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Communication expert: Customize your social media to cope with COVID-19

Communication expert: Customize your social media to cope with COVID-19

​​​​​​CHICAGO — How are you holding up? Many of us are tuning in to social media to ask how others are doing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Connecting... read more

DePaul University experts available to discuss coronavirus issues

DePaul University experts available to discuss coronavirus issues

​​CHICAGO — Faculty experts at DePaul University are available for news media interviews about the COVID-19 pandemic. Scholars who research... read more

Ron Magers to receive Distinguished Journalist Award from DePaul University

Ron Magers to receive Distinguished Journalist Award from DePaul University

Update: This event has been cancelled due to COVID-19. The Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence looks forward to honoring outstanding... read more

DePaul University trustees appoint Salma Ghanem interim provost

DePaul University trustees appoint Salma Ghanem interim provost

​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

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

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

DePaul University announces 2019 commencement speakers

DePaul University announces 2019 commencement speakers

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

Climate change communication: Building consensus

Climate change communication: Building consensus

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

Dean Baquet to receive Distinguished Journalist Award from DePaul University

Dean Baquet to receive Distinguished Journalist Award from DePaul University

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jane Pauley to receive distinguished journalist award from DePaul University

Jane Pauley to receive distinguished journalist award from DePaul University

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

Environmental experts at DePaul University offer insight on Hurricane Harvey

Environmental experts at DePaul University offer insight on Hurricane Harvey

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

Autism experts at DePaul University discuss education, awareness

Autism experts at DePaul University discuss education, awareness

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

DePaul University announces 2017 commencement speakers

DePaul University announces 2017 commencement speakers

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

Lester Holt to receive distinguished journalist award from DePaul University

Lester Holt to receive distinguished journalist award from DePaul University

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

Faculty experts at DePaul University discuss Election Day

Faculty experts at DePaul University discuss Election Day

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

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

Election experts at DePaul University discuss presidential race, debates

Election experts at DePaul University discuss presidential race, debates

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

Political experts from DePaul University discuss Republican and Democratic national conventions

Political experts from DePaul University discuss Republican and Democratic national conventions

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

Meet DePaul University’s class of 2016

Meet DePaul University’s class of 2016

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

DIY punk is red, white and blue

DIY punk is red, white and blue

​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

Health communicator writes her own path to success

Health communicator writes her own path to success

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

Political reporters, campaign experts talk social media at DePaul

Political reporters, campaign experts talk social media at DePaul

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

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

Experts at DePaul University analyze presidential primaries

Experts at DePaul University analyze presidential primaries

​​​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

CHICAGO — DePaul University faculty experts are available to provide insight into different aspects of Valentine’s Day, including its religious... 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

​​​CHICAGO — Truth, accuracy, fairness and context will serve as the guiding principles for DePaul University’s new Center for Journalism Integrity... 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

CHICAGO — DePaul University faculty experts are available to provide insight and commentary on the consumer holidays of Black Friday and Cyber... 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

CHICAGO — The U.S. presidential primary season is underway, and DePaul University faculty experts are available to provide insight and commentary... read more

Experts available to speak on pope’s encyclical on environmental issues

Experts available to speak on pope’s encyclical on environmental issues

CHICAGO — DePaul University faculty experts are available to provide commentary on Pope Francis’ encyclical on environmental issues, which the... read more

Meet DePaul University’s class of 2015

Meet DePaul University’s class of 2015

CHICAGO — Some 6,700 students will graduate from DePaul University this academic year and among them are Fulbright scholars, veterans, educators,... read more