasingly doing things that would be illegal if they were driving — texting, reading email, shopping... read more

Experts available to speak on Greece’s debt crisis

Experts available to speak on Greece’s debt crisis

 /  07/10/2015  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Driehaus College of Business  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University faculty experts are available to provide insight and commentary on the financial and political crisis in Greece.... read more

DePaul Art Museum selects MCA’s Julie Rodrigues Widholm as director

DePaul Art Museum selects MCA’s Julie Rodrigues Widholm as director

 /  07/01/2015  /  Posted in: DePaul Art Museum  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University has named Julie Rodrigues Widholm, a nationally recognized curator of contemporary art, as director for the DePaul Art... read more

Author of ‘Soundless Roar,’ Ava Kadishson Schieber, to speak at DePaul University

Author of ‘Soundless Roar,’ Ava Kadishson Schieber, to speak at DePaul University

 /  06/19/2015  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Artist and poet Ava Kadishson Schieber, who as an adolescent during the Holocaust hid on a small farm in Serbia, will offer reflections... read more

Experts available to speak on pope’s encyclical on environmental issues

Experts available to speak on pope’s encyclical on environmental issues

 /  06/12/2015  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Driehaus College of Business, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, College of Communication  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University faculty experts are available to provide commentary on Pope Francis’ encyclical on environmental issues, which the... read more

Designing a strong path to success at DePaul

Designing a strong path to success at DePaul

 /  06/10/2015  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Jenny Fuerte grew up amid the sights, sounds and smells of Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood. Food vendors sell everything from tacos to tamales, elotes... read more

Meet DePaul University’s class of 2015

Meet DePaul University’s class of 2015

 /  06/10/2015  /  Posted in: College of Communication, College of Computing and Digital Media, College of Education, College of Law, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Science and Health, Driehaus College of Business, School of Music, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Some 6,700 students will graduate from DePaul University this academic year and among them are Fulbright scholars, veterans, educators,... read more

Student playwright: ‘Rehearsals help get play on its feet’

Student playwright: ‘Rehearsals help get play on its feet’

 /  06/10/2015  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

If a family member or someone you love deeply told you they saw an angel, would you believe them? “I thought that was an interesting question;... read more

From Indiana to Turkey, multi-lingual scholar receives Fulbright

From Indiana to Turkey, multi-lingual scholar receives Fulbright

 /  06/10/2015  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Kevin Cole was in a Japanese language class in middle school when something clicked. His teacher remarked that Cole was picking up the language... read more

College of Communication grad sees advertising as storytelling

College of Communication grad sees advertising as storytelling

Christine Gallagher Kearney  /  06/09/2015  /  Posted in: Driehaus College of Business  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

As a college student majoring in hospitality leadership, Jose Juarez fell in love with advertising after realizing “advertising is essentially... read more

Future teacher aims to change children’s lives through music

Future teacher aims to change children’s lives through music

Sean Jones  /  06/09/2015  /  Posted in: School of Music  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Music has been a major part of Larena Code’s life for as long as she can remember. It became especially important for her when she moved from... read more

‘Act of defiance’ fuels future leader’s path

‘Act of defiance’ fuels future leader’s path

 /  06/09/2015  /  Posted in: Driehaus College of Business  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

ROTC Cadet Val Gonzalo still remembers doing pushups and situps with her cousins when she was 5 years old. “They told me I was really... read more

Education major gives back to Chicago Public Schools

Education major gives back to Chicago Public Schools

Sean Jones  /  06/09/2015  /  Posted in: College of Education  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Stephanie Berryhill was standing in a classroom at Englewood High School wondering why all of the students were laying their heads on their desks.... read more

Marine fosters passion for service and leadership at DePaul University

Marine fosters passion for service and leadership at DePaul University

Molly McInerney  /  06/09/2015  /  Posted in: School of Continuing and Professional Studies  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

If you asked him 10 years ago, Ulises Ivan Sanchez would have never guessed that he was going to provide human resources support to over 1,500... read more

Psychology graduate aims to impact youth in her community

Psychology graduate aims to impact youth in her community

 /  06/09/2015  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

For Benita Figueroa, the definition of success is not about how much money or how much power she has; it’s about how many young lives she can... read more

Printers Row Lit Fest to feature DePaul University authors, experts

Printers Row Lit Fest to feature DePaul University authors, experts

 /  06/04/2015  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Authors Clark Elliott and Rebecca Johns Trissler, transportation expert Joseph Schwieterman and librarian Morgen MacIntosh-Hodgetts — DePaul... read more

Ugandan educator Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe to visit DePaul University

Ugandan educator Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe to visit DePaul University

 /  06/03/2015  /  Posted in: School of Continuing and Professional Studies  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe uses her voice, faith and aluminum pull tabs to change women’s lives in Uganda. Nyirumbe will visit DePaul... read more

Waterloo: A defining battle in military history

Waterloo: A defining battle in military history

 /  06/03/2015  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — French general and politician Napoléon Bonaparte won more battles than he lost. But under his command on June 18, 1815, the French... read more

Jeff Tweedy, guest readers to celebrate author George Saunders at DePaul University

Jeff Tweedy, guest readers to celebrate author George Saunders at DePaul University

 /  05/27/2015  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Bestselling author George Saunders will headline a marathon celebration of his work at DePaul University June 2-3. “24 Hour George... read more

Bus travel will reach 25-year high over Memorial Day holiday

Bus travel will reach 25-year high over Memorial Day holiday

 /  05/18/2015  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Instead of getting behind the wheel or boarding an airplane for the Memorial Day holiday, more than 1.7 million passengers will travel via... read more

Cook County House Price Index highlights persistent divide between neighborhoods

Cook County House Price Index highlights persistent divide between neighborhoods

 /  05/13/2015  /  Posted in:  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — As house prices rebound in all communities across Cook County, the divide between areas that are thriving and those that are struggling... read more

Lighting design students illuminate architecture of Lincoln Park church

Lighting design students illuminate architecture of Lincoln Park church

 /  05/13/2015  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — When the sun goes down, Chicago’s beautiful architecture doesn’t disappear into the dark. Instead, lighting designers use technology and... read more

Latina from Chicago’s South Side blazes trail to business law

Latina from Chicago’s South Side blazes trail to business law

 /  05/12/2015  /  Posted in: College of Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

It’s rarely good to scream on an airplane. Amanda Moncada was on a flight when she opened an email that made her feel like she could jump out of... read more

DePaul University College of Law to graduate 280 students May 17

DePaul University College of Law to graduate 280 students May 17

 /  05/12/2015  /  Posted in: College of Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University College of Law will hold its commencement May 17 at the Rosemont Theatre where some 280 students will receive their... read more

DePaul University Library joins federal program that provides access to government information

DePaul University Library joins federal program that provides access to government information

 /  05/06/2015  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The U.S. Government Publishing Office announced the designation of DePaul University Library as a digital-only member of... read more

Sonja Thomsen’s ‘Glowing Wavelengths In Between’ opens at DePaul Art Museum May 14

Sonja Thomsen’s ‘Glowing Wavelengths In Between’ opens at DePaul Art Museum May 14

 /  05/04/2015  /  Posted in: DePaul Art Museum  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Describe a rainbow without using the word “rainbow.” It is harder than it sounds. Artist Sonja Thomsen asked viewers this question when... read more

Ancient language expert to analyze text of cuneiform tablets at DePaul University

Ancient language expert to analyze text of cuneiform tablets at DePaul University

 /  05/01/2015  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Dusty, pocket-sized, 4,000-year old clay cuneiform tablets, which traveled from ancient Iraq to the United States, have found a home at... read more

The Theatre School at DePaul University presents 2 world premieres

The Theatre School at DePaul University presents 2 world premieres

 /  05/01/2015  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — New work will take center stage this spring, as The Theatre School at DePaul University offers two world premiere productions to conclude... read more

Entertainment writers offer insight on breaking into show business

Entertainment writers offer insight on breaking into show business

 /  05/01/2015  /  Posted in: College of Computing and Digital Media  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Before a single frame of an Oscar-winning movie, action blockbuster or TV smash hit is ever filmed, each begins as a lonely thought on a... read more

Chicago Family Business Council to welcome Gov. Rauner, honor centennial companies

Chicago Family Business Council to welcome Gov. Rauner, honor centennial companies

 /  04/28/2015  /  Posted in: Driehaus College of Business  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The Chicago Family Business Council at DePaul University will welcome Gov. Bruce Rauner and present the inaugural Centennial Company... read more

See Chicago through the original photographic lens at DePaul Art Museum’s ‘Liminal Infrastructure’ exhibition May 14

See Chicago through the original photographic lens at DePaul Art Museum’s ‘Liminal Infrastructure’ exhibition May 14

 /  04/27/2015  /  Posted in: DePaul Art Museum  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — A massive shipping container rolled through Chicago last fall, but instead of carrying cargo, it was taking stunning photographs of... read more

Funeral oration text reveals earliest account of St. Vincent de Paul’s life

Funeral oration text reveals earliest account of St. Vincent de Paul’s life

 /  04/20/2015  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Nearly 25 years ago, an archivist from the Sisters of St. Joseph came across a copy of the eulogy for Vincent de Paul given in Paris by... read more

Statement from DePaul University president on the death of Francis Cardinal George

Statement from DePaul University president on the death of Francis Cardinal George

 /  04/17/2015  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Statement on the occasion of the death of His Eminence, Francis Cardinal George, O.M.I., eighth archbishop of Chicago, from the Rev.... read more

Sustainable urban development: DePaul University experts discuss environment, economy and social justice

Sustainable urban development: DePaul University experts discuss environment, economy and social justice

 /  04/15/2015  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — What makes a city sustainable? DePaul University faculty experts in the Sustainable Urban Development program are available to discuss how... read more

Earth Day: Sustainable business management experts discuss why companies are placing more importance on running a sustainable business and the impact of those decisions on the environment

Earth Day: Sustainable business management experts discuss why companies are placing more importance on running a sustainable business and the impact of those decisions on the environment

 /  04/15/2015  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Driehaus College of Business, College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University faculty experts are available to provide commentary and insight on Earth Day topics, including the importance of... read more

Public talks planned during Sister Helen Prejean’s visit to DePaul University

Public talks planned during Sister Helen Prejean’s visit to DePaul University

 /  04/10/2015  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Activist, author and anti-death penalty crusader Sister Helen Prejean, C.S.J., will offer a series of public talks throughout Chicago during... read more

Historian reveals climate change lessons from 17th century

Historian reveals climate change lessons from 17th century

 /  04/08/2015  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Modern climate change may seem unprecedented, yet historian Geoffrey Parker argues that the 17th century offered clues about the social,... read more

Anticipated papal encyclical on the environment drives theme of World Catholicism Week at DePaul University

Anticipated papal encyclical on the environment drives theme of World Catholicism Week at DePaul University

 /  04/06/2015  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — In advance of Pope Francis’ encyclical on environment, expected to be released this summer, this year’s World Catholicism Week... read more

Study: Art helps nursing and medical students strengthen observation skills

Study: Art helps nursing and medical students strengthen observation skills

 /  03/31/2015  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Gazing at a painting or examining a sculpture can aid nursing and medical students in improving their observation skills, according to... read more

DePaul University 2015 commencement speakers include humanitarian activist, public relations innovator and world-renowned pianist

DePaul University 2015 commencement speakers include humanitarian activist, public relations innovator and world-renowned pianist

 /  03/31/2015  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Leaders in fields spanning law, music, education, business and chemistry will address graduates at DePaul University’s 117th... read more

The Theatre School at DePaul University presents ‘The Duchess of Malfi’

The Theatre School at DePaul University presents ‘The Duchess of Malfi’

 /  03/26/2015  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The Theatre School at DePaul University will present “The Duchess of Malfi”’ by John Webster at the Fullerton Stage Theatre. The... read more

DePaul University names Jennifer Rosato Perea dean for the College of Law

DePaul University names Jennifer Rosato Perea dean for the College of Law

 /  03/25/2015  /  Posted in: College of Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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Symposium at DePaul University examines collaborations in light of health care reform

Symposium at DePaul University examines collaborations in light of health care reform

 /  03/24/2015  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Prominent health care educators and professionals gathered at DePaul University March 23 to discuss interprofessional approaches to... read more

Jaharis investment supports DePaul College of Law programs in intellectual property and health law

Jaharis investment supports DePaul College of Law programs in intellectual property and health law

 /  03/16/2015  /  Posted in: College of Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — A new endowment at DePaul University College of Law will expand and strengthen scholarly and educational programs in an area where two... read more

DePaul University experts discuss St. Patrick’s Day folklore, history of holiday, Irish literature

DePaul University experts discuss St. Patrick’s Day folklore, history of holiday, Irish literature

 /  03/11/2015  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — DePaul University faculty experts are available to provide insight into the many facets of St. Patrick’s Day and Irish heritage.... read more

Business doctorate at DePaul University designed for workplace application

Business doctorate at DePaul University designed for workplace application

 /  03/11/2015  /  Posted in: Driehaus College of Business  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — In today’s re-tooled business environment, executives at the top of their field are looking to step up their game even more by adding... read more

The Theatre School at DePaul presents ‘The Day John Henry Came to School’

The Theatre School at DePaul presents ‘The Day John Henry Came to School’

 /  03/10/2015  /  Posted in: The Theatre School  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The Theatre School at DePaul University will present “The Day John Henry Came to School” by Eric Pfeffinger, directed by Ernie Nolan,... read more

DePaul hosts farewell event for Japanese college students on eve of Tohoku earthquake anniversary

DePaul hosts farewell event for Japanese college students on eve of Tohoku earthquake anniversary

 /  03/06/2015  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Tomodachi means “friend” in Japanese and DePaul University’s Global Asian Studies program will celebrate and say farewell to 23... read more

ACA signing anniversary: DePaul faculty experts available to discuss health care

ACA signing anniversary: DePaul faculty experts available to discuss health care

 /  03/05/2015  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — With the fifth anniversary of the presidential signing of the U.S. Affordable Care Act March 23, faculty experts from DePaul University... read more

20th Annual Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Jerusalem Lecture March 9 at DePaul University

20th Annual Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Jerusalem Lecture March 9 at DePaul University

 /  03/04/2015  /  Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Archbishop Blase J. Cupich will deliver the welcoming remarks at the 20th Annual Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Jerusalem Lecture on March 9... read more

Tax season: It’s not just about a refund

Tax season: It’s not just about a refund

 /  03/03/2015  /  Posted in: University News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — Tax season isn’t just about getting a refund; there are many other factors that consumers face. DePaul University faculty experts are... read more

Perfect NCAA bracket? Near impossible: DePaul University mathematician

Perfect NCAA bracket? Near impossible: DePaul University mathematician

 /  03/02/2015  /  Posted in: College of Science and Health  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CHICAGO — The odds of picking a perfect bracket for the NCAA men’s basketball March Madness championship tournament are a staggering less than... read more

Statement from DePaul University president on the death of Rev. Theodore Hesburgh

Statement from DePaul University president on the death of Rev. Theodore Hesburgh

 /  02/27/2015  /  Posted in: University News  /