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Health Equity Study Compares Segregation, Low Birth Weight in Chicago and Toronto

A new study reveals that low birth weight is strongly associated with racial and ethnic segregation in Chicago neighborhoods. In Toronto, however, communities with high proportions of racial and ethnic minorities did not have greater rates of low...
12-Jan-2017 4:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Finds Biking in Chicago Is Faster Than Public Transportation, Uber

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It is often faster to ride a bicycle through Chicago than to take an Uber or public transportation, find researchers at DePaul University’s Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development. In a new study, “Policies for Pedaling,” researchers...
12-Dec-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Describe New Large Prehistoric Shark

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Megalolamna paradoxodon is the name of a new extinct shark described by an international research team who based their discovery on fossilized teeth up to 4.5 centimeters (1.8 inches) tall found from the eastern and western United States (California...
3-Oct-2016 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Car Sharing Stalls Under Tax Burdens, Competition

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Researchers at DePaul University found that car rental taxes originally aimed at tourists and business travelers are hurting the car-sharing sector.
22-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

DePaul University 2016 Commencement Speakers: Grammy Award-Winning Singer-Songwriter, and Business, Education, Technology and Humanitarian Thought Leaders

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DePaul University 2016 commencement speakers: refugee advocate Edwin Silverman; NPR education correspondent Claudio Sanchez; theatre scholar Todd London; Grammy Award-winning singer Lila Downs; social justice advocate Marty Castro; software...
23-Mar-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fossil Discovery: Extraordinary ‘Big-Mouthed’ Fish From Cretaceous Period

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An international team of scientists have discovered two new plankton-eating fossil fish species of the genus called Rhinconichthys from the oceans of the Cretaceous Period, about 92 million years ago, when dinosaurs roamed the planet.
8-Feb-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Bus Stations ‘Brimming’ with Traffic Over Christmas and New Year’s

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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 Christmas and New Year’s travel, according to data released by the Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan...
16-Dec-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Acclaimed Chicago Journalists Carol Marin, Don Moseley to Co-Direct New Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence at DePaul University

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Investigative political reporter Carol Marin and producer, Don Moseley, will join DePaul University as faculty in the College of Communication and co-directors of the new Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence.
23-Nov-2015 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Dr. Seuss and Literacy: DePaul University Expert Offers Tips to Keep Reading Fun for Children, Reflects on 60 Years of ‘the Cat in the Hat’

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15-Feb-2017 2:05 PM EST

Faculty Experts Available to Discuss Abraham Lincoln Legacy as Birthday Nears

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To mark Abraham Lincoln’s birthday Feb. 12 – he was born in 1809 in Kentucky – DePaul University experts are available to discuss the 16th president’s depiction in photography and art, and his relevance in modern times.
2-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST

Experts Available to Speak on Cybersecurity, Russia

In light of the U.S. investigation into Russian hacking, DePaul University faculty experts are available to provide insight and commentary on cybersecurity and cyberhacking. Political scientists also can discuss how the controversy could impact the...
12-Jan-2017 4:05 PM EST

History, Voting Rights and the Youth Vote: Experts From DePaul University Discuss Election Day

DePaul University faculty experts are available discuss how the presidential, national and local elections relate to various topics in U.S. history, politics and culture.
3-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Singles’ Day in China, Black Friday, Cyber Monday: DePaul University Experts Discuss Facets of Global Consumer Holidays

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2-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Baseball, Cubs and Leadership Insight From DePaul Sports Management Expert

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26-Oct-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Workplace Expert Discusses Culture, Leadership in Wells Fargo Scandal

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1-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Election Experts at DePaul University Discuss Presidential Race, Debates

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23-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT

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