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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

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

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

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 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

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

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

Amar Patel: From nickels to numbers

Amar Patel: From nickels to numbers

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

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

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

​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 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

Catholic scholar to speak on Jesus' African impact

Catholic scholar to speak on Jesus' African impact

​​​CHICAGO — The Rev. Laurenti Magesa, whose work has reshaped the study of Catholicism in Africa, will deliver an evening public lecture, “Naming... read more

DePaul University honors education advocates at Tangaza College commencement ceremony

DePaul University honors education advocates at Tangaza College commencement ceremony

CHICAGO — Two education crusaders, Sister Loretta Brennan, C.S.B., and Josephine Kulea will be recognized by DePaul University with honorary... 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 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

Marine fosters passion for service and leadership at DePaul University

Marine fosters passion for service and leadership at DePaul University

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

Ugandan educator Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe to visit DePaul University

Ugandan educator Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe to visit DePaul University

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