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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

Arbor Day Foundation honors DePaul University with 2019 Tree Campus USA recognition

Arbor Day Foundation honors DePaul University with 2019 Tree Campus USA recognition

​​​​​CHICAGO — For the second year in a row, DePaul University was honored with a Tree Campus USA recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its... 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

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

DePaul University board welcomes 6 trustees

DePaul University board welcomes 6 trustees

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

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

​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

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

​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

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

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

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

​​​​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

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

DePaul University statement on decision by NCAA Committee on Infractions

DePaul University statement on decision by NCAA Committee on Infractions

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

C2E2 to feature DePaul University panels on gaming, esports

C2E2 to feature DePaul University panels on gaming, esports

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Images of the DePaul University School of Music Holtschneider Performance Center

Images of the DePaul University School of Music Holtschneider Performance Center

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

The Hollywood Reporter ranks DePaul among Top 25 American Film Schools

The Hollywood Reporter ranks DePaul among Top 25 American Film Schools

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

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

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

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

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

Marine with a heart for mental health studies the brain

Marine with a heart for mental health studies the brain

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

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

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

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

Law graduate plans career in the military

Law graduate plans career in the military

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

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

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

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

DePaul University to launch new comprehensive brand awareness campaign

DePaul University to launch new comprehensive brand awareness campaign

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

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

DePaul University names Dan Allen vice president for advancement

DePaul University names Dan Allen vice president for advancement

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

Experts at DePaul University available to comment on Illinois political races

Experts at DePaul University available to comment on Illinois political races

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

Folleville church model celebrates DePaul University’s legacy

Folleville church model celebrates DePaul University’s legacy

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

Images of Wintrust Arena roof

Images of Wintrust Arena roof

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

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

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

Investment expert joins DePaul University board of trustees

Investment expert joins DePaul University board of trustees

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

In memoriam: Emeritus Professor of Law M. Cherif Bassiouni

In memoriam: Emeritus Professor of Law M. Cherif Bassiouni

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

Statement from DePaul University president on federal decision to rescind DACA

Statement from DePaul University president on federal decision to rescind DACA

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

DePaul University welcomes 2 business leaders to board of trustees

DePaul University welcomes 2 business leaders to board of trustees

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

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

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

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

Theatre School grad works to expand access

Theatre School grad works to expand access

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

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

DePaul University names new music building after outgoing president

DePaul University names new music building after outgoing president

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

​ 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

Statement from DePaul University president on decision to rescind speaker invitation

Statement from DePaul University president on decision to rescind speaker invitation

​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

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

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

Exhibit views Great War through eyes of Lincoln Park family

Exhibit views Great War through eyes of Lincoln Park family

CHICAGO — When U.S. President Woodrow Wilson declared war on the German Empire April 6, 1917, one Lincoln Park neighborhood family with... 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’s Irwin W. Steans Center adds community development institute

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

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

6 business leaders join DePaul University board of trustees

6 business leaders join DePaul University board of trustees

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

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

DePaul University names first lay leader as its 12th president

DePaul University names first lay leader as its 12th president

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

International Catholic scholars to address the Reformation, marriage, democracy

International Catholic scholars to address the Reformation, marriage, democracy

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

​​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

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

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

​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

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

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

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

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

DePaul University to co-host Chicago Climate Festival

DePaul University to co-host Chicago Climate Festival

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

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

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

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

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

DePaul University president stepping down in summer 2017

DePaul University president stepping down in summer 2017

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

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

Theatre School graduate uses performance for social change

Theatre School graduate uses performance for social change

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

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

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

Statement from DePaul University president about profane graffiti on campus

Statement from DePaul University president about profane graffiti on campus

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

‘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

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

‘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

​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

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

Meet the speakers: TEDxDePaulUniversity

Meet the speakers: TEDxDePaulUniversity

​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

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

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

​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

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

World famous philosopher to speak at DePaul University

World famous philosopher to speak at DePaul University

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

​​​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

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

​​​CHICAGO — DePaul University has selected Linda Blakley, an accomplished communications professional, as the next vice president for the Office of... read more

DePaul University appoints 3 to board of trustees

DePaul University appoints 3 to board of trustees

​​​​​​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

​​​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 leadership expert publishes guide to 2016 presidential election process

DePaul University leadership expert publishes guide to 2016 presidential election process

​​​​​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

Muslim-Catholic dialogue at DePaul University to focus on sub-Saharan Africa

Muslim-Catholic dialogue at DePaul University to focus on sub-Saharan Africa

​​​CHICAGO — Muslim and Catholic leaders engaged in interfaith dialogue will be on DePaul University’s Lincoln Park Campus Nov. 12 to discuss... 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

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

DePaul University appoints Jeffrey Bethke as executive vice president

DePaul University appoints Jeffrey Bethke as executive vice president

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: New framework helps measure, define global homelessness

Study: New framework helps measure, define global homelessness

CHICAGO — Ahead of World Homeless Day Oct. 10, researchers have released a new framework to help unite those addressing homelessness worldwide.... read more

DePaul University to support and align with federal financial aid changes

DePaul University to support and align with federal financial aid changes

CHICAGO — DePaul University, the largest Catholic university in the United States with nearly 24,000 students, is preparing to make changes in... read more

DePaul University earns Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award

DePaul University earns Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award

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’

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

Author of ‘Soundless Roar,’ Ava Kadishson Schieber, to speak at DePaul University

Author of ‘Soundless Roar,’ Ava Kadishson Schieber, to speak at DePaul University

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

Printers Row Lit Fest to feature DePaul University authors, experts

Printers Row Lit Fest to feature DePaul University authors, experts

CHICAGO — Authors Clark Elliott and Rebecca Johns Trissler, transportation expert Joseph Schwieterman and librarian Morgen MacIntosh-Hodgetts — DePaul... 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

CHICAGO — The U.S. Government Publishing Office announced the designation of DePaul University Library as a digital-only member of... 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

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

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

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

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

Public talks planned during Sister Helen Prejean’s visit to DePaul University

Public talks planned during Sister Helen Prejean’s visit to DePaul University

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

CHICAGO — Modern climate change may seem unprecedented, yet historian Geoffrey Parker argues that the 17th century offered clues about the social,... 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

CHICAGO — Leaders in fields spanning law, music, education, business and chemistry will address graduates at DePaul University’s 117th... read more

Symposium at DePaul University examines collaborations in light of health care reform

Symposium at DePaul University examines collaborations in light of health care reform

CHICAGO — Prominent health care educators and professionals gathered at DePaul University March 23 to discuss interprofessional approaches to... 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

CHICAGO — DePaul University faculty experts are available to provide insight into the many facets of St. Patrick’s Day and Irish heritage.... read more

ACA signing anniversary: DePaul faculty experts available to discuss health care

ACA signing anniversary: DePaul faculty experts available to discuss health care

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

Tax season: It’s not just about a refund

Tax season: It’s not just about a refund

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

Statement from DePaul University president on the death of Rev. Theodore Hesburgh

Statement from DePaul University president on the death of Rev. Theodore Hesburgh

CHICAGO — Statement from the Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., president of DePaul University, on the passing of the Rev. Theodore Hesburgh,... read more

DePaul University selects Cal Poly leader for provost post

DePaul University selects Cal Poly leader for provost post

CHICAGO — Marten L. denBoer, who for the past seven years has served as provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at California State... read more

DePaul University to welcome Year of the Goat at Feb. 19 gala

DePaul University to welcome Year of the Goat at Feb. 19 gala

CHICAGO — As the Year of the Horse trots to an end, DePaul University will welcome the Year of the Goat at its annual Chinese New Year gala Feb.... read more

DePaul University to reopen campuses, resume classes Feb. 3

DePaul University to reopen campuses, resume classes Feb. 3

CHICAGO — DePaul University campuses will reopen and classes will resume Tuesday, Feb. 3, after being closed Monday due to blizzard-like... read more

DePaul University cancels classes for Feb. 2, all campuses closed

DePaul University cancels classes for Feb. 2, all campuses closed

CHICAGO — Due to continuing poor weather and blizzard-like conditions with projected travel delays and dangerous road conditions Monday morning,... read more

Valentine’s Day experts from DePaul University discuss the heart, mental health, consumer behavior, religious symbolism and love songs

Valentine’s Day experts from DePaul University discuss the heart, mental health, consumer behavior, religious symbolism and love songs

CHICAGO — DePaul University faculty experts are available to discuss and provide insight into the many different aspects of Valentine’s Day... read more

Urban education and social justice expert to keynote MLK Day prayer breakfast at DePaul

Urban education and social justice expert to keynote MLK Day prayer breakfast at DePaul

CHICAGO — Award-winning author Bettina L. Love will talk about the hip-hop generation’s role in closing the gap between the civil rights and... read more

DePaul University’s board approves contract extension for president

DePaul University’s board approves contract extension for president

Chicago — DePaul University’s board of trustees has announced a contract extension for the university president, the Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider,... read more

DePaul University earns Carnegie distinction for community engagement

DePaul University earns Carnegie distinction for community engagement

CHICAGO — DePaul University has received the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of... read more