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Study: Advance Directives Are About More Than Refusing Care


A new study finds that nearly a third of people who fill out advance health care directives —a document that lays out a patient’s wishes for end of life care — request medical interventions. The research from DePaul University explores the...
29-Sep-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: New Framework Helps Measure, Define Global Homelessness


Ahead of World Homeless Day Oct. 10, researchers have released a new framework to help unite those addressing homelessness worldwide. The Institute of Global Homelessness at DePaul University developed categories to help policymakers, practitioners...
29-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Discover New Lineage of Prehistoric, Plankton-Eating Sharks


An international team of scientists has discovered a new lineage of extinct plankton-feeding sharks, Pseudomegachasma, that lived in warm oceans during the age of the dinosaurs nearly 100 million years ago. The fossil sharks had tiny teeth very...
21-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Chicago's Metra Rail Commuters Are Glued to Tech, but Wi-Fi and Outlets Are Scarce


A new study from DePaul University finds Chicago's train stations lags in amenities that commuters demand, including a place to plug in your phone. Despite this, Metra rail ridership is up, and commuters' dependence on tech might be the cause.
14-Jul-2015 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

DePaul Art Museum Selects MCA’s Julie Rodrigues Widholm as Director


DePaul University has named Julie Rodrigues Widholm, a nationally recognized curator of contemporary art, as director for the DePaul Art Museum in Chicago. Widholm brings 16 years of experience from her career with the Museum of Contemporary Art in...
1-Jul-2015 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: 1.3 Million Will Travel by Bus Over July Fourth Holiday


A long holiday weekend, budget fares and the convenience of a new GPS tracking system will draw more than 1.3 million passengers to intercity bus travel during the July Fourth holiday, according to the Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development...
25-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Art Helps Nursing and Medical Students Strengthen Observation Skills


Gazing at art can help future doctors and nurses hone observation skills, avoid bias, finds new research from DePaul University's Craig Klugman.
31-Mar-2015 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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. Leaders in fields spanning law, music, education, business and chemistry to address graduates at DePaul University’s...
31-Mar-2015 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Real Martians: Researcher Talks Movies, NASA and Team Composition


Fictional astronauts coping with drama in deep space make for a great movie. In real life, researchers are helping NASA better understand behavioral and psychological issues that could arise on long-distance missions, like a potential human...
25-Sep-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Substance Abuse Recovery Odds Increase in a Community Setting


Following substance abuse treatment, individuals who live in a collaborative housing setting with community rules and responsibilities have their substance abuse treated more effectively than those not provided supportive housing, according to...
21-Sep-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Syrian Refugee Crisis: DePaul University Experts Available to Speak on the Global Implications


17-Sep-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Foodie Fest: DePaul University Experts Chew Over Impact of Food on Health, Wine, Culture


Local faculty experts from DePaul University are available to provide insight and commentary on the many different ways food impacts our lives, from filling your belly to filling your soul.
15-Sep-2015 2:05 PM EDT

A Decade After Hurricane Katrina: Experts Discuss Climate Change, Race Relations and Social Enterprise


DePaul University faculty experts are available to provide insight and commentary on the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina from a variety of angles including climate change, race relations and social enterprise.
12-Aug-2015 3:50 PM EDT

Crisis in Greece: DePaul Experts Available to Discuss Political Marketing, International Economics and EU Politics


10-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

DePaul University Experts Available to Speak on Pope Francis' Encyclical on Environmental Issues


11-Jun-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Waterloo: A Defining Battle in Military History


French general and politician Napoléon Bonaparte won more battles than he lost. But under his command on June 18, 1815, the French army was defeated at Waterloo in a battle that changed the political landscape of Europe.
3-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

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