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Study Identifies ‘Quack’ Child Psychology Practices

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Child psychologist Gerald Koocher led a recent poll of 139 experts to discredit “quack” treatments and assessments for children. Published in the Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, the study identifies and rates pseudoscientific...
23-Jul-2014 1:00 AM EDT

Center for Middle East Entrepreneurship to Launch at DePaul University

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DePaul University in Chicago and Al Faisal Holding in Qatar, have signed an agreement toward a long-term collaboration that supports entrepreneurship and business development in Qatar and the Middle East. DePaul plans to launch the Sheikh Faisal...
13-May-2014 8:00 AM EDT

DePaul University Announces 2014 Commencement Speakers

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Speakers for DePaul University’s 116th commencement ceremonies on May 18, June 14 and June 15 include Jon Favreau, César Pelli, Robert Mariano, Sandra Cisneros, Larry Snyder, Robert Moses and Thomas Durkin.
2-May-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Vincentian Heritage Journal Expands Reach with New Digital Format

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In an effort to broaden reach and to continue innovating, the official journal of the Vincentian Studies Institute, Vincentian Heritage, will change to an open source, interactive PDF version on March 6. The peer-reviewed journal includes articles...
6-Mar-2014 12:00 PM EST

Love at the Office? When Relationships Go From Platonic to Romantic

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A new study by coauthors Sean Horan, DePaul University, and Renee Cowan, University of Texas at San Antonio, titled “Love at the Office? Understanding Workplace Romance Disclosures and Reactions from the Coworker Perspective,” appears in the...
6-Feb-2014 4:00 PM EST

‘Living Room’ Offers Alternative Treatment for Emotional Distress

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Emergency departments may not be the best choice for persons suffering from severe mental illness or emotional distress, according to findings by DePaul University School of Nursing researchers. Persons in a mental health crisis may be better served...
7-Jan-2014 2:00 PM EST

‘Sochi Project’ Shows Turbulent Side of Olympic Host Region

The Russian city of Sochi, host to the 2014 Winter Olympics, is the focus of a new exhibition — “The Sochi Project: An Atlas of War and Tourism in the Caucasus,” by photographer Rob Hornstra and writer Arnold van Bruggen — that debuts in the...
19-Dec-2013 12:00 AM EST

Prevalence of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Youth Is Focus of Chicago-Based Study

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The prevalence of chronic fatigue syndrome in children and the significant impairment it causes to their physical functioning, school attendance and performance, and extracurricular activities, are at the root of a new Chicago-based study led by...
10-Dec-2013 7:05 AM EST

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Black Diaspora Is Focus of Scholarly Forum at DePaul University

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New directions in the study of the African and black diaspora will be the focus of an academic colloquium at DePaul University in Chicago on May 9.
2-May-2014 1:35 PM EDT

Beatlemania: Q&A with DePaul University Scholar John Kimsey

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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first performance by the Beatles in the United States. Musician and Beatles scholar John Kimsey teaches “The Beatles and the Creative Process” and is an associate professor in DePaul University’s...
3-Feb-2014 1:00 PM EST

St. Patrick’s Day Is ‘Great American Story’ Says Irish Studies Expert

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St. Patrick’s Day has become an American tradition where everyone is Irish. However, these annual March celebrations were born from the painful experiences of early Irish immigrants, many of whom were Catholic, says Mary McCain, Irish studies...
27-Feb-2013 3:05 PM EST

Nobody Loves Luigi

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The year 2013 marks the 30th anniversary of the original “Mario Bros.” arcade game, which introduced Mario’s fraternal twin brother Luigi. In terms of celebration, however, Luigi remains strictly second banana; the Robin to Mario’s Batman,...
5-Feb-2013 10:30 AM EST

Psychology Professor Offers a Procrastinator’s Guide on New Year’s Resolutions

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Joseph Ferrari, author of “Still Procrastinating?: The No Regrets Guide to Getting it Done,” says now is the time to start thinking about New Year’s resolutions, especially if you’re a procrastinator.
7-Dec-2012 4:00 PM EST

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