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RSM $1 Million gift endows accounting faculty fellowships at DePaul University

RSM $1 Million gift endows accounting faculty fellowships at DePaul University

​​​​CHICAGO — The RSM US Foundation has made a $1 million gift to DePaul University to promote academic excellence at DePaul’s School of Accountancy... read more

DePaul University experts available to discuss recovery, life after the COVID-19 pandemic

DePaul University experts available to discuss recovery, life after the COVID-19 pandemic

​CHICAGO — Recovery. Reentry. Reopen. Return. A new normal. Faculty experts at DePaul University are available for news media interviews about what... read more

Supply chain expert on mitigating COVID-19 disruption

Supply chain expert on mitigating COVID-19 disruption

 CHICAGO — Supply chains affect many facets of our lives, from empty toilet paper aisles to a lack of facemasks for health care workers.... read more

Privacy policies influence consumer behavior online, new study finds

Privacy policies influence consumer behavior online, new study finds

​​CHICAGO — Deciding how much personal information to share online has become an everyday choice for consumers. However, whose responsibility is it to... 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

DePaul University receives major gift to create leadership development center

DePaul University receives major gift to create leadership development center

​CHICAGO — Chicago businesses and DePaul University students will soon have access to a new resource for leadership education, training and research.... 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

​​​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

Mental health advocacy, game design drive DePaul University grads

Mental health advocacy, game design drive DePaul University grads

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

Once a neighborhood organizer, soon to be an esports entrepreneur

Once a neighborhood organizer, soon to be an esports entrepreneur

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DePaul University names hospitality leader dean of business college

DePaul University names hospitality leader dean of business college

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

Faculty use online learning to bridge study-abroad gap

Faculty use online learning to bridge study-abroad gap

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

DePaul University joins 2112

DePaul University joins 2112

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

DePaul University elects James Ryan as board chair

DePaul University elects James Ryan as board chair

​ 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

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

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

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

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

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

Baseball, Cubs and leadership insight from DePaul sports management expert

Baseball, Cubs and leadership insight from DePaul sports management expert

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

Workplace expert discusses culture, leadership in Wells Fargo scandal

Workplace expert discusses culture, leadership in Wells Fargo scandal

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

​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

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

AACSB renews accreditation for DePaul University business and accounting programs

AACSB renews accreditation for DePaul University business and accounting programs

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

What presidential campaigns reveal about effective marketing

What presidential campaigns reveal about effective marketing

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

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

Cyber-risk conference: ‘A New Manhattan Project’

Cyber-risk conference: ‘A New Manhattan Project’

​​​​​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

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

High performing Chicago Cubs head into NLCS matchup with leadership, confidence

High performing Chicago Cubs head into NLCS matchup with leadership, confidence

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

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

Daryl Koehn joins DePaul University as Wicklander Chair in Business Ethics

Daryl Koehn joins DePaul University as Wicklander Chair in Business Ethics

CHICAGO — Daryl Koehn returns to DePaul University as the Wicklander Chair in Business Ethics, a position she previously held from... 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

CHICAGO — Humanitarian and political efforts have mobilized across the globe as millions of Syrian refugees flee to Europe and the Middle East... 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

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

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

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

Experts available to speak on Greece’s debt crisis

Experts available to speak on Greece’s debt crisis

CHICAGO — DePaul University faculty experts are available to provide insight and commentary on the financial and political crisis in Greece.... 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

College of Communication grad sees advertising as storytelling

College of Communication grad sees advertising as storytelling

As a college student majoring in hospitality leadership, Jose Juarez fell in love with advertising after realizing “advertising is essentially... read more

‘Act of defiance’ fuels future leader’s path

‘Act of defiance’ fuels future leader’s path

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

Chicago Family Business Council to welcome Gov. Rauner, honor centennial companies

Chicago Family Business Council to welcome Gov. Rauner, honor centennial companies

CHICAGO — The Chicago Family Business Council at DePaul University will welcome Gov. Bruce Rauner and present the inaugural Centennial Company... 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

CHICAGO — DePaul University faculty experts are available to provide commentary and insight on Earth Day topics, including the importance of... read more

Business doctorate at DePaul University designed for workplace application

Business doctorate at DePaul University designed for workplace application

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